Idaho State University’s Homecoming 2009 with the theme “Cruising with the Cats!” will feature a variety of events culminating with a Homecoming Parade at 10 a.m. and football game at 3:35 p.m. on Oct. 3.
“We invite the entire community to help celebrate Homecoming through the variety of events offered, from the Rock ‘n’ Roll with the Alumni Cats dance at Pinehurst Nursery on Oct. 1 to the Homecoming Royalty Competition,” said Bill Kobus, director of Alumni Relations. “Help us celebrate by attending the parade, the pre-game tailgate party outside Holt Arena, and finally by attending the football game to cheer on our Bengals.” (more…)
Idaho State University-Meridian professors Linda Boyd, Ed.D., Galen Louis, Ph.D., and senior research associate Russell Spearman, M.Ed., are honorees in the 2009 Health Care Heroes program sponsored by the Idaho Business Review newspaper.
Now in its fourth year, the program recognizes health care professionals, educators and volunteers for their contributions and service to Idaho, according to the IBR. (more…)
Italo I.J. "Babe" Caccia, the winningest coach in ISU's history in both football and baseball, passed away on Friday evening, Aug. 28, in Pocatello of natural causes. Caccia, who was five weeks shy of his 92nd birthday, was one of the most well known and beloved figures in Idaho State history. Caccia passed away on the day the high school football season opened on the field that bears his name. (more…)
The Idaho State University Pond Student Union will present two gallery openings on Monday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. in the Transition and Mind’s Eye galleries.
In the Transition Gallery, located on the first floor of the Pond Student Union the exhibit “Explorations” will open. “Explorations” is a collaborative effort between four local artists, Amy Jo Popa, Jan Smith, Lynne Parker, and Judie Cantrill. (more…)
The Idaho Museum of Natural History will participate in the Smithsonian magazine’s fifth annual Museum Day on Saturday, Sept. 26.
A celebration of culture, learning and the dissemination of knowledge, Smithsonian’s Museum Day reflects the spirit of the magazine, and emulates the free-admission policy of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based properties. Doors will be open free of charge to Smithsonian magazine readers and Smithsonian.com visitors at museums and cultural institutions nationwide. (more…)
In its 28th year, the Idaho State University Pocatello Pump set Sept. 12 and 13 is the oldest bouldering competition in the United States.
It takes place on the basalt cliffs of Pocatello’s Ross Park, and runs from 8 a.m. to early afternoon Saturday, Sept. 12.
The Pump takes most of the afternoon off so participants can take advantage of the CW HOG Pig Out dinner adjacent to the climbing area. Climbing resumes Sunday, Sept. 13, at 7 a.m. The awards ceremony is at 6 p.m. (more…)
CarFit, a program that provides a 12-point safety check of the driving position of senior drivers, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the Idaho State University Holt Arena parking lot’s northeast corner.
Participation is by appointment only. Appointments can be made now by calling the ISU Department of Physical and Occupational Therapy at (208) 282-2590. (more…)
The Idaho Museum of Natural History is looking for volunteers who love science and natural history to become docents. (more…)
The 28th annual Idaho State University Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) Pig Out, a dinner and fundraiser for CW HOG, will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, in Lower Ross Park Pavilion in Pocatello.
CW HOG provides outdoor recreational opportunities for individuals of all abilities. (more…)
The Idaho State University College of Education will host an American Indian Cultural Day from 11 a.m. to noon on Aug. 27 in the College of Education Auditorium, Room 243.
“This is a time for us to renew our commitment to education and to welcome new members to our teaching and learning community,” said Deborah Hedeen, dean of the ISU College of Education. (more…)