Three years ago, The College of Idaho Coyotes stormed back onto the field for its first home football game since 1977. It was a program in its infancy, a team with few expectations of immediate success. Some doubted the Yotes could go toe-to-toe with the much older programs on their schedule, little more than a bye week for the opposition.
One of the highlights of Homecoming Week is the 4th Annual Treasure Valley Business Breakfast, which will feature Albertsons Chief Marketing & Merchandising Officer Shane Sampson as the keynote speaker. Slated for Friday, Sept. 15 at 8 a.m. in the Simplot Dining Hall, the event brings together C of I students with alumni and non-alumni business leaders across many industries.
On November 30, 1990, Boise philanthropist Velma Morrison pressed a button to personally sound the chimes on a new landmark for The College of Idaho’s quadrangle — the Velma Morrison Centennial Clock Tower, where students still meet and pass by on a regular basis.
Restorative justice advocate and College of Idaho alumna Molly Rowan Leach ’96 will return to campus this week to present a special Brain Food lecture on the importance of rehabilitation in criminal justice.
Leach’s lecture, “From Punishment to Restoration: How Justice & Mercy Merge and Prove a Viable Path Forward,” will begin at 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 31 in Jewett Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public, with refreshments provided.
In his first event since returning to The College of Idaho as its interim president for the 2017-2018 school year, Dr. Bob Hoover took to the podium to formally welcome the Class of 2021 at its Convocation ceremony, leaving them with a message of tradition, philanthropy and optimism.
Those on the campus of the College of Idaho were saddened to learn of the passing of former Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus, while remembering a leader who played a significant role in the betterment and preservation of the College over the past 40 years.
There were times during his terms as Governor, as well as times when he served on the College’s Board of Trustees, when the College faced serious financial difficulties. Through his influence and leadership, the College received a number of financial gifts that helped sustain and even grow the campus.
A silent summer in Hayman Hall gave way to a flurry of activity on Friday as The College of Idaho welcomed its newest members of the #YoteFam for Move-In Day, the official start of the College’s annual Welcome Week.
At 5 p.m. on Friday August 25, The College of Idaho will have the pleasure of hosting Shelby M.C. Davis, the co-founder of the Davis UWC Scholars program. He and his wife Gale will be attending a reception for the international students on campus, giving them the chance to meet the man who helped to change their lives.
President Charlotte Borst announces her plans to step down as president of The College of Idaho to pursue new opportunities. Former C of I president Dr. Bob Hoover will assume the role of Interim President.