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ISU-Meridian Health Science Center and Ada County to provide free exams, hepatitis vaccinations at Boise community health screening Sept. 28

Posted in General by taylandy on the September 21st, 2011

Uninsured and unable to afford medical care?

For the second year, the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, Ada County, Central District Health, and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare have partnered to bring free community health screenings to low-income Ada County residents.

Faculty and students from the Meridian Health Science Center will conduct the screenings Wednesday, Sept. 28, 4-7 p.m., at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2920 Cassia St., in Boise. (more…)

Reading skills, speed reading programs for children, adults to be offered by Idaho State University in Treasure Valley

Posted in General, Academics, Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the September 20th, 2011

The Idaho State University Division of Continuing Education and instructors from the Institute of Reading Development will offer reading skills and speed reading programs for children and adults beginning Nov. 5 in Boise, Meridian, Nampa and Caldwell.

The classes will be held weekly on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

Boise classes will be held at the Boise Senior Center located at 690 Robbins Road; Caldwell classes will be held at The College of Idaho located at 2112 Cleveland Blvd.; Meridian classes will be held at the University of Phoenix located at 1422 South Tech Lane; and Nampa classes will be held at the Northwest Nazarene University located at 623 Holly St. (more…)

Reading skills, speed reading programs for children, adults to be offer in Pocatello by Idaho State University Continuing Education

Posted in General, Academics, Events by taylandy on the September 20th, 2011

The Idaho State University Division of Continuing Education and instructors from the Institute of Reading Development will offer reading skills and speed reading programs for children and adults beginning Nov. 5 in Pocatello.

 The classes will be held weekly on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays at the ISU Continuing Education Building located at 1001 N. Seventh Ave. (more…)

Idaho State University Homecoming Award recipients announced; President’s Alumni Recogniton Dinner set Sept. 30

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured by taylandy on the September 19th, 2011

Idaho State University will honor current faculty, alumni and supporters with their annual awards during 2011 Homecoming.

Recipients will be recognized at the President's Alumni Recognition Dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at the Red Lion Hotel in Pocatello, 1555 Pocatello Creek Road. A reception at 6 p.m. will precede the dinner. Those wishing to attend should contact the ISU Alumni Office at (208) 282-3755 or e-mail alumni@isu.edu. The cost is $40/per person.

Former mayor of Palo Alto, Calif. and commercial construction and real estate developer, Jack R. Wheatley is being honored with the Distinguished Alumnus award, the most prestigious of awards presented by Idaho State University; W. James Johnston, realtor and City Councilman and Dr. Karen Y. Johnston, former school administrator are being honored with the William J. Bartz Award; Dr. Scott E. Anderson, professor of music and director of choral activities at ISU, is being honored with the ISU Achievement Award; Ann L. Howell, director of enrollment services at ISU-Idaho Falls, is being honored with the ISU Distinguished Service award; Roger Williams, internationally acclaimed performing artist, Valorie Jean Watkins, executive director Power County Development Authority and former ISU Alumni Director, and David Hill, owner of the Box Maker, Inc. in Bellevue, Wash., are being honored with the President's Medallion awards; and Bob and Jude Flandro will be recognized with the ISU Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal award, which is presented by the ASISU student body. (more…)

Idaho State University School of Performing Arts to present play ‘Dr. Faustus’ in October

Posted in General, People, Academics, Events, Performing Arts by taylandy on the September 19th, 2011

The Idaho State University School of Performing Arts Theatre/Dance Department will open its 2011-2012 production season with the chilling, and often controversial, dramatic tale of "Dr. Faustus" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 in the Bilyeu Theatre in Frazier Hall.

Written by Christopher Marlowe, "Dr. Faustus" stands securely as one of the great classics of the ages. Faustus sells his eternal soul to the devil in order to acquire the skills of black magic and to know more than any human being. After 24 years his bargain is up and Faustus is damned to hell for all eternity. (more…)

Idaho State University College of Technology open house set Sept. 29; more than 40 programs to be showcased

Posted in General, Academics, Events by taylandy on the September 19th, 2011

Are you thinking about a new career but don’t know where to start? The Idaho State University College of Technology will host its annual open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the ISU Roy F. Christensen Building, located at 777 Memorial Drive in Pocatello.

The College will showcase programs that can lead to employment in some of the fastest growing, high-demand careers in Idaho and the nation. (more…)

29th annual ‘I Love ISU’ finale set Sept. 22 at Rosewood Reception Center in Pocatello

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the September 19th, 2011

The finale for the 2011 "I Love ISU" campaign will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 22, as part of the Pocatello Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, at the Rosewood Reception Center in Pocatello, 1499 Bannock Highway, sponsored by Watkins Distributing.

"We invite the public to come to this year's 'I Love ISU' campaign finale to celebrate the money we've raised for deserving Idaho State University students," said Tony Dickey, director of annual giving. "The scholarships provided to students can make a giant difference in their lives and in our communities." (more…)

Idaho State University alumni Homecoming events planned Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Posted in General, People, Events by taylandy on the September 19th, 2011

Idaho State University's Homecoming 2011 with the theme "Bengals- Forever Orange" will feature a variety of ISU Alumni events culminating Oct. 1 with the Homecoming Parade at 10 a.m. and football game at 1:30 p.m. in Holt Arena.

"Homecoming this year promises to be a very special one," said K.C. Felt, director of Alumni Relations. "Our award recipients are an extraordinary group of individuals whose support and commitment to Idaho State is remarkable, and several are from Pocatello which always adds a special flavor to our activities.  We have a full slate of events planned for alumni and friends and are anxious to welcome all back to campus, especially our 1961 graduates- our Golden Bengals and our 1981 championship football team reunion group."   (more…)

El Korah Shriners, ISU-Meridian host free screening for children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries

Posted in General, Events by taylandy on the September 19th, 2011

El Korah Shriners and ISU-Meridian host free screening for children with orthopedic conditions, burns and spinal cord injuries

The clinic is Saturday, Oct. 1,  9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive in Meridian, on the north side of I-84 between Locust Grove and Meridian roads. (more…)

Eaton and Sanders to present Roger Williams Tribute Concert Oct. 1 at Stephens Center

Posted in General, People, Events, Performing Arts, Featured by taylandy on the September 14th, 2011

Pocatello native Steve Eaton plans to honor Roger Williams as best he can during the Roger Williams Tribute Concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Idaho State University Jensen Grand Concert Hall in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

The Steve Eaton Group, with guest Mike Sanders, will perform the tribute concert.

Originally, Williams was scheduled to play an ISU 'Season of Note' concert on Oct. 1, but he had to cancel because of illness. Williams is undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer. (more…)

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