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President Henberg announces retirement

College of Idaho President Marv Henberg, named the institution’s 12th president in 2009, has announced he will retire in June 2015. A national search for his successor will begin immediately.

‘Quest’ magazine honored at CASE VIII Conference

For the second time in three years, The College of Idaho’s Quest magazine has been recognized for excellence by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s District VIII Recognition Program. The article “Force of Nature,” written by Quest editor Jordan Rodriguez, received the bronze award in the “Individual Feature Articles” writing category during the 2014 CASE VIII Conference held this week in Vancouver, B.C.

C of I group enjoys Women in Physics Conference

A group of College of Idaho students led by Professor Katie Devine recently attended the Rocky Mountain section meeting of the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics in Salt Lake City. The conference included colleges and universities from throughout the Intermountain West – including the nearby University of Utah and BYU – but the C of I had the largest student group of any school in attendance with nine participants.

C of I to host guest music lecture and demonstration

The College of Idaho is set to welcome alumnus Lynn Maxfield back to campus for a special guest lecture and demonstration on the human voice.  Maxfield, associate director for the National Center for Voice and Speech at the University of Utah, will speak about the acoustics of singing classical and musical theatre styles during a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, inside Langroise Center for the Performing and Fine Arts on the C of I campus in Caldwell. The event is free and open to the public.

Wolfe Field receives $25K from Jacksons Food Stores

The College of Idaho has received a $25,000 gift from Jacksons Food Stores to help fund construction of the Wolfe Field Baseball Stadium, a state-of-the-art baseball complex that will rival any in the Intermountain West.

Howling Yotes successful at winter tournaments

The College of Idaho’s speech and debate team has a new coach and a host of new faces this year, but the Howling Yotes continue to hum along as one of the top collegiate programs in the Pacific Northwest.

Most recently, the Howling Yotes completed a busy winter term, competing at the Mile High Swing tournaments at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City as well as the Scheller Invitational at Pacific University in Portland, Ore.

C of I hosts environmental lecture series this spring

The College of Idaho is set to host a spring lecture series titled “Interdisciplinary Visions of Environment.” The series is a companion piece to Boise State University’s “Idea of Nature” series and three of the lecturers will speak on both the C of I and Boise State campuses.

C of I football hires Jewell as defensive coordinator

College of Idaho head football coach Mike Moroski has announced the hiring of Chris Jewell as the Coyotes' defensive coordinator.

“I am very excited to announce the hiring of Chris Jewell as our defensive coordinator,” Moroski said. “Coach Jewell is a great person and a very detailed and thorough teacher. In addition, he embraces the standards of excellence of The College of Idaho, our athletic department, and the football program.” 

Scholarship Gala honors first-generation students

College of Idaho founding President William Judson Boone famously said of C of I students “Let them come. Let them all come, and we will see what they can do.” That mantra has stuck with the College for more than 120 years as students from many walks of life – including hundreds of first-generation college attendees – have come to the C of I and found success in school, in their careers, and in life. 

C of I joint PA program gets boost from $100,000 grant

The College of Idaho’s joint physician assistant program has received a $100,000 grant from The ALSAM Foundation, based in Salt Lake City, to support renovations of a facility for the program as it prepares to enroll its first students in fall 2014.

The College of Idaho and Idaho State University are partnering to expand ISU’s two-year Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program, and the grant is an important step forward in establishing a state-of-the-art facility that links The College of Idaho in Caldwell with existing ISU sites in Meridian and Pocatello.

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