Boise State University Bids Farewell to Five Beloved Faculty and Staff Members Retiring in Spring 2024

April 9 Celebration Honoring Retiring Faculty and Staff of the College of Health Sciences

Boise State University’s College of Health Sciences is saying goodbye to five esteemed faculty and staff members who are retiring in the spring of 2024. The retirees being honored include Sarah Toevs, Shelle Poole, Tim Kempf, Olgie Castillo, and Shawn Dunnagan.

To celebrate their years of dedication and service to the university, a special event will be held on Tuesday, April 9 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Bishop Barnwell Room of the Student Union. The entire campus community is invited to join in recognizing and appreciating these individuals for their contributions to Boise State.

Sarah Toevs, who has served as a professor in the School of Public and Population Health with 24 years of service and also as director of the Center for the Study of Aging, is one of the retirees being honored. She has made significant contributions to the field and will be dearly missed by her colleagues.

Olgie Castillo, who has served as a management assistant in the Department of Kinesiology for 16 years, is another retiree being recognized. He has been an integral part of the department’s success and will be deeply missed by his colleagues and students alike.

Tim Kempf, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology who has dedicated 19 years to Boise State’s College of Health Sciences, is also retiring this spring. His expertise and passion have had a lasting impact on his students and colleagues alike.

Shawn Dunnagan, a lecturer III in the School of Public and Population Health with 13 years of service to Boise State’s College of Health Sciences is another retiree that will be honored at this event. Shawn has been dedicated to teaching students about public health issues

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