C of I, CWI partner through articulation agreement
2010. 09. 29.
NAMPA – College of Western Idaho (CWI) and The College of Idaho (C of I) joined forces Wednesday, September 29 to formalize an articulation agreement that will provide students with a clear path toward earning a bachelor's degree. The agreement allows CWI students to easily transfer to The College of Idaho and take advantage of C of I's distinctive new PEAK curriculum, which launched this fall.
“This agreement signifies a natural partnership between two institutions,” said CWI President Bert Glandon. “Beyond the location and curriculum reasons for partnering, CWI and The College of Idaho both share a passion for lifelong learning and community support that is instilled in our students. We are pleased to present our students with this exceptional opportunity towards a bachelor's degree.”
Students who earn an associate's degree from CWI will be granted junior standing at C of I, including up to 70 transfer credits. These students will be required to complete one major and one minor to earn a bachelor's degree at C of I. Also, students who earn 28-59 credits at CWI will be granted sophomore standing and will be required to complete one PEAK major and two minors at C of I.
“In its short history, the College of Western Idaho has improved access to higher education for thousands of students,” said C of I President Marv Henberg. “As we have many first-generation students at The College of Idaho, we appreciate CWI's commitment to access. We are proud to be partners.”
Founded in 2007, College of Western Idaho is a public, open-access and comprehensive community college committed to providing affordable access to quality teaching and learning opportunities to the residents of western Idaho. For more information, visit www.cwidaho.cc or call (208) 562-3000.
Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state's oldest private liberal arts college. The College's distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three minors in four years. For more information, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.