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Dear University of Idaho Alumni and Friends:
With the arrival of 2013, our staff is busily planning the sorts of events you look forward to each year. From New York City to Jonesboro, Ark. and destinations West of here, we’re organizing opportunities for you to reconnect with your alma mater and other proud Vandals.
Next week, we’ll participate in University of Idaho events in Boise for Education Week with our state legislators. Members of our staff, our alumni board of directors, students, faculty and other proud Vandals will also gather at a number of public activities around town as well as in state capitol to show support for our flagship institution. The full list of related events is below. Please join us if you’re able.
Steven C. Johnson ’71
Director, Office of Alumni Relations
January 17 - Thirsty Thursday in Twin Falls
January 23 - University of Idaho Legislative Breakfast at the Capitol
January 23 - Ada County Silver and Gold Celebration in Boise
February 9 - Idaho vs DU Men's Basketball Game with Pre-Game in Denver with Special Guests President Nellis and Alumni Director Steve Johnson
February 11-13 - University of Idaho Career Advisors coming to Boise
February 13 - University of Idaho Career Advisors coming to Twin Falls
Save the Date - Moms' Weekend - April 19-21
Vandals Blanket Boise
The University of Idaho will again pull out all the stops for Education Week, Jan. 21-25, which includes President M. Duane Nellis’ Jan. 23 presentation before the Joint Finance Appropriations Committee at the Statehouse. Live streaming video of the event will be available on Idaho Public Television’s website.
Here’s a run-down of some of the additional U-Idaho activities next week:
- Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m., Meet the Vandals recruiting reception, Red Lion Hotel Downtown, 1800 Fairview Avenue
- Jan. 23, 7-10 a.m., Legislative Breakfast, Capitol Rotunda, fourth floor
- Jan. 23, 6 p.m., Reception for Ada County recipients of this year’s Silver and Gold Awards, The Grove Hotel, 245 S. Capitol Boulevard
While in Boise, visit the VandalStore at 821 W. Idaho.
Meet Some of Our Newest Alumni
Vandal Smiles - left to right, Logan Bushnell, Alyssa Jayne, Katie Keeth, Kali Turner, Angie Duran and Taylor Bierberle make a lasting memory at Fall 2012 Commencement last month.
See more photos and read about some of the Class of 2012’s grads.
All That Jazz
Hear John Clayton, artistic director of the upcoming Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, talk about “the music” in this video clip. Tickets for the Feb. 20-23 musical events on the Moscow campus are available now.
Vandal Plates Generate $43,550 in 2012
With your support and participation, the University of Idaho was able to award $43,550 in general academic scholarships from the proceeds of the Idaho Vandal license plates!
Please call (208) 334-8649 or visit your county Department of Motor Vehicles in Idaho to purchase an Idaho Vandal license plate.
Custom Idaho Vandal I message plates are available and in addition to vehicle registration fees, this customized plate will cost $60 for the first year with a $40 renewal fee each year thereafter. Click HERE to order your plates.
Joe Knows...You Can Tune in to the Vandal Hoops Radio
The U.S. Bank-sponsored Vandal Coaches' basketball talk show is broadcast live from The Ale House, 226 W. Sixth St., Moscow. Coaches Don Verlin and Jon Newlee join host Evan Ellis, the voice of Vandal basketball. Programs air on Tuesdays through March 5 from 6 to 7 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. Fans may also call in at 866-489-7041 during the program. Stop in or tune to one of our Vandal Radio Network affiliates:
Moscow--Zfun 106.1 FM
Lewiston--KCLK 1430 AM
Coeur d’Alene-KVNI 1080-AM
Twin Falls-KLIX 1310-AM
Idaho FallsPocatello-KSPZ 980-AM
St. Maries-KOFE 1240-AM
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