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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

Join us for NIC's premier summer beach party!

Posted: Thursday, June 26, 2014
Cecil's Summer Splash Wednesday, July 16 4-7 p.m. Sunspot at Hnya'(pqi'nn Beach (pronounced "hin-yap-keehn-un") Whether you’re considering attending NIC or are already part of the college family, this free event is for you. Grab your shades, swimsuit, and sunscreen and enter to win one of five scholarships valued at $1,000 each * ... 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

Community comes first for NIC wrestlers

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013
Character wins championships. It’s more than Pat Whitcomb’s mantra. As head wrestling coach at North Idaho College, character is something he works to instill in his team through their work on community programs. The wrestling team’s longest-running program is the Shirley Parker Reading Program, which was ... Read More

NIC, Avista partner to offer entrepreneurship program

Posted: Monday, Dec. 16, 2013
Avista is betting on North Idaho’s entrepreneur spirit. Because of a $100,000, three-year grant from Avista Utilities, North Idaho College is offering an Integrated Business Entrepreneurship program spring semester. NIC is accepting applications until Dec. 19 for the 15-credit hour certificate program that begins in January ... Read More

NIC wrestlers pass out books, give puppy preview

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
Miles Ratzesberger, a first-grader at Seltice Elementary in Post Falls, gets a sneak peak at the chocolate lab that will be auctioned off at the Winter CARDnival Dec. 18. He got first pet of the puppy while North Idaho College wrestlers visited his school to read to first-grade classes as part of the Shirley Parker Reading ... Read More

NIC to present ‘Sounds of Christmas' concert Dec. 14, 15

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013
North Idaho College will present its “Sounds of Christmas” concert in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. The concert will feature performances by the NIC Wind Symphony, NIC Cardinal Chorale, NIC Chamber Singers and Cardinal Vocal Jazz. This concert ... Read More

NIC Booster Club presents the Winter CARDnival, Auction Dec. 18

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013
North Idaho College athletics fans are invited to the Booster Club’s Winter CARDnival and Auction Wednesday, Dec. 18 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 Card named SWAC Basketball Player of the Week

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013
North Idaho College’s Bryce Leavitt has been named Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the Scenic West Athletic Conference. “Bryce was a steadying influence after the starting point guard (Will Dorsey) went down with an injury. He played extremely well,” said Al Williams, NIC athletics director ... Read More

NIC basketball coaches, players to hold holiday camp

Posted: Monday, Dec. 9, 2013
Boys and girls of all ages are invited to attend the 2013 North Idaho College Holiday Basketball Camp taught by NIC coaches and players Dec. 30 – 31 and Jan. 2. Camp participants will learn fundamental skills and individual drills to make them better players. Dec. 30 – 31 are all-day sessions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with ... Read More

Pottery Sale to be held Dec. 10-11 in ceramics studio

Posted: Friday, Dec. 6, 2013
It’s that time of year when everyone is invited to attend the NIC Art Students’ Pottery Sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 and Wednesday, Dec. 11 in the ceramics studio in Boswell Hall Room 158. Admission is free and the sale is open to the public. A percentage of each sale goes to the NIC Ceramics Department ... Read More

NIC class learns fundraising by doing

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013
It takes planning to hold a successful ski movie premiere or plan a rafting trip. North Idaho College Resort/Recreation Management Instructor Paul Chivvis said the best way to learn how to plan is to learn by experience. It’s been six years since NIC’s event planning class began “learning by doing,” Chivvis ... Read More

Everyone invited to NIC Jam for Cans at Calypsos

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013
Join North Idaho College students for an open mic night Thursday, Dec. 5 at Calypsos downtown Coeur d’Alene. Students will be collecting canned food at the door to donate to the local food bank to help families in need during the holiday season. For every canned food item brought in, donors will be entered to win door prizes ... Read More

Frazzled by Finals? Help is here!

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013
There will be a free workshop to help cope with test anxiety from 12:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 in the SUB Crescent Bay Room and from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 in the SUB Driftwood Bay Room. Students will learn how to recognize test anxiety and be given the tools to succeed. Read More

A message from your ASNIC President

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013
Learn what your student government leaders are up to and what projects they're working on that affect you! From St. ASNIC to connecting with outreach centers, your ASNIC reps are busy with many projects and events for students. Click HERE for a message from your ASNIC President Benaiah Cheevers. Read More

70 St. ASNIC ornaments left!

Posted: Monday, Dec. 2, 2013
The St. ASNIC Tree of Giving is now up in the SUB and there are still 70 ornaments left on the tree. Choose an ornament and bring your unwrapped gift to the ASNIC Office on the upper level of the SUB by Dec. 4. Help make Christmas a little brighter for some of the children in our NIC family. Read More

NIC students to hold Dodgeball for Hunger

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013
North Idaho College's Resort Recreation Management Program is hosting a Dodgeball for Hunger event Saturday, Nov. 30 at Peak Fitness in Post Falls. Check-in is at 10:30 a.m. and the tournament is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Each team is encouraged to be creative with team uniforms or costumes. Singles are encouraged to join as well ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals place sixth in the nation

Posted: Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013
The Cardinals lost a tough five-set battle to Western Nebraska (25-22, 20-25, 25-17, 23-25, 15-9) to place sixth in the nation at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I national volleyball tournament in Casper, Wyo. Outstanding ladies! Congratulations! Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals fall to top seed

Posted: Friday, Nov. 22, 2013
After a win against the No. 8 seeded Arizona Western in the National Junior College Athletic Association volleyball tournament in Casper, Wyo., the Cardinals faced the top-seeded Blinn College of Texas and fell in the evening matchup after a hard fought four-game battle (25-21, 23-25, 25-18, 25-18). The Cardinals, a No. 9 seed ... Read More

Free Monday movies sponsored by Black Student Union

Posted: Friday, Nov. 22, 2013
Everyone is invited to a film series on the next few Mondays at 6 p.m. sponsored by the NIC Black Student Union: Nov. 25: "The Ben Carson Story" - Echo Bay Room SUB. Theme: Health Care Professionals Dec. 2: "Bling" - Driftwood Bay Room SUB. Theme: Socio-Economics Dec. 9: "500 Years" - Driftwood Bay Room SUB. Theme: History There ... Read More

NIC student newspaper places 4th with 4-year schools

Posted: Friday, Nov. 22, 2013
Even though North Idaho College is a two-year school, its student newspaper, The Sentinel, took fourth-place for Best Four-Year Newspaper in the Best of Show contest at the annual Associated Collegiate Press and Collegiate Media Association media convention in New Orleans on Oct. 26. Due to a clerical error, The Sentinel competed ... Read More

Volunteer tutors needed for NIC Adult Basic Education

Posted: Friday, Nov. 22, 2013
Volunteers are needed to assist with North Idaho College’s Adult Basic Education program. The NIC Adult Education Center, located in the Hedlund Building Room 204 on NIC’s main campus, offers Adult Basic Education, which includes basic skill building in reading, writing, and math. Volunteers should enjoy working with ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cards to play for fifth place at NJCAA tournament

Posted: Friday, Nov. 22, 2013
The No. 9 seeded Cardinals defeated Iowa Western (No. 4 seed) in the consolation bracket today (24-26, 26-24, 25-23, 25-21) to move on in the tournament. The Cardinals will take on Western Nebraska Community College for fifth place at 1:30 p.m. (Pacific) Saturday, Nov. 23. Watch live on NJCAA TV at ... Read More

Firefighter Academy to hold information session Dec. 11

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013
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, Dec. 11. Hear from Firefighter Academy instructors about the qualifications, prerequisites, application process, physical ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC advances in Round 1 of NJCAA volleyball tournament; to take on top seed

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013
The No. 9-seeded Cardinal volleyball team knocked off the No. 8 seed Arizona Western in Round 1 of the National Junior College Athletic Association national tournament in Casper, Wyo. in three games (25-23, 25-22, 25-17). Next, NIC will take on the top-seeded Blinn College of Texas at 6:30 p.m. Pacific time. Watch live at ... Read More

Expect random acts of kindness, leave donations for women's shelter

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013
The Go-Givers (an NIC student group) will be hosting Random Acts of Kindness week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2 - 5 in the SUB. There will be special activities such as and open mic and "laugh yoga." The Go-Givers will also have a box dedicated to helping the Coeur d'Alene Women's Shelter in the SUB until Dec. 5. Please stop by and ... Read More

Applications needed for St. ASNIC!

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013
Applications for the annual St. ASNIC Giving Tree event are lower than usual this year. If anyone knows of a family who needs a little help this year, PLEASE, pass along the application, which can be found here , or at the ASNIC office, the TRIO Center, Children's Center or Student Services office. Information: ... Read More

Free blood pressure screening

Posted: Monday, Nov. 18, 2013
Student Health Services is offering a free blood pressure screening for students and staff in the SUB plaza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 and Monday, Dec. 9. Read More

NIC to hold info session for radiography technology program

Posted: Monday, Nov. 18, 2013
North Idaho College will hold an information session guiding prospective students through the admissions process for the radiography technology program at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 102 on NIC’s main campus. Students will be applying for fall semester 2014. The program is a ... Read More

Idaho Physical Therapist Assistant consortium program approved

Posted: Friday, Nov. 15, 2013
The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) has voted to approve the start-up of the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Consortium Program delivered by the College of Southern Idaho (CSI), College of Western Idaho (CWI), Lewis-Clark State College (LCSC), and North Idaho College (NIC). This approval will ... Read More

NIC to host presentation ‘History of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe'

Posted: Friday, Nov. 15, 2013
North Idaho College invites everyone to the free presentation “History of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe” with speaker Quanah Matheson, the tribe’s culture director, from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. Following the presentation, there will be ... Read More

Recital to be held in Boswell Hall lobby Nov. 21, Dec. 12

Posted: Friday, Nov. 15, 2013
Mark it on your calendars to pack a lunch and come to Boswell Hall at noon Thursday, Nov. 21 and Dec. 12 for a Music Department lobby recital. The recital is free and open to everyone. Read More

Auto Tech offering affordable repairs

Posted: Friday, Nov. 15, 2013
Automotive Technology is accepting appointments for vehicle repairs in the following areas: Brakes Cooling system (leaks, water pumps, radiators, thermostats) Engine repair (oil leaks, valve adjustments, noises, belts and hoses) Timing Belts To qualify the vehicle must be model year 2000 or newer and can be left for several days ... Read More

Don't shave, help charities

Posted: Friday, Nov. 15, 2013
No-Shave November is a charity fundraising event celebrating colder weather and beards. Students from the Automotive Technology program are challenging all members of the NIC campus to throw away those razors to benefit area children and families. Donate the money you usually spend on shaving and grooming for a month to help local ... Read More

NIC to host Warren Miller's latest film ‘Ticket to Ride'

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013
Warren Millers latest snow sports film “Ticket to Ride” will be shown at North Idaho College’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center Sunday, Nov. 17. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the film begins at 6:30 p.m. NIC’s Outdoor Pursuits program is organizing the event, in which more than $2,000 in prizes will ... Read More

NIC presents ‘Fa la la la la and All That Jazz'

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013
The community is invited to enjoy the winter-themed concert “Fa la la la la and All That Jazz,” performed by the North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble and Cardinal Vocal Jazz at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 in NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Some of the concert highlights will include “Let it ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC players sign with NCAA teams

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013
The North Idaho Lady Cardinal basketball program has reached new heights with the early signing today of two NIC sophomores, Georgia Stirton and Renae Mokrzycki. Both players have committed to play for NCAA tournament qualifiers as Stirton will become a Gonzaga Bulldog and Mokrzycki will become an Idaho Vandal in the fall of ... Read More

AISA accepting clothes for homeless

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013
From now until Nov. 21, the American Indian Student Alliance will have a table inside the front door of the SUB plaza 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays to receive slightly worn winter clothing donations for St. Vincent de Paul's men's and women's shelters as part of AISA's " Drive to Make a Difference ." Unopened personal ... Read More

Toys for Tots bins located around campus

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013
Speak Out! (the NIC Communication Club) is sponsoring Toys for Tots on the NIC campus. There are bins for collection of new toys in the SUB, Boswell Hall in front of the Ticket Stand, and Molstead Library through Dec 13. Please make sure the toys are new and in their original packaging. Read More

NIC's ‘Gathering of the Bands' salutes the U.S. Air Force 560th

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013
North Idaho College is hosting “The Gathering of the Bands” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 in the Schuler Performing Arts Center. Eighth-grade students from area middle schools will perform along with special conductor Maj. James W. Phillips in a salute to the 560th U.S. Air Force Band. For 65 years, the 560th ... Read More

Two artists to exhibit in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Friday, Nov. 8, 2013
North Idaho College is hosting artists Eve Deisher’s and Ann Chadwick’s “Transient Terrain: Cutting and Sewing Transform Drawing” exhibit in NIC’s Boswell Hall Corner Gallery from Nov. 11 to Feb. 7. A gallery walk will be held for the exhibit at 10:30 a.m. and an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday ... Read More

NIC to hold Dual Credit Information Night

Posted: Friday, Nov. 8, 2013
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program are encouraged to attend an NIC Dual Credit Information Night from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11 in the Edminster Student Union Building. NIC’s dual credit program gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to enroll ... Read More

NIC to host College to Career Showcase

Posted: Friday, Nov. 8, 2013
A wide variety of professionals and industry leaders will be on-hand to talk to students in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13. Students and career explorers can come and go as they please and will receive a handout at the door telling them which professions are ... Read More

Kootenai Charities donates $1,000 for NIC scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013
Kootenai Charities, Inc. presented a $1,000 check to the North Idaho College Foundation earlier in October. Kootenai Charities raises money each year through the Demolition Derby at the North Idaho Fair for funds that will be directed toward scholarships for both academic and professional-technical students. This donation ... Read More

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on living a meaningful life

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013
Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak on “Life is Fleeting: What will you do with it” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 in Molstead Library Todd Hall at North Idaho College. It’s a simple fact: Everyone who is born will eventually die. And we have no idea when ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene Crossing named to the Top 100 Open Water Swims

Posted: Monday, Nov. 4, 2013
The Coeur d'Alene Crossing 2.4-mile open water swimming charity event was named to the Top 100 Open Water Swims list by the World Open Water Swimming Association. Only in its second year, the event raises funds for the Union Gospel Mission, Coeur d'Alene Area Swim Team, and North Idaho College Athletics. The Coeur d'Alene Crossing ... Read More

A message from your ASNIC President

Posted: Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013
Want to know what your student government leaders are up to and what projects involve you and your student experience? Click here for a message from your ASNIC President Benaiah Cheevers. http://www.nic.edu/modules/images/websites/7/file/aSNICReportOct2013.pdf Read More

Governor to speak at NIC Aerospace Center ribbon cutting

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013
The community is invited to come celebrate with North Idaho College the opening of a new Aerospace Center for excellence at a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 at 1845 Dakota Avenue in Hayden. Gov. Butch Otter and NIC President Joe Dunlap will speak at the event, which is free and open to the public. The center ... Read More

NIC at Sandpoint lab celebrated

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013
About 100 people packed into the new science lab at the North Idaho College at Sandpoint Center Wednesday to honor the many donors who helped make the lab a reality. The community surpassed fundraising goals after just a few months, raising well over the $100,000 needed to retrofit the space and purchase the furnishings ... Read More

Advising available at NIC Bonners Ferry Center Oct. 30

Posted: Monday, Oct. 28, 2013
Advisors from Idaho’s four-year colleges will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the North Idaho College Bonners Ferry Center. Academic advisors from NIC, Lewis-Clark State College, and the University of Idaho will meet with students and potential students. Appointments can be scheduled and ... Read More

Check your Cardinal Mail to learn about ways to manage your student loans

Posted: Monday, Oct. 28, 2013
North Idaho College has teamed up with SALTTM, a new membership program, to help our students manage their money and student loans. Here’s the best part – we are providing all of its services to you free of charge. Check your Cardinal Mail for an email invitation to join SALT on Monday, Nov. 4. If you do not receive your ... Read More

NIC to host presentation ‘The Story Continues…'

Posted: Monday, Oct. 28, 2013
North Idaho College invites everyone to the free presentation “The Story Continues” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. English Instructor and author of “The Gathering Place: A History of North Idaho College” Fran Bahr will speak ... Read More

MyNIC upgraded this weekend

Posted: Friday, Oct. 25, 2013
Access to the MyNIC portal and all portal features within (Services tab, Colleague UI, Blackboard single sign-on) will be unavailable beginning at 3 p.m. TODAY, Oct. 25 through 6:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28 while the portal undergoes an upgrade. Faculty and students will want to access their online classes in Blackboard from the direct ... Read More

NIC to host snow party, backcountry ski film

Posted: Friday, Oct. 25, 2013
North Idaho College will host a “Think Snow Party” from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at NIC’s Outdoor Center (the south side of McLain Hall). The main feature of the party will be the showing of the new movie “Elevation: A Backcountry Film.” Event highlights includes a $299 Schweitzer student season ... Read More

Men's soccer to face off at district championship Oct. 25

Posted: Friday, Oct. 25, 2013
The NIC men’s soccer team will face Northwest College (WY) in the first round of the NJCAA Region playoffs today at Otero Junior College in LaJunta, Colorado (5:30 p.m. PST). The fourth seeded Cardinals (10-5-2) defeated fifth seeded NWC (7-5-2) twice during the regular season in September, winning 3-2 at Powell, and 2-1 in ... Read More

NIC course offers introductory education on drones

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
North Idaho College will offer a special interest course on “Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft (Drones)” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8 at the NIC Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. Retired U.S. Air Force pilot Bradley Ward will teach the four-hour course. He has nine years of experience in drone aircraft ... Read More

New Cd'A high school basketball coach to speak to NIC boosters

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
New Coeur d’Alene High School Basketball Head Coach Kurt Lundblad will be the main speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club’s luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Lundblad’s father, Dean, was the head basketball coach at Coeur d’Alene High for 16 years. Lundblad, 47, was ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will be meeting for a workshop at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss career technical education facilities. Read More

Students welcome to participate in Day of the Dead event

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013
The North Idaho College Latino Club will host a special event honoring the Day of the Dead from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31 in the Edminster Student Union Building Ts'elusm Dining Room. The event will include free face painting, candy, masks for children to color, and a dinner of tamale, rice and beans, and a drink for $5. Wear your ... Read More

Community invited to NIC at Sandpoint ribbon cutting

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013
The community is invited to come celebrate with North Idaho College its opening of a new science laboratory at a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 in Sandpoint. The ceremony will be held at the NIC at Sandpoint Center Annex Room 203 at 102 South Euclid Street. The new laboratory allows students to complete an ... Read More

Current version of GED set to expire, NIC offers free services

Posted: Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
The current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with the new 2014 GED test on Jan. 2, 2014. Those who have taken the 2002 Series GED test, but not passed all five parts, have until Dec. 18, 2013 to pass or they will need to start over again ... Read More

NIC to host historical presentation for Cardinal Connections

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013
North Idaho College invites everyone to a free presentation “Fur Trade in our Region” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. Mark Weadick, a fur trade historian, will give the free presentation. This event is part of the annual NIC Cardinal ... Read More

Volleyball Dig Pink Night to be held Oct. 17

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013
Everyone is invited to the NIC volleyball team’s Dig Pink Night to be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. The Cardinals will take on Colorado Northwestern Community College in what should be an exciting match. All fans are encouraged to wear pink to show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness. Donations will be collected at ... Read More

NIC skeet, trap club earn $11,250 at competition

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013
The North Idaho College Breaking Clays Club had a great performance at the Upper West Coast Conference Clay Target Championships held Oct. 11 – 13 in Spokane, with several students taking home first-place awards. “Everyone shot really well. This was our first time shooting together as a team. I’m proud of ... Read More

NIC to host Special Needs Basketball Extravaganza Oct. 23

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013
For the second year, North Idaho College will host a Special Needs Basketball Extravaganza Wednesday, Oct. 23 in Christianson Gym. The first game will tip off at 5:30 p.m. and the second game will tip off at 7 p.m. The extravaganza is a chance for our special needs athletes to experience the bright lights and wild atmosphere of ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene mayor candidates square off at NIC

Posted: Monday, Oct. 14, 2013
About 100 people attended a Coeur d’Alene mayoral candidate forum hosted by the North Idaho College Republican’s Club on the college’s main campus Monday. All three candidates for mayor were present, including, from left to right: Mary Souza, Joe Kunka, and Steve Widmyer. Read More

Students invited to ASNIC Midterm All Nighters

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
NIC students are invited to cram for midterms by participating in the ASNIC sponsored Midterm All Nighters from 9 p.m. to midnight Oct. 15-17 in the Edmister Student Union Building Activities Center, downstairs in the SUB. T-shirt giveaways, food, and beverages will be provided as well as a peaceful study environment. Free and open ... Read More

Fight poverty by donating shoes

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
Help the NIC Sociology Club in their fight against poverty by donating new and gently used shoes during a Shoe Drive Oct. 15-18. Donations will benefit Head Start at the Harding Center and Fresh Start. Donation boxes are located in buildings all across campus. Help us help others with your shoe donation! Read More

Name the new and improved SUB coffee shop

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
The vote for the name of the new and improved coffee shop in the SUB was too close to call. The voting period has been extended! Visit http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1379425/Coffee-Bar to vote now through Oct. 18. Nominations include: Cecil's Cafe, Educated Cup, or the Caffeinated Cardinal. Read More

NIC club to host Coeur d'Alene mayoral candidate forum

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013
The North Idaho College Republicans Club is hosting a Coeur d’Alene mayoral candidate forum from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of the Edminster Student Union Building. All three candidates have confirmed they will be in attendance, including Mary Souza, Steve Widmyer, and Joe Kunka. The public ... Read More

‘Across the Vast Eternal Sky' choral concert to be held Oct. 15

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013
The North Idaho College Music Department will present “Across the Vast Eternal Sky” concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 at First Presbyterian Church at 521 Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. The concert will feature the NIC Cardinal Chorale and Chamber Singers singing selections from Franz Schubert’s ... Read More

NIC presents special production of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank'

Posted: Monday, Oct. 7, 2013
The North Idaho College Theatre Department is presenting The Diary of Anne Frank, directed NIC alum Tracey Vaughan at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, 25, 31; and Nov. 1 and 2. There will also be two special speaking events on Oct. 25 and Oct. 31. The NIC Theatre Department produced the same play 20 years ago, with Vaughan playing the role of ... Read More

Award-winning author to give reading Oct. 15

Posted: Monday, Oct. 7, 2013
North Idaho College’s literary magazine Trestle Creek Review and the Writing Center are presenting a reading by author Nance Van Winckel from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the Writing Center in the Lee Hall Annex on NIC’s main campus. The reading is free and open to the public. Van Winckel is the author of six ... Read More

NIC accepting donated tents, sleeping bags for homeless

Posted: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013
North Idaho College’s Recreational Sports program will be collecting new and used tents, sleeping bags, and tarps to be donated to the homeless community the week of Oct. 7. Donated items can be dropped off in the Recreational Sports office in the lower level of the Edminster Student Union Building any time during work hours ... Read More

Wrestling World Championship trainer to speak to NIC boosters

Posted: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013
NIC's Head Athletic Trainer Randy Boswell will be the main speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club’s luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 8 at the Coeur d’Alene Outback Steakhouse. Boswell recently returned from the World Championships of Wrestling in Budapest, Hungary, where he assisted the USA Wrestling team as a ... Read More

Free hot chocolate, prizes for Game Day Oct. 4

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013
ASNIC is holding its first Game Day of the year at the women’s soccer game 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 at NIC’s Eisenwinter Field. There will be free hot chocolate and raffle prizes awarded at the game. Raffle tickets will be attached to fliers handed out at the game as well as by athletes in the SUB from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 ... Read More

Expect closures on Rosenberry Drive

Posted: Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
City crews will reassemble the seawall between Park Drive and Hubbard Avenue through City Park to Northwest Boulevard on Monday, Sept. 30 as part of the recertification of the Rosenberry Drive (the dike road along NIC's beach) levee. NIC students, employees and visitors should plan on Rosenberry Drive being closed to traffic in ... Read More

‘Castings & Wrappings' on exhibit in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
North Idaho College is hosting artist Robert Kraut’s “Castings & Wrappings” exhibit in NIC’s Boswell Hall Corner Gallery from Sept. 30 to Nov. 1. A gallery walk will be held for the exhibit at 10:30 a.m. and an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1. An artist presentation will be held at 1 ... Read More

Join NIC Booster Club at Capone's

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013
Join the NIC coaches and Booster Club for great food and a night of NFL football at Capone’s Pub & Grill on 751 N. 4th Street in Coeur d’Alene on Monday, Oct. 7. Doors open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., with children welcome. There will be outstanding pizza, burgers, salads, wings and more. Capone’s will donate a ... Read More

NIC Booster Club Athletics Showcase moved to Splash

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013
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. 24 at Splash (on Sherman Ave. next to Tito's Italian Grill). Head coaches from all of NIC’s teams will be on hand to give insight into the ... Read More

Some 80th festivities to be held in SUB

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013
Because of weather, all the festivities – except the Powder Magazine dedication -- for NIC’s 80th Anniversary Celebration will be held inside the SUB TODAY Wednesday, Sept. 18. The Powder Magazine and Veterans Memorial dedication kick off the celebration at 5 p.m., followed by the dedication of Cheamkwet Park at 6 p.m. (now ... Read More

Registration open for North Idaho EMS Conference

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013
Registration is open for the North Idaho EMS Conference to be held Sept. 27-29 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building on North Idaho College’s main campus. Emergency Medical Services personnel can earn continuing education credits while learning from top professionals. Workshops will be available for both ALS and BLS ... Read More

Firefighter Academy to hold information session Sept. 24

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013
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. Tuesday, Sept. 24. Hear from Firefighter Academy instructors about the qualifications, prerequisites, application process, physical ... Read More

Sign-ups open for NIC Cardinal Kids Cheerleading Camp

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013
The North Idaho College cheerleading team will be leading a camp from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at NIC’s Christianson Gym. The camp is for children age 5 and up. The NIC cheerleaders will teach cheers during the day, with a performance scheduled for the men’s basketball game at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7. Lunch ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits offers safety, awareness courses

Posted: Monday, Sept. 16, 2013
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program is offering two courses this fall designed to increase safety and awareness for outdoor enthusiasts. Participants do not have to be enrolled at NIC to take the courses. Swiftwater Rescue will be offered Sept. 20 – 22 and Wilderness First Aid will be offered Oct. 5 -6 ... Read More

NIC Children's Center checks seats for safety

Posted: Friday, Sept. 13, 2013
As part of Child Passenger Awareness Week, which begins on Sept. 15 and runs through Sept. 21, Jessica Geiger performs a car safety seat inspection on 2-year-old Henry Matthews of Coeur d’Alene on Friday (below), while his mother, Sara Matthews, looks on. Geiger is the senior administrative assistant at the North Idaho ... Read More

Polishing a diamond: NIC Powder Magazine to be dedicated Sept. 18

Posted: Friday, Sept. 13, 2013
There’s a time machine on the campus of North Idaho College. Step inside to be instantly transported to 1878, when Fort Sherman was a bustling center of activity around which the city of Coeur d’Alene grew. Beside Winton Hall, past the white archway and the cannon, sits the powder magazine, where weapons such as ... Read More

Community invited to celebrate NIC's 80th anniversary

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013
NOTE: Because of weather, all festivities except for the Powder Magazine dedication will now be held in the Edminster Student Union Building. The community is invited to the dedications of the historic Ft. Sherman Powder Magazine, North Idaho College’s Veterans Memorial, and Cheamkwet Park at NIC’s 80th Anniversary ... Read More

NIC newspaper, cartoonist finalists for national award

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013
North Idaho College’s student newspaper The Sentinel and its cartoonist Connor Coughlin have been named finalists in the national 2013 Associated Collegiate Press awards. The Sentinel was one of seven two-year school papers to be named a finalist in the annual competition. ACP Newspaper Pacemaker contest has awarded general ... Read More

NIC partners to create Gathering Garden

Posted: Friday, Sept. 6, 2013
When Maria Garcia ducks into the greenhouse, she’s already grinning. She eagerly points out the bright green bell peppers flourishing in their pots, and she’s especially proud of a jewel-toned eggplant in the back, its skin a shiny purple that almost seems to glow in the light slanting through the walls of the ... Read More

NIC golf scramble to fund scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013
Members of the North Idaho College American Indian Student Alliance (AISA) are hosting their fourth annual golf scramble at Circling Raven Golf Club to raise money for the Che’nshish scholarship. The Che’nshish 2013 Scholarship Scramble has a four-person shotgun start at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27. The $100 per person ... Read More

NIC wrestlers give back for back-to-school

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013
The line of people wrapped around the block in Riverstone as people waited their turn to receive free school supplies from the North Idaho College wrestling team Thursday, Aug. 29. About 400 people showed up as wrestlers and coaches were on hand to give out pencils, notebooks, flash drives and, even, some pizza for lunch. This is ... Read More

Enjoy NIC bike ride, live music, and more Sept. 7

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013
North Idaho College will honor the memory of former student Brian Williams with a memorial bike ride at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 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

Avoid being dropped

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013
Payment Deadline is 5 p.m. TODAY Wednesday, Aug. 28. If you do not have enough financial aid to cover your tuition and fees, you will need to set up a payment plan or pay your balance in full. You can pay your balance in full under Student Accounts in your MyNIC account. You can access the payment plan by following this link: ... Read More

NIC to host 2013 Cardinal Classic Soccer Tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013
North Idaho College will host Northwest Nazarene University, Northwest College and Chemeketa Community College during the Cardinal Classic Soccer Tournament Aug. 30 – Sept. 1 on NIC’s Eisenwinter Field. The tournament will kick off at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30 with the NIC women’s soccer team taking on Northwest ... Read More

NIC welcomes students back

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013
North Idaho College greeted hundreds of students back with the annual Day of Welcome event Tuesday, Aug. 27. Students had an opportunity to check out clubs and activities on campus while eating barbecue and playing games. Pictured is NIC student Christopher St. Pierre, of Smelterville, playing the “Puddle Jump” game ... Read More

Registration open for Rolly Williams Classic Golf Tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013
North Idaho College is holding the seventh annual Rolly Williams Classic Golf Tournament at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at the Avondale Golf Club in Hayden Lake. The entry deadline is Sept. 13. Entry includes golf, cart, lunch, and an NIC shirt. It will be a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost is $75 per ... Read More

NIC Booster Club to hold cruise Sept. 4

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013
The North Idaho College Booster Club will hold its annual “Cruisin’ with the Cardinals” fundraiser from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 with boarding beginning at 6 p.m. at Independence Point in Coeur d’Alene. The Cruise is a large double-boat float along the shores of beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene ... Read More

NIC wrestling team to give away school supplies

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013
The North Idaho College wrestling team is giving away school supplies to K-12 students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29 at Riverstone next to Escape Outdoors. Supplies will be given out while they last on a first-come, first-served basis. The NIC wrestling team raises funds through T-shirt sales and donations for its ... Read More

NIC cooking classes available to the public

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013
There are still a few slots open for the popular North Idaho College cooking classes “Cooking Around the World” and “Soups and Sauces” taught by NIC Culinary Arts instructors. These classes are intended to appeal to those who want to take a college-level class but aren’t necessarily seeking a degree ... Read More

"How to Be a Successful Online Student" Training Sessions for Fall

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013
You can attend at the main campus or at our outreach centers. Registration is NOT required; just show up! Click here for more information Coeur d'Alene Campus (Meyer Health Science room 143) · Saturday, Aug 24, 9:00am to 11:00am · Monday, Aug 26, 8:00am to 10:00am · Tuesday, Aug 27, 5:30pm to 7:30pm · Thursday ... Read More

Beta Sigma Phi donates to NIC scholarship program

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013
For over 20 years, Beta Sigma Phi has given to North Idaho College to support student scholarships. This year was no different as the local chapter of the nonprofit presented the NIC Foundation with a $457. With this donation, Beta Sigma Phi has contributed nearly $19,000 to NIC. Beta Sigma Phi is a nonprofit organization that ... Read More

NIC invites everyone for night of comedy, mind reading

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013
Mentalist Sean Bott and comedian Adam Grabowski will perform for free at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 in the Schuler Performing Arts Center at North Idaho College. A donation of a non-perishable food item is requested for admission. Bott’s innovative and distinct comedy mind reading has been featured on MTV, Syfy and the ... Read More

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

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits is hosting the Adopt a Crag climbing cleanup from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 7 at Q’emiln Park in Post Falls. Projects for the day include trash removal, invasive weed control, trail maintenance, and general cleanup. Volunteers will receive free food and giveaways from local ... Read More

Auditions to be held for NIC's production of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank'

Posted: Monday, Aug. 19, 2013
The North Idaho College Theatre Department is holding open auditions for the play “The Diary of Anne Frank,” at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 3 and Sept. 4 in the Schuler Performing Arts Center. “The Diary of Anne Frank” is based on the writings of Frank, a Jewish girl who hid along with her family in Nazi-occupied ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene Crossing to make a splash Aug. 18

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013
or the second year in a row, the 2.4-mile open water swimming charity event, the “Coeur d’Alene Crossing” will start at Arrow Point and finish at the Hagadone Center Sunday, Aug. 18. Last year, the first Coeur d’Alene Crossing raised $3,500 for North Idaho College. Funds were also raised for Union Gospel ... Read More

Register for NIC three-on-three tournament by Aug. 19

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013
It’s not too late to get in on the biggest three-on-three annual basketball tournament in Coeur d’Alene. Registration is still open for the Coeur d’Alene Shootout, which will be held Aug. 24 and 25 on North Idaho College’s main campus. Entries must be received by Aug. 19. The Coeur d’Alene Shootout is ... Read More

U.S. Bank grants $5,000 to NIC for student loan counseling

Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
The U.S. Bank Foundation has granted North Idaho College $5,000 for a financial literacy and loan counseling program for students. The grant will provide funding for the NIC Financial Aid Office to purchase SALT, a financial literacy and debt management program that helps students and alumni gain financial skills and success for ... Read More

Registration now open for NIC three-on-three tournament

Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Basketball players are encouraged to register teams now for the Coeur d’Alene Shootout, a three-on-three basketball tournament to be held Aug. 24 and 25 on North Idaho College’s main campus. Start time is 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. The Coeur d’Alene Shootout is a double-elimination tournament with standard ... Read More

FAQ for work session on possible NIC events center

Posted: Thursday, July 25, 2013
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in a work session at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 25, in the Community Room of the Coeur d’Alene Public Library. The meeting is open to the public. Trustees will receive an interim update on the workings and progress of the ad hoc committee assigned to explore the issue of a ... Read More