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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 ...

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

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 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 ...

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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