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Virtual Student Achievement Conference today

More than 50 Bemidji State University students will present their academic research and creative achievements during this year’s Student Achievement Conference today. Students will meet virtually, over Zoom and GatherTown, an interactive virtual reality platform. All activities are free and open to the public, with more information on session details at the SAC website. CONFERENCE…

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Rojas named Campus Diversity Officer at BSU

Dr. Juan Armando Rojas has been named campus diversity officer at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College. Rojas joins BSU and NTC from Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio, where he served as chief diversity officer since 2018, a new position to the university. Rojas is a bilingual, first-generation Latin-x immigrant in academia, and…

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BSU, NTC waive application fees for October

Bemidji State University, Northwest Technical College and other Minnesota State colleges and universities are celebrating college knowledge month by waiving application fees for the month of October. College Knowledge Month is a statewide effort to encourage students to take the first steps in their higher education journey. Application fees for qualified low-income students are always…

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BSU to offer new scholarships aimed at “Decolonizing Education”

Bemidji State University is offering a new scholarship to American Indian students who pursue careers in education. According to a release, BSU is partnering with the Red Lake Nation and administer $92,000 in Minnesota Indian Teaching Training Program grants. American Indian Resource Center director Chrissy Koch revealed this year’s program slogan, “Decolonizing Education,” at a…

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BSU and NTC awarded grant to help underserved students

Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College have been awarded nearly $500,000 through the Governor’s Emergency Educational Relief grant funding for a project to deliver technology for distance learning to students in need. The three-year, $499,932 grant was written and submitted by American Indian Resource Center Executive Director Chrissy Koch; BSU Chief Information Officer Dr….

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BSU Move-in Day

Move-in day at Bemidji State University took place last Thursday, but it was far less busy than usual. On-campus living has been limited to 500 students for the semester, who have on-campus academic or athletic experiences, according to a release. Orientation and Welcome Week included a number of virtual events for students. Current guidance directs…

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Virtual Minnesota State Week June 22-26

Minnesota State Week begins Monday, and this year, it will be held virtually. Minnesota State, formerly the MnSCU system, includes Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College. According to a release, students can submit their applications for free, for both Bemidji State and Northwest Technical College. Students who participate in a virtual visit event, complete…

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