Bemidji State, HRDC partner to research demand for clean energy

The Sustainability Office at Bemidji State University and the Bemidji-based Headwaters Regional Development Commission have won a $3,000 grant from the Minnesota Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERT) to determine demand for renewable energy and energy efficiency financing in Bemidji. In partnership with the Marketing Assistance and Research Solutions program at Bemidji State, the partners will […]

Bemidji State hosting 20 bands for Feb. 7-8 JazzFest

Three-time Grammy Award winner Jeff Coffin and eight-time Jazz Journalists Association Trombonist of the Year Wycliffe Gordon will be spending two days at Bemidji State University next month as lead clinicians for JazzFest 2014. BSU will host around 350 jazz musicians for the two-day clinic, Feb. 7-8, representing 20 jazz bands, primarily from Minnesota high […]

Production Planning and Control course certified by Quality Matters

Bemidji State University’s Production Planning and Control course has been certified by Quality Matters, a faculty-centered peer review process designed to certify the quality of online and blended-delivery courses. The course, taught by Dr. Mahmoud Al-Odeh, assistant professor of technolgoy, art and design, in BSU’s College of Business, Technology and Communication, is a four-credit course […]

Visiting Russian scholar kicks off 2014 Honors Council Lecture schedule

Sergei Kukharenko, a visiting professor to Bemidji State University from Russia, will deliver an Honors Council Lecture on “soft power,” a Chinese policy of creating a positive image of China in order to attract more people to admire Chinese language and culture and want to visit China. Kukharenko’s presentation, “Chinese Soft Power Policy,” will be […]

Bemidji State, Winona State partner on English Language Center at BSU

On January 21, Dr. Richard A. Hanson, president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, will sign an agreement with Winona State University to open a branch of Winona State’s English Language Center on the BSU campus. The signing ceremony will be held at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system office in St. […]

BSU renovation project included in Governor’s 2014 capital budget recommendation

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton yesterday recommended nearly $14 million in funding for a project to renovate facilities for the business and accounting programs at Bemidji State University. The recommendation was part of a $986 million bonding proposal that will invest in infrastructure projects across the state, intended to help address the state’s critical needs while […]

Neilson Foundation funding summer internships

Bemidji State University is once again partnering with the George W. Neilson Foundation to offer opportunities for local businesses to hire BSU students for internships. The Neilson Foundation will be funding 15 internships, including one specifically for health and nursing and 14 for any other private business pertaining to any major or program offered by […]

Sustainable Tuesdays lineup continues Jan. 21

Sustainable Tuesdays, a weekly presentation on topics related to environmental and sustainability issues presented by the Bemidji State University Sustainability Office, continues its January lineup with a swap meet and personal organization event and a workshop on green cleaning solutions for households and personal care. Sustainable Tuesdays events are held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the […]

Sustainability Office celebrating Bemidji’s designation as Minnesota GreenStep City

The Sustainability Office at Bemidji State University and the Bemidji Sustainability Committee invite the community to join them in celebrating Bemidji’s membership in Minnesota’s GreenStep Cities program. The public celebration will be held at Brigid’s Pub, located at 317 Beltrami Ave. in downtown Bemidji, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. The event will feature a presentation […]

Nursing dean advocating for new patient safety laws

As a member of the Minnesota Board of Nursing, Dr. Jeanine Gangeness, founding dean of the Bemidji School of Nursing at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, is advocating for new laws that will strengthen the board’s ability to ensure quality care and public safety throughout the state. Gangeness has been on the state’s […]