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Boise State Professors to be Honored By Mayor Dave Bieter

By: Brady W Moore   Published 10:10 pm / July 25, 2017

Boise Mayor David Bieter recently announced the recipients of the 2017 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & History, which included three Boise State professors.

Sue Latta, a mixed-media sculptor and adjunct art professor, will receive the “Excellence in the Arts” award; Boise State’s newest Professor of the Practice, historian Jennifer Stevens, will be honored with the “Excellence in History” award; and music professor James Jirak will receive the “Excellence in Education” award at a reception on Sept. 21.

Presented every two years, the awards celebrate people, organizations and businesses that have contributed to Boise’s cultural community.

To receive the award, recipients must have demonstrated distinguished service, creative accomplishment or other work to benefit the artistic, historic and broader cultural life of Boise.

For more information and to purchase tickets for the reception, visit ahmayorsawards.eventbrite.com.