Higher Education


Delta Dental, NTC partner to offer scholarships to under-represented students

The Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation and the Northwest Technical College Foundation have partnered to launch a new scholarship to support under-represented students. The $50,000 grant will cover living expenses as well as tuition for qualified students. Ashley Johnson, NTC’s Foundation Executive Director, said the grants are for dental assisting students. “The goal is to…


Bemidji State’s Center for Sustainability adds new Water Science minor

Bemidji State University’s Center for Sustainability Studies will offer a new water science minor starting this Spring. According to a release, the Center unites the departments of Environmental Science, Economics, Geograpy, Geology and Indigenous Sustainability Studies. The Water Science minor will focus on issues around water quality and availability. The water science minor includes courses…


BSU to participate in national initiative on transfer student success

Bemidji State is one of 30 higher education institutions to participate in a national discussion on how to best support transfer students. According to a release, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities are leading the initiative to focus on Transfer Student Success and Equity. The nationwide…


BSU, NTC to waive application fees for College Knowledge Month

Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College will join other Minnesota State colleges and universities in waiving application fees this month. October is College Knowledge Month, a statewide effort for high school seniors, especially those that are underrepresented, the opportunity to apply to college without a fee. Bemidji State never charges an application fee, and…

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