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Humberger wins 500; Yotes encounter early success

His players call him ‘Hummer.’ Quiet and understated, baseball head coach Shawn Humberger ’89 has been a fixture in the C of I dugout for almost three decades. He played for the Yotes the year after the baseball team was reintroduced 1987 and never left. After several years as an assistant coach, he’s spent the last 16 seasons at the helm of the program.

Major in fun with C of I Community Learning!

Want to major in fun this summer, without the homework, tests or grading? Perhaps introduce your children to the fun world of fishing? Or, maybe learning about the vines and wines of the Sunnyslope region is more your taste. Wherever your interests are, be sure to check out The College of Idaho’s wide selection of community learning classes.

Discover a new skill or passion by choosing from more than 30 different classes running throughout June and July. With selections geared toward children, teens, adults and seniors there’s fun to be had for all!

Perseverance pays off for first-generation student

Growing up in a disadvantaged neighborhood in Caldwell, Samantha Guerrero saw that not everybody graduated from high school. And college? That was for the more privileged students with financial backing.

“It was not something that I was thinking of doing…I thought it was out of my options,” she said.

Whittenberger Planetarium hosts April public show

Join The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium in exploring the final frontier during its public show at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 15, as Saturn and the Cassini mission to the beautiful, ringed planet headline the show. The Cassini-Huygens spacecraft, launched in 1997, has been studying the Saturnian system since 2004. Learn the current status of the mission, enjoy breathtaking images, and learn the constellations and planet locations for the month of April.

Ski team nabs hardware at USCSA nationals

Lake Placid, New York was home to the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. Last weekend, it was home to the United States Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association National Championships. And for The College of Idaho ski team, it was home away from home.

Commemorative bricks available for C of I seniors

Want to be part of The College of Idaho legacy? Want to have your name etched in the stone annals? Or at least in bricks and mortar? Purchase a brick for the Marty Holly Athletics Center walkway this month!

Parents, grandparents and loved ones of graduating seniors at The College of Idaho have a unique opportunity to honor their student’s achievement—a commemorative brick with a personalized inscription to permanently honor your graduate! The 4 x 8 bricks will be placed in the walkway outside the Marty Holly Athletics Center on campus.

Campus Ministries makes pilgrimage to Mexico

The bright colored clothing of dancers captivated the eye as a cacophony of sound washed over the sea of 2 million pilgrims. They came by car, plane and foot to the city of San Juan de los Lagos, Mexico, for the festival of Candlemas. Among the visitors was a group of 20 College of Idaho students and staff. 

“I almost got lost a couple of times,” said C of I senior Patrick Mallory. “It was like playing Frogger, trying to cut through the crowds.”

C of I goes to Europe: A Student’s Perspective

Emily Jane Traub, a sophomore religious studies/creative writing major, gives a firsthand account of her recent trip to Europe over the January Term. Professors Federica Francesconi and Steve Maughan led Traub and her fellow students on a journey to learn about “Early Modern Identities in Paris and Venice.”

Click here to check out photos from Paris and Venice on the C of I Flickr page!


 

‘Liminal Spaces’ comes to Rosenthal Gallery

It was a 120-minute train ride from Nagoya to Matsumoto, Japan in fall 2009 that inspired John M. Francis’ latest photography series. Seduced by the phenomena of speed as his train whistled past landscapes, he decided to set up his camera, slow down the shutter speed, and take a photo. The resulting pictures were stirring and surprising.

President Borst honored as IBR Woman of the Year

College of Idaho President Charlotte Borst has been honored by the Idaho Business Review as one of Idaho’s 2016 Women of the Year. Borst, one of 50 honorees selected by the IBR, attended a Feb. 26 celebration in Boise to accept the award and was featured in the annual Women of the Year magazine.

Click here to read the Women of the Year publication online.

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