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TechTalkUpcoming TechTalks 
Please see the following details for upcoming TechTalks:
  • 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
P20You Can Still Register for the P20 Educators Conference
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. 

You can sill register for the P20 Educators Conference by  clicking here.

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

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 
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
INBRECome Celebrate the Work Completed by Our INBRE Students

Megan Jacobson
Associate Professor - Chemistry
mjacobson@csi.edu | 208.732.6426
EffectiveTeacherWorkshopEffective Teacher Workshop

John Hughes
Instructional Dean
jhughes@csi.edu | 208.732.6549
bookstoreclosed The CSI Bookstore is Closed for Inventory
The CSI Bookstore will be Closed this Friday June 28, 2019 for Fiscal Year End Inventory. If you have any purchases that need to be included in this fiscal year they will need be completed by Thursday 6/27/19.

Jayme Ketterling
Bookstore Manager
jketterling@csi.edu | 208.732.6552
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

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

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.  

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: 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
ExploreHerrettExplore: Herrett Summer Workshops for Kids
Teri Fattig
Herrett Center Director
tfattig@csi.edu | 208.732.6501 

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
JrTheaterCampCSI Junior Theater Camp
The College of Southern Idaho still has a limited number of spots available for CSI Junior Theater Camp which takes place July 15 - 17 from 1 - 5 p.m. in the CSI Fine Arts Center. Camp tuition is $65.

This three-day afternoon camp, a companion to the regular CSI Theatre Camp, is designed to introduce younger students (ages 6 through 9) to the world of theatre. No experience required! Campers will learn about concepts of drama through games and storytelling. They will learn the basics of what goes into a play -who does what, stage direction, how to express your emotions through performing, stage voice basics, and movement.

Camp Director Julie Nordstrom has loved theatre since she was 6 years old. She studied Theatre at the College of Southern Idaho and Boise State University. She is a certified teacher in Elementary Education and Drama and currently teaching drama to Kindergarten through 12th grade students in Shoshone. In addition to directing three productions a year for her school, she has directed community theatre projects for her own theatre company, Junction City Theatre in Shoshone and acted in last year's production of Anne Frank with Random Acts of Theatre. She is a passionate advocate for providing young people opportunities to find their voice through art education.

Students can obtain registration forms and more information at the CSI Fine Arts Center, by going online to www.csi.edu/theatrecamp.

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

ScienceCampCSI Community Education Summer Science Camp

The College of Southern Idaho is still taking registrations for students going into grades K - 7 for CSI Summer Science Camp 2019: Young Explorers. CSI Science Camp takes places July 22 - 26 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the CSI Shields and Hepworth buildings. Cost of the camp is $80. Students can register here or by calling 732-6442. 

Are you a young Einstein? Like to design like Leonardo Da Vinci? Curious like Marie Curie? Come explore with us and you may dive the ocean deep, do arctic activities, or shoot for the moon and beyond! Our exploration knows no bounds as we journey to parts unknown. Join us for CSI Science Camp 2019 - Young Explorers - where CSI instructors and area science teachers lead students in hands-on science activities covering a variety of subjects guaranteed to excite their imaginations, spark their creativity, and teach them about all things science.

Students can register or learn more about this and other classes here, by going to the CSI Community Education Center, or by calling (208) 732-6442. Class size is limited so early registration is suggested.

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

Arts101Arts 110: Book Arts

Angela Batchelor
Assistant Professor, Art
abatchelor@csi.edu | 208.732.6754

PhotoClassSummer & Fall Photo Classes

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

Learningmilitaryexperience Idaho State Board of Education Approves Plan to Award College Credit for Prior Learning/Military Experience

For Immediate Release
June 20, 2019

Contact: Mike Keckler
208-332-1591 (office)
208-866-5734 (cell)

The Idaho State Board of Education today approved a policy making it easier for students to transfer college credit earned for prior learning including military and other work-based experience.

The policy guarantees military veterans and adult learners can transfer experienced-based general education college credit awarded by one Idaho institution, to another without question. The policy takes effect immediately.

"We've been working on this for six months and expect it to be the first of a series of system-wide measures the Board will be considering to align policies to improve student success, completion time, and also reduce costs." Board President Debbie Critchfield said.

Other Board actions include:
  • Approved FY2021 Strategic Plans for Idaho colleges and universities, Idaho Public Television, the Division of Career Technical Education and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.
  • Approved a list of a dozen education-related legislative proposals for consideration by Governor Brad Little.
  • Approved contracts for Boise State Women's Head Basketball Coach Gordon Presnell and for Idaho State University Men's Head Basketball Coach Ryan Looney.
  • Approved a $8.37 million contract renaming the basketball facility at Boise State University "ExtraMile Arena." The term of the agreement is 15 years.
  • Approved tailgating permits for all three universities for the for the 2019 football season.
The Board meeting was held June 19-20 at North Idaho College in Coeur d'Alene.

Salvationarmy The Salvation Army Presents Subway Day

Amanda Halverson
Salvation Army

CityPoolTwin Falls City Pool Summer Fun!
The Twin Falls City Pool has more than open swim and swim lessons for our community to enjoy this summer. Check out what we have to offer below:

Youth Water Polo Camp
With the help of the High School Water Polo Coach John Sfingi, we are excited to offer water polo for kids 7-14 years of age! W ater Polo is a team sport that uses the pool and adds elements of basketball, soccer and swimming. The camp will focus on teaching skills, rules, and strategies so that kids will learn how to play water polo. Have your kids experience this exciting sport where they will improve their swimming ability and build friendships through teamwork in a positive and fun environment!

  • Intro to Water Polo introduces kids' ages 7-10 to the basic fundamentals & skills of water polo such as passing/catching, eggbeater kick and shooting. The clinic is conducted in the shallow water. *Kids should be able to swim freestyle the width of the pool (20 yards).
  • Learning to Play Water Polo focuses on developing the basic skills of water polo such as ball handling, eggbeater kick, shooting, etc. Kids will also learn basic offenses/defense formations as well as water polo rules. *To participate in this clinic kids must be able to swim 50 yards of freestyle and tread water for 3 minutes without stopping. This clinic is designed for kids 11-14 years.
  • Sessions: Fridays from June 28 - August 2 (No Class 7/19)
    • Intro to Water Polo: 9:30-10:45 am
    • Learning to Play Water Polo: 11-12:15 pm
  •  Prices:
    • Pass Holders: $25
    • Community: $35
Are you ready for something that is off the wall CRAZY and FUN? Then the TOWER is for you!! It features a slide, rope climbing, and a cliff all in one! Come see if you have what it takes to master THE TOWER!!!
  • Summer Schedule (June 4 - August 9): 
    • Tues, Thurs & Fridays from 1:30-4:30pm 
    • The Tower will not be in on July 4, 16, 18 & 19.
    • Weather permitting
  • Prices: 
    • Pass Holder: FREE
    • Community: Daily Admission Fee
  • Movie Schedule
    • Hotel Transylvania 3
      • Saturday, June 29 at 9:45 p.m.
    • THE MEG 
      • Saturday, July 6 at 9:45 p.m.
    • MOANA
      • Saturday, July 13 at 9:30 p.m.
      • Saturday, July 27 at 9:15 p.m.
    • JAWS
      • Saturday, August 3 at 9:15 p.m.
  • Doors open 45 minutes before the start of the movie. All movies have subtitles so everyone can enjoy them.
  • Prices: 
    • Pass Holder: FREE
    • Community Daily Admission Fee
For more information on these programs or to register for the youth water polo camp, please visit our website.

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 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 

JazzandWineHelp 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 

KeithFarnsworthThe Art of Keith Farnsworth

Teri Fattig
Herrett Center Director
tfattig@csi.edu | 208.732.6501

rockcreekbbq Community BBQ at Rock Creek

Samra Culum
Project Manager
sculum@csi.edu | 208.732.6223

ArtintheParkKids Art in the Park



July 27, 2019
9 am (sharp) to 11:30 am
Twin Falls City Park

Presented by the  Magic Valley Arts Council

Kids Art in the Park, a part of  Arts in the  Park, allows kids ages 3 -14 years to attend workshops in the visual and performing arts.

Kids Art in the Park exposes kids to a wide variety of various art forms.  Workshops are planned and instructed by artists and teachers with an emphasis on exploring the educational aspects of the arts. 

All aspects of the arts are included; visual and performing arts. Pre-school aged children enjoy workshops developed especially for their age and motor skill development. 

Note:  We want to make this document something you look forward 
to  reading each week and your feedback will help tremendously! 
Please  send  your information to klapray@csi.edu.
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