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NIC Board of Trustees seeks appointee for Zone 4

Posted: Friday, Nov. 17, 2017
The North Idaho College Board of Trustees is seeking an appointee for Trustee Zone 4, which is located mostly to the northeast of the main campus of NIC and encompasses Hayden, Hayden Lake, Dalton Gardens and part of Coeur d’Alene. A map of the five NIC trustee zones can be found online at www.nic.edu/board . At the NIC Board of ...

Longtime NIC Trustee Judy Meyer to resign

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017
NIC Trustee Judy Meyer, who has served on the board for 22 years, submitted her letter of resignation at the regular board meeting Wednesday. At the meeting, Meyer said she was proud of how NIC has grown over the years to serve North Idaho and “NIC is on a solid course.” “Now is the time for me to step aside and let ...

NIC to host ‘Gathering of the Bands' Nov. 15-16

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017
North Idaho College is hosting two of its annual “Gathering of Bands” concerts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, and Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. Each night, students from local middle schools gather to make music under the direction of Lee Shook, an ...

NIC 2017 Math Contest winners named

Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017
Pictured are the two winning teams by division from the North Idaho College Math Contest Nov. 7. Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy (top) was Division I champ and North Idaho Stem Charter Academy was Division II champ. Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy once again took the top spot in division I at the 36 th Annual Math Contest ...

NIC to host Career Market Nov. 14

Posted: Friday, Nov. 10, 2017
A wide variety of professionals and industry leaders will be on-hand to talk to the public about finding their dream career in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14. The NIC Career Market is for anyone interested in exploring what career options are ...

WSU football legend Sorensen to speak to NIC Booster Club

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
Paul Sorensen, former Washington State University football All-American, will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Sorensen played football for the WSU Cougars from 1980 to 1982 after transferring from Diablo Valley College in California. He was ...

‘Turmoil' art exhibit to show in the NIC Corner Gallery

Posted: Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
Montana-based artist James Bailey will exhibit his art entitled “Turmoil” in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery at North Idaho College from Nov. 14 – Feb. 2. Bailey will host a gallery walk of his work at 10:30 a.m., followed by a slide lecture at 4 p.m. in Boswell Hall Room 146, and an opening reception in the gallery ...

NIC jazz concert ‘Getting into the Swing of Things' to be held Nov. 9

Posted: Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
Everyone is invited to “Getting into the Swing of Things” at North Idaho College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The first jazz concert of the year at NIC, it will feature music performances by Cardinal Vocal Jazz directed by Max Mendez and the NIC Jazz Ensemble directed by ...

Free live music in Dining Hall Nov. 2 to benefit Food Pantry

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
Information: Bryan Hannaford at 769-33258 or bryan.hannaford@nic.edu

Come to tree planting ceremony Nov. 3

Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
Please join us in a ceremonial tree planting at noon Friday, Nov. 3 on NIC’s campus near Timber Hall at 901 River Ave. This ceremonial tree planting will put NIC one step closer to becoming a Tree Campus USA. The program is similar to the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA award program, which the City of Coeur ...

NIC to host Special Needs Basketball Extravaganza Nov. 7

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017
A participant in a past NIC Special Needs Basketball Extravaganza dunks. This year’s event will begin with introductions at 5:30 p.m., first tip-off at 5:30, and then another tip-off at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7. For the sixth year, North Idaho College will host a Special Needs Basketball Extravaganza Tuesday, Nov. 7, in ...

Buy family holiday portrait, help NIC Children's Center

Posted: Monday, Oct. 30, 2017


Documentary ‘The Breach,' discussion with filmmaker at NIC Nov. 3

Posted: Monday, Oct. 30, 2017
Everyone is invited to the special showing of the award-winning documentary “The Breach,” followed by a discussion and question-and-answer session with filmmaker and director Mark Titus from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday, Nov. 3, in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room. The film ...

Wild and Scenic Festival to be held at NIC Nov. 2

Posted: Monday, Oct. 30, 2017
Everyone is invited to a viewing of 10 short films at the “Lake Coeur d’Alene Waterkeeper Wild and Scenic Film Festival” Thursday, Nov. 2, at Boswell Hall on North Idaho College’s main campus. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the films show from 7 to 9 p.m. The 10 films relate to environmental water issues and feature ...

Poet Ben Cartwright to give reading at NIC Nov. 1

Posted: Monday, Oct. 30, 2017
North Idaho College will host a reading by author Ben Cartwright on his book The Meanest Things Pick Clean from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the NIC Writing Center. The reading is free and open to the public. Ben Cartwright's work has appeared in The Pinch, DIAGRAM, West Branch, Seneca Review , and elsewhere. His chapbook The ...

John Beutler to speak at NIC Booster Club Luncheon

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
John Beutler, owner and founder of Century 21-Beutler & Associates, will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Representing some of the finest properties available in the Coeur d'Alene, Hayden, and surrounding markets, Beutler has been the highest selling ...

Catch the final week of NIC Theatre Department's 'Five Women Wearing the Same Dress'

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
The North Idaho College Theatre Department presents “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress,” by Alan Ball at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-28 in NIC’s Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus. This funny, irreverent play concerns five reluctant bridesmaids hiding out in an upstairs bedroom from an ...

NIC Alumni Association announces annual awards

Posted: Monday, Oct. 23, 2017
2017-2018 NIC Alumni of the Year Award and Honorary Alumnus Award recipients are, from top left, clockwise: Jennifer Lynne Henage, Bradley Dugdale, Tim Komberec and John Young. The North Idaho College Alumni Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017-2018 NIC Alumni of the Year Award and Honorary ...

NIC to host NW undergrad Humanities conference Nov. 4

Posted: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
The community is invited to the second annual 2017 Northwest Undergraduate Conference in Humanities, which will be held at North Idaho College from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. The conference gives undergraduate students from around the region the opportunity to present their work in a public and professional academic ...

Veteran to Nurse Orientation Night Oct. 17

Posted: Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
Idaho State University and North Idaho College are hosting an information session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the SUB Blue Creek Room. Pizza and light refreshments will be served. More information about the Veteran to Nurse Program can be found here. Please note that prospective participants must be a U.S. military veteran with medic ...

NIC Foundation celebrates 40th anniversary

Posted: Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
This year marks the 40th year that the NIC Foundation has been advancing its mission of “Investing in Dreams” for the students, faculty, and staff of North Idaho College and the many generous donors who grace us with their support each year. On Oct. 12, 1977, a group of nine community members formed the NIC Foundation, Inc. ...

NIC, Gizmo-CDA sign collaboration agreement

Posted: Monday, Oct. 9, 2017
North Idaho College and Gizmo-CDA entered an agreement in which the “makerspace” nonprofit will be housed at NIC. Standing in front of the Gizmo horse are, from left: NIC Vice President for Instruction Lita Burns, Gizmo-CDA Board President Ruth Pratt, NIC Board of Trustees Chair Ken Howard, NIC President Rick MacLennan ...

Fatbeam CEO to speak at NIC Booster Luncheon

Posted: Friday, Oct. 6, 2017
Gregory D. Green, chief executive officer of Fatbeam and former semi-professional football player, will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d’Alene. Green’s experience in the technology industry began in 1984 when he formed Tel-West, a ...

NIC awarded $185,671 federal grant to expand cybersecurity programs

Posted: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
North Idaho College has been awarded a $185,671 grant by the US Department of Defense National Security Agency to expand cybersecurity education. In April, NIC was the only community college in Idaho to earn a highly selective designation and become a national Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense 2-Year Education. “This ...

NIC Choral Union to present ‘Fall Choral Preview' Oct. 10

Posted: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017
The North Idaho College Cardinal Chorale and Chamber Singers will present the “Fall Choral Preview” concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at First Presbyterian Church at 521 E. Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. “Fall Choral Preview” will open with the Cardinal Chorale performing Joseph Hayden’s Missa ...

Soccer games away TODAY

Posted: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017
Please be aware, the advertisement on the front page of the Coeur d’Alene Press is not correct. The NIC men’s and women’s soccer games will be played at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon, and not at home as advertised. The women’s soccer game begins at 2 p.m. and the men’s soccer game ...

Tibetan nun to speak at NIC on ‘Living with Integrity' Oct. 10

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
Venerable Thubten Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will speak on “Living with Integrity: Standing up for Compassion and Justice” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in the Edminster Student Union Building Lake Coeur d’Alene Room on North Idaho College’s main campus. Integrity means ...

NCAA PAC 12 football referee to speak at Booster Luncheon

Posted: Monday, Sept. 25, 2017
Steve Hudson, owner of Idaho icon Hudson's Hamburgers, will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club luncheon at noon Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Coeur d'Alene Resort. Hudson has officiated football in the PAC 10/12 for 21 years, and has worked 18 bowl games including this year's Fiesta Bowl between Clemson University and Ohio State ...

NIC Brian Williams Memorial Bike Ride kicks off Sept. 24

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017
North Idaho College will honor the memory of former student Brian Williams with the eighth annual memorial bike ride at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, beginning at the Slate Creek Brewing Co. at 1710 N 4 th Street in Coeur d’Alene. Williams was 28 years old when he was killed in a plane crash in 2010 while flying over Glacier ...

NIC Veteran, Military Family Resource Center Grand Opening

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017
The community is invited to the Grand Opening Ceremony for the North Idaho College Veteran and Military Family Resource Center from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Edminster Student Union Building lower level. The program will begin at 2:30 p.m. The center provides services to veteran students and their families, which include ...

NIC soccer games rescheduled due to air quality

Posted: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
Due to poor air quality in the region cause by wildfires, two men’s and women’s soccer games have been rescheduled. The games at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon, originally scheduled for Sept. 8, will be played Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. for the women and 4:15 p.m. for the men. The games at Treasure Valley ...

Author Krow to give reading at NIC Sept. 12

Posted: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
North Idaho College will host a reading led by author Leyna Krow on her book of short stories “I’m Fine, But You Appear to Be Sinking” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12. The reading is free and open to the public. In “I’m Fine, But You Appear to Be Sinking,” the strange and the mundane collide. ...

‘Saints, Savages and Sales' art exhibit to show in the NIC Corner Gallery

Posted: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
Washington-based artist Tony Dattilo will exhibit his artwork entitled “Saints, Savages and Sales” in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery at North Idaho College from Sept. 11 to Oct. 20. Dattilo will host a gallery walk of his work at 11 a.m., followed by a slide lecture at 4 p.m. in Boswell Hall Room 146, and an opening ...

NIC Booster Club to hold Athletics Coaches Showcase Sept. 12

Posted: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
North Idaho College coaches and team captains will present previews of the upcoming season just getting underway at the NIC Cardinal Athletics Coaches Showcase from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Le Peep Restaurant in Coeur d’Alene. LePeep Restaurant is located in the Riverstone Development, 1884 W. Bellerive Lane, on the ...

NIC OPEN, but outdoor activities canceled

Posted: Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017
At this time, North Idaho College and all of its outreach centers are open and classes are in session; however, all outdoor activities are canceled until air quality conditions improve. NIC wants to remind students, staff, and faculty to stay indoors as much as possible and limit exposure to only walking to and from classes while air ...

Ribbon Cutting for NIC Wellness and Recreation Center to be held Sept. 7

Posted: Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017
The community is invited to come celebrate with North Idaho College the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Wellness and Recreation Center from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept 7, behind Winton-Post Hall off of River Avenue. Food, music, and a free climb on the boulder and climbing wall will be offered at the event, which is free and open to the ...

Booster Club Cruise canceled

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017
Due to hazardous air quality conditions from wildfire smoke, the annual North Idaho College Booster Club Cruise scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 6, has been canceled. The next Booster event will be the Coaches Showcase and Reception, which is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, and is being hosted at Le Peep Restaurant. The ...

NIC Silver Valley Center OPEN, classes in session

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017
The North Idaho College Silver Valley Center will be OPEN Wednesday, Aug. 30, and classes will be in session as scheduled. Power has been restored after a fire destroyed the McConnell Hotel in downtown Kellogg Tuesday afternoon and touched off other fires near the Silver Valley Center. While there are still some roadblocks in place as ...

Former NIC head wrestling coach to speak at Booster Luncheon

Posted: Friday, Aug. 25, 2017
John Owen, the legendary wrestling coach who led North Idaho College to eight National Junior College Athletic Association national championships, will be the guest speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Aug. 29, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Owen coached at NIC from 1976 to 1996 and had 17 top three national ...

NIC Wind Symphony seeks musicians

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017
The North Idaho Wind Symphony is now holding auditions for standard wind band instruments. The group’s first meeting under direction of newly hired NIC Director of Bands Bryan Hannaford will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, in Boswell Hall Room 102. Meeting attendees will meet Hannaford and learn the vision for the year ...

NIC welcomes students back

Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
North Idaho College greeted hundreds of students back with the annual Day of Welcome event Tuesday, Aug. 22. Students had an opportunity to check out clubs and activities on campus while eating barbecue and playing games. Pictured are NIC health care students hamming it up for a photographer in a cherry picker, who was taking the annual ...

Special eclipse viewing event Aug. 21

Posted: Friday, Aug. 18, 2017
If you haven't heard, there is a major event happening in the universe Aug. 21... and we're not talking about the beginning of Fall Semester 2017 at North Idaho College, although that is happening on that day too! On Aug. 21, the earth will align with the sun and the moon to cast a 70-mile shadow across the United States in the first ...

Three North Idaho College students win awards at statewide biomedical research conference

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
Moscow, ID – Michael Camerino, Alyssa Holmes, and Jack Krusemark, all three Coeur d’Alene area locals, took home prestigious awards for their summer research at North Idaho College during the 2017 Idaho INBRE (IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) Summer Research Conference last week. Krusemark won third-place in ...

Free NIC Adult Education classes in North Idaho

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017
Five North Idaho College Adult Education Centers in North Idaho are now accepting new students, with fall classes beginning Sept. 5. The classes prepare students to take the national GED test. Center are available in Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls, Sandpoint, Kellogg, and Bonners Ferry. The Adult Education program provides instruction ...

NIC Cardinal Chorale seeks community singers

Posted: Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017
The North Idaho Cardinal Chorale is pleased to welcome new and returning community singers to their 2017 - 2018 season. Rehearsals for the chorale start Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 7 to 9:45 p.m. in Boswell Hall Room 102 on the NIC Coeur d’Alene campus. The chorale is looking for all voice types and is led by their conductor, Max ...

NIC open extended hours for Fall Semester registration

Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017
North Idaho College will be open extended hours in August to help get you the services you need to enroll for Fall Semester. Contact us anytime with questions! Call the Switchboard at (208) 769-3300 to get you to the office that can help. Special extended hours: Saturday, Aug. 12 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 14-18 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ...

Beta Sigma Phi donations to NIC scholarship program top $20k

Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017
Pictured, from left: NIC Foundation Executive Director Rayelle Anderson; Beta Sigma Phi members Lorna Wasson and Cheryl Hollingsworth; BSP President Elizabeth Middlewood; NIC President Rick MacLennan; BSP members Bonnie McDowell and Jan Harris; NIC Alumni Relations Coordinator Pam Noah; and BSP member Arden Gregg. The local chapter of ...

$5,000 in scholarships up for grabs at NIC Cecil's Summer Splash

Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017
Five $1,000 scholarships ($5,000 total) will be raffled off at the North Idaho College Cecil’s Summer Splash Thursday, July 20. 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 food and everyone will have the chance to try out NIC’s beach ...

NIC collision repair tech students earn national, state honors

Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017
NIC Collision Repair Technology student Jacob Jasso (left) recently placed nationally in the Automotive Refinishing competition at the SkillsUSA nationals. Jasso also won a gold medal at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference. Willie Winget (far right) took home a Bronze Medal in Collision Repair at the state competition. ...

Hayden man wins $350,000 house in NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle

Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017
A crowd of about 2,000 turned out Wednesday night to listen to great music and check their tickets stub at the NIC Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle. Robert Swider, from Hayden, won a home appraised at $350,000 at the NIC Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle drawing Wednesday, winning the Mill River neighborhood house with a ticket ...

NIC Foundation's Really BIG Raffle drawing on July 12

Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The North Idaho College Foundation’s Really BIG Raffle has sold out all of the allotted 5,500 tickets, with the drawing to be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at Cheamkwet Park on NIC’s main campus. Additional raffle prizes will include a $20,000 car, a $10,000 boat, a $3,500 travel package and a $2,000 shopping spree. ...

NIC announces Dean's List for spring semester

Posted: Thursday, July 6, 2017
North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for spring semester 2017. 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 Albion: Robyn Phillips ...

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