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ISU Anderson Center to host speaker Boag in observance of Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 4

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the October 29th, 2010

The Idaho State University Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center will host Dr. Peter Boag on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the Salmon River Suite of the Pond Student Union. 

This event, in honor of National Transgender Day of Remembrance, is free and open to the public.  Observance (more…)

Idaho Journalism Conference to Be Held for Second Year at Idaho State University on Oct. 29-30

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the October 28th, 2010

More than 400 journalism students from high schools around Idaho will converge on Pocatello and the campus of Idaho State University at the end of October.

The occasion is the 25th annual Idaho Student Journalism Association fall conference, to be held Oct. 29-30 on the ISU campus. ISU's James E. Rogers Department of Mass Communication and its staff, professors and students will help with organization and logistics. (more…)

Idaho State University College of Technology to offer renewable energy technology program beginning March 2011

Posted in Academics by taylandy on the October 26th, 2010

Idaho State University's Energy Systems Technology and Education Center (ESTEC) will offer a new Renewable Energy Technology Technical Certificate Program, beginning March 2011. (more…)

Idaho State University dedicates new Broyles Assistive Technology Laboratory

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the October 26th, 2010

One highlight of Idaho State University's annual Disabilities Awareness Week Oct. 25-29 was the dedication of the new Dorothy and Neal Broyles Assistive Technology Laboratory on Monday. (more…)

Idaho State University releases financial information: University in best financial shape in last six years, despite economic downturn

Posted in Featured by taylandy on the October 22nd, 2010

Idaho State University had an increase of net assets of $14.7 million for fiscal year 2010  – its best financial record in the last six years – despite the national and local economic downturn that necessitated holdbacks from the state of Idaho the last two years.

The University presented its most recent, published and audited financial statements at the Idaho State Board of Education meeting in mid-October.

"We're very pleased because this reflects the best financial position Idaho State University has been in the last six years," said James Fletcher, Vice President for Finance and Administration. "The bottom line is: everything that should be going up is going up, and everything that should be going down is going down." (more…)

Associated Students of Idaho State University Early Learning Center earns STAR Rating

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the October 22nd, 2010

The Associated Students of Idaho State University Early Learning Center has earned a STAR Rating through the IdahoSTARS Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).

The QRIS is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for child care facilities in Idaho. The quality of the facility is rated through a system of five stars, similar to ratings for hotels, movies and restaurants. (more…)

Idaho State University educational foundations Professor Ruchti serves as National Science Teachers Association online advisor

Posted in Academics, Blogroll by taylandy on the October 22nd, 2010

Wendy Ruchti, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics  (STEM) educator and associate lecturer in the Idaho State University Department of Educational Foundations in the College of Education, has been selected as a part of a national competition to serve as an online advisor for the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Online Advisor program.

The NSTA online advisor program is funded through a NASA grant. (more…)

Idaho State University Disabilities Awareness Week set Oct. 25-29; assistive lab dedication set Oct. 25

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the October 22nd, 2010

The dedication of a new access laboratory and a "Experience College Day" for high school students are among the highlights of the Idaho State University ADA and Disability Resource Center’s third annual Disabilities Awareness Week Oct. 25-29.

The events are designed to help build awareness of the contributions people with disabilities bring to the university, the workplace and the community, and to showcase facilities and programs ISU has that benefit those people.

"We hope everyone in the ISU community will become involved with Disability Awareness Week and take this opportunity to learn more about and support people with disabilities," said Dennis Toney, director of the ISU ADA and Disabilities Resource Center. (more…)

ISU creative arts journal Black Rock & Sage available; submissions sought

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the October 22nd, 2010

The 2010 Idaho State University creative arts journal Black Rock & Sage is available for purchase and the submission period for the 2011 issue of the journal is open. (more…)

Idaho State University Choral Festival Concert set Saturday, Oct. 23

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 22nd, 2010

Idaho State University will host a Choral Invitational Festival Friday and Saturday Oct. 22-23, culminating in a performance by 13 high school choirs and the ISU choirs at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

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