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2011 Idaho State University Outstanding Student Award recipients announced

Posted in General, People, Academics, Featured by taylandy on the April 18th, 2011

Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2011 Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 7, in Holt Arena.           

The 13 Outstanding Student Awards are presented to recognize outstanding graduating seniors who have excelled in their programs, their extracurricular activities and have generally epitomized ISU's outstanding student body.  Students receiving these prestigious awards exhibit a readiness to graduate, high academic achievement, above-average dedication to academic and professional goals and involvement in professional societies. Work experience and community service are also considered.

The Outstanding Student Award recipients will be honored at a reception April 29 in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Idaho State University appoints Linda Hatzenbuehler executive dean of ISU Division of Health Sciences

Posted in General, People, Academics by taylandy on the April 15th, 2011

Idaho State University has announced the appointment of Linda Hatzenbuehler as the permanent executive dean and associate vice president for the ISU Division of Health Sciences.

 "I am delighted at the overwhelming support for making Dr. Linda Hatzenbuehler the permanent executive dean of the Division," said Gary Olson, ISU provost and vice president for academic affairs. "She has great vision and many talents that will lead the division to new levels of excellence." (more…)

‘Nuclear in Japan: What’s Happening Now?’ panel at ISU April 19

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the April 15th, 2011

A panel titled "Nuclear in Japan: What's Happening Now?" will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Idaho State University Pond Student Union North Fork Room.

The free public event will feature local experts, including Mary Dunzik-Gougar, ISU nuclear engineering assistant research professor; other ISU faculty; and Idaho National Laboratory professionals. (more…)

ISU sponsors free suicide prevention seminars April 20-June 22

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the April 15th, 2011

Idaho State University's Institute of Rural Health and Idaho Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health are collaborating to promote a free webinar series to be held April 20-June 22. (more…)

Barbara Adamcik named interim provost at Idaho State University

Posted in General, People, Academics by taylandy on the April 14th, 2011

Barbara Adamcik has been named interim provost at Idaho State University effective June 25.  Adamcik currently serves as associate vice president for institutional planning and effectiveness in the Office of Academic Affairs. (more…)

Idaho State University SkillsUSA students compete at state competition

Posted in General by taylandy on the April 14th, 2011

Idaho State University College of Technology SkillsUSA Chapter members recently returned from the SkillsUSA state leadership and skills conference in Boise. Competitors representing high schools and colleges from throughout the state competed in more than forty competitions. (more…)

Dr. Patrisia Gonzales to speak on Hispanic traditional medicine at ISU-Meridian April 27

Posted in General by taylandy on the April 14th, 2011

"Exploring Hispanic Traditional Medicine" is the topic of a free lecture Wednesday, April 27, 6:30 -8:30 p.m., Room 697 at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive. 

The lecture will be broadcast to the Pocatello campus, Room B06 in the Eli Obler Library. (more…)

‘An Opportuni-Tea’ fundraiser for Idaho State University Honors Program set April 16

Posted in General by taylandy on the April 13th, 2011

"An Opportuni-Tea" for 2011, a fundraiser to build on for the Idaho State University Honors Program Endowment, is scheduled for Saturday, April 16, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Barbara J. Marshall Rotunda in the ISU L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

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Idaho State University faculty members honored as Outstanding Master Teachers

Posted in General, People, Academics, Featured by taylandy on the April 13th, 2011

Five Idaho State University faculty members have received 2011 Outstanding Master Teacher awards and will be honored at a reception on April 27. One will receive the 2011 ISU Distinguished Teacher Award to be announced at the reception.

Receiving Master Teacher awards are Donna Lybecker, associate professor of political science; James Skidmore, associate professor of philosophy; Shannon Lynch, associate professor of psychology; Roger Schmidt, professor of English; and Kevin Parker, professor of computer information systems. (more…)

Idaho State University Outstanding Service Award recipients announced

Posted in General, People, Academics, Featured by taylandy on the April 13th, 2011

Five Idaho State University faculty have received 2011 Outstanding Service Awards and will be honored at a reception on April 27. One will receive the 2011 ISU Distinguished Service Award to be announced at the reception. Receiving 2011 Outstanding Service Awards are Colden Baxter, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences; Jim DiSanza, Ph.D., professor and chair of communication and rhetorical studies; Caroline Fauré, Ed.D., assistant professor of sports science and physical education; Jean Pfau, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences; and Bethany Schultz Hurst, associate lecturer of English. (more…)

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