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ISU student-athletes bike across Idaho to honor coach

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the July 24th, 2014

ISU track athletes Mattie Mulick and Norah Parkinson will finish their 670 mile bicycle ride across Idaho to honor their former coach, Jackie Poulson with a group ride and barbecue July 26 at Davis Field on the ISU campus in Pocatello. (more…)

ISU TRiO Upward Bound program to host free carnival July 14 on Hutchinson Quad

Posted in Academics, Events, People by taylandy on the July 11th, 2014

The TRiO Upward Bound students at Idaho State University invite all to attend TRiO Upward Bound’s 50th Anniversary Carnival Monday, July 14 on the ISU Quad starting at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to all ages.

The carnival highlights the theme “Celebrating College Access.” TRiO Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science high school students participating in ISU’s six-week residential college preparation program this summer have prepared carnival booths related to higher education.

The TRiO programs were the first national college access and retention programs to address the serious social and cultural barriers to education in America. In 1965, the TRiO Upward Bound programs were launched across the United States, Idaho State University was one of the originally funded programs launched in 1965, making it one of the oldest TRiO Upward Bound programs in the nation.

TRiO Upward Bound is a federally funded program that provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. TRiO Upward Bound serves high school students from low-income families; and students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor’s degree.

The TRiO Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science grants work with 9-12 graders to help prepare them for the rigor of a college curriculum. The ISU Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math Science grants serve 12 high schools in southeastern Idaho: American Falls, Aberdeen, Pocatello, Century, Highland, Sho-Ban, Snake River, Blackfoot, Firth, Shelley, Bonneville, and Idaho Falls.

Idaho State University signs cooperation agreement with autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the July 11th, 2014

Idaho State University has signed a cooperation agreement with Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

The agreement enables the exchange of students and faculty in the health science programs, enabling them to study community medicine from a global perspective. This collaborative effort is designed to broaden the academic, professional and cultural perspectives of the participants. (more…)

ISU Alumni Association presents Steve Eaton in concert July 19 at The Stonehouse in Boise

Posted in Events, Featured, ISU-Boise, People by taylandy on the July 10th, 2014

Enjoy the music of Boise singer/songwriter Steve Eaton during “An Evening with Steve Eaton,” Saturday, July 19, at The Stonehouse, 665 Park Boulevard, in Boise.

The event, sponsored by the Idaho State University Alumni Association, is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (more…)

“When Giants Roamed” exhibit brings historic Idaho mammals back to life at the Idaho Museum of Natural History

Posted in Events, Exhibits, Featured by taylandy on the June 30th, 2014

The Idaho Museum of Natural History on the Idaho State University campus is opening a thrilling new exhibit that will showcase some of the giant mammals that lived in Idaho during the last three million years. “When Giants Roamed” opens to the public on July 1, with a special event on July 5 from 3 to 5 p.m. (more…)

Idaho Museum of Natural History to Offer Summer Vacation Exploration Program

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the June 25th, 2014

The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will offer fun, educational opportunities for children this summer in its Vacation Exploration program for children in pre-k through third, and fourth through sixth grades, and will offer one adult class.

All classes will meet at the Idaho Museum of Natural History, located at Dillon Street and South Fifth Avenue on the campus of Idaho State University in Pocatello. Some classes are field trips and some will be held at the museum.

For more information, please call Becky Hansis-O’Neill at (208) 282-2195. A full list of classes can be found on the Museum’s website, (more…)

High school students get a taste of college life at the First Annual Summer Researchship Program

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the June 20th, 2014

Idaho State University is hosting approximately 15 high-ability rising sophomores at the first annual “Summer Researchship” program June 17 and 18 on the ISU campus. (more…)

Production of “The King and I” brings Idaho State University and community together

Posted in Events, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the June 20th, 2014

A cast of more than 40 community members and Idaho University students are showcased in the musical “The King and I” that will have its final performances June 19-21 at the Stephen’s Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Idaho State University to increase and enhance safety and security measures on campuses

Posted in Events, Featured, People by taylandy on the June 19th, 2014

As a result of an ongoing security assessment, Idaho State University will begin implementing additional safety and security measures across the ISU system. This is expected to be a multiphase process, which will initially include arming highly-trained, on-campus University officers. (more…)

Eighth annual Blake Stephens Foosball Tournament set June 22

Posted in Events, People by taylandy on the June 18th, 2014

The eighth annual Blake Stephens Foosball Tournament will be June 22 at 2 p.m. at Hooligans in Pocatello.

The event, which raises scholarship money for student veterans attending Idaho State University, honors local Army soldier Sgt. Blake Stephens who was killed in Iraq in 2007 by a roadside bomb. Stephens often played foosball at the local establishment. (more…)

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