OPC to offer sailing clinic, Lake Bemidji canoe trip

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center (OPC) will offer two events in early September, an introductory sailing clinic on Tuesday, Sept. 2 and a canoe trip on Lake Bemidji on Wednesday, Sept. 3. • Sailing Clinic Designed for beginners, the Sept. 2 sailing clinic will cover basic knots, sailboat rigging and handling. […]

Bemidji State University hires Erika Bailey-Johnson as its first sustainability coordinator

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University President Dr. Jon E. Quistgaard has named Erika Bailey-Johnson as the University’s first sustainability coordinator. Bailey-Johnson’s appointment is effective Wednesday, August 20. “Erika has a strong environmental science background and has a deep passion for educating others on sustainability issues,” said Bill Maki, Bemidji State’s vice president for finance […]

President welcomes Bemidji State faculty and staff back to campus

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University President Dr. Jon E. Quistgaard today welcomed back the faculty and staff of the University for the start of the 2008-09 academic year with his traditional welcome back breakfast. The President stated that Bemidji State would welcome students from 34 states and 40 countries to campus this fall, a […]

Academy of Lifelong Learning announces 2008 fall lecture series

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Seven presentations are scheduled for this fall’s Academy of Lifelong Learning lecture series, coordinated by the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation. Speakers for the fall lecture series include Bemidji State Professor Emeritus of Political Science Dr. Alexander Nadeson and current faculty Barb Hanus, assistant professor of technological studies, Mary […]

CRI hosts Aug. 20 safety council session on personal safety

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation will host a safety council presentation on Wednesday, Aug. 20, focusing on personal safety and self defense. The program, presented by the Northern Minnesota Safety Council, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CRI, an off-campus facility located at […]

CRI hosts Aug. 18 presentation by DNR's Jeff Lawrence

BEMIDJI, Minn. – A natural resources presentation entitled “Scaup, Coots and Parasites on Winnie” is scheduled for 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation. This Bemidji Area Natural Resources Continuing Education Consortium presentation, which is open to the public and free of charge, will be […]

Bemidji State food manager a member of Olympic catering team

Leena Po is accustomed to serving meals for a crowd. Even so, she’s not sure what to expect when the crowd numbers more than 60,000 arriving from far-flung corners of the world. Po, manager of Bemidji State University’s Lower Union food court, has traveled to Beijing as a food service manager for the 2008 Summer […]

Bemidji State University announces new college structure

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University has reorganized its three colleges to better support the goals and priorities of academic departments and the University. The reorganization will support the University’s goal of developing a more-focused identity as a university of arts and sciences with select professional programs, while allowing academic departments to support an integrated […]