On Nov. 13, Moore visited the C of I campus to partake in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Outdoor Program Center which now bears his and his late wife’s names: the Winston and Diane Moore Outdoor Program Center. The 94-year-old Moore was all smiles as he spoke with the students who assembled for the event, taking time to learn their names before the event began.
In honor of the $1 million gift from Boise commercial real estate developer Winston Moore and his family, The College of Idaho will celebrate the renaming of its Outdoor Program Center to the Winston and Diane Moore Outdoor Program Center at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
With her mother and aunt in the audience, College of Idaho English Professor and 1983 alumna Diane Raptosh accepted the Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts on Nov. 8 in Boise’s Capitol Rotunda, receiving an engraved silver medallion from Idaho Governor and fellow C of I alumnus C. L. “Butch” Otter.
Growing up is never easy – no matter the age or the timing, adolescence brings universal challenges. Those challenges are hard enough to face in a vacuum – the search for one’s identity, the fight to understand sudden changes – but adding a full house of siblings, cousins and extended family in the midst of the 20th century’s greatest economic downturn certainly doesn’t make finding oneself any easier.
The College of Idaho Theatre Department aims to bring audiences back to 1930s Brooklyn, New York in the coming-of-age comedy “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” written by Neil Simon and directed by Deborah Penrod. The show will run at 7:30 p.m. from Nov. 1-3 and Nov. 8-10 with 2 p.m. matinee shows on Nov. 4 and Nov. 11 in the Langroise Studio Theatre on the C of I campus.
Two years ago as a sophomore at The College of Idaho, Sead Muradbegovic successfully campaigned to join the student senate out of a desire to help the campus community.
Now a senior with a taste for public service, Muradbegovic has his sights set on helping an even wider community as a candidate for the Idaho State Legislature, running as a Democrat for the office of District 10A State Representative.
College of Idaho English Professor Diane Raptosh has received numerous accolades across her prestigious career in the literary arts, including a stint as Idaho’s Writer-in-Residence, Boise’s first Poet Laureate, and a longlist nominee for the 2013 National Book Award for “American Amnesiac,” one of her five collections of published poetry.
As November approaches and the nights grow longer, The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium is inviting the community to ease into the fall season gently with its “Under the Stars” program, a collaboration with the C of I’s Chamber Singers.