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NIC campus to close in honor of Independence Day

Posted: Friday, July 1, 2011
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, July 4 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 5. Have a safe holiday! Read More

NIC hosts robotics camp

Posted: Friday, July 1, 2011
Brandon Fletcher, 10, from Coeur d’Alene; Andy Johnson, 11, from Coeur d’Alene; and Karson Chrispens, 10, from Hayden watch as their Lego Mindstorm NXT robot makes its way through a small obstacle course at the NXT Robotics Camp for Kids held at North Idaho College June 27-30. About 20 9- to 14-year-olds participated in the four-day ... Read More

Fewer than 700 tickets remain for NIC Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Monday, June 27, 2011
Fewer than 700 tickets remain for the chance to win this year’s $250,000 grand prize house through the 18th annual North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle. This year’s home, built by students in the NIC Carpentry program, is located in the Coeur d’Alene Place neighborhood at 6619 Madellaine Drive. It is a four-bedroom, two-bath home ... Read More

NIC offers summer softball camps

Posted: Monday, June 27, 2011
Room is still available for players ages 8-18 to sign up for the North Idaho College Cardinal Heat softball camps 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 instructors Paige Smith and Adrian ... Read More

NIC vice president for community relations announces his retirement

Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2011
North Idaho College Vice President for Community Relations and Marketing John Martin announced his retirement at the June 22 NIC Board of Trustees meeting after more than three years in the position. It will be effective Dec. 31, 2011. “John’s unique background and skill set was just what NIC needed at just the right time,” said ... Read More

Beta Sigma Phi contributes to NIC scholarship fund

Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2011
With proceeds from their annual holiday gift wrap booth at the Silver Lake Mall, several local Beta Sigma Phi chapters recently contributed $425 to the Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship established through the North Idaho College Foundation.   NIC student Samantha Weatherford-Thoreson, a nursing student from Sandpoint, was the most ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene Police, NIC welding program partner to create bike rack

Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2011
The Coeur d’Alene Police Department recently installed a new bike rack in Coeur d’Alene City Park near the department’s sub-station. The rack was created by students in the North Idaho College welding program on request by the police department and features large handcuffs and the NIC Cardinal mascot. Funding for the materials was ... Read More

NIC men's basketball program signs recruits

Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2011
Several athletes recently accepted scholarships to play for the North Idaho College men’s basketball team for the 2011-2012 season. Antoine Hosley , a 6-foot-1-inch guard from Portland, Ore., is transferring from the University of Washington where he played in 14 games last season. He led Jefferson High School to its third consecutive ... Read More

NIC coaches and players to lead summer girls soccer camp

Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2011
The North Idaho College women’s soccer staff and players will lead two separate summer soccer camps Aug. 1-4 for girls going into the ninth through 12th grades. The NIC Cardinals Women’s Soccer Skills Camp will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The skills camp will provide participants with instruction in fundamental and advanced skills ... Read More

Construction begins on site of Education Corridor

Posted: Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Officials turn over the first shovel of dirt on the site of the Education Corridor during the June 10 groundbreaking ceremony. Pictured are Fort Grounds Homeowners Association Vice President Mark Faulkner, Lewis-Clark State College President Tony Fernandez, North Idaho College Vice President for Instruction Jay Lee, University of Idaho ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 14 in the Sherman 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 which is not ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for spring semester

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011
North Idaho College recently announced its Dean's List for spring semester 2011. 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: Amy Anderson, Jeff ... Read More

Final NIC Really BIG Raffle open house to be held June 12

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011
The public is welcome to view the $250,000 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 12. Ticketholders will have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a free ticket at the event. The $250,000 home is located at 6619 ... Read More

Sign up now for NIC summer volleyball camps

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011
North Idaho College volleyball staff and players are offering volleyball camps this summer for grades 4 through 12 at Coeur d’Alene High School. The NIC Advanced Skills Camp for participants entering 9th through 12th grades will be held July 30, July 31 and Aug. 1. The Advanced Skills Camp focuses on individual skills combined with ... Read More

Officials to break ground on site of Education Corridor

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011
Representatives from various community agencies will break ground on the site of the Education Corridor at 2 p.m. Friday, June 10 on Hubbard Avenue, across from the City of Coeur d'Alene Wastewater Treatment Plant. The ceremony will include comments from representatives from the City of Coeur d'Alene, North Idaho College, the ... Read More

New recruits sign with NIC volleyball program

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Several athletes recently accepted scholarships to play for the North Idaho College volleyball team for the 2011-2012 season. Taralyn French , a 5-foot-9-inch outside hitter, played for Arcola High School in Canada where she received several volleyball awards. Her small high school team reached provincials for only the second time in ... Read More

NIC offers summer outdoor skills clinics

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits program is offering several clinics this summer to get participants started with the basics of some of the area's many outdoor activities. Opportunities will be available throughout the summer with basic skills clinics in sailing, lake kayaking, whitewater kayaking and rock climbing for adults ... Read More

NIC journalism students earn national SPJ awards

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011
Several North Idaho College journalism students and staff members of the NIC student newspaper the Sentinel recently won national honors through the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards in the two-year colleges division. John Monnier of Coeur d'Alene won a national award in the feature photography category ... Read More

Summer Molstead Computer Lab, ID services hours

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011
The Molstead Computer Lab will be open for student and faculty computer use and ID services during the following adjusted hours through July 29: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays. The computer lab will also be open additional hours for identification services during OARS and other high-demand ... Read More

NIC raffle house selected to participate in ENERGY STAR $25,000 giveaway

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011
Northwest ENERGY STAR will provide an extra draw at the North Idaho College Foundation Really BIG Raffle open houses in June. As part of the ENERGY STAR “Welcome Home” campaign, those in attendance at the June 5 and June 12 open houses will have the chance to complete a survey on the features of the raffle house and enter to win ... Read More

NIC to host summer wrestling camps

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011
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 18-22 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

NIC to host robotics camp for kids

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Youths between the ages of 9 and 14 are welcome to sign up for a robotics camp offered through the Math, Computer Science and Engineering Division at North Idaho College June 27-30. Campers will build and program a robot using a Lego Mindstorm NXT robotics kit. The camp, which will be led by NIC Computer Science Instructor Nancy ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene Cellars to hold wine tasting to benefit NIC Foundation

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Coeur d'Alene Cellars will host a special event June 13 to benefit the North Idaho College Foundation and its efforts to help meet the needs of NIC students and college programs. The event will focus on the pairing of wine and music, bringing together wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres and live music by NIC student musician Zach Baker in ... Read More

Summer session payment deadline approaching

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Students already enrolled in summer classes at North Idaho College must pay their tuition and fees by 5 p.m. Thursday, June 2 to avoid being dropped from their classes. There's still time to register for summer. Those wishing to sign up for a summer class can register through the second day of the summer session Tuesday, June 7 ... Read More

Thompson hired as new NIC men's soccer coach

Posted: Friday, May 27, 2011
The North Idaho College Athletics Department has hired Ken Thompson to return to the NIC coaching staff as the new head men's soccer coach. Thompson served as the assistant coach to departing head coach Scott Moorcroft for four seasons from 2006 to 2009 before departing to manage the Sting Soccer Club in 2010. As the director of ... Read More

NIC students earn top honors at national BPA competition

Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2011
Eight North Idaho College student members of Business Professionals of America (BPA) attended the annual National Leadership Conference, “Stand Out from the Crowd,” in Washington, D.C., May 4-8. There, NIC BPA chapter members joined students from across the nation to participate in national-level business skill competitions, workshops ... Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Memorial Day

Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2011
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, May 30 in honor of Memorial Day. Normal business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays, will resume May 31. All NIC offices remain open throughout the summer. Summer session begins June 6 and fall semester begins Aug. 22. Read More

NIC to host summer basketball camps

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
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 Summer Basketball Camp June 14-17 is open to all school-aged boys. The camp will be offered in all-day and half day sessions. The all-day session will be ... Read More

NIC to hold info session on changes in Radiography Technology program

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Attend an information session to learn about several changes that are set to take place in the North Idaho College Radiography Technology program this fall. Those affected by the changes, mainly those who have and who plan to apply to the radiography technology program for spring 2012, are encouraged to attend an information session May ... Read More

NIC president plans to retire in 2012

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
North Idaho College President Priscilla Bell, Ph.D., announced at the May 25 NIC Board of Trustees meeting her plans for retirement in June 2012, at the completion of her current contract. Bell was hired as the interim president in February 2007 after then president Michael Burke accepted another position in California. After a ... Read More

NIC to sponsor seventh annual North Idaho adventure race

Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2011
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits will sponsor the seventh annual NIChallenge, an adventure race, Saturday, June 18 in the North Idaho wilderness (at a yet-to-be-announced location). The NIChallenge is a sprint adventure race that incorporates paddling, trail running and mountain biking, special challenges and navigation trials ... Read More

NIC golf teams place at nationals

Posted: Monday, May 23, 2011
The North Idaho College men's and women's golf teams recently participated in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national golf tournaments. The women played in Daytona Beach, Fla., and capped their season with the best finish in NIC's history, placing 11th of the 20 teams at the tournament. The men placed 22nd at ... Read More

Annual NIC golf tournament held in memory of Scott Hague

Posted: Friday, May 20, 2011
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 3 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

Students win spring NIC speech contest

Posted: Friday, May 20, 2011
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. Participants were chosen from among 850 students taking 25 different sections of speech classes at NIC this semester. Students were selected by their peers ... Read More

Early bird deadline for Really BIG Raffle is May 31

Posted: Friday, May 20, 2011
The deadline to qualify for early entry prizes in the North Idaho College Foundation's 18th annual Really BIG Raffle is approaching. Those who purchase tickets by May 31 will automatically be entered for a chance to win a $500 Super 1 Foods Gift Card and a North Idaho Bed and Breakfast Association weekend getaway. Tickets are $100 ... Read More

Several NIC Silver Valley Center classes still open

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Several North Idaho College Silver Valley Center classes starting in May and June still have space available. Work Zone Flagging and Traffic Control Certification will be offered in one session from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 20. Those who complete the one-day class will earn a flagger certification that is required by the Idaho ... Read More

NIC recognizes outstanding faculty, staff with annual achievement awards

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011
Several outstanding North Idaho College staff and faculty members were honored with achievement awards during the annual NIC Employee Awards Breakfast May 13. “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

Approximately 900 students to graduate from NIC

Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2011
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho – Approximately 900 students are eligible for graduation this year. Of those, about 400 plan to participate in the 2011 commencement ceremony May 13. Students who applied for graduation by April 20 are listed below by hometown: Idaho Athol: Jeffrey Attebury, Travis Barron, Toyah Bell, Gary Breuner, John ... Read More

NIC commencement ceremony to be May 13

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Kelsey Park has never been much of a “girly girl.” She spent most of her childhood years tinkering with things, taking objects apart and figuring out how to put them back together again and she felt right at home at the hardware store. So it was no surprise that after a few short stints in the retail and food service industries, she ... Read More

Award winners announced following NIC athletics awards banquet

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2011
The winners of this year's North Idaho College athletics awards were announced during the annual NIC Athletics Hall of Fame Induction, Awards Banquet and Auction held May 7. The award recipients were nominated and selected by the NIC coaching staff. The Female Student Athlete of the Year Award was a tie between NIC women's ... Read More

MEETING NOTICE: Board to meet with members of the NIC Foundation

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2011
Members of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees and members of the NIC Foundation Board of Directors will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, May, 9 in the Edminster Student Union Building Driftwood Bay Room to discuss NIC's vision between the two organizations. Read More

NIC retirees honored for 120 years of service

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011
A total of seven North Idaho College employees with 120 years of combined service were honored recently for their service to NIC. Pictured are NIC Trustee Ken Howard; retirees Journalism Instructor Nils Rosdahl, 25 years; Custodian Jimmy Michaels, 37 years; Food Services Cook Valerie Wolfe, 12 years; Dual Credit Coordinator Steve ... Read More

NIC students participate in alternative spring break

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011
Ten North Idaho College students participated in an Alternative Spring Break trip March 27 through April 1 in Skagit County, Wash., to build a Habitat for Humanity house. On the job site are (left to right) Derrick Meister from Bonners Ferry, Molly Jean Canegaly from Boise, Stephen Baxter from Post Falls, Natosha Beach (blue jacket) ... Read More

Tickets still available for NIC athletics auction/awards banquet

Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2011
Tickets are still available for the North Idaho College Athletics Department Awards Banquet and Auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7 in the Edminster Student Union Building Ts'elusm Dining Room. The auction and awards banquet will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with a social and silent auction. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m ... Read More

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

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011
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 “Swingin' Into Spring” will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The NIC Jazz Ensemble will perform the Ray Noble arrangement of the Earle Hagen ... Read More

NIC students selected as INBRE Fellows

Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Two North Idaho College students were recently named as Idaho Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Fellows for 2011. Ben Denn of Post Falls and Shannon Mechem of Coeur d'Alene 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 ... Read More

NIC GED graduation ceremony to highlight student success

Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2011
While others were living out their high school years attending prom and going to homecoming football games, Shannon Derby was just struggling to fit in. Derby's family moved a lot making high school a challenge for the teenager, who attended 10 different schools by the time she was a junior in high school. She was constantly ... Read More

NIC men's basketball player commits to University of Texas--San Antonio

Posted: Monday, April 25, 2011
North Idaho College men's basketball player Michael Hale III, a 5-10 point guard from Federal Way, Wash., recently committed to play for the University of Texas—San Antonio next season. Hale led the Cardinals in scoring this season with 17.9 points per game and earned National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) second team ... Read More

NIC choral groups to present spring concert

Posted: Monday, April 25, 2011
The North Idaho College Cardinal Chorale and Chamber Singers will present their spring choral concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 29 in the NIC Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The program will feature the Cardinal Chorale's presentation of songs and sonnets by jazz pianist George Shearing and poet William Shakespeare ... Read More

NIC journalism students earn regional, national awards

Posted: Monday, April 25, 2011
The North Idaho College student newspaper the Sentinel recently earned several national and regional awards. For the 10th consecutive year, the Sentinel earned first place among two-year college newspapers at the annual College Media Advisers (CMA) national convention in New York City. At the College Media Advisers convention, a ... Read More

NIC students partner with Post Falls Theater to support Japan

Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2011
Students in Kathy Hostetter's Small Group Communication class at North Idaho College were tasked with planning a community event as part of their class curriculum last month. The assignment came just days after the earthquake and tsunami hit Japan and the students wanted to find a way to help. Joey Roman encouraged his employer, the ... Read More

Sports reporter Keith Osso to speak at NIC Booster Club Lunch

Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2011
Former North Idaho College baseball standout and sports reporter Keith Osso will speak at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon noon Tuesday, April 26 in the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Osso was an all-state football and baseball player at Spokane's East Valley High School before graduating in 1995. He played baseball for North Idaho ... Read More

Silver Valley Center Internet, phones back up

Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2011
10 a.m. After a morning outage, the phones and Internet at the NIC Silver Valley Center are working again. All classes will continue as scheduled for the remainder of the day.   8:30 a.m. The phones and Internet are down at the NIC Silver Valley Center TODAY Tuesday, April 19. The cause of the outage has not yet been ... Read More

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

Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2011
This year's Coeur d'Alene Shootout, a three-on-three basketball tournament, will be held Aug. 20 and 21 on North Idaho College's main campus. Registration information will be posted soon, but be sure to save the date. Information: (208) 769-5975. Read More

NIC athletics auction to include new hall of fame inductees

Posted: Friday, April 15, 2011
The North Idaho College Athletics Department has announced the inductees for the third class of inductees to the NIC Athletics Hall of Fame. The induction will be held in conjunction with the annual Athletics Awards Banquet and Auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7 in the Edminster Student Union Building Ts'elusm Dining Room ... Read More

Information session offered for new Commercial Driver's License courses

Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2011
The North Idaho College Workforce Training Center is offering several new courses to help new drivers in Idaho and Washington attain a Commercial Driver's License or to help those who have had a CDL in the past to update their skills. The Commercial Driver's License Class A course includes 160 hours of classroom, hands-on and ... Read More

NIC wind symphony honors the life of longtime band member with concert

Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2011
To use the word “dedicated” is an understatement when talking about Jim Barnett, according to North Idaho College Band Director Terry Jones. Jones has worked with Barnett for 25 of the 38 years he's been a member of the NIC Wind Symphony. In all of those years, Jones said he's missed just a handful of practices and concerts, usually ... Read More

NIC men's soccer coach resigns

Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
The North Idaho College Athletics Department announced that head men's soccer coach Scott Moorcroft has submitted his resignation for personal reasons. Moorcroft guided the Cardinals to four consecutive Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) championships and earned Region 18 Coach of the Year honors in 2006, 2007 and 2008. ... Read More

NIC culinary arts instructor raises puppies to become guide dogs for the blind

Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
In his 21 years as the culinary arts instructor at North Idaho College, Rick Schultz has attended a lot of graduation ceremonies, but none quite so unique as the celebration he was a part of in February. The difference was that this time, he played a hand in raising the graduate. And the more major difference, was that this time, the ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 20 in the Edminster Student Union Building Blue Creek/Echo Bay 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 ... Read More

NIC women's basketball team to be honored by North Idaho senators

Posted: Tuesday, April 12, 2011
The 2011 North Idaho College women's basketball team was recognized on March 29 by the Idaho State Senate with an official proclamation honoring their national championship at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament in Salina, Kan., in March. NIC ended the season with a 32-3 record and its first ... Read More

NIC men's, women's basketball players earn national honors

Posted: Thursday, April 7, 2011
Three North Idaho College athletes were recently honored as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Americans. Sophomore Tugce Canitez, a 6-2 forward/guard from Izmir, Turkey, was selected to the NJCAA All-American first team this year, after earning second team honors in 2010. She helped lead the Lady Cardinals to ... Read More

North Idaho to host 2014 NJCAA Wrestling Championships

Posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2011
North Idaho College, in conjunction with the Spokane Regional Sports Commission, has been awarded the rights to host the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Wrestling National Championships in 2014. The bid was approved by the NJCAA Championship Events Committee and Board of Directors and announced at the NJCAA annual ... Read More

NIC to hold info session for radiography technology program

Posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2011
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, April 19 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 102. Students will be applying for spring semester 2012. The program is a five-semester associate's degree ... Read More

NIC choir students to perform at Bakery by the Lake

Posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2011
As part of the Singers' Cabaret Series, North Idaho College will present a cabaret performance at Bakery by the Lake at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 27. The NIC voice studio students will be singing a classical and modern repertoire at the bakery, located at 601 E. Front Street in Coeur d'Alene. The performance is free and open to the ... Read More

NIC welding students build items for campus

Posted: Friday, April 1, 2011
DJ Traxler and Kyle Hildebrand work on custom elements of a weight bench being created for the North Idaho College Physical Education, Dance, and Resort Recreation Management Division for use in its gym.   Students in the North Idaho College Welding Technology program are working on several items that will be put to ... Read More

NIC to sponsor author's panel as part of Get Lit! Festival

Posted: Tuesday, March 29, 2011
The North Idaho College English Department and the Writing Center are cosponsoring a panel of authors discussing “Finding Themes in Our Life Story” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 15 in NIC's Molstead Library Todd Hall. The panel is being held in conjunction with Eastern Washington University's Get Lit! Festival April 13-17. ... Read More

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

Posted: Tuesday, March 29, 2011
North Idaho College students will have the opportunity to exhibit their artwork during the Student Art Show April 11 through May 6 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 participate in collegiate choral festival

Posted: Tuesday, March 29, 2011
North Idaho College will be one of five colleges and universities performing at the Zimmerman Collegiate Choral Festival at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 15 in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, located at 1115 West Riverside Avenue in Spokane. The NIC Chamber Singers will perform at the festival, which also includes performances by ... Read More

Spring Break Schedule

Posted: Friday, March 25, 2011
No classes are scheduled for North Idaho College students during spring break March 28 through April 1. Although administrative offices will remain open during spring break, hours in several departments will change. Hours in the Molstead Library, Molstead Computer Lab and NIC Testing Center will be altered. In addition, the Mica Peak ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for local students

Posted: Friday, March 25, 2011
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. Wednesday, April 6 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d'Alene Room. The session will be of particular interest to dual credit students taking classes ... Read More

Life's Story: NIC offers autobiography class for older adults

Posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2011
It's not unusual for North Idaho College Instructor Sue Hill Crowley's students to cry in class. Yet, she thinks that she is the luckiest teacher in the world. She learns as much from her students as they do from her, and her classroom is filled with storytellers and budding writers—none of them famous, but each of them with a lifetime ... Read More

NIC to host events in honor of American Indian Heritage Week

Posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2011
North Idaho College is hosting a variety of events throughout the week of April 4-8 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/Minority Student Adviser and American Indian Student Alliance ... Read More

Fifth-grade home school student wins regional spelling bee

Posted: Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Fifth-grade home school student Rebekah Pinkerton from Coeur d'Alene out-spelled 44 other fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho to become the champion speller in the eighth annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee March 19 at North Idaho College. Pinkerton, 11, is comes from a family well-known in ... Read More

NIC students take the pledge to not text and drive

Posted: Monday, March 21, 2011
North Idaho College student Alicia Hannahs (right) takes a thumb band from NIC Financial Aid Technician Marissa Struck at NIC. As part of the national day of awareness, thumb bands were given out to those who signed a pledge not to text and drive. Read More

Lady Cardinals win the NJCAA championship!

Posted: Saturday, March 19, 2011
Congratulations to the North Idaho College women's basketball team, 2011 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national champions!! No. 5 seed NIC beat No. 3 Trinity Valley Community College of Texas in the championship game 90-81. Kama Griffitts, a 5-11 guard from Coeur d'Alene, led the Cardinals with 22 points ... Read More

NIC Lady Cardinals advance to NJCAA semifinals

Posted: Friday, March 18, 2011
The North Idaho College women's basketball team beat No. 4-seeded State Fair Community College Thursday night 66-38 to advance to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) semifinals. After two tournament wins, the Lady Cardinals will finish no lower than fourth place in the nation. Sophomore guard Kama Griffitts from ... Read More

NIC women head into championship game at NJCAA tournament

Posted: Friday, March 18, 2011
The Lady Cardinals defeated top-ranked Pensacola in the semifinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national tournament in Salina, Kan., 90-75, earning a spot in the championship game to play for the national title Saturday, March 19. The NIC women's basketball team (31-3) led the entire game. Kama ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for high schoolers in Bonners Ferry

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2011
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. Wednesday, March 23 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 Post Falls students

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2011
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 24 at Post Falls High School. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity ... Read More

NIC students earn top honors at state business competition

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Ten North Idaho College students qualified to compete in the upcoming national event by achieving top placement in business-related events at the recent state Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition in Boise March 4. The students competed with university and college students from across the state in business skills ... Read More

NIC to present one-act plays

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2011
The North Idaho College theater department will present “One Foote in Front of the Other,” two one-act plays by Horton Foote April 13-16. The plays, “The Dancers” and “The Actor,” are light comedies about coming of age. Occurring between the 1930s and 1950s, both plays take place in the fictional town of Harrison, Texas, and share ... Read More

NIC Lady Cardinals advance to the next round of NJCAA tournament

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2011
The North Idaho College Lady Cardinals easily overtook No. 12-seeded Georgia Perimeter College in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national tournament in Salina, Kan., 78-48. Holding a 28-point lead going into halftime, Cardinals sophomores Kama Griffitts, a 5-11 guard from Coeur d'Alene ... Read More

NIC Booster Club Luncheon to feature Ken Howard

Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2011
North Idaho College Board of Trustees member and local attorney Ken Howard will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 22 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. The meeting has been moved up a week from its regularly scheduled time, the last Tuesday of the month, since that would fall ... Read More

NIC theater students place at prestigious conference

Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2011
North Idaho College theater student Cory Williamson of Coeur d'Alene was a finalist in the recent Irene Ryan Scholarship Auditions offered through the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. More than 200 undergraduate and graduate students from two-year and four-year universities across nine western states competed for the ... Read More

NIC alumnus to begin medical school

Posted: Friday, March 11, 2011
North Idaho College alumnus Tom Croschere, Coeur d'Alene, was recently accepted into the University of Washington School of Medicine. Croschere grew up in Kingston, Idaho and graduated from Kellogg High School. He worked in the mining industry before beginning classes at North Idaho College in 2006. He later transitioned to the ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information session in Ponderay

Posted: Friday, March 11, 2011
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. Wednesday, March 16 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

NIC Lady Cardinals to face Georgia Perimeter in NJCAA tournament

Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2011
The NIC women's basketball team will face Georgia Perimeter College in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national tournament in Salina, Kan. The Lady Cardinals won their third straight Region 18 title recently, qualifying them for the national tournament for the third consecutive year. The ... Read More

NIC dual credit student overcomes challenges to succeed at NIC and in life

Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2011
When listening to Samantha Jernstrom’s story, it’s hard to believe that she once had no future. Now the outspoken 17-year-old is working toward a high school diploma and a degree from North Idaho College simultaneously while working two jobs to help with the costs of her dual credit classes. Her future is bright. A long ways from ... Read More

NIC jazz choir to perform at Bakery by the Lake

Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
As part of the Singers' Cabaret Series, North Idaho College's Jazz Co. jazz choir will present a cabaret performance at Bakery by the Lake at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 16. The bakery is located at 601 E. Front Street in Coeur d'Alene. The performance is free and open to the public. Information: NIC Choir Director Max Mendez at (208) ... Read More

NIC cheerleading team earns national title

Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
The North Idaho College cheerleading team now holds the title of national champion after winning first place in the small, co-ed, two-year college division of the USA Collegiate Championships in Anaheim, Calif., Feb. 26-27. The NIC team, which includes 12 women and three men, overtook the squad from in-state rival College of Southern ... Read More

NIC scholarship applications due March 14

Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Paying tuition and fees at North Idaho College? There's help available. That's the message that administrators at NIC are trying to emphasize to students as the number of people who are turning to training and education at NIC as well as the cost of education continue to rise. “Many students don't apply for scholarships because ... Read More

Jazz concert to incorporate high school musicians

Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
The North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble will highlight its collaboration with area high school jazz groups during the “Support Jazz in Our Schools” concert Monday, March 14. “We work together throughout the year on concerts and clinics,” said NIC Director of Bands Terry Jones. “This was a chance for us to use our collaboration to shine ... Read More

NIC basketball players earn tournament honors

Posted: Monday, March 7, 2011
Several North Idaho College men's and women's basketball players recently earned awards following the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 18 tournament March 3-5 at the College of Southern Idaho. The NIC women's team overtook Salt Lake Community College to win its third straight Region 18 tournament, 69-59. The win ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Special Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, March 7, 2011
Members of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees will attend and participate in seminars and meetings during the Annual Governance Leadership Institute hosted by the Association of Community College Trustees March 16-18 on the University of Nevada—Las Vegas campus in Las Vegas, Nev. Read More

NIC announces All-Star Basketball Game participants

Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2011
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, two alternates and a coach for the four teams. The eighth annual event is scheduled for Saturday ... Read More

NIC Booster Club Luncheon to honor wrestling team

Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2011
The North Idaho College wrestling team that placed second at the National Junior College Athletic Association national championship hosted by NIC Feb. 25-26 in Spokane will be honored at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 8 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. The team placed second in overall team standings ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for Silver Valley students

Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2011
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. Wednesday, March 9 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 ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for Rathdrum students

Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2011
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend one of several information sessions offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 at Timberlake High School or Tuesday, March 22 at Lakeland High School. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a ... Read More

NIC to sponsor uphill/downhill ski race

Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2011
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, March 5 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

NIC symposium to address strategies for success based on brain science

Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2011
This year's North Idaho College Cardinal Connections symposium “Brains Rewired” March 14-18 will focus on brain research and how the mind can impact success at home, work and in the classroom. “One of the equalizing factors of being human is this phenomenon of having a brain,” said NIC Cardinal Connections Chair Rachel Doležal ... Read More

NIC prepares workforce for expected trucker shortage

Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2011
The truck driving industry has a stigma attached to it… that it's not an attractive job option for young people and young families. That image is one that the industry will have to overcome in order to attract young people to the profession that expects a national shortage of up to 500,000 truck drivers within the next few years ... Read More

Spots still open for free class for women in transition

Posted: Monday, Feb. 28, 2011
It's not too late to sign up for a free, three-week long “Opportunities” class for women in transition. The Center for New Directions class is being offered from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from March 1 to March 18. The class will help build self-confidence and create positive attitudes. Participants will ... Read More

Clackamas wins team title in NJCAA wrestling tournament

Posted: Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011
SPOKANE, Wash. – Clackamas Community College won the team title with 109 points at the 2011 National Junior College Athletic Association national wrestling tournament in Spokane, Wash. Clackamas held the top spot since early in the competition Friday, Feb. 25. There was only a one-point spread between Clackamas and second-place North ... Read More

Campus OPEN Friday, Feb. 25

Posted: Friday, Feb. 25, 2011
North Idaho College is open Friday, Feb. 25. However, the de-icing agent used by the Facilities Operations crews doesn't activate well with temperatures this cold. Students and employees are advised to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for cold and slippery conditions on campus. Read More

Clackamas tops team standings following first day of NJCAA wrestling

Posted: Friday, Feb. 25, 2011
SPOKANE, Wash. – Clackamas Community College is on top of the team standings with a total score of 68 following the first day of competition at the 2011 National Junior College Athletic Association national wrestling tournament in Spokane, Wash. North Idaho College held the top spot all day, until the championship quarter finals when ... Read More

BREAKING NEWS: NIC closed Thursday, Feb. 24

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011
North Idaho College is closed Thursday, Feb. 24 due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions. This includes all outreach centers in Post Falls, Ponderay, Bonners Ferry, and Kellogg. The NIC basketball game scheduled for tonight versus Colorado Northwestern Community College will still be held. The women will tip ... Read More

BREAKING NEWS: NIC cancels evening classes Wednesday, Feb. 23

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011
4:30 p.m. North Idaho College is closing immediately Wednesday, Feb. 23 due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions. All evening classes are canceled. Offices will close immediately. This includes all outreach centers in Ponderay, Bonners Ferry, and Kellogg. The NIC Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for ... Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Bonners Ferry Center cancels classes Feb. 22

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011
The NIC Bonners Ferry Center has canceled evening classes Tuesday, Feb. 22 due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions. Check the "News" section on the NIC homepage at www.nic.edu  for information regarding snow closures. Read More

NIC offices to be closed Feb. 21-22

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Feb. 21 in observance of Presidents' Day. The college will also be closed during the second annual Employee Day event Tuesday, Feb. 22 for employee development activities campus wide. Classes that meet during the day are canceled and evening classes held after 4 p.m. are in session. ... Read More

NIC selects Kelly as head volleyball coach

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011
The North Idaho College Athletics Department announced that former University of Montana assistant coach Kandice Kelly has been named as the new NIC head volleyball coach. Kelly replaces Colleen Frohlich, who resigned from the head coaching position in December after only one season because her husband accepted a job in Arizona ... Read More

NJCAA national wrestling tournament preview

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho – A total of 251 wrestlers representing 36 community colleges across the country will be arriving in Spokane, Wash., next Wednesday to compete in the 2011 National Junior College Athletic Association wrestling tournament Feb. 25-26 at the Spokane Convention Center. Action begins at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25 with ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session from noon to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23 in the Haught Conference Room of the Hedlund Building. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(b), to consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought ... Read More

Slam poet Buddy Wakefield to perform at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011
Slam poet Buddy Wakefield will entertain audiences at North Idaho College with his poetry performances at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24 in the NIC Activities Center, on the lower level of Edminster Student Union Building on NIC's main campus. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. Wakefield is a ... Read More

NIC to assist individuals filling out financial aid application

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011
North Idaho College and the Idaho State Board of Education will offer assistance on completing the 2011-2012 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 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays Feb. 23 and March 9 in ... Read More

Gonzaga conditioning coach to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011
Gonzaga University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Mike Nilson will speak at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 22 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Nilson played basketball for Gonzaga from 1996 to 1999, playing on the Bulldogs' Elite 8 and Sweet 16 teams. He earned West Coast Conference ... Read More

Area middle schoolers take home awards from math competition

Posted: Monday, Feb. 14, 2011
North Idaho middle school students were presented with numerous awards during the Mathcounts regional competition Feb. 10 at North Idaho College. Students from eight middle schools throughout the region participated in Mathcounts, a national program intended to increase enthusiasm for math. The program is sponsored locally by the ... Read More

NJCAA lifts all sanctions against NIC

Posted: Friday, Feb. 11, 2011
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has rescinded sanctions imposed on North Idaho College regarding eligibility of an international men's basketball player. Last month, Guy-Marc Michel, who played for NIC during the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 seasons, was determined to be ineligible by the NJCAA because of his ... Read More

Auditions to be held for NIC theater production

Posted: Friday, Feb. 11, 2011
Auditions will be held for the North Idaho College spring theater production of two one-act plays by Horton Foote, “The Dancers” and “The Actor.” The auditions will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28 and Tuesday, March 1 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Actors are needed for approximately 15 parts with characters ranging in ... Read More

NIC to host NJCAA wrestling tournament in Spokane

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011
North Idaho College will be the host school of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) wrestling championship for the first time in the school's history. The tournament will be Feb. 25-26 at the Spokane Convention Center. More than 250 athletes representing 40 two-year colleges from across the nation will participate ... Read More

WRESTLING: Region 18 tournament to be streamed live

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011
The North Idaho College wrestling team will compete in the Region 18 wrestling tournament Saturday, Feb. 12 at Southwestern Oregon Community College. NIC enters the tournament ranked No. 1 in the nation in the most recent National Junior College Athletic Association poll. Also participating in the tournament will be conference rivals ... Read More

NIC Corner Gallery to feature art from Ron and Kathryn Glowen

Posted: Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
Natural materials and nature-focused objects provide a rich framework for the exhibit “tangle” coming to the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery at North Idaho College from Feb. 21 through March 25. The opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24 with a gallery walk at 10:30 a.m. and a presentation in Molstead Library Todd ... Read More

Participants announced for the 2011 North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee

Posted: Friday, Feb. 4, 2011
A total of 53 fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho will participate in the seventh annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee Saturday, March 19 at North Idaho College, the winner of which will receive an all expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Former Cardinal player featured on The Today Show

Posted: Friday, Feb. 4, 2011
Former North Idaho College men's basketball player Melvin Jones was recently featured on NBC's The Today Show. The segment details his life and the challenges he faced before being adopted by Jennifer Annable. It also features his  75-foot buzzer beater at NIC against rival school College of Southern Idaho in 2009. Jones played for ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC player earns national AVCA honors

Posted: Friday, Feb. 4, 2011
North Idaho College volleyball player Tina Strahinic recently earned national recognition from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). The 6-foot-1-inch outside hitter from Metlika, Slovenia was selected as a first team All-American among two-year colleges by the AVCA. The NIC volleyball team earned a SWAC regular ... Read More

NIC student ends her Jeopardy run

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011
FEB. 3, 2011 Molly Rosenbusch of Twin Lakes, Idaho, will not continue in competition on Jeopardy after being eliminated during the Feb. 2 showing. She dominated the competition through most of the game, but failed to answer the Final Jeopardy question correctly and wagered all that she had (more than $16,000) on the question in ... Read More

NIC Really BIG Raffle tickets on sale now at ticket outlets

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011
The North Idaho College Foundation's Really BIG Raffle will kick off ticket sales this week as regional outlets begin selling tickets for the drawing to win a brand new $250,000 home in Coeur d'Alene. This year marks the 18th year of NIC's largest annual fundraiser, which is a collaboration between volunteers, sponsors, community ... Read More

NIC publicly thanks Coeur d'Alene Fire Department for support

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011
The North Idaho College Workforce Training Center presented the Coeur d'Alene Fire Department with an award during Tuesday's Coeur d'Alene City Council Meeting for its partnership with the college in emergency services training. Pictured are (from left) Chief John Morrison, Chief Kenny Gabriel, Captain Bill Deruyter, Fire Inspector ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cards fall to CSI

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
The NIC men saw their 38 home regular season win streak snapped 86-73 by the No. 8 ranked and SWAC leading College of Southern Idaho. The Cardinals dug a 42-26 halftime deficit on 1/10 shooting from the arc. Michael Hale led NIC with 17 points and four assists and Tyrone White added 12 points and five rebounds for the Cardinals who fall ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC opens season in Nevada

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
NIC softball opened its season Jan. 28 with two games in Henderson, Nev., at the Mizuno Junior College Kick Off Classic tournament. In the first game, NIC lost 11-0 in five innings against Pima College. Post Falls graduate Blake Meredith started for the Cards and earned the loss with freshman Jocelyn Probert in relief. The Lady Cards ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC improves record to 4-1 at tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
At day two of the Mizzuno Kick Off Classic Jan. 29, NIC went 3-0 and improved their record to 4-1. In the first game, they defeated El Paso Community College 8-2 led by sophomore Shelby Gonzales' two-run home run. The Lady Cards used a nine-run sixth inning to secure the 18-2 win against Central Arizona Community College. NIC was led ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC goes 5-2 at Mizuno tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
NIC softball went 1-1 on the day Jan. 30 to improve to 5-2 on the year at the Mizuno Junior College Kick Off Classic. In the first game NIC came back from a five-run first inning deficit to the No. 2 team in the nation, Yavapai College, but fell short in the end, 8-5. In the second game NIC defeated No. 5 Chipola College 3-1 with the ... Read More

NIC receives state award for career development

Posted: Monday, Jan. 31, 2011
North Idaho College has been honored as one of the inaugural recipients of the Leadership in Career Development Award by the Idaho Department of Labor and the Idaho Career Information System. The award recognizes NIC's dedication to the education and career achievements of the students and community members served by the NIC Career ... Read More

Students participate in jazz clinics at NIC

Posted: Monday, Jan. 31, 2011
Woodland Middle School Band Director Lane Sumner (right) conducts his group while University of Idaho Professor Dan Bukvich (left) listens in during the JazzNIC event at North Idaho College. Hundreds of middle and high school students from throughout the region will be on NIC's campus through Wednesday, Feb. 2 participating in the ... Read More

Space still available in autobiography class designed for older adults

Posted: Monday, Jan. 31, 2011
North Idaho College is offering a one-credit class designed specifically for older adults 60 and older during spring semester. The cost for each class will be $30. “Guided Autobiography for Older Adults” is a 10-week class that begins Feb. 25. It is offered from 10 to 11:50 a.m. Fridays in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room ... Read More

NIC to assist individuals filling out financial aid application

Posted: Friday, Jan. 28, 2011
North Idaho College and the Idaho State Board of Education will offer assistance on completing the 2011-2012 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. 5 in McLain ... Read More

Square dancers perform with NIC Children's Center kids

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011
Wyatt Matthews (center), a preschooler at the North Idaho College Children's Center, dances with Bud (left) and Rusty Hickenbottom (right) of the Coeurly Q's Square Dance Club during an exhibition at the center as part of the children's exploration of dance this week. Read More

NIC enrollment up almost 10 percent for spring 2011

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011
North Idaho College continues to break enrollment records this spring, posting a 9.8 percent increase in total headcount. This year's total headcount of 6,426 reflects an increase of more than 500 students from last spring's 5,852. “Having broken enrollment records each of the past five years, North Idaho College was braced for ... Read More

Information session to be offered at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011
The public is invited to learn more about higher education opportunities in North Idaho during the College Info Night information session from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building. Admissions representatives from North Idaho College, Lewis-Clark State College, University of Idaho ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for fall semester

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - North Idaho College recently rereleased its Dean's List for fall semester 2010. 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: ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene High School softball player signs with NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011
Jessica Lupinacci, a senior at Coeur d'Alene High School, recently signed a letter of intent to play softball at North Idaho College. Lupinacci received first team All-League honors at Coeur d'Alene High school last year and was a part of the team that placed second in the state championships in 2008. Lupinacci is the daughter of ... Read More

NIC Corner Gallery to feature closing reception for art exhibit

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011
Works by Tennessee native Aaron Tennessee Benson will be presented during the closing reception for the “Building Parameters” clay/mixed media art exhibit on display now in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery at North Idaho College. Rather than an opening reception, this exhibit features a special closing reception from 5 to 7 p.m ... Read More

Comedy ‘Crimes of the Heart' to be presented at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011
The North Idaho College theater department will present the comedy by Beth Henley “Crimes of the Heart” as its winter theater production Feb. 17-26. “Crimes of the Heart” is a Pulitzer Prize winning comedy about three sisters from Hazelhurst, Miss., that face all of their family's dysfunction as they deal with their dying grandfather ... Read More

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

Posted: Monday, Jan. 24, 2011
Hundreds of middle school and high school students from across the region will participate in jazz clinics Jan. 31 through Feb. 2 at North Idaho College during the annual JazzNIC program. “This event is a chance for these high school and middle school bands and choirs to receive valuable feedback on their jazz groups from some of the ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals Win Two

Posted: Monday, Jan. 24, 2011
#17 Lady Cards trip #11 Salt Lake and Snow College to extend their record to 19-2. Despite a 33-17 free throw advantage for Salt Lake College, the NIC women found a way to get a huge victory over the Bruins 70-64 on Friday night. Kama Griffitts continued her solid play leading the cards with 22 points. Saturday afternoon the Lady ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cards Beat Snow

Posted: Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011
Coeur d'Alene - The NIC Cardinals avenged another loss from earlier in the season with a 68-57 victory over Snow College. The Cards once again turned to the defensive end for success led by big man Anthony DiLoreto's 8 blocked shots. DiLoreto also had 8 rebounds while Nick Fromm had 12 points and 8 rebounds. Michael Hale, Idris Lasisi ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals Win Two at Home

Posted: Friday, Jan. 21, 2011
Coeur d'Alene - The Lady Cards increased their record to 17-2 after 2 home victories over College of Eastern Utah (80-52) and Colorado Northwestern College (68-41). Tugce Canitez posted her 7th and 8th double double of the year leading NIC to its 7th straight victory. Canitez had 18 points and 10 rebounds against CEU and she grabbed 17 ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC Beats Salt Lake CC

Posted: Friday, Jan. 21, 2011
Coeur d'Alene - The NIC Cardinals turned to the defensive end to notch their 18th victory on the year in a 73-59 slugfest over Salt Lake. The win moves the Cards to 18-3 on the year and 3-3 in SWAC Conference play. Michael Hale led NIC with 18 points and 4 assists. Tyrone White added 17 points and 7 rebounds and big man Anthony DiLoreto ... Read More

NIC Booster Club Luncheon to be held Jan. 25

Posted: Friday, Jan. 21, 2011
Former North Idaho College baseball standout and local businessman Rick Brown will speak at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon noon Tuesday, Jan. 25 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Brown was an all-state high school baseball player at Billings West High School in Montana before coming to NIC on scholarship in 1986. He played at ... Read More

NIC to webcast final home wrestling match

Posted: Friday, Jan. 21, 2011
Cardinal wrestling fans will be able to watch the final home NIC wrestling match Friday, Jan. 21 vs. Simon Fraser University without having to brave the icy roads. The match will be webcast live starting at 7:30 p.m. To view the live stream, visit http://www.meridix.com/everywhere.php?liveid=NorthIdahoCollege .   Read More

Griffitts Named NJCAA Player of the Week

Posted: Friday, Jan. 21, 2011
Coeur d'Alene - Kama Griffitts was named the NJCAA Women's Basketball Player of the Week after an impressive four game performance during the week of January 3rd-8th. North Idaho College won all four games by an average of 26 points. Kama averaged 22 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists, and 1.3 steals per game while shooting an impressive ... Read More

Funds sought by Jan. 31 to generate American Indian scholarships at NIC

Posted: Friday, Jan. 21, 2011
The North Idaho College Foundation is seeking funds to support new scholarships for American Indian students at NIC. “Of the 139 American Indian students currently enrolled at NIC, only 14 percent receive tribal funding and 42 percent must take out loans in order to stay in school,” said NIC Foundation Executive Director Rayelle ... Read More

BASKETBALL: Cardinals return to action with doubleheader against SLCC

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011
The Cardinals return to SWAC action TODAY Thursday, Jan. 20 with a doubleheader against league leading Salt Lake Community College at Rolly Williams Court in Christianson Gymnasium. Both the Bruin men and women teams sit atop the conference with records of 4-1. The No. 13 ranked Bruins men are led in scoring by Patrick McCollum at ... Read More

NIC women's basketball player earns national Player of the Week

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011
NIC women's basketball player Kama Griffitts, from Coeur d'Alene, was selected as the National Junior College Athletic Association Women's Basketball Players of the Week for the week of Jan. 12. The 5-foot, 11-inch guard posted big numbers in four games on the road the previous week, averaging 21.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.6 ... Read More

BASKETBALL: Opponents reversed in basketball schedule

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011
The men's and women's basketball schedules posted on the website and the schedule cards had the opponents for the Feb. 11 and 12 road matchups reversed. The NIC women will face Salt Lake Community College at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11 followed by the men's game at 7:30 p.m. The doubleheader against Snow College will be Saturday ... Read More

NIC sanctioned by NJCAA regarding eligibility issue

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) will impose certain sanctions on North Idaho College regarding the eligibility of an international player, while others were reversed in a recent appeal by NIC. Guy-Marc Michel, a 7-foot, 1-inch center from Sainte Marie, Martinique, played for NIC during the 2008-2009 and ... Read More

WRESTLING: Successful Trip Along the Coast

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011
After more then a month since their last dual match the North Idaho College Wrestling team picked up where they let off. On Thursday 1/13 the Cardinals now 8-1 picked up a 24-11 win over the Thunderbirds of Highline College. “We looked a little rusty tonight. But all in all it was a good win after a big lay off.” Said N.I.C.'s coach ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cards Get Two Wins

Posted: Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011
Coeur d'Alene - The NIC Cardinal Men extended their regular season home win streak to 36 with impressive wins over 25th ranked Eastern Utah and Colorado Northwestern. The Cards defeated CEU 87-52 with a balanced effort led by Nick Fromm and his 15 points and 9 rebounds. Petar Joksmovic returned to the team and had 13 points. Joksimovic ... Read More

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

Posted: Friday, Jan. 14, 2011
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Jan. 17 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. 18. Read More

MEETING NOTICE: NIC board to participate in special events

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011
Members of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees plan to participate in several special events in which a quorum will be present. Members of the board will attend the 26th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gala event hosted by the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17 at the Parkside ... Read More

School districts throughout North Idaho to hold spelling bees

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011
 School districts throughout North Idaho have begun holding spelling bees this month as qualifiers to the North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee, held at North Idaho College Saturday, March 19. The winner of the regional bee will receive an all-expense paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in June, courtesy of ... Read More

MENS BASKETBALL: Cardinals Fall to CSI

Posted: Monday, Jan. 10, 2011
Twin Falls, Idaho - The NIC Men's team fell 99-83 to the 14th ranked Golden Eagles in Twin Falls to fall to 15-3 on the season. The loss snaps a seven game win streak for the Cardinals over their in state rival dating back to the past two seasons. The Cards struggled on the boards getting out rebounded 47-29 and gave up 17 offensive ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC Beats CSI

Posted: Monday, Jan. 10, 2011
Twin Falls, Idaho - The Lady Cards top Southern Idaho 83-76 to finish a 4 game swing undefeated. After 16 lead changes, 27 points from Kama Griffitts and another double double by Tugce Canitez, the NIC women held off the #18 ranked Golden Eagles to boost their record to 15-2. "This was just the first game of many this season with CSI ... Read More

Several new programs start along with spring semester at NIC

Posted: Monday, Jan. 10, 2011
Firefighting, commercial truck driving and electronic medical records are just a few of the new programs being offered through North Idaho College this spring semester as NIC prepares for potentially record-breaking enrollment numbers again this semester. Spring classes began Monday at NIC. “Early estimates are on track for high ... Read More

North Idaho home schoolers invited to participate in spelling bee

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011
Home school students from across North Idaho are invited to participate in the eighth annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee, to be held at North Idaho College March 19. The winner of the regional spelling bee will receive an all-expense paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in June, courtesy of Hagadone Newspapers. All ... Read More

NIC Booster Club Luncheon to be held Jan. 11

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011
North Idaho College Booster Club President Jon Parson will present the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 11 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Parson will provide an update on the upcoming National Junior College Athletic Association national wrestling tournament championships to be held in Spokane Feb. 25-26 ... Read More

Frohlich resigns as NIC head volleyball coach

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011
The North Idaho College Athletics Department announced today that first-year volleyball coach Colleen Frohlich has resigned, citing family reasons as her husband has accepted a new position that will require him to travel extensively. Frohlich was named the 2010 Region 18 Coach of the Year after leading the Cardinals to the Scenic ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals beat #5 Central Arizona CC

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011
Coolidge, Ariz. - Lady Cards beat #5 power Central Arizona 80-73, to start off a 3 game swing through Arizona. Despite the 5:30 am breakfast and the 7:00 am flight out of Spokane, the NIC women rolled into Coolidge, Arizona just an hour before tip-off with the Vaqueros. " We were sitting in a Waffle House restaurant two and a half ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cards Back on Track!

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011
Coeur d'Alene - The North Idaho College Men's team found its winning ways again picking up two wins over the break. The Cards defeated Camosun College from Canada 98-72 with Tyrone White leading the way with 21 points and Zach Peterson adding 18 points. The Cards followed that win up with a 91-73 win over Columbia Basin College with ... Read More

NIC games versus CSI to be webcast

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011
North Idaho College fans will be able to watch as the Cardinals take on in-state rival College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls, Idaho Jan. 8 as the men's and women's basketball doubleheader will be webcast live. The NIC women will face CSI at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific) followed by the men's game at 6:30 p.m. (Pacific) Saturday, Jan. 8 as ... Read More

NIC softball players, coaches to lead hitting and pitching clinics

Posted: Monday, Jan. 3, 2011
The North Idaho College softball coaching staff and players will host a variety of clinics in January. Three separate three-session hitting clinics will be offered at the NIC Hitting Facility, located at Walnut and Seventh streets in Coeur d'Alene. The in-depth hitting clinics are open to youths ages 8-18 and will be progressive in ... Read More

NIC to close for holiday break

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010
The North Idaho College campus will close for the holidays Dec. 24 through Jan. 2. Campus will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3 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. 9 and will reopen with ... Read More

NIC to begin offering commercial driver's license course

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010
With truck driving jobs in high demand, the North Idaho College Workforce Training Center has begun offering a new commercial driver's license course that will prepare participants for entry-level employment in the truck driving industry in less than six weeks. Those interested in the course are encouraged to attend a free ... Read More

NIC graduates 17 students from POST Academy

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010
A total of 17 graduates recently completed the Peace Officers Standards Training (POST) Academy at North Idaho College. For the first time, the class included self-sponsored students in addition to the students sent to the academy by the law enforcement agencies they are employed by. Five students participated in the academy from law ... Read More

NIC student chosen as Rotary student of the month

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010
North Idaho College student Brianna Eckersley, from Athol, was recently selected as the Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Eckersley is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for two-year colleges, and currently serves as peer tutor, tutoring students in psychology and other social sciences through the NIC ... Read More

NIC alumni award recipients honored for 2010

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010
This year's North Idaho College Alumni Association award recipients gathered recently at the NIC Foundation Scholarship Celebration event. Pictured are Don Pischner, Alumni of the Year; Tim Hunt, Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award recipient; Sandee Riggs, NIC Alumni Association president; and Rhena Cooper, Honorary Alumna. ... Read More

NIC instructor honored with arts and culture award

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010
North Idaho College Communication Instructor Mikki Stevens was recently honored with a Women of Distinction Award in the arts and culture category by Soroptimist International of Coeur d'Alene. The award was one of eight awards given by the organization at its 28th annual Women of Distinction awards ceremony held Nov. 19 in Cedars ... Read More

Tickets on sale now for NIC Foundation Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010
Give your loved one a really BIG gift this year, such as a brand new house, car or boat. With a $100 investment in North Idaho College's largest annual fundraiser the Really BIG Raffle, ticket holders have the chance to win more than $280,000 in prizes, including a brand new $250,000 home in Coeur d'Alene. This year's grand prize ... Read More

NIC wrestling team supports local charities

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010
Heather Bolster, board chair for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Coeur d'Alene affiliate (center), accepts a check from North Idaho College head wrestling coach Pat Whitcomb (left) and NIC President Priscilla Bell (right). The NIC wrestling team sold t-shirts throughout the month of October with the words “We Care” on the back. A ... Read More

Space still available in NIC Silver Valley Center classes for seniors

Posted: Monday, Dec. 13, 2010
Space is still available for several classes specifically targeted to senior citizens offered through the North Idaho College Silver Valley Center. Introduction to Computers for Seniors (CAOT-101-70) is a hands-on course that teaches participants how to use the computer for word processing and spreadsheets using a Windows operating ... Read More

Harrison couple makes soap from goat's milk on ranch

Posted: Monday, Dec. 13, 2010
As a veterinary nurse for eight years, Allison Spacek always felt most at home when she was among animals. But it was at home when it seemed she missed them the most. Both she and her husband Norm grew up in the city of Spokane and never had the opportunity to have a lot of animals. So when they moved to a 15-acre ranch near ... Read More

NIC Foundation awards $55,000 in grants

Posted: Monday, Dec. 13, 2010
The North Idaho College Foundation announced Monday the recipients of $55,000 in grant funds awarded this year through the NIC Foundation Grant Program. Funded by gifts received throughout the year, the NIC Foundation has awarded $878,578 to fund 197 grants since the program's inception in 1994. Of the 26 grants submitted this ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinal men stumble on the road

Posted: Monday, Dec. 13, 2010
The No. 1 ranking comes with a big target on your back and the Cards found that out the hard way in two road loses to begin Scenic West Athletic Conference play. The Cards fell to Snow College 76-72 and to Salt Lake Community College 73-59. In Friday's opener, NIC held a 32-31 halftime edge against Snow, but despite putting up nine ... Read More

WRESTLING: Cardinals wrap up semester with 2 wins

Posted: Monday, Dec. 13, 2010
The #2 ranked NIC wrestling team wrapped up the first semester this past weekend with a pair of victories over Northwest College of Powell, WY and Southwestern Oregon C.C. of Coos Bay, OR. Friday night the team looked sharp with a 27-12 over the 6th ranked Trappers. NIC followed this up by posting a 42-10 win over the Lakers on ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals drop two to start SWAC play

Posted: Monday, Dec. 13, 2010
Snow College shot good enough and outrebounded NIC by 18 to hand the 3rd ranked Cardinals their first loss of the season, 79-76.Despite 22 points and 10 rebounds by All-American Tugce Canitez, the Cards defense and rebounding was well below their seasons averages. After a tough loss to Snow the #25 ranked Bruins of Salt Lake used 21 ... Read More

Former NIC women's basketball coach to speak at Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Friday, Dec. 10, 2010
Former North Idaho College women's basketball coach Greg Crimp will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Dec. 14 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Crimp led the Lady Cardinals to five Region 18 championships and five National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament ... Read More

New technical education campus has established roots: Riverbend Academy paves way for KTEC

Posted: Friday, Dec. 10, 2010
It's a sign of changing times: Instead of passing down a love of fishing or baseball, Mike Mitchell's grandpa instilled in him a passion for computers. Mitchell, a senior at New Vision High School in Post Falls, wants to be a computer programmer. He has been taking computers apart since he was 7 years old. “I know the basics ... Read More

Hastings contributes to NIC Adult Basic Education Center

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010
Hastings presented funds to North Idaho College in support of its Adult Basic Education program. More than $316 was raised through change bins stationed at cash registers in the Appleway store. More than $9,500 has been raised over the past 11 years through this initiative, which provides scholarships to offset the cost of GED ... Read More

NIC to offer new electronic medical records program

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010
North Idaho College is offering a new post-secondary certificate program in Electronic Medical Records – Information Technology Support (EMRITS) for individuals with an information technology background. NIC has already begun accepting applications for the program, which will teach the skills needed to plan, implement, install ... Read More

Several NIC Silver Valley Center classes still open

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010
Several business classes offered through the North Idaho College Silver Valley Center still have space available for spring. Introduction to Business (BUSA-101-70) is an overview of business in contemporary society, including business principles and practices. The class, taught by local businessman Mike Pruitt, is offered from 7 to ... Read More

WRESTLING: Las Vegas Invitational

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010
Las Vegas, Nevada - The Cardinals traveled to Las Vegas this past weekend to compete in the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational. NIC came home with it's first, place winner in 5 years. Jamelle Jones placed 6th. After dropping a tough double overtime loss to the Univeristy of Michigan Wrestler Jamelle came back to capture 6th place. ... Read More

Art by Aaron Tennessee Benson featured in NIC Corner Gallery

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010
Originally from Knoxville, artist Aaron Tennessee Benson is drawn to every step of the building process–from architect to contractor–and places himself in each role involved in the creation of a building. Benson's clay/mixed media pieces for the exhibit “Building Parameters” will be on display through Feb. 3 in the Boswell Hall Corner ... Read More

NIC coaches and players to lead Christmas basketball camp

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010
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. 20-22 is open to boys and girls. Participants will receive instruction from NIC men's basketball coaches and players, including fundamental basketball ... Read More

NIC basketball games to be webcast live

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010
North Idaho College fans will be able to watch as the Cardinals take on Snow College and Salt Lake Community College in Utah Dec. 10-11 as the men's and women's basketball doubleheaders will be webcast live. The NIC women will face Snow College at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific) followed by the men's game at 6:30 p.m. (Pacific) Friday, Dec. 10 ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals Win Bigfoot - Cardinal Tournament

Posted: Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - The NIC Cardinals remained unbeaten after defeating the Community Colleges of Spokane 96-70 to win the Bigfoot-Cardinal Tournament. The tournament consisted of 8 teams and the Cards had to defeat the Gonzaga Club team (111-50) and Highline Community College (67-52) on their way to the championship game. Ameer Shamsud-din ... Read More

NIC Christmas concert to feature holiday sing-along

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010
Families are encouraged to attend this year's annual holiday concert at North Idaho College Dec. 4 and 5, which will include the traditional holiday sing-along featured each year. The “Sounds of Christmas” concert will include several holiday-themed pieces by the NIC Wind Symphony led by Terry Jones. The band will perform Sean ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals move to 10-0

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010
The #1 ranked Cardinals moved to 10-0 on the season with an 85-62 win over the Spokane All-Stars. Nick Fromm led NIC with 12 points and 7 rebounds. Idris Lasisi and Michael Hale both had 11 points each and Hale added 4 assists. Tyrone White added 10 points and 4 rebounds. Ryan Erickson led the All-Stars with 24 points and 5 rebounds. ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals remain unbeaten, ranked #1 in NJCAA

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - The Cardinals defeated the North Idaho All-Stars 101-69 to move to 9-0 on the season and ranked first in the nation. The top ranking is the first in school history for the men's basketball program. Michael Hale led the Cards with 18 points, 6 assists, and 5 rebounds. Tyrone White added 16 points and 5 rebounds and Idris ... Read More

Volleyball team to be honored at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Monday, Nov. 29, 2010
The North Idaho College volleyball team, which recently finished fifth at the National Junior College Athletic Association national tournament, will be honored at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 30 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. NIC volleyball head coach Colleen Frohlich and the players will talk about ... Read More

NIC to show snowboarding film Dec. 1

Posted: Monday, Nov. 29, 2010
The North Idaho College Resort/Recreation Management event planning class is hosting a showing of the snowboarding film by Standard Films called “The Storming” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 in Molstead Library's Todd Hall. Admission is $2 or free with two canned food donations for the Community Action Partnership Food Bank. NIC ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: 5 Wins in 7 Days for 3rd Ranked Cardinals

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010
The NIC women held off a fiesty Spokane Community College team, 67-56, to earn their 5th win in 7 days. While the team felt mentally ready to compete with Spokane, the physical components may still be somewhere in Wyoming. The Lady Cards started their road swing into Wyoming last week with a 85-70 win over host Sheridan CC. From ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend December's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Dec. 3. 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 host black light dance for high schoolers

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010
North Idaho College students in the Resort/Recreation Management Club will sponsor a “Winter White Out” black light dance from 9 p.m. to midnight Thursday, Dec. 2 in the NIC Edminster Student Union Building Activities Center. The dance, targeted at high school juniors and seniors, will promote drug free awareness. Attendees are ... Read More

NIC to partner with Special Olympics for Nov. 27 games

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010
North Idaho College is partnering with the Special Olympics organization for the NIC men's and women's basketball games versus the North Idaho All-Stars on Saturday, Nov. 27. Free admission will be offered to the either the women's game or the men's game with every donation to Special Olympics. Shirts will also be on sale ... Read More

NIC campus closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010
The North Idaho College campus will be closed Nov. 24 through Nov. 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. NIC's Molstead Library and Molstead Computer Lab will be closed Nov. 25 through Nov. 28 and will reopen on Sunday, Nov. 28 with normal Sunday hours from 1 to 8 p.m. Regular classes will resume Monday, Nov. 29. Read More

Director to present diversity film on hate at NIC Dec.1

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010
Mike Ramsdell, the director of “The Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue to Hope,” will show his documentary and lead a follow up discussion beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 in North Idaho College's Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d'Alene Room. The film is a study of hate, its effect on society and how it can be overcome. ... Read More

WRESTLING: Cardinals find success close to home

Posted: Monday, Nov. 22, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - This past Friday the Cardinals posted three wins: NIC 31 Yakima College 15 NIC 28 Cerritos College 17 NIC 40 Clackamas College 12 This makes NIC's record 6-1 on the year. On Saturday NIC competed in the Spokane Open and took home three champions. The results for the Cardinals in the Spokane Open follow: ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC captures fifth place at national tournament

Posted: Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010
The NIC volleyball team knocked off No. 1-ranked and top-seeded Miami Dade Community College Saturday to capture fifth place at the National Junior College Athletic Association national tournament in West Plains, Mo. The No. 6 seeded Lady Cardinals knocked off Miami Dade in straight sets by scoring a 25-21, 25-23, and 31-29 ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals fall to San Jacinto College in Round 2 of NJCAA tournament

Posted: Friday, Nov. 19, 2010
The Lady Cardinals saw their dreams of a national championship season come to an end with a heartbreaking loss to No. 3-seed San Jacinto College (Texas)  in the quarterfinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national volleyball tournament in West Plains, Mo. The sixth-seeded Cardinals were out to pull the ... Read More

NIC choir students to perform at Bakery by the Lake

Posted: Friday, Nov. 19, 2010
As part of the Singers' Cabaret Series, North Idaho College will present a cabaret performance at Bakery by the Lake at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20. The NIC voice studio students will be singing a classical and modern repertoire at the bakery, located at 601 E. Front Street in Coeur d'Alene. The performance is free and open to the ... Read More

NIC to hold information sessions in Post Falls, Hayden

Posted: Friday, Nov. 19, 2010
Several special evening information sessions will be held for prospective students to help them enroll at North Idaho College for spring semester or next fall. NIC Admissions Recruiter Heather Johnson will be available anytime from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29 at the Hayden Library or Wednesday, Dec. 1 at the Post Falls Library. ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals Win Border Clash

Posted: Friday, Nov. 19, 2010
The NIC men defeated the Community Colleges of Spokane 105-98 in the border rivalry that has lasted for decades. The win for the 3rd ranked Cardinals did not come easy as they found themselves down at half time for the first time all season. The Cardinals were able to rally in the second half and were led by Michael Hale and his game ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Cardinals beat Eastern Arizona, play Saturday for fifth place

Posted: Friday, Nov. 19, 2010
The Lady Cardinals beat Eastern Arizona in five games in the National Junior College Athletic Association volleyball tournament in West Plains, Mo., Friday, Nov. 19. No. 6-seeded NIC will play No. 1 seed Miami Dade for fifth place in the nation at 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time Saturday, Nov. 20. To watch via live streaming video, go to ... Read More

NIC to acquire mill site property

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees voted at its November meeting to revise the current year budget to purchase the former DeArmond mill site property it currently leases from the NIC Foundation. The 17-acre parcel of land to the north of NIC's main Coeur d'Alene campus was purchased by the foundation in July of 2009 and the ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC wins in first round of NJCAA tournament

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010
The NIC volleyball team swept No. 11 Iowa Western Community College in three games during the first round of the National Junior College Athletics Association volleyball tournament in West Plains, Mo. The Cardinals will take on San Jacinto College of Texas at 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time TODAY Thursday, Nov. 18 in Round 2 action. To ... Read More

WRESTLING: The Road Through Oregon

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010
The Cardinals bounced back after suffering their first loss of the year at the hands of Division I powerhouse Boise State last weekend. When they took to the road traveling to southern Oregon. On Friday November 12 North Idaho defeated Southwestern Oregon C.C. 40-3. In Coos Bay Oregon. The following two days NIC competed in the ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Owsley Leads Cardinals

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010
The Cardinals went on the road and defeated Salish Kootenai College 96-73 behind a career high 18 points from Freshman post Jake Owsley. Nick Fromm added 16 points and 5 rebounds and Tyrone White had 17 points. Michael Hale had 10 points, 7 assists, and 5 rebounds and Ameer Shamsud-din chipped in 10 points and 5 rebounds. The Cards ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Hoopsters sign at D-Is

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010
Kama Griffitts and Kiki Edwards/Teasley signed National Letters of intent this past week. Griffitts signed with the University of Arizona in the PAC-10 conference and Edwards/Teasley signed with the University of Portland of the West Coast Conference. Both players are currently sophmores at North Idaho College with the 14th ranked Lady ... Read More

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

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits will present the latest winter sports film from Warren Miller Entertainment titled “Wintervention” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21 in NIC's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. This year's film features outdoor enthusiasts who are so involved in winter sports, that some would call it an ... Read More

NIC's appearance at NJCAA volleyball tournament to be webcast

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010
Fans of North Idaho College volleyball can watch the Cardinals compete at the National Junior College Athletics Association volleyball tournament Nov. 18-20 in West Plains, Mo. The tournament will be shown live by clicking here . In the first round of the tournament, the No. 6 Cardinals will take on No. 11 Iowa Western Community ... Read More

NIC men's basketball road game to be webcast

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010
The Cardinal men's basketball game at Salish Kootenai College tonight will be webcast at 5 p.m. on  www.niwebsports.com . Future road SWAC games will be webcast from the NIC website as well. Read More

Area middle school students to perform with NIC Wind Symphony

Posted: Monday, Nov. 15, 2010
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. 17 in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. This annual event brings together eighth-grade band members from area middle schools ... Read More

Tickets available for NIC's Border Clash Nov. 18

Posted: Monday, Nov. 15, 2010
The North Idaho College men's basketball team will take on its longstanding rival, Spokane Community College, in the annual Border Clash matchup Thursday, Nov. 18. The game will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Central Valley High School, located at 821 S. Sullivan Road in the Spokane Valley. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in advance in ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals Remain Undefeated

Posted: Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010
The NIC Men's Basketball team added another win Thursday, this time over the Gonzaga University Club team 90-44. Micahel Hale once again led the Cards with 17 points and 3 assists despite only playing 16 minutes. Nick Fromm added 11 points and 8 rebounds. Derrick Hein led the Club team with 13 points. The Cardinals played without Tyrone ... Read More

Information session being held for NIC Fire Fighter I Academy

Posted: Friday, Nov. 12, 2010
The public is invited to a free information session to learn more about North Idaho College's Fire Fighter I Academy from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 at the NIC Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. The Fire Fighter Academy prepares students and fire service professionals for the written and skills examinations for Idaho Fire ... Read More

WRESTLING: NIC drops match to NCAA #2 ranked Boise State

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010
Spokane, Wash. - After starting the season 2-0. The North Idaho Wrestling team ran into very tough Boise State University team Saturday November 6th at Mead High School in Spokane. The dual is an annual event with proceeds going to the Grahm Baker Morin Memorial Scholarship.This year's event saw over 2,000 fans attend. BSU is ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals Move to 5-0

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - The NIC Men's Basketball team is off to a 5-0 start thanks to a 106-71 victory over the North Idaho All-Stars. Tyrone White continued his solid play leading the Cards with 17 points and 8 rebounds and 3 steals. Michael Hale added 17 points and 7 assists. DeAndre Taylor added 10 points and Anthony DiLoreto had 9 points ... Read More

NIC kicks off the fall season with jazz concert

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010
The North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble will team up with the vocal group Jazz Co. to present “El Mundo de Jazz,” a musical thank you to veterans on Veteran's Day Thursday, Nov. 11. Jazz Co., directed by NIC Choir Director Max Mendez, will perform pieces such as “Down St. Thomas Way” and the Bobby McFerrin tune “Freedom is a Voice.” ... Read More

Five students place at NIC Speech Contest

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010
Five students topped the annual North Idaho College Fall 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 was judged this year by NIC speech instructors and special guest Kathy ... Read More

NIC volleyball players earn All-Region awards

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010
Several North Idaho College volleyball players recently earned National Junior College Athletic Association Region 18 honors for the 2010 season. Tina Strahinic , a 6-foot-1-inch outside hitter from Metlika, Slovenia, was named the 2010 Region 18 Player of the Year. Strahinic and 6-foot-1-inch outside hitter Fei Gao , from ... Read More

Post Falls 40 & 8 Voiture Local 1612 donates $1,000

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010
Don McSparrin (left) and John Davis, representatives of Post Falls 40 & 8 Voiture Local 1612, present a $1,000 check to North Idaho College Foundation Development Coordinator Pam Noah and NIC Foundation President Tim Komberec. The donation will fund the newly established Forty & Eight Post Falls Voiture Local 1612 Scholarship to ... Read More

NIC's Emery's Restaurant collecting donations for food bank

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010
Most college campuses are not known for their fine dining, but that's not the case at North Idaho College. Many community members have discovered Emery's Restaurant, the restaurant operated by students in the NIC Culinary Arts program. The restaurant on the upper level of Hedlund Building provides a practical learning laboratory for ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinal Men Sweep Road Trip

Posted: Monday, Nov. 8, 2010
The 3rd ranked Cardinals took to the road for an early test and came away with three wins. The Cards defeated Miles City 69-62 behind Michael Hale who had 24 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals. The NIC men then traveled to Williston, North Dakota to defeat Lake Region 75-50 and Hale again led the team with 14 points and 3 ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Region 18 Champions!

Posted: Monday, Nov. 8, 2010
This past weekend was another exciting journey for the North Idaho Cardinal Volleyball team. The SWAC Conference season champion Lady Cardinals hosted the Regional Tournament Nov. 5th and 6th and provided excitement for coaches, spectators and fans. Friday night the Cardinals went up against the 4th seeded and 17th ranked Snow Badgers ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: NIC falls 5-3 in NJCAA West District Semifinals

Posted: Monday, Nov. 8, 2010
Yuma, Ariz. - The Cardinals couldn't hold on to a 1st half lead as they fell 5-3 to Otero Junior College (La Junta, Colorado) at hosts Arizona Western College (Yuma, AZ). Freshman midfielder Scott McMurdie opened the scoring in the 32nd minute off a cross from the right side by freshman midfielder Ethan Olson. Otero would answer quickly ... Read More

NIC Foundation receives grant for rural dual credit scholarships

Posted: Monday, Nov. 8, 2010
A total of 75 students from the rural areas of North Idaho will benefit from a $14,625 grant received by the North Idaho College Foundation for the creation of dual credit scholarships. The grant from the Qwest Foundation will expand access to college courses for students in rural parts of the region through the Idaho Education ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cardinals sweep opening weekend

Posted: Monday, Nov. 8, 2010
The 6th ranked Lady Cards (3-0) started their North Dakota swing with their first win of the season over Miles City College, 74-54. All American forward Tugce Canitez picked up where she left off last season leading the Cards with 14 points, 8 rebounds and 5 steals in just 23 minutes of play. Sophomore post Deanna Dotts added 10 points ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC loses in district semi-final

Posted: Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010
Cheyenne, Wyo. - The Cardinals hopes to go to the national tournament were dashed in a 3 - 1 loss to District B tournament host and NJCAA 10th ranked Laramie County CC. NIC came out strong and scored first when Demi Wignot shot past two Eagle defenders to pick up a loose ball and then slam the ball into the net. LCCC scored the ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinal Men Open With a Win

Posted: Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
The #3 ranked North Idaho College Cardinal Men's Basketball team opened the season with a 124-89 victory over the visiting Salish Kootenai College. Returning All-American Michael Hale led NIC with 33 points while fellow returner Nick Fromm added 20 points and 7 rebounds. Abebe Demissie added 16 points and Utah State transfer Tyrone ... Read More

WRESTLING: Cardinals Sweep on Road Trip

Posted: Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
A burned out clutch on the bus ride home seemed to be the only thing to slow down the NIC wrestling team this past weekend October 29th and 30th as the Cardinals hit the road to Montana for their opening weekend of competition. On Friday they rolled over Montana State Northern in Havre, MT 30-12 The Northern lights could only ... Read More

Mike White of Parker Toyota to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
General Manager of Parker Toyota Mike White will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 9 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. White has served Parker Toyota for 18 years and has been instrumental in helping Parker Toyota to be one of the most successful dealerships in the nation. Parker ... Read More

Time changes for Nov. 6 wrestling match

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010
The time for the North Idaho College wrestling match versus Boise State University on Saturday, Nov. 6 has changed. The match, which will be held at Mead High School in Spokane, was originally scheduled for 7 p.m. but has been changed to 6 p.m. Read More

Area high schoolers take home awards from NIC Math Contest

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010
North Idaho high school students were presented with numerous awards during the North Idaho College math department's 29th annual Math Contest Nov. 2. 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 ... Read More

NIC welcomes newly elected board of trustees members

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010
North Idaho College administrators welcome Ken Howard to the NIC Board of Trustees and congratulate Christie Wood for retaining her position on the board following the November general election. Howard was elected to Seat A, replacing Rolly Williams who served the board for three consecutive terms, one of which as the board chair. ... Read More

NIC to host Chautauqua performances Nov. 8-11

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010
The Human Rights Education Institute announced today that in co-sponsorship with the Idaho Humanities Council and North Idaho College, the human rights organization will feature a four-day long Chautauqua series at NIC. The Nov. 8-11 symposium will highlight the humanities through the topic “Journey for Peace and Human Rights from ... Read More

NIC student newspaper brings home top award

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010
The Sentinel, the student-produced newspaper at North Idaho College, won Best of Show for two-year college newspapers at the Associated Collegiate Press national convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 27-31. In addition, the group of five students in attendance brought home The Sentinel's third consecutive Pacemaker Award, a prestigious ... Read More

MEN"S SOCCER: NIC finishes with a solid win

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010
NIC traveled to Whatcom Community College (Bellingham, WA) this past weekend and finished its regular season slate with a solid 2-0 win. The Cardinals, playing without standouts Ethan Olson and Diego Esquivias due to card suspensions, were led early in the match by sophomore goalkeeper Alex Olmos who had to make 2 spectacular saves to ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals head to NJCAA West District Playoffs

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010
For the 5th time in program history, NIC will travel to Yuma, Arizona where Region I Champion Arizona Western College will host the 2010 NJCAA West District Playoffs on November 5th and 6th. NIC will face off in the semifinal match against Region IX Champion Otero Junior College on Friday November 5th at 12p. Otero, in its inaugural ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Eli Bowen finishes 6th at the Fall Fury Invitational

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010
Eli Bowen took 154 strokes over the two rounds to place 6th at the final event of the fall for the men. The windy conditions made this tough course even tougher. “The wind was gusting up to 40 mph both days,” Coach Derrick Thompson said, “It was one of those tournaments where you had to be very patient and know that it was tough for ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: Rachel Westby leads North Idaho women to the win at Wine Valley

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010
Rachel Westby fired rounds of 87 and 82 to take 3rd overall at the Fall Fury Invitational at Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla Walla, Washington. “Our women played 2 solid rounds in the toughest conditions we have seen all fall. I am real proud of the win. This is a good way to end the fall.” Coach Derrick Thompson said. The winds were ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: Cardinal Women Ranked 16th Nationally

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010
The Cardinal women finish the fall ranked 16th among NJCAA women's golf teams nationally. Four of the Cardinal women crack the top 100 players in the nation. Rachel Westby is ranked 63rd, Emily Thorud is ranked 73rd, Natalia Arlint is ranked 77th, and Kayla Lloyd is ranked 92nd. Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals finish with a tie

Posted: Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010
Bellingham, Wash. - The NIC Cardinals finished their regular season with a tie at Whatcom CC. The match was mostly played in the middle of the field with neither team having any real dangerous chances. "The best thing that can be said of this game is no one was injured heading into the district playoffs next week," commented Head Coach ... Read More

Legislators donate to dual credit students

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010
State Rep. Marge Chadderdon and Sen. John Goedde each personally donated $750 to the North Idaho College Foundation to sponsor dual credit scholarships for high school students in legislative District 4 Wednesday. District 4 includes Lake City and Coeur d'Alene high schools. Their contributions will help fund the new Wayne Meyer Dual ... Read More

NIC holding information session for Dual Credit program

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010
North Idaho College is hosting an information session for high school students and parents on its Dual Credit program from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3 in the Sandpoint High School Library. Dual Credit is an opportunity for eligible high school juniors and seniors to enroll in college courses and receive college credit and high ... Read More

NIC holding ‘Crimes of the Heart' play auditions

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010
Who: North Idaho College Theatre Department What: Auditions for “Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley When: Monday, Nov. 15 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Nov. 16 from 4 to 6:30 p.m.; callbacks Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Where: On Nov. 15, in Boswell Hall Room 001; on Nov. 16 and 17 in the Molstead Library Todd Lecture ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC wins final two regular season matches

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - The North Idaho Volleyball team played their final regular season home matches this past weekend. The Lady Cardinals defeated Colorado Northwest thursday in three sets 25-7; 25-10; and 25-14. They were led by freshman Sabrina Ewing with 8 kills and freshman Janele Vogt with 6. Saturday they rolled past Eastern Utah ... Read More

Three NIC teams make national pre-season top 10

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010
All three of North Idaho College's winter teams are ranked in the top 10 by the National Junior College Athletic Association. Wrestling is ranked No. 2, men's basketball is ranked No. 3 and women's basketball is ranked No. 6 in the NJCAA pre-season polls that came out this week. “This is the first time all three of those teams have ... Read More

Women's Health Coach to visit NIC Nov. 1

Posted: Monday, Oct. 25, 2010
The Women's Health Services Coach, a program of Sacred Heart Medical Center and Inland Imaging of Spokane, will provide mammography services on North Idaho College's campus from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1. The coach is a self-contained, 40-foot mobile unit equipped to provide mammography screenings and develop film on site. The ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC loses on the road

Posted: Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010
Spokane, Wash. - NIC lost a close one, 2 - 1, to the Gonzaga University Club team in a cold wet contest. Gonzaga took advantage of their two scoring chances in the first half and Demi Wignot received a pass from Rachel Crawford at the top of the penalty area and bent the ball of the Gonzaga goal keeper to score NIC's only goal of the ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: Westby leads the way for Cardinals at Whitworth Invitational

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010
Spokane, Wash. - Rachel Westby shot the lowest round of the fall for the Cardinal women, carding a second round score of 82. Her two day total of 177 put her in 9th place for the tournament. The women got off to a slow start on day 1 in the cold, wet weather at Spokane Country Club. At the end of the day the women found themselves in ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Brett finishes 58th at National Championship Preview

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010
Odessa, Texas - The Cardinal men got a great look at the course they hope to be playing at this May at the National Championships. The National Championship Preview tournament is an annual event held in the fall at the venue that will host the National Championship the following May. The Cardinals earned the invite by finishing in the ... Read More

NIC welcomes public to remodeled Seiter Hall re-dedication

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010
North Idaho College trustees and President Priscilla Bell invites the community to tour the newly remodeled Seiter Hall Tuesday, Oct. 26 for a re-dedication ceremony and open house. The re-dedication ceremony and comments by President Bell begin at 1:30 p.m. in Seiter Hall Room 102. The open house runs from 1:45 to 3:30 p.m. Seiter ... Read More

NIC offering Women in Transition class

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010
The North Idaho College Center for New Directions is offering a free four-week Women in Transition Class beginning Oct. 25. Anyone is invited to participate in the class in order to discover and take advantage of opportunities everywhere. The class will cover such issues as self-esteem, strengths, future goals, employment, education ... Read More

Memorial ride to raise funds for Brian Williams scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010
Bike riders who wish to honor the memory of former North Idaho College student Brian Williams are invited to the NIC Edminster Student Union Building at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 to take part in a ride on Canfield Mountain. Donations will fund the Brian Williams Memorial Scholarship for students enrolled in NIC's Resort Recreation ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals sweeps CSI in league play

Posted: Monday, Oct. 18, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - The #6th ranked North Idaho College battled #10th ranked College of Southern Idaho in front of a nice home crowd on Rolly Williams Court Saturday. North Idaho defeated CSI earlier this season in four sets on their home court and The Golden Eagles were seeking revenge. North Idaho came out strong but had to battle back to ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC finishes road trip with a tie

Posted: Monday, Oct. 18, 2010
Rock Springs, Wyo. - The Lady Cardinals started the game against the Western Nebraska CC Cougars slowly giving up a goal eight minutes into the match, but came back three minutes later and tied the match on a Demi Wignot goal. That was the only scoring in the game as the two teams remained scoreless through the second half and two ... Read More

NIC athletic director, others take on Harlem Ambassadors

Posted: Monday, Oct. 18, 2010
North Idaho College Athletic Director Al Williams and several other leaders in the community will play on the Kiwanis Klassics team while taking on the Harlem Ambassadors at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2 in the Post Falls High School gym. All proceeds will be distributed equally between the Kootenai Boys and Girls Club and scholarships ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: NIC tops Western Wyoming 2 - 0

Posted: Monday, Oct. 18, 2010
Rock Springs, Wyo. - The Cardinals scored a goal in each half to win in Rock Springs 2-0. NIC had several good opportunities in the first half but couldn't capitalize until freshman midfielder Ethan Olson broke the deadlock. Olson beat 2 Mustang defenders and then slipped his shot inside the far right post for the 1-0 lead. The early ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals earn West District Playoff berth with 2-0 victory

Posted: Monday, Oct. 18, 2010
Rock Springs, Wyo. - NIC guaranteed itself a spot in the West District Playoffs with a 2-0 win over Western Nebraska Community College in Rock Springs, Wyoming. The Cardinals jumped out to an early lead after freshman midfielder Ethan Olson earned and finished a penalty kick in the 6th minute. Neither team would score again in a first ... Read More

NIC students holding candlelight vigil

Posted: Friday, Oct. 15, 2010
North Idaho College students will be holding a candlelight vigil from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Saturday Oct. 30 on the field between the Sherman and Hedlund buildings on campus. The vigil will occur during the same time the Westboro Baptist Church has announced plans to demonstrate the NIC Theatre Department's production of “The Laramie ... Read More

NIC holding information session for Dual Credit program

Posted: Friday, Oct. 15, 2010
North Idaho College is hosting an information session for high school students and parents on its Dual Credit program from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106 on NIC's campus. Dual Credit is an opportunity for eligible high school juniors and seniors to enroll in college courses and ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Wignot's hat trick leads Cardinals to victory

Posted: Friday, Oct. 15, 2010
Rock Springs, Wyo. - Demi Wignot scored three goals in the first half to lead the Cardinals to a 4 - 0 victory over the Western Wyoming CC Mustangs. Wignot started the scoring immediately after the game was started when she dribbled past the Mustangs' left back and on toward goal sliding the ball between the WWCC goalie and the near ... Read More

Support No. 6 Cardinals, help local homeless

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010
The North Idaho College Athletics Department and the NIC Wellness Committee encourage the community to bring clothing items to campus to support both our local homeless families and our NJCAA No. 6 nationally ranked volleyball team. Individuals who bring items to the 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 volleyball match with No. 10 ranked ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC beats 3rd Ranked SLCC

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - Saturday afternoon the Lady Cardinals took on #3 Salt Lake Community College. Salt Lake was coming off a disappointing loss against CSI and your Cardinals seemed to have momentum early with a solid win against Snow College on Thursday. North Idaho won the first set 25-20 and cruised through the second winning 25-12. Salt ... Read More

Watergate-era NY Times editor to speak at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010
Former New York Times editor and author Robert Phelps will speak at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 in North Idaho College Molstead Library's Todd Hall. Phelps worked at the New York Times for about 20 years and was news editor of the paper's Washington D.C., bureau from 1965 to 1974 – during the Watergate scandal. Sponsored by the NIC ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals earn dramatic victory

Posted: Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010
Cheyenne, Wyo. - NIC came back from a 1-0, second half deficit to beat Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne. Laramie's Guilherme Andrade put LCCC ahead in the 65th minute after he slipped behind the Cardinal defense and beat sophomore goalkeeper Alex Olmos to the far right post. The Cardinals responded immediately with freshman ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: NIC and CBC tie at Eisenwinter Field

Posted: Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - NIC scored both goals in a 1-1 tie with visiting Columbia Basin College at Eisenwinter Field. Jordan Boone opened the scoring for NIC in the 23rd minute on a terrific sequence that saw 7 Cardinals connect up the field and sophomore Diego Esquivias feeding Boone for the far post finish. CBC took control of the match late ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Cardinals win at home

Posted: Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - The Lady Cardinals geared up for the first conference match at home against the Lady Badgers of Snow College. Snow College had just pulled off an upset against No. 2 Salt Lake Community College last week and they were ready to take on the Lady Cardinals. Both teams were undefeated in the conference before last night's ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Three goal second half gives Cardinals a victory

Posted: Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010
The Cardinals scored 3 goals in the second half to earn a win over hosts University of Idaho Club. The match was well-played early on by both sides under the lights of the Vandal SprinTurf complex, yet neither team could break through in a scoreless first half. NIC had 7 good scoring opportunities but were denied by a strong goalkeeping ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: DeCroix and Wignot pace Cardinals to victory

Posted: Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - Kristin DeCroix had two goals and Demi Wignot had a goal and an assist to help NIC secure a 3 - 0 victory against Gonzaga University's club team. DeCroix's first goal occurred early in the match when Wignot crossed the ball from the right side of the penalty area and Kristin stretched out her left foot to reach the ball ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Cardinal Men Finish 7th at North Idaho College Invitational

Posted: Friday, Oct. 8, 2010
The Cardinal Men got off to a slow start during the 1st round, shooting a 317. The team was led by the steady play of Justin Newton who carded a 75 and was tied at 6th at the halfway point. Avondale really showed its teeth. The crew worked for almost 2 weeks getting the course ready. The rough was long and thick and the greens were ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: Cardinal Women finish 8th at North Idaho College Invitational

Posted: Friday, Oct. 8, 2010
The women got off to a slow start during the first round shooting a team score of 385. They bounced back on round two to shoot a score of 368. The Cardinals were led by freshman Natalia Arlindt who carded scores of 91 and 90. Sophomore Emily Thorud shot the low round of the tournament for the Cardinals with an 87. “This was the first ... Read More

NIC hires new library director

Posted: Friday, Oct. 8, 2010
North Idaho College has hired Phil Roche as its new library director. Roche holds a master's degree in library science and is currently assistant professor/access services librarian at Southern Utah University. “I think we got really lucky to get Phil. He shows a ton of energy and seems genuinely excited about joining the NIC team ... Read More

ASNIC hosting trustee candidates forum

Posted: Friday, Oct. 8, 2010
Associated Students of North Idaho College is hosting a board of trustees candidate forum at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 19 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d'Alene Room. The one-hour forum will consist of timed answers to questions gathered from student input followed by some questions from the audience. All four ... Read More

Grizz legend, Yankee Ed Anderson to speak at Booster Club

Posted: Friday, Oct. 8, 2010
Former New York Yankee and soon-to-be Grizzly Sports Hall of Famer Ed Anderson will be the featured speaker at the noon Oct. 12 Booster Club luncheon at the Coeur d'Alene Outback Steakhouse. Anderson played catcher behind Yankees Yogi Berra and Elston Howard. Also on that same Yankee team were Don Larsen, Billy Martin and Micky Mantle ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals win two on the road

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010
The Lady Cardinals were on the road once again this weekend. They made the journey to Price, UT to play the College of Eastern Utah and to Rangely, CO to play Colorado Northwest Community College. On Friday the Lady Cardinals took on the Golden Eagles of Eastern Utah. NIC came out strong and won the first two games, 25-17, and 25-20 ... Read More

Financial aid info sessions offered in Silver Valley

Posted: Monday, Oct. 4, 2010
Individuals interested in learning how to apply for financial aid and scholarships to help defray the cost of college expenses are encouraged to attend upcoming financial aid information sessions. Staff members from the North Idaho College financial aid office will be on hand to provide information and answer questions. The session ... Read More

Financial aid info sessions offered at NIC Ponderay Center

Posted: Monday, Oct. 4, 2010
Individuals interested in learning how to apply for financial aid and scholarships to help defray the cost of college expenses are encouraged to attend upcoming financial aid information sessions. Staff members from the North Idaho College financial aid office will be on hand to provide information and answer questions. The session ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals lose to Laramie County CC

Posted: Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010
Cheyenne, Wyo. - NIC lost to Laramie County CC 3 - 1. Tough game after yesterday's battle with Iowa Western CC. NIC scored midway through the first half when a throw-in came to Melissa Hug on the left flank. Hug crossed the ball into the penalty area for Demi Wignot who deflected the ball past the keeper into the right side of the net ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals fall 4-1 to Iowa Western CC

Posted: Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010
NIC scored one of the fastest goals in program history but couldn't use the strong start to hold off Iowa Western. Sophomore midfielder Jamil Lawyer scored just 20 seconds into the match off a long ball from freshman Ethan Olson giving NIC the early 1-0 lead. The Cardinals would concede 2 goals in the first half off defensive mistakes ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC defeats 14th ranked Iowa Western CC

Posted: Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010
Cheyenne, Wyo. - The Cardinals started off the game slowly, giving up 2 goals in the first 15 minutes of the game, but came back to beat the NJCAA 14th ranked Iowa Western CC Reivers 3 - 2 in overtime. While NIC started the game very slowly, they kept their composure and came back in the second half. Charlie Evans scored the first ... Read More

NIC Theatre Department presents ‘The Laramie Project'

Posted: Friday, Oct. 1, 2010
Who: NIC Theatre Department What: “The Laramie Project” by Moises Kaufman and the Tectonic Theater Project When: Oct. 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30; all show times are 7:30 p.m. No late seating. Where: Schuler Performing Arts Center How: Free and open to the public. Information: (208) 769-3220. “The Laramie Project,” by Moises ... Read More

NIC's athletics director to speak at Upbeat Breakfast

Posted: Monday, Sept. 27, 2010
North Idaho College Athletics Director Al Williams will be the featured speaker at the Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce Upbeat Breakfast at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12 in the Coeur d'Alene Resort. Upbeat Breakfast occurs the second Tuesday of every month. On average, about 150 members attend making it one of the most popular networking ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Cardinals beat 7th ranked CSI

Posted: Monday, Sept. 27, 2010
The Lady Cardinals traveled this past weekend to Twin Falls, ID for the conference opener against the College of Southern Idaho. NIC was excited to be done with preseason and to begin conference play. The Lady Cardinals started off well in the first set, despite Fei Gao going down with an ankle injury. The Cardinals were able to pull ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Medeiros nets two in Cardinal win.

Posted: Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - The NIC Cardinals are now 5-2-1 after defeating the Northwest College Trappers 4 - 0 on Friday. Nicole Medeiros, a freshman forward from Lake City High School, started and finished the scoring for NIC. Her first goal came early in the match when she received a pass from freshman midfielder Tia Sharp at the top of the ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals win big against University of Idaho Club Team

Posted: Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - The NIC Cardinals easily outpaced the University of Idaho Club Team, 6 - 0. It took a while for NIC to find the net, but once Heidi Mueller put the first one away the ladies starting finding the ways to score goals. Demi Wignot had two goals, Ashley Wood had two goals and Kristin DeCroix had a goal and an assist. The ... Read More

Five NW artists featured in Corner Gallery

Posted: Friday, Sept. 24, 2010
North Idaho College's Boswell Hall Corner Gallery will feature five established artists from the Northwest during the gallery's next exhibit Oct. 4 through Nov. 5. The exhibit is titled “Drawing.” Artists exhibiting their work include Val Carter, Karen Lohrke Kaiser, Jeanette Kirishian, Melissa Lang, and George Wray. All of the ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals go 3 - 1 in Twin Falls

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010
Twin Falls, Idaho - The Lady Cardinals traveled once again to Twin Falls, ID this past weekend to compete in the Starr Corporation Invitational. NIC had 4 tough matches this weekend. They started off the tournament with Snow College. The Lady Cardinals rolled past them and won in three games (25-19, 25-17, 25-18). Next, the Cards ... Read More

Trooper to camp on roof for Special Olympics

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010
Idaho State Trooper Alan Ashby will camp out on top of the Texas Roadhouse restaurant Sept. 24 – 25 to raise money for the Special Olympics Idaho as part of the first Cop-on-Top fundraiser in Coeur d'Alene. North Idaho College Idaho POST Basic Patrol Academy students will be on-hand during the event to collect donations. Ashby will ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits hosting adventure film

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010
Grab your blankets and join North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits along with Finan McDonald Clothing Company for an evening of adventure with the film “180° South: Conquerors of the Useless” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29 at the Edminster Student Union outdoor amphitheater. Chris Malloy's film strikes so deeply into the heart of ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals Fall to CC of Spokane

Posted: Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010
NIC struggled in the first half to find the same energy it had just 3 days earlier in a 2-0 loss to Community Colleges of Spokane. Spokane struck first in the 30th minute on a corner kick headed home by defender David Kenny. NIC created a few more chances in the second half but could not capitalize and Spokane would seal the game with ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC shuts out Northwest College

Posted: Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010
Powell, Wyo. - North Idaho College Cardinals traveled to Powell, Wyo. to play Northwest College Trappers and came away with a decisive 3 - 0 win. While NIC had many chances to score in the first half they were not able to find the net until 2 minutes into the second half when Nicole Medeiros picked up a loose ball 35 yards from goal ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Cardinals start year with a win!

Posted: Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010
Pasco, Wash. - The Cardinal Men kick off their season with a win against Whitman College at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco, WA. The Cardinals were led by Freshman, Justin Newton, with a score of 72. Newton didn't have his best ball striking day, but his short game was solid, getting the ball up and down 7 out 8 opportunities. "Justin ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: NIC helps raise money for Hospice

Posted: Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010
On Sunday, September 12th the Cardinal's womens team raised over $400.00 for Hospice of North Idaho. The team donated their time to hit tee shots during the Ladies Fall Classic Tournament at Avondale Golf Club. For each drive they hit $5.00 was donated to Hospice. The Cardinal women would like to thank the Avondale Ladies Club for the ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals fall to Sasquatch

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010
Spokane, Wash. - NIC went to Spokane to play CC of Spokane looking to improve their record only to find the game very tough, coming out on the short end of the score 0 - 2. Demi Wignot had the best chance on goal for the Cardinals early in the match, but her shot went just wide of the right post. Rachel Crawford, the starting right ... Read More

NIC women's soccer, volleyball both ranked

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010
The North Idaho College women's soccer team (3-2-1) is ranked No. 14 in the first NJCAA poll of the season. The volleyball team has been ranked in the top 20 the entire season and is currently at No. 19. With a record of 10-4, the team's only losses have been to opponents ranked in the top 20 (No. 3 College of Southern Idaho, No. 5 ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: NIC beats The Evergreen State College 1-0

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010
Sophomore forward Evan Frobe scored his 3rd goal of the season to lead the Cardinals to a 1-0 win at Evergreen State College (NAIA, Cascade Conference). Frobe notched his goal in the 58th minute after slipping behind the Geoducks back line on a feed from freshman Ethan Olson after a scoreless first half. Olson would then be sent off ... Read More

NIC students earn communication award

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010
NIC students earn communication award A total of 17 North Idaho College students recently earned honors for excellence in communication. The Achievement and Excellence in Communication Award was initiated in 2003 to honor students who excel in their communication studies. The award is presented as a certificate that may be used as a ... Read More

NIC student nominated for national top reporter award

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010
Former North Idaho College student Eli Francovich has been nominated for the Associated Collegiate Press Reporter of the Year award for two-year colleges. Francovich is one of three finalists for the award, which will be given at the 89th annual ACP National College Convention in Louisville Oct. 29. The other two finalists for the ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC gets win on the road.

Posted: Monday, Sept. 13, 2010
Olympia, Wash. - The Cardinals improved their record to 3-1-1 by beating the Evergreen State College Geoducks 2 - 0. There was no scoring until 42nd minute of the first half when Quincy Moore crossed the ball from the right corner and Kristin DeCroix out leaped a Geoduck defender at the far post to head the ball back across the goal ... Read More

NIC instructor featured in exhibitions, on PBS

Posted: Monday, Sept. 13, 2010
North Idaho College Art Instructor Michael Horswill, is a featured artist in two regional exhibitions this fall as well as on KSPS-PBS on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. Gonzaga University's “Drawn to the Wall IV” at the Jundt Art Museum occurs from Sept. 7 to Oct. 9. This show is the fourth time since 2001 that five well-known Northwest artists ... Read More

NIC American Indian students raise money for scholarship, to hold tourney

Posted: Monday, Sept. 13, 2010
Members of the American Indian Student Alliance (AISA) saw a need for additional scholarships for American Indian students at North Idaho College, so they rose to the challenge. The students spent the 2009-10 school year hosting various fundraisers, ranging from fry bread sales to an American Indian art silent auction, raising a total ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals win Inland Northwest Communcations Invitational

Posted: Monday, Sept. 13, 2010
Spokane, Wash - This weekend our Lady Cardinals made the short trip over to Spokane, WA to play in the Inland Northwest Communications Invitational held at the Community Colleges of Spokane campus. The Lady Cards started off the tournament with a win against Treasure Valley Community College (25-13, 25-16, 27-25). Next they came up ... Read More

NIC enrollment up more than 12 percent for fall 2010

Posted: Friday, Sept. 10, 2010
North Idaho College's overall total population served is now well in excess of 21,500 with this fall's 12.16 percent increase in enrollment compared to last year. NIC's total credit enrollment is 6,347 students for fall 2010, up from 5,659 students in fall 2009. NIC's total population served includes Workforce Training Center and ... Read More

Booster Club meeting at Outback Steakhouse

Posted: Friday, Sept. 10, 2010
New head golf coach Derrick Thompson will be the featured speaker at the Sept. 14 Booster Club luncheon at noon at the Coeur d'Alene Outback Steakhouse. Thompson enters his first season as head men's and women's golf coach, after serving as an assistant coach for two years. He replaces Randy Boswell, who resigned from the head coaching ... Read More

Cardinal Athletics Showcase includes highlights, previews of NIC sports

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010
The North Idaho Athletics Department is hosting its 2nd Annual Cardinal Athletics Showcase Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 11:30 a.m. in the Coeur d'Alene Resort. The event will include presentations from award-winning members of the NIC coaching staff with preseason regional and national predictions for all NIC sports as well as status reports ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals go 2 - 2 at SLCC Invitational

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010
Overall I was pleased with how we played last week as compared to our first tournament. We improved in our passing which enabled us to get more production from more players. The games we lost were all very close and that is our job as coaches to figure out how to win those type of games. As the season progresses, I know we will work that ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC gets past Chemeketa CC

Posted: Monday, Sept. 6, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - The Lady Cardinals were able to overcome a late charge by the Chemeketa CC Storm 4 - 3 in NIC's opening match of the annual Cardinal Classic. Demi Wignot had two goals and Kristin DeCroix had a goal and an assist to lead the Cardinals in scoring.Rachel Crawford also scored on a long shot 6 minutes into the match to get ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals finish Cardinal Classic with a tie

Posted: Monday, Sept. 6, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - NIC's final game of the Cardinal Classic was against the Treasure Valley CC Chukars. While the Cardinals possessed the ball for most of the game, they could not find a way to break down the Chukar defense and score a goal. Hayley Smith had a left-footed shot go just wide of the goal in the first half and Demi Wignot ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: NIC falls to Chemeketa

Posted: Monday, Sept. 6, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - NIC fell behind early, battled back to a tie, and then conceded 2 late goals in a 4-2 loss to visiting Chemeketa Community College (Salem, OR). Luis Echeverria and Felipe Heredia put the Storm ahead 2-0 in the first 37 minutes of the match that saw Chemeketa outshoot NIC 4-1. The Cardinals then started to take control of ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals bounce back with 2-1 win

Posted: Monday, Sept. 6, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - NIC used a strong start in the first half and a solid defensive effort in the second half to earn a hard fought and physical 2-1 win over visiting Treasure Valley Community College. Sophomore midfielder Diego Esquivias took advantage of a TVCC giveaway and finished a great solo effort to put NIC ahead 1-0 in the 12th ... Read More

Cardinal Canine Club kicks off

Posted: Friday, Sept. 3, 2010
The North Idaho College Athletics Department will facilitate the kick-off of the Cardinal Canine Club on Tuesday, Sept. 7 at 11:30 a.m. Members of the coaching staff and student-athletes from all programs will be on hand at the Kootenai County Humane Society, (the north end of Ramsey Road by the Coeur d'Alene Airport) to take part in ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Men's Soccer ties on the road

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010
NIC earned a hard fought 0-0 draw in its first regular season road match at Columbia Basin College. Columbia Basin started the match as the more dangerous side creating several good chances in the first 30 minutes and NIC was lucky to go into the break at 0-0. The second half saw the Cardinals take control of the match both in ... Read More

NIC hires new vice president for student services

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010
North Idaho College has selected Sheldon C. Nord, the former CEO of Universitas Pelita Harapan in Indonesia, as its new vice president for student services. “NIC students and Students Services staff have set the bar high in being innovative and responsive to students' needs. I look forward to working with the staff and students to ... Read More

4th Annual Rolly Williams Classic Golf Tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010
The 4th Annual Rolly Williams Classic Golf Tournament will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1 at the Avondale Golf Course in Hayden Lake. The entry deadline is Sept. 27. Entry includes golf, cart, a lunch at noon and an NIC shirt. It will be a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost is $75 per person, $300 per ... Read More

Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Monday, Aug. 30, 2010
Booster Club Luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 31 at noon. The Coeur d'Alene Resort Dockside Restaurant 115 South 2nd Street New head volleyball coach Coleen Frohlich will provide a tournament summary as the 11th ranked Lady Cardinals opened in the CSI Invitational which included six nationally ranked teams. Men and women soccer head ... Read More

Lake Coeur d'Alene cruise to benefit NIC athletics

Posted: Monday, Aug. 30, 2010
Lake Coeur d'Alene cruise to benefit NIC athletics Who: The North Idaho College Booster Club presents What: Let's Go Cruisin', a sunset cruise on Lake Coeur d'Alene to kick off the upcoming 2010-2011 athletics season and raise money for NIC athletics When: From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 8. Where: Boarding begins ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: NIC opens season with a win

Posted: Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010
Coeur d'Alene -  The Cardinals jumped out to an early lead in their first match of the 2010 season and scored two goals in each half to take a 4-1 win over visiting Western Wyoming Community College Saturday at NIC's Eisenwinter Field. Freshman midfielder Ethan Olson scored his first goal in an NIC uniform 12 minutes into the ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals Blow Past Western Wyoming CC

Posted: Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - The first home match was a good one for the Lady Cardinals as they beat the Mustangs of Western Wyoming CC. Only one goal was scored in the first half when Demi Wignot headed a ball into the left side of the goal from a ball crossed by Melissa Hug from the left side of the penalty area. Nicole Medeiros got the second ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC Drops a Tough Match to Eastern Oregon

Posted: Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010
Coeur d'Alene - In the second home game of the weekend the Cardinals saw a 0-0 half time score get away from them in the second half against the Eastern Oregon University Mountaineers. Lauren Robideau scored two goals for the Mountaineers only 12 minutes apart in the second half to help Eastern Oregon get past the Cardinals. The ... Read More

NIC hosting coaching clinic, leadership conference

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010
The North Idaho Coaching Clinic and Leadership Conference will be held in North Idaho College's Christianson Gym Sept. 24 – 25. Top coaches and industry leaders will share their success stories and motivational tactics during the two-day conference sponsored by Parker Toyota. The first day of the conference will be from 7 p.m. to 9 ... Read More

NIC's Outdoors Pursuits hosts Adopt-a-Crag event

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010
North Idaho College Outdoor Pursuits is hosting an Access Fund Adopt-a-Crag event at Q'emiln Park in Post Falls on Sept. 11 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participants will be cleaning and developing climbing sites, removing graffiti and maintaining trails. The Spokane Mountaineers will provide lunch for volunteers after the event. ... Read More

TRIO grant reauthorized

Posted: Monday, Aug. 23, 2010
North Idaho College is pleased to announce that the TRIO Student Support Services program has been selected to receive a federal grant that will allow it to continue to help students be successful in college. The $1.28 million grant is expected to fund 100 percent of the program for five years – allocated at $255,505 a year. TRIO ... Read More

NIC's 2010 Report to the Community released

Posted: Friday, Aug. 20, 2010
Faced with high enrollment and reduced funding challenges, North Idaho College delivered the quality education the community has come to expect, as detailed in its 2010 Report to the Community released this week. The report is an overview of the college's accomplishments in a compilation of facts, figures, photos and stories. A link to ... Read More

Vice president open forums to be held

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010
North Idaho College is hosting four, open-session forums next week for the four finalists who have been selected for the vice president for the student services position formerly held by Eric Murray. The community is invited to attend the sessions and give feedback to the college search team. Each of the four forums will be held from ... Read More

NIC to hold info session for radiography technology program

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010
An information session guiding prospective students through the admissions process for the NIC radiography technology program spring semester 2011. The session is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 102. Free and open to anyone interested. Read More

NIC names Derrick Thompson as head golf coach

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010
The North Idaho College Athletics Department announced on Aug. 10 that Derrick Thompson has been named the new NIC head golf coach. Thompson enters his first season as head men's and women's golf coach, after serving as an assistant coach for two years. He replaces Randy Boswell, who resigned from the head coaching position in June but ... Read More

Filing deadline nears for NIC Board of Trustees election

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010
The deadline for filing a declaration of candidacy for the two open positions on the North Idaho College Board of Trustees is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1. NIC is governed by a five-member board of trustees elected from within Kootenai County for staggered terms. Seat A and Seat B, currently held by Rolly Williams and Christie Wood ... Read More

NIC names Derrick Thompson as head golf coach

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010
The North Idaho College Athletics Department announced on Aug. 10 that Derrick Thompson has been named the new NIC head golf coach. Thompson enters his first season as head men's and women's golf coach, after serving as an assistant coach for two years. He replaces Randy Boswell, who resigned from the head coaching position in June but ... Read More

NIC to host dual credit presentation

Posted: Monday, Aug. 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 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19 in Meyer Health Sciences Building Room 106. The presentation is geared toward students and parents new to the dual credit program and for ... Read More

Windermere donates to NIC Foundation scholarship fund

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010
Windermere Coeur d'Alene Realty, Inc. recently contributed $1,840 to the North Idaho College Foundation in support of the Windermere Coeur d'Alene Realty Foundation and Coeur d'Alene Garden Club North Idaho College Dual Credit Scholarship. Since 2006, Windermere has contributed more than $12,000 in support of NIC dual credit ... Read More

NIC students excel at state competition

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010
Students of North Idaho College's Collision Repair Technology program took home three of six medals given out at the annual Idaho Skills USA competition in Boise last spring. NIC competed among 35 other college contestants in hands-on categories, including small dent repair, refinishing, estimating, structural analysis, plastic ... Read More

NIC Silver Valley Center offers computer class for seniors

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010
There's still room to enroll in an Introduction to Computers for Seniors course offered this fall at the North Idaho College Silver Valley Center in Kellogg. The course will be offered from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays Aug. 25 through Oct. 13 at the NIC Silver Valley Center. Seniors qualify for a reduced tuition rate at NIC for the ... Read More

NIC to offer electronic health record training this fall

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010
Idaho residents with a prior background in healthcare and/or information technology will have the opportunity to train in the cutting-edge field of electronic health records for the first time this fall through North Idaho College. The new program is intended to position them to take advantage of $19.2 billion allocated by the federal ... Read More

‘Story of the Year' band to play at NIC's Schuler Performing Arts Center

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010
World-wide touring band Story of the Year will play North Idaho College's Boswell Hall in the Schuler Performing Arts Center on Friday, Sept. 10. Tickets are already on sale for the punk/alternative rock band, which has sold over a million copies of its three albums. Tickets are available at the NIC Box Office in Boswell Hall, and ... Read More

NIC Foundation announces new board members

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010
The North Idaho College Foundation Board of Directors recently announced several new members appointed to the 2010-2011 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 Board of Trustees announces support of KTEC

Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2010
During a special meeting July 28, the North Idaho College Board of Trustees signed a statement proclaiming its support of the Kootenai Technical Education Campus (KTEC) joint technical high school project developed by the Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls and Lakeland school districts. The KTEC high school will complement NIC's plans to ... Read More

NIC to offer more scheduling options to students for fall

Posted: Wednesday, July 28, 2010
To help improve accessibility and better meet student demands, North Idaho College will begin offering additional scheduling options for students this fall. The new “More Classes. More options. More opportunities.” initiative is being launched to bring more scheduling options to fit students' busy lives while helping to absorb the ... Read More

NIC director of adult basic education earns national certification

Posted: Monday, July 26, 2010
North Idaho College Adult Basic Education/GED Director Rex Fairfield recently earned a national certification in adult education and literacy. After two years in the Leadership Excellence Academy's intensive training program, Fairfield is now a certified manager in program improvement (CMPI). Idaho is one of only nine states in ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, July 26, 2010
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 28 in the Fort Sherman Officers' Quarters Conference Room to discuss board support of the Kootenai Technical Education Campus (KTEC) levy. An executive session was originally scheduled to follow, but the meeting agenda has been amended ... Read More

Memberships available through NIC Booster Club

Posted: Monday, July 26, 2010
Memberships are available for the North Idaho College Booster Club for the 2010-2011 athletics season. NIC boosters directly contribute to the college's continued success in every arena of competition, while enjoying several benefits. The booster club is a nonprofit organization that was established to support NIC's nine athletic ... Read More

EWU football coach to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Friday, July 23, 2010
Eastern Washington University head football coach Beau Baldwin will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, July 27 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. A 1996 graduate of Central Washington University, Baldwin's entire 20-year career as a player and coach has been spent at either CWU or EWU ... Read More

Space still available in NIC summer volleyball camps

Posted: Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Space is still available in the North Idaho College volleyball camps held 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 includes ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene woman wins $265,000 grand prize house in NIC raffle

Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010
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 $300,000 were given away at the 17th annual event, including the $265,000 house built by students in NIC's carpentry program ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene City Council members tour UI lab

Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
University of Idaho Researcher Shiva Rastogi demonstrates an experiment to Coeur d'Alene Mayor Sandi Bloem and City Councilman John Bruning during a tour of the University of Idaho—Coeur d'Alene science laboratory. The council members toured the Harbor Center lab and learned about the facility and its use by the Idaho Idea Network of ... Read More

Test career information system during NIC Ponderay Center open house

Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
The community is invited to try the newest public access location for Idaho's comprehensive online career information system during an open house at the North Idaho College Ponderay Center from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 20. The open house event will feature a demonstration of the center's new dedicated computer that is now ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for spring semester

Posted: Friday, July 9, 2010
North Idaho College recently announced its Dean's List for spring semester 2010. 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: Cherrish Bruebaker ... Read More

NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle sells out

Posted: Friday, July 9, 2010
The North Idaho College Foundation's Really BIG Raffle has sold out for the 17th year in a row. The last of the raffle's 5,000 tickets were sold July 8. “Another really BIG thank you is owed to all of the supporters of this event,” said Kristen McFadden of the NIC Foundation. “As the NIC Foundation's largest fund-raiser of the year ... Read More

NIC to sponsor beach volleyball tournament

Posted: Friday, July 2, 2010
Teams are encouraged to sign up for North Idaho College's two-on-two beach volleyball tournament Saturday, July 10. 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. Cash ... Read More

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

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