Nominations open for 2011 alumni association awards

BEMIDJI, Minn. (January 12, 2011) — The Bemidji State University Alumni Association is now seeking nominations for each of its alumni awards for the upcoming year. Categories include Outstanding Alumni, Athletic Hall of Fame, Professional Education Hall of Fame and a new award, Young Alumni. Outstanding Alumni Initiated in 1972, outstanding Bemidji State graduates are […]

Traditional Skills Workshops return Jan. 27; first to feature knitting

BEMIDJI, Minn. (January 11, 2010) — Bemidji State University’s monthly Traditional Skills Workshops, offered by the Office of Sustainability, return Thursday, Jan. 27 with a hands-on lesson in knitting winter clothing. The workshop will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the University’s Excellence in Leadership Center, located in the lower Hobson Memorial Union. The workshop […]

Carla Norris-Raynbird to deliver spring’s first Honors Council Lecture

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 11, 2011) — For residents of Lousiana’s Gulf Coast, much has changed in the half a decade since the region was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Efforts to rebuild the region continue to this day, while local officials are left to grapple with often difficult questions on how to manage their coastlines in […]

BSU to host College Goal Sunday event on Jan. 30

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 10, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Office of Financial Aid will be hosting a Minnesota College Goal Sunday event at Bemidji High School to provide free information and assistance to families of high school seniors, regardless of the student’s future college plans. The event will be held at Bemidji High’s Lumberjack Room […]

"A Prairie Home Companion" coming to Bemidji State

Radio personality Garrison Keillor is bringing his world-famous A Prairie Home Companion to Bemidji State University on Saturday, Feb. 12. Keillor, along with actors Tim Russell and Sue Scott, sound effects ace Tom Keith, the Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band led by Richard Dworsky and other special guests, will bring his unique voice to Bemidji State’s […]

Talley Gallery to feature works by Derrick Riley

BEMIDJI, Minn. (January 7, 2011) — Society’s moral and social problems and the obstacles that force people’s lives to follow certain patters is the theme of “Mish Mash,” an exhibition of drawings and woodcut prints by Kentucky artist Derrick Riley, opening next week in Bemidji State University’s Talley Gallery. Riley’s work will be on display […]

Bemidji State University honors program students defend theses

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 7, 2011) — Two Bemidji State University students participating in the honors program successfully defended their theses during the Fall 2010 semester. Some University students have the ability and desire to engage in academic challenges that extend beyond the liberal education requirements and their own majors. In the honors program, these students […]

Bemidji State students showing art in local care residence

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 7, 2011) — Visual art students at Bemidji State University are showing works in a local art exhibit called “Pathways: The Art of Bemidji State University.” The exhibit, which opened in early November and will remain in place through January of 2011, is located at Neilson Place, a long-term care facility in […]

Bemidji State students begin spring student teaching assignments

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 4, 2011) — Sixty-four Bemidji State University students are spending time this spring in elementary, middle and secondary schools participating in student teaching and internship assignments. The student teaching program at Bemidji State provides education majors an opportunity to earn the valuable classroom experience they need to be a successful educator. The […]

Outdoor Program Center's 2011 slate kicks off Jan. 12

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 4, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center kicks off its 2011 event and activities schedule next week with a ski and snowboard waxing clinic to begin a series of skiing-related activities through the end of the month. Wednesday, Jan. 12 – ski and snowboard waxing Using a few simple tools […]