BSU Alumni & Foundation

‘University in the Pines’ book, documentary now available in free digital formats

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / February 27, 2024

The Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation is proud to release two digitized versions of “University in the Pines” (1994), which are now freely available to the public.

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Day of Giving is here tomorrow! Are you ready?

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / February 19, 2024

By BSU Alumni & Foundation Published 7:00 a.m. on Feb. 19, 2024 Over 100 years ago, when the town of Bemidji first learned that it had earned the right to…

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BREAKING NEWS: Bemidji State Homecoming returns on Sept. 27-29!

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / February 10, 2024

We’re calling all alumni, students, friends and Beavers to campus for this fall’s big bash. We have plenty in store this year – plus much more still in development.

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Doug Fredrickson named new president of Alumni & Foundation board of directors

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / February 8, 2024

Bemidji State University alumnus Doug Fredrickson has taken the reins of a new role: heading the Alumni & Foundation board of directors.

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Mark your calendars: Day of Giving returns on Feb. 20!

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / February 6, 2024

Save the date now to join hundreds of Beavers around the world – alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty and staff – as we rally together for Bemidji State University’s Day of Giving on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

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Tracy Colligan fills role of office manager at Alumni & Foundation

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / January 29, 2024

The Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation is happy to announce the hiring of Tracy Colligan in the role of office administrative specialist. She began her tenure on Jan. 16.

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Alumni & Foundation launches digital museum of Bemidji State history

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / January 25, 2024

The Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation has launched “History in the Pines,” an interactive, digital museum of BSU history.

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Never-before-seen photos showcase 1950s life at Bemidji State

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / January 18, 2024

A new batch of over 150 photos – buried in the basement of the Sauer House but recently unearthed and digitized – offers a nostalgic glimpse into what life was like at Bemidji State College in the late 1950s.

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Ben Miller ’18 hired as ecologist/biologist by USGS

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / January 11, 2024

Ben Miller recently secured a position with United States Geological Services in Flagstaff, Ariz., as an ecologist/biologist.

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Rick Herder ’77 retires after SMSU teaching career

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / January 11, 2024

Richard Herder retired in May 2023 from his faculty teaching position in the communications studies program at Southwest Minnesota State University.

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