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Gallery: BSU Night at Target Field

The BSU Alumni & Foundation hosted nearly 250 alumni, donors and friends of the university for BSU Night at Target Field on August 5 in Minneapolis. The Bemidji Alumni Choir sang the U.S. and Canadian national anthems on the field before the game and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Toronto Blue Jays in extra innings…

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BSU Alumni & Foundation Announces 2022-23 Distinguished Alumni

The Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation has named five Bemidji State alumni as distinguished alumni for the 2022-2023 academic year. The following honorees will be officially recognized during Bemidji State University’s Honors Gala in Bemidji on September 16, 2022. More information about the BSU Honors Gala is available here: www.bsualumni.org/gala Bemidji State University’s 2022…

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A Quarter Century of Tradition: Record Attendance at 25th Annual Galen Nagle Tournament

25th Annual Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament For the second year in a row, the Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament drew a record number of alumni, coaches and Beavers Hockey supporters to the Bemidji Town & Country Club in remembrance of Galen Nagle, a late Beavers Hockey great. On July 15, a record 271 golfers…

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Gallery: R.H. “Bob” Peters’ Celebration of Life (July 16, 2022)

Coach R.H. “Bob” Peters Celebrated in Beaux Arts Ballroom Over 250 people celebrated the life and accomplishments of legendary BSU hockey coach and administrator R.H. “Bob” Peters during a celebration of life held on July 16 in Beaux Arts Ballroom at Bemidji State University.  The event was live streamed and can be viewed here.  Peters…

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New BSU President Dr. John Hoffman Greets Alumni

 

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Kari Cooper Joins Alumni & Foundation as Advancement Officer

Kari Cooper Kari Cooper has been named advancement officer for the Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation effective June 21, 2022. In her new role, Cooper works to align current and prospective donors’ interests with Bemidji State University’s strategic fundraising objectives. Most of Cooper’s career and volunteer experience has centered on the higher education and…

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President Faith, Neil Hensrud Donate Vintage Cadillac to Bemidji State University

A staple of Bemidji State University Homecoming parades during her six years as Bemidji State’s president, Dr. Faith Hensrud and her husband, Neil, donated their all-original 1976 Cadillac Eldorado convertible to the BSU Foundation to help create a lasting legacy on campus following her July 1 retirement.  When Faith was appointed president in 2016, Neil…

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45 Years in the Making: The Gordy Skaar Memorial Tournament Returns to Bemidji Town & Country Club

The Bemidji Town & Country Club hosted nearly 160 golfers on June 17 at the 45th Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament, one of Bemidji State University’s longest-running summer traditions. Named in honor of the late Gordy Skaar, a long-time Bemidji State Athletics supporter who founded the Skaar-Pabst Golf Tournament in 1977, the tournament has…

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Q&A with Dr. Michael Herbert, BSU Alum, Professor, Author

Leaving Campus: A World War II Epitaph, written by BSU grad and current BSU Department of Criminal Justice professor Dr. Michael Herbert ’79, ’92, tells the stories of 20 former Bemidji State Teachers College students who served during World War II and later lost their lives in service to their country. We sat down with…

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Beaver Athletics Celebrates Donors at May 19 Appreciation Event

Bemidji State University Athletics donors, alongside BSU coaches, current athletes and faculty and staff, gathered for a special donor recognition ceremony in the foyer of the John Glas Fieldhouse on May 19. BSU President Faith Hensrud and Director of Athletics Tracy Dill reflected on their tenures at the university, thanking athletes, coaches and supporters for…

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