NurseJournal.org, a global media website for nurses and health care professionals, has ranked Idaho State University’s School of Nursing fifth out of 442 nursing schools in the West.
ISU scored 101.32 points out of the maximum 130. NurseJournal.org used 20 metrics to measure schools in five categories: quality, affordability, convenience, satisfaction and value. (more…)
Jenny Brooks, an undergraduate student in the dietetics program at Idaho State University, has gone the extra mile to help organize one of ISU’s most successful outreach programs – Benny’s Pantry.
Benny’s Pantry is a food program designed to offer short-term help for members of the ISU community including students, staff and faculty who suffer from food insecurity. (more…)
By Emily Frandsen and Aaron Kirkham, ‘15
To say that freshman Austin Richards’ parents are proud of the work he is doing at Idaho State University is an understatement.
“I get a text from my parents every day telling me how proud they are,” Richards, a first-generation college student and nuclear engineering major said.
Richards knew he wanted a career in the sciences after an engineer from the Idaho National Laboratory spoke to his middle school class, but it was a visit from an Idaho State University TRiO Upward Bound Math Science advisor that sealed the deal. (more…)
Idaho State University has named Scott Scholes as the associate vice president of enrollment management, effective April 1. Formerly the dean of students at the College of Southern Idaho (CSI), Scholes will be responsible for leading the University’s undergraduate enrollment management units and strategies. (more…)
Idaho State University-Meridian assistant nursing professor Susan Tavernier is the 2015 recipient of the Oncology Nursing Society State-of-the-Science Lectureship Award.
Tavernier, Ph.D., RN, will accept the award during the opening ceremonies of the ONS Annual Congress April 23-26 in Orlando, Florida. (more…)
Idaho State University Sociology Professor DJ Williams helped launch the Journal of Positive Sexuality, the first journal of its kind, on Feb. 3.
The journal features articles, open to a variety of fields, that relate to positive sexuality. Positive sexuality helps people think about open communication and sexual diversity, according to Williams. (more…)
Neels Van der Schyf named new Idaho State University Vice President for Research, Dean of Graduate School
Cornelis J. (Neels) Van der Schyf, current dean of the Idaho State University Graduate School, has been named ISU Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School, pending approval from the Idaho State Board of Education. (more…)
The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has reaffirmed Idaho State University’s accreditation after the completion of the Fall 2014 Year Seven Evaluation.
“We are pleased that the NWCCU and the peer evaluation committee recognized ISU’s commitment to academic quality,’ said Laura Woodworth-Ney, provost and vice president of academic affairs.
Three $1,000 CommUniversity scholarships available to Idaho State University students; winners to be announced at Celebrate Idaho State
Three $1,000 Idaho State University CommUniversity Scholarships are available to full-time, full-fee paying students who will be at the junior or senior class level for fall 2015.
The deadline for applying is Feb. 20. (more…)
Bengal Smiles Idaho State University Sealant Program, one of the most successful outreach programs organized by the ISU Department of Dental Hygiene, has been awarded the 2014-2015 Wrigley Company Foundation Community Service Grant for the sealant program’s maintenance and expansion.
The grant was sponsored by the American Dental Hygienists Association Institute for Oral Health in the amount of $5,000. Dental hygiene associate professor Karen Portillo applied for the grant in October 2014. (more…)