Students participating in Bemidji State University’s new Niganawenimaanaanig Program for American Indian nurses gathered as a group for the first time for a conversation with faculty and to achieve the program’s goal of connecting students with well-known indigenous leaders.
Students of Dr. Janice Haworth’s World Music classes are making South American panpipes for their class project at Bemidji State University. When they are finished with their handmade instruments, the students are required to play a recognizable melody to receive a grade for the project.
Bemidji State University’s Department of Music hosts a Nov. 14 performance by the university’s Trombone Choir, which returns this year after a brief hiatus.
Bemidji State University recognized those who have served the United States of America in uniform as members of the armed forces with a series of events leading up to Veteran’s Day.
High school students from across the region visited Bemidji State University during the Minnesota Education Association Weekend break, Oct. 19-20, to explore academic programs and majors and visit with BSU faculty members.
Bemidji State’s Council of Indian Students provided a free meal for Bemidji’s homeless residents Nov. 2 as one of the kickoff activities for Native American Heritage Month. It is the third consecutive year BSU’s students have coordinated and provided the meal.
Bemidji State University hosted its Inaugural First Generation College Student Celebration on Nov. 8, offering free apple crisp and ice cream in the Hobson Union’s Lakeside Lounge to recognize the university’s first-generation college students, faculty and staff.
Freshman, sophomores and undecided students attended the Major & Career Expo, hosted Oct. 25 by Career Services and the Advising Success Center, to meet with faculty from different majors offered at BSU. Students learned about the registration process, how to change majors and received assistance with academic advising.
Bemidji State University student Amber Vincent is one of four panelist who will discuss addiction and recovery at a Straight Talk panel. The Oct. 25 conversation is part of BSU’s activities in support of Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week.