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Brainerd-Area Alumni Hold Game Night on Nov. 14

The BSU Brainerd-Area Alumni Chapter held a game night at Shep’s on 6th in Brainerd, Minn. on November 14, 2019. Attendees played BSU bingo and trivia for prizes and enjoyed pizza and snacks. “Everyone who attended had a lot of fun,” said chapter president Kathy Hegstrom ’72. The chapter’s next event is tentatively planned for…

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BSU Celebrates Scholarship Recipients and Donors at November 2 Brunch

Bemidji State University’s Beaux Arts Ballroom was packed with BSU scholarship recipients, donors and university staff on November 2 for the university’s 8th annual Scholarship Appreciation Brunch. Hosted by the Alumni & Foundation office, the annual event celebrates the efforts of scholarship recipients and honors donors who have made financial commitments through endowed scholarships for…

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BSU Golf Welcomes Fans, Donors to New Practice Facility

Testing the golf simulator at the Jeff “Bird” McBride Clubhouse dedication on November 2 BSU Men’s and Women’s Golf teams understand the challenge of keeping their swings and putts true over the winter months in Bemidji. Thanks to donors, however, BSU Golf has an all-new training space loaded with equipment to keep their skills honed…

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November’s Beaver Pride Luncheon Draws Crowd

Former BSU President and BSU alum Jim Bensen ’59 leads the Beaver Fight Song On November 1, 2019 – a chilly day with high temperatures hovering around the freezing point – over 30 Bemidji State Beaver fans, current faculty and staff, emeriti and community members attended the Beaver Pride Luncheon at Upper Deck in Walnut…

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Brainerd Area Alumni Event Scheduled for November 14

All Bemidji State alumni and friends are invited to BSU Brainerd Area Alumni Chapter’s upcoming alumni event on November 14. What: Game night at Shep’s on 6th When: Thursday, November 14 Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Where: Shep’s on 6th Play bar bingo and trivia for great BSU prizes. Pizza and other snacks will be provided. Stay up-to-date on…

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BSU fans pack downtown Bemidji for Beaver Block Party & Street Dance

Over 1,250 people packed downtown Bemidji and partied like it was 1919 again in celebration of Bemidji State University’s 100th anniversary on October 5, 2019. BSU alumni, friends, supporters and community members jammed the space between Third and Fourth Streets once again for the 12th annual Beaver Block Party & Street Dance, a BSU Homecoming…

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Honors Gala celebrates Bemidji State University donors

More than 250 BSU donors, faculty, staff, community members and students gathered to honor distinguished alumni and others who have provided the university a strong foundation during the school’s first 100 years on October 4. President Hensrud and Josh Christianson, executive director of university advancement, presented awards to the 2019 BSU Distinguished Alumni award winners,…

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BSU Homecoming parade sees new route through campus

On October 5, for the first time in recent memory, Bemidji State’s annual homecoming parade made its way through the heart of campus. Despite cool, wet weather, nearly 40 groups and university departments including current BSU athletes, student clubs and organizations and BSU’s 2019 distinguished alumni made their way down Birchmont Drive past Memorial Hall,…

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BSU alums share professional insights during Homecoming panels

Bemidji State University welcomed 12 BSU alumni back to campus on October 4, 2019 to share their knowledge and professional experience with BSU students as part of Alumni Leaders in the Classroom. With decades of experience in the marketing communications, accounting, business and education fields, panelists offered helpful career advice and networked with over 200…

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Gallery: BSU Twin Cities Alumni Event (September 19, 2019)

Bemidji State alumni, friends and supporters attended the Twin Cities Area Alumni Chapter’s social at Bauhaus Brew Labs in Minneapolis on September 19, 2019. The Twin Cities Area Alumni chapter hosts a number of events throughout the year. Stay up-to-date on upcoming events by joining the chapter’s Facebook group.  

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