Homecoming is a reminder of the legacy of our university and its promise. When I talk with returning alumni, sometimes on their first visit to campus since graduating, it reminds me of the things that bind us to our alma mater.
Many of these conversations are about experiences alumni had on campus and the lasting friendships they made here. Overwhelmingly, it was faculty that connected them to their college, impacted their careers and inspired them to stay involved.
This year we honored 10 people who have represented Boise State at the highest level through their careers or service. On Thursday, Oct. 6, we hosted the Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala, where we celebrated their accomplishments — and how Boise State has changed their lives.
Honorees this year are titans of business, education, service, mental health and more. They have achieved great things and honored their university. The gala is just one way we give thanks to our alumni. By shining a light on them, we hope to inspire others to aim high and see the value in a Boise State education. Click here to learn more about our Distinguished Alumni recipients for 2022.
We have other ways to recognize our outstanding alumni, and invite you to share your experiences with us. If you have stories about fellow alumni, friends or educators who have had an impact, share your stories here as a Bronco Note.
Check Out our Latest Partnership
The Boise State Alumni Association is proud to announce our newest partner, AlumnusPay, Powered by ECS Boise. AlumnusPay is a payment processing company located in the historic Owyhee building in downtown Boise. The friendly faces of AlumnusPay are ready to equip our alumni entrepreneurs with innovative payment solutions to shape the future of their businesses. Every transaction will not only benefit our alumni business owners but will in return, generate revenue for the Boise State Alumni Association.
BOLD Tailgates: The Place to Be on Bronco Gameday
Come join other BOLD graduates, Broncos of the Last Decade, at our exclusive tailgate party before Bronco Football. Tailgates, held at DeChevreaux Field, will begin three hours before the game on Saturday, Nov 5! Enter to win prizes sponsored by the Bronco Shop and enjoy beverages from 10 Barrel Brewing with a wristband
Broncos in Colorado — Join Us for the Air Force Game
Join us for two great events before the Air Force game. First stop by the Denver Chapter Alumni Mixer on Oct. 21 from 5-7 p.m. at Stoney’s Uptown Joint. Then join us on game day for a Pre-Game Bronco Social from 2-4 p.m. at the Brass Tap Sports Bar.
A group of dedicated Broncos in Colorado recently conducted a canal clean-up service project that resulted in the beautification of a 2.5-mile stretch of the canal in Denver. On behalf of the High Line Canal Conservancy, members of the Denver Alumni group pulled more than 45 pounds of trash from the area canal, earning “canal steward” status with the conservancy. Thank you to all the Denver Alumni Group members who participated in this project.
The BOLD Bundle
Purchase the BOLD Bundle and receive special access to $99 football and $99 basketball season tickets in the BOLD Sections, an annual alumni association membership, access to all three of our BOLD tailgates, access to three Broadway in Boise shows for this season for $125, and more! Your purchase also makes a gift to the BOLD Scholarship fund which supports a BOLD graduate with scholarship funds to pursue a graduate program of their choosing at Boise State.
COBE Alumni Chapter Mixer: Oct. 27
Enjoy a cocktail, good food and great company with your fellow College of Business and Economics Alumni Chapter on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 5–7 p.m. at Payette Brewing. There will be drawings for door prizes and Boise State swag!
“Being a part of the BOLD Committee is really meaningful to me because I’m already ingrained in this group. I hear the demand from my fellow BOLD graduates who are looking for a reason and a place to reconnect. BOLD is really great at providing that. We are taking the necessary steps to create a community for this large, and growing, base of people who want to stay connected.” — Brandon Fudge ’15, ’17
Be a Lifelong Learner with Osher
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Boise State University is a membership-based, lifelong learning program offering a wide variety of college-level, non-credit programs for intellectually curious adults age 50 and over. Most programs are available in person and via livestream, and are recorded for those with busy schedules.
Become a Donor to Support Future Broncos
The Boise State Alumni Association provides several scholarship options for you to support future Bronco students to succeed. Whether you choose to support Bronco family tradition, BOLD alums pursuing graduate education, students with foster-care experience, or any student who wants to be a Bronco — your gift will support future members of the Bronco family!
Bronco Bash at Reno: Nov. 12
Let’s go Bronco Nation! Join us for the Bronco Bash in Reno on Nov. 12 from 4–6 p.m. at the Eldorado Convention Center (located in the Eldorado Resort Casino at The Row) The event is free to attend, and a No-Host Bar will be available so guests can purchase their own beverages. Enter to win great prizes!
Find a Watch Party Near You
Boise State Alumni Association regional clubs, chapters and Bronco Contacts host football watch parties across the nation. Find a watch party and you’ll never be without a place to watch your Broncos!
Work at Boise State
No matter where you are at in your career journey, Boise State offers many ways to work and thrive on our campus.
Connect with Boise State Alumni and Students on BroncoLink
By joining BroncoLink, Boise State’s online mentoring platform, you can share your college or professional experience with a student as a mentor or connect with other alumni to help shape each others journey toward personal and career success.