In this Issue
Three Idaho State University faculty members honored as 2018 Distinguished Faculty
POCATELLO – Three Idaho State University faculty will be honored as Distinguished Faculty at ISU Commencement on May 5 in the Holt Arena. The recipients are Glenda Carr, Andy Holland and Michele Brumley.
Eleven Idaho State University alumni honored with 2018 Professional Achievement Awards
POCATELLO – Eleven Idaho State University alumni will be honored with ISU 2018 Professional Achievement Awards at ISU Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 5, in Holt Arena.
Idaho State University Fulbright Grant winner Caitlin Vitale-Sullivan to study folk music in Sweden
POCATELLO – Growing up, Caitlin Vitale-Sullivan always had an interest in music, as she was classically trained in violin for 12 years. It wasn’t until Vitale-Sullivan went to Norway as a Rotary Exchange student that she became interested in the varying types of folk music around the world.
ISU Receives Funding for Many Projects During 2018 Legislative Session
ISU Dental Hygiene Clinic currently accepting appointments
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Dental Hygiene Clinic is currently accepting appointments for teeth cleanings, teeth whitening, fillings and other preventative services.
Idaho State University student pharmacists receive multiple national awards
POCATELLO - The Idaho State University College of Pharmacy student organization has received three of the American Pharmacists Association’s (APhA) highest annual awards.
Heaten Oakes named Idaho State University April 2018 CPI of the month
POCATELLO — Heaten Oakes, Boise native and senior pursuing a degree in microbiology, has been recognized as the Idaho State University April 2018 Career Path Intern of the Month by the ISU Career Center
ISU Phi Kappa Phi awards “Let the Love of Learning Rule Humanity” Scholarship to Paula Arinze
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has awarded the “Let the Love of Learning Rule Humanity” fall 2018 scholarship to Paula Arinze.
Jared Cantrell named Idaho State University 2017-18 Student Employee of the Year
POCATELLO — Jared Cantrell, a senior Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering employee has received the ISU 2017-2018 Student Employee of the Year Scholarship and a $2,000 scholarship from the ISU Career Center and Scholarship Office.
Idaho State University faculty member David Martin honored with Distinguished Service Award
POCATELLO - Idaho State University’s David Martin has been awarded the Idaho Academy of Physician Assistants’ (IAPA) Distinguished Service award.
Idaho Museum of Natural History fundraising for science camps during Idaho Gives
POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History on Idaho State University Pocatello campus has a full line-up of “Building Young Scientists” camps and activities this summer for K-12-grade students and will host an Idaho Gives 24-hour fundraising event on May 3 to help fund these programs.
Idaho State University Athletes, Kasiska Division of Health Sciences SCORE℠ in Partnership with Dairy West
MERIDIAN - Whether you are a collegiate athlete or a dairy cow, there is no substitute for good nutrition. Both Natalie Christensen, registered dietitian and Michael Siegersma, dairy farmer, took a considerable amount of time to highlight the importance of a healthy, balanced diet, for both humans and Holsteins, during a recent trip to Eagle Ridge Dairy near Kuna. Even Idaho State University’s mascot, Benny the Bengal, came along to spend some time down on the farm.
ISU has awarded $14 million to new incoming fall 2018 freshman Idaho students
POCATELLO – Idaho State University is giving more than $14 million in Idaho Resident four-year recruitment, Step Ahead and Honors Scholarships to more than 2,500 new, incoming Idaho students who are admitted to enter ISU fall 2018.
ISU student business team competes in international strategy competition in California
POCATELLO – A team of six Masters of Business Administration students at Idaho State University’s College of Business will travel to Anaheim, California, this week to compete in the 54th annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC).
Idaho State University forensic anthropologists, law enforcement team up for forensic training
POCATELLO – The orange and black carrion beetle relieved itself on Christian Petersen’s hand and flew off.
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. The scene is chaotic—shrapnel and debris are scattered everywhere, survivors are trying to flee the fire and fumes. Dozens are injured, some critically.
College of Business hosts Jefferson Elementary School fifth graders for a day at ISU
POCATELLO – For the fourth year in a row, the Idaho State University College of Business hosted the fifth-grade classes of Pocatello’s Jefferson Elementary School for a day at ISU.
Idaho State University will confer 2,566 degrees and certificates at 2018 commencement on May 5
POCATELLO – A total of 2,427 graduates will receive 2,566 degrees and certificates during Idaho State University’s spring commencement ceremonies, which will begin at 10 a.m. May 5 in Holt Arena. One hundred thirty-two students will receive multiple certificates and/or degrees
Farewell Reception for Idaho State University President Arthur Vailas set May 2
POCATELLO – A Farewell Reception for Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. May 2, with remarks at 5:30 p.m., at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
World-renowned sitar artist Reshma Srivastava to perform free concert May 1 in Pocatello
POCATELLO – World-renowned sitar artist Reshma Srivastava will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. May 1 at the Pocatello First Presbyterian Church, 202 S. Seventh Ave.
Idaho State will award degrees and recognize ISU-Meridian Student Excellence Honorees at May 7 commencement ceremony in Treasure Valley
BOISE—Idaho State University will award a record number of degrees in the Treasure Valley at commencement May 7—with 315 students eligible for degrees, including 73 Renaissance High School students who will receive associate degrees in general studies through a partnership with ISU and the West Ada School District. The ceremony begins at 6 p.m. at the Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St.
2018 Benny Award winners announced
POCATELLO — Ten Idaho State University students, faculty members and organizations were honored with Benny Awards for their spirit, hard work and positive impact on the University by the Associated Students of Idaho State University and the Office of Student Affairs. The Benny Award winners were honored this week at a banquet held in the Pond Student Union. Below is the full list of winners.
ISU Women’s Club annual “Salad Bar” lunch to be held on May 19
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Women’s Club will host its annual “Salad Bar” lunch on May 19 at 11 a.m. at the Mandarin House in the Banquet Room, 675 Yellowstone Ave.
ISU graduate Lynette Dixey to celebrate with degree 32 years after started
POCATELLO – In 1984, Lynette Dixey graduated from Blackfoot High School and packed up her things and moved to Glendive, Montana, to play basketball at Dawson Community College. But Dixey did not graduate with a degree from Dawson, she returned home to give birth to her daughter. This May, 33 years after starting at Dawson Community College, Dixey will walk across the stage at graduation with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Idaho State University.
Non-traditional student Holly Powell returns to school after two decades, will walk at commencement
POCATELLO – Holly Powell, a standout first-generation, non-traditional student in the Idaho State University College of Business, has been honored as the Outstanding Business Student for the Master of Business Administration program.
Call for Proposals - Service Learning Forum
ISU English Professor Brian Attebery selected to serve as visiting professor at the University of Glasgow
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of English and Philosophy is pleased to announce that professor Brian Attebery has been selected to serve as Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the University of Glasgow during spring semester 2019.
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Idaho State University’s Kasiska Division of Health Sciences dedicates day of research to tackling Idaho’s opioid crisis
POCATELLO - The overuse of opioids is an area of significant concern for a multitude of organizations and agencies across the state of Idaho, the United States, and even the world. Those in the healthcare professions at Idaho State University (ISU) are working to be a part of the solution by conducting research, making changes to their curriculum, and encouraging partnerships with other groups who are working toward the same goal: combating the ever growing opioid epidemic.
ISU's Jillian Christiansen successfully uses dual-enrollment program advantage; graduates with two degrees in two years
POCATELLO – In 2016, Jillian Christiansen graduated with her high school diploma from Renaissance High School, in Meridian, and her Associate of Arts degree from Idaho State University. Christiansen is one of many students who have participated in ISU’s dual-enrollment program at Renaissance High School. She will graduate in May with two bachelor’s degrees, one in political science and one in international studies.
ISU graduate student Camerin Passey “excited” to make mark on world
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Doctor of Pharmacy graduate student Camerin Passey is excited for many things after graduation, but the first that comes to mind is supporting his growing family.
Peace Corps and Idaho State University Announce New Peace Corps Prep Program
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month
ISU Dental Hygiene Clinic Accepting Appointments
ISU Graduates March through the Arch May 4
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University 2018 Graduate Salute March through the Arch will be held beginning at noon May 4 at the Swanson Arch located on the ISU Pocatello campus between Frazier Hall and the Physical Sciences Building.
Sarah Robey Publishes Blog Post
Paul Sivitz Receives Travel Grant
Katy Kole de Peralta Publishes Book Review
Shane Gleason publishes article
Research by Philip Homan Featured in "Taking the Reins" on Idaho Public Television May 24
Jessica Winston Participates in Conferences
Roger Schmidt Accepted into Rare Book School Class
Kevin Marsh Presents at Conference
Casey Stark Presents at Conference
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