Bemidji State volleyball wrapping up 2010 campaign

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 27, 2010) – Bemidji State University’s volleyball team is entering the final weeks of its 2010 regular season and remains in contention for its first above-.500 finish since 1999. The Beavers are 10-12 overall with six games remaining on their regular-season docket. Bemidji State has an experienced roster, with nine players – […]

Bemidji State University students enter local schools for student teaching assignments

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Aug. 27, 2010) — Fifty Bemidji State University students are spending time this fall in area elementary, middle and secondary schools participating in student teaching and internship assignments. The student teaching program at Bemidji State provides education majors an opportunity to earn the valuable classroom experience they need to be a successful educator. […]

Women's cross country team wrapping up 2010 season

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 28, 2010) – Bemidji State University’s 2010 cross country team returned 11 student-athletes from its 2009 roster. The Beavers were picked to finish 10th in the 14-team Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in a pre-season vote of the league’s coaches, and junior Allison Hougen (Bemidji, Minn.) was tabbed by the league as  an […]

Fall theatre production, “Butcher of Baraboo,” opens Nov. 5

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 26, 2010) — The Bemidji State University theatre program presents “Butcher of Baraboo,” a dark comedy written by Marisa Wegrzyn, for five performances beginning Friday, Nov. 5, and closing with a matinee performance on Sunday, Nov. 14. “Butcher of Baraboo” opens Friday, Nov. 5 with a 7:29 p.m. opening curtain, and will […]

Annual indoor trick-or-treating set for Oct. 31

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 26, 2010) — Students living in Bemidji State University’s residence halls will once again be in costume to frighten and entertain the children of Bemidji with their annual dorm trick-or-treating event this weekend. Dorm Trick-or-Treating Student-hosted indoor trick-or-treating will take place in a number of residence halls on the Bemidji State campus […]

Bemidji Concert Series to feature Minneapolis-based VocalEssence on Oct. 30

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 25, 2010) — The 32-voice VocalEssence Ensemble Singers will visit Bemidji on Saturday, Oct. 30, for the second concert in this year’s reknowned Bemidji Concert Series. VocalEssence is recognized internationally for its extensive European tours, broadcasts via the European Broadcasting Union and two invitation-only appearances at the World Choral Symposium (1999 and […]

Bemidji State University to host Suicide Prevention Week activities in November

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 25, 2010; UPDATED Oct. 26) — As part of its Suicide Prevention Week activities, the division of Student Development and Enrollment at Bemidji State University will host a presentation on breaking down the social stigmas surrounding the treatment of mental illnesses and a training program for suicide prevention gatekeepers. Patrick Grundmeier will […]

Larry Swain to deliver Honors Council Lecture on Vikings in ancient literature

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 18, 2010) — In early 10th and 11th Century England, there existed two competing theologies of the Vikings, which were hotly debated policy options between the King of England and his noblemen. These competing theoloies gave birth to literary tales seeking to justify each option. Dr. Larry Swain, assistant professor of English […]

Talley Gallery to feature works by Simon Huelsbeck

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 14, 2010 — UPDATED) — The perservation of America’s prairies serves as the central theme of “The Reluctant Advocate,” an exhibition of paintings by St. Paul-based artist Simon Huelsbeck that opens next week in Bemidji State University’s Talley Gallery. Huelsbeck, who teaches drawing and painting in Rochester, Minn., will have his work […]

Optivation to host two-session introduction to blogging course

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 13, 2010) — Bemidji State University’s Optivation venture will hold a two-session introduction to blogging course on consecutive Fridays, on Oct. 22 and Oct. 29. A previously-announced session for Friday, Oct. 15, has been canceled. The blogging workshop and introductory session will be taught by Debbie Warne-Jacobson, a local website designer and […]