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Assuring Student Success Requires Programming “Beyond the Major”

Students’ success is our number one priority at Boise State University. With more than 200 areas of study in seven academic colleges, we provide many options for today’s students to earn a degree in the field of their choice. We … (Read More) Assuring Student Success Requires Programming “Beyond the Major”

One Big Bronco Family

As nearly 4,000 Boise State students cross the academic threshold this year to join the ranks of 84,000 Bronco alumni, we welcome them to the next stage of their Boise State journey. And leading this journey to ensure our alumni … (Read More) One Big Bronco Family

Graduation is Milestone on the Bronco Journey of a Lifetime

On May 6, we will engage in the special ritual that marks the achievement of the university’s primary purpose — to educate students. Nearly 2,000 students from all academic fields of study will cross the threshold and join the Bronco family … (Read More) Graduation is Milestone on the Bronco Journey of a Lifetime

Creating a Culture of Philanthropy Through Student Engagement

Outside of the classrooms, labs and study halls at Boise State, students are engaged in athletics, clubs, internships, service-learning and other programs that broaden their ability to adapt quickly to the collaborative and changing environment of their chosen professions.   In fact, … (Read More) Creating a Culture of Philanthropy Through Student Engagement

Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

At Boise State University, we strive to provide our undergraduate and graduate students academic excellence that prepares them to become leaders in their communities, lifelong learners, and engaged colleagues inspired by innovation and creativity in their respective fields. We know … (Read More) Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

Growth and Distinction Through Collaborative Partnerships

Boise State University continues to establish itself as a metropolitan research university of distinction, providing graduate and undergraduate students access to some of the world’s top-flight faculty leaders in their respective fields. Doctoral graduates have more than doubled in the … (Read More) Growth and Distinction Through Collaborative Partnerships

Freshman Class Brings Excellence Home to Boise State

Homecoming is an exciting time for everyone—from new students just beginning their journey—to the most passionate, long-standing alumni. It’s a time to celebrate our accomplishments, welcome alumni back to campus and share traditions with our current students. And, with a record … (Read More) Freshman Class Brings Excellence Home to Boise State

Take a Look at the Ripple Effect of Giving at Boise State

Philanthropic endowments have been known since ancient times. The Greek philosopher Plato bequeathed valuable land to his disciples so they could maintain his Academy. The ripple effect of endowment funds is powerful and real. We see it every day at … (Read More) Take a Look at the Ripple Effect of Giving at Boise State

Award-winning Boise State Research Shows Relationships Matter for Giving

Award-winning research in the human anthropology lab at Boise State University recently explored motivations and predictors in generosity — How does the social relationship between a donor and solicitor influence donation amounts? What individual characteristics explain decisions? What motivates people to … (Read More) Award-winning Boise State Research Shows Relationships Matter for Giving

Boise State Beats $25 Million Scholarship Goal

More than 500 students and donors gathered at the annual Scholarship Dinner to celebrate a major milestone yesterday: $29 million raised for scholarships! This exceeds the Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Opportunities scholarship campaign goal of $25 million and is a testament … (Read More) Boise State Beats $25 Million Scholarship Goal

A True Blue Promise to Idaho Students

Idaho’s college bound high-performers may have another good reason to stay in their home state and become Boise State University Broncos. This week Boise State announced a new financial aid package — the biggest in Boise State’s history: the True … (Read More) A True Blue Promise to Idaho Students

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”

Boise State Graduates are Broncos for Life

This week, Boise State University celebrates the graduation of some 1,700 Broncos at our annual winter Commencement. That sets another record for us, and it looks like these bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree recipients, along with our graduates this past … (Read More) Boise State Graduates are Broncos for Life

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

Opportunities Grow For Boise State Students

The opportunities for Boise State students to grow as tomorrow’s thinkers, innovators and citizens of the world – to expand their awareness of themselves, their abilities and how they might contribute to society’s improvement – continue to build. Last week’s … (Read More) Opportunities Grow For Boise State Students

A Better World One Graduate at a Time

“You can make the world a better place.” With that one sentence, activist and Boise State University alumna Marilyn Shuler (M.A., public administration, 1978) summed up the hope and potential of the 1,637 graduates who participated in Saturday’s Commencement ceremony. … (Read More) A Better World One Graduate at a Time

Top Ten Scholars Embrace Life as Broncos

At a wonderful banquet last week, Boise State’s 2014 Top Ten Scholars were honored for their accomplishments as Broncos and given an important charge for their life as alumni of this university: do great things and stay in touch with … (Read More) Top Ten Scholars Embrace Life as Broncos

Students Highlight Extraordinary Scholarship Opportunities

Earlier this week, nearly 400 donors to student scholarships were celebrated at a special evening event featuring many of the Boise State scholarship recipients that they support. Without question, this annual event has become one of my favorite evenings of the … (Read More) Students Highlight Extraordinary Scholarship Opportunities

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