The Brainerd, Minn.,-based Mississippi Headwaters Board has shared a video feature on the 2017 BASS College Championships, hosted by Bemidji State University on Lake Bemidji in August 2017. The video gives an overview of the tournament and also looks at steps taken during the tournament to support water conservation and prevent the spread of invasive species.
Mark Morrissey and his staff at Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center installed the dock at the BSU Boathouse in Diamond Point Park as part of their preparation for the summer activities season. The OPC will be open to all for equipment rentals beginning Monday, May 14.
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.”
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!
April 25 was the annual Sunsplash event which was held outside on the Lakeside Lawn with inflatables, puppies, caricature drawings, tie-dying, games, prizes and a barbeque dinner for students to have fun before finals week.
Bemidji State University recognized 61 employees with 690 combined years of service, nine faculty members who have been granted emeriti status, 14 retiring staff members and winners of the university’s Awards of Excellence at its annual Employee Recognition Celebration April 26.
Senior Madeline Treuer repeated as Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year and a record 51 graduating native students were honored at Bemidji State University’s 38th Annual American Indian Students Recognition Banquet.