Young Life Club Includes 27 Students

Young Life is a student club at Bemidji State University that works to bring Jesus Christ into the lives of adolescents with an approach that is respectful of who young people are and hopeful about who they can be. Young Life believes in the power of presence and believe that the lives of young people […]

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BSU Electronic Ensemble ‘Voltage’ Holds Annual Concert

Voltage, a student electronic music ensemble at Bemidji State University, performed on campus Dec. 10. The concert was held in the Thompson Recital Hall of BSU’s Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex and featured a special guest appearance by Dr. Del Lyren, BSU professor of music, on the Electronic Wind Instrument. The music featured in the concert […]

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47 Students Receive Alumni Relative Scholarships

Bemidji State University awarded $41,000 in Alumni Relative Scholarships from the BSU Foundation for the 2014-15 academic year, part of more than $1.26 million in total scholarships that will be distributed to students by the foundation. New and continuing students who are relatives of active BSU alumni are eligible to apply for Alumni Relative Scholarships, […]

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2014-15 Bemidji Choir includes 59 BSU students and alumni

Bemidji State University’s renowned Bemidji Choir includes 59 students, 25 of whom are majoring in something other than music, for its 2014-15 performance season. The choir, under the direction of Professor of Music Dr. P. Bradley Logan, provides BSU students with an outlet for their music talents and brings choral music to audiences in Bemidji […]

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BSU’s Varsity Singers Perform Winter Concert

The Bemidji State University Varsity Singers performed their traditional winter concert on Dec. 14. The choir, which includes 28 non-music majors among its 36 members, does not require auditions and all students are encouraged to join. Contact • Laura Holm, BSU Department of Music; (218) 755-2915, lholm@bemidjistate.edu Varsity Singers, by hometown Bemidji |56601| Alexander Danielson, […]

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‘It Inspires Me’

Ingrid is a single mom from Cass Lake, MN, who lives in a BSU campus apartment with her two sons. She is majoring in elementary education with a minor in Ojibwe language and plans to teach in a language-immersion school. “Receiving a scholarship gives me a renewed sense of energy and determination,” Ingrid says. “It inspires me […]

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‘I appreciate your help’

Tony is an Exercise Science major with minors in Business Administration and Human Performance who plans to become a physical therapist. A running back on the BSU football team, he also works two jobs related to his field. Receiving the Otto Erickson Memorial Fund Scholarship has allowed him to manage athletics and academics while also working two jobs […]

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In Tribute

Joe Lueken invested a lifetime into his grocery business and could have sold it for a fortune. Instead, he turned his three stores over to his employees, making them all owners. “The grocery business is who Joe was,” said Tom Welle, president of First National Bank in Bemidji, one of his early lenders. “It was […]

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Report of Gifts

A great many doing great things for BSU Visionary Steve Jobs once said, “The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work.” In the past year, donors, alumni, board members, faculty, community members and staff have contributed great individual efforts and gifts to benefit students and ensure BSU’s […]

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In Memoriam

In Memoriam Listed in order of class year Joe Lueken (Honorary Alumni ’04) Floraine Nielsen (former music faculty) Dr. Victor D. Weber (former coach, Athletic Director, faculty) Audrey (Sauve) Johnston ’38, Detroit Lakes Lillian V. Grandell ’39, Hermantown LeRoy E. Maas ’40, Albert Lea Helen B. (Cronemiller) Nelson ’40, Bemidji Phyllis J. (McLeod) Numedahl ’40, […]

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