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North Idaho College Board of Trustees Special Meeting Notice

Posted: Friday, June 29, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. Monday, July 2 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building regarding the presidential search. This meeting is open to the public. Read More

Register now for three-on-three tournament at NIC

Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2007
Basketball players are encouraged to register their team for the Coeur d’Alene Shootout, a three-on-three basketball tournament Aug. 18 and 19 at North Idaho College. Coeur d’Alene Shootout is a double-elimination tournament with standard half-court games played to 20 points or 25 minutes. Anyone age 8 and older can participate in ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to offer sea kayak clinic

Posted: Monday, June 25, 2007
After a successful June clinic, North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits is offering another four-part sea kayak clinic in July. The clinic will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays July 10, 17, 24 and 31, meeting on the NIC beach. The clinic is designed as an introduction to sea and lake kayaking, covering paddle strokes, self-rescue ... Read More

NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle sells out; Drawing to be held Wednesday, July 11

Posted: Monday, June 25, 2007
The North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle has sold out for the 14th year in a row. The last of the raffle’s 5,000 tickets were sold June 25, 17 days before the drawing. All ticket holders and community members are invited to attend the Really BIG Raffle drawing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 in Fort Sherman Park on NIC’s ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, June 25, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will gather for a board retreat at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 in the Haught Conference Room of Hedlund Building. The board plans to meet in general session as part of the retreat. They will also meet in executive session during the meeting. The purpose of the executive session falls under Idaho ... Read More

Stock Building Supply sponsors Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2007
For the sixth consecutive year, Stock Building Supply of Coeur d'Alene has sponsored the Really BIG Raffle, providing a discount on building materials used in the construction of the North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle grand prize $300,000 house, which is built by students in NIC' carpentry program. Pictured are (front) Stock Building ... Read More

NIC softball player selected to play in the World University Games

Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2007
North Idaho College pitcher Kelcey Cavan of Billings, Mont., was recently selected to the United States of America/National Junior College Athletic Association team in the World University Games. Cavan is one of 15 current and former softball standouts that will travel to Bangkok, Thailand Aug. 11-17 to participate in the games ... Read More

NIC student earns prestigious national scholarship

Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2007
Last May, North Idaho College student Heather Lewis walked into her physics class just like any other day. But before her instructor even had time to begin the day’s lesson, an entourage of people burst into the classroom. First, North Idaho College Interim President Priscilla Bell… NIC Vice President for Student Services Eric ... Read More

NIC Board of Trustees meeting location changes

Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2007
NIC NOTICE: Today's North Idaho College Board of Trustees budget hearing scheduled for 4 p.m. and executive session scheduled for 4:30 p.m. will be held in a different location than were first announced. The budget hearing and executive session were originally scheduled in the Powderhorn Bay Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 17 in the Parkwood Business Office Conference Room on the third floor of the Interlake Medical Building, located at 700 Ironwood Drive. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(a): To consider hiring a public ... Read More

First class of all women completes organic chemistry class

Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2007
They dubbed themselves the “organic women.” But they didn’t hug trees or eat granola in class. Instead they studied the make up and behaviors of complex carbon molecules. The six women made North Idaho College history this spring by becoming the first all-female organic chemistry class. “Many students will look at the ... Read More

Local philanthropist gives back to hometown through NIC

Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Greg Green, the chairman and chief executive officer of the regional telecommunication company OneEighty Networks, believes strongly in giving back to the community. That is why he recently established a scholarship to support carpentry students at North Idaho College. As an entrepreneur, Green has established multiple successful ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to offer sailing clinics

Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2007
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits will offer six separate clinics this summer to teach participants how to sail. The clinics will be offered June 19-21, June 22-24, July 10-12, July 13-15, Aug. 3-5 and Aug. 14-16. Each clinic for adults will run in three sessions on the NIC beach. Times vary. Each three-session clinic ... Read More

NIC student newspaper The Sentinel earns prestigious national award

Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2007
North Idaho College’s renowned student newspaper The Sentinel recently earned the title of Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper from the Society of Professional Journalists. The prestigious national award was presented to the NIC student newspaper through the SPJ’s 2006 Mark of Excellence Awards, which included more than 3,300 ... Read More

NIC coaching staff and players offer summer softball camp

Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Room is still available for players ages 8-18 to sign up for the North Idaho College’s Cardinal Heat pitching and position play skills camp July 16-19 at Franklin Park, located just east of Rowan and Division in northern Spokane. NIC’s softball coaching staff and players will lead the camp, which is divided into two heats, one ... Read More

Last Really BIG Raffle open house of the year; only 500 tickets remain

Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Don’t miss the last chance to see the North Idaho College Foundation’s 14th annual Really BIG Raffle house, now in its final phases of construction by the NIC Carpentry students. Celebrate Father’s Day by bringing Dad to the open house from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 17. Fewer than 500 tickets remain for the chance to win a $300,000 ... Read More

NIC graduate earns fellowship at Boise State University

Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2007
North Idaho College graduate Veronica Hendricks of St. Maries, Idaho was recently selected for an elite 10-week fellowship this summer at Boise State University. The $5,000 fellowship is part of a highly competitive undergraduate research program sponsored by Idaho-INBRE (Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) and offered at ... Read More

Award winners announced following NIC Booster Club auction/banquet

Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2007
The North Idaho College Booster Club announced the winners of this year’s athletics awards following the annual Spring Auction and Athletic Awards Banquet last month. The award recipients were nominated and selected by the NIC coaching staff. The Female Student-Athlete of the Year Award was presented to two recipients, softball ... Read More

NIC Board revises presidential finalists, Bell to interview Tuesday

Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees has revised its list of final candidates for the president position and has invited current Interim President Priscilla Bell to meet with the campus and community on Tuesday, June 12. The board voted on Friday morning to add Bell to the finalist list, which also includes Leah Bornstein who ... Read More

NIC board to have dinner with State Board of Education members

Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will have dinner with members of the Idaho State Board of Education Wednesday, June 13 at 7 p.m. in the Ts’elusm Dining Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building. The dinner is taking place during the Idaho State Board of Education’s June meeting held in North Idaho. The state board ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to offer rock climbing clinic

Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Climbers of all ability levels are encouraged to take part in a four-part rock climbing clinic offered by North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits. The clinic will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays June 19 and 26 and July 10 and 17. Participants will meet for the first session in the Outdoor Pursuits Office on the lower level of NIC’s ... Read More

NIC softball player named national All-American

Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2007
North Idaho College softball player Angie Boardman of Spokane, Wash., was recently selected as a National Junior College Athletic Association first team All-American. Boardman, a second baseman, was one of just over a dozen junior college Division I softball players selected for the honor nationwide. At the conclusion of the ... Read More

NIC hears industry input on area workforce needs

Posted: Thursday, June 7, 2007
As a community college located in a thriving economy, North Idaho College is expected to help provide the training necessary to provide the region with a skilled workforce. The college is equipped with the flexibility to be responsive to the area’s changing workforce needs, but it lacked an effective structure to determine what those ... Read More

NIC softball players named to NFCA All-Region team

Posted: Thursday, June 7, 2007
Four North Idaho College softball players were recently named to Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-West Region teams for the National Junior College Athletics Association Division I. “This is a big honor, because these players were selected out of all the teams in the western region,” said Head NIC ... Read More

NIC presents girls' summer basketball camp

Posted: Thursday, June 7, 2007
North Idaho College women’s basketball coaches and players will lead a weeklong girls’ basketball camp June 11-14 to help participants improve their basketball skills. The Girls’ Summer Basketball Skills Camp will help players develop their skills in both individual skills and team concepts, including shooting, defense, ball ... Read More

NIC Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Wednesday, June 6, 2007
The NIC Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 in the Molstead Library Conference Room. The purpose of the executive session is to consider hiring a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent. (Idaho Code Section 67-2345 (a)) Read More

Ticket to be given away at Really BIG Raffle open house

Posted: Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Fewer than 1,300 tickets remain for the chance to win a $300,000 custom house in the North Idaho College Foundation’s 14th annual Really BIG Raffle. Buy a ticket and see the grand prize house during one of the biggest open houses of the year from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 10. Tickets will be sold at the event and ticket holders can ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to offer sea kayak clinic

Posted: Tuesday, June 5, 2007
Kayakers of all ability levels are encouraged to take part in a four-part sea kayak clinic offered by North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits. The clinic will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays June 21 and 28 and July 12 and 19, meeting on the NIC beach. The clinic is designed as an introduction to sea and lake kayaking, covering paddle ... Read More

NIC coaches and players to lead summer boys' basketball camp

Posted: Tuesday, June 5, 2007
The North Idaho College men’s basketball staff is encouraging area boys to utilize summer break to improve their basketball skills. The Cardinal Summer Boys Basketball Camp June 18-21 is open to all school-aged boys. Participants will receive instruction from NIC men’s basketball coaches and players, including fundamental basketball ... Read More

Hanson vacates vice president for instruction post at NIC; Christie to serve as interim

Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2007
In what she described as a decision to advance the best interest of North Idaho College, Vice President for Instruction Barbara Hanson, Ed.D., announced May 30 that she is stepping down from the position at the end of the current fiscal year June 30. Kathy Christie, assistant vice president for planning, assessment and research, will ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Tuesday, May 29, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 in the President’s Office in NIC’s Sherman Administration Building. The purpose of the executive session was originally posted as Idaho Code Section 67-2345(b): To consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of, or to hear ... Read More

NIC students fare well at Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference

Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Seven North Idaho College student members of Business Professionals of America (BPA) attended the Annual National Leadership Conference “Destination: Success” in New York City, May 9-13. NIC BPA chapter members joined over 6,000 other conference delegates from across the nation to participate in national business skill competitions ... Read More

NIC Board announces presidential finalists

Posted: Monday, May 21, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees has announced two finalists for the position of president of the community college. Both candidates will be in North Idaho this Thursday (May 24) for interviews and open forums. The candidates are Leah Bornstein, Ph.D., and Ronald Kraft, Ph.D. They were among the applicants recommended to the ... Read More

Breaking News: Cardinals take 2nd in the country

Posted: Sunday, May 20, 2007
Plant City, Florida - The NIC softball team narrowly missed being the 2007 NJCAA national tournament champions Saturday when Chipola College of Marianna, Florida came up with a game-saving incredible defensive play to clinch an unbelievable win in the tournament finals. NIC suffered a first-day tournament loss, but battled through ... Read More

Cardinals win regional softball tourney, qualify for NJCAA nationals

Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Cardinals win regional softball tourney, qualify for NJCAA nationals The 2007 Cardinal softball team captured its second Region 18 tournament championship May 5 with an exciting come-from-behind 15-5 win over rival College of Southern Idaho at the Region 18 Tournament in Taylorsville, Utah. CSI jumped to an early 5-0 lead with ... Read More

North Idaho College and North Idaho Manufacturing Consortium partner on Scholarship Fund

Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2007
Through a special partnership between the North Idaho Manufacturing Consortium and the North Idaho College Foundation, a new “Trades and Industry Scholarship Fund” has been established for new NIC students. NIMC and the NIC Foundation have launched a fundraising campaign to provide the scholarship dollars. The cooperative effort is ... Read More

NIC Students fare well at Idaho Academy of Science symposium

Posted: Monday, May 14, 2007
North Idaho College students Veronica Hendricks and Christin Winniford recently participated in the student poster competition at the Idaho Academy of Science Conference in Idaho Falls alongside undergraduate and graduate students form across the state. The topic of the tree-day conference was “Energy for the Future: Human and ... Read More

McRobbie named May student of the month

Posted: Monday, May 14, 2007
Daena McRobbie, a student in the Medical Transcription program, has been named Coeur d’Alene Rotary Student of the Month for May. McRobbie is a member of NIC’s Phi Theta Kappa, was a volunteer at the Idaho Regional Spelling Bee, is a peer tutor, participated in the college’s highway clean up project, and was recently elected to serve ... Read More

Tickets to be given away at Really BIG Raffle open house

Posted: Friday, May 11, 2007
More than 2,000 tickets have already been sold for the North Idaho College Foundation’s 14th annual Really BIG Raffle. Don’t miss this chance to buy a ticket and see the grand prize $300,000 custom house during one of the biggest open houses of the year from noon to 4 p.m. on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13. Tickets will be sold ... Read More

Best High School Juniors Honored at NIC as Top Scholars

Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2007
The Top Scholars Program is intended to draw attention to the best high school juniors in Idaho’s Region I high schools. Sponsored by North Idaho College and the Region 1 high schools, the top 10 percent of each junior class was invited to NIC for recognition Monday, April 23 as part of the Top Scholars Program. "North Idaho College ... Read More

Gyindolyn Ballard and Senator John Goedde get Mountain Plains Adult Education Association awards

Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2007
Gwindolyn Ballard of Bonners Ferry and Senator John Goedde of Coeur d’Alene were recently honored at the annual meeting of the Mountain Plains Adult Education Association, an organization that represents eight western states.. Ballard was awarded student of the year, and Senator Goedde the outstanding legislator of the year at the ... Read More

Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Art Center's system to assist the hard of hearing

Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2007
“It’s wonderful now,” said John Centa as he described the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Art Center’s system to assist the hard of hearing. Centa has been active in getting systems into auditoriums in the area for many years. For years going to a performance in the center on the main North Idaho College campus was an exercise in ... Read More

Graduation on 10 a.m. May 18

Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2007
Camcorders will be rolling as approximately 350 North Idaho College graduates donning caps and gowns participate in this year’s NIC commencement ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, May 18 in Christianson Gym on NIC’s main campus. Over 500 NIC students are eligible for graduation and an estimated 350 students are expected to ... Read More

NIC Cardinal Summer Boys Basketball Camp

Posted: Friday, May 4, 2007
The annual NIC Cardinals Summer Boys Basketball Camp will be held from June 18 to 21 in Christianson Gymnasium on the main campus. A morning session from 9 a.m. to noon will be held for boys through grade 5. The afternoon session, from 1 to 4 p.m. is for boys grades 6 and up. Instructors will be from the NIC men’s basketball coaching ... Read More

Two Concerts offered by NIC on Mothers Day Weekend

Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2007
NIC music department is planning two concerts to celebrate the Mothers Day weekend. The first one will celebrate with jazz and begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 11 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center when the NIC vocal group, Jazz Co., and the NIC Jazz Ensemble join together for an evening of music. The Jazz Ensemble ... Read More

Kay Hill-Silva signs to play for University of Minnesota

Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2007
North Idaho College guard Kay Hill-Silva has accepted a scholarship to play basketball at the University of Minnesota. Hill-Silva was a first team all SWAC player this season and honorable mention All-American. She was ranked No. 5 in the league for scoring averaging 12 points, and was No.9 in the league for rebounding averaging 5.7 ... Read More

Yapqi'nm The Gathering Place

Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2007
North Idaho College will present its annual Pow Wow in Christianson Gymnasium on Friday and Saturday May 4 and 5. The Grand Entries are at 7 p.m. on Friday and at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. again on Saturday. Yapqi’nm “The Gathering Place” will include several dance contests for men, women, teens and juniors and tiny tots. Contests for ... Read More

Ernie Stensgar speaker at Lawrence Aripa Storytelling Address

Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Ernie Stensgar will be the special guest speaker at the annual Lawrence Aripa Storytelling Address “Oral literature in American Indian Culture: Honoring the Life of Lawrence Aripa,” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 4 in Todd Hall, Molstead Library on the main NIC Campus. Mr. Stensgar will tell stories about Lawrence Aripa, a ... Read More

NIC Softball player Angie Boardman signs with University of Utah

Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Angie Boardman, NIC’s softball starting shortstop, has decided to play for the University of Utah next year. She signed her letter of intent Monday surrounded by her mother Janice Boardman, Coach Don Don Williams and Athletics Director Al Williams. Angie’s batting average, .394, is currently the highest in the league capping her ... Read More

"Preparing For And Living With Blindness"

Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
An informational evening on “Preparing For and Living with Blindness” is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 at the North Idaho College Molstead Library Todd Lecture Hall. The program will be led by Patrice Wheeler, NIC's Center for Educational Access/Assistive Technology Access Specialist. Speakers will represent organizations ... Read More

NIC holds info sessions for admission to radiography technology program

Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
North Idaho College will hold an information session for students interested in enrolling in the Radiography Technology Program. The session will be at 5 p.m. May 8 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 102. The next NIC radiography technology program will begin Jan. 14, 2008 at the start of spring semester with an ... Read More

North Idaho College Info Fair

Posted: Friday, April 20, 2007
The annual North Idaho College “Info Fair” will be Thursday, April 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Edminster Student Union Building on NIC’s main campus in Coeur d’Alene. This is an opportunity for anyone interested in classes or programs at NIC to check out what is available. Representatives and advisers will be on hand from: Academic ... Read More

NIC Spring Choral Extravaganza

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2007
The Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers, directed by Max Mendez, will present their spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22 at the NIC Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert, titled “A Spring Choral Extravaganza,” will feature music by Handel, Haydn, Mendessohn, Rossini, Verdi and others. The Concert Choir is ... Read More

Fort Sherman Days

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2007
A lecture and slide show, “In the Shadow of Fort Sherman,” will kick-off the month long celebration of events to commemorate “Fort Sherman Days.” In addition to the lecture the event will include, a Review of Troops at Fort Sherman, two walking tours of Fort Sherman, an Old Fashion Ice Cream Social with the Fort Sherman Band ... Read More

NIC Digital Graphics Design Class Displays at Bing Crosby Theater

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Works from the Digital Graphics Design class at NIC are on display at the Bing Crosby Theater in Spokane. The showing started April 2 and runs through the end month. All of the works were digitally created. Only computers, sometimes in conjunction with a digital camera, have been used. Eight students will present 12 pieces in the ... Read More

Applications now being accepted for NIC Pharmacy Technology program

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Application packets are now available for the North Idaho College Pharmacy Technology program. It is a selective admission program and the deadline to apply for fall semester 2007 is 2:30 p.m. June 1. The Pharmacy Technology program is an 11-month, technical certificate program that begins in August. The program prepares ... Read More

NIC Offers new Associate of Science Degree in Human Services

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2007
North Idaho College will offer a new associate of science (A.S.) degree next fall in human services. The new degree meets general education core requirements at all Idaho public universities. The degree prepares students for further study leading to a baccalaureate degree in human services, psychology, social work, justice studies ... Read More

North Idaho College offers Structured On-The-Job Training

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2007
A new appropriation from the Idaho State Legislature to North Idaho College of $85,000 will be used by NIC’s Workforce Training Center to teach businesses how to set up and manage a Structured On-The-Job Training program. The appropriation was included as part of the overall state budget approved by the Legislature and signed ... Read More

NIC Booster Club Awards Banquet and Spring Auction

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2007
NIC Booster Club Awards Banquet and Spring Auction The North Idaho College Booster Club Spring Auction and Athletic Awards Banquet will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Shriner’s Club located at 1250 West Lancaster Rd, Hayden. Tickets are $25 each or $175 for a table of eight. Top Female and Male Student-Athletes of the ... Read More

NIChallenge date announced

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2007
The date for the NIChallenge has been announced, but once again the location is being kept a secret. The challenge race this year will be on May 5. Registration is online at www.active.com and the cost is $75. NIChallenge is an outdoor adventure race where participants race in teams of 2 or 4 and complete all legs of the race ... Read More

Inland Northwest Collegiate Choral Festival

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2007
NIC is hosting the Inland Northwest Collegiate Choral Festival Friday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m., in the First Presbyterian Church on the corner of 6th and Lakeside in Coeur d’Alene. The concert if free and open to the public The date was moved up this year to accommodate the calendars of all the schools involved. That change ... Read More

Women Working for Peace in Colombia

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Imagine trying to raise your children and protect your home in one of the most war-torn regions of South America. Yaneth Pérez, single mother of three, will share her experiences from Colombia in Coeur d’Alene on April 24. Pérez is the president of the Dawn of Women for Arauca Association which advocates for women’s rights ... Read More

Barnes Signs Letter-of-Intent to Oregon State

Posted: Friday, April 13, 2007
Heinrich Barnes, two-time All-American wrestler for North Idaho College, signed a letter-of-intent to Oregon State this week. The NIC sophomore from South Africa won national championship honors in February at the NJCAA National Tournament in Rochester, Minn. in the 141-pound class. Barnes, ranked No. 2 going into nationals, won ... Read More

Health Talk Series- My Aching Head

Posted: Friday, April 13, 2007
The next Health Talk Series seminar, “My Aching Head” with Sylvia Rogas MD, will be Tuesday, April 24 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building room 106 at 6:30 p.m. That constant throbbing in your head could likely be a headache brought on by stress, injury, illness, tension, or fatigue. Contrary to popular belief headaches are not ... Read More

Advisors available in Ponderay and Bonners Ferry

Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Advisors available to meet with students in Ponderay and Bonners Ferry  Current and prospective North Idaho College students are encouraged to meet with NIC advisors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 at the NIC Bonners Ferry Center, located at 6791 Main Street, Bonners Ferry and from 3 to 7 p.m. at the NIC Ponderay Center ... Read More

Steinway Grand Piano Given to NIC

Posted: Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Grand Piano given to NIC by Glenn and Donna Welstad “This piano is a dream to play,” beamed Ann Paul, NIC piano instructor, at a reception given in honor of Glenn and Donna Welstad of Post Falls, who recently donated a Steinway Grand Piano to North Idaho College. After playing Gershwin’s “I’ve Got Rhythm,” Paul said the piano ... Read More

NIC Digital Graphics Design Class Displays at Bing Crosby Theater

Posted: Tuesday, April 10, 2007
NIC Digital Graphics Design Class Displays at Bing Crosby Theater Works from the Digital Graphics Design class at NIC are on display at the Bing Crosby Theater in Spokane. The showing started April 2 and runs through the end month. All of the works were digitally created. Only computers, sometimes in conjunction ... Read More

JFAC Appropriates Funds for NIC RN Expansion

Posted: Tuesday, April 10, 2007
April 10, 2007 A recent appropriation of $60,000 from the Idaho state legislature will allow the Registered Nursing program at North Idaho College to expand. The expansion will include offering the RN program in Bonner County, according to NIC President Priscilla Bell. The Ponderay Center, NIC's new facility in Bonner County, will ... Read More

NIC softball team maintains conference lead

Posted: Monday, April 9, 2007
    If NIC softball admission wasn’t free, the college probably could have sold $100 tickets to see the Kristen Burtch show Saturday afternoon.     Freshman Kristen Burtch (first base) was instrumental in helping the first-place Lady Cards win two of their four regular-season meetings with second-place Community College of Southern ... Read More

Advisors available to meet with students in Kellogg

Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2007
Current and prospective North Idaho College students are encouraged to meet with NIC advisors Tuesday, April 10 at the NIC Silver Valley Center, located at 323 Main St. in Kellogg. Advisors will be available from 3 to 7 p.m. to assist students with admissions processes and registering for summer and fall semester classes. Walk-ins ... Read More

Dementia from a Physician's Perspective

Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2007
Dementia now affects over three million Americans and their families. There are six types of dementia with Alzheimer’s being the most common. There is increasing evidence that identifying dementia and treating it early is key to a better outcome. This talk will explore the types of dementias and their initial evaluation as well ... Read More

Dave Campbell will speak at the NIC Booster Club luncheon,

Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2007
Former major league baseball player and ESPN baseball analyst Dave Campbell will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club luncheon, Tuesday, April 10, at the CDA Resort. Dave Campbell teams with Dan Shulman to broadcast ESPN radio games throughout the country in American league and National league baseball stadiums. Campbell ... Read More

NIC Wind Symphony “Stories Without Words”

Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2007
The North Idaho College Wind Symphony presents “Stories Without Words” on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be the premier of a new work titled “To Be or Not To Be” composed by NIC music theory teacher Gerard Mahtes. Also on the program will be “Hoe down from Rodeo” by Aaron Copland, one of America’s greatest ... Read More

Corner Gallery Student Art Show

Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Corner Gallery Student Art Show Who: Corner Gallery What: Student Art Show, Opening Reception April 16 5-7 p.m. When: April 16 – May 11, 2007 Where: Corner Gallery Boswell Hall, NIC campus Information: (208) 769-3427 Free and Open to the public The Boswell Hall Corner Gallery is presenting “Student Art Show 2007.” ... Read More

North Idaho College Admissions Rep. in Boise

Posted: Tuesday, April 3, 2007
North Idaho College Admissions Rep. in Boise A North Idaho College admissions representative will be giving a presentation about NIC at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 9 at the Boise Public Library. All persons interested in learning more about NIC are invited to attend the presentation. It is designed to inform potential students ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Monday, April 2, 2007
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend April’s First Friday campus visitation program Friday, April 6. The First Fridays program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC’s programs and services. Visitors will meet in the Driftwood Bay Room of Edminster ... Read More

Dealing with a Diabetes Diet

Posted: Friday, March 30, 2007
Health Talk Series, Dealing with a Diabetes Diet Many people are living with diabetes or are at risk for diabetes. Learn about how food intake can help control blood glucose levels as well as keeping your entire body healthy. The focus will be on carbohydrate counting, types of dietary fats, and adequate vitamin and mineral intake ... Read More

Two new classes offered at Silver Valley Center

Posted: Friday, March 30, 2007
Work Zone Flagging and Traffic Control Certification A new class in Work Zone Flagging and Traffic Control Certification will be offered at the North Idaho College, Silver Valley Center. This course is designed to help flaggers know what their duties are and to provide the maximum protection for themselves and the public ... Read More

“In the Shadows of Fort Sherman” Early Fort History Presentation

Posted: Friday, March 30, 2007
Coeur d'Alene's roots were planted in the construction of Fort Coeur d'Alene. The fort was renamed after General William T. Sherman who initiated its establishment on April 16, 1878. The fort was located on the present North Idaho College grounds and extended into the city park. A program "In the Shadows of Fort Sherman" will be ... Read More

NIC connects families with solders in Iraq

Posted: Friday, March 30, 2007
NIC connects families with solders in Iraq Sergeant Matt Whaley is in Iraq but on Thursday morning, for the first time, he got to see his 14 month old daughter, Casey Jean, walk. Casey and her mom, Jenny Whaley, talked to Matt by a Videoconference set up in Molstead Library on the North Idaho College campus. Matt’s wife and ... Read More

"Restoring Idaho's Salmon,"

Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Idaho Rivers United and NIC Outdoor Pursuits are proud to bring retired Fish and Game biologist, Bert Bowler to the North Idaho College Campus. Bowler will present a multi-media program about the decline of Idaho’s endangered salmon and steelhead, tracing the history of this stunning species, and highlighting the federal government’s ... Read More

The Steamboat History of Lake Coeur d'Alene

Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2007
According to historians, at one time there were more steamboats on Lake Coeur d’Alene than on any other inland waterway west of the Mississippi River. Steamboats came early to North Idaho and played an important role in the survival of its settlers and the building of the mining and timber industries in particular. In the beginning of ... Read More

2007 North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee Final Results

Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2007
The 2007 Spelling Bee sponsored by the Hagadone Newspapers winners are 1st place Gabriel Cheeley a 7th grade home school student from Post Falls. His winning word was macramé after correcting Camille Awbrey’s spelling of elixir. Awbrey, a 7th grader from Valley View in the Boundary County School District took home 2nd place. Other ... Read More

"Same Time, Next Year"

Posted: Monday, March 19, 2007
NIC Theatre Arts presents a dinner theatre production of Bernard Slade’s popular romantic comedy Same Time, Next Year April 19, 20, and 21, in the Edminster Student Union Building’s Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the play begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available through the NIC box office, at (208) ... Read More

14th Annual Really Big Raffle

Posted: Monday, March 19, 2007
Tickets for the 14th Annual Really Big Raffle are on sale now. Once again, the North Idaho College Foundation is going to raffle off a brand new custom home valued at over $300,000. The raffle tickets are $100 each. This year’s custom 3,300 square foot, multi-level home features three bedrooms, three baths, and an office on the upper ... Read More

Stroke-Causes, Treatment, and Warning Signs

Posted: Friday, March 16, 2007
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and the major cause of adult disability. A Stroke, or brain attack, cuts off vital supplies of blood and oxygen to the brain cells that control everything we do. New research confirms that early warning signs can predict the onset of a stroke and that the hours immediately ... Read More

Listen to Your Body Talk

Posted: Friday, March 16, 2007
“Listen to Your Body Talk” is a presentation that will cover common and important women’s health issues and will focus on disease prevention through the various decades of a woman’s life. Important topics such as HPV, cervical cancer, breast cancer, osteoporosis, colon cancer, and heart disease will be addressed. Current recommendations ... Read More

Mexico Preview Concert

Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2007
The North Idaho College Madrigal Singers will perform their Mexico Tour Preview Concert on Sunday, March 18th at 3 p.m. The concert will be presented in the First Presbyterian Church located at 521 Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. The concert features a program of sacred and secular music from the Renaissance to the 20th Century. Works ... Read More

NIC Jazz Ensemble Concert.

Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2007
“A Glimpse of the Past” is the name, and a summary, of the next North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble Concert. Under the direction of Terry Jones, NIC Band Director, it will feature a variety of original Big Band tunes from the legendary bands of the 20th century. The program will include works by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman ... Read More

2007 Idaho All-Star Game Basketball Rosters Announced

Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2007
     Participants for the 2007 boys and girls Idaho State High School All-Star Basketball Games were announced Monday by the North Idaho College Athletics Department.      The fourth annual statewide all-star game is scheduled for Saturday, April 14 at NIC’s Christianson Gym in Coeur d’Alene. The games are sanctioned by the Idaho High ... Read More

Softball game with Central Washington University rescheduled

Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2007
March 7, 2007 The North Idaho College softball game with Central Washington University originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 21 has been rescheduled for Monday, March 19 at Memorial Field in Coeur d'Alene. Read More

Aaron Gintz Rotary Student of the Month

Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2007
The Rotary Student of the Month for March is Aaron Gintz. Gintz, a Civil Engineering Major at North Idaho College, was nominated by Becky Shaffer of the NIC TRIO Student Support Services Program. In her nominating letter she highly praised Aaron both as a student and a contributor to the community. Aaron currently holds a 3.802 GPA ... Read More

Softball Game with Wenatchee Rescheduled

Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2007
The North Idaho College softball game with Wenatchee Valley Community College originally scheduled for March 13 th has been rescheduled for Tuesday March 27 th   at 1 pm. Read More

NIC men's basketball team knocks off No.4 tournament seed

Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2007
NIC men’s basketball team knocks off No.4 tournament seed By Josh Rasmussen EPHRAIM, UTAH – North Idaho College knocked No. 4-seeded College of Eastern Utah out of the NJCAA Region 18 Tournament Wednesday with an 80-64 first-round upset victory. NIC scored an even 40 points per half in the win and shot .476 from the field making 30 of 63 ... Read More

NIC presents health series in March on various wellness topics

Posted: Friday, March 2, 2007
North Idaho College will present a series of seminars in March focused on health and wellness. Each seminar will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday nights in Room 106 of the Meyer Health and Sciences Building on NIC’s main campus. “Breast Cancer: Staying Informed” will be presented March 6. Jeanne Robison, the clinical director ... Read More

NIC wrestlers capture third place at national wrestling tournament

Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2007
Powered by three individual national champions, the North Idaho College wrestling team earned a third-place finish at the NJCAA Wrestling National Championships in Rochester, Minn., Feb. 25. Sophomores Heinrich Barnes (141 pounds), Kyle Sand (184) and Evan Mattingly (197) finished on top of their respective weight classes to earn the ... Read More

Sandpoint artist to exhibit work in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007
Sandpoint artist Stephen Schultz will display his drawings and acrylic and oil paintings in an exhibit titled “Liminal Space” Mach 5-30 in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. Schultz holds a master’s degree in fine art from Stanford University as well as a bachelor’s degree in fine art from the San Francisco Art ... Read More

NIC offers free self defense class March 13

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007
Learn how to recognize and avoid danger during “Common Sense Self Defense,” a free self defense workshop, from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of North Idaho College’s Edminster Student Union Building. The workshop will be led by certified instructors from Common Sense Self Defense Northwest Greg Beeman ... Read More

Stand up comedian Jamie Lissow to perform at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007
Stand up comedian Jamie Lissow of New York will perform at North Idaho College Thursday, March 1.   Lissow has appeared on NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” CBS’s “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn” and Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend.”   Lissow has also been a guest on various syndicated radio shows, including ... Read More

NIC hires new director of Workforce Development

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007
North Idaho College recently selected Marie Price as the new director of Workforce Development. She will begin her new position March 15. Workforce Development focuses on programs that are designed to meet the working individual’s education and training goals. Classes are usually short-term, credit-free and scheduled for the ... Read More

Former NIC soccer player earns Indoor Soccer League honors

Posted: Monday, Feb. 26, 2007
Former North Idaho College soccer player Brian Farber, who plays professional soccer for the California Cougars, was named the Major Indoor Soccer League’s (MISL) Offensive Player of the Week for his play during the week of Jan. 22. Farber led all players in the MISL that week with 13 points, posting six goals including a hat trick ... Read More

NIC music department to present faculty recital

Posted: Friday, Feb. 23, 2007
The North Idaho College music department will present its Faculty Music Recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25 in Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium.   NIC music instructors will perform a variety of pieces including the Aaron Copland pieces “Variations on a Shaker Melody” from Appalachian Spring and “Hoe Down” from Rodeo, Mozart’s “Oboe ... Read More

More than $3,800 donated to NIC Children's Center through tricycle fundraiser

Posted: Friday, Feb. 23, 2007
More than $3,800 was donated to the North Idaho College Children’s Center through the NIC Foundation, proceeds of the Black Ties and Tricycles event held Jan. 26 at Coeur d’Alene Cellars Winery. The tricycles used in the race portion of the event were donated to the center as well. Pictured are: (back) NIC Children’s Center infant ... Read More

NIC welcomes high school students to campus for Tech Tour

Posted: Friday, Feb. 23, 2007
North Idaho College will host approximately 250 high school students from across the region during the second annual NIC Tech Tour Tuesday, Feb. 27.   High school students will have the opportunity to view NIC’s many professional-technical programs to assist them in making career choices.   Students will check in at 9:15 ... Read More

Former NIC basketball player to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Feb. 23, 2007
Former North Idaho College basketball standout Winston Brooks will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Centennial Distributing in Hayden.   Originally from Richmond, Va., Brooks played for NIC from 2000 to 2001. NIC went 22-9 that season with Brooks as the team captain. He also broke ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Fridays

Posted: Friday, Feb. 23, 2007
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend March’s First Friday campus visitation program Friday, March 2.   The First Fridays program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC’s programs and services.   Visitors will meet in the Driftwood Bay Room of ... Read More

Film presented in honor of Black History Month

Posted: Friday, Feb. 23, 2007
The effect of music and dance during different time periods in black history will be the focus of the film “Amandla” presented at North Idaho College in honor of Black History Month.   “Amandla” is a film by director Lee Hirsch that records the history of music used as a form of social protest against Apartheid in South Africa ... Read More

Recap of Feb. 17 game: NIC men score big over Colorado Northwestern

Posted: Friday, Feb. 23, 2007
By Josh Rasmussen Sophomore guard Nick Livi finished his last game in Christianson Gymnasium with 30 points to help the Cardinals sweep Colorado Northwestern, outscoring them 198 to 125 in games played Feb. 16 and 17. Saturday’s Sophomore Night couldn’t have ended any better for NIC, defeating conference opponent Colorado ... Read More

Recap of Feb. 17 game: Lady Cards score easy victory over Colorado Northwestern

Posted: Friday, Feb. 23, 2007
By Josh Rasmussen The Lady Cards took it to Colorado Northwestern for Sophomore Night in Christianson Gymnasium Feb. 17, blasting the Spartans 90-61 for NIC’s final home game of the season. The 29-point victory came after a hard-fought game with plenty of twists and turns. Due to a starting lineup error, Colorado got to shoot a ... Read More

NIC seeks comment on presidential search

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007
North Idaho College is encouraging community members to continue to provide input on the presidential search process by submitting comments to NIC. The college is in the midst of a presidential search following NIC President Michael Burke's resignation in January after accepting a position as president of San Jose City College. ... Read More

Personal account of trip to Zimbabwe recounted during NIC presentation

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007
North Idaho College Center for Educational Access Director Sharon Daniels Bullock’s trip to Zimbabwe changed her life.   Because of poor health care and a high HIV infection rate, Zimbabwe has the lowest life expectancy in the world; women are expected to live to 34 and men are expected to live to 37.   Daniels Bullock will ... Read More

Wrestlers compete at NJCAA national tournament

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007
Ten North Idaho College wrestlers are competing in the NJCAA National Wrestling Tournament in Rochester, Minn., Feb. 23 and 24. NIC will be represented by Travis Temple (125), Brandon Paluniuk (133), Heinrich Barnes (141), Lee Morrison (149), Dino May (165), Brett Owen (174), Kyle Sand (184), Evan Mattingly (197), Coby Jones (157) and ... Read More

NIC ISBDC presents entrepreneurial leadership training course

Posted: Friday, Feb. 16, 2007
The North Idaho College Idaho Small Business Development Center will present a leadership workshop this spring for entrepreneurs who want to strengthen their businesses.   Entrepreneurial Leadership Training I will be offered in 10 three-hour interactive sessions from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays March 20 through May 22 at the NIC ... Read More

NIC hires new human resources director

Posted: Friday, Feb. 16, 2007
North Idaho College recently hired Wade Larson as its new human resources director. Larson has more than 11 years experience in human resources.   Larson holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Brigham Young University in Utah as well as a master’s degree in human resources and organizational development from ... Read More

NIC offers mountain biking physical education course

Posted: Friday, Feb. 16, 2007
Community members are encouraged to spend this spring break mountain biking in scenic Utah during North Idaho College’s physical education course offered during NIC’s Spring Break March 31 through April 6.   Participants will learn about riding techniques, bike maintenance and desert ecology while mountain biking across Moab ... Read More

NIC selects interim president

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees recently selected Priscilla Bell, Ph.D., to serve as interim college president while the board works to replace NIC President Michael Burke, who resigned in January after accepting a position as president of San Jose City College in California. The board contracted with the Association of ... Read More

Film presented at NIC in honor of Black History Month

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007
North Idaho College will present a film about the struggle for civil rights in honor of Black History Month at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building.   “The Right to Dream” is a documentary about the coming of age of a young African American man in Mississippi during the ... Read More

NIC wrestlers win 27th Region 18 title

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007
Never underestimate the heart of champions!   The North Idaho College wrestling team, the NJCAA No. 4-ranked team in the country, won its 27th regional championship in 29 years in dominating fashion behind tournament titles from Heinrich Barnes and Evan Mattingly.   The Cardinals scored 172.5 points to outdistance runner-up ... Read More

All-girl band Raining Jane to perform at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007
The all-female band Raining Jane will perform at North Idaho College Tuesday, Feb. 27.   The band has performed at the college several times and has been well-received by NIC students and community members alike.   The rock-folk band is made up of guitarist and cellist Mai Bloomfield, guitarist Chaska Potter, drummer Mona ... Read More

NIC to host open forums on presidential search

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007
North Idaho College will host two open forums Tuesday, Feb. 20 to gather input on the presidential search. Search Consultant Pamila Fisher of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), the consulting firm hired to direct the search for a new president at NIC, will lead the open forums. Community members as well as NIC ... Read More

New social services business thriving with help of NIC ISBDC

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007
Erin Yinger is not one to jump into a new venture blindly. That’s why, when she decided to open her own business she sought the help of the Idaho Small Business Development Center (ISBDC), based at North Idaho College’s Workforce Training Center in Post Falls.   Yinger had the background knowledge needed to take the next step. ... Read More

NIC scholarship application applications due March 1

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007
The North Idaho College scholarship application priority deadline for fall semester 2007 is March 1. Students who miss the priority deadline can still submit a form to the Student Services Office on the second floor of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building.   The NIC scholarship application process changed recently. Applications ... Read More

NIC to host fourth annual All-Star basketball game in April

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007
North Idaho College and the NIC Booster Club have been approved and sanctioned by the Idaho High School Activities Association to host the fourth annual Idaho High School All-Star Game for both boys and girls basketball April 14.   The game, in doubleheader format, will match teams from Northern Idaho versus Southern Idaho and ... Read More

NIC ambassadors provide student perspective to new, prospective students

Posted: Monday, Feb. 12, 2007
Five new North Idaho College ambassadors will provide a fresh perspective to new and prospective NIC students this semester.   The NIC ambassador program was initiated to create a core of students who could assist the NIC Admissions Office with recruitment activities and act as representatives of NIC to help create a sense of ... Read More

NIC to hold auditions for ‘Same Time, Next Year'

Posted: Monday, Feb. 12, 2007
The North Idaho College Theater Department will be holding auditions for its spring production of “Same Time, Next Year” Monday, Feb. 19 and Tuesday, Feb. 20. Auditions will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room 001 in the basement of Boswell Hall.   One man and one woman are needed to play characters who age from their 20s to their ... Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Presidents' Day

Posted: Monday, Feb. 12, 2007
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Feb. 19 in observance of Presidents’ Day.   Normal business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays, will resume Feb. 20. Read More

Scholarships available for students interested in congressional internship

Posted: Friday, Feb. 9, 2007
Heather Keen had the opportunity of a lifetime while attending Colorado State University when she was selected to participate in a congressional internship in Washington, D.C.   Now, Keen is helping to provide the same opportunities to North Idaho College students through the Gallatin Group/Avista Congressional Intern Scholarship ... Read More

NIC 2007 spring enrollment sets record, up ­­­­2.9 percent

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007
Spring semester enrollment at North Idaho College increased 2.9 percent to a record 4,246 this spring, up from 4,126 total headcount in 2006.   “We continue to be optimistic about long-term trends for the student population at North Idaho College,” said NIC Vice President of Student Services Eric Murray. “It is crystal clear, the ... Read More

Service club members receive reduced admission to NIC basketball game

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007
Members of community service clubs will receive reduced admission to the basketball doubleheader versus the Cardinals’ Scenic West Athletic Conference rival Snow College of Utah during Service Club Appreciation Night Saturday, Feb. 10.   Adults will receive $2 admission with a community service club membership card or by ... Read More

NIC presents winter production of ‘The Diviners'

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007
The North Idaho College Theater Department’s winter production of “The Diviners” will open Thursday, Feb. 15 in Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium.   “The Diviners” is a drama by Jim Leonard, Jr., set in the 1930s rural Midwest. The play is a depiction of the friendship between a traveling preacher who has lost his faith and a ... Read More

Participants announced for the 2007 North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee

Posted: Monday, Feb. 5, 2007
A total of 55 fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho will participate in the fourth annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee Saturday, March 10, the winner of which will receive an all expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in the 80 th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee May 30 and 31. ... Read More

NIC wrestlers honor sophomores

Posted: Friday, Feb. 2, 2007
This year’s North Idaho College sophomore wrestlers were honored at the Sophomore Night match Jan. 29 against Pacific University. Pictured are Coach Pat Whitcomb, wrestlers Heinrich Barnes, Lee Morrison, Coby Jones, Brad Rasmussen, Evan Mattingly, Rob Shaw, Brett Owen, Kyle Sand and NIC Athletics Director Al Williams. Read More

NIC Board of Trustees selects firm for presidential search

Posted: Friday, Feb. 2, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees voted unanimously during its Jan. 31 meeting to select the Association of Community College Trustees (AACT) to direct the search for a new president at NIC. A total of three consulting firms submitted proposals to the board. The AACT is also the firm selected earlier by NIC to direct the ... Read More

Room still available in NIC spring courses for seniors

Posted: Friday, Feb. 2, 2007
Room is still available this spring in several North Idaho College credit courses specifically designed for seniors citizens 60 and older at a discounted rate.   All courses are offered on NIC’s main campus in Coeur d’Alene unless otherwise noted.   Cooking Around the World for Seniors will teach participants the basics of ... Read More

NIC offers presentation on local aviation history

Posted: Friday, Feb. 2, 2007
North Idaho College will offer “Aviation History of North Idaho,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 in Molstead Library’s Todd Hall.   The early history of aviation in North Idaho dates back to 1918 and the opening of Weeks Field, the current site of the Kootenai County Fairgrounds. Weeks Field was one of the first municipal airports in ... Read More

NIC selects members of the presidential search advisory committee

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007
North Idaho College announced during the Jan. 31 NIC Board of Trustees meeting the names of those selected to the 22-member Presidential Search Advisory Committee, charged with reviewing candidates to replace current NIC president Michael Burke. Burke resigned in early January after accepting a position as president of San Jose ... Read More

NIC women's basketball player earns SWAC player of the week

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007
North Idaho College women’s basketball player Simone Jordan of Portland, Ore., was named as the Scenic West Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Jan. 24.   Jordan, a 5-foot-10-inch freshman, helped the Cardinals (16-2, 6-2 SWAC) earn two wins over the College of Eastern Utah Jan. 19 and 20 and maintain pace ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for fall semester

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007
Coeur d’Alene , Idaho - North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for fall semester 2006. 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 ... Read More

Jan. 25: NIC wrestlers handle Simon Fraser

Posted: Monday, Jan. 29, 2007
Often the opening contest of a wrestling dual match can set the tone between two evenly matched teams.   Fortunately this wasn’t the case for North Idaho College, as NIC overcame a major decision loss in the first match of the night, but went on to defeat Simon Fraser, 32-15 at Christianson Gymnasium.   The win was NIC’s ... Read More

NIC to host open house for Radiography Technology program

Posted: Friday, Jan. 26, 2007
North Idaho College will showcase its new Radiography Technology program during an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 122.   The Idaho State Board of Education approved the curriculum for the program in 2005 and facility and equipment needs were filled through the ... Read More

NIC's Phi Theta Kappa chapter to present seminar on power

Posted: Friday, Jan. 26, 2007
The North Idaho College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, will present a two-part seminar focused on power this month.   The seminar is part of the chapter’s exploration of this year’s Phi Theta Kappa honors study topic “Gold, Gods and Glory: The Global Dynamics of Power.” The topic ... Read More

NIC to host reception honoring President Michael Burke

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007
North Idaho College is inviting community members as well as NIC students, staff and faculty to a reception honoring President Michael Burke.   The reception will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building.   Burke has served as NIC president since ... Read More

NIC to offer class for women in transition

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007
Women who are experiencing a major change in their lives are encouraged to participate in the three-week “Opportunities” class offered through North Idaho College’s Center for New Directions. The class will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Jan. 29 through Feb. 16 in Siebert Hall Room 111 on NIC’s ... Read More

NIC's annual jazz concert promises high-energy music

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007
It’s not unusual to see audience members dancing in the aisles at the North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble’s performance of JazzNIC.   “It’s definitely a high-energy concert,” said NIC Jazz Ensemble director Terry Jones.   JazzNIC comprises two days of jazz clinics Jan. 29 and 30 in addition to the grand finale concert at ... Read More

Spokane artist to exhibit work in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007
Spokane artist Robin Dare will display his drawings, prints and paintings in an exhibit titled “A Retrospective” Jan. 29 through Feb. 23 in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery.   Dare holds a master’s degree in fine art, specifically printmaking and drawing, from Washington State University as well as a bachelor’s ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Fridays

Posted: Monday, Jan. 22, 2007
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend February’s First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Feb. 2.   The First Fridays program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC’s programs and services.   Visitors will meet in the Driftwood Bay Room of ... Read More

Youth sports coach and NCAA official to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Monday, Jan. 22, 2007
Longtime Coeur d’Alene businessman and local youth sports coach Roger Stewart will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 30 at the at the Coeur d’Alene Brewing Company, located on Lakeside Avenue in downtown Coeur d’Alene.    Stewart, who is also a National Collegiate ... Read More

Volunteers sought for NIC presidential search advisory committee

Posted: Friday, Jan. 19, 2007
North Idaho College is seeking volunteers to serve on the NIC presidential search advisory committee. The committee will comprise 22 members, 11 of which will be representatives from the community. The NIC presidential search advisory committee is forming to replace current NIC president Michael Burke, who resigned Jan. 2 after ... Read More

Community members to race tricycles to benefit NIC Children's Center

Posted: Friday, Jan. 19, 2007
Much to the amusement of onlookers, several well-respected community members will bring themselves to child’s play in order to benefit the children of the North Idaho College Children’s Center during the Black Ties and Tricycles event from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26 at Coeur d’Alene Cellars Winery at 3890 N. Schrieber Way.   Amy ... Read More

NIC assistive technology specialist receives award for service to disabled

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007
North Idaho College’s Patrice Wheeler, who serves as the assistive technology access specialist in NIC’s Center for Educational Access, was recently presented an award for her service to individuals with disabilities.   Wheeler received the 2006 Disability Rights Advocate Award from the City of Coeur d’Alene and the Disability ... Read More

NIC presents Banff Mountain Film Festival

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program is presenting the Banff Mountain Film Festival Sunday, Jan. 28 at NIC.   The Banff Mountain Film Festival is an annual international competition featuring the world’s best films on mountain subjects.   Films on the tour range from original and experimental shorts, eye-opening ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Special Meeting Notice

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building. The purpose of the meeting is to cover: 1. Action: Agreement to accept resignation of President Michael Burke 2. Discussion: Budget estimates for ... Read More

NIC offers presentation on the life of Scottish poet Robert Burns

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007
North Idaho College will offer “The Life and Times of Robert Burns Through Words and Music,” a presentation on the life of 18 th century Scottish poet Robert Burns in celebration of his birthday. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26 in Molstead Library’s Todd Hall.   NIC instructor Amy Wilkerson, who is originally ... Read More

NIC auditorium staff/theater department earn national awards

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007
Several North Idaho College Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium staff members as well as students and former students of the NIC theater department recently received prestigious awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for the production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” this fall.   NIC Boswell Hall Schuler ... Read More

NIC Wild Game Feast to feature menu of wild game delicacies

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007
Attendees at the North Idaho College Alumni Association’s eighth annual Wild Game Feast Saturday, Jan. 27 will enjoy wild game delicacies rarely available to the casual diner.   This year’s event features a five-course meal created by Coeur d’Alene Inn Chef Gene Tillman, designed to provide attendees with a unique culinary ... Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

Posted: Monday, Jan. 8, 2007
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Jan. 15 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.   Normal business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays, will resume Jan. 16.   Spring semester classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 16. Read More

NIC Board of Trustees Special Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, Jan. 8, 2007
A special meeting of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees will be held at 3 p.m. Jan. 10, 2007 in the Blue Creek/Echo Bay Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. The agenda is below: 3 p.m. Call to Order ¨ Verification of Quorum Rolly Williams ¨ Interim Presidency Discussion - Presidential Search Process ... Read More

NIC Nursing Department to hold admissions information session

Posted: Friday, Jan. 5, 2007
Pre-nursing students interested in applying for admission to either the registered nursing or practical nursing programs at North Idaho College are encouraged to attend the information session at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 in Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106, on NIC’s main campus.   NIC Nursing Department staff and faculty ... Read More

NIC scholarship application process changes; applications due March 1

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007
The North Idaho College scholarship application process has recently changed. Applications were once active for three years, but now students are required to fill out a scholarship application form on an annual basis.   The priority deadline for fall semester 2007 applications is March 1. Students who miss the priority deadline ... Read More

Room still available in NIC softball pitching clinics

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007
Room is still available in the North Idaho College pitching clinic offered Saturday, Jan. 6.   The NIC softball coaching staff and players will host the clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake City High School in Coeur d’Alene.   The in-depth pitching clinic is open to youths ages 8 to 18. The clinic will cover pitching ... Read More

NIC's Burke accepts California position

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007
Michael L. Burke, the president of North Idaho College since June 1998, is resigning to become president of San Jose City College in San Jose, Calif. He will begin work there in March.   The NIC Board of Trustees and Burke have begun development of a transition plan. Burke will remain at NIC for several weeks before departing. ... Read More

NIC soccer program to lead indoor soccer tournament

Posted: Friday, Dec. 22, 2006
The North Idaho College men’s and women’s soccer teams and coaching staff will host an indoor soccer tournament Jan. 6 and 7 in NIC’s Christianson Gym.   The NIC Futsal Festival will be open to boys’ and girls’ teams in the under 11 and under 12 age groups. There is a maximum of 12 players per team.   Futsal is a type of ... Read More

NIC softball players, coaches to lead hitting and pitching clinics

Posted: Friday, Dec. 22, 2006
The North Idaho College softball coaching staff and players will host a variety of clinics in January.   Three separate three-session hitting clinics will be offered at the NIC Hitting Facility, located at Walnut and Seventh streets in Coeur d’Alene. The in-depth hitting clinics are open to youths ages 8-18 and will be progressive ... Read More

NIC connects families with servicemen and women in Iraq

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006
The Family Readiness Group provides a variety of support services to Army Reserve soldiers and families from counseling to childcare services. But as the holidays approached, the needs of the families shifted as the focus fell on the desire to send greetings to their loved ones on active duty in Iraq.   Through a collaborative ... Read More

100 percent of NIC nursing students pass licensing exam

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006
All of North Idaho College’s spring registered nursing and practical nursing graduates passed the National Council Licensure Examination, qualifying each to apply for licensure as a registered nurse or a practical nurse in any state. More than 80 percent of NIC’s nursing graduates are licensed in Idaho and more than 90 percent are ... Read More

NIC to close for holiday break

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006
The North Idaho College campus will close for the holidays Dec. 25 through Jan. 1. Campus will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2 according to its normal business hours.   NIC’s Molstead Library will be closed from Dec. 22 to Jan. 15. The library will reopen with the start of spring semester Jan. 16. Read More

NIC women's soccer player earns honors

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006
|photo1|North Idaho College sophomore goalkeeper Makayla Desjarlais recently became the first NIC women’s soccer player to earn National Junior College Athletic Association All-American honors.   Desjarlais, of Post Falls, Idaho, received All-American honorable mention honors this season, while serving as captain of the 10-4-2 ... Read More

NIC student receives state nursing scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006
North Idaho College registered nursing student Ami Higbee of Athol, Idaho recently received a state nursing scholarship through the Idaho Nurses Association.   The $860 Florence Whipple Scholarship Award was presented through the Idaho Nurses Association.   The Florence Whipple Scholarship Fund was established in 1956 as a ... Read More

Coldwater Creek contributes nearly $50,000 to NIC

Posted: Monday, Dec. 18, 2006
Coldwater Creek contributed nearly $50,000 to the North Idaho College Ponderay Center for the purchase of technology and equipment for the newly-opened facility.   NIC’s former Sandpoint Center relocated to its new location in the Bonner Mall in Ponderay this fall, to consolidate classrooms and facilitate future growth with ... Read More

NIC coaches and players to lead Christmas basketball camp

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006
The North Idaho College men’s basketball staff is encouraging area youth to use their Christmas break to improve their basketball skills.   The Cardinal Christmas Basketball Camp Dec. 26-28 is open to boys and girls. Participants will receive instruction from NIC men’s basketball coaches and players, including fundamental ... Read More

Room still available in NIC courses for seniors

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006
Room is still available this spring in several North Idaho College credit courses specifically designed for seniors citizens 60 and older for a flat $20 fee.   All courses are offered on NIC’s main campus in Coeur d’Alene unless otherwise noted.   Tai Chi for Seniors leaves participants feeling refreshed with balance ... Read More

NIC Children's Center to host open house

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006
The North Idaho College Children’s Center is inviting all former center families and staff as well as community members to attend an open house held in celebration of the center’s 20 th anniversary.   The open house will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28 at the center, which is located behind Christianson Gym on NIC’s main ... Read More

Dec. 11: NIC women split with CSI

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006
The Lady Cardinals of North Idaho College split with No. 13-ranked College of Southern Idaho in the opening weekend of Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) play. After a disappointing overtime loss (66-64) Friday night, the NIC women bounced back on Saturday to up-end the Golden Eagles 74-73. NIC improved its season record to ... Read More

NIC Foundation awards more than $50,000 in grants

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006
The North Idaho College Foundation announced Tuesday the recipients of $50,707 in grant money awarded this year through the NIC Foundation Grant Program.   Funded by gifts received throughout the year, the NIC Foundation has awarded $668,887 to fund 149 grants over the past 13 years.   Of the 33 grants submitted this year ... Read More

NIC volleyball players earn honors following national tournament

Posted: Friday, Dec. 8, 2006
Several North Idaho College volleyball players earned honors following the recent National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I volleyball tournament in West Plains, Mo. The NIC volleyball team placed fourth in the nation, the Cardinals best finish at the national tournament in the college’s history.   Cintia ... Read More

NIC Art Students Christmas Pottery Sale includes ceramics made by students

Posted: Friday, Dec. 8, 2006
Those searching for last minute gift ideas for friends and family on their Christmas lists are encouraged to attend the NIC Art Students Christmas Pottery Sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13 and Thursday, Dec. 14 in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery.   Students in NIC ceramics classes created a large selection of items ... Read More

NIC's distance education enrollment grows 22 percent over last year

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006
Participation in North Idaho College’s distance education program has grown 22 percent over last year, according to a recent report. Enrollment, as measured by total students in all distance education classes, grew to 6,851 in the 2005-2006 academic year over its 2004-2005 enrollment of 5,616.   NIC’s distance education program ... Read More

Tickets on sale now for NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Monday, Dec. 4, 2006
How about buying your loved one a house for Christmas this year?   Tickets are on sale now for a chance to win a $300,000 custom home in the North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle.   “Think BIG this holiday season and give your loved ones a chance to win a beautiful home while helping deserving North Idaho ... Read More

NIC to present the history of the Cataldo Mission

Posted: Monday, Dec. 4, 2006
Old Mission State Park head park ranger Bill Scudder will present on the history of the Cataldo Mission at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 in Molstead Library’s Todd Hall on NIC’s main campus.   In “Coeur d’Alene’s Mission of the Sacred Heart: Yesterday and Today,” Scudder will cover the history of the landmark, which is one of Idaho’s ... Read More

NIC Diversity Events Committee presents winter fiesta

Posted: Friday, Dec. 1, 2006
The North Idaho College Diversity Events Committee is hoping to spice up the winter season with “Fiesta de Diciembre” Dec. 8 and 9.   The event will kick off Friday, Dec. 8 with Brazilian music by Duo Olinda from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Grand Bay dining area on the main level of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building.   ... Read More

Tickets on sale now for NIC's Wild Game Feast

Posted: Friday, Dec. 1, 2006
Have someone on your Christmas shopping list with wild taste?   Tickets are now on sale for the North Idaho College Alumni Association’s eighth annual Wild Game Feast Saturday, Jan. 27.   This year’s event features a five-course meal of extraordinary wild game delicacies created by Coeur d’Alene Inn Chef Gene Tillman.   ... Read More

NIC to host legislative reception Dec. 11

Posted: Friday, Dec. 1, 2006
North Idaho College will host Idaho state legislators from across North Idaho during the NIC Legislative Reception from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building.   Legislators from Districts 1 through 5 have been invited to participate.   NIC officials will ... Read More

NIC Christmas concert to feature holiday sing-along

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006
This year’s annual holiday concert at North Idaho College Dec. 9 and 10 will include the traditional holiday songs and the sing-alongs that bring the crowd to its feet each year.   “Sounds of Christmas” will feature several holiday-themed pieces by the NIC Wind Symphony led by Terry Jones. The band will perform “The Eighth Candle: ... Read More

Dec. 1: Seven Cardinals earn All-Region awards, John Prugh wins Player of the Year

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006
Seven players from the North Idaho College men's soccer team were selected for the National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 18 team for the 2006 season. Sophomore midfielder John Prugh was also awarded the Scenic West Athletic Conference and Region 18 Player of the Year award, the second year in a row a Cardinal has won ... Read More

Dec. 1: Prugh selected for NJCAA All-American Team

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006
NIC sophomore John Prugh of the men's soccer team was selected to the National Junior College Athletic Association All-American second team for the 2006 season. Prugh, a midfielder, was captain of the Cardinal team that went 11-4-1 and captured the Scenic West Conference title and finished the year as the NJCAA West Division runners-up ... Read More

NIC to celebrate opening of Ponderay Center with open house

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006
Community members are encouraged to attend an open house held in honor of the opening of the North Idaho College Ponderay Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7.   The open house will be held at the NIC Ponderay Center, located at 300 Bonner Mall Way in Ponderay.   NIC has operated an outreach center in Sandpoint ... Read More

NIC men's basketball to play Community Colleges of Spokane at Gonzaga

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006
The North Idaho College men’s basketball team will face off against the Community Colleges of Spokane during “The Border Clash,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11 at Gonzaga University’s McCarthey Athletic Center.   Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students, NIC employees, NIC Booster Club members and senior citizens. Group ... Read More

NIC volleyball team places fourth at NJCAA tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006
The North Idaho College volleyball team finished fourth in the Division I National Junior College Athletic Association (NCJAA) volleyball tournament held Nov. 20-22 in West Plains, Mo. Sixteen teams from Kansas, Florida, Wyoming, Iowa, Arkansas, Missouri and Texas qualified for the three-day event. In the semifinals, the Cardinals ... Read More

NIC Nursing Department to hold admissions information session

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006
Pre-nursing students interested in applying for admission to either the registered nursing or practical nursing programs at North Idaho College are encouraged to attend the information session at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 in Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106, on NIC’s main campus.   NIC Nursing Department staff and faculty ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Fridays

Posted: Monday, Nov. 27, 2006
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend December’s First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Dec. 1.   The First Fridays program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC’s programs and services.   Visitors will meet in the Driftwood Bay Room of ... Read More

NIC campus closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Posted: Monday, Nov. 27, 2006
The North Idaho College campus will be closed Nov. 22 through Nov. 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday.   NIC’s Molstead Library will reopen at noon Nov. 25. Regular classes will resume Nov. 27. Read More

Christmas play ‘This Child' to be held at NIC in December

Posted: Monday, Nov. 27, 2006
North Idaho College Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium Manager Justin Van Eaton enjoys the holiday season, but has grown tired of seeing the same traditional holiday classics in community theaters this time of year. He and former NIC theater director and playwright Tim Rarick talked for years about creating a production that would be a ... Read More

NIC spring semester registration begins Dec. 5 for new and former students

Posted: Monday, Nov. 27, 2006
New and former student registration at North Idaho College begins Dec. 5 for spring semester 2007, which starts Jan. 16.   Students that are currently enrolled in an NIC class may register online during or after their assigned time.   Students that are registering for NIC classes for the first time or individuals who are ... Read More

NIC presents storytelling and local history with Coeur d'Alene tribal member

Posted: Monday, Nov. 27, 2006
Graduate anthropologist, educator and member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe Frank SiJohn will present on coyote storytelling and local history at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 in Molstead Library’s Todd Hall on NIC’s main campus.   SiJohn collects tribal stories and history for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. SiJohn will present stories of Coyote ... Read More

Sign up now for NIC softball catching clinic

Posted: Monday, Nov. 27, 2006
The North Idaho College softball coaching staff and players will host a catching clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17 in NIC’s Christianson Gym.   The clinic is open to softball players ages 8-18 and will cover framing, blocking, throwing mechanics, pass balls, pick-offs, pitch calling and game management.   Cost is ... Read More

NIC to present Warren Miller's ski and snowboard film “Off the Grid”

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006
North Idaho College’s Snowriders Club and Lookout Pass will present the latest winter sports film from Warren Miller Entertainment titled “Off the Grid” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26 in NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium.   Warren Miller’s “Off the Grid,” an independent movie slated to visit nearly 200 cities nationwide this ... Read More

NIC graphic design instructor produces DVD for Spokane educational project

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006
North Idaho College Graphic Design Instructor Philippe Valle doesn’t want to be part of the classic education double standard: where he teaches about the most advanced techniques and technologies in the field of graphic design, but fails to use them in practice.   That’s why after more than 25 years as a graphic designer, Valle ... Read More

NIC to hold auditions for ‘The Diviners'

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006
The North Idaho College Theater Department will be holding auditions for its winter production of “The Diviners” Tuesday, Nov. 28 and Wednesday, Nov. 29. Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. in Molstead Library’s Todd Hall.   Men and women are needed to play characters ranging from their mid-teens to their 70s. Community members are ... Read More

NIC volleyball players named to All-Region teams

Posted: Monday, Nov. 13, 2006
Several North Idaho College volleyball players were named to All-Region teams following the Region 18A championship in which NIC (34-6) won the regional title.   Cintia Allessi of Curitiba, Brazil was selected to the All-Region first team in addition to being honored as Region 18A Player of the Year.   Lauren Stern of Coeur ... Read More

NIC invites alumni back to campus for social event

Posted: Friday, Nov. 10, 2006
The North Idaho College Alumni Association is inviting its 2,300 members to attend a fall social event called “Jazzy Celebration” Saturday, Nov. 18.   The event will include a social and hors d’oeuvres from 6 to 7 p.m. in the balcony foyer of Boswell Hall followed by the “Stop in the Name of Jazz” concert performed by the NIC ... Read More

NIC student chosen as Rotary Student of the Month for November

Posted: Friday, Nov. 10, 2006
|photo1|North Idaho College student Heather Beehner of Wallace was selected as November’s Coeur d’Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month.   Beehner graduated from Wallace High School in 2006, ranked third in her class. During her junior and senior year of high school, Beehner enrolled in dual credit courses at NIC, accumulating 16 ... Read More

Sign up now for NIC softball hitting clinics

Posted: Friday, Nov. 10, 2006
The North Idaho College softball coaching staff and players will host two three-session hitting clinics this fall. The first clinic will be from 6 to 7 p.m. and the second clinic will be from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesdays Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 at the NIC Hitting Facility, located at Walnut and Seventh streets in Coeur d’Alene.   ... Read More

Advisers available to meet with students in Ponderay

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006
Current and prospective North Idaho College students are encouraged to meet with NIC advisers Thursday, Nov. 16 at the NIC Ponderay Center, located at 300 Bonner Mall Way.   Advisers will be available from 3 to 7 p.m. to assist students with admissions processes and registering for spring semester classes.   Walk-ins are ... Read More

Advisers available to meet with students in Kellogg

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006
Current and prospective North Idaho College students are encouraged to meet with NIC advisers Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the NIC Silver Valley Center, located at 323 Main St. in Kellogg.   Advisers will be available from 3 to 7 p.m. to assist students with admissions processes and registering for spring semester classes.   Walk-ins ... Read More

NIC student receives nursing scholarship

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006
North Idaho College second-year registered nursing student Rachel Wickham of Harrison, Idaho was recently awarded a $600 Min West Scholarship.   The scholarship was created in 1983 by the Community United Methodist Church in honor of Reverend Elmer and Minnie West, who were supporters of education.   Robert West, a retired ... Read More

Area high schoolers take home awards from NIC Math Contest

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006
North Idaho high school students were presented with numerous awards during the North Idaho College math department’s 25th annual Math Contest Nov. 7.   High school students from Lake City High School, Coeur d’Alene High School, Sandpoint High School, Post Falls High School, Lakeland High School, Kootenai High School, Potlatch ... Read More

Nov. 4: No. 2-ranked Yavapai edges NIC men's soccer team 2-0

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006
The No. 2-ranked college in the country, Yavapai College of Yuma, Ariz., scored one goal in each half Saturday to earn a 2-0 win over NIC in the NJCAA West Division Finals held at NIC's Eisenwinter Field. Yavapai's sophomore defender Tim Kelly redirected a free kick in the ninth minute of the game and teammate Colby Swenson ... Read More

NIC to honor American Indian History Month with events

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006
North Idaho College is hosting a variety of events and lectures in honor of American Indian History Month in November.   The following events are sponsored by the NIC Diversity Events Committee:   The first American Indian Film Night presentation will be the film “Trudell,” a documentary about the life of activist John ... Read More

NIC players selected to soccer All-Conference/All-Region teams

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006
Several North Idaho College soccer players were selected to All-Conference/All-Region teams for Region 18 of the Scenic West Athletic Conference during the 2006 season.   NIC men’s soccer player John Prugh of Bozeman, Mont., was named to the All-Conference/All-Region team and has been selected as a Player of the Year/All-American ... Read More

NIC library features theater costumes and set designs through November

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006
Miniature theater set designs and costumes for various Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre productions will be on display throughout the month of November in North Idaho College’s Molstead Library.   The set designs are miniature models created by Michael McGiveney that the full-size stage design is based upon. Sets include Aunt Eller’s ... Read More

NIC wrestling coach wins Pounding Away at Illiteracy weight loss challenge

Posted: Monday, Nov. 6, 2006
|photo1|North Idaho College Athletics Director Al Williams and NIC Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb celebrate at the conclusion of the Pounding Away at Illiteracy final weigh-in. Williams lost 24 pounds, dropping from 232 pounds to 208. But Whitcomb won the challenge losing 33 pounds, weighing in at 262 after he initially stepped on the ... Read More

Explore career options during Career Development Week at NIC

Posted: Monday, Nov. 6, 2006
North Idaho College’s Career Services has the resources to help individuals discover the perfect career and the education and training necessary to attain it.   Career Services will show NIC students and community members how to utilize those resources during Career Development Week Nov. 13-17 at NIC.   The NIC Career Center ... Read More

NIC presents storytelling and local history with Coeur d'Alene tribal member

Posted: Monday, Nov. 6, 2006
Graduate anthropologist, educator and member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe Frank SiJohn will present on coyote storytelling and local history at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 in Molstead Library’s Todd Hall on NIC’s main campus.   SiJohn collects tribal stories and history for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. SiJohn will present stories of ... Read More

NIC's Phi Theta Kappa chapter to present seminar on war

Posted: Friday, Nov. 3, 2006
The seminar is part of the chapter’s exploration of this year’s Phi Theta Kappa honors study topic “Gold, Gods and Glory: The Global Dynamics of Power.” The topic is utilized as the focus of various Phi Theta Kappa honors programs.   The first part of the seminar will be the showing of the 1989 film “Glory” at 4 p.m. Thursday ... Read More

NIC Adult Basic Education receives donation from Hastings

Posted: Friday, Nov. 3, 2006
|photo1|Hastings presents a check in to North Idaho College in support of its Adult Basic Education program. More than $390 was raised through change bins stationed at cash registers in the Appleway store. Pictured are NIC Foundation Executive Director Rayelle Anderson, GED Testing Coordinator Mary Edwards, Hastings Store Assistant ... Read More

Awards presented for NIC's United Way Chili Cook-Off

Posted: Friday, Nov. 3, 2006
North Idaho College wrapped up its 14 th annual United Way Chili Cook-Off Nov. 3 as a fundraiser for United Way of Kootenai County.   A total of 10 teams participated in the chili cook-off dressing, decorating and creating chili concoctions to the theme “Superheroes and Heroines.”   More than 200 people attended the event ... Read More

NIC Nursing Department to hold admissions information sessions

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006
Pre-nursing students interested in applying for admission to either the registered nursing or practical nursing programs at North Idaho College are encouraged to attend one of several information sessions held this fall.   The sessions will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6; at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8; noon Thursday, Nov. 16; 1 ... Read More

NIC Center for New Directions offers ‘Reinventing Your Life' seminars

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006
The North Idaho College Center for New Directions is offering a series of free “Reinventing Your Life” seminars this fall focused on a variety of personal enrichment topics. The seminars will be offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in Siebert Building Room 111 on NIC’s main campus.   “Getting Out of Your Own Way” will be ... Read More

Area middle school students to perform with NIC Symphonic Band

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006
More than 300 middle school students from throughout the region will perform with the North Idaho College Wind Symphony in the Gathering of the Bands concert Wednesday, Nov. 15.   This annual event brings together eighth-grade band members from area middle schools for a joint performance with peers and mentors.   “This ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits offering Utah desert backpacking trip

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006
As the weather in northern Idaho turns wet and cold, North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program is inviting the public to enjoy the warm days and clear nights of southern Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument during a desert backpacking trip Nov. 19-25.   Participants will travel 800 miles by van to Escalante ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene Art Association awards scholarship to NIC student

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006
North Idaho College student Laura James was recently awarded a $300 scholarship from the Coeur d’Alene Art Association, a local community art club.   James is a fine arts major from Hayden. She expects to graduate from NIC in December and hopes to enroll at the University of Idaho in the fall of 2007. There she plans to double ... Read More

Oct. 28: Men's soccer team scores 6-1 victory to secure SWAC championship title

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006
Freshman forward David Powers scored his first collegiate hat trick to lead NIC to a 6-1 win over Colorado Mountain College Saturday, Oct. 28 at NIC's Eisenwinter Field.   Freshman forward Jared Bork opened the scoring in the 10th minute off an assist from freshman defender Kyle Wirtz and the Cardinals maintained control of the ... Read More

NIC tuition reduced in 2007 for Washington, Montana residents

Posted: Friday, Oct. 27, 2006
In an environment where enrollment numbers are directly tied to state funding, North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene has gotten serious about its recruiting efforts and recruitment’s effect on bolstering enrollment.   Like many community colleges nationwide, North Idaho College saw the largest enrollment increase in the history of ... Read More

Spokane artist to exhibit work in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006
Spokane artist Tom Dukich will display his multimedia work in an exhibit titled “Seeing with My Brain” Nov. 6 through Dec. 8 in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery.   According to Dukich, the exhibit includes pieces that are “based on normally disposable items and occurrences that just seemed too interesting to ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Fridays

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend November’s First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Nov. 3.   The First Fridays program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC’s programs and services.   Visitors will meet in the Driftwood Bay Room of ... Read More

Evaluation team to visit NIC registered nursing program for accreditation

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006
Representatives from the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission will visit North Idaho College’s registered nursing program Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 to evaluate it for reaccreditation.   The NIC registered nursing program received a full eight-year accreditation, the maximum number of years awarded, in 1997, making it due ... Read More

NIC Idaho Small Business Development Center hires new business coach for Bonner, Boundary counties

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006
|photo1|North Idaho College’s Idaho Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) recently hired a new business coach to assist small business owners in Bonner and Boundary counties.   Joel Risch holds a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif. As an entrepreneur, he started three ... Read More

NIC holds communication/fine arts day for interested high school students

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006
High school students interested in North Idaho College’s communication and fine arts programs will have the opportunity to learn more about the programs during Communication/Fine Arts Day Tuesday, Oct. 23.   Students will gather for an orientation at 9:30 a.m. in Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium before breaking into groups to ... Read More

NIC prepares for United Way Chili Cook-Off

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006
North Idaho College students and employees are rolling up their sleeves for the college’s zaniest event of the year—NIC’s United Way Chili Cook-Off.   The 14 th annual event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of the Edminster Student Union Building.   Visitors to the ... Read More

NIC to host NJCAA Region 18 Soccer Tournament Oct. 28

Posted: Monday, Oct. 23, 2006
North Idaho College will play host to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 18 Soccer Tournament Saturday, Oct. 28 at NIC’s Eisenwinter Field.   The NIC women’s soccer team will face Western Nevada Community College at 11 a.m. and the NIC men’s soccer team will play Colorado Mountain College at 2 p.m. for ... Read More

Recap of men's soccer game vs. Colorado Mountain at home Oct. 14: NIC men win conference title with 4-0 victory

Posted: Monday, Oct. 23, 2006
The North Idaho College men's soccer team earned the right to host the Scenic West Athletic Conference championships at NIC's Eisenwinter Field after blanking Colorado Mountain College 4-0.   After a 0-0 standoff at halftime, NIC freshman forward Cody Steele got the Cardinals on the scoreboard two minutes into the second half ... Read More

Recap of men's soccer game vs. Community Colleges of Spokane at home Oct. 17: NIC men lose to Spokane, 4-0

Posted: Monday, Oct. 23, 2006
Despite outshooting Spokane 25-10, NIC dropped its third match of the season to the Community Colleges of Spokane 4-0 at Eisenwinter Field.   Spokane opened the scoring late in the first half on a 30-yard strike from midfielder Dan Landry. NIC continued to press the Spokane goal, but couldn’t capitalize on its chances and ... Read More

Recap of NIC men's soccer game vs. Salt Lake at home Oct. 21: NIC rebounds with 2-1 victory over Salt Lake

Posted: Monday, Oct. 23, 2006
NIC's Cody Steele scored a goal in each half to lead the Cardinals to a tough 2-1 win over Scenic West Athletic Conference opponent Salt Lake Community College. Steele opened the scoring in a very physical first half with a great effort in the 20th minute. After getting behind the Bruin defense, he followed his own shot that struck ... Read More

NIC student chosen as Rotary Student of the Month for October

Posted: Friday, Oct. 20, 2006
|photo1|North Idaho College student Jodi Cleveland of Athol was selected as October’s Coeur d’Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month.   Cleveland is a sophomore at NIC majoring in medical transcription. She started at NIC part time in 2003, but is now a full-time student, balancing school with four children ages 21, 16, 10 and 7 ... Read More

NIC softball team earns national academic honors

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006
The North Idaho College softball team was recently named as a Top 10 All-Academic Team by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.   The designation was based on GPAs submitted by teams for the 2005-2006 school year. The Cardinals tied for sixth place in the junior college category with an average team GPA of 3.280.   The ... Read More

NIC volleyball coach to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006
North Idaho College volleyball head coach Bret Taylor will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 31 at the Fort Grounds Grill, located at 705 River Avenue.    Taylor will speak about the NIC volleyball team (28-4 overall, 6-0 in the Scenic West Athletic Conference), which ... Read More

NIC to host forum for NIC Board of Trustees candidates

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006
The candidates running to fill the North Idaho College Board of Trustees vacancy will have the opportunity to voice their opinions on various college issues during a candidates forum at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building.   Five candidates are running for a six-year ... Read More

NIC presents fall production of ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006
The North Idaho College Theater Department’s fall production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will open Thursday, Oct. 26 in Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium.   A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a classic play by William Shakespeare set in a world between life and legend. NIC students and community members are cast in the play, including ... Read More

NIC to show biography of Latin American revolutionary Che Guevara

Posted: Monday, Oct. 16, 2006
The North Idaho College Latino Club will show the film The Motorcycle Diaries, a biography of Latin American revolutionary Che Guevara, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 and at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 in Molstead Library’s Todd Lecture Hall on NIC’s main campus. The film is about the life of Ernesto Guevara de la Serna, commonly known as ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, Oct. 16, 2006
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17 in the Powderhorn Bay Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345, Subsection (b), (c), (e) and (f): (b): To consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining ... Read More

NIC to offer class for women in transition

Posted: Monday, Oct. 16, 2006
Women who are experiencing a major change in their lives are encouraged to participate in the three-week Women in Transition class offered through North Idaho College’s Center for New Directions.   The class will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Oct. 30 through Nov. 17 in Siebert Hall Room 111 on ... Read More

Recap of NIC volleyball game versus CSI at home Oct. 13-14: NIC scores two wins against CSI

Posted: Monday, Oct. 16, 2006
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - There's a volleyball adage that says that the first team to reach 25 points (out of a needed 30) wins 90 percent of the time. NIC Volleyball Head Coach Bret Taylor says it's about character, confidence and momentum at that specific juncture. NIC found itself in that precarious situation the weekend of Oct. 13-14 ... Read More

NIC offers free self defense class Oct. 30

Posted: Friday, Oct. 13, 2006
Learn how to recognize and avoid danger during “Common Sense Self Defense,” a free self defense workshop, from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of North Idaho College’s Edminster Student Union Building. The workshop will be led by certified instructors from Common Sense Self Defense Northwest Greg Beeman ... Read More

NIC volleyball team holds onto its No. 2 national ranking

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006
The North Idaho College volleyball team, with an idle week, held onto its No. 2 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division 1 ranking in the 2006 poll released Oct. 11.   The Cardinals, 26-4 this season, prepare for the College of Southern Idaho (CSI) in a pair of home matches with the Golden Eagles on 7 p.m ... Read More

NIC offers presentation on the life of 19th century entrepreneur D.C. Corbin

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006
|photo1|North Idaho College will offer a presentation on the life of 19 th century entrepreneur Daniel Chase Corbin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 in Molstead Library’s Todd Hall on NIC’s main campus.   “D.C. Corbin: Empire Builder” is a living history presentation by NIC instructor and regional historian Robert Singletary. The ... Read More

NIC renames dining room to honor Coeur d'Alene Tribe

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006
North Idaho College recently renamed the dining room of Edminster Student Union Building in recognition of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and its historic connection to the property on which the college campus now sits.   The NIC Board of Trustees voted at its Sept. 27 meeting to rename Grand Bay Dining Room to Ts’elusm Dining Room.   ... Read More

NIC women's soccer game versus Flathead Valley Oct. 13 canceled

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006
The North Idaho College women’s soccer game scheduled for 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13 at home against Flathead Valley Community College of Montana has been cancelled. The game will not be rescheduled.   Flathead Valley forfeited the game due to a lack of eligible players. Read More

Recap of men's soccer game against Northwest Christian College Sept. 23-24: Cardinals win one, lose one

Posted: Monday, Oct. 9, 2006
NIC went 1-1 at NIC's Eisenwinter Field earning its fifth win of the season against Northwest Christian College and suffering its second loss of the season to Walla Walla Community College. NIC jumped out to an early lead and cruised to a 5-0 win against Northwest Christian. The second leg of the weekend was a much different story ... Read More

Recap of men's soccer game versus Colorado Mountain College Oct. 1: Cardinals score 10 goals

Posted: Monday, Oct. 9, 2006
NIC netted 10 goals this past weekend and only surrendered one in a two-game road trip to Glenwood Springs, Colo. The Cardinals got off to a strong start on Friday against Colorado Mountain College turning a 4-0 halftime lead into a 5-0 win.   Saturday’s match against Cloud County Community College of Kansas saw the Cardinals ... Read More

Recap of Oct. 8 men's soccer game at home against Walla Walla College: NIC blanks opponent 7-0

Posted: Monday, Oct. 9, 2006
David Powers scored two goals and Jared Bork scored his 12th of the season as NIC shut out Walla Walla College 7-0. Also scoring for the Cardinals were freshman midfielder Zach Yeager, sophomore midfielder John Prugh, and freshman forwards Blake Hayashi and Cody Steele.   NIC's next match is at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at ... Read More

NIC's Phi Theta Kappa chapter to present seminar on power

Posted: Friday, Oct. 6, 2006
The North Idaho College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, will present a two-part seminar focused on gender and power this month.   The seminar is part of the chapter’s exploration of this year’s Phi Theta Kappa honors study topic “Gold, Gods and Glory: The Global Dynamics of Power.” ... Read More

NIC home ownership class open for enrollment

Posted: Friday, Oct. 6, 2006
There’s still room to enroll in the “Finally Home,” a home ownership class, offered through the North Idaho College Workforce Training Center in Post Falls.   “Finally Home” will be offered in two sessions from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays Nov. 6 and 13 at the NIC Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. The course teaches ... Read More

NIC Silver Valley Center classes open for enrollment

Posted: Friday, Oct. 6, 2006
There’s still room to enroll in several classes offered in this month through the North Idaho College Silver Valley Center in Kellogg.   “A Practical Guide to QuickBooks” will be offered in two sessions from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays Oct. 17 and 24. The course offers hands-on training on the QuickBooks program, teaching participants ... Read More

Room still available in NIC course for seniors

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006
Room is still available in a North Idaho College credit course specifically designed for senior citizens 60 and older.   Understanding the Use of Nonprescription Medications helps adult learners understand the dosages, ingredients, side effects and drug interactions of over-the-counter drugs. Class participants will also learn the ... Read More

NIC choir to preview fall season during benefit concert

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006
The North Idaho College choirs will present a preview of their fall seasons during a kickoff concert being held as a benefit for the Community Action Partnership food bank in Coeur d’Alene.   The “Fall Choral Preview” will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 at the First Presbyterian Church, located at 521 Lakeside Ave. in Coeur ... Read More

Presentation/workshop to be held at NIC on peace

Posted: Friday, Sept. 29, 2006
|photo1|The Venerable Thubten Chodron, a nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak about how to contribute to a more peaceful world during “Make Peace Within and the World Will Follow” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 in Molstead Library’s Todd Hall on North Idaho College’s main campus.   In her Oct. 6 presentation and in two ... Read More

Palouse artist to exhibit work in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006
Northwest artist Katherine Nelson will display her drawings in an exhibit titled “More Inspiration” Oct. 2 through 27 in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery.   The exhibit includes charcoal drawings based on aerial photographs of the Palouse taken by Nelson, who lives in Colbert, Wash., as well as landscapes of a ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Fridays

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend October’s First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Oct. 6.   The First Fridays program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC’s programs and services.   Visitors will meet in the Driftwood Bay Room of ... Read More

NIC athletics officials face off in weight loss challenge

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006
North Idaho College Athletics Director Al Williams and NIC Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb will face off in a unique weight loss program and fundraiser called Pounding Away at Illiteracy.   The challenge will take place from Oct. 2 through Nov. 3.   Williams and Whitcomb will collect pledges either on a per pound basis or ... Read More

NIC basketball kicks off season with midnight festivities

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006
North Idaho College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will kick off their seasons with Midnight Madness, a special event to commemorate the first official day of basketball practice across the nation for junior colleges.   NIC’s basketball teams will open their first official practice to the public from midnight to 1 a.m ... Read More

NIC women's basketball team participates in Race for the Cure

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006
|photo1|The North Idaho College women's basketball team recently participated in the seventh annual Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Race for the Cure race in Coeur d'Alene. The team was sponsored by The Pita Pit, located on Sherman Avenue in downtown Coeur d'Alene.   This series is the largest series of 5K runs/fitness ... Read More

Avista donates automatic external defibrillator to NIC athletics

Posted: Monday, Sept. 25, 2006
When someone goes into cardiac arrest, time is critical. Sometimes emergency workers’ best response times of six to eight minutes can be too long for a cardiac arrest patient.   In such cases, having a defibrillator on site that even a layman could operate correctly in an emergency situation could save lives.   North Idaho ... Read More

NIC Foundation announces this year's board members

Posted: Monday, Sept. 25, 2006
The North Idaho College Foundation Board of Directors recently announced its board members for the 2006-2007 academic year.   The all-volunteer board of directors oversees the NIC Foundation, the college’s private fundraising division. The multimillion dollar foundation provides supplemental support to enhance the mission of the ... Read More

NIC legislative candidates forum open to the public

Posted: Friday, Sept. 22, 2006
The North Idaho College Popcorn Forum has agreed to cosponsor the NIC legislative candidates forum and open the event to the public. The forum will be at noon Tuesday, Sept. 26 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of the Edminster Student Union Building. All Idaho legislative candidates from the five northern counties of Idaho in ... Read More

NJCAA poll ranks NIC volleyball team second in the nation

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006
The North Idaho College volleyball team (22-4) improved to second in the nation in second National Junior College Athletic Association Division I volleyball poll of the 2006 season released today.   NIC moved up one spot from its No. 3 ranking last week as did the third-ranked team Iowa Western Community College (29-1) of Council ... Read More

NIC Bonners Ferry Center to celebrate opening with open house

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006
The community is invited to help North Idaho College celebrate the opening of its new NIC Bonners Ferry Center with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 at the center, located at 6791 Main Street next to Far North Outfitters in Bonners Ferry.   The NIC Bonners Ferry Center opened this fall for classes, with both ... Read More

EWU athletics director to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006
|photo1|Eastern Washington University Athletics Director Darren Hamilton will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club luncheon at noon Tuesday, Sept. 26 at the Coeur d’Alene Outback Steakhouse.    Hamilton joined EWU this summer as the new athletics director, overseeing 14 Division I intercollegiate ... Read More

NIC Diversity Events presents the true story of Colombian coffee

Posted: Monday, Sept. 18, 2006
|photo1|Colombian coffee farmer and leader of the farmer-led sustainable agriculture movement Freddy Urbano will present at North Idaho College about the real story behind what’s in people’s morning cup of coffee.   Urbano will speak about Plan Colombia, a U.S. government initiative intended to fight the cultivation of ... Read More

Recap of Sept. 15 men's soccer game with SLCC: Bork scores late goal for tie

Posted: Monday, Sept. 18, 2006
NIC's redshirt freshman forward Jared Bork rifled a low shot past Salt Lake goalkeeper Valan Campbell with two minutes left to play to even the score and earn a tie for NIC at Salt Lake. Salt Lake was the first team to score when Eduardo Romero connected on a bending free kick from 25 yards out in the 77th minute of the game. On a ... Read More

Recap of Sept. 17 men's soccer game at Laramie: Bork adds two more in win over Laramie

Posted: Monday, Sept. 18, 2006
Jared Bork scored his fourth and fifth goals of the season on Sunday to give the Cardinals a 2-0 win over Laramie County Community College. Bork scored his first goal of the match on a penalty kick after freshman midfielder Mark Lee was taken down in the penalty area in the 23rd minute. Lee made a great effort to beat two Laramie ... Read More

Recap of volleyball tournament Sept. 15-16 at home: NIC goes 5-1 at Days Inn Tournament

Posted: Monday, Sept. 18, 2006
The North Idaho College volleyball team finished 5-1 this weekend at the Days Inn Invitational Tournament at NIC's Christianson Gym. Seven teams from four states participated in the two day event, including several players from Hawaii and overseas, giving the six-match event an international flair.        The Cardinals, who came ... Read More

Recap of women's soccer games against Salt Lake and Laramie Sept. 15 and 17

Posted: Monday, Sept. 18, 2006
The Cardinal women’s soccer team played two games the weekend of Sept. 15-17. Both games were played at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) in Salt Lake City, Utah.   The Sept. 15 match  featured NIC playing SLCC in both teams’ first league game of the season. The Cardinals got on the scoreboard first at the nine-minute mark of the ... Read More

NIC graphic design students to exhibit work at Valleyfest Sept. 22-24

Posted: Friday, Sept. 15, 2006
The work of North Idaho College graphic design students will be exhibited at the Valleyfest community event Sept. 22-24 at Mirabeau Meadows Park in the Spokane Valley.   On exhibit will be “Literacy,” a collection of visual arts pieces based on a literacy theme created through coursework in a level-three illustration class.   ... Read More

NIC nursing director named to state nursing task force

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006
|photo1|North Idaho College Health Professions and Nursing Director Lita Burns was recently named to a state task force formed to address the nursing shortage in Idaho.   The state task force was formed by Idaho Gov. Jim Risch and is charged with making recommendations on how to address the nursing shortage facing the nation.   ... Read More

NJCAA poll ranks NIC volleyball team third in the nation

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006
The North Idaho College volleyball team (17-3) was ranked third in the nation in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I volleyball poll released Sept. 13.   Miami-Dade College (5-0) of Miami, Fla., was ranked No. 1 in the poll followed by Western Nebraska Community College (20-1) of Scottsbluff, Neb.   ... Read More

NIC's current softball players battle it out with former players

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006
The 2006-2007 North Idaho College softball players will challenge a team of former Cardinals for the title in the team’s annual alumni game.   The NIC Alumni Softball Game begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 at Memorial Field. The seventh annual doubleheader is free to the public.   About 20 alumni players representing all ... Read More

NIC falls to Walla Walla Community College 2-1

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006
The Cardinals started strong on Saturday and took a 1-0 lead in the 23rd minute on a strike by freshman forward Jared Bork. Sophomore midfielder Dylan Torcoletti set up the goal by picking off a pass and knocked it to Bork who turned from 35 yards out and rifled a shot off the left post and in for the opening goal. The match was ... Read More

Men rebound with 1-0 win over Whitman (NCAA Division III)

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006
The NIC men's soccer team put together a strong performance on Sunday to defeat Whitman College, an NCAA Division III school, with a 1-0 victory in Walla Walla. It was a total team effort with the Cardinals outshooting Whitman 13-10 and freshman goalkeeper Seth Baker earning his third shutout of the season. The lone score of the game ... Read More

NIC enrollment up 5.4 percent for fall 2006

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006
North Idaho College posted a 5.4 percent increase in enrollment for fall 2006 with an increase of 239 students from last year’s enrollment of 4,392, bringing the total enrollment this year to a record 4,631.   NIC’s accounting method for 10 th day enrollment figures was standardized this year to be more consistent with other ... Read More

NIC athletics director selected to several NJCAA committees

Posted: Monday, Sept. 11, 2006
|photo1|North Idaho College Athletics Director Al Williams was recently selected by the athletics directors of the Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) to serve on several National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) committees.   Williams was selected as the new regional director for men’s sports in Region 18, which ... Read More

NIC Student Support Services program marks anniversary with open house

Posted: Monday, Sept. 11, 2006
North Idaho College’s TRIO Student Support Services program will mark its five-year anniversary with an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21.   The community is encouraged to attend the open house to learn more about the Student Support Services program and the services provided to students.   efreshments will be ... Read More

NIC Booster Club sponsors VIP Golf Tournament

Posted: Friday, Sept. 8, 2006
The North Idaho College Booster Club is sponsoring the VIP Golf Tournament Sept. 21.   The tournament starts at 1:30 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Casino’s Circling Raven Golf Club near Worley, which was named one of the Top 10 Best New Courses by Golf Digest.   The tournament is a four-person scramble with a shotgun start ... Read More

NIC hosts events in celebration of International Day of Peace

Posted: Friday, Sept. 8, 2006
North Idaho College will host events in celebration of the International Day of Peace event Sept. 21.   The documentary “Peace One Day”will be shown at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 21 in Molstead Library’s Todd Hall on NIC’s main campus.   “Peace One Day” is the story of one man’s attempts to persuade the global community via ... Read More

Cardinals outlast No. 3 Whitworth 1-0

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006
Freshman David Powers scored his second goal of the season with three minutes left to play to give the Cardinals a hard fought 1-0 win against Whitworth College. Whitworth was ranked  No. 3 in the nation in the NCAA Division III preseason polls. Both teams had plenty of chances but none found the back of the net until sophomore ... Read More

Cardinal women's soccer team lose nailbiter

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006
The NIC women's soccer team lost a nailbiter Sunday to Walla Walla Community College in a hard fought 2-1 game in Walla Walla.   Walla Walla had 20 shots to NIC's 14, but the contest was tight throughout the game. The Cardinals scored when Whitney Melton hit a corner kick directly into the goal. NIC had other shots by Lisa Carter ... Read More

U.S. House of Representatives District 1 candidates to debate at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006
U.S. House of Representatives First District Republican Candidate Bill Sali and Democratic Candidate Larry Grant will face off on platform issues during their first debate at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of North Idaho College’s Edminster Student Union Building.   The event is sponsored by the Coeur ... Read More

NIC holds info sessions for admission to radiography technology program

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006
North Idaho College will hold several information sessions guiding prospective students through the admissions process for its new radiography technology program. The sessions will be at 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11 and at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106. NIC’s new ... Read More

NIC Children's Center teacher earns praise in national magazine

Posted: Friday, Sept. 1, 2006
North Idaho College Children’s Center teacher Colleen Taylor was recently honored as one of the Top Preschool Teachers featured by Nick Jr. Family Magazine September 2006 edition.   The national magazine received more than 500 nominations from parents across the country and consulted experts in early childhood education to select ... Read More

NIC campus to close for Labor Day

Posted: Friday, Sept. 1, 2006
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Sept. 4 in honor of Labor Day.   Normal college business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays, will resume Sept. 5.   NIC’s Molstead Library will also be closed Sept. 2-4 in observance of the holiday. Read More

Lake Coeur d'Alene cruise to benefit NIC athletics

Posted: Friday, Sept. 1, 2006
The North Idaho College Booster Club is kicking off the 2006-2007 athletics season with a sunset cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12.   Let’s Go Cruisin’ will include refreshments and a chance to meet this season’s Cardinal coaches and team captains during a pre-cruise function from 5 to 6:15 p.m ... Read More

NIC volleyball to play four of the top 20 teams in tourney

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006
The North Idaho College women's volleyball team is scheduled to take on four of the top 20 community college teams in the nation this weekend. The Cardinals travel to Salt Lake to participate in the prestigious 2006 Hampton Inn/Fairfield Inn Invitational Volleyball Tournament this Friday and Saturday at Salt Lake Community College.   ... Read More

NIC announces results of Coeur d'Alene Shootout tournament

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006
Approximately 265 teams participated in this year’s Coeur d’Alene Shootout three-on-three basketball tournament held Aug. 26 and 27 at North Idaho College. The event raised more than $20,000 to benefit athletics scholarships at NIC.   Division winners are listed below. Some divisions included more than one bracket.   Women’s ... Read More

Room still available in NIC courses for seniors

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006
Room is still available in several North Idaho College credit courses specifically designed for seniors citizens 60 and older.   All courses are offered on NIC’s main campus in Coeur d’Alene unless otherwise noted.   Mental Fitness and Aging explores how lifestyle behaviors and cognitive training strategies that support ... Read More

Federal grant gets NIC students involved in innovative biomedical research

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006
What is “Anti E. Coli O157 Ab Specificity: wt O157:H7 86-24 Vs. F12 Mutant and Yersinia Enterocolitica?”   To North Idaho College student Luke Carter it’s a dream come true.   Because of NIC’s participation in the Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE), Carter of Coeur d’Alene is working on innovative ... Read More

NIC apprenticeship programs experience record enrollment

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006
North Idaho College’s three apprenticeship programs offered through the Workforce Training Center in Post Falls posted record enrollment for fall 2006-2007.   NIC’s apprenticeship programs include 144 hours of related instruction and 2,000 hours of on-the-job training for apprentice electricians, plumbers and heating, ventilation ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits encourages climbing community to give back

Posted: Monday, Aug. 28, 2006
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits is sponsoring a presentation by speed rock climber Hans Florine in conjunction with Adopt-A-Crag activities.   Florine will present at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building.   Florine is an international rock climbing champion, a ... Read More

Men's soccer team starts with a 5-0 win

Posted: Monday, Aug. 28, 2006
The North Idaho College men's soccer team opened its season at home last Saturday with a 5-0 shutout against Western Wyoming Community College at Bill Eisenwinter Field on the NIC campus.   NIC sophomore captain John Prugh got the Cardinals going in the first half with a goal and an assist and sophomore Alex Day scored the first ... Read More

NIC to hold auditions for ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Posted: Friday, Aug. 25, 2006
The North Idaho College Theater Department will be holding auditions for its fall production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Sept. 6 and 7. Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. in Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium.   A total of 12 to 13 men are needed to play characters in their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s. Five to seven women are needed to ... Read More

NIC radiography technology program to start this spring

Posted: Monday, Aug. 21, 2006
North Idaho College’s new radiography technology program will begin Jan. 16, at the start of Spring Semester 2007. The Idaho State Board of Education approved NIC’s proposal to initiate the program in August of last year. Debra Ortiz was hired last June to direct the program and curriculum for the program has been ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits offers women's lake kayak clinic

Posted: Friday, Aug. 18, 2006
Women of all ability levels are encouraged to take part in a women-only lake kayak clinic offered by North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits.   The clinic will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26, meeting on the NIC beach.   The clinic will teach participants the basics of kayaking, including paddle ... Read More

NIC Workforce Training Center director to present at national conference

Posted: Friday, Aug. 18, 2006
|photo1|North Idaho College Assistant Vice President for Instruction and NIC Workforce Training Center Director Robert Ketchum will present at two national conferences in October.   Ketchum will present at the American Association of Community College’s National Council for Workforce Education conference in Albuquerque, N.M., as ... Read More

NIC students present biomedical research during conference

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006
Seven North Idaho College students recently presented their research during the fifth annual Idaho Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) research conference hosted by North Idaho College Aug. 6-8.   All of Idaho’s higher education institutions were represented in the 60 research posters presented by undergraduates ... Read More

Gonzaga athletics director to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006
Gonzaga University Athletics Director Mike Roth will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club luncheon at noon Tuesday, Aug. 29 at Tony’s on the Lake, located on Coeur d’Alene Lake Drive in Bennet’s Bay.    A native of Moses Lake, Wash., Roth played basketball at Big Bend Community College and went on to ... Read More

NIC to welcome new students with barbecue, fair

Posted: Monday, Aug. 14, 2006
North Idaho College will welcome new students to campus with the New Student Welcome Barbecue and Fair Friday, Aug. 25 in Fort Sherman Park, located behind NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building.   The event, sponsored by Mountain West Bank, is free to all new, incoming NIC students and includes a free barbecue and fair from 11 ... Read More

NIC real estate program offers prep for still active local market; Room still available in NIC program

Posted: Friday, Aug. 11, 2006
Working in the field of real estate is appealing to many people—people who are self-motivated, who crave the opportunity to work independently knowing that hard work could yield great rewards, including no limits as to what can be earned financially.   A fast-paced training program offered through North Idaho College’s Workforce ... Read More

NIC Silver Valley Center phones/e-mail down

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006
Phone and e-mail service at the North Idaho College Silver Valley Center are currently down due to a technical failure.   The center will still be open during regular business hours to walk-in visitors. However, placement testing service will be suspended until phone and e-mail service return. Regular business hours at the NIC ... Read More

NIC softball player earns all-region honors

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006
|photo1|North Idaho College pitcher/first baseman Spring Montgomery of East Valley High School in Spokane, Wash., recently earned second team all-region honors from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. The all-region award represents the western United States region for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits plans overnight kayak/canoe trip

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006
Outdoors enthusiasts are encouraged to participate in the North Idaho College Outdoor Pursuits overnight kayak/canoe trip to the Chain Lakes, near Harrison, Aug. 26 and 27. The trip will teach participants how to plan and implement a multi-day camping excursion by kayak or canoe.   All participants will be required to attend a ... Read More

Register now for three-on-three tournament at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006
Basketball players are encouraged to register their team for the Coeur d’Alene Shootout, a three-on-three basketball tournament Aug. 26 and 27 at North Idaho College.   Coeur d’Alene Shootout is a double-elimination tournament with standard half-court games played to 20 points or 25 minutes. Anyone age 8 and older can participate ... Read More

Room still available in several NIC professional-technical programs

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Room is still available to enroll in some of North Idaho College’s professional-technical programs. Many of the programs have limited space, so sign up now.   Space is still available in the following programs:   The Human Resources Assistant program is a four-semester program that yields successful graduates an associate’s ... Read More

NIC volleyball leads tune-up skills camp

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2006
North Idaho College volleyball staff and players are offering the NIC Tune-Up Complete Player Camp, which is designed for intermediate, junior varsity and varsity players who want to tune-up their skills before school tryouts.   The camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 7, 8 and 9 in NIC’s Christianson Gym. Instruction will be led ... Read More

New resort/recreation management program open for enrollment at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2006
North Idaho College recently hired Ryan Hayes to head its new Resort/Recreation Management program.   |photo1|Hayes was most recently a senior graduate instructor at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, teaching in the physical education activities program since 2004. Prior to that he taught physical education at Elmdale ... Read More

NIC HVAC-R students now on fast track to journeyman's license; Room still available for fall enrollment

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2006
Although basic math is one of the requirements of North Idaho College’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) program, something still doesn’t add up. Suddenly nine months spent in the NIC professional-technical program equates to all four years of training plus one year of the on-the-job training required ... Read More

NBA basketball player to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Former Gonzaga University standout Richie Frahm, who now plays in the NBA, will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club luncheon at noon Tuesday, July 25 in the Coeur d’Alene Resort’s Shore Lounge.    Frahm averaged 12.5 points per game during his four-year collegiate career at Gonzaga University. He is ... Read More

Tree planted on campus in honor of retired nursing instructor

Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2006
|photo1|Retired North Idaho College nursing instructor Babette Hess kisses her husband Art during a tree planting ceremony in her honor outside the NIC Meyer Health and Sciences Building. Art donated to the college in her honor and at his request, a heartthrob dogwood tree was planted to tribute her 19 years at NIC. Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, July 17, 2006
North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting 3 p.m. Monday, July 17, 2006 Molstead Library, Room 210     Agenda Discussion with College of Southern Idaho on statewide issues concerning community colleges. Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to sponsor beach volleyball tournament

Posted: Monday, July 17, 2006
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program will host a two-on-two beach volleyball tournament July 29 and 30.   The Hot Foot Classic will begin at 8 a.m. at the sand volleyball courts on NIC’s beach, located on the west end of Coeur d’Alene city beach.   The tournament is open to adults and will be divided into ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits offers sailing clinic

Posted: Monday, July 17, 2006
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits will wrap up a series of clinics this summer to teach participants how to sail.   The last Tuesday night clinic for adults will run in four sessions on the NIC beach. The clinic will be Aug. 8, 22, 29 and Sept. 5.   A fee of $80 covers the cost of instruction, boats and all related ... Read More

NIC hires new director of Qualified Worker Retraining Program

Posted: Friday, July 14, 2006
North Idaho College recently hired Marie Price as the new director of the Qualified Worker Retraining Program. She began her new position July 11.   |photo1|Price has worked for Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest in Spokane, Wash., for more than six years, most recently serving as the organization’s business and community ... Read More

New discounted NIC course rate offered to seniors 60 and older

Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2006
North Idaho College is offering a new flat rate to senior citizens 60 and older who enroll in college credit courses specifically designed for seniors. Those courses are offered for $20 each.   Courses designed for seniors offered during fall semester include topics such as computers and the Internet, cooking, personal safety ... Read More

Greenacres man wins $250,000 grand prize house

Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2006
An estimated crowd of approximately 2,500 ticket holders and community members braved a thunderstorm that settled in quickly during the North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle drawing Wednesday night.   Nearly $300,000 in prizes was given away at the 13 th annual event, including the $250,000 custom house built by ... Read More

NIC hires new financial aid director

Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2006
North Idaho College has selected Theresa Beres, who has more than 11 years working in financial aid for colleges, as its new financial aid director. In her career, Beres has worked in a variety of financial aid positions including more than five years as a director.   “Theresa brings a breadth and depth of experience in financial ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits offers women's lake kayak clinic

Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Women of all ability levels are encouraged to take part in a women-only lake kayak clinic offered by North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits.   The clinic will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays Aug. 2, 9, 16 and 23, meeting on the NIC beach.   The clinic will teach participants the basics of kayaking, including paddle ... Read More

NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle drawing to be held July 12

Posted: Monday, July 10, 2006
Community members and all ticket holders in the 13 th annual North Idaho College Foundation Really BIG Raffle are invited to attend the raffle drawing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 12 in Fort Sherman Park, located behind Edminster Student Union Building on NIC’s main campus.   The event will include the drawing for the $250,000 grand ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for spring semester

Posted: Friday, July 7, 2006
North Idaho College recently announced the Dean’s List for spring semester 2006. Students eligible for the 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: Tom Broughton ... Read More

NIC women's basketball team earns academic honors

Posted: Thursday, July 6, 2006
The North Idaho College women’ basketball team was named as an Academic All-American Team by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).    The team’s average GPA for the season was 3.4. Teams must earn an average 3.0 GPA to qualify for the designation. This is the second consecutive year that the women’s basketball ... Read More

NIC Workforce Training Center sets new enrollment record; up nearly 6 percent

Posted: Thursday, July 6, 2006
North Idaho College’s Workforce Training Center posted a 5.9 percent increase in enrollment for fiscal year 2006.   “This increase is indicative of how robust our local economy is and how responsive NIC is to the needs of local employers,” said NIC President Michael Burke. “The Workforce Training Center is once again reaching new ... Read More

NIC Alumni Association elects new president

Posted: Wednesday, July 5, 2006
The North Idaho College Alumni Association recently elected Tom Daugherty as its new president. Daugherty will oversee the 16-member board during his one-year term as president.   |photo1|Daugherty earned an associate’s degree from NIC in 1980 followed by a bachelor’s degree in management from Lewis-Clark State College. Originally ... Read More

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