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President Borst publishes Op-Ed on disease awareness

College of Idaho President Charlotte Borst recently wrote an Op-Ed piece on behalf of the Idaho Immunization Coalition. Dr. Borst, whose academic background is in the history of science and medicine, advocates for the importance of protecting Idaho’s college campus communities through immunization and education. Specifically, she points to the importance of educating students about the dangers of Type B meningitis, a potentially deadly disease that impacts many campuses across the United States. Dr.

Local Pokémon gamers visit C of I to ‘Catch ’em all’

While The College of Idaho campus is typically quieter during the summer months, a host of new inhabitants have moved in seemingly overnight. They hide among buildings and bushes, but sometimes can be spotted soaking up rays in the quad. The appearance of these interesting creatures has also brought another crowd on campus—Pokémon trainers—as they attempt to “catch ’em all.”

C of I hires Jim Everett to coach swim program

College of Idaho athletic director Reagan Rossi has announced the hiring of former Treasure Valley Family YMCA CEO Jim Everett as the new head coach of the C of I men’s and women’s swim program.

Everett replaces Christine Mabile, who left the College last month to become an assistant coach at the University of Missouri.

In the News

  • Alumni News & Notes: Sharon Hubler ’72 has spent most of her life being involved with nonprofits in southwest Idaho. The Idaho Press-Tribune recently featured Hubler, a Caldwell native, as she continues to selflessly give back to her community.

Community Learning at C of I proves FUN for all

About 18 kids scoured three crime scenes roped off in yellow tape, eager to unravel the mystery of who nabbed a professor’s dog. Looking at clues, collecting evidence and dusting for fingerprints, the kids gradually uncovered the story the evidence told.

The class, ‘CSI: Detective Camp,’ was one of The College of Idaho’s Community Learning classes being offered this summer.

C of I names Reagan Rossi as new athletic director

The College of Idaho restructured leadership roles within its athletics department, with longtime C of I coach and administrator Reagan Rossi becoming the Coyotes’ first female athletic director, as announced during a press conference on July 12.

Rossi, in her 18th year at the College, was promoted after four years as associate athletic director. She previously served as head women’s basketball coach for 13 years.

C of I included in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017

The College of Idaho continues to garner attention and praise from college ranking guides and websites across the country, with the latest recognition coming via Fiske Guide to Colleges.

C of I Chamber Singers enjoy musical tour of China

This spring, The College of Idaho Chamber Singers and string quartet took a musical tour of China. Professor Brent Wells and President Charlotte Borst accompanied the students, who performed concerts and learned valuable lessons about Chinese history and culture, the power of music and, most importantly, themselves. Recently graduated senior Caitlin Fellows chronicled the journey, including a Flickr photo album

Ski Coach Bonneau earns national recognition

Best Day Ever. It’s the motto of College of Idaho head ski coach Ron Bonneau. A simple phrase that encapsulates the idea of letting go of the things you can’t control, getting rid of the negative thoughts that sometimes dwell in our brains, and recognizing that, on a given day, you’re going to experience the best opportunities that you can bring forward.

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