BSU President Quistgaard discusses "Generation What's Next?"

BEMIDJI, Minn. — What is there to know about the coming generation? Bemidji State University President Dr. Jon Quistgaard will present “Generation What’s Next” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 9 at Bemidji State University Northwest Technical College Center for Research and Innovation Custom College (CRICC).

The university’s job is to anticipate change and shape the future of the nation’s next greatest generation, and Quistgaard will share what the university has learned.

Born after 1982, this generation of college students are multi-taskers, technologically savvy and closely connected to their families. Quistgaard will discuss their expectations and needs and the opportunities and challenges of tapping into their talents.

Free and open to the public, the 90-minute presentation is part of an ongoing fall lecture series sponsored by the Academy of Lifelong Learning (ALL) and coordinated by the CRICC at 3801 Bemidji Avenue.

ALL offers humanities-based programs that are made possible in part with private donations and BSU support.

More information about the Academy of Lifelong Learning is available by contacting the Center for Research and Innovation, Bemidji State University, 1500 Birchmont Drive NE, Bemidji, MN 56601-2699 (218) 755-4900.

About the Center for Research and Innovation Custom College
The CRICC is an off-campus facility operated by Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College designed to increase collaboration between the University, the College, business and industry and other sectors of the region. The newly aligned outreach resources of Bemidji State and Northwest Tech offer greater variety and easier access to customized training and business services in addition to providing a one-stop-shop, linking external organizations to the region’s higher education knowledge base.
For further information about the CRICC, visit its web site at