Science Foundation Awards STEM Funds

Bemidji State has received nearly $623,000 from the National Science Foundation to fund scholarships for BSU students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related programs.

Community Appreciation Day, Memorial Hall groundbreaking set for Sept. 4

Bemidji State University will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the renovation of Memorial Hall in conjunction with its Ninth Annual Community Appreciation Day on Sept. 4. Memorial Hall Groundbreaking At 4 p.m., university administrators, faculty and other dignitaries will officially break ground on the Memorial Hall renovation project which began over the summer. The nearly […]

BSU announces new tenures and promotions

Five professors at Bemidji State University have received tenure, and eight more have received promotions to kick off the 2014-15 academic year. Tenures Received • Dr. Valica Boudry, associate professor of mass communications • Dr. Mary Fairbanks, associate professor of nursing • Dr. Tiffany Hommes, assistant professor of nursing • Dr. Carolyn Townsend, associate professor […]

Aspiring college students: visit BSU on Campus Preview Days

For aspiring college students seeking to find the campus that best fits their educational goals, Bemidji State University offers a series of Campus Preview Days throughout the fall. Campus previews offer prospective students an opportunity to explore the BSU campus and get a sense of how the university can support their educational goals. The events […]

Bemidji State offers one of the nation’s most-affordable online educations

Bemidji State University has been named one of the most-affordable universities in the nation for obtaining an online education. Edudemic, a site that connects educators, administrators and students to the latest academic technology resources, listed BSU 39th in its “2014 Most Affordable Online Schools” rankings. “BSU’s online programs offer the same standards in faculty and curriculum […]

360° hosting tour of Minnesota manufacturers

Minnesota’s manufacturers are invited to be part of the Dream It. Do It. Statewide Tour of Manufacturing on Oct. 23-25. Across the state, businesses open their doors for tours to close out Minnesota Manufacturers’ Week. The Statewide Tour of Manufacturing provides businesses the opportunity to open their doors to showcase modern manufacturing and products made in […]

BSU’s academic year kicks off with Orientation Weekend, Aug. 22-24

Bemidji State University’s 2014-15 academic year will officially begin when approximately 800 students participate in New Student Orientation activities, Aug. 22-24. Orientation is the official kickoff to the academic year for all students who are new to the university, including both first-time college students and students transferring to BSU from other institutions. The schedule of […]

Residential Life finds its new leader

When classes kick off at Bemidji State University this fall, a new face will be overseeing residential life for the first time in decades. Dr. Jodi Monerson was named BSU’s director of residential life in June.

2014 alumni award winners to be celebrated at Oct. 17 Honors Gala

The Bemidji State University Alumni Association and Foundation will honor four individuals with Outstanding Alumni Awards and give the 2014 Alumni Service Award at its 2014 Honors Gala, Oct. 17 at Bemidji’s Sanford Center. Bemidji State’s newest Outstanding Alumni are Lori (Jones) Carmichael ’86, Kirk Gregg ’81, Robert Krowech ’72 and Dr. Christopher Waller ’81. Randy […]

360° Center of Excellence adds two members

Ridgewater College and South Central College have been accepted into 360° Manufacturing and Applied Engineering ATE Regional Center of Excellence, a collaborative group of 15 colleges. Each college brings unique perspectives and programs to help further 360°’s goals to enhance the pipeline that prepares students for the manufacturing industry and refine industry-driven curriculum that is […]