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Happy holidays! Idaho State University will be closed from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2

Posted in Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the December 20th, 2010

Idaho State University administrative offices will be closed from Thursday, Dec. 23, through Sunday, Jan. 2, for the holiday season.

ISU business offices will open on Monday, Jan. 3, and the ISU 2011 spring semester begins Monday, Jan. 10.



January 17 march at Idaho State University to honor memory of Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted in Featured by taylandy on the December 20th, 2010

Idaho State University will host a Martin Luther King Jr. March at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 17 on the ISU campus.

Marchers will assemble at the northeast corner of Holt Arena and journey to the Pond Student Union, where a program will be held in the Bengal Theater. A bus provided by ISU Transportation Services will transport individuals wishing to participate but unable to march. The bus will provide transportation back to Holt Arena after the program for individuals who participated in the march. (more…)

Idaho State University Carlile speaking competition winners announced

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the December 17th, 2010

Idaho State University's Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies is pleased to announce the winners of the Fall 2010 Clark S. Carlile Memorial Speaking Competition.

This semester, Tori Hill, a junior from Malad who's majoring in accounting, won first prize with "Allergy Asthma." Junior Accounting major Danielle Gneiting, of Idaho Falls, garnered second place with her speech about atrial fibrillation, "Electrical Storm of the Heart."  Third place honors went to sophomore Finance major Stephanie Woodworth of American Falls who explained "Rainbows: The Journey of Light." (more…)

Idaho Awareness to Action Youth Suicide Prevention Project offers free training in Nampa Jan. 12

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the December 14th, 2010

Idaho State University's Institute of Rural Health is accepting pre-registration for free suicide prevention training in Nampa in January.  This training is designed to provide the latest scientific information on the warning signs, risk and protective factors for suicide and mental illness, along with practical guidance on how to identify youth at risk for suicide.  Information will assist professionals, community leaders, parents, advocates and all those who care for children and youth.

This training will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jan.12, 2011, at the Hispanic Cultural Center, 315 Stampede Drive. (more…)

Free hearing screenings at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center from January through April 13 to celebrate 20th anniversary in Boise Valley

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the December 14th, 2010

Get your hearing checked for free Jan. 12 at the Speech and Language Clinic at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, in Meridian.

Free screenings are also set for Feb. 9, March 9 and April 13 .  Hours are 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  No appointment is necessary, and clinicians will see adults, teens and children as young as age 3. (more…)

Idaho State University Senior High Band, Symphonic Band to perform Dec. 11

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the December 8th, 2010

The Idaho State University Senior High Honor Band and Symphonic Band will be sharing a performance on Saturday, Dec. 11, at 4 p.m. in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall on the ISU campus. Conductors on this program will be Dr. Patrick Brooks, ISU Director of Bands, and Kevin York, Associate Director of Bands.

The Senior High Honor Band is comprised of 65 outstanding instrumentalists from around the region. They are nominated by their high school band directors for their outstanding musical accomplishments and character. Because of the number of students that are nominated, not all students nominated are selected. (more…)

Idaho State University Africa Night 2011 welcomes community Jan. 22 at Stephens Performing Arts Center

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the December 6th, 2010

The Idaho State University African Student Association invites the whole community to experience the beautiful and exuberant culture of Africa at ISU Africa Night 2011 Jan. 22 in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Dinner will be served in the Barbara J. Marshall Rotunda and entertainment will be performed in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Performing Arts Center. In previous years this event that attracts hundreds was held in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. (more…)

ISU adjunct faculty member Judge Randy Smith one of three judges to hear Proposition 8 case before U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the December 6th, 2010

Idaho State University faculty member Randy Smith will be one of three judges during the upcoming hearing before the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals about Proposition 8 on Dec. 6 in San Francisco.

Smith is an adjunct faculty member of the ISU College of Business and the ISU College of Arts and Letters, and has been since 1993. He joined the 9th Circuit court in 2007 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. (more…)

ISU coming events, Dec. 3-Jan. 17

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the December 6th, 2010

ISU Coming Events

The Idaho State University Office of Marketing and Communications distributes this event calendar to let the public and media know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended for release in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with  more complete information are available online at the website A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s homepage at Information about ISU athletic events is available at The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for Marketing and Communications is 282-3620.

 Friday, Dec. 3

·      ISU Choir Holiday Concert: All Idaho State University Choirs are performing a holiday concert on Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $8 for general admission, $6 for ISU faculty and staff, $4 for precollege and free for ISU students. For more information, call 282-3636. (more…)

Idaho State University debate team ends fall semester ranked as high as 8th nationally

Posted in Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the December 6th, 2010

The Idaho State University debate team of Tony Johnson and Matea Ivanovic is ranked eighth nationally at the end of fall semester in the collegiate debate Bruschke Team Rankings

Over the course of the fall semester, Johnson and Ivanovic won 68 percent of their debates and have a record of 10-3 (76.9 percent) against the current top 16 in the National Coaches Poll.  Also contributing to their eighth-place ranking are a second-place finish at Gonzaga and fifth-place finish at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  Johnson and Ivanovic participated in elimination debates at Wake Forest where Johnson was the 23rd speaker out of 284 individual speakers. (more…)

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