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NIC campus to close in honor of Independence Day

Posted: Monday, June 30, 2008
North Idaho College will be closed Friday, July 4 in honor of Independence 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 Monday, July 7. Read More

NIC offers mountain biking trip to McCall

Posted: Monday, June 30, 2008
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits is offering a mountain biking trip to McCall, Idaho July 11-13. The two-night adventure will take participants on several well-known southern Idaho trails including the Parlor of Pain Loop, a 20-mile trail with ridge-top climbs and creek-side descents. The trip will also take participants on the ... Read More

NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle sells out

Posted: Monday, June 30, 2008
The North Idaho College Foundation's Really BIG Raffle has sold out for the 15th year in a row. The last of the raffle's 5,000 tickets were sold over the weekend. All ticket holders and community members are invited to attend the Really BIG Raffle drawing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9 in Fort Sherman Park on NIC's main campus. The event ... Read More

Less than 100 tickets remain for NIC Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Less than 100 tickets remain for the chance to win this year's $300,000 grand prize home through the 15th annual North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle. This year's house, built by students in the NIC Carpentry program, is located in the Coeur d'Alene Place neighborhood at 2806 Marceille Drive. The house includes more than 2,335 ... Read More

Distance education becomes eLearning at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2008
The distance education department at North Idaho College has transformed to better define the services it provides. What once was distance education is now the eLearning and outreach department. “This shift is taking place across the nation,” said NIC eLearning and Outreach Director Ann Garnsey-Harter. “It's a much better ... Read More

NIC announces dean's list for spring semester

Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - North Idaho College recently announced its dean's list for spring semester 2008. 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 Albion: ... Read More

NIC softball player signs with Augusta State

Posted: Monday, June 23, 2008
North Idaho College softball player Alysha Krier, a starting catcher for the Cardinals for the past two years, has signed to play at Augusta State University in Georgia. Krier has started during every game during her two seasons with NIC. She was a key player in the NIC softball team's battle to a second-place finish at the National ... Read More

NIC coaches and players to lead summer volleyball camps

Posted: Monday, June 23, 2008
North Idaho College volleyball staff and players are offering four volleyball camps this summer for middle and high school volleyball players. The NIC Volleyball Indoor/Outdoor Camp will be from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 10-11 with an outdoor tournament from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 12. The camp will focus on team play on six-member ... Read More

Ironman triathletes to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, June 20, 2008
Triathletes John Stone and Brenda Smith will discuss their past experiences in the Ironman Triathlon at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, June 24 in the Coeur d'Alene Resort's Shore Lounge. Stone plans to compete in his second Ironman June 22 in Coeur d'Alene. Stone is the founder and president of John ... Read More

New NIC Ponderay Center coordinator hired

Posted: Friday, June 20, 2008
North Idaho College recently announced the new coordinator of the NIC Ponderay Center in Ponderay. Mary Gustafik of Sagle will begin her duties June 19. This change follows the retirement of Edie McCormick in May after 18 years with the college, eight of which were spent heading the outreach center in Ponderay, which opened in 2000 ... Read More

NIC wrestling coach John Owen to receive Idaho Humanitarian Award

Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2008
Legendary wrestling coach John Owen, who built the North Idaho College wrestling program into a national powerhouse, has been named the 2008 recipient of the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame's Idaho Humanitarian Award. The Idaho Award, which will be presented during the Humanitarian Hall's 2008 Induction Ceremonies June 24 in ... Read More

NIC extends pharmacy technology application deadline

Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2008
North Idaho College is extending the application deadline for admission into NIC's pharmacy technology program for fall 2008. The deadline for application to NIC's pharmacy technology program was originally June 2. Space is still available in the program so the deadline has been extended to Monday, Aug. 18. The Pharmacy Technology ... Read More

NIC student designs 75th anniversary logo

Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2008
North Idaho College graphic design student Chris Becker from Sandpoint designed the college's anniversary logo, which will be used throughout the 2008-2009 academic year in celebration of NIC's 75th anniversary. A number of community-wide events are planned in conjunction with the anniversary celebration, including the release of the ... Read More

NIC Beach Hut now open

Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2008
After a long winter and a flooded spring, the North Idaho College Beach Hut operated by the Outdoor Pursuits program is now open. The red shack located on NIC's Yap-Keehn-Um Beach is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. throughout the summer. Boat rentals include sailboats for $25 an hour, one-person sea kayaks for $12 ... Read More

NIC coaching staff and players offer summer softball camp

Posted: Tuesday, June 17, 2008
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 28-31 at Finucane Park, located on the northwest corner of Prairie Avenue and Fourth Street in Hayden. NIC's softball coaching staff and players will lead the camp, which is divided into two ... Read More

Volunteer tutors needed for NIC adult basic education

Posted: Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Volunteers are needed to assist with North Idaho College's Adult Basic Education program. The NIC Adult Education Center, located at 501 Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d'Alene, offers adult basic education, which includes basic skill building in reading, writing, math and English as a second language. Volunteers should enjoy working with ... Read More

NIC to sponsor beach volleyball tournament

Posted: Thursday, June 5, 2008
North Idaho College's recreational sports program will host a two-on-two beach volleyball tournament beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 19 on NIC's Yap-Keehn-Um Beach. The Hot Foot Beach Volleyball Tournament is open to adults and will be divided into men's, women's and co-ed divisions. Cash and prizes will be awarded to winners in ... Read More

NIC to offer multi-sport youth summer camp

Posted: Thursday, June 5, 2008
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits program is offering a new multi-sport summer camp for youths ages 12 to 16. The camp will lead participants on a variety of outdoor adventures, including skill-building in rock climbing, sea kayaking, canoeing, whitewater rafting, sailing and hiking. The camp will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4 ... Read More

Centennial Distributing owner to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Centennial Distributing owner Mark Duvall will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, June 10 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Duvall is a longtime NIC athletics supporter and will present on the benefits of advertising and marketing at athletics events and in athletics venues. Duvall was the ... Read More

Room still available in NIC basketball camps

Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Space is still available in both the boys' and girls' North Idaho College summer basketball camps offered this month. The Summer Girls' Basketball Skills Camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon June 9-12 for campers entering the third through sixth grades. Camp will be from 1 to 4 p.m. for those entering seventh through ninth grades. All ... Read More

Open houses held in June for the Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2008
The public can view the grand prize house in the NIC Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle during scheduled open houses this month from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays June 8, 15 and 22. This year’s $300,000 grand prize home is located in the Coeur d’Alene Place neighborhood, which features paved trails, tree-lined streets and neighborhood parks ... Read More

Physicians from India to speak on ancient methods of healing

Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Doctors Avinash and Bharati Lele of India will present on Panchakarma, an ancient treatment to restore vitality and balance to the body and mind, from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 9 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall on North Idaho College's main campus. The Leles, both Ayurvedic physicians from Pune, India, will present “Ancient Wisdom for ... Read More

Register now for three-on-three tournament at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Basketball players are encouraged to register teams for the Coeur d'Alene Shootout, a three-on-three basketball tournament Aug. 16 and 17 on North Idaho College's main campus. The 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 ... Read More

NIC board approves five-year strategic plan

Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2008
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees approved the 2008-2013 NIC Strategic Plan, a set of goals and objectives that will guide the course of the college over the next five years, at its May 28 meeting. A steering committee made up of 10 community members and 10 NIC staff, faculty and students has been working on the plan since ... Read More

Annual NIC golf tournament held in memory of Scott Hague

Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2008
The entry deadline for the North Idaho College Scott Hague Memorial Cardinal Classic golf tournament is fast approaching. The four-person scramble tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Friday, June 6 at the Avondale Golf and Tennis Club in Hayden. The event is being held in honor of NIC alumnus and community supporter ... Read More

Room still available in NIC summer courses for seniors

Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Room is still available this summer in several North Idaho College credit courses specifically designed for seniors citizens 60 and older. All courses are offered at a discounted rate of $30. Mental Fitness and Aging demonstrates how lifestyle behaviors and cognitive training strategies can maintain or even enhance thinking ... Read More

Early bird deadline for Really BIG Raffle is May 31

Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Don't miss the May 31 deadline to qualify to win two additional early bird prizes in the North Idaho College Foundation's 15th annual Really BIG Raffle. Those who purchase tickets by May 31 will automatically be entered into the early bird drawing for a $500 Costco gift card and a two-night bed and breakfast getaway. More than ... Read More

NIC to sponsor fourth annual North Idaho adventure race

Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2008
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits will sponsor the fourth annual NIChallenge, an adventure race Saturday, May 31 in Coeur d'Alene (at a yet-to-be-announced location). “This is the only race of its kind held in North Idaho,” said Outdoor Pursuits Coordinator Paul Chivvis. “It is a challenging race, but participants also have a ... Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Memorial Day

Posted: Tuesday, May 20, 2008
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, May 26 in honor of Memorial 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 May 27. The NIC Molstead Library will operate on an altered schedule June 2 through July 24. The library will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m ... Read More

Architect to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Architect Rann Haight along with Paul D'Alessandro, owner of the local Tony's on the Lake, will speak at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, May 27 in the Coeur d'Alene Resort's Shore Lounge. Haight is known locally as the designer of the new Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. He has also ... Read More

NIC to hold open forum on education corridor

Posted: Tuesday, May 20, 2008
North Idaho College will host an open forum on the education corridor at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 22 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106. Panelists include NIC President Priscilla Bell, NIC Trustee Mic Armon, Larry Branen of the University of Idaho, Mayor Sandi Bloem, Cyndie Hammond of Lewis-Clark State College and a ... Read More

NIC student chosen as Rotary Student of the Month for May

Posted: Tuesday, May 20, 2008
North Idaho College student Johnny Giltner of Post Falls was selected as May's Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Giltner was home schooled prior to beginning work toward his high school equivalency diploma. Through the NIC Adult Education Center, Giltner not only received his GED during the May 2008 Adult Basic ... Read More

NIC graphic design students earn awards

Posted: Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Students in the North Idaho College graphic design program were recently honored when several community organizations selected their designs for use on various marketing materials. Brandon Loken from Coeur d'Alene and Brock Landrum from Hagerman, Idaho designed season posters for Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre. Each received $100 and ... Read More

NIC science students earn scholarship awards

Posted: Monday, May 19, 2008
Two North Idaho College students recently received scholarship awards through NIC's natural sciences division. NIC molecular biology major Bryne Rush of Rathdrum earned the W. James Burns Award, which is given annually to an outstanding student in the NIC biology department. The award is named in honor of W. James Burns, Jr., who ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, May 19, 2008
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 21 in the Heritage Room of NIC's Fort Sherman Officers' Quarters. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(b), to consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought ... Read More

NIC recognizes outstanding faculty, staff with annual achievement awards

Posted: Friday, May 16, 2008
The efforts of all staff and faculty at North Idaho College are centered on student success. But NIC College Skills Instructor Linda Lemkau's job involves a more direct approach. Her dedication to helping students achieve success and meet their educational goals has earned her this year's Faculty Achievement Award. “When asked what I ... Read More

More than 580 students eligible to graduate from NIC

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Of the 582 North Idaho College students eligible for graduation, nearly 300 students from both academic and professional-technical programs are expected to walk in the 2008 commencement ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, May 16 in NIC's Christianson Gym. “We change lives every day at North Idaho College,” said NIC President ... Read More

NIC to hold open forum on education corridor

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2008
North Idaho College will host an open forum on the education corridor at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 22 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106. NIC employees, students and members of the community are welcome. Members of the NIC Board of Trustees, NIC President Priscilla Bell and representatives from the University of ... Read More

NIC office technology instructor earns award through BPA

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2008
North Idaho College Computer Applications and Office Technology Instructor and NIC Business Professionals of America (BPA) Adviser Kathie O'Brien recently earned the Outstanding Service Award at the 2008 National Leadership Conference May 7-11 in Reno, Nev. The national award recognizes individuals who have dedicated time and effort ... Read More

NIC student builds second fastest Stirling engine in college's history

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Joe Bear's name was recently scribed into the North Idaho College machine technology history books when he built an engine that topped out at the second highest speed in the history of the college. Bear, from Pinehurst, recently built a Stirling engine as part of his coursework in the machine technology program. A Stirling engine is ... Read More

Big Sky softball standout signs with NIC

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Briggett Plenger, a softball standout from Big Sky High School in Missoula, Mont., recently signed a letter of intent to play softball at North Idaho College during the 2008-2009 season. NIC's softball team placed second in the nation at the National Junior College Athletic Association national tournament in 2006-2007. The Cardinals ... Read More

NIC women's basketball signs several new recruits

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2008
The North Idaho College women's basketball team recently signed two top Idaho recruits to its 2008-2009 roster. Deanna Dotts of Coeur d'Alene will join nine returners on the NIC women's basketball team next season. A senior at Coeur d'Alene High School, Dotts came back from a severe knee injury to play in the final seconds of the ... Read More

NIC ABE/GED students earn awards

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2008
The North Idaho College Adult Basic Education/GED program presented honors to several students during its graduation ceremony May 6. Johnny Giltner of Post Falls was awarded the ABE/GED Spirit Award for constantly being upbeat while overcoming learning challenges to earn his GED. Giltner encouraged fellow students with his team ... Read More

High school students earn awards during drafting competition at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2008
North Idaho College hosted the 2008 High School Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technology Competition in Coeur d'Alene May 8. Students from Bonners Ferry, Sandpoint, Clark Fork, Lake City, Riverbend Professional-Technical Academy and Wallace high schools participated in the architectural and mechanical drafting competitions. During ... Read More

NIC offers summer seminars in the Silver Valley

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2008
North Idaho College is offering a series of free “Be Your Best” seminars this summer focused on personal enrichment topics at the NIC Silver Valley Center in Kellogg. The seminars will be offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the NIC Silver Valley Center, located at 323 Main St. in Kellogg. “Don't Say Yes When You Want to ... Read More

NIC students earn honors at national BPA conference

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Four North Idaho College students recently earned national honors at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference May 7-11 in Reno, Nev. NIC BPA chapter members joined more than 6,000 other conference delegates from across the nation to participate in national-level business skill competitions ... Read More

NIC board moves forward on education corridor

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Distributed April 30, 2008 The North Idaho College Board of Trustees agreed Wednesday evening to explore options that could lead to college acquisition of the education corridor on the current site of the Stimson Lumber Company DeArmond Mill adjacent to the main NIC campus. The board passed a resolution affirming its commitment ... Read More

NIC softball players earn regional honors

Posted: Monday, May 12, 2008
Several North Idaho College softball players were named to All-Region teams in Region 18 of the Scenic West Athletic Conference. Infielder Kristen Burtch of Boise, Idaho and outfielder Jessica Fagan of Spokane, Wash., were selected to the All-Region first team. Burtch also earned first team honors last year. Infielders Kelli ... Read More

Real estate owner, developer Charlie Nipp to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Thursday, May 8, 2008
Local real estate owner, developer and manager Charlie Nipp will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, May 13 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Nipp will speak about how athletics affected his business career and the impact NIC has on the growing Coeur d'Alene community. Nipp ... Read More

NIC to hold open forum for strategic plan

Posted: Thursday, May 8, 2008
North Idaho College welcomes public comment on the draft of the 2008-2013 NIC Strategic Plan during an open forum from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14 in the Lake Coeur d'Alene Room of the Edminster Student Union Building. A steering committee made up of 10 community members and 10 NIC staff, faculty and students has been working on ... Read More

Ticket to be given away at Really BIG Raffle open house

Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Buy mom a new house for Mother's Day—or at least the chance to win a new $300,000 house during the North Idaho College Foundation's 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, May 11, Mother's Day. Tickets will be sold at the event and ... Read More

NIC retirees honored for outstanding service

Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2008
A total of 11 North Idaho College employees with more than 280 years of combined service were honored for their dedication and service to NIC at the 2008 Retiree Recognition Luncheon May 7. The following are NIC's 2008 retirees. Business and Office Technology Instructor Dawna Andrea is retiring after 21 years. After retirement ... Read More

NIC student chosen as Rotary Student of the Month for April

Posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2008
North Idaho College student Julia Reinhart of Post Falls was selected as April's Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Reinhart will complete an associate's degree from NIC this spring. She plans to transfer to either Whitworth University or Lewis-Clark State College to continue working toward a degree in history in hopes ... Read More

NIC to host weekend concerts in honor of Mother's Day

Posted: Friday, May 2, 2008
North Idaho College's musical and choral groups will join forces to present a weekend of music for moms in honor of Mother's Day. The jazz concert “Steppin' Out with My Baby… A Date Night for Moms” will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 9 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The NIC Jazz Ensemble will perform pieces such as ... Read More

NIC Booster Club to hold spring auction, banquet

Posted: Friday, May 2, 2008
The North Idaho College Booster Club Spring Auction and Athletics Awards Banquet will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10 at the Shriner's Club, located at 1250 W. Lancaster Road in Hayden. The awards for outstanding male and female athletes as well as the awards for scholar-athletes will be presented after a dinner catered by Rustler's ... Read More

NIC to honor nurses during Nurses' Day

Posted: Friday, May 2, 2008
Bernice Wright knew from a young age that she wanted to become a nurse. “Initially, I thought the uniforms were cute,” said Wright, adding that later she grew to understand that she had a passion for helping people and that being a nurse was what she was meant to do. Wright earned bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing and ... Read More

NIC hires new director of distance education, outreach

Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2008
North Idaho College recently selected Ann Garnsey-Harter, Ph.D., as the new director of distance education and outreach at NIC. She has more than 10 years of experience as a professional in the field of distance education at both the community college and university levels. She will begin June 2. “Ann brings with her a wealth of ... Read More

NIC ISBDC earns state business awards

Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2008
The North Idaho College Idaho Small Business Development Center recently won several state awards at the tri-state Small Business Development Center conference in Boise. Idaho, Washington and Oregon Small Business Development Centers were represented at the conference, which is held every other year. “The NIC ISBDC has the smallest ... Read More

College to kick off Xplor NIC program

Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2008
North Idaho College will host nearly 3,000 sixth, eighth and 10th graders this month as it reaches out to middle and high schoolers during a new outreach program called Xplor NIC. The three-part college recruitment program is aimed at exposing students to the college's programs and services at a young age and subsequently following ... Read More

Open houses begin for the 15th annual Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Beginning this month, the public can view the grand prize house in the NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle during scheduled open houses from noon to 4 p.m. May 4, 11 and 18. Nearly 2,000 tickets have already been sold for the chance to win this year's house, built by the students in the NIC Carpentry program. This year's $300,000 ... Read More

NIC coaches and players to lead summer boys' basketball camp

Posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2008
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 16-19 is open to all school-aged boys. Participants will receive instruction from NIC men's basketball coaches and players, including fundamental basketball ... Read More

NIC presents girls' summer basketball camp

Posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2008
North Idaho College women's basketball coaches and players will lead a weeklong girls' basketball camp June 9-12 to help participants improve their basketball skills. The Summer Girls' Basketball Skills Camp will help players develop their skills in both individual skills and team concepts, including shooting, defense, ball handling ... Read More

NIC to sponsor fourth annual North Idaho adventure race

Posted: Monday, April 28, 2008
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits will sponsor the fourth annual NIChallenge, an adventure race Saturday, May 31 in Coeur d'Alene (the exact location will be announced later). This is the only race of its kind held in North Idaho. “Each year we have a new group of people that are seeking fun and adventure,” said Outdoor ... Read More

Public comment accepted on education corridor at NIC board meeting

Posted: Monday, April 28, 2008
The public is welcome to comment on the education corridor and its potential funding during the public comment portion of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 in Room 106 of the Meyer Health and Sciences Building. (This is a change from the original location scheduled in the Edminster Student ... Read More

NIC women's basketball honors announced

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2008
After posting a 22-10 season and competing in the Region 18 championship game, several Lady Cardinals were recognized by Scenic West Athletic Conference coaches for their efforts this past season. Freshmen Ula Tauala was named first team All-SWAC, SWAC All-Tournament and was nominated for the All-American team. She provided a ... Read More

Outdoor Pursuits to offer backpacking light workshop, hike

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2008
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits will offer a workshop and weekend hike to teach participants lightweight backpacking techniques. The workshop and hike will be led by Senior Editor of Backpacking Light Magazine Mike Martin. During the classroom portion, Martin will cover lightweight clothing, shelter, sleep, packing ... Read More

Top high school scholars honored at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Approximately 200 of the top high school juniors in North Idaho's Region I schools were honored recently during the North Idaho College Top Scholars Program. Juniors in the top 10 percent of their classes were nominated by their principals to be honored at the event, each receiving a certificate and a gift from NIC and the Region I ... Read More

NIC to sponsor cleanup of Yap-Keehn-Um Beach

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Several free events will be held in conjunction with a cleanup of North Idaho College's Yap-Keehn-Um Beach beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3. Community members are welcome to help with the cleanup. A barbecue and open beach volleyball will be held following the cleanup. All events are free and open to the public. The events ... Read More

NIC student earns first place at state competition

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2008
North Idaho College Collision Repair Technology Student Ray Hinshaw, from Priest River, earned first place at the annual Idaho Skills USA state competition in Boise April 12-13. Hinshaw competed among 30 other college contestants in hands-on categories, including small dent repair, refinishing, estimating, structural analysis and ... Read More

NIC students earn honors in scratch ticket design contest

Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008
North Idaho College graphic design students Karin Heady and Brandon Loken, both of Coeur d'Alene, recently earned honors from the Idaho Lottery for their scratch ticket designs. Heady earned a $100 scholarship and Loken earned honorable mention. Five colleges and universities from across the state participated in the Idaho Lottery ... Read More

NIC student chosen as Rotary Student of the Month for March

Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008
North Idaho College student Chris Waltrip was selected as March's Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Waltrip is a graduate of Lake City High School and currently a sophomore majoring in computer science and minoring in communications at NIC. He is a member of the NIC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa and he currently holds ... Read More

NIC athlete, coach earn honors at North Idaho Sports Banquet

Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008
A North Idaho College athlete and coach both earned honors at the 46th annual North Idaho Sports Banquet April 12 at the Best Western Coeur d'Alene Inn. Former NIC pitcher Kelsey Cavan (left), from Billings, Mont., was named Female College Athlete of the Year. Kavan, who led the National Junior College Athletic Association in ... Read More

NIC to play final spring men's soccer game

Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008
The North Idaho College men's soccer team will play its final spring game at 8 p.m. Friday, April 25 at Lake City High School in Coeur d'Alene. The Cardinals will play Flathead Rapids, which features current and former college and semi-professional players. The Rapids were the 2007 Montana Premier Soccer League champions. ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend May's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, May 2. The First Friday 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 NIC's Edminster ... Read More

NIC to host professional-technical open house

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2008
Those interested in North Idaho College's professional-technical programs are encouraged to attend the “Professional-Technical Extravaganza” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3 in NIC's Hedlund Building. The event will include information on 20 programs in NIC's business and professional programs and trades and industry divisions ... Read More

Local businessman Tom Addis to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2008
Local businessman and North Idaho College supporter Tom Addis will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, April 29 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Addis is the owner of Tom Addis Dodge and Lake City Ford Lincoln Mercury in Coeur d'Alene as well as a dealership in Newport, Wash. Each year, Addis ... Read More

NIC Children's Center's "The Image of the Child" exhibit on display

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2008
Carlee Jackson, 5, of the North Idaho College Children's Center shows her father Michael a photograph during the opening reception of the “The Image of the Child” children's fine art photography exhibit. The exhibit will be on display through April 26 at the Coeur d'Alene Public Library. Read More

Human rights leader to speak on women and war in Colombia

Posted: Friday, April 18, 2008
Maria Ruth Sanabria, a mother of six and human rights leader living in war-torn Colombia will present “Women Waging Peace in Colombia” at noon Tuesday, April 22 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall on North Idaho College's main campus. Sanabria is the president of the Arauquita municipal human rights commission and is a member of the ... Read More

NIC choirs present spring concert featuring English composers, folksongs

Posted: Friday, April 18, 2008
The North Idaho College Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers will present their spring choral concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The “Spring Choral Extravaganza” will feature the music of English composers as well as American folksongs. “The Spring Choral Extravaganza is a wonderful way ... Read More

NIC to honor nurses with 25 or more years of service during Nurses Day

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
North Idaho College will honor nurses from health care facilities throughout the community during a Nurses' Day Tea from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 6 in Emery's Restaurant, upstairs in the Hedlund Building, on NIC's main campus. All licensed nurses (registered nurses or licensed practical nurses) with 25 or more years of service will ... Read More

NIC selects Kosty as head volleyball coach

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
The North Idaho College Athletics Department announced that Chris Kosty was named as NIC head volleyball coach, shedding the interim title he has held since assuming the position in February. Kosty replaces Bret Taylor, who resigned from the head coaching position in January to work in the private sector. Kosty served as the NIC ... Read More

NIC graphic design students to exhibit work at Bing Crosby Theater

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
The work of North Idaho College graphic design students will be exhibited in the art gallery of the Bing Crosby Theater in Spokane through May 16. The exhibit features 31 prints designed by students based on topics discussed at NIC's 38th annual Popcorn Forum and Convocation Series Symposium in March. The pieces cover global ... Read More

NIC to offer flexible options for computer and office technology classes

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Beginning this summer, North Idaho College will begin offering its computer applications and office technology classes through a more flexible method that eliminates the need for students to attend classes several hours per week to learn new computer applications or brush up on their skills. NIC is following a nationwide community ... Read More

NIC holds info session for admission to radiography technology program

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
North Idaho College will hold an information session guiding prospective students through the admissions process for the radiography technology program at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 28 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106. Students will be applying for spring semester 2009. The program is a five-semester associate's degree ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2008
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session from 5:15 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 in the Powderhorn Bay Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(b), to consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or ... Read More

NIC Latino Club presents spring fiesta

Posted: Friday, April 11, 2008
The North Idaho College Diversity Events Committee and the student Latino Club are hoping to bring some zest to the so-far dreary spring season with “Fiesta de la Primavera” (or “Spring Fiesta) from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, April 25 at the Harding Family Center, located at 411 N. 15th St. in Coeur d'Alene. The event will kick off earlier ... Read More

NIC to participate in collegiate choral festival

Posted: Friday, April 11, 2008
North Idaho College will be one of five colleges and universities performing at the Inland Northwest Collegiate Choral Festival at 7 p.m. Monday, April 21 at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, located at 1001 W. Sprague Avenue in Spokane. The NIC Madrigal Singers will perform at the festival, which also includes performances by ... Read More

NIC wind symphony presents concert focuses on dance

Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Without music, there would be no dance. Various forms of dance from ballet to folk will be the focus of the North Idaho College Wind Symphony concert “Dancing Your Way Into Spring” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 in the NIC Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The NIC Wind Symphony will kick off the concert with a ... Read More

NIC hires new vice president for instruction

Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2008
North Idaho College has announced the selection of Jay Lee, the current dean of career and technical education at Rochester Community and Technical College in Rochester, Minn., as the college's new vice president for instruction. “We are pleased to welcome Jay to the college and the community,” said NIC President Priscilla Bell. “Jay ... Read More

New ISBDC workshop focuses on unleashing potential in organizations

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2008
Albert Einstein once said, “We cannot solve problems by using the kind of thinking we used when we created them.” Whether supervising a few people or running the whole organization, all leaders will benefit from the Idaho Small Business Development Center's latest workshop “The Seven Habits for Highly Effective Leaders.” North ... Read More

NIC to host NJCAA wrestling tournament in 2011

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2008
North Idaho College, in conjunction with the Spokane Regional Sports Commission, has been awarded the rights to host the National Junior College Athletics Association Wrestling National Championships in 2011. The bid was awarded and announced at the NJCAA annual meetings in Colorado Springs, Colo., the home of the NJCAA national ... Read More

NIC sponsors comedic presentation on dating and sexual assault

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2008
North Idaho College's Student Events is sponsoring an interactive presentation on dating and sexual assault geared toward college students. “Sex Signals” will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 in the Lake Coeur d'Alene Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. The show will be led by two guest performers with ... Read More

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC about peace

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2008
The Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak about finding inner peace during “Peaceful Means in a Not-So-Peaceful World” from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 18 and from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 19 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall on North Idaho College's main campus. Ven. Chodron will ... Read More

NIC Student Art Show to showcase student art in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
North Idaho College students will have the opportunity to exhibit their artwork during the Student Art Show April 14 through May 9 in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. “This is a great opportunity for our students to exhibit the pieces they've created throughout the year and to experience the last cycle of the artistic process,” said ... Read More

Eighth grade home schooler wins fifth annual regional spelling bee

Posted: Monday, March 31, 2008
Eighth-grader Rachel Pinkerton of Coeur d'Alene outspelled 38 other fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho to become the champion speller in the fifth annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee March 29 at North Idaho College. Pinkerton, a 12-year-old home school student from Coeur d'Alene, received a ... Read More

Specialty Recreation and Marine donates utility vehicle to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Monday, March 31, 2008
North Idaho College Athletics Director Al Williams and NIC head softball coach Don Don Williams sit in the utility vehicle donated to the NIC Booster Club by Specialty Recreation and Marine represented by general manager Casey Morrisroe and owner John Sitter. The Kawasaki Mule 600, valued at $6,800, will be used for maintenance on ... Read More

NIC March 28-29 softball games moved to Lewiston

Posted: Friday, March 28, 2008
Due to soggy conditions in Coeur d'Alene, the March 28 and 29 games between conference-leading College of Southern Idaho and North Idaho College have been moved to Airport Park in Lewiston, Idaho. The March 28 doubleheader will start at 2 p.m. and the March 29 games will begin at noon. Read More

Space still available in NIC three-on-three basketball tournament

Posted: Friday, March 28, 2008
Space is still available in the Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament sponsored by North Idaho College's American Indian Student Alliance. Men and women 16 years and older are encouraged to sign up for the tournament, which will be April 12-13 in NIC's Christianson Gym. Four-member teams will be accepted in men's, women's and co-ed ... Read More

Presenters to talk about NIC history book

Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2008
The origin and history of North Idaho College will be presented during a talk about the book “The Gathering Place: A History of North Idaho College” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 7 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall. Details of the 75-year history of the college will be presented through historical accounts and photographs from the book ... Read More

NIC theater department presents spring production of ‘Relatively Speaking'

Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2008
The North Idaho College theater department's spring production opens April 24 with “Relatively Speaking,” a British farce that was originally planned as a dinner theater, but will now be presented as a regular production. The comedic elements of the play generate from mistaken identities and misunderstood situations. In the Alan ... Read More

Former member of NCAA president's council to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2008
Former member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Paul Olscamp will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, April 8 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Olscamp was president of Bowling Green State University in Ohio from 1982-1995 and of Western Washington University from 1975-1982. He ... Read More

Admissions representative to present information on North Idaho College

Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2008
The public is invited to learn more about North Idaho College during a free presentation Wednesday, April 9. An NIC admissions representative will lead the session at 6:30 p.m. at the Ameritel Inn at the Spectrum, located at 7499 W. Overland in Boise. Those interested in NIC are encouraged to attend the presentation for information ... Read More

American Indian performer to present concert at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2008
American Indian singer/songwriter Jim Boyd will present a concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8 in North Idaho College's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Boyd, a member of the Lakes band on the Colville Indian Reservation in Washington, is a six-time Native American Music Awards winner who has recently released his 11th ... Read More

NIC librarian fills her life with interesting collections

Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2008
The sharp dings on the tattered cover, the crackle of the binding being opened and the smell of the aged paper tell Denise Clark that each book has a story to tell beyond simply what is written on its pages. Clark has spent more than 20 years immersed in books in her career as North Idaho College public services librarian and ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Fridays

Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend the First Fridays campus visitation program Friday, April 4. 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 NIC's Edminster ... Read More

Early childhood education explored through photography exhibit

Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Place a camera in the hands of a child and a number of things might happen. An infant will likely put it in their mouth. Toddlers may pose for their peers and preschoolers could take pictures with their fingers over the lens. But the end result just might be art. “The Image of the Child” exhibit premiering this month in Coeur ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information to Kootenai County students

Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2008
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8 in the Driftwood Bay Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, gives ... Read More

NIC health series continues in April

Posted: Monday, March 24, 2008
North Idaho College will present a series of seminars in April focused on health topics. 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. “Methamphetamine: The Effect on the Community” will be presented by Eric Heidenreich, a board certified ... Read More

NIC softball games March 21-22 to change locations

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2008
Due to weather, NIC's home softball games originally scheduled against Snow College Friday, March 21 and Saturday, March 22 will take place at Paul Lauzier Athletic Complex, located at Central Dr. and Evelyn in Moses Lake, Wash., instead of at NIC's home field. Today's start time will be at 2 p.m. (originally 1 p.m.) and the teams ... Read More

Aviation historian to present at NIC on barnstorming

Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Aviation historian and pilot Gene Soper will present “Barnstorming: Yesterday and Today” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 27 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall on NIC's main campus. Through pictures and personal experience, Soper will talk about the early days of barnstorming, a popular form of entertainment in the 1920s in which stunt pilots ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene Press editor to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Managing Editor of the Coeur d'Alene Press and Post Falls Press Mike Patrick will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 25 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Patrick has been the managing editor of the Coeur d'Alene Press and Post Falls Press since October 2001. He has been the top editor at ... Read More

NIC Really BIG Raffle tickets on sale now at ticket outlets

Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2008
The North Idaho College Foundation's Really BIG Raffle will kick into high gear as regional outlets begin selling tickets for the drawing to win a new $300,000 grand prize home. Ticket outlets include Stock Building Supply of Coeur d'Alene; Super 1 Foods in Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls, Hayden and Rathdrum; Stein's IGA in Rathdrum ... Read More

NIC ISBDC to offer workshop on landing government contracts

Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2008
The North Idaho College Idaho Small Business Development Center is offering a workshop to help small businesses become successful government contractors. “Selling to the Government” will be offered from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 27 at the NIC Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. The workshop, led by Idaho Small Business ... Read More

Cardinal men's basketball wraps up season with honors

Posted: Saturday, March 15, 2008
David Johnson and Humberto Perez were named to the All-Scenic West Athletic Conference second team and Kerry Williams was given honorable mention recognition. Johnson led the Cardinals in scoring (13.4) and rebounding (6.8). Humberto Perez was second in scoring with 13.3 per game and led the SWAC in three-point shooting field goal ... Read More

North Idaho College provides affordable education; apply now for fall semester

Posted: Friday, March 14, 2008
A high school diploma was once the foot in the door needed to attain a good career; now a college education is the key to unlocking various career opportunities, even in fields where a diploma used to be enough. According to the Idaho Department of Labor, those with associate's degrees had a 27.9 percent higher salary per year than ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS: Lady Cards come up short in the Scenic West championship

Posted: Friday, March 14, 2008
After two strong wins over Colorado Northwestern Community College, (96-59) and the 22nd-ranked Salt Lake Community College Bruins (76-67), the NIC Cardinals found themselves playing the seventh-ranked College of Southern Idaho for the Scenic West Athletic Conference championship and a trip to the national tournament. A strong start ... Read More

NIC presents concert in conjunction with Popcorn Forum theme

Posted: Friday, March 14, 2008
The North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble will present “A Solution,” a concert themed according to this year's NIC Popcorn Forum Convocation Series Symposium at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 21 in NIC's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert will begin with video clips from a series by filmmaker Ken Burns on how jazz music ... Read More

NIC to host three-on-three basketball tournament

Posted: Friday, March 14, 2008
Men and women 16 years and older are encouraged to sign up for a Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament sponsored by North Idaho College's American Indian Student Alliance. The tournament will be April 12-13 in NIC's Christianson Gym. Four-member teams will be accepted in men's, women's and co-ed divisions. The format is double ... Read More

2008 Idaho State High School All-Star Basketball Games

Posted: Friday, March 14, 2008
Participants for the boys and  girls 2008 Idaho State High School All-Star Basketball Games were announced Monday by the North Idaho College Athletics Department. The fifth annual statewide all-star game is scheduled for Saturday, March 15, 2008 at NIC's Christianson Gym in Coeur d'Alene. The games are sanctioned by the Idaho High ... Read More

NIC to sponsor events on written word

Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2008
North Idaho College Student Events will sponsor three events in March celebrating the written word. All three “WORD” events will be at 7 p.m. March 18-20 in the Activities Center, located on the lower level of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. NIC Minority Student Adviser Evanlene Melting Tallow will present “American Indian ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information to Post Falls students

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2008
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25 in the library of Post Falls High School. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, gives high school juniors and ... Read More

NIC's 2008 Popcorn Forum to address world issues

Posted: Monday, March 10, 2008
North Idaho College's Popcorn Forum Convocation Series Symposium will address global issues during this year's series “Earth in Crisis: A Search for Solutions” March 17-21. Dozens of experts will present on current topics prevalent world wide, including global warming, viral diseases, food contamination, terrorism and ethnic ... Read More

NIC students awarded scholarships from the Coeur d'Alene Garden Club

Posted: Monday, March 10, 2008
Two North Idaho College students were recently awarded scholarships through the Coeur d'Alene Garden Club. NIC student Rose Duncan, a botany major from St. Maries, received the Coeur d'Alene Garden Club Scholarship for $500. The award is given to a student seeking a degree in landscaping, horticulture or other related fields ... Read More

NIC vice president for instruction candidate forum canceled; others still scheduled in March

Posted: Monday, March 10, 2008
The community forum with North Idaho College vice president for instruction candidate Therese Bushner originally scheduled from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall at NIC has been canceled. Bushner is no longer a candidate for the position. The two remaining community forums will proceed as scheduled. ... Read More

NIC to host health career fair

Posted: Friday, March 7, 2008
Those interested in a job in the health care industry are encouraged to attend the North Idaho College Health Career Fair from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 13 in the Lake Coeur d'Alene Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. Recruiters from hospitals and long-term care facilities throughout the region will be accepting ... Read More

NIC students qualify for national BPA competition

Posted: Friday, March 7, 2008
Four students in the Business and Professional Programs Division at North Idaho College received first place honors at the recent state Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition in Boise Feb. 29. The students competed with university and college students from across the state in business skill competitions in BPA, a ... Read More

NIC presents series this spring on health topics

Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2008
North Idaho College will present a series of seminars in March and April focused on health topics. 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. “Personalized Cancer Therapy: A New Frontier in Cancer Research” will be presented March 11 ... Read More

Three federally-funded programs collaborate for open house

Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2008
North Idaho College joined with the University of Idaho and Lewis-Clark State College in celebration of National TRIO Day Friday, Feb. 29. Students from high schools throughout the region as well as representatives from North Idaho's various TRIO programs were in attendance. TRIO programs were initiated by Congress to assist ... Read More

Human Rights Banquet to feature philanthropist Greg Carr

Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Philanthropist and Idaho native Gregory Carr will be the keynote speaker at the 11th annual Human Rights Banquet. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. followed by the banquet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 17 at the Coeur d'Alene Inn, located at 414 W. Appleway in Coeur d'Alene. Carr will speak about “The Status of Human Rights on the Global ... Read More

Community invited to meet NIC vice president for instruction candidates

Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2008
After a nationwide search, the search committee for the North Idaho College vice president for instruction position has selected four candidates with whom to begin the interview process. NIC employees, students and community members will have the opportunity to meet the candidates in a series of open forums held March 10, 12, 18 and ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information to Rathdrum students

Posted: Monday, March 3, 2008
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19 in the commons area of Lakeland High School in Rathdrum. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, gives high school ... Read More

SOFTBALL RESULTS: Cardinals split with Salt Lake Community College

Posted: Monday, March 3, 2008
In its home opener, the NIC softball team traveled to Lewiston, Idaho to play Salt Lake Community College due to field conditions. The teams split on Friday, Feb. 29 and Saturday, March 1. Considering the lack of outdoor practice the team has had because of snow, the Cardinals are happy with this split with Salt Lake Community ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information to Ponderay students

Posted: Monday, March 3, 2008
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18 in Room 103 of the NIC Ponderay Center, located at 300 Bonner Mall Way in Ponderay. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good ... Read More

NIC initiates employee wellness program

Posted: Friday, Feb. 29, 2008
Steve Ruppel is proud to say that he's a loser. Although he's not the biggest loser, he's working to meet his weight loss goals through North Idaho College's Biggest Loser competition. The employee-based individual and team competition, which is based on the NBC television show The Biggest Loser, is part of the college's employee ... Read More

NIC golfer, Kootenai County sheriff to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Feb. 29, 2008
Two speakers will present at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 11 at the Coeur d'Alene Outback Steakhouse. Ryan Carden is will present first. Carden is the first student-athlete signed to play for NIC's intercollegiate men's golf team, which was established this year. Carden attended Coeur d'Alene ... Read More

NIC basketball teams announce regional tournament game times

Posted: Friday, Feb. 29, 2008
Regardless of the outcomes of the games Feb. 29 and March 1 against Snow College, the NIC men's and women's basketball teams know when they'll play their first game at the Scenic West Athletic Conference Region 18 Tournament on the College of Southern Idaho campus in Twin Falls, Idaho. The Lady Cardinals (seeded No. 3) play first ... Read More

Author to present on the water travel of David Thompson

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008
Author and historian Jack Nisbet will present on the water travel of 19th century mapmaker and fur trader David Thompson during “The Canoes of David Thompson” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 13 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall on NIC's main campus. The presentation will cover Thompson's travel throughout the Inland Northwest between 1807 ... Read More

2008 All-Star participants announced

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008
Participants for the boys and girls 2008 Idaho State High School All-Star Basketball Games were announced recently by the North Idaho College Athletics Department. The fifth annual event is scheduled for Saturday, March 15 in Christianson Gym, on NIC's main campus in Coeur d'Alene. The games are sanctioned by the Idaho High School ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Fridays

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend March's First Fridays campus visitation program Friday, March 7. 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 NIC's ... Read More

Room still available in NIC spring courses for seniors

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008
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 and cost $30. Introduction to the Internet for Seniors is a hands-on class with skill-building on the Internet ... Read More

Kellogg student chosen as Rotary Student of the Month for February

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008
North Idaho College student Jenny Rollins was selected as February's Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Rollins was born and raised in Kellogg. She graduated from Kellogg High School in 1994 and lives there now with her husband Jeremy and their two sons 8-year-old Noah and 5-year-old Riley. She is a part-time NIC ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information to high school students

Posted: Monday, Feb. 25, 2008
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend one of several information sessions in March. The sessions will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the following locations: Monday, March 10 in Room 104 of the NIC Bonners Ferry Center, located at 6791 ... Read More

Comedian to perform at NIC

Posted: Monday, Feb. 25, 2008
Comedian Eric O'Shea will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, March 3 in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building Activities Center, located on the lower level of the building. With clips posted on websites such as YouTube as well as live performances at colleges and corporations nationwide, O'Shea has become known for his mix ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS: Cardinal men sweep Colorado Northwestern

Posted: Monday, Feb. 25, 2008
The Cardinals won both games at Colorado Northwestern  Community College 95-72 Friday, Feb. 22 and 76-63 Saturday, Feb. 23. Lateef Williams led NIC with 24 points on Friday, but more importantly, held Scenic West Athletic Conference leading scorer Cordero Bennett to 15 points, which is seven points below his average. Humberto Perez, who ... Read More

Wrestling results from NJCAA National Tournament (Feb. 21-23)

Posted: Friday, Feb. 22, 2008
NIC qualified 10 wrestlers to the 2008 National Junior College Athletic Association National Tournament in Rochester, Minn. For results click here . Read More

North Idaho Building Contractors Association contribute to student scholarships

Posted: Friday, Feb. 22, 2008
The North Idaho Building Contractors Association recently contributed $6,000 to establish an annual and an endowed scholarship fund at North Idaho College that will provide scholarships for students pursuing careers through NIC's Trades and Industry programs. Pictured are NIBCA Education Team Co-Chair Erik Campbell, NIBCA Executive ... Read More

NIC to sponsor uphill/downhill ski race

Posted: Friday, Feb. 22, 2008
Finish out the ski season by participating in an uphill/downhill ski race sponsored by North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits and Mountain Gear beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 8 at the Lookout Pass Ski and Recreation Area. Racers will test their endurance by skiing uphill to the top of the mountain, then their agility will play a ... Read More

Developer Marshall Chesrown to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008
Regional developer Marshall Chesrown will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort's Shore Lounge. Chesrown grew up in the Spokane Valley. After graduating from high school in 1976, he began his career with a summer job at a Buick dealership and by 22, Chesrown was a ... Read More

NIC welcomes high school students to campus for Tech Tour

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008
North Idaho College will host approximately 300 high school students from across the region during the third annual NIC Tech Tour Thursday, Feb. 28. Freshman and sophomores from northern Idaho will have the opportunity to view NIC's many professional-technical programs to assist them in making career choices. The event will begin ... Read More

NIC Silver Valley Center offers late-start classes

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008
Spring semester is in full swing at North Idaho College Silver Valley Center, but there is still time to enroll in several late-start classes offered at the center in Kellogg. Beginning Yoga is a one-credit class offered in one-hour sessions at 7 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Though the class has already started, the ... Read More

Photography, music both featured in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008
Visitors to the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery are used to utilizing their visual senses while experiencing the art exhibits. But visitors to the gallery in March will be using their ears as well during an exhibit that couples landscape photography with original music compositions. “A Collaboration of Images and ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS: Lady Cards sweep at College of Eastern Utah

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008
The Lady Cards returned home from a two-game sweep at the College of Eastern Utah in Ephraim, Utah. The wins boost the team's record to 17-8 overall and 6-5 in Scenic West Athletic Conference play. The game on the night of Feb. 15 came down to the wire until Cassie Pilkinton nailed a three-point shot from the top of the key to give ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS: Cardinals earn split at College of Eastern Utah

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008
The Cardinal men went down to the College of Eastern Utah Feb. 15 without leading scorer Humberto Perez, who may be lost for the season with a stress fracture. Despite the loss of a team member, the Cardinals were able to defeat CEU 88-72 with Kerry Williams leading the way with 23 points and five assists. Unfortunately, the win came at ... Read More

NIC graphic design students to exhibit work in Spokane

Posted: Friday, Feb. 15, 2008
The work of North Idaho College graphic design students will be exhibited in the Fred and Claire Gilbert art gallery of Saint George's School in Spokane through Feb. 29. The exhibit is a preview of 31 prints designed by students based on topics being discussed during NIC's 38th annual Popcorn Forum and Convocation Series Symposium in ... Read More

NIC history books on sale now

Posted: Friday, Feb. 15, 2008
In the nearly 75-year history of the community college by the lake, North Idaho College has many stories to tell. Such history and personal recollections are compiled in a new book set to be released this fall chronicling the history of North Idaho College. “There is, I've found, a continuity of vision reflected in the campus: each ... Read More

Area middle schoolers take home awards from math competition

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008
North Idaho middle school students were presented with numerous awards during the Mathcounts regional competition Feb. 12 at North Idaho College. Students from middle schools throughout the region participated in Mathcounts, a national program intended to increase enthusiasm for math. The top two teams and the top five individuals ... Read More

West Bonner County spelling bee winners announced

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008
Due to winter weather school closures, the West Bonner County School District #83 spelling bee was canceled several times and rescheduled for Feb. 12. The winners were fourth-grader Rachael Phillips of Priest River Elementary School, fifth-grader Jesse Miller of Priest River Elementary School and sixth-grader Matthew Johnson of ... Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Presidents' Day

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Feb. 18 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. 19. Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS: NIC men fall to No. 5 Salt Lake Community College in overtime

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008
The North Idaho College men's basketball team fell 76-72 to No. 5-ranked Salt Lake Community College Feb. 8. The Cardinals led 58-56 with one minute left, but a Melvin Jones lay-in rolled out and Salt Lake's Davell Jackson scored a runner through the lane to send the game to overtime. The Cardinals played most of the game without ... Read More

WRESTLING RESULTS: Cardinals claim seventh straight Region 18 title

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008
NIC dominated in winning its seventh straight Region 18 title with a team score of 152.5, beating second place Southwest Oregon Community College by 35.2 points. The Cardinals had seven wrestlers in the championship match with six of them claiming individual titles. All 10 NIC wrestlers qualified for the national touranment. NIC's ... Read More

Buffalo soldiers come alive during NIC presentation

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008
Wearing the uniform of a 19th century U.S. Calvary buffalo soldier, reenactor Albert Wilkerson will present a living history performance as Sgt. Wilkie during “Peacekeepers of the Old West and Their Regional History” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall, on North Idaho College's main campus. Black troops were ... Read More

New instructors bring knowledge of NIC programs as alums

Posted: Monday, Feb. 11, 2008
Three new instructors will help students kick start their careers in the same labs and classrooms in which they too once sat as students. The instructors now teaching several North Idaho College professional-technical programs were hired because of their breadth of experiences, which included degrees and certificates from the NIC ... Read More

Post Falls High School softball player signs with NIC

Posted: Monday, Feb. 11, 2008
Lauran Nagrone, a catcher at Post Falls High School, recently signed to play softball at North Idaho College. Nagrone was named to the Inland Empire League second team her sophomore year and to the IEL first team her junior year. She currently holds school records in home runs, RBIs and batting average. Nagrone is the daughter of ... Read More

NIC head volleyball coach resigns; assistant coach to take over in interim

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008
North Idaho College volleyball coach Bret Taylor announced today that he is resigning from his head coaching position at NIC with plans to pursue business opportunities locally. After serving as NIC's assistant volleyball coach for one year, Chris Kosty will take over the head coaching position in the interim. Kosty played college ... Read More

NIC presentation on Robert Burns rescheduled; tickets still available

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008
Due to a snow closure at North Idaho College, the presentation “Robert Burns: Religion and Superstition” was canceled Thursday, Jan. 31. That presentation has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall. During the presentation on the 18th century Scottish poet, Amy Wilkerson will share elements of ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 in the Heritage Room of NIC's Fort Sherman Officers' Quarters. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(b), to consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought ... Read More

NIC extends nursing application deadline

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008
Due to several snow closures and hazardous driving conditions throughout the region, North Idaho College is extending the application deadline for admission into NIC's nursing programs for fall 2008. The deadline for application to NIC's associate's degree nursing or practical nursing programs was originally Friday, Feb. 8. With a ... Read More

Participants announced for the 2008 North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008
A total of 46 fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho will participate in the fifth annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee Saturday, March 29, the winner of which will receive an all expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee May 29 and 30. Each ... Read More

Gonzaga assistant coach to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008
Gonzaga University Assistant Men's Basketball Coach Ray Giacoletti will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Giacoletti was the head men's basketball coach at the University of Utah prior to joining Gonzaga. There he led the 2005 Utes to a 29-6 record ... Read More

Bryan Cossairt chosen as Rotary Student of the Month for January

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008
North Idaho College student Bryan Cossairt was selected as January's Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Cossairt was born and raised in Bonners Ferry, graduating from Bonners Ferry High School in 2005 as one of six valedictorians. He currently holds an associate's degree in architectural drafting and is working on a ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for fall semester

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - North Idaho College recently announced its Dean's List for fall semester 2007. 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: Athol: Nissa ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS: Men fall to No. 2 College of Southern Idaho

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008
The North Idaho College men fell 108-85 on Friday night to No. 2-ranked and unbeaten College of Southern Idaho. Humberto Perez kept the Cardinals in it with a 31-point performance including 7 of 9 shooting from beyond the arc. David Johnson added 8 points, 11 rebounds, and 8 assists. Art Parakowski led CSI with 15 points and 9 rebounds ... Read More

Lake City High School softball player signs with NIC

Posted: Monday, Feb. 4, 2008
Amanda Krier, an infielder at Lake City High School in Coeur d'Alene, recently signed to play softball at North Idaho College. Krier received Inland Empire League honorable mention her freshman year and was named to the league first team her sophomore and junior years. Krier was a part of the Lake City High School softball team that ... Read More

High schoolers to participate in NIC jazz clinics, annual concert features special guests

Posted: Friday, Feb. 1, 2008
Audience members will be dancing in the aisles at the North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble's performance of JazzNIC Tuesday, Feb. 5. “I mean literally, dancing in the aisles,” said NIC Jazz Ensemble director Terry Jones. “It's definitely a high-energy concert and the audience feels it.” JazzNIC comprises three days of jazz clinics ... Read More

NIC basketball games at CSI to be webcast for free

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008
Families and fans of North Idaho College basketball will have the opportunity to watch the men's and women's games scheduled for Feb. 1 and 2 at the College of Southern Idaho, even if they cannot make it to the Twin Falls game. IdahoSportsZone.com will webcast the men's basketball games versus College of Southern Idaho at 6:30 p.m ... Read More

NIC 2008 spring enrollment sets record, up 3.8 percent

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008
Spring semester enrollment at North Idaho College increased 3.8 percent to a record 4,408 this spring, up from 4,246 total headcount in 2007. “In the short term, the economic slump may have attracted more students to college, contributing to our increased enrollment,” said NIC President Priscilla Bell. “But long term, we're confident ... Read More

Local woman's book deals with faith in the face of death

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008
In September 2002, Beverly Ingersoll's life changed forever. What started with her husband Larry's unusual confusion and fatigue in the months prior was diagnosed as lung cancer that had metastasized into one large and several smaller tumors in his brain. The doctors didn't give Larry long to live. But God gave him four ... Read More

NIC theater presents winter production of ‘The Workshop'

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008
The North Idaho College Theater Department's winter production opens Feb. 14 with “The Workshop,” a cabaret-style performance resulting from a musical theater master class taught by Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre Artistic Director Roger Welch and Mark Cotter, a performer with Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre. “This is a unique opportunity ... Read More

WRESTLING RESULTS: Cardinals go 1-2 against top NJCAA competition

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008
The wrestling team traveled to Powell, Wyo., Jan. 25-26 to face the top NJCAA teams in the country. The weekend started out well with NIC winning the first dual against No. 6 Western Wyoming Community College 27-18. Stevie Vasquez continued his winning ways with a first period fall. The first dual of the day on Saturday was against ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS: Cardinals lose back to back heartbreakers

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008
On  Jan. 25, the Cardinal men's baskeball team lost at No. 3 Salt Lake Community College 62-57. The Cardinal men were up 57-54 with two minutes remaining, but missed a couple of shots and Salt Lake hit eight consecutive free throws to remain unbeaten. David Johnson and Humberto Perez led NIC with 14 points each. Melvin Jones added 11 ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS: Lady Cardinals earn split on the road

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008
After dropping a close game to Salt Lake Community College on Jan. 25, the women's basketball team responded defeat over Snow College 88-70 in Ephraim, Utah. The Cardinal defense was strong against Salt Lake, forcing 29 turnovers but they shot just 27 percent despite taking 29 more shots than Salt Lake. Ula Tauala scored 12 points ... Read More

Kootenai County sheriff to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Jan. 25, 2008
Kootenai County Sheriff Rocky Watson will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 29 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Watson will discuss current issues surrounding the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department, including the proposed sanitation program involving inmates. Beginning in February ... Read More

US Bank contributes to NIC Idaho Small Business Development Center

Posted: Friday, Jan. 25, 2008
Rick Barton, US Bank president of the North Idaho/Palouse region, presents a $1,000 check to North Idaho College President Priscilla Bell and NIC Idaho Small Business Development Center Regional Director Bill Jhung in support of the ISBDC's Entrepreneurial Leadership Training course. The workshop is designed for new and existing ... Read More

NIC scholarship applications due March 17

Posted: Friday, Jan. 25, 2008
Although scholarship applications were once active for three years, because of a procedural change North Idaho College students are now required to fill out a scholarship application form on an annual basis. The priority deadline for fall semester 2008 applications is March 17. Students who miss the priority deadline can still submit ... Read More

WRESTLING RESULTS: Cardinals win on Sophomore Night

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008
The night started by awarding Dino May the Michael Beck Scholarship Award presented by Don and Kathy Beck. Four NIC sophomores also received awards, including Dino May, Chris Harris, Kevin Mitchell, and Ben Lecoultre. It was a great way for NIC to end the home season, with a 29-20 win. Highlights of the match included three pins ... Read More

NIC nursing students licensing exam pass rate above national average

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008
All of North Idaho College's spring 2007 practical nursing graduates and 96 percent of NIC's associate's degree 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. NIC's 2007 graduates exceeded both the national and state ... Read More

Speakers to present at upcoming NIC Booster Club meetings

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008
Beginning in February, the NIC Booster Club will change its weekly meetings to a bi-monthly meeting format, meeting on the second and last Tuesday of the month. The meeting on the second Tuesday of the month will feature a guest speaker from the sports or business community and will be held at the Outback Steakhouse, or sometimes ... Read More

NIC presents Banff Mountain Film Festival

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits program is presenting the Banff Mountain Film Festival Sunday, Jan. 27 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 take viewers on climbing adventures, mountain expeditions and the ... Read More

University High School softball player signs with NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008
Alyssa Hawley, an outfielder from University High School in Spokane Valley, Wash., recently signed to play softball at North Idaho College. Hawley was selected to the All-Greater Spokane League first team her junior year and was co-captain of her high school team during her senior year. She also was honored as a selection to the ... Read More

NIC presentation on Robert Burns CANCELED

Posted: Friday, Jan. 18, 2008
The following event has been canceled. Watch for further details on the rescheduled event. North Idaho College will offer “Robert Burns: Religion and Superstition” a presentation on the views of 18th century Scottish poet Robert Burns in celebration of his birthday, Jan. 25, 1979. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan ... Read More

NIC faculty members to exhibit work in Corner Gallery

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008
North Idaho College instructors will have the chance to display their own artistic talents during the NIC Art Faculty Exhibit Jan. 28 through Feb. 22 in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. The exhibit features a wide range of two- and three-dimensional work, including drawing, photography, sculpture, painting, ceramics and graphic ... Read More

School districts throughout North Idaho to hold spelling bees

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008
It has “bee-gun.” School districts throughout North Idaho will begin hold spelling bees this month as qualifiers to the North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee, held at North Idaho College Saturday, March 29. The winner of the regional bee will receive an all-expense paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in ... Read More

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

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. 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. 22. Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS: NIC men lose to Eastern Utah, beat Colorado Northwestern

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008
The North Idaho College men's basketball team picked up a victory over Colorado Northwestern at home Jan. 12 after losing to Eastern Utah at home Jan. 10. Freshman point guard Melvin Jones, from Chief Sealth High School in Seattle, averaged 13 points per game on 9 of 18 (50 percent) from the field. NIC is now 1-1 in the SWAC and 15-2 on ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS: Cardinal women sweep the weekend

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008
The North Idaho College women's basketball team swept the weekend with wins over the College of Eastern Utah Jan. 10 and Colorado Northwestern Community College Jan. 12. Brigitte Boucher from Rathdrum, Shaneya Valdez from Seattle and Ula Tauala from Spokane, Wash., each scored 12.5 points per game. NIC is now 2-0 in conference play and ... Read More

Bullet Tools once again thriving with help of NIC ISBDC

Posted: Monday, Jan. 14, 2008
The focus of the North Idaho College Idaho Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) is to help small businesses thrive and grow, which it has done for the Hayden-based Bullet Tools several times over the company's nine-year history through both startup and struggle. The ISBDC helped the fledgling company create its first business ... Read More

Fifth-graders to participate in NIC Martin Luther King, Jr., celebration

Posted: Monday, Jan. 14, 2008
Nearly 1,300 area fifth-graders will participate in the 23rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., children's program Jan. 14-18 in the Coeur d'Alene and Post Falls school districts and at North Idaho College. In the 23 years of the children's program, more than 27,000 students have been involved in the program. The topic for 2008 is ... Read More

New NIC outreach adviser to meet with students in North Idaho

Posted: Monday, Jan. 14, 2008
Current and prospective North Idaho College students are encouraged to meet with new NIC outreach adviser Kari Hynes, who will now be at NIC's outreach centers weekly to advise students. Hynes will be at the NIC Bonners Ferry Center in Bonners Ferry from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays beginning Jan. 28; at the NIC Ponderay Center in ... Read More

NIC basketball games rescheduled

Posted: Friday, Jan. 11, 2008
The North Idaho College basketball games versus the College of Southern Idaho originally scheduled for 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 have been rescheduled. The women's game will now be played at 5:30 p.m. and the men will play at 7:30 p.m. in NIC's Christianson Gym. Information: (208) 769-3348. Read More

NIC to present film on solutions to world crises

Posted: Friday, Jan. 11, 2008
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits program will present the film “Ayamye,” about how humanity can help solve some of the world's crises, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 in NIC's Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106. “Ayamye” is a documentary by Eric Matties and Tricia Todd about a grassroots project founded by Moscow, Idaho ... Read More

NIC Wild Game Feast to feature menu of wild game delicacies

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008
Attendees at the North Idaho College Alumni Association's ninth annual Wild Game Feast Saturday, Feb. 2 will enjoy wild game delicacies rarely available to the casual diner. This year's event features a five-course meal of extraordinary wild game delicacies created by Steve Taylor of NIC Food Services, designed to provide attendees ... Read More

John Beutler of Century 21 to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008
John Beutler, of Century 21 Beutler and Associates, will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 15 at the Outback Steakhouse on Northwest Boulevard in Coeur d'Alene. Beutler's presentation will be about the relationship between business and athletics in the corporate world. Beutler attended ... Read More

NIC ambassadors provide student perspective to new, prospective students

Posted: Friday, Jan. 4, 2008
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 community ... Read More

NIC to offer Avalanche Level 1 certificate course

Posted: Friday, Jan. 4, 2008
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits program is offering a clinic that will provide participants with the knowledge of avalanche risk factors and the basic experience for quick decision making and action in case of an emergency. Avalanche Level 1 is a certificate course that follows guidelines from the American Avalanche ... Read More

NIC to host SWAC All-Stars during tournament Jan. 3-5

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008
North Idaho College women's basketball alumni and All-Stars from Idaho and Washington will face off against Scenic West Athletic Conference teams during the SWAC Women's Basketball Challenge Tournament Jan. 3-5 in NIC's Christianson Gym. The schedule follows. Click the following link to view the rosters for the participating teams ... Read More

NIC ISBDC presents Entrepreneurial Leadership Training course

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008
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 will be offered in 10 interactive sessions from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays Feb. 5 through April 8 at the NIC Workforce Training ... Read More

Community members encouraged to join NIC Concert Choir

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008
The North Idaho College Concert Choir is auditioning singers for its spring 2008 season. Community members are encouraged to audition during the ensemble's first rehearsal at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 in Boswell Hall's Schuler Performing Arts Center. Auditions will include pitch matching exercises and some music sight-reading. The ... Read More

Space still available in NIC softball hitting and pitching clinics

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008
Space is still available in the North Idaho College softball hitting and pitching clinics this month. 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 in ... Read More

NIC to initiate new recruitment program beginning at the middle school level

Posted: Friday, Dec. 21, 2007
New research is proving that students decide whether or not they plan to attend college much earlier than once expected. That trend among youth and their patterns for choosing a post-secondary education has North Idaho College officials convinced that reaching out to students once they are in high school is too late. NIC will ... Read More

NIC student chosen as Rotary Student of the Month for December

Posted: Friday, Dec. 21, 2007
North Idaho College student Betsy Molloy of North Fork, Idaho was selected as December's Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Molloy is a communications major and a resident advisor in the NIC Residence Hall. She co-leads an open bible study that meets in the residence hall and reaches out to the community through service ... Read More

NIC soccer programs to lead indoor soccer tournament

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007
The North Idaho College men's and women's soccer teams and coaching staff will host an indoor soccer tournament Dec. 29 through Jan. 1 in NIC's Christianson Gym. The NIC Futsal Tournament will be open to boys' and girls' teams in the under 11 through under 14 age groups. There is a maximum of 10 players per team. Tournament play ... Read More

Tickets on sale now for NIC's Wild Game Feast

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007
Searching for a Christmas gift idea for the outdoorsman or culinary connoisseur? Tickets are now on sale for the North Idaho College Alumni Association's ninth annual Wild Game Feast Saturday, Feb. 2. This year's event features a five-course meal of extraordinary wild game delicacies created by Steve Taylor of NIC Food Services. ... Read More

Christmas play ‘This Child' opens Dec. 20

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007
“This Child,” a Christmas-themed play, will open Thursday, Dec. 20 at North Idaho College. The play was written by local playwright Tim Rarick based on a true story about his mother. The play centers around the life of a 7-year-old girl whose family began to crumble after the stock market crash of 1929. A group of nuns decide to ask ... Read More

NIC softball players, coaches to lead hitting and pitching clinics

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007
The North Idaho College softball coaching staff and players will host several 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 in ... Read More

NIC's Idaho Small Business Development Center awards grants

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007
Three northern Idaho companies were recently awarded $20,000 grants through the Idaho Small Business Development Center. Marine Co. of Harrison, Ground Force Manufacturing of Post Falls and Bullet Tools of Hayden each received grants in a competitive grant program for small- and medium-sized, high-growth companies seeking to ... Read More

NIC student receives state nursing scholarship

Posted: Monday, Dec. 17, 2007
North Idaho College Associate's Degree Nursing student James Zoshak of Rathdrum, Idaho recently received a competitive state nursing scholarship. The $1,000 Florence Whipple Scholarship Award was presented to Zoshak through the Idaho Nurses Association. Zoshak is a second-year nursing student at NIC. He is president of the NIC ... Read More

NIC to close for holiday break

Posted: Monday, Dec. 17, 2007
The North Idaho College campus will close for the holidays at noon Monday, Dec. 24 through Jan. 1. Campus will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2 according to its normal business hours, which are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays. NIC's Molstead Library will be closed from Dec. 21 to ... Read More

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

Posted: Monday, Dec. 17, 2007
Give a gift this year that gives back! Tickets are on sale now for North Idaho College's largest fund-raiser, the Really BIG Raffle, in which ticket holders have the chance to win a $300,000 grand prize house. Proceeds from the raffle are used to fund scholarships, update classroom technology, support programs and encourage outstanding ... Read More

WRESTLING RESULTS: NIC loses close contest to Clackamas Community College

Posted: Friday, Dec. 14, 2007
The NIC wrestlers lost a close contest 18-15 to Clackamas Community College on Dec. 13. The order of the matches was changed to add excitement to the evening and so the dual started halfway through the line-up with Dino May wrestling at 167 pounds winning the first match of the evening 10-4. Brett Fredrickson at 197 pounds had an 8-2 ... Read More

NIC hosts 36th annual Tri-State Wrestling Tournament

Posted: Friday, Dec. 14, 2007
North Idaho College will host the 36th annual Tri-State Wrestling Tournament Dec. 14-15. Go to Tri-State Results to follow your favorite wrestlers or  Team Results for team scores. This year's tournament features 123 state place winners and 51 teams from all across the northwest. Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS: Cardinal men have great weekend

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007
The NIC men defeated the fourth-ranked Northeastern Junior College 87-81 at the Salt Lake Community College tournament Dec. 6-8. Humberto Perez led NIC with 24 points including six three-pointers. Mike Timmons came off the bench to score a career high 23 points. Northeastern was previously unbeaten. NIC followed up that victory with a ... Read More

NIC to offer new short-term programs

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007
North Idaho College will begin several new short-term programs this January designed to offer students efficient job skills training in four career focuses. The Automotive Maintenance Technician, Basic Diesel Electrical Systems, Basic Welding and Basic Manufacturing programs will run from January through May and will provide ... Read More

NIC women's soccer announces 2007 awards

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007
North Idaho College recently announced the women's soccer team awards for the 2007 season. Alicia Kahler , goalkeeper from Spokane, Wash., was selected as Most Improved on the NIC team and also made the All-Region 18 team. Kirsten Olson , a defender from Boise, Idaho, received the Newcomer of the Year team award. Central ... Read More

NIC women''s basketball player named to All-Tournament Team

Posted: Monday, Dec. 10, 2007
North Idaho College women''s basketball player Danika Lawson, a sophomore wing from Edgewood, Wash., earned All-Tournament honors during the College of Southern Idaho''s Boise Office Equipment Challenge Nov. 29 through Dec. 1. Lawson averaged 14 points, seven rebounds, three assists, two steals and one turnover while helping the ... Read More

NIC Foundation awards more than $50,000 in grants

Posted: Monday, Dec. 10, 2007
The North Idaho College Foundation recently announced the recipients of $50,072 in grant money awarded this year through the NIC Foundation Grant Program. Funded by gifts received throughout the year, the NIC Foundation has awarded $719,594 to fund 168 grants over the past 14 years. Of the 22 grants submitted this year from NIC ... Read More

WRESTLING RESULTS: Cardinals defeat seventh-ranked Northwest Wyoming Community College

Posted: Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007
The NIC wrestlers came back from nine points down with two pins in the final two matches to beat seventh-ranked Northwest Wyoming Community College Dec. 7. Kevin Mitchell won at 133 pounds and Lucas Chesher won 157 pounds, but NIC had won only two of six matches when Dino May came from behind with a last second takedown to win the ... Read More

WRESTLING RESULTS: NIC demolishes Southwest Oregon Community College

Posted: Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007
North Idaho College had an outstanding ending to a great weekend. The Dec. 8 dual was against Southwestern Oregon Community College. The Cards dominated the dual winning 40-3. Jordan Anderson had the first pin of the day at 149 pounds in two minutes, 26 seconds. The second pin of the day came from Ben Lecoultre at 184 pounds four minutes ... Read More

NIC program trains pharmacy technicians for fast-growing occupation

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007
When Reilly Thomas of Rathdrum graduated high school, she chose the Pharmacy Technology program at North Idaho College. “I thought I'd try it and see if it was something that I liked,” Thomas said. “I wanted to do something with which I could use my chemistry background. One year later, I'm working as a pharmacy technician.” NIC's ... Read More

Captain to present on life at sea during NIC presentation

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007
Captain John Finney, skipper of the 856-foot container ship Sealand Motivator, will present on his life at sea during a presentation titled “Yes Virginia, There Will Be Pirates at Sea” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11 in NIC's Molstead Library. Finney's container ship owned by Maersk Lines is capable of handling between 2,500 and 3,000 ... Read More

NIC Art Students Pottery Sale includes ceramics made by students

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007
Those searching for last minute gift ideas for friends and family on their Christmas lists are encouraged to attend the NIC Art Students Pottery Sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 12-13 in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. Students in NIC ceramics classes created a large selection of items available for purchase, including various ... Read More

NIC to host reception for state legislators

Posted: Monday, Dec. 3, 2007
North Idaho College will host state legislators from across North Idaho during the NIC Legislative Reception at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10 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 students, faculty, staff and the NIC Boart ... Read More

NIC coaches and players to lead Christmas basketball camp

Posted: Monday, Dec. 3, 2007
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 basketball ... Read More

Local playwright to direct Christmas play ‘This Child' at NIC in December

Posted: Monday, Dec. 3, 2007
Playwright Tim Rarick can remember marching single-file, led by a nun from his Catholic school, to North Idaho College to watch his very first play in the mid-1950s. “Even though I was a young boy, I still remember what an impression it made on me,” said Rarick, who will open the second season of his own Christmas-themed play “This ... Read More

NIC Christmas concert to feature holiday sing-along

Posted: Monday, Dec. 3, 2007
Families are encouraged to attend this year's annual holiday concert at North Idaho College Dec. 8 and 9, which will include the traditional holiday songs and the sing-along that brings 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 ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Fridays

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend December's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Dec. 7. 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 NIC's ... Read More

NIC Nursing Department to hold admissions information session

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007
Pre-nursing students who are ready to apply for admission to either the associate's degree nursing or practical nursing programs at North Idaho College for fall 2008 are encouraged to attend one of several information sessions held this fall. The sessions will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 in Meyer Health and Sciences Building ... Read More

Sign up now for NIC softball catching clinic

Posted: Monday, Nov. 26, 2007
The North Idaho College softball coaching staff and players will host a catching clinic from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16 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 $40 and ... Read More

NIC women's basketball game versus Great Falls canceled

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007
The North Idaho College women's basketball game versus the University of Great Falls scheduled for 5:30 p.m. TONIGHT Nov. 20 and has been canceled. A snow storm in Montana is preventing the team from traveling. The game has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 in NIC''s Christianson Gym. Read More

NIC to host events on human rights and world health issues

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007
The North Idaho College Human Equality Club will host several events this winter focused on human rights and world health issues. Attorney and civil rights activist Norm Gissel will present “The History of the KKK in America” at noon Monday, Nov. 26 in the Driftwood Bay Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. Gissel is best ... Read More

LCSC president to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007
Dene Thomas, president and former athletics director at Lewis-Clark State College, will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 27 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort's Shore Lounge. Thomas' presentation will be about the challenges and successes of LCSC's athletics programs. The NIC Booster Club holds its ... Read More

NIC donates more than $8,000 to United Way

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007
Caryl Johnston, executive director of United Way of Kootenai County, (left) helps Bill Langer of the Area Agency on Aging and Lucy Hein and Sarah Garcia of North Idaho College draw winning raffle tickets following NIC's annual fund-raiser for United Way. NIC donated $8,181 in funds raised through an annual pledge card campaign and a ... Read More

NIC to present on the Coeur d'Alene tribal battlegrounds

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007
Frank SiJohn, Coeur d'Alene tribal elder, anthropologist and educator, will present on the “Historic Battlegrounds of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe” during a presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall, on NIC's main campus. SiJohn will talk about several battles, including the Coeur d'Alene Tribe's battle ... Read More

Room still available in NIC softball hitting clinics

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007
Room is still available in two three-session hitting clinics led by the North Idaho College softball coaching staff and players beginning this month. 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. Thursdays Nov. 29, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13 at the NIC Hitting Facility, located at Walnut and ... Read More

NIC volleyball players named to All-Region teams

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007
Several North Idaho College volleyball players were named to All-Region teams following the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 18A championship. NIC lost to conference rivals the College of Southern Idaho in the last round of the regional tournament. Amanda Misa of Waipahie, Hawaii was selected to the All-Region ... Read More

NIC Alumni Association honors outstanding alumni

Posted: Monday, Nov. 19, 2007
The North Idaho College Alumni Association recently named this year's outstanding alumni award recipients. NIC Culinary Arts Instructor Mikki Stevens, '68, was selected by the NIC Alumni Association as the 2007 Alumnus of the Year for her commitment to both the college and the community. Stevens was born and raised in Coeur ... Read More

NIC English instructor selected to Idaho Humanities Council

Posted: Monday, Nov. 19, 2007
North Idaho College English Instructor Fran Bahr was recently selected to serve on the Idaho Humanities Council. Bahr will serve a three-year term on the 19-member council, which is dedicated to increasing awareness and appreciation of the humanities in Idaho. Bahr has worked at NIC for 28 years. She has written various magazine ... Read More

NIC softball player signs with Texas A&M

Posted: Monday, Nov. 19, 2007
North Idaho College sophomore Shay Craig recently signed to play softball at Texas A&M—Corpus Christi. Craig is a graduate of Timberline High School in Boise, Idaho. She played infield for NIC in the 2006-2007 season and was a member of the Scenic West Athletic Conference second team and National Fastpitch Coaches' Association ... Read More

NIC to present Warren Miller's ski and snowboard film ‘Playground'

Posted: Monday, Nov. 19, 2007
North Idaho College's Snowriders Club and Lookout Pass will present the latest winter sports film from Warren Miller Entertainment titled “Playground” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25 in NIC's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Warren Miller's “Playground,” presented in high definition, takes viewers to winter playgrounds from ... Read More

Volunteer tutors needed for NIC adult basic education

Posted: Monday, Nov. 19, 2007
Volunteers are needed to assist with North Idaho College's Adult Basic Education program. The NIC Adult Education Center, located at 501 Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d'Alene, offers adult basic education, which includes basic skill building in reading, writing, math and English as a second language. Volunteers should enjoy working with ... Read More

NIC campus closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007
The North Idaho College campus will be closed Nov. 21 through Nov. 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday. NIC's Molstead Library will reopen at noon Nov. 24. Regular classes will resume Nov. 26. Read More

NIC kicks off the holiday season with fall jazz concert

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007
The North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble will team up with the vocal group Jazz Co. to provide a preview to the holiday season with the jazz concert “Make Way for the Sleigh” Saturday, Nov. 17. The NIC Jazz Ensemble is directed by Terry Jones and features NIC students, community members and music educators from throughout the region ... Read More

Tickets on sale now for NIC's Wild Game Feast

Posted: Friday, Nov. 9, 2007
Have someone on your Christmas shopping list with wild taste? Tickets are now on sale for the North Idaho College Alumni Association's ninth annual Wild Game Feast Saturday, Feb. 2. This year's event features a five-course meal of extraordinary wild game delicacies created by Steve Taylor of NIC Food Services. “Our wild game ... Read More

NIC nursing director named to state nursing advisory council

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007
North Idaho College Health Professions and Nursing Director Lita Burns was recently named to the state Nursing Workforce Advisory Council, formed to address the nursing shortage in Idaho. The state task force was formed by Idaho Gov. Butch Otter under the Idaho Department of Commerce and Labor to advise local, federal and private ... Read More

Five students top the NIC Speech Contest

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007
Five students received awards for winning the annual North Idaho College Fall 2007 Speech Contest, earning awards for the first speech they wrote and presented in their Communications 101 classes at the beginning of the semester. Of hundreds of communications students, 30 were selected by their peers to represent their classes in the ... Read More

NIC graphic design instructors bring real world to the classroom

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007
Coordinator of the North Idaho College Graphic Design program Philippe Valle is a graphic designer. Program instructors Dave VanEtten, Jesh Barlow and Lindsay Fournier are graphic designers as well; Van Etten owns his own company and Barlow and Fournier are former NIC students now working in the field. The practicality of bringing ... Read More

NIC student receives Cisco scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007
North Idaho College student Gary Clark of Post Falls, Idaho was among 30 post-secondary students in the nation selected for a $500 scholarship award from the Cisco Learning Institute. Clark is in his second year of the Computer Information Technology program at NIC. Scholarships were awarded based in part on Cisco Networking ... Read More

Community members welcome at NIC 75th anniversary planning meeting

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007
Community members are welcome to participate in the planning of North Idaho College's Diamond Jubilee, a 75th anniversary celebration, which will be held during he 2008-2009 academic year. A planning meeting will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12 in the Driftwood Bay Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. Those ... Read More

Area middle school students to perform with NIC Wind Symphony

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007
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 at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Boswell Hall Performing Arts Center. This annual event brings together eighth-grade band members from area middle schools for a joint ... Read More

Area high schoolers take home awards from NIC Math Contest

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007
North Idaho high school students were presented with numerous awards during the North Idaho College math department's 26th annual Math Contest Nov. 6. 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 High ... Read More

NIC hires new director for Student Support Services program

Posted: Monday, Nov. 5, 2007
North Idaho College recently hired Sally Hinders as its new program director for the Student Support Services program. Hinders holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Wisconsin—La Crosse. She also holds a doctorate in higher education administration from Iowa State University. Hinders most recently worked as ... Read More

WRESTLING RESULTS: Cardinals unbeaten at home

Posted: Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007
The second duel of the evening was another win for the Cardinals. It was 37-12 against Yakima Valley Community College. The Cardinals had four pins for the night: Tim McGoldrick at 149 pinned Deyan Dimitrou in 1:54; Dino May at 174 pinned Frank Geiger in 2:02; Brett Fredricksen at 197 pinned Tyler Bullington in 0:23; and Tim O Field at ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: NIC women lose bid for nationals on penalty kicks

Posted: Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007
In an exciting match played at NIC's Eisenwinter Field on Nov. 3, NIC lost to Laramie County Community College by a score of 2-1 in a penalty kick shootout. NIC's goal started from a corner kick taken by McKenzie Favero. It was partially cleared by a Laramie County Community College defender, but retrieved by NIC's Megan Wells who ... Read More

NIC Nursing Department to hold admissions information sessions

Posted: Friday, Nov. 2, 2007
Pre-nursing students who are ready to apply for admission to either the associate's degree nursing or practical nursing programs at North Idaho College for fall 2008 are encouraged to attend one of several information sessions held this fall. The sessions will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5; 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6; 5:30 p.m ... Read More

Advisers available to meet with students in Ponderay

Posted: Friday, Nov. 2, 2007
Current and prospective North Idaho College students are encouraged to meet with NIC advisers Tuesday, Nov. 13 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 welcome, but ... Read More

Advisers available to meet with students in Kellogg

Posted: Friday, Nov. 2, 2007
Current and prospective North Idaho College students are encouraged to meet with NIC advisers Wednesday, 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 are ... Read More

Advisers available to meet with students in Bonners Ferry

Posted: Friday, Nov. 2, 2007
Current and prospective North Idaho College students are encouraged to meet with NIC advisers Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the NIC Bonners Ferry Center, located at 6791 Main Street in Bonners Ferry. Advisers will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to assist students with admissions processes and registering for spring semester classes. ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene Tribe awarded $1.5 million in grant money for workforce development; tribe to partner with NIC to provide training

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe announced today the award of more than $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education, part of which will be used to partner with North Idaho College on customized training for several initiatives of the tribe. “I am pleased that the parties came together for this award that will ultimately provide ... Read More

NIC to hold information session on WINGS (dual credit) program

Posted: Monday, Oct. 29, 2007
High school students and parents interested in North Idaho College's WINGS (dual credit) program are encouraged to attend an information session from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 in the Lake Coeur d'Alene Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. The WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, gives high school ... Read More

Explore career options during Career Development Week at NIC

Posted: Monday, Oct. 29, 2007
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. 12-16 at NIC. The NIC Career Center will host a ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: Cardinals win third consecutive SWAC championship

Posted: Monday, Oct. 29, 2007
NIC won its third consecutive Scenic West Athletic Conference championship Oct. 27, posting a 5-0 shutout over visiting Colorado Mountain College. Cesar Aguirre started the scoring in the 14th minute when his diving header found the back of the net off a Cardinal corner kick. Aguirre went on to add another goal and an assist leading ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: Lady Cardinals capture Region 18 crown in a thriller

Posted: Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007
The NIC women's soccer team won its first Region 18 championship with a 2-1 win in overtime over Western Nevada College (WNC). NIC scored first when Lisa Carter received a pass from Jennifer Putnam on the right side of the goal, took a touch and then slotted the ball past the WNC keeper. WNC tied up the game early in the second half on ... Read More

Cardinal women's soccer team places eight on All-Region team

Posted: Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007
The Region 18 and Scenic West Althletics Conference women's soccer champion Cardinals placed eight players on the 2007 All-Region team. Jillian McAndrews   Sophomore Defender McKenzie Favero Sophomore Forward Lauren Winterholler Sophomore Defender Rachel Lopez Freshman ... Read More

Eight men's soccer players named to All-Region team

Posted: Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007
The Region 18 and Scenic West Athletic Conference men's soccer champion Cardinals placed eight players on the 2007 All-Region team. Mark Pacold Sophomore Midfielder Zach Yeager Sophomore Midfielder Christian Seon Freshman Defender Renatto Brito Freshman Midfielder ... Read More

Palouse artist to exhibit work in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Friday, Oct. 26, 2007
Artist Henry Stinson will display his work in an exhibit titled “On the Edge of a Dream” Nov. 5 through Dec. 7 in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. Stinson holds a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Washington State University and completed a Russian impressionist oil painting apprenticeship with Ron Lukas in the ... Read More

NIC announces current student government leaders

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007
North Idaho College student government leaders were recently elected for the 2007-2008 school year. The Associated Students of NIC (ASNIC) represent the college's 4,650 students with an eight-member senate, which is presided over by the ASNIC president and vice president. Senators are elected in both fall and spring semesters. ... Read More

Sign up now for NIC softball hitting clinics

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007
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. Thursdays Nov. 29, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13 at the NIC Hitting Facility, located at Walnut and Seventh streets in Coeur d'Alene. ... Read More

NIC Silver Valley Center offers Internet Explorer class

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007
There's still room to enroll in an Internet Explorer 7.0 class offered in November at the North Idaho College Silver Valley Center in Kellogg. The class will be offered in two sessions from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 and Thursday, Nov. 8. The course teaches participants how to navigate the Internet in Internet Explorer as well as ... Read More

NIC to host events in honor of Native American History Month

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007
North Idaho College's Diversity Events Committee and the Human Rights Education Institute are partnering to present a symposium titled “Indian Identity in a Contemporary World” throughout the month of November, which is Native American History Month. The symposium will kick off with the opening reception at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Fridays

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend November's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Nov. 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 NIC's ... Read More

NIC officials respond to death of student

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007
*Sent Oct. 21. Posted to web Oct. 23* North Idaho College officials have implemented the institution's Crisis Recovery Unit in response to an apparent suicide in the NIC Residence Hall on Saturday, Oct. 20. Counselors and other personnel are meeting with and making themselves available to NIC students after the death of ... Read More

Speaker to present on achieving balance in life during presentation at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007
Alex Berzin, a Tibetan Buddhist scholar, will speak on “Balanced Sensitivity: Tools for a Happier Life” during a presentation from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall, on North Idaho College's main campus. Berzin will present on his book “Balanced Sensitivity,” which promotes emotional balance and maintaining ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: Cardinal women win two on the road

Posted: Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007
The Lady Cardinals won both games on a long road trip to Salt Lake City. The first game against Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) was determined by one goal in the second half. Jennifer Putnam slipped a pass to Rachel Lopez on the left side of the goal and Lopez ripped a shot through the SLCC goalie's hands halfway through the second ... Read More

Former NIC wrestler competes at World Championships

Posted: Friday, Oct. 19, 2007
Heinrich Barnes, who competed at NIC from 2005 to 2007 and won the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship at 141 pounds in 2007, will compete at this year's World Championships. For more information, go to the article written by Jason Bryant of Intermatwrestle.com at ... Read More

Monk to speak about the life of Tibetans during presentation at NIC

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007
The venerable Geshe Thupten Phelgye will speak about “The Life of Tibetans Today: And What Westerners Can do to Help” at noon Monday, Oct. 22 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall, on North Idaho College's main campus. Phelgye was born in Tibet's Yufuk, near the River Yuchu of the present day the Riwoche District, in 1956. He fled with his ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: Women lose at Walla Walla Community College

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007
The women's soccer team was handed a 4-2 loss by the Warriors of Walla Walla Community College Oct. 16 during a rainstorm. NIC scored the first goals given up by Walla Walla (15-0-1) all year. The Lady Cardinals scored first when Megan Wells put away a ball played back across the goal by Lauren Winterholler from a corner kick. The ... Read More

NIC to honor longtime basketball coach with naming of court

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007
North Idaho College will honor longtime NIC men's basketball coach Rolly Williams by naming the court in Christianson Gym in his honor. A men's basketball reunion reception will kick off the dedication events at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 at the Coeur d'Alene Eagles Club. Expected to attend are NIC basketball alumni from the ‘60s to as ... Read More

NIC to present on the history of Coeur d'Alene

Posted: Monday, Oct. 15, 2007
Regional historian and North Idaho College instructor Robert Singletary will bring the early history of Coeur d'Alene to life through stories and pictures during a presentation at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall, on NIC's main campus. “The History of Coeur d'Alene: The Early Years” will focus on the early ... Read More

NIC theater presents fall production of ‘Eastern Standard'

Posted: Monday, Oct. 15, 2007
The North Idaho College Theater Department's fall production opens Oct. 25 with “Eastern Standard,” a comedic drama by Richard Greenberg, in which a group of successful New Yorkers confront how well they live up to their ideals. In the process, they must let go of patterns that no longer work and learn to trust. “The play celebrates ... Read More

Boys and Girls Club director to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Monday, Oct. 15, 2007
Ryan Davis, the executive director of the Boys and Girls Club proposed for Post Falls, will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 30 at Tony's Supper Club, located at 6823 E. Coeur d'Alene Lake Drive in Bennet's Bay. Davis will talk about the proposed facility and the benefits of the Boys and Girls ... Read More

NIC to offer new basic manufacturing certificates

Posted: Friday, Oct. 12, 2007
In an effort to be responsive to the needs of the local workforce, North Idaho College has developed a new, short-term certificate program in basic manufacturing. Courses for the 19-credit certificate will begin this semester and finish in the spring of 2008. The program will prepare students for work in the manufacturing field ... Read More

NIC Bonners Ferry Center to host open house

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007
The community is invited to help the North Idaho College Bonners Ferry Center celebrate the completion of a technology installation and building project with an open house from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at the center, located at 6791 Main Street in Bonners Ferry. Construction was recently completed on three additional rooms ... Read More

Mexican indigenous leader to discuss free trade and immigration at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007
Mexican indigenous leader Centolia Maldonado Vasquez will speak about free trade, immigration and indigenous rights in Oaxaca, Mexico during an Oct. 17 presentation at North Idaho College. Vasquez was born in Oaxaca and was later migrated to the border zone of northern Mexico. She is active with the Binational Front of Indigenous ... Read More

Hastings donates more than $400 to NIC ABE/GED Center

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007
Hastings presents a check to North Idaho College in support of its Adult Basic Education program. More than $400 was raised through change bins stationed at cash registers in the Appleway store. Hastings has contributed $8,391 toward literacy programs at the NIC ABE/GED Center since the change-collecting program's inception in 1999 ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to offer sailing clinic

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits outdoor sports program will offer a clinic in October to teach participants how to sail, using a large Catalina 22 for instruction. The clinic will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays Oct. 20, 27 and Nov. 3 on NIC's Yap-Keehn-Um Beach on Lake Coeur d'Alene. The clinic will teach adults ... Read More

NIC annual report now available on the Web

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007
North Idaho College's annual report is now available on the Internet. The report contains news and highlights from the 2006-2007 academic year as well as an outlook on the year ahead. Click  here to download a PDF version of the 2006-2007 Report to the Community. For a printed version, call (208) 769-7764. Read More

NIC to offer class for women in transition

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007
Women who are experiencing a major change in their lives are encouraged to participate in the three-week “Welcome to Opportunities” class offered through North Idaho College's Center for New Directions. The class will be offered from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Oct. 22 through Nov. 9 in Siebert Hall Room 111 ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: Cardinal women beat Community Colleges of Spokane 3-1

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007
The Cardinal women scored first and never looked back beating the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch 3-1 in a non-league match at Spokane Falls Community College. NIC's first goal came when McKenzie Favero passed the ball to Megan Wells at the top of the penalty area. Wells saw the Spokane keeper off her line and chipped the ball ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: Cardinals earn sixth shutout

Posted: Monday, Oct. 8, 2007
Freshman forward Brian Rosco scored two goals for the second time this season and sophomore captain Zach Yeager earned two assists as the Cardinals beat Colorado Mountain College 6-0 Saturday, Oct. 6 at NIC's Eisenwinter Field. Rosco scored off a cross from Yeager in the 14th minute to open the scoring, Renatto Brito followed on a ... Read More

NIC Board of Trustees and NIC Foundation Board of Directors to meet

Posted: Monday, Oct. 8, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees and the directors of the North Idaho College Foundation will get together for a social from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 in Emery's Restaurant, located on the second floor of NIC's Hedlund Building. Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: Women tie Eastern Washington University JV

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007
It was a match of few good chances, but both teams made the most of them. NIC's first goal happened when Lisa Carter beat an Eastern Washington University defender down the right flank and crossed the ball. McKenzie Favero stepped in front of the EWU goalkeeper and played the ball back to Megan Wells who slotted the ball to the left ... Read More

Women's Softball Plays for a Cure

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007
The NIC softball team participated in the Race for the Cure on Sept. 30. The team walked in honor of family and friends that are fighting cancer or have survived cancer. They wore pink shirts with the names of the family/friends that they were walking for on the back of their t-shirts. After the walk they played a double header against ... Read More

NIC to host girls' basketball mini-camps

Posted: Friday, Sept. 28, 2007
North Idaho College women's basketball players and staff will lead a one-day girls' basketball mini-camp Saturday, Oct. 6 to help participants improve their basketball skills. A post camp will be held in two sessions for girls' basketball players of all ages from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in NIC's Christianson Gym ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: Cardinal men lose 4-1 to Salt Lake

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007
Salt Lake Community College scored four goals in the first half to hand the Cardinals their first loss of the season on Saturday, Sept. 22 at NIC's Eisenwinter Field. Isaac Saavedra had two goals and Justin Braun had a goal and an assist to lead the Bruins to their eighth win of the season (8-0). Despite outshooting Salt Lake 21-14, NIC ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits offers fly fishing clinic and trip

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits is leading a clinic and weekend trip to teach participants how to fly fish. The Introduction to Fly Fishing Clinic will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 on the lower level of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building. The clinic will be followed by a weekend camping and fly fishing trip on ... Read More

NIC choir to preview fall season during performance

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007
The North Idaho College choirs will present a preview of their fall season during a performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 at the Coeur d’Alene First Presbyterian Church, located at 521 Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. “A Fall Choral Preview” is part of the Coeur d’Alene Arts and Culture Alliance’s fourth annual fall arts festival “Art ... Read More

NIC Residence Hall advisers oversee resident life on campus

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007
North Idaho College’s Residence Hall is full this year with 202 student residents in the facility and a waiting list established. Seven resident advisers in the NIC Residence Hall provide all live-in support for residents under the direction of NIC Residence Life Manager Paula Czirr. Czirr started at NIC in June with more than 15 ... Read More

Auditions to be held for production of ‘This Child' at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007
Children and adults alike are encouraged to audition for the production of “This Child,” a Christmas-themed play in its second run at North Idaho College this year. Auditions for children 8 to 11 years old will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 in NIC’s Boswell Hall. Adults will audition later that afternoon from 2 to 4 ... Read More

Idaho native Dan Cummins to perform comedy at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007
Comedian Dan Cummins, who performs across the country at comedy clubs and colleges, will entertain an audience at North Idaho College with his sets and comedic songs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 in the NIC Activities Center, on the lower level of Edminster Student Union Building on NIC's main campus. Cummins grew up in Riggins, Idaho ... Read More

Kootenai Humane Society executive director to speak at NIC Booster Club lunch

Posted: Monday, Sept. 24, 2007
Phil Morgan, the new executive director of the Kootenai Humane Society, will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club luncheon at noon Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Hot Rod Cafe, located at 1610 E. Schneidmiller Ave. in Post Falls. Prior to coming to Coeur d'Alene, Morgan spent one year as the executive director ... Read More

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC about happiness

Posted: Monday, Sept. 24, 2007
The Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak about how to find happiness in life and in the world during “What’s Worth Doing (With the Rest of Your Life)?” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 and 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 in Molstead Library’s Todd Hall on North Idaho College’s main ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Fridays

Posted: Monday, Sept. 24, 2007
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend October’s First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Oct. 5. The First Fridays program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC’s programs and services. Visitors will meet in Molstead Library’s Todd Hall, on NIC’s ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: NIC women open league play with a bang

Posted: Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007
Lisa Carter and Rachel Lopez each had two goals and Kylee Williamson had a goal and an assist to lead the NIC women's soccer team to a 5-0 win over Salt Lake Community College. Erica Sonnenberg also had a good game, winning virtually every header in the midfield during the Lady Cardinal's first league match. The women's record is ... Read More

NIC apprenticeship programs experience record enrollment

Posted: Friday, Sept. 21, 2007
North Idaho College’s apprenticeship programs posted record enrollment for fall 2007-2008. Enrollments grew 5.1 percent from 433 in 2006-2007 to 455 this year. 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 athletes kick off dog walking community service program

Posted: Friday, Sept. 21, 2007
North Idaho College athletes gather for a photo during the kick off the Cardinal Canine Club community service program at the Kootenai Humane Society. The various NIC athletics teams will compete this season to see which team logs the most dog-walking hours at the humane society at the end of the year. The winning team will earn a pizza ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to lead kayak/canoe trip to Upper Priest Lake

Posted: Friday, Sept. 21, 2007
Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to sign up for a kayak/canoe trip through North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program. The weekend trip will take participants to Upper Priest Lake Sept. 29-30, to explore the area by boat, camp along the lakeshore, hike trails and relax by the campfire. Participants must attend a pre-trip ... Read More

NIC Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24 in the Driftwood Bay Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. The board will go into executive session at 4 p.m. in the Powderhorn Bay Room of Edminster Student Union Building, prior to the regular meeting. The purpose of the meeting falls under ... Read More

NIC hires new American Indian student adviser

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007
North Idaho College recently hired Evanlene Melting Tallow as its new American Indian student adviser. In this role, Melting Tallow will be responsible for providing support services to American Indian students on campus through academic advising and educating about the college system. As American Indian student adviser, Melting Tallow ... Read More

Kootenai Charities contributes scholarship funds to NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007
Craig Frei and John Goedde of Kootenai Charities, Inc. present a $1,000 check to North Idaho College President Priscilla Bell and NIC Foundation Executive Director Rayelle Anderson. Kootenai Charities raised the funds by hosting the Demolition Derby at the North Idaho Fair. The funds contributed to NIC will provide two $500 ... Read More

NIC Medical Assisting program to start fall 2008

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007
North Idaho College has received state approval to begin its new Medical Assisting program in August 2008, at the start of fall semester. The program is a five-semester associate’s degree program that prepares students as entry-level health care providers in settings such as physician’s offices, health care clinics and hospitals. The ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: Men's soccer earns big win and tie on the road

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007
The NIC men's soccer team put in a solid effort over the weekend earning a win and a draw on a three-day road trip to Glenwood Springs, Colo., and Cheyenne, Wyo. NIC jumped on host Colorado Mountain College early in the match Saturday, Sept. 15 and went on to win 8-0. Freshman forward Brian Rosco scored a hat trick in the first half ... Read More

NIC students present biomedical research during conference

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007
Several North Idaho College students recently presented their research during the sixth annual Idaho Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) research conference at the University of Idaho Aug. 6-8. The students presented research posters, which are visual representations of the research completed by students. The ... Read More

NIC Sentinel adviser wins national award

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007
North Idaho College journalism instructor and student newspaper adviser Nils Rosdahl was recently selected as a recipient of the 2007 College Media Advisers Distinguished Adviser Award. The College Media Adviser award is a national award given to an adviser with distinguished service in a particular advising area. Rosdahl has ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: Tough weekend for Lady Cardinals soccer

Posted: Monday, Sept. 17, 2007
It was a tough weekend for the NIC women's soccer team, which lost twice while traveling to Colorado and Wyoming. The match on Saturday, Sept. 15 ended with the NIC women losing 3-1 to Colorado State University's (CSU) best women's club team. CSU came out on fire with a goal in the first minute. Eight minutes later, Megan Wells tied ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Special Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, Sept. 17, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will host reception for legislators from Idaho districts 1-5 at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 in the Driftwood Bay Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building. The NIC trustees will be on hand to discuss with area legislators any matters of interest they have relative to the college.  Read More

Local artist to exhibit work in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Friday, Sept. 14, 2007
Local artist Terry Lee will display his work in an exhibit titled “An Abbreviated Retrospective: Expressions in Color” Sept. 24 through Oct. 26 in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. Lee was born and raised in Coeur d’Alene, where his father Orrin Lee was president of then North Idaho Junior College from 1939 to ... Read More

Longtime NIC basketball coach to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Sept. 14, 2007
Longtime North Idaho College men’s basketball coach Rolly Williams will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Sept. 18 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort’s Shore Lounge. Williams served as the head men’s basketball coach from 1961 to 1996, accumulating 731 wins and 314 losses and 25 consecutive winning seasons. He ... Read More

Interactive video conferencing brings NIC classes across region

Posted: Friday, Sept. 14, 2007
Distance education at North Idaho College means just that, education from a distance. And with as vast a service area as North Idaho, the advent of distance education was well received by NIC students who traveled from as far away as Bonners Ferry or St. Maries. Once, methods of delivering distance education courses included either ... Read More

Singer/songwriter to perform at NIC

Posted: Friday, Sept. 14, 2007
Singer/songwriter Nadine Zahr will perform at North Idaho College Thursday, Sept. 27. Her blend of indie, pop, rock and blues reflects her native Palestinian roots. Zahr’s parents immigrated to the United States in 1975, fleeing the civil war in Lebanon. Raised in the suburbs of New York City, Zahr began playing the guitar at 12 ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: Men's soccer beats SFCC 3-0

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007
Sophomore forward Jared Bork had a goal and an assist in the first half, leading the Cardinals to their fourth victory of the season over Spokane Falls Community College 3-0. Bork's first goal of the season got the Cardinals on the scoreboard in the second minute when he won the ball in front of the SFCC net and was able to slip a shot ... Read More

Lake Coeur d'Alene cruise to benefit NIC athletics

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007
The North Idaho College Booster Club is kicking off the 2007-2008 athletics season with a sunset cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28. 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. at ... Read More

NIC enrollment up .4 percent for fall 2007

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007
North Idaho College posted a .4 percent increase in enrollment for fall 2007 with an increase of 19 students from last year’s enrollment of 4,631, bringing the total headcount this year to a record 4,650. “In a time when the economy is booming and work is readily available to those who want it, it’s impressive that our enrollment has ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits offers slideshow on Scotchman Peaks wilderness area

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007
A slideshow regarding the potential of creating a wildlife designation for Scotchman Peaks will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 in the Driftwood Bay Room of Edminster Student Union Building at North Idaho College. Phil Hough of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness will present the slideshow, which will include pictures and stories ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: NIC women's soccer sneaks past Eastern Washington JV

Posted: Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007
All the excitement happened in the second half of the game in Cheney, Wash. The Cardinal women opened the scoring 12 minutes into the second half when Megan Wells used her head to flick the ball past the Eastern Washington University (EWU) junior varsity team defenders into a space for Rachel Lopez. Lopez finished the play by slotting ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits encourages climbing community to give back

Posted: Friday, Sept. 7, 2007
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits is encouraging the community to give back to their local climbing area by participating in Adopt-A-Crag climbing crag cleanup at Q’emiln Riverside Park in Post Falls Sunday, Sept. 16. This event is part of Adopt-A-Crag Day, a nationwide day of natural resource stewardship and volunteerism ... Read More

Stand up comedian Buzz Sutherland to perform at NIC

Posted: Friday, Sept. 7, 2007
Stand up comedian Buzz Sutherland of South Carolina will perform at North Idaho College Tuesday, Sept. 11. Sutherland has won Comedian of the Year honors for five years through the National Association of Campus Activities. He has received Comedian of the Year honors four times and overall Performer of the Year twice through the ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Special Meeting Notice

Posted: Friday, Sept. 7, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet with representatives of SparrowHawk Consulting from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 in the Molstead Library Conference Room. SparrowHawk Consulting is researching the feasibility of constructing a longhouse on the NIC campus. Read More

NIC holds info session for admission to radiography technology program

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007
North Idaho College will hold an information session guiding prospective students through the admissions process for the radiography technology program from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 102. NIC’s radiography technology program will begin in January, at the start of Spring Semester ... Read More

NIC presents Constitution Day public forum

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007
North Idaho College’s Popcorn Forum will cosponsor a public forum titled “Clouds over the Constitution: Attacks on Judicial Impartiality” Monday, Sept. 17 in celebration of Constitution Day, which honors the signing of the U.S. Constitution Sept. 17, 1787. The event kicks off the 38th annual Popcorn Forum at NIC. Two keynote speakers ... Read More

Longtime college supporter donates portion of estate to NIC scholarship fund

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007
Elisabeth Scates, who passed away in January 2007, cared about her community and North Idaho College. She believed in education and was committed to giving to college students through charitable giving—both in life and in death. Through an estate plan, Elisabeth made arrangements to contribute $12,000 to benefit the John Dunlop ... Read More

SOCCER RESULTS: Cardinal women equal to challenge of ranked teams

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007
What a great weekend for NIC women’s soccer! As part of the inaugural Cardinal Classic, two teams ranked in the top 10 of the National Junior College Athletic Association, Iowa Western Community College (IWCC) and Illinois Central College (ICC) were invited to Coeur d’Alene to play the Community Colleges of Spokane and our own Cardinal ... Read More

SOCCER PREVIEW: Women's Soccer Season Preview

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007
2007 Season Preview The Cardinals women’s soccer team is coming off a Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) championship in 2006 with a focus on winning the Region 18 title and advancing to the district playoffs in 2007. NIC returns nine players from the 2006 team ,which had a record of 10-4-2. All nine returning players ... Read More

NIC to host golf tournament in honor of longtime coach Rolly Williams

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007
North Idaho College will honor longtime basketball coach Rolly Williams with the first ever Rolly Williams Classic golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21. The four-person scramble will begin with lunch at noon and a 1 p.m. shotgun start at Prairie Falls Golf Club in Post Falls. Cost is $75 for individuals or $300 for teams of four. Fees ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to offer sailing clinics

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits will offer two separate clinics in September to teach participants how to sail. The clinics will be offered Sept. 7-9 and Sept. 14-16. Each clinic for adults will run in three sessions on NIC’s Yap-Keehn-Um Beach on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Times vary. Each three-session clinic comprises nine ... Read More

NIC to host Cardinal Classic soccer tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007
North Idaho College will host teams from across the nation during the Cardinal Classic soccer tournament Sept. 1-2 on NIC’s Eisenwinter Field. The tournament will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1 with the 2006 Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges champion Community Colleges of Spokane women’s team facing off ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to offer two sea kayaking clinics

Posted: Monday, Aug. 27, 2007
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits is offering two separate four-part sea kayaking clinics in September. The clinics will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays Sept. 4, 11, 18 and 25 or Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27, meeting on NIC’s Yap-Keehn-Um Beach. The clinics are designed as an introduction to sea and lake kayaking, covering paddle ... Read More

NIC campus to close for Labor Day

Posted: Monday, Aug. 27, 2007
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Sept. 3 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. 4. NIC’s Molstead Library will also be closed Sept. 1-3 in observance of the holiday.  Read More

Kootenai Medical Center nurses contribute to NIC scholarship fund

Posted: Friday, Aug. 24, 2007
North Idaho College Foundation Executive Director Rayelle Anderson accepts a $1,000 donation to the Madelyn Isabella Sapp Memorial Scholarship from Kootenai Medical Center nurses Katie Swain, Greg Sapp and Judy Groat. The scholarship fund was established in 2006 by the graduating class of NIC Associate’s Degree Nursing students in ... Read More

NIC to hold auditions for ‘Eastern Standard'

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007
The North Idaho College Theater Department will be holding auditions for its fall production of “Eastern Standard” from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 and Thursday, Sept. 6 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Parts are available for three men and two women in their late-20s as well as one woman who can play a character in ... Read More

Community members encouraged to join NIC choirs

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007
North Idaho College’s choral groups are beginning rehearsals for fall semester. The first rehearsal for the NIC Concert Choir will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28 in Boswell Hall on NIC’s main campus. Those interested in joining the NIC Concert Choir should attend this rehearsal to become a choir member. There is no audition ... Read More

NIC announces results of Coeur d'Alene Shootout tournament

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007
Approximately 200 teams participated in this year’s Coeur d’Alene Shootout three-on-three basketball tournament held Aug. 18 and 19 at North Idaho College. The event benefited athletics scholarships at NIC. Division winners are listed below. Some divisions included more than one bracket. Men’s Open: Team Shake-N-Bake with Adam ... Read More

NIC Foundation announces several changes to this year's board

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007
The North Idaho College Foundation Board of Directors recently announced several changes in its membership for the 2007-2008 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 ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits offers backpacking trip to Glacier National Park

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007
Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to sign up for a backpacking trip at Glacier National Park in Montana over Labor Day weekend offered through North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits. The non-guided trip will be Aug. 31 through Sept. 3 in the Bowman Lake area of Glacier National Park. Participants should have some backpacking ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to lead day hike to Stevens Lake

Posted: Monday, Aug. 13, 2007
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program will lead a group of outdoor enthusiasts on a day hike to Stevens Lake near Mullan, Idaho Saturday, Aug. 25. Hikers must be in good physical condition, as this is a strenuous 2-mile hike with increasing elevations. Participants will meet in front of Christianson Gym on NIC’s main ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for parents, students in Sandpoint

Posted: Friday, Aug. 10, 2007
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14 in Room 102 of the NIC Ponderay Center, located at 300 Bonner Mall Way in Ponderay. NIC’s WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for Kootenai County students

Posted: Friday, Aug. 10, 2007
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 in the Driftwood Bay Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building. NIC’s WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, gives high ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for Bonners Ferry students

Posted: Friday, Aug. 10, 2007
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 in Room 104 of the NIC Bonners Ferry Center, located at 6791 Main Street, Suite B in Bonners Ferry. NIC’s WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for students in the Silver Valley

Posted: Friday, Aug. 10, 2007
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22 in Room 103 of the NIC Silver Valley Center, located at 323 Main Street in Kellogg. NIC’s WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits to offer hula hooping clinic

Posted: Friday, Aug. 10, 2007
Based on the success of the first clinic in July, another hula hooping clinic will be held Sunday, Aug. 19 at North Idaho College. The Hooping on the Beach clinic will explore the use of the 1950s toy as a modern dance and exercise tool. Unique, handcrafted hula hoops will also be available for sale. The clinic will begin at 7 ... Read More

NIC to host girls' basketball mini-camp

Posted: Friday, Aug. 10, 2007
North Idaho College Head Women’s Basketball Coach Chris Carlson and Assistant Coach Carey Carlson along with NIC women’s basketball players will lead a three-day girls’ basketball mini-camp Aug. 21-23 to help participants improve their basketball skills. The camp will be from 1 to 4 p.m. daily for campers entering the third through ... Read More

NIC adds new program, changes several existing programs for 2007-2008

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007
In a strategic effort to increase student access to programs and services critical to the economic vitality of the region, North Idaho College is adding a new program and changing several existing programs in the 2007-2008 academic year. “Students should have options on whether they want short-term training to enter the workforce ... Read More

Registration deadline extended for three-on-three tournament at NIC

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007
The registration deadline has been extended 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 eight ... Read More

Citizens' Council for the Arts contributes new sculpture to NIC

Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2007
After 38 years of successful Art on the Green events at North Idaho College, it is time to reflect. That’s why the Citizens’ Council for the Arts, the sponsor of Art on the Green, and friends of the organization commissioned a sculpture to install permanently on NIC’s campus called “Reflections.” The sculpture was created to honor ... Read More

NIC grows capacity in several career programs; Some spaces still available for fall

Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2007
North Idaho College is building on several of its most popular programs by increasing their capacity. This fall, twice the number of students typically accepted into the NIC Welding and Diesel Technology limited enrollment programs will be allowed to enroll and the Registered Nursing program will be accepting 20 additional students ... Read More

Community invited to welcome President Bell at reception

Posted: Monday, July 23, 2007
Community members are invited to welcome Priscilla Bell, Ph.D., to her new post as president of North Idaho College with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31 at the Coeur d’Alene Inn, located at 506 W. Appleway Ave. Bell was named the new NIC president by the NIC Board of Trustees July 2, capping a six-month national ... Read More

New trades and industry scholarships now available at NIC

Posted: Friday, July 20, 2007
Scholarship applications are now being accepted for students entering one of North Idaho College’s Trades and Industry programs. The scholarships are available through a new Trades and Industry Scholarship Fund established collaboratively by the NIC Foundation, the North Idaho Manufacturing Consortium and the Idaho Department of ... Read More

NIC softball players earn Louisville Slugger awards

Posted: Friday, July 20, 2007
Two North Idaho College softball players earned Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-American honors for Division I of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Angie Boardman (left), an infielder from Spokane, Wash., was selected to the All-American second team. During the 2006-2007 ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to offer rock climbing clinic

Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Climbers of all ability levels are encouraged to take part in a three-day rock climbing clinic offered by North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits. The clinic will be offered Aug. 17-19. Participants will meet for the first session in the Outdoor Pursuits Office on the lower level of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building from 6 to 9 ... Read More

NIC partners with Coeur d'Alene Fire Department to expand First Aid/CPR

Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Through a unique partnership between the two organizations, North Idaho College will now expand its First Aid and CPR classes through the Coeur d’Alene Fire Department. The fire department has been delivering First Aid and CPR training for decades. However, recertification requirements and corporate interest in certifying employees ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits to offer hula hooping clinic

Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Participants of all ages are encouraged to participate in a hula hooping clinic Sunday, July 22 at North Idaho College. The Hooping on the Beach clinic will explore the use of the 1950s toy as a modern dance and exercise tool. Unique, handcrafted hula hoops will also be available for sale. The clinic will begin at 7 p.m. on NIC’s ... Read More

NIC to celebrate history of beach; dedicate rose garden in honor of Coeur d'Alene Tribe

Posted: Monday, July 16, 2007
Once, the sounds of drums and tribal singing rang out on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene at the summer gathering place of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. Various bands of the tribe would return from their winter travels and meet on what is now the North Idaho College beach to sing, dance, play games and host other Native American tribes in ... Read More

Missoula man wins $300,000 grand prize house

Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2007
An estimated crowd of more than 2,000 ticket holders and community members braved the hot temperatures to see if they were winners in the North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle drawing Wednesday night. More than $335,000 in prizes was given away at the 14th annual event, including the $300,000 custom house built by ... Read More

Room still available in several NIC health professions programs

Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2007
Space is still available in several limited enrollment North Idaho College health professions programs. Both NIC professional-technical programs, Human Services and Pharmacy Technology, offer an 11-month technical certificate so graduates can enter the workforce quickly. “These are good paying professions and there is a ... Read More

NIC offers several options for becoming a certified nursing assistant

Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Prepared by NIC College Relations Intern Amy Oliveria Dressed in purple scrubs, Joni Coombe gingerly lifts her patient’s arm and secures a print cuff around it. She then places one end of the stethoscope on the patient’s forearm, inserts her ear pieces and inflates the cuff, all with deliberate and carefully practiced motions. She ... Read More

Small Business Development Center offers workshop for high-growth businesses

Posted: Monday, July 9, 2007
The Idaho Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) based at North Idaho College will offer a two-day workshop on increasing profitability for high-growth businesses Thursdays July 26 and Aug. 23. “Leading High-Growth Businesses to Profitable Growth” is part of a special project to help small- and medium-sized, high-growth companies ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to sponsor beach volleyball tournament

Posted: Monday, July 9, 2007
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program will host a two-on-two beach volleyball tournament July 14 and 15. 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 men’s, women’s and ... Read More

Register now for three-on-three tournament at NIC

Posted: Friday, July 6, 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 softball coaching staff named regional coaching staff of the year

Posted: Friday, July 6, 2007
The North Idaho College softball coaching staff was recently named the National Fastpitch Coaches Association/National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Coaching Staff of the Year for the West Region. The staff includes NIC Head Softball Coach Don Don Williams and assistant coaches Casi Reisenauer, Ron Bradstreet and ... Read More

NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle drawing to be held July 11

Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2007
Community members and all ticket holders in the 14th annual North Idaho College Foundation Really BIG Raffle are invited to attend the raffle drawing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 in Fort Sherman Park, located behind Edminster Student Union Building on NIC’s main campus. The event will include the drawing for the $300,000 grand prize ... Read More

NIC coaches and players to lead summer volleyball camps

Posted: Monday, July 2, 2007
North Idaho College volleyball staff and players are offering two volleyball camps this summer for volleyball players entering seventh through 12th grades. The NIC Volleyball Complete Player Camp is designed for seventh- through 12th-graders who want to perfect their volleyball skills. The camp will be July 9-11 in NIC’s Christianson ... Read More

NIC Board of Trustees selects Bell as new president

Posted: Monday, July 2, 2007
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees announced today the selection of Priscilla Bell, Ph.D., as the new president of NIC. Bell, who has served as the interim president at NIC since February, will drop the interim from her title upon completion of contract negotiations. Terms of her contract have not yet been finalized. “I’m ... Read More

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