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NIC to present ‘The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later'

The North Idaho College Theatre Department is presenting “The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later” at 7:30 p.m. April 17-19 and April 24-26 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center.

A decade after creating “The Laramie Project,” Moisès Kaufman and the Tectonic Theatre Project decided to follow up and explore the long-term effects of the Matthew Shepard murder on the Laramie, Wyo. community. They expected to create a short epilogue to be used with “The Laramie Project,” but what they found was a story complex enough that the epilogue became this full-length play. The play particularly documents the attempts at rewriting the history of the murder. Eight actors play the roles of the various people interviewed, whose words serve as the dialogue for this play. Like “The Laramie Project,” no words are fictional - all come directly from interviews with Tectonic Theatre Project or from court or police records. This is a powerful play that reminds us to respect the dignity of all members in our community.

There will be talk-backs with the audience and company following the play on April 18, 19 and 25. All of these events are free and open to the public.

The cast includes NIC students Jason Burdette, Megan Curran, Patrick O'Farrell, Patric Schwaab, Katie Taylor, and Sam Williamson. Also included in the cast are former NIC students Jonathan Breitkreutz, Lindsay Teter, and Loretta Underwood. Breitkreutz and Underwood were in NIC’s production of “The Laramie Project” in 2010.

The play is intended for mature audiences. Please do not bring infants; no late seating. “The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later” is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York

NIC Theatre Instructor Joe Jacoby, (208) 769-3220 or  

NIC to hold open forums for vice president candidates

A North Idaho College search committee has named four candidates for the open Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs position as well as forum dates in which the public can meet the candidates. The position was vacated by Ron Dorn, who retired in 2013.

There will be two open forums for each candidate April 21, 23, 24 and 29. Forums will be held in the Edminster Student Union Building (SUB) on NIC’s main campus. The public is welcome to attend all forums. Following the forums, feedback will be gathered at

April 21

Chris Martin from Olathe, Kansas. Martin has served as Vice President for Finance and Administration at Wichita Area Technical College in Wichita, Kansas since 2013. Prior to that role, he was the Director of Administrative and Financial Services at The Art Institutes-Kansas City in Lenexa, Kansas from 2010 to 2013.  He holds a Master of Business Administration in strategic leadership from Amberton University in Texas and a bachelor’s degree in accounting and financial management from Abilene Christian University in Texas.

10:30 to11:30 a.m.      Open Forum 1             SUB Lake Coeur d’Alene Room

2 to 3 p.m.                   Open Forum 2             SUB Lake Coeur d’Alene Room

April 23

Jim Hammond from Coeur d’Alene. Hammond currently works for JH Benefits. He was an Idaho State Senator from 2006 to 2012, Post Falls City Administrator from 1996 to 2006 and served as Mayor of Post Falls from 1990 to 1996. Prior to serving these roles, Hammond was a Public School Administrator in Washington and Idaho from 1977 to 1996. He holds a master’s degree in education administration from Whitworth University in Spokane and a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Carroll College.

10:30 to11:30 a.m.      Open Forum 1             SUB Lake Coeur d’Alene Room

2 to 3 p.m.                   Open Forum 2             SUB Lake Coeur d’Alene Room

April 24

Rich Gibb from Moscow, Idaho. Gibb was the Chief Financial Officer at Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka, Alaska from 2004 to 2008 and served as the former Director of Facilities Planning, Construction and Maintenance at Eastern Washington University in Cheney and Spokane. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Eastern Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana University.

10:30 to11:30 a.m.      Open Forum 1             SUB Driftwood Bay Room

2 to 3 p.m.                   Open Forum 2             SUB Driftwood Bay Room

April 29

Sarah Garcia from Post Falls. Garcia is currently the Controller at North Idaho College, which is a position she has held since 2003. Prior to NIC, she was the Accounts Payable Manager at Worldwide Packets from 2000 to 2003. She holds a Master of International Management/MBA degree from the American Graduate School of International Management and a bachelor’s degree in social science from the University of California-Berkeley.

10:30 to11:30 a.m.      Open Forum 1             SUB Driftwood Bay Room

2 to 3 p.m.                   Open Forum 2             SUB Driftwood Bay Room

NIC Vice President for Community Relations and Marketing Mark Browning, (208) 769-3316 or



Voting polls are now open, April 14 to 2:30 p.m. April 18. Vote online at  

Use your MyNIC username and password. Please take a moment to review the candidates before you vote. You may only vote once and only while the polls are open. Thank you for taking the time to exercise your right to vote at North Idaho College.


Cadaver demonstration to be held April 14

All interested faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend the Human Cadaver Prosection students' annual demonstration from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 14 in Meyer Health Science Building Room 208. Each presentation will take about 30 minutes. Space is limited. Please arrive 5 - 10 minutes prior to the hour or half-hour you would like to attend. This open house gives the NIC community the chance to view the thoracic and abdominal cavities of male and female cadavers.

TRiO Club holding Food Drive

The TRiO Club is holding a Food Drive Monday, April 14 thru Friday April 18 to benefit Community Action Partnership (Coeur d'Alene Food Bank). Drop boxes will be located throughout the main buildings on campus. There will also be a movie showing for the cartoon “Nut Job” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18. The movie is free with two cans of nonperishable food per family

NIC students to exhibit art in the Corner Gallery

North Idaho College Fine Arts students will exhibit their artwork during the Student Art Show April 14 through May 9 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 opening reception for the show will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 in the gallery.
The Corner Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays. Admission to the gallery is free. Information: (208) 769-3276.

NIC Boswell Hall Corner Gallery Coordinator Allie Vogt, (208) 769-3427 or