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C of I student Katy Lootens fulfills Disney dream

When she was a student at nearby Idaho Arts Charter School, College of Idaho senior-to-be Katy Lootens discovered the Disney College Program. She immediately knew it was something she wanted to do, and, after applying a second time, her persistence paid off this spring with an internship at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

C of I, KTIK announce football partnership

The College of Idaho, KTIK AM 1350 and Jon Carson Productions are teaming up to provide live radio broadcasts of the Coyote football team’s return to the gridiron this fall. All 11 regular-season C of I football games will be broadcast live on KTIK and streamed live online at www.ktik.com.

Two C of I students set to intern in India

The College of Idaho is a vibrant and diverse community, with students, faculty and staff who hail from more than 50 countries. The C of I also has a strong track record of sending students overseas to gain valuable experience – a tradition that continues this summer as Maryam Karim and Nisshanth Kumar fulfill internships in India.

Plant hunters: C of I team researches Idaho’s flora

“Try this miner’s lettuce,” says College of Idaho botany professor Don Mansfield, tearing off a couple leaves of a small plant growing along the edge of Currant Creek Trail in the Boise Foothills.

As student research assistants McKayla Stevens and Lauren Polito nibble on the leaves, Mansfield notes “you can make a great salad with them” before pointing out the hemlock growing right next to it, one of the most poisonous plants in North America.

C of I history major to attend grad school in China

Graduate school is a popular destination for many College of Idaho alumni, but 2014 graduate Brady Harrison is taking a road less traveled to continue his education.

Harrison, a history major from Caldwell, will spend the next two academic years in China earning a master’s degree in Chinese politics and economics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His studies will be supported by a Chinese Government Scholarship as he pursues a career in international trade.

C of I football season tickets still available

Tickets to The College of Idaho’s 2014 football season are on sale, and seats in all sections remain available to fans who wish to experience the return of small college football to Idaho this fall.

Reserved season tickets, general admission season tickets and family season packages are available for purchase online. Individual game tickets will go on sale in August. Ticket prices are as follows:

Reserved Section Tickets|
Season - $110
Individual Game - $25

C of I student Seth Raver lands NASA internship

On May 30, College of Idaho junior Seth Raver will fly to Virginia to begin his summer internship with NASA. Yes, that NASA – the National Aeronautics and Space Administration – the agency responsible for the United States’ civilian space program and aerospace research.

“It seemed so outlandish,” Raver said of working at NASA. “I almost didn’t even apply.”

First-generation students thrive at the C of I

The College of Idaho enrolls just over 1,100 undergraduates – and nearly one-third of them are first-generation college students.

“We attract them here because we’re successful at helping them graduate,” said Arnold Hernandez, the College’s director of multicultural affairs.

C of I set for 2014 commencement ceremony

The College of Idaho will celebrate the graduating class of 2014 during its annual commencement ceremony, which is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in Morrison Quadrangle on the C of I campus in Caldwell. For full details, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu/commencement.

C of I junior receives memorial scholarship

College of Idaho student Ha Dang has received the Robert G. Peterson Memorial Scholarship, a prestigious Western Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators honor awarded annually to students from WACLEA-certified colleges who demonstrate an interest in their campus safety offices as well as overall law enforcement.

The outgoing Dang – known affectionately as “Ha Ha” by her C of I peers thanks to her friendly demeanor – received the scholarship this month. She was one of two WACLEA honorees for 2014.

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