September 2, 2009
2009 Issue 1 
Above: The Bucky's Guide Service tents, set up at various places across campus, were a new addition to Bemidji State's fall startup activities for 2008-09 .

President Quistgaard's Message to the Campus
We’re a university on the move. From our desire to build a strong sense of community to our vision of shaping worlds, we are more determined than ever to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
Fall startup activities this year exhibited extraordinary energy and our commitment to preparing students for success in the 21st century.
President Quistgaard's Message to the University.
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Bemidji State advanced into Tier 1 among Midwestern master's institutions in U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Colleges 2009 survey. Bemidji State was ranked No. 67 in the region, tied with four other institutions.
Bemidji State ranked in Tier 1 in Midwest
Dr. Rochelle "Riki" Scheela, professor of nursing, has been awarded the Paul and Sheila Wellstone Social Justice Award by the Minnesota Nurses Association.
Scheela honored
President Quistgaard has named Erika Bailey-Johnson as the University's first sustainability coordinator.
Johnson hired as sustainability coordinator
A list of of home varsity intercollegiate athletics events at BSU in the next two weeks.
Athletics Events
A complete list of upcoming performances for the Department of Music and
Department of Theatre
Performance Calendar
Campus Notes
A brief look at the actions and activities of your BSU colleagues.
Campus Notes
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