Bemidji State University wins MnSCU award for management excellence

BEMIDJI, Minn. (February 25, 2011) — Bemidji State University was noted for excellence in financial management by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, the system office announced yesterday. The system’s Excellence in Financial Management awards are given for significant contributions to increased efficiency and effectiveness of finances and administrative services throughout the institution. Bemidji […]

BSU to host 6th Annual Northern Minnesota Safety Conference

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 25, 2011) — Registrations will be accepted through Friday, March 18, for the Sixth Annual Northern Minnesota Safety Conference held from 7:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Bemidji. Designed for safety coordinators looking to improve and enhance their knowledge of today’s leading safety issues, the conference […]

Knitting returns for March 3 Traditional Skills Workshop

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 25, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s monthly Traditional Skills Workshops, offered by the Office of Sustainability, will again feature hands-on experience with knitting winter gear on Thursday, March 3. The workshop will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the University’s Excellence in Leadership Center, located in the lower Hobson Memorial Union. The […]

Registration now open for 33rd Annual Early Childhood Mega Conference

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 23, 2011) — Registration is now open for Bemidji State University’s 33rd Annual Early Childhood Mega Conference, hosted by the Child Development Training Program on March 10-11. Registration is open through Tuesday, March 8, but early registration at a discounted rate ends Thursday, March 3. Conference participants come from across Minnesota to […]

Bemidji State’s “Ducks Unlimited” chapter recognized nationally for fundraising

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 22, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s chapter of Ducks Unlimited, the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to conserving waterfowl habitats, has been recognized as a “DU Sweet 16” chapter by the national organization for its fundraising success. Ducks Unlimited has more than 120 collegiate chapters nationwide. In order to qualify for the […]

“Safe Choices” presentation to encourage spring break safety

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 22, 2011) — As part of its Safe Spring Break campaign, Lifestyle Educators at Bemidji State University will be sponsoring a presentation by motivational speaker Sarah Panzau on Thursday, March 3. Panzau, a two-time junior-college All-America in volleyball, will present “Sarah Panzau is Living Proof” at 7 p.m. in Hagg-Sauer 100 on […]

Student music recitals scheduled this weekend

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 22, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Department of Music will feature senior recitals by a pair of students this weekend in the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. • Saturday, Feb. 26: Lacey Homuth, soprano Homuth, a senior in music from Grand Forks, N.D., presents her senior vocal recital. Homuth is a soprano. Her […]

Dr. John Annexstad kicks off spring Adventures in Lifelong Learning schedule

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 22, 2011) — Dr. John Annexstad, former professor at Bemidji State University, will talk about Antarctica to kick off Optivation’s Adventures in Lifelong Learning lecture series for Spring 2011. The lecture series begins Tuesday, March 1, with Annexstad’s lecture and runs weekly through Tuesday, April 19. The presentations will be held from […]

Norma Hanson to be inducted into Northwest Minnesota Women’s Hall of Fame

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 21, 2011) — Norma Hanson will be inducted into the Northwest Women’s Hall of Fame during an 11:30 a.m. ceremony Saturday, Feb. 26. The hall of fame ceremony serves as the official kickoff to the BSU women’s studies program’s month-long series of events to celebrate March as Women’s History Month. The event, […]

Bemidji State’s Sustainability Office to host swap meet

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 17, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Sustainability Office will be hosting a swap party on Thursday, Feb. 24, giving students and community members the opportunity to trade items they no longer want or use. The swap party will be held from 7-9 p.m. in the University’s Beaux Arts Ballroom in the upper […]