Alesha Churba made the sacrifice to attend school twice, but says the second time around was when she finally figured things out. The single mother spent more than a decade working endless hours in retail management after earning her first degree, and it was only then that she realized a focused education would be her ticket to something better. (more…)
ISU Health Fair 2015 March 19-20 features more than 70 health learning centers; walk-in blood draws available
The Idaho State University Health Fair 2015 – celebrating its 34th year – is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 19-20, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. Parking is free in the Pond Student Union parking lot.
This year’s fair will feature more than 70 learning centers, blood draws and comprehensive health screenings and informational services on a variety of topics. (more…)
44th annual Frank Church Symposium set Feb. 26-27 at Idaho State University; theme is ‘Cross Cultural Expression in a Transforming World’
Idaho State University’s International Affairs Council (IAC), housed in the College of Arts and Letters, will host the 44th annual Frank Church Symposium on Feb. 26 and 27.
The theme for this year’s symposium is “Cross Cultural Expression in a Transforming World.”
The event is held annually in honor of Idaho Sen. Frank Church, chair of the U.S. Committee on Foreign Relations during the Vietnam War.
Charles “Charley” Metcalf, ISU alumnus, will present the keynote address. Metcalf will speak on “Cross Cultural Expression from a National Security Communication Perspective” on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)
Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters Gala raises more than $48,000 for student scholarships
The Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters raised more than $48,000 for student scholarships at the second annual New Year’s Eve Gala, and nearly doubled attendance from last year’s event.
The Gala was held at the Stephens Performing Arts Center and used most of the buildings unique space. Idaho State University students provided entertainment throughout the evening, and all $48,000 raised will be used for student scholarships in the fine arts and humanities. (more…)
The Idaho State University Nepalese Night will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.
The ninth annual celebration aims to provide insight into Nepalese culture. Attendees can expect to see dance and musical performances as well as different traditions representing each region of the country and traditional food. (more…)
As previously announced, a committee of constituent leaders has been assembled to assist with the public process and discussion related to the needs of the ISU presidential facility, one of the University’s 88 facilities.
The mission of this independent fact-finding committee is to assess the current condition of Servel House, which has been Idaho State University’s presidential residence facility for the last 63 years, and whether it should be repaired, renovated or restructured for the needs of the University today and into the future, and other potential options. (more…)
The Idaho State University Spring Career Fair, sponsored by the ISU Career Center, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. (more…)
Free flu shots, traumatic brain injury screenings offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Feb. 19
Free flu shots and screenings for hepatitis C and traumatic brain injury are among services offered at an adult community health screening Thursday, Feb. 19, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2920 Cassia St., in Boise.
The screening is for people 18 years and older. Appointments are not necessary. (more…)
Idaho State University’s annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at Reed Gymnasium for kindergarten through fifth grade participants, and there will be keynote presentation at 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20. (more…)
Unexpected surgery forces Collin Raye/BJ Thomas concert at Idaho State University to be rescheduled March 4
The Collin Raye and BJ Thomas “A Season of Note” concert scheduled Feb. 6 at the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center has been rescheduled to March 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Country music superstar Collin Raye has cancelled two shows on his 2015 tour schedule after being diagnosed with a physical condition that will require surgery to correct. (more…)