Bemidji State University will be publicly unveiling the newly-renovated Memorial Hall, home to BSU’s business and accounting programs, and the completely rebuilt Laurel House honors residence during Oct. 2 ceremonies, in conjunction with Homecoming activities on campus.
Todd Hebert, an assistant professor of art and design at the University of North Dakota, is exhibiting his work at Bemidji State University’s Talley Gallery in a show called “Selected Works: 1999-2014.”
Nursing students and faculty from Jinhua University in Jinhua, China, wrapped up a week-long stay in Bemidji on Sept. 24. The group, which included six of the university’s leading students and three faculty members, toured the nursing programs at both Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College and visited health care facilities throughout the Bemidji community.
Dr. Stephen Rosenstone, chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, will be in Bemidji on Sept. 30 for a community forum to gather input on selection of the next president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College.
Bemidji State University’s online master of arts in education degree program has been ranked among the top 50 online master’s programs in the country by TopEducationDegrees.com.
While much research has been done on communities displaced by construction projects such as hydroelectric dams, but according to Dr. Mark Lawrence, professor of geography at Bemidji State University, comparatively little has been done on communities displaced in efforts to expand space for wildlife in the name of environmental conservation.
Bemidji State University’s Department of Music kicks off its 2015-2016 performance season Oct. 4 with its traditional Carl O. Thompson Memorial Concert.
Ryan Newhouse, a junior criminal justice major at Bemidji State University, has received the 55th Annual Association of Minnesota Emergency Managers Conference Scholarship. The Warroad, Minn., native is the first Bemidji State student to receive this scholarship, which will send him to the Association of Minnesota Emergency Managers conference, Sept. 20-23 in Breezy Point, Minn.
The Bemidji State University Alumni Association and Foundation will recognize five individuals as alumni award winners at the 2015 Honors Gala Oct. 2. Bemidji’s own Richard Siegert ’67 will receive the Alumni Service Award. Human rights worker Katrina Jorene Maliamauv ’07 of Selangor, Malaysia, has earned the 2015 Young Alumni Award. The 2015 Outstanding Alumni are Sandra (Henderson) Anderson ’82 of Eden Prairie, Joe Grabowski ’81 of Plymouth and Roger Reierson ’74 of Fargo.
Bemidji State University’s annual Family Weekend begins Sept. 18 with a variety of on-campus activities for students and their families. The weekend begins with comic magician Mike Bliss and continues through Sept. 20.