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Cady to take lead as ISU College of Pharmacy dean

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the June 11th, 2009

Idaho State University College of Pharmacy Associate Dean, Paul Cady, Ph.D., has been appointed interim dean to fill the leadership role with the recent announcement of Dean Joseph Steiner, Pharm.D. Steiner has accepted the position of dean of the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences in Laramie. (more…)

Retirement reception set for two ISU Facilities Services retirees

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the June 11th, 2009

A retirement reception for Idaho State University Facilities Services Maintenance and Operations Supervisor Jess Scruggs and Project Manager Gary Blanchard and is scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m. June 24 in the Pond Student Union Canoe Room, located near the Hypostyle on the main floor. (more…)

HaYwIrE Team 1569 Summer Camp planned at Idaho State University College of Technology in July

Posted in Academics, Events by taylandy on the June 11th, 2009

Come out and join the high school robotics team for some summer fun at the HaYwIrE Team 1569 Summer Camp. Kids between the ages of 11 and 17 are invited to attend this five-day summer camp, which mimics the annual FIRST Robotics program at the high school level and is actually taught by the team members and coaches.

Students will get a chance to design, build, program, test and actually run VEX robots (about 1 cubic foot and about 5 pounds). In addition, they will get a chance to run the 150 pound WTBTNOR, this year’s robot that got the team to the grand championships. (more…)

Huls bids adieu to ISU diesel technology program

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the June 11th, 2009

After 28 years at the Idaho State University College of Technology, Tom Huls, master instructor in Diesel/Diesel Electric Technology, has announced his retirement. Tom grew up on a farm in Aberdeen, Idaho. After graduating from high school he moved to Pocatello to attend classes at ISU. (more…)

Hales to retire from College of Technology after 28 years of service

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the June 11th, 2009

Linda Hales is retiring after 28 years of service at Idaho State University. Three years were spent at the College of Education and the last 25 at the College of Technology,  working in Fiscal Records from 1984-1989 and in the Trade and Industrial Department ever since.  She also has three years of State service in the Cassia County School District.

To recognize Linda Hales’ time at the University, a retirement reception will be held on Thursday, June 25th from 2-4 p.m. in the Culinary Arts dining area, Roy F. Christensen Building. (more…)

Mel Morgan, longtime ISU athletics booster, died June 9 in Boise

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the June 10th, 2009

BOISE  – Mel Morgan, 91, a longtime booster of Idaho State University athletics and a co-founder of the ISU Bengal Foundation, died Tuesday, June 9, in Boise. Morgan had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and recently broke his collarbone in a fall.

ISU recognized the importance of Morgan’s contributions to its athletic programs in 2004 by selecting him as only the second recipient of the ISU Sports Hall of Fame’s Lifetime Achievement Award. (more…)

ISU Provost announces interim administrative changes increasing focus on institution’s health sciences education mission

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured, Research by taylandy on the June 9th, 2009

Idaho State University officials announced on Tuesday a number of administrative changes intended to solidify ISU’s position as the state’s premier institution of health sciences and professions. Four interim positions, including the deanships of the University’s two primary colleges for health care, are a part of the new structure.

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Gary Olson, appointed Linda Hatzenbuehler, current dean of the Kasiska College of Health Professions, to the newly formed post of interim associate vice president for health education. (more…)

College Neighborhood Association tour includes Servel House

Posted in Events by taylandy on the June 9th, 2009

A tour of nine gardens and kitchens, including the home of the president of Idaho State University, in Pocatello’s historic College Neighborhood will be held on Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to benefit the Pocatello Free Clinic.

Live music and light refreshments will be featured at various tour locations. Event sponsors include Fred Meyer, Costco, and Jones Sew & Vac. (more…)

ISU College of Engineering signs agreement with Peking University in China

Posted in Academics, Featured by taylandy on the June 5th, 2009

Idaho State University and its College of Engineering have signed an educational collaboration agreement with Peking University in Beijing, China, that will foster collaboration between the universities, encourage faculty and student exchanges and strengthen research opportunities at both schools.

“There are benefits for both sides. Our name is becoming better known internationally and this agreement will help Idaho State University become better known in China,” said S. Hossein Mousavinezhad, professor and chair of the ISU Department of Electrical Engineering. “It will give Peking University students and faculty the opportunity to come here and learn from us, where we have specialties in our departments, and it will increase our student numbers.” (more…)

ISU SCSC and Early Learning Center to hold food drive on June 26

Posted in Events by taylandy on the June 5th, 2009

The Idaho State University Students’ Community Service Center along with students from the ISU Early Learning Center will hold a door-to-door food drive on the 100-600 blocks of Seventh Avenue in Pocatello from 9:30 to 11 a.m. June 26.

This is a service learning opportunity for young children about making a difference in their community.  The students range in age from 6 to 11.  All items collected will be donated to the Idaho Food Bank. (more…)

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