News Blog: July 2014

Two C of I summer interns thriving in New York City

“If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere,” Frank Sinatra famously crooned about New York City. This summer, that lyric has become a mantra for two College of Idaho business majors who are working and thriving in NYC. Recent graduate Charles Griffen ’14 is interning for the multi-media marketing firm Allied Integrated Marketing (AIM), while senior Ali Dang-Ngoc is interning as a summer analyst with J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

C of I to dedicate Marty Holly Athletics Center

The College of Idaho’s first new campus building in more than a decade will officially open July 29 as the C of I dedicates the Marty Holly Athletics Center. The ceremony and ribbon cutting will begin at 10 a.m. inside the building, followed immediately by guided tours of the 22,000-square-foot facility.

C of I hires VP for Finance and Administration

The College of Idaho has hired Richard Erne as its new vice president for finance and administration. Erne comes to the C of I from URS/Washington Group International Inc. in Boise, where he served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting for the Civil Construction & Mining Group as well as assistant and acting corporate controller over the past 16 years. 

C of I senior awarded Phi Kappa Phi honors grant

College of Idaho senior Aleah Lowber has dreamed of studying abroad in a Spanish-speaking country since her first exposure to the language as a junior high student visiting Acapulco, Mexico. Lowber’s years of devoted study and academic excellence have earned her recognition from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation’s oldest collegiate honor society—which recently awarded her its prestigious Study Abroad Grant to help fulfill her ambition.

C of I students thrive in Stanley medical internship

What began as a simple way for a son to assist his mother for college credit has grown into a valuable pipeline for College of Idaho medical interns. During the past 35 years, the Salmon River Clinic in rural Stanley  has hosted more than 100 C of I students with aspirations of entering medical school—and the program shows no signs of slowing down.

C of I campus hosts IHC's Baseball Week in Caldwell

The College of Idaho is set to host “Batter Up: Baseball in American Culture,” a week of free public programming happening July 13-17 as part of the Idaho Humanities Council’s Summer Institute for Idaho Teachers. The institute includes four public events, each set to begin at 7 p.m. in the Langroise Center for Performing and Fine Arts on the C of I campus in Caldwell.