C of I Stories

The story of each College of Idaho student, faculty member and graduate is unique. Yet every member of our community shares a desire to blaze his or her own path and to make an impact in their professions and communities. Learn how members of the C of I community are living our mission.


Iron Strength: Emily Hawgood completes IronMan triathlon. 

Study of life: Family, biology studies come first for Juan Cervantes.

Rising above: C of I basketball star overcomes adversity.

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Upon a StarOscar-winning alumnus Paul Smith '27 shines as Disney musical director.

Vintage Alumni: C of I winemakers prosper in fertile Snake River Valley.

There's a catch: Shauna and Rick Williams '74 find fulfillment through fly-fishing.

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Faculty & Staff

Viola, Voila: Dave Johnson brings wealth of experience to music department.

Golden Standard: C of I theatre professor delights on stage, enlightens in the classroom.

Coyote for Life: Marty Holly marks 33 years leading C of I athletics. 

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