Sustainable Tuesdays return January 8

Sustainable Tuesdays, a weekly presentation on topics related to environmental and sustainability issues presented by Bemidji State University’s Sustainability Office, return on January 8, 2013. Sustainable Tuesdays are held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rail River Folk School, located at 303 Railroad St. SW in Bemidji. They are open free to the public. January 8 […]

Optivation offers Building Operator Certification training

Bemidji State University’s Optivation venture is offering Building Operator Certification Level II training, intended for managers of large buildings or other facilities, beginning in early January. Building Operator Certification is a nationally recognized, competency-based training and certification program that provides facilities managers with the knowledge to make workplaces more comfortable, energy efficient and environmentally friendly. […]

BSU seeks Education Hall of Fame nominations

Bemidji State University’s Department of Professional Education seeks nominations for its Professional Education Hall of Fame. The bi-annual induction honors Bemidji State alumni who demonstrate excellence in teaching students or managing schools. This award is open to teachers or administrators who graduated from Bemidji State and meet the following criteria: • Hold an undergraduate or […]

Rec center offering winter swimming lessons

Registration is now open for winter youth swimming lessons at Bemidji State University. Lessons cost $55 per child per session and will be held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Lessons will be held in three sessions; Session 1 will be held Jan. 8-Jan. 31; Session 2 will be held from Feb. 12-March 7; Each session […]

Bemidji State offering social media strategist certification training

Beginning in February of 2013, Optivation, the custom college and training program at Bemidji State University, will be offering an online preparatory course for the National Institute for Social Media’s Social Media Strategist certification examination. The preparatory course, taught by institute president Eric Mills, will be offered completely via asynchronous online delivery beginning Feb. 25, […]

BSU opens doors in China

In November, Bemidji State University’s goal of expanding relationships with universities in China took a significant step forward with the signing of an articulation agreement with Weifang University in Weifang. The signing took place during a five-day relationship-building trip that saw Dr. Martin Tadlock and a group of BSU faculty and administrators visit a total […]

Varsity Singers holiday concert set for Dec. 10

Bemidji State University’s Varsity Singers will perform a holiday themed concert on Dec. 10 The concert begins at 7 p.m. on the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex main stage. The concert will feature performances by the entire Varsity Singers group, and also by two breakout ensembles and a soloist; the soloist will perform “O Holy Night” […]

Wind Ensemble concert set for Dec. 9

The Bemidji State University Wind Ensemble will be performing a variety of band and chamber music for their concert on Sunday, Dec. 9. The two-hour concert begins at 3 p.m. on the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex main stage. Tickets are available at the door, and are $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and free for […]