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The College of Idaho to offer summer courses

The College of Idaho will begin offering summer courses this year, providing additional opportunities for current and new students to take classes in subjects such as politics, psychology and Spanish.

C of I launches online College Store presence

The College of Idaho has launched an online presence for its College Store, giving alumni, parents, the campus community and the public an opportunity to shop for and purchase C of I apparel and gifts from the comfort of their homes.

Novelist Chris Farnsworth to speak at commencement

Novelist and College of Idaho alumnus Christopher Farnsworth will return to his alma mater as keynote speaker for the College’s 2014 Commencement ceremonies May 17.

C of I recognized by TheBestSchools.org

The College of Idaho has been named one of “The 100 Best Colleges and Universities in the U.S. by State” by TheBestSchools.org, a leading resource for prospective college students. Only two schools from each state – one major university and one small college – made the list, which seeks to identify the very best that American higher education has to offer.

To read the full article, visit www.thebestschools.org/rankings/100-best-us-colleges-universities-by-state.

‘Quest’ magazine honored at CASE VIII Conference

For the second time in three years, The College of Idaho’s Quest magazine has been recognized for excellence by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s District VIII Recognition Program. The article “Force of Nature,” written by Quest editor Jordan Rodriguez, received the bronze award in the “Individual Feature Articles” writing category during the 2014 CASE VIII Conference held this week in Vancouver, B.C.

C of I joint PA program gets boost from $100,000 grant

The College of Idaho’s joint physician assistant program has received a $100,000 grant from The ALSAM Foundation, based in Salt Lake City, to support renovations of a facility for the program as it prepares to enroll its first students in fall 2014.

The College of Idaho and Idaho State University are partnering to expand ISU’s two-year Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program, and the grant is an important step forward in establishing a state-of-the-art facility that links The College of Idaho in Caldwell with existing ISU sites in Meridian and Pocatello.

PEAK Curriculum profiled by ‘Inside Higher Ed’

The College of Idaho’s PEAK Curriculum has been featured in an in-depth article by Inside Higher Ed, a prominent online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education.

C of I publishes fall 2013 issue of ‘Quest’ magazine

The College of Idaho has published its fall 2013 issue of Quest magazine, which is in mailboxes now. The issue has a theme of “Leadership,” honoring the College’s longstanding tradition of educating leaders in many fields including politics, education, law, service and athletics.

Art instructor honored at Idaho Triennial Exhibition

College of Idaho alumnus and art instructor Goran Fazil’s piece “Hegelian Constructs” won second place during the Nov. 16 opening reception for the 2013 Boise Art Museum Idaho Triennial Exhibition. It is a prestigious honor for Fazil, who claimed second prize amongst 40 exhibitors chosen from more than 200 entrants for the annual BAM exhibition in downtown Boise.

C of I coach takes on domestic violence in book

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.

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