C of I Newsletter

2006. 09. 08.

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New Class Plants Trees for Caldwell

The class of 2010 is digging into the year with a service project that will beautify Caldwell. The first-year students − accompanied by staff, faculty, and returning CofI students − will be planting trees along the Wilson Drainage and Indian Creek Saturday, September 9 from 10 a.m. - noon. The project is part of the College’s First Year Experience and is an opportunity for students to get to know other members of the campus and the greater Caldwell community. 'Our Mission states that we are a Liberal Arts College that embodies the values of leadership, community, integrity, and service. In a sense, our annual college community service project is a manifestation of all of these values,' Vice President for Academic Affairs Mark Smith said. 'To live our values with integrity, we need to do what we can to enrich the community in which we live.' If you would like to participate in the project, meet in the Griffith Park parking lot (located behind Subway, off of Blaine St. in Caldwell) at 9:50 a.m. on Saturday.

Graduate Starts E-publishing Venture

Judith B. Glad '73 jumped into the e-publishing business this summer. Glad, an e-book author and entrepreneur, launched Uncial Press in June. 'E-Books provide exciting opportunities for authors and readers,' said Glad, 'and I believe there's room in the industry for well-written electronic books that are meticulously edited and well-presented.' Uncial Press is currently seeking submissions of complete book-length and shorter manuscripts in the following areas: Georgian, Regency, Victorian and western American historical romance; fantasy/paranormal stories; cozy and traditional mysteries; nonfiction how-to books; and humor. For more information on how to submit a manuscript for consideration, visit Uncial Press.

A Tale of Two Economies, Professor Presents Paper Comparing Sweden and France

Students are not the only ones who will hear a lecture from CofI Political Economy Professor Jim Angresano this fall. He was recently invited to share his work with other professionals during the Rocky Mountain European Scholars Conference held at Bringham Young University, in Salt Lake City, October 6-7. Angresano will present his paper entitled 'Why is Sweden's economy performing so favorably while that of France languishes?'

Award Winning Bagels

When Math Professor Mark Lotspeich isn’t teaching, he is baking. His culinary skill recently paid off at the Western Idaho Fair where his huckleberry bagels won a 3rd place ribbon. The bagels were evaluated for taste, texture, creativity, and presentation. Lotspeich displayed the winning bagel on a ceramic plate created by Art Professor Stephen Fisher and painted by Graphic Designer Aimee Czarniecki.

Homecoming is Coming…

Homecoming weekend is jam-packed with activity this year. Return to campus October 6-8 to catch the fun. Here are just a few of the events planned:

Friday:

Men’s Coyote Soccer vs. Concordia, 3 p.m.

Lady ‘Yote Volleyball vs. Oregon Tech, 7 p.m.

National Alumni Board Awards Dinner, 6 p.m.

High Street Band Concert in the Quad, 8 p.m.

Saturday:

6th Annual A Taste of the Harvest, 2–7 p.m. (All proceeds benefit a scholarship for first-generation college students from migrant labor families)

Lady ‘Yote Soccer vs. Great Falls, 2 p.m.

Lady ‘Yote Volleyball vs. Southern Oregon, 7 p.m.

Sunday:

Lady ‘Yote Soccer vs. Carroll College, noon

Men’s Coyote Soccer vs. Cascade, 3 p.m.