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Kevin Satterlee begins work as Idaho State University's 13th president

POCATELLO — Crossing through the Swanson Arch Monday, as freshmen do on their first day on campus, Kevin Satterlee began his work as Idaho State University’s 13th president.


Idaho State University audiology team fits 24 Peruvian villagers with hearing aids on mission with Idaho Condor

MERIDIAN - A recent humanitarian mission with Idaho Condor and Idaho State University has left several Peruvian villagers hearing more clearly, and one ISU student seeing more clearly.


Pharmacy's Melvina Hunt wins national excellence award

MERIDIAN— Melvina Lake, a second-year pharmacy student at Idaho State University-Meridian, has been awarded the Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award by the United States Public Health Service.


Idaho State University confers record number of degrees in Treasure Valley at May 7 commencement

BOISE—Idaho State University awarded a record number of degrees in the Treasure Valley at commencement May 7 at the Boise Centre, and counseling student Carmen French was recognized as the top honoree for the 2018 ISU-Meridian Student Excellence Award.


Carmen’s Journey: How a mom of seven survived cancer and graduated near the top of her class

BOISE—When 51-year-old Carmen French walked across the stage to receive her diploma May 7 at Idaho State University’s commencement in Boise, one thought was racing through her mind.


ISU-Meridian nursing students test skills in mock disaster

MERIDIAN—Here’s the scenario. Nurses are attending a professional conference at Idaho State University-Meridian when an airplane crashes on busy I-84 next to campus.


Meridian and Pocatello student pharmacists receive multiple national awards

MERIDIAN—The Idaho State University College of Pharmacy student organization has received three of the American Pharmacists Association’s highest annual awards.


Idaho physician assistant group honors David Martin for service

MERIDIAN-Idaho State University’s David Martin, who teaches in Meridian, Caldwell and Pocatello, has been awarded the Idaho Academy of Physician Assistants’ Distinguished Service award.


Idaho’s opioid epidemic is topic of annual ISU Kasiska Research Day April 20

MERIDIAN – A holistic approach to tackling Idaho’s opioid epidemic is the topic of the 2018 Kasiska Division of Health Sciences Research Day, Friday, April 20, at Idaho State University campuses in Meridian and Pocatello.


New Bengal in the house: Idaho State Board of Education names Kevin Satterlee ISU’s 13th president

MERIDIAN— Incoming Idaho State University President Kevin Satterlee says his administration will be one of passion, communication and transparency.


Glenda Carr and Amy Hardy honored for outstanding service

MERIDIAN– Two Idaho State University-Meridian faculty members—Glenda Carr and Amy Hardy—are among five university professors receiving Outstanding Service Awards for 2018.


Anita Smith named dean of School of Nursing

MERIDIAN – Anita Smith, Ph.D., is the new dean of Idaho State University’s School of Nursing. Smith, who will start in August, will oversee programs at the Meridian and Pocatello campuses.


Idaho State University renames Meridian Health Science Center in honor of Sam and Aline Skaggs

MERIDIAN—Idaho State University has renamed its Meridian health science complex in honor of Sam and Aline Skaggs whose decade of financial support has helped grow the Meridian campus and provide health professions education for hundreds of students and working professionals.


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We also welcome requests for assistance with publicity needs from members of the campus community.

Please call (208) 334-3131.

Chris Gabettas
ISU-Meridian Public Information Specialist
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