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Virtual panel to feature award-winning social work alumni, nonprofit leaders

Virtual social work panel scheduled for Oct. 21 BSU social work alumni Jennifer Kovach ’93 and Jenn Anderson ’95 will speak about their social work careers, share advice to those entering the field and present the mission of their nonprofit organization, Hands of Action International, during the BSU Alumni & Foundation’s upcoming virtual Alumni Leaders…

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Meet BSU Alumni & Foundation’s Newest Distinguished Alumni

2020-21 Distinguished Alumni Each year the BSU Alumni & Foundation office honors alumni for outstanding professional achievements and service to their communities. Typically, these award winners are honored each fall during Homecoming week at the BSU Alumni & Foundation’s Honors Gala. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the award recipients below will be honored at the…

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Photos: BSU Baseball Golf Outing – Sept. 12, 2020

5th Annual BSU Baseball Golf Outing Nearly 70 former BSU baseball players, coaches and supporters attended the 5th Annual BSU Baseball Golf Outing at Castle Highlands Golf Course in Bemidji on September 15. All proceeds from the tournament supported travel expenses and other priority needs for the university’s baseball program. The tournament included 18 holes,…

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43rd Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament held on August 28

150 golfers hit the links at the Bemidji Town & Country Club in memory of the late Gordy Skaar, a passionate BSU Athletics supporter, to raise money for Bemidji State’s athletic programs on August 28, 2020. Originally scheduled for mid-June, the 43rd Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. Safety…

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BSU Spotlight Partner – Raphael’s Bakery Café

Raphael’s Bakery Café One of Bemidji’s favorite downtown bakeries and restaurants not only serves up sweet treats and home-cooked comfort food, but Raphael’s Bakery Café has been a strong supporter of Bemidji State University students for nearly 30 years. Raphael’s story begins 30 minutes north of Bemidji in the town of Blackduck, where Ray Sweeney,…

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Move-in weekend: photos that capture the spirit of BSU

Bemidji State Move-in Weekend As BSU students, many who are just beginning their higher education journeys, move in to the residence halls under unprecedented circumstances this weekend, alumni around the world think back to their own unique experiences at Bemidji State. Check out some of our favorite photos of move-in weekend, first-year orientation and other…

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Homecoming 2020 update

Virtual events planned for Homecoming week and beyond Out of concern for the health and safety of our alumni, friends and students, the BSU Alumni & Foundation has made the difficult decision to cancel in-person Homecoming events scheduled for October 2-4, 2020. All in-person events hosted by the BSU Alumni & Foundation are cancelled, including…

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Bemidji State ready to welcome students back to campus

Bemidji State University stands ready to welcome students back to campus for the fall 2020 semester beginning August 24. Following guidance from a variety of sources, including executive orders issued by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities, classes will be delivered in a…

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In honor of “Trax”, BSU Football hosts golf outing

July 31, 2020 BSU Football Scramble Dr. Ken Traxler, beloved former BSU chemistry professor and football coach, was honored during BSU Football’s inaugural golf scramble on July 31. The tournament drew over 120 BSU alumni, current and former coaches and supporters to Castle Highlands Golf Course in Bemidji to raise money for the program and…

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Photos: Jeff “Bird” McBride Memorial Golf Tournament

July 25, 2020 Jeff “Bird” McBride Memorial Golf Tournament – 7/25/20 Held at Oak Marsh Golf Course in Oakdale, Minn., the 9th annual Jeff “Bird” McBride Memorial Golf Tournament raised funds to support BSU men’s hockey and golf programs through an endowment in memory of the late Jeff “Bird” McBride ’10. Photos courtesy of Tim McBride…

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