Alumni News & Notes:Erick Thomson ’05 was elected the new prosecuting attorney for Gem County. A native of Emmett (the Gem County seat), Thomson has worked as deputy prosecuting attorney since 2013 and will step into his new position in January. As the top county attorney, Thomson will represent all criminal cases in the county.
Coyote Athletics Roundup: The C of I's No. 6 ranked men’s and No. 7 ranked women’s cross-country teams advanced to NAIA Nationals…Women’s soccer had its season come to a close in dramatic fashion against Carroll College in the quarterfinals of the CCC tournament…Football finished the season at 4-7 with a 31-13 win over Montana State-Northern, while safety Nate Moore was named player of the week…Volleyball advanced to the CCC semifinals…Men’s Basketball rallied for a road win against Lewis-Clark State.
C of I seniors Jaycin Tini and Petra Lumpert have forged a special friendship through basketball. Read about their journey together from Miles Community College to the C of I in this article by Idaho Press-Tribune reporter Brandon Walton.
The Outdoor Program recently led an afternoon hike into the beautiful Owyhee Mountains at Celebration Park. Click here to check out stunning images of the Yotes exploring the best of the Idaho outdoors.
Senior Dylan Walker was featured in the Idaho Press-Tribune as the men’s cross-country team heads to nationals this weekend. Walker’s leadership skills, combined with his best season of running, have helped the Yotes climb to No. 6 in the nation.
The Idaho Press-Tribune spotlighted The College of Idaho's ALAS club. Standing for the Association of Latino Americano Students, ALAS provides a campus family for Latino-American students at the College.
C of I students Megan Phelps and Joao L.V. Monteirro de Barros recently traveled with Professor Luke Daniels to the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting in San Diego. Megan presented work on the effects of experimental and established chemotherapy drugs on glioblastoma tumor cells, while Joao shared research on which genes are switched on in glioblastoma tumor cells to make them more lethal.
Megan Croft, Micaela Hulsey, Elijah Rolapp, Hannah Sorenson and Brian Weatherston went to Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Wash. for the Annual Student Auditions of the Inland Empire Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. The C of I vocalists competed in categories determined by age, performing for 10 to 15 minutes. Hulsey won first place for First Year College Students and Sorenson took home third place for Second Year College Students. Croft won second place for Fourth & Fifth Year College Students. In total, 85 students from eight colleges and universities in Washington and northern Idaho participated in this event.
It’s not too late to get your 2016-17 season tickets for another exciting year of Yotes Basketball. Click here to view season and single-game ticket information. Go Yotes!
Tour of the Holy Land – Summer 2017:Take a tour through Israel with Dr. Mark Smith, professor of history. The tour will combine elements of a pilgrimage, a study tour of Biblical archaeology, and an opportunity to encounter contemporary life in Israel. The anticipated cost is $4,400. For further information, contact Dr. Mark Smith at [email protected].