Outdoor Program Center offers July sailing, kayaking courses

Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center has a sailing skills clinic and a sea kayaking course scheduled in early July. The Department of Campus Recreation also would like to remind the community that the Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center and the Outdoor Program Center Boathouse at Diamond Point Park will be closed on July 4. Sailing Skills […]

Sustainable Tuesdays events announced for July

Sustainable Tuesdays, a weekly presentation on topics related to environmental and sustainability issues presented by Bemidji State University’s Sustainability Office, will focus on food sovereignty and simple outdoor building projects during its July schedule. Sustainable Tuesdays are typically held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rail River Folk School, located at 303 Railroad St. SW in […]

Bemidji School of Nursing students experience Belize

In May, 11 students and two faculty members from the Bemidji School of Nursing, which includes the nursing programs at both Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, spent two weeks delivering health care and health care education in Belize. The students made the trip as part of a partnership with ProWorld, an international exchange […]

Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference Reading Series begins July 14

Visiting faculty participating in this year’s Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference at Bemidji State University will have a series of public evening reading sessions on campus beginning July 14. Public readings are held each night during the conference, from July 14-18, and will be held in the lower Hobson Memorial Union on the BSU campus. Readings […]

Registration extended for Ojibwe cultural day camp

This July, Bemidji State University is offering a unique opportunity for American Indian students to immerse themselves in the heritage of Minnesota’s first people. Beginning July 23, Bemidji State is hosting a five-day, four-night Niibinishi Gabeshi (summer camp) program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who wish to know more about Minnesota’s native people. […]

Host families sought for Chinese middle school program participants

Families in the Bemidji area who have an interest in other cultures, enjoy spending time with teenagers and have a desire to promote global awareness are encouraged to consider hosting middle-school aged participants from China who will be attending an English-language immersion experience at Bemidji State University beginning this August. Home stays are needed beginning […]

OPC offers kayaking, sailing courses in June

Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center has sea kayaking and sailing skills clinics scheduled later in June. Sea Kayaking (June 26): This introductory lesson is suitable for sea kayaking beginners or for those unfamiliar with self-rescue and capsize-recovery skills. Learn to paddle efficiently, follow a course, brace for stability and learn what to do in […]

BSU, Winona State partner to deliver online health care leadership and admin program

Bemidji State University and Winona State University are partnering to deliver a bachelor of applied science degree in health care leadership and administration that can be completed entirely online. The program is designed to build on existing technical education and professional experience and provide education needed to develop management and leadership skills necessary in modern […]

International partnerships create opportunities at Bemidji State

Throughout the 2012-13 academic year, Bemidji State University began laying the groundwork for an expanded international presence. Led by Dr. Martin Tadlock, Bemidji State’s provost and vice president for academic affairs, university faculty and administration traveled the globe seeking greatly increased opportunities for BSU students and faculty to travel abroad and similarly increased opportunities to […]

BSU hosts inaugural Headwaters Film Festival in July

This July, notable filmmakers from the Bemidji region and from across Minnesota will gather at Bemidji State University for the inaugural Headwaters Film Festival. The three-day event, which begins July 19, will spotlight the work of more than a half-dozen Minnesota filmmakers during film screenings and panel discussions on various aspects of cinema and filmmaking. […]