Balanced Priorities: Applying BSU’s Lessons

If your tongue gets twisted saying otolaryngology, you might see Dr. Abby (Stritesky) Meyer ’01 to diagnose and treat it – but only if you’re a child. No matter how old you are, you might prefer to call her a pediatric ENT (ear, nose and throat) physician.

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Jim Scanlan sidebar

Jim Scanlan ’85 Education: Bachelor of science in physical education and health, Bemidji State University; master of science in physical education, Western Michigan University. Playing career: Four-time letter winner and two-time NAIA All-American in hockey at Bemidji State University; member of NAIA championship team in 1979-80 and NCHA championship team in 1982; NCHA Player of […]

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Jim Scanlan

By Brad Folkestad As an All-American goaltender for the Bemidji State University men’s hockey program in the late 1970s and early ’80s, Jim Scanlan wasn’t thinking about a career in coaching. Instead, he had his sights set on extending his playing career beyond college. Little did he know, his time playing for coaching legend R.H. […]

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Spring sports recaps

Spring sport recaps The Bemidji State baseball team completed the 2014 season with a record of 21-22 overall and a 15-15 mark in NSIC play to finish ninth in the league standings, narrowly missing out on the NSIC Tournament. Following the season, sophomore shortstop Tyler Nelson (Hayfield, Minn.) was named All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Second […]

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Beaver Athletics update

Among the seven new faces on the 2014-15 BSU men’s hockey team are three freshmen who hail from the same hometown and share a last name. The Fitzgerald triplets from Port Alberti, B.C., are Leo, Gerry and Myles. Believed to be first set of triplets to play collegiate hockey, the trio visited a set of […]

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Faculty Achievements

Dr. Mahmoud Al-Odeh, associate professor of technology, art and design, presented a research paper entitled “Strategies for Teaching Online and Hybrid Courses” at the 49th National Association for Workforce Improvement conference in Portland, Ore., May 21-22. Al-Odeh also completed necessary training to become a Certified Quality Matters Master Reviewer to manage and coach peer review […]

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Leadership Appointments

Colleen Greer named dean of College of Arts and Sciences In June, Dr. Colleen Greer was named dean of the university’s College of Arts and Sciences after spending two years as interim dean. In this position, Greer provides leadership for 14 academic programs and approximately 110 faculty and staff. In addition to her work as […]

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BSU News

Minnesota chainsaw artist Curtis Ingvoldstad has used his talents to bring new life to an ancient white pine log, which now stands as a lakeside monument to the wildlife found in the air, on the land and in the waters surrounding Bemidji State University. The log for the Shoreline Sculpture came from one of three […]

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Saying Thank You and Giving Back

Dale & Michelle Ladig

Michelle and Dale Ladig have seen Bemidji State University through many perspectives – not only their own, but also those of BSU students they’ve met as longtime university employees, their four daughters and students at Bemidji High School.

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