daho State University's retired employees will hold their third annual reunion on Oct. 26 at the Juniper Hills Country Club. All retired ISU faculty and staff and spouses of deceased retirees are invited to attend.
No-host social activities start at 5:30 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. (more…)
Idaho State University will host a teacher-training workshop to instruct teachers on how to use a "virtual" stock-market game in the classroom. It is scheduled Oct. 6, at Century High School in Pocatello and is free for the first 1,000 teams to sign up. (more…)
Idaho State University will hold auditions for "The Vagina Monologues" at the Pond Student Union Building Bengal Café from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 3 and from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 7.
The performance is an annual event to raise money to stop violence against women and girls. All proceeds will go to local organizations supporting that cause.
"You don't need acting experience to be in the production, just a willingness to help a good cause," said Dr. Debra Easterly, research administrator for ISU.
For more information, contact Easterly at 282-2618 or email@example.com.
Idaho State University will host a teacher-training workshop Sept. 29-30 for high school teachers that will prepare them to take their students to the International Economic Summit this November and April.
The summit is an interactive trading simulation that will teach students the intricacies and challenges of a global economy. (more…)
Idaho State University will host a training workshop to instruct teachers grades 3-6 to implement the Mini-Society curriculum into their classrooms and earn two professional development credits. (more…)
The Idaho State University Office of Research is announcing a call for nominations for the ISU Distinguished Researcher Award of 2007.
This award will honor a faculty member who has contributed significantly to the University's research effort. The award recipient is honored at spring Commencement exercises as the Distinguished Researcher and will be given a cash award of $2,500. (more…)
Awe at the generosity of Thelma E. Stephens mixed with sadness among Idaho State University administrators and faculty members, who praised Stephens' life and legacy. The lead donor to the University's new performing arts center died Sept. 15 at age 98.
Stephens and her late husband, L.E., were major donors to Idaho State University. They contributed about $12 million toward the construction of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center, on Bartz Hill in Pocatello.
Thelma Stephens died at a Boise hospital after falling earlier in the week and breaking her hip. Funeral services were held Sept. 19 in Boise.
"The impact Thelma made on this University is incredible," said Dr. Kent Tingey, ISU vice president for advancement. "It was her lead gift that made the Stephens Performing Art Center possible, and everyone knows the impact that center is having on this University and this part of the state. We will be forever grateful to her." (more…)
Idaho State University will honor 15 current and retired faculty and staff, alumni and supporters with awards at 2006 Homecoming. (more…)
Idaho State University's Project Hope Advocacy Program will have men walking in high heels around Hutchinson Quadrangle Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as a fundraiser to end sexual assault and violence in Pocatello.
The money raised will be used for prevention and awareness events in Pocatello and at ISU. (more…)