POCATELLO, Idaho – Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2018 Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 5, in Holt Arena.
The 12 Outstanding Student Awards are presented to recognize outstanding graduating seniors who have excelled in their programs, their extracurricular activities and have epitomized ISU’s outstanding student body. Students receiving these prestigious awards exhibit a readiness to graduate, high academic achievement, above-average dedication to academic and professional goals and involvement in professional societies. Work experience and community service are also considered.
The Outstanding Student Award recipients will be honored at a reception April 25.
Outstanding Student Award recipients for 2018 include Doug Colman, Alamosa, Colorado, doctoral candidate.
Colman will graduate with a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in experimental psychology this May. Prior to coming to ISU, he completed Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in leadership from Adams State University.
He already has eight publications, half of which he is the first author, 33 conference presentations and has independently taught 10 different courses. Furthermore, he has numerous manuscripts in the works and was recently invited to write a book chapter.
Outside of his academic life, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their dogs as well as exploring the outdoors-especially while fly fishing.