Alumni Artist Thomas Paquette ’85 Donates Works to BSU Library

Oct 26, 2021

For nearly thirty years, Thomas Paquette ’85 has loaned five landscape paintings to Bemidji State University’s A.C. Clark Library. Now, that art will have a permanent home on campus for…

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Donors Support Students of Color by Growing George Floyd Scholarship

Jul 15, 2021

Following the nation’s emotional outpouring after the killing of George Floyd in May 2020, BSU alumni Betty (Fulton) Novotney ’79 felt a call to show her love and support for…

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Lwin Supports BSU Nursing Graduates in Fight Against Virus

Nov 23, 2020

One of BSU’s young alums has made the fight against COVID-19 a top priority, not only in his home country of Myanmar, but by investing in Bemidji State nursing students….

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BSU Alumna Creates George Floyd Scholarship at BSU

Oct 26, 2020

George Floyd Memorial Scholarship Created at BSU Like many across the country and around the world, Betty Fulton Novotney ’79 and her daughters were deeply saddened by the stories relating…

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Beavers Hockey super fan donates face mask profits

Aug 25, 2020

One of BSU Hockey’s biggest fans is using her talents to not only make her community safer in the wake of COVID-19, but raise money for one of her passions…

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Lwin supports BSU nursing graduates ready to fight COVID-19

May 15, 2020

A heartfelt gesture from one of Bemidji State’s committed young alumni has put future registered nurses from the BSU class of 2020 on the fast-track to making a difference in…

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It’s for the birds: BSU students take advantage of corporate support

Feb 25, 2020

New Nikon binoculars in hand, students in Dr. Elizabeth Rave’s ornithology course have been watching the university’s lakefront bird feeders from the comfort of Sattgast Hall and reporting bird species…

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534 donors build the dam for BSU students

Feb 19, 2020

7,200. That’s about how many miles Hong Kong, China is from Bemidji State University. Hong Kong is also where the furthest gift came from during Bemidji State University’s recent Day…

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Donors pledge $60,000 in matching gifts to BSU’s day of giving

Feb 11, 2020

Bemidji State University’s day of giving, known as the Build the Dam Challenge, is all about addressing the needs of BSU students as they study, compete and grow during their…

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What you need to know about the Build the Dam Challenge

Jan 31, 2020

Bemidji State University’s Build the Dam Challenge will engage donors from around the world to show their support for our world’s future leaders. This campaign enables Bemidji State to succeed…

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Scholarships Help Rachel Will ’20 Serve Others

Nov 14, 2019

Rachel Will of Northfield, Minn. was always committed to academics but took a year off to join the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps. During the full-time program for young adults,…

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BSU Celebrates Scholarship Recipients and Donors at November 2 Brunch

Nov 7, 2019

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…

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BSU Golf Welcomes Fans, Donors to New Practice Facility

Nov 5, 2019

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…

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Norbord employee Nick Brown and family

Norbord Minnesota Shares Beaver Pride to Employees

Jun 20, 2019

Thanks to Norbord Minnesota’s support for Beaver Hockey, free tickets to home games at the Sanford Center are available to employees and their families, even on short notice. The wood…

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Richard and Evelyn Krummel

Krummels Leave a Lasting Legacy for BSU Students

Jun 20, 2019

Richard and Evelyn Krummel are familiar names for Bemidji State students who studied German from the late 1960s through 1990. The Krummels devoted their careers to helping students learn the…

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John B. Emkovik Scholarship

John B. Emkovik Scholarship Impacts BSU Hockey

Jun 20, 2019

A founding member of Bemidji State hockey, John Emkovik ’49 laid the groundwork for the program as a student-athlete by helping rebuild Bemidji’s curling arena for hockey use. A passionate…

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Fred Baker

“I Made it My World” – Fred Baker

Jun 20, 2019

Excepts by Scott Faust Find Fausts’ full profile of BSU alum Fred Baker ‘61 here: Intent on the Air Force after high school, Fred Baker landed instead at Bemidji…

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