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A Cornucopia of People, Ideas Bring Growth, and Gratitude for Boise State University

“The miracle of gratitude is that it shifts your perception to such an extent that it changes the world you see.” — Dr. Robert Holden When looking around the Boise State University campus, it’s easy to quickly identify several things … (Read More) A Cornucopia of People, Ideas Bring Growth, and Gratitude for Boise State University

Your Extraordinary Support Provides a $52.4 Million Legacy for Boise State

Boise State alumni and friends understand the university’s mission of providing affordable education to talented and committed students, and overwhelmingly supported the Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Opportunities scholarship campaign with more than $52 million in gifts and pledges. That’s more than … (Read More) Your Extraordinary Support Provides a $52.4 Million Legacy for Boise State

Extraordinary Impact Creates Extraordinary Opportunities

As we enter the final days of the Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Opportunities scholarship campaign, we’re seeing every day how your gifts toward student scholarships are making a significant impact in the lives of so many here at Boise State. We’ll … (Read More) Extraordinary Impact Creates Extraordinary Opportunities

Like Family, We Celebrate the Lives and Impact of Broncos

Our engagement with alumni, donors and friends often grows into special relationships with common bonds.  The important partners have a profound impact on Boise State in many ways. We cherish these relationships, and consider them members of our extended family. … (Read More) Like Family, We Celebrate the Lives and Impact of Broncos

A Frequency of Generosity Connects Public Radio Supporters to The University

If you’re an Idaho resident and a long-time fan of NPR programming, you may recall that Boise — even as a growing city and the only major market in Idaho — didn’t have a clear signal until 1988. Today, Boise … (Read More) A Frequency of Generosity Connects Public Radio Supporters to The University

Change, Growth and Connection at Boise State and Beyond

Heraclitus said, “Ever-new waters flow on those who step into the same rivers.” Boise State is like this — a river that remains a river, but changes with what it contains. Stepping into Boise State, like stepping into a river, … (Read More) Change, Growth and Connection at Boise State and Beyond

Passion for Music Becomes Philanthropic Legacy

    Philanthropy is a strong legacy. We are reminded of that, sadly, when we lose a dear friend like Keith Stein whose support of Boise State, with his wife Catherine, has had measureless impact on Boise State and our … (Read More) Passion for Music Becomes Philanthropic Legacy

Philanthropy Grows Basque Studies at Boise State – An International Program

Ongi Etorri! “Welcome” in the language of the Basque, Euskara. Every five years not far from Boise State campus the streets and venues are filled with traditional Basque music, dance, food and sport for Jaialdi, one of the largest Basque … (Read More) Philanthropy Grows Basque Studies at Boise State – An International Program

13 Ways of Looking at Endowments

Do you have a clear vision of the impact of all of your charitable giving? If not, you are not alone. Organizations that depend upon donor support often struggle to tell this part of the story, especially in a way … (Read More) 13 Ways of Looking at Endowments

Practicing “The Art of Fulfillment”

I’ll begin this note with a bit of good news. Thanks to the support of alumni and friends, and the hard work of the Alumni Association and volunteers, we set a new record for funds raised at our Alumni Auction … (Read More) Practicing “The Art of Fulfillment”

Local Donor Impact Has Global Reach

It’s not every day that a gift to the university comes in the form of organisms thought to be among the oldest living things on earth. However, it did happen recently here at Boise State. It reminded us that gifts … (Read More) Local Donor Impact Has Global Reach

Growing Together For Boise State

From Easter egg hunts on the Blue to exclusive art gallery openings, we’re always hatching and shaping new ways to show our donors how much Boise State University appreciates them. The annual Easter egg hunt is about being on the … (Read More) Growing Together For Boise State

Our Commitment to Financial Stewardship

This time of year, we notice news headlines calling out for budget cutting exercises and reduced spending. Of course, as a state institution of higher education there are implications for us—the budget informs our program and operations plans for the … (Read More) Our Commitment to Financial Stewardship

Investment in Students Makes Stronger, More Engaged Communities

It has been said that great cities need great universities, and it has long been one of Boise State University’s priorities to fulfill that need here in Idaho’s capitol. Yes, a university must educate tomorrow’s workers, innovators and leaders, but … (Read More) Investment in Students Makes Stronger, More Engaged Communities

Thank You for all That You do for Boise State

On this Thanksgiving week, I am pleased not only to have a chance to express my gratitude— but to have an avenue to reach the very people it concerns. Here at Boise State, we are thankful for you. We are thankful … (Read More) Thank You for all That You do for Boise State

Student Philanthropy Builds Ties to the Future

Students are typically the beneficiaries of philanthropy at Boise State University. Generous donors fund scholarships, give to building projects and support academic programs, all of which ultimately make the learning experience of our students stronger and more meaningful. But there … (Read More) Student Philanthropy Builds Ties to the Future

Campus-wide Self-assessment Ensures Strong Stewardship

At Boise State University, our foremost focus is to create the best possible educational experience for our students. In doing this, we not only prepare them to lead happy and successful individual lives, but we also make this university an … (Read More) Campus-wide Self-assessment Ensures Strong Stewardship

Join Us for a Lifetime of Learning Experiences

On Saturday hundreds of children and their families will come to campus for STEM Exploration, Boise State’s annual all-day learning event that gives K-12 students a chance to delve into all kinds of fun and engaging hands-on concepts in science, … (Read More) Join Us for a Lifetime of Learning Experiences

You Make It All Possible

Without you – the dedicated and passionate alumni, friends and donors of Boise State – this university’s remarkable strides on behalf of its students would not be possible. Your investment of time, treasure and emotion. Your desire to drive Boise … (Read More) You Make It All Possible

The Idaho Bird Observatory is an Educational Gem

Over the weekend, a group from our office took advantage of a wonderful opportunity to see first-hand some of the amazing research being done at Boise State University. The Idaho Bird Observatory (IBO) is an extraordinary research initiative that monitors … (Read More) The Idaho Bird Observatory is an Educational Gem