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Retired ISU employees set reunion Oct. 26 in Pocatello

Posted in General, People, Events by lovejohn on the September 21st, 2006

daho State University's retired employees will hold their third annual reunion on Oct. 26 at the Juniper Hills Country Club. All retired ISU faculty and staff and spouses of deceased retirees are invited to attend.

No-host social activities start at 5:30 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. (more…)

ISU to help teachers learn to use ‘virtual’ stock market game

Posted in General, People, Events by lovejohn on the September 21st, 2006

Idaho State University will host a teacher-training workshop to instruct teachers on how to use a "virtual" stock-market game in the classroom. It is scheduled Oct. 6, at Century High School in Pocatello and is free for the first 1,000 teams to sign up. (more…)

‘Vagina Monologues’ auditions set Oct. 3, 7

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts by lovejohn on the September 21st, 2006

Idaho State University will hold auditions for "The Vagina Monologues" at the Pond Student Union Building Bengal Café from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 3 and from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 7.

The performance is an annual event to raise money to stop violence against women and girls. All proceeds will go to local organizations supporting that cause.

"You don't need acting experience to be in the production, just a willingness to help a good cause," said Dr. Debra Easterly, research administrator for ISU.

For more information, contact Easterly at 282-2618 or eastdebb@isu.edu.

Teacher-training workshop Sept. 29–30 to focus on economic summit

Posted in General, Academics, Events by lovejohn on the September 21st, 2006

Idaho State University will host a teacher-training workshop Sept. 29-30 for high school teachers that will prepare them to take their students to the International Economic Summit this November and April.

The summit is an interactive trading simulation that will teach students the intricacies and challenges of a global economy. (more…)

ISU training workshop to help elementary teachers use ‘Mini-Society’ curriculum

Posted in General, People, Academics by lovejohn on the September 21st, 2006

Idaho State University will host a training workshop to instruct teachers grades 3-6 to implement the Mini-Society curriculum into their classrooms and earn two professional development credits. (more…)

ISU Office of Research seeking 2007 ‘Distinguished Researcher’ nominations

Posted in General, People, Research by lovejohn on the September 21st, 2006

The Idaho State University Office of Research is announcing a call for nominations for the ISU Distinguished Researcher Award of 2007.

This award will honor a faculty member who has contributed significantly to the University's research effort. The award recipient is honored at spring Commencement exercises as the Distinguished Researcher and will be given a cash award of $2,500. (more…)

Orchestra at Temple Square, Russian pianist set Sept. 22 concert

Posted in Events, Performing Arts by admin on the September 19th, 2006
The Orchestra at Temple SquareThe Orchestra at Temple Square, with Russian guest pianist Ilya Itin, will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 as part of Idaho State University’s “A Season of Note” series at the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.Tickets are $24 for the main level or $18 for the upper level. Information and tickets are available by calling the Stephens Center Box Office at (208) 282-3595.

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Thelma E. Stephens, namesake of performing arts center, remembered for generous giving to ISU

Posted in General, People, Performing Arts by lovejohn on the September 19th, 2006

Thelma E. StephensAwe at the generosity of Thelma E. Stephens mixed with sadness among Idaho State University administrators and faculty members, who praised Stephens' life and legacy. The lead donor to the University's new performing arts center died Sept. 15 at age 98.

Stephens and her late husband, L.E., were major donors to Idaho State University. They contributed about $12 million toward the construction of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center, on Bartz Hill in Pocatello.

Thelma Stephens died at a Boise hospital after falling earlier in the week and breaking her hip. Funeral services were held Sept. 19 in Boise.

"The impact Thelma made on this University is incredible," said Dr. Kent Tingey, ISU vice president for advancement. "It was her lead gift that made the Stephens Performing Art Center possible, and everyone knows the impact that center is having on this University and this part of the state. We will be forever grateful to her." (more…)

ISU to honor 15 with Homecoming awards Sept. 22

Posted in General, People by lovejohn on the September 19th, 2006

Idaho State University will honor 15 current and retired faculty and staff, alumni and supporters with awards at 2006 Homecoming. (more…)

Men to don high heels in Project Hope fundraiser

Posted in General, People, Events by lovejohn on the September 18th, 2006

Idaho State University's Project Hope Advocacy Program will have men walking in high heels around Hutchinson Quadrangle Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as a fundraiser to end sexual assault and violence in Pocatello.

The money raised will be used for prevention and awareness events in Pocatello and at ISU. (more…)

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