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BSU hosting Oct. 24 Campus Sustainability Day forum

Bemidji State University will host a Campus Sustainability Day panel on Oct. 24 featuring faculty, staff and students.

The panel discussion will begin at noon in Hagg-Sauer Hall 107; it is open to the public free of charge.

The seven panel participants will discuss what sustainability means to them, and how Bemidji State and the Bemidji community can continue moving toward a sustainable future.

Participants on the panel include:
• Dr. Randy Ludeman, associate director of residential life
• Mark Morrissey, director of the Outdoor Program Center
• Dr. Laurie Desiderato, professor of psychology
• Chinwuba Okafor, assistant director of student life
• Zach Olson, adjunct faculty in English
• Nick Nelson, co-president of the Bemidji State University student body
• Ariadne Donovan, student employee in the BSU Sustainability Office

There will be free water bottles and coffee mugs available to the first 50 BSU students to attend the event. Wild rice and chicken wild rice hot dishes will also be available free to attendees while supplies last.

For more information, contact Erika Bailey-Johnson, BSU sustainability coordinator, (218) 755-2560.

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.