Gallery: Minnesota House Capital Investment Committee visited Bemidji State

Members of the Minnesota House Capital Investment Committee visited Bemidji State University Wednesday on their statewide tour of projects the Legislature will consider for state bond money in 2016. The group toured the nearly completed renovation of Memorial Hall and were briefed on BSU’s request for $18.1 million to replace Hagg-Sauer Hall with a much smaller and state-of-the-art academic learning center and renovate six other buildings to organize faculty offices into departmental learning communities. The project is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2017.

Gallery: University Heights groundbreaking

President Hanson participated in a July 28 groundbreaking ceremony for the University Heights student housing development under construction on the grounds that formerly held Bemidji High School.

TRIO program Wins $2.15 million Department of Education Grant

Bemidji State University’s TRIO/Student Support Services programs will continue through 2021 as part of a five-year, $2.154 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will help BSU launch a new developmental math program offered free of charge to qualifying students.