More than 1,000 new graduates celebrated the end of their college journeys at Bemidji State University’s 97th Commencement.
We scoured social media to find pics of Bemidji State University’s Class of 2016 celebrating their big day. Here’s what we found! Congrats, #BeaverGrads!
“You have the education to do us good. Have fun and celebrate with your friends and family, then go out there and make the world a better place.”
— Amy Klobuchar
United States Senator
Geri Nelson and her husband Darby, this year’s Distinguished Minnesotans, shared with graduates how living simply has allowed them incredible opportunities for generosity to others.
Many graduates decorate the tops of their caps with special messages for friends, relatives and other graduates. Here are some of our favorites from today’s ceremony.
We have shared stories on social media about graduates like Stephani who have jobs or are going on to graduate school. Revisit them on Storify.
While we celebrate the tremendous achievements of the Class of 2016, we also say goodbye to Dr. Richard Hanson, who is retiring in June after six years as our president.