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C of I's Mock Supreme Court an ‘invaluable’ class

To gain first-hand experience as an undergraduate in the sciences, you perform research. For business and marketing, you intern with a company. And for political economy or pre-law? You take part in The College of Idaho’s Mock Supreme Court.                                       

MLK Resourceful, Responsible, Reflective Day

Baptist minister, Civil Rights leader and social activist all define Martin Luther King Jr. Through nonviolent methods of protest, Dr. King used the power of words and love to fight for justice and leave an indelible mark on the world.

As the nation prepares to honor him this upcoming Monday, The College of Idaho will replace classes with the “MLK Jr. Resourceful, Responsible, and Reflective Day.”

C of I campus to open late on Tuesday, January 10

The College of Idaho has announced a late start for Tuesday, Jan. 10, because of slick road conditions. Classes will begin at 10 a.m., as will office hours for C of I staff.

All members of the campus community are encouraged to drive safely and exercise caution while traveling to and from campus.

CFA presents ‘An Evening with C.S. Lewis’

The year is 1963. Author C.S. Lewis is hosting a group of American writers at his home near Oxford. They are about to experience a captivating evening with a man whose engaging conversation and spontaneous humor made him one of the great storytellers of his day. Seated in his living room and in front of a warm fire, he recalls the people and events that inspired his thought and shaped his life: his friendship with J.R.R. Tolkien, why he nearly abandoned the Narnia Chronicles, how he came to embrace Christianity, and the American woman who turned his life upside down.

C of I campus to open late on Monday, January 9

The College of Idaho has announced a late start for Monday, Jan. 9, because of slick road conditions. Classes will begin at 9:30 a.m., as will office hours for C of I staff.

All members of the campus community are encouraged to drive safely and exercise caution while traveling to and from campus.

In the News

  • Alumni News & Notes: Verlena Orr ‘61 has released her third full-length collection of poems, The Lyric Unveiled, from Dancing Moon Press. Orr is gifting this book as a thank you to all who have supported her poetry over the past 30 years.

Alums changing lives through tutoring business

Nia Stevens ’11 grew up a few miles away from The College of Idaho. When she was a little girl, her parents told her “That’s a great college. It’s a diamond in our backyard. People come from all around the world to go to that college.” 

And at the age of 14, Nia herself stepped foot on campus as a college freshman. After finishing high school early, she double majored in music and English. But upon graduating, like most 18-year-olds, she still didn’t know what she wanted to do in life.

C of I campus closed on Wednesday, January 4

The College of Idaho has cancelled classes and closed campus operations for Wednesday, Jan. 4, because of current and forecasted inclement weather conditions. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stay home and avoid driving on the snowy roads.

Staff with essential snow day functions such as maintenance and Campus Safety should check with their supervisors about work schedules. If you do have to come to campus, please take extra time and exercise the utmost caution. The safety of the campus community is the College's top priority.

C of I student comes to aid of choking man

Walking up to the Reel Theatre in Nampa, College of Idaho senior Devon Pogue didn’t know this wouldn’t be a typical movie Monday. He didn’t know his particular theatre held more in store than just watching The Magnificent Seven with his girlfriend.

Everything felt normal as the couple settled into their seats. The lights dimmed and the show started. But that all changed 15 minutes in, as disorder struck.

Latest edition of ‘Quest’ hits mailboxes

The College of Idaho has published its fall 2016 issue of Quest magazine, which is hot off the press! Themed “Tradition,” the fall issue highlights the many traditions that have shaped C of I student life for 125 years, from Founding President William Judson Boone’s annual panoramic photographs to contemporary classics like the Finney Fun Run.

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