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Alumni Newsletter

Dear Broncos,

During the summer, a few students take classes, there are camps at Albertsons Stadium, and hardworking crews spruce up the grounds and facilities. Still, for a few months every year, Boise State University can feel like it’s taking a big breath.

Those months are coming to an end. Move In Day lands on Thursday, Aug. 18, and the first day of fall semester classes is — wait for it — Monday, Aug. 22. On behalf of the Boise State Alumni Association, I want to be among the first to welcome Broncos back to campus. They are the energy behind everything we do here. If our alumni feel a desire to participate and serve our incoming students, the Student Involvement and Leadership Center has a full list of events where we can lend a hand.

They bring this place to life as they fill our dorms, classrooms, the library, gyms and other facilities. As alumni, let’s take this moment to remember what it felt like to be a student on campus. Those were important moments for so many of us, and I’m proud to be able to share the Boise State experience year after year.

I’d also like to consider our students who will not join us on campus. We have a remarkable Extended Studies program that allows Broncos to pursue their degrees in their home communities. That’s an incredible feature that brings Boise State to our students, and I want them to feel every bit the Bronco as those who attend classes in person.

On another note, I invite everyone to save the date: President Marlene Tromp will hold her State of the University address at the Morrison Center on Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning at 10 a.m. If you’re unable to make it but are interested in hearing her remarks, a streaming option is available online.

Warmest wishes,
Lisa Gardner

Grow Your Bronco Family

As Boise State alumni, we stay connected…and celebrate together. We share the pride that lasts a lifetime. Become part of the Boise State Alumni Association and connect with other members of the Bronco family through special programs and events. We are a Bronco family. Join us today! Membership upgrades are also available.

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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, exclusive event invites 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.

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Park at the Alumni and Friends Center on Game Day

There are still parking spots available at the Alumni and Friends Center for the 2022 football season! Interior and exterior spaces are eligible to lifetime members for home games during the regular season and include the first right of refusal for a potential Mountain West Championship. Fill out the football parking request form to add your name to our list.

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Skip a Sip: Aug 16

Are you BOLD and a Boise State employee? Stop by campus for free Push and Pour coffee — in a cool new mug — courtesy of the Boise State Alumni Association. Mix and mingle with other BOLD employees, and learn about engaging with the alumni association While there, consider donating the price of your complimentary coffee to support Boise State scholarships.

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Bronco Bash on The Road

Bronco Bash at Oregon State: Sept. 3

Let’s go Bronco Nation! Please join us for a big Bronco Bash Pre-Game Tailgate Party at Oregon State before the football game at LaSells Stewart Center on Sept. 3 from 4–7 p.m. (PT). Meet local alumni and enjoy a BBQ dinner and visit from Boise Spirit Squad and Buster Bronco. Enter to win a signed football helmet and prizes! RSVP by Aug. 31.

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BOLD Tailgates: The Place to Be on Bronco Gameday

Come join other BOLD graduates, Broncos of the Last Decade, at your exclusive tailgate party before Bronco Football. Tailgates, held at DeChevreaux Field, will begin three hours before the games on Sept. 17, Sept. 30 and Oct. 8! Enter to win prizes sponsored by the Bronco Shop and enjoy beverages from 10 Barrel Brewing with a wristband (available to alumni members).

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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!

Find a Watch Party

Homecoming and Parent & Family Weekend: Oct. 3-9

Homecoming 2022 will coincide with Parent & Family Weekend, October 3-9. Join us in celebrating 90 years of Broncos!

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Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala: Oct. 6

Please join us for our annual Homecoming celebration on Thursday, Oct. 6, as we honor extraordinary alumni who exemplify the loyalty, passion, and innovation found in all dedicated Broncos. Enjoy an inspirational evening with honorees, President Marlene Tromp and special guests.

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Show Your Bronco Pride While You Drive

Purchase a Boise State license plate and help support Boise State scholarships. The first year, there is a $35 initial fee of which $25 goes toward the Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund. Each additional year, there is a $25 renewal fee, of which $15 goes toward the Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund.

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Bronco Bash on the Road

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 (location TBD). Then join us on game day for a Pre-Game Bronco Social from 2-4 p.m. at the Brass Tap Sports Bar.

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Bronco Bash on the Road

Bronco Bash at Reno: Nov. 12

Let’s go Bronco Nation! Save the date for a Bronco Bash in Reno on Nov. 12 from 4–6 p.m. The kick-off is 7:30 p.m. The event is free to attend. Guests can purchase their own food and beverages. Don’t forget to wear blue! Registration and location information coming soon.

Career Corner

Apply for *free* to Boise State Online Graduate programs

Boise State Online invites Alumni Association Members to apply for free to our 100% online MSA, MBA, Cyber Operations and Resilience, and MSW graduate programs. The programs are expertly designed to allow you to balance work, school and family.

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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.

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Get Involved

Remember that feeling you had when you were at Boise State — the feeling of being part of something you could be proud of? That feeling continues today.

Upcoming Events

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