News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

November 26, 2012 — Vol. 28 No. 42

Faculty/Staff Updates

Congratulations to our newest winners of the ISU Cares Spot Awards for October

Congratulations to our newest winners of the ISU Cares Spot Awards for October. They were commended for delivering excellent customer service. The winners are:

Ruth Briscoe, College of Pharmacy
Kaye Black, University Advancement
Eni Thompson, Student Union
Brad Gower, Student Union
Barbara Taylor, College of Pharmacy
Sarah Mead, Office of the Registrar

They were given a $15 Visa card, courtesy of ISU Credit Union. To learn more about each of our current and past winners visit ISU Cares. To nominate an Idaho State University employee for their excellent service click ISU Cares Survey.

News Bites

Nominations are being requested for the 2012-2013 Outstanding Student Achievement Awards

Nominations are being requested for the 2012-2013 Outstanding Student Achievement Awards. These awards are presented to recognize outstanding graduating seniors who have excelled in their programs, their extracurricular activities and have generally epitomized ISU's outstanding student body. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are invited to nominate senior students who meet the selection criteria and who graduated in December 2012, or who will graduate in May 2013 or August 2013.

Nominations and supporting materials must be submitted directly to the Dean or Director for each college/unit. The Office of Alumni Relations sponsors this program and presents it in partnership with Idaho State University academic colleges and units.

Nomination forms and guidelines can be found at http://www.isu.edu/alumni/osa.shtml.

Nomination forms can also be obtained from the Dean's office at each college/unit or from the Office of Alumni Relations. All nomination forms, biographical and supporting documentation and letters of support must be received by the college/unit no later than January 18, 2013 to be considered for selection.

Outstanding Student Achievement Awards will be presented for the following colleges/units:

OSA recipients will be honored at the Outstanding Student Reception and recognition ceremony on April 19, 2013 at 5:00pm in the Black Box Theater in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. Award recipients receive medallions and have the opportunity to recognize those involved in their success at this event. Deans, faculty, staff, fellow students, family and friends are invited to attend. There is no charge for attending.