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C of I hoopsters teach kids the fun of the game

A stampede of sound vibrated through the J.A. Albertson gym as 80 pairs of sneakers ran to and fro, chasing purple and white striped basketballs up and down the hardwood. Kids whooped and hollered for their teammates with every ball that cascaded through the hoop.

On the sidelines, alumni, current and newly recruited College of Idaho basketball players found themselves in the role of coach, working with the youngsters to improve their skills during the C of I basketball camp.

Safford honored, C of I wins 11 NAIA awards

The annual NAIA-SIDA Ike Pearson Award Reception was a banner night for The College of Idaho, with Coyote athletics earning a combined 12 national honors during Wednesday’s CoSIDA National Convention in Dallas, Texas.

C of I Director of Athletic Communication Mike Safford Jr. became the 40th recipient of the Ike Pearson Lifetime Achievement Award—the highest honor for an athletic communication specialist in the NAIA.

C of I names Spring 2016 Dean’s List honorees

The College of Idaho congratulates the more than 200 students who made the 2016 Spring Semester Dean’s List. To receive Dean's List recognition, a student must complete at least nine graded credits and achieve a GPA of 3.75 or higher for the semester. Students honored are listed below by hometown:

TREASURE VALLEY

C of I undertakes $17M housing improvement plan

Over the past five years, The College of Idaho has experienced rapid enrollment growth, the launch of new programs and the addition of several new campus buildings.

Now, the C of I is responding to the need for additional student housing by launching a three-phase plan to improve existing residence halls and add new residential housing space to the Caldwell campus. The plan is expected to cost around $17 million, with a target completion date of summer 2018.

C of I alumna to study cinema on Fulbright grant

Filmmaker Ly Bun Yim lives in Ta Khmao, a suburb of Cambodia's crowded and energetic capital, Phnom Penh. When College of Idaho alumna Jessica Austin ’09 first visited him in June of 2013, Ly gave her an electrifying tour of his self-designed studio, which doubled as his home. He bought the property upon returning to Cambodia, decades after he fled from the genocidal class-warfare waged by the Khmer Rouge soldiers in the late 1970s.

C of I named to ‘Colleges of Distinction’

The College of Idaho has once again earned national recognition, being named to the 2016-17 edition of Colleges of Distinction, a college guidebook which features schools it considers the nation’s best places to learn, grow and succeed.

Click here to check out the C of I profile, and be sure to share it with your college-bound family and friends!

In the News

  • Alumni News & Notes: Kay Hansen ’77 and Abby Griffitts ’02 were both recently named as assistant principals in the Boise School District. Hansen will be an assistant principal at Riverside and White Pine elementary schools, while Griffitts will be at Shadow Hills and Morley Nelson elementary schools.

Women’s track four-peats at CCC Championships

Four years ago, the Cascade Conference women’s track and field trophy came back to Caldwell with the league-champion Yotes. A one-year stay turned to two, two years turned to three, and now, it’s starting to look like the trophy may have a permanent home at The College of Idaho.

The Coyote women’s track team capped a banner season by dominating the CCC championships this year. They won gold in 11 individual events and hoisted the CCC trophy for a fourth consecutive time. That’s back-to-back-to-back-to-back, if you’re counting.

Join us for Summer Discovery Day on June 4

Ever thought of being part of the YoteFam? Want to know why the C of I is Idaho's No. 1 College? Then join The College of Idaho for Summer Discovery Day on Saturday, June 4. Come get the inside scoop on the college admission process and what you can do to prepare for the next step in your educational career!

Check-in starts at 9:30 a.m., with the event starting at 10 a.m. While on campus, you’ll also enjoy lunch with fellow prospective students, take a campus tour, and interact with current students, faculty, and staff.

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