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College of Arts and Sciences spring dean’s list announced

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the June 12th, 2008

Maureen Brandon, Ed. D., interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Idaho State University has announced the dean’s list for spring 2008.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must complete at least 12 semester credits and receive a grade point average of 3.66 or higher. (more…)

ISU to host CEDA Nationals debate tournament in March 2009

Posted in Academics, Events, Featured by taylandy on the June 12th, 2008

Idaho State University has been selected to host the 2009 Cross Examination Debate Association Nationals, the largest collegiate championship debate tournament in the country.

“We feel extremely honored to be given this vote of confidence by CEDA,” said James DiSanza, Ph.D., chair of the ISU Communications and Rhetorical Studies Department. “It is a nice recognition of the strength of our debate program and its coach, Sarah Partlow-Lefevre.” (more…)

ISU professor Nilson to serve as president of National Social Science Association

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the June 10th, 2008

Idaho State University associate professor of political science Douglas Nilson, Ph.D., will serve as president of the National Social Science Association for the next two years. (more…)

Idaho International Choral Festival tickets now on sale at SPAC Box Office, online

Posted in Events, Featured, Performing Arts by taylandy on the June 10th, 2008

The sixth Idaho International Choral Festival, running July 16-20, will provide Idaho and the intermountain region with one of the finest musical experiences in the west this year. Events are scheduled in Pocatello at Idaho State University’s L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center and Holt Arena, as well as in Blackfoot and Marsh Valley. (more…)

Cheryl Huntsman Jensen, major ISU benefactor, remembered for her generosity

Posted in Blogroll, Featured, Performing Arts by taylandy on the June 5th, 2008

Cheryl Huntsman Jensen, a major Idaho State University benefactor, is being remembered at ISU for the generosity that she and her husband, alumnus and Pocatello native Joseph C. Jensen, have long shown toward the university and the performing arts.

Cheryl Jensen died Tuesday, June 3, at New York City’s Calvary Hospital after a long struggle with breast cancer. The Jensens, New York residents, are the namesakes of the grand concert hall that is the largest performance venue in the university’s L. E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Brydon family makes gift to ISU as first to answer Bistline Challenge

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the June 5th, 2008

When Beverly B. Bistline offered to match new cash gifts to the Idaho State University L. E. and Thelma Stephens Performing Arts Center made before July 1, Dr. Bill and Doris Brydon quickly took advantage of the opportunity.

The couple, having already contributed $1.5 million to the original project, naming the Dr. William L. and Doris Weaver Brydon Mezzanine, completed an additional cash gift of $50,000 in response to Bistline’s call for support. (more…)

ISU Chinese Student Association collects nearly $4,000 for earthquake relief

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the June 5th, 2008

The Idaho State University Chinese Student Association has collected nearly $4,000 in funds for victims of the May 12 earthquake in the Sichuan Province in China.

The students announced that they were setting up a fund on May 16. Through June 4, donations totaled $3,862.29. (more…)

College of Technology spring dean’s list announced

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the June 2nd, 2008

Marilyn Davis, Ed.D., dean of the College of Technology at Idaho State University, has announced the dean’s list for spring 2008.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must complete at least 12 semester credits and receive a grade point average of 3.66 or higher. (more…)

ISU art student accepted to summer program in Italy

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the June 2nd, 2008

Idaho State University senior art major Rachel Anderson, from Idaho Falls, has been accepted to study in the University of Georgia’s Study Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy, at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. (more…)

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