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ISU Anderson Center to observe Equal Pay Day; will host information session

Posted in Events by taylandy on the April 23rd, 2009

The Idaho State University Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center has announced Idaho State University’s observance of Equal Pay Day.

The public is invited to an information session on gender pay equity sponsored by Idaho State University Professional Women (ISUPW).  The event will be held on Tuesday, April 28, in Suite B of the Rendezvous Complex on the Pocatello campus of ISU.  This event will feature David Miller, director of ISU's Office of Human Resources and Barbara Adamcik, ISU associate vice president for Academic Affairs, who will speak to the issue of pay equity on campus. (more…)

ISU Choirs to perform final spring concert May 1 at Stephens Center

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 23rd, 2009

The Idaho State University Choirs will present a spring concert, Friday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cheryl H. and Joseph C. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Scott Anderson, ISU director of choral activities, announced that the May 1 concert will be the final semester performance of the ISU Department of Music choral ensembles. The Idaho Falls High School A Cappella Choir, under the direction of Zola Jensen, will be featured as a special guest of the ISU Choirs. Professor Kathleen Lane will conduct the ISU Women’s Choir, while Anderson will lead the ISU Concert and Chamber Choirs. (more…)

Student Employees of the Year announced

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the April 22nd, 2009

The Idaho State University Office of Human Resources has announced the recipients of the 2008-2009 Student Employee of the Year Awards.

The winners are:

• Student Employee of the Year,  $2,000 scholarship, Emily Phelps, Eli M. Oboler Library; (more…)

KISU-FM radio’s Spring Pledge Drive runs through April 26

Posted in Events by taylandy on the April 22nd, 2009

KISU-FM's Spring Pledge Drive 2009 is now underway and will run through Sunday, April 26.

KISU-FM Spring Pledge DriveKISU-FM, funded primarily through Associated Students of Idaho State University student fees, relies heavily on listener donations to continue to provide extremely popular public radio programming to the southeast Idaho region. (more…)

ISU-Boise to graduate its largest class ever May 2

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the April 22nd, 2009

Idaho State University-Boise will graduate its largest class ever during commencement exercises at 2 p.m., May 2, at The Grove Hotel in downtown Boise.

The University will award 155 graduate and undergraduate degrees in the health sciences—that’s 36 more than last year. (more…)

Music by faculty composer Earles performed at ISU, other venues

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the April 22nd, 2009

The Idaho State University Concert Choir, conducted by Dr. Scott Anderson, will perform "Te Deum" by faculty composer Randy Earles at the choral concert at 7:30 p.m. May 1 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

"Te Deum" is a an extended composition for choir, soloists and chamber ensemble based on a well-known Latin text. This will be the premiere performance of this piece. The ISU Women’s Choir and the ISU Chamber Choir will also be performing during the concert. (more…)

Idaho State University receives $1 million traumatic brain injury grant

Posted in Academics, Featured, ISU-Boise, Research by taylandy on the April 20th, 2009

The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates as many as 35,000 Idahoans may be living with a severe traumatic brain injury, yet Idaho has few community resources to assist TBI patients after they leave acute-care facilities and return home to live.

Many patients—with health insurance benefits exhausted and unable to work full time—are left with limited funds to cover immediate needs, such as housing or transportation costs, said Russell Spearman, M.Ed., a senior research associate in the Institute of Rural Health at Idaho State University-Boise.

Under the direction of Spearman, Idaho State University and the IRH have been awarded a $1 million grant (more…)

Idaho State University rodeo team members will compete at College National Finals Rodeo

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the April 15th, 2009

Two Idaho State University Rodeo Team members are headed to the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR), June 14-20 in Casper, Wyo. Trevor Townsend and Kasie Roe will represent the University as they compete for a chance to win national titles. (more…)

Eclectic pianist Jon Schmidt to perform concert, hold workshop April 29

Posted in Events, ISU-Boise, Performing Arts by taylandy on the April 15th, 2009

The Idaho State University Volleyball Team will sponsor a concert by pianist Jon Schmidt on Wednesday, April 29, at 7 p.m. The concert will be held at the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall located in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

ISU Wind Ensemble, Concert Band concert set April 17

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the April 15th, 2009

The Idaho State University Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will perform their final program of the semester Friday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jospeh C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

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