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Hometown news: Six students on staff at Academic Technology Center

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Nov. 9, 2011) — Six Bemidji State University students are working in the University’s Academic Technology Center (ATC) during the 2011-2012 school year.

Under the supervision of Geri Olson, the Academic Technology Center is a resource center dedicated to helping students, staff and faculty with technology issues. The center staff manages more than 60 smart classrooms on the Bemidji State campus. Smart classrooms are equipped with overhead projectors, sound systems, computer connections and other classroom presentation technology.

The ATC also manages six interactive television sites on campus that are used to interact with remote sites such as Toronto, Ontario, Canada for BSU’s distance learning initiatives.

In addition, the ATC offers services such as equipment setup, video and digital media production, and presentation consultation.

For more information, please contact the Bemidji State University Academic
Technology Center
at (218) 755-2759.

Academic Technology Center student workers are listed below by hometown.

Alexandria | 56308 | Charity Berglund, senior, design technology
Chaska | 55318 | Lauren Olson, junior, sociology
Eagan | 55123 |  Phil Peterson, senior, mass communication
Maple Lake | 55358 | Shannon Carlin, senior, design technology
Northfield | 55057 | Matt Buresh, junior, computer information systems

Hanoi | Trang Nguyen, senior, accounting/business administration


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.