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NIC board meeting to air on Cd'A-TV

Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
The recent North Idaho College Board of Trustees meeting will be broadcast on Cd'A-TV Public Access Channel 19 through July 7. The June 24 board meeting will air at midnight and 6 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays, at 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays and at 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The meeting was held at the Coeur ... Read More

NIC Foundation establishes fund in honor of longtime Post Falls businesswoman

Posted: Monday, June 29, 2009
Edith Polston knew the meaning of the word community. A successful businesswoman for nearly 30 years, she understood the value of education and how it allowed people to turn full circle and become contributing members of society. Friends and family close to Edith believe that is why she decided to named North Idaho College in her ... Read More

NIC Foundation Really BIG Raffle drawing to be held July 8; 350 tickets remain

Posted: Monday, June 29, 2009
Community members and all ticket holders in the 16th annual North Idaho College Foundation Really BIG Raffle are invited to attend the raffle drawing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 8 in Fort Sherman Park, located behind Edminster Student Union Building on NIC's main campus. Approximately 350 tickets still remain for the chance to win the ... Read More

NIC students earn honors at national BPA conference

Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Eight North Idaho College student members of Business Professionals of America (BPA) attended the annual National Leadership Conference, “Blazing New Trails,” in Dallas, Texas June 16-20. NIC BPA chapter members joined conference delegates from across the nation to participate in national-level business skill competitions, workshops ... Read More

NIC coaching staff and players offer summer softball camp

Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Room is still available for players ages 8-18 to sign up for the North Idaho College's Cardinal Heat pitching and position play skills camp July 27-30 at Finucane Park, located on the northwest corner of Prairie Avenue and Fourth Street in Hayden. NIC's softball coaching staff and players will lead the camp, which is divided into two ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to offer rock climbing clinic

Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to take part in a three-day rock climbing clinic offered by North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits. The clinic will be offered Mondays, July 6, 13 and 20. Participants will meet for the first session in the Outdoor Pursuits Office on the lower level of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building from 6 ... Read More

NIC graphic design student designs KTEC logo

Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Ron Nilson (left) and Paul Anderson of the Kootenai Technical Education Campus (right) congratulate North Idaho College student Grant Hoki (center) on his winning design of the KTEC logo. The students in the NIC graphic design program were invited to submit logo designs for the organization, which is a consortium that supports the ... Read More

900 tickets remain for NIC Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2009
Approximately 900 tickets remain for the chance to win this year's $300,000 grand prize home through the 16th annual North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle. This year's house, built by students in the NIC carpentry program, is located in the Montrose neighborhood at 1909 Teanaway Drive in Post Falls. The house includes more than 1,900 ... Read More

Coaches to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2009
North Idaho College coaches will be the featured speakers at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, June 23 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. This is the NIC Booster Club's regular twice monthly meeting, which is typically held on the second and last Tuesdays of the month. However, this meeting is being moved up a ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC signs NCAA Division I transfers

Posted: Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Two NCAA Division I transfers recently signed to play for the North Idaho College men's basketball team for the 2009-2010 season. Logan Jones , a 6-foot-2-inch combo guard from Valparaiso University in Indiana, averaged 2.6 points per game and played in 29 games. He scored a career high 10 points against Butler University, which was ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits to offer summer kayak clinics

Posted: Tuesday, June 16, 2009
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits is offering several kayaking clinics this summer. The Sea Kayak Quickstart clinic is designed for beginners and will provide a brief overview of techniques in addition to a paddle tour of Lake Coeur d'Alene. The three-part clinic will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays July 2, 9 and 16. Cost ... Read More

WRESTLING: NIC to host summer wrestling camps

Posted: Monday, June 15, 2009
North Idaho College will host several wrestling camps in June and July for wrestlers of all ages. The first camp will be offered the week of June 20-24 for high schoolers. This session will include technique instruction in the morning and two duels in the afternoon and evening. Teams will consist of approximately 15 weight classes ... Read More

NIC outdoor power/recreational vehicle student earns certification

Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2009
North Idaho College Outdoor Power/Recreational Vehicle Technology student Robert Bjelland of Rathdrum earned an industry technician certification through the Equipment and Engine Training Council. Bjelland works for the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department recreational safety division performing marine and backcountry patrols. He ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for spring semester

Posted: Tuesday, June 9, 2009
North Idaho College recently announced its Dean's List for spring semester 2009. 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: Katrina Cook, Jessica ... Read More

NIC to sponsor fifth annual North Idaho adventure race

Posted: Tuesday, June 9, 2009
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits will sponsor the fifth annual NIChallenge, an adventure race, Saturday, June 27 in the North Idaho wilderness (at a yet-to-be-announced location). Adventure racing is a multiple-sport race based on teamwork and designed to test the limits of competitors. Races often include kayaking or canoeing ... Read More

NIC announces spring Phi Theta Kappa inductees

Posted: Monday, June 8, 2009
North Idaho College recently announced the Spring Semester 2009 inductees for NIC's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges. To be eligible, a student must have completed 12 credit hours of courses that can be applied to an associate's degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. ... Read More

Former NIC art student wins scholarship award

Posted: Monday, June 8, 2009
Former North Idaho College art student Ashley Sparks of Coeur d'Alene was recently selected as a recipient of the Ruth Clark Scholarship. The $300 award is distributed by the Idaho Watercolor Society and includes a one-year membership for the award recipient. Sparks was nominated by NIC Art Instructor Donna Bain, based on the ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC coaches and players to lead summer girls soccer camp

Posted: Monday, June 8, 2009
The North Idaho College women's soccer staff and players will lead a summer soccer camp for girls going into the ninth through 12th grades. The NIC Cardinals Women's Soccer Camp Aug. 3-6 will include an afternoon and evening session during the four-day camp. Camp instruction will help players be at their best for high school tryouts ... Read More

Davis, Dolezal to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Former North Idaho College Booster Club President Linda Davis (left) and Human Rights Education Institute (HREI) Curator and Director of Education Rachel Dolezal (right, below) will be the featured speakers at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, June 9 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Davis will present on the ... Read More

WRESTLING: NIC reads to local first-graders

Posted: Wednesday, June 3, 2009
North Idaho College head wrestling coach Pat Whitcomb, NIC President Priscilla Bell, NIC wrestler Kamron Jackson, NIC assistant wrestling coach Jeremy Zender, Coeur d'Alene School District Superintendent Hazel Bauman and NIC trainer Randy Boswell gather with first-graders from Sorenson Magnet School of the Arts and Humanities as part ... Read More

Diesel student receives $1,000 scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2009
North Idaho College Diesel Technology student Johnathan Bennett of Reardan, Wash., recently received a $1,000 scholarship from the CHS Foundation. The CHS Foundation was formed by the merge of predecessor organizations the Cenex Foundation and Harvest States Foundation. The foundation is focused on energy, grains and foods. Award ... Read More

Two Really BIG Raffle open houses left

Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2009
The public will have the opportunity to view the grand prize house in the North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle from noon until 4 p.m. on Sundays June 7 and 14. Ticket holders who attend the open houses will be given an entry for a chance to win a free ticket. This year’s $300,000 grand prize home is a rancher loaded ... Read More

WRESTLING: 2009-2010 incoming freshmen

Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2009
125 Kyle McCrite Athol, Idaho Lakeland High School McCrite was a four-time placer in Idaho state competitions. He placed fifth his freshman year, second his sophomore year, first his junior year, and first again as a senior. He also won the Tri-State Tournament as a junior and placed third as a senior. 133 Gabriel ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals looking for ball girls

Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2009
If you're a volleyball player and like attending college volleyball matches, the North Idaho College volleyball team needs volunteers to serve as ball girls for all home matches. The job entails shagging volleyballs during warm-ups and handing volleyballs to the athletes during the match. By volunteering, each ball girl will ... Read More

NIC library services open to community members

Posted: Monday, June 1, 2009
By Dylan Caperton NIC journalism student and College Relations intern Students used to research projects by riffling through the card catalog in North Idaho College's Molstead Library and then scouring the shelves to find the resources they need. That research is now done with a simple click of a mouse. Libraries were some ... Read More

NIC students tackle biomedical research at UI

Posted: Monday, June 1, 2009
Three Coeur d'Alene students from North Idaho College are taking advantage of the University of Idaho's far-from vacant science labs as summer break gets into full swing on the Moscow campus. Fourteen undergraduates, including Mason Frederickson, Bryne Rush and Sara Winzer of NIC, are spending the next 10 weeks conducting biomedical ... Read More

NIC beach rental equipment now available

Posted: Monday, June 1, 2009
After a long winter, the North Idaho College beach rental equipment shack operated by the Outdoor Pursuits program is now open. The red building located on NIC's Yap-Keehn-Um Beach is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. throughout the summer. Boat rentals include sailboats for $25 an hour, one-person sea kayaks for $12 ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Season ends at national tournament

Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2009
The 2008-2009 golf season came to a close at the national golf tournament in Huntsville, Ala., this week. In their inaugural appearance as a team, the Cardinal players finished a little disappointed. Their hopes were high to play well enough to challenge some of the nation's top teams, but unfortunately, played too inconsistently. ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Recruits signed

Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Several athletes recently accepted scholarships to play for the North Idaho College men's basketball team for the 2009-2010 season. Emeka Iweka , a 6-foot-6-inch, 320 pound power forward from Seattle, Wash., graduated in 2006 from Rainier Beach High School. He originally committed to play basketball for Oregon State University as a ... Read More

CHEERLEADING: Two participants still needed

Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2009
While tryouts for the 2009-2010 season were already held in April, the North Idaho College cheerleading squad is still in need of one male and one female cheerleader. Both need to have the ability to tumble. Those interested should contact head coach Dawn Smith at (208) 691-6746. Read More

Annual NIC golf tournament held in memory of Scott Hague

Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2009
The entry deadline for the North Idaho College Scott Hague Memorial Cardinal Classic golf tournament is approaching. The four-person scramble tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Friday, June 5 at the Avondale Golf and Tennis Club in Hayden. The event is being held in honor of NIC alumnus and community supporter Scott ... Read More

Early bird deadline for Really BIG Raffle is May 31

Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Don't miss the May 31 deadline to qualify to win two additional early bird prizes in the North Idaho College Foundation's 16th annual Really BIG Raffle. Those who purchase tickets by May 31 will automatically be entered into the early bird drawing for a $500 Costco gift card and $250 fuel gift card. Tickets are available at the NIC ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: National tournament moved

Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2009
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Due to heavy rains that have deemed the LPGA International Golf Course in Daytona Beach unfit for play, the 2009 NJCAA Women's Golf Championship will resume Thursday, May 21 at the Providence Golf Club approximately one hour from Daytona Beach in a subdivision outside of Orlando. The national tournament was set ... Read More

NIC recognizes outstanding faculty, staff with annual achievement awards

Posted: Friday, May 15, 2009
Several outstanding North Idaho College staff and faculty members were honored with achievement awards during the annual NIC Employee Awards Breakfast May 15. “Student success is the core mission of all faculty and staff members at NIC,” said NIC President Priscilla Bell. “But these employees have gone above and beyond the call of ... Read More

More than 530 students to graduate from NIC

Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2009
More than 530 students were eligible for graduation this year and approximately 350 plan to participate in the 2009 commencement ceremony May 15. Students who were applied for graduation by May 11 are listed below by hometown: Idaho Athol: Ray Bigno, Becky Campbell, John Campbell, Casey Denton, Kevin Hall, Chase Hart, Chandler ... Read More

NIC science students earn scholarship awards

Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2009
Several North Idaho College students recently received scholarship awards through NIC's natural sciences division. NIC student Elizabeth Beechler of Coeur d'Alene earned the W. James Burns Award, which is given annually to an outstanding student in the NIC biology department. The award is named in honor of W. James Burns, Jr., who ... Read More

NIC students earn honors in scratch ticket design contest

Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2009
North Idaho College graphic design students recently earned honors from the Idaho Lottery for their scratch ticket designs. NIC student Grant Hoki from Caldwell, Idaho, earned a $500 award for earning second place in the state for his scratch ticket design “Cushion Cash.” NIC student Mario Barrientos, originally from Colombia ... Read More

Award winners announced following NIC Booster Club auction/banquet

Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2009
The North Idaho College Booster Club announced the winners of this year's athletics awards following the annual NIC Athletics Hall of Fame Induction, Awards Banquet and Auction held earlier this month. The award recipients were nominated and selected by the NIC coaching staff. The Female Student Athlete of the Year Award was ... Read More

NIBCA contributes scholarship through NIC Foundation

Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2009
The North Idaho Building Contractors Association presented awards recently to the first recipients of the scholarship established by the NIBCA through the North Idaho College Foundation. Evan Walker, a first-year carpentry student from Coeur d'Alene, received $500. Nicholas Bandy, a second-year carpentry management student from ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 14 in the Hedlund Building Haught Conference Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(b), to consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought against a public ... Read More

NIC ABE/GED students earn awards

Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2009
The North Idaho College Adult Basic Education/GED program presented honors to several students during its Coeur d'Alene graduation ceremony May 5. Two outstanding students were awarded the NIC ABE/GED Student of the Year Award, which includes a one-year scholarship to NIC. Susan Frederickson from Hayden Lake received the award for ... Read More

NIC's Outdoor Pursuits to offer sailing clinics

Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2009
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits program will offer seven separate clinics this summer to teach participants how to sail. Each clinic for adults will run in three sessions on NIC's Yap-Keehn-Um Beach. Times vary. Available clinics include: Session 1: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays June 3, 10 and 17 Session 2: 5:30 to 8:30 ... Read More

More chances to win a free ticket at Really BIG Raffle open houses

Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2009
The public will have the opportunity to view the grand prize house in the North Idaho College Foundation's Really BIG Raffle during several open houses in May and June. One free ticket will be given away to a current ticket holder at each of the open houses this year, offered from noon until 4 p.m. on Sundays May 17 and 31 and June 7 ... Read More

More than 530 students eligible to graduate from NIC

Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2009
For Mary Bedwell of St. Maries, the past four years has been like a long, long tunnel—filled with hardships and joys and a lot of hard work and a light at the end that kept pulling her forward. Friday, May 15, she'll get to take her first step into the light while she and nearly 300 other North Idaho College students walk in the 2009 ... Read More

SOFTBALL: Cardinals earn Region 18 honors

Posted: Monday, May 11, 2009
Although NIC was eliminated from the Regional tournament in a 4-1 loss to Snow College on May 8, the Cardinals had a lot to be proud of. Five players received All-Region awards and two players also received All-Tournament team awards. First team All-Region honors went to Lauren Maloney , Renae Kimbell , and Jessica Fagan . Maloney ... Read More

Students earn awards during computer aided design competition at NIC

Posted: Friday, May 8, 2009
North Idaho College hosted the 2009 High School Computer Aided Design Competition in Coeur d'Alene May 7. Students from Wallace, Sandpoint and Lake City high schools participated in the architectural and mechanical competitions, led by NIC's Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technology program and NIC CAD Technology Club. During the ... Read More

Jessica Brown to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, May 8, 2009
Jessica Brown, sports writer at the Coeur d'Alene Press, will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, May 12at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Brown graduated from East Valley High School in 2002 and spent a year playing tennis at Pacific Lutheran University before moving ... Read More

SOFTBALL: Cardinals earn first-round win at Region 18 tournament

Posted: Thursday, May 7, 2009
The Cardinal offense proved too strong for Western Nevada, as they defeated the first-year team 16-3 in the first round of regional play. NIC jumped to an early 4-0 lead in the first inning, with four hits including a three-run homerun by Bri Harbour . They then added to their lead with six more in the second. Lauren Maloney led off ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC has tough loss to CSI in second game of Region 18 tournament

Posted: Thursday, May 7, 2009
The Cardinals dropped the quarterfinal game against College of Southern Idaho in a heartbreaking 7-6 loss. It came down to the wire, as NIC tried to hold onto a two-run lead in the bottom of the seventh, but the Golden Eagle offense mustered up just enough for the win. NIC jumped out with a two-run lead in the first with RBIs by Wai ... Read More

NIC presents girls' summer basketball camp

Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2009
North Idaho College women's basketball coaches and players will lead a weeklong girls' basketball camp June 8-11 to help participants improve their basketball skills. The Summer Girls' Basketball Skills Camp will help players develop their skills in both individual skills and team concepts, including shooting, defense, ball handling ... Read More

NIC volleyball coaches and players to lead summer jump training camp

Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2009
North Idaho College volleyball staff and players are offering a Jump Training Camp from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays May 19 through July 23 in NIC's Christianson Gym. The camp is designed for athletes of all ages looking for an added edge in their sport of interest, since the plyometric conditioning is applicable to all ... Read More

NIC retirees honored for outstanding service

Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2009
A total of nine North Idaho College employees with more than 200 years of combined service were honored for their dedication and service to NIC at the 2009 Retiree Recognition Luncheon May 6. The following are NIC's 2009 retirees. Business Administration Instructor Nina Bartlett is retiring after 23 years. Mathematics ... Read More

Author of NIC history book to host book signing

Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2009
North Idaho College English Instructor and author of “The Gathering Place: A History of North Idaho College” will host a book signing from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 10 at Hastings in Coeur d'Alene. The book was written and released as part of the college's 75th anniversary celebration this year. It chronicles the history of the ... Read More

Students win spring NIC speech contest

Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Five students topped the annual North Idaho College Spring 2009 Speech Contest, earning awards for speeches written and presented through Communications 101 classes this semester. Students were selected by their peers to represent their classes in the contest, which is judged by NIC students, staff and faculty each semester. John ... Read More

NIC receives share of $16.5 million grant, largest in Idaho history

Posted: Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Nine colleges and universities from across the state joined together for the announcement of a $16.5 million grant, the largest in Idaho history, from the National Institutes of Health to continue efforts in biomedical research. “North Idaho College encourages and supports undergraduates through the scholars, intern and fellows ... Read More

NIC Workforce Training Center offers new e-gift cards

Posted: Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Instead of giving flowers this Mother's Day, how about giving the opportunity to “Learn How to Grow the Best Garden in Town” or “Build a Backyard Water Feature.” These classes and more can now be purchased for others through e-gift cards for all NIC Workforce Training Center classes. “We've been seeking a simpler way to offer this ... Read More

NIC to host weekend concerts in honor of Mother's Day

Posted: Tuesday, May 5, 2009
North Idaho College's musical and choral groups will join forces to present a weekend of music for moms in honor of Mother's Day. The jazz concert “Jazz on the Prairie” will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 8 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The western-themed concert will feature students from NIC music instructor Ernie ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC splits with No. 5 Salt Lake Community College

Posted: Monday, May 4, 2009
The Cardinal softball team snapped a 31-game winning streak for the Salt Lake Community College Bruins on Friday, May 1, and then repeated with another split on Saturday, May 2 in the last weekend of regular season play. The series began with tough competition as both games on Friday went into extra innings. In the first game, the ... Read More

NIC students to host volleyball tournament

Posted: Friday, May 1, 2009
Students from North Idaho College's Resort/Recreation Management program will host the Back In Action three-on-three volleyball tournament Saturday, May 9 in Fort Sherman Park, the grassy area behind the Edminster Student Union Building. Cost is $20 per team for those who register by Tuesday, May 5. Cost is $30 per team if ... Read More

NIC students sponsor horseback geocaching event

Posted: Friday, May 1, 2009
Landon Otis, Janice and Roley Schoonover and Libby Stockdale prepare to hit the trails at Farragut Park as participants in the Horseback Geocaching Ride April 26. The event was coordinated by students in North Idaho College's Resort/Recreation Management program, who were assigned the task of creating a community event and organizing ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 1 p.m. Monday, May 4 in the Molstead Library Conference Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(c), to conduct deliberations concerning labor negotiations or to acquire an interest in real property which is not owned by a public ... Read More

NIC GED graduation ceremonies to be held across North Idaho

Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Instead of holding a large graduation ceremony in Coeur d'Alene this year, North Idaho College GED administrators decided to bring the celebrations directly to the hometowns of students throughout the five northern counties of Idaho. “We thought this would provide a more intimate setting and really take the graduation ceremony ... Read More

MEN'S GOLF: Cardinals lose to Community Colleges of Spokane

Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2009
The Cardinal men not only competed against Spokane Community College on Thursday, April 23, but also had to compete against the weather. They played through wind, hail and snow flurries during their round at Avondale Golf Club in Hayden Lake. Jeff Marfice and Nic Andreason led the way for NIC with scores of 80. Kyler Gable from Spokane ... Read More

GOLF: NIC golfers qualify for national tournament

Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2009
NIC's regular season came to a close at the Bigfoot Invitational Golf Tournament this week. This two-day event was held at two contrasting styles of courses. On the first day of competition, the team played The Highlands. It is a tree-lined course with out of bounds on almost every hole and several ponds. The second day was played at ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits plans overnight kayak/canoe trip

Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Outdoors enthusiasts are encouraged to participate in the North Idaho College Outdoor Pursuits overnight kayak/canoe trip and fishing adventure to the Chain Lakes along the Coeur d'Alene River May 2-3. Participants will make their way down the Chain Lakes, camping overnight Saturday, May 2 and finishing near Harrison Sunday, May 3 ... Read More

NIC to sponsor cleanup of Yap-Keehn-Um Beach

Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Several free events will be held in conjunction with a cleanup of North Idaho College's Yap-Keehn-Um Beach beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2. Community members are welcome to help with the cleanup. A barbecue and open beach volleyball will be held following the cleanup. All events are free and open to the public. The events ... Read More

All-girl band Raining Jane to perform at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2009
The all-female band Raining Jane will perform at North Idaho College Wednesday, May 6. The band has performed at the college several times and has been well-received by NIC students and community members alike. The rock-folk band is made up of guitarist and cellist Mai Bloomfield, guitarist Chaska Potter, drummer Mona Tavakoli and ... Read More

Dual credit students to graduate from NIC before graduating high school

Posted: Monday, April 27, 2009
A number of North Idaho College dual credit students are scheduled to graduate from college before receiving their high school diplomas. These students participate in the WINGS dual credit program at NIC. An acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, WINGS gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to enroll in NIC classes ... Read More

Dean Stepp to speak at booster club luncheon

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2009
Dean Stepp, former head basketball coach at South Eugene High School in Oregon, will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, April 28 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Stepp led his teams to the state tournament 19 of the 23 years he spent as the head coach at South Eugene ... Read More

NIC coaches and players to lead summer boys' basketball camp

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2009
The North Idaho College men's basketball staff is encouraging area boys to utilize summer break to improve their basketball skills. The North Idaho Boys Basketball Skills Camp June 15-18 is open to all school-aged boys. Participants will receive instruction from NIC men's basketball coaches and players. Each camper will receive an ... Read More

NIC students to sponsor unique horseback geocaching ride at Farragut

Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2009
North Idaho College's Resort/Recreation Management students will sponsor a Horseback Geocaching Ride Sunday, April 26 at the Farragut State Park equestrian trails for 4-H Clubs and other participants by invitation only. The event is not open to the public. “This unique event combines the two popular outdoor sports of geocaching and ... Read More

Technology in NIC's carpentry program increases safety

Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2009
By Dylan Caperton NIC journalism student and College Relations intern Cutting edge technology has a different meaning in the North Idaho College carpentry program than it does in many of the college's other classrooms and labs across campus. In the carpentry program, cutting edge technology actually has cutting edges that create ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session immediately following the regular monthly meeting, which begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 22 in the Edminster Student Union Building Driftwood Bay Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(b), to consider the evaluation, dismissal ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend the May First Friday campus visitation program Friday, May 1. The First Friday program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and services. Visitors will meet in the NIC Edminster Student Union Building ... Read More

NIC to offer class for women in transition

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2009
Women who are experiencing a major change in their lives are encouraged to participate in the three-week “Welcome to Opportunities” class offered through North Idaho College's Center for New Directions. The class will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday beginning April 27 in Siebert Hall Room 111 on NIC's main ... Read More

Former NIC softball player earns honors at Augusta State University

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2009
Former North Idaho College softball player Alysha Krier was named to the Peach Belt Conference second team while playing for Augusta State University in Georgia. Krier, a junior catcher from Coeur d'Alene, ranked third on the team with a .324 and started in 41 out of 47 games. Krier played for NIC during the 2007-2008 season and ... Read More

NIC theater department staff earn national awards

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2009
Several North Idaho College theater department staff members recently received prestigious national awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for the production of “The Doctor In Spite of Himself” this winter. Former student Jamie Murphy, who studied graphic design/fine arts and theater while attending NIC ... Read More

NIC to hold info session for radiography technology program

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2009
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, April 28 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 102. Students will be applying for Spring Semester 2010. The program is a five-semester associate's degree ... Read More

SOFTBALL: Cardinals sweeps Colorado Northwestern

Posted: Sunday, April 19, 2009
The NIC softball team swept Colorado Northwestern Community College this weekend in a four game series on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18. In the first game, the Cardinals produced 21 hits in a 17-1 win. Renae Kimbell was three for four and Brandi Christopher was three for three, each with two doubles. Bri Harbour was three for ... Read More

NIC choral groups to perform with guests the Panhandle Polecats

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2009
By Dylan Caperton NIC journalism student and College Relations intern For Tod and Shirley Little, the greatest challenge in homeschooling their five children was finding an outlet that their kids could all share and learn from. That outlet turned out to be music. Each of the five siblings received musical training in addition ... Read More

NIC Booster Club auction to incorporate hall of fame induction

Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2009
This year's North Idaho College Booster Club's annual spring auction and awards banquet will include the induction of the first class of inductees to the NIC Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday, May 2 in the Edminster Student Union Building Ts'elusm Dining Room. The NIC Athletics Department and Booster Club Hall of Fame Induction, Awards ... Read More

Idaho Public Television to broadcast NIC Earth in Crisis documentaries

Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2009
Idaho Public Television will broadcast North Idaho College's “Earth in Crisis: A Search for Solutions” series as part of its Earth Day marathon Saturday, April 18. The documentaries will air from 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Pacific Time on the Idaho Public Television Digital World Channel. The documentaries were a result of a ... Read More

NIC men's basketball players sign with NCAA schools

Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Several North Idaho College men's basketball players have signed to play with NCAA schools next season. Melvin Jones, a 5-10 sophomore point guard from Seattle, has committed to play for Portland State University. Jones was named to the All-Scenic West Athletic Conference first team and averaged 13.2 points per game. He was fourth ... Read More

NIC men's basketball player receives NJCAA honors

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2009
North Idaho College men's basketball player Renado Parker , a forward from Seattle, Wash., was recently named as an All-American through the National Junior College Athletic Association. Parker was one of four freshman named to the NJCAA first team. This season, Parker averaged 14.7 points per game, 6.5 rebounds and 1.26 steals ... Read More

Natural resource NIC community education classes offered in Bonners Ferry

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Several community education classes on birds of prey and botany of the Kootenai River area will be offered through the North Idaho College Bonners Ferry Center this spring. “Hunters of the Sky” will teach participants how to identify common birds of prey by listening to their calls and studying eye color, beak design, markings ... Read More

Human rights activist to speak on women resisting war in Colombia

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Nidia Castellanos, a single mother of three and human rights leader living in war-torn Colombia, will present “Women Resisting War in Colombia” at noon Monday, April 20 in Molstead Library Todd Hall on North Idaho College's main campus. “This will be my first time in the United States and I'm really looking forward to visiting ... Read More

CDA SHOOTOUT: Registration open for summer three-on-three tournament at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Basketball players are encouraged to register teams for the Coeur d'Alene Shootout, a three-on-three basketball tournament Aug. 22 and 23 on North Idaho College's main campus. The Coeur d'Alene Shootout is a double-elimination tournament with standard half-court games played to 20 points or 25 minutes. Anyone age 8 and older can ... Read More

NIC Workforce Training Center implements new online assistance program

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2009
By Dylan Caperton NIC journalism student and College Relations intern Administrators of the Workforce Training Center have utilized a variety of marketing techniques over the years to encourage online registrations, adding discounts and other advantages to those who resister via the web. Online signups are a cost saver ... Read More

GOLF: Victories for the Cards

Posted: Saturday, April 11, 2009
Cara Hayman brought home the medalist honors for NIC as both men's and women's golf teams pulled off a couple of victories over Columbia Basin Community College. The two-day event on April 10-11 was played at Prairie Falls and The Links golf courses. Hayman shot a 91 on the first day and followed it up with an 86 in very wet and ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Friday, April 10, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will discuss trustee professional development during an open meeting from 5:30 to 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 14 in the Hedlund Building Haught Conference Room. The originally scheduled executive session will follow, beginning at 5:45 p.m. The purpose of the executive session falls under Idaho ... Read More

NIC sets dates for 2009 Shootout

Posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2009
North Idaho College Athletics has set the dates for the 2009 Coeur d'Alene Shootout three-on-three basketball tournament. This year's event will be Aug. 22 and 23 on NIC's main Coeur d'Alene campus. Registration forms will be posted to the athletics website at www.nic.edu/athletics soon or call (208) 769-3348 for more information. Read More

NIC coaches to speak at booster club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2009
North Idaho College golf coach Randy Boswell (left) and softball coach Don Don Williams (below, right) will be the featured speakers at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, April 14 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Boswell and Williams will report on their teams' current seasons. Boswell will ... Read More

New NIC Really BIG Raffle ticket outlet available for Sandpoint residents

Posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2009
A new North Idaho College Foundation Really BIG Raffle ticket outlet is now available in the Sandpoint area. Tickets are on sale now at Sandpoint Furniture/Carpet One, located at 401 Bonner Mall Way in Ponderay. “Sandpoint Furniture/Carpet One co-owner Clint Gunter is very supportive of education and we're so happy that he has agreed ... Read More

NIC to present talk on beauty, creativity

Posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2009
The North Idaho College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, will present a talk on beauty and creativity at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 15. NIC photography instructor and photographer Phil Corlis and NIC philosophy instructor Pat Lippert will explore the creative process and its role in ... Read More

NIC presents spring theater production

Posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2009
The North Idaho College Theater Department's spring production opens April 22 with the “Almost, Maine,” a series of short scenes by John Cariani about people living in the fictional community of Almost, Maine. “This is a magical, romantic, warm, heartbreaking, funny play where the unexpected and unexplained can occur right before our ... Read More

NIC highlights Latino culture during weeklong event

Posted: Tuesday, April 7, 2009
As Cinco de Mayo draws near, North Idaho College is utilizing the increased interest in Latino traditions to spread awareness of the culture during Latino Culture Week April 13-16. The weeklong event will include speakers, performances and other events held on NIC's main campus in Coeur d'Alene. “By offering these presentations ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for Lakeside students

Posted: Tuesday, April 7, 2009
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 14 at Lakeside High School in Plummer. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, gives high school juniors and seniors the ... Read More

NIC wind symphony presents concert themed around childhood images

Posted: Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Listeners will be whisked back to the jovial days of youth during the North Idaho College Wind Symphony's performance of “The Dreams of Children” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 15. “This concert will combine music with narration to illustrate certain images of childhood,” said NIC Band Director Terry Jones. The symphony will ... Read More

NIC Student Art Show to showcase student art in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Monday, April 6, 2009
North Idaho College students will have the opportunity to exhibit their artwork during the Student Art Show April 13 through May 8 in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. “This is a great opportunity for our students to exhibit the pieces they've created throughout the year and to experience the last cycle of the artistic process,” said ... Read More

NIC cheerleading tryouts to be held April 10-11

Posted: Monday, April 6, 2009
Those interested in trying out for the all-girl North Idaho College cheerleading team must attend tryouts from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 10 and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 11 in NIC's Christianson Gym. Attendance at both sessions is required. Tryout material will be taught Friday and presented Saturday. Required stunts ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC cracks top 20

Posted: Saturday, April 4, 2009
Coeur d'Alene - The NIC softball team was ranked 20th for Division I Softball in the National Junior College Athletic Association poll that came out April 1. This is the first time since 2007 that the Cardinals have been ranked. In 2007, NIC softball finished second at the NJCAA national tournament. With wins against Walla Walla ... Read More

Thilo honored by NIC as distinguished friend

Posted: Friday, April 3, 2009
Former North Idaho College trustee Sue Thilo was recently honored as a Distinguished Friend of NIC during the March NIC Board of Trustees meeting. “Sue Thilo has been a distinguished friend and an effective advocate for North Idaho College for a long time,” said North Idaho College President Priscilla Bell. Thilo served the ... Read More

Easter scavenger hunt to be led by students at NIC

Posted: Friday, April 3, 2009
A group of North Idaho College students have found a way to bond two very different curriculums to make a greater learning experience for the children in one Sorensen Elementary kindergarten class. Students from the North Idaho College Resort/Recreation Management program will lead the kindergarteners on the scavenger hunt at 9 a.m ... Read More

NIC to host events in honor of American Indian Heritage Week

Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2009
North Idaho College is hosting a variety of events throughout the week of April 6-10 in honor of American Indian Heritage Week. “We're proud to be able to offer such a fantastic series of Native American presentations and events to the community,” said NIC American Indian Student Adviser and American Indian Student Alliance Adviser ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9 in the Hedlund Building Haught Conference Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(b), to consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought against, a ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend the April First Friday campus visitation program Friday, April 3. The First Friday program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and services. Visitors will meet in the Echo/Blue Creek Bay Room of NIC's ... Read More

NIC to offer history presentation on the Bunker Hill Mine

Posted: Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Author and educator Katherine Aiken will present on the history of the Bunker Hill Mine and other mining history in the Silvery Valley at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7 at the Lake City Senior Center, located at 1916 N. Lakewood Drive in Coeur d'Alene. Bunker Hill was one of many mining operations in the Kellogg, Osburn and Wallace areas ... Read More

NIC athletics department announces hall of fame inductees

Posted: Tuesday, March 31, 2009
NOTE: Reunion events have been canceled. The Athletics Hall of Fame induction will now be included in the NIC Athletics Department and Booster Club Hall of Fame Induction, Awards Banquet and Auction May 2. Tickets are $30, but those who already purchased tickets to the hall of fame induction may use their tickets for this event as well ... Read More

Bullet Tools earns state award via the NIC ISBDC

Posted: Monday, March 30, 2009
Bullet Tools, a Hayden-based company that develops and markets tools for the construction industry, has been selected as the recipient of the U.S. Small Business Administration's 2009 Northwest Small Business Administration Exporter of the Year Award. The company owned by Dalen, Mary and Brian Gunn and Ben Toews was established in ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, March 30, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 in the Edminster Student Union Building Driftwood Bay Room. The trustees will participate in a workshop to review internal board governance policies during the open meeting. Read More

NIC continues spring series on health topics

Posted: Monday, March 30, 2009
North Idaho College will continue its series of seminars in April focused on health topics. Each seminar will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday nights in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106. Dr. Randil Clark of North Idaho Urology will present “What's Robotic Surgery?” April 7. The presentation will cover how robotic ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC sweeps Snow College

Posted: Monday, March 30, 2009
Coeur d'Alene - The Cardinal softball team hosted its first home series of 2009 at Memorial Field March 27 and 28 against the Snow College Badgers. Despite a weak offensive performance on Friday, the defense and pitching performed well in a pair of one-run wins. NIC brought their bats on Saturday, earning two more wins scoring 19 runs ... Read More

NIC students to volunteer during spring break

Posted: Friday, March 27, 2009
North Idaho College student Melissa Owens knows that there are people in need everywhere, in every community. And as a social work major, she is not been willing to sit back and do nothing about it. Owens is a former AmeriCorps volunteer and serves on the volunteer board of directors for Trinity Group Homes, a nonprofit organization ... Read More

GOLF: Men's and women's teams play hard

Posted: Friday, March 27, 2009
Both the men's and women's teams played hard in cold tough conditions in Clarkston on March 16 and 17 . In only their second match of the year, the team's scores are improving. The men finished with a two-day total of 650. Tyler Philips had the low rounds for NIC both days with a 78 and 77 for a two-day total of 155. The University of ... Read More

NIC to remain open during spring break March 30 through April 3

Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2009
No classes are scheduled for North Idaho College students during spring break March 30 through April 3. Although administrative offices will remain open during spring break, hours in several departments will change. Molstead Library will be closed Sunday, March 29. Hours will be modified the week of spring break. The library will ... Read More

NIC to honor longtime community supporter Josephine Webb

Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2009
North Idaho College and the NIC Foundation will honor longtime community and NIC supporter Josephine Webb for her many contributions to the college during a reception Friday, March 27. Webb has plans to move to Seattle to be closer to her immediate family after 60 years in North Idaho. “For over 40 years, Jo has been active in ... Read More

CHEERLEADING: 2009-2010 tryouts to be held April 10-11

Posted: Monday, March 23, 2009
North Idaho College 2009-2010 cheerleading tryouts will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 10 and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 11 in NIC's Christianson Gym. Please bring: A completed  application (can be printed online) A signed waiver Proof of insurance Appropriate athletic attire (shorts, t-shirt, cheer ... Read More

Seventh-grader from Christian Center School wins regional spelling bee

Posted: Monday, March 23, 2009
Seventh-grader Sabrina Smith from Christian Center School in Coeur d'Alene outspelled 47 other fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho to become the champion speller in the sixth annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee March 21 at North Idaho College. Smith, a 13-year-old student from Rathdrum ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cardinals finish ninth at nationals

Posted: Monday, March 23, 2009
Salina, Kansas - The North Idaho College Lady Cardinals earned a second-round matchup with the No. 1 team in the nation, Jefferson College from Hillsboro, Mo. Jefferson came into the national tournament with a perfect 31-0 record and a No. 1 seed. After one half of basketball, NIC led 30-29. Kia Gibson provided much of the scoring ... Read More

NIC to offer presentation on David Thompson's natural world

Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Wildlife education specialist with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game Kris Buchler will present on the natural habitats that explorer and fur trader David Thompson encountered in the early 19th century during “David Thompson's Natural World.” The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 at the Lake City Senior Center ... Read More

NIC machining students earn certification

Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2009
North Idaho College machine technology students Joseph Bear of Pinehurst and Wyatt Lassiter of Rathdrum recently earned computer-aided manufacturing certifications through Mastercam. The Mastercam certified programmer certification is a rigorous set of practical tests that demonstrate a programmer's ability to work effectively with ... Read More

NIC coaches to speak at booster club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2009
North Idaho College women's basketball coach Chris Carlson and softball coach Don Don Williams will be the featured speakers at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 31 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Carlson will have recently returned from the National Junior College Athletic Association ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC opens nationals with a win

Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Salina, Kansas - The Cardinals are flying high with an opening round victory over five-time national champions Trinity Valley College from Athens, Texas. The Lady Cards were all business from the opening tipoff until the final buzzer as they scratched out a 63-53 victory in the first round of the national championships in Salina ... Read More

NIC student chosen as Rotary student of the month

Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2009
North Idaho College student Melissa Owens was recently selected as the Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Owens is currently an Associated Students of NIC senator working toward a degree in social work. She is president of the Cardinal Leaders in the Community Club will lead a group of students in building a home for ... Read More

Players showcased during high school All-Star Game

Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2009
On March 14, Idaho's best high school players participated in the sixth annual Idaho All-Star Game at North Idaho College. The event featured both the boys and girls all-star games as well as a three-point and slam dunk contests. Each game was fast paced and exciting as players from all over Idaho were showcased. The girls' game had ... Read More

NIC student receives $1,000 advertising scholarship

Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2009
North Idaho College student Mario Barrientos of Colombia recently received the prestigious Toni Robideaux Scholarship from the Spokane Advertising Federation. Barrientos, a graphic design major, was chosen as the recipient of the award in the graphic design category, which includes entries from both two-year colleges and four-year ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, March 16, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 in the Hedlund Building Haught Conference Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(b), to consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought against, a ... Read More

NIC to present talk on happiness around the world

Posted: Monday, March 16, 2009
The North Idaho College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, will present a talk on happiness around the world Thursday, March 19. Award-winning journalist and author Eric Weiner will speak about “The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World” at 4 p.m ... Read More

NIC dual credit students compete at state Skills USA competition

Posted: Monday, March 16, 2009
North Idaho College dual credit students recently participated at the regional level of the Skills USA competition March 6 in Lewiston. Students who placed will advance to the state competition April 9-11 at Boise State University in Boise. Students from all three local school districts participated in the competition in hands-on ... Read More

Business workshop series offered through NIC Bonners Ferry Center

Posted: Monday, March 16, 2009
The Idaho Small Business Development Center will offer a four-part business workshop series targeted toward small business owners at the North Idaho College Bonners Ferry Center. The “Business Foundations” workshop series will be presented by Idaho Small Business Development Center Region 1 Director Bill Jhung and will cover topics ... Read More

Musician Derek James to perform at NIC

Posted: Friday, March 13, 2009
Singer/songwriter Derek James will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 at North Idaho College. James describes his music as “old school, bubble gum rock.” He has played with bands such as Blues Traveler, Sugar Ray and the Gin Blossoms. The performance will be held in the Edminster Student Union Building Activities Center ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for high school students in Lakeland, Ponderay and Post Falls

Posted: Friday, March 13, 2009
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend several information session held throughout the region. The information session for Lakeland students will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 in the Lakeland High School commons area. The ... Read More

NIC basketball players earn tournament/regional honors

Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Several North Idaho College men's and women's basketball players recently earned tournament and regional awards following the Scenic West Athletic Conference Region 18 tournament March 5-7 at NIC. The NIC women's team rallied to come back from an 18-point deficit with 11 minutes left in the Region 18 championship game March 7 to beat ... Read More

Lake City High School softball player signs with NIC

Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Jessica Ross, a senior at Lake City High School in Coeur d'Alene, recently signed a letter of intent to play softball at North Idaho College next season. Ross had a .368 batting average and was on the state runner up team in 2006, her freshman year. As a sophomore, she had a batting average of .333 and was named to the All-League ... Read More

Brackets posted for NJCAA national basketball tournament

Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Brackets have been determined for the National Junior College Athletic Association 2009 Division I Women's Basketball Championship at the Bicentennial Center in Salina, Kansas March 17-21. The North Idaho College women's basketball team is making an appearance at the national tournament for the first time since 1997. NIC is seeded ... Read More

NIC to present concert focused on homelessness in the community

Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2009
North Idaho College's Jazz Ensemble and the JazzCo. Small jazz choir will present their spring concert focused on homelessness titled “In the TS Spirit: Neighbors” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19 in NIC's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert is presented as part of an annual series that aims to celebrate the ... Read More

NIC to offer living history presentation on David Thompson

Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Local historian Robert Singletary will present a living history presentation on early 19th century explorer and fur trader David Thompson during “David Thompson's Relations with Native Cultures.” The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 17 at the Lake City Senior Center, located at 1916 N. Lakewood Drive in Coeur d'Alene ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Nichols signs with New Mexico State

Posted: Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Coeur d'Alene - Natalie Nichols, a redshirt freshman forward from Lakeland High School, recently signed with New Mexico State University of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). Nichols finished the season with 14 goals and six assists combining for 34 offensive points leading the Cardinals in all three categories. She was also named ... Read More

All-Star Basketball Game to be broadcast on IdahoSports.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 10, 2009
The sixth annual Idaho State High School All-Star Basketball Game scheduled for Saturday, March 14 will be broadcast live via webcast on IdahoSports.com. The online broadcasts are free for anyone with a high-speed Internet connection. Go to www.idahosports.com  and click on the webcast link at game time. The competition will ... Read More

Women's basketball coach to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Monday, March 9, 2009
North Idaho College women's basketball coach Chris Carlson will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 10 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. The NIC women's team rallied to come back from an 18-point deficit with 11 minutes left in the Region 18 championship game March ... Read More

Tickets on sale now for NIC all-class reunion/hall of fame induction

Posted: Monday, March 9, 2009
NOTE: This event has been canceled. Unfortunately, we did not see the response we had hoped for several of the reunion weekend events and have cancelled the reception, campus tours, cruise and brunch.  The Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony has been moved to May 2 as part of the NIC Booster Club Awards Banquet and Auction ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals upset in Region 18 semifinal

Posted: Sunday, March 8, 2009
The NIC men's basketball team saw their outstanding season come to an early conclusion as they were upset in the semifinals of the Region 18 tournament on their home court by College of Eastern Utah, 80-68. The Scenic West Athletic Conference champion Cardinals had swept the fourth-seeded CEU Golden Eagles in three games in the regular ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cardinals earn Region 18 championship

Posted: Sunday, March 8, 2009
The North Idaho College Lady Cardinals won the Region 18 championship in stunning fashion, with an 18-point comeback win against No. 8-ranked College of Southern Idaho, 66-61. Behind 20 points from Tournament most outstanding player Lindsay Wimett, the Lady Cardinals earned the automatic bid to the National Junior College Athletic ... Read More

NIC Health Professions and Nursing director presents at national conference

Posted: Friday, March 6, 2009
North Idaho College Health Professions and Nursing Division Director Lita Burns was selected from a pool of applicants to present at the Chair Academy's 18th Annual International Leadership Conference March 2-5 in Nashville, Tenn. The Chair Academy is a leadership training institute for post secondary administrators. The theme of ... Read More

Student art to be featured in NIC Corner Gallery exhibit

Posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2009
North Idaho College art students will exhibit their mixed media pieces representing the past 75 years during a collaborative art exhibit in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. “Collaboration: Images and Ideas” will be on display March 9-27 in celebration of North Idaho College's 75th anniversary. Students from six ... Read More

GOLF: Cardinals start the season

Posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Clarkston, Wash. - The North Idaho College golf teams kicked off the spring season on a cold and windy day at Quail Ridge Golf Course in Clarkston, Wash. The men and women faced off in a duel match versus Lewis-Clark State College. The men's team got off to a slow start but fought hard at the finish to come up a few strokes short. Will ... Read More

NIC Really BIG Raffle tickets on sale now at ticket outlets

Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2009
The North Idaho College Foundation's Really BIG Raffle will kick into high gear as regional outlets begin selling tickets for the drawing to win a new $300,000 grand prize home. A fund-raiser for the college, the Really BIG Raffle supports student and program needs and also provides a learning laboratory for the students in NIC's ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend the March First Friday campus visitation program Friday, March 6. The First Friday program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and services. Visitors will meet in the Driftwood Bay Room of NIC's ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC men sweep Snow; win conference

Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Ephraim, Utah - The North Idaho College men's basketball team defeated Snow College on back-to-back nights to win the Scenic West Athletic Conference championship and the right to host the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 18 tournament. The 14th-ranked Cardinals held Snow College off Feb. 27 with a 70-67 win in a game ... Read More

NIC students qualify for national BPA competition

Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Eight North Idaho College students qualified to compete in the upcoming national Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition by achieving top honors in business-related events at the recent state BPA competition in Boise Feb. 29. The students competed with university and college students from across the state in business ... Read More

Area middle schoolers take home awards from math competition

Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2009
North Idaho middle school students were presented with numerous awards during the Mathcounts regional competition in February at North Idaho College. Students from eight middle schools throughout the region participated in Mathcounts, a national program intended to increase enthusiasm for math. Locally, the program is sponsored by ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for Bonners Ferry students

Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2009
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9 in Room 104 of the NIC Bonners Ferry Center, located at 6791 Main Street in Bonners Ferry. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for Silver Valley students

Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2009
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College's dual credit program known as WINGS are encouraged to attend an information session from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 in Room 103 of the NIC Silver Valley Center, located at 323 Main Street in Kellogg. NIC's WINGS program, an acronym for WIN by getting a Good ... Read More

NIC to host NJCAA Region 18 tournament

Posted: Monday, March 2, 2009
After capturing the men's Scenic West Athletic Conference title Feb. 28, the North Idaho College men's and women's basketball teams will have home court advantage as they play host to the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 18 tournament, which opens March 5 in NIC's Chirstianson Gym. The tournament begins Thursday ... Read More

National runners up NIC wrestlers to be honored at luncheon

Posted: Monday, March 2, 2009
The North Idaho College wrestling team will be the honored guests Tuesday, March 3 at a special NIC Booster Club celebration luncheon at noon at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. NIC Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb and NIC's five All-American wrestlers will be on hand to share stories from the National Junior College ... Read More

Ticket information set for NJCAA Region 18 tournament at NIC

Posted: Monday, March 2, 2009
Tickets are now available for the 2009 National Junior College Athletic Association Region 18 men's and women's basketball tournament at North Idaho College March 5-7. All-tournament passes are available for all four tournament sessions. Passes are $20 for reserved seats in the upper level of NIC's Christianson Gym, $16 for general ... Read More

NIC to offer information sessions in Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls, Rathdrum

Posted: Friday, Feb. 27, 2009
Anyone interested in learning more about the benefits of college and the processes involved in enrolling may attend several information sessions being held throughout the region. Sessions will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 3 at the Rathdrum Library, March 4 at the Post Falls Library and March 5 at the Coeur d'Alene Library. ... Read More

NIC graduate designs artwork for college program

Posted: Friday, Feb. 27, 2009
Inside the North Idaho College TRIO Student Support Services office is a wood carving of salmon fighting their way against the natural texture of the wood grain that represents a flowing stream on the stained wood. The upstream struggle is an analogy for the fight that artist Daniela Snow knew all too well. She was once one of those ... Read More

Community welcome to attend presentation on NIC's facilities master plan

Posted: Friday, Feb. 27, 2009
Johnnie Knapp of KADD Architecture Design and Development will present on the North Idaho College facilities master plan from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d'Alene Room. The architectural and planning firm CTA helped update the facilities master plan that was ... Read More

Approximately 500 high school students visit NIC during annual Tech Tour

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009
(Above) Bonners Ferry High School students (left to right) Keith Allenberg, Blayne Amoth and Jacab Andrews view a vehicle being repaired in the North Idaho College collision repair technology program during the Tech Tour at NIC Feb. 26. During the annual event, high school students tour NIC's professional-technical programs to ... Read More

NIC announces All-Star Basketball Game participants

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009
Participants for the boys and girls 2009 Idaho State High School All-Star Basketball Games were announced recently by the North Idaho College Athletics Department. Players were chosen by a selection committee of sportswriters and broadcasters from throughout the state. The committee selected 12 players, two alternates and coaches for ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC softball takes three of four from CSI

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009
Lewiston, Idaho - The Cardinals opened their home games in Lewiston this season against College of Southern Idaho on Friday, Feb. 20 with a 12-8 win. Nina Gonzalez struck out eight in the offensive dual. Lauren Maloney was 2-2 with three runs scored, and Brandi Christopher was instrumental in the win with a grand slam. Jessica Fagan ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Olson signs with College of Idaho

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009
Coeur d'Alene - Kirsten Olson will join former NIC soccer player, Lauren Winterholler, by signing a letter of intent with the College of Idaho in Caldwell, Idaho. Olson is a two-year starter at left back for the Cardinals from Timberline High School in Boise, Idaho. The only games she didn't start in her career at NIC was when she was ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Putnam signs with University of Great Falls

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009
Coeur d'Alene - Jennifer Putnam a two-year starter at forward or midfield for the NIC women's soccer team from Bonners Ferry High School in Bonners Ferry, Idaho has signed a letter of intent to attend the University of Great Falls in Great Falls, Mont. Putnam has three goals and three assists in her career including the first goal in ... Read More

NIC graphic design students earn awards through Sting Soccer

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009
Students in the North Idaho College graphic design program were recently honored when the Coeur d'Alene Sting Soccer Club selected their designs for use on various marketing materials. BJ Fowler from Portland, Ore., won $100 from the Coeur d'Alene Sting Soccer Club for designing the Northwest League logo, which will appear on the ... Read More

Participants announced for the 2009 North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee

Posted: Monday, Feb. 23, 2009
A total of 55 fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho will participate in the sixth annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee Saturday, March 21, the winner of which will receive an all expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee May 26-28. Each contestant ... Read More

Former NIC student earns state INBRE honors

Posted: Monday, Feb. 23, 2009
Former North Idaho College student Amy Winegardner, from Rathdrum, was recently awarded the Idaho Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Student of the Year Award. The award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary service to the University of Idaho through the INBRE program. Winegardner was an ... Read More

NIC presents spring series on health topics

Posted: Monday, Feb. 23, 2009
North Idaho College will present a series of seminars in March and April focused on health topics. Each seminar will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday nights in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106. “Vitamins and Minerals: Foods or Supplements?” will be presented March 3. NIC Biology Instructor Stephanie Ahlgren will ... Read More

Openings available in CNA course at the NIC Silver Valley Center

Posted: Monday, Feb. 23, 2009
Several openings are available in the Nursing Assistant Training online class offered through the North Idaho College Silver Valley Center. The class begins March 14 and ends May 16. The lecture portion of the class is offered online and fulfills the 60-hour lecture requirement required for the nursing assistant (CNA) registry exam ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals move into tie for first in SWAC

Posted: Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009
The Cardinals swept Colorado Northwestern Community College this weekend. Those wins coupled with Salt Lake Community College's loss has pushed the Cards into a first-place tie with Salt Lake in the Scenic West Athletic Conference. The 15th-ranked Cardinals won big both nights, 102-49 Feb. 20 with Steven Hodney's 18 points. Demetrius ... Read More

Chris Frye to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009
Spokane Regional Sports Commission Sports Marketing and Research Director Chris Frye will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. In his current role, Frye markets Spokane to national governing bodies with the primary objective of ... Read More

NIC to assist people in filling out application for financial aid

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009
North Idaho College and the Idaho State Board of Education will offer assistance on completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the standard form used by most colleges and universities to award financial aid. Financial aid experts will assist individuals from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 in the NIC Molstead ... Read More

Auditions to be held for NIC theater production

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009
Auditions will be held for the North Idaho College spring theater production of “Almost Maine,” a series of short scenes by John Cariani about people living in a fictional community of Almost, Maine. The auditions will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 and Wednesday, March 4 in Boswell Hall Room 001. Parts are available for up to 19 ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits to host uphill/downhill ski race

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009
Finish out the ski season by participating in an uphill/downhill ski race sponsored by North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Lookout Pass Ski and Recreation Area. Racers will test their endurance by skiing uphill to the top of the mountain, then their agility will play a role in the ... Read More

Inland Northwest Women's Leadership Conference scheduled for March 6

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009
Inland Northwest women will gather from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 6 to embrace the challenge of leadership at the 2009 Women's Leadership Conference of the Inland Northwest at Spokane Community College's Lair Student Auditorium. The conference results from collaboration among higher education institutions in the region ... Read More

NIC instructor receives national business educator award

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009
North Idaho College Business and Office Technology Instructor Kathie O'Brien was presented the Western Business Education Association (WBEA) Outstanding Career and Technical Student Organization Advisor Award during the WBEA conference at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Feb. 15. “Kathie has inspired and educated business students and her ... Read More

NIC men's soccer players sign with universities

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009
Three North Idaho College men's soccer players recently signed letters of intent to play for National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II schools in the fall of 2009. Sophomore midfielder Renatto Brito from Boring, Ore., will transfer to Northwest Nazarene University in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference in Nampa ... Read More

WRESTLING: NIC qualifies for the national tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009
The North Idaho College wrestling team won the National Junior College Athletic Association Western Regional Championship Feb. 14. Cardinals came in first place in eight of 10 weight classes, earning places at the national wrestling tournament scheduled for Feb. 27-28 in Rochester, Minn.  2009 Region 18 tournament results Team ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinal men sweep CEU

Posted: Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009
Coeur d'Alene - The 16th-ranked Cardinals got two big wins this weekend over 23rd-ranked College of Eastern Utah to keep themselves one game out of first place in the Scenic West Athletic Conference. The Cards won 69-67 Friday, Feb. 13 and followed that up with another close win 74-72 on Saturday, Feb. 14. Shawn Henderson led NIC with ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits offers specialty outdoors films

Posted: Friday, Feb. 13, 2009
Outdoor enthusiasts are welcome to view a variety of thought-provoking films from grassroots filmmakers during the Backcountry Film Festival Sunday, Feb. 22. The films will feature information on backcountry locations as well as environmental issues and even skiing. The films will be presented at 6 p.m. in NIC's Meyer Health and ... Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Presidents' Day

Posted: Friday, Feb. 13, 2009
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Feb. 16 in observance of Presidents' Day. Normal business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays, will resume Feb. 17. Read More

NIC to host NJCAA Western District wrestling tournament

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009
North Idaho College will host the National Junior College Athletic Association Western District Championship wrestling tournament Saturday, Feb. 14. Tournament participants include NIC, Clackamas Community College (Oregon City, Ore.), Highline Community College (Des Moines, Wash.), Southwestern Oregon Community College (Coos Bay ... Read More

NIC presents winter theater production

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009
The North Idaho College Theater Department's winter production opens Feb. 19 with the Timothy Mooney adaptation of “The Doctor In Spite of Himself,” a classic farce by the French comic playwright Moliere. The play is about a woodcutter who is mistaken for a doctor. As revenge following a fight, the woodcutter's wife tells two men who ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees meeting canceled

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees has canceled its February meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 25 due to minimal agenda items and travel schedules. February agenda items will be moved to the next NIC Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 25 in the Edminster Student Union Building ... Read More

SOFTBALL: Cardinals split with Snow College

Posted: Monday, Feb. 9, 2009
NIC dropped its opener, a four-game series with Snow College, but was able to come back for game two to get a win. In game one, the Cardinals only could muster one hit off of Snow's pitcher. Brooke Springer came through with a single and stolen base early on, but the bats fell silent. Renae Kimbell was a perfect 4-4 at catching Snow ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC men earn split in Salt Lake City

Posted: Monday, Feb. 9, 2009
Salt Lake City, Utah - The Cardinal men returned home from first-place Salt Lake Community College with a split. The first game came down to the wire with 13 lead changes in a back and forth game that game down to a one and one free throw with 0.3 seconds left on the clock with the score 79-78. Unfortunately, the Taylor Stevens free ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC splits with College of Southern Nevada to finish series

Posted: Friday, Feb. 6, 2009
The Cardinals took on No. 13 College of Southern Nevada in a double header to complete the four-game series. Today's battle was a pitching duel, with NIC only giving up nine hits in all. NIC came out strong with 13 hits in a 4-1 win for the first game.  Nina Gonzalez allowed just three hits. Lauren Maloney was 3-2 with a double, and ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC drops two in league opener

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009
The NIC softball team opened league play today against the College of Southern Nevada, losing both games in the double header. The Cardinals came out strong with great pitching by Karri Johnson . NIC scored four runs in the second inning on four hits including doubles by Bri Harbour , Renae Kimbell , and Lauren Maloney , and a single by ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees special meeting canceled

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees facilities master planning workshop originally scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4 has been canceled. The special meeting will be rescheduled once the facilities master plan draft report that was going to be presented to the board is more complete. Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC softball loses heartbreaker

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009
St. George, Utah - The Cardinal softball team lost two games on Feb. 2, to No. 5 Yavapai and No. 26 Chipola in St. George, Utah. In the first game, NIC scored the first run on a homerun by Amanda Krier in the top of the second inning, but Yavapai answered right back by scoring three. Yavapai added four more runs in the bottom of the ... Read More

Post Falls Caruso's Deli owner realizes her dream of owning a restaurant

Posted: Monday, Feb. 2, 2009
In her 20s, Desi Freeman was working at a local deli and dreaming of the changes she would make if she owned the business. A mere two years later, she opened Caruso's Deli in Post Falls, taking the opportunity to follow her dreams and grow a business from the ground up. “I absolutely love it,” said Freeman, 30, while taking a break ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals split with CSI

Posted: Monday, Feb. 2, 2009
Coeur d'Alene - The No. 18-ranked Lady Cards split a weekend double header with No. 13 College of Southern Idaho. The Cardinals put together a solid game of basketball Jan. 30  to upset CSI 59-58. NIC used hot shooting from Lindsey Wimett (15 points) and 12 points and 10 rebounds from point guard Bianca Cheever to avenge an earlier loss ... Read More

SOFTBALL: NIC opens season at CSN tournament

Posted: Monday, Feb. 2, 2009
The 2009 Cardinal softball team opened up its season in Las Vegas with five games in three days beginning on Friday, Jan. 30, posting a 2-3 record. They faced No. 5 Yavapai College for their first game with Nina Gonzalez making her pitching debut. Despite playing sound defensively, the Cardinals dropped the game 8-0. Amanda Krier led the ... Read More

WRESTLING: NIC finishes season with two wins

Posted: Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009
The Cardinals wrapped up the regular season with two victories. During the first dual of the day, NIC was victorious over fourth-ranked North Iowa Area Community College 24- 15. The second dual pitted the Cardinals against host team the Northwest Trappers 30-15. Lester Brown , Celic Bell and Rudi Burtschi all finished the weekend 3-0 ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Jones 75-foot shot caps sweep over CSI

Posted: Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009
Melvin Jones  made an improbable 3/4-court shot as the buzzer sounded to defeat the College of Southern Idaho 69-66 Jan. 31. Renado Parker inbounded the ball to Jones, who took one dribble and threw up the prayer that hit nothing but net as the crowd stormed the court. Shawn Henderson led the Cards in scoring with 14 points and ... Read More

WRESTLING: Cardinals winning streak ends

Posted: Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009
Powell, Wyom. - The Cardinals undefeated season came to an end Jan. 30 at the hands of Labette Community College. The dual started off well with Trevor Powell and Lester Brown giving NIC a 7-0 lead. Labette then reeled of four straight wins to take a 13-7 lead. Celic Bell then tied the dual up with a first period pin. At 197  Rudi ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Friday, Jan. 30, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will participate in a facilities master planning workshop from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4 in the Edminster Student Union Building Echo/Blue Creek Bay Room. The architectural and planning firm CTA helped update the facilities master plan that was created in 1999 and the architectural ... Read More

NIC students present lecture by sex educator

Posted: Friday, Jan. 30, 2009
Internationally recognized sex educator Jay Friedman will present “The J-Spot: A Sex Educator Tells All” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5 in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building Activities Center. Friedman, who is certified by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists, will give his ... Read More

High schoolers to participate in NIC jazz clinics, annual concert features special guests

Posted: Friday, Jan. 30, 2009
Audience members can feel the energy of the concert during the North Idaho College Jazz Ensemble's performance of JazzNIC Tuesday, Feb. 3. “This annual concert is known for being high-energy and inspiring the audience to get up out of their seats and dance,” said NIC Band Director Terry Jones. JazzNIC comprises three days of jazz ... Read More

NIC student chosen as Rotary student of the month for January

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009
North Idaho College student Emma Miller of Sagle, Idaho was selected as January's Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Miller was on the Associated Students of NIC Student Events Board last year and was selected in the fall of 2007 as the chairperson. The ASNIC Student Events Board schedules events on campus for NIC ... Read More

NIC 2009 spring enrollment sets record with 10.2 percent increase

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009
Spring semester enrollment at North Idaho College increased 10.2 percent to a record 4,860 this spring, up from 4,408 total headcount in the spring of 2008. “While the economic recession certainly played a role in this significant enrollment increase, we're certain that our progressive enrollment management planning has positioned ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend February's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Feb. 6. The First Friday program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and services. Visitors will meet in the Driftwood Bay Room of NIC's ... Read More

Area softball players sign with NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009
Several area softball players have signed letters of intent to play softball for North Idaho College next season. Brittany Amende, a middle infielder from Timberlake High School in Spirit Lake, Idaho, was named most valuable player in 2008 and was an All-League selection in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Amende is also an Idaho Top Scholar. ... Read More

NIC announces fall semester graduates

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - North Idaho College recently announced the graduates who completed degrees or certificates during fall semester 2008. Students are listed below along with their most recent city of residence and major: Idaho Athol: Anneke Miller (general studies), Daniela Snow (general studies), Jack McPike (general ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC falls to Salt Lake, defeats Snow

Posted: Monday, Jan. 26, 2009
The 13th-ranked Cardinal men's team fell 73-62 to seventh-ranked Salt Lake Community College. Salt Lake, who finished second in the nation last season, was led by DJ Wright's 17 points and 10 rebounds.  Renado Parker led the Cards with 19 points and seven rebounds. Salt Lake followed that win up with a 78-73 win at the College of ... Read More

Students encouraged to enroll in NIC Adult Basic Education/GED program

Posted: Monday, Jan. 26, 2009
Staff members at the North Idaho College Adult Basic Education Center often hear stories about how the programs they offer change people's lives, from helping a high school dropout achieve the skills necessary to pass the GED exam to guiding a student out of the juvenile justice system and into college. Such stories are just as ... Read More

Parking in Fort Grounds area restricted

Posted: Friday, Jan. 23, 2009
While snow is still affecting parking availability on campus, North Idaho College students and employees are not authorized to park in the Fort Grounds area. Parking in the area adjacent to the college is restricted to homeowners and requires a homeowners parking permit year round. The Fort Grounds neighborhood encompasses the east ... Read More

NIC coaches to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Jan. 23, 2009
Coaches from North Idaho College's athletics programs will be the featured speakers at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 27 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Coaches from each sport will provide an update on their programs. NIC's intercollegiate sports include men's and women's basketball, men's and women's ... Read More

Paintings, drawings featured in NIC Corner Gallery exhibit

Posted: Friday, Jan. 23, 2009
Artist Lenora Jesus Lopez Schindler never forgot the theme of one of her childhood books, “Mona Mimm and the Smell of the Sun,” which followed a young house ant as she explores her world with her antennae. Throughout the book, the character asks, “What is the smell of the sun?” She discovers that since she only smells the sun through ... Read More

NIC board of trustees signs agreement to acquire property

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009
At its Jan. 21 meeting, the North Idaho College Board of Trustees signed an agreement to acquire property as part of the continuing process to acquire the former DeArmond mill site property. As detailed in the agreement, the NIC Foundation plans to borrow $6 million to purchase the 17-acre site, which NIC will then lease from the ... Read More

NIC names John Martin as new vice president for community relations

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009
John Martin has been selected as the new vice president for community relations and marketing at North Idaho College, a role he was appointed to on temporary assignment in August of 2008. “John has done an excellent job serving in this temporary role over the past five months,” NIC President Priscilla Bell said. “He has cemented his ... Read More

Start times for NIC basketball games change

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009
The start times for the Saturday, Jan. 24 North Idaho College basketball doubleheader against Snow College have changed. The women's game originally scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in NIC's Christianson Gym will now be played at 3 p.m. The men's game originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. will now be played at 5 p.m. All Scenic West Athletic ... Read More

NIC ambassadors provide student perspective to new, prospective students

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009
Five new North Idaho College ambassadors will provide a fresh perspective to new and prospective NIC students this semester. The NIC ambassador program was initiated to create a core of students who could assist the NIC Admissions Office with recruitment activities and act as representatives of NIC to help create a sense of community ... Read More

Public invited to meet NIC vice president for community relations candidate

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009
North Idaho College staff, faculty, students and community members are invited to attend a public forum for John Martin, a finalist for the vice president for community relations and marketing position at NIC. The forum will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20 in the Edminster Student Union Building Blue Creek Bay Room. ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards lose at CSI

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009
Twin Falls, Idaho - The 19th-ranked Lady Cards ended a long road stretch with a disappointing loss at the College of Southern Idaho Jan. 17. After winning nine out of 10 road games since Dec. 5, the NIC women lost their 11th road game to the Golden Eagles 84-59. A slow start and 34 percent shooting in the first half was enough to put the ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC Falls in Overtime

Posted: Monday, Jan. 19, 2009
Twin Falls, Idaho - The Cardinal men lost in overtime to 24th-ranked College of Southern Idaho (CSI) 73-70. The loss is the first of the season for the Cards and brings an end to the nation's second longest winning streak. The 12th-ranked Cardinals are now 17-1 and CSI improves to 15-3 on the year.  Renado Parker and Guy Marc Michel led ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for fall semester

Posted: Friday, Jan. 16, 2009
REVISED Feb. 17 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - North Idaho College recently announced its Dean's List for fall semester 2008. 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: ... Read More

NIC basketball games at CSI to be broadcast locally

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009
Families and fans of North Idaho College basketball will have the opportunity to watch and hear the men's and women's games scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 17 at the College of Southern Idaho, even if they cannot make it to the Twin Falls game. KVNI 1080-AM will broadcast the women's basketball game versus College of Southern Idaho at 2 ... Read More

NIC Wild Game Feast to feature menu of wild game delicacies

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009
For the 10th anniversary of the North Idaho College Alumni Association Wild Game Feast, Chef Eddie Nelson has filled the menu with delicacies from wild game prevalent in the Northwest region. “The idea was to use things people can get locally, but make the dishes special,” Nelson said of the menu for the Jan. 24 event. “I think we've ... Read More

NIC graduates first class of Radiography Technology students

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009
The first class of students from North Idaho College's Radiography Technology program recently completed the program. Pictured are (back) Drew Owens, Jamie Myers, Catherine Thomas, Cindy Hull, (front) Jaime Cook, Luke Carter, Karen Daigh and Jeff Cook. Not pictured are Matt McPherson and Christine Vangrimbergen. The five-semester ... Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Jan. 19 in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. Normal business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays, will resume Jan. 20.   Read More

CHEERLEADING: NIC squad to participate in national competition

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009
The North Idaho College cheerleading squad will participate in the 25th annual Universal Cheerleading Association/Universal Dance Association College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 16-18. The competition will be broadcast on ESPN and ESPN2 in February and March. Under ... Read More

NIC to offer class for women in transition

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009
Women who are experiencing a major change in their lives are encouraged to participate in the four-week “Welcome to Opportunities” class offered through North Idaho College's Center for New Directions. The class will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays Jan. 20 through Feb. 12 in Siebert Hall Room 111 on NIC's ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC men improve to 17-0

Posted: Monday, Jan. 12, 2009
The Cardinal men's basketball team opened up conference play with road victories over the College of Eastern Utah (CEU) and Colorado Northwestern. The 16th-ranked Cardinals defeated 14th-ranked and previousey unbeaten CEU 72-62. With 3:10 left in the game, Melvin Jones hit a baseline three and then stole the ball and threw down a dunk ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Monday, Jan. 12, 2009
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14 in the Sherman Administration Building President's Conference Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(c), to conduct deliberations concerning labor negotiations or to acquire an interest ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards open SWAC play with road win

Posted: Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009
The North Idaho College women's basketball team traveled to Price, Utah and beat the College of Eastern Utah Golden Eagles 79-64. "We wanted to set the tone in league with a solid first game," said NIC Head Women's Basketball Coach Chris Carlson. Post players Kia Gibson and Brigitte Boucher scored 11 each in the first half to ... Read More

KVNI morning co-host to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Jan. 9, 2009
KVNI AM-1080 News and Public Affairs Director and Co-host of the Do Whoppin' Diner Morning Show Bret Bowers will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 13 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Bowers graduated from Post Falls High School in 1982 and attended NIC for two ... Read More

NIC volleyball players earn postseason awards

Posted: Friday, Jan. 9, 2009
North Idaho College volleyball players recently earned several regional and national awards. This year's Cardinal volleyball team placed 11th at the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament in Council Bluff, Iowa in November. Following the national tournament, Marketa Hanzlova, a 6-foot, 1-inch outside hitter from ... Read More

NIC men's basketball player commits to Portland State

Posted: Friday, Jan. 9, 2009
North Idaho College men's basketball player Melvin Jones recently committed to play for Portland State University next year. Jones, a 5-foot-10-inch point guard from Seattle, Wash., averaged 10 points per game for the Cardinals last season, placing him third on the team. He also led Chief Sealth High School in Seattle with 18.8 ... Read More

Campus ready for Spring Semester

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009
In response to the recent severe winter weather, Facilities Operations crews have been working nonstop to prepare campus for the start of Spring Semester Monday, Jan. 12. All building roofs on campus are under their rated snow loads. Two engineers from JUB checked snow loads just to be sure and all buildings were satisfactory. ... Read More

Orientation sessions for online NIC students held in this month

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009
Several orientation sessions will be held this month for North Idaho College students enrolled in online classes during spring semester 2009, which begins Monday, Jan. 12. The sessions will be presented by NIC eLearning Workshop Leader Corinna Lockwood and eLearning and Outreach Senior Instructional Designer Jane McCarville and will ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Brito Earns NJCAA All-American Award

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009
Sophomore captain Renatto Brito earned a spot on the 2008 National Junior College Athletic Association All-American honorable mention team, making him the fourth Cardinal in program history to receive and NJCAA All-American award. Brito helped lead the 2008 Cardinals to an impressive 11-2-4 record and their fourth consecutive Scenic ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals win Christmas tournament

Posted: Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009
Salem, Ore.- -The Lady Cardinals defeated Lane Community College 79-67 to win the championship game of the Chemeketa Christmas Tournament in Salem, Ore. NIC beat Yakima College 73-58 and Spokane College 63-51 to face Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges power Lane Community College. Bianca Cheever  was selected ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals win again

Posted: Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho- -The NIC men defeated the visiting Spokane All-Stars 107-61 to move to 15-0 on the season. Shawn Henderson once again led the Cards with 18 points and Renado Parker added 14 points. Guy Marc Michel led the Cards in rebounding with seven and added 12 points. Demetrius Davis and Taylor Stevens provided a spark off ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC wins first game In Arizona

Posted: Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009
Prescott, Ariz.-- The Lady Cardinals pulled away from Cochise College 76-45 to win a their first game in the Wells Fargo Classic at Yavapai College in Prescott, Ariz. Once again, a balanced scoring attack paved the way for NIC as they improve their overall record to 12-2. Kia Gibson hit seven of eight shots from the floor to lead the ... Read More

NIC Foundation awards nearly $50,000 in grants

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
The North Idaho College Foundation announced Monday the recipients of $49,619 in grant money awarded this year through the NIC Foundation Grant Program. Funded by gifts received throughout the year, the NIC Foundation has awarded $768,578 to fund 173 grants over the past 15 years. Of the 33 grants submitted this year from NIC ... Read More

NIC to close for holiday break

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
The North Idaho College campus will close for the holidays at noon Wednesday, Dec. 24 through Jan. 1. Campus will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 2 according to its normal business hours, which are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays. NIC's Molstead Library will be closed through Jan. 11 ... Read More

NIC softball players, coaches to lead hitting and pitching clinics

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
The North Idaho College softball coaching staff and players will host a variety of clinics in January. Three separate three-session hitting clinics will be offered at the NIC Hitting Facility, located at Walnut and Seventh streets in Coeur d'Alene. The in-depth hitting clinics are open to youths ages 8-18 and will be progressive in ... Read More

NIC professional-technical programs expecting growth

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008
Like many other organizations, North Idaho College is expecting to feel the effects of the poor economy. But while some companies are bracing for sluggish sales, NIC is preparing for growth. “Traditionally, a spike in enrollment at colleges and universities is a clear mark of tough economic times in the country,” said NIC Dean of ... Read More

WRESTLING: Cardinals beat eighth-ranked Northwest College

Posted: Monday, Dec. 15, 2008
The sixth-ranked Cardinals took on the eighth-ranked Trappers from Northwest College on Friday, Dec. 12 beating them 30-17. The wrestlers did their part in the battle for the yet-to-be-named moose trophey in what will become an annual competition for the moose! The Cards started strong with a pin from freshman Adam Tinnel and a major ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals improve to 13-0

Posted: Monday, Dec. 15, 2008
The Cardinal men's basketball team improved to 13-0 with a win on the road at Salish Kootenai College 107-91. Shawn Henderson and Melvin Jones led the Cards with 22 points each and Lateef Williams added 18 points.  Renado Parker and Guy Marc Michel continued to dominate inside with Parker having 12 points and 10 rebounds and Michel ... Read More

Space still available in NIC Christmas basketball camp

Posted: Monday, Dec. 15, 2008
Space is still available in the North Idaho College Cardinal Christmas Basketball Camp Dec. 22-23. The camp is open to boys and girls and participants will receive instruction from NIC men's basketball coaches and players, including fundamental basketball skills and individual drills players can practice on their own. The camp ... Read More

Men's basketball player commits to Montana State

Posted: Monday, Dec. 15, 2008
North Idaho College men's basketball player Michel Swita, a 7-foot center from Paris, France, recently verbally committed to play for Montana State University next season. Swita transferred to NIC from Delaware Technical and Community College where he redshirted in 2007-2008. Read More

WRESTLING: Sixth-ranked Cardinals continue unbeaten

Posted: Friday, Dec. 12, 2008
The Cardinals added another win to their unblemished duel record tonight defeating the visiting Cougars of Clackamas Community College 28-16. North Idaho College started out the night with a win from Adam Tinnel at 125 over Logan Creamer of Clackamas. Lester Brown followed that up with a major decision, 11-1, over George Mendez. The ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Nichols named first team All-American

Posted: Friday, Dec. 12, 2008
Natalie Nichols , red-shirt freshman forward from Post Falls, Idaho, was named to the NJCAA All-American first team. Nichols helped NIC appear in their first national tournament where the Cardinals placed third. She finished the season with 14 goals and six assists and was also named to the NJCAA National Tournament All-Tournament ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC wins Border Clash

Posted: Friday, Dec. 12, 2008
The 20th-ranked Cardinal men's team improved to 12-0 on the season with a 82-64 win over rival Spokane Community College in the third annual Border Clash. The Cards jumped out to a 16-0 run to start the game and built a 41-20 halftime lead to put the game away early. Shawn Henderson led the Cards with 24 points and three steals and ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals top Community Colleges of Spokane in Border Clash

Posted: Friday, Dec. 12, 2008
 In a rematch of local two year colleges, North Idaho College prevailed to defeat Spokane Community College for the second time this season 51-43. NIC used some stiffling defense to maintain control of a tight game after Spokane cut the lead to five twice in the second half. Lindsay Wimett lead the way with 11 points and five rebounds ... Read More

NIC student chosen as Rotary student of the month for December

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008
North Idaho College student Victoria Day of Post Falls was selected as December's Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club Student of the Month. Day plans to graduate from NIC this May with an associate's degree from the Human Resources Assistant program. She has served as the NIC chapter of Business Professionals of America vice president for ... Read More

NIC soccer programs to lead indoor soccer tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008
The North Idaho College men's and women's soccer teams and coaching staff will host an indoor soccer tournament Jan. 17-18 in NIC's Christianson Gym. The NIC Futsal Festival will be open to boys' and girls' teams in the U-11 and U-12 age groups. There is a maximum of 10 players per team. Tournament play for each age group's bracket ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC improves to 11-0

Posted: Monday, Dec. 8, 2008
The Cardinal men's basketball team added two more wins this weekend with victories at Highline Community College 77-56 and Green River Community College 99-67. Shawn Henderson led the 25th-ranked Cards Dec. 5 against Highline with 21 points, six rebounds, and four steals. Renado Parker added 17 points and nine rebounds. The Cardinal ... Read More

NIC to host high school basketball invitational

Posted: Monday, Dec. 8, 2008
North Idaho College will host the Coeur d'Alene Holiday Inn Express Invitational Dec. 29-31. The 12-team boys and girls tournament will feature regional competition between the larger northern Idaho high schools and opponents from the Seattle area, Walla Walla, Wash., and Hermiston, Ore. Teams were selected based on returning personnel ... Read More

NIC student activities director earn ACUI award

Posted: Monday, Dec. 8, 2008
North Idaho College Student Activities Director Dean Bennett was recently honored as a recipient of the Association of College Unions International 2008 Vern Solbach Award. The award was established in 1998 to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to ACUI Region 14, which includes the Inland Northwest, Alaska ... Read More

Five students top the NIC Speech Contest

Posted: Monday, Dec. 8, 2008
Five students topped the annual North Idaho College Fall 2008 Speech Contest, earning awards for speeches written and presented through Communications 101 classes this semester. Students were selected by their peers to represent their classes in the contest, which is judged by NIC students, staff and faculty each semester. Matt ... Read More

NIC ISBDC presents Entrepreneurial Leadership Training course

Posted: Monday, Dec. 8, 2008
The North Idaho College Idaho Small Business Development Center will present a leadership workshop beginning in January for business owners who want to re-align and fine tune their businesses to not only survive the current condition, but thrive in the recovery to come. “This has been a difficult economic time for businesses and the ... Read More

Help NIC pack the house during wrestling match

Posted: Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
North Idaho College hopes to fill the stands during a special Pack the House wrestling match at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12 pairing two nationally ranked teams, NIC and Northwest College of Wyoming. Attendees wearing Cardinal colors and who bring a can of food for a local food bank donation will receive free admission. The winner of ... Read More

UI women's basketball coach to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
University of Idaho head women's basketball coach Jon Newlee will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Dec. 9 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Newlee was hired to lead the women's basketball program at the University of Idaho in April. Prior to that, he headed the Idaho State University ... Read More

Tickets on sale now for NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
Need a great idea for a Christmas gift? How about a gift that could give back in a BIG way! Tickets are on sale now for North Idaho College's largest fund-raiser the Really BIG Raffle in which ticket holders have the chance to win more than $335,000 in prizes, including a new home in Post Falls. This year's grand prize house is a ... Read More

NIC to host presentation on Italian influence on American life

Posted: Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
Vincenza Scarpaci, an expert and author on Italian history, will present a discussion on “The Experiences of Italians in America” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10 in the North Idaho College Molstead Library Todd Hall. Scarpaci is the author of the recently published book “The Journey of the Italians in America,” a historical celebration ... Read More

NIC to host reception for state legislators

Posted: Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
North Idaho College will host state legislators from across North Idaho during the NIC Legislative Reception at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8 in NIC's Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d'Alene Room. Legislators from Districts 1 through 5 have been invited to participate. NIC faculty, staff and the NIC Board of Trustees will ... Read More

NIC Christmas concert to feature holiday sing-along

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008
Families are encouraged to attend this year's annual holiday concert at North Idaho College Dec. 6 and 7, which will include the traditional holiday songs and the sing-along that bring the crowd to its feet each year. “Sounds of Christmas” will feature several holiday-themed pieces by the NIC Wind Symphony led by Terry Jones. The ... Read More

Room still available in NIC softball catching clinics

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008
Room is still available in North Idaho College softball catching clinics to be held Dec. 14. NIC softball players and coaches will lead two single-session catching clinics from 9 a.m. to noon or from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14. The clinic is open to softball players ages 8-18 and will cover framing, blocking, throwing mechanics ... Read More

Tickets available for Border Clash at Gonzaga University

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008
The North Idaho College men's and women's basketball teams will take on Community Colleges of Spokane in the third annual Border Clash Thursday, Dec. 11. The basketball doubleheader will begin with the women's game at 6 p.m. followed by the men's game at 8 p.m. at Gonzaga University's McCarthey Athletic Center. A high school boys ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals still rolling at 9-0

Posted: Monday, Dec. 1, 2008
The 25th-ranked Cardinal men's team improved to 9-0 with big wins over Salish Kootenai College 109-68 Nov. 28 and a 102-60 win over the Spokane All-Stars. Taylor Stevens got his first start of the season against Salish Kootenai and made the most of it scoring a career high 19 points on four of four shooting from the arc. Guy Marc Michel ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend December's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Dec. 5. The First Friday program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and services. Visitors will meet in the Driftwood Bay Room of NIC's ... Read More

NIC student honored at regional student activities conference

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
North Idaho College student Emma Miller from Sagle, Idaho, recently received the Outstanding Student Award for two-year institutions at the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) West conference in Ontario, Canada. Miller was on the Associated Students of NIC Student Events Board last year and was selected in the fall of ... Read More

NIC Art Students Pottery Sale includes ceramics made by students

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
Those searching for unique Christmas gifts are invited to attend the NIC Art Students Pottery Sale from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 10-11 in the ceramics studio in Boswell Hall Room 158. (These dates have changed since those posted at the beginning of the year.) Students in NIC ceramics classes created a large selection of items available ... Read More

NIC student completes leadership institute

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
North Idaho College student Melissa Owens recently completed the Inland Northwest National Education for Women Leadership 2008 Summer Institute. Owens is from Boise, Idaho and is a social work major at NIC. She also serves as a senator representing the student body in the Associated Students of NIC. The Inland Northwest National ... Read More

NIC graphic design students earn honors

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
Several designs created by North Idaho College graphic design students were recently selected by community organizations for publication. Kristina Brown of Post Falls received a check for $100 after her design was selected by the North Idaho College Wind Symphony as part of a class contest to design a logo for the group. Graphic ... Read More

NIC honors biomedical research students

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
Several North Idaho College students were recently honored for their participation in the Idaho Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) program at NIC. INBRE is funded by the National Institutes of Health and is designed to give undergraduate students with interest and aptitude the opportunity to gain research ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards take two

Posted: Monday, Nov. 24, 2008
With two players at the National Junior College Athletic Association volleyball national tournamnet and one player at the NJCAA national soccer tournament, the NIC women's basketball team beat the Wenatchee Valley Knights 87-52 and the NJCAA 13th-ranked Sherdian Generals 81-69 to improve their record to 4-1. Lindsay Wimett led the ... Read More

Torgersons donate to NIC

Posted: Monday, Nov. 24, 2008
North Idaho College Foundation Executive Director Rayelle Anderson and NIC President Priscilla Bell accept a check for $4,000 from KJ and Tom Torgerson. Tom is an NIC alum and NIC Foundation Board of Directors member. The contribution will benefit the NIC Foundation's annual Excellence and Opportunity Campaign, which benefits ... Read More

Comedian to perform at NIC

Posted: Monday, Nov. 24, 2008
Comedian Alexandra McHale will entertain an audience at North Idaho College with her comedy act at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 in the NIC Activities Center, on the lower level of Edminster Student Union Building on NIC's main campus. McHale grew up in Connecticut before moving to New York City, where she became a lifetime member of the ... Read More

Coeur d'Alene Casino donates $250,000 worth of office furniture to NIC

Posted: Monday, Nov. 24, 2008
The Coeur d'Alene Casino recently donated a large quantity of office furniture to North Idaho College. Following a recent remodel, most of the items were in storage and were hauled over to NIC storage units in multiple truck loads. Items from executive offices, work stations, reception areas and more included cherry wood desks, leather ... Read More

NIC campus closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Posted: Monday, Nov. 24, 2008
The North Idaho College campus will be closed Nov. 26 through Nov. 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. NIC's Molstead Library will be closed Nov. 26 through Nov. 29 and will reopen on Sunday, Nov. 30 from 1 to 8 p.m. Beginning Friday, Dec. 5, the library's Friday and Saturday hours will change. The library will now be open Fridays from ... Read More

NIC to offer living history presentation on David Thompson

Posted: Monday, Nov. 24, 2008
As a part of the David Thompson Bicentennial from 2007 to 2011, historian and member of the American Mountain Men Mark Weadick will perform a living history presentation on early 19th century explorer and fur trader David Thompson. The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2 at the Lake City Senior Center, located at 1916 N ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals improve to 7-0

Posted: Monday, Nov. 24, 2008
The NIC men's basketball team continued its great start with a 76-60 win over Green River Community College on Friday, Nov. 21 and then followed that up with a 85-49 win over Grays Harbor Community College Saturday, Nov. 22. Renado Parker led NIC against Green River with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Melvin Jones added 19 points with five ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals take third at NJCAA Div. I national tournament

Posted: Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008
Chandler, Ariz. - NIC upset fourth-seeded and tournament host Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) Coyotes to earn third place at the National Junior College Athletic Association Div. I national tournament. The Cardinals opened the scoring 23 minutes into the match when  Jennifer Putnam took a pass from Jenny Dimmler on the left ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC loses five-game heartbreaker to Salt Lake at NJCAA Division I national tournament

Posted: Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (Nov. 21, 2008) - Tenth-ranked North Idaho College lost a five-game heartbreaker to 11th-seeded Salt Lake Community College 25-19, 13-25, 25-21, 23-25, 14-16, to end their season at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I National Championships, which are being played at the Mid-America Center in ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals fall in semi-finals of NJCAA Div. 1 national tournament

Posted: Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008
Chandler, Ariz. - The NIC Cardinals lost 3-1 to No. 3-seeded Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers. The Trailblazers scored two in the first half and one early in the second half and it was too much for the Cardinals to overcome. Kylee Williamson scored NIC's lone goal and her second of the tournament with 13 minutes ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC defeats Northwest Shoals in elimination round of NJCAA Division I National Championships

Posted: Friday, Nov. 21, 2008
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (Nov. 21, 2008)--Tenth-seeded North Idaho College took down 15th-seeded Northwest Shoals Community College to advance at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I National Championships, which are being played at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. With the loss, Northwest Shoals is ... Read More

NIC selects officers for board of trustees

Posted: Friday, Nov. 21, 2008
North Idaho College Board of Trustees members Mic Armon and Judy Meyer, who were both reelected to four-year terms on the board in the November general election, were sworn in during the Nov. 19 board meeting. In addition, officers were selected for the coming year and are effective immediately. Christie Wood (pictured left) will ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals win first game at nationals

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008
The North Idaho College Cardinals scored early and were able to hold the No.-2 ranked Navarro Bulldogs at bay for the victory (3-2) in NIC's first game of the 2008 NJCAA women's championships. Natalie Nichols paced the Cardinals with two early goals on a cross and a break-away. Kylee Williamson also had a good game assisting Nichols on ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals fall to Miami Dade in opening match of NJCAA national tournament

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (Nov. 20, 2008)--No. 10-seeded North Idaho College struggled in their opening round match at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I National Championships, which are being played at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. NIC lost to No. 7-seeded Miami Dade College 25-19, 26-24, 25-18. ... Read More

Coaches returning from nationals to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008
North Idaho College head women's soccer coach  Dan Hogan and head volleyball coach Chris Kosty will be the featured speakers at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 25 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Both Hogan and Kosty will report on their national tournament experiences as each coach led their respective ... Read More

NIC to host Findlay Hyundai basketball tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008
North Idaho College will host the Findlay Hyundai Classic basketball tournament Nov. 21 and 22 in Christianson Gym. Alliance Title and Escrow Corporation is sponsoring several special events on Friday, Nov. 21. Those in real estate and title professions will be honored and the first 100 people through the doors of the women's game at ... Read More

NIC women's basketball player commits to University of Idaho

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008
North Idaho College women's basketball player Bianca Cheever recently signed a letter of intent to play for the University of Idaho. Cheever transferred to NIC from Idaho State University. There, she led the Bengals in steals while averaging 18.8 minutes per game and starting eight times. During her time at Idaho State, the team ... Read More

NIC coaches and players to lead Christmas basketball camp

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008
The North Idaho College men's basketball staff is encouraging area youth to use their Christmas break to improve their basketball skills. The Cardinal Christmas Basketball Camp Dec. 22-23 is open to boys and girls. Participants will receive instruction from NIC men's basketball coaches and players, including fundamental basketball ... Read More

Sign up now for NIC softball hitting/catching clinics

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008
The North Idaho College softball coaching staff and players will host several hitting/catching clinics in December. Two three-session hitting clinics will be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. or from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesdays Dec. 2, 9 and 16 at the NIC Hitting Facility, located at Walnut and Seventh streets in Coeur d'Alene. The in-depth ... Read More

NIC announces current student government leaders

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008
North Idaho College student government leaders have been elected for the 2008-2009 school year. The Associated Students of NIC (ASNIC) represent the college's 4,856 students with an eight-member senate, which is presided over by the ASNIC president and vice president. Senators are elected during both fall and spring semesters. ... Read More

Bullet Tools nominated by NIC ISBDC for national award

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008
The Idaho Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) at North Idaho College has nominated Hayden-based Bullet Tools for the Family-Owned Small Business of the Year Award through the U.S. Small Business Administration. Winners of the national awards in this and other categories will be announced during U.S. Small Business Administration ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC holds off All-Stars

Posted: Monday, Nov. 17, 2008
The North Idaho College women's basketball team held off an aggressive region All-Star team with a 55-45 victory Nov. 15 in NIC's Christianson Gym. It was the home opener for the Lady Cardinals who improved their record to 2-1. Ula Tauala led the women with outstanding overall game scoring 13 points with six rebounds, four assists ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals defeat Salish Kootenai College

Posted: Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008
The Cardinal men improved to 5-0 with an impressive 114-81 win over Salish Kootenai College Friday, Nov. 14. Renado Parker led NIC with 25 points on 10 of 14 shooting from the field and added six rebounds. Shawn Henderson added 20 points on four of five shooting from the three point line. Melvin Jones added 15 points for the Cards. Dane ... Read More

NIC athletes receive regional honors; wrap up seasons

Posted: Friday, Nov. 14, 2008
Several North Idaho College athletes received regional honors following the conclusion of Region 18 championship games. Women's soccer The NIC women's soccer team is currently 12-5-2 after beating Western Nebraska Community College in the district tournament semi-finals and beating Johnson County Community College in the finals ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: NIC falls in West District Finals

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008
Men's soccer ended a terrific season on a tough note losing the West District Finals to No. 1-ranked Yavapai College 6-1 at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott, Ariz. Sophomore forward Francis Khamis netted four goals in leading Yavapai to their 19th NJCAA national tournament appearance. The Cardinals' loss ended a 15-game unbeaten streak ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals improve to 4 - 0

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008
The Cardinal men's basketball team defeated the Idaho Select All-Stars 90-82 in their first home game of the season. Renado Parker led the Cards with 23 points and 10 rebounds. Shawn Henderson added 22 points and four assists with three steals. Lateef Williams had a career high 20 points. BJ Shearry was a spark off the bench with nine ... Read More

NIC to show film ‘Music Within'

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008
North Idaho College's Center for Educational Access will present the film “Music Within” Nov. 18 and 20 at NIC. The film is based on the true story of Richard Pimentel, who was deafened by a bomb blast in Vietnam. After returning home from the war, he dedicated his life to helping others with disabilities, including his fellow ... Read More

NIC's Phi Theta Kappa chapter to present seminar on environmental jobs

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008
The North Idaho College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, will present a talk on green jobs and their impact on the environment Nov. 20. The seminar is part of the chapter's exploration of this year's Phi Theta Kappa honors study topic “The Paradox of Affluence: Choices, Challenges and ... Read More

Men's basketball player signs with University of Idaho

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008
North Idaho College sophomore Shawn Henderson, along with NIC head men's basketball coach Jared Phay, signs to play basketball for the University of Idaho next year. Henderson is a 6-3 guard from Renton High School in Seattle, Wash. Read More

Generations of musicians come together for jazz concert at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008
Music is in Lane Sumner's blood. He knew that when he began experimenting as a violin and saxophone player in the third grade. “There is nothing I would rather do than play music,” Sumner said. “I love playing multiple styles. When I'm on stage performing all the stress and problems of the world go away.” Sumner is a guitarist for ... Read More

Sandpoint High School students participate in Career Development Week at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008
(Above) North Idaho College Career Services Director Gail Laferriere talks to students from Connie Kimble's Career Pathways class at Sandpoint High School. The students visited campus to participate in Career Development Week activities in the NIC Career Center. (Below) Sandpoint High School student Heather Liddicoat looks at a ... Read More

NIC to present Warren Miller's ski and snowboard film ‘Children of Winter'

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits will present the latest winter sports film from Warren Miller Entertainment titled “Children of Winter” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23 in NIC's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Warren Miller's “Children of Winter,” showcases footage of world-class athletes shot in Japan, Austria ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cards earn first trip to nationals

Posted: Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008
The NIC women's soccer made history Nov. 8 in Overland Park, Kansas by beating the host of the National Junior College Athletic Association District B Tournament, Johnson County Community College (JCCC), 3-1 to earn the program's first-ever trip to the NJCAA National Tournament. All the scoring occurred in the first half with two ... Read More

NIC athletics director to be featured on radio

Posted: Friday, Nov. 7, 2008
North Idaho College Athletics Director Al Williams will be featured on the Sunday morning talk show on FM 94.5-KHTQ-The Rock. Topics range from NIC athletics, the recent presidential election, and the potential for an athletic arena in the Coeur d'Alene area. The show will air between 7 and 10 a.m. Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC beats 12th-ranked Western Nebraska Community College

Posted: Friday, Nov. 7, 2008
On a cold windy day at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, the Lady Cardinals fought past Western Nebraska (WNCC) to win the District B semi-final match. The first goal occurred 16 minutes into the first half. Lauren Linford received a ball from a throw-in on the right side of the field drove the ball toward ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals deny College of Southern Idaho's return trip to nationals

Posted: Friday, Nov. 7, 2008
No. 13-ranked North Idaho College defeated the College of Southern Idaho in five sets Friday, Nov. 7 in Salt Lake City, Utah. CSI took set one, 25-17. NIC took sets two and three 25-21 and 25-19. CSI came back and took set four 25-19 and forced a fifth set, which went to NIC 15-13. Sophomore Marketa Hanzlova led the Cardinals with ... Read More

Area high schoolers take home awards from NIC Math Contest

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008
North Idaho high school students were presented with numerous awards during the North Idaho College math department's 27th annual Math Contest Nov. 4. High school students from Lake City High School, Coeur d'Alene High School, Sandpoint High School, Post Falls High School, Lakeland High School, Kootenai High School, Potlatch High ... Read More

Area middle school students to perform with NIC Wind Symphony

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008
More than 300 middle school students from throughout the region will perform with the North Idaho College Wind Symphony in the “Thank You Mark Williams” concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. This annual gathering of the bands event brings together eighth-grade band members from ... Read More

Former professional baseball player to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008
Darin Blood, former Gonzaga University standout and professional baseball player, will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Blood was a standout player in high school, playing at both Post Falls and Central Valley high schools. He was a star ... Read More

NIC Medical Assistant program to start fall 2009

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008
Students interested in the Medical Assistant program at North Idaho College must apply by Jan. 2, 2009 to be admitted for spring semester 2009. To be admitted, students must meet several qualifications and prerequisites. NIC Health Professions and Nursing Division staff and faculty will discuss the admissions process at two ... Read More

NIC softball player earns academic honors

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008
North Idaho College softball player Brianna Harbour was recently named All-American Scholar-Athlete by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for the 2007-2008 academic year. To earn All-American scholar honors, athletes must maintain a 3.5 GPA or higher. Harbour is a sophomore outfielder from Coeur d'Alene. She played in 30 ... Read More

NIC to offer presentation honoring veterans

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008
A panel of veterans will join together to talk about their experiences serving in the U.S. military during “A Salute to Hometown Veterans” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10 at North Idaho College. Panelists include retired Marine Sergeant Albert Wilkerson who served in the Vietnam War; retired U.S. Air Force pilot Ron Johnson who served in ... Read More

Ceramics featured in NIC Corner Gallery exhibit

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008
Artist Chris Kelsey of Spokane, Wash., will display his work in an exhibit titled “Sphere of Influence” Nov. 10 through Dec. 12 in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. Kelsey works primarily in ceramic sculpture and teaches ceramics at St. George's School in Spokane, Wash. All of the work in the exhibit was created ... Read More

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals start with three wins

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008
The NIC men's basketball team is off to a good start, beating Northwest College in Powell, Wyo., 88-73 on the road. Shawn Henderson led the Cards with 19 points and five assists. Guy Marc Michel also had 19 points, nine rebounds, and three blocked shots. Renado Parker and Melvin Jones chipped in 19 and 16 points respectively. The Cards ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: NIC loses regular season finale

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008
The No. 13-ranked Cardinals went to Twin Falls to face the No. 8-ranked College of Southern Idaho Golden Eagels. The Cardinals started the match strong, but struggled with consistency and errors. With a number of line-up changes, the Cardinals couldn't find the right combination to take a game. The final score for the match was 25-19 ... Read More

North Idaho home schoolers invited to participate in spelling bee

Posted: Monday, Nov. 3, 2008
Home school students from across North Idaho are invited to participate in the sixth annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee, to be held at North Idaho College March 21. The winner of the regional spelling bee will receive an all-expense paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May, courtesy of Hagadone Newspapers. In ... Read More

Explore career options during Career Development Week at NIC

Posted: Monday, Nov. 3, 2008
North Idaho College's Career Services has the resources to help individuals discover the perfect career and the education and training necessary to attain it. Career Services will show NIC students and community members how to utilize those resources during Career Development Week Nov. 10-14 at NIC. The NIC Career Center will host ... Read More

WRESTLING: Cardinals open with win

Posted: Monday, Nov. 3, 2008
The NIC wrestling team kicked off its season by traveling to Havre, Mont., to wrestle the Northern Lights of Montana State Northern. It was a long trip, but the Cards were ready to go coming away with a 34-12 victory. The dual started at 125 and freshman Thomas Godby had returning NAIA national champ Cory Borges on the ropes, putting him ... Read More

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards get split on the road

Posted: Monday, Nov. 3, 2008
The Lady Cards bounced back to 64-43 victory over Otero Community College after losing to host No. 24-ranked Casper College 69-59 in the season opener Oct. 31. The Lady Cards jumped on Casper early and led by as many as nine in the first half before losing their lead for the first time with nine minutes left in the game. Hot ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals end on high note, 3-0

Posted: Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008
The NIC men's soccer team finished its regular season Oct. 28 with a 3-0 road win over Columbia Basin College. Sophomore midfielder Brian Rosco started the scoring off a low cross from the left side by freshman defender Gustavo Perez. Perez made a streaking run down the left side beating two CBC defenders and then bent his cross ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals receive votes in NJCAA national poll

Posted: Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008
The NIC men's soccer team received votes for the second time this season in the National Junior College Athletic Association national men's soccer rankings, which were released on Oct. 29. The Cardinals are riding a 15-game unbeaten streak and finished the regular season with an 11-1-4 record. They will play the winner of the Region I ... Read More

NIC offers presentation on the life of 18th century radical Thomas Paine

Posted: Friday, Oct. 31, 2008
North Idaho College will offer a presentation on the life of 18th century radical Thomas Paine titled “What Would Our Founding Fathers Do?” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3 at the Human Rights Education Institute, located at 414 W. Mullan Road. Early American historian Ken Burchell will portray Paine. Burchell is recognized for his work on ... Read More

NIC Nursing Department to hold admissions information sessions

Posted: Friday, Oct. 31, 2008
Pre-nursing students who are ready to apply for admission to either the associate's degree nursing or practical nursing programs at North Idaho College are encouraged to attend one of several information sessions held this fall. The sessions will be held at: 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 at the NIC Ponderay Center; 1 p.m. Monday, Nov ... Read More

NIC vice president appointed to TESH board

Posted: Friday, Oct. 31, 2008
North Idaho College Vice President for Student Services Eric Murray was recently appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors for TESH, Inc. TESH is a nationally accredited rehabilitation organization that assists people who are disabled or disadvantaged in achieving independence. As a member of the board, Murray will ... Read More

GOLF: Hatfield rises to the occasion in fall finale

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008
In the final event of the fall season, Shelby Hatfield put together two solid rounds to place second in the Columbia Basin Invitational Golf Tournament on Oct. 26-27. Hatfield's two-day total of 170, managed an 84 on the first day in windy conditions and an 86 on the second day. She was only three strokes back of the medalist. Hatfield's ... Read More

High school students learn about NIC professional-technical programs

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008
(Above) Lewiston High School student Katelyn Heath prepares to lift Lakeland High School student Jamie Larsen, a participant of the Riverbend Professional-Technical Academy, with the assistance of a lift in the North Idaho College nursing lab. The students were on campus Oct. 28 for a Tech Prep Tour. (Below) North Idaho College ... Read More

NIC to offer seminar on living healthy, wealthy, wise

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008
The North Idaho College Center for New Directions will offer a seminar Saturday, Nov. 8 that will offer tips on physical, financial and mental wellness. The “Healthy, Wealthy and Wise” seminar will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the first presentation focusing on “Creating a Lifetime of Passionate Work” by keynote speaker Michael Kroth ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Monday, Oct. 27, 2008
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend November's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Nov. 7. The First Friday program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and services. Visitors will meet in the Driftwood Bay Room of NIC's ... Read More

NIC Alumni Association honors outstanding alumni

Posted: Monday, Oct. 27, 2008
The North Idaho College Alumni Association recently named this year's outstanding alumni award recipients. Alumna Sarah Palin was chosen to receive the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, its most prestigious award, for her local, state and national political achievements. Palin was born in Sandpoint, Idaho, but later moved to ... Read More

Musician Venice Maki to perform at NIC

Posted: Monday, Oct. 27, 2008
Indie rock musician Venice Maki will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 at North Idaho College. Maki is a singer/songwriter as well as a self-taught guitarist and piano player. Born in Africa, Venice's family relocated to Maryland to escape the dictatorship in the third-world country of Zaire. He later moved to Los Angeles to ... Read More

GOLF: Watson shines for Cards

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008
Emily Watson had her best round of the year and finished in third place for the Lady Cardinals at the Central Washington University Invitational on Oct. 20-21. On the first day at Suncadia, the wind and rain didn't let up much and created havoc for some of those on the course. Play was suspended, which meant some golfers had to play ... Read More

Peak health club owner to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008
Chip Althen, one of the owners of the Peak Health and Wellness Center, will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 28 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Althen along with partners Jim Doty, Gary Retter and Jack Tawney own a management company that oversees three health clubs in the ... Read More

NIC Residence Hall advisers oversee resident life on campus

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008
North Idaho College's Residence Hall is full this year with 202 student residents in the facility and a waiting list established. Seven resident advisers in the NIC Residence Hall provide all live-in support for residents under the direction of NIC Residence Life Manager Paula Czirr. Czirr started at NIC in 2007 and her position ... Read More

NIC student activities coordinator appointed as NODA regional coordinator

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008
North Idaho College Student Activities Coordinator Heather Erikson was recently appointed as the Idaho state coordinator for Region I of the National Orientation Directors Association (NODA). NODA provides education, leadership and professional development opportunities for professionals in the fields of college student orientation ... Read More

Kootenai Charities contributes to NIC Foundation

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008
Kootenai Charities, Inc. presented a $1,000 check to the North Idaho College Foundation with funds raised by the Demolition Derby at the North Idaho Fair. The funds contributed to NIC will provide two $500 scholarships, one for an academic student and one for a professional-technical student, during the 2008-2009 academic year ... Read More

WOMEN'S GOLF: Cardinals show improvement against GU

Posted: Monday, Oct. 20, 2008
The Lady Cardinals had a monumental match against visiting Gonzaga University JVs on Oct. 18. Cara Hayman paced the Cardinals with a season low 81 at Prairie Falls Golf Course. Shelby Hatfield (89), Emily Watson (91), and Melanie Gates (105) also had their lowest rounds of the year. Playing against Gonzaga was a great experience for ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals beat College of Southern Idaho

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008
The 12th-ranked Cardinals took on the seventh-ranked College of Southern Idaho on Oct. 11. The match started off completely one sided with the Cardinals controlling the match and running away with the first two games 25-20 and 25-20. The third game posed a larger issue with CSI being relentless and not letting any ball hit the floor ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals rout Great Falls 6-0

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008
NIC scored four goals in the first 15 minutes in a 6-0 rout of the University of Great Falls. Freshman Orlando Figueroa hit a low, one-touch shot into the right corner off a feed from Cesar Aguirre to start the scoring in the fourth minute. Sophomores Boone Femrite, Keith Realing, and Nick Loyd added goals in the next 10 minutes to give ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC defeats Argonauts 3-0 in snow storm

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008
The Cardinals traveled to Great Falls, Mont., to play the University of Great Falls (UGF) Argonauts. Most of the game was played in a snow storm that saw both teams struggle to see as the wind was blowing the snow hard across the field. NIC's Natalie Nichols got the Cardinals on the scoreboard only two minutes into the match when she ... Read More

Local playwright to direct play ‘Moira's Crossing' at NIC

Posted: Monday, Oct. 13, 2008
Playwright Tim Rarick spent 16 years at North Idaho College, serving as the theater director until his retirement in 2003. Now, five years later, Rarick is back working with a new group of students and community members on his latest project “Moira's Crossing.” Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 and Nov. 1 in ... Read More

NIC's Phi Theta Kappa chapter to present seminar on affluence

Posted: Monday, Oct. 13, 2008
The North Idaho College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, will present a talk on affluence and making a difference Oct. 23. The seminar is part of the chapter's exploration of this year's Phi Theta Kappa honors study topic “The Paradox of Affluence: Choices, Challenges and ... Read More

NIC to offer presentation on forensic firearm examination

Posted: Monday, Oct. 13, 2008
As a part of the popular series of free programs on local and regional history and interest, North Idaho College's Molstead Library will partner with the Museum of North Idaho to continue offering programs to the public. This season will kick off with a presentation on a “Forensic Firearms Examination in the Shadow of the Royal ... Read More

NIC to present Warren Miller's ski and snowboard film ‘Children of Winter'

Posted: Monday, Oct. 13, 2008
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits will present the latest winter sports film from Warren Miller Entertainment titled “Children of Winter” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23 in NIC's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Warren Miller's “Children of Winter,” showcases footage of snowriders shot in Japan, Austria, British ... Read More

NIC men's soccer game postponed

Posted: Friday, Oct. 10, 2008
The North Idaho College men's soccer game against Community Colleges of Spokane scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14 at NIC's Eisenwinter Soccer Field has been postponed. Community Colleges of Spokane had a previously postponed game rescheduled that same day, interfering with the game scheduled for Oct. 14 against NIC. A new date ... Read More

GOLF: Two for Mee

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008
Cody Mee medaled for the second time as North Idaho College went up against NAIA powerhouse Lewis-Clark State College on Monday, Oct. 6. Mee fired a blistering 67 on his way to the lowest round of all competitors on the par 71 Quail Ridge Course. Will Mathews (74), stated that Cody was “rolling the rock” and that every time he turned ... Read More

NIC coaches to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008
Coaches from North Idaho College's athletics programs will be the featured speakers at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Coaches from each sport will provide an update on their programs. Winter sports coaches will provide a season outlook and discuss incoming recruits ... Read More

Monk to speak about the nonviolent activism during presentation at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008
The venerable Geshe Thupten Phelgye will speak about “A Commitment to Nonviolent Activism” at noon Tuesday, Oct. 14 in the Molstead Library Todd Hall, on North Idaho College's main campus. Phelgye was born in Tibet's Yufuk, near the River Yuchu of the present day the Riwoche District, in 1956. He fled with his family to India in 1959 ... Read More

NIC men's basketball player commits to University of Idaho

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008
North Idaho College men's basketball player Shawn Henderson recently committed to play for the University of Idaho. Henderson, a 6-foot-3-inch sophomore guard from Seattle, Wash., earned second team All-Scenic West Athletic Conference honors his freshman season at NIC. He sat out last season. He attended Renton High School where ... Read More

NIC choir to preview fall season during performance

Posted: Monday, Oct. 6, 2008
The North Idaho College choirs will present a preview of their fall season during a performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 at the Coeur d'Alene First Presbyterian Church, located at 521 Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d'Alene. The “Fall Choral Extravaganza” will feature the NIC Concert Choir, Madrigal Singers and Jazz Co. jazz choir. The ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC falls to Laramie County Community College in double overtime

Posted: Monday, Oct. 6, 2008
The NIC women's soccer team took on ninth-ranked Laramie County Community College at LCCC's home in Cheyenne, Wyom., and gave up the "golden goal" three minutes into the the second overtime period to fall to the Eagles. Laramie County started the scoring in the 29th minute of the match when a shot deflected off an NIC defender and ... Read More

NIC to offer class for women in transition

Posted: Monday, Oct. 6, 2008
Women who are experiencing a major change in their lives are encouraged to participate in the four-week “Welcome to Opportunities” class offered through North Idaho College's Center for New Directions. The class will be offered from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from beginning Oct. 20 in Siebert Hall Room 111 on ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals blank Laramie County 3-0

Posted: Monday, Oct. 6, 2008
Freshman midfielder Jonas Magstadt delivered a goal and an assist in leading NIC to a 3-0 road win over Laramie County Community College. Freshman Orlando Figueroa had his second goal in as many games as he countered down the middle of the field on a 30-yard run to the top of the Laramie penalty area where he rifled a low shot in for ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals tie No. 1 Iowa Western Community College

Posted: Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008
The NIC women's soccer team fought to a 1–1 tie against the currently No. 1-ranked Iowa Western Community College in Cheyenne, Wyom. Iowa Western got on the board first in the 29th minute when Marne Gomez got on the end of an Ashley Brown cross and put it in the Cardinal net. The Cardinals tried to even it up two minutes later when ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: NIC gets 4-0 win to start road trip

Posted: Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008
The Cardinals took a 3-0 lead into halftime and cruised to a 4-0 win over Colorado Mountain College at Laramie County Community College Oct. 4. Sophomore defender Boone Femrite scored his second goal in as many matches off a corner kick in the 19th minute to give NIC the early 1-0 lead. Freshman midfielder Orlando Figueroa added his ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Two first half goals lead to NIC victory

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008
Freshman defender Jay Eborall scored a goal and added an assist as NIC extended its unbeaten streak to nine games in beating Columbia Basin 2-0. Eborall slammed home a rebound off a corner kick by sophomore midfielder Brian Rosco in the 23rd minute to give NIC the 1-0 lead. Just eight minutes later, Eborall and sophomore defender Boone ... Read More

NIC softball players return for alumni game

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008
North Idaho College softball players from the start of the program in 1997 through the present took on current NIC softball players during the annual alumni softball game Sept. 13 at Memorial Field. Pictured are (front) Christine Shollenberg, Heather Gemmell, Strohm Fouty, Vanessa Wood (laying down), Jessica Keeton, Tracy Reed ... Read More

NIC softball players participate in Race for the Cure

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008
(Above) The North Idaho College Cardinal softball team participated in the Race for the Cure event in Coeur d'Alene. The team, sponsored by Pita Pit, walked the 5K course in support of a cure for cancer and in memory of several family and friends. (Below) Sophomore softball players Wailana Buchanan, Brandi Christopher, Karri Johnson ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend October's First Friday campus visitation program Friday, Oct. 3. The First Friday program offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC's programs and services. Visitors will meet in the Driftwood Bay Room of NIC's ... Read More

NIC annual report now available online

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008
North Idaho College's annual report is now available online. The report contains news and highlights from the 2007-2008 academic year as well as an outlook on the year ahead. A PDF version of the 2007-2008 Report to the Community can be accessed by clicking on the link from the NIC homepage at www.nic.edu . For a printed ... Read More

NIC to promote voting during October event

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008
Information will be distributed on local, state and national political candidates during the candidate's fair at North Idaho College Thursday, Oct. 9. Tables will be set up in the Edminster Student Union Building plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Candidates on the local, state and national levels have been invited to attend and parties ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals and Bruins play to 1-1 tie

Posted: Monday, Sept. 29, 2008
NIC and Salt Lake Community College renewed their rivalry today in a physical match that ended in a 1-1 tie. NIC's Renatto Brito ran behind the Bruin back line and volleyed a free kick home from freshman defender Gustavo Perez to give the Cardinals the 1-0 lead in the 14th minute. The Bruins responded with a brilliant individual effort ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals fall to Rocky Mountain Rivals

Posted: Monday, Sept. 29, 2008
NIC had everything working for them except putting the ball in the net when they lost to the Rocky Mountain Rivals 1-0 on Sept. 27. The Rocky Mountain Rivals  is a club team with several former NCAA Division I players who are currently living the Salt Lake City area. NIC had several good chances throughout the match the best occurred ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: 2-0 win closes out road trip

Posted: Monday, Sept. 29, 2008
The NIC men's soccer team closed out a long road trip to Salt Lake City, Utah this weekend with a solid 2-0 win over the Westminster College Reserves Sept. 28 at Salt Lake Community College. Freshman midfielder Orlando Figueroa fired a sharply hit volley from inside the penalty area to give NIC a 1-0 lead in the 73rd minute. NIC's Cesar ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cards beat Community Colleges of Spokane

Posted: Friday, Sept. 26, 2008
The Cardinals got bumped up the NJCAA national rankings this week to No. 13 in the country. They rose up two places from the previous poll two weeks ago. The Cards beat Spokane County Community College this week in a three game sweep 25-22, 27-25, 26-24. Spokane Community College players are playing tough, good ball and have improved ... Read More

NIC graphic design student earns honors

Posted: Friday, Sept. 26, 2008
North Idaho College graphic design student Amanda Ohnemus received an award from United Way of Kootenai County for her logo design for the Volunteer Action Center. Ohnemus, of Coeur d'Alene, was honored and received $200 during the United Way kickoff breakfast Sept. 17. The logo was designed during a summer contest, even though ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: NIC comes back to earn 2-2 tie

Posted: Friday, Sept. 26, 2008
Freshman defender Gustavo Perez set up a goal and scored the game-tying goal in the second half to help NIC earn a hard-fought tie against Community Colleges of Spokane in Spokane on Sept. 24. Spokane's Matt Miller got the Sasquatch on the scoreboard first with an excellent left-footed volley that found the upper lefthand corner of the ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Big second half earns NIC 4-0 win

Posted: Friday, Sept. 26, 2008
Freshman midfielder Orlando Figueroa had a goal and an assist to lead the Cardinals to a 4-0 victory today over Scenic West Athletic Conference rival Colorado Mountain College. Figueroa finished a scramble in front of the Colorado Mountain goal in the 23rd minute to get NIC on the board and provide the 1-0 lead going into halftime. NIC ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC beats Western Wyoming

Posted: Friday, Sept. 26, 2008
The Cardinals beat Western Wyoming Community College (WWCC) 2-1, in a rematch in Salt Lake City, Utah. NIC started out strong with Natalie Nichols scoring the first goal. Nichols beat two WWCC defenders down the left side of the penalty area and then slipped the ball to the far post past the diving goalie for her fifth goal of the ... Read More

Kootenai County sheriff to present at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008
Kootenai County Sheriff Rocky Watson will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort's Shore Lounge. Watson plans to present on the Kootenai County Comprehensive Facility Expansion Proposal. Watson's law enforcement career began in the 60s as a police ... Read More

NIC ISBDC offers entrepreneurial leadership workshop

Posted: Monday, Sept. 22, 2008
To assist business owners in retooling their businesses to survive the economic slow down and position their business for growth, the North Idaho College Idaho Small Business Development Center is offering a workshop for business owners and leaders to gain these skills. Entrepreneurial Leadership Training I is a nine-month workshop ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Williamson has big game

Posted: Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008
The Lady Cardinals defeated Western Wyoming Community College (WWCC) 3-1 in the Cardinals' first match against a National Junior College Athletic Association opponent Sept. 19. The scoring was started by freshman forward Lauren Linford  who beat the WWCC with a shot in the 29th minute of the match. Ten minutes later, Justine Bowman ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: NIC settles for tie with Eastern JVs

Posted: Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008
Natalie Nichols rocked the crossbar in the first minutes of the match and Jennifer Putnam headed a ball just wide of the net, but none of NIC's shots found the goal against Eastern Washington University's JV Sept. 20. The Cardinals settled for a 0-0 tie with Eastern Washington University's JV team in a physical match. The Cardinals ... Read More

NIC to host dinner with men's basketball team, Hugh Watson

Posted: Friday, Sept. 19, 2008
The North Idaho College men's basketball team is inviting community members and local sports fans to have dinner with the team and coaches at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 at Centennial Distributing in Hayden. “Dinner with the NIC Men's Basketball Team” will be catered by Famous Willies Texas Style Barbecue and will also feature special ... Read More

NIC to present slam poetry tour

Posted: Friday, Sept. 19, 2008
Buddy Wakefield, a two-time individual World Poetry Slam champion will be featured during the “Junkyard Ghost Revival Slam Poet Tour” at North Idaho College Wednesday, Sept. 24. Wakefield lives in Seattle, Wash., but has performed slam poetry worldwide including televised performances on HBO's Def Poetry Jam and other networks. Slam ... Read More

Local artists to exhibit work in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008
Local artists Allen and Mary Dee Dodge will display their work in an exhibit titled “Spice of Life” Sept. 29 through Oct. 31 in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. The Dodges met while attending the Kansas City Art Institute in Missouri and they collaborated for the first time on a large fabric environment ... Read More

NIC alum named to Oregon business advisory council

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008
North Idaho College alumna Mary (Doughty) Merrill was recently appointed by Oregon Governor Ted Kulongski to serve on Oregon's Small Business Advisory Council. Merrill attended NIC part time from 1981 to 1984 before transferring to Lewis-Clark State College and earning a bachelor's degree in management technology in 1987. She later ... Read More

NIC soccer game at Community Colleges of Spokane changes location/time

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008
The start time and location of the North Idaho College men's soccer game against Community Colleges of Spokane scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 17 has changed. The game location must be switched from the stadium soccer field to the auxiliary field. Because the auxiliary field does not have lights, the game time will also change from ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals score eight to earn first win

Posted: Monday, Sept. 15, 2008
NIC scored four goals in each half in an 8-2 win over Western Wyoming Community College Sept. 13 played at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Cardinals didn't get on the board until the 18th minute when sophomore midfielder Brian Rosco knocked in a rebound ,but then quickly added three more tallies in the next 10 minutes to ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Cardinals go 3-1 at College of Southern Idaho Tournament

Posted: Monday, Sept. 15, 2008
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) 16th-ranked Cardinals went down to CSI for the inaugural CSI Invitational. The first day was a replay of Wednesday night's game against Green River Community College. The Cards controlled the match and won with the scores of 25-14, 25-14, and 25-22 behind the attacking of Tarra ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals earn tough split against NAIA schools

Posted: Monday, Sept. 15, 2008
The Cardinals traveled to Kirkland, Wash., to play Northwest University (NU) on Friday, Sept. 12. NIC found it tough to get started after riding five hours on a bus and playing a high pressure team such as NU. NU scored the only two goals of the match in the first 20 minutes. By halftime, the Cardinals had gotten up to speed and the ... Read More

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC about the influences of media on the mind

Posted: Monday, Sept. 15, 2008
The Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak about the prevalence of various media sources in today's society and their effects on the mind during “Sex, Violence and Your Mind” from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 and from 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 in the ... Read More

MEN'S SOCCER: NIC gets dramatic win in 90th minute

Posted: Monday, Sept. 15, 2008
Freshman forward Thomas Brempong finished a breakaway in the 90th minute to give the Cardinals a dramatic 2-1 victory over the Westminster College Reserves Sept. 14 in Utah. It was Brempong's second goal of his NIC career, and his second in as many days, as NIC earned two wins on a long road trip to Salt Lake City. Sophomore forward ... Read More

GOLF: Former Coeur d'Alene High School Viking medals for NIC

Posted: Monday, Sept. 15, 2008
North Idaho College paired off against Whitworth University at Avondale Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 13. Having some home course knowledge proved to be valuable for freshman Cody Mee as he carded an even par, 72, for the lowest round of the match. Mee had the largest gallery following him around on the course that he grew up on and ... Read More

NIC enrollment up 4.4 percent for fall 2008

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008
North Idaho College posted a 4.4 percent increase in enrollment for fall 2008 with an increase of 206 students from last year's enrollment of 4,650, bringing the total headcount this year to a record 4,856. “A record number of students continue to enroll at North Idaho College, taking the skills, training and education they've gained ... Read More

NIC plans community picnic in celebration of its 75th anniversary

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008
North Idaho College held classes for the first time on Sept. 18, 1933. To commemorate its 75th anniversary, the college will once again symbolically open its doors to the entire community with a free picnic Sept. 18. All NIC students, employees and all community members are invited to attend NIC's 75th Anniversary Picnic Celebration ... Read More

VOLLEYBALL: Cardinals win Community Colleges of Spokane tournament

Posted: Monday, Sept. 8, 2008
The NIC Cardinal volleyball team went to Community Colleges of Spokane for the Inland Northwest Communications tournament. The tournament started at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 and ended with the finals on Saturday, Sept. 6. The Cardinals finished the tournament with a record of 5-0, giving up only one set during the duration of the ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinals split weekend games

Posted: Monday, Sept. 8, 2008
On Friday, Sept. 5, NIC's women's soccer team traveled to Cheney, Wash., and lost to Eastern Washington University's reserve team 1-0. EWU scored early, 10 minutes into the match, on a chip over NIC's goal keeper Alicia Kahler. NIC battled back in the second half ,out shooting EWU 12 to 4, but the Cardinals were unable to put one in the ... Read More

NIC women's basketball team earns academic honors

Posted: Monday, Sept. 8, 2008
The North Idaho College women' basketball team has earned national Academic All-American honors through the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for the fourth straight year. Teams must earn an average 3.0 GPA to qualify for the designation. Women's basketball players Danika Lawson from Edgewood, Wash., and ... Read More

NIC Foundation announces several changes to the 2008-2009 board

Posted: Friday, Sept. 5, 2008
The North Idaho College Foundation Board of Directors recently announced several changes in its membership for the 2008-2009 academic year. The all-volunteer board of directors oversees the NIC Foundation, the college's private fundraising division. The multimillion dollar foundation provides supplemental support to enhance the ... Read More

NIC athletes to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Friday, Sept. 5, 2008
Students-athletes from North Idaho College's athletics programs will be the featured speakers at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Team captains and players from each program will give their insight into the upcoming season for each of NIC's intercollegiate sports ... Read More

NIC volleyball game schedule changes

Posted: Friday, Sept. 5, 2008
A change has been made to the North Idaho College volleyball schedule. The game versus Green River Community College in Auburn, Wash., scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 in NIC's Christianson Gym has been moved to Wednesday, Sept. 10. The time and location are the same. Read More

Comedian to perform at NIC

Posted: Friday, Sept. 5, 2008
Comedian Daniel Kinno, who performs across the country, will entertain an audience at North Idaho College with his comedy act at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 in the NIC Activities Center, on the lower level of Edminster Student Union Building on NIC's main campus. Kinno delivers insightful and raucous narratives on topics related to his ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 in the Powderhorn Bay Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(c): To conduct deliberations concerning labor negotiations or to acquire an interest in real ... Read More

North Idaho Consortium of Higher Education institutes changes

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008
For more than 10 years, the Northern Idaho Center for Higher Education (NICHE) has been helping northern Idaho students connect with services at higher education institutions throughout the region. That was its charge when it was initiated in 1999 through an agreement among North Idaho College, the University of Idaho, Lewis-Clark ... Read More

NIC to hold info session for radiography technology program

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008
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, Sept. 9 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 102. Students will be applying for spring semester 2009. The program is a five-semester associate's degree ... Read More

NIC alum selected as U.S. vice presidential candidate

Posted: Friday, Aug. 29, 2008
North Idaho College alum Sarah Palin was selected today as Sen. John McCain's running mate on the Republican ticket for the presidential election. “North Idaho College is excited to see one of its own alumna achieve such a substantial honor by being selected as the Republican vice presidential candidate,” said NIC President Priscilla ... Read More

WOMEN'S and MEN'S SOCCER: Cardinal Classic Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008
The second annual Cardinal Classic will be held Aug. 30 and 31 at North Idaho College. The event will include both men's and women's soccer teams and will feature the Region 18 champions from North Idaho College. Other teams include: • 2007 Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC) Women's Champion Clackamas ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Season Preview

Posted: Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008
When you watch the NIC women's soccer team play this year, you'll see some familiar faces in returning starters Kirsten Olson and Shayla Roberts on the backline, Ashlee Barton in midfield, part-time starters Kylee Williamson and Jennifer Putnam as forwards and All-Scenic West Athletic Conference goalkeeper Alicia Kahler. Returning to ... Read More

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Cardinal women win two

Posted: Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008
The Cardinal women's soccer team went to western Washington and returned with two hard-fought wins. NIC won the game on Friday, Aug. 22 against perenniel Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges power Highline Community College 3-2 on Highline's home field. Highline scored first and then gave up an own goal from a corner ... Read More

NIC Ponderay Center to begin new school year with open house

Posted: Friday, Aug. 22, 2008
Community members are encouraged to attend an open house to kick off the new school year at the North Idaho College Ponderay Center. The open house will be from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2 at the center, located at 300 Bonner Mall Way in Ponderay. NIC has operated an outreach center in Sandpoint since the spring of 2000. The ... Read More

Comedian/magician to perform at NIC

Posted: Friday, Aug. 22, 2008
Comedian Derek Hughes, who performs across the country, will entertain an audience at North Idaho College with his comedic magic act at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27 in the NIC Activities Center, on the lower level of Edminster Student Union Building on NIC's main campus. Hughes was part of the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen ... Read More

Community members encouraged to join NIC choirs

Posted: Friday, Aug. 22, 2008
North Idaho College's choral groups are beginning rehearsals for fall semester. The first rehearsal for the NIC Concert Choir will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 in Boswell Hall on NIC's main campus. Those interested in joining the NIC Concert Choir should attend any rehearsal during the first three weeks of meetings (Aug. 26, Sept ... Read More

Filing deadline nears for NIC Board of Trustees election

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008
The deadline for filing a declaration of candidacy for the two open positions on the North Idaho College Board of Trustees is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2. NIC is governed by a five-member board of trustees elected from within Kootenai County for staggered terms. Seat A and Seat B, currently held by Judy Meyer and Mic Armon ... Read More

Lake Coeur d'Alene cruise to benefit NIC athletics

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008
The North Idaho College Booster Club is kicking off the 2008-2009 athletics season with a sunset cruise on Lake Coeur d'Alene from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3. Let's Go Cruisin' will include refreshments and a chance to meet this season's Cardinal coaches and team captains during a pre-cruise function from 5 to 6:15 p.m. at ... Read More

Former golf pro to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008
Author and former golf pro Greg Rowley will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Aug. 26 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort's Shore Lounge. Rowley graduated from Post Falls High School and the University of Idaho and has been a member of the Professional Golfers' Association since 2001. He has ... Read More

NIC grants coordinator is just playing for fun

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008
North Idaho College Grants Coordinator Jack Purdie has been a musician his whole life, only the sounds and styles have changed a bit since he first started performing in junior high school. Although he's no longer the teenager rocking to bands such as the Beatles and the Doors, Purdie said all music has inspired and influenced him ... Read More

Former NIC athlete to compete in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008
Former North Idaho College wrestler Heinrich Barnes will wrestle in the 66 kilograms freestyle category for his native South Africa in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Barnes came to NIC from Pretoria, Guateng, South Africa and was a former South African national champion, capturing an eighth-place finish at the ... Read More

Auditions to be held for special production at NIC

Posted: Monday, Aug. 18, 2008
Community members are encouraged to audition for the special production of “Moira's Crossing,” a play by former North Idaho College theater director and playwright Tim Rarick. Auditions will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2 and Wednesday, Sept. 3 in NIC's Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The cast includes ... Read More

NIC students win honors at biomedical research conference

Posted: Monday, Aug. 18, 2008
Five North Idaho College science students won first place in the faculty choice division of the seventh annual Idaho Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) research conference in Boise Aug. 4-6. More than 200 students presented research posters, which are visual representations of the biomedical research they ... Read More

NIC to host golf tournament in honor of longtime coach Rolly Williams

Posted: Monday, Aug. 18, 2008
North Idaho College will host the second annual Rolly Williams Golf Classic tournament, honoring longtime basketball coach Rolly Williams, Friday, Sept. 5. The four-person scramble will begin with lunch at noon and a 1 p.m. shotgun start at Prairie Falls Golf Club in Post Falls. Cost is $75 for individuals or $300 for teams of ... Read More

NIC golf earns academic awards, signs new recruits

Posted: Monday, Aug. 18, 2008
The North Idaho College men's golf team recently earned several academic honors through the National Junior College Athletic Association. The team was named an NJCAA Spring Academic Team of the Year for earning an average 3.29 team GPA. Individually, Matt Kilbourne from Osburn, Idaho earned honors by being named an NJCAA Academic ... Read More

NIC to hold orientation for high school dual credit students

Posted: Friday, Aug. 15, 2008
North Idaho College will hold an orientation for high school students participating in the college's WINGS dual credit program, an acronym for WIN by Getting a good Start, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 in the Lake Coeur d'Alene Room of NIC's Edminster Student Union Building. The orientation for high school juniors and seniors ... Read More

NIC Silver Valley Center utilize local instructors

Posted: Friday, Aug. 15, 2008
North Idaho College's Silver Valley Center was initiated in 2005 with the intent to reach out to the students of the Silver Valley and help them access NIC's services. What started out as an extended arm of the college is now webbed with local people helping to serve their own. “As the number of classes and students in the Silver ... Read More

NIC Silver Valley Center offers computer class for seniors

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008
There's still room to enroll in an Introduction to Computers for Seniors course offered this fall at the North Idaho College Silver Valley Center in Kellogg. The course will be offered from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays Sept. 3 through Nov. 12 at the NIC Silver Valley Center. The fee is $30. Introduction to Computers for Seniors ... Read More

NIC Outdoor Pursuits offers backpacking trip to Glacier National Park

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008
Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to sign up for a backpacking trip at Glacier National Park in Montana over Labor Day weekend Aug. 30 through Sept. 1 offered through North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits. Participants should have some backpacking experience, as the hikes comprise moderate to difficult terrain and are not guided ... Read More

Former wrestling coach to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008
Former NIC wrestling coach John Owen will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Aug. 12 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. In 19 years as wrestling coach at NIC, Owen brought eight team national titles (1978, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990 and 1993) including four consecutive championships from ... Read More

NIC offers mountain biking trip to British Columbia

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008
North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits is offering a mountain biking trip to Rossland, British Columbia Aug. 15-16. The two-day trip will take participants on British Columbia's best mountain biking trails, including Seven Summits Trail atop British Columbia's alpine oasis. The trail was named 2007 Trail of the Year by Bike Magazine ... Read More

NIC to implement emergency text messaging service

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008
North Idaho College has taken measures to improve campus safety by implementing the emergency broadcast system of today's generation. This fall, NIC will initiate the NICAlerts system, a mass notification system for sending emergency information to students via email and cell phone text messaging. “Studies have shown that students ... Read More

NIC names John Martin as temporary vice president for community relations

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008
John Martin, former regional director for U.S. Senator Larry Craig's North Idaho office, has been appointed on temporary assignment to serve as the vice president for community relations at North Idaho College, President Priscilla Bell announced Tuesday. “We're so pleased to have John serving in this important role,” Bell said. “He ... Read More

Space still available in several NIC professional-technical programs

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008
Room is still available to enroll in several North Idaho College professional-technical programs. Many of the programs have limited space, so those interested are encouraged to sign up soon. Space is still available in the following programs: The Accounting Assistant program prepares students for occupational opportunities in the ... Read More

NIC adult basic education tutor earns award at 82

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008
Joan Broughton proves every day that age is just a number. And her number happens to be 82, but that hasn't stopped her from continuing a life of service. Broughton was honored recently as the North Idaho College Adult Basic Education Center's Volunteer Tutor of the Year for helping students working toward earning their GEDs. “She ... Read More

Hansen's Florist experiences early success with help of NIC ISBDC

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008
Danielle Hansen prepared herself thoroughly before opening her floral shop. Not only did she spend 20 years in the floral business gaining the experience necessary to understand the business, she also researched everything from the best traffic flow near potential store locations to what competing floral shops offered. But Hansen ... Read More

Retiring instructor leaves Public Forum/Popcorn Forum history to NIC

Posted: Thursday, July 31, 2008
After 38 years as a political science instructor at North Idaho College, Tony Stewart has given his time and talents to both the college and the community. But before he closed his office door for the last time on July 31, Stewart left one final gift to North Idaho College and the citizens of North Idaho. Stewart donated the hard ... Read More

NIC enrollment up during summer session

Posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2008
North Idaho College experienced a 5.5 percent increase in enrollment during summer session 2008. Total headcount was up from 1,002 in the summer of 2007 to 1,058 this summer. Duplicated registrations, meaning the total number of all students in all classes, was up even more sharply from 1,007 last summer to 1,137, a 12.9 percent ... Read More

NIC computer aided design program changes to meet demands of industry

Posted: Monday, July 28, 2008
Mention “drafting” and people typically think of someone hunched over a drafting table armed with a compass and a ruler. Although that was once a fairly accurate depiction of the career, North Idaho College instructor Curt Booth said that the field of drafting has changed drastically over the years. “The industry now requires ... Read More

NIC vice president for community relations announces plans to leave NIC

Posted: Monday, July 28, 2008
North Idaho College Vice President for Community Relations Kent Propst announced Monday that he has accepted a position with Peru State College and will leave his post at NIC Aug. 25. “Although this is an excellent opportunity for Kent to advance in his career, the loss to NIC is great indeed,” said NIC President Priscilla Bell. “In ... Read More

Art Elliott to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2008
Local builder Art Elliott will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, July 29 at the Coeur d'Alene Resort's Shore Lounge. Elliott has been building custom homes and light commercial buildings in North Idaho for 25 years and he continues his education in both areas. North Idaho's first ... Read More

Documentaries on global issues to air on KSPS

Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2008
A collaboration between North Idaho College and KSPS Public Television will come to fruition when five 90-minute documentaries focused on global issues air on KSPS Channel 7 in August. The documentaries are focused on the theme “Earth in Crisis: A Search for Solutions,” which was also the theme of the Popcorn Forum and Convocation ... Read More

Space still available in three-on-three tournament at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Space is still available to register for the Coeur d'Alene Shootout, a three-on-three basketball tournament Aug. 16 and 17 on North Idaho College's main campus. The Coeur d'Alene Shootout is a double-elimination tournament with standard half-court games played to 20 points or 25 minutes. Anyone age 8 and older can participate in 10 ... Read More

Room still available in NIC's Outdoor Pursuits whitewater kayaking clinic

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Room is still available in the whitewater kayaking clinic offered through North Idaho College's Outdoor Pursuits. The three-day clinic will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 19 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 20. Participants will learn the skills necessary to safely paddle in moving ... Read More

NIC Workforce Training Center enrollment up 29 percent

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2008
North Idaho College's Workforce Training Center posted a 29.37 percent increase in enrollment for fiscal year 2008. Unduplicated enrollment, which is the total headcount of people taking classes at the Workforce Training Center, is up this year to 7,595 from 5,871 in fiscal year 2007. “We're pleased to be serving more people and ... Read More

NIC men's basketball program signs recruits

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Several athletes recently accepted scholarships to play for the North Idaho College men's basketball team for the 2008-2009 season. Renado Parker , a 6-foot-6-inch forward from Kentridge High School near Seattle was rated the No. 1 power forward in the state of Washington by NorthwestHoops.com. He averaged 21.6 points per game and ... Read More

NIC helps employers tap state funds for job training

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2008
In this time of economic downturn and rising unemployment, North Idaho College is doing its part to help bring good paying jobs to the area in addition to ensuring that the people who fill those jobs are well trained. NIC is an asset that economic development corporation Jobs Plus President Steve Griffitts said is a major factor in ... Read More

NIC coaching staff and players offer summer softball camp

Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Room is still available for players ages 8-18 to sign up for the North Idaho College's Cardinal Heat pitching and position play skills camp July 28-31 at Finucane Park, located on the northwest corner of Prairie Avenue and Fourth Street in Hayden. NIC's softball coaching staff and players will lead the camp, which is divided into two ... Read More

NIC to offer multi-sport youth summer camp

Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2008
After the success of the first ever North Idaho College multi-sport youth summer camp, Outdoor Pursuits is offering an additional camp in August. “Our first camp in June was so successful that we decided to offer a second one,” said Jessica Thompson of Outdoor Pursuits. “It turned out to be such a great experience for the kids and ... Read More

NIC volleyball indoor/outdoor camp cancelled

Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2008
The North Idaho College volleyball indoor/outdoor camp scheduled for July 10-12 has been canceled due to low registration. Read More

Coeur d'Alene man wins $300,000 grand prize house in NIC raffle

Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Thousands of ticket holders and community members hoping to hear their names called on the loudspeaker turned out Wednesday night to see if they were winners in the North Idaho College Foundation's Really BIG Raffle drawing. Cash and prizes totaling more than $335,000 were given away at the 15th annual event, including the $300,000 ... Read More

New cheerleading advisers join NIC athletics

Posted: Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Two new staff members have joined the North Idaho College athletics department for the 2008-2009 academic year. Dawn Smith will serve as the head cheerleading adviser. She was most recently the cheerleading coach at Post Falls High School and has spent the past 10 years building the team into a major contender at state cheer ... Read More

NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle drawing to be held July 9

Posted: Monday, July 7, 2008
Community members and all ticket holders in the 15th annual North Idaho College Foundation Really BIG Raffle are invited to attend the raffle drawing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9 in Fort Sherman Park, located behind Edminster Student Union Building on NIC's main campus. The event will include the drawing for the $300,000 grand prize ... Read More

NIC home ownership class open for enrollment

Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2008
There is still room to enroll in the “Finally Home” a home ownership class offered through the North Idaho College Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. “Finally Home” will be offered in two sessions from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22 and Wednesday, July 23 at the NIC Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. The course ... Read More

Steve Griffitts to speak at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Jobs Plus President Steve Griffitts will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, July 8 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene. Griffitts is a graduate of Coeur d'Alene High School and holds a bachelor's degree in business management/finance from Brigham Young University. He has served ... Read More

NIC to begin new programs this year

Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2008
North Idaho College is initiating several new and expanded programs in the 2008-2009 academic year to meet the ever-changing demands of the regional workforce and to provide new options to students. WINGS Dual Credit WINGS, NIC's dual credit program and an acronym for WIN by getting a Good Start, will expand to offer students ... Read More

Firms to present reports on education corridor

Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2008
The two firms that have developed reports on the proposed education corridor will present their findings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10 in the Community Room of the Coeur d'Alene Public Library. Jay Renkens from Moore, Iacofano, Goltsman (MIG) of Portland, Ore., will present the education corridor master plan and Hamilton ... Read More