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NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle SELLS OUT

Posted: Monday, July 1, 2013
The North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle has sold out for the 20th year in a row thanks to supporters of the fundraiser purchasing the last of the raffle’s 5,000 tickets today. All ticket holders and community members are invited to attend the Really BIG Raffle drawing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 10 in ... Read More

Only 200 tickets remain for NIC Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Only about 200 tickets remain for the chance to win this year’s $250,000 grand prize home through the 20th annual North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle on July 10. This year’s home, built by students in the NIC Carpentry program, is located in the Coeur d’Alene Place neighborhood at 6995 Cornwall Drive. Tickets are ... Read More

NIC offers two-on-two sand volleyball tournament

Posted: Thursday, June 20, 2013
Volleyball players are encouraged to participate in the one-day Hotfoot Classic Sand Volleyball Tournament beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 20 on North Idaho College’s Yap-Keehn-Um Beach. The tournament will include men’s, women’s and co-ed divisions and prizes will be awarded to the top finishers. All ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for spring semester

Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for Spring Semester 2013. 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: Caszandra ... Read More

Sign-ups open for Coeur d'Alene Crossing Swim

Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Registration is now available for the second annual Coeur d’Alene Crossing. The 2.4-mile open water swimming charity event, scheduled for 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 on Lake Coeur d’Alene, will start at Arrow Point and finish at the Hagadone Event Center. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit three local not-for-profit ... Read More

Last chance to view NIC Really BIG Raffle Home

Posted: Friday, June 7, 2013
Less than 1,000 tickets remain for the chance to win this year’s $250,000 grand prize home through the 20th annual North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle. Supporters are encouraged to view the home at the last public open house from noon until 4 p.m. Sunday, June 16 at 6995 Cornwall Drive in Coeur d’Alene Place ... Read More

List of graduates from North Idaho College

Posted: Friday, June 7, 2013
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – There were 613 students who graduated from North Idaho College this year. There were 566 students who graduated last year. Students who graduated in 2013 are listed below by hometown: Idaho Athol : Celene Bergold, Starina Brandt, Gary Breuner, Ryan Brown, Emma Gradin, Kathy Krupp, Casey Nesbitt ... Read More

NIC BPA students earn several national awards

Posted: Friday, June 7, 2013
Five North Idaho College students took the national stage recently at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition in Orlando, Fla. NIC BPA chapter students joined over 6,000 conference delegates and participated in business skill competitions, workshops, certification testing, general academic sessions, and the ... Read More

NIC wrestlers give out more than 11,000 books

Posted: Tuesday, June 4, 2013
NIC President Joe Dunlap, left, and NIC Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb read to a group of first-graders at Fernan Elementary School Tuesday after giving each student a book. The only requirement is the students are asked to read it to someone. The NIC wrestling team has distributed more than 11,000 books to elementary ... Read More

Have you paid?

Posted: Monday, June 3, 2013
Students who still have an outstanding balance owed on their student account by 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 will be dropped from the classes they are currently registered for due to non-payment. Avoid the appeal… re-registration… the headache! Log in to MyNIC at www.nic.edu/mynic and click “Student Accounts” then ... Read More

Idaho Press Club awards NIC student newspaper first place

Posted: Monday, June 3, 2013
Staff members from North Idaho College’s The Sentinel newspaper continue to rake in awards, winning first place for General Excellence in a college newspaper from the Idaho Press Club Best of 2012 Annual Awards Student Division. The University of Idaho’s newspaper The Argonaut won second place and Boise State ... Read More

Seven NIC women's basketball players sign with four-year colleges

Posted: Friday, May 31, 2013
Seven North Idaho College women’s basketball players, all sophomores, have signed national letters of intent to play at four-year colleges next year. Mollie Kramer , of Colton, Wash., has signed to play at Central Washington University Danika Johnson , of Kalispell, has signed to play at Hawaii Pacific University Angela ... Read More

NIC Trades and Industry students sweep up state awards

Posted: Friday, May 31, 2013
Students in several of North Idaho College’s Trades and Industry programs took home six gold, silver and bronze medals from the annual Idaho SkillsUSA competition in Nampa. “I couldn’t be more pleased with the results of the competition and how our students performed,” said Doug Anderson, NIC Trades and ... Read More

NIC board to participate in community events

Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Members of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees will be attending a dinner with members of the Idaho State Legislature from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 6 at NIC at the Sandpoint center. In addition, members of the board will be attending a Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce panel on education and the economy from 7:30 to 9 ... Read More

'How To Be A Successful Online Student' training session offered

Posted: Monday, May 27, 2013
Start the semester right and stay motivated by attending a face-to-face training session. Learn how to harness the power of Blackboard, optimize your browser, master multimedia, communicate well and participate fully in your courses, and more! No need to register; just show up. For more information, contact: elearning@nic.edu Main ... Read More

NIC Scott Hague golf tournament sign-up now open

Posted: Friday, May 24, 2013
Sign-ups are now being accepted for the North Idaho College Scott Hague Memorial Cardinal Classic golf tournament. Register for the tournament before Friday, May 31. The four-person scramble tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Friday, June 7 at the Avondale Golf and Tennis Club in Hayden. The event is being held in ... Read More

NIC coaches to recap season at Booster Club Luncheon May 28

Posted: Friday, May 24, 2013
North Idaho College coaches will give recaps of the last season and updates on recruiting at the Booster Club Luncheon noon Tuesday, May 28 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Shore Room. Among spring highlights, the NIC softball team surprised College of Southern Idaho in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 18 ... Read More

NIC volleyball team gathers two more commitments

Posted: Friday, May 24, 2013
The North Idaho College volleyball team continues to be the choice of top-notch players with the addition of two more commits. Anyssa Matheson, a 5-foot, 10-inch, outside hitter from Worley, and Brittany Finch, a 6-foot outside hitter/middle blocker from Missoula, have both signed with the Cards. Matheson is a transfer from Salt Lake ... Read More

2013 award winners announced at NIC athletics banquet

Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013
The winners of this year’s North Idaho College athletics awards were announced during the annual NIC Athletics Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Banquet held in May. The award recipients were nominated and selected by the NIC coaching staff. The Women’s Academic Athlete of the Year is women’s soccer player Callie ... Read More

Check out NIC's Flickr page for Commencement 2013 photos

Posted: Friday, May 17, 2013
Photos from the 2013 Commencement ceremony will be uploaded to North Idaho College's Flickr page following the ceremony, including the All-Class Photo taken during the reception. Photos on Flickr are free to download. Be sure to share the link with your friends and family. CONGRATULATIONS! Read More

NIC recognizes outstanding faculty, staff with annual achievement awards

Posted: Friday, May 17, 2013
Several outstanding North Idaho College staff and faculty members were honored with achievement awards during the annual NIC Employee Awards Breakfast May 17. Faculty Achievement Awards Shannon Badgett, Registered Nursing Instructor Shannon Badgett has served as an instructor in the NIC Registered Nursing program since 2002. She ... Read More

Two players commit to NIC volleyball team

Posted: Friday, May 17, 2013
Two outstanding volleyball players from Washington and Montana have signed with the North Idaho College volleyball team. Madalyn Seidl, a 5-foot 9-inch, setter from Castle Rock, Wash., and Kennedy Chadwick, a 5-foot 4-inch libero from Corvallis, Mont., have both signed with the Cards. Seidl will join Allison Meehan as the team’s ... Read More

Lady Cardinals finish 9th at NJCAA Golf Nationals

Posted: Friday, May 17, 2013
The North Idaho College women’s golf team earned their best finish ever, with a 9th place finish at the 2013 NJCAA national tournament in Mesa, Ariz. The four-day tournament, hosted at the Longbow Golf Club, concluded on May 16. The Lady Cardinals team consisted of sophomores Arlee Coleman, Chelsea Porter, Hannah Keough ... Read More

'HonorSociety.org' email does not come from NIC

Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Recently, students have reported that an email from a company called HonorSociety.org has been circulated to NIC students through NIC Cardinal Mail student email accounts. The email states that the invitation for membership to this organization was initiated by NIC achievements and a nomination. However, this is not an official ... Read More

Registration open for NIC men's basketball camp

Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013
The North Idaho College men’s basketball coaching staff and players will host a Summer Basketball Camp June 17-20 for boys of all ages. The campers will be separated by age and skill level to give advanced players more intense training. Campers have the option of taking the all-day session from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $125 or ... Read More

New sociology club open to students

Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
A new sociology club was inducted by ASNIC last week and is seeking members. Read More

NIC Really BIG Raffle Open House to be held May 19

Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The public will have the first opportunity to view the $250,000 grand prize home in the North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle at the first open house from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19. This year’s $250,000 grand prize home is a two-story, three-bedroom, three-bath located at 6995 Cornwall Drive in Greenstone’s Coeur ... Read More

Record number of students eligible to graduate from NIC

Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Christianson Gym is expected to be at capacity for the North Idaho College 2013 Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, May 17 – and then some. For the first time ever, special seating will be made available in the Edminster Student Union Building adjacent to the gym, where a record-setting 400-plus students are expected ... Read More

NIC welding students drop off surprise bike rack

Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Students from North Idaho College’s Welding program surprised NIC at Sandpoint Coordinator Mary Gustafik with a 15-foot, 500-pound bike rack Wednesday. “I can’t wait to fill that up with bikes,” Gustafik said after the bike rack was placed into its new home at the center. Gustafik said she has wanted a ... Read More

Early bird deadline for Really BIG Raffle is May 31

Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013
If you plan to participate in North Idaho College’s milestone 20th anniversary Really BIG Raffle, you may want to make sure your tickets are purchased by May 31. The early bird prize deadline is fast approaching and tickets bought before May 31 are automatically qualified for a chance to win a 55” Flat screen TV and a ... Read More

EPA group graduates in Kellogg

Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2013 Coeur d'Alene Basin Superfund Job Training Initiative held its graduation on May 7 in Kellogg. NIC's Workforce Training Center worked with the EPA to develop the program, which provides training and certification to prospective workers for the cleanup of the Coeur d'Alene Basin ... Read More

Nominations sought for NIC alumni awards

Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The North Idaho College Alumni Association is currently accepting nominations for its annual alumni awards. Nominations are due May 31. The Distinguished Alumni Award is the association’s most prestigious award presented to an NIC alumnus for a record of significant achievement in a chosen field of interest or profession who ... Read More

Biweekly forum to be held May 16

Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013
The last of three open forums to answer questions about biweekly payroll will be held in at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 16 in Molstead Library Todd Hall. Everyone is invited to talk about the coming change and answer specific questions and concerns that employees have regarding biweekly payroll. If you can't make the open forums, feel free ... Read More

Commencement Day

Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013
NIC Commencement Day Because limited seating is available, guest tickets for NIC’s commencement ceremony have already been distributed and attendees will only be admitted to the commencement ceremony with a ticket. Guests are encouraged to arrive early for seating and parking. Campus streets will close down at 9:45 a.m. for the ... Read More

Former MeriStar vice president to speak at NIC booster luncheon

Posted: Friday, May 10, 2013
Steve Shamion, former college football player and executive vice president of MeriStar Hotels and Resorts, will be the main speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club’s luncheon at noon Tuesday, May 14 at the Coeur d’Alene Outback Steakhouse. Shamion, who played football at Rocky Mountain College and whose son ... Read More

NIC softball player signs with NCAA Division I college

Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2013
North Idaho College softball player, Shelby Carter, has signed a letter of commitment to play at NCAA Division I University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Carter, of Maple Valley, Wash., caught the majority of the games for the Cardinals in the past two seasons. She currently holds the all-time career homerun record with 34 ... Read More

NIC Welding program holds barbecue

Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2013
North Idaho College welding students and their guests chow down on barbecue chicken and hamburgers Thursday at the welding facility in Coeur d’Alene. About 100 people showed up for what is becoming an annual event to eat and look at some of the projects the welding students completed. Benches for the Athletics Department ... Read More

UI to offer English Literature degree in Coeur d'Alene

Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The University of Idaho is offering a new degree in Coeur d’Alene for fall 2013: a bachelor of arts degree in English Literature. Read More

Retirement partes to be held

Posted: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Everyone is invited to a retirement reception for Lanny Stein at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 in the SUB Driftwood Bay Room. There will be cake, punch and a lot of stories shared from his 20-plus years of service here at NIC. Everyone is also invited to a retirement party for Sharon Bullock from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 in the ... Read More

Stroll through history at NIC Mother's Day Concert

Posted: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
In the century-old tradition of concerts in the park, the North Idaho College Wind Symphony and Chamber Singers will host its annual free Mother’s Day Concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12 in Coeur d’Alene City Park. Before movie theaters and shopping malls, city parks were “THE” place to gather for weekends ... Read More

NIC GED Graduation to be held May 9

Posted: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
There are 526 individuals are eligible to walk in the 2013 GED Graduation Ceremony at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9 in Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium on North Idaho College’s main campus. The graduates range in ages from 16 to 60 and will be coming from the five northern counties of Idaho as well as western Montana and eastern ... Read More

NIC hosts high school computer-aided drafting competition

Posted: Monday, May 6, 2013
About 40 students from Timberlake High School, Sandpoint High School, Lake City High School, Wallace High School and Bonners Ferry High School competed in architectural design and mechanical design at North Idaho College Thursday. Winners : Architectural Design Beginning : First Place: Caleb Ehly from Sandpoint High School Second ... Read More

NIC student named Coca-Cola New Century Scholar

Posted: Monday, May 6, 2013
North Idaho College student Michelle Bristow was the top-scoring student from Idaho, earning her the honor of Coca-Cola New Century Scholar. Bristow was presented with a $2,000 scholarship and plaque from the Coca-Cola Foundation and Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation while being recognized at the annual Phi Theta Kappa ... Read More

North IdahoCollege Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Friday, May 3, 2013
Members of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees will be participating in the college’s Technical Education Community Engagement Session at 7 p.m. Monday, May 6 in the Edminster Student Union Building Ts’elusm Dining Room. Read More

NIC women's soccer picks up strong offensive player

Posted: Friday, May 3, 2013
Jaimee Hulst, from Helena, Mont., recently signed with North Idaho College women’s soccer team to play next season. “Jaimee has very good speed, a nice touch on the ball and a strong will to succeed. She will be a fantastic addition to our attack in 2013,” said NIC Head Women’s Soccer Coach Dan Hogan ... Read More

Sign up for May 9 camping/surfing trip

Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Whether you want to put your toes in the sand or hang ten with your toes on the nose, Outdoor Pursuits has you covered with its spring surf trip to the Oregon coast. On Thursday, May 9, OP will make the drive to Cannon Beach to pick up boards and wetsuits. From there, you will head south to Nehalem Bay State Park to set up camp for ... Read More

Last public forum on PTE campus proposal to be held May 6

Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013
The last of three public forums hosted by North Idaho College designed to gather public input on a proposed professional-technical education facility will be held Monday, May 6. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Edminster Student Union Building on NIC’s campus. A study on the proposed PTE center was conducted ... Read More

Drawing winner racks up $670 in NIC shopping spree

Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013
North Idaho College Cardinal Shopping Spree winner Roger Stewart was able to grab $670 worth of food items at Super 1 Foods as part of the NIC Athletics Department fundraiser Thursday. He plans to donate much of his haul to families in need. “This is the first time we’ve held this fundraiser and it was a huge success ... Read More

Ellensburg standout commits to NIC women's soccer program

Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Keilin Farrand, a midfielder from Ellensburg, Wash., recently signed with North Idaho College. Farrand is a four-year starter for Ellensburg High School, as well as being a four-year Scholar Athlete and making the President’s List. She was Booster Club Athlete of the Quarter three times. As a freshman, Farrand was an ... Read More

Trestle Creek Review to launch May 7

Posted: Monday, April 29, 2013
Everyone is invited to the launch party for NIC’s literary magazine, Trestle Creek Review, at noon Tuesday, May 7 in the SUB Blue Creek/Echo Bay Room. There will be free pizza and free copies of the magazine for everyone who comes. Some of the writers featured in the issue will read from their work. Read More

Changes regarding sick, vacation time

Posted: Monday, April 29, 2013
Employees will notice on their April 30 pay stub that sick and vacation time are now tracked in hours instead of days. The change is due to software requirements that all payroll be tracked in hours so NIC can convert to the electronic tracking of time through the MyNIC portal. Sick and vacation from April 30, 2013 and forward will ... Read More

NIC student dedicates chess tables

Posted: Monday, April 29, 2013
North Idaho College student Georgia Eto, of Coeur d’Alene, dressed up as a mime and played chess at one of the two newly installed concrete chess tables in front of the Edminster Student Union Building Monday. Eto and other students filled the chess seats as Gustave Lester, a member of NIC’s student government ... Read More

New volleyball coach to speak at NIC booster luncheon

Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013
Miles Kydd, who was recently named North Idaho College’s head volleyball coach, will be the main speaker at the NIC Booster Club’s luncheon at noon Tuesday, April 30 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Shore Room. Kydd was a member of the Eastern Washington University volleyball coaching staff for nine years, including the ... Read More

Sign up for biometric screening retest

Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013
Employees and their dependents who have had one or more screening out of range will have the opportunity to retest from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 30. The incentive for results will be credited to Health Reimbursement Account account no later than June 15. To register for a time: Employees can access the site by clicking the ... Read More

NIC to present ‘J Mood' jazz concert

Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013
The North Idaho College Music Department will present its “J Mood” jazz concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30 in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature the NIC Jazz Ensemble and Cardinal Vocal Jazz, which will perform songs from Cole Porter, Van Morrison, Harvey Schmidt, Bill Potts, Rob ... Read More

Buy tickets for Booster raffle car

Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013
Tickets are on sale for the NIC 2013 Booster Club Car Raffle. This year, a 1995 Toyota Camry will be drawn for at the May 4 NIC Hall of Fame Awards Banquet. Tickets are $5 each or $20 for five tickets. All proceeds benefit NIC Athletics. Special thanks to Cal Dehaas and NIC Automotive Repair. To buy a ticket, visit the NIC Athletics ... Read More

NIC to hold Music Faculty Recital

Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013
Everyone is invited to a North Idaho College Music Faculty Recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28 in Boswell Hall Room 102. NIC faculty members Thom Rutley, Marietta Hardy, Max Mendez, Jill Cathey, Debra O’Dell, Charles Miller, Barry Aiken, and Padma Rutley (wife of faculty member Thom) will give performances. Some highlights will ... Read More

Time running out: Vote!

Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013
Let your voice be heard! ASNIC Voting is open now until 2:30 p.m. Friday April 26 at www.nic.edu/vote . Read More

NIC Medical Assistant program awarded accreditation

Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
North Idaho College is pleased to announce its Medical Assistant Certificate program has been awarded accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. The Medical Assistant program prepares students to work as entry-level healthcare providers in settings such as physicians’ offices, health ... Read More

Recital to be held in Boswell Hall lobby April 25

Posted: Monday, April 22, 2013
Pack a lunch and come to Boswell Hall at noon Thursday, April 25 for a Music Department lobby recital. The recital is free and open to everyone. Read More

Club SUB party to be held April 23

Posted: Monday, April 22, 2013
NIC students are invited to a Black and White Club SUB party from 8 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 at the lower level of the SUB. There will be dancing, food, and cotton candy at the free event featuring DISKjockey F3LON. Black and white attire is encouraged, but not necessary. Read More

Come to free NIC spring choral concert April 27

Posted: Monday, April 22, 2013
North Idaho College will present its spring choral concert “Mostly Mozart” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature performances by the NIC Cardinal Chorale and NIC Chamber Singers with several pieces composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and composer ... Read More

Three NIC basketball players sign with NCAA Division I colleges

Posted: Friday, April 19, 2013
Three North Idaho College basketball players have signed letters of commitment to play at NCAA Division I colleges. Mike Middlebrooks, from Seattle, has signed to play at Illinois State. Jalil Abdul-Bassit , from Anchorage, Alaska, has signed to play with the University of Oregon. Chris Sarbaugh , from Spokane, has signed to play ... Read More

NIC offers free workshop designed to get a job April 25

Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013
The public is invited to a free “Be Prepared to get a Job” workshop from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room on North Idaho College’s main campus. Job-search professionals will be on-hand to offer valuable job-search tips and skills to help job ... Read More

NIC to host economic Cardinal Connections forum

Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013
North Idaho College invites everyone to the free forum “46 Months, Headwinds, Tailwinds and Challenges” at 11 a.m. Monday, April 22 in the Edminster Student Union Building Driftwood Bay Room. John Mitchell, former chief economist for U.S. Bancorp and economist for the Western Region of US Bank until 2007, will speak ... Read More

Jobs Plus grants NIC $6,000, establishes $4,000/year scholarship

Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Jobs Plus Inc., the Coeur d’Alene area economic development corporation, has awarded North Idaho College’s Graphic Design program a one-time investment of $6,000 and established a grant that will sponsor two scholarships totaling $4,000 annually. When Job Plus needed a new website, it didn’t have to look far ... Read More

NIC Sentinel staff takes home several Mark of Excellence awards

Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Staff members from North Idaho College’s The Sentinel newspaper were honored with several Mark of Excellence awards at the Society of Professional Journalists Region 10 conference in Spokane this past weekend, including Best All-Around Non-Daily Newspaper. All first-place award winners are eligible to compete in SPJ’s ... Read More

Vote for ASNIC representation online

Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
ASNIC Voting is open from 10 a.m. Monday April 22 to 2:30 p.m. Friday April 26 at www.nic.edu/vote Let your voice be heard! Read More

Come to Poetry Night to be held April 16

Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
There will be an open poetry night where anyone can experience student poetry and freestyle rap for free beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 in the lower level of the SUB. Sign up at the door and share your flow. Read More

Knock off those library fines with food

Posted: Monday, April 15, 2013
Library patrons will be able to exchange non-perishable, non-expired food for library fines from April 15 - May 16. $1 for each canned or boxed food item will be waived from an account. Charges for lost or replacement items will not be waived. The library can't accept open, dented, rusted, damaged, or homemade food items. All food will ... Read More

NIC students sweep up at graphic design competition

Posted: Monday, April 15, 2013
Four North Idaho College students took home several gold and silver awards at the 2013 ADDY Awards in Spokane recently for graphic design. The American Advertising Federation - Spokane puts on the annual awards, which is one of the biggest of its kind in the area. All gold and silver awards are eligible for competition at the ... Read More

NIC to host public forums on Professional-Technical campus proposal

Posted: Monday, April 15, 2013
North Idaho College is hosting three open forums April 15, 29 and May 6 to gather public input on a proposed professional-technical education facility. All three meetings will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Edminster Student Union Building on NIC’s campus. A study on the proposed PTE center was conducted by RGU ... Read More

NIC students to exhibit art in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Friday, April 12, 2013
North Idaho College students will exhibit their artwork during the Student Art Show April 15 through May 10 in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. The Student Art Show will feature a variety of original works of fine art created by NIC students. There will also be large pieces of student art located throughout Boswell Hall. The ... Read More

AAANI selected as pilot program for transitional care program

Posted: Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the NIC Area Agency on Aging is one of 35 new pilot sites nationwide selected to participate in the community-based Care Transitions Program (CCTP) aimed to reduce hospital readmissions. Bridging Care Across the Inland Northwest will help high-risk Medicare patients ... Read More

Christy Doyle accepts dean job

Posted: Monday, April 8, 2013
Christy Doyle has accepted the position of Dean of Health Professions and Nursing. Doyle has served in an interim capacity since August. "Please join me in congratulating Christy on being chosen as the Dean of Health Professions and Nursing," said Lita Burns, Vice President for Instruction. "She has done a remarkable job after ... Read More

NIC to sponsor writers' panel on memoirs for Get Lit!

Posted: Monday, April 8, 2013
The North Idaho College English Department and the Writing Center are co-sponsoring a panel of authors discussing “Your Truth, My Truth, Their Truths: The Modern Memoir” at noon Friday, April 12 in NIC’s Molstead Library Todd Hall. The panel is being held in conjunction with Eastern Washington University’s ... Read More

Collegiate choral festival to feature NIC singers

Posted: Friday, April 5, 2013
North Idaho College will be one of five colleges and universities performing at the Zimmerman Collegiate Choral Festival at 7 p.m. Friday, April 12 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 along with Washington collegiate choirs ... Read More

NIC announces 2013 Athletics Hall of Fame inductees

Posted: Friday, April 5, 2013
The North Idaho College Athletics Department and NIC Booster Club has announced the inductees for the fifth Athletics Hall of Fame class, who will be honored at the NIC Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Banquet beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 4 in the Edminster Student Union Building. The 2013 Hall of Fame Class of inductees ... Read More

NIC selects former EWU coach to head volleyball team

Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013
The North Idaho College Athletics Department has announced that former Eastern Washington University Head Volleyball Coach Miles Kydd has been named as the new NIC head volleyball coach. Kydd replaces Kandice Gregorak, who resigned from the head coaching position in January for family reasons after leading the Cardinals to ... Read More

Whitworth coach to speak at NIC booster luncheon

Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013
Sean Bushéy, who just completed his 16th season as head coach of the Whitworth University soccer team, will be the main speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club’s luncheon at noon Tuesday, April 9 at the Coeur d’Alene Outback Steakhouse. Over the course of his tenure at Whitworth, Bushéy has established ... Read More

North IdahoCollege Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 6 in the Fort Sherman Officers’ Quarters President’s Conference Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345 (a) and (b), to consider personnel matters. Read More

NIC student newspaper staff wins multiple national, regional awards

Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Several students who contribute to North Idaho College’s The Sentinel newspaper have been honored in both regional and national competitions recently. The Sentinel and its staff won “Best in Show” for two-year school newspapers at the Associated Collegiate Press’s 29th annual spring convention in San ... Read More

NIC to host week of events for American Indian Heritage Week

Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013
North Idaho College is hosting a variety of events in honor of American Indian Heritage Week April 8-12. For a complete schedule of the week’s activities, download this poster . Monday, April 8 The weeklong series of events kicks off with storytelling from Marie Poirier of the Blackfeet Tribe at 10 a.m. in the Edminster ... Read More

NIC financial aid advisor teams up with Wolfpack

Posted: Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Every spring, Alex deGolia gets the bug to play football again. Since he left college in California, he always had a reason not to play. First, it was taking care of his daughter, 4-year-old Integrity. Then it was finishing school and getting a job at North Idaho College, first as a technician and now as a financial aid advisor ... Read More

NIC presents original production of ‘SYM'

Posted: Monday, April 1, 2013
The North Idaho College Theatre Department presents the original production of “SYM” at 7:30 p.m. April 18 - 20 and at 2 p.m. April 21 in NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. This will be the first ever production of SYM, a dramatic dance symphony composed and conceived ... Read More

NIC to hold 20th anniversary of Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013
It’s been nearly 20 years since about 100 people gathered on the soccer field at North Idaho College with tickets in hand to see if they had won the first house raffled off as a fundraiser benefiting local students. The Really BIG Raffle has now evolved into a community tradition of support with a huge base of participants ... Read More

Come to accreditation forum at 2 p.m. TODAY

Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The accreditation forums are TODAY Tuesday, March 26. As part of the accreditation process, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities evaluation team will be holding open forums for various audiences in the SUB Lake Coeur d’Alene Room this afternoon. Please come and contribute to the process. From 2 to 2:45 p.m ... Read More

Current version of GED set to expire, adults encouraged to finish

Posted: Monday, March 25, 2013
Everyone who has started taking the GED test is encouraged to finish or they will have to start over when the current version of the test expires at the end of 2013. More than 1,400 North Idaho residents have started, but not completed, the current version of the GED test. Those who have taken the current version, the Series 2002 ... Read More

March 28 Comedy Fest to benefit NIC Athletics

Posted: Monday, March 25, 2013
The funniest lineup to ever hit the area will perform at the Coeur d’Alene Comedy Fest at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28 in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The event will benefit NIC Athletics. The Coeur d’Alene Comedy Fest will include two premier headliners, Ron G and Matt Fulchiron ... Read More

NIC Commercial Driver's License program to hold info session March 26

Posted: Monday, March 25, 2013
The U.S. economy has its ups and downs, but some jobs keep chugging along. Truck driving is one of those jobs that is cruising. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the trucking profession will expand nearly 15 percent by 2020, with top-tier earners taking home about $60,000 a year in current salaries. For Jeremy Turner ... Read More

Eighth-grade Canfield Middle School student wins regional spelling bee

Posted: Monday, March 25, 2013
Eighth-grade Canfield Middle School student Tricia McCullough, of 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 ninth annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee March 23 at North Idaho College. McCullough previously ... Read More

Wellness Roundup March 22

Posted: Friday, March 22, 2013
Wellness Roundup There will not be any wellness classes (Spinning; Tone and Trim) during Spring Break April 1-5. Spinning : Classes will restart April 8 and will be held from 1:05 to 1:45 p.m. Mondays and from 12:05 to 12:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Each class is worth a $5 Wellness Your Way incentive -- up to $100. Classes will be held ... Read More

Reminder: weight room open to students

Posted: Friday, March 22, 2013
ASNIC would like to remind everyone that the weight room in Winton Hall is free and open to students. There’s no need to go out and buy a gym membership – just have your NIC ID card on you and you’re welcome to access the weight room. Read More

Sam Jankovich to speak at NIC booster luncheon

Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013
Sam Jankovich, former athletic director at Washington State University and University of Miami, as well as CEO of the NFL New England Patriots, will be the main speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club’s luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 26 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Shore Room. Originally from Butte, Mont ... Read More

NIC to host Cardinal Connection forum on healthcare

Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013
North Idaho College invites everyone to a free forum discussing “What is the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and How Did We Get Here?” at 11 a.m. Monday, March 25 in the Edminster Student Union Building. Ronald Lahner, general counsel for Kootenai Health, will lead the discussion. This event is part of the annual NIC ... Read More

NIC enrollment down for spring

Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
In line with an overall decrease in enrollment from fall semester, North Idaho College’s spring enrollment is down similarly. The total headcount for students in spring 2013 is 6,072 students, which is down 5.45 percent from last spring’s 6,422. “Our decrease in enrollment overall is not unexpected and, in fact ... Read More

Women's basketball team knocked out of tournament

Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The NIC women’s basketball team ended Monday with a tough loss to Williston State in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I national tournament. NIC led for much of the game, but fell 67-63. Congratulations to the Lady Cardinals for an outstanding season! Read More

Backpack for spring break

Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Students looking for a fun way to spend spring break that they can join Outdoor Pursuits on a hike through North America's deepest river gorge: Hell's Canyon. This scenic hike along the Snake River is a great trip for the first-time backpacker as well as the seasoned long-distance folks. From the trailhead at Pittsburg Landing, they ... Read More

Last day to withdraw is March 29

Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
There is a misprint in the Student Handbook. It states that the last day to withdraw from full-length term classes is April 1. It is actually March 29. Please help spread the word that the last day to withdraw from full-length term courses is March 29. Read More

Financial aid disbursement update

Posted: Monday, March 18, 2013
As NIC continues to proactively work toward eliminating student loan debt and the amount of debt that the institution is responsible for involving financial aid, several processes will change for Fall Semester 2013 regarding how certain types of financial aid are disbursed. Students will no longer be awarded an unsubsidized ... Read More

Wellness Roundup

Posted: Monday, March 18, 2013
A Tone and Trim class is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, March 20. The following activities count as $25 wellness incentives in the Wellness Your Way program: Register now for a " Living with Diabetes " class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at the Dirne Clinic. An " Introduction to the Diabetes Free Zone " program will be ... Read More

NIC to hold concert “Featuring… Us”

Posted: Friday, March 15, 2013
Everyone is invited to the free concert “Featuring… Us” performed by individual members of the North Idaho College Wind Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The symphony will be directed by NIC Band Director Terry Jones and will feature arrangements from ... Read More

Wine, dine, and give back to students

Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Looking for an out-of-this world dining experience this weekend? The NIC Foundation still has some tickets left for its intimate and elegant “ Bon Appetit ” event Saturday, March 16 at the Hayden Lake Country Club. The fine dining and wine pairing experience begins with a social at 5:30 p.m. followed by an incredible ... Read More

NIC announces All-Star Basketball Game participants

Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Participants for the boys and girls 2013 Idaho State High School All-Star Basketball Games were announced recently by the North Idaho College Athletics Department. Players were chosen by a selection committee of sportswriters and broadcasters from throughout the state. The committee selected 12 players, two alternates and a coach ... Read More

Participants announced for the 2013 North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee

Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A total of 52 fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho will participate in the 10th annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee Saturday, March 23 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 ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet with the Coeur d’Alene City Council at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 14 in the Community Room of the Coeur d’Alene Public Library. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss areas of mutual interest and organizational priorities. The NIC board will also meet at 8 a.m. Friday ... Read More

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on peace in an imperfect world

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013
Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak on “Can There Be Peace in an Imperfect World” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 15 in Molstead Library Todd Hall at North Idaho College. Ven. Chodron has practical advice for knowing our imperfections: conflict, violence, loss ... Read More

State championship coach to speak at booster luncheon

Posted: Saturday, March 9, 2013
Mark Allert, Post Falls High School head girls basketball coach, will be the main speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club’s Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 12 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Allert coached his team to the Idaho 5A girls state championship in February. Allert has also been selected ... Read More

NIC students earn top honors at state business competition

Posted: Friday, March 8, 2013
Five North Idaho College students qualified to compete nationally by achieving top honors at the recent state Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition in Boise. NIC students competed with two-year college and university students from across the state in business and leadership skills related to their respective fields ... Read More

Three NIC golfers sign with four-year colleges

Posted: Friday, March 8, 2013
Three North Idaho College golfers have signed letters of commitment to play at four-year colleges. Taylor Reed, from Sheridan, Wyo., has signed to play at Division I Nicholls State University in Thibodeaux, La. Dylan Morrison, from Victoria, Australia has signed to play at Division II University of Charleston in Charleston, W.V ... Read More

NIC to hold Dual Credit Information Night

Posted: Friday, March 8, 2013
All high school students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program are encouraged to attend an NIC Dual Credit Information Night Tuesday, March 12 or Thursday, March 21. Both information sessions are from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Edminster Student Union Building. NIC’s dual credit program ... Read More

Sustainability Symposium to be held March 19

Posted: Friday, March 8, 2013
Everyone is invited to sign up for the " Community Stewardship: Careers that Make a Difference " conference to be held in the SUB on March 19. There's no cost for the event, but registration is required and can be found here . Various sessions will take place from 12:30 to 6 p.m. including representatives from sustainability ... Read More

‘A Poet's Voice' choral concert to be held March 14 at NIC

Posted: Thursday, March 7, 2013
The North Idaho College Music Department will present “A Poet’s Voice” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature the NIC Cardinal Chorale and Chamber Singers and will celebrate the great traditions of poetry and music. The choirs will present ... Read More

Sign up for Footsteps

Posted: Monday, March 4, 2013
Don’t forget to make your reservation to experience Footsteps. Please come support the students and committee members who have worked hard to make this event happen. Footsteps kicks off Tuesday, March 5 and will be held through March 7. Footsteps is an interactive exhibit that highlights issues of social injustice, both ... Read More

Food for Thought sessions offered March 12, 13

Posted: Monday, March 4, 2013
Two Food for Thought sessions will be held March 12 and 13. The Office of Instruction will offer "Study Sense" on how to study smarter from noon to 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 in the SUB Echo Bay Room. From noon to 12:50 Wednesday, March 13 "The End to Math Anxiety and Ensuring Math Success" will be offered in the SUB Echo Bay ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for fall semester

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013
North Idaho College has rereleased its Dean’s List for fall semester 2012. 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: Caszandra Blake ... Read More

Seeding released for Region 18 Basketball Tournament at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013
The seeding has been set for the NJCAA Region 18 basketball tournament Feb. 28 through March 2 hosted by North Idaho College. Both NIC's men's and women's team received first round byes with a No. 2 seeding. Come cheer on the Cardinal women as they face the winner of the Salt Lake Community College (3-seed) versus Colorado ... Read More

Win tickets at noon TODAY!

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013
Attention students: Want to win tickets to the Region 18 basketball tournament this weekend? Here’s your chance to win tickets and help root on the Cardinals on their way to nationals!ASNIC will sponsor Way to Go Wednesdays in the SUB Plaza TODAY Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Win free admission to the ... Read More

You're invited to play NIC's NJCAA Bracket Challenge!

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013
You think you know your basketball? NIC Communications and Marketing would like to challenge you to play in the NIC NJCAA Bracket Challenge. Just like NCAA March Madness bracket, this contest allows you to guess which teams from Region 18 will punch their ticket to the national tournament. This is a winner take all contest. Click on ... Read More

Cardinals claim 14th title at NJCAA national tournament

Posted: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013
In a true battle of gladiators that came down to the finals, the North Idaho College claimed the 14th NJCAA Wrestling Championship in school history. The Cardinals share this year’s title with Labette Community College (Kansas), with both teams earning 120 points. The teams entered the championship tournament in Des Moines ... Read More

NIC wrestling seeks its 14th national title

Posted: Friday, Feb. 22, 2013
After winning the regional title, North Idaho College is in the hunt for its 14th National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national title Feb. 22-23 in Des Moines, Iowa. A total of six schools will be bringing the maximum number of wrestlers (10), including NIC, in their quest to claim the NJCAA title. According to ... Read More

NIC wrestling coach to speak at booster luncheon

Posted: Friday, Feb. 22, 2013
North Idaho College’s Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb and members of his No. 1 ranked wrestling team will be the main speakers at the Booster Club’s Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. The luncheon will honor the wrestling team at the conclusion of a season where NIC was ranked No. 1 ... Read More

Two players commit to NIC women's soccer program

Posted: Friday, Feb. 22, 2013
Two Spokane Soccer Club team members have signed letters of intent to play for the North Idaho College women’s soccer team. Natalie Middleton, from Spokane Valley, and Meghan Pagano, from Sandpoint, will be Cardinals next fall. Middleton was a four-year varsity starter for Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley. She is a ... Read More

NIC heads into the finals at the NJCAA national wrestling tournament

Posted: Friday, Feb. 22, 2013
North Idaho College is heading into the NJCAA wrestling national championship with a four point lead over Labette Community College of Kansas. Ryan Zumwalt (165) is in the national championship for the Cardinals. Watch live at NJCAA TV at 5 p.m. Pacific Time. Read More

Come Karaoke, play games tonight!

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
Everyone is invited to Karaoke and Game Night from 7 to 10 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Feb. 21 in the lower level of the SUB. Students are encouraged to bring their own board games to share, but some games will also be provided. This is a free event and it is family friendly. Food and Door Prizes as well!! Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will hold a workshop from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the Edminster Student Union Building Driftwood Bay Room. During the workshop, the trustees will receive information on and discuss the college’s annual budgeting process. Read More

Eat at Bardenay, help boosters

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013
Come eat at Bardenay Restaurant and Distillery in Riverstone Monday, Feb. 18 and help out the NIC Athletics Booster Club. Bardenay will donate a portion of all proceeds from diners who eat there from 5 to 9 p.m. Have a great meal while contributing to NIC's athletics! Read More

NIC to host ‘The Facts about Artifacts' open forum

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013
The community is invited to attend a one-hour educational forum dedicated to “The Facts about Artifacts” from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 in the Edminster Student Union Building Driftwood Bay Room. Featuring Idaho State Archaeologist Ken Reid and Coeur d’Alene Tribe Cultural Resources Director Quanah Matheson ... Read More

NIC NEWS for Students available

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013
The latest edition of NIC News for Students is now available here . This edition contains information on dropping courses, applying for graduation, and the new Mother’s Nook. Read More

ASNIC election application packets now available

Posted: Monday, Feb. 11, 2013
Please tell students interested in running for an ASNIC office that packets are now available in the ASNIC office on the second floor of the SUB. Benefits for student government positions include a monthly stipend, access to computers and an office, and six credit hours a year. The packets are due in the ASNIC Office by March 21. Read More

NIC presents accreditation report

Posted: Monday, Feb. 11, 2013
North Idaho College is scheduled for its next comprehensive accreditation evaluation March 25-27. The evaluation will be conducted by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, one of six regional accrediting agencies approved by the U.S. Department of Education. NIC has been accredited by the commission since 1950 and ... Read More

NIC wrestling team finishes No. 1 in region

Posted: Monday, Feb. 11, 2013
The North Idaho College wrestling team finished this weekend’s National Junior College Athletic Association Region 18 tournament in Clackamas, Ore. as regional champions. NIC won with a team score of 136.5, 23 points over Clackamas, who took second at 113.5 and Northwest Wyoming College in third with 98.4. NIC qualified all ... Read More

Police sketch released on reported attacker

Posted: Friday, Feb. 8, 2013
The Coeur d’Alene Police Department has released an artist rendering based on victim recollection of the male suspect involved in the reported attempted rape that occurred at about 10:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. In this incident, a 21-year-old female reported to police that she was attacked by a male while walking in the area ... Read More

NIC vice president for student services to speak at booster luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
Graydon Stanley, North Idaho College vice president for student services, will speak to the NIC Booster Club at noon Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Stanley played four years of college basketball at the College of Idaho and has coached numerous junior high, high school and Amateur Athletic ... Read More

Mothers Nook open for business

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
Nursing mothers now have a place to breast feed or pump in private. The Mother's Nook, located in Room 211 on the second floor of Lee-Kildow Hall, is ready and available to employees and students. To use the Mother's Nook, just ask for the key at the Registrar's Office. The Mother's Nook was created in response to employee/student ... Read More

History instructor Gilbert to speak on her new WW II book

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
NIC history instructor Bonita (Bonnie) Gilbert's recently released book "Building for War: The Epic Saga of the Civilian Contractors and Marines of Wake Island in World War II" is making headlines. Gilbert will give a free book talk/reading at noon Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Writing Center behind Lee-Kildow Hall. More... Read More

Join NIC team, help fight MS

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
Sign-up is now open to join the NIC "No MSing Around" team. The Walk MS event will start at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27 with opening ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. The walk begins on campus and is either 2 miles or 5 miles. The 5-mile walk will count as a $50 5k walk/jog wellness incentive for employees. Anyone can join NIC's No MSing ... Read More

‘Week of Passion' alternate spring break offered

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
An “alternative spring break” is being offered to participate in a “ Week of Passion ” in downtown Portland, Ore. Week of Passion is a five-day learning environment that will challenge, impact and encourage all who participate. This environment provides an in-depth and eye-opening overview of inner-city mission ... Read More

Sign up for community stewardship symposium

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
Faculty, students, and community leaders are invited to the fifth annual President's Sustainability Symposium "Community Stewardship for Economic Benefits: Wastewater Treatment and Waste Management" to be held in the SUB Coeur d'Alene Room March 19 and March 20. The unique event will showcase innovations in technology ... Read More

NIC to hold Dual Credit Information Night at Bonners Ferry Center

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program are encouraged to attend NIC Dual Credit Information Night from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Bonners Ferry Center at 6791 Main Street. NIC’s dual credit program gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity ... Read More

NIC Theatre Department presents ‘The Robber Bridegroom'

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013
The North Idaho College Theatre Department presents “The Robber Bridegroom” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 – 16 and Feb. 21 – 23, and 2 p.m. Feb. 17 and 24 in NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. “The Robber Bridegroom” was written by Alfred Uhry and Robert ... Read More

MyNIC portal to be unavailable

Posted: Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
The MyNIC portal, “Services” tab, and Colleague UI will be unavailable for use from 5 to 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 to accommodate routine system maintenance. Read More

Last day to withdraw classes is March 29

Posted: Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
There is a misprint in the Student Handbook. It states that the last day to withdraw from full-length term classes is April 1. It is actually March 29. Please help spread the word that the last day to withdraw from full-length term courses is March 29. Read More

NIC soccer coaches to host futsal tourney for girls

Posted: Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
North Idaho College soccer coaches are hosting the 2013 Futsal Festival for girls under-9 to under-12 Feb. 23-24 in Christianson Gym. Futsal is five-person indoor soccer, which is played on a hard court surface where walls are not used. On Saturday, Feb. 23, the under-9 girls will play from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and the under-10 ... Read More

JazzNIC concert, clinic open to public

Posted: Friday, Feb. 1, 2013
Hundreds of middle school and high school students from across the region will participate in jazz clinics Feb. 4 through Feb. 6 at North Idaho College during the annual JazzNIC program, with a special concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 in Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Band members ... Read More

Two NIC Cards named SWAC Athlete of the Week

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013
Cardinals from both the North Idaho College women’s and men’s basketball teams were named Athlete of the Week for the Scenic West Athletic Conference. Jalil Abdul-Bassit, from Anchorage, Alaska was honored for the men and Georgia Stirton, from Melbourne, Australia was honored for the women. “This is great ... Read More

Auditions to be held for NIC's production of ‘SYM'

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013
The North Idaho College Theatre Department is holding open auditions for the dramatic dance symphony “SYM” written by NIC composition instructor Gerard Mathes at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 and at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 in the Edminster Student Union Building. There are openings for eight male and eight female roles who ... Read More

NIC Corner Gallery presents ‘Topographies and Fictions'

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013
North Idaho College and the Citizens’ Council for the Arts are hosting “Topographies and Fictions,” an exhibit by artists Meredith Dean and Dennis Olsen Feb. 4 through March 29 in the Corner Gallery in NIC’s Boswell Hall. On Thursday, Feb. 7 there will be a gallery walk at 10:30 a.m. with the opening ... Read More

NIC Career Services director named 2013 Idaho Counselor of the Year

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013
Gail Laferriere, North Idaho College Career Services assistant director, has been named the 2013 Counselor of the Year by the Idaho Counseling Association. Laferriere was presented the award at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Saturday, Jan. 26 at the ICA Annual Conference. “This is such an honor,” Laferriere said ... Read More

NIC Automotive Technology seeks vehicles to repair

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013
NIC’s Auto Technology program is now soliciting vehicles from employees and students to make repairs for the cost of parts and a minimal shop fee. The shop fee is $15, $40, or $70 depending on length of repair. Auto Technology can service most makes/models, but prefer vehicles less than 12 years old. The services performed ... Read More

Literary journal accepting submissions

Posted: Monday, Jan. 28, 2013
Trestle Creek Review , NIC's literary journal, is now accepting submissions of any genre of literary or creative work for its 2013 issue. Full submission guidelines are available at the Trestle Creek Review's website . Work will be considered from any member of the NIC community and residents of Idaho's five northern counties. No ... Read More

FAFSA Completion Day to be held Feb. 9

Posted: Monday, Jan. 28, 2013
Students should put FAFSA Completion day on their calendar for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 on the second floor of Molstead Library. The event is free and open to the public, who will be able to receive help completing the 2013-14 financial aid application regardless of which college or university they plan to attend. Read More

NIC softball signs three University High School players

Posted: Monday, Jan. 28, 2013
North Idaho College signed three outstanding softball players from University High School in Spokane recently. Karly Schuh, Brittany Hecker and Ryelynn Mendoza will all play for the Cardinals. “We are excited about continuing our long tradition of excellence with University High School players in our program. Brittany will ... Read More

Wellness Roundup

Posted: Friday, Jan. 25, 2013
Essential oils wellness workshop to be held Jan. 29 There will be an “Introduction to Essential Oils” wellness workshop from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the SUB Driftwood Bay Room. The workshop is worth $25 in HRA incentives to employees in the wellness program. Learn how essential oils can assist you and your family ... Read More

Network closed to BitTorrent

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013
Due to recent illegal music file downloads and in order to comply with college policy 3.08.01 and federal copyright and intellectual property laws, NIC Information Technology has closed the college network to BitTorrent peer-to-peer network file sharing protocols. This has been done to prevent illegal file downloads and improve the ... Read More

Baseball standout, Gregorak to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013
Premier Sports Center Director of Operations Troy Nowell and North Idaho College Head Volleyball Coach Kandice Gregorak, who recently resigned, will speak to the NIC Booster Club at noon Tuesday, Jan. 29 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Nowell played multiple sports at Sandpoint High School as well as summer American Legion ... Read More

NIC signs first softball player for 2014 season

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013
Colville High School standout Jammie Madonna signed with North Idaho College on Jan. 21. Madonna is the first NIC softball signee for the 2014 season. “The addition of Jammie for 2014 will add depth and power to our battery,” said Don Don Williams, NIC head softball coach. Madonna, from Washington State, was a ... Read More

NIC head volleyball coach Gregorak resigns

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013
The North Idaho College Athletics Department announced that Head Volleyball Coach Kandice (Kelly) Gregorak has resigned from her position effective at the end of January 2013, due to family reasons. Gregorak, who was married over the summer, will relocate to Montana to be closer to her husband’s work. Ty Gregorak is the ... Read More

Attempted attack near campus

Posted: Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
From the Office of the President of North Idaho College Dear Students, Faculty, Staff, and Colleagues: I want to bring your attention to an incident that happened earlier this week near campus. The Coeur d’Alene Police Department has informed us that an attempted sexual assault took place in the area of W. Hubbard Ave and N ... Read More

NIC board to participate in Higher Education Week

Posted: Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
Members of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees plan to participate in activities related to “Higher Education Week” with the legislature Jan. 21-23 in Boise. Events include NIC’s presentations to the Joint Appropriations and Finance Committee (JFAC) and the Education Committees for both the Idaho House of ... Read More

Wellness Roundup

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013
The wellness workshop " Extraordinary Health - New Year's Nutrition " will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 in the SUB Lake Coeur d'Alene Room. Discover how foods affect our bodies and how to choose nutritious foods that can turn your health and weight around. Learn about super foods, healthy fats, and combining ... Read More

ASNIC seeks to fill senate positions

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013
Three ASNIC representatives resigned over the break for personal reasons. NIC would like to thank them all for their service and wish them luck in their future pursuits. Christopher Deane will be taking over as ASNIC President and Joshua Brands will assume the position of ASNIC Vice President. ASNIC will be filling the three vacated ... Read More

Win a free Halo 4 at ASNIC Game Day Jan. 17

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013
Halo video game characters Master Chief and Cortana will make an appearance at ASNIC Game Day at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 in Christianson Gym. Free Halo 4 video games will be given out to winners of the 3-point contest. More information can be found here. Read More

NIC to hold Dual Credit Information Night

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program are encouraged to attend NIC Dual Credit Information Night from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 in the NIC at Sandpoint Center Room 313 and from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 in the NIC Silver Valley Center Room 103 in Kellogg ... Read More

EWU representatives to answer questions in the SUB TODAY

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013
Eastern Washington University will have a booth set up in the SUB lobby to answer any questions from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. TODAY Tuesday, Jan. 15. Come down to the SUB and explore future possibilities! Read More

Get your groove on at the Winter Welcome Jan. 16

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013
Students are invited to enjoy live music, free food, games and prizes at the ASNIC-sponsored Winter Welcome to be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 in the Outdoor Pursuits space in McLain Hall. More information is available http://www.facebook.com/events/149160905236416/ Read More

Drivers Safety Class to be held Jan. 17

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013
There will be a Drivers Safety Class at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 in Headwaters Building A. All employees and associates of the college expecting to use vehicles in the NIC fleet must go through safety training provided by the Transportation Department. Read More

Spring Semester Student News now available

Posted: Monday, Jan. 14, 2013
Welcome to Spring Semester 2013! The latest edition of NIC News for Students is now available. Check out this issue for information on: Blackboard tutorials, Cardinal Mail, waitlisting, applying for scholarships, important dates… and MORE! Go to http://www.nic.edu/news/publicrelations/news4students.pdf Read More

Have you paid?

Posted: Friday, Jan. 11, 2013
Students who still have an outstanding balance owed on their student account by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 will be dropped from the classes they are currently registered for due to non-payment. Avoid the appeal… re-registration… the headache! Log in to MyNIC and click “Student Accounts” then ... Read More

Regional school districts to hold spelling bees

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013
School districts throughout North Idaho will hold spelling bees in January that qualify students for the North Idaho Spelling Bee scheduled for March 23 at North Idaho College. The winner of the regional bee will receive an all-expense paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. in June, courtesy of bee ... Read More

North IdahoCollege Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4 in the Edminster Student Union Building Blue Creek/Echo Bay Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345 (a), (b) and (c), to consider personnel matters and deliberate regarding labor ... Read More

NIC at Sandpoint on two-hour delay, main campus open

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012
North Idaho College at Sandpoint is opening two hours late due to inclement weather TODAY Thursday, Dec. 20. The center will open today at 10 a.m. North Idaho College's main campus and all other outreach centers are open today, which is the last day of Final's Week. NIC will be closed Dec. 25 through Jan. 1 for the holiday break ... Read More

Students compete in NIC speech contest

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012
Five North Idaho College students out of the 600 students taking speech class this fall semester earned cash prizes in the Communication, Fine Arts, and Humanities Division’s speech contest held on NIC’s campus Friday, Dec. 14. Out of the 600 students, 28 students were selected from each speech class to compete (one ... Read More

Sign up now for alternative spring break

Posted: Monday, Dec. 17, 2012
Sign up by Feb. 13 for an Alternative Spring Break: Volunteer Oroject in Portland, Ore. Join other NIC students from April 1 – 6 for a transformational trip; learn about poverty while serving the homeless population of Portland and become a person of passion. For more information, contact Jess Johanson at Ext. 3299 or ... Read More

NIC to host Coeur d'Alene INN-vitational Holiday Classic

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012
North Idaho College will host the 5th annual Coeur d’Alene INN-vitational Holiday Classic in Christianson Gym Dec. 27 – 29, featuring boys high school teams from the Northwest. This year’s tournament will only include boys teams, and there will be four tournament games daily beginning early afternoon. The ... Read More

NIC to host wrestling tournament with 50-plus high schools

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012
North Idaho College will host the Tri-State Invitational Wrestling Tournament Dec. 14-15 in Christianson Gym. More than 50 high schools will participate in the tournament, which begins at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14. The tournament will continue at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 with finals beginning at 5:30 p.m. A tournament pass costs $20 for ... Read More

Rent discounted ski equipment, passes through Outdoor Pursuits

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012
Outdoor Pursuits is now holding its holiday special with discounted ski/snowboard equipment for rent and tickets for sale. Snowshoes, cross country skis, telemark skis, and snowboards are all available at discounted rates. Also, tickets to Lookout Pass can be picked up for $30 and tickets to Silver Mountain can be picked up for $40 ... Read More

NIC Silver Valley Center offers CNA class

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012
The deadline to sign up for North Idaho College’s Silver Valley Center hybrid Certified Nursing Assistant class (CNA) is Jan. 2. The center offers classes for students seeking degrees, dual-credit, workforce training, ABE/GED, or classes for personal interest. Other spring Workforce Training classes include Work Zone Flagging ... Read More

Parking tickets reduced for food

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012
Reduce your parking ticket by $5 by bringing in three cans of food to Parking Services at 710 Military drive before Dec. 20. Help families in need and slim that ticket down! Read More

NIC Silver Valley Center expands hours, offers free GED classes

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012
The North Idaho College Adult Basic Education/GED program located in the NIC Silver Valley Center has expanded its hours and is now offering free ABE/GED preparation classes Monday through Thursday. GED test takers should be aware that there will be a new version of the test beginning in December 2013; this means that if someone ... Read More

NIC student essay earns national recognition; honors NIC faculty member

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012
North Idaho College student Charles Clemmons’ essay “A Change of Life” featuring how an NIC instructor encouraged him to succeed earned national recognition as a Top 10 finalist out of 800 entries for the Community College Week National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Student Essay Contest ... Read More

Admissions Ambassador position open for spring

Posted: Monday, Dec. 10, 2012
The Admissions Office has an opening for an Admissions Ambassador position for the spring 2013 semester. The student needs to be attending NIC full-time and be able to work approximately eight hours a week. The position provides a Grant-In-Aid waiver for one semester equivalent to $1,423 (in-district tuition and fee waiver). The ... Read More

Last NIC Booster Club Luncheon of the year to be held Dec. 11

Posted: Monday, Dec. 10, 2012
North Idaho College coaches will give an update on in-season sports at the Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Currently NIC women’s basketball and Wrestling are ranked No. 1, and men’s basketball is ranked No. 15 in the NJCAA national polls. In addition, there ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Special Meeting

Posted: Friday, Dec. 7, 2012
Members of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees will be participating in a dinner with members of the Idaho State Board of Education from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 in the Edminister Student Union Building Driftwood Bay Room. Read More

Governor tours NIC welding facility

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012
Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter toured the North Idaho College welding facility Thursday. Otter, who has taken several welding classes at the College of Western Idaho, spent an hour talking to NIC welding students and instructors while checking out the facility. Katie Brodie, Otter’s assistant in North Idaho, said the ... Read More

Great bargains to be found at NIC Christmas Pottery Sale

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
The community is invited to the North Idaho College Christmas Pottery Sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11 and Wednesday, Dec. 12 in Boswell Hall Room 158. The pottery sale is put on by the Ceramics Department every year and has become a holiday fixture for shoppers looking for unique gift ideas at reasonable prices ... Read More

NIC wrestling team donates $2,000 to fight cancer

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
The North Idaho College wrestling team donated $2,000 to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Coeur d’Alene recently. These funds were raised through the team’s sale of “We Care” T-shirts. The team has raised $6,000 selling T-shirts over the past three years. Pictured are, from left: NIC Head Wrestling Coach Pat ... Read More

Enjoy presentatons from drama club

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
The NIC drama club Actors, Vagabonds, and Such is holding club fundraisers in December. The club will present the classic American comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart “The Man Who Came to Dinner” and Steven Dietz’s fascinating exploration of truth and fiction “Fiction.” “The Man Who Came ... Read More

NIC's Yang Yang named NJCAA second team All-American

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012
North Idaho College’s volleyball team kill leader Yang Yang was recently named a National Junior College Athletic Association second team All-American. Yang helped NIC wrap up the 2012 season with an eighth-place finish at the NJCAA Division 1 National Volleyball Tournament in West Plains, Missouri and a 26-8 record for the ... Read More

Interested in traveling to Guatemala?

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012
If so, this is an opportunity of a lifetime. Come on a two-week trip May 18 through June 1 to Antigua, Guatemala to study Spanish and live with a Guatemalan family. The entire cost of this trip is approximately $1,300 to $1,500 and includes airfare, one-on-one Spanish lessons, housing, and most food costs. For those interested, there ... Read More

ASNIC seeks art proposals

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012
ASNIC is soliciting artists to submit a proposal for a permanent installation piece in the SUB that represents NIC’s mission and values. The concept design is due by Jan.1. The art piece should be about five-feet high and eight-feet long, and must be a hanging piece. It will be installed in the stairwell between the main and ... Read More

Instructions available on how to sync phones to Cardinal Mail

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012
Click here for instructions on how to sync various smart phones to Cardinal Mail. Contact the IT Help Desk at Ext. 3280 or helpdesk@nic.edu for help. Read More

NIC to host Youth Rec League Basketball Night

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012
All youth recreation league team members who wear their team’s T-shirt will get into either of the North Idaho College basketball games for free during a double-header at 5:30 p.m. (women) and 7:30 p.m. (men) Friday, Nov. 30. The NIC women’s team will play Community Colleges of Spokane at 5:30 p.m. Friday Nov. 30 ... Read More

Letter from CSI athletic director to Coeur d'Alene Press

Posted: Monday, Nov. 26, 2012
Congratulations to both of the Scenic West Athletic Conference representatives for their recent performances at the NJCAA National Volleyball Tournament in West Plains, Mo. North Idaho’s eighth-place finish and CSI’s National Championship are testimony to the strength of the conference and the rivalries that push us ... Read More

Beware of fraudulent job postings

Posted: Monday, Nov. 26, 2012
NIC recently had a fraudulent job posted through its website. NIC takes many precautions to ensure the legitimacy of job postings and hasn't had a fraudulent job posted to its site since 1994. Once the fraudulent posting was discovered, it was immediately removed from the site. This is a good reminder to follow the proper ... Read More

NIC to present ‘Sounds of Christmas' concert Dec. 1, 2

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012
North Idaho College will present its “Sounds of Christmas” concert in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. The concert will feature performances by the NIC Wind Symphony, NIC Cardinal Chorale, NIC Chamber Singers and Cardinal Vocal Jazz. This concert ... Read More

NIC Booster Club presents the Winter CARDnival and Auction Dec. 6

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012
North Idaho College athletics fans are invited to the Booster Club’s Winter CARDnival and Auction Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Best Western – Coeur d’Alene Inn. The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. with social hour, games and the beginning of the silent auction which includes vacation packages, resort golf outings, restaurant ... Read More

NIC coaches to recap fall, preview winter

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012
North Idaho College coaches will talk about recent tournaments and upcoming events at the Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 27. The featured speaker will be NIC Instructor Cal DeHaas who coaches youth basketball and organized the very successful Special Needs basketball games at NIC last month. In addition, volleyball ... Read More

NIC basketball coaches, players to hold Christmas camp

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012
Boys and girls of all ages are invited to attend the 2011 North Idaho College Christmas Basketball Camp taught by NIC coaches and players Jan. 2 - 4. Camp participants will learn fundamental skills and individual drills to make them better players. Participants can choose from two options. The morning session of the camp will be ... Read More

NIC recruiting effort with Sandpoint High School a success

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012
More than 130 students from Sandpoint High School took advantage of the admission application fee waiver offered from NIC to Sandpoint High School Seniors applying for fall 2013 during the week of Nov. 12. The program was the brainchild of North Idaho College Vice President for Student Services Graydon Stanley and SHS Guidance ... Read More

‘Footsteps' needs volunteers

Posted: Monday, Nov. 19, 2012
All NIC clubs are asked to consider hosting an interactive exhibit during the “Footsteps: A Journey of Many” presentation this year March 5-7, 2013. Priority deadline for Submissions is Friday, Dec. 7. Return the proposal application to heather_erikson@nic.edu or by bringing it to the ASNIC office. If you need assistance ... Read More

Cards finish eighth in the nation at NJCAA volleyball tournament

Posted: Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012
After a tough loss Friday to the College of Central Florida (No. 6 seed), the No. 7 seeded Cardinals battled against Hillsboro Community College Saturday at the NJCAA national volleyball tournament. The Cardinals battled to the end, losing the last of three sets (29-27) to finish eighth in the nation! Sophomore Yang Yang ... Read More

ASNIC to hold Game Day Nov. 20

Posted: Friday, Nov. 16, 2012
ASNIC Game Day is Tuesday, Nov. 20 at the NIC men’s basketball game against Columbia Basin College. There will be prizes and bring in a can of food for an extra raffle ticket. Read More

Cardinal volleyball team wins first match at nationals

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
The NIC Cardinal volleyball team won its first game at the NJCAA national tournament in three straight sets against Hutchinson Community College! Congratulations ladies! Yang Yang led with 16 kills and 10 digs. Kaitlyn Molloy had 10 kills and four blocks. Rosie Robinson led with 13 digs. Allison Meehan had 15 assists and ... Read More

Student News now available

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
The latest edition of NIC News for Students is now available. Check out this issue for information on how to sync your Cardinal Mail student email to your smartphone, an update on the Higher One ATM, and how to make sure you receive notification in the event of a weather-related closure ... Read More

Cardinals lose second match at NJCAA national tournament, can place as high as fifth

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
The Cardinals lost their second match at the NJCAA national volleyball tournament to Western Nebraska Community College in four sets. NIC (seeded No. 7) will take on the No. 6 seeded College of Central Florida at 12:30 p.m. (Pacific) to continue tournament play for as high as fifth place in the nation. Watch live via webcast ... Read More

NIC's James Webb signs with Boise State University

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012
North Idaho College freshman James Webb has signed a national letter of intent to play at Boise State University in the 2013-14 season. Webb is a 6-foot 9-inch wing from Augusta, Ga. So far this season, he is averaging 11 points, five rebounds and one blocked shot per game for the Cardinals (6-1). Webb is shooting 54 percent from ... Read More

NIC volleyball national tournament game to be broadcast live in SUB

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012
The NIC volleyball team is advancing to its third consecutive trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament in West Plains, MO., Nov. 15-17. Everyone is invited to watch the Card’s first-round game, which will be broadcast live at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 in the SUB Activities Room (bottom floor) ... Read More

Sign up children for St. ASNIC by Nov. 15

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012
The St. ASNIC Tree of Giving event is accepting sign-ups for children until Thursday, Nov. 15. Please pass the word on to families about the gift-giving program for children of NIC students, staff, and faculty who need help during the holiday season. Sign up children in the ASNIC office, Student Services (on the second floor of the ... Read More

Enjoy free NIC Fall Jazz Concert Nov. 15

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012
The public is invited to hear outstanding jazz from the North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble and Cardinal Vocal Jazz at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center in Boswell Hall. “Oh, Lawd, I’m on my Way,” by Bill Potts, “Foxy,” by Slide Hampton, and “Sister ... Read More

NIC volleyball national tournament games to be streamed live

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012
The North Idaho College volleyball team is advancing to its third consecutive trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament in West Plains, MO., Nov. 15-17. All national tournament games will be streamed live on the Internet. To watch the webcasts, go to www.nicathletics.com and click “Live ... Read More

Lake City football coach Troxel to address NIC boosters

Posted: Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
Lake City High School Football Head Coach Van Troxel will speak to the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the Coeur d’Alene Outback Steakhouse at 1381 Northwood Center Court. Troxel has been coaching the Timberwolves since 1994 and has won two state championships in Coeur d’Alene. The ... Read More

NIC to host College to Career Showcase

Posted: Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
A wide variety of professionals and industry leaders will be on-hand to talk to students in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. Students and career explorers can come and go as they please and will receive a handout at the door telling them which professions are ... Read More

Area middle school students to perform with NIC Wind Symphony

Posted: Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
North Idaho College is hosting “The Gathering of the Bands” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 in the Schuler Performing Arts Center. Eighth-grade students from 12 different area middle schools will perform along with special conductors Dave Weatherred and Lee Spock. Schools participating in the concert include Canfield ... Read More

Primordial Muse on exhibit in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
North Idaho College is hosting artist Lanny Bergner’s “Primordial Muse: Evolution” exhibit in NIC’s Boswell Hall Corner Gallery from Nov. 12 to Jan. 24. A gallery walk will be held for the exhibit at 10:30 a.m. and a closing reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24. An artist presentation will be held at ... Read More

Information session being held for Fire Fighter I Academy

Posted: Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
The public is invited to a free information session to learn more about North Idaho College’s Fire Fighter I Academy from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 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 ... Read More

Everyone invited to College to Careers Showcase

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012
Don’t forget to participate in this year’s IdahoGOES College to Careers Showcase from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 in the SUB. Meet with professionals and industry leaders to uncover the educational path toward your dream career. All attendees will receive a gift bag and one lucky attendee will bring home an ... Read More

Trustees tour Graphic Design class

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012
North Idaho College graphic design student Ryan Maskell, Coeur d’Alene, talks to NIC Trustee Christie Wood in the video production set inside the classroom. Several trustees participated in a tour Monday of the graphic design facility and the NIC Basic Patrol Academy, which are both located in Riverbend Commerce Park in ... Read More

Veterans Luncheon to be held Nov. 8

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012
There will be a Veterans Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in the SUB Coeur d'Alene Room. The free lunch is offered to all students and employees who have served. This a great chance for veterans to connect with each other. Representatives from several agencies that provide services will be on-hand. RSVP to Curley ... Read More

Community invited to Vieselmeyer farewell reception

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012
Students, faculty, employees and the public are invited to a farewell reception honoring North Idaho College Trustee Ron Vieselmeyer at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 in the Edminster Student Union Building. Vieselmeyer was elected to a six-year term on the NIC Board of Trustees in 2006. He is a marriage counselor as well as an ordained ... Read More

Ski/snowboard movies to be shown Tuesday, Nov. 6

Posted: Monday, Nov. 5, 2012
The public is invited to two movies to be shown from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 6 in the SUB Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. 4FRNT Skis’ film “Dang!” and Burton Snowboard’s film “13” will be shown with tickets for both films costing $5. There will also be prizes such as T-shirts, hats and stickers ... Read More

Bowling Tournament to benefit food bank Nov. 10

Posted: Monday, Nov. 5, 2012
Everyone is invited to compete in the NIC Double’s Bowling Tournament to benefit the local food bank at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at Sunset Bowling Center in Coeur d’Alene. The family-friendly tournament costs $10 per person with each team member strongly encouraged to donate two or more non-perishable food items to be ... Read More

Check out NIC Transfer Day Nov. 7

Posted: Monday, Nov. 5, 2012
Explore your transfer and scholarship options with four-year college representatives from the Northwest from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 in the SUB Plaza. Read More

NIC women's soccer to play for district championship

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012
The North Idaho College women’s soccer team will be playing in the National Junior College Athletic Association District C Women's soccer playoffs at Laramie County Community College Nov. 2-3. NIC is competing in the Region 9 tournament as the No. 3 seed and will face the No. 2 seed Laramie County Community College in the ... Read More

NIC men's soccer to play for district championship

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012
The North Idaho College men’s soccer team will be playing in the Western District soccer tournament at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs, Wyo. Nov. 2-3. NIC will play WWCC at 1:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) Friday, Nov. 2 at the WWCC soccer field. Yavapai College will play Northwest College at 11 a.m. (Pacific Time) ... Read More

NIC volleyball Region 18 games to be webcast

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012
North Idaho College is seeking its third consecutive trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament at the Region 18 tournament, hosted by College of Southern Idaho on Nov. 2-3. The Lady Cardinals (20-4) are ranked No. 8 in the nation and seeded third in the tournament. NIC will take on sixth-seeded ... Read More

Microsoft Excel class to be offered in Priest River

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012
Registration is now open for an Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 course that will be held from Nov. 6 through Dec. 11 at the Priest River Institute for Education, Skills and Training facility at 414 Bodie Canyon Road in Priest River. The course will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday evenings for six weeks. It will teach ... Read More

First Coeur d'Alene Crossing raises $3,500 for NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012
North Idaho College President Joe Dunlap and members of the NIC Athletics Department and NIC Booster Club were presented with a check for $3,500 from the Coeur d’Alene Crossing 2.4, LLC recently. The Coeur d’Alene Crossing is a 2.4-mile open water swim on Lake Coeur d’Alene that benefitted three local charities ... Read More

Four events planned by NIC outdoors class

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012
As any outdoor enthusiast knows, it takes a lot of planning to make that big canoe trip down the river happen or that ski movie premiere come off without a hitch. North Idaho College Resort/Recreation Management Instructor Paul Chivvis said the best way to learn how to plan is to learn by experience. “How can you learn how to ... Read More

NIC wrestling team ranked No. 1, Nov. 3 match canceled

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012
The Cardinals open the 2012 season as the No. 1 ranked team in the nation in the polls just released by the NJCAA. NIC returns six All-Americans and has nine wrestlers ranked in the top 8 in their respective weight class out of 10 weight classifications. NIC travels to Wyoming next week to face Western Wyoming College on Nov. 9 ... Read More

NIC to hold open house celebration in Sandpoint Nov. 1

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012
The public is invited to explore all that North Idaho College’s center at Sandpoint has to offer and take in a free choir concert Thursday, Nov. 1 at the regional center’s new home in the Sandpoint Events Center at 102 South Euclid Street. The open house, which will feature a self-guided tour and light refreshments ... Read More

Sign-up open for North Idaho EMS Conference

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012
Registration is open for the North Idaho EMS Conference to be held Nov. 2-4 in the Meyer Health and Science Building in North Idaho College’s Meyer Health and Science Building. Emergency Medical Services personnel can earn continuing education credits while learning from top professionals. Workshops will be available for both ... Read More

Auditions to be held for NIC's production of ‘The Robber Bridegroom'

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012
The North Idaho College Theatre Department is holding open auditions for the bluegrass musical comedy “The Robber Bridegroom,” at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12 and Nov. 14 in NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. Those trying out should be prepared to sing 16 bars of music. An accompanist will ... Read More

Trustee candidates forum posted online

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012
Anyone who missed the Oct. 23 ASNIC Trustee Candidate Forum can still hear from candidates running for open positions on the NIC Board of Trustees. The event was filmed and has been posted to NIC’s YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6e3Atl6rBhc&list=UU1qaaKu-bNhYYimqa3SVWyg&index=2&feature=plcp Read More

EWU Basketball Coach to speak to Booster Club

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012
Eastern Washington University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jim Hayford will speak at the Booster Club Luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 in the Coeur d’Alene Resort. After spending 10 seasons at Whitworth University, where he won nearly 80 percent of his games, Hayford was named head coach at EWU in March 2011 ... Read More

NIC to host community forum: The Faces of Education

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012
The community is invited to a forum hosted by North Idaho College on “The Faces of Education,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 in the Edminster Student Union Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. Hosted by NIC Communication, Fine Arts, and Humanities Chair Sherry Simkins, the panel will explore issues related to education ... Read More

Volunteers Needed for New eLearning Advisory Council

Posted: Monday, Oct. 22, 2012
eLearning is looking for a few student volunteers to be a part of a new eLearning Advisory Council. The council will meet for the first time in November, with future meetings and the council's scope to be determined at the first meeting. Click here to submit an application by Friday, Oct. 26. Names will be drawn at random and all ... Read More

HalloQueen to be held Oct. 25

Posted: Monday, Oct. 22, 2012
The Gay-Straight Alliance HalloQueen event will be held from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 in the SUB Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. The cost is $5 per person or $3 per person with a can of food to donate to the Food Bank. The event is open to the public and for ages 16 and up. Read More

North IdahoCollege Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, Oct. 22, 2012
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will be touring programs at the NIC Workforce Training Center in Post Falls beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29. Read More

Whooping cough case confirmed on campus

Posted: Monday, Oct. 22, 2012
There has been a confirmed case of pertussis, or “whooping cough,” diagnosed for a student living in the Residence Hall. The student has been treated and the appropriate preventive care has been given to those in closest contact with this individual. Pertussis is a highly contagious illness caused by a bacterium that ... Read More

Schedule apppointment for Advising Day

Posted: Monday, Oct. 22, 2012
Advising Day is Tuesday, Oct. 30. Schedule an appointment now with your advisor to create an education plan for degree completion and transfer strategies. Find your advisor in MyNIC under “Academic Profile-My Profile.” Read More

NIC Board of Trustees Candidates Forum to be held Oct. 23

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012
The Associated Students of North Idaho College are holding a forum for NIC trustee candidates from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. The forum will consist of opening and closing statements, and timed-answers to questions gathered beforehand from students ... Read More

NIC Theatre Department presents ‘Much Ado About Nothing'

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012
The North Idaho College Theatre Department presents “Much Ado About Nothing” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25-27 and Nov. 1-3 in the Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. “Much Ado About Nothing” is one of Shakespeare's most enduring comedies. The play juxtaposes a young couple experiencing love at ... Read More

NIC students taking more classes than ever before

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012
While total headcount for North Idaho College students in fall 2012 is down slightly from fall 2011, enrollment numbers show that those students are taking more classes than ever before. The total headcount at NIC is 6,574 students for the fall of 2012, which is down 2.6 percent from last fall’s 6,751. Total full-time ... Read More

Food for Thought offered to students

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012
There will be two free “Food for Thought” classes Oct. 23 and Oct 24. “Study Sense,” which will show students how to decrease study time while increasing grades, will be offered from noon to 12:50 p.m. in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 113 Tuesday, Oct. 23. The class will be presented by NIC ... Read More

Mica Peak Exchange Bookstore buys back textbooks

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012
The Mica Peak Exchange Bookstore has begun a weekly “BuyBack” of textbooks. From 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on selected Mondays* in October, November, February, March and April, textbooks will be purchased for future sale to students or for the wholesale market. Values may vary, but will be the wholesale value (as indicated by ... Read More

Interested in traveling to Guatemala?

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012
If so, this is an opportunity of a lifetime. Students, employees and family members are invited on a two-week trip this May 18 through June 1 to the beautiful colonial city of Antigua, Guatemala. There you will study Spanish, live with a Guatemalan family, and experience ancient Mayan culture. The entire cost of this trip is ... Read More

New text system to launch on Blackboard for instruction-related messaging

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012
Blackboard has just gotten even more user-friendly! This week, NIC will launch the text notification system that will allow students and faculty the ability to receive text updates on 20 different online classroom activities. By checking various options on Blackboard, you can elect notifications for announcements, assignments and ... Read More

NIC choirs to present ‘Fall Choral Preview'

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012
The North Idaho College choirs will present a preview of their fall season during a performance at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 in the Coeur d’Alene First Presbyterian Church at 521 Lakeside Ave. The “Fall Choral Preview” will feature the NIC Cardinal Chorale and the NIC Chamber Singers. The event is free, but ... Read More

Kootenai Charities donates $1,000 to North Idaho College

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012
Kootenai Charities, Inc. organizes the Demolition Derby at the Kootenai County Fair each year with derby proceeds then gifted to charities throughout Kootenai County. Pictured are founding members Craig Frei (left) and Sen. John Goedde (right) presenting North Idaho College President Joe Dunlap and NIC Foundation Executive ... Read More

Washington basketball standout commits to NIC

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012
All-state women’s basketball player Kara Staggs announced her early commitment to the North Idaho College 2013-2014 recruiting class this week. Staggs is a senior at Okanagan High School in Washington, where she earned 1A state tournament MVP honors as a junior while leading her team to a state championship. “Kara ... Read More

Area high school students take part in Women in Science

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
North Idaho College Biology Instructor Rhena Cooper teaches two Coeur d’Alene High School students during the “Women in Science” event held at the University of Idaho’s extension on NIC’s campus Tuesday, Oct. 9. About 150 students from area high schools are attending the two-day event, which is ... Read More

Goats used to curb vegetation near North Idaho College

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
Twenty-five goats are being used to clear off vegetation on the east side of the Spokane River between the old sawmill site and the Harbor Center. The goats will be barricaded inside an enclosed pen for the next two weeks. People are asked to not feed the goats so they will do their jobs. The vegetation clearing project is being ... Read More

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on ‘Buddhist Advice for a Better World'

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012
Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak on “Buddhist Advice for a Better World” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 in Molstead Library Todd Hall at North Idaho College. Ven. Chodron has practical advice for creating a more peaceful way of living. She will impart wisdom ... Read More

Award-winning author to give reading Oct. 23

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012
North Idaho College’s literary magazine Trestle Creek Review and the Writing Center are presenting a reading by author Gergory Spatz from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the Writing Center. The reading is free and open to the public. Gregory Spatz is the author of the short fiction collection “Wonderful Tricks” ... Read More

NIC President Joe Dunlap to speak to Booster Club

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012
North Idaho College President Joe Dunlap will speak at the Booster Club Luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 in the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Dunlap will speak on “The Value of Athletics.” The public is welcome to attend the luncheon. The cost of lunch is not covered. The NIC Booster Club meets on the second ... Read More

No charges filed against former student

Posted: Friday, Sept. 28, 2012
The strong police presence on campus for the past several weeks was a result of information obtained from an off-campus incident in which a now former NIC student allegedly made threats toward NIC. Upon further investigation, the Coeur d’Alene Police Department informed NIC that this student had an outstanding warrant and ... Read More

‘Subterranean Fragments' to show in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012
Artist Greg Pierce will display his “Subterranean Fragments” artwork in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery at North Idaho College from Oct. 1 to Nov. 1. Pierce is an assistant professor of art at Columbia Basin College and has a master’s degree in Ceramics from San Diego State University. Pierce’s creations ... Read More

Eat free pizza, learn about PTK

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012
Free pizza and refreshments will be served at the Phi Theta Kappa new orientation at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 in Emery’s Restaurant on the second floor of the Hedlund Building. If you were emailed an invitation from PTK, please come see what the honor society is all about and enjoy some free pizza! Read More

Show you care, help cancer research, and get a great T-shirt

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012
The wrestling team has kicked off its annual “We Care” campaign. Contact a coach or wrestler to buy one of their “We Care” T-shirts that cost $10 each. As they have done in the past, the team will donate 100 percent of the proceeds to breast cancer research. The wrestling team has raised $2,000 in both of ... Read More

Parking Lot D to close through mid-November

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012
Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 26, Parking Lot D next to the Lewis-Clark State College portables will be closed as construction begins to extend green space in that area and turn Lot D into a permanent lot. The parking lot will be closed through mid-November. The green space enhancements will extend from River Avenue to the Spokane River ... Read More

Police to have increased presence on campus this week

Posted: Monday, Sept. 24, 2012
There were no new developments over the weekend regarding the man who allegedly made veiled threats against NIC earlier this month. As a precaution, expect an increase in the number of police on campus throughout the week. Classes will proceed as scheduled since Coeur d’Alene Police do not believe there is an immediate threat ... Read More

Options available due to ATM vandalism

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012
Due to the recent vandalism of the Higher One ATM, the machine will need to be replaced. That process is estimated to take a minimum of three weeks. Until the replacement machine arrives, students have the following options: Use a non-Higher One ATM. Higher One will refund students up to $5 per day on any fee(s) and surcharge(s) ... Read More

Wells Fargo donates $2,500 to NIC scholarship program

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012
Wells Fargo has contributed $2,500 through its competitive grant program to the North Idaho College Foundation to fund scholarships for NIC students. “Wells Fargo supports organizations that are working to strengthen our communities,” said Liese Razzeto, Wells Fargo area president - Northern Division. “We are ... Read More

Check Cardinal email for PTK invitation

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012
If you are interested in joining the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, please check you Cardinal email to see if you have received an invitation. The minimum to join is a cumulative 3.5 GPA and 12 credits of 100-level courses or higher. Information: PTA Chapter Assistant Lynn Hill at Ext. 7764 or ptk@nic.edu Read More

NIC awarded a nearly $3 million aerospace grant

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012
North Idaho College has been awarded a $2.97 million grant intended to create an aerospace center to meet the workforce demands of the aerospace industry in North Idaho and help veterans and displaced workers in need of retraining. The grant is expected to create 520 new jobs by 2015, according to grant application projections ... Read More

Police still present on campus

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012
North Idaho College cooperated with Coeur d'Alene Police and the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office Monday, Sept. 17 as officers searched for an NIC student who had warrants for his arrest out of Washington State. The student had also allegedly made veiled threats toward NIC at the Disability Action Center in downtown Coeur ... Read More

ATM in Lee-Kildow Hall out of service due to vandalism

Posted: Monday, Sept. 17, 2012
The ATM in Lee-Kildow Hall is out of service at this time due to vandalism. While the ATM is out of order, students are able to access their Financial Aid funds from any ATM, though they will incur ATM fees. Higher One will refund surcharges by other bank’s ATMs and our foreign ATM transaction fees up to a total of $5 per ... Read More

Arrive Alive Tour

Posted: Friday, Sept. 14, 2012
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NIC Workforce Training Center adds courses to meet demands

Posted: Friday, Sept. 14, 2012
North Idaho College has added several new programs this year that are still accepting applications. New courses that are still open include Nail Technician, Welding Fundamentals, Welding Certification, Basic Blueprint Reading for Manufacturing, and Basic Soldering. “NIC’s Workforce Training Center serves the workforce ... Read More

NIC to host Constitution Day public forum ‘Voter 101'

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012
North Idaho College and League of Women Voters of Kootenai County are hosting a “Voter 101: Empowering Today’s Voters” public forum from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 in the Edminster Student UnionBuilding’s Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. NIC students and the public are encouraged to learn about the ... Read More

It's a Burger Mob!

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012
NIC Students: Stop by Paul Bunyan Burger on Northwest Boulevard between 2 and 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 and show your student ID for a free burger. Lots of other prizes sponsored by STCU, NIC, and Paul Bunyan! Read More

Sign up for NIC phone iOS, Android operating systems app

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012
NIC has launched an app for both Android and the iOS operating system for Apple. To download the app, search for North Idaho College in your respective app marketplace. Features include a link to Blackboard, maps, a directory, a courses list, emergency numbers (with a link to school closures), and news for students. Read More

Register now for Rolly Williams Classic Golf Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012
North Idaho College is holding the sixth annual Rolly Williams Classic Golf Tournament at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 at the Avondale Golf Club in Hayden Lake. The entry deadline is Sept. 17. Entry includes golf, dinner from Qdoba Mexican Grill, and an NIC shirt. It will be a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The ... Read More

NIC softball to host doubleheader against University of Washington

Posted: Monday, Sept. 10, 2012
The North Idaho College softball team will host a doubleheader against the University of Washington beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 at Memorial Field. The game is free and the public is encouraged to attend. The University of Washington will also hold a skills clinic from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Lake City ... Read More

NIC Corner Gallery presents work by digital artist Peter Grady

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012
North Idaho College and the Citizens’ Council for the Arts are hosting “Legends and Topographies,” an exhibit of digitally created artwork by Idaho artist Pete Grady now through Sept. 20 in the Corner Gallery in NIC’s Boswell Hall. There will be a closing reception and artist lecture at 1 p.m. with the ... Read More

NIC coaches to present season previews to Booster Club

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012
North Idaho College coaches will present previews of the upcoming season just getting underway at the Booster Club Luncheon Athletics Showcase from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 in the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Head coaches from all of NIC’s intercollegiate teams and cheerleading will be on hand to give insight ... Read More

NIC Booster Club to hold cruise Sept. 12

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012
The North Idaho College Booster Club will hold its annual “Let’s Go Cruisin’” fundraiser from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 with boarding beginning at 6 p.m. at Independence Point in Coeur d’Alene. Music and a no-host bar will be provided for $25 per person. Join up for ... Read More

NIC launches Cardinal Contact

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012
A new system was implemented Sept. 4 called Cardinal Contact. ALL students and employees will automatically receive emergency notification via email and the phone numbers in their MyNIC accounts; there is no need to sign up for emergency notifications. You may not “opt-out” of receiving emergency notifications, but may ... Read More

NIC American Indian students to hold tourney for scholarships

Posted: Friday, Aug. 31, 2012
Members of the North Idaho College American Indian Student Alliance (AISA) are hosting a third annual golf scramble at Circling Raven Golf Club to raise money for the Che’nshish scholarship. The Che’nshish 2012 Scholarship Scramble has a four-person shotgun start at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28. The $100 cost includes a ... Read More

Eat pancakes, support NIC women's basketball

Posted: Friday, Aug. 31, 2012
The North Idaho College women’s basketball team and coaches will be greeting customers and serving breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at Applebees Restaurant at 280 W Hanley in Coeur d’Alene. Tickets are $7 and can be pre-purchased by calling (208)769-3347 or bought at the door. The breakfast includes ... Read More

Police officers to issue citations around NIC campus

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012
The Citizens on Patrol (COPS) police volunteers will be issuing parking citations around NIC’s campus. NIC students and employees should expect to see them in areas where no NIC permit parking is allowed: Rosenberry Drive, River Avenue, Hubbard Avenue, and the Fort Grounds neighborhood. The COPS volunteers will be driving ... Read More

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing course late registration offered until Sept. 18

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012
It’s not too late to register for the late-start Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Principles course, which is a core course for the associate of science degree with an emphasis in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. The late-start PHMF class begins Sept. 18. The Pharmaceutical Manufacturing program is designed for students who desire ... Read More

Important! Funding option must be in place by Aug. 29

Posted: Monday, Aug. 27, 2012
The payment deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29. If students do not have a funding option in place by 5 p.m., they will be dropped for lack of payment. Please be aware that students need to have at least one of the following: enough financial aid to cover their tuition and fees, their account paid in full, or a payment plan in ... Read More

Contestants text their way to prizes

Posted: Monday, Aug. 27, 2012
The top three placers pose for a photo next to the leaderboard following the North Idaho College and Phones Plus “So You Think You Can Text” contest at the North Idaho Fair Aug. 25. Winners in each age division were Jennifer Schmunk, Elizabeth Fox, and Debbie Cohen. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefited student ... Read More

Winner of NBC's ‘Phenomenon' to mystify NIC audience

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012
Magician and illusionist Mike Super will perform for free at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29 in the Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room at North Idaho College. Super was the winner in the 2007 NBC show “Phenomenon,” beating out nine other contestants over a series of five weeks to be voted the No. 1 ... Read More

Community invited to memorial bike ride

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012
North Idaho College will honor the memory of former student Brian Williams with a memorial bike ride at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at O’Shays Irish Pub and Eatery in Coeur d’Alene. The poker ride is appropriate for riders of all ages and will include prizes for the best hand at the end of the ride. The event will also ... Read More

NIC to host Cardinal Classic Soccer Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012
North Idaho College will host Peninsula College and Northwest College during the Cardinal Classic Soccer Tournament Aug. 31 – Sept. 2 on NIC’s Eisenwinter Field. The tournament will kick off at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31 with the NIC women’s soccer team taking on Northwest College, followed by the NIC men’s team ... Read More

NIC choral ensembles to hold auditions, rehearsals

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012
Rehearsals and auditions for North Idaho College choirs begin the week of Aug. 27. NIC choirs are open to NIC students, faculty, staff and the community. Auditions will be held during normal rehearsal times. If you are interested in auditioning in Cardinal Chorale, but can’t make the first rehearsal week, contact NIC Director ... Read More

NIC Board of Trustees election filing deadline Aug. 31

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012
The last day candidates can file declaration/petition of candidacy forms with the local clerk of the North Idaho College district for the three open positions on the NIC Board of Trustees is 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31. Individuals who miss this deadline will not be placed on the ballot. They may file as a declared write-in candidate if ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits hosts Adopt a Crag at Q'emiln

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits is hosting the Adopt a Crag climbing crag cleanup from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 8 at Q’emiln Park in Post Falls. Projects for the day include trash removal, invasive weed control, trail maintenance, and general cleanup. Volunteers will receive free food and giveaways from local ... Read More

Auditions to be held for NIC's production of ‘Much Ado About Nothing'

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012
The North Idaho College Theatre Department is holding open auditions for the play “Much Ado about Nothing,” written by William Shakespeare at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 4 and Sept. 5 in the Schuler Performing Arts Center. “Much Ado About Nothing” is a popular comedy about two sets of lovers: One pair wants to be in ... Read More

Swimming to support NIC

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012
Support the Crossing for a Cause swimming event, which raises funds for the NIC Booster Club along with the Union Gospel Mission and Coeur d’Alene Area Swim Team. The 2.4 mile open water swim will begin at Arrow Point at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 12 and finish at the Hagadone Event Center. Swim to raise money or be a sponsor! More ... Read More

Burns named NIC vice president for instruction

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012
North Idaho College has selected internal candidate Lita Burns, Ph.D., as its new vice president for instruction. Burns, who currently serves as dean of Health Professions and Nursing, will begin her new role Aug. 27. “Lita is well-prepared to take on the challenges and opportunities we’ll face in the near and long term ... Read More

NIC needs volunteer projects for annual Day of Service

Posted: Friday, July 27, 2012
North Idaho College is seeking projects from nonprofit organizations that could use the help of volunteers as part of the NIC Day of Service this fall. Projects of all types are welcome. Volunteers will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Project proposal forms can be found by visiting www.nic.edu/activities and then ... Read More

NIC vice president for instruction candidate forums scheduled

Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2012
Finalists have been named for the vice president for instruction position at North Idaho College and the public is encouraged to participate in open forums with each candidate. “The position of Vice President for Instruction is one of upmost importance here on campus,” said NIC President Joe Dunlap. “They have an immense ... Read More

Stanley named NIC vice president for student services

Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2012
North Idaho College has selected Graydon Stanley, the former dean of students at the College of Southern Idaho, as its new vice president for student services. “I am thrilled Graydon is going to join our team here at North Idaho College,” said NIC President Dr. Joe Dunlap. “His experience and commitment to students in Idaho is going ... Read More

Beta Sigma Phi contributes to NIC scholarship fund

Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2012
Beta Sigma Phi established an endowed scholarship in 2001 through the North Idaho College Foundation in support of student scholarships. Including this $300 contribution, Beta Sigma Phi has contributed over $18,500 to the North Idaho College Foundation. NIC student Jacqueline Carter is the current recipient of the Beta Sigma Phi ... Read More

Laura Hill joins NIC as human resources executive director

Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Laura J. Hill joined North Idaho College on July 16 as the executive director of human resources. She most recently served as the chief human resource officer of Rockwood Clinic in Spokane and brings with her more than 20 years of experience in human resource management in the Northwest. “I am very excited to be joining the team at ... Read More

NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle SOLD OUT

Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle has sold out for the 19th year in a row thanks to supporters of the fundraiser that came forward close to the drawing date to purchase the last of the raffle’s 5,000 tickets. The last ticket was sold Tuesday evening. “We’re so grateful to be able to say we sold out again ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene woman wins $255,000 grand prize house in NIC raffle

Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
An estimated crowd of 2,000 people braved the heat Wednesday night hoping to become winners in the NIC Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle drawing. Cash and prizes totaling more than $290,000 were given away at the 19th annual event, including the $255,000 house built by students in NIC’s carpentry program. Winners of the ... Read More

ATTENTION: www.nic.edu website to be down from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 7

Posted: Friday, July 6, 2012
Services including the MyNIC portal, NIC website at www.nic.edu , and ‘Vault’ network access for employees will be unavailable for several hours beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 7. Services will be restored by 1 p.m. Saturday, July 7 (or before). Access to Blackboard will still be available and the outage will not affect Microsoft ... Read More

Really BIG Raffle drawing to be held July 11

Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2012
A winner for the North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle grand prize $250,000 grand prize home will be selected on July 11. The college’s largest fundraiser still has several hundred tickets available and organizers are reaching out for community support to sell the remaining tickets prior to the drawing. While the ... Read More

NIC summer volleyball camps still accepting players

Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012
There are still spots left for players interested in North Idaho College volleyball camps this summer for grades 5 through 12 at NIC’s Christianson Gym. The camps will be taught by NIC volleyball coaches and players. The NIC Advanced Skills Camp for participants entering grades 10 through 12 will be held July 30, July 31 and Aug ... Read More

List of graduates from North Idaho College

Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – Approximately 900 students are eligible for graduation this year. Students who applied for graduation by April 20 are listed below by hometown: Idaho Aberdeen: Sheila Park Arimo: Rachel Bradley Athol: Edward Bakker, Travis Barron, John Campbell, Susan Cardwell, Scott Cook, Shawna Denney-Land, Eric Fairfield ... Read More

New NIC president tours raffle house on his first day

Posted: Monday, July 2, 2012
Less than 600 tickets remain for the chance to win this year’s $250,000 grand prize home. Only 5,000 tickets are sold at $100 each. A $100 ticket gives a chance to own the three-bedroom, two-bath rancher-style home loaded with special features including a full, unfinished basement, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, gas ... Read More