Treuer wins Award of Merit from history association

Anton “Tony” Treuer, professor of languages and ethnic studies at Bemidji State University, has won an Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History for his book, “The Assassination of Hole in the Day.” Treuer’s award is one of 59 to be given as part of the association’s 67th annual Leadership […]

Biology senior spending summer in Texas

April Strzelczyk, a senior biology major at Bemidji State University, is participating in a summer internship program at LaRoca Range Whitetails in Granbury, Texas. The Carol Stream, Ill., native came to Bemidji State to study biology and applied for the internship through the job board at Texas A&M University. The internship started in May and […]

Hometown News: 2012-13 President's Student Commission

Sixteen students have been appoint by Bemidji State University President Richard A. Hanson to take membership in his Student Commission. For the 2012-2013 school year, commission members are not only local students but national and international students as well. The President’s Student Commission is charged with advising President Hanson on how to improve Bemidji State […]

Hometown: Steilen honored by Minn. Campus Compact

BEMIDJI, Minn. (June 21, 2012) — Bemidji State University senior Katherine Steilen recently received a Presidents’ Community Partner Award from the Minnesota Campus Compact. The compact supports civic engagement and democratic renewal through a diverse network of 40 Minnesota colleges and universities. The group envisions a state in which every student experiences service learning or […]

Optivation’s Level 1 Building Operator Certification Pushed Back to July

The delivery schedule for a 74-hour Building Operator Certification course offered by Optivation, a joint venture of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, has been revised. The course, originally slated to begin June 13, will now begin on July 11. The certification course includes a total of seven courses given in eight days between […]

BSU senior has summer internship at KPMG

Alicia Underwood, a Bemidji State University senior accounting major, will be participating in an eight-week internship at KPMG. KPMG is an audit, tax, and advisory firm, which is one of the Big Four Auditors along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and PwC. KPMG’s member firms have 145,000 professionals, including more than 8,000 partners, in 152 […]

Senior has summer internship at Agassiz Valley Water Resources Project

Ben Gubrud, a senior in environmental studies at Bemidji State University, is spending the summer studying nesting birds and aquatic vegetation at the Agassiz Valley Water Resources Project flood control impoundment. Gubrud, originally from Warren, MN, will be installing and monitoring bluebird nest boxes as well as monitoring ten kestrel nest boxes. He will also […]

360° Center of Excellence receives $3 million NSF grant

Bemidji State University’s 360° Manufacturing and Applied Engineering Center of Excellence has been awarded a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Regional Center Award for nearly $3 million over four years. The grant, which totals $2,948,511 and begins on Friday, June 15, will allow the center to pursue its vision of a 21st-century education system […]

Optivation receives Minn. Job Skills Partnership grants

A pair of grants from the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Program, totaling nearly $70,000, will help Optivation provide organizational development and professional certification in northern Minnesota. With the grants, Optivation, a provider of custom training and organizational development operated jointly by Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, will provide project management for a performance […]

Bemidji State hosting VEX Robotics Camp in July

Students in grades 7-12 with a passion for science, technology, engineering and math can explore the world of robotics at the 360° VEX Robotics Camp 2012, held July 15-20 at Bemidji State University. Registration for the VEX Robotics Camp is $250, which includes lodging, food, all materials for the camp and activities scheduled by camp […]