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2009-05-05

Follow news and events at Bemidji State University with Twitter

BEMIDJI, Minn. — News and information about Bemidji State University is now available for followers on Twitter.

Twitter is a microblogging service that features brief messages, limited to 140 characters, and gives users the ability to tag and follow or reply to messages, or “tweets,” posted by other users. Updates can be added from anywhere, from Web-connected computers or via text message from a mobile phone or other device.

The University is running two feeds, available at:
http://www.twitter.com/BSUNews
http://www.twitter.com/BSUintheNews

@BSUNews
The main feed for Bemidji State University, BSUNews will provide an outlet for real-time updates on events at the University. We’ll include links to stories on BSU Today as they occur so you can follow along with the latest news from Bemidji State, and will also include photos and other information from across our campus community. It’s your outlet for information before it hits the rest of the Web, and some of the things we post will be exclusive to Twitter.

Stop by and see what we’re up to and, hopefully, say hello.

BSUNews is also available by using the “Twitter” link at BSU Today.

@BSUintheNews
The feed BSUintheNews will be a place to provide links to select stories about Bemidji State University we find on-line. From stories in our local newspaper, the Bemidji Pioneer, to blog posts from Malaysia, this will be an opportunity to get a glimpse at what others are saying about the University.

Our Athletic Media Relations Department is also running a feed specifically for Bemidji State’s 17 varsity intercollegiate athletics programs, which you can follow at http://www.twitter.com/BSUBeavers.

Want to know more about Twitter? Watch “Twitter in plain English” at YouTube.

For more information, please contact the Office of Communications and Marketing at (218) 755-2041.

About Twitter
Twitter is a privately funded startup with offices in the SoMA neighborhood of San Francisco, Calif. Started as a side project in March 2006, Twitter has grown into a real-time short messaging service that works over multiple networks and devices.

In countries all around the world, people follow the sources most relevant to them and access information via Twitter as it happens — from breaking world news to updates from friends. See what people are doing right now.


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 bemidjistate.edu. Become a fan of Bemidji State University on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.