Maria Berkeland ’15 holds a Canada lynx humanely captured and released during a recent research project.

Maria Berkeland ’15 works to conserve Alaskan wilderness

Jan 13, 2023

Maria Berkeland ’15 grew up with a deep love for nature and wildlife. Originally from Grand Rapids, she spent most of her life in Fairbanks, Alaska, after moving there at…

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After Transferring to BSU Johanneck ’22 Flourishes in Exhibit Design Program

Jul 29, 2022

Hailing from Merrifield, Minnesota, Alison Johanneck ’22 has always been creative. After starting college as a dentistry student, Johanneck transferred to Bemidji State University’s Technology, Art and Design program to pursue her…

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Bemidji Becomes Home Away From Home for Tchuamo ’20

Jul 29, 2022

Lyliane Tchuamo, from Cameroon, found a home away from home at Bemidji State University. Tchuamo graduated with a bachelor’s degree in applied engineering from Bemidji State in fall 2020 and…

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Johanneson’s Legacy as Outstanding Midwest Grocer Continues

Jul 29, 2022

Keith Johanneson and his company, Bemidji-based Johanneson, Inc., were honored with the Wisconsin Grocers Association’s Excellence in Operations Award at the KJ’s Fresh Market location in Chetek, Wisconsin, on August…

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Sauer Receives Prestigious Minnesota Golf Association Award

Jul 29, 2022

A member of the BSU golf team from 1966-70, Ray Sauer ‘70 is a six-time club champion at his home course in St. Cloud. He won Bemidji’s prestigious Birchmont Classic…

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Moberg Builds Trails Across North Country

Jul 29, 2022

Bemidji State University grad Tom Moberg ‘64 is making it his mission to honor the history of the Indigenous people who for centuries called southeastern North Dakota home along the…

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Trask’s Record Ride on Lake Bemidji Supports Cancer Research

Jul 15, 2021

Brad Trask ’17 is using a life-long passion to bring awareness to one of the leading causes of cancer in men. He will likely soon become a world-record holder in…

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Alum Rob Luke ’98 pens poems about his favorite BSU professors

Jul 14, 2021

So You Want to be an English Teacher I was an outsider to the first university on theMississippi River, rustic academia.Mark was my English Methods teacher.His classes seemed spontaneous, flashing…

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Lwin Supports BSU Nursing Graduates in Fight Against Virus

Nov 23, 2020

One of BSU’s young alums has made the fight against COVID-19 a top priority, not only in his home country of Myanmar, but by investing in Bemidji State nursing students….

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BSU alum grows colossal, record-breaking pumpkin

Oct 27, 2020

Charlie Bernstrom ’04 BSU grad Charlie Bernstrom ‘04 grows pumpkins. Great big pumpkins. On October 10, he entered his 1990.5 pound behemoth pumpkin at the 2020 Stillwater Harvest Fest in…

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