For more than 40 years, Mike Shines has helped motivate College of Idaho student-athletes and others to achieve their goals and maximize their performance. Now, the College’s longtime strength and conditioning coach has a new goal: helping the victims of domestic violence and encouraging greater awareness of the problem.
Shines is raising funds through sales of his newly-published book I’ll Never Tell, which features motivational and inspirational quotes from unknown authors and an Idaho celebrity, accompanied by his own photographs of Idaho landscapes and nature.
Longtime College of Idaho athletic director Marty Holly has been named the Cascade Conference Athletic Director of the Year, announced June 14 by CCC commissioner Rob Cashell. Holly, who recently completed his 32nd year at the C of I, earns the honor for the second time in the last five seasons. He also will be a nominee for the NAIA Athletic Director of the Year award, to be announced later this summer.
College of Idaho athletic director Marty Holly has announced the hiring of UCLA assistant Scott Garson as the 15th men’s basketball head coach in program history.
“I am honored that President Henberg and Marty Holly have given me the opportunity to lead the men’s basketball program at The College of Idaho,” Garson said. “I feel very fortunate to be at an institution with such an outstanding academic reputation combined with a tremendous passion for its athletics programs across the board.”
College of Idaho writer-at-large and former writing and literature professor John Rember has published a new book of stories entitled "Sudden Death, Over Time," which hit shelves last week. Rember describes the book as a collection of "dark, seductive and broodingly ironic" short stories that emerge from the uncertainty, failing infrastructures and moral ambiguity of our modern time.
College of Idaho President Dr. Marv Henberg applauded his faculty and staff for a successful 2010-2011 school year and challenged them to continue generating bold ideas that will ensure continued academic and fiscal success in the years to come during his annual State of the College Address on Aug. 25 inside Langroise Recital Hall.
Students eating at The College of Idaho will return to a more pleasing dining experience this fall, following completion of a $1.5 million project upgrading Simplot Dining Hall.
Matt Caldwell, general manager of C of I’s food service provider Bon Appétit, said the renovations significantly enhance the kitchen and serving areas of Simplot Dining Hall. Images of the renovated Simplot Dining Hall can be viewed on the College Flickr site.
The College of Idaho has hired Rachel Blood as a counselor in the Office of Admission. Blood comes to the College from the Boise School District, where she worked with the Title I program at Grace Jordan Elementary School. She graduated from C of I in 2009, majoring in English and earning a minor in psychology.
Blood, who grew up in Boise and attended Capital High School, is excited to be back at her alma mater.