Alumni Success

Kelly Fiala

By Eric Sorenson / January 9, 2020

BSU alumna Dr. Kelly Fiala has been named founding dean of Salisbury University’s College of Health and Human Services (CHHS). Fiala has served as the college’s transitional dean since July…

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Chrissy Koch ’02

By Eric Sorenson / January 7, 2020

Chrissy Koch has been named executive director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College. Koch, a 2002 BSU alumna and long-time advocate for…

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Danika Stelton

Danika Stelton

By Eric Sorenson / July 3, 2019

Design technology alumna Danika Stelton spent 12 months traveling the world with the Remote Year program, a curated travel experience which helps professionals explore the world without having to quit…

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Norman & Ginger Kramer

Norman “Norm” Kramer

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / June 26, 2019

Norman “Norm” Kramer ’58 came from humble beginnings, growing up on a small farm a stone’s throw from Grant Creek in Wilton. Always interested in the sciences, Kramer graduated from…

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Jan (Evenson) Henrickson ‘59

Jan (Evenson) Henrickson ’59

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / June 14, 2019

Jan (Evenson) Henrickson, owner of Northern Exposure gift shop in Walker, celebrated the store’s 25th anniversary in December. She lives in Walker.

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Rich Morris ‘72

Rich Morris ’72

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / June 14, 2019

Rich Morris is enjoying retirement in Las Vegas, Nev., after serving as an Air Force historian for 42 years. He spent 30 years on active duty retiring as a chief…

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Paul Cyr ‘89

Paul Cyr ’89

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / June 14, 2019

Paul Cyr was inducted into the Minnesota chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in recognition for his successful coaching and officiating career. Cyr retired from the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva…

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Mychal Stittsworth

Mychal Stittsworth

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / June 14, 2019

From an unassuming log building on Bemidji’s Paul Bunyan Drive, Mychal Stittsworth is working hard to make Stittsworth Meats the premier meat supplier in Bemidji, the greater Bemidji region and…

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Cody Bartz

Cody Bartz

By BSU Alumni & Foundation / June 14, 2019

In April, university officials debuted a “tiny house” designed and built by students in Bemidji State’s School of Technology, Art & Design and its marketing and sustainability programs. But it…

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