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Valkyries

The Valkyries first organized on campus circa 1934 and were active until 1981. The sorority was dedicated to cooperation and friendliness among students, campus, and community through service. Members were chosen based on scholarships and participation in activities. Activities were: … (Read More) Valkyries

The Home Economics Club

1941-1976 The Home Economics Club furthered interest in and studied issues centered around the home. Membership was open to anyone enrolled in a home economics course. Activities: Meetings held at members’ homes Red Cross Work Veterans Poppy sale Photo: Yearbook … (Read More) The Home Economics Club

Forensic Club

1939-1941 The Forensic Club explored debate and parliamentary procedures. During World War II, the club held regular meetings discussing the future of war, debating each side of the question. During its existence, the club discussed many topical issues and held … (Read More) Forensic Club

Intercollegiate Knights

The Intercollegiate Knights were an international fraternity at Boise Junior College/Boise State from 1936 until 1995. Their motto was: Service, Sacrifice, and Loyalty. The fraternity focused on establishing and improving campus standards, and worked with other Greek groups on events … (Read More) Intercollegiate Knights

Camera Club

Camera Club 1940-1941 The Camera Club was composed of students interested in photography. Activities: Boise Photographers lectures Field trips to take pictures           (Read More) Camera Club

B-Cube Club

B-Cube Club 1937-1959 The B-Cube Club was an organization of freshman women. Their motto was “Boost Broncos, Boost B.J.C., and Boost Freshmen.” Their purpose was to bring pep and enthusiasm to the campus, especially at athletic events. Activities: Football Banquet … (Read More) B-Cube Club

Dean of Men

Beginning in 1935, the Dean of Men was a position that was responsible for the general welfare of all male students. In support of the Vice President of Student Affairs, position duties included counseling students, serving as a professional resource, advising … (Read More) Dean of Men

Presidents

Presidents 2019- Marlene Tromp 2003-2018 Robert Kustra 1993-2003 Charles Ruch 1979-1991 John Keiser 1967-1978 John Barnes 1936-1967 Eugene Chaffee 1932-1934 Middleton Barnwell Acting/Interim Presidents 2018-2019 Martin Schimpf (Interim) 1991-1993 Larry Selland (Interim) 1978-1979 Richard Bullington (Interim) 1967 W.L. Gottenberg (Acting) … (Read More) Presidents

Minute Maids

1943-1967 The Minute Maids were female students whose main goals were to sell war bonds and stamps during World War II. The girls wore uniforms of a dark dress with a collar and blue halo, and a blue and orange … (Read More) Minute Maids

Madrigal Club

1944-1945 The Madrigal Club was a choir of students with ten members that sang for several community organizations and clubs throughout the year. Sources: Boise State Yearbook, 1944 (Read More) Madrigal Club