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Honors Spotlight: Elena Gallina is named a Rhodes Scholar

Congratulations to Honors College graduate Elena Gallina on winning a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship! Elena is passionate about promoting economic empowerment of women in conflict zones, and she wants to change the way international governing bodies respond to disaster and the post-conflict reconstruction process.

Learn more about Elena’s Rhodes win here!


Every Major, Every Possibility, Every Day

Each year, more than 900 students representing every department on campus participate in the Honors College at Boise State. These students are ambitious, hard-working and fully engaged in their education. Students in honors courses enjoy small discussion-based classes with an average of 17 peers. Graduates from the program go on to receive national scholarships, land in top graduate schools around the world and begin exciting new careers.

Inspired Minds, Inspired Living

Rendering of new Honors College building The new Honors College and Sawtooth Hall opened in fall 2017 and features Honors-dedicated living and learning facilities including dining areas, classrooms, study spaces and housing for over 300 honors students. It is located on University Drive across from the Student Union.


Small School Environment, Big School Opportunity