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February wrestling tournament rescheduled

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016
The Region 18 Wrestling Tournament scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 11, at 10 a.m. in Coos Bay, Oreg., has been rescheduled to Sunday, Feb. 12, at the same location. The tournament will be hosted by Southwest Oregon Community College.

NIC presents free ‘String Music for Christmas' concert Dec. 4

Posted: Monday, Nov. 21, 2016
The North Idaho College Music Department will present “String Music for Christmas” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Coeur d’Alene First Presbyterian Church at 521 Lakeside Ave. Directed by NIC Music Instructor April Martin, this free concert will feature music performed by the NIC Cardinal Chamber Orchestra. ...

NIC to host author of ‘The Expense of a View'

Posted: Monday, Nov. 21, 2016
North Idaho College’s literary magazine Trestle Creek Review and the NIC English Club are presenting a reading by Polly Buckingham, author of The Expense of a View , from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the Writing Center, Lee Hall Annex. The reading is free and open to the public. The Expense of a View was named the winner of ...

Volleyball advances, stream available

Posted: Friday, Nov. 18, 2016
NIC volleyball beat Pierce College in three games yesterday to advance in the NWAC tournament . Their 12:30 match against Linn-Benton Community College TODAY Friday, Nov. 18, can be streamed here .

NIC Booster Club hosts the Winter CARDnival, Auction Dec. 14

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016
North Idaho College athletics fans are invited to the Booster Club’s Winter CARDnival and Auction Wednesday, Dec. 14 at the Best Western – Coeur d’Alene Inn. The fun begins at 5 p.m. with social hour, games and the beginning of the silent auction which includes Hawaii and Las Vegas vacation packages, resort golf ...

Celebrate Career Development Day at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016


‘Weird Science' now in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Monday, Nov. 14, 2016
Pictured is “Canada Medusa – mixed media Artists Justin Gibbens and Renee Adams will exhibit their artwork entitled “Weird Science” in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery at North Idaho College from Nov. 15 to Feb. 3. Gibbens and Adams will host a gallery walk of their work at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, followed ...

NIC to host ‘Gathering of Bands' Nov. 16-17

Posted: Monday, Nov. 14, 2016
North Idaho College is hosting two of its annual “Gathering of Bands” concerts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, and Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. “It’s that time of the year again when we start thinking about the holidays and NIC’s Gathering ...

NIC presents ‘The Magic Hour' tonight!

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016
Everyone is invited to “The Magic Hour” annual fall jazz concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. This free concert features the Cardinal Vocal Jazz and the North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble playing a variety of jazz standards -- old and new. “With the passing of the ...

INB commits $25,000 to ‘Building the Future'

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016
Pictured are, from left: Kelly Hagen, INB Spirit Lake branch manager; Jessica Chavolla, INB Coeur d’Alene branch manager; Laszlo Suto, INB commercial banker; NIC President Rick MacLennan; Steve Speer, INB Hayden branch manager; Rob Parkinson, INB North Idaho Commercial Banking team leader, and Rayelle Anderson, NIC Foundation ...

NIC 35th Annual Math Contest winners named

Posted: Friday, Nov. 4, 2016
Pictured are Coeur d’Alene high School “Mathletes” cheering on their teammates during the 2016 NIC Math Contest. Pictured are, from left: Christopher Butler, Matthew Averett, and math teacher Kari Tapia. Area high school students competed at the North Idaho College 35 th Annual Math Contest Wednesday, Nov. 2, with ...

Lake City HS soccer coach to speak at NIC Booster Luncheon

Posted: Friday, Nov. 4, 2016
Matt Ruchti, Lake City High School soccer coach, will be the guest speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Ruchti has been the girls’ varsity head coach at Lake City High School since 2003 and won the state title this year, 2016, as well as ...

Soccer games to be held in Spokane, times amended

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016
Due to an unplayable field related to rain conditions, the NIC soccer playoff doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 2 , will be played at Spokane Falls Community College. The times have been amended so that the NIC women's playoff game against Green River Community College will be played at 3 p.m. The NIC men's game against Pierce ...

NIC Basic Patrol Academy, Red Robin team up for Special Olympics

Posted: Monday, Oct. 31, 2016
Pictured are members of the NIC Basic Patrol Academy, Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office, Rod Robin staff and the Coeur d’Alene Eagles Special Olympics team at a recent “Tip-a-Cop” fundraising event. North Idaho College Basic Patrol Academy and members of local law enforcement worked with members of the Coeur ...

‘Twelfth Night' continues Oct. 27-29

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016
Rehearsals for NIC’s production of Twelfth Night are in the finishing stages. Practicing their parts are, from left: Logan Parks, of Soldotna, AK (playing Antonio), Annika Holmes, of Athol (an officer), Travis Cook, of Athol (a servant), Zach Johnston, of Athol (Sebastian), and Jessica Sylvia-Clarno, of McCall (Viola). The ...

NIC men's soccer game canceled; rescheduled for Oct. 27

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016
The NWAC men’s soccer league match between NIC and the Community Colleges of Spokane scheduled for TODAY Wednesday, Oct. 26, has been cancelled and rescheduled due to field conditions. The game will be played on the CCS soccer field on the Spokane Falls campus at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27. The NIC men’s soccer team enters the ...

Resort director to speak at NIC Booster Luncheon

Posted: Friday, Oct. 21, 2016
Coeur d’Alene Golf and Spa Resort Director of Sales and Marketing John Rovie will be the guest speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Rovie has been the Coeur d’Alene Golf and Spa Resort director of Sales and Marketing since 2014. Previous to his ...

NIC to host Special Needs Basketball Extravaganza Oct. 26

Posted: Friday, Oct. 21, 2016
Some of this year’s participants are, from left: Ryan Sullivan, Emily Colgrove, Jim Kinnard, Lori Ann Macklin, and Adam Kenney. This year’s event will tip off at 5:45 p.m. and then 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21. For the fifth year, North Idaho College will host a Special Needs Basketball Extravaganza Wednesday, Oct. 26, in ...

‘Gentle Words' concert tonight!

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016
The North Idaho College Cardinal Chorale and Chamber Singers will present the “Gentle Words” concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at First Presbyterian Church at 521 E. Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. “Gentle Words” focuses on the intimate power music, language and words have in promoting a culture of ...

NIC to host author of ‘The Sasquatch Hunter's Almanac'

Posted: Friday, Oct. 14, 2016
North Idaho College’s literary magazine Trestle Creek Review and the NIC English Club are presenting a reading by Sharma Shields, author of “The Sasquatch Hunter’s Almanac,” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Writing Center, Lee Hall Annex. The reading is free and open to the public. “The ...

NIC Art program named No. 38 in U.S.

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016
North Idaho College’s fine arts program was ranked No. 38 in the United States out of all two-year colleges by Accredited Schools Online recently. NIC was cited for its degree transferability and its ability to tailor programs to meet student need, among other attributes. “I am very proud of the Art students, faculty and ...

NIC Board of Trustees Candidates Forum to be held Oct. 13

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The Associated Students of North Idaho College are holding a forum for NIC trustee candidates from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. The forum is free and open to the public. There will be a ...

NIC president, wife to speak at Oct. 11 Booster Luncheon

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016
North Idaho College President Rick MacLennan and his wife, Theresa, will be the guest speakers at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Coeur d’Alene Outback Steakhouse. Before joining NIC in August, Rick MacLennan was president of Garrett College in Maryland since 2010. Prior to Garrett ...

QPR training for TODAY canceled

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016
The QPR training scheduled for 3 p.m. TODAY Wednesday, Nov. 5, as part of Campus Safety Week has been canceled. It is expected to be scheduled for later in the semester. Information: Lynn Covey at 769-7863 or lynn.covey@nic.edu Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on ‘Who am I really?'

Posted: Friday, Sept. 30, 2016
Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak on “Who am I Really: Questioning Identities, Healing Prejudices” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room on North Idaho College’s main campus. The presentation ...

Community invited to career, technical facility ribbon cutting Sept. 28

Posted: Monday, Sept. 26, 2016
The community is invited to come celebrate with North Idaho College the opening of a new career and technical education facility at a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 7064 W Lancaster Road in Rathdrum. The facility will be open for employee- and student-led tours from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. A social with refreshments ...

Men's basketball assistant coaches injured in accident

Posted: Friday, Sept. 23, 2016
There was a traffic accident Sept. 22 involving NIC men's basketball coaches early Thursday morning while they were traveling to Portland on a recruiting trip. Two men were transported to Providence Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, where they are currently in serious but stable condition. From President Rick MacLennan: "North Idaho ...

NIC Brian Williams Memorial Bike Ride kicks off Oct. 1

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016
North Idaho College will honor the memory of former student Brian Williams with the sixth annual memorial bike ride at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, beginning at O’Shay's Irish Pub and Eatery in Coeur d’Alene. Williams was 28 years old when he was killed in a plane crash in 2010 while flying over Glacier National Park. He ...

Eastern Washington athletics director to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016
Bill Chaves, the athletics director at Eastern Washington University, will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon noon Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Chaves is a two-time recipient of national Athletics Director of the Year honors, and enters his 10th year at the helm of the EWU ...

Parker family donates $1M for NIC's Building the Future Campaign

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016
Sniffing out each nook and corner during a recent tour of the new North Idaho College Career and Technical Education Facility, Sunny seemed at home. The same pup from Parker commercial fame, Sunny and her owners – Parker family members Doug, Jim and Diane – are thrilled to see the project almost complete. As the ...

Student honored for design at Spokane Folk Festival

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016
Congratulations Graphic Design major Madeline Jensen for creating the winning shirt, buttons, posters, and web graphics design for the Spokane Folk Festival 2016! Last year Jensen won the design of two posters featuring movies (Taxi and Best of the Northwest) previewed at Spokane International Film Festival as well.

Volunteer tutors needed for NIC Adult Education

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016
Volunteers are needed to assist students in basic skill building for reading, writing, and math at the North Idaho College’s Adult Education Center as tutors. The NIC Adult Education Center, located in the Hedlund Building Room 204 on NIC’s main campus , offers day and night adult education classes. Volunteers should enjoy ...

Explore ‘Wetlands and Wildlife' with NIC at Sandpoint

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016
Join outdoor educational specialist Brian Baxter for the “Wetlands and Wildlife” class Saturday, Sept. 17, at North Idaho College at Sandpoint. Register by contacting the NIC Workforce Training Center at (208) 769-3333 or request more information by emailing workforcetraining@nic.edu . This class will examine the diversity ...

New standards released for Head Start

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016
For more than 50 years, Head Start has been a model rooted in the commitment to helping whole families succeed - with a focus on both children's learning and children's successful long-term development in the context of healthy families. The new #HeadStart Performance Standards maintain these core values and create a strong vision for ...

NIC Booster Club to hold Athletics Showcase Sept. 13

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016
North Idaho College coaches will present previews of the upcoming season just getting underway at the Booster Club Luncheon Coaches Showcase from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Head coaches from all of NIC’s teams will be on hand to give insight and predictions for their respective sports of ...

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits hosts Adopt a Crag Sept. 17

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits is hosting the Adopt a Crag climbing cleanup from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 17 at Q’emiln Park in Post Falls. Projects for the day include trash removal, invasive weed control, trail maintenance, and general cleanup. This year the emphasis will be on improving access, trails, and ...

NIC Board of Trustees appoints new trustee

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees appointed Brad Murray, of Rathdrum, to the newly formed Trustee Zone 5, at the board’s meeting Wednesday. Murray recently retired as superintendent of the Lakeland School District after a 36-year career in Idaho public schools. The trustee appointment was necessary because of Idaho House ...

‘Saints and Stuffies' to show in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016
Contemporary artist Ann Porter will display her artwork at the “Saints and Stuffies” exhibit in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery at North Idaho College from Sept. 6 to Nov. 4. Porter will host a gallery walk of her work at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, followed by a slide lecture at 1 p.m. in Boswell Hall Room 146, and an ...

NIC wrestling team gives away school supplies

Posted: Friday, Sept. 2, 2016
Pictured is the North Idaho College wrestling team giving away school supplies to K-12 students at Riverstone Thursday. This is the third time the team has held the back-to-school event, which attracts hundreds each year. Promoting reading is a priority for the team which, earlier this year gave out its 15,000 th book to elementary ...

NIC wrestling school supply giveaway TODAY!

Posted: Friday, Aug. 26, 2016
Pictured is NIC Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb talking to some families at a previous giveaway event. The North Idaho College wrestling team is giving away school supplies to K-12 students from 10 a.m. until supplies are gone Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Village at Riverstone on the green space across from Red Robin. Supplies will be ...

Coaches to give previews at NIC Booster Club Luncheon Aug. 30

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016
NIC coaches will provide season previews at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Newly elected NIC Booster Club President Rich Dussell will give a welcome and season preview of upcoming Booster Club events. Coaches from men’s/women’s soccer and volleyball ...

Auditions to be held for NIC's production of ‘Twelfth Night'

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016
The North Idaho College Theatre Department is holding open auditions for the play “Twelfth Night” at 6 p.m. Aug. 30 and 31 in Edminster Student Union Building Blue Creek/Echo Bay Room. “Twelfth Night” is the classic written by William Shakespeare. Production dates are Oct. 20 – 23 and Oct. 27 – 29. ...

Register now for NIC three-on-three tournament

Posted: Friday, Aug. 5, 2016
It’s not too late to get in on the biggest three-on-three annual basketball tournament in Coeur d’Alene. Registration is still open for the Coeur d’Alene Shootout, which will be held Aug. 27 and 28 on North Idaho College’s main campus. Register by Aug. 18. The Coeur d’Alene Shootout is a double-elimination ...

NIC announces Dean's List for spring semester

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016
North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for spring semester 2016. Students eligible for the NIC Dean’s List must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits and obtain a grade point average of 3.75 or above. Students are listed below along with their most recent city of residence: Idaho Athol: Noelle ...

Safeway donates truck to NIC diesel program

Posted: Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Safeway donated a diesel truck to be used by North Idaho College students in that program recently. Students will be able to use the truck when classes start at the new Career and Technical Education Facility next fall. “This gift from Safeway comes at the most opportune time for NIC and our students,” said Kassie Silvas ...

$5,000 in scholarships up for grabs at NIC Cecil's Summer Splash

Posted: Friday, July 15, 2016
A young splash participant waits for the big bird’s arrival at last year’s Cecil’s Summer Splash. Five $1,000 scholarships ($5,000 total) will be raffled off at the North Idaho College Cecil’s Summer Splash Thursday, July 21. NIC’s premier summer beach party will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on NIC’s ...

Hauser woman wins $285,000 house in NIC Really BIG raffle

Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Cecil the Cardinal high-fives kids after the winners were announced at the NIC Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle Wednesday. Betty Atkins, from Hauser, had the golden ticket at the NIC Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle drawing Wednesday, winning the $285,000 house with a ticket drawn in front of a crowd of about 2,500 behind the ...

Webb playing for NBA's 76ers

Posted: Thursday, July 7, 2016
Former Cardinal James Webb, a 6-foot-9 forward, signed with the NBA Philadelphia 76ers in June. Webb, who played for NIC in 2012-13, is averaging 9.5 points and six rebounds for the 76ers Summer League team. He is signed up for a two-year contract with the team.

Communication need? We have a solution!

Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016
We're all communicating with various audiences every day, and with recruitment and retention at the forefront of the institution's goals for the coming academic year, departments campuswide will be planning communication strategies. The NIC Communications and Marketing Office is here to help you identify how best to communicate with the ...

Mail delivery to change to once per day

Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Taking into consideration the recommendations of Institutional Optimization, we are implementing a change in our mail delivery starting Tuesday, July 5. This will mean that mail will be delivered and picked up one time per day. We understand that this will be a change from the previous service and will make adjustments to make sure the ...

NIC to hold summer volleyball camps for all ages

Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2016
North Idaho College volleyball staff and players are offering volleyball camps this summer for grades 1 through 12 in July and August at NIC’s Christianson Gym. Volley Tots Camp will be offered July 7-8 for players entering grades 1 through 4. Register as soon as possible. There will be four hours of instruction from 9 to 11 a.m. ...

NIC Board of Trustees seeks appointee for new zone

Posted: Friday, June 24, 2016
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees is seeking an appointee for the newly formed Trustee Zone 5, which is located in the northwest corner of Kootenai County and encompasses an area north of Poleline Avenue and mostly west of Atlas Road. Letters of interest are now being solicited to fill the position. An exact map of the five NIC ...

NIC signs state champion double-amputee wrestler

Posted: Friday, June 24, 2016
Class 6A 2016 wrestling state champion Hassan Hawthorne has signed with North Idaho College. Hawthorne, a double-amputee who recently graduated from Pelham High School in Alabama, went 37-0 his senior year, capping his unbeaten record with a 6-2 victory in the 145-pound weight division and earning Alabama’s Most Valuable Wrestler ...

NIC Booster Club annual meeting to be held June 30

Posted: Friday, June 24, 2016
The NIC Booster Club will hold its annual meeting Thursday, June 30, at 7 a.m. at the CDA Inn-Best Western. The meeting is open to the public and nominations for consideration to join the Booster Club Board of Directors will be accepted. Breakfast will be provided as well. The NIC Booster Club is a 501 3(c) established to provide ...

NIC students earn honors at national BPA conference

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2016
Pictured are the four NIC student members of Business Professionals of America attending that organization’s national conference in Boston recently. The NIC BPA members include, from left: Patrick Buffington, Amber Lehmann, Kayla Lyons, and LaCheale Linscott. Four North Idaho College student members of Business Professionals of ...

NIC announces first inductees into veteran honor society

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2016
Six new student veterans were recently inducted into the NIC chapter of the national honor society for student veterans “SALUTE” (Service – Academics – Leadership – Unity – Tribute – Excellence). The first inductees are Timothy Beggs, of Post Falls, Jonathan Kyriazis of Coeur d’Alene ...

Last chance to view NIC Really BIG Raffle home

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Less than 700 tickets remain for the chance to win this year’s $270,000 grand prize home through the 23rd annual North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle. This year’s home, built by students in the NIC Carpentry program, is located across from Syringa Park at 3142 Bunchgrass Drive in Post Falls. A $100 ticket gives the ...

Time left to sign up for NIC Girls Basketball Camps

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
The North Idaho College women’s basketball coaching staff and players will host NIC Girls’ Basketball Summer Basketball Camps June 13-16. Comprehensive Fundamentals Camp , from 10 a.m. to noon: basic basketball skills for all levels. For grades 3-7. Guard-Post Play Camp , from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.: develop individual ...

Retirement reception for Dunlap on June 23

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2016


Beta Sigma Phi donates to NIC scholarship program

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2016
The local chapter of the nonprofit Beta Sigma Phi recently presented the NIC Foundation with a check for $275, bringing its total contribution to more than $20,000. Beta Sigma Phi is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1931 to give women of all ages a means of enriching their lives both socially and culturally while providing a ...

NIC wrestlers give 15,000th book

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
NIC President Joe Dunlap (sitting) and NIC Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb, read to a group of Ramsey Magnet School of Science students May 27 and gave each student a book along with members of the wrestling team and supporters. The only requirement is the students are asked to read it to someone. The NIC wrestling team has ...

Anthony's Restaurant tickets running out!

Posted: Friday, May 27, 2016
The new Anthony’s Coeur d’Alene Restaurant in Riverstone is hosting an exclusive dining experience June 4 with proceeds to benefit North Idaho College Foundation. Reservations are now available for the reception and seated four-course dinner, which will showcase Northwest seafood cuisine complemented with a unique selection ...

NIC collision repair tech student, instructor bring home honors

Posted: Friday, May 27, 2016
NIC Collision Repair Technology student Gary Bright (right) recently won the Silver Medal in the Automotive Refinishing competition at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference. NIC Collision Repair Technology Instructor Cal DeHaas was named Idaho Advisor of the Year at the conference. A student in North Idaho College’s ...

Sign up for NIC Hague golf tournament

Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Sign-ups are now being accepted for the North Idaho College Hague Memorial Cardinal Classic golf tournament. The tournament name has been changed this year to honor Denny Hague, who passed away in 2015. It was previously called the “Scott” Hague tournament to honor NIC alumnus and community supporter Scott Hague who died as ...

2016 award winners announced at NIC athletics banquet

Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The winners of this year’s North Idaho College athletics awards were announced during the annual NIC Athletics Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Banquet held in May. Nominations for scholar athlete and athlete of the year are selected from each team and winners are chosen by the NIC athletics department administration and ...

NIC softball player signs with NCAA Division I college

Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Pictured are Lexi Courtney (left) and NIC Assistant Softball Coach Shay Fuson. North Idaho College softball player Lexi Courtney has signed a letter of commitment to play at NCAA Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. Courtney, of Scappoose, Ore., played shortstop in 2016 and catcher ...

NIC Board of Trustees selects MacLennan as new president

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees announced today the selection of Richard MacLennan, Ed.D. as the new president of NIC. MacLennan is currently the president of Garrett College in Maryland, a position he has held since 2010. Under MacLennan's leadership, Garrett College has grown as a forward-thinking, innovative institution ...

Commencement photos available here

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2016
Free photos of Commencement 2016 are available for download at NIC's Flickr account here .

Booster Club news posted online

Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The latest Booster Club News is online and available here . Read about players earning All-American honors, golfer Nikki Miller and coach reports, among other items.

NIC graduates to walk May 13

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2016
The North Idaho College 2016 Commencement Ceremony will be held in Christianson Gym at 10 a.m. Friday, May 13. About 350 graduation candidates are expected to walk this year out of about 1,000 eligible for graduation. This year's speaker at the commencement ceremony will be NIC physics instructor David Thompson. Thompson earned a ...

Bones to speak at season finale NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016
Dr. Ryan Bones, the new owner of Beyond Bones Chiropractic care facility in Riverstone, will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon noon Tuesday, May 10. The final Booster Club luncheon of the school year will held at a new location: Rivelle’s River Grill in Riverstone (2360 N Old Mill Loop -- next door to ...

NIC Trustees to hold special session on zone issue

Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will hold a special session for discussion and possible action regarding trustee zones at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 9, in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. Zone maps, links to past trustee meetings, relevant legislative links, and board materials are available at ...

Earn wellness points at bike lab May 11

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Outdoor Pursuits invites you to check out the new Bike Lab and offices in Outdoor Pursuits. The NIC Bike Lab - funded with an NIC Foundation grant - is a place to learn about all things bicycling. Whether you need help learning to fix a flat, oil your chain, or restore that old 10-speed you picked up at a garage sale, the crew at ...

NIC scholarship established to honor Sgt. Greg Moore

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The Sergeant Greg Moore Memorial Scholarship has been established by friends of Moore through the North Idaho College Foundation to honor the Coeur d’Alene Police officer who was killed in the line of duty on May 5, 2015. The Walla Walla Sunrise Rotary Club has already donated $4,000 toward the scholarship. Moore grew up in Walla ...

Celebrate Mother's Day with NIC in auditorium

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Come celebrate moms with North Idaho College with the annual free Mother’s Day Concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 8, in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Because of construction in City Park, the concert will be held indoors this year . For more than 25 years, NIC has been honoring mothers with its annual concert. This ...

Come to 11:30 a.m. groundbreaking TODAY!

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The community is invited to come celebrate with North Idaho College the groundbreaking of the Wellness and Recreation Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, behind Winton-Post Hall off of River Avenue. Food, prizes, zumba and a climbing wall will be at the event, which is free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary. ...

GED® Graduation May 5

Posted: Tuesday, May 3, 2016


Community invited to NIC literary magazine launch

Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2016
Everyone is invited to the launch of the 2016 edition of Trestle Creek Review, which is North Idaho College’s literary magazine, at noon Tuesday, May 3, in the Edminster Student Union Building on NIC’s main campus. The magazine contains submissions from students, faculty and the public. There will be readings at the launch ...

NIC Athletics Awards Banquet to be held May 7

Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2016
The North Idaho College Athletics Department will hold its annual Athletics Awards Banquet Saturday, May 7, in the Edminster Student Union Building. The social will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the dinner at 5:30 p.m. and the Cardinals Athletics Awards at 6 p.m. The annual banquet will honor the male and female academic and athletic ...

‘All Things Great and Small' concert tonight!

Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2016
The North Idaho College Music Department will present “All Things Great and Small” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Directed by NIC Music Instructor Gerard Mathes, this free concert will feature classics performed by the NIC Cardinal Chamber Orchestra. Some of the pieces ...

NIC jazz concert ‘Sweet Singing Suites' tonight!

Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Members of the NIC Jazz Ensemble take the stage at a past performance. The ensemble will perform “Sweet Singing Suites” on April 26. Everyone is invited to come and join the North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble and Cardinal Vocal Jazz for the annual spring concert, “Sweet Swinging Suites” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April ...

NIC to hold open forums for six presidential finalists

Posted: Friday, April 22, 2016
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees has selected six finalists for the presidency of NIC and scheduled forums in which the public can meet the candidates. The position is being vacated by Joe Dunlap, who is retiring at the end of the fiscal year on June 30. There will be two open forums a day for each candidate April 25-26 and May ...

Idaho Independent Bank invests $25,000 in NIC CTE Facility

Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2016
Pictured at the Idaho Independent Bank in Coeur d’Alene are, from left: Toni Capaul, IIB Vice President/Branch Manager; Rayelle Anderson, NIC Foundation Executive Director; NIC President Joe Dunlap; and IIB Chairman and CEO Jack Gustavel. Idaho Independent Bank’s $25,000 contribution to the North Idaho College Foundation ...

Everyone invited to ‘A Cyber Security Discussion' at NIC April 21

Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The public is invited to a panel of experts discussing cyber security from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in the Edminster Student Union Building Driftwood Bay Room on North Idaho College’s main campus. “NIC Computer Science and Technology Club members have organized a panel discussion to help students, families, and ...

‘Musical Roots' concert tonight!

Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The North Idaho College Cardinal Chorale and Chamber Singers will present “Musical Roots” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at First Presbyterian Church at 521 E. Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. This concert celebrates how music can bind us together as a community. It will feature music ranging from American, Russian ...

WSU Athletics Director Bill Moos to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Monday, April 18, 2016
The North Idaho College Booster Club luncheon will feature Washington State University Athletics Director Bill Moos Tuesday, April 19, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Moos has been the athletics director at WSU since 2010. In his first five years at WSU, Cougar student-athletes have accounted for 616 academic all-conference ...

WSU Athletics Director Bill Moos to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Friday, April 15, 2016
The North Idaho College Booster Club luncheon will feature Washington State University Athletics Director Bill Moos Tuesday, April 19, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Moos has been the athletics director at WSU since 2010. In his first five years at WSU, Cougar student-athletes have accounted for 616 academic all-conference ...

NIC Theatre Department's ‘Private Eyes' April 21 - 23

Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2016
The North Idaho College Theatre Department presents “Private Eyes” by Steven Dietz at 7:30 p.m. April 14 - 16 and April 21 - 23 in NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. Where does truth end and fiction begin? When and how are the seeds of deception planted? “ Private ...

AISA club donates $5,000 for NIC scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Members of the North Idaho College American Indian Student Alliance (AISA) presented a $5,000 check to the NIC Foundation recently. The money was raised through the annual Che’nshish Golf Scramble which, along with American Indian Heritage Week, has raised about $44,183 for scholarships in seven years. To make a donation to the ...

NIC to host writers for Get Lit! on April 15

Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
North Idaho College is hosting authors Shawn Vestal and Richard Fifield for a free discussion on “Humor in Fiction” at noon Friday, April 15, in Seiter Hall Room 102 on NIC’s main campus. Two fiction writers whose work has been praised for being witty, sly, and laugh-out-loud funny will discuss what they love about ...

NIC CTE Facility announcement streamed online

Posted: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Video of the North Idaho College Career and Technical Education Facility campaign announcement on April 11 can be watched at the campaign’s website at www.nic.edu/buildingthefuture . The Building the Future capital campaign for the CTE Facility was launched Monday, with the announcement that the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family ...

Sports duo to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Friday, April 8, 2016
The North Idaho College Booster Club luncheon will feature two guest speakers at noon Tuesday, April 12, at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Whitworth College head men’s soccer coach Mogan Cathey and professional golfer Darin Vaughan will highlight the luncheon agenda. Cathey is in his third season at Whitworth and ...

All home softball games moved

Posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Due to Memorial Field being under construction, the remaining home NIC softball games will be played at Lake City High School. Times will remain the same

NIC Career and Technical Education Facility campaign to kick off April 11

Posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The community is invited to a facility update, fundraising announcement, and reception for the North Idaho College Career and Technical Education Facility at 1 p.m. Monday, April 11, in the Edminster Student Union Building on NIC’s main campus in Coeur d’Alene. Parking permits are not required Monday. Construction on the ...

April 6 NIC softball game moved

Posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Due to Memorial Field being under construction, the Wednesday, April 6, NIC softball games against Community Colleges of Spokane have been moved to Lake City High School. The games will be held at 2 and 4 p.m.

NIC students honored with gold, silver advertising awards

Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2016
NIC students Joseph Reimer and Olivia Livoni pose with their gold and silver Addy awards. Two North Idaho College graphic/web design students took home gold and silver honors at the 2016 Spokane American Advertising Awards recently. The “Addy Awards” is one of the biggest of its kind in the area, with the regional awards ...

Mullan Road closed until July 26

Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
As part of a city project, Mullan Road will be closed from Garden Avenue to Northwest Boulevard from now until July 26. The full newsletter from the city concerning the project is available here . The project scope includes the reconstruction of Mullan Road from Garden Avenue to Northwest Boulevard, a new public plaza in front of ...

NIC to host American Indian Heritage Week April 4-9

Posted: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
North Idaho College is hosting a variety of events in honor of American Indian Heritage Week April 4 - 9. All events are being held in the NIC Edminster Student Union except for the week-long “American Indian Voices: Speaking to the Future” lecture series, which will be held in Molstead Library Todd Hall in the evenings. ...

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on ‘The Qualities of a Rich Life'

Posted: Monday, March 28, 2016
Venerable Thubten Chonyi, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak on “The Qualities of a Rich Life” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room on North Idaho College’s main campus. The presentation will investigate what it means to ...

NIC softball home opener now March 30

Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2016
Due to weather and field conditions, the March 25 NIC softball home opener against Columbia Basin College has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 30 , at 3 and 5 p.m.

NIC to hold Dual Credit Information Nights

Posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program are encouraged to attend an NIC Dual Credit Information Night from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and Tuesday, April 12, in the Edminster Student Union Building Blue Creek/Echo Bay Room. NIC’s dual credit program gives high school ...

Volunteer tutors needed for NIC Silver Valley Center

Posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Volunteers are needed to assist with Adult Basic Education at North Idaho College’s Silver Valley Center, located at 323 Main Street in Kellogg. The center offers instruction in math, reading, language arts, social studies and science. Volunteers should enjoy working with adult learners and possess good reading, writing or math ...

Need help completing your FAFSA? Get help Thursdays with Financial Aid Office!

Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016
Are you struggling trying to completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and don't know where to get help? The NIC Financial Aid Office is offering help sessions from 1 to 3 p.m. every Thursday in March in Lee-Kildow Hall. No appointment needed. Just stop by the Financial Aid window and we'll help!

Encourage students to utilize free FAFSA help in Financial Aid Office

Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016
If you know of students who are struggling to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), encourage them to stop by the NIC Financial Aid Office from 1 to 3 p.m. every Thursday in March in Lee-Kildow Hall for a free help session. No appointment needed. Students can just stop by the Financial Aid window for help or to ...

Scholarship Application NOW AVAILABLE

Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016
The NIC Foundation Scholarship Application is NOW AVAILABLE! After renovation, the new application is now more user friendly to students. Please encourage ALL STUDENTS to apply by logging in to MyNIC and selecting "NIC Foundation Scholarship Application" from the Bookmarks section. Students must sign in using their MyNIC username and ...

Bookstore Renovation Hours

Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016
During the renovation of the Mica Peak Exchange, the bookstore will have a mini-store open in the SUB Driftwood Bay Room open limited hours. March 21 - Closed March 22-24 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 25 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 28-31 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 1 - Closed April 4 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 5-8 - Closed April 11 - Main Store ...

Spring Break Alternate Hours

Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016
Computer Lab HOURS The Molstead Computer Lab will be open alternate hours during Spring Break. March 27 - Closed March 28 - Noon to 5 p.m. March 29 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 30 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 31 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 1 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 2 - Closed April 3 - 1 to 8 p.m. Testing Center HOURS The Testing Center will be ...

NIC Wind Symphony to welcome CDA Charter Academy for spring concert

Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016
The North Idaho College Wind Symphony will present its “Postcards” concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23 at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The NIC Wind Symphony under the direction of NIC Band Director Terry Jones will share the stage with special guests, the Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy’s ...

NIC launches 23rd Really BIG Raffle with park-front grand prize home

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
North Idaho College’s Really BIG Raffle grand prize home is back in Post Falls this year at Syringa Park. Community members can try their luck for a chance to win this brand new $270,000 park-front home as well as a $20,000 car, $10,000 boat, $3,500 vacation package and $2,000 shopping spree. This marks the 23rd year of ...

Cardinals historic season ends one play short

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
The Cardinals 2015-2016 magical season ended in disappointing fashion in the second round of the NJCAA national basketball tournament, as they were upset by Southwest Tennessee, 73-72. In the end the quicker SW Tennessee team made the plays down the stretch and the Cardinals did not. NIC led for most of the game, jumping out 11-0 to ...

NIC to hold Dual Credit Information Night in Priest River

Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program are encouraged to attend an NIC Dual Credit Information Night from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 at Priest River Lamanna High School. NIC’s dual credit program gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to enroll in NIC ...

NIC students earn state business awards

Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2016
Four North Idaho College students qualified to compete at the national level by achieving top placement in business-related events at the recent state Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition in Boise recently. NIC students competed with university and college students from across the state in business competitions through ...

Coaches to give updates at NIC Booster Club Lunch

Posted: Monday, March 7, 2016
The North Idaho College Booster Club will hold its second Tuesday of the month meeting at noon Tuesday, March 8 at Emery’s Restaurant on the NIC Coeur d’Alene campus. NIC men’s head basketball coach Corey Symons will give a preview of the NJCAA national basketball tournament. The fifth seeded Cardinals men’s ...

March Madness begins at NIC with Cardinals in the NJCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

Posted: Monday, March 7, 2016
The tournament brackets were released by the NJCAA this afternoon for the 2016 National Men’s Basketball Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas March 14-19. The NIC Cardinals received a No. 5 seed in the 24-team tournament, receiving a first round bye. The Cardinals will play the winner of No. 12 seed Southwest Tennessee (28-4) and No. ...

Cecil Cardinal reads with kids during March Reading Appreciation Month

Posted: Friday, March 4, 2016
North Idaho College mascot Cecil Cardinal peeks into the book “A Cardinal In the Snow” while NIC President Joe Dunlap reads to Mullan Trail Elementary third-graders during Read Across America week. Cecil Cardinal will be reading to elementary school students throughout the region during March Reading Appreciation month.

NIC's Elli Goldman Hilbert named a New Century Scholar

Posted: Thursday, March 3, 2016
Elli Goldman Hilbert, a student at North Idaho College from Hayden, has been named a 2016 New Century Scholar, by achieving the state’s highest score in the All-USA Community College Academic Team competition. Goldman Hilbert is currently majoring in English Literature with a 3.9 GPA. She is the mother of six children, ranging in ...

NIC choral groups to present concert March 8

Posted: Thursday, March 3, 2016
North Idaho College will present its “Peace and Hopefulness” concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8 at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert will be presented by the NIC Chamber Singers and the Cardinal Chorale with special guests Canto de Sorensen from Sorensen Magnet School of the Arts and Humanities ...

NIC announces Dean's List for fall semester

Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho - North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for fall semester 2015. Students eligible for the NIC Dean’s List must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits and obtain a grade point average of 3.75 or above. Students are listed below with their most recent city of residence. Idaho Athol: ...

NIC students to present at international conference

Posted: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Pictured are four NIC students who have been chosen to present their papers at the international Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Pacific University April 15-16. The students are, from left, Dawson Williams, Adrian White, Jeremiah Serrell, and Mason Brown. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Four North Idaho College ...

Participants announced for the 2016 North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee

Posted: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
800x600 A total of 48 fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho will participate in the 12th annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee Saturday, March 19, at North Idaho College, the winner of which will receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee ...

NIC announces All-Star Basketball Game participants

Posted: Monday, Feb. 29, 2016
Participants for the boys and girls 2016 Idaho State High School All-Star Basketball Games were announced recently by the North Idaho College Athletics Department. The 13 th annual statewide all-star game is scheduled for Saturday, March 12, at NIC’s Christianson Gym in Coeur d’Alene. The games are sanctioned by the Idaho ...

NIC offers assistance filling out financial aid application

Posted: Monday, Feb. 29, 2016
North Idaho College will offer assistance on completing the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the standard form used by most colleges and universities to award financial aid. Financial aid experts will assist individuals from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 5, on the second floor of Molstead Library on ...

Women leaders to be recognized at NIC's Day of Dialogue

Posted: Friday, Feb. 26, 2016
The public is invited to attend the Day of Dialogue “Breaking Through! Imagine. Define. Act.” hosted by North Idaho College from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in the Edminster Student Union Building. This year, the event will feature keynote speaker Pam Thompson, director of Social Services at Kootenai Health, and a ...

NIC offers $500 scholarship at Prof-Tech Open House Feb. 24

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016
Prospective students will have the opportunity to visit classrooms and lab facilities at the North Idaho College Professional-Technical Open House from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the Hedlund Building on the main campus (near the corner of Hubbard Street and Rosenberry Drive). There will be program representatives available at ...

Nick Smoot to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Friday, Feb. 19, 2016
Local entrepreneur Nick Smoot will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, February 23, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Nick Smoot has spent 13 years in marketing, branding, and strategy. It began with seven years in the nonprofit world, where he led statewide initiatives, global leadership ...

Idaho Consortium for Physical Therapist Assistant Education receives probationary accreditation status

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The Idaho Consortium for Physical Therapist Assistant Education (a collaboration between four Idaho institutions: College of Southern Idaho, College of Western Idaho, Lewis-Clark State College and North Idaho College), received verbal notification recently that it ...

NIC faculty to exhibit art in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
North Idaho College faculty will exhibit their artwork during the Faculty Art Exhibit Feb. 16 through March 25 in the Boswell Corner Gallery. The Faculty Art Exhibit will feature a variety of original works created by NIC faculty, including Fran Bahr, Donna Bain, Otis Bardwell, Megan Cherry, Priscilla Cooper, Jen Erickson, Michael ...

NIC offers free assistance filling out financial aid application

Posted: Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
North Idaho College will offer assistance on completing the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid on FAFSA Day, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16 at NIC at Sandpoint at 102 South Euclid. Participants should bring their Social Security number, driver’s license, 2013 W2 forms and 2013 federal tax return (if filed). ...

NIC wrestling team Komen donations total $8,500

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016
The North Idaho College wrestling team donated $250 to Susan G. Komen Foundation recently with proceeds from the team’s sale of “We Care” T-shirts. The team has raised $8,500 selling T-shirts over the past six years. Pictured are, from left: NIC President Joe Dunlap, Susan G. Komen Foundation Engagement Coordinator Kim ...

Students learn jazz from masters at NIC

Posted: Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
About 600 middle and high school students from school in North Idaho and Eastern Washington learned about jazz performance from North Idaho College’s special guests Dan Bukvich, Gary Gemberling and Al Gemberling this week as part of the college’s annual JazzNIC. The schools participated in clinics Feb. 1-3 with a special ...

Come to JazzNIC concert, clinics Feb. 1-3

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
NIC JazzNIC special guest Gary Gemberling belts out some jazz at a previous JazzNIC concert held at North Idaho College. More than 600 middle and high school students from schools in North Idaho and eastern Washington will participate in jazz clinics Feb. 1-3 at North Idaho College during the annual JazzNIC festival, culminating ...

Columbia Bank gives $2,500 to NIC for dual credit scholarships

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
Pictured at the NIC Silver Valley Outreach Center are, from left: Rose Woodford, NIC Silver Valley Center outreach coordinator, Rhonda Seagraves, VP commercial lender with Columbia Bank - Silver Valley Branch, Cheryl Morgan, VP manager with Columbia Bank - Silver Valley Branch, Lita Burns, NIC vice president for Instruction, Rayelle ...

Learn animal tracking with NIC at Sandpoint class

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
It’s not too late to sign up for North Idaho College at Sandpoint’s “Animal Tracking” class taught by wilderness expert and author Brian Baxter on Feb. 6. The one-day class is scheduled for 9 a.m. start Saturday, Feb. 6, at the NIC at Sandpoint parking lot. Pre-registration is required so register today: contact ...

Wrestling team's Jan. 29 Apodaca Duals trip canceled

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016
The NIC wrestling team’s trip to the Apodaca Duals in Powell, Wyo. on Friday, Jan. 29, has been canceled because of numerous injuries. This is in addition to the cancellation against Simon Fraser University. The normal schedule will resume at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Region 18 Tournament in Des Moines, Wash. Normal 0 ...

New forms to keep with your 2015 income tax records

Posted: Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
Under the health care reform law known as the Affordable Care Act, most Americans are required to have minimum health coverage or pay a penalty on their income taxes. ACA-defined full-time employees enrolled in the North Idaho College medical plan will receive two new forms within the first three months of 2016. Here’s what ...

Simon Fraser wrestling match canceled due to injuries

Posted: Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
The NIC home wrestling match against Simon Fraser University scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, has been canceled because of numerous injuries to both teams. It will not be rescheduled.

Coaches to give updates at NIC Booster Club

Posted: Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
NIC coaches will provide season updates at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. NIC coaches will give reports on the winter sport seasons, including the clash with Salt Lake Community College in the battle for first place on Thursday. The NIC men’s basketball ...

NIC to offer free safety training at Safety Fest

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016
North Idaho College will offer free safety training at the eighth annual Safety Fest of the Great Northwest Feb. 17 - 19 at the Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. Registration is now open at www.nic.edu/safetyfest . Some classes have already filled and others are filling quickly. This three-day, free event is an opportunity for ...

Emery's Restaurant, NICularts Deli open

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016
The student-run Emery's is open from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and NICularts Deli is open 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Both are open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Reservations for Emery's Restaurant are encouraged, but walk-ins are accepted. Emery's is currently seafood sauté, roast pork, chicken Caesar salad, and chicken strips with ...

Buffalo Wild Wings to broadcast NIC vs. CSI game Saturday

Posted: Friday, Jan. 15, 2016
The Coeur d'Alene Buffalo Wild Wings will stream the North Idaho College versus College of Southern Idaho women's and men's basketball games Saturday, Jan. 16 on one of the big screen TVs. The women's game tips off at 2 p.m. followed by the men's game at 4 p.m. in Twin Falls. Stop by NIC Booster Club sponsor Buffalo Wild Wings on Neider ...

NIC to hold Info Night Jan. 28

Posted: Friday, Jan. 15, 2016
Anyone who is interested in taking classes at North Idaho College is encouraged to attend NIC Info Night from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the Edminster Student Union Building on NIC’s main campus. All of NIC’s divisions and departments will be represented, providing information at various tables and workshops. NIC Info ...

Regional school districts to hold spelling bees

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016
School districts throughout North Idaho will hold spelling bees in January that qualify students for the North Idaho Spelling Bee scheduled for March 19 at North Idaho College. The winner of the regional bee will receive an all-expense paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. in June, courtesy of bee sponsor ...

Coaches to give updates at NIC Booster Club

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016
NIC coaches will provide season updates at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. There will be previews on upcoming games as well as recaps on holiday wrestling and basketball tournaments. The public is welcome to attend the luncheon. The NIC Booster ...

NIC to host Coeur d'Alene INN-vitational Dec. 28-30

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015
North Idaho College will host the 8 th annual Coeur d’Alene INN-vitational, sponsored by the Coeur d’Alene Inn-Best Western Plus, in Christianson Gym Dec. 28 – 30. The eight-team format includes teams from the NJCAA, NWAC and California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA), with four games played the first ...

NIC selected as a top school in Military Advanced Education and Transition's '2016 Guide to Colleges and Universities'

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015
Military Advanced Education & Transition ( MAE&T ) has awarded North Idaho College the designation of a Top School in its 2016 MAE&T Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. The Guide was released late this December, and is available online at http://www.mae-kmi.com/ . ...

Wrestlers deliver holiday cheer, 26,148 books

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015
The NIC wrestling team helped hand out 26,148 books this week as part of the Jingle Books program. The team went to several different elementary schools, allowing K-3 grade students to each pick up to six books to take home and keep. Read about it in the Coeur d'Alene Press here .

NIC President Joe Dunlap to retire

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015
North Idaho College Board of Trustee Chairman Ken Howard announced today that NIC President Joe Dunlap, Ed.D., has notified the board that he intends to retire at the end of the current academic year. “I’ve loved working here at NIC and being a part of an incredible team that is highly engaged with our students, staff ...

Stock Building Supply sponsoring NIC's Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015
North Idaho College Foundation has announced that Stock Building Supply will be the Title Sponsor of the 2016 Really BIG Raffle fundraiser. This year marks the 23rd year of NIC’s largest annual fundraiser, which is a collaboration between volunteers, sponsors, community supporters and NIC’s carpentry students, who utilize ...

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