BSU Twin Cities Alumni Chapter

With nearly 10,000 alumni in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas, this group is open to all who would like to stay connected with Bemidji State and fellow alumni. Social gatherings, volunteer opportunities and other actiivities will advance the organization and grow BSU’s alumni network.

The Chapter was chartered in 2015. The organizers of this new group are:

  • John Armbrust ’76, President
  • Jennifer Swenson ’97, Vice President
  • Gary Sabart ’02, Secretary
  • Joann Provo ’82
  • Laura Duscher ’15
  • Patty Grabowski ’81
  • Larry Jallen '74

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for upcoming Twin Cities events! 

BSU "Night at the Races"


The BSU Twin Cities Alumni Chapter will be holding a “Night at the races”  July 13 at Canterbury Park with races starting at 6:30 p.m. This family friendly event will feature a buck night with $1 for admissions, $1 programs, and $1, $2, and $3 food and beverage specials. The first 25 alumni to attend will also receive a free hot dog. Make sure to wear your BSU colors. 

Location: Canterbury Park (1100 Canterbury Rd, Shakopee, MN 55379)

Contact: Brett Bahr (218-755-2599 or

"BSU Bound" Freshman Send-Off Events

Thursday, July 27 - Lebanon Hills Park - Eagan, MN
Thursday, August 3 - Elm Creek Park (Deer Picnic Site) - Maple Grove, MN



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