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Alumni Awards

Alumni Awards

Each year the BSU Alumni & Foundation office honors alumni for outstanding professional achievements and service to their communities.

Read about the rewards below. You can nominate an alumnus or alumna for multiple awards using the online forms or by downloading the appropriate PDF below.

Review of Nominations and Notifications

The Alumni & Foundation Board of Directors reviews all nominations. Upon approval, award recipients are notified via a congratulatory letter from the Alumni & Foundation in June.

All award nominations are due March 1, 2020

2018 winners
2018 Distinguished Alumni
Young Alumni Award

Young Alumni Award

The Young Alumni Award honors a Bemidji State graduate 40 years of age or younger with outstanding achievement in their career, public service and/or volunteer activities. The award is presented at the Homecoming Honors Gala each fall.

Nominate an Alumni:
Online FormDownload PDF

Outstanding Alumni Award

Outstanding Alumni Award

The Outstanding Alumni Award honors Bemidji State graduates who are deemed as outstanding for their professional, personal and volunteer service following their time as a BSU student. The awards are presented each fall at the Homecoming Honors Gala.

Nominate an Alumni:
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Alumni Service Award

Alumni Service Award

The BSU Athletics Hall of Fame recognizes individuals and teams for outstanding contributions to BSU athletics. Honorees are selected by the BSU Alumni B-Club and celebrated during Athletics Hall of Fame Weekend.

Nominate an Alumni:
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Professional Education Hall of Fame

Professional Education Hall of Fame

The Professional Education Hall of Fame award honors BSU alumni who excel in teaching students or managing schools. Winners are selected by the Alumni & Foundation Board of Directors and the Professional Education department.

Nominate an Alumni:
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Honorary Alumni Award

Honorary Alumni Award

The Honorary Alumni Award is presented to individuals who, though not graduates of Bemidji State University, have demonstrated leadership and support of the university’s mission and goals. It is presented at the Homecoming Honors Gala each fall.

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BSU Athletic Hall of Fame

Athletics Hall of Fame

The BSU Athletics Hall of Fame recognizes individuals and teams for outstanding contributions to the tradition of BSU Athletics. Honorees are selected by the BSU Alumni B-Club and celebrated during Athletics Hall of Fame Weekend.

  • Hall of Fame Athlete
  • Coaches Hall of Fame
  • Alumni Coaching Achievement
  • John Glas Honorary Letter Winner
  • Athletics Team