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BSU students attend Association for Campus Sustainability conference

Fourteen students from Bemidji State University traveled to Decorah, Iowa, Nov. 7-9 for the Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability (UMACS) Conference hosted by Luther College. UMACS is a non-profit organization that focuses on sustainability in higher education institutions throughout the region.

The conference serves as an information resource and networking tool for students, faculty, staff and others who are seeking to bring sustainable practices to their campuses. UMACS connects campuses throughout Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin by creating an outlet for college and universities to become the leaders in manifesting a more sustainable society.

For more information contact Erika Bailey-Johnson, BSU Campus Sustainability Coordinator, (218)-755-2560.

Students are listed below by order of hometown.

Bemidji |56601| Grant Bingham, senior, geography
Bemidji |56601| Abbey Lindee, senior, premedicine
Bemidji |56601| Rachel Munson, junior, history
Bemidji |56601| Trevor Plendl, sophomore, environmental studies
Blaine |55449| Drake Sime, freshman, environmental studies
Breckenridge |56520| Brandon VanTassel, graduate student, environmental studies
Cass Lake |56633| Trevor Smith, sophomore, criminal justice
Dilworth |56529| Alexandra Miller, junior, environmental studies
Northfield |55057| John Frazier, senior, design technology
St. Peter |56082| Jordan Morgan, sophomore, environmental studies
Park Rapids |56470| Dyan Sievers, senior, environmental studies
Upsala |56384| Brett Cheney, junior, mathematics

Windhoek |9000| Godwin Ofurum, sophomore, business administration
Windhoek |9000| Thankgod Ofurum, freshman, computer information systems

About Bemidji State University Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,000 students, the University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. The University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. University signature themes include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and global and multi-cultural understanding. For further information about the University, visit Become a fan of Bemidji State University on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.