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Idaho State University chosen as ‘Elect Her’ program site

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

Idaho State University has been selected as one of the sites for the 2011 Elect Her training funded by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), and Running Start.

This is the second year of participation for ISU. Elect Her offers a half-day training that teaches college women how to run for and win student government positions at their schools. This unique workshop leads the way in addressing the disparity between the high percentages of women in colleges and universities and the low representation of women in student government. Elect Her is the only program in the country that encourages and trains young women to run for student government positions on their college campuses. (more…)

Idaho State University First Year Seminar students complete hundreds of hours of community service

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

Service-learning is a vital part of the curriculum for Idaho State University First Year Seminar students who, along with their peer instructors, have donated hundreds of hours of service to community groups and causes this fall semester. (more…)

Idaho State University College of Technology receives $190,000 training grant

Posted in Events, Featured by taylandy on the December 1st, 2010

The Idaho State University College of Technology Workforce Training (WFT) department is the recipient of a $190,000 Susan Harwood Training Grant from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

This one-year grant provides federal financial assistance to expand the capacity of Idaho State University to provide effective occupational safety training and related services to employers and workers in Idaho through the creation of an Occupational Safety Training Center. (more…)

Idaho State University Center for New Directions taking lead on Idaho Career Pioneer Network Project

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the December 1st, 2010

The ISU Center for New Directions (CND), in partnership with five other centers located at Idaho technical colleges, received grant funding totaling $113,958 from the State of Idaho for the newly established Idaho Career Pioneer Network.  The ISU Center for New Directions is taking the lead on the project. 

The mission of the Idaho Career Pioneer Network project is to identify best practices throughout the state in the recruitment, retention, and program completion by women enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs and by men enrolled in Health Programs. (more…)

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