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Position available: The Bemidji State University Foundation seeks a director of development -- Advancement Officer who will advance the vision, mission and goals of the Bemidji State University Foundation by actively

developing relationships with individuals, business and corporate leaders and foundation executives
for the purpose of soliciting major gifts of $10,000+ and planned gifts.

Application information: Applicants should send a letter of application, including current occupation and salary; expected salary in a new position; resume; and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three references.
Bemidji State University Foundation
Attn: Personnel Committee
1500 Birchmont Drive NE #17
Bemidji, MN 56601-2699
(218) 755-2876

Vacancy notice

Position description

Congratulations to 2014 Alumni Award Recipients







Lori A. (Jones) Carmichael '86
Territory Manager, Internal Revenue Service







Kirk P. Gregg '81
Chief Administrative Officer – Corning Inc.
Corning, N.Y.


Robert J. Krowech '72
Founder – Heat Recovery System Technology, Inc.
Eden Prairie


Dr. Christopher Waller
Senior Vice President and Director – Federal Reserve Bank.
St. Louis, Mo.








Randy W. Bowen '72
Education Coordinator – College of St. Scholastica

Homecoming weekend is Oct. 17-19


Activities actually kick off the week before with a high-powered hockey game against University of North Dakota. Throughout the week students, alumni and the public will have a number of chances to show their Go Green Spirit. A partial list of activities includes:

  • Ribbon cutting/open house for nursing lab. Launch 30 years of nursing at BSU

  • Honors Gala - Fri. 5:30 p.m., Sanford Center Ballroom

  • Homecoming parade - Sat. at 10 a.m., downtown Bemidji. Register here.

  • Women's soccer vs. - Northern State. Sat. at 11 a.m., Chet Anderson Stadium

  • Post-soccer/pre-football 

  • Beavers vs. Beavers (Minot) football game - Sat. at 2 p.m., Chet Anderson Stadium

  • Women's volleyball vs. MSU Moorhead - Fri. at 7 p.m. and Sat. vs. Northern State at 5 p.m., BSU Fieldhouse

  • Football reunion - Sat. (after game), American Indian Resource Center

  • Beaver Block Party Street Dance - Sat., 8:30 p.m. downtown Bemidji (between 3rd & 4th Streets)

  • Carl O. Thompson Memorial Concert - Sun. at 3 p.m., Bangsberg Auditorium

Check in here or visit the BSU Alumni Facebook page to stay up to date. Registration details coming soon. Book your hotel rooms now!

Homecoming weekend hotel information

  • AmericInn Hotel: $114.90 + tax (218-751-3000)
  • Best Western: $77 - $79 + tax (218-751-0390)
  • Country Inn & Suites: $125 - $155 + tax (218-441-4800)
  • DoubleTree: $159 - $179 + tax (218-441-4400)
  • Hampton Inn: $165 - $170 + tax (218-751-3600)
  • Holiday Inn Express: $99.95 + tax (218-751-2487)
  • Super 8 Motel: $86.98 + tax (218-751-8481)

Alumni information verification project underway








BSU is working with an outside vendor (PCI) to verify alumni information for an alumni directory project. You may receive a postcard, email and/or phone call asking to confirm our records or update them. We appreciate your cooperation with this project. Check out our frequently asked questions page, email or call 218-755-3989. 

Twin Cities alumni attend a networking event and a Lake Minnetonka cruise

To register, call 218-755-3989 or toll-free 877-278-2586 (877-BSU-ALUM) or use the link provided.

A Alumni Networking social is another new activity. Recent grads and experienced professionals can talk business or BSU news at Haskell’s Port of Excelsior prior to the Lake Minnetonka cruise (4:45-5:45 p.m.). You will be on your own to “talk amongst yourselves.” Register online.

Alumni and guests can board the Lady of the Lake at 6 p.m. for a paddlewheel cruise around Lake Minnetonka until 9 p.m. Enjoy an Oktoberfest buffet and cash bar ($25). The deadline to order tickets is September 12. Register online.



Make a Difference

Hockey fans


Jul 2, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
- Alumni Directory data verification project

Oct 10, 2014
- Pre-Game - Beavers Hockey vs UND

Oct 16, 2014
- Nursing Lab Ribbon Cutting/Open House

Oct 17, 2014 - Oct 18, 2014
- BSU Homecoming!

Oct 17, 2014
- Beaver Pride Lunch

More upcoming events.

Horizons - Bemidji State Alumni Magazine - Fall/Winter 2012

Spring/Summer 2013

BSU alum Moses Tsang will receive the first honorary doctorate awarded by the university. Bemidji State University Magazine also features an interview with Dr. Anton Treuer, new executive director of the American Indian Resource Center, and a story about alum Rita Albrecht, Bemidji's first female mayor.


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