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Patrias New Executive Director of BSU Alumni and Foundation

— According to a press release from Bemidji State University; Marla Patrias has been named executive director of Bemidji State University’s BSU Alumni & Foundation. “I’m excited that Marla will be taking on this new role with BSU Alumni and Foundation,” said Dr. Faith...
Posted On Jun. 16 2016

Finalists for Next BSU Alumni and Foundation Leader Visits Community This Week

The search for BSU Alumni and Foundation’s next executive director is narrowing down. Two out of three finalists visited the campus today to speak with community members. The nationwide search came down between: Josh Christianson, director of alumni relations and...
Posted On May. 31 2016

The Community is Invited to Meet the Finalists for the Next BSU Alumni and Foundation Executive Director

May 26, 2016 — Members of the Bemidji community are invited to meet three finalists seeking to be the next executive director of Bemidji State University Alumni and Foundation at open forums on May 31 and June 2. The finalists are **Josh Christianson**, director of alumni...
Posted On May. 26 2016

Bemidji State University Alumni Nominated to Head U.S. Africa Command

The Wall Street Journal recently reported Pres. Obama’s intention to nominate Lt. Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, U.S. Marine Corps, to head U.S. Africa Command. Waldhauser is a 1976 Bemidji State University psychology graduate and former Beaver Hockey player. U.S. Africa Command is one...

BSU Alumni & Financial Executive Director Robert “Rob” Bollinger to Retire

BEMIDJI, MINN. — Bemidji State University has launched a national search to replace its top development official, Robert “Rob” Bollinger, whose retirement on June 30 will coincide with the conclusion of the university’s groundbreaking $35 million fundraising campaign called...
Posted On Apr. 4 2016
BSU/NTC Presidential Semifinalists

Search for Next BSU/NTC President Narrows

Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical School are one step closer to naming its next president. Minnesota State Colleges and University recently named Dr. Rodney Hanley, Dr. Faith Hensrud and Dr. Al Thompson, as final contenders for the position.

Community Spotlight: BSU Dinner Feeds the Homeless

One Bemidji State student’s idea evolved into a large charity effort. Jessi Eickstadt thought of the idea for a dinner to feed the homeless less than two weeks before it happened on Nov. 16. She needed volunteers and donors in order to make it happen with no budget. An...

Minnesota State vs Bemidji State Highlights 10/24/15

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sanford Center) — Tied 2-2 deep into the third period Minnesota State University’s Jon Jutzi ripped a power-play goal past Bemidji State goaltender Michael Bitzer to earn a 3-2 win and complete the Western Collegiate Hockey Association sweep of the...
Posted On Oct. 24 2015

BSU says Thank You to Bemidji with Tenth Community Appreciation Day

Ten years ago the Bemidji Foundation started a tradition that says thank you to the Bemidji community for all of their support. It’s called Community Appreciation day, and this year there were ten food vendors giving out samples, BSU athletes and even a performance by the...
Posted On Sep. 3 2015

In Focus: Talley Gallery Opens with “Intersections”

Bemidji State University’s Talley Gallery opened up for the year on Thursday, featuring visual artist Karen Gustafson’s exhibit, “Intersections.” It blends both science and art with a magnified look at what makes up processed and natural foods, and even...

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