News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
Commitment to continuing education pays off for ISU non-traditional student Amanda Bennett
For Amanda Bennett, receiving her diploma will not only represent the education she has gained at Idaho State, but it will also represent the sacrifices she has made to earn it. Bennett is a non-traditional student, a mother of two who went back to school to further her education. And that journey was not always an easy one.
ISU's Got Talent winner and new graduate Jedd Greenhalgh makes mark creating music
As a senior at Kuna High School, Jedd Greenhalgh decided to audition for Idaho State University’s music department as a way to get out of a mandatory science expo and never looked back. Since starting at ISU in 2013, he has produced 19 compositions, 11 of which were premiered at ISU, performed at a variety of events and released his original songs on iTunes and Spotify.
Tour of campus led to new career dreams for Idaho State University graduate Christina Potts
POCATELLO – In 2011, Christina Potts decided she did not want to work at a call center for the rest of her life. Although she wanted to begin attending college, she had a significant life change approaching and questioned whether it was the right time to begin.
Idaho State University robotics program was right fit for graduate Jeremy Briggs
POCATELLO – A lot of graduates to be aren’t quite sure of their post-graduation plans, but that is not the case for 20-year-old Jeremy Briggs from Pocatello who had his dream job lined up a year before graduating.
ISU’s National Student Advertising Competition Team takes top honors at district competition
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s National Student Advertising Competition team placed in the top three in the District XI regional competition held in late April in Portland, Oregon.
ISU occupational therapy students showcase research at national conference
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Master of Occupational Therapy students contributed their research findings and gained valuable insight into their future career at a national conference that also marked the profession’s centennial year.
ISU-Meridian will confer record number of degrees and recognize Student Excellence Honorees at May 8 commencement ceremony
BOISE—Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will graduate its largest class May 8—with 292 students eligible for degrees.
Three Idaho State University faculty members honored as 2017 Distinguished Faculty
POCATELLO – Three Idaho State University faculty will be honored as Distinguished Faculty at ISU Commencement May 6 in Holt Arena.
Grammy-winning artist Amy Grant still loves life on the road; performs May 18 at ISU
POCATELLO – After almost four decades of performing hundreds of shows on the road, Grammy-winning singer Amy Grant expressed excitement about performing at Idaho State University on May 18, the final show of her most recent tour.
ISU dance students and faculty shine at American College Dance Association Northwest Conference
POCATELLO – Ten students and faculty from Idaho State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance attended the American College Dance Association (ACDA) Northwest Conference in Eugene, Ore., the week of March 28-April 2.
ISU College of Arts and Letters to host six summer camps for middle and high school students
POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host six camps this summer for middle and high school students. The camps range from music to art to theatre and dance to communication.
ISU graduates March through the Arch May 5
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University 2017 Graduate Salute March through the Arch will be held beginning at noon May 5 at the Swanson Arch located on the ISU Pocatello campus between Frazier Hall and the Physical Sciences Building.
ISU will confer 2,437 degrees and certificates at 2017 commencement on May 6
POCATELLO – A total of 2,313 graduates will receive 2,437 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University’s spring commencement ceremonies, which will begin at 10 a.m. May 6 in Holt Arena.
ISU physics presents science demos in "Fire and Ice" April 29
POCATELLO — Idaho State University's Department of Physics and the Society of Physics Students will be presenting a free “Fire and Ice” demonstration show to the public on Saturday, April 29, from 4 - 5:30 p..m in room 140 of the Physical Science Building on the south west corner of 8th Avenue and Carter Street on the ISU campus.
Idaho State University Irish Club and Friends of Irish Studies Idaho to host Irish Immersion Weekend April 29 and 30
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Irish Club and the Friends of Irish Studies, Idaho community club will host an Irish Immersion Weekend on April 29 and 30.
ISU Professor Xiang Ma publishes paper in journal Nature Materials that builds knowledge bridge between the sequence and function of molecules
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Xiang Ma, research/adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, is the lead author of the paper recently published in the journal Nature Materials that helps researchers understand the relationship between material sequence and structure at the molecular level.
Pocatello Historic Preservation Commission, ISU to host 'Adventures in Idaho' symposium
POCATELLO – The Pocatello Historic Preservation Commission and the Idaho State University Department of History are hosting a symposium called “Adventures in Idaho,” focusing on the history of Idaho in the 19th and 20th centuries. The event will take place April 29 in the Wood River Room at Pond Student Union Building.
Idaho State University videographer Martin Baker again honored with Collegiate Advertising Gold Award
POCATELLO – Idaho State University videographer Martin Baker was honored with Gold and Silver Awards from the Collegiate Advertising Awards for ISU promotional videos he produced in 2016.
ISU College of Business graduate students take two trophies at International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition
POCATELLO-Six Master of Business Administration and Master of Accountancy students returned home from the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition in Anaheim, California on Sunday with a first place win for Best Written Documents--including their business plan and annual report--and runner-up honors for Overall Simulation Performance.
Boise Chamber to honor ISU-Meridian for health care excellence
BOISE-The Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center is a finalist in the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce 2017 Small Business of the Year & Chamber Excellence Awards competition.
Student entrepreneurs find success in Boise
Idaho State University’s participation in the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge stemmed from student Jonny Henderson and Jeff Street, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.
ISU College of Business students to host book-signing celebration May 5
POCATELLO-Eight students who co-wrote a book this academic year about the history of Idaho State University will sign and sell copies Friday, May 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the west entrance of ISU’s Frazier Hall.
ISU student team competes in international strategy competition in California
A team of six Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Accounting students at Idaho State University’s College of Business will be traveling to Anaheim, Calif. this week to compete in the 53rd Annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition.
ISU Choirs Spring Concert set April 22
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University choral ensembles will present the ISU Choirs Spring Concert on Saturday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the Stephens Performing Arts Center.
April 25 showing of movie “Upriver,” panel discussion to kick off Portneuf River Visioning Project
POCATELLO – A showing of the movie “UPRIVER: A Film for the Willamette” and a panel discussion about how this film relates to the potential management of Portneuf River watershed will be held April 25 in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union.