News Blog: August 2017

Social justice expert Molly Rowan Leach to present lecture

Restorative justice advocate and College of Idaho alumna Molly Rowan Leach ’96 will return to campus this week to present a special Brain Food lecture on the importance of rehabilitation in criminal justice.

Leach’s lecture, “From Punishment to Restoration: How Justice & Mercy Merge and Prove a Viable Path Forward,” will begin at 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 31 in Jewett Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public, with refreshments provided.

President Bob Hoover addresses Class of 2021 at Convocation ceremony

In his first event since returning to The College of Idaho as its interim president for the 2017-2018 school year, Dr. Bob Hoover took to the podium to formally welcome the Class of 2021 at its Convocation ceremony, leaving them with a message of tradition, philanthropy and optimism.

C of I mourns the passing of Gov. Cecil Andrus

Those on the campus of the College of Idaho were saddened to learn of the passing of former Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus, while remembering a leader who played a significant role in the betterment and preservation of the College over the past 40 years.

There were times during his terms as Governor, as well as times when he served on the College’s Board of Trustees, when the College faced serious financial difficulties. Through his influence and leadership, the College received a number of financial gifts that helped sustain and even grow the campus.

First-year students share excitement on Move-In Day

A silent summer in Hayman Hall gave way to a flurry of activity on Friday as The College of Idaho welcomed its newest members of the #YoteFam for Move-In Day, the official start of the College’s annual Welcome Week.

Davis UWC co-founder to visit campus for student reception

At 5 p.m. on Friday August 25, The College of Idaho will have the pleasure of hosting Shelby M.C. Davis, the co-founder of the Davis UWC Scholars program. He and his wife Gale will be attending a reception for the international students on campus, giving them the chance to meet the man who helped to change their lives.

College of Idaho announces presidential change

President Charlotte Borst announces her plans to step down as president of The College of Idaho to pursue new opportunities. Former C of I president Dr. Bob Hoover will assume the role of Interim President.

College of Idaho announces presidential change

President Charlotte Borst announces her plans to step down as president of The College of Idaho to pursue new opportunities. Former C of I president Dr. Bob Hoover will assume the role of Interim President.

Yotes reflect on solar eclipse experiences

Just before noon on August 21, 2017, the sky began to darken. A drop in temperature accompanied the suddenly dimmed natural light. As the shadows turned closer to darkness, the lamps on The College of Idaho’s campus began to turn on automatically, shining as bright as they would on any summer evening, despite it being the middle of the day.

In the News

  • Construction at the Cruzen-Murray Library is now heading into Month 17! We’re making a lot of really great progress on the new library, and as usual, we’ve been getting great video of the construction process! Check out this timelapse of all the work that got done over July 2017 here!

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