In partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health, Bemidji State University hosted a free COVID-19 saliva testing clinic for BSU and NTC students in the Gillett Wellness Center on Tuesday, Nov. 17.
On Sept. 29 Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College began distribution of laptops and educational technology materials to students awarded with the Governor’s Emergency Educational Relief grant funding. The nearly $500,000 grant was used to purchase and provide distance learning technology to students in need.
While Bemidji State’s annual move-in day was less energetic than usual, with a reduced on-campus population as part of the university’s COVID-19 response, staff and students enthusiastically helped new students settle into their rooms in Oak and Tamarack halls.
As a leader in Minnesota’s indigenous studies and Ojibwe language programs, and with a commitment to environmental stewardship, Bemidji State University remains firmly invested in its on-campus “Gitigaan,” or “garden” in Ojibwe.
On May 7, eight students in Bemidji State University’s Honors Program were virtually recognized for their accomplishments in the program by President Hensrud and the Director of BSU’s Honors and Liberal Education Programs Season Ellison, who is also an assistant professor of history.
The sixth episode of “What’s New, BSU?” a weekly, live Zoom show for Bemidji State University employees produced by BSU’s Office of Communications & Marketing, featuring special guests Dr. Debbie Guelda and Patrick Leeport.