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Delta Psi Omega

Delta Psi Omega was a national honorary dramatic society at Boise State from 1946 until 1965. Students became eligible for membership by earning points through participation in theatrical productions or related campus activities.  (See also Alpha Mu Omega) Activities were: … (Read More) Delta Psi Omega

Sigma Mu

Sigma Mu was active at Boise Junior College from 1959 to 1960. The co-ed fraternity was made up of journalism students and members of the Les Bois yearbook staff. Their mission was to promote a better understanding of journalism, to improve … (Read More) Sigma Mu

Phi Theta Kappa

Phi Theta Kappa was active at Boise Junior College/Boise College from 1947 to 1967. It was a co-ed fraternity comprised of the top 10% of the student body. The society was limited to students with a grade point average of … (Read More) Phi Theta Kappa

Tau Kappa Epsilon

Tau Kappa Epsilon has been a social fraternity where members strive to make lasting friends on the Boise State campus since 1969.  Their current mission is to aid men in their mental, moral, and social development for life. Past activities … (Read More) Tau Kappa Epsilon

President John Barnes, 1967-1977

Dr. John B. Barnes was Boise State’s third president from 1967 to 1977. Barnes received a Bachelors of Arts in 1949 and a Masters of Art in Speech and Education in 1950 from the University of Denver. In 1955 he … (Read More) President John Barnes, 1967-1977

Pi Sigma Sigma

Pi Sigma Sigma was organized the spring of 1949 and existed until 1968. The fraternity’s main purpose was to permit more male students to take an active part in organized activities of the school. Activities were: Concessions at Football and … (Read More) Pi Sigma Sigma

Lyle Smith

Lyle H. Smith, the son of Burrel F. Smith and Addie (Humphrey) Smith, was born March 17, 1916, in the rural town of Steptoe, Washington. He attended Moscow High School in Moscow, Idaho, where he was actively involved in sports, … (Read More) Lyle Smith


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

Kappa Sigma

Kappa Sigma was formed by the Intercollegiate Knights in the spring of 1969. Between 1969-1978 members of the fraternity played an active role on campus as directors of student program boards, senators of several schools, and chairing committees. The current … (Read More) Kappa Sigma