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NIC students to exhibit art in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015
North Idaho College Fine Arts students will exhibit their artwork during the Student Art Show April 13 through May 8 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 ...

Post Falls Basketball Coach to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Mike McLean, head boys basketball coach at Post Falls High School, will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon noon Tuesday, March 24, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. McLean guided the Post Falls boys basketball team to the 2015 Idaho 5A State Championship with a 67-62 overtime victory over Highland ...

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on inner, world peace

Posted: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak on “Inner Peace World Peace” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 7 in Molstead Library Todd Hall at North Idaho College. Ven. Chodron has practiced the Buddha’s teachings for more than 35 years. A student of His Holiness ...

NASA awards $60,000 in scholarships to NIC students

Posted: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Pictured are NIC students who recently received $5,000 each in grant money from NASA. They are, from left, back row: Brett Harned of Rathdrum, Matthew Harned of Rathdrum, Dustan Paul of Rathdrum, Ryan Gibson of Hayden, Christopher Smith of Melba, and Michael Madsen of Hayden. Front row, from left: NIC faculty/NASA scholarship ...

Time changed for March 27 double-header

Posted: Monday, March 23, 2015
The North Idaho College softball home opener Friday, March 27 vs. Columbia Basin College has been moved to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. start times for the double-header.

Seventh-grade Canfield Middle School student wins regional spelling bee

Posted: Monday, March 23, 2015
Seventh-grade Canfield Middle School student Kendall Foster, of Hayden, out-spelled 43 other fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho to become the champion speller in the 12th annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee March 21 at North Idaho College. Foster previously participated in the ...

NIC announces 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame inductees

Posted: Monday, March 23, 2015
The North Idaho College Athletics department has announced the inductees for the 6 th Athletics Hall of Fame class, to be held in conjunction with the annual Athletics Awards Banquet. The festivities will be held in the NIC Edminster Student Union Building on April 25. The 2015 Hall of Fame Class of inductees includes a former NIC ...

NIC to present: ‘From the Pen of John Williams' concert

Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2015
North Idaho College invites everyone to the free concert “From the Pen of John Williams” featuring the NIC Wind Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The concert is an exploration of the diversity of one of America’s most well-known composers, John Williams. ...

NIC Sentinel named top two-year college newspaper by media group

Posted: Monday, March 16, 2015
North Idaho College’s student newspaper The Sentinel has been named the Best Newspaper for a two-year school by the College Media Association. Sentinel staff members will be discussing the trip they took to the CMA conference at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in Siebert Building Room 209. The discussion is open to the ...

Participants announced for the 2015 North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee

Posted: Friday, March 13, 2015
A total of 5 3 fourth- through eighth-graders from the five northern counties of Idaho will participate in the twelfth annual North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee Saturday, March 2 1 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 ...

NIC to hold Dual Credit Information Night

Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015
All students and parents who are interested in North Idaho College’s dual credit program are encouraged to attend an NIC Dual Credit Information Night from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the NIC Silver Valley Center at 323 Main Street in Kellogg. NIC’s dual credit program gives high school juniors and seniors ...

Women leaders to take center stage at NIC's Day of Dialogue

Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The public is invited to attend the Day of Dialogue Women: Power in the Community hosted by North Idaho College from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17 in the Edminster Student Union Building. The event will provide resources to contribute to positive change in the community. This year’s panelists include local ...

NIC at Sandpoint offers ‘Birds of Prey' class

Posted: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
North Idaho College at Sandpoint is offering a “Birds of Prey” class taught by ornithologist and author Brian Baxter on March 14 . The class is scheduled for 9 a.m. start, meeting Saturday, March 14. The class will begin with a short review in the classroom on families, distinguishing characteristics and birding ...

March 7 rugby match forfeited

Posted: Thursday, March 5, 2015
The first home matches for the NIC Rugby Club will kick off at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at Eisenwinter Field (the NIC soccer field) against Whitman College. Whitman College has forfeited and the March 7 rugby match will not be played. Next week, Saturday, March 14, the team will take on the University of Idaho at 1 p.m. on the ...

NIC launches Really BIG Raffle with secondary-waterfront grand prize home

Posted: Thursday, March 5, 2015
North Idaho College’s Really BIG Raffle just got a little bigger with this year’s grand prize home located on a secondary-waterfront lot in Coeur d’Alene’s Mill River neighborhood. Community members can try their luck for a chance to win this brand new $300,000 home as well as a $20,000 Car, $10,000 ...

NIC ‘Gloria' concert offered March 10

Posted: Thursday, March 5, 2015
NIC Choral Instructor Max Mendez leads the Cardinal Chorale at one of the group’s recent appearances. North Idaho College will present “Gloria” winter chorale concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. Gloria will celebrate the music of Antonio Vivaldi, Ola ...

Realtor Ben Widmyer to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Thursday, March 5, 2015
Ben Widmyer, a sales associate with Coldwell Banker, will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon noon Tuesday, March 10, at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Widmyer was a three-sport athlete at Lake City High School before accepting a football scholarship to attend Wofford College in ...

NIC students to present at international conference

Posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Four North Idaho College students have been chosen to present their papers at the 19 th annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore. April 17-18. “This is the largest and most competitive undergraduate philosophy conference in the country. It attracts entries from all 50 states ...

NIC announces All-Star Basketball Game participants

Posted: Monday, March 2, 2015
Participants for the boys and girls 2015 Idaho State High School All-Star Basketball Games were announced recently by the North Idaho College Athletics Department. The 12 th annual statewide all-star game is scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at NIC’s Christianson Gym in Coeur d’Alene. The games are sanctioned by the ...

NIC men's basketball survives scare, women's season ends

Posted: Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
In the first round of the Region 18 basketball tournament in Price, Utah on Thursday, the No. 3 seed North Idaho College men's basketball team defeated No. 6 seed Utah State University-Eastern 76-74, while the women lost to USU-Eastern 66-58. The NIC men trailed USU-Eastern by 41-36, after opening the game on a 14-4 run ...

NJCAA National Wrestling Tournament held Feb. 27-28

Posted: Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
In the quest for its 15 th national championship, the NIC wrestling team is sending nine wrestlers to the NJCAA national tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, which begins Friday, Feb. 27. The No. 3 ranked NIC wrestling team suffered a setback in their quest for an NJCAA record national championship earlier this week. After ...

NIC post-season basketball begins at 1 p.m.

Posted: Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
The NIC men and women basketball teams begin the post season on Thursday, Feb. 26 in the Region 18 tournament, hosted by the University of Utah-Eastern in Price, Utah. The men’s team, under first year head coach Corey Symons, finished in third place in the Scenic West Athletic Conference (9-6, 21-7 overall). The No. 3 ...

NIC announces Dean's List for fall semester

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho - North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2014. Students eligible for the NIC Dean’s List must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits and obtain a grade point average of 3.75 or above. Students are listed below along with their most recent city of residence: ...

Enjoy free lobby recital Feb. 26

Posted: Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
Pack a lunch and come to Boswell Hall at noon Thursday, Feb. 26 for Music Department lobby recitals. The recitals are free and open to everyone.

SR's Vestal to give reading Feb. 25

Posted: Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
North Idaho College’s literary magazine Trestle Creek Review and the NIC English Club are presenting a reading by Spokane author Shawn Vestal from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 at the Writing Center, Lee Hall Annex. The reading is free and open to the public. Vestal’s Godforsaken Idaho, a collection of short ...

Coaches to give updates at NIC Booster Club

Posted: Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
NIC coaches will provide season updates at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. There will be updates on the NJCAA West District Wrestling Championship recently hosted by NIC and the national tournament to be held Feb. 27-28. There will also be information ...

‘Jazz is Dead' to show in the Corner Gallery

Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
Spokane artist Bradd Skubinna will display his artwork at the “Jazz is Dead” exhibit in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery at North Idaho College from Feb. 16 to March 27. Skubinna will host a gallery walk of his work at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, followed by a panel conversation at 1 p.m. in the Meyer Health and ...

Dine at Bardenay, help NIC athletics

Posted: Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
From 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, dine with you family and friends at Bardenay in Riverstone in Coeur d’Alene and a portion of the proceeds will benefit NIC Athletics.

Outside groups on campus

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015
NIC has a variety of individuals from outside groups on campus today. Middle school and high school students from across the region are utilizing the SUB and Boswell Hall for JazzNIC clinics throughout the day. In addition, a group called Abolish Human Abortion is demonstrating in the plaza outside the SUB. They are displaying graphic ...

NIC to host NJCAA West District Wrestling Championship

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015
North Idaho College will host the National Junior College Athletic Association West District Championship wrestling tournament Friday, Feb. 13. Tournament participants include No. 1-ranked Clackamas Community College (Oregon City, Ore.), No. 2-ranked NIC, Highline College (Des Moines, Wash.), Southwestern Oregon Community ...

Everyone invited to Feb. 3 JazzNIC concert

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
Middle and high school students from 27 schools in North Idaho and Eastern Washington will participate in jazz clinics Feb. 2 through Feb. 4 at North Idaho College during the annual JazzNIC festival, culminating in a special concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3 in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The Feb. 3 concert ...

Harding Center lockdown lifted

Posted: Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
At about 2:40 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 27, Coeur d'Alene Police evacuated the area near the Budget Saver Motel at 1519 E Sherman Avenue due to the discovery of a possible explosive device. That area is nearby to NIC Head Start at the Harding Family Center on 15th Street. The Harding Center was subsequently locked down. That ...

Auditions to be held for NIC's production of ‘The Misanthrope'

Posted: Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
The North Idaho College Theatre Department is holding open auditions for the play “The Misanthrope,” at 6 p.m. Jan. 26 and 27 in Boswell Hall Room 001 (the basement). “The Misanthrope” was written by Moliere and adapted by Timothy Mooney. This comedy focuses on the games people play with each other in ...

Domino's Pizza owner to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Jim Hightower, the general manager and owner of local Domino’s pizza franchises, will be the speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 27 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Hightower and his family are owners of the Domino pizza locations in Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene as well ...

Former instructor of Veronica Rutledge establishes scholarship for child

Posted: Friday, Jan. 16, 2015
Veronica Rutledge was known by many as a woman with a passion for science and love of learning and education. After graduating as class valedictorian from Kootenai High School in 2004, she enrolled at North Idaho College, beginning her higher education in pursuit of a law degree but later deciding that she did not want to sit ...

Volunteer tutors needed for NIC Adult Basic Education

Posted: Friday, Jan. 16, 2015
Volunteers are needed to assist with North Idaho College ’s Adult Basic Education program. The NIC Adult Education Center, located in the Hedlund Building Room 204 on NIC’s main campus, offers Adult Basic Education, which includes basic skill building in reading, writing, and math. Volunteers should enjoy ...

MyNIC services to be unavailable Jan. 14-15

Posted: Monday, Jan. 12, 2015
The MyNIC Services tab will be unavailable from 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14 to noon Thursday, Jan. 15 while students are dropped for non-payment. Colleague UI will be unavailable from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14 while the Registrar’s Office and Student Accounts run the process to drop students for non-payment. If you have ...

Regional school districts to hold spelling bees

Posted: Friday, Jan. 9, 2015
School districts throughout North Idaho will hold spelling bees in January that qualify students for the North Idaho Spelling Bee scheduled for March 21 at North Idaho College. The winner of the regional bee will receive an all-expense paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. in June, courtesy of bee ...

Registration now open for Safety Fest

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
North Idaho College will offer free safety training at the 7th annual Safety Fest of the Great Northwest Feb. 18 - 20 at the Workforce Training Center in Post Falls. This three-day, free event is an opportunity for companies in construction and general industry to receive free safety training for their employees from the ...

Author Beth Hanggeli to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
Author Beth Hanggeli will be the guest speaker at the North Idaho College Booster Club luncheon at noon Tuesday, Jan. 13 at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Hanggeli is a writer and a lyricist who authored the book Soul Searching . She formerly served as the NIC Booster Club coordinator before working with ...

Men's basketball game Dec. 31 is rescheduled

Posted: Monday, Dec. 22, 2014
The North Idaho College men's home basketball game scheduled against Blue Mountain College on Dec. 31, 2014 has been rescheduled due to a scheduling conflict by the visiting team. The game has been moved to Jan. 4, 2015 at 5 p.m. at NIC. For additional information, contact NIC men's basketball Coach Corey Symons at (208) 661-8680.

Lake City's Gay signs for two NIC sports

Posted: Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Brittany Gay signed with NIC recently. Pictured are, from left, back row: NIC Head Softball Coach Don Don Williams, Lake City High School Volleyball Coach Bret Taylor, NIC Athletic Director Al Williams, Lake City High School Softball Coach Laura Tolsmann-Fierro, and NIC Head Volleyball Coach Kelsey Stanley. Bottom row: Judi Gay ...

NIC at Sandpoint offers special winter recreation classes

Posted: Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
North Idaho College at Sandpoint is offering three, one-day, winter recreation classes January through March. To register, contact the NI C Workforce Training Center at (208) 769-3333 or request more information at workforcetraining@nic.edu or visit www.nic.edu/wtc . Winter Ecology will be offered Saturday, Jan. 17; Animal ...

NIC President's Cabinet visit Children's Center

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

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

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

NIC St. ASNIC program helps those in need

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

Fire in the blood: NIC course brings career full circle

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

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

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

Fix your vehicle with NO labor charged through NIC Auto Tech

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

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

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014


NIC to present ‘Sounds of Christmas' concert Dec. 6, 7

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

NIC basketball player named SWAC Athlete of the Week

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

Phlebotomy offers fast-growing, fast-paced career

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

NIC at Sandpoint offers new business writing class

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

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

Posted: Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
North Idaho College athletics fans are invited to the Booster Club’s Winter CARDnival and Auction Wednesday, Dec. 10 at the Best Western – Coeur d’Alene Inn. The fun begins at 5 p.m. with social hour, games and the beginning of the silent auction which includes vacation packages, resort golf outings, Gonzaga ...

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

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

Notice of Request for purchasing card services proposals

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

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

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

NIC men's soccer loses in NWAC championship

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

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

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

Watch soccer playoffs live

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

NIC Softball player Anthony signs with Oregon State University

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

NIC students to show free snowmobile film Nov. 18

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

Come to 'Season of Swing' concert tonight!

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

Luncheon held at NIC to honor veterans

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

NIC Math Contest winners named

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

NIC's ‘Gathering of Bands' salutes our veterans

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

Watch volleyball tourney live Nov. 7

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

‘Drawing and Painting' to show in the Corner Gallery

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

NIC volleyball player named SWAC Athlete of the Week

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

Local architect chosen for NIC Career Technical Education Facility

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

NIC enrollment numbers improving, leveling off

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

NIC course offers introductory education on drones

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

Fire Fighter I Academy to hold information session Nov. 5

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

Former NFL chaplain to speak to NIC Booster Club

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

Red vs. White scrimmage moved to Oct. 16

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

NIC Aerospace Center of Excellence to hold open house

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

NIC Booster Club Luncheon to be held on campus

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

US Bank donates $5,000 to NIC

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

Women in Science event on campus

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

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

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

Donate shoes to fight poverty

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014


Learn about mushroom hunting

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

NIC Theatre Department presents ‘The Shape of Things'

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

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on living a meaningful life

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

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

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

NIC awarded $6.4 record-breaking healthcare grant

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

Post Falls Mayor Jacobson to speak to NIC Booster Club

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

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

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

NIC to host free story metrics workshop Sept. 24

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

NIC to host one-man Shakespeare show Sept. 22

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

Award-winning author to give reading Sept. 16

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

Financial Aid First Disbursement is Friday, Sept. 12

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

NIC golf scramble to fund scholarship

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

Registration open for Rolly Williams Classic Golf Tournament

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

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

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits is hosting the Adopt a Crag climbing cleanup from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 6 at Q’emiln Park in Post Falls. Projects for the day include trash removal, invasive weed control, trail maintenance, and general cleanup. Volunteers will receive free food and giveaways from ...

NIC Booster Club to hold Athletics Showcase

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
North Idaho College coaches will present previews of the upcoming season just getting underway at the Booster Club Luncheon Athletics Showcase from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 in the Coeur d’Alene Resort Bay 1. This is a chance to meet the entire coaching staff, team captains, enjoy a highlight video, and get a ...

Day of Welcome to be held in Sandpoint, Silver Valley

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

NIC student puts best face forward

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

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

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
North Idaho College will honor the memory of former student Brian Williams with a memorial bike ride at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at O’Shay's Irish Pub and Eatery in Coeur d’Alene. The poker ride is appropriate for riders of all ages and will include prizes for the best (and worst) hand at the end of the ride. The ...

NIC wrestling team giving away school supplies

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

Associate's Degree Nursing Program Accreditation Commission Site Visit

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

Collect gargoyles, win great prizes

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

NIC students back, administrators dunked

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

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

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

NIC robotics camp culminates in obstacle course

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

Record amount of scholarships available for NIC students

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

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

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014
North Idaho College will honor the memory of former student Brian Williams with a memorial bike ride at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at O'Shay's Irish Pub and Eatery in Coeur d’Alene. The poker ride is appropriate for riders of all ages and will include prizes for the best (and worst) hand at the end of the ride. The ...

Grove named NIC's head golf coach

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

Pictures with Cecil from Summer Splash available here

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

Registration open for NIC Girls/Boys Basketball Camp

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014
The North Idaho College men’s and women’s basketball coaching staff and players will host the NIC Girls/Boys Basketball Summer Basketball Camp July 14 - 17. The campers will be separated by age and skill level to give advanced players more intense training. Campers have the option of taking the all-day session from ...

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

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

NIC Outdoor Pursuits offers Canfield Mountain trail work

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

NIC makes changes in coaches

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

Sign up for NIC three-on-three tournament

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

Beta Sigma Phi donates to NIC scholarship program

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

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

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

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