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IEDid You Know?

Did you know that, 45% of CSI graduates (1999-2016) identified in a recent analysis that they still live in our 8-county region? 
(Source: Source: EMSI)

"Did You Know?" brought to you by the CSI Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
 
Chris Bragg
Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
cbragg@csi.edu | 208.732.6201

StudentRetentionSpring 2018 BLOG - Strategies to Retain and Engage Students
Spring 2018 BLOG - Strategies to Retain and Engage Students
P.S. You might need to sign in to Office 365 with your CSI account to access these articles.

Janea Triplett-Newell
Instructional Designer
jnewell@csi.edu  | 208.732.6324

SustainabilitySustainability Council

This is a partial quote from the introduction to this amazing website. Find the entire content and site at: http://sustainability.com/sustainability/

Among the many ways that sustainability has been defined, the simplest and most fundamental is: "the ability to sustain" or, put another way, "the capacity to endure."

Today, it is by no means certain our society has the capacity to endure - at least in such a way that the nine billion people expected on Earth by 2050 will all be able to achieve a basic quality of life. The planet's ecosystems are deteriorating and the climate is changing. We are consuming so much, and so quickly, that we are already living far beyond the earth's capacity to support us. And yet nearly a sixth of our fellow humans go to bed hungry each day: both an unnecessary tragedy and a source of social and political unrest. Meanwhile, our globalized world is more interconnected and volatile than ever, making us all more vulnerable.

The change we need

To endure, we as a society must transform our markets - both how we produce and consume, and the very ways in which we define and measure value and progress.

This is a big challenge, and not just for business and economics. It is a call for massive social, political, technological, cultural and behavioral transition. We will need governments to set incentives, targets and rules for a level playing field, civil society actors to hold us to account and to experiment with new ways of delivering social impact, and each of us to take actions in our own lives to reward sustainable business models and to eat, work, travel and play more sustainably.

Business is crucial - but we need new ways of doing it

To achieve this transformation, we need the capacity of business to innovate and to execute, meeting market needs swiftly, effectively and on a global scale. To do this in a way that "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs" ¹, we will need new ways of doing business. The successful businesses of tomorrow will be those that lead and create value both inside and outside the walls of the company.

This will mean managing for the long-term as well as the short-term, developing strategies that balance competition and cooperation, designing and delivering products and services that meet social and environmental needs, shifting to more resilient business models based on closed-loop, open-source, peer-to-peer or service-based principles (to name a few), incorporating the true costs of environmental and social resources, and seeing transparency and collaboration as sources of competitive advantage.

For these businesses, sustainability means not only eco-efficiency, but also eco-effectiveness. Sustainability is absolutely about marketing and branding - when that means identifying market needs based on long-term prosperity and creating tribes of sustainable consumers. Sustainability needs to be about 'greening'- because businesses and communities depend on healthy, productive ecosystems. Sustainability can also encompass corporate philanthropy - when that philanthropy is strategic.

Above all, we believe that for tomorrow's enduring businesses, sustainability will be about making money by meeting real and fundamental human needs.

What's next

Our vision is a world where all humans have access to healthcare, nutrition, energy, shelter, mobility, education and economic opportunity, where the market system is based on fundamental ethics, inclusive and fair approaches, and transparency, where sustainable brands fulfil their promise to deliver goods and services that satisfy societal and individual demand simultaneously, where energy systems power our economy without increasing global temperatures beyond 2°C, where liberalized trading systems are truly free, fair and sustainable , where natural resources and systems are preserved and renewed, and where clear goals and the promise of value creation help companies to navigate the sustainability journey.

Judy Heatwole, MTD
Wellbeing & Development Coordinator
jheatwole@csi.edu | 208.732.6269
MenusCSI Desert and Taylor Cafe Menus
CSI Desert Cafe Menu (click here for the full menu)

The Desert Cafe serves lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays. They have an entree, salad, sandwich, soup and desert option both days. They also have cheeseburgers and fries.

Michael A. Johnson
Culinary Instructor
mjohnson@csi.edu   | 208-732-6381  

CSI Taylor Cafe Menu (click here for the full menu)

Please note that there are consistent options every day such as Deli (made to order), Cheeseburger, Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, French Fried Potatoes, Pizza, Soup (which varies on flavor), and Salad Bar. 
  • Menu has not been posted yet.
To view breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and more click on the link above for the full menu.

CELCommunity Engaged Learning Workshops 

Samra Culum
Student Development Coordinator
sculum@csi.edu | 208.732.6223

HotSpringsCSI Employees Get a Free Pass to Banbury Hot Springs

Judy Hansen
Facilitator of Developmental English
jhansen@csi.edu | 208.732.6581

ScubaSpring Semester Scuba Diving Class Registration is Now Open


Beginning Scuba Diving

This 1 credit beginner course explores the theory of scuba diving and the physiological effects on the human body. In a classroom environment, students will be introduced to the underwater world, learn safe diving practices, and the fundamentals to avoiding decompression sickness. Following classroom study, students will dive in confined water (pool) and learn 23 essential skills required for scuba certification. *Participants will not be certified divers upon completion of this course.

Course Dates: 
3/12/18-5/10/18

Course Days and Times: 
Tuesdays from 5:10 - 7 p.m.
Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Course Code:
HACT 199B C01

Register for this course on MyCSI

Paul Melni
Adjunct Instructor, Scuba Diving

PhotoGet an Updated Employee Photo

The next scheduled employee photo shoot will be held from 9-11 a.m., March 13, in the Canyon Building Studio. No appointment necessary. You'll get a high resolution digital copy shortly afterwards to use as you please. You may want to use this opportunity to update your picture on the CSI online directory. 

If you need a group shot (department, club, or organization) done, please contact Doug Maughan to arrange something.

Doug Maughan
Photographer
dmaughan@csi.edu 208.732.6262

MiniGrantsCSI Foundation Announces Spring Mini Grants

The CSI Foundation is pleased to announce the spring round for Mini Grants and for Professional Development Grants. Up to $3,000 is available for each of these grants and projects are to be completed within a year of the award. The due date for these grants is midnight Wednesday March 14, 2018 and proposals are to be submitted on the CSI Common Grant Application form which can be found online at the links below.

Mini Grants - to stimulate creative ideas and activities and their subsequent implementation that result in improved student learning and/or success.  Additional information available at: http://www.csi.edu/institutionalEffectiveness/grants/miniGrants.asp

Professional Development Grants - support travel to attend national conferences for the purpose of institutional improvement.  Additional information available at:
Application Process: Send a digital copy of the completed application to tharmon@csi.edu by midnight Wednesday March 14, 2018. Please note that your application must signed by your supervisor and Dean/AVP/VP for consideration. The best way to submit is to scan all the completed documents and send them via email.

If you have further questions, please give us a call at X6249.

Deb Wilson
CSI Foundation  Director
dwilson@csi.edu 208.732.6245

MedicalRaffleMedical Assistant Raffle Fundraiser
Watch your CSI e-mail for more information. The raffle begins Monday, March 5, and the drawing will be held Friday, March 23.


Kara Mahannah
Medical Assistant Program Director
kmahannah@csi.edu | 208.732.6728

AccreditationMid-Cycle Peer Evaluation Visit
The College of Southern Idaho will be hosting an evaluation team from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities April 9-10, 2018, as part of a Mid-Cycle Peer-Evaluation. In preparation for that visit, the college was asked to prepare two self-study reports:
 
  • The first report is a Mid-Cycle Self-Evaluation. This report examines institutional assessment practices at the both the macro and micro levels, particularly in conjunction with the assessment of student learning.
  • The second report is an Ad-Hoc Report which responds to a recommendation the college received at the conclusion of our last seven year evaluation cycle. That recommendation is tied to assessment of student learning at the program level.
 
Both reports have been submitted to NWCCU and to the evaluators. The reports are available here:   https://quondam.csi.edu/institutionalEffectiveness/accreditation/ (See the spring 2018 reports after you scroll down a bit).
 
Thanks to everyone who had a hand in the creation of the reports. More importantly, thanks to all of you for the work you do every day to bring life to the activities describe in the reports and for the positive impact that work has on our students and our community.
 
Please let me know if you have any questions. I will be sharing more information about the actual visit as it get closer.

Chris Bragg
Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
cbragg@csi.edu | 208.732.6775

CookbooksNAfME Cookbook Sale - Don't Miss Out
The NAfME Chapter at CSI (National Association for Music Education) would like to let everyone know that we still have the NAfME cookbooks on sale. These are spiral-bound so they lie flat, and contain nearly 100 pages of great recipes for snacks, quick meals, main meals, desserts - you name it. They are now available from any NAfME member or from the NAfME office in Fine Arts Room 163 (open most weekday afternoons). The price has been reduced to $12.00 plus 6% ID sales tax. Don't miss out!

Gene Conley
NAfME Collegiate Chapter Advisor
gconley@csi.edu | 208.732.6762

MarchVitalityMarch VITALITY Magazine is Here

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

TrackerAffordable Fitness Trackers on Amazon for Spring Challenge
I've discovered a line of very affordable fitness trackers that are fun, colorful and possess various features you might love.  These trackers get lots of stars from others that have tried them! Order one today to get it in time for our challenge starting Monday, March 5.  Go to 
Amazon.com and search for  Teslasz Fitness Trackers
 
If you haven't registered yes, please join us for our Spring 2018 Active Lifestyle Challenge.  Don't forget to INVITE your coworkers and family members to join you! Find all details and the registration form online.  


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

ColorectalCancer Awareness Dress in Blue
Dress in BLUE DAY Honors Colorectal Cancer this FRIDAY
What?  Dress in Blue Day lets allies everywhere join our mission to end colorectal cancer. By wearing blue and raising funds, you bring awareness to this disease and support our work-as  well as honor all who are impacted by colorectal cancer.
Why?  In 2018, more than 135,000 people will be diagnosed with this highly preventable disease. They will join more than 1.4 million colorectal cancer patients and survivors living today. We go blue for them, their families, and their community.
When?  Supporters can go blue any day in March, with Dress in Blue Day officially observed at CSI on Friday, March 9. The time for awareness is now. How will you wear blue?

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

BrownBagBrown Bag Sessions This Week

Click here to follow the Facebook discussion!  

~The CSI Brown Bag Committee~

At the Brown Bags each week, we talk about new research in learning and teaching, and how to make CSI a great place for our students. If you have never been to a Brown Bag, and want to come see what we are doing, please join one (or all) of the meetings:

Mondays
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Taylor 233 (aka, the Fish Bowl) 
*Students are welcome

Wednesdays
12:00 - 1:00  p.m.
Hepworth 176 
 
Thursdays 
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Hepworth 176 

Fridays: "Open Forum"
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Taylor 233 

Bring your breakfast, lunch, or snack, if you want. Everyone is welcome.  Any questions or feedback can be directed to Evin Fox (X6872/ efox@csi.edu ).
TFComEdTwin Falls Community Education Class Schedule

Explosion Box Album

Dates: Mar. 7
Days: Wednesday
Times: 6 - 8 p.m.
Fee: $25 (plus $20 supply fee paid to instructor)
Location: Taylor 276
Instructor: Diane Gause

Raptor Identification

Dates: Mar. 6, 8, 15, & 17
Days:  Tues, Thurs, & Sat    
Time: 6 - 8 p.m. on Tues/Thurs, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Sat
Fee: $50  
Location: Shields 201 and Outside
Instructor: Experienced Birders from Prairie Falcon Audubon, Inc.
Grant Writing 101

Saturday10 a.m. - 1 p.m.$50Shields 104J. Vipperman and M. English


 
If you prefer, you can also call 732-6442 to register by phone or come into the Community Education Center in the Fine Arts Building.


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

PlanetariumHerrett Center Activities
Herrett Center for Arts and Science        
College of Southern Idaho
Museum, Planetarium, Observatory
Year round hours. *
 
*Closed Sundays, Mondays, and federal holidays.
Tuesdays
9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Wednesdays
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thursdays
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fridays
9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Saturdays
1:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Day
Time
Event
Mar. 6
6:00 pm
Reptile Revue: Snakes, lizards and other guests
7:00 pm
Planetarium: Earth, Moon & Sun; Wall of China*  
Mar. 9  
7:00 pm
Planetarium: Dinosaurs at Dusk
8:00 pm
Planetarium: Led Zeppelin
Mar. 10
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Earth, Moon & Sun; Wall of China *  
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Dinosaurs at Dusk
3:30 pm
Planetarium: Black Holes / live sky tour.
4:30 pm
Planetarium: Dinosaurs at Dusk
7:00 pm
Planetarium: Dinosaurs at Dusk
7:45 pm - midnight
Observatory: Monthly Star Party (weather permitting)
8:00 pm
Planetarium: Titans of the Ice Age
Mar. 13
7:00 pm
Planetarium: Earth, Moon & Sun; Wall of China*
7:30 pm
Herrett Forum Lecture: How a Different Kind of Company Can Shape and Impact a Community
Mar. 16
7:00 pm
Planetarium: Dinosaurs at Dusk
8:00 pm
Planetarium: Led Zeppelin
Mar. 17
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Earth, Moon & Sun; Wall of China*
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Dinosaurs at Dusk
3:30 pm
Planetarium: Black Holes*
4:30 pm
Planetarium: Dinosaurs at Dusk
7:00 pm
Planetarium: Dinosaurs at Dusk
8:00 pm
Planetarium: Titans of the Ice Age
Mar. 20
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Dinosaurs at Dusk
6:00 pm
Reptile Revue: Snakes, lizards and other guests
7:00 pm
Planetarium: Earth, Moon & Sun; Wall of China*

*Shows include a live sky tour.

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

Observatory Activities

Saturday, March 10th, 7:45 PM to midnight
Monthly free star party - Deep-sky targets on a moonless night. Free admission.

Chris Anderson
Observatory Coordinator, Herrett Center
canderson@csi.edu | 208.732.6663

 
AthleticsCSI Athletics Schedule 

MEN AND WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Date Opponent Location Time Team
Mar. 10 Bi-Regional Tournament Region Winner TBA Men & Women
Mar. 19-24 NJCAA National Tournament Hutchinson, KS TBA Men & Women

MEN AND WOMEN'S INDOOR DISTANCE TRACK

Date Opponent Location Time
Mar. 9 NJCAA Indoor Track National Championships Lubbock, TX TBA
 
MEN'S BASEBALL

Date
Opponent
Location
Time
Mar. 9 Prairie Baseball Academy Twin Falls, ID 1:00 pm
Mar. 9 Prairie Baseball Academy Twin Falls, ID 3:00 pm
Mar. 10 Prairie Baseball Academy Twin Falls, ID 12:00 pm
Mar. 10 Prairie Baseball Academy Twin Falls, ID 2:00 pm
Mar. 16 Colorado Northwestern CC Twin Falls, ID 1:00 pm
Mar. 16 Colorado Northwestern CC Twin Falls, ID 3:00 pm
Mar. 17 Colorado Northwestern CC Twin Falls, ID 12:00 pm
Mar. 17 Colorado Northwestern CC Twin Falls, ID 2:00 pm

WOMEN'S SOFTBALL

Date Opponent Location Time
Mar. 9 Snow College Ephraim, UT 1:00 pm
Mar. 9 Snow College Ephraim, UT 3:00 pm
Mar. 10 Snow College Ephraim, UT 12:00 pm
Mar. 10 Snow College Ephraim, UT 2:00 pm
Mar. 16 Colorado Northwestern CC Rangely, CO 1:00 pm
Mar. 16 Colorado Northwestern CC Rangely, CO 3:00 pm
Mar. 17 Colorado Northwestern CC Rangely, CO 12:00 pm
Mar. 17 Colorado Northwestern CC Rangely, CO 2:00 pm
 
MEN AND WOMEN'S RODEO

Date Opponent Location Time
Mar. 9-10 CSI Rodeo Twin Falls, ID TBA

SPRING VOLLEYBALL SCRIMMAGES

Date Opponent Location Time
Mar. 16 BSU/College of Idaho  Twin Falls, ID 6:00 pm
Mar. 17 University of Utah Spring Scrimmages Salt Lake City, UT TBA

Karen Baumert
Sports Information Director
kbaumert@csi.edu | 208.732.6493

 

CampInExplore Herrett: S.T.E.A.M. Camp-In
EXPLORE HERRETT: S.T.E.A.M. Camp-In
(Formerly Science Camp- In)
March 9th & 10th, 2018

Registration Information

Each year the Herrett Center for Arts & Science hosts around 100 third, fourth, and fifth graders for a Science Camp-In. This year we have changed our Science Camp-In to our S.T.E.A.M. Camp-In. During this event, participants will travel around campus to attend workshops in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Participants also have the opportunity to visit the Herrett Center's planetarium and observatory, as well as participate in other fun activities. Snacks will be provided in the evening and after a night of fun and learning, participants will spend the night sleeping in the galleries! A light breakfast will be served in the morning before participants go home.

Registration for S.T.E.A.M. Camp-In is now open! The S.T.E.A.M. Camp-In will be $50 per participant. Registration is on a first come, first served basis and participants must have a completed registration form and a received payment in order to hold a position in the camp-in. More information about the Camp-In can be found here: http://herrett.csi.edu/exploreherrett/

Volunteer Information
 
This is a great opportunity for those CSI students and community members that are looking for some volunteer hours for their club, to add to their resume, or just for the experience. Volunteers can sign up for one or both of the shifts available. The evening shift is from 4:30 PM - 10:00 PM and the overnight shift is from 9:00 PM - 9:00 AM. Volunteers 18 and older must enjoy working with kids, turn in a completed volunteer application, and pass a background check. Sixteen and seventeen year olds are also welcome to apply to volunteer, but will need to provide two notes of recommendation from school officials. 

For more information about registering or signing up to volunteer, please call or email Kindy Combe.

Kindy Combe
Education Coordinator
kcombe@csi.edu | 208.732.6664

HerrettForumMarch Herrett Forum: "How a Different Kind of Company Can Shape and Impact a Community"
Leaders of three local companies of different size and origin will discuss how they arrived at their common business philosophy of placing an emphasis on employees and the community. They will share how this approach can create a positive business environment and has the power to actually shape and impact a community.

Join us! Admission is free of charge.

For more information contact the Herrett Center at 208.732.6655.

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

EagleExplorationEagle Exploration Days
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

It's never too early to find out if the College of Southern Idaho is the right fit for you. Join us for Eagle Exploration Days! This one-day campus visit event includes guided tours of campus & housing, as well as information sessions on activities and opportunities, such as honors, outdoor recreation, career tools, among others. You will attend two information and hands on sessions in the major area of your choice. You can also meet with CSI representatives for information on how to apply for admission, the financial aid process and much more. During Eagle Exploration Days you can experience our beautiful campus and get a preview of what it's like to be a student here.

Click here  for more information about this event.

Admissions Office
admissions@csi.edu | 208-732-6221

JazzSpring Jazz Collaboration
The CSI Music Department proudly announces the eleventh annual Spring Jazz Collaboration, to be held Wednesday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m., in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium. Admission is free, but donations to the CSI Music Department Scholarship Fund are always appreciated.

This year's collaboration features the CSI Madrigals and the CSI Jazz Ensemble. The CSI Madrigals are an elite auditioned group of eight outstanding CSI students who perform primarily a Cappella music in a wide variety of styles, including vocal jazz. The CSI Jazz Ensemble, a semi-professional group where current CSI music students have the opportunity to play alongside professional musicians, performs a wide repertoire of big band music. Some of the tunes to be featured on the concert are Here's That Rainy Day (Dave Barduhn), Satin Doll (Duke Ellington), How High the Moon (The Manhattan Transfer), Four Brothers (Woody Herman), Corner Pocket (Count Basie), and Blue Skies (Irving Berlin).

Camille Barigar
Director of Community Enrichment
cbarigar@csi.edu208-732-6288

VeteransClubVeterans Club Upcoming Meetings
The CSI Office of the Registrar is pleased to announce the addition of Brian O'Rorke, Veterans Advocacy Coordinator, to the department. Brian's role will be working with veterans on the social and personal aspects of their educational journey. Brian will be hosting a meeting for veterans on March 14. More information is below.
  • Wednesday, March 14, at 12:15 p.m., in Taylor 247 (smaller room by cafeteria): CSI veterans club signup & officer elections. Non-veterans who want to support are welcome to join the veterans club.
Brian O'Rorke
Veterans Advocacy Coordinator
bororke@csi.edu | 208.732.6878

Refugee2017 Refugee Documentary "Human Flow" 

Jenny Reese
CSI Refugee Program

TrebelleTrioEnjoy an Evening of Russian Music Presented by the Trebelle Trio 
"A Russian Romance with music by Rachmaninoff, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Borodin"

Join us for a delightful evening of Russian music presented by "Trebelle". Trebelle is a combination of the Italian words "tre" (three) and "belle" (the plural form of the word, beauty). Every year, Trebelle performs popular and hidden gems in the piano trio repertoire. Trebelle members are violinist and Twin Falls native--Jennifer Dunn, cellist Heidi Nagel, and pianist Robyn Wells. 

Jennifer Dunn began violin lessons with her mother, Judy Call. She received her Bachelor of Music in Performance and Music  History from the University of Utah, and teacher certification from the College of Idaho. Heidi Nagel received her undergraduate degree from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA. She obtained her Master of Music degree in cello performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studying with cellist Parry Karp of the Pro Arte String Quartet. Robyn Wells received her Bachelor of Music in piano performance from Pacific Lutheran. For the last 33 years, Robyn has been very active as a private teacher and has been adjunct piano faculty at the College of Idaho since 2003. 

Trebelle will perform works by Rachmaninoff, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Borodin.

Sue Miller
Professor of Music
smiller@csi.edu | 208-732-6769

ParentCollegeParent College - Spring Learning Conference
Alejandra Hernandez
Multicultural Coordinator
mhernandez@csi.edu  | 208-732-6312

JeromeComEdJerome Community Education Class Schedule

Dog Agility Training - XHOB 004 C50

Get into the action! Agility is an exciting sport where dog and handler navigate their way through a series of obstacles competing for time and accuracy. This 5-week introductory class will introduce dogs and handlers to the rules of AKC agility competition. You and your dog will get on the course, learning how to navigate all the obstacles from jumps and tunnels to contact obstacles. Agility is suitable for any breed of dog that would love to get out and get active with its owner in a fun and challenging learning environment. Dogs should know basic commands of sit, down, and stay.

Days: Monday                                  
Dates: Mar 26 - Apr 23
Time: 6 - 7 p.m.                               
Location: Jerome County Fairgrounds-Beef Barn
Cost: $55                                         
Instructor: Brittany Triner

Click here for registration information or call 208.324.5101. 

Anna Dovenmuehler
Jerome Center Coordinator 
adovenmuehler@csi.edu | 208.732.6288

SafetyFestSafety & Business Fest of the Great Northwest

Stefanie Hauff
Workforce Development Specialist
shauff@csi.edu | 208-732-6310

AlternativeSpringBreakAlternative Spring Break Option for 2018

Click here for the Alternative Spring Break Application. 

Samra Culum
Student Development Coordinator
sculum@csi.edu | 208-732-6223

MusicFestRegistration Now Open for CSI Music Fest
The College of Southern Idaho is now accepting registrations for this summer's Music Fest, which runs June 11 - 15, 2018 at the CSI Fine Arts Center. Registrations will be accepted through May 1.

Music Fest, a music day camp for students age 12 to 18, is an opportunity for students to participate in many areas of music and interact with a faculty of professional music educators from all over the state who are chosen for their expertise in their field and work with youth. Students choose a major and spend significant time each day in classes related to their major. Available majors include strings, vocal, musical theater, percussion, organ, and piano. In addition to work in their major, all students participate in the camp choir and have three elective periods to choose from. There are a wide variety of elective classes to choose from, such as drumming circle, small ensembles, musical theater, girls' choir, and many more. On the last evening of the camp, all students perform in the Music Fest concert.

CSI Music Fest is exceptionally affordable. Tuition is $195 for early bird tuition prior to March 15 or $225 after March 15. This fee covers all program costs for the students, including instructional materials. Housing is available for those students wishing to homestay with Twin Falls students and their families. Other optional items such as photos, lunches, and private lessons are also available for an additional cost. All students must be registered by May 1. A limited number of needs-based scholarships are available.

For more information or to obtain a registration form, go to www.csi.edu/musicfest or stop by the CSI Fine Arts Center. You can also call Camille Barigar at 732-6288 or e-mail cbarigar@csi.edu.

Camille Barigar
Director of Community Enrichment
cbarigar@csi.edu | 208-732-6288

TFRecyclingCity of Twin Falls to Consider Options for Recycling; Public Encouraged to Provide Input
The City of Twin Falls will discuss changing its recycling program in response to declining markets for recyclable materials. Residents are encouraged to attend... Read on >>>

JeromeHealthFairJerome's Annual Health Fair
Diabetes1Diabetes Education Class at St. Luke's
PEOAnnual PEO Chapter D Hanging Basket Fundraiser 2018
It's time for the annual  P.E.O.*  Hanging Flower Basket Sale.  Kathy Stover, CSI retiree, moved to Boise and passed her duties onto Alice Anderson, another CSI retiree and   PEO member.
 
*P.E.O. is a Philanthropic Educational Organization that celebrates the advancement of women, supports women's higher education through scholarships, grants, awards and loans to help women achieve their highest educational aspirations. The Twin Falls local Chapter D of P.E.O. sponsors this annual flower sale and donates all of the profits from the sale to these higher education projects. P.E.O. Chapter D appreciates your support in our annual fundraiser! Thank you!
 
There are at least five different PEO chapters in Twin Falls and several more around the Magic Valley area. Many of the members are educators, but women from nearly every profession and walk of life all over the world belong.
 
Baskets are $25 each (23.58 + 1.42 tax).  The baskets are huge and they last all summer long!
 
Baskets varieties this year include:  Geraniums in red, pink, or Mother Nature's surprise and mixed annuals in a wide variety of colors.       
 


Ann Keane is helping PEO out with this project and has order forms up at the SSC reception desk that she can interoffice to you if you are interested. Or you can stop by her desk.
Ann has to have your order sheet and payment turned into Alice on Tues., April 3.
 
They make great Mother's Day Gifts!
 
Baskets will be available for pickup Fri., May  1 1 between 12 - 6 p.m. at the  TF Nazarene Church parking lot  (1231 Washington St. N. - across from CSI).
 
Checks can be made payable to PEO Chapter D.

Ann Keane
Office Specialist, SSC
akeane@csi.edu | 208-732-6530

SCPHDNominate a "Health Hero"

March 6, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Yvonne Humphrey, Public Information Officer, (208) 737-5917
 
South Central Public Health District Calls for "Health Heroes" Nominations
TWIN FALLS - South Central Public Health District (SCPHD) is accepting nominations for "Health Heroes." Through this annual event, SCPHD seeks individuals or groups who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to promote health in the community by working to prevent disease, promote healthy lifestyles, and protect the health and environment of southern Idaho citizens from March 2017 through March 2018. This year, there are four nomination categories: youth, adult volunteer, adult professional, and group/organization/business.
The nomination must include a brief description explaining why the nominee deserves the Health Heroes Award. Examples of qualifying activities include, but are not limited to the following:
*  promoting a healthy lifestyle through activities at schools, churches, and places of work
*  activities that help reduce suicides
*  promoting physical activity
*  activities that reduce obesity
*  preparing a community for a disaster
*  decreasing workplace injuries
*  promoting policies that led to healthy outcomes
Nominees must be residents of or do business in Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, or Twin Falls counties. Nominations are due by April 1, 2018. You can nominate your Health Heroes online at   http://phd5.idaho.gov/HealthHero  or pick up the form at any SCPHD office.
Rachael Lowe
South Central Public Health District

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