Strategic partnerships match the skills, talents and expertise of Bemidji State University’s students, faculty and staff to the needs of business, education and communities.

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Strategic Partnership News

BSU Spotlight Partner – Raphael’s Bakery Café

Sep 1, 2020

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…

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BSU Spotlight Partner – Dick’s Plumbing & Heating

Jul 21, 2020

Dick’s Plumbing & Heating Founded in 1971, Dick’s Plumbing & Heating has been a staple in the Bemidji community, working on both commercial and residential projects including the Joe Lueken…

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Alumni & Foundation delivers care packages to Bemidji businesses

Jun 10, 2020

On June 10, the BSU Alumni & Foundation dropped care packages off to several local businesses in appreciation for all they do for BSU and the community. The bags included…

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Paul Bunyan Communications – BSU Spotlight Partner

Apr 14, 2020

Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation celebrates all corporate partners who show their commitment to the success of Bemidji State students through gifts of time, talents and donations with its…

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A Tiny House Dream Come True

Apr 23, 2019

Bemidji State University has partnered with community investors on a multi-year project to design, build and, eventually, sell a “tiny house.” A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Bemidji State on Earth Day 2019 to celebrate the nearly-completed project and the many students who were involved in its construction.

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Hardwater Lab

Feb 18, 2019

Nearly 30 Bemidji State University faculty, staff, alumni and donors braved the cold to attend a dedication ceremony for BSU’s new Aquatic Biology Hardwater Lab held on Lake Bemidji on Feb. 15.

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Bassmaster Championship

Aug 12, 2017

Bemidji State University and the City of Bemidji partnered to host 90 college fishing teams from across the nation for the Bassmaster College Series National Championship, Aug. 10-12 on Lake Bemidji.

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Business Partners Engage in Excitement

Jun 18, 2017

Sophomore Baylee Johnson produced this winning design for exterior branding of a dealer-loaned truck to be driven by members of the BSU collegiate fishing team.

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