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Northwest Technical College
March 16, 2016
HIGHER EDUCATION: CLC names Charlier as president
BRAINERD—The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees on Wednesday named Hara Charlier to be the next president of Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Robert Griggs, vice president for innovation and extended learning at BSU, had been one of three finalists...
March 16, 2016 - 1:27pm
March 10, 2016
New login system at BSU and NTC
BEMIDJI -- BSU and Northwest Technical College have transitioned into a new login system for students and school employees. The StarID login system is intended to increase digital security, streamline the login process and better match the systems used by other MnSCU schools. It requires...
March 10, 2016 - 4:51pm
NTC takes part in pilot program offering free tuition for qualified students
BEMIDJI -- A pilot program through the Minnesota Office of Higher Education is offering qualifying students entering Northwest Technical College this fall an opportunity to receive their education for free. MnSCU’s Two-Year Occupational Grant Pilot Program provides financial help...
March 10, 2016 - 4:20pm
March 3, 2016
'Striking' up a connection: Student senates at BSU and NTC come together at Bemidji Bowl
BEMIDJI—This round of bowling was 12 years in the making. The student senates for BSU and Northwest Technical College came together Thursday...
March 3, 2016 - 8:31pm
February 19, 2016
Griggs a finalist for Central Lakes College president
ST. PAUL—Robert Griggs, vice president for innovation and extended learning at BSU, has been named one of three finalists to be the next...
February 19, 2016 - 6:33pm
February 16, 2016
Dillemuth named chief information officer of BSU and Northwest Technical College
BEMIDJI—Jim Dillemuth has been named the chief information officer of BSU and Northwest Technical College, having filled the role on an interim basis since August. According to a release, Dillemuth has more than two decades of experience managing information technology in the...
February 16, 2016 - 7:26pm
Vying for pie?: Students, faculty at NTC hold food shelf donation competition (video)
BEMIDJI -- Students and faculty at Northwest Technical College in Bemidji competed to see who could collect the most canned food items for the...
December 16, 2015 - 4:14pm
December 8, 2015
BSU responds to anti-Muslim sentiment on campus
BEMIDJI -- BSU administrators are trying to calm a ripple of anti-Muslim sentiment at the school while an intensifying faction of the country views Islam as a threat to national security. Martin Tadlock, provost and vice president for academic affairs, sent a memo to faculty Tuesday,...
December 8, 2015 - 5:49pm
October 26, 2015
BSU, NTC waive application fees
BEMIDJI -- BSU and Northwest Technical College have waived application fees until Oct. 30, joining other Minnesota State Colleges and Universities in celebrating College Knowledge Month. The October program is a statewide effort to give all graduating high schoolers, especially...
October 26, 2015 - 5:37pm
October 15, 2015
Working to boost the workforce: Regional training centers receive state, federal grants to meet workforce needs
BEMIDJI -- Increasing the strength of the regional workforce has been a priority this month with investments from the state and federal level being made at local training centers. The grant funding began when Northwest Technical College was awarded $300,000 from the Federal Economic...
October 15, 2015 - 8:23pm
October 2, 2015
A grand reopening for Memorial Hall
As part of Homecoming festivities, BSU held its official Grand Reopening of Memorial Hall on Friday morning with a ribboncutting, open house...
October 2, 2015 - 3:21pm
September 30, 2015
NTC lands $300,000 grant for technical training center
BEMIDJI—Northwest Technical College has been awarded a $300,000 grant through the federal Economic Development Administration to support the construction of a technical training center on its Bemidji campus. The announcement was made by U.S. Sens Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken...
September 30, 2015 - 7:11pm
The search starts: MnSCU chancellor visits to discuss next president for BSU, NTC
BEMIDJI -- Leaders from BSU, Northwest Technical College and the broader Bemidji community painted the portrait of their ideal president Wednesday...
September 30, 2015 - 6:41pm
August 25, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: S.O.S is A-OK
The Fall-like weather the past few days seems fitting. College is back in session. The annual Move-in Day was held this past Friday and classes...
August 25, 2015 - 12:07am
August 23, 2015
The right time for Hanson: Retiring BSU president says he’ll miss the relationships developed over six years
BEMIDJI—The walls are wood-paneled and dotted with old pictures. One is black and white, and shows a huge man, lying like Gulliver, surrounded...
August 23, 2015 - 12:11am