Music department announces 2012 fall choir tour; Bemidji concert set for Oct. 30

BEMIDJI, Minn. (October 14, 2011) — Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 26, choir ensembles from the Department of Music at Bemidji State University will kick off a five-day Minnesota tour, culminating with an Oct. 30 home concert in Bemidji. Under the direction of P. Bradley Logan, professor of music at Bemidji State University, the tour will include […]

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble concert set for Oct. 23

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 13, 2011) — Steve Radley, a senior in music from Luverne, Minn., will guest conduct Bemidji State University’s Symphonic Band during a joint concert with the Wind Ensemble. The concert will be held Sunday, Oct. 23, and begin at 3 p.m. in the Thompson Recital Hall in Bemidji State’s Bangsberg Fine Arts […]

Bemidji State University enrollment tops 5,000 for third consecutive year

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 13, 2011) — The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system has released the system’s fall 2011 enrollment numbers, and Bemidji State University’s enrollment as compared to the fall of 2010 is stable. Bemidji State’s total head-count enrollment for fall 2011 is 5,360, down four students – or 0.1 percent – from a […]

Ted Gillett, sixth president of Bemidji State University, dies at age 86

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 10, 2011) — Lowell R. “Ted” Gillett, who served as the sixth president of Bemidji State University from 1982-1990, passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, in hospice care at the age of 86. Gillett’s nearly eight-year tenure as Bemidji State’s president was highlighted by student-centered construction and renovation projects that included the construction […]

Optivation offers online courses for commercial vehicle inspector re-certification, performance appraisals

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 10, 2011) — Optivation, a joint venture of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, will sponsor on-line courses in commercial vehicle inspector re-certification and on workplace performance appraisals as part of its October, 2011, schedule of events. Oct. 24, 2011: Commercial Vehicle Inspector re-certification An online course for commercial vehicle inspectors […]

BSU co-sponsoring Oct. 22 Community Peace Walk at Bemidji waterfront

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 6, 2011) — Each year, Bemidji State University participates in the recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month by co-sponsoring the Peace Walk to End Violence, a community event sponsored by the Northwoods Coalition for Family Safety and the Nokomagiisis  program. This year’s Peace Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, […]

Canadian sculptor Gregory Blair to show at Talley Gallery

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 6, 2011) — Canadian sculptor Gregory Blair will open a show of his work entitled “The Unavowable Taxonomy” at Bemidji State University’s Talley Gallery beginning Monday, Oct. 17. An opening reception for the show will be held Oct. 17 from noon until 3 p.m. “The Unavowable Taxonomy” will be open at the […]

Tim Brockman to deliver Oct. 13 Honors Council lecture

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 6, 2011) — The past ten years have seen a boom and bust of the residential housing market. During that time, an increasing number of Bemidji State University’s graduates in industrial technology have been hired into construction management positions for sustainable technologies. Dr. Tim Brockman, associate professor of technological studies, will present […]

Bemidji State to host world premier of new multi-harpsichord concerto

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 5, 2011) — A newly-commissioned four-harpsichord concerto composed by Asako Hirabayashi will have its world premier Saturday, Oct. 15, at Bemidji State University. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Thompson Recital Hall of Bemidji State’s Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Tickets will be available at the door; adult tickets will […]

Optivation offers IMPACT 20/20 training program on workplace coaching

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 3, 2011) — Starting Oct. 11, Bemidji State University’s Optivation venture is offering a four-part course on workplace coaching under a grant provided by IMPACT 20/20. IMPACT 20/20 is a collaborative effort between Bemidji State University, Northland Community and Technical College, Northwest Technical College, the University of North Dakota and the University […]