Idaho State University Counseling faculty, students to visit Thailand during holiday break to learn, serve
While many Idaho State University students and personnel were finishing up and readying for the holidays with their families, ISU Department of Counseling Professor and Chair David Kleist was packing his bags, preparing to leave for a three-week trip to Thailand on the last day of fall semester.
Kleist will be leading a group of eight, including four master’s and two doctoral Department of Counseling students, during a series of activities in Thailand including visits to an orphanage, a domestic violence shelter, a university and a Buddhist meditation center. The ISU students, who will earn two credits for the trip, will join him in Thailand on Dec. 27. (more…)
Necklace designed by Idaho State University first lady Laura Vailas to be given away at College of Arts and Letters New Year’s Eve Gala
Idaho State University’s first lady Laura Vailas has created a necklace exclusively for the College of Arts and Letters New Year’s Eve Gala held on Dec. 31. The necklace will be given away at midnight to one of the gala attendees. (more…)
Organizers for the Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters Annual New Year’s Eve Gala hope to raise more than $30,000 for scholarships and create an endowment for student scholarships.
“We want to raise a greater amount of scholarship funds than we did last year so we will be able to again give directly to students to allow them to complete their education and launch their careers,” said Heidi Jarvis, Director of Advancement, College of Arts and Letters, and Strategic University Initiatives.
The second annual New Year’s Eve Gala will be held on Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. The theme for this year’s gala is “Masquerade Ball.” Scholarships are made possible from donors in the community, as well as ticket sales. (more…)
The Idaho State University Department of Theatre will present two performances of the Auntie Claus holiday reader’s theatre Friday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Bistline Theatre. (more…)
Idaho State University dental hygiene students are playing Santa Claus this holiday season—they’ve raised more than $1,500 to benefit three families and seven children.
The money will provide clothes, toys, books, toiletries, cleaning supplies, toothbrushes and dental floss for the families and children. The ISU Department of Dental Hygiene worked closely with an elementary school social worker to identity families in need, according to organizers. (more…)
Idaho State University’s fine arts series “A Season of Note” will present “A Kurt Bestor Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall. (more…)
Get your hearing checked for free at a series of screenings beginning Dec. 9 at the Speech and Language Clinic at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.
Free screenings are also set for Feb. 10, March 10 and April 14. Hours are 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. No appointment is necessary, and clinicians will see adults, teens and children as young as 3 years old. (more…)
Have a novel idea for a business enterprise?
Anyone with a great business idea is invited to attend one of two BIG (Business, Innovation and Growth) Competition introductory meetings Dec. 2, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Shoshone Bannock Hotel in Fort Hall and Dec. 3, 5-6 p.m. at the Republic American Grill, 355 River Parkway, in Idaho Falls. (more…)
Idaho State University Jazz Band to headline ISU New Year’s Eve Gala that raises funds for scholarships
The Idaho State University Jazz Band will headline the College of Arts and Letters’ New Year’s Eve Gala for the second year in a row, on Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)
Idaho State University to host $tart $mart training workshop geared toward women for negotiating pay
The American Association of University Women’s $tart $mart initiative will offer a salary-negotiating workshop geared towards women on Dec. 4 at Idaho State University.
Participation is aimed at ISU women seniors or graduate students, but community members may attend on a space-available basis. The workshop will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4 in the ISU Pond Student Union Clearwater Room. (more…)