BSU adds degree in management information systems

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University received approval from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system board to begin offering a bachelor of science degree in management information systems. The new program will officially begin enrolling students during the Spring 2008 semester. Bemidji State’s management information systems (MIS) major combines business administration and business […]

SBDC hosts Jan. 31 session on starting a small business

BEMIDJI, Minn. —     A presentation covering the basic steps to starting one’s own business will be held Thursday, Jan. 31 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation, located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North. Coordinated by the Northwest Regional Small Business Development Center and presented by Jorge […]

Bemidji State receives federal funds for nursing, tech education

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University received a belated holiday gift in late December when it received more than half a million dollars in federal appropriations to support its nursing and engineering technology programs. The funds were part of an appropriations bill signed into law by President Bush on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007, which included […]

Jeff Ueland to present Jan. 29 Honors Council Lecture

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Dr. Jeff Ueland, assistant professor of geography at Bemidji State University, will present BSU’s first Honors Lecture of the 2008 spring semester, entitled “A Geographic Approach to Examining Commercial and Recreational Fishing Impacts in United States Regulated Ocean Waters,” on Tuesday, January 29. The lecture, which is free to the public, will […]

Two BSU projects listed in Governor's 2008 bonding request

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Two projects at Bemidji State University were part of a recommended $129 million appropriation for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) in a captial budget recommendation released this morning by Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty. Bemidji State’s proposed renovation and expansion of Sattgast Hall and the renovation of lab space for nursing […]

Talley Gallery presents photography of Mark Abrahamson

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Talley Gallery at Bemidji State University will present the works of aerial photographer and environmentalist Mark Abrahamson in a show entitled “Global Warming: An American Perspective,” beginning Monday, Jan. 28. The show is a collection of Cibachrome photographs taken from an aerial perspective of the American landscape. Cibachrome prints are created […]

Counseling psychology program to hold Jan. 31 open house

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The counseling psychology program at Bemidji State University will hold an open house on Thursday, January 31 from 5-7 p.m. at the American Indian Resource Center on the BSU campus. Bemidji State’s master’s degree program in counseling psychology began its third year of existence in the fall of 2007, and from now […]

BSU continues demonstration project for Indian Lake restoration

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University is continuing its work on a demonstration project with the Indian Lake Lake Improvement District (LID) for water quality improvements and shoreline restoration at Indian Lake in Wright County, Minn. Funding from a 2005 legislative appropriation will allow Bemidji State, led by Dr. Fu-Hsian Chang, professor of environmental microbiology […]

Bemidji State signs events center agreement with city of Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. – During a work session on Thursday, Jan. 10, Bemidji State University President Dr. Jon E Quistgaard signed a memorandum of understanding with the city of Bemidji, securing the University’s status as the anchor tenant of a proposed Bemidji regional events and convention center. The memorandum of understanding provides BSU with the opportunity […]

BSU hosts Jan. 22 STEM Summit for high school seniors

BEMIDJI, Minn. – On Tuesday, Jan. 22, between 100 and 150 high school seniors will descend on Bemidji State University to participate in an event organized by the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) called the STEM Summit (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The event at Bemidji State will be the third of eight summits to be […]