Thu, Jul 14, 2016
- 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.
- Coyote Athletics Roundup: Tiana Thomas was featured in the Idaho Press-Tribune after winning the NAIA 400-meter hurdle national championship…Track and field coach Pat McCurry sent two women runners to the U.S. and Canadian Olympic trials. McCurry, who also serves as a post-collegiate coach, has trained Emmett native Megan Rolland and former U of I runner Alycia Butterworth…Yotes baseball player Hunter Hanson, who is playing for the Yakima Pippins this summer, was featured in the Yakima Herald for his interesting baseball journey…fellow baseball player Dalton Strong was featured in the Bonner County Daily Bee as he plays with the Northern Lakes Mountaineers this summer, an AA American Legion team.
- Professors out and about: C of I political economy professor Dr. Erin Hern and students Cameron Arnzen and Ruth Nakalyowa are currently in Zambia conducting research. Hern is doing a follow-up study to her dissertation work on service delivery and political participation. The students designed their own research projects in a course with Hern over the winter. Nakalyowa is looking at why Zambian women are less interested in politics than men, and Arnzen is looking at why those with more education are also more critical of the government.
- C of I alumnus Christopher Farnsworth's latest book, Killfile, will be in stores August 9th. Christopher, a graduate of 1993, will be signing, reading from, and talking about his books in various southern California locations (San Diego, Santa Monica, and Huntington Beach). We would love for our alumni association to show support and gather to meet with Christopher over the next few months. All alumni and friends of the College are invited. For more info on the signings, click here.
- Yotes football season tickets are now on sale for the 2016 season. Tickets for the five home dates are available for $115, with general admission season tickets for just $50. A family pass (2 adults and 2 kids) is available for $150. To purchase season tickets, click here.
- Junior Mary Totten was awarded a $2,500 scholarship by the American Airlines Education Foundation. Totten, who is the women’s ski team captain, has received the scholarship three years in a row.
- Russian composer and pianist Natasha Pikoul will give a free recital at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 6 at The College of Idaho campus in Caldwell. On the program will be music by J. S. Bach, Scarlatti, Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Ravel, Pikoul, and Earnest. Pikoul received her musical education in piano and composition, first as a student of the Central Musical School in Moscow, then as a student of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.