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10th annual Tom Sherwood Memorial Golf Tournament set July 22 in Idaho Falls

Posted in Events by taylandy on the July 5th, 2011

The Idaho State University Foundation, in cooperation with North Wind Group, is sponsoring the Tom Sherwood Memorial Golf Tournament at the Sage Lakes Golf Course in Idaho Falls on Friday, July 22.

Clubs can participate in the four-person team scramble, which includes games, challenges and a chance to win a new Harley Davidson worth $15,000 for a hole-in-one. (more…)

Idaho State University African Student Association seeks new shoe donations for children of Uganda

Posted in Events by taylandy on the July 1st, 2011

The Idaho State University African Students Association is trying to collect 130 pairs of new shoes for children attending the Rock of Ages school in village of Mbiiko, Uganda.

"We need shoes or money for shoes no later than Monday, July 11, so they can be hand-delivered to the children of Mbiiko," said Sylvia Suh, president of the ISU African Student Association. (more…)

New Idaho State University training program for child welfare workers is a boon to Idaho’s children, families

Posted in Academics, Featured, Research by taylandy on the July 1st, 2011

A new approach to training child welfare workers in Idaho, which features onsite trainers at locations throughout the state, has been implemented by the Idaho State University Department of Social Work, Sociology and Criminal Justice in collaboration with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.

"I feel like this contract will make a difference for children and families in Idaho," said Staci Jensen-Hart, ISU assistant professor of social work. "Child welfare workers have such an important and hard, hard job, and their burn-out rates our high because they're working with high-risk children and that is difficult.  We want to give them the best training and support we can." (more…)

Idaho State University School of Nursing earns 10-year accreditation from CCNE

Posted in Academics, Featured by taylandy on the July 1st, 2011

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has granted continued accreditation to the baccalaureate and master's degree programs in nursing at Idaho State University for the full term of 10 years.

"We are very pleased as a school to receive continued accreditation," said Carol A. Ashton, associate dean and director of the School of Nursing. "The board, based on the on-site evaluation, essentially gave us a perfect report card. We met all four accreditation standards as well as all key elements for compliance." (more…)

ISU-Meridian accepting applications for paramedic science

Posted in Academics, Blogroll, Featured by taylandy on the July 1st, 2011

MERIDIAN – Idaho State University is accepting applications to its Associate of Science degree program in paramedic science. The deadline to apply is July 15. Classes start Aug. 22 and will be held at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, just north of I-84 and Locust Grove Road.

The paramedic science program will provide students with the skills and knowledge to treat patients in and out of a hospital setting, conduct thorough patient assessments, and provide medical care to reduce illness and injury. (more…)

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