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MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals release fall schedule

Posted: Thursday, July 1, 2010
The North Idaho College men's soccer program released its 2010 schedule today with a 16-match regular season slate and the potential for a fifth trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) West District Championships in Arizona. The Cardinals will open the season with an exhibition match against a strong NCAA ... Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Independence Day

Posted: Monday, June 28, 2010
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, July 5 in honor of Independence Day. This includes all outreach locations. 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 Tuesday, July 6. Read More

Purchase Really BIG Raffle ticket now for a chance to win a free ticket

Posted: Friday, June 25, 2010
With less than 500 tickets remaining, the North Idaho College Foundation is offering a new incentive to push the fund-raiser toward its 17th consecutive sellout. For every raffle ticket purchased between now and June 30, ticket buyers will be automatically entered for the chance to win a free ticket. The winner will be notified on ... Read More

Local realtor to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Thursday, June 24, 2010
Local realtor Marshall Mend will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, June 29 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Mend has more than 30 years experience in real estate sales and has owned and operated Marshall Mend Realty since January 1990. Mend is an active member of the National ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC coaches and players to lead summer camps

Posted: Wednesday, June 23, 2010
North Idaho College volleyball staff and players are offering two volleyball camps this summer for middle and high school volleyball players. The NIC Position Camp will be offered Aug. 7 and 8 in NIC's Christianson Gym. The camp will focus on targeting the skills specific to each individual position. Cost is $75 and camp registration ... Read More

NIC offers free online classes to unemployed

Posted: Monday, June 21, 2010
North Idaho College is offering a series of free online classes to the unemployed this summer. The NIC Workforce Training Center partnered with Growth Strategies, Inc., to offer the online classes that include topics such as confronting financial fear, women and money, telecommuting and buying a business. Each class is offered in ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to offer rock climbing clinic

Posted: Monday, June 21, 2010
Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to take part in several three-day rock climbing clinics offered by North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits. The clinic will be offered from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays July 5-19 or from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays Aug. 4-18. Participants will meet in the Outdoor Pursuits Office on the lower level of ... Read More

NIC Silver Valley Center to offer self-help workshop

Posted: Friday, June 18, 2010
The North Idaho College Silver Valley Center will offer a self-help workshop on “Getting Out of Your Own Way—Eliminating Self-Defeating Behavior” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 28. The free workshop will be led by Carol Haught from the NIC Center for New Directions and will focus on eliminating self-defeating behaviors that prevent ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC coaches and players to lead summer girls soccer camp

Posted: Friday, June 18, 2010
The North Idaho College women's soccer staff and players will lead a summer soccer camp for girls going into the ninth through 12th grades. The NIC Cardinals Women's Soccer Camp Aug. 2-5 will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. daily throughout the duration of the four-day camp. The last 30 minutes of each session will include scrimmages to ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits to offer sea kayak clinics

Posted: Friday, June 18, 2010
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits is offering several sea kayaking clinics this summer. The Sea Kayak Quickstart clinic is designed for beginners and will provide a brief overview of techniques in addition to a paddle tour of Lake Coeur d'Alene. The three-part clinic will be offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays July 6-20 or ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC offers summer softball camp

Posted: Wednesday, June 16, 2010
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 26-29 at Finucane Park, located on the northwest corner of Prairie Avenue and Fourth Street in Hayden. NIC head softball coach Don Don Williams and NIC players as well as guest camp ... Read More

Registration open for summer three-on-three tournament at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Basketball players are encouraged to register teams for the Coeur d'Alene Shootout, a three-on-three basketball tournament Aug. 21 and 22 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

SOFTBALL: NIC's Alyssa Hawley signs with Stony Brook University

Posted: Thursday, June 10, 2010
North Idaho College softball player Alyssa Hawley has signed to play for Stony Brook University in New York next season. Hawley, a sophomore outfielder from Spokane, Wash., received first team All-Region 18 honors last season while compiling a .358 batting average. She is fifth in the NIC record books with 54 career stolen bases. ... Read More

NIC to sponsor sixth annual North Idaho adventure race

Posted: Wednesday, June 9, 2010
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits will sponsor the sixth annual NIChallenge, an adventure race, Saturday, June 26 in the North Idaho wilderness (at a yet-to-be-announced location). The NIChallenge is a sprint adventure race that incorporates paddling, trail running, mountain biking, special challenges and navigation trials. The ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC softball player signs with Southern Oregon University

Posted: Wednesday, June 9, 2010
North Idaho College softball player Brooke Springer has signed to play for Southern Oregon University next season. Springer, a sophomore left-fielder from Omak, Wash., was a two-year starter for the Cardinals, playing in 111 games during her NIC career. Springer is the daughter of Steve and Debbie Springer of Omak.   North ... Read More

NIC women's basketball player earns academic honors

Posted: Tuesday, June 8, 2010
North Idaho College women's basketball player Mariana Lamperti, a 5-foot-10-inch wing from Brazil, has earned National Junior College Athletic Association Academic All-American honors. Lamperti graduated from NIC in May with a 3.88 grade point average. In addition, she was selected as the recipient of the NIC Female Scholar-Athlete ... Read More

Final NIC Really BIG Raffle open house to be held June 13

Posted: Monday, June 7, 2010
The public is welcome to view the $265,000 grand prize home through the North Idaho College Foundation Really BIG Raffle during the last open house of the year from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 13. Ticketholders will have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a free ticket at the event. This year's grand prize, energy-efficient ... Read More

NIC wrestlers distribute 7,000th book through reading program

Posted: Monday, June 7, 2010
First-graders from Winton Elementary pose with (back, left to right) North Idaho College Board of Trustees Chair and Coeur d'Alene Police Department Sergeant Christie Wood, Coeur d'Alene Fire Department Inspector and Part-Time NIC Natural Sciences Instructor Bobby Gonder, NIC wrestlers Jesse Nielsen and Keri Stanley, Winton ... Read More

NIC outdoor leadership students embark on cross-country ride

Posted: Friday, June 4, 2010
When Autumn Kristovich's father was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in 2003, she knew her life would be changing forever. The strange thing was, her father really didn't change at all. “During the course of his battle with cancer, my father refused to surrender any portion of his remaining life to the diagnosis,” Kristovich ... Read More

WRESTLING: NIC to host summer wrestling camps

Posted: Friday, June 4, 2010
North Idaho College will host several wrestling camps in June and July for wrestlers of all ages. The first camp will be offered the week of June 19-23 for high schoolers. This session will include technique instruction in the morning and two duels in the afternoon and evening. Teams will consist of approximately 15 weight classes ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals to host women's soccer camp

Posted: Wednesday, June 2, 2010
The NIC women's soccer team is hosting a soccer camp for young women who will be attending high school this fall. The camp will be one session per day from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2-5 and will cost $75. The camp is geared toward helping high school players prepare for their tryouts and preseason training with a special emphasis on ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC softball player named NJCAA All-American

Posted: Wednesday, June 2, 2010
North Idaho College softball player Amanda Krier of Coeur d'Alene, was recently selected as a National Junior College Athletic Association first team All-American. Krier is one of 15 players from across the nation to earn this honor and only the second player in the history of the NIC softball program to earn first team All-American ... Read More

NIC to offer summer sailing clinics on new sailboat

Posted: Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Every summer, more than 100 aspiring sailors make their way to the North Idaho College beach to try their hand at sailing. And this year, the college's summer sailing clinics will have the potential for even greater instructional opportunities with the addition of a new Colgate 26 sailing instruction boat to the Outdoor Pursuits fleet ... Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Memorial Day

Posted: Friday, May 28, 2010
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, May 31 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 June 1. All NIC offices remain open throughout the summer. Summer session begins June 7 and fall semester begins Aug. 23. Read More

Early bird deadline for Really BIG Raffle is May 31

Posted: Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Don't miss the May 31 deadline to qualify to win two additional early bird prizes in the North Idaho College Foundation's 17th annual Really BIG Raffle. Those who purchase tickets by May 31 will automatically be entered into the early bird drawing for a $500 gift card to Super 1 Foods or a North Idaho Bed and Breakfast Association ... Read More

Annual NIC golf tournament held in memory of Scott Hague

Posted: Tuesday, May 25, 2010
The entry deadline for the North Idaho College Scott Hague Memorial Cardinal Classic golf tournament is approaching. The four-person scramble tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Friday, June 4 at the Avondale Golf and Tennis Club in Hayden. The event is being held in honor of NIC alumnus and community supporter Scott ... Read More

NIC to host summer boys, girls basketball camps

Posted: Monday, May 24, 2010
The North Idaho College men's and women's basketball staff is encouraging area youths to utilize summer break to improve their basketball skills. The North Idaho Boys Basketball Skills Camp June 14-17 is open to all school-aged boys. Instruction will be offered by current NIC men's basketball players as well featured coaches ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC men's basketball program signs recruits

Posted: Monday, May 24, 2010
Several athletes recently accepted scholarships to play for the North Idaho College men's basketball team for the 2010-2011 season. Tyrone White, a 6-foot-6-inch guard-forward from Portland, Ore., will transfer to NIC from Utah State University where he played in 17 games as a freshman including Utah State's NCAA tournament game ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: Lady Cardinals finish 13th at nationals

Posted: Saturday, May 22, 2010
In only their third year as a varsity sport, the Lady Cardinals have recorded back-to-back 13th place finishes at the national tournament. Forty-one colleges were represented at the national tournament, with 20 full teams playing at the 6,200-yard, LPGA course in Daytona Beach, Fla. This was the largest number of participants (118) that ... Read More

Longtime booster Ron Ouren speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Thursday, May 20, 2010
Longtime North Idaho College Booster Club member Ron Ouren will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, May 25 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Ouren plans to speak on “Live the Dream: You Are Never Too Old,” regarding the importance of staying active and involved as one ages. During this ... Read More

NIC to offer history presentation on the Silver Valley

Posted: Thursday, May 20, 2010
The mountains, the mines and the people of Kellogg, Idaho shaped author Julie Whitesel Weston (left), who grew up a block from the entrance to the Bunker Hill Mine and next door to the hospital where her father doctored the miners and other townspeople. Whitesel Weston includes stories of the historic Silver Valley in her book “The ... Read More

Commencement photos/DVDs available from NIC

Posted: Thursday, May 20, 2010
Those who missed the North Idaho College commencement ceremony May 14 still have a chance to see it. Photographs of the ceremony, processional and group shot are available for download at NIC's Flickr page at http://www.flickr.com/photos/northidahocollege/ . The high resolution photos can be downloaded directly from the site at no ... Read More

NIC hires new vice president for resource management

Posted: Wednesday, May 19, 2010
North Idaho College has hired Ron Dorn as its new vice president for resource management. He plans to begin at NIC July 30. Dorn will replace current Vice President for Administrative Services Rolly Jurgens, who plans to retire this summer. “Ron brings more than 35 years experience working with finances at various colleges and ... Read More

SOFTBALL: Five NIC softball players receive All-Region honors

Posted: Tuesday, May 18, 2010
  Five NIC softball players were awarded All-Region honors on May 15 at the Region 18 Tournament in Salt Lake City, Utah. Sophomores Amanda Krier and Alyssa Hawley and Freshman Jessica Ross were awarded first team All-Region and will be nominated for an All-American selection. Sophomores Renae Kimbill and Lauren Maloney were ... Read More

Approximately 1,200 middle schoolers visit NIC during XPLOR program

Posted: Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Approximately 700 seventh graders from the Coeur d'Alene School District visited North Idaho College May 18 and another 500 seventh- and eighth-graders from the Post Falls School District are expected May 19 as part of the XPLOR NIC program. The college recruitment program was initiated by NIC in 2008 to expose middle school students ... Read More

NIC recognizes outstanding faculty, staff with annual achievement awards

Posted: Friday, May 14, 2010
Several outstanding North Idaho College staff and faculty members were honored with achievement awards during the annual NIC Employee Awards Breakfast May 14. “Student success is the core mission of all faculty and staff members at NIC,” said NIC President Priscilla Bell. “But these employees have gone above and beyond the call of ... Read More

NIC student selected to NASA scholars program review

Posted: Thursday, May 13, 2010
North Idaho College student Jessi Barbee from Sandpoint was one of 250 students nationwide to be selected to the first phase of the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar program this spring. The program funded by NASA's Exploration Systems Mission Directorate and administered by NASA Johnson Space Center invites students from ... Read More

NIC Really BIG Raffle house ‘goes green;' open houses set to begin May 16

Posted: Thursday, May 13, 2010
This year’s North Idaho College Foundation Really BIG Raffle house is green this year, and that means more than just the exterior color. The grand prize home in the 17th annual fund-raiser will be ENERGY STAR® qualified and National Green Building certified. “This means the home is loaded with energy-saving components and ... Read More

Area students presented NIC Presidential Scholarships

Posted: Thursday, May 13, 2010
Four students from throughout the five northern counties of Idaho were recently selected to receive the North Idaho College Presidential Scholarship. This year's recipients include Tala Kalindra Kathleen Wood from Sandpoint High School, Danielle Meehan from Post Falls High School, Vanesa Braun from Coeur d'Alene High School and Joy ... Read More

Science students earn end-of-year awards

Posted: Thursday, May 13, 2010
Several North Idaho College students recently received awards through the Natural Sciences Division. The Outstanding Freshman Chemistry Student Award was presented to Brianna Knudtsen from Coeur d'Alene. Student Jacqueline Goldworm from Sandpoint earned the W. James Burns Award, which is given annually to an outstanding student in ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: NIC men's golfer signs with Washington State University

Posted: Wednesday, May 12, 2010
North Idaho College men's golf player Branden Dalton recently signed a letter of intent to play for the Washington State University golf team next year. Dalton played for the Fernley High School golf team in Reno, Nev., all four years of high school. There, he was team most valuable player and league most valuable player all four ... Read More

NIC program earns professional-technical honors

Posted: Wednesday, May 12, 2010
North Idaho College's Computer Applications and Technology program was recently named Idaho's 2010 Postsecondary Professional-Technical Education Exemplary Program runner-up. (The winner has not yet been announced.) The statewide award from the Idaho State Division of Professional-Technical Education is designed to showcase the top ... Read More

NIC retirees honored for outstanding service

Posted: Wednesday, May 12, 2010
A total of 10 NIC employees with more than 200 years of combined service were honored for their dedication and service to NIC at the 2010 Retiree Recognition Luncheon May 5. The following employees will be retiring at the end of this academic year: English Instructor Frances Bahr, 29 years; Workforce Training Center Executive ... Read More

Bicycle racks installed on campus during national bike month

Posted: Wednesday, May 12, 2010
As part of the WeCycle program instituted by North Idaho College students, several artistically designed bike racks are being installed on campus in honor of national bike month in May. As part of the curriculum in the NIC Resort/Recreation Management program, students are tasked with planning and coordinating various events as they ... Read More

Approximately 300 students to participate in NIC commencement ceremony

Posted: Tuesday, May 11, 2010
By Eli Francovich NIC journalism student and College Relations intern To graduate from North Idaho College in two years with a 3.98 grade point average makes driven students like Patricia Murk stand out above the nearly 700 students eligible for graduation from NIC this year. And of the approximately 300 who plan to walk in ... Read More

NIC student newspaper wins three national first place awards

Posted: Tuesday, May 11, 2010
The North Idaho College Sentinel student newspaper recently won three national first place awards in the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence national competition. The Sentinel won the award for the Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper in the two-year college category. Other finalists include the Aztec Press ... Read More

NIC students earn top honors at national BPA competition

Posted: Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Eight North Idaho College student members of Business Professionals of America (BPA) attended the annual National Leadership Conference, “Shoot for Success,” in Anaheim, Calif., May 5-9. There, NIC BPA chapter members joined conference delegates from across the nation to participate in national-level business skill competitions ... Read More

Nearly 700 students to graduate from NIC

Posted: Monday, May 10, 2010
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho – A total of 699 students are eligible for graduation this year and more than 300 plan to participate in the 2010 commencement ceremony May 14. Students who applied for graduation by April 26 are listed below by hometown: Idaho Athol: Toyah Bell, Jacob Carber, Katrina Cook, Chris Costigan-Galdes, Steve ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Three NIC men's basketball players sign with universities

Posted: Monday, May 10, 2010
Three North Idaho College men's basketball players recently signed to play with four-year universities next season. Guy-Marc Michel, a 7-foot-1-inch center from Sainte Marie, Martinique, recently signed to play with Indiana University next season. Michel received All-Scenic West Athletic Conference honorable mention his freshman year ... Read More

New NIC head volleyball coach to speak at Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Friday, May 7, 2010
New North Idaho College head volleyball coach Colleen Frohlich will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, May 11 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. The NIC Athletics Department announced May 6 that Frohlich, a Coeur d'Alene native and former assistant and interim head coach at the ... Read More

INFORMATION SITE: Child at NIC Children's Center diagnosed with whooping cough

Posted: Thursday, May 6, 2010
UPDATED information as of Noon Thursday, May 6 A child at the North Idaho College Children's Center was officially diagnosed with pertussis or “whooping cough,” a highly contagious bacterial disease. The affected child is 3 years old and is a member of the 2s classroom of the NIC Children's Center. This condition requires that the ... Read More

NIC selects Frohlich as head volleyball coach

Posted: Thursday, May 6, 2010
The North Idaho College Athletics Department announced that Coeur d'Alene native and former assistant and interim head coach at the University of Montana Colleen Frohlich was named as the new NIC head volleyball coach. Frohlich replaces Chris Kosty, who resigned from the head coaching position in March for an assistant coaching ... Read More

NEWS RELEASE: Confirmed case of pertussis reported at NIC Children's Center

Posted: Thursday, May 6, 2010
A child at the North Idaho College Children's Center was officially diagnosed with pertussis or “whooping cough,” a highly contagious bacterial disease, Thursday, May 6. The affected child is 3 years old. Following Panhandle Health District protocol in an effort to prevent the spread of the disease, all children at the NIC Children's ... Read More

NIC sign language instructor shares passion for deaf culture with students

Posted: Wednesday, May 5, 2010
By Eli Francovich NIC journalism student and College Relations intern North Idaho College American Sign Language (ASL) Instructor Jacalyn Marosi is not deaf, but people have mistakenly thought that she was. And that makes her proud. “If a hearing person is mistaken for being deaf before they have spoken that is a huge ... Read More

Workforce Training Center to close Saturdays this summer

Posted: Wednesday, May 5, 2010
The North Idaho College Workforce Training Center will be closed Saturdays during the summer. The center will close Saturday, May 29 and then will be closed each Saturday July 3 through Sept. 4. NIC as well as the NIC Workforce Training Center will also close for the following holidays: Memorial Day May 31, Independence Day July 5 ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Registration to open soon for summer three-on-three tournament at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, May 4, 2010
This year's Coeur d'Alene Shootout, a three-on-three basketball tournament, will be held Aug. 21 and 22 on North Idaho College's main campus. Registration information will be posted soon, but be sure to save the date. The entry fee is $100 per team and includes a t-shirt. Information: (208) 769-5975. Read More

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

Posted: Tuesday, May 4, 2010
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 “Jazz Knows No Boundaries” will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 7 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The NIC Jazz Ensemble will perform the Wayne Shorter piece “Children of the ... Read More

NIC to sponsor cleanup of Yap-Keehn-Um Beach

Posted: Tuesday, May 4, 2010
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 8. Community members are welcome to help with the event. 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

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, May 3, 2010
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 5 p.m. Monday, May 10 in the Sherman Building President's Conference Room. 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 against a public ... Read More

Award winners announced following NIC Booster Club auction/banquet

Posted: Friday, April 30, 2010
The North Idaho College Booster Club announced the winners of this year's athletics awards following the annual NIC Athletics Hall of Fame Induction, Awards Banquet and Auction held April 24. The award recipients were nominated and selected by the NIC coaching staff. The Female Student Athlete of the Year Award was presented to ... Read More

NIC student selected as Rotary Student of the Month for April

Posted: Thursday, April 29, 2010
North Idaho College student Rose Robbins-Schild was selected as April's Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Robbins-Schild is an active member of the NIC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa and recently received a third place Di Braun Award for Visual Arts for her photography entry at the PTK spring conference in Vancouver, Wash ... Read More

CHEERLEADING: NIC cheerleader featured in Numerica Notes

Posted: Wednesday, April 28, 2010
North Idaho College cheerleader Carissa Kuchenski is featured in the spring edition of Numerica Notes, a newsletter from Numerica Credit Union. View the newsletter here http://www.nic.edu/modules/images/websites/19/file/NumericaNotesSpring2010.pdf   Read More

NIC students receive American Association of University Women scholarship

Posted: Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Two North Idaho College students were recently selected as the recipients of $2,000 Spokane branch of the American Association of University Women scholarships. Pictured are recipient Lisa Johnson, a nursing student from Dalton Gardens; NIC Communication Instructor and chair for the Spokane Association of University Women Association ... Read More

NIC GED graduation ceremonies to be held across North Idaho

Posted: Wednesday, April 28, 2010
For the second consecutive year, North Idaho College General Education Development (GED) administrators will hold graduation celebrations for its GED students throughout the five northern counties of Idaho. “Last year, holding the graduation ceremonies in each region was a wonderful way of bringing the celebration directly to where ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend May's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, May 7. The First Friday program, held on the first Friday of every month throughout the academic year, offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and services ... Read More

NIC students design jersey/t-shirt for annual Ride Idaho event

Posted: Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Designs by two North Idaho College graphic design students were selected to be featured on the Ride Idaho jerseys and t-shirts for this year's ride. Ride Idaho is a seven-day bicycle ride that takes 300 riders across the state. This year's event Aug. 8-14 will start and end in Coeur d'Alene as part of the 448-mile ride that will ... Read More

Bonners Ferry student receives teachers scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Bonners Ferry High School graduate and secondary education major Katrina Ryan became the first recipient of the recently established North Idaho Federation of Teachers Scholarship at North Idaho College. “I love going to NIC and I have a lot of interest in English and literature,” Ryan said. “This scholarship helps me pay for school ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Alumni return

Posted: Monday, April 26, 2010
The second annual NIC Women's Soccer Alumni Game was a great success. A total of 17 alums returned for the annual game and everyone had a great time. The final score of the match was 1-1, showing that returning players still know how to compete. McKenzie Favero scored for the alumni off a corner kick in the last five minutes of ... Read More

NIC instructor/BPA adviser earns recognition

Posted: Monday, April 26, 2010
North Idaho College Computer Applications and Office Technology Instructor Kathie O'Brien, the adviser of the NIC chapter of Business Professionals of America, has been named to the national Business Professionals of America Hall of Fame. O'Brien will be honored at the BPA National Leadership Conference May 5-9 in Anaheim, Calif. ... Read More

NIC Booster Club auction to include announcement of student-athlete awards

Posted: Friday, April 23, 2010
This year's North Idaho College Booster Club's annual spring auction and awards banquet will include the announcement of the 2009-2010 athletic award recipients Saturday, April 24 in the Edminster Student Union Building Ts'elusm Dining Room. The women's nominees for Scholar-Athlete of the Year are volleyball player Hannah Thompson ... Read More

NIC hires new financial aid director

Posted: Friday, April 23, 2010
North Idaho College has hired Joseph Bekken as its new financial aid director. He plans to begin at NIC May 3. “We're so pleased to have Joseph as a part of the NIC financial aid team,” said NIC President Priscilla Bell. “He brings more than seven years experience in financial aid, which in a field with many complicated processes ... Read More

NIC announces 2009-2010 Phi Theta Kappa inductees

Posted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010
North Idaho College recently announced the 2009-2010 inductees for NIC's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges. Induction ceremonies were held in the fall and in the spring. To be eligible, a student must have completed 12 credit hours of courses that can be applied to an associate's degree ... Read More

NIC to hold info session for radiography technology program

Posted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010
North Idaho College will hold an information session guiding prospective students through the admissions process for the radiography technology program at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 5 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 102. Students will be applying for spring semester 2011. The program is a five-semester associate's degree ... Read More

Students win spring NIC speech contest

Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Five students topped the annual North Idaho College Spring 2010 Speech Contest, earning awards for speeches written and presented through Communications 101 classes this semester. Students were selected by their peers to represent their classes in the contest, which is judged by NIC students, staff and faculty each semester. Cory ... Read More

NIC to offer history presentation on the Mullan Road

Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Keith Petersen, who is an author as well as an associate director and state historian with the Idaho State Historical Society, will present the history of John Mullan (pictured left) and the Mullan Military Road during his presentation at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 27 at the Post Falls Library, located at 821 N. Spokane Street in Post Falls ... Read More

NIC to host variety of cultural events during Experience the World Week

Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2010
North Idaho College will host a variety of cultural activities during Experience the World Week April 26-29. Events will kick off with a demonstration of games played around the world from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 26 in the Edminster Student Union Building Ts'elusm Dining Room and the entry outside the student union. Games ... Read More

GOLF: Burke and Dalton Medal for NIC at Horn Rapids

Posted: Monday, April 19, 2010
Ashley Burke and Branden Dalton both shot the lowest rounds of any competitor in the two day event in the Tri-Cities this weekend. Both players have lived up to the reputation as being the best players to ever play for the Cardinals. Other schools playing in the tournament were Columbia Basin and Central Washington University. ... Read More

NIC to present DVD on micro-lending website Kiva.org

Posted: Friday, April 16, 2010
The North Idaho College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, will present a seminar on Kiva, the peer-to-peer microloan organization for entrepreneurs around the world, Wednesday, April 21. The seminar is part of the chapter's exploration of this year's Phi Theta Kappa honors study topic ... Read More

NIC to participate in collegiate choral festival

Posted: Thursday, April 15, 2010
North Idaho College will be one of four colleges and universities performing at the Zimmerman Collegiate Choral Festival at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 23 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, located at 1115 West Riverside Avenue in Spokane. The NIC Madrigal Singers will perform at the festival, which also includes performances by ... Read More

NIC students selected as INBRE Fellows

Posted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Two North Idaho College students were recently named as Idaho Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Fellows for 2010. Ben Denn of Post Falls and Hannah Edwards of Rathdrum will be a part of the INBRE Fellows program, which awards $5,000 for 10-week summer research experiences in research labs across the state. The ... Read More

NIC presents lecture on bubonic plague

Posted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010
University of Idaho Researcher Scott Minnich, Ph.D., will discuss “What Makes Bubonic Plague So Deadly: New Insights from Genomic Studies” as part of the North Idaho College Health Series from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 20 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106. The presentation will cover the agent of plague and ... Read More

CHEERLEADING: Tryouts to be held May 15

Posted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Cardinal cheerleading tryouts will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 15 at NIC. For more information, click http://www.nic.edu/athletics/_inc/cheerleading/cheerapplication.pdf . NIC cheer tryouts open gyms will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays beginning April 14 at the Northwest Cheer Gym located at 3000 E. Seltice Way in ... Read More

NIC music department to present faculty recital

Posted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
The North Idaho College music department will present its Spring Faculty Music Recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 18 at St. Thomas Catholic Church, located at 919 Indiana Avenue in Coeur d'Alene. NIC music instructors will perform a variety of pieces including “La Catedral” by Agustin Barrios, the Johannes Brahms piece “Rhapsodie, Op ... Read More

NIC choirs present spring concert

Posted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
The North Idaho College Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers will present their spring choral concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 25 in the NIC Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The “Spring Choral Extravaganza” will also feature special guests Bella Voce and Spokane Coral Artists. Featured in the program will be Haydn's ... Read More

NIC Sentinel staff members earn honors at SPJ regional conference

Posted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
North Idaho College's student-produced newspaper The Sentinel recently won several honors in the two-year college newspaper division of the Region 10 Society of Professional Journalists Conference in Seattle. Jake Donahue from Portland, Ore., earned first place in the “breaking news” category. Donahue and Eli Francovich from Post ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Williams medals in LCSC dual

Posted: Monday, April 12, 2010
Dillon Williams of NIC shared the medalist honors with Conner McCracken of Lewis-Clark State College during a dual match on April 9 at Quail Ridge. Williams shot a one over 72 to help pace the Cardinals, but it was the Warriors that ended up winning the closely contested match 294-297. Freshman Jeremy Jensen carded a three over 74 ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: 13th-ranked Lady Cardinals fall to LCSC

Posted: Monday, April 12, 2010
The latest National Junior College Athletic Association polls have NIC ranked 13th in the nation. Last year they finished 15th at the national tournament. This year they hope to improve on that placing, but they have some work ahead of them, according to NIC Head Golf Coach Randy Boswell. The Lady Cardinals were outmatched by the ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Williams signs with LCSC

Posted: Monday, April 12, 2010
NIC sophomore Dillon Williams has signed a letter of intent to play for Lewis-Clark State College next year. Williams will be the first NIC golfer since restarting the golf program five years ago to move on and play at a four-year school. Williams is from Pullman, Wash., and attended Pullman Christian High School. He has been playing ... Read More

John Sitter to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, April 9, 2010
Former collegiate athlete and current owner of Specialty Recreation and Marine John Sitter will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, April 13 at the Coeur d'Alene Outback Steakhouse. Sitter played both football and basketball while attending the University of San Francisco ... Read More

NIC wind symphony presents concert featuring classic music

Posted: Friday, April 9, 2010
Attendees at the North Idaho College Wind Symphony's performance of “Springtime with the Classics” Wednesday, April 14, will enjoy a diversified array of classical music. “We will cover the whole range from intense pieces to fanfare to Russian folk,” said NIC Band Director Terry Jones. The NIC Wind Symphony plays orchestra pieces ... Read More

NIC mourns the loss of longtime supporter Betty McLain

Posted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
North Idaho College lost one of its dearest friends and supporters April 6. Longtime teacher, administrator, trustee, friend, and supporter Betty McLain was loved by all and a true champion for education and North Idaho College. A memorial service for McLain will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 9 at the Coeur d'Alene First ... Read More

NIC receives grant to train health information technology students

Posted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
North Idaho College has been awarded a $625,000 grant to train health information technology professionals across the state of Idaho. The grant is part of a $6.2 million grant awarded to a consortium of eight community colleges in a 10-state region. The consortium also includes Portland Community College in Oregon, Pueblo Community ... Read More

NIC presents lecture on sleep apnea

Posted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Dr Michael Coats, director of Kootenai Health Sleep Disorder Center, will discuss “Sleep Apnea” as part of the North Idaho College Health Series from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106. The presentation will cover signs of sleep apnea, such as snoring, waking up gasping for breath and ... Read More

NIC celebrates American Indian Heritage Week

Posted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Artist George Hill, a member of the Spokane Tribe, demonstrates to JoAnn Stringfellow how to sculpt alabaster during American Indian Heritage Week activities at North Idaho College. Read More

One-act comedy to be presented at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
The North Idaho College theater department will present a one-act comedy by Tom Stoppard as its spring theater production April 21-24. In “The Real Inspector Hound,” two critics watching a poorly written murder mystery find themselves in the middle of their own real-life murder mystery. “The play within a play takes place at the ... Read More

NIC softball to host KGSA Day

Posted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
The North Idaho College softball team will host players from the Kootenai Girls Softball Association for KGSA Day Saturday, April 17. Players from the KGSA will watch NIC take on Scenic West Athletic Conference rival College of Southern Idaho during a doubleheader at noon and 2 p.m. April 17 at Memorial Field. Members of the NIC ... Read More

NIC basketball players earn post-season honors

Posted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Two North Idaho College basketball players recently received National Junior College Athletic Association Division I All-American honors for the 2009-2010 season. NIC men's basketball player Michael Hale, III, from Federal Way, Wash., was selected to the NJCAA All-American second team. He shot .790 from the free-throw line and .400 from ... Read More

NIC students present lecture by sex educator

Posted: Tuesday, April 6, 2010
CL Lindsay, III, expert and leader in the field of student rights and academic freedom, will present “Sex and the Law” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d'Alene Room. The presentation will cover issues such as statutory rape, criminal transmission of sexually ... Read More

NIC Booster Club auction to include new hall of fame inductees

Posted: Tuesday, April 6, 2010
This year's North Idaho College Booster Club's annual spring auction and awards banquet will include the induction of NIC Athletics Hall of Fame inductees Saturday, April 24 in the Edminster Student Union Building Ts'elusm Dining Room. The NIC Athletics Department and Booster Club Hall of Fame Induction, Awards Banquet and Auction ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Cardinals fall to Sasquatch in match play

Posted: Monday, April 5, 2010
In a modified best-ball, match-play format, the Cardinals fell to a very talented Community Colleges of Spokane team. The first day consisted of 36 holes at Avondale Golf Club, while the second day was 18 holes played at The Links. The golfers had to battle to stay warm and dry with wind, rain, and snow on each of the days. But, that ... Read More

Reported magazine sales not associated with North Idaho College

Posted: Monday, April 5, 2010
Several community members in the Post Falls and St. Maries area have reported that individuals referring to themselves as North Idaho College communication students are selling magazine subscriptions on behalf of NIC as part of a class assignment. No communication classes on campus or at outreach locations require students to sell ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Friday, April 2, 2010
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 8 in the Sherman Building President's Conference Room. 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 against a ... Read More

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

Posted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010
North Idaho College students will have the opportunity to exhibit their artwork during the Student Art Show April 12 through May 7 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

NIC to remain open during spring break March 29 through April 2

Posted: Monday, March 29, 2010
No classes are scheduled for North Idaho College students during spring break March 29 through April 2. Although administrative offices will remain open during spring break, hours in several departments will change. Molstead Library will be closed Sunday, March 28. Hours will be modified the week of spring break. The library will ... Read More

NIC to offer history presentation on the Silver Valley

Posted: Monday, March 29, 2010
The mountains, the mines and the people of Kellogg, Idaho shaped author Julie Whitesel Weston, who grew up a block from the entrance to the Bunker Hill Mine and next door to the hospital where her father doctored the miners and other townspeople. Whitesel Weston includes stories of the historic Silver Valley in her book “The Good ... Read More

NIC presents lecture on cancer prevention through nutrition

Posted: Monday, March 29, 2010
University of Idaho Professor of Foods and Nutrition SeAnne Safaii Fabiano will present “Current and Future Approaches to Nutrition and Cancer Prevention” as part of the North Idaho College Health Series from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 6 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106. The presentation will explore the role ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for local students

Posted: Monday, March 29, 2010
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 p.m. Thursday, April 8 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d'Alene Room, on NIC's main Coeur d'Alene campus. The session will be of particular interest to ... Read More

NIC graphic design student designs logo for Hot Shot Tournament

Posted: Friday, March 26, 2010
  (Above) North Idaho College graphic design student Jai Glover from Muncie, Ind., accepts an award from Matthew Snow of the Coeur d'Alene Sting Soccer Club for her logo design that will be used on various marketing materials in promotion of the Bill Eisenwinter Hot Shot Tournament in May. The Coeur d'Alene Sting Soccer Club has ... Read More

NIC hires new assistant men's soccer coach

Posted: Friday, March 26, 2010
Former North Idaho College men's soccer standout Garga Caserta was recently hired as the new assistant coach and strength and conditioning coach for men's soccer at NIC. Caserta recently completed a bachelor's degree in physical education with a minor in coaching from the College of Idaho in Caldwell. As a senior, Caserta helped lead ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Branden Dalton medals at Hawks Invitational

Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2010
Branden Dalton led the Cardinals to fourth place with his winning score of three over par, 147. Branden held off the field despite the windy conditions. Both days the wind blew 30 to 40 miles per hour making the course play very difficult. Dalton, a transfer from New Mexico Junior College, played most of his events last year in West ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: Cardinals take second at Hawks Invitational

Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2010
The Cardinal women played a solid second round moving from fourth place to finish in second. “The windy conditions made it real tough for our women on day one," said assistant coach Derrick Thompson. "I was real proud of the way they dealt with the conditions on the second day.” The women were led by Ashley Burke who shot rounds ... Read More

NIC Sentinel brings home awards from New York convention

Posted: Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Winning its ninth first-place Apple Award in the last 10 years, North Idaho College's student-produced newspaper The Sentinel was selected as the top two-year school newspaper at the National College Media Convention in New York recently. A total of 21 NIC students paid their own expenses to attend the convention, which included ... Read More

NIC to host events in honor of American Indian Heritage Week

Posted: Wednesday, March 24, 2010
North Idaho College is hosting a variety of events throughout the week of April 5-9 in honor of American Indian Heritage Week. “We're proud to be able to offer such a fantastic series of Native American presentations and events to the community,” said NIC American Indian Student Adviser and American Indian Student Alliance Adviser ... Read More

EWU athletics director to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Eastern Washington University athletics director Bill Chaves will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 30 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Chaves has served as Eastern Washington University's athletics director since 2007. Prior to that, he worked as an associate ... Read More

Eighth-grader wins regional spelling bee for second straight year

Posted: Monday, March 22, 2010
Eighth-grader Sabrina Smith from Prairie Avenue Christian Center School in Coeur d'Alene outspelled 50 other fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho to become the champion speller for the second straight year in the seventh annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee March 20 at North Idaho College. ... Read More

SOFTBALL: No. 20 Cardinals swept by No. 1 Salt Lake Community College

Posted: Monday, March 22, 2010
NIC lost all four in a series against Salt Lake Community College at home this weekend despite launching a tough challenge for the undefeated Bruins. On Friday, March 19, the Cardinals lost 12-2 and 2-0, followed by two more losses on Saturday, March 20, 11-9 and 4-2. In game one, the Cardinals came out strong with a run in the first ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Cardinals finish fifth at Lewis-Clark Invitational

Posted: Sunday, March 21, 2010
The Cardinal men finished fifth in a field of 12 at the Lewis and Clark Invitational. Branden Dalton led the way for the men with scores of 75, 75 to tie for fifth in the tournament. “Branden is a very solid player," said assistant coach Derrick Thompson. "I don't think he played up to his standards at this event, but I was pleased ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: Slow start hurts Cardinals

Posted: Sunday, March 21, 2010
The NIC women finished seventh at the Lewis-Clark Invitational. “We got off to a slow start on day one and played ourselves out of the tournament," said assistant coach Derrick Thompson. "We had too much ground to cover after the first day and just couldn't recover.”  Emily Thorud led the way for the women with two solid rounds of ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cardinals fall, finish eighth in the nation

Posted: Saturday, March 20, 2010
The NIC Lady Cardinals saw their season come to an end with a 73-61 loss to Copiah-Lincoln College in the consolation championship at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national basketball tournament in Salina, Kan. NIC finished 2-2 in the tournament to end the season with an overall record of 28-8. Even with the ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards bounce back

Posted: Friday, March 19, 2010
The NIC Lady Cardinals bounced back from a disappointing opening game lost at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national basketball championship to defeat South Georgia Technical College 64-45 in the consolation bracket. The seventh seeded Cardinals advance to the consolation semifinals on March 19 to face Shelton ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals to play for consolation bracket championship

Posted: Friday, March 19, 2010
The NIC Lady Cardinals earned their second consecutive win at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national basketball championship in Salina, Kan., with a victory over Shelton State 81-75 on March 19. The Cards now face the winner of Walters State of Tennessee and Copiah-Lincoln Community College of Mississippi for a ... Read More

NIC presents spring series on health topics

Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 2010
North Idaho College will present a series of lectures in March and April focused on health topics. Each seminar will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday nights in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106. “Asbestos: Its Structure, Uses and Abuses” will be presented March 23. NIC Natural Sciences Instructor Bill Richards ... Read More

NIC to present DVD by Ray Suarez on materialism

Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 2010
The North Idaho College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, will present a seminar on materialism Wednesday, March 24. The seminar is part of the chapter's exploration of this year's Phi Theta Kappa honors study topic “The Paradox of Affluence: Choices, Challenges and Consequences.” The ... Read More

NJCAA poll ranks NIC softball team in the nation's top 20

Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 2010
The North Idaho College softball team (21-11) was ranked 20th in the nation in the first National Junior College Athletic Association softball poll released March 17. NIC's Scenic West Athletic Conference rival Salt Lake Community College (31-0) is currently ranked No. 1. NIC will take on Salt Lake at 1 p.m. Friday, March 19 and at ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, March 15, 2010
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 23 in the Sherman Administration Building President's Conference Room. 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

Musician Preston Pugmire to perform at NIC

Posted: Thursday, March 11, 2010
Musician Preston Pugmire will perform a unique blend of music and vocals, all provided by him live and then replayed on a series of looping recordings for the performance, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 18 in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building Activities Center. Pugmire provides percussion beats, guitar, bass and ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: First-round game at nationals to be broadcast at NIC

Posted: Thursday, March 11, 2010
The 7th-seeded North Idaho College women's basketball team will take on Monroe Community College of Rochester, N.Y., in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament, held in Salina, Kan., March 16-20. All of the NJCAA tournament games will be streamed live for free this year via www.njcaa.org/tv . ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits offers climbing film

Posted: Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Outdoor enthusiasts are welcome to attend a showing of the climbing film “The Continuum Project” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 22 in the North Idaho College Molstead Library Todd Hall. The film was produced by Alstrin Films, an independent filmmaking company that produces adventure films and documentaries on rock, ice and alpine climbing ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for Post Falls students

Posted: Wednesday, March 10, 2010
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 p.m. Tuesday, March 23 in the Post Falls High School library. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, gives high school juniors and seniors the ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals fall in title game

Posted: Tuesday, March 9, 2010
The NIC men's basketball team fell in the Region 18 championship game 88-80 to the host Eastern Utah. The loss ends the season for the Cardinals, but doesn't take away from their remarkable season. The runner-up finish at the tournament marks the first time since 1997 that an NIC team has reached the championship game. The NIC men ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for Lakeland students

Posted: Tuesday, March 9, 2010
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 p.m. Thursday, March 18 in the Lakeland High School commons area. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, gives high school juniors and seniors ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for high schoolers in Bonners Ferry

Posted: Tuesday, March 9, 2010
All students and parents interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 22 at the NIC Bonners Ferry Center, located at 6791 Main Street in Bonners Ferry. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, gives high ... Read More

NIC symposium to address sustainability issues

Posted: Tuesday, March 9, 2010
North Idaho College's Popcorn Forum, which was a well-known event at NIC for more than 30 years, has been revamped as Cardinal Connections and will be held March 15-19 at NIC. The event will maintain the same format as a weeklong symposium with a variety of speakers, films and panel discussions held each day. New this year are ... Read More

GOLF: Cardinals compete in Moses Lake

Posted: Monday, March 8, 2010
Both golf teams traveled over to The Links at Moses Point and competed against Whitworth University and Whitman College on March 6 for their first matches of the season. Cardinal newcomer, Branden Dalton, was the co-medalist with a solid round of 72. Kris Brett shot 76, with a one-under 35 on the back nine. Jeremy Jensen carded a 77 ... Read More

NIC to present concert focused on human rights

Posted: Monday, March 8, 2010
North Idaho College's Jazz Ensemble and the JazzCo. Small jazz choir will present their spring concert recognizing the 30th year of the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations. “In the TS Spirit” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 15 in NIC's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert is presented as part of an annual ... Read More

NIC students earn top honors at state business competition

Posted: Monday, March 8, 2010
Eight North Idaho College students qualified to compete at the national level by achieving top placement in business-related events at the recent state Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition in Boise March 5. The students competed with university and college students from across the state in business skill competitions ... Read More

NIC head coaches to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Monday, March 8, 2010
North Idaho College head coaches will be the featured speakers at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 9 at the Coeur d'Alene Outback Steakhouse, located at 1381 Northwood Center Court. NIC head men's basketball coach Jared Phay and head women's basketball coach Chris Carlson will present a recap of their team's ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: On To Nationals! Lady Cards earn Region 18 championship again

Posted: Monday, March 8, 2010
The Lady Cards entered the Scenic West Athletics Conference championships as the No. 3 seed and fought their way into the championship game against regular season champions and the National Junior College Athletic Association fifth-ranked Bruins from Salt Lake Community College. In the semifinal game, the NIC women won a thrilling ... Read More

NIC head volleyball coach to take position at Division I school

Posted: Friday, March 5, 2010
North Idaho College head volleyball coach Chris Kosty has announced his resignation to take the position of assistant volleyball coach at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. Kosty coached at NIC for three seasons, one as an assistant to former head coach Bret Taylor and the last two seasons as head coach. This past season, he led ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information session in Ponderay

Posted: Friday, March 5, 2010
All students and parents interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 11 at the Ponderay Center, located at 300 Bonner Mall Way. The session will be of particular interest to dual credit students taking classes for the first ... Read More

Priority deadline approaches for NIC financial aid

Posted: Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Priority deadlines are approaching for students looking to secure financial aid for the 2010-2011 academic year at North Idaho College. Scholarship funds are available for NIC students seeking degrees and professional-technical certificates or who are non-degree seeking and enrolled in career-track programs through the Workforce ... Read More

WRESTLING: Cardinals finish third at nationals

Posted: Tuesday, March 2, 2010
The NIC Cardinals ended the season with another strong showing at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national wrestling tournament in Des Moines, Iowa. The Cardinals ended up third in the country with five All-Americans. Eight wrestlers went to the tournament to bring home their 14th national team title and going ... Read More

NIC student newspaper brings home first-place award

Posted: Tuesday, March 2, 2010
The Sentinel, the student-produced newspaper at North Idaho College, won first place for general excellence for two-year college newspapers at the Associated Collegiate Press national convention in Phoenix Feb. 28. Eli Francovich of Post Falls, managing editor of a staff of 40 students with The Sentinel, gave a presentation on ... Read More

Comedian Sabrina Jalees to perform at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Comedian Sabrina Jalees will entertain an audience at North Idaho College with her comedy act at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 10 in the NIC Activities Center, on the lower level of Edminster Student Union Building. Jalees career began at 16 when she stepped on stage during amateur night at a club in her native Canada. She was the youngest ... Read More

NIC Really BIG Raffle tickets on sale now at ticket outlets

Posted: Tuesday, March 2, 2010
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 the 2010 “green” home valued this year at $265,000. Only 5,000 tickets will be sold prior to the July 14 drawing at $100 each. In addition to the home, other major prizes will include a ... Read More

NIC Workforce Training Center offers screenwriting class

Posted: Tuesday, March 2, 2010
As the Academy Awards approach March 7, the North Idaho College Workforce Training Center may train the next big screenwriter with its Here to Hollywood Screenwriting Series in March. The class will cover creating a story that is attractive to producers by examining the basic principles of the three-actor story structure and ... Read More

NIC division chair to speak at national conference

Posted: Monday, March 1, 2010
North Idaho College English and Modern Languages Division Chair Lloyd Duman will be a speaker at the national Conference on College Composition and Communication 2010 annual convention. Duman will present on “Involving Academic Advisors University-Wide in the English Placement Process” during the session on “Re-Thinking Placement ... Read More

NIC appearance at regional tournament to be webcast

Posted: Monday, March 1, 2010
Families and fans of North Idaho College basketball will have the opportunity to watch the Cardinal men's and women's basketball teams compete at the Scenic West Athletic Conference Region 18 tournament March 4-6 in Price, Utah. The sixth-ranked Cardinal men are the SWAC champions and finished the regular season 26-4 with a 17-0 home ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cards return to winning form

Posted: Monday, March 1, 2010
The Lady Cards ended the regular season with two home victories over College of Eastern Utah (80-62) and the Colorado Northwestern Community College (84-57). Tugce Canitez led the Cards both nights with 18 points and Katie Sanders added 11 both nights. The women hit 16 for 16 from the free throw line against CEU and Amy Warbrick scored ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Monday, March 1, 2010
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend March's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, March 5. The First Friday program, held on the first Friday of every month throughout the academic year, offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC finishes season at 26-4

Posted: Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010
The Cardinal men closed out the regular season with a 96-61 victory over visiting Colorado Northwestern Community College. The sixth-ranked Cardinals had already clinched the Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) championship Feb. 25, and finished the season with a 17-0 home record and a 24-game regular season home win streak. Idell ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals win SWAC!

Posted: Friday, Feb. 26, 2010
The sixth-ranked Cardinal men's team defeated the College of Eastern Utah 87-76 to clinch the Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) title! The SWAC championship is the second one in a row for the Cards and their record moves to 25-4 on the year with one more game at home this Saturday against Colorado Northwestern. The Cards trailed ... Read More

Avista's energy saving programs help North Idaho College be green, save green

Posted: Friday, Feb. 26, 2010
 North Idaho College (NIC) has made a number of major energy efficiency improvements to campus facilities that have qualified the college for more than $88,000 in energy efficiency incentives from Avista. By upgrading the HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning) equipment and adding controls to five campus buildings, NIC ... Read More

NIC announces All-Star Basketball Game participants

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010
Participants for the boys and girls 2010 Idaho State High School All-Star Basketball Games were announced recently by the North Idaho College Athletics Department. Players were chosen by a selection committee of sportswriters and broadcasters from throughout the state. The committee selected 12 players, an alternate and coach for the ... Read More

NIC machining student follows in father's footsteps

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010
There wasn't a lot for Logan Lively to do as a teenager in Mullan, Idaho. So when he was given a small metal lathe, he was eager to fix it and start tinkering. “A friend of ours was going to get rid of it,” Lively said. “But I repaired it and immediately started building things.” Lively's father Bill had worked in the machining ... Read More

Works by artist Joan Grey Smith featured in NIC Corner Gallery exhibit

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010
Coeur d'Alene artist Joan Grey Smith is inspired by the grass that covers the Earth, which she describes as so ordinary yet primary to the existence of the world. Her prints and pastels on this subject will be featured in an exhibit titled “Grass Roots” on display March 1-26 in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC sweeps CSI on the road

Posted: Monday, Feb. 22, 2010
The NIC Cardinal men defeated the College of Southern Idaho twice this weekend to earn a season sweep on the year. The 11th-ranked Cards defeated CSI in a hard fought 80-75 win Feb. 19. Renado Parker led NIC with 19 points and six rebounds and Michael Hale added 16 points and seven rebounds. Guy Marc Michel once again patrolled the ... Read More

Former NIC, Gonzaga standout to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Monday, Feb. 22, 2010
Former North Idaho College and Gonzaga University men's basketball standout Winston Brooks will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 23 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Brooks was an all-conference player for NIC before moving on to Gonzaga University, where he was an integral part ... Read More

Ducks find home at NIC Residence Hall

Posted: Monday, Feb. 22, 2010
North Idaho College Residence Hall senior resident adviser Jeff Howard, from Bonners Ferry, feeds Randy and Earl, two ducks who have made a home in the landscaping just outside the main doors of the NIC Residence Hall. The students living in the hall, many of whom often miss their own pets at home, feed and water the ducks and ensure ... Read More

Fund established for family of NIC instructor

Posted: Monday, Feb. 22, 2010
A fund has been established by coworkers of North Idaho College Biology Instructor Karen Chamberlain for her husband Dave, who needs a heart transplant. Dave, of Coeur d'Alene, underwent triple bypass surgery three years ago and recently had a pump placed in his heart at the University of Washington Medical Center. He is now under ... Read More

Learn more about higher education in North Idaho during event

Posted: Monday, Feb. 22, 2010
Higher education institutions with a presence in North Idaho will present information on their programs during College Information Night from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 3 in North Idaho College's Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d'Alene Room. The event is sponsored by idahogoes.org, a collaboration between North Idaho ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards lose twice on the road

Posted: Monday, Feb. 22, 2010
After 12 days of travel covering the past 18 days, the Lady Cards took two tough loses at the College of Southern Idaho. The CSI women picked up their game at home and protected their home court by the scores of 59-53 Feb. 19 and 83-65 Feb. 20. Tugce Canitez led the way in the first game with 18 points and 15 rebounds. Camille Reynolds ... Read More

SOFTBALL: Cardinals sweep Western Nevada in home opener

Posted: Monday, Feb. 22, 2010
The North Idaho College softball team opened up its first series at Memorial Field with a sweep against Western Nevada. The Cardinals won 11-0 and 11-2 on Feb. 19 followed by 9-2 and 9-0 performances on Feb. 20. In the first game, NIC jumped out to an early 4-0 lead in the first inning and kept adding each inning. Alyssa Erickson ... Read More

WRESTLING: Cardinals win 10th successive regional title

Posted: Friday, Feb. 19, 2010
As everyone else celebrated Valentine's Day, the Cardinal wrestlers traveled to Seattle for the Region 18 tournament. The Cards brought home their 10th successive title as well as five tournament champions, one second-place finish and four fourth-place finishes. Eight athletes qualified for the national tournament. The final team ... Read More

NIC to offer history presentation on buffalo soldiers

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010
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 two presentations in North Idaho. The first will be offered at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25 at the Coeur d'Alene Public Library, located at 702 E. Front Ave. in Coeur d'Alene. The ... Read More

Area middle schoolers take home awards from math competition

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010
North Idaho middle school students were presented with numerous awards during the Mathcounts regional competition Feb. 9 at North Idaho College. More than 60 students from middle schools throughout the region participated in Mathcounts, a national program intended to increase enthusiasm for math. The program is sponsored locally by ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals remain in first after weekend split

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010
The Cardinals earned another road split this weekend to move to 22-4 overall and with a one game lead for first in the Scenic West Athletic Conference. The eighth-ranked Cards defeated Snow College 88-63 Feb. 12. Michael Hale led NIC with 16 points and six assists. DeAndre Taylor came off the bench to add 15 points and Renado Parker ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC finishes 9-3 on road trip

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010
St. George, Utah - The North Idaho College Cardinal softball team wrapped up their league opener with nine straight wins after dropping the first three games to Southern Nevada. All of the Scenic West Athletic Conference teams met in St. George to open their first two series together. In the first series, Southern Nevada ... Read More

NIC workforce training student seeks personal trainer certification

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010
By Eli Francovich NIC journalism student and College Relations intern Garth Profitt is a soft-spoken 67-year-old. But his quiet nature isn't a sign of detachment from life. Far from it. For Profitt, who is on his third career, life is just getting going. Profitt, who has worked as a sports broadcaster and a carpenter, recently ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards split on the road

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010
The NIC women's basketball team started their road trip with an explosive victory over Snow College 75-55. The victory opened up a one game lead over Salt Lake Community College in the Scenic West Athletic Conference standings, only to have that lead disappear with a 72-61 loss at Salt Lake on Feb. 13. Tugce Canitez continued to lead ... Read More

NIC to sponsor uphill/downhill ski race

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010
Finish out the ski season by participating in an uphill/downhill ski race sponsored by North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 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 role in the ... Read More

WRESTLING: Regional tournament to be webcast

Posted: Friday, Feb. 12, 2010
The Region 18 wrestling tournament championship finals hosted by Highline Community College Saturday, Feb. 13 will be webcast. View the championship finals beginning at approximately 4:30 p.m. at http://www.highline.edu/stuserv/athletics/media/games.htm . All that is needed is a Flash Player to view the video, and there is a link to a ... Read More

NIC student selected as Rotary Student of the Month for February

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010
Cody Lemieux was selected as February's Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Lemieux is in his last semester at North Idaho College, taking pre-civil engineering and business courses. He maintains a 3.4 GPA while also tutoring math students through the TRIO Student Support Services program and volunteering with several ... Read More

NIC to assist people in filling out application for financial aid

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010
North Idaho College and the Idaho State Board of Education will offer assistance on completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the standard form used by most colleges and universities to award financial aid. Financial aid experts will assist individuals from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20 in McLain Hall on ... Read More

NIC to offer financial aid, scholarship information

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010
North Idaho College financial aid advisors will present on how to access financial aid and scholarships during several one-hour presentations at NIC's outreach centers. The presentation at the NIC Bonners Ferry Center will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the center, located at 6791 Main Street in Bonners Ferry. The ... Read More

NIC head coaches to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Monday, Feb. 8, 2010
North Idaho College head coaches of in-season sports will be the featured speakers at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the Coeur d'Alene Outback Steakhouse, located at 1381 Northwood Center Court. The coaches will give an update of their season status as well as a preview to upcoming regional tournaments. The ... Read More

NIC administrative assistant starts new beauty blog

Posted: Monday, Feb. 8, 2010
When she was in her 20s, North Idaho College Health Professions and Nursing Division Senior Administrative Assistant Cindy Ingalls modeled for Dredzen Modeling Agency, doing runway fashion shows for companies such as the Bon Marche and Nordstrom. It was during that time that her love and appreciation for the artistry of makeup ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards start long road swing with two wins

Posted: Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010
The NIC women beat Colorado Northwestern and Eastern Utah 101-66 and 80-69 respectively to begin a six-game road swing over the next two weeks. Five players scored double digits in each game to lead a balanced scoring attack. Kama Griffitts' 18 first half points against Colorado Northwestern, jump started the Cards after a bye ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinal men split on the road

Posted: Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010
The fourth-ranked NIC Cardinal men defeated Colorado Northwestern Feb. 5 73-59. Nick Fromm led the Cards with 18 points and 11 rebounds, which were both career highs. Renado Parker added 14 points and five rebounds and Idell Bell had 11 points. Freshman point guard Michael Hale had eight assists. Following the win over Colorado ... Read More

WRESTLING: Final matches of the season

Posted: Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010
Jan. 29-30, the Cards were in Wyoming for their final regular matches of the season. They defeated Western Wyoming 37-12 Friday, but fell to No. 1 Iowa Central 26-18 and fourth-ranked Northwest Wyoming 30-10 on Saturday. Although the score was not particularly close, the Cards won four of their matches against Iowa Central. Joey ... Read More

NIC to offer history presentation on Interstate-90

Posted: Friday, Feb. 5, 2010
Local historian Gene Soper will present a history presentation on Interstate-90 at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the Hayden Lake Public Library, located at 8385 N. Government Way in Hayden. “Interstate-90 History: Then and Now” will focus on the history of the interstate highway through the Idaho Panhandle, starting with the Mullan Road ... Read More

Workforce Training Center summer closures

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010
The North Idaho College Workforce Training Center will close at noon Friday, May 14 on Commencement Day and will be closed Saturdays May 29 and July 3 through Sept. 4. The center will also close for the following holidays: Memorial Day May 31, Independence Day July 5 and Labor Day Sept. 6. Hours of operation will remain the same: 8 ... Read More

Participants announced for the 2010 North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010
A total of 54 fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho will participate in the seventh annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee Saturday, March 20 at North Idaho College, the winner of which will receive an all expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in ... Read More

NIC men's basketball player commits to Seattle University

Posted: Monday, Feb. 1, 2010
North Idaho College men's basketball player Taylor Stevens has accepted a scholarship offer to play for new head coach Cameron Dollar at Seattle University next year. Stevens is a 6-foot-7-inch sophomore wing from Seattle. He is averaging 8.2 points per game this season and is currently fourth in the Scenic West Athletic Conference ... Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Presidents' Day

Posted: Monday, Feb. 1, 2010
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 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. 16. Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for fall semester

Posted: Monday, Feb. 1, 2010
North Idaho College recently rereleased its Dean's List for fall semester 2009. Students eligible for the NIC Dean's List must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits and obtain a grade point average of 3.75 or above. Students are listed below along with their most recent city of residence: Idaho Athol: Pamela Bowlby, Jacob ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC splits

Posted: Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010
The Lady Cards softball team split in Henderson, Nevada at the Mizuno Kick–Off Classic to open their 2010 season. NIC won their opening game 4-2 against Central Arizona College after scoring four unanswered runs. The Cardinals offensive 10-hit attack was capped by sophomore Lauren Maloney's solo homerun in the top of the third ... Read More

NIC student selected as Rotary Student of the Month for January

Posted: Friday, Jan. 29, 2010
North Idaho College student Kyle Knapp of Coeur d'Alene was selected as January's Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Knapp is a 41-year-old single father and is the first in his family to attend college. He maintains a 3.5 GPA in the NIC Associate's Degree Nursing Program and plans to later further his education, seeking ... Read More

NIC student wins filmmaking competition

Posted: Friday, Jan. 29, 2010
By Eli Francovich NIC journalism student and College Relations intern For Gabrielle Lewis, making videos started as a way to overcome the boredom of living in a foreign country. “It actually started probably when I was about 12,” Lewis said. “My parents were missionaries so we were living in Mexico at the time and there is ... Read More

Post Falls High School golfer signs with NIC

Posted: Friday, Jan. 29, 2010
Rachel Westby, a senior at Post Falls High School, recently signed a letter of intent to play for the North Idaho College women's golf team next year. Westby shot an 88 and an 89 at the state competition in 2008. She shot a 90 and 89 at the 2009 state competition, in which her team placed second. Westby is a four-year varsity ... Read More

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

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010
It's not uncommon for audience members to be dancing in the aisles during the North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble's performance of JazzNIC. “This annual concert is known for being high-energy with a great mix of toe-tapping tunes,” said NIC Band Director Terry Jones. JazzNIC comprises three days of jazz clinics Feb. 1-3, which ... Read More

Final play in trilogy to be presented as NIC winter theater production

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010
Over the past three years, audiences have grown to know and love young Moira, the title character of a trilogy of plays written and produced by former North Idaho College theater director and playwright Tim Rarick (pictured left). The final part in the series will premier in February. “The plays follow the events in the early life ... Read More

WRESTLING: Cardinals on the road

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010
The wrestlers returned from break a week early to double-day practices. Then after only three days of school they left on a road trip down the west coast and four consecutive weigh-ins. “We try to hit our region opponents in one loop right after Christmas,” said head coach Pat Whitcomb. It saves money even though it is hard for the ... Read More

WRESTLING: Last home matches of the season

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010
Jan. 22 was a bittersweet home-season end for the cardinal wrestlers. They split their last two home duals defeating Simon Fraser, but falling to Labette. The evening began with the sophomore awards, given to PJ Reich, Celic Bell, Stevie Vasquez, and Kamron Jackson. The Michael Beck Scholarship for team leadership was awarded to ... Read More

NIC enrollment up more than 20 percent for spring 2010

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010
North Idaho College posted an unprecedented 20.4 percent increase in enrollment for spring 2010 with an increase of nearly 1,000 students from last spring's enrollment of 4,860, bringing the total headcount this semester to a record 5,852. “Even though North Idaho College planned for this semester's enrollment growth, the numbers are ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend February's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Feb. 5. The First Friday program, held on the first Friday of every month throughout the academic year, offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and ... Read More

Former NIC student earns prestigious photography award

Posted: Monday, Jan. 25, 2010
When Nick Selway was young, he knew North Idaho College only as the host to the wrestling camps that he and his family would travel to each summer from their Lake Stevens, Wash., home. He never expected that someday the Coeur d'Alene community college would arouse a passion for photography that he didn't even know he had. It started ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Snow College slips past Cardinals

Posted: Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010
The NIC women missed a shot at the buzzer to fall to a red hot Badger team 68-67. Snow pounded the boards early and set the tone for the entire game beating NIC 38-29 on the glass. The Badgers had 10 more offensive rebounds than the Cardinals, a difference which  is enough to win most games. Camille Reynolds played a strong game at both ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC gets 20th win

Posted: Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010
The eighth-ranked NIC Cardinal men picked up their 20th win this season defeating Snow College 68-57. The win moves the Cardinals to 20-2 on the season and marks the third consecutive season with at least 20 wins including 22 straight regular season home wins. Michael Hale led the Cards with 15 points and five assists in the defensive ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards rock No. 2 Salt Lake

Posted: Friday, Jan. 22, 2010
The third time was a charm as the NIC women used tenacious defense to hand Salt Lake Community College its first Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) loss of the season. Kama Griffitts led the Cards with 19 points including eight for eight from the free throw line. Point guard Amy Warbrick played one of her best college games with 15 ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Bell's three pointers lead Cards

Posted: Friday, Jan. 22, 2010
The 8th ranked Cardinal men raced to a 42- 23 halftime lead, only to see Salt Lake fight back to tie the game at 68 with 20 seconds left in the game. With the clock running down, Idell Bell stepped up and hit the game winner, which was his sixth three-pointer of the game. Bell also led the Cards in scoring with a season high 28 points ... Read More

NIC softball coach to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Jan. 22, 2010
North Idaho College head softball coach  Don Don Williams will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 26 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Williams will give a preview of the softball team's upcoming season, which kicks off Jan. 29 when NIC travels to Las Vegas for the Mizuno Junior ... Read More

University High School softball player signs with NIC

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010
Ashley Moon, a senior at University High School in Spokane, recently signed a letter of intent to play softball at North Idaho College this season. Moon has played varsity softball at University all four years of high school. She earned All-Greater Spokane League honorable mention her sophomore year and second team All-GSL her junior ... Read More

NIC faculty members to exhibit work in Corner Gallery

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010
North Idaho College instructors will have the chance to display their own artistic talents during the NIC Art Faculty Exhibit Jan. 25 through Feb. 19 in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. The exhibit features a wide range of two- and three-dimensional work, including sculpture, painting, drawing, ceramics and mixed media. NIC art ... Read More

NIC Board of Trustees Meeting Notice: NIC board to attend JFAC hearing

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010
Members of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees plan to attend legislative “Higher Education Week” events Jan. 26-27 in Boise. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, Jan. 26 7 p.m.         Dinner with the trustees of the College of Western Idaho at Emilio's at the Grove Hotel Wednesday, Jan. 27 8 a.m.         Joint ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals rally for win

Posted: Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010
The NIC Cardinals had to rally from a 15-point second half deficit to defeat the College of Eastern Utah 66-62. The win moves the Cards to 18-2 on the year and 8-2 in Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) play. Idell Bell sparked the Cards second half rally with back to back three pointers that cut the CEU lead to six points. The ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinal men win again!

Posted: Friday, Jan. 15, 2010
The NIC Cardinal men defeated Colorado Northwestern 92-58 marking the seventh straight win and improving to 17-2 on the season and 7-2 in Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) play. The win coupled with Eastern Utah's 83-77 overtime loss at the College of Southern Idaho, moves the Cards into sole possession of first place in the SWAC ... Read More

School districts throughout North Idaho to hold spelling bees

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010
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 20. 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

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards continue their winning ways

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010
After a slow start on Jan. 8, the NIC women put together a strong response to a pesky College of Southern Idaho defense and went on to win the first game of the double header 66-54. Kama Griffitts and Tugce Canitez again led the way with 16 and 18 points respectively. Canitez grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out six assists to make ... Read More

Eleven-year-old to be the featured speaker during children's program

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010
Eleven-year-old Zach Bonner, who has been nationally-recognized for establishing the Little Red Wagon Foundation in support of homeless children, will be the featured speaker during the 25th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Children's Program beginning at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 15 in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center at North ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits to offer ski, snowboard film

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits is hosting the Teton Gravity Research film “Re: Session” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21. The film will follow the crew of outdoor adventurists as they ski and snowboard across Italy, Poland, Colorado, Utah, Alaska and Washington. A pre-party will be at 7 p.m. with live music, food and prize ... Read More

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

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Jan. 18 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. 19. Read More

NIC's Idaho SBDC honored as one of top offices in the nation

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010
In a time when the economic slump is creating news of high unemployment rates and bankrupting businesses, North Idaho College's Idaho Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is being recognized as a crucial resource in North Idaho's economic recovery. NIC's Idaho SBDC was recently selected as one of the top 10 regional offices in ... Read More

NIC Wild Game Feast to feature menu of wild game delicacies

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010
After 11 years, organizers of the North Idaho College Alumni Association Wild Game Feast realized that the menu has featured just about every type of game imaginable from ostrich to alligator to kangaroo. So this year, Chef Eddie Nelson decided to center the menu around dishes that appealed to a wider base of tastes, served in a ... Read More

Space still available in several classes designed for senior citizens

Posted: Monday, Jan. 11, 2010
North Idaho College is offering several one-credit classes designed specifically for seniors during spring semester. The cost for each class will be $30. “Guided Autobiography for Older Adults” is a 10-week class that begins Feb. 26. It is offered from 10 to 11:50 a.m. Fridays in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 126. The ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals sweep CSI

Posted: Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010
The NIC Cardinal men defeated the College of Southern Idaho twice over the weekend to improve to 16-2 (6-2 Scenic West Athletic Conference) on the season. The win moves the Cardinals into a three way tie for first place in the SWAC with Salt Lake Community College and the College of Eastern Utah. The Cards won Jan. 8 80-69 behind ... Read More

Gonzaga volleyball coach to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010
Gonzaga University head volleyball coach Dave Gantt will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 12 at the Outback Steakhouse at 1381 Northwood Center Court in Coeur d'Alene. Gantt is entering his first season as head volleyball coach at Gonzaga. He was the head volleyball ... Read More

NIC names new dean of professional, technical and workforce education

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010
John “Mike” Mires has been selected as the new dean of professional, technical and workforce education. He started at NIC Jan. 4. “Mike brings with him a wealth of experience on professional, technical and workforce education in a community college setting,” said NIC President Priscilla Bell. “He's a community college graduate and ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC men win two more over break

Posted: Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010
The third-ranked Cardinals added two more wins this past week to improve to 14-2 on the season. The Cards defeated Highline Community College 91-71 behind Michael Hale's 19 points, despite being the smallest player on the court. Hale also led both teams in rebounding with eight total. Logan Jones added 15 points and four assists and ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC wins Christmas tournament

Posted: Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010
The NIC women returned to Salem, Ore. for the Chemeketa Christmas Tournament and won the championship among eight teams. The Cards opened with a tough Columbia Basin College team that has beaten NIC twice in the last two years. Kama Griffitts got the team going with a couple early threes and finished with 23 points, six assists and four ... Read More

Tickets on sale now for NIC's Wild Game Feast

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009
Have someone on your Christmas shopping list with wild taste? Tickets are still available for the North Idaho College Alumni Association's 11th annual Wild Game Feast Saturday, Jan. 23. This year's event features a five-course meal of extraordinary wild game dishes created by Eddie Nelson of NIC Food Services. The evening will begin ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC players earn postseason awards

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009
Several North Idaho College volleyball players recently earned National Junior College Athletic Association All-American honors for the 2009 season. Marketa Hanzlova (left), a 6-foot, 1-inch outside hitter from Liberec, Czech Republic, was named to the NJCAA All-American first team. Hanzlova ended the season 25th in the nation with ... Read More

NIC to close for holiday break

Posted: Monday, Dec. 21, 2009
The North Idaho College campus will close for the holidays at noon Thursday, Dec. 24 through Jan. 1. Campus will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4 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 through Jan. 10 ... Read More

Several NIC Silver Valley Center classes still open

Posted: Monday, Dec. 21, 2009
Several North Idaho College Silver Valley Center classes starting in January still have space available. Computers for Seniors (CAOT 101-70) covers basic computer operation, including file management, word processing and spreadsheets using the Microsoft Windows operating system. The class will meet from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays Jan ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals go into Christmas break with win

Posted: Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009
The NIC men defeated Salish Kootenai College 96-64 heading in to the holiday break. BJ Shearry led NIC with 18 points and Emeka Iweka aded 12 points and six rebounds. Steven Hodney had 12 points on four of six shooting from behind the arc and Renado Parker also had 12 points and five rebounds. DeAndre Taylor came off the bench to ... Read More

NIC career services director receives award

Posted: Friday, Dec. 18, 2009
North Idaho College Career Services Director Gail Laferriere recently received the Association for Computer-based Systems for Career Information (ACSCI) 2009 Certificate of Service. The annual award is presented to one person nationally in recognition of outstanding use of a career information delivery system. “This is probably ... Read More

NIC coaches to speak at booster club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Dec. 18, 2009
North Idaho College women's basketball coach Chris Carlson all other in-season coaches at NIC will be the featured speakers at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Dec. 22 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. The coaches will provide an update on their current seasons. The public is welcome to attend ... Read More

WRESTLING: Tri-State Wrestling Tournament to be webcast

Posted: Friday, Dec. 18, 2009
The Tri-State Wrestling Tournament hosted by North Idaho College Friday, Dec. 18 and Saturday, Dec. 19 is being webcast by IdahoSports.com. Go to http://www.idahosports.com/ and click on the "Tri-State Tournament" link.     Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards get a split on the road

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009
The Lady Cardinals headed to Utah Dec. 11 for the second straight weekend with high hopes of knocking off the No. 2 Bruins of Salt Lake City. The Bruins had other plans and jumped on the Cardinals early taking a 20-point lead into the locker room at halftime. NIC was able to get the lead down to eight but could not dig themselves out of ... Read More

Five students top the NIC Speech Contest

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009
Five students topped the annual North Idaho College Fall 2009 Speech Contest, earning awards for speeches written and presented through Communications 101 classes this semester. Students were selected by their peers to represent their classes in the contest, which is judged by NIC students, staff and faculty each semester. Katie ... Read More

Papers sought for NIC conference on war

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009
A student-veteran at North Idaho College recently wrote, “It was surreal to be in a classroom with kids whose biggest concern was a parking spot when 10 days before, I was in Iraq worried about IEDs blowing up.” Stories like this were the motivating factors that initiated this spring's conference titled “The War We Know: Pacific ... Read More

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

Posted: Monday, Dec. 14, 2009
Need a Christmas gift idea? Consider a gift that could give back in a BIG way. Tickets are on sale now for North Idaho College Foundation's Really BIG Raffle, in which ticket holders have the chance to win more than $300,000 in prizes, including a new home in Coeur d'Alene. This year's grand prize house is a three-bedroom ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals split on road trip

Posted: Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009
The NJCAA third ranked Cardinal men earned a tough road split to remain in the Scenic West Athletic Conference title hunt. The Cards fell 89-84 to defending National Junior College Athletic Association national champion Salt Lake Community College Dec. 11 and then rebounded with a 73-72 victory over Snow College Dec. 12. Logan Jones led ... Read More

Students view electric supercar in auto lab

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009
Automotive Technology student Thomas Rusche of Coeur d'Alene (seated) and classmates Nick Rardin of Post Falls and Jordan Justice of Tensed check out a Tesla Roadster electric supercar in the automotive lab at North Idaho College. Owner Warren Fisher of Coeur d'Alene brought the car by for the students to observe. NIC Automotive ... Read More

NIC basketball games to be webcast live

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009
The North Idaho College men's and women's doubleheader against Snow College in Ephraim, Utah Saturday, Dec. 12 will be webcast live via Yomansports.com. The women's game will be webcast live locally at 2 p.m. Pacific Time at http://www.yomansports.com/view_broadcast.php?bid=158 and the men's game will be webcast live locally at 4 ... Read More

NIC to close for employee development activities

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009
The North Idaho College campus will close Friday, Dec. 11 for employee development activities campus wide. Dec. 11 is also Curriculum Day at NIC, which means that students are not on campus for daytime classes. Classes that meet after 4 p.m. are in session. The NIC Testing Center, Molstead Library and Children's Center will remain ... Read More

NIC information session to be offered in Coeur d'Alene

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009
The public is invited to learn more about North Idaho College during an information session Tuesday, Dec. 15 in Coeur d'Alene. An NIC admissions representative will lead the “NIC at Night” session from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Edminster Student Union Building Driftwood Bay Room. Those interested in NIC are encouraged to attend the ... Read More

WRESTLING: NIC wrestlers return from Las Vegas

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009
For the North Idaho College wrestlers, the weekend in Las Vegas was not about lights and showgirls but pride and competition. The Las Vegas Invitational is a prestigious, invitation-only tournament for the top wrestlers in the nation. Forty-five teams are invited, and although the Cards did not place any athletes, the weekend was still ... Read More

WRESTLING: Pack the House event Dec. 11

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009
Wrestling fans will be admitted free with a canned food donation for local food banks during North Idaho College's Pack the House event Friday, Dec. 11. NIC's 13-time national championship wrestlers will kick off the weekend's matches at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11, taking on Northwest Wyoming College during the Pack the House event. The ... Read More

NIC establishes social media presence

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009
While social media giants such as Facebook and YouTube have been in existence for years, educational institutions and other organizations have begun to recognize the value in utilizing such mediums as communication tools. “North Idaho College maintains communication with prospective students, current students, employees, alumni and ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC suffers first loss of the season

Posted: Monday, Dec. 7, 2009
The No. 2-ranked NIC men suffered its first defeat of the season 69-66 at the College of Eastern Utah. The loss moves the Cardinals into second place in the Scenic West Athletic Conference behind Eastern Utah. The Cards lost the rebounding battle 46-23, which proved to be the difference in the game but despite the rebounding ... Read More

NIC Foundation awards $55,000 in grants

Posted: Monday, Dec. 7, 2009
The North Idaho College Foundation announced Monday the recipients of $55,000 in grant funds awarded this year through the NIC Foundation Grant Program, including one of the largest grants ever funded. More than $19,000 was awarded to the NIC Welding program, one of the college's professional-technical programs, for the purchase of ... Read More

NIC to host high school basketball invitational

Posted: Monday, Dec. 7, 2009
North Idaho College will host the Coeur d'Alene Holiday Inn Express Invitational Dec. 28-30. The 12-team boys and girls tournament will feature regional competition between the larger northern Idaho high schools and opponents from the Inland Northwest. Teams were selected based on returning personnel and projected ratings in their ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals win two on the road

Posted: Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009
The Cardinal women improved to 8-1 with two road wins this past weekend. Solid team defense was the story enroute to a 61-41 victory over Eastern Utah Dec. 4. Deanna Dotts continues to hit her stride as she registered her first double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds after missing the previous two seasons with knee injuries. On ... Read More

Former professional baseball player to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Dec. 4, 2009
Former professional baseball player Elliott “Bump” Wills will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Dec. 8 at the Outback Steakhouse at 1381 Northwood Center Court in Coeur d'Alene. Wills played Major League Baseball for the Texas Rangers from 1977 to 1981, where he set single ... Read More

NIC Art Students Pottery Sale includes ceramics made by students

Posted: Friday, Dec. 4, 2009
Those searching for unique Christmas gifts are invited to attend the NIC Art Students' Pottery Sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8 and Wednesday, Dec. 9 in the ceramics studio in Boswell Hall Room 158. Students in NIC ceramics classes created a large selection of items available for purchase, including various functional and ... Read More

NIC receives Verizon Foundation grant for software in peer tutoring program

Posted: Friday, Dec. 4, 2009
North Idaho College recently received a $6,899 grant from the Verizon Foundation for software that will track attendance and appointments in the college peer tutoring program. The grant covers the purchase of a campus-wide license for the AccuTrack data collection program, which will replace clipboards and other cumbersome computer ... Read More

NIC women's soccer player earns All-American honors

Posted: Friday, Dec. 4, 2009
North Idaho College women's soccer player Brittany Cook, from Meridian, Idaho, was honored as a National Junior College Athletic Association All-American honorable mention following the 2009 season. Cook, a freshman forward, had 14 goals and one assist for 29 offensive points. “Her speed and quickness demand constant attention ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8 in the Fort Sherman Officers' Quarters Conference Room. 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 against ... Read More

NIC Workforce Training Center offers online employee training courses

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009
The North Idaho College Workforce Training Center has partnered with ed2go to offer local businesses and their employees hundreds of online, instructor-facilitated training courses. Through training sessions offered each month, businesses can access employee training in subject areas ranging from computer applications to business ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals remain undefeated

Posted: Monday, Nov. 30, 2009
The NIC men's basketball team added two more wins this weekend in the Findlay Hyundai Classic tournament to improve to 9-0 on the season. The Cards, which are currently ranked second in the nation, defeated Central Wyoming Community College 74-67 and Williston State College 77-66. Renado Parker led the Cards with 19 points and seven ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC wins two more

Posted: Monday, Nov. 30, 2009
The Lady Cardinals completed a very successful three-game sweep over Thanksgiving weekend with a 74-57 victory over the Tetons of Williston, N.D. Nov. 28. On Friday, Nov. 27, the NIC women rallied for a 65-60 victory over the Idaho All-Stars and on Wednesday, Nov. 25, the women beat a tough Casper team that was tied for the No. 23 spot ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals erupt

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009
The No. 23 Lady Cards errupted for more than 60 points in the second half and went on to beat the 7-1 Casper College Thunderbirds 91-84. After trailing by as much as 14 points in the first half, the NIC women exploded with 11 three-point baskets to open up their own 14-point lead and cruise to their fourth victory of the season. Kama ... Read More

Gold Cards provide seniors free admission to NIC events, classes

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009
North Idaho College offers a special service to senior citizens that qualifies them for free admission to all NIC-sponsored events in which admission is charged. The NIC Gold Card program is free and open to all senior citizens 60 and older. Events held on campus but sponsored by entities other than NIC, such as Coeur d'Alene Summer ... Read More

NIC receives $1 million grant from Albertson Foundation

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009
North Idaho College will be the recipient of a $1 million Idaho Go On grant from the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation, which announced Monday the distribution of $11 million in targeted, statewide scholarships to help Idaho improve college opportunities and increase post-secondary participation and completion. “North Idaho ... Read More

NIC Christmas concert to feature holiday sing-along

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009
Families are encouraged to attend this year's annual holiday concert at North Idaho College Dec. 5 and 6, which will include the traditional holiday songs and the sing-along that bring the crowd to its feet each year. The “Sounds of Christmas” concert will feature several holiday-themed pieces by the NIC Wind Symphony led by Terry ... Read More

NIC to host Findlay Hyundai Classic tournament Nov. 27-28

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009
North Idaho College will host an eight-team men's and women's basketball tournament Friday, Nov. 27 and Saturday Nov. 28. The schedule for the Findlay Hyundai Classic includes /modules/images/News/file/FindlayHyundai2009.pdf Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens. Read More

NIC softball player signs with Augusta State University in Georgia

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009
North Idaho College softball player Renae Kimbell has signed to play for Augusta State University, a Division II school in Georgia. Kimbell, a sophomore catcher from Kennewick, Wash., was named to the All-Region 18 first team and Region 18 All-Tournament team in 2009. She had a .361 batting average last season. Kimbell attended ... Read More

NIC coaches and players to lead Christmas basketball camp

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009
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. 21-23 is open to boys and girls. Participants will receive instruction from NIC men's basketball coaches and players, including fundamental basketball ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Monday, Nov. 23, 2009
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend December's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Dec. 4. The First Friday program, held on the first Friday of every month throughout the academic year, offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and ... Read More

NIC campus closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Posted: Monday, Nov. 23, 2009
The North Idaho College campus will be closed Nov. 25 through Nov. 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. NIC's Molstead Library will be closed Nov. 25 through Nov. 28 and will reopen on Sunday, Nov. 29 from 1 to 8 p.m. Regular classes will resume Monday, Nov. 30. Read More

NIC students initiate program to bring bicycle racks to campus, community

Posted: Monday, Nov. 23, 2009
As part of the curriculum in the North Idaho College Resort/Recreation Management program, students are tasked with planning and coordinating various events as they learn principles of recreation programs. This year's students took a very direct approach in applying the fundamentals learned their Natural Resource Conservation Management ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC loses on free throw

Posted: Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009
The North Idaho women's basketball team came within one play of beating the third-ranked team in the nation, Salt Lake Community College. Salt Lake sank one free throw with two seconds left to break the tie and give the Bruins a 62-61 victory. The Lady Cards were led by Tugce Canitez with 22 points and 12 rebounds and Kiki ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC defeats Salt Lake

Posted: Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009
The Cardinal men faced their toughest challenge of the season so far in 12th-ranked and defending national champion Salt Lake Community College and the No. 4-ranked Cards came away with a 79-58 win. The Cardinal built a 40-24 halftime lead and never looked back. Renado Parker led the Cards with 20 points and seven rebounds. Michael Hale ... Read More

WRESTLING: Success under adversity

Posted: Friday, Nov. 20, 2009
Success under adversity was the weekend theme for the Cardinal wrestlers as they traveled back to Michigan. In three days they competed in two dual matches and two tournaments. The team spent Nov. 12 flying, stayed in a hotel then competed in two dual meets Nov. 13. The first was against Niagara Community College from New York. It ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Former NIC standout earns Newcomer of the Year Award

Posted: Friday, Nov. 20, 2009
NIC soccer alumnus Renatto Brito (2007-2009) was recently awarded the 2009 Newcomer of the Year Award for the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (NCAA Division II) and named to the GNAC Men's Soccer All-Star Team after an outstanding season with Northwest Nazarene University of Nampa, Idaho. Brito was the Crusaders second leading ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals win league opener

Posted: Friday, Nov. 20, 2009
The Lady Cards poured on the offense in the second half with 63 points to run away with an 86-68 victory over the undefeated Badgers of Snow College. The Badgers held the lead most of the game until the young Cards pulled together scoring 19 straight points. Tugce Canitez led the way with 23 points and 14 rebounds. NIC will ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinal men win again

Posted: Friday, Nov. 20, 2009
The No. 4-ranked NIC men's basketball team open up league play with a 80-53 win over the visiting Snow College. The Cards trailed 3-2 to open the game, but then took the lead and never gave it back in building a 33-17 halftime lead. BJ Shearry led the Cards with 15 points and seven rebounds on a perfect seven of seven shooting from the ... Read More

NIC softball players, coaches to lead hitting and pitching clinics

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009
The North Idaho College softball coaching staff and players will host a variety of clinics in December and January. Several 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 ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Former Lake City basketball coach rounds out coaching staff at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009
Former Lake City High School basketball coach Kris Knowles has joined the North Idaho College men's basketball staff this season after coaching for 11 years at Lake City. During his time at Lake City, Knowles spent two years as the head boys coach from 2003 to 2005 and was an assistant coach on the 2008 girls state championship team ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC softball player signs with Stony Brook University in New York

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009
North Idaho College softball player Lauren Maloney has signed to play for Stony Brook University, a Division I school in New York. Maloney, of Las Vegas, was a first team All-Region 18 selection in 2009 in addition to being named to the All-Tournament team following the Region 18 tournament. She had a .398 batting average last season ... Read More

NIC Foundation announces new board members

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009
The North Idaho College Foundation Board of Directors recently announced several new members appointed to the 2009-2010 board. The all-volunteer board of directors oversees the NIC Foundation, the college's private fundraising division. The multimillion dollar foundation provides supplemental support to enhance the mission of the ... Read More

NIC students partner with SWX on live sports productions

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009
Students in the new digital video class at North Idaho College didn't have a lot of classroom time to learn the principles behind video production before jumping into hands-on applications this fall. “This isn't a subject matter that sinks in from a book,” said NIC Graphic Design Instructor Philippe Valle, who teaches the digital ... Read More

UI, NIC to combine for booster club meeting

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009
The North Idaho College and University of Idaho booster clubs will combine for a joint meeting at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. University of Idaho Athletics Director Rob Spear will present on UI athletics followed by a status report on all in-season sports at NIC by NIC head coaches. The ... Read More

NIC to host acoustic music event

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009
Local musicians will perform acoustic music during the NIC Unplugged event at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 in the Edminster Student Union Building Echo/Blue Creek Bay Room on North Idaho College's main campus. The performance will include cover songs and original compositions by the band Everett, Jesse Bennett from the band Illusion 33 ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC remains unbeaten

Posted: Monday, Nov. 16, 2009
The fifth-ranked NIC men's basketball team took to the road, playing in the Central Wyoming Community College tournament, and picked up two more victories to improve to 5-0 on the season. The Cardinals defeated the host team Central Wyoming 81-59 on Friday, Nov. 13. Michael Hale led the way with 17 points, four rebounds and four ... Read More

Area middle school students to perform with NIC Wind Symphony

Posted: Monday, Nov. 16, 2009
More than 300 middle school students from throughout the region will perform with the North Idaho College Wind Symphony in the annual “Gathering of the Bands” concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18 in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. This annual event brings together eighth-grade band members from area middle schools ... Read More

NIC to sponsor meet and greet for veterans

Posted: Friday, Nov. 13, 2009
North Idaho College is hosting an informal social event for all veterans of U.S. military services at noon Thursday, Nov. 19 in the Blue Creek Bay Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. The event will provide veterans the opportunity to meet local veterans services coordinators, including Daryl Heisey of Kootenai County ... Read More

NIC to present DVD by Ralph Nader on corporate commercialism

Posted: Friday, Nov. 13, 2009
The North Idaho College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, will present a seminar on corporate commercialism Thursday, Nov. 19. The seminar is part of the chapter's exploration of this year's Phi Theta Kappa honors study topic “The Paradox of Affluence: Choices, Challenges and ... Read More

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

Posted: Friday, Nov. 13, 2009
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits will present the latest winter sports film from Warren Miller Entertainment titled “Dynasty: Celebrating 60 Years of Filmmaking” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 in NIC's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. This year's film highlights Warren Miller Entertainment—its effect on the winter ... Read More

Sandpoint High School steel drum band performs at NIC

Posted: Friday, Nov. 13, 2009
Sandpoint High School student Brita Olson shows Jenesse Heck (left) and Booker DeMoss (right) how to play the steel drums during a demonstration at North Idaho College Nov. 13. The children from the NIC Children's Center viewed the demonstration by the SHS steel drum band led by Aaron Gordon during an NIC music class. Read More

WRESTLING: NIC comes out on top over Cerritos and Highline

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009
Nov. 6 was the first true test of Cardinal wrestling strength. However, two tough matches and two victories on the same night demonstrated their prowess as a nationally-ranked force. The Cards first match was against Cerritos, a top-ranked California school. That makes them particularly challenging because their season begins much ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: No. 5 NIC men's basketball team improves to 3-0

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009
The fifth-ranked Cardinal men improved to 3-0 with an an impressive 120-46 victory over Salish Kootenai College. The Cards were led by lightning-quick freshman Michael Hale and the 19 points and six assists he contributed. Hale also added four steals. Renado Parker added 16 points and DeAndre Taylor and Emeka Iweka added 14 points each ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cards open with two wins in Wyoming

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009
The 25th-ranked Lady Cards held off a late surge by Western Wyoming Community College on Saturday, Nov. 6 to defeat the Mustangs 53-51 and go 2-0 in the Holiday Inn Tournament in Sheridan, Wyom. On Friday, the women beat the defending Region 9 champions Sheridan College by a score of 80-64. Kama Griffitts led the charge against Sheridan ... Read More

SOFTBALL: Player signs with Adelphi University in New York

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009
North Idaho College softball player Amanda Krier has signed to play for Adelphi University, a Division II school in New York where former NIC softball player and assistant coach Paige Smith now serves as head softball coach. Krier hit a team high .451 batting average in 2009 as well as 12 doubles, two triples and 11 home runs in ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Bell and Parker sign with University of Idaho

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009
Two North Idaho College men's basketball players signed to play for the University of Idaho next season. NIC head men's basketball coach Jared Phay (center) stands with returning first team All-American from Seattle, Wash., Renado Parker (left) and Idell Bell (right) from Lakeland, Fla., who entered last season as a third team ... Read More

Hastings provides funds for NIC ABE/GED program

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009
Every day, people finish their transactions at the Hastings store on Best Avenue in Coeur d'Alene and drop their leftover change into bins at the cash register. Most probably don't even know what the funds support, but their donations add up to become a significant gift to the North Idaho College Adult Basic Education Center. This ... Read More

Second class of graduates complete POST Academy at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009
The second class of graduates from the Peace Officers Standards and Training Academy at North Idaho College recently completed their training. The 13 graduates represented the Coeur d'Alene Police Department, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office, the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office and the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office. Pictured ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals lose in district championship

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009
The Cardinals were disappointed in the bid to make it back to the national tournament this year when they were beaten by Johnson County Community College 3-0. "Despite the score it was actually a pretty even match," said Cardinals Head Coach Dan Hogan. The first goal came when the NIC keeper bobbled a ball and a JCCC forward ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC loses semi-final in Region 18 Tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009
The Cardinals had a tough weekend ahead of them going into the Scenic West Athletic Conference Region 18 tournament. They had a first round bye, which after a very decisive win had another NIC vs. College of Southern Idaho match up. The match was to be an interesting one with the Cardinals beating CSI the last three times they had faced ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Former Salish Kootenai player to be honored

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009
Former Salish Kootenai College men's basketball player Timothy Williams will be honored at halftime of the Salish Kootenai College versus North Idaho College game at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 in NIC's Christianson Gym. Williams, known as Tim Wolfe, was killed in a drive-by shooting in Coeur d'Alene on May 9. He was from Worley and ... Read More

NIC kicks off the fall season with jazz concert

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009
The North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble will team up with the vocal group Jazz Co. to present “Jazz on My Mind” Saturday, Nov. 14. Jazz Co. will perform pieces such as the Carl Strommen arrangement of Johnny Mandel's “The Shadow of Your Smile” and Ken Kraintz's “Come on Down.” Soloist Sarah Bligh will be featured in Jule Styne's “Make ... Read More

NIC information sessions offered in Post Falls/Rathdrum

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009
The public is invited to learn more about North Idaho College during information sessions offered in Post Falls and Rathdrum. An NIC admissions representative will lead the session from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18 at the Post Falls Public Library, located at 821 N. Spokane Street. A session will also be offered from 5:30 to ... Read More

Kootenai Charities donates to NIC Foundation

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009
Kootenai Charities, Inc. presented a $1,000 check to the North Idaho College Foundation with funds raised by the Demolition Derby at the North Idaho Fair. The funds contributed to NIC will provide two $500 scholarships, one for an academic student and one for a professional-technical student, during the 2009-2010 academic year ... Read More

Works by artist Morse Clary featured in NIC Corner Gallery exhibit

Posted: Friday, Nov. 6, 2009
Artist Morse Clary views books as containers and conveyors of knowledge and information, which is represented in his unique drawings, sculptures and book forms that will be on exhibit Nov. 9 through Dec. 11 in North Idaho College's Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. “They are tactile, having weight and textural qualities,” Clary said. “The ... Read More

Former Seattle Seahawk center to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Nov. 6, 2009
Former starting center for the Seattle Seahawks and University of Idaho standout John Yarno will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the Outback Steakhouse at 1381 Northwood Center Court in Coeur d'Alene. Yarno played for the Seattle Seahawks from 1977 to 1984, starting ... Read More

NIC to offer history presentation on the fur trade

Posted: Friday, Nov. 6, 2009
Local fur trade historian Mark Weadick will present a history presentation “Fur Trade Free Hunters: Their Lives and Legacies” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13 at the Coeur d'Alene Public Library at 702 E. Front Street in Coeur d'Alene. Weadick's presentation will cover the free hunters, who were often French-speaking Iroquois Indians who ... Read More

Tickets on sale now for NIC's Wild Game Feast

Posted: Friday, Nov. 6, 2009
Treat your palate to a unique feast this winter. Tickets are now on sale for the North Idaho College Alumni Association's 11th annual Wild Game Feast Saturday, Jan. 23. This year's event features a five-course meal of extraordinary wild game dishes created by Eddie Nelson of NIC Food Services. “Our wild game feast is a wonderfully ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinal men improve to 2-0

Posted: Friday, Nov. 6, 2009
The fifth-ranked NIC Cardinal men's basketball team rallied for a 72-59 win against the North Idaho All-Stars. The All-Star team consisted of former NIC players that were all coached by NIC head coach Jared Phay. Renado Parker once again led the Cards with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Taylor Stevens added 11 points and Guy Marc Michel ... Read More

WRESTLING: Cards fall to Boise State

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009
After a monumental victory Oct. 30, the Cards made a short trip to West Valley High School in Spokane Oct. 31 to wrestle Boise State University. Boise is ranked ninth in the nation for Division I schools. They have also been Pac 10 champions for the past two years. “It was a good experience,” said NIC head coach Pat Whitcomb. “You ... Read More

NIC nursing department receives $50,000 for practical nursing training

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009
North Idaho College's nursing department has partnered with the Idaho Department of Labor to provide practical nursing training in rural North Idaho. The Idaho Workforce Development Council recently provided $50,000 in Workforce Investment Act Funds to NIC for practical nursing education for certified nursing assistants in rural ... Read More

NIC student newspaper, editors win national honors

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009
The Sentinel, North Idaho College's student-produced newspaper, won first place in Best of Show for two-year colleges at the national Associated Collegiate Press/College Media Association Convention in Austin, Texas Oct. 28 through Nov. 1. In individual competitions, two Sentinel editors won national second-place honors. The Sentinel ... Read More

Area high schoolers take home awards from NIC Math Contest

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009
North Idaho high school students were presented with numerous awards during the North Idaho College math department's 28th annual Math Contest Nov. 3. High school students from Lake City High School, Coeur d'Alene High School, Coeur d'Alene Charter Academy, Lakeland High School, Post Falls High School, Sandpoint High School, Kootenai ... Read More

NIC students coordinate urban adventure race

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009
Students from the North Idaho College Resort/Recreation Management program invite community members to participate in the Swervin' Urban Adventure Race beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14 on NIC's main Coeur d'Alene campus. This inaugural event will utilize features of NIC's campus, such as the beachfront, streets and Lake Coeur ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals split at home

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009
The Lady Cardinals were home this weekend for their two final home games. The Lady Cardinals faced Salt Lake Community College on Thursday, Oct. 29. Both teams came to the court ready to play hard and leave it all on the court. Salt Lake got a jump on the Cards and won the first two games (20-25, 23-25). The Lady Cardinals came back to ... Read More

WRESTLING: NIC beats Montana State University-Northern for 600th win

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009
After four decades of dominance, NIC reached 600 overall dual wins in its wrestling season opener Oct. 30 against Montana State University -Northern. The Cardinals' current record is 600-58-3. “We were excited to get the first match under our belt,” said head coach Pat Whitcomb. “It was nice to get the freshmen in the groove and it ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC defeats Snow heading into Reg. 18 semifinals

Posted: Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
The NIC volleyball team defeated Snow College in Scenic West Athletic Conference play Oct. 31(25-10, 25-19, 22-25, 25-9). NIC, seeded No. 2, will face the winner of the Colorado Northwestern Community College versus College of Southern Idaho match Friday, Nov. 6 in Salt Lake City during the Region 18 tournament. No. 1-seeded Salt ... Read More

WRESTLING: Cardinals earn 600th win

Posted: Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009
The NIC Cardinals logged their 600th dual win with a dominant 36-6 victory over Montana State University-Northern. The Cards wrestled hard and came out on top of 8 of 10 matches. Kyle McCrite lost in overtime to Sean Costello 10-8 and Celic Bell battled second-ranked Evan Hinebaugh but came up short 5-0. Kamron Jackson defeated ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals win last regular season match

Posted: Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009
The Cardinal women's soccer team traveled to Spokane to face the Gonzaga University women's club team in its final regular season match. The Cards finished strong receiving their eighth win of the season on a Lauren Linford goal in the 85th minute of the match. The Bulldogs scored first when Alli Scott slipped a ball under a diving ... Read More

NIC to host math competition for area high schoolers

Posted: Friday, Oct. 30, 2009
The North Idaho College Mathematics, computer Science and Engineering Division will host the 28th annual Math Contest Tuesday, Nov. 3 in the Lake Coeur d'Alene Room of Edminster Student Union Building. High school students from Idaho's five northern counties and Latah County will participate in this competition, intended to encourage ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Friday, Oct. 30, 2009
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend November's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Nov. 6. The First Friday program, held on the first Friday of every month throughout the academic year, offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and ... Read More

NIC to present one-man play that tributes French playwright Moliere

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009
Nationally-acclaimed playwright Timothy Mooney will present the one-man play “Molier Than Thou” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15 in North Idaho College's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. “This is a lively, energetic evening at the theater that truly captures the spirit of Moliere,” said NIC Theater Director Joe Jacoby. “It is ... Read More

NIC features comedic hypnotist during free event

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009
Comedic hypnotist Doctor Trance will turn audience members into the stars of his hypnosis show at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4 in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building Activities Center, on the lower level of the building. Doctor Trance is Brian Dean, an internationally-recognized performer performing shows at colleges ... Read More

Auditions to be held for NIC winter theater production

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009
Auditions will be held for the North Idaho College winter theater production of “Finding Home,” a play written by local playwright and former NIC theater director Tim Rarick, at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11 in Boswell Hall Room 001. Parts are available for 25 people, including women who can play 18-year-olds, adults over 25 and one girl who ... Read More

NIC wrestling to kick off season Oct. 30

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009
The North Idaho College wrestling team will kick off the 2009-2010 official season against Montana State University Northern at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 in NIC's Christianson Gym. The Nic wrestling team is seeking the 600th win in the program's history, which includes 13 National Junior College Athletic Association championships, 49 ... Read More

NIC men's basketball ranked fifth in NJCAA poll

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009
The North Idaho College men's basketball team was ranked fifth in the nation by the National Junior College Athletic Association poll released Oct. 26. NIC won the Scenic West Athletic Conference last year and finished the season with a 27-4 overall record. NIC will return two starters and six players overall from last season ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC wins two on the road

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009
The Lady Cardinals were on their third road trip in a row this weekend. This time they headed to Rangely, Colo., to take on the Lady Spartans of Colorado Northern Community College. The Lady Cardinals took care of business after a long road trip and defeated CNCC in three games (25-19, 25-10, 25-7). NIC then headed to Price, Utah to ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: NIC men finsh fifth at Wildcat Invitational

Posted: Monday, Oct. 26, 2009
The men's golf team finished off the fall season on a high note, shooting thier lowest team score of the year. The 296 score was the first score under 300 for the entire year. Ben Johnson led the way with one under par 71. Chad Smith and Paul Heiskell played very solid with scores of 74. All six men improved thier scores from the ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: NIC women finish second at Wildcat Invitational

Posted: Monday, Oct. 26, 2009
The women's golf team closed the fall season with a strong showing at the Wildcat Invitational. Ashley Burke set two school records with her play at the invitational. Burke shot a second round score of 79, setting the school record for lowest round. She also had a two-day total of 162, which was the lowest two-day total in NIC ... Read More

Real estate agent, vineyard owner to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
Real estate agent and vineyard owner Tom Stokes will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 27 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Stokes owns Marcella Terrace Vineyard in Lowden, Wash., which is located outside Walla Walla. The three-acre vineyard provides grapes to ... Read More

Veterans may be eligible for GI Bill benefits at NIC

Posted: Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
The recently announced Post-9/11 GI Bill could provide substantial benefits for veterans seeking education and training at North Idaho College. “The impact of this is great at North Idaho College, because many service men and women who qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill are eligible to receive full tuition and fees at NIC,” said NIC ... Read More

NIC ISBDC regional director selected for state award

Posted: Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
North Idaho College Idaho Small Business Development Center Regional Director Bill Jhung was recently selected as the 2009 State Star for the Idaho SBDC. “I am pleased to make this announcement and recognize Bill Jhung for extraordinary contributions to the Idaho Small Business Development Center and small businesses in Idaho,” said ... Read More

Students, teachers participate in journalism workshop at NIC

Posted: Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
More than 130 students and teachers from 11 regional high schools attended the annual Thrills and Skills Journalism Workshop at North Idaho College Oct. 22. Twelve sessions were presented by professionals from the Coeur d'Alene Press, Spokesman-Review and Inlander newspapers and public relations spokesmen from the Coeur d'Alene ... Read More

NIC ISBDC to offer workshop on increasing sales, profit

Posted: Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
There’s still time to enroll in North Idaho College’s Idaho Small Business Development Center workshop on “Five Steps to Improve Your Business Sales and Profit” Thursday, Oct. 29. The workshop will feature Bill Jhung, director of the Idaho Small Business Development Center, and will focus on improving sales leads, sales conversion ... Read More

NIC to hold annual alumni wrestling match

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009
The North Idaho College wrestling team will kick off its home season with the Red and Gray intra-squad scrimmage at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23 in NIC's Christianson Gym. NIC wrestlers will face off against alumni from the NIC wrestling program in the annual event. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students and senior citizens and ... Read More

NIC to offer history presentation on Lake Coeur d'Alene

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
Local historian Robert Singletary will present a history presentation Lake Coeur d'Alene at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27 at the Lake City Senior Center, located at 1916 N. Lakewood Drive in Coeur d'Alene. The presentation will focus on the development of communities around Lake Coeur d'Alene, its tributaries (the Coeur d'Alene, St. Joe ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for high schoolers in Bonners Ferry

Posted: Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
All students and parents interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27 at the NIC Bonners Ferry Center, located at 6791 Main Street in Bonners Ferry. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, gives high ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for high schoolers in Ponderay

Posted: Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
All students and parents interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 at the NIC Ponderay Center, located in the Bonner Mall at 300 Bonner Mall Way in Ponderay. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start ... Read More

NIC ambassadors provide student perspective to new, prospective students

Posted: Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
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

Kootenai Charities contributes $1,000 in Demolition Derby proceeds to NIC

Posted: Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
Kootenai Charities, Inc. presented a $1,000 check to the North Idaho College Foundation with funds raised by the Demolition Derby at the North Idaho Fair. The funds contributed to NIC will provide two $500 scholarships, one for an academic student and one for a professional-technical student, during the 2009-2010 academic year ... Read More

NIC students, staff participate in Day of Service volunteer event

Posted: Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
North Idaho College students Randy Owens of Coeur d'Alene and Dan Butts of Bonners Ferry work in Community Roots' Shared Harvest Community Garden at 10th and Foster in Coeur d'Alene. The students were participating in the first Day of Service event at NIC, in which a total of 53 students as well as college employees participated in ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: No. 3 NIC tops No.1 CSI

Posted: Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
The Lady Cardinals were on the road again this weekend. This time they headed down to Twin Falls, Idaho to play the College of Southern Idaho. Both teams were pumped up and the Golden Eagles of CSI were looking for revenge after to losing to the Cardinals on their home court earlier. The match started off very intense and the Golden ... Read More

NIC students interview Idaho First Lady as part of video project

Posted: Friday, Oct. 16, 2009
(Below) North Idaho College graphic design student Joe Ingalls of Coeur d'Alene films an interview between Idaho First Lady Lori Otter and student Emily Steigers of Hayden as part of a production the students in the video production class are creating on the Idaho Meth Project. (Below) Idaho First Lady Lori Otter answers a ... Read More

NIC presents fall theater production

Posted: Friday, Oct. 16, 2009
The North Idaho College Theater Department's fall production opens Oct. 22 with the Shakespeare play “Measure for Measure.” The title comes from the gospel of Matthew “… with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.” The play is about hypocrisy, judging others and forgiveness, according to NIC Theater Director Joe ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for Silver Valley high school students

Posted: Friday, Oct. 16, 2009
All students and parents interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 at the NIC Silver Valley Center, located at 323 Main Street in Kellogg. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, gives high school ... Read More

Admissions representative to present information on North Idaho College

Posted: Friday, Oct. 16, 2009
The public is invited to learn more about North Idaho College during a free presentation Tuesday, Oct. 20. An NIC admissions representative will lead the session from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Senior Lounge of the Lewiston Parks and Recreation Center in Lewiston, Idaho. Those interested in NIC are encouraged to attend the presentation ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Oct. 17 game versus Salt Lake Canceled

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009
The North Idaho College women's soccer game against Salt Lake Community College scheduled for noon Saturday, Oct. 17 at NIC's Eisenwinter Soccer Field has been canceled due to issues involving travel costs. The game will not be rescheduled. Read More

NIC spring semester class schedule now available online

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009
The North Idaho College spring semester class schedule for classes that begin the week of Jan. 11 is now available online at http://www.nic.edu/schedules/ . The schedule is searchable by class subject, the time classes are offered, delivery method and location. Registration for continuing students for spring semester 2010 begins Nov ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Cardinals fall to Lewis-Clark State College

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009
Lewis-Clark State College was too much for the NIC men's team to handle at the Warriors' home course. The windy and cold conditions played a large factor in the high scores. "I have never seen Quail Ridge play so difficult," NIC assitant golf coach Derrick Thompson stated. Again, Cody Mee played well at this event. Last year Mee was the ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: Burke and Thorud pace Lady Cardinals

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009
The Lewis-Clark State College women were still on a hot streak coming off of their win at the North Idaho College Invitational last week. The windy and cold conditions played a large role in the high scores for the NIC women. Emily Thorud and Ashley Burke paced the women with scores of 87. "Both Emily and Ashley have been consistant ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals split on road trip

Posted: Monday, Oct. 12, 2009
The Lady Cardinals were on the road this weekend for Scenic West Athletic Conference play. They first headed to Ephraim, Utah to compete against Snow College. With a decent crowd in the gym that night, Snow College was pretty pumped to play the Lady Cardinals. The Badgers battled pretty well but they couldn't overcome the Cards, who ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC claims two wins on Linford's five-goal weekend

Posted: Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009
Playing at home for the first time in a month was just what Lauren Linford and the North Idaho College Cardinals needed. The Lady Cards put up 14 goals, Linford scoring five in two games and came away with two much needed wins. The Friday, Oct. 9 game pitted NIC against Western Wyoming Community College. In their first meeting of the ... Read More

NIC men's basketball ranked 22nd by national magazine

Posted: Friday, Oct. 9, 2009
The North Idaho College men's basketball team was recently ranked 22nd in the nation by the Sporting News Magazine. In the Sporting News poll, NIC was ranked 22nd among all two-year institutions and not just National Junior College Athletic Association members. NIC conference rival the College of Southern Idaho was ranked 13th and ... Read More

NIC choirs to preview fall season during performance

Posted: Friday, Oct. 9, 2009
The North Idaho College Concert Choir, Madrigal Singers and Jazz Co. jazz choir will present a preview of their fall season during a performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18 at the Coeur d'Alene First Presbyterian Church, located at 521 Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d'Alene. “This is really a mixed bag concert preview the music that we will be ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Saturday, Oct. 10 game postponed

Posted: Friday, Oct. 9, 2009
The North Idaho College men's soccer game against the Washington State University men's club team scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 at NIC's Eisenwinter Soccer Field has been postponed due to personnel and travel issues. Details of the new date, time and location will be released as soon as they are determined. Read More

NIC Workforce Training Center to host anniversary open house

Posted: Friday, Oct. 9, 2009
The North Idaho College Workforce Training Center is celebrating its 15th anniversary with an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 at the center, located at 525 W. Clearwater Loop in Post Falls. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the facility, which was dedicated on Oct. 27, 1994 in the Riverbend Commerce Park in ... Read More

GOLF: Lady Cardinals make mark at NIC Invitational

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009
In the first tournament that North Idaho College has ever hosted, the Lady Cardinals were able to make a statement about their progress by finishing fifth (539) out of nine teams. This is only the fifth year of existence for women's golf and they have showed improvement every year. The NIC Invitational Tournament played host to 23 ... Read More

Speaker to address Colombian social movements at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009
Rafael Coicue, indigenous leader and human rights coordinator from southern Colombia, will address the war on drugs, free trade agreements and the non-violent social movements organizing for sovereignty and justice in Colombia at noon Tuesday, Oct. 13 in Molstead Library Todd Hall at North Idaho College. “The way out of conflict in ... Read More

University of Idaho dean to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009
University of Idaho Dean of the College of Engineering Donald Blackketter will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 13 at the Coeur d'Alene Outback Steakhouse. Blackketter was hired in 2006 to serve as the dean of the University of Idaho College of Engineering. Prior to that ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals suffer second loss to ranked opponent

Posted: Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009
The NIC Cardinals gave a valiant effort to get the equalizer against third-ranked Navarro College, but it wasn't enough to overcome the 1-0 deficit. Navarro College scored 18 minutes into the first half when All-American Venicia Reid out ran the Cardinals defenders to a through pass and then beat NIC keeper Emily Mason. In the second ... Read More

Lady Danville band to perform at NIC

Posted: Friday, Oct. 2, 2009
The musical trio Lady Danville will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d'Alene Room at North Idaho College. The group comprises Michael Garner and Daniel Chang, who met at the University of California-Los Angeles and began performing together in 2005. The following year, Matthew ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits offers environmental film festival

Posted: Friday, Oct. 2, 2009
Outdoor enthusiasts are welcome to view a variety of environmental films during the Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d'Alene Room. The festival is a three-hour program that includes environmental films intended to motivate people to make a ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals Dig Pink

Posted: Friday, Oct. 2, 2009
The Lady Cardinals held a Dig Pink breast cancer awareness game on Oct. 1 against opponent College of Eastern Utah. The event raised money for the Side-Out Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises money for breast cancer research and awareness efforts through volleyball-related events. All the proceeds from, the gate admission ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC loses in windy Cheyenne

Posted: Friday, Oct. 2, 2009
The Lady Cardinals got off to a slow start against the ninth-ranked Laramie County Community College Eagles in Cheyenne, Wyo. The Eagles started the scoring 19 minutes into the game when Cardinal centerback Charlie Evans tried to win a ball close to midfield, but missed and the Eagle forward ran onto the ball behind her and finished off ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NJCAA poll ranks NIC No. 1 in the nation

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009
The North Idaho College volleyball team (19-3) was ranked first in the nation in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association Division I volleyball poll released Sept. 29, the first time in the program's history that the Cardinal volleyball team has been ranked No. 1. The ranking comes after NIC defeated the top-ranked ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: Burke medals in Cardinals win

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009
Sandpoint product Ashley Burke had the lowest round of the day and led the Cardinals to their first victory of the year. Her solid play of 39 on the front and 41 on the back helped to set a school-low team scoring record of 342. Kayla Lloyd was second overall with an 86, while Emily Thorud was third with an 87. The match was held at the ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Jensen goes low for Cardinals in victory

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009
Jeremy Jensen continued to play well by firing a 73 at Sun Willows in a match against Whitman College and helped the Cardinals pick up their first win of the season. Jensen's consistent play allowed him to pick up the medalist honors and lead the team to a 303 finish. Whitman made the match very close by shooting a team score of 305 ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals fight off CSI on the road

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009
The Lady Cardinals opened up Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) play against long time rival College of Southern Idaho on Sept. 26. Both teams were pumped up and ready to get conference play going. The Cards battled through the first two games (25-18 and 25-22) to jump ahead. The Golden Eagles of CSI, however, didn't give up just ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cook lights up Bruins

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009
Brittany Cook led North Idaho College to a 3-0 win over the Salt Lake Commuinity College Bruins on Sept. 27 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The first goal occurred midway through the first half when Whitney Gerleman hit a long diagonal ball from the left side of midfield over the SLCC defense allowing Cook to run onto the and rocket a shot ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28 in the Sherman Administration Building President's Conference Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(c), to conduct deliberations concerning labor negotiations or to acquire an interest in real property ... Read More

NIC to pack the house for volleyball game

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009
North Idaho College will Pack the House during a special event Saturday, Sept. 26 as NIC takes on conference rival College of Southern Idaho at 3 p.m. in Christianson Gym. NIC is currently ranked No. 2 in the nation. CSI is ranked No. 1. Two-time Olympic volleyball player Tayyiba Haneef-Park (pictured left) will be at the event ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals finish strong

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
The Lady Cardinals started off a little rocky this weekend at the Star Corporation College of Southern Idaho Invitational. They opened up against Salt Lake Community College on Sept. 19 after barely making it on time to play. Salt Lake pulled ahead two games (19-25, 19-25), but the Cardinals fought back to win Game 3 (25-17). The Cards ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals Undefeated on Portland Road Trip

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
The Cardinals Women's Soccer Team finished with one tie and one win in a recent road trip to Portland. In the first game NIC played the Clackamas CC Cougars to a 0 - 0 tie. The action was fast paced as the game was played on a synthetic surface and Cardinal women struggled to get used to the surface. Good saves by NIC keepers, Amanda ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC softball to kick off fall scrimmages

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
The 2009-2010 Cardinal softball team is set to open its fall schedule on Saturday, Sept. 19 in a doubleheader at 1 p.m. at Memorial Field. NIC opens against former players who return to make up an all-alumni team. The Alumni Game has been the traditional fall opener for NIC. NIC looks to start the season out strong with eight ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Improved Cards fall to Whitworth

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
In the first event of the season, the new and improved Cards posted a team score of 303. But, it was not enough to hold off the Pirates of Whitworth University, who shot a 296. Jeremy Jensen from Havre, Mont., led all of the Cardinals with a one over par 73. Sophomore Cody Mee played solid with a final score of 74. Newcomer Kris ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: NIC women edged in playoff

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
A sudden death playoff went in favor of Whitworth University in the first match of the season for the Cardinals. When all of the scores were added up, both teams had posted team scores of 344, so the top four women from each team replayed the first hole. Despite the loss, it was a step in the right direction as NIC was able to post five ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Olympic volleyball player to sign autographs at NIC match

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
Two-time Olympic volleyball player Tayyiba Haneef-Park will sign autographs at tonight's NIC volleyball game against the Spokane All-Stars at 7 p.m. in Christianson Gym. The 6-foot-7-inch Haneef-Park made her second Olympic appearance at the Summer Olympics in Beijing, where the U.S. team earned a silver medal. She was also a member ... Read More

NIC realtor program plays role in housing industry recovery

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
When the housing market experienced a boom in the 1990s through the early millennium, the North Idaho College Workforce Training Center was looking at creative ways to admit the record numbers of students enrolling in the real estate program. Enrollment in the program was at an all-time high at a time when the local real estate ... Read More

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

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
North Idaho College will host the third annual Rolly Williams Golf Classic tournament, honoring longtime basketball coach Rolly Williams, Friday, Oct. 2. The four-person scramble will begin with lunch at noon and a 1 p.m. shotgun start at Avondale Golf Club in Hayden. Cost is $75 for individuals or $300 for teams of four. Fees ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend October's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Oct. 2. The First Friday program, held on the first Friday of every month throughout the academic year, offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and ... Read More

NIC orientation program helps increase retention

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009
Since North Idaho College implemented the Orientation, Advising and Registration Sessions (OARS) program in 2005, retention numbers have increased about 7 percent. But retention is only a byproduct of the true success of the program, which Assistant Dean of Students Alex Harris says is the positive experience new students have when ... Read More

Works by artist Elaine Green featured in NIC Corner Gallery exhibit

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009
Artist Elaine Green views art as her way of looking at the world and then “re-presenting” it. She does this by using her charcoal drawings to call viewers' attention to something very ordinary. “But through various techniques of framing, shading, juxtaposition, blurring of boundaries and the monochromatic character of the charcoal ... Read More

Cardinal Athletics Showcase includes highlights, previews of NIC sports

Posted: Monday, Sept. 21, 2009
North Idaho College's current and upcoming athletics seasons will be featured during the 2009-2010 Cardinal Athletics Showcase at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort. The first-ever event will include NIC's award-winning coaches and players presenting on the highlights from the in-season fall sports as well as ... Read More

NIC to offer class for women in transition

Posted: Monday, Sept. 21, 2009
Women who are experiencing a major change in their lives are encouraged to participate in the three-week “Opportunities” class offered through North Idaho College's Center for New Directions. The class will be offered from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday Sept. 28 through Oct. 15 in Siebert Hall Room 111 on NIC's main ... Read More

Ultra-Lawn thriving with help of NIC Idaho SBDC

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009
David and Linda Gibson know exactly what their customers want their yards to look like—because they want a beautiful, healthy yard too. “Our business is unique because it's personal,” Linda said. “We're North Idaho locals who live, work and play here, just like you. We know lawns and we know what our customers want: lush, green ... Read More

Carillon chimes once again ring across campus

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009
The carillon at North Idaho College has resounded across the campus for more than 20 years, serving as a symbol of the collegiate atmosphere and warning students of the hour as they rushed to class. With the right cloud cover, the chimes have been reportedly heard as far away as Harrison. But a lightning strike rendered the NIC ... Read More

Students learn on state-of-the-art technology in NIC outdoor power program

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009
In an outdoor enthusiast's haven, the Northwest has many job opportunities for those trained to maintain motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles. North Idaho College's Outdoor Power/Recreational Vehicle program has been popular since it began in 2004 and is full again this fall with 15 students enrolled. But while jobs are available ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC split on the road

Posted: Monday, Sept. 14, 2009
The NIC women's soccer team found playing at the higher altitude of Rock Springs, Wyo., a challenge, but they still managed to beat host Western Wyoming Community College (WWCC) Mustangs 1-0 on Saturday, Sept. 12. It took a half for the Cardinals to find their legs as the first half was controlled by the Mustangs. It was lucky for the ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC ranked No. 2 in the nation

Posted: Monday, Sept. 14, 2009
The North Idaho College volleyball team (14-2) was ranked second in the nation in the latest  National Junior College Athletic Association Division I volleyball poll released Sept. 9, the second time in the program's history that the Cardinal volleyball team has been ranked as high. Blinn College of Texas is currently ranked No. 1 ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Two players commit to the University of Idaho

Posted: Monday, Sept. 14, 2009
Two North Idaho College men's basketball players have committed to playing for the University of Idaho following the 2009-2010 season. Renado Parker, a 6-foot-6-inch, 240-pound forward from Seattle, Wash., was the player of the year in the Scenic West Athletic Conference last year and was named to the National Junior College Athletic ... Read More

Comedian Ronnie Jordan to perform at NIC

Posted: Friday, Sept. 11, 2009
Atlanta-based comedian Ronnie Jordan will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16 in North Idaho College's Edminster Student Union Building Activities Center. Jordan is a regular at the Punchline Comedy Club in Atlanta and has been featured on TV's Comic View as well as the 12-city Queens of Comedy Tour, in which he was the opening ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals take title in Salt Lake City

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009
The NIC volleyball team went to the Salt Lake Invitational looking to improve its record and test its ability. Three of the top five teams in the country were there including No. 2 Western Nebraska, No. 3 Missouri State University-West Plains, and No. 5 Salt lake Community College. Friday, Sept. 4, the first day of the tourney, NIC ... Read More

NIC enrollment up more than 16 percent for fall 2009

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009
North Idaho College posted a 16.5 percent increase in enrollment for fall 2009 with an increase of 803 students from last year's enrollment of 4,856, bringing the total headcount this year to a record 5,659. “Like other community colleges across the nation, North Idaho College enrollment is up significantly this fall,” said NIC ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinal women struggle to score

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009
The Cardinal women had two games at home Sept. 5-7 during the Cardinal Classic and could only manage one goal in those two games. The game on Saturday, Sept. 5 pitted NIC against the Laramie County Community College Eagles, who were ranked No. 10 in the National Junior College Athletic Association. LCCC came out very aggressive and ... Read More

NIC women's basketball team earns academic honors

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009
The North Idaho College women's basketball team has earned National Junior College Athletic Association Academic All-American honors for the fifth straight year for earning a team GPA of more than 3.0. The Lady Cardinals finished with a 3.159 GPA. Individually, Lauren Miller from Boise, Idaho earned Distinguished Academic ... Read More

NIC campus to close for Labor Day

Posted: Friday, Sept. 4, 2009
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Sept. 7 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. 8. Read More

Men's soccer coach to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Sept. 4, 2009
North Idaho College head men's soccer coach Scott Moorcroft will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Sept. 8 at the Coeur d'Alene Outback Steakhouse. Moorcroft and several players on the NIC men's soccer team will discuss the 2009-2010 season and the results of the Cardinal Classic tournament ... Read More

Men's and women's soccer tournament Sept. 5-7

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009
North Idaho College will host the Cardinal Classic soccer tournament Sept. 5-7 at NIC. Click here for the tournament program and schedule: http://www.nic.edu/athletics/cardinalClassicSoccerProgram.pdf   Read More

NIC Bonners Ferry Center to offer QuickBooks class

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009
The North Idaho College Bonners Ferry Center is offering a class this fall for individuals hoping to learn the QuickBooks application. QuickBooks 2009 for New Users will be offered in 10 sessions from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday evenings Oct. 5 through Nov. 4 at the Bonners Ferry Center. Cost is $179 and the textbook is ... Read More

Lake Coeur d'Alene cruise to benefit NIC athletics

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009
The North Idaho College Booster Club is kicking off the 2009-2010 athletics season with a sunset cruise on Lake Coeur d'Alene from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9. 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

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals win season opener 4-0

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009
Jose Ballesteros  scored his first collegiate goal eight minutes into NIC's opener and the Cardinals cruised to a 4-0 victory over visiting Western Wyoming Community College. Ballesteros blasted a left-footed shot from 20 yards out into the upper right corner to give NIC the lead early in the match. The Cardinals had a number of good ... Read More

Sentinel wins national honors

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009
The North Idaho College student newspaper the Sentinel recently earned second in the nation in General Excellence at the Society for Professional Journalists national conference in Indianapolis. The Sentinel placed among all-non-daily newspapers in the nation from both two-year and four-year schools. The first place school was Loyola ... Read More

NIC to hold info session for radiography technology program

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009
North Idaho College will hold an information session guiding prospective students through the admissions process for the radiography technology program at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 102. Students will be applying for spring semester 2010. The program is a five-semester associate's degree ... Read More

16-year-old wins text messaging contest at North Idaho Fair

Posted: Monday, Aug. 31, 2009
Hammond Bradford, 16, of Coeur d'Alene, is not only fast at texting, he's also accurate and knows where to find symbols on his phone keyboard. Hammond cruised to the 19 and younger age group title Saturday, Aug. 29 and then easily won the grand championship at the first ever “So You Think You Can Text?” text messaging competition at the ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC successful in first preseason tournament

Posted: Monday, Aug. 31, 2009
Twin Falls, Idaho - The first preseason tournament went well for the eighth-ranked Lady Cardinals. Finishing the tournament with a record of 4-1, only losing to 14th-ranked College of Southern Idaho on Saturday, Aug. 29. The Cardinals opened up with a cross-over match with Montana State Northern who they beat in four games: 25-21; ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals tie on the road

Posted: Monday, Aug. 31, 2009
The NIC Cardinals went to the coast of Washington this past weekend to get their schedule started. The first match took place on Friday, Aug. 28 in Olympia, Wash., against Evergreen State College  (ESC). The Geoducks jumped on the Cardinals early leading 2-0 before Justine Bowman found the net. The goal started with a long, driven pass ... Read More

NIC prepares for possible spread of flu this fall

Posted: Friday, Aug. 28, 2009
Summers in higher education are often spent looking to the year ahead. And while North Idaho College officials were planning for the start of fall semester, they were also preparing for the upcoming flu season and a possible reemergence of H1N1 Influenza. “We're planning for the upcoming flu season a little more proactively than ... Read More

Four-legged resident happy to see students return to NIC Residence Hall

Posted: Friday, Aug. 21, 2009
Most people who work on a college campus are excited for fall—when students return to campus, infusing it with new energy and enthusiasm. But no one is happier than Harrison. “He's really excited,” said North Idaho College resident assistant Frances Walker as Harrison, a 3-year-old Dachshund, danced in circles at her feet. “He's ... Read More

Coaches to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009
North Idaho College coaches will be the featured speakers at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Aug. 25 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. NIC coaches will provide an update on the upcoming 2009-2010 season. The public is welcome to attend the meeting. The cost of lunch is not covered. Information: (208) ... Read More

Spike and Hammer to perform magic/comedy show at NIC

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009
The comedy and magic duo Spike and Hammer will perform at North Idaho College at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26 in the Edminster Student Union Building Activities Center. Spike and Hammer have performed in Las Vegas's MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay Resort hotels. The event is part of NIC's Day of Welcome for students, but the event is free ... Read More

NIC resident advisers volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009
The North Idaho College resident advisers participated in a volunteer project through Habitat for Humanity as part of their annual staff training project. The Habitat for Humanity house in Bonners Ferry was designed by a former NIC resident adviser Ray Sayers. Pictured are current NIC resident advisers (front) Frances Walker, Tiffany ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits encourages climbing community to give back

Posted: Monday, Aug. 17, 2009
Swimmers, hikers and just casual visitors enjoy the beauty of Post Falls's Q'emiln Riverside Park every day. But only a few have overlooked the park from hundreds of feet in the air while clinging to the granite walls of the park's climbing area. Todd Trivisonno has. He began rock climbing about five years ago in Kentucky and said ... Read More

NIC Alumni Association honors outstanding alumni

Posted: Monday, Aug. 17, 2009
The North Idaho College Alumni Association recently named this year's outstanding alumni award recipients. Alumnus Tom Daugherty was chosen to receive the 2009 Alumni of the Year Award for his continued commitment to both the college and the local community. Daugherty graduated from NIC in 1980, but was most active with the ... Read More

NIC students win honors at biomedical research conference

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009
Three North Idaho College science students won first place in the student choice division of the eighth annual Idaho Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) research conference in Boise Aug. 3-5. NIC students Brianna Melendreras of Post Falls and Sean Baines and Heather Kimm of Coeur d'Alene presented a research poster ... Read More

Auditions to be held for NIC fall theater production

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009
Auditions will be held for the North Idaho College fall theater production of William Shakespeare's “Measure for Measure” from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 1 and 2 in NIC's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Parts are available for 16 to 19 men who can play characters in their 20s to 50s and five women who can play characters in their ... Read More

Community members encouraged to join NIC choirs

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009
Community members are welcome to audition for North Idaho College's choirs. Auditions for Jazz Co., the college's vocal jazz ensemble, will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays Aug. 24 and 31 in Boswell Hall Room 128. The group specializes in vocal music from the jazz genre and performs six to seven times per year. Familiarity with the jazz ... Read More

NIC to hold nursing admission information sessions

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009
Pre-nursing students who are ready to apply for admission to the associate's degree nursing program at North Idaho College are encouraged to attend one of several information sessions held this fall. The one-hour sessions will be held at: 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 102; 1 p.m ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for students

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009
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. Thursday, Aug. 20. The information session will be held in NIC's Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d'Alene Room, on NIC's main Coeur d'Alene campus. But ... Read More

NIC's noncredit side develops workforce during economic downturn

Posted: Monday, Aug. 10, 2009
While a slumping economy drives students through the doors of community college credit programs, economic downturns typically have the opposite effect on noncredit programs that involve workforce training. “Non-credit programs tend to be on the other end of the teeter-totter when it comes to the economy,” said North Idaho College ... Read More

Dolezal to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009
Human Rights Education Institute (HREI) Curator and Director of Education Rachel Dolezal will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Aug. 11 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Dolezal will talk about the HREI's mission as well as the organization's current activities. Dolezal is the founder ... Read More

Bagpipers return to NIC

Posted: Monday, July 27, 2009
Aaron Dill from Emmett, Idaho (left) and Matthew Rubin from Minden, Nev., (right) practice bagpipe music on the North Idaho College campus through the 38th annual Coeur d'Alene Summer School of Piping and Drumming. The camp participants stay in the NIC Residence Hall and practice across NIC's main Coeur d'Alene campus. Read More

NIC coaches to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Monday, July 27, 2009
Coaches from North Idaho College's athletics programs will be the featured speakers at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, July 28 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Coaches from each sport will provide an update on their programs. NIC's intercollegiate sports include men's and women's basketball, men's and women's ... Read More

NIC Foundation finalizes purchase of mill site

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2009
The North Idaho College Foundation finalized the purchase of the mill site Thursday, July 23 for the total purchase price of $10 million. The NIC Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization, secured financing through Mountain West Bank for the purchase of the 17-acre parcel located to the north of NIC's main Coeur d'Alene ... Read More

NIC board authorizes purchase agreement with foundation

Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees approved a resolution authorizing execution of an annually renewable lease agreement with the NIC Foundation for the 17-acre parcel of land adjacent to the college during a special meeting of the board July 21. In the past, the NIC Foundation has acquired other property, such as the Workforce ... Read More

Welcome home Garrett family: Really BIG Raffle winners tour home

Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Rob and Jan Garrett pictured with their grandson Brenden Garrett in front of the new home they won through the 2009 North Idaho College Foundation's Really BIG Raffle. North Idaho College is a part of the Garretts' history, as they both attended NIC in the 1970s--Jan in the registered nursing program and Rob studying geology. The ... Read More

NIC softball player signs with Southern Oregon University

Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2009
North Idaho College softball player Karri Johnson, a starting pitcher for the Cardinals for the past two years, has signed to play at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Johnson, from British Columbia, helped lead the 2009 Cardinal softball team to a third-place finish in the Scenic West Athletic Conference and a 38-22 record. She ... Read More

Beta Sigma Phi contributes to NIC scholarship fund

Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2009
With proceeds from their annual holiday gift wrap booth at the Silver Lake Mall, several local Beta Sigma Phi chapters recently contributed $700 to the Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship established through the North Idaho College Foundation. NIC student Whitney Hurt was the most recent recipient of the Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship. Hurt, a ... Read More

Former NIC baseball player plays on MLB All-Star team

Posted: Monday, July 20, 2009
Former North Idaho College baseball player Jason Bay earned a start for the American League Major League Baseball All-Star team on Tuesday, July 14. This was the third All-Star game for Bay and his first start. The American League won for the 12th time in 13 years with its 4-3 win over the National League. Bay was 1 of 2 in the ... Read More

Seeing eye to eye: NIC student awarded fellowship to study zebrafish, fetal alcohol syndrome

Posted: Monday, July 20, 2009
By Christina Lords, INBRE intern Bryne Rush wants to see her zebrafish specimens eye to eye. Rush, a North Idaho College student studying molecular biology, is researching how ethanol, a type of alcohol, affects the development of the eye in zebrafish embryos. Her findings may lead to a better understanding of how different ... Read More

NIC Workforce Training Center enrollment up 8.9 percent

Posted: Monday, July 13, 2009
North Idaho College's  Workforce Training Center posted an 8.9 percent increase in enrollment for fiscal year 2009. Unduplicated enrollment, which is the total headcount of people taking classes at the Workforce Training Center, is up this year to 8,272 from 7,595 in fiscal year 2008. “It's a testament to what it means to be a ... Read More

Former assistant coach to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2009
Former North Idaho College women's basketball assistant coach Aubree (Johnson) Chestnut will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, July 14 at the Coeur d'Alene Outback Steakhouse. Chestnut was a women's basketball assistant coach for NIC in 2007-2008. She took a year off when she was married and ... Read More

NIC retirees honored for outstanding service

Posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Six North Idaho College employees with more than 175 years of combined service were honored for their dedication and service to NIC at the 2009 Retiree Recognition Reception July 7. The following are NIC's 2009 retirees. Education and Sociology Instructor Peggy Federici is retiring after 33 years. Philosophy Instructor Tom ... Read More

Post Falls couple wins $300,000 grand prize house in NIC raffle

Posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Thousands of ticket holders sat in lawn chairs on the grounds of North Idaho College Wednesday night hoping to become winners in the NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle drawing. Cash and prizes totaling more than $335,000 were given away at the 16th annual event, including the $300,000 house built by students in NIC's carpentry ... Read More

NIC enrollment up 22 percent during summer session

Posted: Tuesday, July 7, 2009
North Idaho College experienced a 22.12 percent increase in enrollment during summer session 2009. Total headcount was up from 1,058 in the summer of 2008 to a record 1,292 this summer. The full-time equivalency (credit hour production) was up even more sharply, increasing 27.36 percent from 804 to 1,024 this summer. Enrollment in ... Read More

NIC offers volleyball coaching clinic

Posted: Tuesday, July 7, 2009
North Idaho College will offer a summer clinic for high school, junior high and club volleyball coaches from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7 and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 in NIC's Christianson Gym. The Volleyball Coaching Clinic will be led by Stanford University men's volleyball head coach John Kosty, who is entering his 19th ... Read More

NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle sells out

Posted: Monday, July 6, 2009
The North Idaho College Foundation's Really BIG Raffle has sold out for the 16th year in a row, despite a slow start due to the current economic climate. The last of the raffle's 5,000 tickets were sold late July 3. “We are so proud to be part of a community that is willing to step up and support our mission of serving higher ... Read More

2009 Adventure Race results announced

Posted: Monday, July 6, 2009
NIChallenge 2009 Adventure Race Results: Short Course: Two–person Male Mancation, 4:16 Marmot A Go Go, 7:05 Two-person Coed Tri-Umph, 5:50 Two-person Female Magpies, did not finish Four-person Male Local Waters, 4:13 Crash & Burn, 5:53 Four-person Female Lost & Found, did not finish ... Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Independence Day

Posted: Thursday, July 2, 2009
North Idaho College will be closed Friday, July 3 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 6. Read More

NIC to sponsor beach volleyball tournament

Posted: Thursday, July 2, 2009
North Idaho College will host a two-on-two beach volleyball tournament Sunday, July 19. The Hot Foot Beach Volleyball Tournament will begin at 9 a.m. at the sand volleyball courts on NIC's Yap-Keehn-Um Beach. The tournament is open to adults and will be divided into men's, women's and coed divisions. Merchandise and cash prizes ... Read More

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