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C of I continues Project Linus blanket drive

This spring, The College of Idaho is hosting a blanket drive for Project Linus, an organization that makes and collects blankets for children in need. The C of I is collecting new blankets through April 1 at the front desk of McCain Student Center. And on March 18, 19 and 20, the C of I campus is hosting daily blanket making parties in Simplot Dining Hall during lunch and dinner hours. C of I Program Council has donated enough materials to make approximately 20 blankets.

Freshman skier captures national title for Yotes

College of Idaho freshman Caroline Sanden Gustafsson won a national championship and was named the Northwest Collegiate Ski Conference Skier of the Year—not bad for someone who first set foot on the C of I campus in January.

Sanden Gustafsson wanted to go to a school where she could ski and receive a top-notch education. And it’s been so far, so good for the Orebro, Sweden native.

C of I men advance to the Round of Eight at nationals

Senior guard Demetrius Perkins poured in 32 points to lead four College of Idaho players in double figures as the Yotes steamrolled Cardinal Stritch, 99-80, in the second round of the NAIA National Tournament on Friday night in Point Lookout, Missouri.

Marko Kovacevic had 17 points and eight rebounds, Sydney Donaldson added 15 points and Marck Coffin chipped in 10 points for the No. 4-seeded Yotes (30-5), who pulled away for the win by scoring 60 second-half points.

Commemorative bricks available for C of I seniors

Want to be part of The College of Idaho legacy? Want to have your name etched in the stone annals? Or at least in bricks and mortar? Purchase a brick for the Marty Holly Athletics Center walkway!

Parents/grandparents and loved ones of graduating seniors at The College of Idaho have a unique opportunity to honor their student’s achievement: a commemorative brick with a personalized inscription to permanently honor your graduate. The 4 x 8 bricks will be placed in the walkway outside the Marty Holly Athletics Center on campus.

♪Note by note ♫ Langroise fellow prepares students for success

One of the two most important influences in Langroise Trio violinist Geoffrey Trabichoff’s life was violinist Sascha Lasserson, a renowned Russian pedagogue. The other — a London taxi driver named Alf.

“He was a kind of freak because he knew more about violin, singing, and ballet, than most professionals do,” Trabichoff said. “It was because he had a terrific interest in those things, so he made a point of going to whatever he could.”

Yotes win first-round game at NAIA Nationals

Five players scored in double figures and The College of Idaho men’s basketball team held off a late rally to survive and advance in its first-round game at the NAIA National Tournament.

Josh Wilson, Joe Vaz and Marko Kovacevic each scored 11 points, while Demetrius Perkins and Joey Nebeker added 10 points apiece as the No. 4-seeded Yotes (29-5) edged Dakota State 65-64 on Wednesday afternoon at Keeter Gymnasium in Point Lookout, Missouri.

C of I launches Henberg Lectureship in Env. Studies

The College of Idaho is pleased to launch its new Marv and Laurie Henberg Lectureship in Environmental Studies. The lectureship’s inaugural event is set for March 31 as critically acclaimed author David Quammen will visit the C of I’s Caldwell campus for a 7 p.m. lecture in the Langroise Center titled “Ebola, Virus X, and the Ecology of Emerging Disease.” The lecture is free and open to the public.

C of I Planetarium hosts March public show

Explore the final frontier at The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium! The Vernal Equinox will be the lead topic when the planetarium hosts its next public show at 7 p.m. March 13 inside Boone Hall on the C of I campus in Caldwell. The recently renovated Planetarium, which now features new cove lights and handicapped access, will explore equinoxes, solstices, and the circumstances that bring them about. The show will also take a look at the constellations and planets visible in the Idaho night sky this month. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 4-17.

Four C of I alumnae honored as 'Women of the Year'

Click here to read the Idaho Business Review’s coverage of the “Women of the Year” event.

The Indian scholar, jurist and revolutionist B.R. Ambedkar once said, “I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.”

Crown 'em: Yotes win back-to-back CCC titles

The color purple is often associated with royalty. With monarchs and sovereign rulers.

It is also associated with The College of Idaho Coyotes.

For the second consecutive year, the C of I men’s basketball team climbed the ladder and cut down the nets as Cascade Conference Tournament champions. The No. 6-ranked Yotes (28-5) earned the repeat with a hard-fought, 86-79 victory over No.23 Southern Oregon (24-9) Tuesday inside the J.A. Albertson Activities Center. 

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