Alumni programs at Boise State are growing with the approval of charters for four new chapters by the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Each of the chapter leadership teams exceeded the minimum requirements for an official charter with plans in the works for social, service and scholarship activities.
The Honors College Alumni Chapter serves alumni who graduated from the Honors College as well as alumni who took at least 12 honors credits during their time at Boise State. Plans for the chapter include establishing a robust mentoring program, fundraising for a legacy project at the new Honors College building and engaging alumni nationwide.
The Latino Alumni Chapter will focus on the recruitment and retention of Latino students at Boise State University.
Planning sessions have begun for a mentoring program and professional networking. The chapter also recently celebrated the opening of the new Latino space on campus, Casita Nepantla. This chapter will serve Latino students, staff and faculty at Boise State University, as well as anyone else interested in learning more about the Latino culture.
The College of Business and Economics (COBE) Alumni Chapter will focus on service to the current students of COBE. Members plan to partner with COBE career advisors and design a mentoring program to facilitate facetime with members who have real-life work experience to enhance networking opportunities for students.
The Fiesta Alumni Chapter serves alumni and friends in Arizona with a focus on activities in the greater Phoenix area. Chapter leaders currently are collaborating with Boise State admissions staff to enhance recruitment efforts in this region. Additionally, the group is planning social and scholarship events and encourage Boise area alumni to attend their events in sunny Arizona each spring.