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Nampa, ID - A new law is giving Idahoans a second chance at higher education.Thousands of working Idahoans who attended college or a technical program, but took a break, will now be able to continue their education. It is thanks to dollars from a state opportunity scholarship program. This program ...
Beus, a public defense attorney for Twin Falls County, has worked for the public defender's office for eight years. Before that, he worked in the private sector, specializing in insurance defense cases and other civil matters. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University, where he also earned his law degree.
Or Idaho can convince the regents to adopt an innovative way of counting revenue. This would allow the university to add three sports to bring in new money to erase the deficit, and it could create a template to permit Idaho and perhaps other state public higher education institutions to justify adding ...
When Rebecca Scofield was growing up on a cattle ranch outside Boise, she never thought she would end up attending Harvard University. ... But she applied anyway, and Scofield, now a professor at the University of Idaho, spent the next six years earning her master's degree in Japanese studies and ...
The three-story college, next to Idaho State University-Meridian off Interstate 84, will tentatively be complete June 11, two months before the first class of ... Osteopathic colleges in the U.S. saw a 26 percent in enrollment from 2011-2012 to 2015-2016, according to the American Association of Colleges ... school

Former University of Idaho football standouts Sam Merriman (1979-83) and Sherridan May (1991-94), and Silver Valley high school stars from the 1960s, Denny Almquist (Mullan) and John Shelt (Kellogg), were enshrined and North Idaho Sports Award winners were honored. College Team of the ...
And then at the higher education level, my goodness, let's make our higher ed funded based on connecting Idaho kids to Idaho companies through higher education." Labrador: "I think we're spending too much time concentrating on making sure every kid goes to college. I think we need to give ...
Taft High senior golfer Maya Hatton will take her game to the College of Idaho, a small private liberal arts college in Caldwell, after signing a letter of ... Hatton, who was heavily recruited by Corban University in Salem and a couple of schools in California, said she will major in mathematics with hopes of ... women tennis
Grand Rapids Community College trustees have approved purchasing a new security system that officials say would let it start a lockdown with the press of a button. School officials tell The Grand Rapids Press that in addition to the security lockdown feature the new system would let staff know if a door is ... women tennis
The chancellor of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission says he plans to retire after his successor is hired. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that Paul Hill has been serving as chancellor of the commission, which oversees four-year colleges, since 2012. Hill says he actually decided to ... women tennis
Most of the conversation centered on the economy, but all the candidates connected the success of Idaho's economy to education. “Digital delivery” of more college courses would help Idaho “pick up the slack” in education and jobs, said Lt. Gov. Brad Little, a GOP candidate for governor. Little's opponent ... women tennis
An exaggeration, obviously, but there's no denying that college debt has become staggering. With income from the G.I. Bill and two part-time jobs, I was able to graduate with zero debt. Today's graduates average $37,000 in student-loan debt. A 2014 Citizens Financial Group survey found that many don't ... women tennis
San Francisco-based poet Megan Levad will visit The College of Idaho this April to present a reading from her most recent book, “What Have I to Say to You,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4 at the ... After her graduation from the C of I, she pursued her graduate and doctoral studies at Harvard University. women tennis
TWIN FALLS — The College of Southern Idaho wants to offer its first two bachelor's degrees — advanced food manufacturing and teacher education ... Lance Clow, R-Twin Falls, sponsored a bill to change requirements under a 1965 state law that allows community colleges to offer four-year degrees. women tennis

POCATELLO – Idaho State University's Dental Hygiene Program has recently received full accreditation status from the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). According to a CODA document dated Feb. 19, ISU's “program in dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation ... women tennis
Some Idaho colleges already have, or are trying to get, a nasal spray that President Donald Trump highlighted in a speech Monday on the federal strategy ... at Idaho State University, said his staff had been trained to use Narcan kits by the ISU College of Pharmacy, which supplied employees with the kits. women tennis
The University of Missouri is facing a $60 million budget shortfall on its Columbia campus under a worst-case scenario for state support and enrollment. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that Chancellor Alexander Cartwright held a campus faculty meeting Monday to discuss a report recommending the ... women tennis
Thanks to generous contributions made by Wells Fargo, the College of Business Professional Development program is able to host an executive-level speaker each semester as part of the Wells Fargo Speaker Series. These events bring in a large crowd of students from throughout the University as well as ... women tennis
Bay Mills Community College has received a federal grant to study biodiversity and pollution levels in Lake Superior's Waishkey Bay. The bay is an important recreational and cultural resource for members of the Bay Mills Indian Community and tourists. The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the ... women tennis
Lawmakers set a budget for the state's community colleges this morning that's slightly more generous that Gov. ... That's similar to a move made earlier in the higher education budget for the University of Idaho; the U of I, NIC and CSI all are self-insured, so the state's approach to benefit cost funding next ... women tennis
Smith received her bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Washington and subsequently received her doctorate from the University of San Diego. She is currently with the Bureau of Navy Medicine at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia, serving with the rank of Captain. women tennis
Rick Aman, interim president of the College of Eastern Idaho, has been named to the job on a permanent basis. Deborah Bordelon, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Governors State University, in Illinois, has been chosen as provost and executive vice president of Columbus State ... women tennis
The firm assisting in the nationwide presidential hunt, AGB Search, informed the Idaho State Board of Education on Saturday that Ricardo Azziz, the current chief officer of academic health and hospital affairs at the State University of New York (SUNY) System Administration, has withdrawn, according to ... women tennis
Although co-presidencies have taken place in business, experts strained to think of a precedent in higher education. University systems operate with campus presidents, of course. Similar setups exist at a few private colleges, such as St. John's College having different presidents at its campuses in ... women tennis
Attorneys for Oberlin College want a lawsuit filed by a business claiming slander and interference moved out of Lorain County because of media coverage and online reader comments. The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports attorneys for the Ohio liberal arts school and its dean of students filed the motion ... women tennis
Several colleges around the country have released statements saying that students' admissions would not be jeopardized by any suspensions or truancies they may incur because of their participation in the walkout. College of Idaho spokesman Clayton Gefre said C of I has no formal statement about the ... women tennis
A Central Michigan University student suspected of fatally shooting his parents in a dormitory has been charged with murder. University spokeswoman Heather Smith says 19-year-old James Eric Davis Jr. also faces a felony weapons charge. women tennis
Our universities not only produce the leaders, thinkers and innovators who will inherit our civic sphere, our researchers also work with these capable civil ... Each year, the University of Idaho's James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research releases several Idaho at a Glance policy briefs ... women tennis
POCATELLO – The 2018 Idaho State University (ISU) Health Fair will offer numerous free and reduced-cost health screening services, health information booths ... The Bengal Lab is located in Room 161 in the College of Pharmacy, which is housed inside Leonard Hall near the south end of the ISU Hutchinson Quadrangle. women tennis
Anita Smith, Ph.D., will lead the School of Nursing following Interim Dean Nancy Renn. She will oversee programs at both the Pocatello and Meridian campuses. “We are very excited about the incredible experiences and leadership that Dr. Smith brings to ISU,” said Rex Force, ISU vice president of health ... women tennis
BOISE — The University of Idaho's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is pursuing an aggressive plan to invest tens of millions of dollars in its nine agricultural research and extension centers. Those centers house the people that conduct research on a wide variety of crops grown in the state and seek ... women tennis
(AP) - The acting president of Spokane Falls Community College has resigned amid workplace sexual harassment allegations. ... Carolyn Casey with the Community Colleges of Spokane confirmed to the newspaper that school officials had been looking into claims of sexual harassment against Pitcher but ... women tennis
"As somebody who's worked at a university for most of the past 48 years, it's particularly disappointing to me because you'd think we'd be the most enlightened ones and moving toward the type of progress we're calling for in society at a faster pace at universities," said Richard Lapchick, the institute's ... women tennis
San Diego State University is dropping President Donald Trump's name from the title of a class after public criticism. The name of the course? "Trump: Impeachment, Removal or Conviction?" The university announced Wednesday that it was dropping Trump's name from the title of the one-unit weekend ... women tennis
AP NewsBreak: UI Law Prof Sues Idaho for Execution Records. A University of Idaho law professor is suing the Idaho Department of Corrections under the state's Public Records Act for refusing to hand over documents about the department's use of execution drugs. Feb. 28, 2018, at 6:14 p.m.. AP NewsBreak: UI Law Prof ... women tennis
Rachel Azzarito has joined Idaho State University as an education coordinator for the Emergency Services Department. Azzarito will be based on the ... From July 2011 to December 2013, Azzarito was a counselor and assistant director of admission at the College of Idaho. She holds a bachelor's degree in ... women tennis
But Idaho's improving AP numbers still lag well behind national averages. What's more, Idaho continues to lose ground compared to the rest of the nation. The College Board released the latest round of AP results last week — covering the high school class of 2017. The nonprofit hailed the national ... women tennis
College of Southern Idaho hires new coordinator to help veterans on campus ... TWIN FALLS — After 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, Brian O'Rorke wants to help his fellow veterans navigate college. He started Feb. 1 as the College of Southern Idaho's first veterans advocacy coordinator. He helps connect ... women tennis
A group of University of Iowa students presented possible solutions to a wastewater treatment issue at a lake in eastern Iowa. Engineering students with the university's Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities offered design options to Delaware County officials, the Telegraph Herald reported . women tennis
Nearly half of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in prevention at a time of ... "I became puzzled, because we as a society are so interested in the health of college students," said Turner, who is now retired from the University of Virginia. women tennis
28 photo Jaxon Walker, right, and Isabel Olivares work on a math assignment at College of Eastern Idaho. ... And, it announced a joint admissions and enrollment agreement with the University of Idaho, through which students who want to get a bachelor's after their associate degree can take classes at U of ... women tennis
For example, a team of researchers from the University of Idaho, Boise State University, the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Sakae Casting recently were awarded a two-year Idaho Department of Commerce Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant to design a new, safer and more efficient ... women tennis
“I'm going to ask the Legislature to structurally change exactly how we run higher education in the state of Idaho,” Gov. Butch Otter told hundreds of political and business leaders at Wednesday's Associated Taxpayers of Idaho conference. Otter will go into details when he delivers his State of the State ... women tennis
The 18-year-old Castleford High School senior spends his mornings taking high school classes and afternoons in the College of Southern Idaho's welding program in Twin Falls. ... He also participated in welding competitions last school year, including at Idaho State University and in Buhl through FFA. women tennis
The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine in Meridian is now accepting applications from prospective students. Officials with Idaho's first medical school announced ... The school, which is a partner with Idaho State University, is expected to start classes in fall 2018. It's under construction at 1311 E. Central ... women tennis
In a story Dec. 7 about a plan to move seven of Oklahoma's higher education institutions under the authority of larger governing boards, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is a community college. It is a four-year public liberal arts university. women tennis
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) For more than a year College of Southern Idaho employees have been preparing to launch a new website. That launch is almost here. The College plans on making most of the changes live on Jan. 2 and fully available on Jan. 8. That will be preceded by the website ... women tennis


 

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