Alumni News & Notes: C of I alumnus Christopher Farnsworth's latest book, Killfile, hit shelves August 9. 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.
Coyote Athletics Roundup: Football was picked fifth in the Frontier Conference preseason coaches’ poll, as the Yotes are considered contenders to make some noise this season…Women's soccer was picked second and men's picked seventh in the preseason CCC coaches' polls...News of Austin Basterrechea becoming the new cross-country/ track and field head coach made it into the Idaho Statesman, the Idaho Press-Tribune and KMVT 11... C of I assistant lacrosse coach Marcel Reed is raising awareness to the game by running a kids camp in Twin Falls, as covered by TV station KMVT.
Professors out and about: Professor of education Dr. Deb Yates is having an impact on education worldwide. She recently had a book she co-authored, Turning Your School Around: A Self-Guided Audit for School Improvement, translated into Urdu for use in Pakistan... Dr. Maimuna Islam co-authored an article (with Dr. Amber Murrey '08 and Dr. Odomaro Mubangizi). The article was a workshop reflection titled "Setting Forth at Dawn: A Workshop--in Review of African Political Economy.
The story on Pamela Dockstader ’16, who interned at the Boise VA this summer, appeared in the Idaho Press-Tribune. Dockstader, who is a U.S. Army veteran, is the first recipient of the Partnership to Advance Veteran’s Education in Research Fellowship.
Yotes football season tickets are now on sale for the 2016 season. Reserved tickets for all five home games cost $115, with general admission season tickets available for just $50. A family pass (2 adults and 2 kids) costs $150. To purchase season tickets, click here.
Homecoming 2016 will be here before you know it! Make sure to register today and take advantage of early-bird deals! See you back on campus Oct. 6-9. To register, click here, or call 459-5301.
C of I Night at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival is Aug. 17: Gather with alumni for a pre-show conversation with Joe Golden and Dr. John Ottenhoff prior to the showing of Twelfth Night on Aug. 17. The presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the patio near Café Shakespeare; music will begin at 7:20 p.m.; and curtain is at 8 p.m. Show off your College of Idaho pride by wearing PURPLE! Discounted tickets are available for all alumni through the Shakespeare Festival box office: Call 208-336-9221 and provide the code 5120 to purchase tickets. After purchasing tickets, please RSVP by visiting the alumni webpage here or calling the alumni office at 208-459-5301.
Bug Day! Come earn a ‘Certificate in Bugology’ as The College of Idaho’s Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History and the Idaho Botanical Garden presents Bug Day. The annual entomological extravaganza will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children and IBG members.