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Idaho State University alumna Sandee Moore appointed to American College of Healthcare Executives council

Posted in Blogroll by taylandy on the November 17th, 2011

Sandee Moore, Chief Operations Office for Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and Idaho State University alumna, has been appointed to the Council of Regents, the legislative body of the American College of Healthcare Executives. (more…)

Idaho State University electrical engineering student Chris Larson awarded IEEE scholarship

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the November 17th, 2011

Idaho Sate University electrical engineering student Chris Larson has received a 2011 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society (IEEE PES) Scholarship. (more…)

2011 National Outdoor Book Award winners announced

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Featured by taylandy on the November 17th, 2011

The works of John Muir were honored along with the winners of the 2011 National Outdoor Book Awards (NOBA) on Nov. 17. The annual awards program recognizes the best in outdoor writing and publishing – past and present.

"John Muir is a giant in the outdoor world," said Ron Watters chairman of the award program. "He died in 1914, but the legacy he left us with is incalculable. Muir's writings and work helped save such American treasures as Yosemite National Park." (more…)

Mindy Gledhill to perform ISU ‘Season of Note’ Christmas Concert with Teton Chamber Orchestra on Dec. 15

Posted in Blogroll, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 17th, 2011

Award-winning artist Mindy Gledhill will perform with the Teton Chamber Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Idaho State University students to hold Santa Claws Fun Run on Dec. 3

Posted in Events by taylandy on the November 16th, 2011

Idaho State University Department of Sport Science and Physical Education students are putting on a 5K Santa Claws Fun Run on Dec. 3 to help kick off the holidays, while benefiting Brooklyn's Playground and the Bengal Foundation. 

All ages are encouraged to participate in the 5-kilomer run, which will start at 9:30 a.m. at the east side of Reed Gymnasium on the ISU campus. (more…)

CSI and ISU-Twin Falls students work on ‘Read and Feed’ project to benefit Twin Falls elementary students

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the November 16th, 2011

Idaho State University-Twin Falls elementary education students and College of Southern Idaho education students are working together on a service project "Read and Feed" to give Twin Falls elementary students books and snacks on Dec. 9.  (more…)

Idaho State University Outdoor Adventure Center to begin renting yurts Nov. 18

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the November 16th, 2011

The Idaho State University Outdoor Adventure Center will begin renting and taking reservations for the Portneuf Yurt System yurts and Camp Taylor cabins beginning at 9 a.m. Nov. 18.

This year the Portneuf Yurt System features a new yurt, Bonneville, located on the backside of Pebble Creek Ski Resort, east of Bonneville Peak. The systems other yurts are Catamount, Inman, Skyline and Jackson, all located in the Portneuf Range just outside of Pocatello. (more…)

Idaho State University Department of Educational Foundations receives $97,500 in scholarship grant funding

Posted in Uncategorized by taylandy on the November 16th, 2011

The Idaho State University Department of Educational Foundations in the College of Education recently was awarded more than $97,500 in scholarship grant funding for academic year 2011 – 2012.

Those funds benefit ISU College of Education undergraduate teacher education students seeking to work in Idaho school districts in fields such as bilingual education, English,  and English as a Second Language (ESL). (more…)

Idaho State University faculty member Stephen Feit receives Life Time Achievement Award

Posted in Blogroll, Events by taylandy on the November 16th, 2011

Stephen Feit, professor and chair of the Idaho State University Department of Counseling, was honored with a Life Time Achievement Award from the Association for Counselor Education and Supervisions. (more…)

Idaho State University’s Boise Center Aerospace Laboratory and partners awarded $668,000 in grants

Posted in Featured, Research by taylandy on the November 14th, 2011

Idaho State University geosciences researchers received two grants this fall totaling more than $688,000 to study fuels in shrub-dominated landscapes in the Northwest and to gather remote-sensing data to assess floodplains. (more…)

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