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C of I set for Wolfe Field Stadium dedication

The College of Idaho will host a dedication ceremony for Wolfe Field Baseball Stadium at 2:45 p.m. Friday, April 3, before the C of I baseball game versus Lewis-Clark State. C of I President Marv Henberg, Caldwell Mayor Garret Nancolas, and C of I trustee and donor Graye Wolfe will dedicate the stadium and throw out the first pitches in front of more than 1,000 newly installed, individual chair backed seats now present at Wolfe Field, located on Linden Street north of Cleveland Boulevard in Caldwell.

Disco Yote: Hunter dances way to mirror ball trophy

C of I alumnus and psychology professor Dr. Isaac Hunter ’04 danced all over the competition during the recent Dancing with the Caldwell Stars contest, put on March 7 by Caldwell Fine Arts. With a dynamic disco routine, Hunter left the audience begging for more with moves Chazz Michael Michaels would be jealous of. We sat down with the mirror ball trophy winner to get an inside look at greatness. (Note: this interview was executed with sarcasm and humor in mind).

C of I set to host Relay For Life event April 25

The College of Idaho is set to host a Relay For Life event April 25-26 inside the J.A. Albertson Activities Center on the C of I campus in Caldwell. Spearheaded by C of I senior Breanna Leatham—a sixth-year Relay For Life volunteer—the event introduces a great cause to the C of I community. From 7 p.m. April 25 to 3 a.m. April 26, teams will participate in games and take turns running or walking laps around the track in the gym to raise money and awareness for saving lives from cancer.

How ‘bout them apples? C of I alums open cidery

On August 12, 1805, William Clark and Meriwether Lewis became the first Americans to cross the continental divide as they entered into present day Idaho through the Lemhi Pass. More than 200 years later, descendants of Lewis are also hoping to become pioneers in the Gem State.

College of Idaho alumnae Kate Leadbetter ’10 and Molly Leadbetter ’11, along with their parents Gig and Ann, are in the process of opening Leadbetter Cider Co., which will be one of Idaho’s first hard cideries.

C of I presents ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’

The College of Idaho Department of Theatre & Speech Arts is pleased to announce its spring production, "You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown," a two-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy based on the Peanuts comic strip characters. Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. on April 9-11 and April 16-18—with 2 p.m. matinee shows on April 12 and 19—in the studio theatre of the Langroise Center for the Performing and Fine Arts on the C of I campus in Caldwell. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and students.

C of I increases summer course offerings for 2015

For the second consecutive year, The College of Idaho will offer summer classes to students and the community. The C of I has expanded its summer course selection this year, with both introductory and advanced classes offered in a wide range of subjects. Registration, which opens April 13, will be available online (click here). For-credit course offerings include:

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.

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