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ISU authentic Thai dinner and silent auction fundraiser set April 16 at Liberty Hall

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the April 10th, 2015

Idaho State University will present an authentic Thai dinner and silent auction fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at Liberty Hall, 325 W. Benton, in Pocatello.

This fundraiser supports the Association for the Promotion of the Status of Women, one of the only organizations that serve domestic violence and sexual abuse survivors in Thailand. Money raised will go to improve the educations and academic opportunities of disadvantaged children and adults in Bangkok, Thailand. (more…)

Pauline Thiros named ISU Associate Vice President for Development; ISU Foundation names two new board members, Troy Bell, Bill McNabb

Posted in People by taylandy on the April 9th, 2015

Pauline Thiros has been named the new Idaho State University associate vice president for development in the ISU Foundation.

The ISU Foundation also named two new board members, Troy Bell, president and CEO of TanaBell Health Services, and Bill McNabb, owner of McNabb Farms and McNabb Trucking. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Ram Eddings presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame

Posted in People by taylandy on the April 9th, 2015

The U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame will present a Lifetime Achievement Award to Ram Eddings, coordinator for the Idaho State University Diversity Resource Center, for his devotion to the sport of rugby, including nearly 20 years as a coach of ISU rugby club teams.

The Lifetime Achievement Awards recognizes and honors individuals who have dedicated their life to the sport of rugby and whose service and commitment to rugby may have gone unrecognized. (more…)

ISU announces Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad winning teams

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the April 9th, 2015

Three teams from Hawthorne Middle School in Pocatello swept the competition at the Eastern Idaho Science Olympiad, held at Idaho State University earlier this month.

The event was sponsored by the ISU Department of Physics and featured six teams of seventh through ninth grade students from Franklin Middle School and Hawthorne Middle School. The teams competed with homemade water rockets, wheeled vehicles, hydraulic ball shooters, and wood bridges. Students took part in a forensics challenge, testing of their knowledge and experimental skills in other fun science events. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Lisa Kidder will be featured presenter at a National Quality Matters webinar

Posted in People by taylandy on the April 9th, 2015

Idaho State University’s Lisa Kidder is the featured presenter at the national Quality Matters “QM Success Stories” webinar on May 27.

The title of Kidder’s presentation is “Looking Under the Hood: Making Course Design Transparent.” She is a senior instructional technologist at the ISU Instructional Technology Resource Center. (more…)

I’m So There: ISU-Meridian will host April 21 reception for new fall students

Posted in Events, ISU-Boise, People by taylandy on the April 9th, 2015

Treasure Valley high school students admitted to Idaho State University for the fall semester and their parents will learn tips on how to make the first year of college a success at Bengal Declaration, Tuesday, April 21, 6 p.m., at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive. (more…)

ISU School of Performing Arts to present “Musical of Musicals (The Musical)” beginning April 17

Posted in Events, Featured, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 9th, 2015

Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will perform “Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)” beginning on April 17 in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Rogers Black Box Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

There will also be performances on April 18, 20, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. (more…)

Idaho State University Outstanding Student Award winners announced

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the April 7th, 2015

Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2015 Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 9, in Holt Arena.

The Outstanding Student Awards are presented to recognize outstanding graduating seniors who have excelled in their programs, their extracurricular activities and have epitomized ISU’s outstanding student body. Students receiving these prestigious awards exhibit a readiness to graduate, high academic achievement, above-average dedication to academic and professional goals and involvement in professional societies. Work experience and community service are also considered.

The Outstanding Student Award recipients will be honored at a reception April 10 at 6 p.m. in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Outstanding Student Award recipients for 2015 are Daniel Shelden, Boise, College of Arts and Letters – Fine Arts and Humanities; Ashley Miller, Pocatello, College of Arts and Letters – Social and Behavioral Sciences; Douglas Walker, Pocatello, College of Science and Engineering – Natural and Physical Sciences; Kyle R. Gagnon, Boise, College of Science and Engineering – Engineering; Rick T. Richardson, Crofton, British Columbia, Graduate School – Masters; E. Scott Lee, Rexburg, Graduate School – Doctoral; Kayla Miller, Boise, College of Education; Jameson Bastow, Twin Falls, College of Business; Jakob P. Meng, Idaho Falls, College of Technology; Lindsey Marie Hunt, Ontario, Oregon, College of Pharmacy; Jennifer K. Brooks, Idaho Falls, Division of Health Sciences; and Madeline Woodhouse, Pocatello, School of Nursing. (more…)

Women’s and Children’s Alliance honors ISU-Meridian’s Bessie Katsilometes

Posted in Events, ISU-Boise, People by taylandy on the April 7th, 2015

Idaho State University-Meridian’s Dr. Bessie Katsilometes was one of 50 women honored by the Women’s and Children’s Alliance at its 22nd Annual Tribute to Women and Industry Luncheon on April 2 in Boise. (more…)

ISU presents Les Stroud the ‘Survivorman’ on April 8

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the April 1st, 2015

Idaho State University’s Student Anthropological Society will present Les Stroud the “Survivorman” Wednesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. at the Museum of Clean 711 S. Second Ave., Pocatello. (more…)

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