More than 1,100 Graduates From Class of 2018 Earn Degrees

Will Weaver, professor emeritus of English, challenged the 1,082 members of Bemidji State University’s Class of 2018 to “be open to surprise, to chance, to the lives of people close at hand. You have no idea how that stranger might affect your life — or you theirs.”

99th Commencement: Gallery of Graduation Caps

Dozens of students in Bemidji State’s Class of 2018 celebrated their status as college graduates with custom-decorated mortar boards. We couldn’t catch everyone, but we were able to get photos of more than 50 of them. Congratulations, graduates!