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NIC President's Cabinet visit Children's Center

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Members of the North Idaho College President’s Cabinet visited the NIC Children’s Center this week to eat lunch and touch base with the youngest group on campus. The college administrators visit at least once a year to read stories and play games with the children of students and employees in the preschool that serves as ... Read More

Columbia Bank gives $2,500 to NIC for dual credit scholarships

Posted: Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
Pictured accepting the check in Kellogg are, from left, NIC President Joe Dunlap; Marcy Hoggatt, Dual Credit coordinator; Anne Powell, Silver Valley Center coordinator; Evan Moore, PTE transition coordinator; Cathleen Sanborn, SVEDC executive director; Cheryl Morgan, VP branch manager, Columbia Bank; Pamela Noah, Development ... Read More

NIC St. ASNIC program helps those in need

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
Pictured is North Idaho College student Quinne Evans coordinating with Santa this week at the St. ASNIC Tree of Giving event, where more than 110 children in need from the NIC family received a Christmas gift. For more than 20 years, children of NIC students who are stretched thin financially have been served through this ... Read More

Fire in the blood: NIC course brings career full circle

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
Firefighter Kody Wright standing in front of the Northern Lakes Fire Protection building in Hayden. The building is where he works and lives for 40-hour shifts. The call comes in at an otherwise quiet time: An elderly woman has fallen outside her home. The firefighters at the station move like clockwork. Within ... Read More

NIC player named NWAC Athlete of the Year for men's soccer

Posted: Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
North Idaho College sophomore Adam Talley has been named the Northwest Athletic Conference Baden Athlete of the Year for NWAC men’s soccer. Talley’s 20 goals led the league in scoring and broke the NIC mark of 18 set by Garga Caserta in 2005. Talley also led the team in goals in 2013 despite missing five games ... Read More

Fix your vehicle with NO labor charged through NIC Auto Tech

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
Do you have a vehicle that is a 2000 model year or newer? The NIC Automotive technology program is accepting viable , live-work requests for specific, vehicle related subjects/repairs. The following Subject areas this term are: CV axles, driveline and U-joints Wheel Bearing, 4-wheel and All-wheel drive systems ... Read More

See The Amazing Taylor in Sandpoint Dec. 9 and Bonners Ferry Dec. 10

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
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NIC to present ‘Sounds of Christmas' concert Dec. 6, 7

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
North Idaho College will present its “Sounds of Christmas” concert in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. The concert is free and open to the public. The concert will feature performances by the NIC Wind Symphony, NIC Cardinal Chorale, NIC ... Read More

NIC basketball player named SWAC Athlete of the Week

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
North Idaho College men’s basketball player Jamaal Robateau, a red shirt freshman from Sunshine Coast, Australia, has been named Athlete of the Week by the Scenic West Athletic Conference after two great games in the Portland Community College Tip-Off Invitational. In the tournament opener against NWAC pre-season ... Read More

Phlebotomy offers fast-growing, fast-paced career

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Phlebotomist Kayla Hern works with a patient at Kootenai Health recently. After graduating from Coeur d’Alene High School in 2013, Kayla Hern, 20, wasn’t sure where she was headed. All she knew for sure was that she wanted to try something in the medical field, and she soon enrolled in the Phlebotomy Technician ... Read More

NIC at Sandpoint offers new business writing class

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
North Idaho College at Sandpoint is offering an opportunity to brush up on business communication skills this winter with the new course, English 272 (Business Writing). This course offers instruction in the practical application of business writing principles including strategies for memos, letters, reports, and ... Read More

NIC Booster Club presents the Winter CARDnival, Auction Dec. 10

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
North Idaho College athletics fans are invited to the Booster Club’s Winter CARDnival and Auction Wednesday, Dec. 10 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 vacation packages, resort golf outings, Gonzaga ... Read More

NIC men's soccer team to be honored at Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
NIC men’s soccer playoff run will be celebrated and coaches will provide season updates at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 25 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. There will be a recap from the Northwest Athletic Conference soccer tournament, as well as information from the head coaches ... Read More

Notice of Request for purchasing card services proposals

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
Purchasing Card Services Notice is hereby given that North Idaho College is soliciting proposals from qualified firms for purchasing card services. Interested parties should contact Sarah Garcia, Controller, North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814. A copy of the complete request for proposals is ... Read More

NIC presents ‘Music of Love and War' Nov. 23

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
The North Idaho College Music Department will present “Music of Love and War” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23 in the Coeur d’Alene First Presbyterian Church at 521 Lakeside Ave. D irected by NIC Music Instructor Gerard Mathes, this free concert will feature Baroque classics performed by the NIC Cardinal ... Read More

NIC men's soccer loses in NWAC championship

Posted: Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014
The Cardinals lost 0-3 to Highline Community College in the Northwest Athletic Conference Championship Sunday. The Cardinals finished the year with a 17-2-2 record. Read More

Cards men's soccer wins in OT, advances to championship!

Posted: Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014
NIC Sophomore Brady Ulen scored five minutes into overtime as the Cardinals defeated Edmonds Community College 1-0 to advance to the Northwest Athletic Conference Championship. The No. 1 seeded Cardinals (17-1-2) will face the winner of the Highline Community College/Skagit Valley semifinal matchup at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The NWAC ... Read More

Watch soccer playoffs live

Posted: Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
The NIC men’s soccer team squares off against Edmonds Community College in the semi-finals of the Northwest Athletic Conference at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15. The game will be streamed live at http://www.nwacsports.org/soccer/championship.php The Cardinals are ranked No. 1 in the NWAC with a 16-1-2 record. The ... Read More

NIC Softball player Anthony signs with Oregon State University

Posted: Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
Maddison Anthony signs with Oregon State University accompanied by NIC Head Softball Coach Don Don Williams. North Idaho College softball infielder Madison Anthony has signed a letter of intent to play with PAC -12 Oregon State University. Anthony, from Vancouver, Wash., is currently a sophomore at NIC. She played third base ... Read More

NIC students to show free snowmobile film Nov. 18

Posted: Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
A North Idaho College class taking Event Planning and Management is hosting the latest snowmobile movie “Vol. 9” produced by 509 Films from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18 at the Outdoor Center in McLain Hall on NIC’s main campus. This highly anticipated film and three-time Sledfilm Festival winner was developed ... Read More

Come to ‘Season of Swing' concert tonight!

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
Everyone is invited to the free “Season of Swing” concert from the North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble and Cardinal Vocal Jazz at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center in Boswell Hall. Cardinal Vocal Jazz will perform arrangements of classic jazz repertoire, including ... Read More

Luncheon held at NIC to honor veterans

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
Pictured is North Idaho College President Joe Dunlap (right) shaking hands with NIC student Sgt. Scott Widmayer, who was deployed three times while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. Dunlap, who retired from the U.S. Army as a Lieutenant Colonel after serving 20 years, and Widmayer were both in attendance at the annual Veterans ... Read More

NIC Math Contest winners named

Posted: Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Pictured are, from left, Division 1 senior winners: third-place winner Ken McGuire, from Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy, first-place winner Dillon Dunteman, from Coeur d’Alene High School, and second-place winner Jaeger Zollman, from Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy. Area high school students competed at the North Idaho ... Read More

NIC's ‘Gathering of Bands' salutes our veterans

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
North Idaho College is hosting the annual “The Gathering of Bands” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 in the Schuler Performing Arts Center. Over 400 middle school students from area middle schools will join the North Idaho College Wind Symphony in a musical salute to our veterans and their families. The Gathering of Bands ... Read More

Watch volleyball tourney live Nov. 7

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
The NIC Cardinals are seeded fourth in the Region 18 volleyball tournament, which begins at noon Friday, Nov. 7 in Twin Falls . The Cardinals will face Utah State University-Eastern in the second quarterfinal match. The Cardinals (10-10 overall, 4-6 SWAC) split with USU-Eastern during conference play, each winning on their home ... Read More

‘Drawing and Painting' to show in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
Pictured are detail images, from left, Rush #2, Tree of Life, and Tickled Pink. Three prominent Spokane artists will display their artwork at the “Drawing and Painting” exhibit in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery at North Idaho College from Nov. 10 to Feb. 6. Wendy Franklund Miller, Karen Lohrke Kaiser, and Melissa ... Read More

NIC volleyball player named SWAC Athlete of the Week

Posted: Monday, Nov. 3, 2014
North Idaho College volleyball player Kennedy Chadwick, a sophomore from Hamilton, Mont., was announced Athlete of the Week by the Scenic West Athletic Conference after having two great matches against Salt Lake Community College (Oct. 23) and Snow College (Oct. 25). Kennedy had a total of 55 digs together averaging 27 digs ... Read More

Local architect chosen for NIC Career Technical Education Facility

Posted: Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
The Coeur d’Alene-based firm Architects West has been chosen by a committee to design the $15 million, 100,000-square-foot North Idaho College Career Technical Education Facility in Rathdrum. Architects West was chosen out of six local and regional firms by a search committee comprised of NIC representatives, community ... Read More

NIC enrollment numbers improving, leveling off

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
While North Idaho College’s total headcount is down 4.6 percent this fall, the decline is not as sharp as in recent years signaling that enrollment at NIC is leveling off. The total headcount for students in fall 2014 is 5,779 students, which is down 4.46 percent from last fall’s 6,049. (From 2012 to 2013 the total ... Read More

NIC course offers introductory education on drones

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
North Idaho College will offer a special interest course on “Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft (Drones)” from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 at the NIC Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 125 on the main campus. Retired U.S. Air Force pilot Bradley Ward will teach the three-hour class. He has 10 years of experience in ... Read More

Fire Fighter I Academy to hold information session Nov. 5

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
For those considering a career as a firefighter, the North Idaho College Workforce Training Center and Coeur d’Alene Fire Department are hosting a free information session from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 at the Coeur d’Alene Fire Station No. 2. Hear from Fire Fighter I Academy instructors about the qualifications ... Read More

Former NFL chaplain to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Former National Football League chaplain/character consultant, international speaker and author Dr. Jim Grassi will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 28 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Grassi’s primary work is leading one of most experienced men’s ... Read More

Red vs. White scrimmage moved to Oct. 16

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
Due to the Coeur d’Alene High School and Lake City High School Oct. 17 football game, the North Idaho College men’s basketball “Red vs. White” exhibition scrimmage has been moved to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16. The event is free and open to the public. Read More

NIC Aerospace Center of Excellence to hold open house

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
The public is invited to tour the facility and learn about programs at an open house for the NIC Aerospace Center of Excellence from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at 1845 W. Dakota Ave. in Hayden, Idaho. The open house will give the public an opportunity to meet faculty and staff at the facility as well as learn about ... Read More

NIC Booster Club Luncheon to be held on campus

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
The North Idaho College Booster Club will host its first luncheon of October on the North Idaho College campus. The luncheon will highlight the work of NIC Culinary Arts students who prepare the menu for Emery’s Waterfront Restaurant where the luncheon will be held at noon Tuesday, Oct. 14. All head coaches will give a season ... Read More

US Bank donates $5,000 to NIC

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
North Idaho College President Joe Dunlap and NIC Foundation Executive Director Rayelle Anderson accept a donation from US Bank North Idaho/Palouse Region President Rick Murray (right) to the NIC Integrated Business Entrepreneurship Program Scholarship. Read More

Women in Science event on campus

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
Lillian Rhea and Sarah Daman, sophomores at Lakeside High School in Plummer, learn about the chemistry of honey while making lip balm during the annual Careers for Women in Math and Science event at North Idaho College. The annual event is a partnership between NIC, the University of Idaho, and Region 1 high schools to help 10th grade ... Read More

Free ‘High Lonesome Mass' concert at NIC Oct. 9

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
North Idaho College will present Dr. Tim Sharp and NIC Choral Union in a performance of “High Lonesome Mass” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. As part of a three-day residency at NIC, Sharp will also give a presentation on American Bluegrass, the origins of the ... Read More

Donate shoes to fight poverty

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
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Learn about mushroom hunting

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
NIC Student Food Bank Food Drive Event Lunch and Learn : Hunting for Wild Mushrooms in North Idaho Date and Time : Friday, October 17 th , Noon to 1:00 Location : Driftwood Bay, Student Union Building Cost : Free (but you are encouraged to bring canned and non-perishable food for the NIC Student Food Bank) ... Read More

NIC Theatre Department presents ‘The Shape of Things'

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
The North Idaho College Theatre Department presents “The Shape of Things” at 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23-25, Oct. 30-31, Nov. 1; and 2 p.m. Oct. 26 in NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. “The Shape of Things” was written by Neil LaBute, who was raised in Spokane ... Read More

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on living a meaningful life

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak on “Courageous Compassion: Responding to Suffering with an Open Heart” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10 in Molstead Library Todd Hall at North Idaho College. Suffering is part of life – ourselves, loved ones, and ... Read More

Come to free NIC career workshop at 2:30 p.m. TODAY

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
A variety of resources, information, and tools available to explore careers will be showcased at a one-hour workshop at North Idaho College’s Molstead Library Todd Hall at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1. The public is invited to learn how to find, evaluate, use, and easily access information that will help in the ... Read More

NIC awarded $6.4 record-breaking healthcare grant

Posted: Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
North Idaho College has been awarded a $6.4 million federal grant in order to partner with three other Idaho colleges to meet workforce demand in the healthcare industry through a collaborative network of training programs. The $6,438,050, four-year grant eclipses the $2.97 million grant that NIC received in 2012 to build ... Read More

Post Falls Mayor Jacobson to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
Post Falls Mayor Ron Jacobson will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Jacobson attended NIC and played basketball for the Cardinals, before receiving his accounting degree from the University of Idaho. Currently a senior vice president ... Read More

‘The Novelty of the Natural' to exhibit in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014
Pictured is earthenware from artist David Prince, which will be on display from Sept. 29 – Oct. 31 at NIC’s Corner Gallery in Boswell Hall. North Idaho College is hosting artist David Prince’s “The Novelty of the Natural” exhibit in NIC’s Boswell Hall Corner Gallery from Sept. 30 to Nov. 1 ... Read More

NIC to host free story metrics workshop Sept. 24

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
North Idaho College will present host Martin Klubeck, a strategy and planning consultant and recognized expert in the field of practical metrics, who will lead a free, interactive workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 in the Student Union Building Lake Coeur d'Alene Room. Klubeck is a strategy and planning consultant at ... Read More

NIC to host one-man Shakespeare show Sept. 22

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
North Idaho College Theatre Department is sponsoring “Shakespeare’s Histories” an engaging one-man show featuring the irrepressible Tim Mooney at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22 in NIC’s Todd Lecture Hall in the Molstead Library. Mooney will be performing monologues and scenes from Shakespeare’s history ... Read More

Award-winning author to give reading Sept. 16

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
North Idaho College’s literary magazine Trestle Creek Review and the NIC English Club are presenting a reading by author Gregory Spatz from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Writing Center, Lee Hall Annex. The reading is free and open to the public. Spatz is the author of the novels Inukshuk, Fiddler's Dream , and ... Read More

Financial Aid First Disbursement is Friday, Sept. 12

Posted: Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
Recipients of the Federal Pell Grant and Scholarships will have funds applied to their account and disbursed on Friday, Sept 12. All continuing student loan borrowers will receive the first half of their fall student loans on Friday as well. Note: Students enrolled in late start classes may have all or a portion of their Pell ... Read More

NIC golf scramble to fund scholarship

Posted: Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
Members of the North Idaho College American Indian Student Alliance (AISA) are hosting their fifth annual golf scramble at Circling Raven Golf Club to raise money for the Che’nshish scholarship. The Che’nshish 2014 Golf Scramble has a four-person shotgun start at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26. The $100 per person cost ... Read More

Registration open for Rolly Williams Classic Golf Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
North Idaho College is holding the eighth annual Rolly Williams Classic Golf Tournament at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at the Avondale Golf Club in Hayden Lake. The entry deadline is Sept. 13. Entry includes golf, cart, an NIC shirt and dinner provided by Q’doba Mexican Grill. It will be a four-person scramble with a shotgun ... Read More

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

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits is hosting the Adopt a Crag climbing cleanup from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 6 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 ... Read More

NIC Booster Club to hold Athletics Showcase

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
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. 9 in the Coeur d’Alene Resort Bay 1. This is a chance to meet the entire coaching staff, team captains, enjoy a highlight video, and get a ... Read More

Day of Welcome to be held in Sandpoint, Silver Valley

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014
ASNIC is hosting a Day of Welcome in both Silver Valley and Sandpoint this week. Free food, T-shirts, and prizes will be offered to all students at both events: NIC Silver Valley Center - from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3 NIC at Sandpoint Center – from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4 Information: Student Activities at (208) ... Read More

NIC student puts best face forward

Posted: Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014
Medical esthetician Jami Hornby works with a patient at Advanced Aesthetics in Coeur d’Alene. Jami Hornby didn’t expect it to be this fast. In May 2014, the recent graduate of North Idaho College’s Esthetician program decided to put her resume out there – only one – and apply at ... Read More

Enjoy NIC bike ride, live music, and more Sept. 6

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
North Idaho College will honor the memory of former student Brian Williams with a memorial bike ride at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 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 (and worst) hand at the end of the ride. The ... Read More

NIC wrestling team giving away school supplies

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
North Idaho College Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb is pictured talking to future Cardinal 7-year-old Ayden Cinnincione, from Post Falls, during the school supply giveaway event. A crowd of several hundred families were being served Wednesday, Aug. 27 in the Village at Riverstone across from Aeropostale. The school ... Read More

Associate's Degree Nursing Program Accreditation Commission Site Visit

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
North Idaho College will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate’s Degree Nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The public is invited to meet the site visit team and share comments about the program at noon Wednesday, Oct. 1 in the Edminster Student ... Read More

Collect gargoyles, win great prizes

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
The NIC Molstead Library is pleased to announce its inaugural Great Gargoyles Giveaway Contest exclusively for NIC students. During the months of September and October, the library will give out a total of 18 gargoyle trading cards, each featuring one of the many unique Molstead Library gargoyles created by art students under ... Read More

NIC students back, administrators dunked

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
North Idaho College greeted hundreds of students back with the annual Day of Welcome event Tuesday, Aug. 26. Students had an opportunity to check out clubs and activities on campus while eating barbecue and playing games. Pictured is NIC President Joe Dunlap being dunked by NIC Vice President for Business and Finance Chris ... Read More

NIC wrestling team to give away school supplies, donations being accepted

Posted: Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
The North Idaho College wrestling team is giving away school supplies to K-12 students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27 in the Village at Riverstone across from Aeropostale. Supplies will be given out while they last on a first-come, first-served basis. Anyone who wishes to contribute to the effort is asked to drop off ... Read More

NIC robotics camp culminates in obstacle course

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Campers at North Idaho College’s Intermediate NXT Robotics Camp programed robots to maneuver through an obstacle course Thursday. The Lego NXT Mindstorm robots use various sensors controlled through a graphical user interface to weave their way around various obstacles. Pictured are 9-year-old Chet Hanna (left) and ... Read More

Record amount of scholarships available for NIC students

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
With about $900,000 in scholarships being offered, more money is available than ever before to attend North Idaho College Anyone interested in attending NIC fall semester, should file an application for admission by Thursday, Aug. 14. The application deadline will allow students time to attend an orientation session, register ... Read More

Enjoy NIC bike ride, live music, and more Sept. 6

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014
North Idaho College will honor the memory of former student Brian Williams with a memorial bike ride at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 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 (and worst) hand at the end of the ride. The ... Read More

Grove named NIC's head golf coach

Posted: Friday, Aug. 1, 2014
The North Idaho College Athletics Department announced Thursday that Coeur d’Alene native Russell Grove is the new head coach of the men’s and women’s golf teams. Grove replaces former head coach Derrick Thompson, who assumed the same position at Iowa Western College after leading both NIC teams to the National ... Read More

Pictures with Cecil from Summer Splash available here

Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014
Help yourself to a picture of you with Cecil. All the photos from Cecil’s Summer Splash 2014 have been posted here . If you are the subject of any photo in this collection and would like it removed, please contact Communications and Marketing at (208) 769-7764. Read More

Registration open for NIC Girls/Boys Basketball Camp

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014
The North Idaho College men’s and women’s basketball coaching staff and players will host the NIC Girls/Boys Basketball Summer Basketball Camp July 14 - 17. 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 ... Read More

Cd'A woman wins $288,000 house for son in NIC raffle

Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Jean Mayberry, from Coeur d’Alene, bought the winning ticket in the NIC Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle drawing Wednesday, claiming the prize in front of a crowd of about 2,000. She said she bought the ticket for her son, Bill Novelli, who lives in California. Novelli and his wife, Linda, plan to relocate to be close to ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits offers Canfield Mountain trail work

Posted: Tuesday, July 8, 2014
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program is teaming up with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, the U.S. Forest Service, and local volunteers to coordinate trail work on Canfield Mountain this summer. Trail work will start in early July and continue until the middle of November with the goal of repairing ... Read More

NIC makes changes in coaches

Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2014
North Idaho College’s Head Golf Coach Derrick Thompson has accepted a job with Iowa Western Community College. “Derrick has been invaluable in building both men’s and women’s golf teams to a competitive national level. He has a wonderful opportunity in his new position and we wish him well,” NIC ... Read More

Sign up for NIC three-on-three tournament

Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2014
Registration is now open for the biggest three-on-three annual basketball tournament in Coeur d’Alene. The Coeur d’Alene Shootout will be held Aug. 23 and 24 on North Idaho College’s main campus. Entries must be received by Aug. 18. The Coeur d’Alene Shootout is a double-elimination tournament with ... Read More

Beta Sigma Phi donates to NIC scholarship program

Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2014
Beta Sigma Phi’s recent donation to North Idaho College to support student scholarships places its total contribution at more than $19,382. The local chapter of the nonprofit presented the NIC Foundation with a check for $425 recently. Beta Sigma Phi is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1931 to give women ... Read More

$5,000 in scholarships offered at NIC Cecil's Summer Splash

Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2014
For the first time, $5,000 in scholarships will be raffled off at the North Idaho College Cecil’s Summer Splash Wednesday, July 16. NIC’s premier summer beach party will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on NIC’s beach. The first 300 guests will receive free, Southern-style barbecue and everyone will have the chance to ... Read More

Sign up now for NIC summer volleyball camps

Posted: Monday, June 23, 2014
North Idaho College volleyball staff and players are offering volleyball camps this summer for grades 5 through 12 at NIC’s Christianson Gym. Youth Skills Camp #1 will be offered July 10-11 for players entering grades 5 through 8. Registration deadline is July 5. Youth Skills Camps #2 will be offered July 28-29 for ... Read More

Bank of America donates $5,000 for NIC entrepreneurship program

Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. awarded a $5,000 grant to the North Idaho College Foundation recently to fund scholarships for the NIC Integrated Business Entrepreneurship program. The entrepreneurship program provides students with academic and professional guidance to take their business concept from an idea to a ... Read More

NIC Really BIG Raffle sells out, breaks record

Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle has sold out all of the allotted 5,000 tickets, setting a new record. Tickets sold out on June 16, which is 10 days earlier than the previous record set in 2007. “The house this year was definitely a crowd favorite,” said Kristen McFadden, NIC raffle coordinator. “The ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List, dual credit grads for spring

Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for spring semester 2014. Students eligible for the NIC Dean’s List must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits and obtain a grade point average of 3.75 or above. Students are listed below along with their most recent city of residence: Idaho Athol: ... Read More

Catalog posted online

Posted: Monday, June 16, 2014
The 2014-2015 NIC Catalog is now available online. It can be downloaded here . Read More

Main LKH door closed for construction

Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014
During the College Drive road resurfacing project, visitors to Lee-Kildow Hall are asked to use the rear entrance when possible. The Lee Hall main door will be closed until the project is finished, which is expected by July 3. The Kildow Hall entrance closest to the lake will remain open. There are three spots where ... Read More

Some HR services unavailable at noon

Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014
Information Technology will perform software maintenance on the Human Resources services that provide application review, employee training/onboarding, and staff appraisal. Access to the services OpenHire, GreenLight, RedCarpet, and WingSpan will be unavailable beginning at noon TODAY Friday, June 13 for up to four hours or until ... Read More

NIC women's hoops recruiting in full gear

Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014
Four top recruits have signed up with North Idaho College women’s basketball for the 2014 - 2015 season. Maci Benedict , from Lebanon, Ore., is a 5-foot-7 combo guard who led her team to three straight trips to the 5A Oregon State championships. Her senior year, she averaged 12.1 points, 3.8 assists, 3.1 rebounds ... Read More

NIC Really BIG Raffle on track to break record, 400 tickets left

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Organizers of the North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle have sold a record number of tickets and expect to sell out about two weeks earlier than their earliest sell-out date on record. With only about 400 tickets remaining for the chance to win a $265,000 Post Falls home, tickets will likely sell out within the next week for the ... Read More

NIC wrestlers give 13,000th book

Posted: Friday, June 6, 2014
Coeur d’Alene Mayor Steve Widmeyer, left and NIC Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb, in the back, read to a group of Sorensen Magnate School students Thursday before 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 13,000 ... Read More

NIC Pharmacy Technology application deadline extended to June 13

Posted: Monday, June 2, 2014
North Idaho College’s Pharmacy Technology program, the only accredited Pharmacy Technology program in the state of Idaho, has extended the application deadline for the upcoming 2014-2015 year until June 13. The Pharmacy Technology program prepares students for positions working under the supervision of a licensed and ... Read More

Corey Symons named NIC's head basketball coach

Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2014
The North Idaho College Athletics Department announced that Corey Symons has been named the head men’s basketball coach at North Idaho College. Symons replaces Jared Phay, who accepted the head coaching position at the College of Southern Idaho earlier this month. Symons has been the team’s assistant coach for 10 years ... Read More

NIC offers girls basketball camps June 9-12

Posted: Friday, May 23, 2014
North Idaho College women’s basketball coaches and players invite all girls interested in improving their basketball game to join them at camp June 9-12. A variety of camps will be offered ranging from general, fundamental coaching to specific, position-play instruction. Girl basketball players will be able to build ... Read More

No network Memorial Day weekend

Posted: Friday, May 23, 2014
Since NIC network services will be intermittently unavailable on Memorial Day weekend, May 24-25, take this as your opportunity to enjoy the holiday weekend and not log in! All main campus and remote site network services will be intermittently unavailable during an upgrade which will replace the core of campus network ... Read More

NIC Sentinel named top newspaper by Society of Professional Journalists

Posted: Thursday, May 22, 2014
Pictured is the staff at NIC’s The Sentinel student newspaper, which was recently honored with several awards by the Society of Professional Journalists and the Idaho Press Club. Staff members from North Idaho College’s The Sentinel newspaper were honored with several Mark of Excellence awards at the Society of ... Read More

NIC women's soccer player signs with NCAA school

Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Morgan Kuehl, a two-year midfielder and defender from Flagstaff, Ariz., has signed a letter of intent to play for Adams State University in Alamosa, Colo. The Grizzlies are a National College Athletic Association Division II college playing in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. She is pictured signing with NIC Head ... Read More

Early bird deadline for Really BIG Raffle is May 31

Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
If you plan to participate in North Idaho College’s Really BIG Raffle, you may want to make sure your tickets are purchased by May 31. Tickets sold prior to the deadline will not only qualify for a chance at a $265,000 home, but will also automatically qualify supporters for two additional early bird prizes including a $750 ... Read More

Sign up for NIC Scott Hague golf tournament

Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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 30. The four-person scramble tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Friday, June 6 at the Avondale Golf and Tennis Club in Hayden. The event is ... Read More

NIC recognizes outstanding faculty, staff with annual achievement awards

Posted: Friday, May 16, 2014
Several outstanding North Idaho College staff and faculty members were honored with achievement awards during the annual NIC Employee Awards Breakfast Friday, May 16. Faculty Achievement Awards Phil Corlis, Photography Instructor Photography Instructor Phil Corlis is an innovator. His commitment to identifying ... Read More

NIC graduates to walk May 16

Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014
The North Idaho College 2014 Commencement Ceremony will be held in Christianson Gym at 10 a.m. Friday, May 16. About 370 graduation candidates are expected to walk this year of approximately 1,000 eligible for graduation. This year's speaker at the commencement ceremony will be NIC Instructor and Choir Director Max ... Read More

First NIC Really BIG Raffle Open House to be held May 18

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
The public will have the first opportunity to view the $265,000 grand prize home in the North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle at the first open house from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 18. This year’s $265,000 grand prize home is a park-front, three-bedroom, two-bath rancher with a three-car garage located at 2728 Bunchgrass ... Read More

NIC golfers earn top honors

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
North Idaho College men’s golf team member Angus Montgomery , from Middlesbrough, England, has been awarded the Phil Mickleson Award, which was presented by the Phil and Amy Mickelson Foundation to the most outstanding freshman in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Men's Golf. This season ... Read More

Stanley named NIC's head volleyball coach

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Kelsey Stanley was named head coach of the North Idaho College volleyball team at the NIC Boosters Luncheon Tuesday, May 13. Stanley has been the team’s assistant coach for two years and interim head coach since January. “Kelsey has done an excellent job as the interim head coach and earned a chance to ... Read More

Last Booster Club Luncheon at Outback

Posted: Monday, May 12, 2014
North Idaho College coaches will give season-ending and post-season tournament recaps at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, May 13 at the Coeur d’Alene Outback Steakhouse. This is the last Booster Club Luncheon until Aug. 26. Softball Head Coach Don Don Willliams will discuss last weekend’s conference ... Read More

Five NIC volleyball players sign with four-year colleges

Posted: Friday, May 9, 2014
Five North Idaho College volleyball players have signed letters of commitment to play at four-year colleges. Allison Meehan , from Post Falls, has signed to play in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1 at San Jose State in San Jose, Calif. Anyssa Matheson , from Coeur d’Alene, has signed to ... Read More

Softball season comes to an end

Posted: Friday, May 9, 2014
The #3 seed Lady Cardinals softball team fell to #4 seed College of Southern Nevada, 8-5, to end the season in the Region 18 tournament in Twin Falls, Idaho. For the second time in 3 games the Lady Cardinals fell behind by 4 runs in the first inning, only this time the Cardinals couldn’t complete the comeback. After ... Read More

NIC Pharmacy Technology program awarded accreditation

Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
North Idaho College is pleased to announce its Pharmacy Technology Certificate program has been awarded national accreditation by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists. The program is the only accredited Pharmacy Technology program in the state of Idaho. The Pharmacy Technology program prepares students for positions ... Read More

History comes alive at NIC Mother's Day Concert

Posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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 11 in Coeur d’Alene City Park. With NIC Band Director Terry Jones and Choral Instructor Max Mendez conducting, the ... Read More

NIC names Martin new VP for Finance and Business

Posted: Monday, May 5, 2014
North Idaho College President Joe Dunlap announced the hiring of Chris Martin to fill the vacant position of Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs. “Chris’ approach to an aggressive strategic vision and efficiency for the campus financial sector won us over,” Dunlap said. “His experience in ... Read More

Car raffle tickets on sale

Posted: Thursday, May 1, 2014
Tickets are still available for the annual NIC Booster Club raffle car. The drawing is Saturday, May 3 at the Athletics Awards Banquet. Anyone can buy tickets and does not have to be present at the banquet to win! Tickets are $5 each or five tickets for $20. The car is a 1999 VW Beetle that our Collision and Repair class has ... Read More

NIC POST Basic Patrol Academy graduates nine

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014
A total of nine graduates recently completed the North Idaho College Basic Patrol Academy, which is Peace Officers Standards Training-approved. The nine graduates, pictured above, held their graduation ceremony at NIC Friday, April 25. Read More

NIC to hold Mildred Bailey tribute concert

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The North Idaho College Music Department and Cardinal Connections is proud to present, “khwe ‘enkw i nm, khwe te’l sp u ’ss ‘a l aqhwp’t sinm” (When she sings, it pours from her heart), a tribute to Mildred Bailey, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing ... Read More

NIC president tours Really BIG raffle house

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
It’s coming along nicely. North Idaho College carpentry students are in the final stretch of getting this year’s Really BIG Raffle house ready before the July 9 drawing. On Wednesday, NIC President Joe Dunlap toured the three-bedroom, two-bath home on a Syringa Park corner lot in Post Falls. He talked to ... Read More

English Department's Distinguished Writing Award winners announced

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The North Idaho College English Department and English Club are proud to announce the winners of the English Department’s 2014 Distinguished Writing Award. This competitive award recognizes outstanding student writing on the NIC campus, and these students have all demonstrated their passion for language and their talent ... Read More

NIC students earn state business awards

Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Seven North Idaho College students qualified to compete at the national level by achieving top placement in business-related events at the recent state Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition in Boise recently. NIC students competed with university and college students from across the state in ... Read More

NIC 2014 Athletics Awards Banquet to be held May 3

Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The North Idaho College Athletics Department and NIC Booster Club will honor outstanding athletes at the NIC Athletics Awards Banquet Saturday, May 3 in the Edminster Student Union Building. The social will begin at 5:30 p.m., the dinner will begin at 6 p.m., and the awards ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. The event is open to the ... Read More

NIC softball player named SWAC Player of the Week

Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014
North Idaho College softball player Kylene Hatton was named Player of the Week by the Scenic West Athletic Conference. Hatton is a sophomore who recently signed a letter of commitment to play at NCAA Division II Texas A & M University - Commerce. Hatton had 15 at bats with seven hits and seven runs against Snow College. She had ... Read More

Come to free NIC Spring Choral Concert April 22

Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014
North Idaho College will present its Spring Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The NIC Spring Choral Concert will celebrate the music of the theater. The NIC Cardinal Chorale and Chamber Singers will present a program of the music of stage and screen ... Read More

NIC basketball player signs with Portland State

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
North Idaho College basketball player Braxton Tucker, of Tacoma, Wash., has signed a letter of commitment to play at Portland State University. Tucker led NIC in scoring last season and was fifth in the Scenic West Athletic Conference with 14.7 points a game. He was a second team All-SWAC selection. Pictured are, from left, NIC ... Read More

NIC to hold open forums for vice president candidates

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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 ... Read More

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

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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 ... Read More

NIC students to exhibit art in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Friday, April 11, 2014
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 ... Read More

NIC to sponsor fiction writers panel for Get Lit!

Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2014
North Idaho College is sponsoring a panel of fiction authors discussing “Strangers in a Strange Land” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 11 in NIC’s Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 102. Fiction allows us to see the world from another person's perspective, through their experiences in strange ... Read More

NIC students win silver, gold Addy Awards

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014
NIC students stand with their ADDY awards at the American Advertising Federation awards show at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane recently. The theme for the awards show was “The Great Gatsby.” Twelve North Idaho College graphic design students took home several gold and silver awards at the 2014 ADDY Awards in ... Read More

Dancers wait to shine

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014
Native American dancers from Plummer and Spokane are pictured waiting to dance as part of an exhibit in the plaza of the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building Monday, April 7. The dancing was just one of several events throughout American Indian Heritage Week being held this week April 7-12. For a complete ... Read More

NIC club to host Legislative Candidate Forum

Posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The North Idaho College Republicans Club is hosting a Legislative Candidate Forum 5:30 Monday, April 7 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of the Edminster Student Union Building. The following candidates have confirmed they will be in attendance: District 2 : Sen. Steve Vick, Rep. Vito Barbieri (Position A), Fritz Wiedehoff ... Read More

NIC to host week of events for American Indian Heritage Week

Posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2014
North Idaho College is hosting a variety of events in honor of American Indian Heritage Week April 7-12. Click here for a complete schedule of the week’s activities. Monday, April 7 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

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, March 31, 2014
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 5 p.m. April 8, 2014 in the Edminster Student Union Building Powder Horn Bay Room. The purpose of the session falls under Idaho Code § 67-2345(1)(a) & (b) to consider personnel matters. Read More

Nominations sought for NIC alumni awards

Posted: Monday, March 31, 2014
The NIC Alumni Association is currently accepting nominations for its annual alumni awards. Nominations are due May 15. 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

NIC Children's Center celebrates the week of the young child with open house

Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014
NIC will celebrate the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) national Week of the Young Child April 6-12 with an open house at the NIC Children’s Center. Everyone is welcome to learn more about the NIC Children’s Center, early childhood education, and enjoy the unveiling of the children’s ... Read More

NIC softball player signs with NCAA Division II college

Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
North Idaho College softball player Kylene Hatton has signed a letter of commitment to play at NCAA Division II Texas A & M University - Commerce. Hatton, of Simi Valley, Calif., played both infield and outfield for the Cardinals. She has a .380 batting average with four home runs, five doubles, two triples, 25 RBIs and a ... Read More

Seventh-grade Coeur d'Alene Charter Academy student wins regional spelling bee

Posted: Monday, March 24, 2014
Seventh-grade Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy student Kiana Lacroix, of Coeur d’Alene, out-spelled 50 other fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho to become the champion speller in the 11th annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee March 22 at North Idaho College. Lacroix ... Read More

NIC coaches to speak at Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Monday, March 24, 2014
North Idaho College coaches will give previews and season recaps at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 25 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. The NIC Booster Club meets on the second and last Tuesday of the month at noon, typically alternating between the Outback Steakhouse and the Coeur d’Alene Resort. The ... Read More

NIC Foundation launches 21st house raffle

Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
North Idaho College is ramping up for the 21st annual Really BIG Raffle fundraiser, where community members can try their luck for a chance to win a brand new $265,000 home at Syringa Park in Post Falls as well as a $20,000 car, $10,000 boat, $3,500 vacation package and $2,000 shopping spree. This marks the 21st year of ... Read More

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on sense of self

Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak on “Being Your Own Best Friend: Cultivating a Healthy Sense of Self” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 21 in Molstead Library Todd Hall at North Idaho College. Intellectually we know that if we want to care deeply about others ... Read More

Participants announced for the 2014 North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee

Posted: Monday, March 17, 2014
A total of 56 fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho will participate in the 11th annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee Saturday, March 22 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

NIC Sentinel staff to be honored with Mark of Excellence awards

Posted: Monday, March 17, 2014
Staff members from North Idaho College’s The Sentinel newspaper will be honored with several Mark of Excellence awards by the Society of Professional Journalists for Region 10, including Best All-Around Non-Daily Newspaper. Individual wards include Beau Valdez in the Photo Illustration Category and Sports Photo Category, and ... Read More

NIC hosts high school welding competition

Posted: Monday, March 17, 2014
There were 25 high school students who participated in the regional Skills USA welding competition hosted by North Idaho College Friday, March 14. NIC welding instructors, students, and former students acted as judges in the event. Winners will go on to the statewide Skills USA competition. Kootenai Technical Education Campus ... Read More

NIC trustees vote to move athletic conferences

Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees voted 3-1 in favor of changing athletic conferences at a board meeting Thursday, March 14. The transition will move NIC athletics from the National Junior College Athletics Association (Scenic West Athletic Conference) to the Northwest Athletics Association of Community Colleges over a ... Read More

Experience the past: NIC's ‘Dance Anyone?'

Posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014
The NIC Wind Symphony practices Wednesday, March 12 to prepare for their March 19 “Dance Anyone?” production. North Idaho College invites everyone to a free concert featuring the NIC Wind Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert is an homage to civic bands ... Read More

NIC students to present philosophy papers

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Three North Idaho College students have been chosen to present their papers at the 18th annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore. April 4 and 5. “It’s a rare honor to be given the opportunity to present a paper at the very popular and very competitive conference that draws ... Read More

NIC Bonners Ferry Center to open March 11

Posted: Monday, March 10, 2014
The North Idaho College Bonners Ferry Center at 6791 Main Street will reopen for classes at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 11. As flooding clean-up continues, computer lab space will be limited. Students can check the website or call the center for updates at (208) 267-3878. Read More

‘Spirit of Survival' featured at NIC

Posted: Monday, March 10, 2014
North Idaho College will feature the presentation “Spirit of Survival: A Five Generation Story of Healing Historical Trauma” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 in the NIC Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. There will be an encore presentation the same day at 6 p.m. at the Human Rights ... Read More

Wrestlers, coaches to speak to NIC boosters

Posted: Friday, March 7, 2014
North Idaho College Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb, wrestling champion VJ Giulio and members of the wrestling team will speak at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 11 at the Coeur d’Alene Outback Steakhouse. In addition, basketball coaches will give season and Region 18 Tournament recaps. The NIC Booster ... Read More

NIC wraps up Footsteps

Posted: Thursday, March 6, 2014
North Idaho College students gave their last Footsteps tour of the year Thursday, March 6. The Footsteps interactive exhibit highlights issues of social injustice and societal challenges, and has been a popular event at NIC for the last three years. Pictured is NIC Student Activities Coordinator Heather Erikson standing in front ... Read More

Enjoy ‘Schubert Mass in G' at NIC March 11

Posted: Thursday, March 6, 2014
North Idaho College will present its “Schubert Mass in G” concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11 at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert’s featured work, “Mass No. 2 in G Major,” by Franz Schubert will be performed by the combined choirs of North Idaho College -- the NIC Choral ... Read More

Be a part of history: NIC wants your story

Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
North Idaho College wants to help you tell your story. From now until April 15, NIC interviewers are seeking out participants for the “Stories of the Gathering Place” project. Storytellers are asked to tell a two-minute story on camera about an experience they had that relates to the Fort Ground neighborhood and NIC area ... Read More

Weigh in on conference move

Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2014
The NIC Board of Trustees is interested in your feedback regarding the college’s proposed move from the Scenic West Athletic Conference to the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges. Please send questions and comments to the board at: board@nic.edu Read More

NIC announces All-Star Basketball Game participants

Posted: Monday, March 3, 2014
Participants for the boys and girls 2014 Idaho State High School All-Star Basketball Games were announced recently by the North Idaho College Athletics Department. The eleventh annual statewide all-star game is scheduled for Saturday, March 15, 2014 at NIC’s Christianson Gym in Coeur d’Alene. The games are sanctioned by ... Read More

Walk in someone else's shoes at NIC Footsteps exhibit

Posted: Monday, March 3, 2014
The community is invited to the “Footsteps: A Journey of Many” interactive exhibit to be held at North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building March 4-6. Reservations can be made online at www.nic.edu/footsteps . Footsteps is an interactive exhibit that highlights issues of social injustice, both current and ... Read More

NIC to host NASA talk, space exhibit

Posted: Monday, March 3, 2014
The North Idaho College Molstead Library will be hosting a lecture and display on the student high-altitude scientific balloon program – Idaho RISE (Research Involving Student Engineers and Educators) – in March. A one-hour talk, “Fishnauts: A NASA Story,” will be given by Ed Galindo, faculty member in the ... Read More

Giulio takes national title, hand in marriage

Posted: Monday, March 3, 2014
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M jumped out in front early and couldn’t be caught, winning the team title at the 2014 National Junior College Athletic Association Wrestling Tournament with 169 team points. This was NEO A&M’s first wrestling team in 20 years, but its head coach Joe Renfro led his former team Labette ... Read More

LIVE WRESTLING UPDATES

Posted: Friday, Feb. 28, 2014
The No. 3-ranked North Idaho College Cardinal wrestling team is competing in the national NJCAA wrestling tournament this weekend at the Spokane Convention Center seeking their 15th national championship! Want to follow your Cards as they host 39 teams and more than 200 wrestlers from across the nation right here in the Northwest ... Read More

Region 18 Basketball Tournament Update

Posted: Friday, Feb. 28, 2014
Women - #3 North Idaho (21-9) -- #6 Colorado Northwestern (7-21) Final Game Summary, NIC 75 – CNCC 60: Renae Mokrzycki had game highs with 25 points and 15 rebounds to lead North Idaho College (NIC) to a 75-60 win over Colorado Northwestern (CNCC) in the opening game of the Scenic West Athletic ... Read More

Buy YUDA band, support project

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014
The Latino Club will be selling YUDA Bands from Feb. 24 - March 7. The wrist bands are handmade in Guatemala and are sold for $7 each. The proceeds help provide employment in Guatemala and education for students in third-world countries. For every 175 bands, we can pay for a student's education for one year. The club has chosen two ... Read More

Watch NIC tournament basketball live

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014
Watch NIC men's and women's basketball games in the SWAC Tournament streamed online from Ephraim, Utah Thursday, Feb. 27 at www.youtube.com/snowbadgerTV. The No. 3-seeded NIC women's team will take on No. 6 Colorado Northwestern Community College at 11 a.m. The No. 3-seeded NIC men's team will take on the No. 6 Colorado ... Read More

Learn about NIC resources available in Bonners Ferry

Posted: Monday, Feb. 24, 2014
The community is invited to the North Idaho College Professional-Technical Education Showcase from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 at Bonners Ferry High School. The showcase will be an opportunity for the community to learn about college resources, training, and programs available in Bonners Ferry. There will be faculty and staff on ... Read More

Williams, Whitcomb to speak to NIC boosters

Posted: Monday, Feb. 24, 2014
North Idaho College Athletics Director Al Williams and Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb will speak at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Williams will talk about the proposal for NIC to move conferences from the National Junior College Athletic Association to the Northwest ... Read More

Bring resume to NIC at Sandpoint to explore options

Posted: Friday, Feb. 21, 2014
The community is invited discover local collegiate options available at the “Community Connections” open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 25 at the NIC at Sandpoint at 102 South Euclid Ave. Participants are encouraged to bring their resume to the open house, which is designed to open a conversation about how NIC at ... Read More

NIC faculty to exhibit art in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014
North Idaho College faculty will exhibit their artwork during the Faculty Art Exhibit Feb. 24 through March 28 in the Boswell Corner Gallery. The Faculty Art Exhibit will feature a variety of original works created by NIC faculty, including Donna Bain, Fran Bahr, Otis Bardwell, Priscilla Cooper, Phil Corlis, Jen Erickson, Michael ... Read More

Tickets on sale for NIC-hosted NJCAA National Wrestling Tournament

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014
A total of 257 wrestlers representing 39 community colleges across the country will be arriving in Spokane, Wash., Thursday to compete in the 2014 National Junior College Athletic Association wrestling tournament Feb. 28 – March 1 at the Spokane Convention Center. The action begins at 9:15 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28 with the ... Read More

Region 18 wrestling tournament to be streamed

Posted: Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
The Region 18 Wrestling Tournament to be held in Rock Springs, Wyo. on Saturday, Feb. 15 will be streamed live at www.wwcc.wy.edu/athletics . NIC is currently ranked No. 3 in the country heading into the tournament. The all-day tournament begins at 9 a.m. (Pacific Time). A full schedule is available here . Read More

Volunteers needed for NJCAA National Wrestling Tournament

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014
Did you know that North Idaho College is the host college for the 2014 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national wrestling tournament? The tournament will be held at the Spokane Convention Center Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 1. Tickets are on sale now at ... Read More

NIC offers free assistance filling out financial aid application

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014
North Idaho College will offer assistance on completing the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid on FAFSA Day, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 on the second floor of Molstead Library on NIC’s main campus, and at NIC at Sandpoint at 102 South Euclid. Participants should bring their Social Security ... Read More

NIC vice president Browning to speak to Booster Club

Posted: Friday, Feb. 7, 2014
North Idaho College Vice President for Community Relations and Marketing Mark Browning will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 11 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Browning’s past work history includes working as a sports director and play-by-play announcer. Browning was ... Read More

NIC to hold workshops showcasing career tools

Posted: Friday, Feb. 7, 2014
A variety of resources, information, and tools available to explore careers will be showcased at two, one-hour workshops at North Idaho College’s Molstead Library Todd Hall. The first workshop will be held at noon Tuesday, Feb. 11 and the second workshop will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12. The public is invited to ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for fall semester

Posted: Friday, Feb. 7, 2014
North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for fall 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 ... Read More

NIC radiography technology program now accepting

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014
Students have until March 7 to submit an application for a North Idaho College program that can lead to a job with a country-wide median pay of $26.88/hour that is also expected to grow by 21 percent by 2022, according to the U.S. Dept. of Labor. The radiography technology program is a five-semester associate’s degree ... Read More

College Info Night to be held Feb. 4

Posted: Friday, Jan. 31, 2014
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program and other information needed after high school are encouraged to attend College Info Night from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 in the Edminster Student Union Building. Guests can attend any one of three 20 minute sessions as part of the ... Read More

Celebrate America's music at JazzNIC Feb. 3 - 5

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014
Middle and high school students from 27 schools in North Idaho and Eastern Washington will participate in jazz clinics Feb. 3 through Feb. 5 at North Idaho College during the annual JazzNIC festival, with a special concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The Feb. 4 concert will feature ... Read More

Timber jobs bouncing back: NIC partners to create training opportunities for next generation

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014
A guiding principle of the wood products industry is to reforest after harvesting – new trees are planted for future generations. Now, as baby boomers retire, North Idaho wood product manufacturers are applying that same principle to their workforce. North Idaho College, the Idaho Department of Labor and the three largest wood ... Read More

NIC literary magazine accepting submissions, open to public

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014
The North Idaho College literary magazine “Trestle Creek Review” is accepting submissions until midnight Friday, Jan. 31. Submissions are being accepted from the NIC community and members of the public in Idaho’s five northern counties. Fiction, poetry, essays, and visual art are all being accepted. Full ... Read More

NIC students try out marimbas

Posted: Monday, Jan. 27, 2014
North Idaho College students Keith Strickland (left) and Jon Schmehl (center) were just a couple of the dozen or so students trying out marimbas in the student union building Jan. 24. NIC music instructors organized and taught the free workshop for anyone who wanted a chance to play the Zimbabwe marimbas. Read More

NIC wrestling team Komen donations total $8,000

Posted: Friday, Jan. 24, 2014
The North Idaho College wrestling team donated $2,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure - Coeur d’Alene before the Jan. 24 match against Simon Fraser University (NIC won 29-15). The funds were raised through the team’s sale of “We Care” T-shirts. The team has raised $8,000 selling T-shirts over the past four ... Read More

Class of 1958 donates to Ray Stone NIC scholarship

Posted: Friday, Jan. 24, 2014
Members of the Coeur d’Alene High School Class of 1958 recently donated $1,000 to help establish a North Idaho College scholarship in honor of Ray Stone, who taught many of the Class of 1958 both in high school and at NIC. “Most of us feel that our class was a special, close knit group and Ray was part of that for two ... Read More

Former MLB baseball player to speak to NIC boosters

Posted: Friday, Jan. 24, 2014
Former San Diego Padres pitcher and current Coeur d’Alene realtor Kevin Pickford will be the main speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club’s luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Pickford played professional baseball for 12 years, playing in the Major Leagues for the San Diego ... Read More

NIC to offer free safety training at Safety Fest

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014
North Idaho College will offer free safety training at the 6th annual Safety Fest of the Great Northwest Feb. 18 – 20 at the Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. This event is an opportunity for companies in construction and general industry to receive free safety training for their employees from the area’s best ... Read More

New NIC Cecil mascot unveiled

Posted: Friday, Jan. 17, 2014
Cecil the Cardinal celebrated his 80th birthday last night with a makeover during the North Idaho College halftime show at the men's basketball game (a 96 - 60 victory over Colorado Northwestern Community College) Thursday, Jan. 17. He electrified the crowd with some high-flying dunks in his new wings after the old mascot was ... Read More

NIC athletes honored for academic excellence

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014
North Idaho College athletes were honored recently for academic excellence by being named to the academic honor roll for fall semester. To be named to the honor roll, students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits and have earned a 3.0 or higher GPA for fall semester (or have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher ... Read More

Health, wellness spotlighted in library

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014
The Molstead Library is celebrating health and wellness during the month of January by featuring a rich display of books, DVDs, posters, handouts and other health and fitness-related materials. The exhibit highlights hundreds of resources from the library's print and media collections available for check-out on healthy lifestyles ... Read More

Regional school districts to hold spelling bees

Posted: Friday, Jan. 10, 2014
School districts throughout North Idaho will hold spelling bees in January that qualify students for the North Idaho Spelling Bee scheduled for March 22 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

What's Hatching?

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014
Find out during halftime of the men’s basketball game versus Colorado Northwestern Community College Thursday, Jan. 16 in Christianson Gym. The women’s game begins at 5:30 p.m. and the men’s game begins at 7:30 p.m. Students get in FREE with a student ID. Read More

In the News: NIC students earn higher wages

Posted: Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
NIC Director of Workforce and Community Education Marie Price was interviewed by KHQ last week on how NIC enables students to earn higher wages. Watch the KHQ clip here . Read More

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