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In this issue


From The Dean

From our successful AACSB reaccreditation to our awesome new spaces in the building to our outstanding new hires and colleagues to record fundraising to our students success in the classroom, with research, participating in internships, and securing amazing professional opportunities after they graduate, this has been a truly remarkable year.


Bringing Back A Holiday Favorite 

After a two-year hiatus, the Idaho State University College of Business, in conjunction with Presenting Sponsor Lookout Credit Union, reintroduced a holiday favorite: the Festival of Trees.


Scholarships In Honor Of Alumna

Established in memory of former alumna, Laurie Pollard, the Laurie Gibbs Pollard Memorial Scholarship Endowment will support College of Business students who are veterans or the children of a veteran who have financial need.


Introducing New Scholar Research Seminar Series 

Business Researcher Scott J. Reynolds presented this fall on business ethics as part of the new Dr. Bill Stratton Distinguished Scholar Research Seminar Series.


Executives In Residence

Two Idaho State Alumni visited campus to share their experience with students ranging from freshmen to graduate students.


Among The Best In Business

After an extensive review process, the Idaho State University College of Business was reaccredited in both its business and accounting programs by the international Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the world’s leading and most recognized accrediting body for business programs.

Four New Scholarship Endowments Established
To Benefit Students

Over the last few years, the college of business and our students have been immensely grateful for the incredible growth in support we have received from alumni and friends of the College. 

Recognizing Alumni Awards

In October, the Idaho State University Alumni Association celebrated the 2022 homecoming award recipients at the President’s Recognition Dinner and were formally recognized by President Kevin Satterlee.

Class Writes And Publishes Book

A select team of eight students conducted interviews with current and former IMNH staff and wrote Hidden Gems: Stories of the Idaho Museum of Natural History in just three months. 

Activity Highlights

The College of Business places a strong emphasis on building a career culture and gaining networking experience among our students by hosting various events, some of which are part of our Professional Development Program.


Two Faculty Retire

Jeffery Brookman and Sandra Smith set out on the journey of retirement. 


A Great Time To Be A Bengal

A message from our Director of Development.

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Kelsey West, '14


Writing Contributors:

Dr. Shane Hunt
Nicole Hulse
Taylor Cusack
Catherine Rider


Nicole Hulse






Taylor Cusack



Shane Hunt, Ph.D. Dean


College of Business Development:

Catherine Rider, Director of Development 

(208) 282-4608