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Mushir Earns Integrity, Leadership, & Service Award

April 16, 2020
Yassir Mushir

Yassir Mushir is the Integrity, Leadership & Service Award winner for Spring 2020 at The College of Idaho.

Mushir, a junior who is majoring in environmental studies, is active in the Outdoor Program and the Interfaith Council. He was nominated by Bix Firer, the director of the Outdoor Program. Firer says Mushir is one of the program’s most requested trip leaders.

“It’s my pleasure to receive this award,” Mushir said. “Being part of the College has been life changing.”

The award is given to students nominated by staff and faculty as someone who best embodies the values of the College community. Those values include community, integrity, leadership and service.

The College of Idaho has a 129-year-old legacy of excellence. The College is known for its outstanding academic programs, winning athletics tradition and history of producing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors, and countless business leaders and innovators. Its distinctive PEAK Curriculum challenges students to attain competency in the four knowledge peaks of humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field—empowering them to earn a major and three minors in four years. The College’s close-knit, residential campus is located in Caldwell, where its proximity both to Boise and to the world-class outdoor activities of southwest Idaho’s mountains and rivers offers unique opportunities for learning beyond the classroom.  For more information, visit