Ojibwe children's book named Minnesota's Best Read for 2011

The monolingual Ojibwe young reader book “Awesiinyensag: Dibaajimowinan Ji-gikinoo’amaageng” has been named Minnesota’s Best Read for 2011 by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. It is Minnesota’s official selection to represent all of the publications in the state this year at the National Book Festival, Sept. 24-25, in Washington, D.C. Anton […]

BSU to host Respect Awareness Project events in September

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Aug. 26, 2011) — In September, Bemidji State University’s Center for Health and Counseling will partner with the University’s Phoenix Gay/Straight Student Organization to present a diversity workshop and presentation by reknowned speaker Jamie Nabozny. “Hospitality Initiative of Servant Hearts, a community-based non-profit, approached us with the idea to implement a Respect Awareness […]

Optivation training schedule for September

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Aug. 26, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Optivation venture has training courses for persons seeking boiler operator licenses and online classes on consulting and successful sales and effective marketing scheduled for early September. Sept. 8 – Boiler Operator License – High and Low Pressure This offering is for those interested in high and […]

OPC to host sailing clinic, Dog Days Regatta

BEMIDJI, Minn. (August 24, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center will hold a sailing clinic and host the Dog Days Sailing Regatta in early September. Wednesday, Sept. 7 – Sailing Clinic, 1-3 p.m. Cost: $15; contact OPC at (218) 755-3900 to register. Learn the basic skills to get you on your way to […]

Governor Dayton appoints Dr. Anton Treuer to Minnesota State Arts Board

** Release courtesy of the Minnesota State Arts Board Governor Mark Dayton has appointed Dr. Anton Treuer, professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University, to a four-year term on the Minnesota State Arts Board. The board’s eleven citizen-members are appointed by the governor with the advice and approval of the Minnesota Senate. The board is […]

Upcoming events at BSU’s Outdoor Program Center

BEMIDJI, Minn. (August 16, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center will hold events for paddle boarding, sailing and kayaking over the next several weeks. Aug. 27 – Standup Paddleboard Demo, noon – 1 p.m. Free; contact OPC at (218) 755-2900 to register. The Outdoor Program Center and No Comply Board Shop of Bemidji […]

Carol Nielsen named interim dean of College of Business, Technology and Communication

BEMIDJI, Minn. (August 12, 2011) — Bob Griggs, interim vice president for academic affairs at Bemidji State University, today announced the appointment of Carol Nielsen as interim dean of the University’s College of Business, Technology and Communication. This will be Nielsen’s second stint as interim dean of the college. She previously served as its interim […]

Bemidji State’s Sixth Annual Community Appreciation Day set for Aug. 25

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Aug. 10, 2011) — Bemidji State University, the Alumni Association and the BSU Foundation invite the community of Bemidji to the Sixth Annual Community Appreciation Day, scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 25. The event is Bemidji State University’s way to thank the residents of Bemidji and the surrounding communities for all they do to […]

OPC events for Aug. 15-24, 2011

BEMIDJI, Minn. (August 9, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center kicks off its fall activity schedule on Monday, Aug. 15, with an introduction to the weight room. Aug. 15 – Introduction to the Weight Room, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Learn proper use of weight machines and free weights. Free. Location: Gillett Recreation […]