President of Marvin Windows to receive 2011 Distinguished Minnesotan award

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 29, 2011) — Susan Marvin, president of Warroad, Minn.-based Marvin Windows and Doors, will receive Bemidji State University’s 2011 Distinguished Minnesotan Award during commencement ceremonies Friday, May 6. First presented by Bemidji State in 1981, the Distinguished Minnesotan Award acknowledges the contributions of current or former residents of the state who have […]

14 retiring Bemidji State faculty to earn emeritus status at 2011 commencement

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 29, 2010) — Fourteen faculty members with a combined total of 377.5 years of service to Bemidji State University will be named professors emeriti during the University’s 92nd commencement excercises, Friday, May 6, at Bemidji’s Sanford Center. Faculty who retire from the University with at least 15 years of service are eligible […]

BSU recognizes 76 employees with Length of Service awards

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 28, 2011) — Bemidji State University recognized 76 employees with a combined 990 years of service to the University during its fourth annual Length of Service Awards ceremony, held Thursday, April 28, in the Beaux Arts Ballroom on campus. 45 YEARS — Idella Hayes, office and administrative specialist, Vendor Payments. 40 YEARS– […]

Bemidji State earns The Princeton Review “Green School” designation

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 28, 2011) — Bemidji State University has been named as one of the nation’s 311 most eco-friendly campuses by the U.S. Green Building Council and “The Princeton Review.” “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges” provides information for students looking to attend a college or university that has demonstrated a strong […]

Bemidji State University’s 92nd commencement ceremonies to take place May 6

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 26, 2011) — Approximately 860 students will receive undergraduate and graduate degrees from Bemidji State University during the University’s 92nd commencement exercise on Friday, May 6. Bemidji State President Dr. Richard A. Hanson will preside over the commencement ceremony for the first time, overseeing the University’s first commencement exercises to be held […]

BSU to offer summer swimming lessons beginning June 7

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 26, 2011) — Registration is now open for summer youth swimming lessons at Bemidji State University. Lessons cost $52 per child per session and will be held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. To register, contact Duane Biehn, associate director of campus recreation, at (218) 755-4140. Lessons will be held in two sessions; […]

Student music recitals scheduled at Bemidji State

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 19, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Department of Music will feature its final pair of student recitals for the year later this month in the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. • Saturday, April 23: Jini Lawless, flute Lawless, a junior in music/teacher certification from Bemidji, Minn., presents an instrumental music recital. Lawless will […]

BSU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band concert set for April 27

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 18, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will unite for the season’s final group performance by the University’s Department of Music on Wednesday, April 27. The concert is set for a 7:30 p.m. start in the Main Theatre of Bemidji State’s Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Admission is $5; […]

Bemidji State languages professor gives new life to ancient manuscript

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 18, 2011) — This June, an 800-year-old tale recounting the exploits of Sir Lancelot will gain new life thanks to a Bemidji State University professor’s decade-long editing and translation project. Dr. Kathleen Meyer, professor of languages and ethnic studies, has completed work on “German Romance IV: Lanzelet,” which provides a full English […]

Bemidji State University adds five inductees to its Education Hall of Fame

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 15, 2011) — Five new members will be inducted into the Bemidji State University Professional Education Hall of Fame during a Friday, April 29 ceremony on campus. The Professional Education Hall of Fame honors Bemidji State graduates who have demonstrated excellence in the profession and have been named either a teacher of […]