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‘Cardinal Heat' NIC softball camp offered in July

Posted: Friday, June 29, 2012
Room is still available for players ages 10-18 to sign up for the North Idaho College’s Cardinal Heat position play offensive camp and pitcher’s camp July 23-26 at Finucane Park, located on the northwest corner of Prairie Avenue and Fourth Street in Hayden. Instructing at the camps will be NIC Head Softball Coach Don Don William, NIC ... Read More

NIC teams, players named NJCAA academic all-stars

Posted: Friday, June 29, 2012
Four North Idaho college teams and six individual athletes were recognized for their academic and athletic achievements recently by the National Junior College Athletic Association. Both the NIC men’s and women’s basketball teams, the volleyball team and the women’s soccer team were named an All-Academic Team by the NJCAA. Six NIC ... Read More

Phase 1B of Education Corridor opened

Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2012
North Idaho College Trustee Mic Armon and Coeur d’Alene Mayor Sandi Bloem cut the ribbon for Phase 1B of the Education Corridor construction project Wednesday, June 27 at the intersection of Military Drive and River Avenue. Also in attendance were representatives of various agencies that collaborated on the project including, from ... Read More

Community invited to ribbon cutting for Education Corridor infrastructure

Posted: Monday, June 25, 2012
Community members are invited to help celebrate the completion of Phase 1B of construction on the site of the Education Corridor with a ribbon cutting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 at the intersection of Military Drive and River Avenue. Officials broke ground on the first phase of the project in June 2011. The ribbon was cut in ... Read More

Less than 900 tickets remain for NIC Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Monday, June 25, 2012
Less than 900 tickets remain for the chance to win this year’s $250,000 grand prize home through the 19th annual North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle. This year’s home, built by students in the NIC Carpentry program, is located in the Coeur d’Alene Place neighborhood at 2748 Sorbonne Drive. A $100 ticket could entitle you to be the new ... Read More

NIC boosters to meet at the Cd'A Resort for summer

Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The NIC Booster Club Luncheon will take place at noon at the Coeur d’Alene Resort every second and last Tuesday of the month through the summer. The boosters will not alternate their meeting place at the Outback Steakhouse during the summer, but will return to the Outback Steakhouse beginning in October for the first meeting of each ... Read More

Apply NOW

Posted: Friday, June 15, 2012
Interested in attending North Idaho College during fall semester? You must file an application for admission by 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9. The application deadline allows students time to attend an orientation session, register for classes, purchase books and pay for classes prior to the start of fall semester Aug. 27. For application ... Read More

Register now for summer three-on-three tournament at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Basketball players are encouraged to register teams now for the Coeur d’Alene Shootout, a three-on-three basketball tournament Aug. 25 and 26 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 for ninth-grade and up ... Read More

Only one Really BIG Raffle open house left

Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The public will have one more opportunity to view the $250,000 grand prize home in the North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle at the last open house from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 17. Current ticket holders who attend the open house will be given an entry for a chance to win a free raffle ticket worth $100. Tickets will also be ... Read More

Mullan work complete

Posted: Friday, June 8, 2012
The City of Coeur d’Alene Mullan storm drain project is substantially complete. Minor clean-up, restoration of the staging area, and installing pavement markings (striping) has yet to be completed, but there will only be minor traffic disruptions involved in completing those processes, if any. Crews are wrapping up Phase 1B of the ... Read More

NIC to host several girls basketball camps

Posted: Thursday, June 7, 2012
North Idaho College women’s basketball coaches and players invite all girls interested in improving their basketball game to join them at camp June 11-15. A variety of camps will be offered ranging from general, fundamental coaching to specific, position-play instruction. Girl basketball players will be able to build their skills ... Read More

Community sponsors rally to support NIC Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Thursday, June 7, 2012
North Idaho College has coordinated one of the region’s most successful and popular annual fundraisers for 19 years. The draw is the really BIG prizes, including a $250,000 brand new home. But the true secret to the Really BIG Raffle’s continued success, even in a difficult economy, is the tremendous support from local businesses and ... Read More

Take outdoor skills clinics this summer through NIC

Posted: Wednesday, June 6, 2012
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program has something for every North Idaho outdoor enthusiast this summer. Clinics on sailing, lake and whitewater kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and rock climbing will be held all summer. All clinics are 100 percent outside and hands-on. Various start dates are available. Cost varies according ... Read More

Wrestlers reach 10,000th book milestone

Posted: Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Members of the wrestling program and other guests distributed the 10,000th book to Sorensen Elementary students on June 6 as part of the Shirley Parker Reading Program. The Shirley Parker Reading Program was established in 2002 by the North Idaho College wrestling program in partnership with Parker Toyota in honor of Doug Parker’s late ... Read More

Wrestlers to reach 10,000th book milestone

Posted: Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Members of the wrestling program and other guests will distribute the 10,000th book to elementary students at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, June 6 as part of the Shirley Parker Reading Program. The media is invited to participate in the event. The Shirley Parker Reading Program was established in 2002 by the North Idaho College wrestling ... Read More

NIC website to temporarily go offline June 1

Posted: Friday, June 1, 2012
Beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 1, NIC's public website at www.nic.edu  including the MyNIC portal, will temporarily go offline for scheduled maintenance. The estimated maintenance/offline time is four hours. Every effort is being taken to be sure the website will be back online as soon as possible. Other online NIC entities such ... Read More

NIC to hold special graduation ceremonies

Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2012
North Idaho College will hold two graduation ceremonies Tuesday, June 5 that aren’t regularly slated on its annual calendar, but were born from needs in the community. At 7 p.m. in the NIC Silver Valley Center in Kellogg, 11 miners who were laid off when the Lucky Friday Mine was shut down last year will celebrate graduating from an ... Read More

NIC volleyball team picks up two more players

Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2012
A setter and a middle hitter committed to playing on the 2012 North Idaho College volleyball team recently. Shea Fahnestock, a 5-foot-10 setter from Eagle High School in Eagle, Idaho, and Katie Schueman, a 6-foot-1 middle hitter from Cheney High School in Cheney, Wash., will play for the Cardinals in 2012. Fahnestock played for Club ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend First Fridays

Posted: Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend June’s First Friday campus visitation program Friday, June 1. The First Friday program, held on the first Friday of every month throughout the academic year, offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC’s programs and ... Read More

NIC.edu website temporarily offline for scheduled maintenance on June 1

Posted: Friday, May 25, 2012
Beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 1, NIC's public website at www.nic.edu, including the MyNIC portal, will temporarily go offline for scheduled maintenance. The estimated maintenance/offline time is four hours. Every effort is being taken to be sure the website will be back online as soon as possible. Other online NIC entities ... Read More

Softball player Bishop signs with Alcorn State

Posted: Friday, May 25, 2012
North Idaho College softball infielder Brianna Bishop signed with NCAA school Alcorn State University Friday, May 25. Bishop played for Twin Falls High School. She started second base for the NIC Cardinals as a sophomore in 2012. She had a .294 batting average, seven doubles, two triples and nine homeruns. North Idaho College ... Read More

NIC signs lease to relocate to Sandpoint

Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2012
North Idaho College President Priscilla Bell signed a five-year lease Thursday that paves the way for NIC’s Ponderay Center to relocate from the Bonner Mall to the Sandpoint Event Center at 102 S. Euclid Street in downtown Sandpoint. More space and features at the new 8,000-square-foot property such as a theater and commercial ... Read More

NIC to host NXT Robot Camps for Kids

Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2012
North Idaho College will be hosting two NXT robot camps for kids from 1 to 5 p.m. June 19-21 and June 26-28 in Seiter Hall Room 211 on NIC’s main campus. NIC Computer Science Instructor Nancy Ripplinger will teach the camps, which will utilize the Lego Mindstorm NXT programmable robotics kit. The June 19-21 camp is designed for 9 to ... Read More

HREI executive director to speak to NIC boosters

Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2012
Executive Director of the Human Rights Education Institute Thomas Carter will speak at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon Tuesday, May 29. Carter, who assumed the executive director position in February, brings more than 20 years of experience in education, business development and training to his current position at HREI ... Read More

NIC men's basketball players sign with NCAA schools

Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Three guards on North Idaho College men’s basketball team have signed with NCAA schools. Connor White, a 6-foot sophomore guard from Coeur d’Alene, recently signed to play at Northwest Nazarene University next year in Nampa, Idaho. Connor is a former Coeur d’Alene High School Viking. Also, 6-foot-2 sophomore guard Kwame Bates ... Read More

Prospective students encouraged to attend NIC's First Friday

Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Those interested in attending North Idaho College are encouraged to attend June’s First Friday campus visitation program Friday, June 1. The First Friday program, held on the first Friday of every month throughout the academic year, offers prospective students the opportunity to visit campus and learn about NIC’s programs and ... Read More

NIC to hold summer men's basketball camp

Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The North Idaho College men’s basketball coaching staff and players will host a Summer Basketball Camp June 18-21 for boys of all ages. The campers will be separated by age and skill level to give advanced players more intense training. Campers have the option of taking the all-day session from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $125 or the ... Read More

Sign up now for annual NIC Scott Hague golf tournament

Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Sign-ups are now being accepted for the North Idaho College Scott Hague Memorial Cardinal Classic golf tournament. Register for the tournament before Monday, May 28. The four-person scramble tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Friday, June 1 at the Avondale Golf Club in Hayden. The event is being held in honor of NIC ... Read More

Financial Aid Office to close at noon Wednesday, May 23

Posted: Monday, May 21, 2012
The Financial Aid Office will be closing at noon Wednesday, May 23. The Admissions Office will be open and accepting financial aid documentation as a drop off. The Financial Aid Office will resume regular hours Thursday, May 24. Read More

Apply now for fall semester at NIC

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2012
Anyone interested in attending North Idaho College during fall semester, must file an application for admission by Thursday, Aug. 9. The application deadline will allow students time to attend an orientation session, register for classes, purchase books and pay for classes prior to the start of fall semester Aug. 27. New students ... Read More

NIC women's soccer program signs three more

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2012
Two goal keepers and a defender have agreed to join the North Idaho College women’s soccer team for the fall of 2012. “With these three players signed, the team is looking to have another good year in 2012,” said Head Women’s Soccer Coach Dan Hogan. Alexandra Rodriguez is a goalie from San Jacinto, Calif., where she started all ... Read More

NIC Athletics presents ‘Biggest' cupcake decorating event

Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2012
These aren’t your mom’s cupcakes. North Idaho College is riding the national cupcake wave with help from Charm City Cupcakes – a Baltimore-based gourmet cupcake company, which has agreed to host America’s Biggest Cupcake Decorating Event (ABCDE) as a fundraiser for the Athletics Department Saturday, May 26 at the Coeur d’Alene Inn ... Read More

NIC Basic Patrol Academy graduates 10 officers

Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2012
A total of 10 graduates recently completed the North Idaho College Basic Patrol Academy, which is Peace Officers Standards Training-approved. Several members of the class earned honors at the conclusion of their training. Michael Stegner, of the Nez Perce Tribal Police Department, earned the Most Improved Physical Fitness Award; ... Read More

Summer verification documents due May 25

Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2012
To prevent classes from being dropped for non-payment, students who are selected for verification must submit requested documentation to the Financial Aid Office by Friday, May 25. The Financial Aid office can be contacted at (208) 769-3368 or finaid@nic.edu . Read More

2012 award winners announced at NIC athletics banquet

Posted: Monday, May 14, 2012
The winners of this year’s North Idaho College athletics awards were announced during the annual NIC Athletics Hall of Fame Induction, Awards Banquet and Auction held May 5. The award recipients were nominated and selected by the NIC coaching staff. The Female Academic Athlete of the Year is women’s soccer player Tia Sharp , who ... Read More

NIC recognizes outstanding faculty, staff with annual achievement awards

Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012
Several outstanding North Idaho College staff and faculty members were honored with achievement awards during the annual NIC Employee Awards Breakfast May 11. Carpentry Instructor David McRae earned the top Faculty Achievement Award of the presented to the NIC faculty. “I plan to spend the remainder of my working life in the ... Read More

Hawaiian hitter commits to NIC volleyball team

Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2012
LeeNell “Nohe” Hernandez, a 5-foot-7 outside hitter from Molokai, Hawaii has committed to the 2012 North Idaho College volleyball team. “On my recent visit, I observed and felt the intensity of Coach Kelly’s (NIC Head Volleyball Coach Kandice Kelly) program, which made an immediate impression. I loved the team chemistry and passion ... Read More

Free Math Boot Camp offered

Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2012
Students who have applied to NIC and also completed the COMPASS Pre-Algebra Placement Test with a score of 0-44 are invited to take the Math Boot Camp , concentrated math instruction, to prepare them for college or program-appropriate level math. Instruction will be provided from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays July ... Read More

NIC students ‘Reach for New Heights' in national leadership conference

Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Eight North Idaho College student members of Business Professionals of America earned multiple honors at the “Reach for New Heights” 2012 National Leadership Conference in Chicago, which was held April 24-29. BPA is a national organization that prepares students to succeed in their chosen career. NIC’s BPA chapter members joined ... Read More

Treat mom with NIC events in honor of Mother's Day

Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2012
North Idaho College wants to help you pamper mom for Mother’s Day with a skin care special through the NIC esthetician clinic and a free holiday concert in Coeur d’Alene City Park at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 13. The Workforce Training Center Esthetician Student Skin Care Clinic is now offering a $35 special that includes two hours of ... Read More

NIC Collision Repair Technology students win state awards

Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Students of North Idaho College’s Collision Repair Technology program took home silver and bronze medals from the annual Idaho Skills USA competition in Boise in April. NIC competed among 20 other college contestants in hands-on categories including small dent repair, estimating, structural analysis, plastic repair and welding ... Read More

Record 1,000 students eligible to graduate from NIC

Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2012
As Josh Misner puts it, for a communication instructor, giving a commencement address is like going to the Final Four. Misner just made the Big Dance. “It’s really a huge honor,” said the 37-year-old North Idaho College communication instructor. “It’s also very humbling.” Misner will give the address for a record class of about ... Read More

NIC security officer certified R.A.D.

Posted: Monday, May 7, 2012
North Idaho College Security Officer Kelly Hopkins was certified as a Rape Aggression Defense system instructor recently. Hopkins trained for the certification test at Central Washington University. The R.A.D. system sets the national standard for self-defense education as a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques ... Read More

NIC to hold information night for I-BEST program

Posted: Friday, May 4, 2012
There will be an information night/open house for the North Idaho College Idaho Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) program from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 7 in the Hedlund Building Room 233 on NIC’s campus. I-BEST is for individuals who have never earned a high school diploma complete their GEDs and college training programs ... Read More

Sign up now for NIC summer volleyball camps

Posted: Friday, May 4, 2012
North Idaho College volleyball staff and players are offering volleyball camps this summer for grades 5 through 12 at NIC’s Christianson Gym. The NIC Advanced Skills Camp for participants entering grades 10 through 12 will be held July 30, July 31 and Aug. 1. The Advanced Skills Camp focuses on individual skills combined with team ... Read More

Use default password when logging into student email

Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2012
Students must log in to Cardinal Mail using the default password "nic + your six digit birthdate" (example: nic010203). You will then be prompted to change your password. Contact the Information Technology Help Desk at (208) 769-3280 if you are unable to log in to your email account. Read More

NIC to sponsor eighth annual North Idaho adventure race

Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2012
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program will sponsor the eighth annual NIChallenge adventure race Saturday, June 16 in the North Idaho wilderness. The NIChallenge is a five-hour sprint adventure race that incorporates lake paddling, trail running, mountain biking, special challenges and basic navigation. Specific details of ... Read More

New health information workers now employed through NIC grant

Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Technology is changing the world and it is definitely changing the healthcare industry. Anyone who has been to the doctor’s office and noticed the doctor taking notes on an iPad or has seen the shelves of colorful paper files disappearing from behind the reception desk knows that the healthcare field is in a state of transition. In ... Read More

Students overcome challenges to earn GED

Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2012
High school isn’t a perfect fit for everyone the first time around. Nearly one in four students in Idaho in 2011 did not graduate with a regular diploma in four years, according to the Alliance for Excellent Education. About 450 of these students will get a second chance by passing the General Education Development (GED) test ... Read More

NIC to present spring jazz concert

Posted: Friday, April 27, 2012
The North Idaho College Music Department will present its “Close Encounters of the Swinging Kind” jazz concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature the NIC Jazz Ensemble and Jazz. Co. jazz choir, which will perform songs from T-Bone Walker, Lee Brown, Rodgers and ... Read More

NIC Board of Trustees selects Joe Dunlap as new president

Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2012
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees announced today the selection of Joe Dunlap, Ph.D., as the new president of NIC. Dunlap is currently the president of Spokane Community College in Spokane, Wash., a position he has held since 2008. Highlights of his leadership include Spokane Community College’s selection as the lead agency ... Read More

NIC Sentinel newspaper, staff win national awards

Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2012
The NIC Sentinel newspaper and three of its staff members have been named national finalists in the Society of Professional Journalists 2011 Mark of Excellence Awards. This year, student journalists submitted more than 4,000 entries. SPJ judges chose one national winner in each category and two national finalists (runners-up). The ... Read More

NIC announces Athletics Hall of Fame inductees

Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The North Idaho College Athletics Department and NIC Booster Club has announced the inductees for the fourth Athletics Hall of Fame class, who will be honored at the NIC Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Banquet beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5 in the Edminster Student Union Building. The 2012 Hall of Fame Class of inductees ... Read More

Several area players commit to NIC women's soccer

Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Several area high school players have committed to play soccer for the North Idaho College women’s team in the fall of 2012. “This is a great group of local players, which includes probably the four best attacking players graduating from North Idaho schools in 2012,” said NIC Women’s Soccer Head Coach Dan Hogan. “They will ... Read More

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on ‘Buddhism in Everyday Life'

Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak about “Buddhism in Everyday Life” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 27 in Molstead Library Todd Hall at North Idaho College. Ven. Chodron will discuss how to incorporate the Buddha’s teachings into everyday life, and how these principles can work ... Read More

NIC to present spring choral concert April 27

Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2012
North Idaho College will present its spring choral concert “Cantar Y Vailar: Song and Dance from Around the World” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 27 at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature performances by the NIC Cardinal Chorale, NIC Chamber Singers and other special guests with music representing ... Read More

NIC men's basketball player signs with University of Texas—San Antonio

Posted: Monday, April 23, 2012
North Idaho College men’s basketball player Edrico McGregor, a 6-8 power forward from Nassau, Bahamas, recently signed to play for the University of Texas—San Antonio next season. McGregor averaged 7.2 points and 4.8 rebounds per game for NIC last year. He helped lead the Cardinals to a successful 24-8 overall record last season. ... Read More

NIC seeks feedback on strategic planning

Posted: Friday, April 20, 2012
North Idaho College is seeking input on its strategic planning process through a series of forums that are open to the public April 24-26 in Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint and Post Falls. A draft of the college’s strategic plan will be presented at each forum and feedback will be collected. Tuesday, April 24 Noon to 1 p.m. in the Meyer ... Read More

NIC Basic Patrol Academy to hold open house

Posted: Friday, April 20, 2012
North Idaho College’s Basic Patrol Academy is holding an open house for anyone interested in the law enforcement program from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 in the new facility at 510 West Clearwater Loop in Post Falls. Check out the new facility in and meet current students and instructors while learning more about the NIC Law ... Read More

Gonzaga basketball legend Santangelo to speak to NIC boosters

Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2012
Former Gonzaga University basketball standout Matt Santangelo, who led the Bulldogs to several of their most memorable NCAA tournament victories, will speak at the North Idaho College Booster Club at noon Tuesday, April 24 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. While at Gonzaga, Santangelo surpassed another school point guard legend John ... Read More

Nominations sought for NIC alumni awards

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The North Idaho College Alumni Association is currently accepting nominations for its annual alumni awards. Nominations are due May 15. The Distinguished Alumni Award is the association’s most prestigious award presented to an NIC alumnus for a record of significant achievement in a chosen field of interest or profession who has ... Read More

City project to begin simultaneously with education corridor Phase 1B

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2012
On Monday, April 23, the City of Coeur d’Alene will break ground on a stormwater retrofit project that will occur simultaneously and in the proximity of the education corridor Phase 1B project. The stormwater retrofit project has been identified as a critical project for years and has also created serious problems, especially ... Read More

NIC men's basketball team plants “Pinwheels for Prevention” at Head Start

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2012
April is child abuse prevention month, a time to recognize that we each can play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in communities. Pinwheels are the national symbol for child abuse prevention because they represent the happy, healthy childhood all kids deserve. On April 9, the North ... Read More

Enumclaw outside hitter signs to play volleyball at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2012
HayleeMae Dennis, a 5-foot 10-inch outside hitter from Enumclaw High School in Washington has signed to play volleyball for North Idaho College in 2012. “HayleeMae is one of the best all-around volleyball players I have seen in a long time,” said NIC Head Volleyball Coach Kandice Kelly. “She is just as good in the back row as she is in ... Read More

Students win spring NIC speech contest

Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Five students topped the annual North Idaho College Spring 2012 Speech Contest, earning awards for speeches written and presented through Communications 101 classes this semester. Participants were chosen from students in 23 different sections of speech classes at NIC this semester. Students were selected by their peers to ... Read More

Volunteers to clean river, take garbage away on rafts

Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2012
North Idaho College Resort/Recreation Management students, Sorenson Elementary students, and Kroc Center volunteers will clean up along the Coeur d’Alene River Thursday, April 19 and then float the garbage on rafts for disposal. The clean-up will range from NIC’s Yap-Keehn-Um Beach to the Riverstone development. Volunteers will start ... Read More

Explore available services at NIC Veterans Resource Fair

Posted: Friday, April 13, 2012
North Idaho College is holding a Veterans Resources Fair from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 in the Edminster Student Union Building on the main campus. All veterans and their families are invited to explore the services available through the community and NIC. Agencies that will be on-hand include the Vet Center Spokane, Idaho ... Read More

NIC to present ‘Community Jazz' concert during all-state music conference

Posted: Thursday, April 12, 2012
North Idaho College will welcome the Idaho Music Educators Association and the All-State music groups with a presentation of the “Community Jazz” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. “Community Jazz” is being held in conjunction with NIC hosting the IMEA All-State Music Conference ... Read More

Facebook Fridays to kick off April 13

Posted: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Have questions about NIC? Get answers quickly and easily by participating in Facebook Fridays! An NIC representative will be featured on Facebook and be available for questions and posting live answers and comments from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday. On Friday, April 13, staff from Advising Services will be on to answer all your ... Read More

Construction on Phase 1B set to begin April 9

Posted: Friday, April 6, 2012
Phase 1B of what’s known as the education corridor construction project on the north side of North Idaho College’s campus is set to begin Monday, April 9. Park Drive off of Northwest Boulevard will be closed throughout the construction project and traffic will need to utilize the Hubbard or Mullan entry points to access North Idaho ... Read More

Open forums to be held for presidential search finalists

Posted: Friday, April 6, 2012
Input will be sought during several open forums held the week of April 9 for the five finalists for the position of president at North Idaho College. The finalists were selected by a 22-member search committee comprising community, college and various stakeholder groups who evaluated the pool of candidates. Three one-hour forums will be ... Read More

Montana middle hitter signs to play volleyball at NIC

Posted: Friday, April 6, 2012
Tessa Sian, a 6-foot middle blocker from Huntley Project High School in Huntley, Mont., recently signed to play volleyball for North Idaho College next year. “Tessa is a wonderful teammate, person, athlete and student,” said NIC Head Volleyball Coach Kandice Kelly. “She is an all-around great player and will be able to play multiple ... Read More

NIC softball team earns 400th win for the program

Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2012
The North Idaho College softball team’s 4-0 win over the College of Southern Nevada March 30 was a significant win. Not just because of fierce competition within the Scenic West Athletic Conference, but because the win marked the program’s 400th win. “I have been a part of the program since it was established in 1998, and I know ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2012
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session from 4 to 5:30 p.m. April 9-13 in the Edminster Student Union Building Blue Creek Bay Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(a) to consider hiring a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent. Read More

Information session offered for NIC Commercial Driver's License courses

Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The North Idaho College Workforce Training Center is offering several courses to help new drivers in Idaho and Washington attain a Commercial Driver’s License or to help those who have had a CDL in the past to update their skills. The Commercial Driver’s License Class A course includes 160 hours of classroom, hands-on and ... Read More

NIC journalism students earn regional SPJ awards

Posted: Tuesday, April 3, 2012
North Idaho College’s The Sentinel won six first-place Mark of Excellence awards at the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region 10 conference March 31, qualifying them for the national competition next fall. The Sentinel earned an award for the Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper in the two-year/community college ... Read More

NIC Theater Department presents one-act plays

Posted: Monday, April 2, 2012
The North Idaho College Theater Department is presenting a production of two one-act plays “Laundry and Bourbon” and “Lone Star” at 7:30 p.m. April 11-14 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. The two plays are companion comedies written by James McLure. Both plays are set in the small town of Maynard ... Read More

Dancers put on exhibit as part of American Indian Heritage Week

Posted: Monday, April 2, 2012
The Shooting Star Dancers of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe put on an exhibit in the plaza of the Edminster Student Union Building Monday, April 2. The dancers are just one of several events throughout American Indian Heritage Week April 2-6. For more information on the week’s events, click here . Girls from the Shooting Star Dancers get ... Read More

Hawaii middle hitter signs to play volleyball at NIC

Posted: Friday, March 30, 2012
Leeta Grap, a 6-foot middle hitter from Kamuela, Hawaii, has committed to play for the North Idaho College volleyball team in 2012.  “When flying into Coeur d’Alene, I fell in love with the scenery, the town and the friendly people,” Grap said. “After taking a tour and getting to know the girls on and off the court, I knew that NIC ... Read More

NIC students to exhibit art in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2012
North Idaho College students will exhibit their artwork during the Student Art Show April 9 through May 4 in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. The Student Art Show will feature a variety of original works of fine art created by NIC students. There will also be large pieces of student art located throughout Boswell Hall. The ... Read More

NIC Board of Trustees announces finalists for presidency

Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees announced today the finalists for the position of president at NIC. Open forums for each candidate will be held the week of April 9 to offer community and college groups the opportunity to meet and ask questions of the candidates.  Jack Becherer currently serves as president of Rock ... Read More

NIC softball games moved to Moses Lake

Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Due to conditions on North Idaho College’s home softball field at Memorial Field, this weekend’s games against College of Southern Nevada have been moved to Moses Lake. The 1 p.m. game Friday, March 30 and the noon game Saturday, March 31 will now be played at Larson Playfield in Moses Lake. Read More

NIC men's basketball player signs with LCSC

Posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2012
North Idaho College men’s basketball player Petar Joksimovic, a 6-foot-5-inch sophomore of Coeur d’Alene, has accepted a scholarship offer from Coach Brandon Rinta to play at Lewis-Clark State College next year. Joksimovic is originally from Serbia, but has become a U.S. citizen and has lived in Coeur d’Alene for the past ... Read More

Summer/Fall 2012 class schedules now available

Posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The Summer Session 2012 and Fall Semester 2012 class schedules are now available online. View them at www.nic.edu/schedules . Registration start times are already posted in your MyNIC account. Go to www.nic.edu/mynic and click on the "Services" tab and then "Registration" and finally "Registration Start Time" to see the time and ... Read More

NIC workshop offers help on skills needed to get a job

Posted: Friday, March 23, 2012
All job-seekers are invited to participate in the “Be Prepared to Get a Job” workshop offered from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. The workshop will focus on providing assistance with the soft skills necessary for getting a job in a competitive job ... Read More

NIC to present ‘Shades of Life' concert April 4

Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The North Idaho College Music Department will present its “Shades of Life” concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature the NIC Wind Symphony. “If one were to give all of life’s twists and turns colors, it would make a pretty interesting mosaic,” said NIC Band ... Read More

Coaches to present at NIC Booster Club luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
North Idaho College coaches will discuss potential recruits as well as players who have already signed letters of intent during the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 27 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Shore Lounge. All NIC coaches are scheduled to speak, either previewing upcoming seasons or giving recaps of current ... Read More

Yoga students 'mob' North Idaho College

Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
North Idaho College yoga instructors Thine Bloxham, Jenifer Harbour, and Terri Simmons lead a crowd of approximately 75 NIC yoga students in a series of yoga poses during a yoga-themed flash mob March 21 in the NIC Edminster Student Union Building. The "yoga mob" was coordinated by the college's various yoga classes to spread ... Read More

NIC to honor American Indian Heritage Week with week of events

Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2012
North Idaho College is hosting a variety of events in honor of American Indian Heritage Week April 2-6. Click the following link for a complete American Indian Heritage Week Schedule of the week’s activities. Monday, April 2 The weeklong series of events kicks off with storytelling from Marie Poirier of the Blackfeet Tribe at 10 ... Read More

Montana middle hitter signs to play volleyball at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Britney Chilcott, a middle hitter from Stevensville, Mont., has signed to play volleyball for North Idaho College in 2012.  “Volleyball is my passion and I chose NIC because I’ve always loved this beautiful area and the college is close to home,” Chilcott said. “Every summer my family vacations here and I’ve been to a few summer ... Read More

NIC to hold Dual Credit Information Night

Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2012
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program are encouraged to attend NIC Dual Credit Information Night from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 2 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. NIC’s dual credit program gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity ... Read More

Kootenai County Task Force announces Human Rights Banquet speaker

Posted: Monday, March 19, 2012
The Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations in cooperation with its sister organization, HREI, today announced the keynote speaker for the 15th annual human rights banquet to be held on April 23 in Coeur d’Alene. Dr. Jianli Yang, president of the Foundation for China in the 21st Century, will address the topic “A Dissident’s ... Read More

It's not too late to file a scholarship application at NIC

Posted: Monday, March 19, 2012
Literally hundreds of thousands of dollars are available to students through scholarships at North Idaho College. All students have to do is apply. “We want students to know that there are scholarships available for just about every demographic,” said NIC Foundation Executive Director Rayelle Anderson. “Students ... Read More

Eighth-grade Woodland Middle School student wins regional spelling bee

Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2012
Eighth-grade Woodland Middle School student Sarah-Jessica Sedy of Coeur d’Alene out-spelled 44 other fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho to become the champion speller in the ninth annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee March 17 at North Idaho College. Sedy has previously participated in the Coeur ... Read More

NIC home softball game postponed

Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2012
Due to weather conditions, the North Idaho College home softball game versus Big Bend Community College scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17 has been postponed. The game will be played the following day at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 18 at NIC’s home field Memorial Field on Mullan in Coeur d’Alene. Read More

NIC scholarship applications due March 14

Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Literally hundreds of thousands of dollars are available to students through scholarships at North Idaho College. All students have to do is apply. “We want students to know that there are scholarships available for just about every demographic,” said NIC Foundation Executive Director Rayelle Anderson. “Students don’t have to have ... Read More

NIC basketball players earn tournament/regional honors

Posted: Monday, March 12, 2012
Several North Idaho College men’s and women’s basketball players recently earned regional/tournament honors following the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 18 tournament March 8-10 at Salt Lake Community College. Three women’s basketball players earned All-Region 18 honors. Korina Baker, from Valleyford, Wash ... Read More

Art for NIC roundabouts narrowed down to four choices

Posted: Monday, March 12, 2012
The city of Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission has narrowed the choices of new artwork to be erected on the three roundabouts on the property on the north side of North Idaho College's campus to four pieces, which are currently on display in the Molstead Library. Public input is being sought to determine which three pieces of artwork out of ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Saturday, March 10, 2012
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 12 in the Edminster Student Union Building Powder Horn Bay Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(a) to consider hiring a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent. Read More

Machine Technology program receives a new CNC milling machine

Posted: Friday, March 9, 2012
Funded primarily through grant funds and private donations, the Machine Technology program recently acquired a new Computer Numerical Control (CNC) milling machine to help students in the program gain machining skills on industry-standard equipment used in today’s machining industry. Pictured are (front) Machine Technology students ... Read More

NIC students earn top honors at state business competition

Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2012
Eight North Idaho College students qualified to compete in the upcoming national Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition by achieving top placement in business-related events at the recent state competition in Boise March 2. The students competed with university and college students from across the state in business skills ... Read More

NIC student newspaper brings home first-place award

Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2012
The Sentinel, the student-produced newspaper at North Idaho College, won first place for “Best of Show” among two-year college newspapers at the 28th annual Associated Collegiate Press national convention in Seattle March 1-4. NIC earned honors for best two-year college newspaper with Volume 65, Issue 7 of the Sentinel. The ... Read More

NIC invites public to ‘Spark! Connecting to Creativity'

Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2012
How the spark of creativity shapes and advances people’s lives is the theme of this year’s North Idaho College Cardinal Connections symposium March 12-14. “Spark! Connecting with Creativity” features three days of workshop presenters and hands-on activities exploring creativity. This year, an addition to the free workshops and ... Read More

Information session for NIC esthetician course offered

Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2012
Those interested in a new esthetician course offered through North Idaho College are invited to attend a free information session from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 14 at the Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. Estheticians primarily focus on care of the skin, encompassing nonsurgical procedures promoting the health and beauty of ... Read More

NIC coaches to recap national tournaments, give season previews

Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2012
North Idaho College coaches will give recaps of recent tournaments as well as previews of upcoming seasons just getting underway during the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 13 in the Coeur d’Alene Outback Steakhouse. Women’s Basketball Head Coach Chris Carlson and Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jared Phay will give ... Read More

Region 18 tournament to be webcast

Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2012
North Idaho College will have the chance to cheer on the Cardinals in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 18 tournament March 8-10 at Salt Lake Community College. The tournament will be webcast live at www.slcc.edu/video/fl/events/LiveEvent.html . For a complete schedule, visit ... Read More

NIC Children's Center preschoolers take on Cardinals

Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2012
(Above) North Idaho College Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jared Phay (right) and NIC Children’s Center teacher Felicia Hopkins lead the 4- and 5-year-olds from the Children’s Center in a team cheer following a scrimmage with the Cardinals. The Children’s Center philosophy allows the children to learn through the exploration of ... Read More

NIC announces All-Star Basketball Game participants

Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2012
Participants for the boys and girls 2012 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 a coach for ... Read More

NIC Really BIG Raffle tickets on sale now at ticket outlets

Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2012
Regional outlets are now selling tickets for North Idaho College’s Really BIG Raffle drawing for a chance to win a brand new $250,000 Coeur d’Alene home; $20,000 car; $10,000 boat; $3,500 vacation package and $2,000 shopping spree.  This year marks the 19th year of NIC’s largest annual fundraiser, which is a collaboration ... Read More

‘Footsteps: A Journey of Many' interactive exhibit comes to NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012
North Idaho College is inviting the public to the free interactive exhibit “Footsteps: A Journey of Many” March 6-8 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room on NIC’s main campus. This is the first year North Idaho College has hosted an exhibit like “Footsteps: A Journey of Many,” which is designed to help ... Read More

Learn about medical school opportunities during info session at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012
Those interested in attending medical school are encouraged to attend an information session to learn more about a medical school cooperative that funds 20 new medical students a year. The presentation will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 106. Mary Barinaga, assistant dean for ... Read More

NIC women's soccer players commit

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012
Three sophomores from North Idaho College’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) eighth-ranked women’s soccer team have signed or verbally committed to four-year programs. Rachel Crawford , a defender and a former Coeur d’Alene High School standout, has signed with a NCAA Division 2 school Western Oregon University ... Read More

St. Maries High School students visit NIC

Posted: Monday, Feb. 27, 2012
St. Maries High School seniors visited North Idaho College Wednesday, Feb. 22 to learn about higher education opportunities. As part of the visit, they took some to enjoy a meal prepared by NIC culinary arts students at the student-run Emery’s Restaurant on campus. Pictured is NIC student Jennifer Dietz, from Coeur d’Alene, serving St ... Read More

Newest NIC vice president to speak to Booster Club

Posted: Friday, Feb. 24, 2012
North Idaho College Vice President for Community Relations and Marketing Mark Browning will be the speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the Seasons of Coeur d’Alene Fresh Grill and Bar. Browning was the chief communications and legislative officer for the Idaho State Board of Education until he took ... Read More

NIC to present its ‘Winter Choral Concert' Feb. 24

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
North Idaho College will present its “Winter Choral Concert” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 at the First Presbyterian Church in Coeur d’Alene. The concert will feature performances by the NIC Chamber Singers and the NIC Cardinal Chorale. The featured work will be “Te Deum” by Dan Forrest. The Chamber Singers will be singing Renaissance ... Read More

NIC softball games moved to Moses Lake

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
Due to conditions on North Idaho College’s home softball field at Memorial Field, this weekend’s games against Western Nevada College have been moved to Moses Lake. The 1 p.m. game Friday, Feb. 24 and the noon game Saturday, Feb. 25 will now be played at Larson Playfield in Moses Lake. Read More

Area middle schoolers take home awards from Math Counts

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012
Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy earned first-place honors Feb. 9 at the Math Counts regional competition held at North Idaho College. Post Falls Middle School took the second-place award and Lakeland Junior High School won third-place at the competition. Math Counts is a national math coaching and competition program for sixth-, seventh- ... Read More

NIC to hold info session for radiography technology program

Posted: Friday, Feb. 17, 2012
North Idaho College will hold an information session guiding prospective students through the admissions process for the radiography technology program at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 in the Meyer Health and Sciences Building Room 102 on NIC’s main campus. Students will be applying for fall semester 2012. The program is a five-semester ... Read More

Tools for success offered through NIC's Career Services

Posted: Friday, Feb. 17, 2012
Designing your own career, interviewing strategies, preparing for job fairs and how to search scholarship databases are just some of the workshops being offered through North Idaho College’s Career Services through spring 2012. All workshops are open to the public and most are free. Sign up by calling NIC Career Services at (208) ... Read More

NIC softball games moved to Moses Lake

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012
Due to conditions on North Idaho College’s home softball field at Memorial Field, this weekend’s games against Snow College have been moved to Moses Lake, Wash. The 1 p.m. game Friday, Feb. 17 and the noon game Saturday, Feb. 18 will now be played at Larson Playfield in Moses Lake. Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Presidents' Day/Employee Day

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Feb. 20 in observance of Presidents’ Day. The college will also be closed during the third annual Employee Day event Tuesday, Feb. 21 for employee development activities campus wide. Classes that meet during the day are canceled and evening classes held at or after 4 p.m. are in session ... Read More

Participants announced for the 2012 North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee

Posted: Monday, Feb. 13, 2012
A total of 51 fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho will participate in the ninth annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee Saturday, March 17 at North Idaho College, the winner of which will receive an all expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee the ... Read More

NIC announces Dean's List for fall semester

Posted: Monday, Feb. 13, 2012
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho - North Idaho College recently rereleased its Dean’s List for fall semester 2011. Students eligible for the NIC Dean’s List must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits and obtain a grade point average of 3.75 or above. Students are listed below along with their most recent city of residence:    Idaho Athol: ... Read More

NIC vice president for student services accepts presidency in Oregon

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012
North Idaho College Vice President for Student Services Sheldon Nord announced Wednesday his plans to resign from NIC after accepting the presidency at his alma mater Corban University in Salem, Ore. Sheldon will begin as president at Corban July 1. “I am very proud of Sheldon’s contributions during his time at NIC and most ... Read More

Randy Boswell to address Boosters Feb. 14

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012
Athletic trainer Randy Boswell, who recently served as the official trainer for the U.S. wrestling team that travelled to Russia, will speak to the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 14 in the Coeur d’Alene Outback Steakhouse. Boswell, NIC athletics trainer, will talk about his recent trip to Russia and ... Read More

NIC instructor, author to read from published book

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012
North Idaho College English Instructor Renee D’Aoust, author of “Body of a Dancer,” will read excerpts from her book from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 in the Writing Center in Lee-Kildow Hall Annex on NIC’s main campus. “Body of a Dancer” is a memoir of interlacing essays that explores the brutal and passionate world of modern ... Read More

NIC faculty to exhibit art in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012
North Idaho College faculty will have the opportunity to exhibit their artwork during the Faculty Art Exhibit Feb. 13 through March 23 in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. The Faculty Art Exhibit will feature a variety of original works created by NIC faculty. The opening reception for the show will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday ... Read More

NIC Theatre Department presents ‘Third'

Posted: Friday, Feb. 3, 2012
North Idaho College is presenting its production of the play “Third” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16-18 and Feb. 23-25 in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. “Third,” by Wendy Wasserstein, is a play about what happens when we become attached to ideology, which keeps us from seeing situations and issues clearly ... Read More

NIC Esthetician Clinic offers Valentine's Day specials

Posted: Friday, Feb. 3, 2012
The new student-operated Esthetician Clinic offered through the North Idaho College Workforce Training Center is offering a Valentine’s Day package, which includes two hours of pampering for $35. The special applies to appointments made for Saturday, Feb. 11 and includes a facial, LED light therapy, hand paraffin and a choice of ... Read More

Sandpoint High School plays in jazz clinic

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
Aaron Gordon conducts the Sandpoint High School Jazz Band 1 Tuesday at North Idaho College. Sandpoint High School joined hundreds of other middle and high school students from the region to participate in jazz clinics during the annual JazzNIC program. For more information on the event, visit ... Read More

NIC to host after school volleyball program

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012
North Idaho College is now accepting registration forms for an after school volleyball program being held Feb. 8 through April 25 to teach girls in grades fourth through eighth volleyball fundamentals. The program is being taught by the NIC Head Volleyball Coach Kandice Kelly, who was named Scenic West Athletic Conference Coach of ... Read More

NIC offers assistance filling out financial aid application

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012
North Idaho College and the Idaho State Board of Education will offer assistance on completing the 2012-2013 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 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 in the ... Read More

NIC to hold information night for I-BEST program

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012
Those in education talk a lot about barriers and finding ways around them to improve life circumstances through education. North Idaho College’s Molly Kreyssler and Judith George hear all about barriers—lack of financial resources, family obligations, health issues and even legal problems—but they only talk about removing them ... Read More

NIC vice president for instruction accepts presidency in Colorado

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012
North Idaho College Vice President for Instruction Jay Lee announced Thursday his plans to resign from NIC after accepting the presidency at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, Colo., a junior college with approximately 2,400 students. NJC is part of the Colorado Community College System, which includes 13 state community ... Read More

Annual NIC jazz concert to tribute Tom Emerson

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012
Hundreds of middle school and high school students from across the region will participate in jazz clinics Jan. 30 through Feb. 1 at North Idaho College during the annual JazzNIC program. Band members from school districts across the region will perform for special guest clinicians during the event. Clinicians include University of ... Read More

Bankcda, Wishing Star Foundation founder to speak at NIC luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012
Founder of Bankcda and founding member of the Wishing Star Foundation John Marcheso will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 31 in the Coeur d’Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Marcheso’s financial advising firm, Marcheso & Associates, has been in the Coeur d’Alene community for 30 ... Read More

PTE shows growth, overall enrollment remains steady for NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012
North Idaho College spring 2012 enrollment has remained fairly flat from the spring semester of 2011, down .1 percent. This year’s total headcount of 6,422 reflects a decrease of four students from last spring’s 6,426. However, there were areas of significant growth. While headcount in general studies programs decreased by .5 percent ... Read More

Kansas billboard features NIC women's basketball team

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012
A billboard posted in two locations in Kansas features the North Idaho College women's basketball team in promotion of the upcoming National Junior College Athletic Association women’s basketball tournament in Salina, Kansas March 20-24. The billboard is located on Interstate-135 near Lindsborg and on Interstate-70 outside of ... Read More

Wrestling match rescheduled

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012
The North Idaho College wrestling match at Yakima Valley Community College that was canceled due to weather conditions Jan. 18 has been rescheduled. The match will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30 at Yakima Valley Community College. Read More

Coeur d'Alene softball player signs to play at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012
Coeur d’Alene High School standout softball player Nikki Ragsdale has signed to play softball for North Idaho College in 2012-2013. Ragsdale is a senior at Coeur d’Alene High School and has played for the Coeur d’Alene Crush for eight years. “We are excited to have Nikki join our program,” said NIC Head Softball Coach Don Don ... Read More

NIC to be CLOSED Friday, Jan. 20

Posted: Friday, Jan. 20, 2012
North Idaho College will be CLOSED Friday Jan. 20 due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions. This includes all off-site locations and outreach centers, including the NIC Bonners Ferry Center, Ponderay Center, Silver Valley Center, the Adult Basic Education Center, and Workforce Training Center. The University of Idaho ... Read More

Learn more about training programs at NIC Career Night

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
North Idaho College will host a free event to share information about its many career and short-term training programs during Career Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24 at the NIC Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. Information will be presented on training opportunities in fields such as esthetics, massage therapy, real ... Read More

California libero signs to play volleyball at NIC

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
Rosie Robinson, a highly awarded libero from Hemet High School in Hemet, Calif., has signed to play volleyball for North Idaho College in 2012. Robinson was the team captain for the back-to-back Division IV California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) champion Hemet High Bulldogs the past two years where she was voted first team ... Read More

Five students place at NIC Speech Contest

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
Five students topped the annual North Idaho College Fall 2011 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 was judged this year by NIC speech instructors. Trish Glienna from ... Read More

Evening classes canceled Thursday, Jan. 19 due to snow

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
3:08 p.m. North Idaho College offices will close at 4 p.m. TODAY Thursday, Jan. 19 due to heavy snow accumulations and hazardous driving conditions. All classes that begin after 4 p.m. are canceled. This includes classes at all off-campus sites and outreach centers such as the NIC Bonners Ferry Center, Silver Valley Center, Ponderay ... Read More

Evening classes, board meeting canceled due to snow

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012
2:49 p.m. North Idaho College offices will close at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 due to heavy snow accumulations and hazardous driving conditions. All classes that begin after 4 p.m. are canceled. This includes classes at all off-campus sites and outreach centers such as the NIC Bonners Ferry Center, Silver Valley Center, Ponderay Center ... Read More

NIC to host presentation by civil rights organizer Clyde Bellecourt

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012
Clyde Bellecourt, civil rights organizer and co-founder of the America Indian Movement (AIM), will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at North Idaho College. The Oyate Drum Group will perform before the presentation along with singing by students in the NIC American Indian Student Alliance. Bellecourt co-founded AIM in 1968 in ... Read More

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

Posted: Friday, Jan. 13, 2012
North IdahoCollege will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 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. 17. Read More

NIC soccer coaches to host futsal tourney for youth

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012
The North Idaho College men’s and women’s soccer programs are hosting the 2012 Cardinal Winter Blast futsal tournament for girls and boys ages under-11 to under-14 Jan. 21-22 and Jan. 28-29 in Christianson Gym. Futsal is five-person indoor soccer, which is played on a hard court surface where walls are not used. The boys will play Jan ... Read More

Regional school districts to hold spelling bees

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012
School districts throughout North Idaho have begun holding spelling bees this month as qualifiers to the North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee, scheduled for Saturday, March 17 at North Idaho College. The winner of the regional bee will receive an all-expense paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in June ... Read More

NIC to hold public forums as part of presidential search

Posted: Monday, Jan. 9, 2012
Community members are welcome to participate in one of two public forums hosted by North Idaho College Jan. 11 to solicit input that will be used in the search for a new president at NIC. NIC is seeking public input for the development of a “presidential profile,” which is a document that details the qualities and characteristics ... Read More

Giving Young Children a Voice: Yvette Wyatt named 2011 Soroptimist Woman of Distinction

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012
Yvette Wyatt, a North Idaho College Head Start employee and University of Idaho alumna who has devoted much of her life to teaching and advocating for the most vulnerable children and families in North Idaho, was recently named a Soroptimist Woman of Distinction. She was nominated for the honor by University of Idaho Coeur ... Read More

Bank of America grant funds scholarships at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012
North Idaho College recently received a $4,200 Bank of America grant in support of ABE/GED scholarships for students. Pictured are NIC Foundation Executive Director Rayelle Anderson, ABE/GED Instructor Nichole Whalen, ABE Coordinator Vicki Morgan, NIC ABE student Lucy Valentine, Justin Minert of Bank of America, Karen Whaley of ... Read More

New NIC esthetician clinic offering specials, taking appointments

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011
The new student-operated Esthetician Clinic at the North Idaho College Workforce Training Center is now offering skin care specials. Services include facials, all-natural spray tanning, microdermabrasion treatments, microcurrent treatments, waxing and makeup, among other offerings. All NIC esthetician students receive 600 hours of ... Read More

NIC to close for holiday break

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011
The North Idaho College campus will close for the holidays Dec. 26 through Jan. 2. Campus will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3 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. 8 and will reopen ... Read More

NIC basketball supports Special Olympics

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011
The North Idaho College men’s and women’s basketball teams will grant admission to the doubleheader matchup against Columbia Basin College Monday, Jan. 2 with a donation to the Coeur d’Alene Eagles Special Olympics Team. The women’s game begins at 5:30 p.m. and the men’s game starts at 7:30 p.m. in NIC’s Christianson Gym. The Coeur ... Read More

NIC wrestling team shows it cares

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011
The North Idaho College wrestling team recently donated $2,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure Coeur d’Alene. These funds were raised through the team’s sale of “We Care” T-shirts. Pictured are NIC Development/Foundation Director Rayelle Anderson, NIC Head Wrestling Coach Pat Whitcomb, Susan G. Komen for the Cure Coeur d’Alene ... Read More

NIC Foundation awards $55,000 in grants

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011
The North Idaho College Foundation recently announced the recipients of $55,000 in grant funds awarded this year through the NIC Foundation Grant Program. Funded by gifts received throughout the year, the NIC Foundation has awarded $925,000 to fund 213 grants since the program’s inception in 1994. Of the 27 grants submitted this ... Read More

NIC women's soccer player honored as All-American

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011
North Idaho College women’s soccer player Alaina Webb was named to the National Junior College Athletic Association All-American second team following the 2011 season. Webb, from Bozeman, Mont., was a freshman center-back in 2011. She anchored the Cardinals defense, starting every game for the team that finished the season 14-2-1 ... Read More

NIC to host high school basketball tournament

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011
North Idaho College will host the Coeur d’Alene INN-vitational Holiday Classic high school basketball tournament Dec. 27-29. The tournament will feature regional competition between northern Idaho high schools and opponents from the Inland Northwest. Participants include Lake City High School, Coeur d’Alene High School Lapwai High ... Read More

NIC Art Students Pottery Sale includes ceramics made by students

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011
Those searching for unique Christmas gifts are invited to attend the NIC Art Students’ Pottery Sale from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 and Wednesday, Dec. 7 in the ceramics studio in Boswell Hall Room 158. Students in NIC ceramics classes created a large selection of items available for purchase, including various functional ... Read More

North Idaho Mineral Club donates $2,000 to NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011
The North Idaho Mineral Club recently established a scholarship through the North Idaho College Foundation in support of students enrolled in geology or interested in geology fields at NIC. The club donated $2,000 to be split between two students. Sean Buck of Sandpoint and Scott Williams of Rathdrum are the first two recipients. ... Read More

Idaho Hall of Famer Rolly Williams to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011
Former head men’s basketball coach and Idaho Hall of Fame inductee Rolly Williams will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Dec. 13 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Williams served as the head men’s basketball coach from 1961 to 1996, accumulating 731 wins and 314 losses and 25 ... Read More

Remaining NIC sports matchups to be webcast

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011
Both home and away conference matchups for North Idaho College men’s and women’s basketball and wrestling will now be webcast live via meridix.com. To view the NIC athletics schedule for the remainder of the season, visit www.nicathletics.com . Live webcasts will be available at the time of the matchup by clicking on the “Live ... Read More

Apply now for spring semester at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011
Anyone interested in attending North Idaho College for spring semester, must file an application for admission by Friday, Dec. 16. The application deadline will allow students time to attend an orientation session, register for classes, purchase books and pay for classes prior to the start of spring semester Jan. 9. New students ... Read More

NIC coaches and players to lead Christmas basketball camp

Posted: Friday, Dec. 2, 2011
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. 20-22 is open to boys and girls. Participants will receive instruction from NIC men’s basketball coaches and players, including fundamental basketball ... Read More

NIC students to ‘Camp Out to Stamp Out' homelessness

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011
North Idaho College students will “Camp Out to Stamp Out” homelessness from 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 to 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2 in front of the Edminster Student Union Building. The students will sleep out in the cold to raise awareness of homelessness and collect supplies needed for the Fresh Start homeless drop-in center in Coeur ... Read More

Post Falls' Meehan signs to play volleyball at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011
Allison Meehan from Post Falls has signed to play volleyball for North Idaho College in 2012. Meehan helped lead her Post Falls High School volleyball team to a second-place finish at the Idaho 5A State Tournament. Her teammates voted her the Most Valuable Player and Team Co-Captain. She was named second team All-Idaho 5A state ... Read More

NIC to present ‘Sounds of Christmas' concert

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011
North Idaho College will present its “Sounds of Christmas” concert in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. The “Sounds of Christmas” concert will include several holiday-themed pieces by the NIC Wind Symphony led by Terry Jones. The band will perform two commissioned ... Read More

NIC students receive machining certification

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011
Three North Idaho College Machine Technology students recently earned the rigorous Mastercam software certification. Logan Lively from Mullan, Beau Jensen from Thompson Falls, Mont., and Stephen McPoland from Post Falls received certifications. A very small percentage of machinists actually qualify for the computer-aided ... Read More

Coaches to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011
North Idaho College winter sports coaches will give recaps of recent tournaments and preview upcoming season highlights at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 29 in the Coeur d’Alene Resort Shore Lounge. NIC Head Volleyball Coach Kandice Kelly will talk about the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament ... Read More

NIC Alumni Association announces award recipients

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011
The North Idaho College Alumni Association recently named this year’s outstanding alumni award recipients. NIC alumna Ivanka Suveg was selected by the NIC Alumni Association as the 2011 Alumni of the Year for her commitment to both the college and the community. Suveg attended NIC in the 1990s and was inducted into the NIC chapter of ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 in the Sherman Building President’s Conference Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(a), to consider hiring a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent. Read More

NIC Booster Club presents the Winter CARDnival and Auction Nov. 30

Posted: Monday, Nov. 21, 2011
The North Idaho College Booster Club will host the Winter CARDnival and Auction Wednesday, Nov. 30 at the Best Western–Coeur d’Alene Inn, located at 506 W. Appleway Avenue. The traditional spring auction has been moved to the winter so attendees can utilize the event’s live and silent auctions for holiday gifts. The event is ... Read More

NIC softball players, coaches to lead winter clinics

Posted: Monday, Nov. 21, 2011
The North Idaho College softball coaching staff and players will host a variety of clinics in December and January. The 2011 Catching Academy will be offered Sunday, Dec. 11 in Christianson Gym on NIC’s campus. The two-session clinic runs from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. with a lunch break from noon to 1 p.m. Participants ... Read More

ALERT: NIC Ponderay Center and Bonners Ferry Center cancel evening classes

Posted: Monday, Nov. 21, 2011
Evening classes at both the North Idaho College Ponderay Center and the NIC Bonners Ferry Center have been canceled for Monday, Nov. 21. All classes scheduled for after 6 p.m. will be canceled due to heavy snow in the region. Read More

NIC campus closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Posted: Monday, Nov. 21, 2011
The North Idaho College campus will be closed Nov. 23 through Nov. 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. NIC’s Molstead Library will be closed Nov. 23 through Nov. 26 and will reopen on Sunday, Nov. 27 with normal Sunday hours from 1 to 8 p.m. Regular classes will resume Monday, Nov. 28. Read More

Mead's Verduci signs to play volleyball at NIC

Posted: Monday, Nov. 21, 2011
Marissa Verduci, a 5-foot-10-inch outside/middle hitter from Mead, Wash., has signed to play volleyball for North Idaho College in 2012. Verduci is currently playing for Mt. Spokane High School and last year led the team in blocks. Mt. Spokane went undefeated in the Greater Spokane League and finished fourth in the 2010 Washington ... Read More

NIC graduates 18 students from Law Enforcement program

Posted: Monday, Nov. 21, 2011
A total of 18 graduates recently completed the Law Enforcement program Basic Patrol Academy at North Idaho College. The class included self-sponsored students in addition to the students sent to the academy by the law enforcement agencies at which they are employed. Graduates include Jacob Allen, Harvey Ballman, Ronald Broesch ... Read More

U.S. Department of State officer to speak at NIC

Posted: Monday, Nov. 21, 2011
U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Officer Stephanie Kuck will speak on “Exploring Careers within the U.S. Department of State” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29 in North Idaho College’s Molstead Library Todd Hall. Kuck will share her experiences working as a country assistance coordinator for Ukraine and Belrus. She has ... Read More

NIC volleyball team takes ninth at nationals

Posted: Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011
North Idaho College's volleyball team earned ninth place in the nation at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national tournament in West Plains, Mo. In a tight matchup, the No. 7-seeded North Idaho College women’s volleyball team fell to the No. 10 seed College of Central Florida in three sets (26-24, 28-26 ... Read More

PONDERAY CENTER DELAY: NIC Ponderay Center to open at 9 a.m.

Posted: Friday, Nov. 18, 2011
The North Idaho College Ponderay Center will open one hour late TODAY Friday, Nov. 18 due to heavy snow accumulations overnight in the area. The center will be opening at 9 a.m. and all regularly scheduled classes will be in session. Read More

NIC volleyball team advances in NJCAA tournament

Posted: Friday, Nov. 18, 2011
North Idaho College defeated Western Texas College (25-19, 25-15, 26-24) in the second round of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament today. Yang Yang, NIC's 6-foot-2-inch middle blocker from China, led the team with 13 kills and six blocks. Libero Emily Sarff from Spokane had 11 digs and three aces and ... Read More

Cardinals to play for ninth place at NJCAA national volleyball tournament

Posted: Friday, Nov. 18, 2011
No. 7-seeded North Idaho College defeated 11th-seed Temple College (25-22, 25-19, 18-25, 25-23) Friday, Nov. 18 at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament. Yang Yang, NIC's 6-foot-2-inch middle blocker from China, led the team with 14 kills and six blocks. Mariah Smith from Boise had 10 digs and 11 kills ... Read More

NIC volleyball team loses in first round of NJCAA tournament

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011
In a tight matchup, the No. 7-seeded North Idaho College women’s volleyball team fell to the No. 10 seed College of Central Florida in three sets (26-24, 28-26, 25-13) in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national tournament in West Plains, Mo. In the double elimination tournament, NIC can ... Read More

NIC Foundation announces new board members

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011
The North Idaho College Foundation Board of Directors recently announced several new members appointed to the 2011-2012 board. 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 mission of the ... Read More

NIC receives honors in Brightest Star Awards

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011
Idaho First Lady Lori Otter poses with North Idaho College Vice President for Resource Management Ron Dorn, who represented NIC at the 2011 Governor’s Brightest Star Awards. North Idaho College was a finalist in the schools category for the state award that honors volunteerism. For a list of award winners, visit ... Read More

Officials celebrate completion of groundwork on the Education Corridor

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011
After decades of dreaming, years of planning and months of construction, officials celebrated the completion of the infrastructure on the site of the Education Corridor with a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 15. Formed from a collaboration among North Idaho College, Lewis-Clark State College, the University of Idaho, the City of Coeur ... Read More

Officials to celebrate completion of Education Corridor infrastructure

Posted: Friday, Nov. 11, 2011
Representatives from various community agencies will celebrate the completion of the first phase of construction on the site of the Education Corridor with a ribbon cutting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15 on Hubbard Avenue, near the entrance to Academic Way and across from the City of Coeur d’Alene Wastewater Treatment Plant. The ceremony ... Read More

NIC to unveil women's basketball national championship banner

Posted: Friday, Nov. 11, 2011
The North Idaho College women’s basketball team invites the public to meet players, see the new National Junior College Athletic Association championship banner and participate in a variety of fundraising activities designed to help in the fight against breast cancer during their “Hoops for Hope” event at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. ... Read More

NIC women's volleyball match at nationals to be webcast live

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011
The North Idaho College women's volleyball team will compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national championships in West Plains, Mo., Nov. 17-19. NIC is seeded seventh in the tournament and will face No. 10-seed Central Florida State College in the first round of the tournament. The match will be video ... Read More

Kootenai Charities donates $1,000 to NIC Foundation

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011
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. Pictured are Craig Frei of Kootenai ... Read More

NIC jazz groups present ‘Close Enough for Jazz' concert

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011
The North Idaho College jazz band and jazz choir will present the “Close Enough for Jazz” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert will be performed by the NIC Jazz Ensemble directed by NIC Band Director Terry Jones and the NIC Jazz Co. jazz choir directed by NIC Choir ... Read More

Area middle school students to perform with NIC Wind Symphony

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011
North Idaho College will host “The Gathering of the Bands” event Wednesday, Nov. 16 in which eighth-grade students from 12 different area middle schools will visit the NIC campus for band clinics and a special performance with the NIC Wind Symphony. The bands will participate in clinics through the day led by guest clinicians Dave ... Read More

NIC Fire Fighter Academy prepares students for careers in fire fighting

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011
If you CAN take the heat It takes a special kind of person to become a fire fighter. It’s not only a dangerous career, it’s also physically demanding and requires a huge dedication of time and persistence. Coeur d’Alene Fire Department Captain Bill Deruyter, who has been a fire fighter for 22 years, described it as fast-paced and ... Read More

NIC to host Warren Miller's latest film ‘Like There's No Tomorrow'

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011
The latest winter sports film from Warren Miller Entertainment “Like There’s No Tomorrow” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 in North Idaho College’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. NIC’s Outdoor Pursuits program is organizing the event, in which more than $2,000 in prizes will be given away including a ... Read More

Artist James Craig to be featured in NIC Corner Gallery

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011
Artist James Blackburn Craig’s exhibit “Experiences and Recollections” will be featured in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery Nov. 14 to Feb. 2. The exhibit includes acrylic painted wall constructions, high-relief painted surfaces, bas-relief painted surfaces and various mediums for sculptures. “The free-standing ... Read More

Auditions to be held for NIC theater production of ‘Third'

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011
The North Idaho College Theater Department is holding open auditions for the play “Third,” written by Wendy Wasserstein, at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. “Third” is a play about a college teacher and her student clashing over a disagreement with the interpretation of the Shakespeare play “King ... Read More

NIC students coordinate lake plunge to benefit food bank

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011
Community members are invited to take a plunge in Lake Coeur d’Alene at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 to help the Coeur d’Alene Community Action Partnership food back provide Thanksgiving meals to families in need. Participants are encouraged to bring a frozen turkey or a food donation (Thanksgiving meal items such as gravy packets ... Read More

Women's volleyball off to nationals

Posted: Monday, Nov. 7, 2011
Congratulations to the women’s volleyball team who finished the regional tournament at NIC this weekend as the Region 18 runner up! The Cardinals earn a trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national championship in West Plains, Mo., Nov. 17-19 along with regional champion College of Southern Idaho, who swept ... Read More

NIC students earn communication award

Posted: Monday, Nov. 7, 2011
Nine North Idaho College students recently earned honors for excellence in communication. The NIC Achievement and Excellence in Communication Award was initiated in 2003 to honor students who excelled in communication and provide them a certificate that could be used as a reference to show their competence as a communicator To ... Read More

NIC journalism students earn awards

Posted: Friday, Nov. 4, 2011
The North Idaho College student newspaper the Sentinel recently earned its fourth consecutive Pacemaker Award, the top award at the 90th annual Associated College Press/College Media Advisers national college media in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 26-30. The conference was attended by Devin Heilman, Michael Paquin and Jantzen Hunsaker of Coeur ... Read More

Area high schoolers take home awards from NIC Math Contest

Posted: Friday, Nov. 4, 2011
North Idaho high school students were presented with numerous awards during the North Idaho College math department’s 30th annual Math Contest Nov. 1. High school students from across the region participated in the competition and were tested on topics in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, basic principles of calculus, probability and ... Read More

Expert to speak on sustainable agriculture at NIC

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011
North Idaho College will host sustainable agriculture expert Eleazar Garcia, who will address the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Mexico and the United States at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11 in Molstead Library Todd Hall. Garcia will speak on “Food Sovereignty and the Roots of Migration: Defending Corn and Culture in ... Read More

NIC to hold information sessions in Post Falls, Hayden

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011
Several special evening information sessions will be held for prospective students to help them enroll at North Idaho College for spring semester or next fall. NIC Admissions Recruiter Heather Johnson will be available between 5:30 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Hayden Library or Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Post Falls Library. ... Read More

Bardenay Restaurant to host NIC Night

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011
Enjoy Monday Night Football and support North Idaho College student-athletes during NIC Night at Bardenay Restaurant at Riverstone from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7. 20 percent of all proceed from meals and beverages purchased will benefit NIC Athletics. Read More

Thriller-themed zombies mob NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011
Gustav Lester from Caldwell, Idaho (left) and Brendon Asbury from St. Maries (right as Michael Jackson) perform as part of a Thriller-themed flash mob Nov. 1 at North Idaho College. Zombies lurched from behind newspapers in various lounges throughout the NIC Edminster Student Union Building to join the flash mob organized by students ... Read More

NIC to host Information Night at Silver Valley Center

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011
North Idaho College’s Silver Valley Center will host an Information Night from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7. The public is encouraged to attend for information on college credit classes, completing a GED, personal interest classes, financial aid and more. The information session is free and open to the public and will include door ... Read More

Weekend full of NIC Cardinal Athletics

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011
Volleyball team to participate in Region 18 tournament NIC students can pick up free tickets for the Region 18 Scenic West Athletic Conference Women’s Volleyball Tournament Nov. 4-5 in Christianson Gym. Sponsored by the NIC Booster Club, the 300 tickets will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The tickets can be picked ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 in the Sherman Building President’s Conference Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(a), to consider hiring a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent. Read More

NIC to host Hayden City Candidates Forum

Posted: Monday, Oct. 31, 2011
The North Idaho College Communication Department is planning to host a Hayden City Candidates Forum beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 in the NIC Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. Candidates who have confirmed they will be in attendance include Tim Timmins, who is running for Council Seat 1; Roger ... Read More

New esthetician course to be offered through Workforce Training Center

Posted: Friday, Oct. 28, 2011
Those interested in a new esthetician course offered through North Idaho College are invited to attend a free information session from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 at the Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. Estheticians primarily focus on care of the skin, encompassing nonsurgical procedures promoting the health and beauty of ... Read More

NIC students coordinate long board race on campus

Posted: Friday, Oct. 28, 2011
Students from the North Idaho College Resort/Recreation Management program have coordinated a long board race on North Idaho College’s main campus for students and community members. The “Battle for the Booty” long board race will start at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 in front of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building. Check in will begin ... Read More

Women's philanthropist group awards $2,540 to NIC students

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011
The local AV chapter of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) has awarded scholarships totaling $2,540 for fall 2011 to North Idaho College students Haley McDaniel of Osburn and Neva Jo Winson of Post Falls. Since 1993, PEO Chapter AV has awarded more than $12,000 to NIC students. PEO is a philanthropic organization where ... Read More

Spooky Soccer Field

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011
Happy Halloween from the NIC Women's Soccer Team! Read More

Space still available in NIC Ponderay Center business writing course

Posted: Friday, Oct. 21, 2011
Space is still available in a business writing course offered this spring at the North Idaho College Ponderay Center, located at 300 Bonner Mall Way. English 272 covers the practical application of business writing principles for memos, letters, reports and job searches with an emphasis on audience analysis, content planning ... Read More

Show your Cardinal pride this Halloween

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011
Halloween is the most fitting time to show your Cardinal “Spirit!”   Click here to download an easy-to-carve  NIC Template  or click here for a Cardinal Template . Just print the templates and then tape them to your pumpkin and carve away! Take a picture of your finished pumpkin and send it to stacy_hudson@nic.edu to be entered ... Read More

NIC marketing department earns district awards

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011
The North Idaho College Communications and Marketing Department recently won several district awards through the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. NIC Senior Graphic Designer Heather Butler earned top honors with a gold medallion in the poster category with her design of the poster for the NIC Wind Symphony concert ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in executive session at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24 in the Sherman Building President’s Conference Room. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(a), to consider hiring a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent; and Idaho Code Section ... Read More

Real Life pastor to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011
Lead pastor for Real Life Ministries in Post Falls Jim Putman will be the featured speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 25 in the Coeur d’Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Putman is a former wrestler at NIC and teammate of NIC wrestling head coach Pat Whitcomb. After completing college, Putnam ... Read More

Women in Science program inspires students

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011
North Idaho College Biology Instructor Rhena Cooper looks on as four students participate in the “Women in Science” event held at the University of Idaho’s extension on NIC’s campus Oct. 18. About 150 students from area high schools attended the event, which is designed to inspire young women to pursue degrees in math and science ... Read More

NIC offers free ABE/GED tutoring at Lake City Community Church

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011
Working adults needing access to Adult Basic Education/GED services can now access free tutoring Monday evenings at Lake City Community Church. The North Idaho College Adult Basic Education Center will offer individual and group instruction in reading, writing and math. Tutoring is intended to help adults (16 and older) who have ... Read More

NIC announces new vice president for community relations

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011
Mark Browning, the current chief communications and legislative officer for the Idaho State Board of Education, was announced as the new vice president for community relations and marketing at North Idaho College. “At a time when the college is in the midst of strategic planning, Mark will act as a liaison between the college and the ... Read More

NIC choirs to present ‘Fall Choral Preview'

Posted: Monday, Oct. 17, 2011
The North Idaho College choirs will present a preview of their fall season during a performance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 in the Coeur d’Alene First Presbyterian Church, located at 521 Lakeside Ave. The “Fall Choral Preview” will feature the NIC Cardinal Chorale, the NIC Chamber Singers and the NIC Jazz Co. This concert highlights ... Read More

NIC to host presentation on Native American historical trauma

Posted: Monday, Oct. 17, 2011
North Idaho College will host a presentation on historical trauma for Native Americans and how it can be passed down through generations from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the Edminster Student Union Building Echo/Blue Creek Bay Room at North Idaho College. It will be presented by Robbie Paul, Ph.D., a Nez Perce tribal member and ... Read More

NIC Theatre Department presents ‘The Foreigner'

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011
The North Idaho College Theatre Department is planning to present its fall production of “The Foreigner” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20-22 and Oct. 27-29 in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. “The Foreigner” is a comedy that has been an audience favorite for decades. Charlie’s wife is dying and his friend ... Read More

NIC annual report now available online

Posted: Monday, Oct. 10, 2011
North Idaho College’s annual report, which contains news and highlights from the 2010-2011 academic year, is now available online. Click here for a PDF version of the  “Report to the Community” or visit the NIC homepage at www.nic.edu . For a printed version, call (208) 769-7764. Read More

NIC Board of Trustees meetings now televised

Posted: Monday, Oct. 10, 2011
Recordings of the monthly North Idaho College Board of Trustees meetings will now be available to the public. The meetings will be shown on City of Coeur d’Alene Public Access Channel 19 for Time Warner Cable customers and will be available to the public online at www.nic.edu/board following the meetings. The recordings will air on ... Read More

NIC Bonners Ferry Center to hold Harvest Craft Day

Posted: Friday, Oct. 7, 2011
North Idaho College students and their families are invited to take part in Harvest Craft Day at the Bonners Ferry Center from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. Craft supplies and refreshments will be provided at the free event. Children are welcome. The event is sponsored by NIC Student Events. Read More

Enjoy a short stack for a lofty cause

Posted: Friday, Oct. 7, 2011
The North Idaho College women’s basketball team will host a pancake fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill, located at 280 W. Hanley in Coeur d’Alene. Basketball players and coaches will be serving stacks of pancakes to attendees throughout the morning event. Tickets are $7 with $5 ... Read More

NIC Booster Club Luncheon to be held at Seasons of Coeur d'Alene

Posted: Friday, Oct. 7, 2011
The North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon will be held at noon Tuesday, Oct. 11 at Seasons of Coeur d’Alene. Coaches will give a recap of their seasons or speak on their expectations for winter sports. This is the first time the luncheon will be held at the Seasons of Coeur d’Alene restaurant at Second Street and Lakeside Avenue ... Read More

Indie group ‘Sonos' to play free show at NIC

Posted: Friday, Oct. 7, 2011
The L.A.-based Indie group “Sonos” will play a free show at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12 in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building Activities Center. The group is influenced by groups like Radiohead, Bjork, Fleet Foxes, Sarah Bareilles and Jackson 5. The group is a cappella, but its mix of live vocals and electronics ... Read More

NIC volleyball player selected SWAC Player of the Week

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011
Yang Yang was selected  Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) volleyball Player of the Week for two consecutive weeks Sept. 12 and 19. She helped lead the Cardinals to a 3-1 record in the College of Southern Idaho Tournament in Twin Falls, Idaho and also led NIC to wins over Miami-Dade, Barton Community College, and Yavapai Community ... Read More

NIC instructor to present at national geology conference

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011
North Idaho College Geology Instructor Bill Richards will be presenting at the national Geological Society of America annual meeting and exposition in Minneapolis, Minn. Richards will present on using technology to create a virtual laboratory experience. Using Gigapixel technology, high-resolution images of samples and even ... Read More

NIC volleyball match to be postponed

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011
The North Idaho College volleyball match versus Utah State University-Eastern scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 will be postponed due to the untimely death of Utah State University-Eastern’s head men’s basketball coach Brad Barton. The NIC versus Utah State University-Eastern match will be rescheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 at ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Special Meeting Notice

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011
Members of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees will attend the Annual Leadership Congress hosted by the Association of Community College Trustees Oct. 12-15 in Dallas. Read More

Learn more about higher education in North Idaho during event

Posted: Friday, Sept. 30, 2011
Higher education institutions with a presence in North Idaho will present information on their programs during College Information Night from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 in North Idaho College’s Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. The event is sponsored by IdahoGoes, a collaboration between North Idaho ... Read More

New esthetician course to be offered through Workforce Training Center

Posted: Friday, Sept. 30, 2011
Those interested in a new esthetician course offered through North Idaho College are invited to attend a free information session from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5 at the Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. Estheticians primarily focus on care of the skin, encompassing nonsurgical procedures promoting the health and beauty of ... Read More

New online service available to job seekers/employers

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011
North Idaho College’s Career Services recently unveiled its updated online job listing, internship and volunteer opportunities program. “Since the program serves both students and the community, the online listing program will be a valuable service to both those who seek opportunities and to employers,” said NIC Career Services ... Read More

Water outage to affect Harbor Center/Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011
A water outage is scheduled for 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 that will affect the Harbor Center and Wastewater Treatment Plant as work continues on the Education Corridor site near Northwest Boulevard and Hubbard. Water service is expected to be restored by the end of the day Friday. In addition, crews are expected to work on ... Read More

NIC Bonners Ferry Center to host anniversary celebration

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011
Community members and all college students and employees are encouraged to help the North Idaho College Bonners Ferry Center celebrate its fifth anniversary from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. This year marks the fifth year since the outreach center was opened in Bonners Ferry. The event will include an open house ... Read More

NIC Residence Hall students to compete in energy saving competition

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011
Taking shorter showers, turning off lights and closing doors will be some of the things the students in the North Idaho College Residence Hall will be practicing throughout the month of October as they compete in an energy saving contest with other regional colleges and universities as part of national Energy Awareness Month. ... Read More

NIC Dig Pink volleyball match to be held Oct. 8

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011
The North Idaho College volleyball team will hold a Dig Pink volleyball match at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 in Christianson Gym against Utah State University-Eastern. Attendees are encouraged to wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness. T-shirts will be available for purchase at the match. All proceeds will benefit the Side-Out ... Read More

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC about forgiveness

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011
The venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak about “The Freedom of Forgiveness” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10 in Molstead Library Todd Hall on North Idaho College’s main campus. Chodron will discuss exploring ways to recognize and relieve anger, resentment and guilt. Drawing from ... Read More

Community invited to open forums for NIC vice president candidate

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011
North Idaho College staff, faculty, students and community members are invited to attend a series of open forums for three finalists for the vice president for community relations and marketing position at NIC. The open forums will be held from 3:45 to 5 p.m. in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room on the ... Read More

Learn trail building during free workshop at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits is cosponsoring a free workshop Saturday, Oct. 1 to teach participants how to build and maintain outdoor trails. The Subaru/International Mountain Biking Association Trail Care Crew will lead the workshop, which begins with an 8 a.m. to noon classroom session in NIC’s McLain Hall followed by a 1 ... Read More

Christine Kimball to showcase art in NIC's Corner Gallery

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011
Artist Christine Kimball’s exhibit “…a wild hare…” will be featured in the North Idaho College Boswell Hall Corner Gallery Oct. 3 through Nov. 4. The exhibit includes oil paintings, the smallest of which is 20 x 18 inches—the largest is 18 feet wide. “I am an artist, through and through,” Kimball said. “Even if I never painted ... Read More

NIC athletics to host showcase luncheon

Posted: Friday, Sept. 23, 2011
Coaches and team captains from North Idaho College’s award-winning athletics programs will talk about their successes and outlook on the 2011-2012 season during the Cardinal Athletics Showcase Luncheon Tuesday, Sept. 27. Presenters include coaches Chris Carlson, women’s basketball; Dan Hogan, women’s soccer; Kandice Kelly ... Read More

Comedian Kyle Cease to perform for free at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011
The Associated Students of North Idaho College will sponsor a performance by comedian Kyle Cease at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 in the Edminster Student Union Building Activities Center. Cease sold out more than 200 shows last year from coast to coast. In 2009, he won the Comedy Central Stand-up Showdown, beating more than 100 of the ... Read More

Space still available in coaching clinic, leadership conference

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011
Space is still available in the 2011 North Idaho Coaching Clinic and Leadership Conference hosted by North Idaho College Sept. 23-24. Designed for coaches, educators and business people, the clinic will feature top coaches and leaders who will share their success stories and motivational tactics during the two-day conference ... Read More

Registration open for Rolly Williams Classic Golf Tournament

Posted: Friday, Sept. 16, 2011
North Idaho College will host the fifth annual Rolly Williams Classic Golf Tournament Friday, Sept. 23 at the Avondale Golf Club in Hayden Lake. The four-person scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Entry includes golf, dinner and an NIC shirt. Cost is $75 per person, $300 per team and $50 per hole sponsor. The entry ... Read More

NIC American Indian students to hold golf scramble for scholarships

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011
Members of the North Idaho College American Indian Student Alliance (AISA) are hosting a golf scramble at Circling Raven Golf Club near Worley to raise money for the Che’nshish scholarship. The Che’nshish 2011 Scholarship Scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30. The silent auction begins at noon and ends ... Read More

NIC streets closed temporarily due to gas leak

Posted: Monday, Sept. 12, 2011
9:55 a.m. Sept. 12, 2011 Gas leak fixed, NIC streets reopened The gas line that was struck by construction crews on the site of the Education Corridor TODAY, Sept. 12 has been repaired. Traffic and pedestrian access via River Avenue and College Drive have been resumed.   8:40 a.m. NIC streets closed temporarily due to gas leak ... Read More

IN THE NEWS: Former NIC standout baseball player Jason Bay hits grand slam

Posted: Friday, Sept. 9, 2011
Former NIC standout baseball player Jason Bay hits second grand slam of the season... MLB.com Read More

New esthetician course to be offered through Workforce Training Center

Posted: Friday, Sept. 9, 2011
Estheticians primarily focus on care of the skin, encompassing nonsurgical procedures promoting the health and beauty of skin including facials, waxing and makeup. In more than 11 years in the field, Kerri Moore Casteel said she has seen the molding together of health and wellness into a domain previously ruled by beauty alone and ... Read More

NIC music department offers ‘band camp' for parents

Posted: Friday, Sept. 9, 2011
North Idaho College invites all parents of beginning band students past or present to learn how to play their child’s instrument. The camp is intended to offer parents the opportunity to learn more about the instruments their children play to allow them to better understand and be able to share in the music experience together. The ... Read More

Entrepreneur to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011
Local businessman and entrepreneur Jack Pring will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Sept. 13 in the Coeur d’Alene Resort Shore Lounge. Pring has worked with auto dealerships for more than 56 years, running nine different franchises as part of the Appleway Automotive Group in Spokane ... Read More

NIC enrollment up more than 6 percent for fall 2011

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011
 North Idaho College posted a 6.4 percent increase in enrollment for fall 2011, despite several changes to registration and enrollment processes that affected comparisons to soaring enrollment increases the past few years. Headcount is up from 6,347 in the fall of 2010 to a record breaking 6,751 this fall. “While this fall’s ... Read More

Human Rights Education Institute to sponsor Constitution Day program at NIC

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011
The Human Rights Education Institute (HREI) will host a Constitution Day program to discuss the First Amendment from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 in North Idaho College's Molstead Library Todd Hall. The program, entitled “Constitution Day: Understanding the 1st Amendment”, will discuss freedom of speech, free exercise of religion ... Read More

Your participation is needed

Posted: Friday, Sept. 2, 2011
The Long Range Visioning and Planning Committee has begun the process of reviewing the mission statement and strategic plan for North Idaho College. As part of the process, the committee has hired Robinson Research, a market research firm based in Spokane, to work with various constituent groups in the region to gather perceptions and ... Read More

NIC campus to close for Labor Day

Posted: Friday, Sept. 2, 2011
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, Sept. 6 in honor of Labor Day. Normal college 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 Sept. 7. Read More

Lake Coeur d'Alene cruise to benefit NIC athletics

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011
The North Idaho College Booster Club is kicking off the 2011-2012 athletics season with a sunset cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7. 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 p.m. at the ... Read More

Community invited to participate in memorial bike ride

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011
North Idaho College will honor the memory of former student Brian Williams with a memorial bike ride fundraiser at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at O’Shays Irish Pub and Eatery, located at 313 Coeur d’Alene Lake Drive. The poker ride is appropriate for riders of all ages and will include prizes for the best hand at the end of the ride ... Read More

NIC volleyball game time changes

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011
The time has changed for the North Idaho College volleyball home opener against conference rivals the College of Southern Idaho scheduled for Oct. 1 in NIC’s Christianson Gym. The game was originally scheduled for 3 p.m., but has now moved to 1 p.m.   The complete fall sports schedule can be found at www.nicathletics.com . Read More

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

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits is hosting the Adopt a Crag climbing crag cleanup beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at Q’emiln Riverside Park in Post Falls. Projects for the day include trash removal, erosion control, graffiti removal and trail cleaning. Volunteers will receive free food and giveaways from location ... Read More

Northwest Boulevard reduced to one lane beginning Aug. 29

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011
Now that the road and sidewalk infrastructure project is complete along River Avenue, the Education Corridor construction will move north. Beginning Monday, Aug. 29, a portion of Northwest Boulevard will be restricted to one lane as work begins on the installation of a new traffic signal at Northwest Boulevard and Hubbard Street ... Read More

Former NIC basketball player, author to speak

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011
Former North Idaho College basketball player and author Ezechiel “Zeke” Bambolo will speak at the NIC Booster Club luncheon noon Tuesday, Aug. 30 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort.   Born in Liberia, Africa, Bambolo came to the United States in 1991 to play basketball at NIC. He continued his education and athletic career at Montana ... Read More

NIC welcomes students back to campus with annual event

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011
Chloe Van Zandt, president of the Associated Students of North Idaho College, faces off in a tug-of-war contest with Cecil the Cardinal Wednesday at NIC’s Day of Welcome for students. Read More

Northwest Boulevard/Hubbard intersection work postponed

Posted: Monday, Aug. 22, 2011
Because of an unexpected scheduling issue, the work on the intersection of Northwest Boulevard and Hubbard (which was supposed to begin Tuesday, Aug. 23) has been postponed until next week. Access to the University of Idaho and Lewis-Clark State College at the Harbor Center will remain open via Northwest Boulevard for the remainder of ... Read More

Veterans organization donates $1,000 for NIC scholarships

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011
Representatives of Post Falls 40 & 8 Voiture Local 1612 recently donated $1,000 to the North Idaho College Foundation to support nursing scholarships at NIC. The funds were raised through an annual spaghetti feed and raffle in March.   The Post Falls 40 & 8 Voiture Local 1612 is an honor organization of veterans aimed at making ... Read More

NIC hires new dual credit coordinator

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011
North Idaho College recently hired Ginger Winckler as the new dual credit coordinator. Winckler most recently served as the associate/assistant dean in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois Urbana campus. For the past 10 years, Winckler has worked with the dean in directing the operations of the College of ... Read More

River Avenue to be paved Friday, Aug. 19

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011
The first lift of asphalt will be laid on River Avenue Friday, Aug. 19. Construction crews will be paving all day Friday, beginning on the west side of the street near Rosenberry Drive (the dike road) and working their way east toward Northwest Boulevard. While River is already closed to through traffic, access to vehicle and foot ... Read More

Community members encouraged to join NIC choirs

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011
Community members and students are welcome to audition for North Idaho College’s choirs. Auditions for Jazz Co., the college’s vocal jazz ensemble, will be during the ensemble’s first rehearsal from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22 in Boswell Hall Room 128. Music for the audition will be available at the time of the rehearsal. A ... Read More

Auditions to be held for NIC theater production

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011
Auditions will be held for the North Idaho College fall theater production of “The Foreigner” by Larry Shue. The auditions will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 and Wednesday, Aug. 31 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center.   Actors are needed for approximately seven parts with characters ranging in age from late teens to 60s ... Read More

Volunteer projects needed for NIC Day of Service

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011
North Idaho College is seeking non-profit organizations that could use the help of volunteers as part of the NIC Day of Service this fall.   The college initiated the Day of Service as a way of helping NIC students and employees connect with the community through a daylong volunteer service project with a non-profit community ... Read More

EMERGENCY ALERT

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011
3:34 p.m. Silver Valley Center closes due to area fire The North Idaho College Silver Valley Center has closed for the day Wednesday, Aug. 17 due to a local fire in the Kellogg area. Crews are on the scene of the fire and traffic has been advised at this point to stay out of the Kellogg area, if at all possible. More ... Read More

Payment for fall semester 2011 due Aug. 24

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011
Don’t get dropped for nonpayment! Payment is due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24 for fall semester tuition and fees at North Idaho College. Students must be paid in full, have enough financial aid to cover the balance owed, and/or have a current (all payments due paid) payment plan. When financial aid is awarded, it is automatically ... Read More

NIC offers dual credit information for local students

Posted: Monday, Aug. 15, 2011
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program are encouraged to attend an information session from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. The session will be of particular interest to dual credit students taking classes for the first ... Read More

Construction to affect parking on NIC campus for fall semester

Posted: Monday, Aug. 15, 2011
The first phase of construction on the Education Corridor property along the north side of North Idaho College’s campus will affect traffic and parking as the college begins fall semester Monday, Aug. 22. River Avenue will be asphalted and open to traffic beginning next week. However, the roundabout at River and College avenues is ... Read More

NIC launches new television show

Posted: Friday, Aug. 5, 2011
A new television show launches this week featuring news and highlights from North Idaho College. The new program “NIC Today” is hosted by NIC President Priscilla Bell and features an informational news magazine format. The show will highlight people, programs and elements of campus life at North Idaho College.   The first show ... Read More

Space still available in NIC high school volleyball tournament

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011
Both varsity and junior varsity high school volleyball players are encouraged to put a team together and participate in a volleyball tournament Saturday, Aug. 6 at North Idaho College. Space is still available in the tournament, which begins at 9 a.m. in NIC’s Christianson gym. Cost is $20 per person.   Download a registration ... Read More

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

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011
Space is still available for basketball players to register for the Coeur d’Alene Shootout, a three-on-three basketball tournament Aug. 20 and 21 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 aged 8 and older ... Read More

Apply now for fall semester at NIC

Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Anyone interested in attending North Idaho College during fall semester, must file an application for admission by Friday, Aug. 12. The new application deadline will allow students time to attend an orientation session, register for classes, purchase books and pay for classes prior to the start of fall semester Aug. 22. New ... Read More

Lemhi Education Project, NIC to hold open house for new classes

Posted: Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Lemhi County residents are invited for free hamburgers and hotdogs from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3 at the Salmon Valley Business Center where they can check out the new North Idaho College classroom space. NIC has partnered with the Lemhi Education Project to provide classes in Salmon. Three on-site videoconferencing classes ... Read More

NIC to hold information night for I-BEST program

Posted: Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Molly Kreyssler and Judith George are recruiting college candidates from some unconventional places. The two North Idaho College staff members hit a tattoo parlor and then Coeur d’Alene Skate Park and finally a bakery earlier this week. “When we recruit, we figure out where there are pockets of people who might be able to benefit ... Read More

NIC softball player signs with University of South Carolina

Posted: Monday, July 18, 2011
North Idaho College softball player Shelby Gonzales has signed to play for the University of South Carolina next season. Gonzales, from Moses Lake, Wash., earned first team All-Region honors as a catcher last year. She also earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Region and Scholar-Athlete honors and was a leader in ... Read More

NIC board undergoes long range planning process

Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2011
While North Idaho College has undergone many transformations over the 78-year history of the Coeur d’Alene community college, change seems to be happening more rapidly than ever before. NIC implemented a five-year strategic plan in 2008 as a document intended to guide the growth and course of the college. In the three years since ... Read More

Really BIG Raffle drawing to move indoors

Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Due to the inclement weather, the drawing for the North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle has been moved indoors TODAY Wednesday, July 13.   More than $285,000 worth of prizes, including the grand prize house, will be given away during the drawing, now set to take place in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center ... Read More

NIC offers beach volleyball tournament

Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Volleyball players are encouraged to participate in the Hotfoot Classic Sand Volleyball Tournament beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 30 on North Idaho College’s Yap-Keehn-Um Beach. Both competitive and recreational volleyball players are encouraged to sign up. The tournament will include men’s, women’s and co-ed divisions and prizes ... Read More

­­Ephrata woman wins $250,000 grand prize house in NIC raffle

Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2011
An estimated crowd of 2,000 people left their lawn chairs at home and sunk into a seat in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on North Idaho College’s campus Wednesday night hoping to become winners in the NIC Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle drawing. The event, which is normally held outside on the campus grounds, was moved ... Read More

NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle sells out

Posted: Tuesday, July 12, 2011
The North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle has sold out for the 18th year in a row. The last of the raffle’s 5,000 tickets were sold around midday Tuesday. “This was cutting it close,” said Kristen McFadden of the NIC Foundation. “We’re grateful to be able to say we sold out again. And grateful to the community for their ... Read More

NIC to host regional literacy workshop

Posted: Monday, July 11, 2011
North Idaho College will host a five-day intensive adult literacy training workshop July 11-15. The five day Train-the-Trainer Institute is targeted to professional developers and teacher mentors who work in the learning disabilities field. Train-the-Trainer is a project of Literacyworks, an educational nonprofit organization that was ... Read More

Fifty tickets remain for NIC Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Monday, July 11, 2011
As of 2:30 p.m. July 11, fewer than 50 tickets remain for the chance to win this year’s $250,000 grand prize house through the 18th annual North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle. Additional prizes include a $20,000 car, a $10,000 boat, a $3,500 travel package and a $2,000 shopping spree. Winners can apply cash value of these prizes to ... Read More

Register now for youth cheerleading camp through NIC

Posted: Wednesday, July 6, 2011
The North Idaho College national champion cheerleading team and coaches will lead a cheerleading camp for first- through eighth-graders from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 25-28 at Post Falls High School. Camp participants will participate in craft activities and learn cheer and dance skills that will culminate in a performance at 7 p.m ... Read More

Really BIG Raffle drawing to be July 13

Posted: Wednesday, July 6, 2011
More than $285,000 worth of prizes, including the grand prize house, will be given away during the North Idaho College Foundation Really BIG Raffle drawing Wednesday, July 13. Ticket holders need not be present to win the $250,000 grand prize home, the first prize $20,000 car, a second prize $10,000 boat, a third prize $3,500 travel ... Read More

North Idaho College Board of Trustees Meeting Notice

Posted: Tuesday, July 5, 2011
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will meet in a special meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 12 in the Sherman Building President’s Conference Room for a discussion on statewide issues. The special meeting will be followed by an executive session at 4:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting falls under Idaho Code Section 67-2345(b) ... Read More

Registration open for fall Silver Valley Center classes

Posted: Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Registration is now open for fall semester classes at the North Idaho College Silver Valley Center in Kellogg. Available courses include small business accounting, certified nursing assistant, computer for seniors, English, history, math, yoga, psychology and more. For a complete list of fall classes, visit www.nic.edu/silvervalley ... Read More

NIC campus to close in honor of Independence Day

Posted: Friday, July 1, 2011
North Idaho College will be closed Monday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day. This includes all outreach locations. 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 Tuesday, July 5. Have a safe holiday! Read More

NIC hosts robotics camp

Posted: Friday, July 1, 2011
Brandon Fletcher, 10, from Coeur d’Alene; Andy Johnson, 11, from Coeur d’Alene; and Karson Chrispens, 10, from Hayden watch as their Lego Mindstorm NXT robot makes its way through a small obstacle course at the NXT Robotics Camp for Kids held at North Idaho College June 27-30. About 20 9- to 14-year-olds participated in the four-day ... Read More

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