BSU has $166 million impact on regional economy

Bemidji State University adds an estimated $166 million per year in economic activity to the Bemidji region and is directly responsible for an estimated 2,225 jobs, according to an economic impact study released by St. Paul, Minn.-based Wilder Research. The university’s impact, measured during a survey of economic activity in the region during 2011, was […]

Conaway delivers March 21 Honors Council Lecture

Dr. Anne Conaway, assistant professor of mass communication, will share her concerns about the potentially receding rights to freedom of expression held by students in academia as part of Bemidji State University’s Honors Council Lecture Series. Conaway’s lecture, “An Analysis of First Amendment Protection of Student Expression, Mid-1900s-2012,” will take place at 7 p.m. March […]

BSU students participate in Laporte Health Fair

On February 21, three Bemidji State University seniors participated in the Laporte (Minn.) Health Fair. The fair educated K-12 students, family and community members on various health topics. Amanda Lom, Rebecca Jerry, and Michelle Williamson of the BSU Lifestyle Educators attended the fair to present the health implications and high costs of tobacco use. They […]

School of Nursing names 2013-14 scholarship recipients

The Bemidji School of Nursing at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College has announced departmental scholarship recipients the 2013-14 school year for students in the four-year baccalaureate program. In total, 11 students will receive scholarships in nine categories. For more information, contact Bemidji State University’s Office of Financial Aid at (218) 755-2034. 2013-14 scholarship […]

Seven students on 2012-13 SAFAC committee

Seven students are currently members of Bemidji State University’s Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee (SAFAC). The committee oversees the process used by BSU student organizations to apply for funding for student events, club trips and various student activities. The purpose of SAFAC is to contribute to the intellectual, social, cultural and economic development of society […]

Women's History Month panel set for March 19

As part of its lineup of activities celebrating March as Women’s History Month, the Bemidji State University Center for Professional Development, Liberal Education and Women’s Studies is hosting a March 19 panel discussion on preparing women to enter a professional work environment. The panel discussion will be held from 4-5:15 p.m. in Hagg-Sauer Hall room […]

Rec center offers April swim lessons

Registration is now open for April 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 from April 2-25 at the Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center pool. Lessons for skill level 1 will be held from 4:30-5:05 p.m.; level 2 […]

Dean named for College of Business, Technology and Communication

Dr. Martin Tadlock, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bemidji State University, today announced Dr. Shawn Strong has been named dean of BSU’s College of Business, Technology and Communication. Strong comes to Bemidji State after spending 14 years on the faculty at Missouri State University. He spent four years as an assistant professor, […]

Sustainable Tuesdays events announced for March

Sustainable Tuesdays, a weekly presentation on topics related to environmental and sustainability issues presented by Bemidji State University’s Sustainability Office, will focus on water and water quality during its March schedule. 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 […]

Rotondo wins Exhibitor Media Group award

The Bemidji State University Department of Technology, Art, and Design has announced Christopher Rotondo as the 2013 recipient of the Exhibitor Media Group Student Achievement Award. The award recipient is selected by the faculty in the university’s art and design program and is awarded by Exhibitor Media Group. Rotondo, a senior in design technology from […]