While The College of Idaho campus is typically quieter during the summer months, a host of new inhabitants have moved in seemingly overnight. They hide among buildings and bushes, but sometimes can be spotted soaking up rays in the quad. The appearance of these interesting creatures has also brought another crowd on campus—Pokémon trainers—as they attempt to “catch ’em all.”
Alumni News & Notes:Sharon Hubler ’72 has spent most of her life being involved with nonprofits in southwest Idaho. The Idaho Press-Tribune recently featured Hubler, a Caldwell native, as she continues to selflessly give back to her community.
About 18 kids scoured three crime scenes roped off in yellow tape, eager to unravel the mystery of who nabbed a professor’s dog. Looking at clues, collecting evidence and dusting for fingerprints, the kids gradually uncovered the story the evidence told.
The class, ‘CSI: Detective Camp,’ was one of The College of Idaho’s Community Learning classes being offered this summer.
The College of Idaho restructured leadership roles within its athletics department, with longtime C of I coach and administrator Reagan Rossi becoming the Coyotes’ first female athletic director, as announced during a press conference on July 12.
Rossi, in her 18th year at the College, was promoted after four years as associate athletic director. She previously served as head women’s basketball coach for 13 years.
This spring, The College of Idaho Chamber Singers and string quartet took a musical tour of China. Professor Brent Wells and President Charlotte Borst accompanied the students, who performed concerts and learned valuable lessons about Chinese history and culture, the power of music and, most importantly, themselves. Recently graduated senior Caitlin Fellows chronicled the journey, including a Flickr photo album.
Best Day Ever. It’s the motto of College of Idaho head ski coach Ron Bonneau. A simple phrase that encapsulates the idea of letting go of the things you can’t control, getting rid of the negative thoughts that sometimes dwell in our brains, and recognizing that, on a given day, you’re going to experience the best opportunities that you can bring forward.
It’s 8 a.m. on a Thursday morning at Middleton Heights Elementary school. About 20 first-graders sit at their desks. Their eyes intently watch College of Idaho sophomore Shanna Madsen. It’s the end of her six-week stay in first grade, as part of the C of I’s Intro to Teaching class. And now, it’s Madsen’s turn to take the reins and give a lesson.