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Bronco Family Chat

We love hearing all the wonderful things that Broncos are doing. Have you recently married, added to your family, received a promotion or a professional award?  Let us know and we may share your news with your classmates and fellow alumni online, on social media, or in the Boise State Magazine.

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Meet Jackie Polzin (MFA, 2018)

Alum’s first novel meditates on grief, love, and the tenuous art of raising chickens

What do chickens, questions about motherhood, and Minnesota have in common with Boise State’s creative writing program? Jackie Polzin (MFA, 2018) and her first novel “Brood.”

Meet Jackie Polzin (MFA, 2018)

BroncoLife Celebrates 20 Years

Boise State’s BroncoLife program commenced in 2002, and 20 years later, its focus remains the same, preparing student-athletes, both personally and professionally, for life after athletics.
Boise State’s BroncoLife program commenced in 2002, and 20 years later, its focus remains the same, preparing student-athletes, both personally and professionally, for life after athletics.

20 years after Bronco Life’s inception, its focus remains the same, preparing Boise State University student-athletes, both personally and professionally, for life after athletics.

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Meet Kara Fink

Pursuing a career that touches the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable people is a natural fit for Boise State University alum Kara Fink, who grew up in Boise. She earned a degree in international business and is the outreach and partnership manager at the Idaho Office for Refugees.

Meet Kara Fink

Three Refugee Students Share Their Journey

Institute for American Values

Boise State University’s new Institute for Advancing American Values explores enduring principles through conversation and research.

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The Illustrator and Animator Behind the Image

Meet Ben Konkol

Ben Konkol set a lofty goal early in his career as a professional illustrator and animator: get published in The New York Times. He expected that would take about five years to achieve — but that milestone was in Konkol’s rearview mirror within five months.

Meet Ben Konkol and See His Work
A Bronco Goes to Hollywood

Meet Alex Weiss Morgan

Like many people, Alex Weiss Morgan changed jobs during the pandemic. Between 2015 and 2020, she worked on many projects at DreamWorks Animation on films like “Trolls,” “Trolls World Tour,” and “Abominable and Croods: A New Age.” Then, in September of 2020, she got a job as a production supervisor at Netflix Animation where the demand for people who can get things done behind the literal scenes is sky-high.

Meet Alex Weiss Morgan

Be a Bronco Mentor

Help a Boise State student or recent graduate and give back to someone who was like you and benefited from the expertise of mentors. By joining BroncoLink, Boise State’s online mentoring platform, you can be matched with a student or recent graduate as a mentor to help shape their journey toward personal and career success. Join today and be part of the Broncos helping Broncos movement.

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Saint Alphonsus Health System support means Broncos can “be the light” for health care patients

Meet Shylenta Zimmerman

Shylenta Zimmerman of Nampa, Idaho, a radiologic sciences major in Boise State University’s College of Health Sciences, is the first in her family to attend university. The Trinity Health Community Investing Program, which makes scholarships available to highly motivated and compassionate health care students like Zimmerman, aims to reduce the social and economic disparities that lead to unequal health outcomes for minority and low-income communities.

Supporting Rural Communities

Community Impact Program

The Community Impact Program is designed with community stakeholders; the outcomes will be owned by the community. It incorporates deep connections between community, faculty and students with off-campus and accessible online experiences.

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Be Social

Use the #boisestate and #boisestatealumni hashtags to showcase your Bronco Pride, community involvement/service, stay-at-home adventures, and other ways that you are keeping connected to each other and to Bronco Nation as a whole.

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Upcoming Events

BOLD Summer and Sip Party

Do You Need More Time: Powerful Tactics to Make Time Your Superpower

COBE Alumni Chapter Mixer at Hawks Stadium

How to Manage Uncertainty and Create Meaning From the Inside Out

Oregon Brewer's Festival

Boise State News

Brigham Young University appoints Boise State alum as director of bands
Loyal Broncos: The Gribble family
Class Notes, spring 2022
Building a home for future builders