Actors Vagabonds and Such (NIC Drama Club)
Contact: Joe Jacoby
Office: BOS 227
Our Mission is to nurture the passion for the theatre art form in our theatre students and develop the appreciation of theatre in the general student body, to provide high quality instruction for the theatre majors and general student body, to provide experiences that enhance the skills of students so that they can succeed in their goals, to be a resource for local and regional theatre groups, and to provide a resource for faculty , staff and community members who desire theatrical experiences as part of their on-going life education. Come and discover the magical possibilities offered by the theatre. This club is open to anyone interested in theatre!
American Indian Student Alliance
Contact: Evanlene Melting Tallow
The purpose of AISA shall be to: form a council representative of American Indian Student leaders and organizations. Coordinate activities and opportunities of interest to American Indian students on campus. Represent the interests of American Indian students at NIC, promote increased awareness of American Indian cultures, and address issues of concern. Develop a model of networking and co-operation among student leaders that creates and promotes professional and tribal networks for the future. Manage fundraising for American Indian activities and events.
Contact: Jacob Rothrock
Office: MCL 113
The purpose of the Break Through club is to promote a healthier lifestyle through example and accountability.
Business Professionals of America (BPA)
Contact: Philippe Valle
Office: Post Falls KNKS 103
The mission of Business Professionals of America is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, academic, citizenship, and technological skills. The NIC Chapter of BPA focuses on opportunities for leadership, community service, and travel to state and national competitions. All NIC students are welcome to join!
Campus Alive in Christ
Contact: Cynthia Nelson
Office: STR 316
Campus Alive in Christ’s purpose is to enrich the lives of students at NIC by promoting a “Biblical Worldview” through, biblical studies and group dynamics that enhance spiritual growth; cultivating Christian fellowship, fun activities, leadership, and service; being trained and encouraged in sharing the truth and good news of the Gospel; and loving others as Christ loves us. This club provides a place to learn, worship, grow in God and reach others.
Computer Science and Technology
Contact: Shelley Cobetto
Office: MOL 222
The purpose of the Computer Science and Technology club does is to gather, share and expand knowledge of computer systems and their applications with fellow club members as well as students who are interested in computers or their applications.
Physics and Engineering
Contact: Chad Ebert
Office: STR 304
The purpose of this organization shall be to explore the different aspects of the engineering community, including but not limited to, mathematics, physics, and civil, electrical, and mechanical systems. These facets shall be explored through the use of quest speakers, field trips, competitions, and other creative projects (i.e. like constructing a cannon) to spark the student’s interest in the field of engineering and provide a positive learning environment for study and course related homework in addition to providing opportunities with local engineering
Contact: Molly Michaud
Office: FSQ 201
The mission of the English club is to inspire students and the surrounding community to cultivate a deeper appreciation for reading and writing. We will read, and discuss literature to further our understanding of its many intricacies. We aspire to provide a fun atmosphere that will encourage fellowship, learning, and creativity for everyone involved.
Full Spectrum Gaming
Contact: Dale Eberwein
Office: PST 112
The purpose of the Gaming Club is to provide an environment where in its members may experience any and all forms of multi-person competitive and non-competitive games, including and not limited to such broadly defined categories as role-playing, board games, card games, dice games, war games and miniature simulations. The Gaming Club will help find fans of particular games or systems to organize with other such fans.
Contact: Mark McFaddan
Office: STR 301
The purpose of the organization is to further the education and fellowship of geology students at North Idaho College and the interested geologists in the surrounding area.
Gender & Sexuality Alliance
Contact: Linda Michal/Jon Downing
Office: Edminster Student Union Building, Dean of Students
The purpose of the GSA is to provide the campus and community with education and information to promote understanding of the LGBT community and thereby help to end discrimination or harassment of GSA individuals and groups. A second purpose is to provide LGBT students, their friends, and anyone who supports GSA rights, an opportunity to connect and socialize in a supportive environment.
Idaho Nursing Student Association
Contact: Joy Altizer
INSA (Idaho Nursing Association) is a state-wide organization of nursing students whose mission: “to organize, represent and mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses; convey the standards and ethics of the nursing profession; promote development of the skills that students will need as responsible and accountable members of the nursing profession; advocate for high quality health care; advocate for and contribute to advances in nursing education’ (National Nursing Students Association, 2004).
Contact: Tracy Struble
Office: BOS 216
The NIC Latino Club was formed to celebrate all things Latino. The club is involved in numerous events throughout the year. We host Spanish Language film nights, participate in diversity events, share information tables about Latino culture, Have Concha and Latino food sales, sponsor dance lessons, sponsor a Latino Club Scholarship through the NIC Foundation, Organize trips to Guatemala and have fantastic fiestas and meetings. We've been around for years now, and are a real part of Diversity on our campus. Everyone is Welcome :) Bring Friends! All you need for our club is an appreciation of Latino Culture and you are ready to attend a meeting or an event!
Contact: Jacalyn Marosi
Office: LKH 204i
The purpose of NIC Signers club is to unite the students of North Idaho College who share the common interest of American Sign language (ASL) and the Deaf community through social, educational, and cultural events.
NIC Ship (Sharing Ideas In Print)
Contact: Brian Siperly
The primary function of NICShip shall be to promote all forms of ‘hard-copy’ printmedia, including but not limited to books, newspapers. letters, journals, and magazines on North Idaho College campus. Secondarily, other forms of ‘hard-copy’ media may be promoted at the club’s discretion, including microfilm, vinyl records, video tapes, etc.
Contact: Mikki Stevens
Office: BOS 222
To provide the student body of North Idaho College and the surrounding community with an opportunity to be a part of an active ministry that meets weekly. NLY:NIC is designed specifically to serve the campus of North Idaho College profiting it spiritually, emotionally and physically (via large and small group environments).
Contact: John Jenson/Edward Kaitz
The objectives of the NIC Philosophy club shall be to: Form a representative group of students interested in exploring philosophical issues outside of the classroom. Coordinate and promote activities and opportunities of interest to the group such as student philosophy conferences, debates about contemporary issues, and a speaker series that deals with philosophical issues. Educate students and community about philosophy issues and events in the area. Network with other NIC student clubs, other college philosophy clubs, and community groups in order to better accomplish A-C.
Phi Theta Kappa
Contact: Cynthia Nelson
Office: STR -316
The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa provides opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence. Phi Theta Kappa offers leadership workshops and interaction with members from other chapters through regional and international conferences. Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is by invitation only. To qualify to join Phi Theta Kappa, a GPA of 3.5 with a minimum of 12 credits at the 100 level or higher is required.
Contact: John Reese
Office: LKH 235
The purpose of this club shall be to involve students in the political process of the city, county, state and federal affairs, as well as unite them in the cause of liberty and justice for all. By discussing the issues among that of differing ideologies, we hope to find commonality, and work towards goals of perfecting the union, ensuring justice and freedom for all people.
Contact: Randy Ware
Location: LKH 220
The purposes of this organization are: a. To serve as a means of national recognition of the student’s early interest in and dedication to the field of psychology and to scholastic achievement. b. To provide opportunities to become acquainted with and involved with the larger field of psychology. c. To provide a forum for developing one’s perspective about psychology and for building a sense of community and identity with others in the field. d.To enhance leadership skills and encourage research. e. To provide greater opportunity for student/faculty interaction outside the classroom. f. To benefit the campus and community through programs and services.
Contact: Geoff Carr
Office: Siebert Room 203A
The Publications Club is comprised of students and instructors whose primary interests in membership are related to journalism and producing The Sentinel, the student newspaper. The club organizes each semester’s book swap, sponsors who attend workshops, and organizes social functions.
Contact: Tony Christensen
Office: HED 228A
Our purpose is to promote the game of rugby, to compete against other collegiate rugby clubs, to provide an atmosphere promoting friendship and competitiveness, to improve members overall physical fitness, to represent NIC in the spirit of competitiveness and good sportsmanship, to contribute to the betterment of the community through philanthropic efforts!
Contact: Maureen Steinel/Jakki East-Peters
Office: LKH 222
The purpose of this club is to engage students who are interested in the topic of sociology to learn more about the discipline. Members will become current with recent trends and research within the field and engage in academic discourse about the subjects.The focus of the group will be directed toward understanding and addressing social problems in particular. This club will be actively engaged through organized events each semester such as fundraising for local organizations/charities. The club will also partake in organizing or supporting other NIC clubs/committees/ASNIC with campus events.
Contact: Lesley Schoch
Office: Lakeside Center 110
The purpose of the Spectrum Connection is to serve both as a social and a support group for students, staff, and faculty diagnosed on the autism spectrum or who have family or friends on the spectrum.
Contact: Kecia Siegal
Office: LKH Registrar's Office
The purpose of the North Idaho College Veterans Club is to link veterans and their families from all branches of military service; striving to support each other by educating them on VA benefits and local resources both on and off campus. NICVC will create veteran connections that will assist in the transition from military culture to mainstream civilian life.