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Tilt art exhibition opening, gallery walk Sept. 18

Posted: Monday, Sept. 17, 2018
Artist Chris Kelsey was raised in the Big Sky State where he played drums in rock and country music bands after high school. He earned a bachelor of Arts degree from Montana State University-Billings in 1997, where he studied photography and sculpture. While there he also studied ceramics with Marcia Selsor; clay has been his primary ...

Recital to be held in Boswell Hall lobby Sept. 27

Posted: Monday, Sept. 10, 2018
Pack a lunch and come to Boswell Hall at noon Thursday, Sept. 27, for the Music Department’s first lobby recital of the semester. Enjoy student performances in the comfort of the new lobby furniture! The recital is free and open to everyone. Other fall recitals are scheduled for Oct. 25 and Nov. 29, with the Nov. 29 recital to ...

NIC to create two healthcare programs with workforce development grant

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
North Idaho College has been awarded a $207,590 Idaho Department of Labor grant to fund two new courses in the healthcare field: Medical Assistant Apprenticeship and Patient Care Technician. The IDOL Workforce Development Training Industry Sector Grant Health Career Pathway Solutions Project allows the NIC Workforce Training Center to ...

NIC welcomes students back

Posted: Monday, Sept. 3, 2018
North Idaho College greeted hundreds of students back with the annual Day of Welcome event Tuesday, Aug. 21. Even though the event was held inside the Edminster Student Union Building this year due to poor air quality, the wildfire smoke didn’t stop students from checking out clubs and activities on campus while eating barbecue ...

North Idaho College Adult Education classes now enrolling

Posted: Monday, Sept. 3, 2018
North Idaho College Adult Education Centers are now enrolling new students for fall classes. Centers are located in Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint, Silver Valley, and Bonners Ferry. The Adult Education program provides instruction for individuals, 16 years of age and older, who have withdrawn from public school and for adults who have ...

NIC to hold auditions for two plays Aug. 28, 29

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018
The North Idaho College Theatre Department is holding open auditions for the plays “Philip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread” and “SYM” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, and Wednesday, Aug. 29, in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. “Philip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread” is a ...

Idaho women's basketball coach to speak to NIC Booster Club Aug. 28

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018
Jon Newlee, head women’s basketball coach at the University of Idaho, will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Newlee was hired as the ninth head coach in University of Idaho women’s basketball history in 2008. Newlee inherited a team that won ...

Week of Welcome luau, cruise a go!

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018
The Week of Welcome event s scheduled for TODAY Wednesday, Aug. 22, will proceed as scheduled. The status of the other daily activities are weather dependent and will be announced as more information is available. NIC reminds students, staff, and faculty with health issues to stay indoors as much as possible and limit exposure while air ...

Silver Valley welcome event Aug. 28

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018


NIC students get in free to Think Big Festival Aug. 24-25

Posted: Monday, Aug. 20, 2018
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Check out all the events for students during the Week of Welcome Aug. 21-24!

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018
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Coeur d'Alene couple wins $310,000 house in NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
2018 NIC Foundation Really BIG Raffle winner Terry Pennington holds the lucky ticket while his wife, Anjelique, shakes the hand of NIC Carpentry and Construction Technology Instructor Matt Piekarski, who headed up the team of students that built the house. NIC President Rick MacLennan, far left, and NIC Foundation Board President Jody ...

NIC hoopers pursue NBA dreams

Posted: Monday, July 9, 2018
Former North Idaho College men’s basketball standouts Braian Angola and Brayon Blake are one step away from fulfilling their dreams of playing in the National Basketball Association. Both signed with NBA franchises to compete in the 2018 NBA MGM Resorts Summer League in Las Vegas. Angola, a 1 st Team NJCAA All-American for the ...

NIC announces Dean's List for 2018 spring semester

Posted: Friday, June 29, 2018
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho - North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for spring semester 2018. 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 listed below along with their most recent city of residence: Idaho ...

NIC high school wrestling camp in full swing

Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
North Idaho College is currently hosting hundreds of high school wrestlers for NIC Wrestling Camp though from June 27. There are three more camps in June and July. For more information, visit www.nic.edu/campnic .

Beta Sigma Phi donations to NIC scholarship program top $21k

Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Pictured, from left: Beta Sigma Phi outgoing president Elizabeth Middlewood; Beta Sigma Phi members Arlene Pischner and Cheryl Hollingsworth; NIC President Rick MacLennan; Beta Sigma Phi members Bonnie McDowell, Lorna Wasson, and Dee Sommerfeld (incoming president) . The local chapter of the nonprofit Beta Sigma Phi recently presented ...

Summer camps available with Camp NIC

Posted: Tuesday, May 29, 2018
This year all groups who offer summer camps through NIC collaborated to bring them all under one location for youth and families looking to sign up for camps. Camp NIC includes camps for children and young adults ranging from arts and crafts, career and trades, outdoors and recreation, science and technology, and sports! Visit ...

Cards softball team advance to title, play at 1:30 p.m.

Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018
The No. 1-ranked Cards held off late rally by No. 3 Edmonds Community College to advance to the 2018 NWAC tournament championship with a 7-5 victory. Leading 7-3 in the 6th inning, the Cards gave up two runs before relief pitcher Audrey Siepert shut down the Edmonds’ rally. Siepert pitched a perfect 7th to earn the save and ...

NIC Welding program builds fire hose equipment

Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Members of the North Idaho College Welding program recently built two fire hose racks for Kootenai Fire and Rescue. NIC student Ryan Moseley, from Oldtown, is pictured welding one of the racks. Used for drying and storing hoses, the racks cost Kootenai Fire and Rescue only material costs, which saved about $1,200 per rack. The racks ...

NIC to co-host NWAC Softball Championship May 18-21

Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
North Idaho College and the Community Colleges of Spokane, in partnership with the Spokane Sports Commission, will host the Northwest Athletic Conference Softball Championship May 18-21 at Dwight Merkel Sports Complex at 5701 N. Assembly Street in Spokane. The tournament will include 16 teams. North Idaho College is seeded No. 1 and ...

310 graduates walk, photos online

Posted: Saturday, May 12, 2018
About 310 North Idaho College graduates walked in the college’s Commencement Ceremony Friday. There were about 875 eligible to graduate. Pictured is Quanah Matheson, cultural director for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, giving the opening prayer. Commencement photos will be posted to the NIC Flickr account at ...

NIC wrestlers give 18,000th book

Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018
North Idaho College wrestler Hasaan Hawthorne reads to a group of Fernan Elementary School students Thursday before giving each student a book. Hawthorne, along with other wrestlers, coaches and guests, gave out the books as part of the Shirley Parker Reading program. The only requirement is the students are asked to read it to someone. ...

NIC student to attend Wesleyan through Posse Veterans Program

Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018
When Timea Taylor joined the Army in 2013, she had an advantage over many other new recruits—her husband Jeremy had just retired from the Army after serving for eight years. “When he decided to leave the Army, I decided to join,” Taylor said. “I was an Army wife who observed and learned through him. I heard his ...

Bring the family to annual ‘A Mother's Day Concert in the Park'

Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018
The annual outdoor concert extravaganza “A Mother’s Day concert in the Park” will be back starting at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 13, at Coeur d’Alene City Park. “This concert not only closes out the school year at North Idaho College, but it opens up Coeur d’Alene to the summer,” said NIC Director of ...

NIC to offer software developer boot camp in Post Falls

Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018
The North Idaho College Workforce Training Center is partnering with Devtree Academy to offer a new Software Development Immersive Course May 29 – Aug. 17. In this software boot camp, participants will learn to code and launch their careers through three key elements of learning: group lectures, project-based coursework, and pair ...

NIC, KTEC students earn gold and more at SkillsUSA

Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018
The medalists and instructors from the Idaho SkillsUSA competition are pictured in front of the Parker Technical Education Center, from left: NIC student Joe Esteph, KTEC student Nathan Calkins, NIC student Ken Anderson, NIC HVAC Instructor Sean Sater, NIC Collision Repair Instructor Cal DeHaas, KTEC student Coleton Kazmierczak, NIC ...

NIC expects 310 graduates to walk May 11

Posted: Monday, May 7, 2018
The North Idaho College 2018 Commencement Ceremony will be held in Christianson Gym at 10 a.m. Friday, May 11. About 310 graduates are expected to walk this year out of about 875 eligible for graduation. This year's speaker at the commencement ceremony will be Dr. Ryan Bones. Bones said he knew at an early age that his calling in life ...

All-star Vandal booster to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Shelly Robson, Vandal Scholarship Fund development coordinator for the University of Idaho, will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, May 8, at the Coeur d’Alene Outback Steakhouse. This will be the last NIC Booster Luncheon until next fall. Robson served as Latah County Vandal Booster president ...

NIC GED Graduation Ceremony to be held May 3

Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Several hundred family and friends turned out for last year’s GED Graduation at NIC. This year, about 230 students will graduate Thursday, May 3, at NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium. The ceremony starts at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Melodee Bryan-Metzmaker dropped out of high school three times—not ...

NIC to host talk from U.S. Dept. of State cultural heritage specialist on May 1

Posted: Monday, April 30, 2018
Dr. Laura Tedesco, U.S. Department of State Cultural Heritage Program manager for South and Central Asia, in the field recently. Tedesco will give a presentation at NIC on May 1. The public is invited to North Idaho College for a presentation from U.S. Department of State’s Dr. Laura A. Tedesco, a cultural heritage preservation ...

NIC Spring Jazz Concert to be held May 1

Posted: Monday, April 30, 2018
Everyone is invited to Schuler Performing Arts Center in Boswell Hall at North Idaho College at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, for the North Idaho College Spring Jazz Concert. “You will not want to miss this concert featuring exciting music of Dave Brubeck, Tower of Power, Stephen Sondheim, Ella Fitzgerald, and David Bowie,” said ...

NIC celebrates Tree Campus USA designation on Arbor Day

Posted: Friday, April 27, 2018
Coeur d’Alene Mayor Steve Widmyer addresses the crowd at the Arbor Day Celebration Friday with Bill McElver (middle), NIC Physical Plant and Facilities Operations manager and project lead, and NIC Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs Chris Martin (right). NIC student Alexa Wright picks out a tree seedling at the Arbor ...

NIC announces 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame inductees

Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2018
The North Idaho College Athletics Department will honor three Wrestling National Championship teams as part of the eighth Athletics Hall of Fame class, to be held in conjunction with the annual Athletics Awards Banquet. The festivities will be held in the NIC Edminster Student Union Building on Saturday, May 5. The 2018 Hall of Fame ...

NIC Theatre Department presents ‘Wounds to the Face' April 26-28

Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2018
The North Idaho College Theatre Department presents “Wounds to the Face,” by Howard Baker at 7:30 p.m. April 19-21 and April 26-28 in NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. The play is free and open to the public. “Wounds to the Face” is a confrontational, avant-garde ...

NIC to host 20th Anniversary Celebration of Nine-Point Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The community is invited to come celebrate the 20 th Anniversary of the Nine-Point Agreement with the Coeur d’Alene Tribe Wednesday, April 25, in the Edminster Student Union Building Ts’elusm Dining Room on NIC’s main campus. The reception will begin at 3 p.m. and the program will begin at 3:30 p.m. “We’d ...

NIC, Coeur d'Alene Tribe celebrate Nine-Point Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Members of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and North Idaho College supporters and employees celebrated the 20 th Anniversary of the Nine-Point Agreement Wednesday in the Edminster Student Union Building Ts’elusm Dining Room. Pictured is Jeanie Louie, former Coeur d’Alene tribal council member, giving the opening blessing with ...

NIC Really BIG Raffle early bird deadline April 30

Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
If you plan to participate in North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle, you may want to make sure your tickets are purchased by April 30. Tickets sold prior to the deadline will not only qualify for a chance at a $300,000 home in Post Falls, but will also automatically qualify supporters for two additional $1,000 Costco ...

NIC ‘Strings in Spring' concert April 24

Posted: Friday, April 20, 2018
The North Idaho College Music Department will present “Strings in Spring” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Directed by NIC Music Instructor Gerard Mathes, this free concert will feature classics performed by the NIC Cardinal Chamber Orchestra. Some of the pieces will include ...

Spring Semester Speech Contest winners

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The winners of the Spring Semester Speech Contest put on by the Communication Department were as follows: First: Andrew Johnson - “The Inhabited Land You Can’t Visit” Second: Marina Hergert - “When Life Gives You Lyme” Third: Amelia Palmer - “How to be an Ineffective Communicator” Fourth: ...

NIC to host environmental writers for Get Lit! on April 27

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
North Idaho College is hosting authors Ana Maria Spagna and Josh MacIvor-Andersen for a free discussion on “Reclaiming Environmental Writing: An Outdoor Reading and Writing Seminar” from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, April 27 in Cheamkwet Park at the Children’s Center Pavilion on NIC’s main campus. The event is part of ...

NIC to present ‘Vox Feminea' concert April 17

Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The North Idaho College Cardinal Chorale, Chamber Singers, and members of the Cardinal Chamber Orchestra will present the “Vox Feminea” concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at First Presbyterian Church at 521 E. Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. “Vox Feminea” will feature the works of female ...

NIC students to exhibit art in the Corner Gallery until May 4

Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
North Idaho College Fine Arts students will exhibit their artwork during the Student Art Show now through May 4 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 Corner ...

Free Intro to Software Engineering date changed

Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018


Sign up today for ‘Spring Birding Fling' with NIC at Sandpoint

Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018
Join outdoor educational specialist and field ornithologist Brian Baxter for a “Spring Birding Fling” class Saturday, April 21, at North Idaho College at Sandpoint, located at 102 South Euclid. Register by contacting the NIC Workforce Training Center at (208) 769-3214 or request more information by emailing ...

Members of NIC's Sentinel earn honors

Posted: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Members of the Sentinel will be honored at the Idaho Press Club's annual excellence in journalism competition. Managing Editor Emily Kinsella of Coeur d’Alene and former Photo Editor Katie Hartwig of Blanchard will win first, second or third place in their respective student categories at the Press Club's annual awards banquet ...

Be a part of Hats, Hammers, Hot Dogs

Posted: Saturday, April 7, 2018
The 10th Annual Hard Hats, Hammers & Hot Dogs will take place Friday, April 20 . Hundreds of students will visit KTEC and the North Idaho College Parker Technical Education Center to learn about the trades that are important to our economy. To host this event, NIC needs volunteers to help guide students to activities and for the ...

Softball games rescheduled for April 9

Posted: Tuesday, April 3, 2018
NIC’s home softball games against Spokane Falls originally scheduled for Wednesday, April 4, have been rescheduled because of expected bad weather. The new starting time is 2 p.m. Monday, April 9, at Post Falls High School.

NIC joins Interstate Passport Network

Posted: Monday, April 2, 2018
NIC has joined the college transfer network Interstate Passport, in an effort to help NIC students transfer seamlessly to four-year institutions across state lines. The Interstate Passport Network is a nationwide network of two- and four-year colleges and universities that allows students to block-transfer lower division general ...

Public invited to NIC Diversity Symposium April 17

Posted: Monday, April 2, 2018
The community is invited to participate in a variety of free events being held all day Tuesday, April 17, at North Idaho College’s third annual Diversity Symposium in the Edminster Student Union Building on NIC’s main campus. Highlights of the event include fine arts displays, roundtable sessions on “Banishing ...

Website unavailable 5-6 a.m. Friday, March 30

Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2018
The www.nic.edu website, along with the tuition waiver application, and building access form (both from Campusweb server), will only be available intermittently between 5 and 6 a.m. Friday, March 30, due to routine maintenance. Information : Andreas Burger at andreas.burger@nic.edu or 665-5093

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on being ‘Connected in a Divided World' April 3

Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak on being “Connected in a Divided World” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room on North Idaho College’s main campus. What keeps us together as a society -- ...

NIC to host American Indian Heritage Week April 2-4, Round Dance April 7

Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
North Idaho College is hosting a variety of events in honor of American Indian Heritage Week April 2 – 4 and April 7. All events are free and open to the public. The week will finish with a Round Dance from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in NIC’s Christianson Gym. For a complete schedule of the week’s activities, visit ...

Crisis services available

Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2018
The NIC Crisis Recovery Unit has been activated to support the Coeur d'Alene School District Crisis Team after the devastating news that Coeur d'Alene High School Principal Troy Schueller passed away Wednesday afternoon from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Troy has been connected to North Idaho College for many years, and this ...

Timber Hall Update

Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2018
NIC employees and students will start to see some activity involving Timber Hall this week as the building is prepped for removal. The area is being cleared for the building site of the 29,000-square-foot Collaborative Education Building with a budget of $8 million. The building will be removed in three sections March 28-30. ...

Nominations sought for Staff and Faculty Appreciation Awards

Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2018
FACULTY AWARDS It is time to consider full-time instructors and librarians for the NIC Foundation Faculty Achievement Award and part-time faculty for the Adjunct Faculty Achievement Award. The full-time awards given to a faculty member or librarian may vary from $500 to $1,500. Instructors must be full-time and have been involved in NIC ...

KREM-2 STORY: Florida State player has strong ties to the Inland Northwest

Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Check out this KREM-2 feature on NIC men's basketball alum Braian Angola, who has led Florida State University to the NCAA tournament Sweet 16. Braian says his time at NIC was the "best time of my life" and the Cardinals are rooting for his success to continue.

NIC Graphic Design students earn honors at Addy Awards

Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Two students from the North Idaho College Graphic Design program recently earned honors at the annual American Advertising Federation Addy Awards in Spokane. Douglas Anderson won a Silver Addy for his design of the cover of the Associated Students of NIC (ASNIC) Student Handbook. All students who earn gold and silver Addy Awards are ...

NIC Foundation launches 25th Anniversary Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
This is the 25th year North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle will make someone’s dream come true -- winning a house built by the NIC Carpentry program. The grand prize home is currently under construction in Greenstone Homes’ North Place neighborhood at 551 E Penrose in Post Falls. “We are grateful to ...

Sixth-grade North Idaho Home Educators Association (NIHEA) Student wins regional spelling bee

Posted: Monday, March 19, 2018
Sixth-grade NIHEA student Joseph Moran, of Hayden, out-spelled 35 other fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho to become the champion speller in the 15th annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee March 17 at North Idaho College. Moran is the recipient of an all-expense paid trip to the 2018 Scripps ...

NIC Booster Club Luncheon to honor Men's Basketball team

Posted: Monday, March 19, 2018
The NIC Booster Club Luncheon will honor the NIC men’s basketball team, which recently won the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) championship, at noon Tuesday, March 20 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Coaches and players will talk about the tournament and the experience, bringing home NIC men’s ...

NIC named Tree Campus USA

Posted: Monday, March 19, 2018
North Idaho College has been honored with 2017 Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. “NIC is known for its beautiful campus and trees are a big part of that, NIC Landscape staff members have been working diligently this past year to meet the requirements of ...

Link to Live Stream of NWAC Championship Game - 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 18

Posted: Sunday, March 18, 2018
On to the Championships! No. 3-seeded North Idaho College will take on No. 2-seeded Peninsula for the NWAC title! Click the link below to the NWAC site for live streaming of the championship game at 2:30 p.m. Pacific time Sunday, March 18 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8dyFTewL_4 . Go Cardinals!

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC in NWAC Championship game

Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018
North Idaho College is proving the axiom that defense wins championships after Saturday’s hard-fought 79-73 victory over Portland in the semi-finals of the NWAC Championship Tournament at Everett Community College. It was the second-consecutive victory over a #1 seed after last Sunday's 112-110 double overtime victory over ...

Stream of NWAC Final Four

Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2018
The No. 2-seeded NIC Cardinal men's basketball team advanced to the Final Four at the NWAC tournament in Everett with a win over the top-seeded Everett Community College earlier this week. NIC will face Portland, the No. 1 seed in the south, at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 17. A LINK TO THE LIVE STREAM IS AVAILABLE HERE.

Author Zeller to give reading at NIC March 20

Posted: Monday, March 12, 2018
North Idaho College will host a talk by author Maya Jewell Zeller, who is the author of several poetry collections, from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 20. The reading is free and open to the public. Maya Jewell Zeller is the author of three poetry collections: Alchemy for Cells & Other Beasts , Rust Fish , and Yesterday, the Bees. ...

NIC's Day of Dialogue to celebrate Women's History Month March 14

Posted: Monday, March 12, 2018
The public is invited to North Idaho College’s Day of Dialogue to celebrate Women’s History Month from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in the Edminster Student Union Building. This year, the event will feature keynote speaker Sandy Patano, who has held numerous leadership positions both locally and statewide. Everyone ...

Participants announced for the 2018 North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee

Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2018
A total of 42 fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho will participate in the 15 th annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee Saturday, March 17, at North Idaho College. The winner will receive an all expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee the end of May. ...

NIC 2018 MATHCOUNTS contest winners named

Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Pictured are all the contestants from the North Idaho Chapter of Math Counts competition hosted by Idaho Society of Professional Engineers and North Idaho College. Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy took first place and River City Middle School second place at North Idaho Chapter of MATHCOUNTS competition hosted by Idaho Society of ...

NIC present a Regional Showcase Concert March 13

Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2018
North Idaho College will host the choral music of local and regional composers from throughout the Northwest including Coeur d’Alene, Boise, Seattle, Portland and Tri-Cities at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. This concert will feature works by Idaho composers Gerard Mathes, from Coeur ...

NIC Wind Symphony in Concert March 21

Posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
The North Idaho College Wind Symphony will perform a joint concert with special guests the Whitworth University Wind Symphony directed by Dr. Richard Strauch Wednesday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Schuler Performing Arts Center at Boswell Hall. This is a unique concert experience for students, community members, and educators. It is the ...

Explore ‘Winter Birding' with NIC at Sandpoint March 10

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018
Join outdoor educational specialist and field ornithologist Brian Baxter for the Winter Birding class Saturday, March 10, at North Idaho College at Sandpoint, located at 102 South Euclid. Register by contacting the NIC Workforce Training Center at (208) 769-3214 or request more information by emailing workforcetraining@nic.edu . The ...

Governor honors NIC All-Idaho Academic team

Posted: Monday, Feb. 26, 2018
Members of North Idaho College’s Phi Theta Kappa club were recognized for their part in the newly formed All-Idaho Academic Team by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter at the Capitol Building in Boise on Feb. 12. Otter presented the PTK students from all three Idaho community colleges with academic medals of achievement. Pictured ...

Free NIC Adult Education classes in North Idaho centers

Posted: Monday, Feb. 26, 2018
Five North Idaho College Adult Education Centers in North Idaho are now accepting new students. The classes prepare students to take the national GED test. Centers are available in Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls, Sandpoint, Kellogg, and Bonners Ferry. The Adult Education program provides instruction for individuals, 16 years of age and ...

NIC announces Dean's List for Fall Semester 2017

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho - North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for fall semester 2017. 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 with their most recent city of residence: Idaho Ammon: ...

NIC seeks input for veteran support alliance

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
North Idaho College President Rick MacLennan is inviting all members of the college and community to join him at an informal meeting to explore the creation of a veteran support alliance between NIC, community veteran service providers, and other interested individuals and organizations. NIC is seeking to attract interested college and ...

NIC hosts high school Skills USA regional welding competition

Posted: Friday, Feb. 9, 2018
Pictured is the 2018 regional Skills USA welding competition underway. The annual event is hosted by NIC, with winners eligible to go to the statewide Skills USA competition April 5-6 in Nampa, Idaho. A total of 45 high school students from Kootenai Technical Education Campus, Lakeland High School and Sandpoint High School participated ...

NIC All-Idaho Academic team to meet with governor

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018
Members of North Idaho College’s Phi Theta Kappa club have been tapped to be a part of the newly formed All-Idaho Academic Team, which will be recognized by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter. Two of the three NIC students on the team will attend the Phi Theta Kappa Recognition Ceremony from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, on the ...

NIC Faculty Exhibit ‘Silence Is Not An Option' in Boswell Corner Gallery

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018
North Idaho College faculty members will showcase their artwork during the “Silence Is Not An Option” exhibit Feb. 13 through March 25 in the Boswell Corner Gallery. The Faculty Art Exhibit will feature a variety of original works created by NIC faculty, including Donna Bain, Otis Bardwell, Megan Cherry, Priscilla Cooper ...

JazzNIC Festival Concert to be held Feb. 6

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018
The annual JazzNIC festival is back at North Idaho College with about 600 middle and high school students participating in jazz clinics Feb. 5-7, and a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, in NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The Feb. 6 concert will feature Cardinal Vocal Jazz directed by NIC Director of ...

NIC awarded $19,538 grant to support anti-tobacco efforts

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018
North Idaho College has been awarded a $19,538 grant to support the goal of making the college a tobacco-free campus. Truth Initiative, the largest nonprofit public health organization in the United States dedicated to eradicating tobacco use, awarded the two-year grant as part of its Tobacco-Free College program. “North Idaho ...

NIC to co-host ‘Future of Work Summit' Jan. 18

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
The community is invited to the “Future of Work Summit,” which will be held at The Innovation Den at 418 E Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d’Alene from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Come for an evening of conversation with local business leaders as they share trends and personal insights on the future of work. Panelists ...

Special NIC at Sandpoint classes offered this winter

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
North Idaho College at Sandpoint is offering an “Animal Tracking and Sign Interpretation” class as well as “Backyard Beekeeping” in January. “ Animal Tracking and Sign Interpretation ” taught by wilderness expert and author Brian Baxter will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Class ...

NIC to hold auditions for play ‘Wounds to the Face'

Posted: Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
The North Idaho College Theatre Department is holding open auditions for the play “Wounds to the Face” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, and Thursday, Jan. 18, in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. Guest director Dawn Taylor-Reinhardt is looking for 12 - 13 men and women of varying ages ...

NIC Booster Club Luncheon relocated to Seasons

Posted: Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
The NIC Booster Club Luncheon scheduled for noon Tuesday, Jan. 9, has been moved from Outback Steakhouse to Seasons of Coeur d'Alene. Seasons is located at 209 E. Lakeside Avenue. The NIC winter head coaches will speak and provide recaps on their preseason schedules along with a preview of the upcoming NWAC and NJCAA conference ...

NIC Board of Trustees appoints Dunlap to Zone 4

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees appointed former NIC President Joe Dunlap, of Coeur d’Alene, to Trustee Zone 4, at a special board meeting Thursday following interviews of the four eligible candidates. Dunlap served as the college’s president from July 2012 until June 2016. Prior to NIC, Dunlap served as ...

NIC trustees to interview appointee candidates Jan. 4

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017
The NIC Board of Trustees will conduct interviews for the prospective appointee candidates for Trustee Zone 4 at a special board meeting Thursday, Jan. 4, from 1:45 to 3:30 p.m. in the Edminster Student Union Building Driftwood Bay Room. Longtime trustee Judy Meyer’s resignation will be effective Jan. 31, 2018. Letters of interest ...

NIC to present ‘Sounds of Christmas' concert Dec. 9, 10

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017
North Idaho College will present its “Sounds of Christmas” concert in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. The annual concert will feature performances by the NIC Wind Symphony, NIC Cardinal Chorale, and NIC Chamber Singers. “This wonderful evening of ...

NIC Booster Club hosts the Winter CARDnival, Auction Dec. 13

Posted: Friday, Dec. 1, 2017
North Idaho College athletics fans are invited to the Booster Club’s Winter CARDnival and Auction Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Best Western–Coeur d’Alene Inn. The fun begins at 5 p.m. with social hour, games and the beginning of the silent auction which includes Las Vegas, Oregon Coast and Walla Walla vacation packages ...

NIC ‘Autumn Strings' concert Nov. 30

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017
The North Idaho College Music Department will present “Autumn Strings” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Directed by NIC Music Instructor Gerard Mathes, this free concert will feature classics performed by the NIC Cardinal Chamber Orchestra. Some of the pieces will include ...

NCAA basketball coach to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
Mike Divilbiss, former head women’s basketball coach at the University of Idaho and Lewis-Clark State College, will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Divilbiss has coached collegiate basketball at all levels over the past 32 years. As a head coach ...

NIC Board of Trustees seeks appointee for Zone 4

Posted: Friday, Nov. 17, 2017
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees is seeking an appointee for Trustee Zone 4, which is located mostly to the northeast of the main campus of NIC and encompasses Hayden, Hayden Lake, Dalton Gardens and part of Coeur d’Alene. A map of the five NIC trustee zones can be found online at www.nic.edu/board . At the NIC ...

Longtime NIC Trustee Judy Meyer to resign

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017
NIC Trustee Judy Meyer, who has served on the board for 22 years, submitted her letter of resignation at the regular board meeting Wednesday. At the meeting, Meyer said she was proud of how NIC has grown over the years to serve North Idaho and “NIC is on a solid course.” “Now is the time for me to step aside and let ...

NIC to host ‘Gathering of the Bands' Nov. 15-16

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017
North Idaho College is hosting two of its annual “Gathering of Bands” concerts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, and Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. Each night, students from local middle schools gather to make music under the direction of Lee Shook, an ...

NIC 2017 Math Contest winners named

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017
Pictured are the two winning teams by division from the North Idaho College Math Contest Nov. 7. Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy (top) was Division I champ and North Idaho Stem Charter Academy was Division II champ. Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy once again took the top spot in division I at the 36 th Annual Math ...

NIC to host Career Market Nov. 14

Posted: Friday, Nov. 10, 2017
A wide variety of professionals and industry leaders will be on-hand to talk to the public about finding their dream career in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14. The NIC Career Market is for anyone interested in exploring what career options are ...

WSU football legend Sorensen to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
Paul Sorensen, former Washington State University football All-American, will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Sorensen played football for the WSU Cougars from 1980 to 1982 after transferring from Diablo Valley College in California. He was ...

‘Turmoil' art exhibit to show in the NIC Corner Gallery until Feb. 2

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
Montana-based artist James Bailey will exhibit his art entitled “Turmoil” in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery at North Idaho College from Nov. 14 – Feb. 2. Bailey will host a gallery walk of his work at 10:30 a.m., followed by a slide lecture at 4 p.m. in Boswell Hall Room 146, and an opening reception in the gallery ...

NIC jazz concert ‘Getting into the Swing of Things' to be held Nov. 9

Posted: Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
Everyone is invited to “Getting into the Swing of Things” at North Idaho College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The first jazz concert of the year at NIC, it will feature music performances by Cardinal Vocal Jazz directed by Max Mendez and the NIC Jazz Ensemble directed by ...

Come to tree planting ceremony Nov. 3

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
Please join us in a ceremonial tree planting at noon Friday, Nov. 3 on NIC’s campus near Timber Hall at 901 River Ave. This ceremonial tree planting will put NIC one step closer to becoming a Tree Campus USA. The program is similar to the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA award program, which the City of Coeur ...

Free live music in Dining Hall Nov. 2 to benefit Food Pantry

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
Information: Bryan Hannaford at 769-33258 or bryan.hannaford@nic.edu

NIC to host Special Needs Basketball Extravaganza Nov. 7

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017
A participant in a past NIC Special Needs Basketball Extravaganza dunks. This year’s event will begin with introductions at 5:30 p.m., first tip-off at 5:30, and then another tip-off at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7. For the sixth year, North Idaho College will host a Special Needs Basketball Extravaganza Tuesday, Nov. 7, in ...

Buy family holiday portrait, help NIC Children's Center

Posted: Monday, Oct. 30, 2017


Documentary ‘The Breach,' discussion with filmmaker at NIC Nov. 3

Posted: Monday, Oct. 30, 2017
Everyone is invited to the special showing of the award-winning documentary “The Breach,” followed by a discussion and question-and-answer session with filmmaker and director Mark Titus from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday, Nov. 3, in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. The film ...

Wild and Scenic Festival to be held at NIC Nov. 2

Posted: Monday, Oct. 30, 2017
Everyone is invited to a viewing of 10 short films at the “Lake Coeur d’Alene Waterkeeper Wild and Scenic Film Festival” Thursday, Nov. 2, at Boswell Hall on North Idaho College’s main campus. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the films show from 7 to 9 p.m. The 10 films relate to environmental water issues and feature ...

Poet Ben Cartwright to give reading at NIC Nov. 1

Posted: Monday, Oct. 30, 2017
North Idaho College will host a reading by author Ben Cartwright on his book The Meanest Things Pick Clean from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the NIC Writing Center. The reading is free and open to the public. Ben Cartwright's work has appeared in The Pinch, DIAGRAM, West Branch, Seneca Review , and elsewhere. His chapbook The ...

Catch the final week of NIC Theatre Department's 'Five Women Wearing the Same Dress'

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
The North Idaho College Theatre Department presents “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress,” by Alan Ball at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-28 in NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. This funny, irreverent play concerns five reluctant bridesmaids hiding out in an upstairs bedroom from an ...

John Beutler to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
John Beutler, owner and founder of Century 21-Beutler & Associates, will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Representing some of the finest properties available in the Coeur d'Alene, Hayden, and surrounding markets, Beutler has been the highest selling ...

NIC Alumni Association announces annual awards

Posted: Monday, Oct. 23, 2017
2017-2018 NIC Alumni of the Year Award and Honorary Alumnus Award recipients are, from top left, clockwise: Jennifer Lynne Henage, Bradley Dugdale, Tim Komberec and John Young. The North Idaho College Alumni Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017-2018 NIC Alumni of the Year Award and Honorary ...

NIC to host NW undergrad Humanities conference Nov. 4

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
The community is invited to the second annual 2017 Northwest Undergraduate Conference in Humanities, which will be held at North Idaho College from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. The conference gives undergraduate students from around the region the opportunity to present their work in a public and professional academic ...

Veteran to Nurse Orientation Night Oct. 17

Posted: Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
Idaho State University and North Idaho College are hosting an information session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the SUB Blue Creek Room. Pizza and light refreshments will be served. More information about the Veteran to Nurse Program can be found here. Please note that prospective participants must be a U.S. military veteran with medic ...

NIC Foundation celebrates 40th anniversary

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
This year marks the 40th year that the NIC Foundation has been advancing its mission of “Investing in Dreams” for the students, faculty, and staff of North Idaho College and the many generous donors who grace us with their support each year. On Oct. 12, 1977, a group of nine community members formed the NIC Foundation, Inc. ...

NIC, Gizmo-CDA sign collaboration agreement

Posted: Monday, Oct. 9, 2017
North Idaho College and Gizmo-CDA entered an agreement in which the “makerspace” nonprofit will be housed at NIC. Standing in front of the Gizmo horse are, from left: NIC Vice President for Instruction Lita Burns, Gizmo-CDA Board President Ruth Pratt, NIC Board of Trustees Chair Ken Howard, NIC President Rick MacLennan ...

Fatbeam CEO to speak at NIC Booster Luncheon

Posted: Friday, Oct. 6, 2017
Gregory D. Green, chief executive officer of Fatbeam and former semi-professional football player, will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Green’s experience in the technology industry began in 1984 when he formed Tel-West, a ...

NIC awarded $185,671 federal grant to expand cybersecurity programs

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
North Idaho College has been awarded a $185,671 grant by the US Department of Defense National Security Agency to expand cybersecurity education. In April, NIC was the only community college in Idaho to earn a highly selective designation and become a national Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense 2-Year Education. “This ...

NIC Choral Union to present ‘Fall Choral Preview' Oct. 10

Posted: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017
The North Idaho College Cardinal Chorale and Chamber Singers will present the “Fall Choral Preview” concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at First Presbyterian Church at 521 E. Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. “Fall Choral Preview” will open with the Cardinal Chorale performing Joseph Hayden’s Missa ...

Soccer games away TODAY

Posted: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017
Please be aware, the advertisement on the front page of the Coeur d’Alene Press is not correct. The NIC men’s and women’s soccer games will be played at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon, and not at home as advertised. The women’s soccer game begins at 2 p.m. and the men’s soccer game ...

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on ‘Living with Integrity' Oct. 10

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak on “Living with Integrity: Standing up for Compassion and Justice” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room on North Idaho College’s main campus. Integrity means ...

NCAA PAC 12 football referee to speak at Booster Luncheon

Posted: Monday, Sept. 25, 2017
Steve Hudson, owner of Idaho icon Hudson's Hamburgers, will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club luncheon at noon Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Coeur d'Alene Resort. Hudson has officiated football in the PAC 10/12 for 21 years, and has worked 18 bowl games including this year's Fiesta Bowl between Clemson University and Ohio State ...

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