Katie Pemberton, who graduated from University of Idaho’s College of Education with a master of education in curriculum and instruction, was recently singled out to receive the
Vandals Blitz Boise
President M. Duane Nellis, Vandal alumni and ASUI students overtook the state capitol last week. They made positive impressions on Idaho state lawmakers with presentations, displays, visits and social events. Here’s an overview of our annual Education Week activities and requests
Jim Lyle Award
Laine Meyer '72 will receive a 2013 Jim Lyle Award at a special reception Feb. 8 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Meyer was elected this year to chair the University of Idaho Foundation board. He is a retired, former vice president of Hewlett-Packard Corp. He and his wife Claudia live in California and have a second home in Sun Valley.
The Jim Lyle Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the University and/or alumni association through volunteerism. It is bestowed annually by the University of Idaho Alumni Association.
Cheer for a Vandal this Super Bowl Sunday
Mike Iupati ’10 is a big player to watch (6-foot-5, 331 pounds). After a successful career with Vandals he was a first-round draft pick in 2010 by the 49ers, No. 17 overall, Iupati has started every game for three seasons. Read more
about Big Mike's journey to the Super Bowl.
National Letter of Intent Day Celebrations
Join Vandals at locations across Idaho next week to hear new U-Idaho Football Coach Paul Petrino talk about his first class of football recruits. Events are schedule as follows:
February 6 – In Moscow, University Inn Best Western, 5 p.m., free
February 6 - In Lewiston/Clarkston Valley, Clarkston Quality Inn, 7 p.m. $10
February 7 – In Coeur d’Alene, Coeur d’Alene Resort, 5:45 p.m., $20
February 8 – In Boise, Riverside Hotel, 5:45 p.m., $20
February 9 – In Twin Falls, Noon, CSI’s Rick Allen Room, $10
February 9 - In Idaho Falls, Snow Eagle Grill, 5:30 p.m., $20
Most events include light hors d'oeuvres and no-host beverages.
Joe Knows...Vandal Basketball
Grab the best seats in the house to enjoy the upcoming 2013 WAC basketball tournaments, March 13-16, at The Orleans at Las Vegas. Order today. Stay tuned for details of a Vandal Pride gathering for alumni and friends in Las Vegas.