Alumni News & Notes:Jordan Huttash ’12 was profiled in the Idaho Press-Tribune, as the paper chronicled her time spent as a medical scribe before pursuing medical school…John “Keith” Carlton ’76, a beloved Boise High School teacher, has passed away.
Alumni News & Notes:Verlena Orr ‘61 has released her third full-length collection of poems, The Lyric Unveiled, from Dancing Moon Press. Orr is gifting this book as a thank you to all who have supported her poetry over the past 30 years.
The College of Idaho has published its fall 2016 issue of Quest magazine, which is hot off the press! Themed “Tradition,” the fall issue highlights the many traditions that have shaped C of I student life for 125 years, from Founding President William Judson Boone’s annual panoramic photographs to contemporary classics like the Finney Fun Run.
Alumni News & Notes:Kirk Houston ‘06 joined Holland & Hart’s Boise office. Houston handles bankruptcy and commercial litigation. After receiving his bachelor’s degree from The College of Idaho, Houston went on to earn his law degree from the University of Idaho...T.J. Gordon ’16 signed to play football with the Dodge City Law of the Champions Professional Indoor Football League.
It’s always better to give than to receive. And this December, when you give in support of student scholarships, new buildings, athletics and more, The College of Idaho’s Board of Trustees will double your gift. That’s right, every gift up to $250 will be matched, with the total match good for $135,000.
The College of Idaho campus has been bustling this fall—not only with students shuttling back and forth between classes, but also with the booming sounds of machinery restoring Voorhees Hall and constructing the new Cruzen-Murray Library.
To date, construction is right on schedule. Voorhees has been emptied to its brick shell in preparation for a major overhaul inside. And each day, the Cruzen-Murray Library comes together like a jigsaw puzzle. It currently resembles the Roman Colosseum, as its concrete walls reach skyward.
Alumni News & Notes:Erick Thomson ’05 was elected the new prosecuting attorney for Gem County. A native of Emmett (the Gem County seat), Thomson has worked as deputy prosecuting attorney since 2013 and will step into his new position in January. As the top county attorney, Thomson will represent all criminal cases in the county.
Alumni News & Notes: Camrin Braun ’11 has been awarded a Steven Berkley Marine Conservation Fellowship. Braun is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Joint Program in Oceanography at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. His research broadly focuses on how large pelagic fishes interact with oceanographic features and what that means for species’ behavior and ecology. This requires accurate data on individual fish movements, which are difficult to acquire with traditional light-based geolocation techniques.