News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

September 13, 2010 — Vol. 26 No. 30

Homecoming Award Recipients Announced

Dr. Ellen Joy Plein
Dr. Corey Schou
Dave Nielsen
Velma and Clarence Byrne
William M. Kobus
Robert L. Geddes
Bruce S. Bistline
Dave Kragthorpe

Idaho State University will recognize and honor special alumni, faculty and staff at Homecoming 2010.

Award recipients will be honored at the President's Alumni Recognition Dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at the Red Lion Hotel in Pocatello, 1555 Pocatello Creek Road. A reception at 6 p.m. precedes the dinner. Those wishing to attend should contact the ISU Alumni Office at (208) 282-3755 or e-mail The cost is $40 per person.

Dr. Ellen Joy Plein is being honored as Distinguished Alumnus; Clarence W. and Velma A.* Byrne are being honored with the William J. Bartz Award; Dr. Corey Schou is being honored with the ISU Achievement Award; Coach Dave Nielsen is being honored with the ISU Distinguished Service Award; Bruce S. Bistline, Senator Robert L. Geddes and William M. Kobus are receiving the President's Medallion Awards; and David S. Kragthorpe is the recipient of the student selected Homecoming Parade Marshall Award.

Following are the honorees and their awards.