Bemidji State University’s Teaching & Learning Center welcomed faculty back to campus with the second annual BSU Today! Conference, a day-long event featuring presentations from BSU faculty on resources that can aid in student success.
Dr. Faith C. Hensrud, president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, announced faculty members who have been promoted or newly tenured at the start of the fall 2019 semester. She also announced faculty who will be pursing their research interests during sabbaticals during the 2019-20 school year.
Travis Greene has been named the associate vice president for student life and success at Bemidji State University. Greene joins BSU from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California where he served as the vice provost and dean of student affairs.
Chrissy Koch has been named the new outreach specialist for the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University. A 2002 graduate of BSU, Koch was part of the committee that advocated for the AIRC to be built in 2003.
Bemidji State University’s Scott Guidry, assistant professor of music, completed his sixth year of teaching trumpet at the International Music Camp (IMC) in June.
Bemidji State University’s Dr. Misty Wilkie, associate professor of nursing and director of the Niganawenimaanaanig – an Ojibwe word meaning “we take care of them” – program, gave two presentations in New Zealand throughout June.
Bemidji State University’s Dr. Michael Lund, assistant professor of technology, art and design (TAD), was accepted as a fellow to attend the Micro Nanotechnology Education Special Interest Group (MNTeSIG) meeting and High Technology Exchange Conference (HI-TEC) in St. Louis, Missouri in late July.
Bemidji State University’s Niizhoo-gwayakochigewin, an Ojibwe phrase which translates to “two ways of making things right,” program invited BSU faculty, staff and administrators to attend a Native Studies Summer Workshop for Educators (NSSWE) in Red Lake, Minn. from June 17-21.
Bemidji State University has won a 2019 Circle of Excellence award for poster design from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
Dr. Dan Allosso, assistant professor of history, completed his Open Education Resources (OER) textbook entitled “American Environmental History” in participation with the Minnesota State OER Learning Circle.