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Approved CSI Board of Trustee Districting Map

Mandatory Orientation For New Students Starts This Fall 2016

SILO Call For Student Writing, Visual Art and Photography

Congratulations to the CSI Eagle Robotics Team  

Only Three Weeks Left to Win a PACE 50-for-50 Challenge Jacket

Congratulations to Brandi Turnipseed and Michele McFarlane

CSI Golden Eagle Forensics Team Take Bronze at Wheeler Division Debate

Choices for Summer and Fall Photography Classes

Thank You to the Child Abuse Prevention Walk Participants

Previous Student, Jared Knott, Highlighted in "Youth in the Great Outdoors, FY2015 Annual Report"

Good News from the Small Business Development Center

Buy a Mother's Day Corsage or Boutonniere to Support AAWCC

20% Discount at Jarritos for CSI Employees
CSI Events

Brown Bag This Week

CSI Art Student Exhibition Open Tuesday, April 12

Science Author Sam Kean to Speak at CSI

Fall in Love With the Magic Valley, Engage With the People

Free Legal Clinic For Students

Celebrate National Poetry Month by Attending the Favorite Poem Project

The CSI Kindergarten Lab is Now Enrolling for the 2016/2017 School Year

The Weather Has Been Beautiful Get Outdoors with the CSI ORC

CSI Athletics This Week

CSI's Surg Tech Program to Host Spring Conference

The CSI Music Department Presents a Concert of Music for Band

CSI Sustainability Fair and Transportation Week

Feet Stomping, Hearts Pumping, Hands Flying 5K

CSI Presents Special Outdoor Performance of Romeo and Juliet

Calling All Middle and High School Math Teachers

OSHA 30 General Industry Course

Early Childhood Education Student Club Yard Sale Fundraiser
Ergonomic Workplace Assessments Now Available

One Ringy Dingy, Two Ringy Dingy

Understanding Social Security with Guy Ferguson from Valic

With You Through Life's Journey...Securing Today and Tomorrow
ZoneApproved CSI Board of Trustee Districting Map
The CSI Board of Trustees met in an open work session on Wednesday, April 6, to decide which of two trustee districting maps to approve. The Idaho Legislature passed a law directing all Idaho community colleges to divide their college taxing districts into five zones of approximately equal population. The objective of the bill is to ensure that future college boards consist of trustees from all areas of the taxing district. (full screen - CSI map) In CSI's case, this will guarantee representation from Twin Falls and Jerome Counties.  CSI board members approved the proposal you see here. All of Jerome County except for the extreme southwest corner near the Jerome Country Club is one zone. The other four zones - in very general terms - are east of Blue Lakes, west of Blue Lakes, downtown Twin Falls core, and north of Addison Avenue. An interactive version of the map can be found at csi.edu/trusteezones. CSI will submit this map to the Idaho State Board of Education for its approval and will begin working immediately with Twin Falls and Jerome county officials in preparation for November's elections.

Doug Maughan
Public Information Officer
dmaughan@csi.edu  | 208-732-6262

OrientationMandatory Orientation For New Students Starts This Fall 2016
Staring fall 2016, Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) is required for all new, degree seeking students. Online registration for SOAR will open on Friday, April 1, 2016 at:  www.csi.edu/soar
Sessions will run April through August and cost $25 per student and $10 per additional support person (optional). Students will network with other students over lunch, learn about valuable CSI resources, meet with an adviser, and register for classes.
Please call the Office of Admissions at 208-732-6221 with questions or for more information.

Kelly Wilson
Admissions Coordinator
kwilson@csi.edu  | 208-732-6284

SILOSILO Call for Student Writing, Visual Art and Photography!

CSI's literary journal,  Silo , is issuing a call for student writing, visual art and photography! If you know of a student that has completed work that could be showcased in the journal, please encourage them to submit. Submission guidelines can be found at the journal's website: http://www.csi.edu/silo . The deadline for submissions to make the 2016, issue is April 30 th

Kory Lloyd
Assistant Professor
klloyd@csi.edu  | 208-732-6811

RoboticsCongratulations to the CSI Eagle Robotics Team

The Eagle Robotics Team (5489) recently competed in the  inaugural Boise regional FIRST robotics competition. We placed 8th   out of 30 teams competing from around the United States. We also won the General Motors Industrial Design Award! A special congratulations to our team member Samantha Fuller 
for receiving the FIRST Dean's List Finalist Award. She will be attending the world tournament in St. Louis 
at the end of April. 

Kory Lloyd
Assistant Professor
klloyd@csi.edu  | 208-732-6811

PACE1Only Three Weeks Left To Win A PACE 50-for-50 Challenge Jacket
ONLY 3 MORE WEEKS, Deadline is April 29, to win one of the 11 jackets that are left. Ready...Set...Selfie! 

Click here for the new checklist.

Current Competitors:
Lyntessa Limas
Jodie Bridges
Melissa Earl
Ben Hamlett
Kara Mahannah
Andie Dayley
Judy Hansen
Naysa Shepherd
Amy Christopherson
Maria Alvarez

Tamara  Harmon
PACE Executive
tharmon@csi.edu | 208-732-6249

Michele McFarlane and Brandi Turnipseed were honored at Community College Women Rock - AAWCC Annual Awards on April 11, 2016.  Both women were selected as the AAWCC 40 under 40, as women having a great impact on their campuses.

Michelle Schutt, PH.D.
Associate Vice President of Student Services
mschutt@csi.edu | 208-732-6863

CSI's Golden Eagle Forensics Team had a successful and educational time last week at the Phi Rho Pi 2016 National Tournament in Costa Mesa, California. Phi Rho Pi, the National Junior and Community College Forensic Association and Honor Society is "a non-profit organization committed to increasing knowledge and appreciation of the forensic arts at the junior and community college level."
The team took a Bronze Award in the Wheeler Division Debate Sweepstakes and individual competitor Daniel Gardner received a Bronze Award in International Public Debate. Students participating in this achievement were Jonathan Castillo, EmmaLee Coleman, Heather Esplain, Daniel Gardner, Brandi Huizar, Korbin Ludwig, Bryce Maritt, and Shane Wiggins. The team is led by Coach Beth Hewes with assistance from Perri Gardner. The Golden Eagle Forensics Team will travel to Lower Columbia College at the end of April for the final tournament of the season. If you know students who may be interested in this activity for the upcoming 16/17 season, please have them contact Professor Hewes at 732-6776. 

Perri Gardner
Instructor, Political Science
pgardner@csi.edu | 208-732-6867

PhotographyChoices for Summer and Fall Photography Classes
You'll be able to start signing up for classes next Monday, April 18. If you're interested in photography these are some great choices.

Ben Lustig
Assistant Professor, Photography
blustig@csi.edu |  208-732-6756

ChildAbuseThank You to the Child Abuse Prevention Walk Participants
The Twin Falls Head Start hosted a Child Abuse Prevention walk. They planted pinwheels in the flower garden behind the Taylor Building as a symbol that all children in Idaho deserve a great childhood free from abuse and neglect. The Child Abuse Prevention movement in April is a joint effort between the Idaho Children's Trust Fund, CSI Head Start/Early Head Start, Idaho STARS, Right on Track Childcare, the Regional Early Childhood Committee and St. Luke's CARES. The CSI Men's Basketball players, BSU/CSI Social Work students and staff from South Central Public Health District joined them.
Abigail Greenfield
Family Services/Community Involvement Coordinator
CSI Head Start/Early Head Start
abigail.greenfield@headstart.csi.edu | 208-736-0741 ext 124

As part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's strategy for achieving our conservation mission, we have a strong focus to engage the next generation in natural resources. The Hagerman National Fish Hatchery's cooperative agreement with the College of Southern Idaho for student interns contributes to this goal and was recognized in a small blurb within our " Youth in the Great Outdoors, FY2015 Annual Report".
Please take special note of  Page 31 which highlights Jared Knott, previous CSI Program Intern and current Pathways Employee at our facility. As always, we appreciate our relationship with CSI and look forward to accepting our next student intern. 

Anna Ray
Fisheries Program Assistant
Hagerman National Fish Hatchery
SBDCGood News From the Small Business Development Center

Janitzio Family Mexican Restaurant
J. Mercedes & Gloria Guzman
Twin Falls, ID

Mercedes and Gloria Guzman have over 30 years of combined experience in restaurant ownership and management. In 2007, they opened Janitzio Family Mexican Restaurant in Twin Falls, offering a menu with recipes originating from their hometown in Michoacán, Mexico. The business soon outgrew the leased property and Mercedes and Gloria began to investigate the steps needed to purchase a building. On the recommendation of her banker, Gloria visited the Twin Falls office of the Idaho Small Business Development Center (SBDC). With the help of SBDC consultant Sherry Blass, Gloria created a business plan and worked with the local Certified Development Company, Region IV Development Corporation. With these collaborative efforts, Janitzio was able to secure financing to purchase a new building, doubling the available restaurant space and seating capacity. Janitzio Family Mexican Restaurant opened in their new building in 2012. Janitzio currently has seven employees with yearly profits surpassing projections.

"...the SBDC took the time to explain the process of applying for a loan." 2013
Mary Burgess
ISBDC, Administrator
mburgess@csi.edu | 208-732-6450

AAWCCBuy a Mother's Day Corsage or Boutonniere to Support AAWCC
Honor the Mothers in Your Life with This Timeless Tradition.... Order your Corsage or Boutonniere Today!
AAWCC is partnering with the Diversity Council for their 1st annual
Mother's Day Corsage/Boutonnière Event
Corsages are ONLY $8.00 
Boutonnieres are ONLY $4.00
Orders can be placed from April 4th - 21st
They will be delivered on Friday, May 6th
(Fresh and in perfect time for Mother's Day on May 8)
To access the order form and other pertinent information  click here .
Click here for more info on AAWCC.
Click here for more info on CSI's Diversity Council.
Click here for a history on Mother's Day and the tradition of flowers.
Proceeds from the sales will go towards supporting the Southern Idaho AAWCC Chapter at CSI.
The Southern Idaho AAWCC Chapter at CSI would like to express a special thank you to the Diversity Council for donating supplies along with their support and time to this special event. 

Rene Rambur
Student Advisor
rrambur@csi.edu | 208-732-6730

Jarritos20% Discount at Jarritos for CSI Employees
20% Off for CSI Employees

Jarritos is located at 565 Washington St. N. in Twin Falls, ID. Check out their Facebook page for more information. 

Angela Chapin
Registration Specialist
achapin@csi.edu | 208-732-6237
CSI Events
If you're looking for an event this month chances are we have the information posted on our  Facebook  page. And, don't forget that you can now subscribe to our events which means you'll get a notification when a CSI event is added to our page. 

APR 12
Tomorrow 7 PM · by College of Southern Idaho
APR 13
Wed 7 PM · 3 friends are going
Twin Falls
APR 14
Apr 14 - Apr 27
Twin Falls
APR 14
Thu 3 PM
Twin Falls
APR 14
Thu 6:30 PM · by College of Southern Idaho
Twin Falls
APR 14
Thu 7 PM · by College of Southern Idaho
Twin Falls
APR 20
Wed 7:30 PM · Jeanie Cullip is going
Twin Falls
APR 21
Thu 7:30 PM · by College of Southern Idaho
Twin Falls
APR 22
Fri 10 AM · Sarah Harris is going
Twin Falls

If you would like to see more of what's going on at CSI visit our  Facebook . O r, if you would like your CSI event listed on our Facebook page, please send your information to eNotes@csi.edu . Pictures, flyers, and most all documents will be accepted and used for the posting. 
Kimberlee LaPray
Public Information Specialist
klapray@csi.edu   | 208-732-6299
BrownBrown Bag This Week
Evin Fox
efox@csi.edu | 208-732-6872

This Week's Topic: 
Wednesday at noon  in Hepworth 176 with Tiffany Seeley-Case. 

Thursday at 1 o'clock in the Hepworth 176 with Evin Fox.

Friday morning at 8 o'clock 
in the Taylor Administration Building in the TLC with Shane Brown. 

To receive text messages about Brown Bag events , text @8d63b7 to 81010. You can opt-out of messages at anytime by replying, 'unsubscribe @8d63b7'.

Take the civility pledge at:   http://www.civilitypledge.org
Visit our CSI Best Practices Facebook group to join the conversation.
ArtCSI Art Student Exhibition Opens Tuesday, April 12

It's that time of year again -the annual CSI Art Student Exhibition opens this coming Tuesday, April 12 , with a reception for the artists planned from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm that evening. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit is in the Herrett Center's Jean B. King Gallery and will run through Saturday, May 14 .
This show is an annual juried exhibition for the students, featuring a wide range of subject matter and media selected by a professional artist. The exhibit typically ranks as a community favorite. This year's show features 76 different pieces. I'm attaching a few photos of the work as it awaits installation. Feel free to use the images in any way you see fit. If you have questions, don't hesitate to contact me.

Joey Heck
Exhibits/Collections Manager
Herrett Center for Arts and Science
jheck@csi.edu| 208-732-6668

SamScience Author Sam Kean To Speak at CSI
Science author Sam Kean, who has written three books that were named Amazon Top Science Books of the Year, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Apr. 13 in the College of Southern Idaho's Fine Arts Auditorium.

'The Disappearing Spoon, 'Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons,' and 'The Violinist's Thumb' have received excellent reviews and several prestigious awards. Kean has been featured on NPR's Radiolab, All Things Considered, and Fresh Air. A whimsical page on his website, www.samkean.com, says he studied physics and English when he went to college in Minnesota, he earned a master's degree in library science that he'll probably never use, and that open-faced sandwiches are better than other kinds.

Kean's appearance is sponsored by the CSI Honors and STEM Programs, the NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium, and Discover Science Workshops. It is free and open to everyone.
Brian Dobbs
Honors Director
bdobbs@csi.edu | 208-732-6266

CivilityFall in Love With the Magic Valley, Become Engaged With the People
Two organizations at the College of Southern Idaho have teamed up to create a community event that they hope will promote better public engagement and involvement. 'Creating Healthy Communities Through Engagement' will be an inclusive conversation about working together productively to reach common ground in business, education, and community.

"We hope to promote well-being in the lives of those who live in the Magic Valley," said Samra Culum of the CSI Student Affairs office, one of the hosting organizations.
John Brannen heads the CSI Civility Project, which is the other event sponsor. "If you want to touch people's smartness and bring out their brilliance, then you need to create a space where people feel safe enough to speak, to listen to one another, to be heard, to offer support, and to coach one another," said Brannen about what to expect at the event.

At 6:30 p.m., panel members who have volunteered to be a part of the event will introduce themselves, followed by a 15-minute presentation from Brannen. After brief remarks from the panel, questions and comments will be taken from the audience.

Panel members include: Twin Falls Mayor and Twin Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Shawn Barigar; Twin Falls School District Director of Policy, Grants, and Federal Programs, Bill Brulotte; Managing Director of Miss Africa Idaho, Winnie Christensen; Chapter President of the Society for Human Resource Management, Rebekah Yancey; CSI Communication Professor Tiffany Seeley-Case; and a representative from St. Luke's Magic Valley.

Organizers hope attendees will be motivated by what they hear to become more actively and positively engaged in their communities. Audience members will be encouraged to gather names and contacts for community resources in their communities and to take a civility pledge.

Samra Culum
Student Development Coordinator
sculum@csi.edu | 208-732-6223
LegalFree Legal Clinics For Students

To assist students in addressing legal problems and issues, the College of Southern Idaho provides a free legal clinic. Once a month, local attorneys are available to assist students in obtaining proper resources, preparing pro se documents, and by explaining legal rights and processes.

Appointments will be available from 3-5 pm in half hour increments. Please direct students who are interested in further information or who would like to schedule an appointment to the Office of Student Affairs at 208-732-6224.

Once students have set their appointment, they need to complete and return this interview questionnaire to Student Activities at least one day prior to their scheduled appointment. They can return the form via FAX at 208-736-4705 or scan and e-mail it to jlopez@csi.edu.

Below is the schedule for available appointments the spring:

April 14, 2016
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
May 12, 2016
3:00 - 5:00 p.m

You may also direct students to the Free Legal Clinic for Students website at:  http://www.csi.edu/currentStudents_/legal-clinic/.

Rosa Lopez
Student Activities Office Specialist
rlopez@csi.edu | 208-732-6289

PoetryCelebrate National Poetry Month By Attending the Favorite Poem Project
April is National Poetry Month and to celebrate, CSI faculty, students, and community members have been invited to read their favorite poems starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 14 in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. The Favorite Poem Project is dedicated to celebrating, documenting, and encouraging poetry's role in American's lives. This event is free and open to the public.

Camille Barigar
CSI Fine Arts Center
cbarigar@csi.edu   | 208-732-6288
KindergartenThe CSI Kindergarten Lab is Now Enrolling for the 2016/2017 School Year

The College of Southern Idaho Kindergarten Lab is now enrolling for the 2016/2017 school year.
The curriculum includes: Literacy, Science, Math, Engineering, Technology, Critical Thinking, Creative Arts, and Social and Physical Development. The curriculum meets the Common Core Standards for kindergarten.
There is a focus on inquiry and project-based learning. Students take on units of study based on their interests, and complete projects to show what they have learned.
There is a low student to teacher ratio, which means children receive daily individualized instruction.
We believe in fostering a love for learning and assist children in developing their natural curiosity and desire to learn.
The CSI Kindergarten Lab is a half day program.  It works as a stand-alone program or as enrichment with other kindergarten programs.
Open House: Come visit the teacher and classroom
Date: Thursday, April 14 , 2016
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: Boys and Girls Club (999 Frontier Road)
Jennifer Patterson
Early Childhood Education
Learning Center and Lab School Coordinator
jpatterson@csi.edu | 208-732-6645

OutdoorThe Weather Has Been Beautiful Get Outdoors with the CSI ORC

"Intro to Climbing" Clinic * April 14, 5-8 pm *  Learn proper climbing techniques, rigging in safely, and even how to rappel from the rock face, taught by CSI Climbing Instructor Shawn and the ORC! No Experience Necessary * All Gear Provided * Meet at Dierke's West side of the Parking Area * $10 CSI Student (7+ Credits) * $25 CSI Staff / Faculty * $40 Community Members

Hike & Yoga in the South Hills * April 16, 9 am-12 pm *  Spend the morning getting your zen on with the CSI ORC! We'll hike with our mats to a destination along the way, then spend an hour doing sun salutations and morning stretches. We'll finish the loop and head back to our cars after our yoga session. This trip includes transportation and yoga mats if needed. * Meet at CSI ORC * All Gear Provided * $5 CSI Student (7+ credits) * $15 CSI Staff/Faculty * $25 Community 

RoadRides * April 18, May 2, and May 16,  5:30 pm * Ever wanted to road bike but had no clue where to start? Learn with the CSI ORC! Learn road rules, basic bike maintenance, and ride with a variety of experience levels on Monday evenings! * All Gear Provided - Meet at CSI ORC * Limited Space - Register with jtwiss@csi.edu by 12pm each Monday * $FREE CSI Student (7+ credits) * $10 CSI Staff/Faculty * $15 Community ($FREE BYOG)

Wood River Road Cycle * April 23, 8 am-5 pm Spend the day perfecting your cycling skills on one of the most scenic paved trails in Southern Idaho. This trail is vehicle-free and a safe, fun ride for everyone! Transportation and Gear Provided * This trip is slated for beginner to intermediate cyclists *Please pack a lunch or plan on purchasing lunch in Ketchum * Limited Space - Register with jtwiss@csi.edu * SORRY, NO REFUNDS * $6 CSI Student (7+ credits) * $35 CSI Staff/Faculty * $65 Community (-$15 BYOG)

Trail Creek Ride * April 30, 8 am-5 pm * Hit the Trail Creek single track system in Pocatello on mountain bike! This trip is for intermediate riders. Transportation & Gear Provided! * Limited Space - Register with jtwiss@csi.edu * SORRY, NO REFUNDS * $6 CSI Student (7+ credits) * $35 CSI Staff/Faculty * $65 Community (-$15 BYOG)

Sunset Paddle on the Snake * April 20, April 27, May 18, 5:30-8 pm * Explore the Snake River Canyon and Pillar Falls via kayak! No experience necessary! All Gear Provided * Meet at Centennial Park * $5 CSI Students / $15 Staff & Faculty / $20 Community Members * Limited Space  * No Refunds

CSI Outdorr Rec Late-Start Class
HREC 145: Intro to Rock Climbing * Starting April 18 This course is an introductory climbing course, open to students of varying abilities with emphasis place upon climbing movement. The student furnishes or rents his/her climbing equipment and pays a fee for the class. This course may be repeated once. * Contact Shawn Willsey at 732-6421 for more information!

Christa Gessaman
Coordinator, Outdoor & Challenge Programs
cgessaman@csi.edu   |  208-732-6697

AthleticsCSI Athletics this Week
4/15/2016 Colorado Northwestern CC Rangely, Colo. 1 p.m.
4/15/2016 Colorado Northwestern CC Rangely, Colo. 3 p.m.
4/16/2016 Colorado Northwestern CC Rangely, Colo. 12 p.m.
4/16/2016 Colorado Northwestern CC Rangely, Colo. 2 p.m.

4/15/2016 Colorado Northwestern CC Twin Falls, Idaho 1 p.m.
4/15/2016 Colorado Northwestern CC Twin Falls, Idaho 3 p.m.
4/16/2016 Colorado Northwestern CC Twin Falls, Idaho 12 p.m.
4/16/2016 Colorado Northwestern CC Twin Falls, Idaho 2 p.m.

For more information about CSI Athletics visit athletics.csi.edu.

Karen Baumert
Sports Information Director
kbaumert@csi.edu | 208-732-6493

SurgCSI's Surg Tech Program To Host Spring Conference
CSI's Surgical Services Program will host the Idaho Approved Surgical Technology programs spring conference this weekend, April 15 and 16. Congratulations to Janet Milligan and Carrie Nutsch for their efforts in landing this important gathering - and good luck!

Janet Milligan
Professor, Surgical 
jmilligan@csi.edu |   208-732-6706

MusicThe CSI Music Department Presents A Concert of Music for Band
The College of Southern Idaho Music Department will present a concert of music for band on Monday, April 18 at 7:30 PM in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium. The performance will feature both the CSI Symphonic Band, directed by George Halsell, and the Idaho State University Wind Ensemble, directed by Patrick Brooks.
The CSI Symphonic Band will open the program with a march, The Little Digger, by Australian composer David Stanhope. Their portion of the program will also include works by Jack Stamp, Clifton Williams, Caesar Giovannini, and Anne McGinty, will close with the War March & Battle Hymn of the Vikings by Alfred Reed.
The ISU Wind Ensemble will begin their portion of the concert with Chester - Overture for Band by the American composer William Schuman. They will follow that with Invitation to a Voyage by the Norwegian composer Trygve Madsen, featuring Michael Helman, French horn soloist. They will end with Joseph Schwanter's From A Dark Millenium.
The director of the ISU Wind Ensemble, Patrick Brooks, is in his twenty-first year as a member of the faculty at ISU. In addition to the Wind Ensemble, he directs the ISU Symphonic Band and the Jazz Band I, as well as teaches conducting and trombone. He has performed with the Sun Valley Summer Symphony, and is principal trombonist with the Idaho State Civic Symphony Orchestra.
The two ensembles will join together for the last work on the program, Koenigsmarsch ( "King's March"), by the German composer Richard Strauss.
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Dr. Halsell at 732-6767.

George Halsell, D.M.A.
Professor of Music
ghalsell@csi.edu  | 208-732-6767

BirdsCSI Sustainability Fair and Transportation Week
7th Annual Sustainability Fair and Earth Day Activities
The College of Southern Idaho's Sustainability Council will hold its 7 th  annual Sustainability Fair and Earth Day festivities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Apr. 22, in CSI's Student Union building.  Exhibitors will highlight environmentally sustainable components of their businesses. The event will provide visitors with lots of information and prizes.  The event is free and open to everyone. For more information, please contact Dr. Jan Simpkin at 732-6840 or jsimpkin@csi.edu or Dr. Randy Smith at 732-6217 or rsmith@csi.edu .

Active Transportation Week 

Active Transportation Week
Burn Calories, not fuel!
Monday April 18th - Friday April 22nd (EARTH DAY)
7:45 am - 12:00 noon each day
Treats, Prizes, Well-being
Bike, Board, Walk, or Run to Campus.  Check in at the main campus entrance bus stop between 7:45 and 12:00 noon each day for treats and an opportunity to win great prizes.  You'll benefit from the exercise, cost savings, and ease of parking all week long, in addition to doing your part to help the environment. Sponsored by the CSI Outdoor Rec Center and the CSI Sustainability Council.


B. Randolph Smith, D.A.
SignersFeet Stomping, Hearts Pumping, Hands Flying 5K
The United Signers Club is hosting a Feet Stomping, Hearts Pumping, Hands Flying 5K Run on Saturday, April 23. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go to the Sawtooth Camp for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. 

$25 Per Participant 12 Years and Older 
$17 Per Participant 11 Years and Under

Any questions feel free to contact me 320-1365 or extension 6260.

Jacque Klimes
CSI United Signers Club Student

BallCSI Presents Special Outdoor Performance of Romeo and Juliet

Tickets are now available for the final performance of the CSI Theater Department's 2015-2016 Season, Romeo and Juliet. The show will run Wednesday through Saturday, April 27 - 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the CSI Globe Theater, a special outdoor stage space built especially for this performance behind the CSI Fine Arts Center.

In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare weaves the tragic tale of two young, star-crossed lovers. At the heart, it is the world's most famous story of romantic love...but it's so much more. It is also a play about a younger generation stretching to break the bonds forged by their elders. It is a search to define the boundary between unfettered romantic love and the mores demanded by society. It is a story of coming of age, of growing up, and of youth struggling to redefine the world in which they live, guided by passion and love. Whether you are experiencing the work for the first time or rediscovering its beauty and poetry, join us as the College of Southern Idaho presents this beautiful and moving piece of theater under the stars in the beauty of an Idaho spring. Audience members are welcome to bring low back chairs and blankets to sit on and food/drinks, but alcohol is prohibited on the CSI campus. Tickets are $8 each for adults and $6 each for students/seniors.

What pairs better with Shakespeare than an evening of jazz, wine, food, and conversation with friends? At 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29, CSI and the Magic Valley Arts Council will be offering The Romeo and Juliet Director's Circle, a special program prior to that evening's performance at CSI. Join fellow lovers of Shakespeare for a pre-show presentation and discussion with Romeo and Juliet director Shane Brown, including jazz from Brent Jensen and Michael Frew, wine, and hors d'ouevres. The discussion will include the direction of Romeo and Juliet as a dramatized sonnet, the themes emphasized in the play, and design concepts used to highlight those themes. After mingling, eating, drinking, and discussing, attend the performance of Romeo and Juliet in special reserved seating on the lawn in front of the CSI Globe Stage. Ticket price includes admission to the pre-show discussion, hors d'oeuvres and wine at the Magic Valley Center for the Arts, and reserved seating at the show. Tickets are $20.

Tickets can be purchased at the CSI Fine Arts Box Office, by calling 732-6288, or by going online to http://tickets.csi.edu For more information, call 732-6288.  

Camille Barigar
CSI Fine Arts
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208-732-6288

mathCalling All Middle and High School Math Teachers

Bill Ebener 
Department Chair, Biology
bebener@csi.edu | 208-732-6808
OshaOSHA 30 General Industry Course

Katrina Oksten
Workforce Development Specialist
kaoksten@csi.edu | 208-732-6310
ECEEarly Childhood Education Student Club Yard Sale Fundraiser
On May 7, 2016 starting at 8:00 AM. The ECE Student Club will have a yard sale. Anyone can participate by bringing in used items that are no longer needed in your home. These items can include: appliances, clothes, toys, figurines, purses, pots, pans, and etc. Please let Jamie or Kelsey know in advance if you have materials that you can donate.

Donations can be dropped off at the CSI Preschool on May 6 ,  between 1:00-4:00. If you have items to donate, but need them to be delivered prior to this date, please contact Kelsey. If you have any other questions please contact Kelsey at (208) 732-6884 or Jamie at (208) 732-6857. 

We appreciate the help!
Kelsey W. Skinner 
CSI ECE Lab Facilitator
kelseyskinner@csi.edu | 208-732-6884

ErgonomicErgonomic Workplace Assessments Now Available
Do you struggle with aches, pains or tingling and numbness while at your work station? We encourage you to take action before those symptoms become an injury or illness. 
Two documents offered by St. Luke's can help you set up and access how your office and tools are working with and for you. 
If small interventions don't seem to resolve your issues the Employee Wellbeing Program can offer you a FREE ergonomic assessment. After you make your problems known to your supervisor:
  1. Contact Judy Heatwole in the HR Office to schedule a worksite/ergonomic evaluation. Submit request to jheatwole@csi.edu with the following information: Name, Department, Extension, Position, Supervisor, Reason for request (i.e. issues you are having, etc.), any pertinent history (i.e. back injury/surgery, etc.), Location of worksite.
  2. An order for a worksite evaluation will be placed with the Center for Physical Rehab (CPR) and they will contact you for an appointment to review your worksite, body mechanics, etc.
When the evaluation is complete please share the outcomes with your supervisor. Some of the recommendations may have already been put in place by the physical therapist, others may require ordering supplies. Your supervisor and the Employee Wellbeing Coordinator will assist you with following-through with any further suggested changes.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Employee Wellbeing Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208-732-6269

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And a great time (and cake) was had by all...the office clock was formally "retired" at 5:30 p.m. Party time! And, Mike regaled us all with hilarious stories about the kinds of calls that have come into the switchboard over the years. Oh my!

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Employee Wellbeing Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu 208-732-6269

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Judy Heatwole, MTD
Employee Wellbeing Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu 208-732-6269

SocialSecurityWith You Through Life's Journey...Securing Today and Tomorrow

April 4 through 13 is the celebration of our third National my Social Security Week. Because you are a my
Social Security account holder, you understand with your friends and family-and even your colleagues and neighbors-by encouraging them to sign up for a my Social Security account.

Let them know the benefits you're enjoying...that having a my  Social Security account means they can request a replacement Social Security card if they meet certain requirements; that they can check their benefit and payment information and their earnings record; that having a benefit verification letter is right at their fingertips, and much more!

And, don't forget to check your Social Security Statement. As part of this week, on April 7, we are unveiling Check Your Statement Day. Use this time to review your Statement thoroughly. As a my  Social Security account holder, you can use our online services any time. It's quick and easy!

We are with you through life's journey. Securing today and tomorrow for you and your family-with information, tools, and resources to meet your changing needs and lifestyles. It's never too early or too late to plan for retirement. If your friends and family haven't already, ask them to join the more than 23 million current account holders and sign up for a convenient, secure, and free my Social Security account at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Employee Wellbeing Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu 208-732-6269

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