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  • Episode 20 of Charlotte’s Webcast is now live! Check in with President Borst to learn more about some of our outstanding student successes ahead of Commencement on Saturday.

Slip 'N Slide

  • Summer is creeping ever closer, and temperatures are creeping ever higher. Luckily, students were able to beat both the heat of the sun and the pressure of pending projects and exams with the help of Campus Ministries, which hosted a Slip ‘N Slide event on May 4! Take a look at our photo gallery here!

C of I Baseball

  • Coyote Athletics Roundup: In addition to their success in winning the NAIA West championship, four Yote baseball players were named to the All-NAIA West Baseball Team. Congratulations to Zach Draper, Bobby Wright, Cole Mansanarez and Riley O’Brien!...C of I student-athletes are making their mark in the classroom, with 47 Yotes named to the Cascade Conference Spring Academic All-Conference Team…The men’s lacrosse squad fell just short of winning the Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League Division II Championship, losing 12-9 to the University of Montana in the final…Senior softball player Destiny Turner was honored as the 2017 Cascade Conference Player of the Year. She is the first-ever catcher and the second C of I player to receive the award...Senior football player Marcus Lenhardt was awarded the 2017 R.C. Owens Award by the National Football Foundation Southern Idaho Chapter, acknowledging his accomplishments both on the field and in the classroom.

  • Professors Out and About: C of I will say goodbye to two professors at the end of this term. Business Professor Kirsten Mast and Spanish Professor Paul Sebastian are both departing the College. We wish them the best in their future endeavors!…Music Professor and Langroise Trio cellist Samuel Smith will help direct a unique summer camp at the C of I: The Cello and Martial Arts Festival. Held June 19-24, the camp is for cellists of all skill sets ages 14-and-up.  

  • Join us at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, for a memorial gathering to honor the life of legendary C of I History Professor Frank Specht. The C of I is collecting stories for a memory book honoring Specht. If you would like to share your favorite memory for the collection, please email Sally Skinner at [email protected].

  • Congratulations to senior elementary education major Hope DeCuir, the most recent recipient of the College’s Integrity, Leadership & Service Award! Her dedication as a tutor for the Academic Support Center in addition to her campus involvement as a member of Scartlet Masque theatre club and a Coyote Caller for the Office of Development made her a clear choice for the award, as did her 3.9 GPA. Congrats, Hope!

  • A record three C of I teams participated in the seventh annual Kryptos competition, a multi-day competition involving cryptanalysis--the breaking of secret codes. Dynamic duo Sam Chandler and Will Callahan solved all three problems, a C of I first! Florence Wavreil, Leo Trujillo, and Erik Nordquist solved two of the three. These are the best competition results for any Idaho team!

  • The Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History has a new exhibit open for the month of May: “Pottery Through the Ages." As part of Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month, the museum will host a number of unique and rare pottery designs from multiple cultures, including Native American, Roman and Egyptian excavations. Learn more about the museum here!