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

Sep 14, 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…

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

Sep 2, 2020

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…

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

Aug 19, 2020

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…

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Homecoming 2020 update

Aug 12, 2020

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…

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Bemidji State ready to welcome students back to campus

Aug 6, 2020

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…

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

Aug 4, 2020

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…

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Photos: Jeff “Bird” McBride Memorial Golf Tournament

Jul 29, 2020

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…

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In memory of a Beavers hockey great, Galen Nagle tournament raises over $40,000

Jul 27, 2020

23rd annual Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament Over 200 Bemidji State alumni, coaches and BSU hockey supporters attended the Galen Nagle Memorial Tournament at the Bemidji Town & Country Club…

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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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How BSU Career Services can assist in a job search  

May 20, 2020

Although job hunting can be frustrating, confusing and difficult, Bemidji State University’s Career Services office offers a variety of tools to assist alumni experiencing career transitions. The primary mission of…

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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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Photos: Beaver Virtual 5K Walk/Run

May 4, 2020

Approximately 170 Bemidji State alumni, students, faculty/staff and supporters took part in the university’s inaugural Beaver Virtual 5K Walk/Run on May 2, 2020. Walkers, joggers and runners of all ages…

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Bemidji State plans its first-ever virtual 5K walk/run

Apr 27, 2020

  Bemidji State University is gearing up for its first-ever virtual 5K walk/run on Saturday, May 2. Use this opportunity to get active with your friends and family, win great…

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An interview with Maddy Kintner ’18, a front-line ER nurse

Apr 23, 2020

Mountain Iron, Minn. native Maddy Kinter ’18 is a registered nurse in the emergency department at M Health Fairview Northland Medical Center in Princeton, Minn. She has been working hard…

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Former Beaver donates sweet treats to Sanford Bemidji

Apr 13, 2020

Sanford Bemidji employees received a sweet donation from the Jake Bluhm State Farm Insurance Agency on Friday, April 10. Made at Raphael’s Bakery in downtown Bemidji, over 100 dozen doughnuts…

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BSU alumna and nurse Emily Allen ’16 on COVID-19

Apr 3, 2020

“My name is Emily Allen and I am a registered nurse at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul.  I currently work on the intensive care unit as a bedside care…

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Green & White Dinner & Auction cancelled due to outbreak concerns

Mar 17, 2020

It is with regret that the BSU Alumni & Foundation announces The Green & White Dinner & Auction for BSU Athletics scheduled for April 18, 2020 has been cancelled 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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Special Events will Celebrate Students During BSU’s Day of Giving

Feb 5, 2020

Day of Giving Campus Events Bemidji-area BSU alumni and supporters will celebrate donors’ impact on students at special day of giving events scheduled on campus and in the Bemidji community…

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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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Beat the cold with BSU alumni events

Jan 13, 2020

Join us in the sun… The Bemidji State University Alumni and Foundation invites BSU alumni, friends and family to enjoy the warm weather and company of fellow Beavers during their…

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Gwenia Fiskevold Gould Named Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Jan 13, 2020

Gwenia Fiskevold Gould has been named assistant director of annual giving for the Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation. Fiskevold Gould comes to Bemidji State after working over ten years…

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Beaver Hockey Fans Swarm Sally’s Saloon Before Mariucci Classic

Dec 30, 2019

BSU fans turn out for the 27th Mariucci Classic Beaver Pride ran high for BSU Men’s Hockey before their Mariucci Classic appearance on December 28, 2019 in Minneapolis. Hosted by…

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The Green & White Dinner & Auction for BSU Athletics Returns April 2020

Nov 25, 2019

The Green & White Dinner & Auction for Bemidji State Athletics is returning to the Sanford Center arena on Saturday, April 18, 2020. The biennial event brings BSU student-athletes, community…

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Brainerd-Area Alumni Hold Game Night on Nov. 14

Nov 18, 2019

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…

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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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November’s Beaver Pride Luncheon Draws Crowd

Nov 1, 2019

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…

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Brainerd Area Alumni Event Scheduled for November 14

Oct 25, 2019

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…

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

Oct 9, 2019

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…

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Honors Gala celebrates Bemidji State University donors

Oct 8, 2019

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…

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BSU Homecoming parade sees new route through campus

Oct 8, 2019

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…

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BSU alums share professional insights during Homecoming panels

Oct 8, 2019

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…

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

Sep 24, 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…

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BSU Celebrates Golden Beaver Society Members on September 12

Sep 18, 2019

  BSU Alumni & Foundation recognized Bemidji State University alumni who have reached the 50th anniversary of their graduation during Golden Beaver Day, held on September 12 in Beaux Arts…

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Gallery: 4th Annual BSU Baseball Golf Outing

Sep 11, 2019

Around 75 golfers attended a fundraising golf tournament on September 7 at Castle Highlands Golf Course in Bemidji, Minn. to support the BSU Baseball team. The tournament – now in…

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Gallery: 12th Annual Ed Sauer Memorial Golf Tournament

Sep 3, 2019

More than 70 golfers attended the 12th Annual Ed Sauer Memorial Golf Tournament held on August 24 at Tianna Country Club in Walker, Minn. The Ed Sauer Memorial Tournament was…

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Alumni Athletes and Supporters Gather to Celebrate 50 Years of BSU Women’s Athletics

Aug 30, 2019

Fifty years after the founding of organized intercollegiate athletics at Bemidji State, the university played host to a celebration that included hundreds of current and former athletes, coaches, faculty and…

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Howe-Welle Golf & Cornhole Tournament Raises Funds for BSU Women’s Athletics

Aug 27, 2019

Bemidji State University welcomed over 200 current and former BSU athletes, coaches and supporters to the Bemidji Town & Country Club for the first annual Howe-Welle Women’s Athletics Golf &…

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Golden Beaver Society

Golden Beaver Day Honors BSU’s Golden Alumni

Aug 15, 2019

Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation invites all BSU alumni from the class of 1969 and earlier to its Golden Beaver Day on September 12, 2019. Golden Beaver Day is…

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Gallery: 11th Annual Men’s Basketball Golf Outing

Aug 6, 2019

Photos from the 11th Annual BSU Men’s Basketball Golf Outing on August 2, 2019 at Headwaters Golf Club in Park Rapids, Minn. Originally a BSU basketball alumni gathering, this event…

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Gallery: Jeff “Bird” McBride Memorial Golf Tournament

Aug 6, 2019

Held at Oak Marsh Golf Course in Oakdale, Minn. on July 20, 2019, the 8th Annual Jeff “Bird” McBride Memorial Golf Tournament raised funds to support BSU men’s hockey and…

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Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament draws record participation

Aug 6, 2019

Bemidji State University Men’s Hockey alumni, student-athletes, coaches and supporters showed up in force at the Bemidji Town and Country Club for the 22nd Annual Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament July 12. A…

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Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament raises $30,000 for BSU Athletics

Aug 6, 2019

More than 140 friends, fans and alumni of Bemidji State University Athletics gathered at the Bemidji Town and Country Club June 21 to take part in the 42nd Annual Gordy…

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St. Cloud Alumni Event

May 15, 2019

Over 30 BSU alumni and friends met at the Olde Brick House in downtown St. Cloud on May 9 for a fun evening with fellow Beavers as part of a special St. Cloud-area alumni event. Alumni from each decade starting from the 1960s attended.

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Student Send Off

May 2, 2019

Over 300 graduating Bemidji State seniors attended a special student send-off at the David Park House on May 1 from 5 – 7 p.m.

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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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Day of Giving

Bemidji State Day of Giving

Apr 4, 2019

Bemidji State University and the BSU Alumni & Foundation celebrated its first-ever campus-wide day of giving on April 4, called Back to Bemidji State.

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BSU Music Department Receives New Steinway from Generous Donors

Mar 6, 2019

Bemidji State University’s Department of Music welcomed a brand-new Steinway Model B grand piano into the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex on Feb. 27, thanks to a generous donation from Marilyn Vogel ’71 and Leland Wilkinson.

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