Alumni chapters

Make your mark

With over 45,000 alumni around the country and all over the globe, Bemidji State University alumni make incredible contributions to their communities each and every day.

Being involved in a BSU alumni chapter is a fantastic way to stay connected to your university and fellow alumni while making a positive impact on your community through service, networking and social events.

Get involved

There are currently three active Bemidji State alumni chapters: Twin Cities, Brainerd Lakes and Bemidji. Events are planned based on members’ interests and hobbies. Previously held chapter events include:

  • Networking events
  • Service and social events
  • BSU Athletics watch parties (Go Beavers!)
  • Professional sporting events with alumni
    • Twins, Wild, St. Paul Saints, MN United, etc.
  • Lake Minnetonka dinner cruise
  • Holiday socials

For information about alumni events in your area, contact the BSU alumni office at or 1-877-BSU-ALUM (1-877-278-2586).

Chapter leadership

Bemidji Alumni Chapter

Angela Schmidt ‘03, ‘17, President

Brainerd Lakes Alumni Chapter

Kathy Hegstrom ’72, President
Tom Anderson ’70, Vice President
Derek Owen ’02, Secretary

Twin Cities Alumni Chapter

Larry Jallen ’74, President

Don’t see an alumni chapter in your area? We’d love to help you start one!

Angela Schmidt, director of alumni relations