Sustainable Tuesdays return January 8

Sustainable Tuesdays, a weekly presentation on topics related to environmental and sustainability issues presented by Bemidji State University’s Sustainability Office, return on January 8, 2013. Sustainable Tuesdays are held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rail River Folk School, located at 303 Railroad St. SW in Bemidji. They are open free to the public. January 8 […]

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Optivation offers Building Operator Certification training

Bemidji State University’s Optivation venture is offering Building Operator Certification Level II training, intended for managers of large buildings or other facilities, beginning in early January. Building Operator Certification is a nationally recognized, competency-based training and certification program that provides facilities managers with the knowledge to make workplaces more comfortable, energy efficient and environmentally friendly. […]

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LeRoy Maas creates scholarship for Bemidji State freshmen

LeRoy Maas ’40 recently created the LeRoy E. Maas Endowed Scholarship at Bemidji State University to ease the burden of student athletes, who have demonstrated financial need, as they adjust to college life. Each year, a scholarship will be awarded to least one male and one female first-year student athlete at Bemidji State. Preference will […]

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BSU seeks Education Hall of Fame nominations

Bemidji State University’s Department of Professional Education seeks nominations for its Professional Education Hall of Fame. The bi-annual induction honors Bemidji State alumni who demonstrate excellence in teaching students or managing schools. This award is open to teachers or administrators who graduated from Bemidji State and meet the following criteria: • Hold an undergraduate or […]

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Rec center offering winter swimming lessons

Registration is now open for winter youth swimming lessons at Bemidji State University. Lessons cost $55 per child per session and will be held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Lessons will be held in three sessions; Session 1 will be held Jan. 8-Jan. 31; Session 2 will be held from Feb. 12-March 7; Each session […]

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Bemidji State offering social media strategist certification training

Beginning in February of 2013, Optivation, the custom college and training program at Bemidji State University, will be offering an online preparatory course for the National Institute for Social Media’s Social Media Strategist certification examination. The preparatory course, taught by institute president Eric Mills, will be offered completely via asynchronous online delivery beginning Feb. 25, […]

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BSU opens doors in China

In November, Bemidji State University’s goal of expanding relationships with universities in China took a significant step forward with the signing of an articulation agreement with Weifang University in Weifang. The signing took place during a five-day relationship-building trip that saw Dr. Martin Tadlock and a group of BSU faculty and administrators visit a total […]

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Bemidji State student lands federal student ambassador internship

For the past two summers, Bemidji State student Tom LaLond has held internships with the Rice Lake National Wildlife Service in McGregor, Minn. He has used his experiences with that internship to land a position as a U.S. Department of the Interior Student Ambassador for the 2012-13 academic year. LaLond, a sophomore biology major from […]

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Bemidji State electronic music ensemble traveling to China

Bemidji State University’s student electronic music ensemble will spend a month in China as part of a new series of international exchange opportunities between the University and several Chinese universities. Beginning in late May of 2013, Dr. Del Lyren, professor of music, and five members of the student ensemble known as Voltage, will spend between […]

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Summer 2013 planning guide now available

The 2013 summer course calendar is ready to go and departments are now able to input summer courses.  Please refer to the Summer Planning Guide for the course dates and times.  May term courses will run from May 15 – 31, and additional summer course start dates begin May 28 and run throughout the summer.  […]

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