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C of I professor receives Idaho’s top literary award

College of Idaho professor and alumna Diane Raptosh has won her second major literary award of the year with the announcement by the Idaho Commission on the Arts that she will serve as the state’s Writer in Residence.

Students bring smiles to India through peace project

Each year in India, thousands of babies are born with cleft lip and palate deformities – conditions that can lead not only to health and communication problems, but also to negative social stigmas.

C of I alumnus Bundgard named CEO of Influence

College of Idaho alumnus Tim Bundgard ’72 has been named a 2013 CEO of Influence by the Idaho Business Review. Bundgard, the President and CEO of Pioneer Title Company in Boise, and his fellow award winners will be honored during a May 9 ceremony at the downtown Boise Centre on the Grove. Click here for event tickets and information.

Student moves forward with Swaziland project

College of Idaho student Makhosazana “Khosi” Nkambule will spend her summer locating villages with large orphan populations in her native Swaziland as part of her plan to help alleviate poverty. The sophomore’s project has received support from the market and social research firm ActivQuest and is working to secure funding from Rising Tides, a program that promotes self-sufficiency for young people leaving the foster care system.

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

The spring 2013 issue of The College of Idaho’s “Quest” magazine is in mailboxes now! The issue has a theme of “Scholarship,” honoring the College’s long-standing tradition of academic excellence and the many scholarly accomplishments of C of I students, faculty and alumni.

College of Idaho set for 2013 commencement

The College of Idaho is set to celebrate the graduating class of 2013 during its annual commencement ceremony, which begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, in Morrison Quadrangle on the C of I campus in Caldwell. Commencement will be held outdoors, weather permitting. For full details, please visit www.collegeofidaho.edu/commencement.

Music in the air: C of I set for spring concerts

From voice recitals to the Sinfonia Spring Concert, music is in the air this May at The College of Idaho. Here is a preview of each performance:

May 5

Anna Linter-Majernikova gives her Senior Voice Recital at 4:00 p.m., in Langroise Recital Hall.

May 7

Whittenberger Planetarium hosts May public show

Asteroids are the topic of discussion this month at The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium. Come learn about these extraterrestrial objects that reside in our solar system and sometimes collide with other solar system residents during the Planetarium’s public show, beginning at 7 p.m. May 8 inside Boone Science Hall on the C of I campus in Caldwell. The show will feature both the asteroid belt and near-Earth asteroids and also will include a tour of the constellations and planets visible in the Idaho night sky this month.    

Garson named men's basketball coach

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.”

Alumna wins prestigious fellowship in Germany

Yordanos Refu of Boise, a 2012 graduate of The College of Idaho, has been selected to participate in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX), a year-long, federally-funded fellowship for study and work in Germany.

Refu, who earned her bachelor’s degree in international political economy at the C of I, was selected as one of 75 participants (from more than 600 applicants) for this unique fellowship program. 

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