News items from ISU Marketing and Communications
ISU African Student Association to host Hakuna Matata Festival on April 28
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s African Student Association will host a Hakuna Matata Festival on April 28 at 6 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom. The festival will include different exhibits and African cultural experiences.
ISU Gender Resource Center to host Denim Day to raise awareness for sexual assault
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Gender Resource Center will host Denim Day on April 19 in support of sexual assault survivors and to make a statement against misconceptions about sexual assault. There will be speakers and a pulled pork lunch in the ISU Canoe Room in the Pond Student Union from noon to 3 p.m.
Southern rock group Marshall Tucker concert set April 11 at Idaho State University
POCATELLO – The Marshall Tucker Band leader and founder Doug Gray has fond memories about Pocatello, despite the fact the band once suffered a mishap here.
Idaho State University to present operatic version of well-known play “Our Town”
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will present “Our Town” the Opera on April 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Diane and Chick Bilyeu Theatre in Frazier Hall.
Scientific art exhibit opens April 2 at Idaho State University’s Oboler Library
POCATELLO — A seldom-seen side of Idaho science will be on display at the Idaho State University Oboler Library.
ISU Bengal Women’s Softball player Kacie Burnett plans to join a different team after graduation
POCATELLO – Idaho State University senior Kacie Burnett says there isn’t much difference between playing college softball and studying nursing.
Idaho State University students win big at the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
POCATELLO—Idaho State University students won a total of $24,000 at the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge in Boise last week.
Idaho State University’s Dental Hygiene Program receives full accreditation for next seven years
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Dental Hygiene Program has recently received full accreditation status from the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
Chubbuck, Pocatello mayors to recognize national service, including ISU AmeriCorps, on April 3 and 5
POCATELLO – The efforts of AmeriCorps members, including those from Idaho State University, who annually contribute more than 64,000 hours of service to communities throughout Idaho, will be recognized by Chubbuck Mayor Kevin England April 3, 6 p.m., Chubbuck City Hall, and by Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad, April 5, 6 p.m., Pocatello City Hall.
Idaho State University to hold Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 12
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Undergraduate Student Research Symposium will take place Thursday, April 12, in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
ISU College of Arts and Letters sees continued success with Road Scholarship program
POCATELLO – In Spring 2017, Jacob Harris was a senior at Marsh Valley High School and was unsure of what his future held. He was then awarded the first Road Scholarship from Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters, which changed the course of his life.
Idaho State University School of Performing Arts begins Preparatory Strings Program
POCATELLO – This year the Idaho State University School of Performing Arts started the Preparatory String Program, which offers the opportunity for local community members to take private music lessons taught by ISU string students and to perform in an end-of-semester recital.
ISU “Be Advised,” “Declare Your Major” campaigns underway
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Central Academic Advising continues its “Be Advised” campaign with the additional recommendation for students to “Declare Your Major.”
ISU Graduate Research Symposium winners announced
POCATELLO — Winners from Idaho State University’s fourth annual Graduate Research Symposium have been announced.
ISU Idaho Museum of Natural History to host annual Science Trek sleep over
POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will host the 29th annual Science Trek Sleep Over for third- through fifth-graders on April 27.
Reckless Kelly to perform at ISU’s A Season of Note
POCATELLO — Country rock band Reckless Kelly is slated to perform at Idaho State University’s A Season of Note concert series on Saturday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall, located in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Idaho State University student loan default rates below national average
POCATELLO — Idaho State University’s cohort student loan default rate has dropped from 15 percent to 7.4 percent over the last four years.
ISU Gender Resource Center to host “The Battle Continues,” a look at women’s rights, on April 2
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Gender Resource Center will host “The Battle Continues,” a look back at the “Battle of the Sexes” and women’s rights from the 1970s to today, on April 2 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in the Wood and Little Wood River Rooms in the Pond Student Union.
Idaho State University Breaking Boundary Award nominations open for ISU athletes
POCATELLO – Idaho State University is seeking nominations for its Breaking Boundary Awards for student athletes that will be awarded at the Bennion Banquet on April 24.
ISU Bengal Bridge, which provides college credits to new high school graduates at a reduced cost, is accepting applications until April 15
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Bengal Bridge will continue to accept applications for summer 2018 until April 15. Bengal Bridge is a seven-week summer college semester for recently graduated high school seniors. Students have the opportunity to earn 9-10 college credits towards their degree for $585 instead of the regular tuition price of $3,583.
ISU chemistry major Emily Morley to present research on potential drug delivery system at national conference
POCATELLO – Emily Morley, an Idaho State University chemistry student, has always been interested in science. But, it wasn’t until she was a freshman at ISU that she got involved in chemistry-based research and realized chemistry was her passion.
Idaho State University water quality workshop attracting experts from around the world
POCATELLO – Experts from Europe, throughout the United States, Idaho State University and Idaho will gather at ISU for a three-day Concentration Discharge Workshop March 12-14 focused on improving the science of water quality.
Idaho State University sending six student groups to the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
POCATELLO—Idaho State University is sending six finalist teams to the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge next week at Boise State University on March 15-16.
Grammy Award winning singer Kathy Mattea excited about Pocatello concert at ISU
POCATELLO – She’s performed in all 50 states over the last 20-plus years and Grammy Award-winning singer Kathy Mattea will be back in Idaho to perform The Acoustic Living Room concert with her longtime collaborator and guitarist Bill Cooley on March 17 at Idaho State University.
Idaho principals share their thoughts on teacher evaluation
An Idaho State University study completed in 2017 revealed perceptions held by Idaho principals about the statewide teacher evaluation program implemented in 2015. Noteworthy findings included that principals believe the evaluation program helps them identify both good and poor teachers, helped inform the professional development needs of their teachers, and that they are adequately trained and knowledgeable about how to properly conduct teacher evaluation according to state guidelines.