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BlueCrossCSI Dental Clinic Partners with Wellness Tree Community Clinic to Offer Services to Veterans 

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health presented a $40,000 grant to the Wellness Tree Community Clinic. The grant funded by Blue Cross of Idaho employees, focuses on funding dental service costs for veterans. The College of Southern Idaho Dental Clinic is pleased to announce their partnership with the Wellness Tree community Clinic to provide the dental services needed by veterans.

Click here to read the Times News article written by Julie Ferraro that covers this event.  

Cynthia Harding
Bookstore Manager
jketterling@csi.edu | 208.732.6552
AgScholarship Drew Weaver of Nampa Receives Robert E. Dickinson Agricultural Scholarship
The CSI Foundation would like to congratulate Drew Weaver of Nampa Idaho on being a recipient of the Robert E. Dickinson Agricultural Scholarship. Drew will be attending CSI starting fall semester of 2019. Drew says " I am so thankful to be receiving my scholarship which will help me pursue my dream in agricultural education."

Congratulations Drew, The CSI Foundation wishes you the best of luck throughout your academic career!

Kristen Adamson
CSI Foundation 
Administrative Assistant
kadamson@csi.edu | 208.732.6395

Catalogs2019-2020 Catalogs Are Available Online and In the Bookstore
The 2019-2020 Catalogs have arrived and are available through the CSI Bookstore. We have perfect bound and spiral bound options available.

Perfect bound catalogs cost $7 each and spiral bound catalogs cost $10. If you would like for us to send your catalogs through the interoffice mail, please provide us with the following information:

Type (perfect or spiral)
Department to Charge
Location to Send

Click here to view the new catalog online.

Jayme Ketterling
Bookstore Manager
jketterling@csi.edu | 208.732.6552
Arbinger Arbinger Institute Monthly Newsletter - June

Whether we are in the classroom or in the office or interacting with our friends and family, so much of what we do depends on the system of communication. Your mindset is a key to your success and to your happiness. The CSI sponsored workshop sessions for Outward Mindset (by Arbinger) are sure to be beneficial to you in your professional and personal life. The feedback from recent sessions has been very positive. Comments from previous sessions include:
  • "The Arbinger Training has given me life skills I didn't know I needed."
  • "I've become more aware of how I am reacting in every situation."
  • "Had a very positive impact."
Let's all work together to create a campus culture that engages people with seamless communication and decision-making through accelerated collaboration.
  • Develop skills for open communication to see more effective results.
  • Assist our students and others by seeing things from a different perspective
  • Become equipped with tools to successfully assist in navigating and transforming conflict
  • Restyle your role to help your team with those daily challenges and reach those long-term goals
This really is an amazing professional development opportunity offered to you completely free of charge and all materials are provided. It would be a notable addition to your Faculty Rank or Staff Advancement Portfolio. Watch for an email to reserve your spot in one of the upcoming session.

For now, take a look at the Arbinger monthly newsletter.

Sandra Bosteder
Arbinger Institute Trainer
sbosteder@csi.edu | 208.732.6850
VALIC Seminar on Social Security & Medicare is WEDNESDAY, June 12
Bring your own lunch!
TAB Conference Rm 210  ( unless we outgrow the room)

Social Security is an important element in retirement planning. This program explores the cost of retirement, as well as options for claiming and maximizing Social Security benefits and how to bridge possible income gaps. Taenia Hudson from the Office on Aging as our Medicare expert - so bring ALL your good questions.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269

TechTalkUpcoming TechTalks 
Please see the following details for upcoming TechTalks:
  • 6/13/2019: Task Management 
    • Planner, Outlook Tasks Changed to To Do 
  • 6/27/2019: Delve 
    • What is it and how can it benefit you and others 
  • 7/11/2019: Forms, Surveys, Polls
    • How to create and use 
  • 7/25/2019: Cyber Security 
    • Staying safe while using the internet 

Please note that these sessions are subject to change, check the schedule before you attend. Updates will be posted in eNotes and you can follow the General channel in Teams to get a notification.

All TechTalks will take place from 3 - 4 p.m. in Canyon 119. 

If you have have a topic that you think we might be able to assist with, please leave us a comment on the TechTalk Team by  clicking here

Tony Wilson
Software Analyst
twilson@csi.edu | 208.732.6246
P20Early Bird Registration for the P20 Educators Conference Ends June 20
The P20 Educators Conference seeks to gather educators from Southern Idaho to explore ways to innovate teaching and expand learning opportunities for students and instructors. 

Early bird registration ends June 20, 2019, so click here to register now!

Jon Lord
Associate Dean of Early College
jlord@csi.edu | 208.732.6280
FinAidOpenLateFinancial Aid Office Extended Hours 

The Financial Aid Office in Eagle Central of the Taylor Building will be open extended hours to provide students with the opportunity to drop off any Financial Aid Documents that have been requested and answer any questions students may have. Have them c ome in during SOAR!! 

CSI Financial Aid 
Taylor Building, Main Campus Twin Falls 
csifinancialaid@csi.edu 208.732.6274 

LibraryHoursSummer Hours for the CSI Library

Ansina Durham
Public Services Manager
adurham@csi.edu | 208.732.6502
TestingHoursSummer Testing Hours

Jeff Gourley
Testing Center Coordinator
jgourley@csi.edu | 208.732.6569
EffectiveTeacherWorkshopEffective Teacher Workshop

John Hughes
Instructional Dean
jhughes@csi.edu | 208.732.6549
HerrettThis Week at the Herrett Center for Arts and Science

Herrett Center for Arts and Science        
College of Southern Idaho
Museum, Planetarium, Observatory
Year round hours.
*Closed Sundays, Mondays, and federal holidays.
9:30 am to 9:00 pm
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
9:30 am to 9:00 pm
1:00 pm to 9:00 pm
*Live Sky Tour
**Weather Permitting

For "Now Showing" at the Faulkner Planetarium  click here
For special events at the Herrett Center  click here
For astronomy events in the Centennial Observatory  click here.

Rick Greenawald
Manager, Faulkner Planetarium
rgreenawald@csi.edu | 208.732.6659

DropInClassesDrop-In Fitness Classes at the Student Rec. Center

The CSI Rec. Center has a bunch of summer drop-in fitness classes. Try Pilates, POUND, PiYo, Bootcamp, Spinning, 6pac, REFIT, Yoga, and more! 

Christa Gessaman
Outdoor Recreation Center Coordinator
cgessaman@csi.edu | 208.732.6697

ORCOutdoor Recreation Summer Activities

Mountain Bike Mondays
Every Monday at 6:30 p.m. 
Join us mountain biking each week at Auger Falls or Indian Springs! We'll provide instruction, gear, or just people to ride with! Email jtwiss@csi.edu by 12 p.m. on Monday to reserve gear. Space is limited.  CSI Students taking 7+ credits are FREE, CSI Faculty/Staff and Community members are $5 (or FREE if you bring your own bike). 

Early Morning Bike Rides
Every Wednesday at 6 a.m. 
Join the ORC crew for an early morning ride from campus to the beautiful Canyon Rim Trail! We'll alternate weeks between path riding and mountain biking! All levels of riders welcome! All gear is provided. Email jtwiss@csi.edu by 12 p.m. on Tuesdays to register. Bikes are limited unless you bring your own! These events are free to CSI Faculty, Staff, and Students. Community Members are $5.  

Moonlight Trail Run
June 18 at 9:30 p.m. 
Join the ORC at the Auger Falls parking lot for a night run down at the local trails! Bring your buddy, bring your dog (+leash & bags) and bring a water bottle for after. We'll provide water, headlamps, and stoke for the run! No registration is required for this event, just show up with your laces tied and your energy high. 

Sunrise Paddle at Twin Falls 
June 20 from 6-7:30 a.m. 
Start your day off by exploring the Snake River Canyon and the Twin Falls section via kayak! No experience necessary! All gear is provided. Meet at Centennial Park.  CSI Students are $5, CSI Faculty/Staff are $16, and Community Members are $26. Space is limited and there are no refunds.  Call 732-6697 to register.

June 22 from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Grab your friends and spend the morning paddling and doing yoga on a SUP! All gear, guiding, and transportation is provided.  No experience necessary - just get ready to get wet! CSI Students are $5, CSI Faculty/Staff are $16, and Community Members are $26. Space is limited and there are no refunds. Call 732-6697 to register.

Geology Paddle 
M id- June (Date TBD) at 5:45 p.m.
Join Geology Professor, Shawn Willsey, at Centennial Park as he explains the fascinating geological formation of the Snake River Canyon while leisurely paddling on the river! No experience necessary. Gear, guiding, and instruction are all provided.  CSI Students  are $10, CSI Faculty and Staff are $25, and Community Members are $30. Call 732-6697 to register. 

Christa Gessaman
Outdoor Recreation Center Coordinator
cgessaman@csi.edu | 208.732.6697

CommEd2019Community Education Summer Classes and Camps

Dates: July 12 - August 16
Days: Wednesdays OR Fridays
Time: 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Desert 105
Instructor: Jenn Crowdson
Fee: $110

Dates: June 25 - 27
Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Taylor 276
Instructor: General Staff
Fee:  FREE for the month of June

College 4 Kids - Summer Youth Camps

Ages: 10 - 18 
Location: CSI Fine Arts Center 
Date: June 24 - 28
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fee: $215 or $240 after June 7

Ages: Kids going into grades 4-6
Location: Shields, RM 105
Date: June 24-28
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Fee:  $177 

Ages: 6 - 9
Dates: July 15-17, 2019
Times: 1 - 5 p.m.
Fee: $65
Location: CSI Fine Arts Center

Ages: Grades K-7
Dates: July 22 - 26
Times: 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Fee: $80
Location: CSI Hepworth and Shields Building

Ages: 9 - 14
Dates: August 14- 16
Times: 12:30 - 4 p.m.
Fee: $155
Location: CSI Fine Arts 164
*Requirement for participation in Advanced EV3 Robotics Camp is completion of the Basic EV3 Robotics Camp in 2018 or 2019.

Ages: 6 - 8
Dates: August 15 - 16
Times: 9 - 11 a.m.
Fee: $70
Location: CSI Fine Arts 164
*Requirement for participation in the Advanced Little Robotitions Camp is completion of the Basic Little Robotitions Camp in 2018 or 2019.

Click here for more information or to register for any of the above camps or classes. 

Camille Barigar 
Director of Community Enrichment
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208.732.6288
FunSunGoodingFun in the Sun at the CSI Gooding Center

Cesar Perez
CSI Jerome and Gooding Centers Director
cperez@csi.edu 208.732.6709 
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ExploreHerrettExplore: Herrett Summer Workshops for Kids
Teri Fattig
Herrett Center Director
tfattig@csi.edu | 208.732.6501 

FunSunJeromeFun in the Sun at the CSI Jerome Center

Cesar Perez
CSI Jerome and Gooding Centers Director
cperez@csi.edu 208.732.6465 

SportsPerformanceSports Performance Training for Young Athletes

Travis Bunker
Assistant Professor, Wellness
tbunker@csi.edu | 208.732.6478
StrengthTrainingResistance and Strength Training for Young Athletes

Travis Bunker
Assistant Professor, Wellness
tbunker@csi.edu | 208.732.6478
DanceCampApply Now for the CSI/IDAA Summer Dance Camp

The CSI Fine Arts Center is taking registrations for the annual CSI/Idaho Dance Arts Alliance Summer Dance Camp Intensive for intermediate and advanced students who want a fun and challenging dance experience with LA-caliber instructors. Tuition is $95 for the junior day camp, $300 for the one-week intensive, or $430 for the ten-day intensive. Room and board packages are also available. The camp is held in late July on the CSI campus in Twin Falls.

The workshop provides intensive training to students ages 12 and up who have had a minimum of two consecutive years of dance. Students choose their schedule and take five to seven hours of class per day in ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, hip hop and modern techniques, plus musical theatre, world dance, choreography, pilates, silks, ballet band, and more. The camp features an impressive guest faculty of professional dancers and dance instructors from all over the country who bring a wealth of talent and knowledge to assure each student achieves their highest potential. At the end of the day, all the hard work is offset with fun and exciting downtime activities such as game night, movies, a canyon excursion, swimming parties, a fashion show, an ice cream social, a pizza and autograph party, barbecues, a carnival, a pampering night, and an end of camp recital for family and friends. Well-chaperoned dormitory housing and meals are available.

There is also a junior camp designed to introduce younger students ages 9 through 11 to the concept of an intensive workshop taught by the regular camp faculty in a wide-range of classes over the weekend.  

Students have a choice between the one-week and ten-day intensives. The one-week intensive place July 21 - 26. The ten-day workshop takes place July 21 - 31. Junior camp, available for students aged 9 through 11 regardless of dance experience, runs July 27. There are a small number of need-based scholarships available.

Students can obtain a registration form and more information at the CSI Fine Arts Center, by going online to www.csi.edu/dancecamp , or by calling 732-6288.

Camille Barigar
Director of Community Enrichment
cbarigar@csi.edu 208.732.6288 

PhotoClassSummer & Fall Photo Classes

Ben Lustig
Associate Professor, Photography
blustig@csi.edu | 208.732.6756

ISBOESubcommittee of the "Our Kids, Idaho's Future" Task Force to Meet This Week

For Immediate Release                                                                    
June 10, 2019
Contact: Mike Keckler
208-332-1591 (office)
208-866-5734 (cell)
The first subcommittee meeting of Governor Brad Little's "Our Kids, Idaho's Future" Task Force, will meet Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Boise.
The K-12 Budget Stability and Strategic Alignment Subcommittee will gather at the Idaho State Board of Education office at 650 W. State Street, third floor starting at 9 a.m. (MDT).  The meeting is scheduled to conclude at 1 p.m.
Those unable to attend in person can listen via conference call at (877) 820-7829; Public Participation Code 9096313.
The meeting agenda is posted on the State Board website: https://boardofed.idaho.gov/event/k-12-budget-stability/
Another Task Force subcommittee focusing on Idaho's educator pipeline is scheduled to meet next week.

AlzheimersBlack Bear Diner Gives Back

Danielle Lyda
Alzheimer's Association, Regional Rep
dmlyda@alz.org | 208.631.0391 

MunicipalBandTwin Falls Municipal Band Concerts 
Twin Falls Municipal Band starts their 114th consecutive season of concerts at the Twin Falls City Park Bandshell.
Due to popular demand, concerts will start at 7:30 p.m. this summer.
Director Elizabeth Thomsen, music teacher at Canyon Ridge High School and Robert Stuart Middle School, has planned ten concerts for the Band. Each concert has a theme and features an hour's worth of music. 
The season theme is "Across the USA." Here is a theme list and dates for upcoming concerts:
  • June 13 - MMMM (Marches, Medleys, Musicals, and Melodies)
  • June 20 - Everybody Dance Now
  • June 27 - How's the Weather?
  • July 4 (AT CSI) - Independence Day 2019
  • July 11 - Summertime Magic
  • July 18 - Childhood Favorites
  • July 25 - Holidays (Not just Christmas!)
  • Aug 1 - Opposite Night
  • Aug 6 (at MV Art Center) - Best of Summer
  • Aug 8 - Best of Summer
Municipal Band concerts will happen every Thursday until August 8. A special Fourth of July Concert will be given in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium.
For further information contact:

Ted Hadley 
Publicity, Twin Falls Municipal Band
thadley@cableone.net | 208.600.3052 

Elizabeth Thomsen
Director, Twin Falls Municipal Band
eabmusic21@gmail.com | 208.410.9899 

NewsiesDisney Newsies The Broadway Musical

Newsies at the Roper Auditorium
June 19-22 at 7 p.m.  and June 22 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for kids (12 and under) and can be purchased from any cast member, at Kurt's Pharmacy, or at the door.

Cheri Aiello
kcaiello@mac.com | 208.420.5294

JazzandWine Help Support Local Music Education By Attending Jazz and Wine

Scott Farkas
Visual and Performing Arts Department Chair
sfarkas@csi.edu | 208.732.6763
ComicsandCoffeeComics and Coffee - June

CJ Rasmusson  
Circulation Supervisor 

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