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ISU Adult Success Center campaign promotes obtaining GED

Posted in General, Academics, Events by taylandy on the February 25th, 2008

“Your ticket to a better future. . .a better life” is a campaign being kicked off soon by the Adult Success Center in the College of Technology at Idaho State University.  “We are distributing tickets at businesses and agencies throughout the Pocatello-Chubbuck area that emphasize the importance of improving basic skills and obtaining a GED,” states Monica Conley, Administrative Assistant. (more…)

Trade, technology careers to be showcased at March 5 Women and Work conference

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the February 25th, 2008

The eighth annual Idaho State University Women and Work, “Opportunities in Trades and Technology Careers,” conference will be held March 5, 2008. The conference, sponsored by the ISU College of Technology Center for New Directions, will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom, 1025 S. 8th Avenue, Pocatello. (more…)

ISU student literary journal seeks submissions; to hold writing events March 1

Posted in General, Academics, Events by taylandy on the February 25th, 2008

The staff at Black Rock and Sage, Idaho State University’s student literary journal, will host a contest and several writing events this spring.

On March 1, the staff will host a Write-a-Thon from 1 to 5 p.m in Room 213 of the ISU Rendevous Complex. Hash out a novel, short story, a series of poems or any other creative work. Prizes will be awarded to the writers who generate the most words.

An Open Writing Workshop is scheduled for March 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Cyber Café of ISU’s Rendevous Building. A gathering of writers from the community will meet to exchange, read and discuss one another’s writing projects and endeavors. (more…)

ISU events, Feb. 24-March 5

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the February 22nd, 2008

ISU Coming Events: 

The Idaho State University Office of University Relations distributes this events calendar to let the media and public know about upcoming non-athletic events at the University. This information is intended to be released in print and broadcast events calendars. Various events calendars with more complete information are available online at the Web site www.isu.edu/calendar_news.shtml. A copy of this release can also be accessed via ISU’s home page at www.isu.edu. Information about ISU athletic events is available at http://isubengals.cstv.com/. The area code for all phone numbers is 208 unless otherwise noted. The phone number for University Relations is 282-3620. (more…)

ISU Choirs to host Hillcrest Women’s Choir on Feb. 29

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the February 22nd, 2008

The Idaho State University Women’s Choir and Chamber Choir will join the Women’s Choir from Hillcrest High School for a choral concert on Friday, Feb. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

ISU to screen ‘Dying to be Thin’ Feb. 26; discussion to follow

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the February 21st, 2008

The Idaho State University Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center in conjunction with the ISU Student Health Center is pleased to announce a screening of the NOVA documentary "Dying to be Thin" on Feb. 26 that will be followed by a discussion led by Paulette Canfield. (more…)

Disability Awareness Week scheduled Feb. 25-29

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the February 21st, 2008

Idaho State University’s ADA and Disability Resource Center has organized a week of events to build awareness and create a better understanding of people with disabilities on campus and in the community. The events begin Monday, Feb. 25, and run through Friday, Feb. 29. (more…)

Theatre ISU to present ‘Sleuth’ Feb. 21, March 1, 6,7, 8

Posted in General, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the February 21st, 2008

Theatre/Dance ISU will present “Sleuth” by Anthony Shaffer at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center's James E. and Beverly Rogers Black Box Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 29 and  March 1, 6, 7 and 8. (more…)

ISU to help provide services during ‘Give Kids a Smile Days’ Feb. 22-23

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the February 19th, 2008

On Feb. 22 and 23 an estimated 100 children from local low-income families will receive dental services at no cost ranging from general dental exams and professional fluoride applications, to fillings as part of the national Give Kids a Smile Days. (more…)

ISU President Vailas expresses condolences to Northern Illinois University

Posted in General by taylandy on the February 15th, 2008

Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas issued condolences to Northern Illinois University President John G. Peters regarding the Feb. 14 shooting that occurred on the NIU campus.

The letter read:

“It is with the deepest of sorrow that I write to express sympathy for the tragic events which have occurred on your campus.  News of such senseless violence leaves us all horrified and bewildered.  The entire nation mourns with you.

Please know that you and your campus community are in our thoughts and prayers.” (more…)

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