Senior music major at Bemidji State presents Oct. 16 degree recital

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 30, 2011) — Bemidji State University senior Megan Sattler, a music composition major from Rugby, N.D., will present her senior recital on Saturday, Oct. 16. “I began taking composition classes with Dr. Patrick Riley when I started [going to BSU], then I started to compose about a year and a half ago,” […]

Tickets for Bemidji State’s Madrigal Dinners on sale Monday

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 27, 2011) — Tickets for the 43rd Annual Madrigal Dinners at Bemidji State University will begin Monday, Oct. 3, at the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex box office. Performances of this Yuletide tradition of northern Minnesota will be held Friday through Sunday, Dec. 2-4, and Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9-10, in the Beaux […]

Department of Music’s fall slate kicks off Oct. 9 with Carl O. Thompson Concert

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 27, 2011) — The Bemidji State University Department of Music kicks off its 2011-12 performance season Sunday, Oct. 9, with the annual Carl O. Thompson Memorial concert. The show is scheduled for 3 p.m. in the Thompson Recital Hall of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for […]

Optivation offers project management, PowerPoint courses

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 26, 2011) — Optivation, a joint venture of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, will sponsor on-line courses in project management and PowerPoint development as part of its slate of activities in October. Oct. 10: Project Management, online course Covering the fundamentals of project management, participants in the course will gain […]

BSU students start fall 2011 student teaching assignments

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 26, 2011) — Thirty-seven Bemidji State University students are spending time this fall in area 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. […]

Bemidji State’s 2011 alumni award winners introduced at Oct. 7 Honors Gala

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 22, 2011) — Five Bemidji State University alumni will be honored by the University during the BSU Alumni Association’s annual Honors Gala, Friday, Oct. 7. Bemidji State will honor three of the five as Outstanding Alumni for 2011 and also name this year’s winners of the University’s new Alumni Service and Young […]

Upcoming events at the Outdoor Program Center

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 21, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center will hold an intermediate climbing skills lesson at the Gillett Recreation and Fitness Center’s climbing wall and sponsor a rock-climbing expedition to Lake Superior’s North Shore to kick off activities scheduled for October. Tuesday, Sept. 4 – Skills for Climbers, Part 2, 6 […]

Optivation presents “The Art of Leadership”

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 20, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Optivation venture presents a two-part online course in the art of leadership, where participants will define leadership and the role it plays in their lives. The course begins Monday, Oct. 3 and will be given by instructor Karen Pikula. “The Art of Leadership” will teach participants […]

Traditional Skills Workshops return with food preservation lessons

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 20, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s monthly Traditional Skills Workshops return next week with a two-part introduction to food preservation. The first workshop, presented by Karen Gebhardt, will provide an introduction to freezing, canning and drying on Thursday, Sept. 29. The introductory session will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Sustainability […]

Presentation skills training available through Optivation

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 14, 2011) — Everyone wishes they could give public presentations like Apple’s Steve Jobs. Beginning Sept. 26, Optivation at Bemidji State University will start students down that path with a one-week online course in presentation skills. The course, taught by Optivation graduate student Sudhir Kamath, will teach elements of successful presentations, explore […]