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C of I music standouts prepare for senior recitals

Over their last four years as music students at The College of Idaho, Megan Croft, Emily Peters and Brent Ruddy have traveled the world to learn and perform, including trips to San Francisco, Italy and China – and now each will cap off successful undergraduate careers with senior recitals.

Croft will kick things off at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, inside Langroise Recital Hall, while Peters will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in Langroise. Ruddy’s recital will be held at 5 p.m. May 19 at the Bird Stop Coffeehouse in Caldwell.

C of I receives 2017 Best Value School Award

The College of Idaho’s dedication to providing students with a top-dollar education at a fair price has received national recognition, with the C of I earning a 2017 Best Value School Award.

The award, which is issued by University Research & Review, recognizes not only affordability, but also the value students receive, including academic quality, program variety and overall student satisfaction.

C of I student wins Davis Project for Peace Award

College of Idaho senior and Palestine native Ahmed Arafat grew up in Jerusalem, later moving with his family to the city of Nablus in the West Bank, a landlocked territory which Israel took control of in 1967. Living amid heavy tensions between occupying Israeli settlers and the comparatively larger Palestinian population, he saw firsthand the effects Israeli policies had on the smaller farming villages within Area C of the West Bank—particularly in regards to water rights.

Alumni & Friends Choir to perform Vivaldi at spring concert

What started as a small part of a Homecoming event two years ago has grown into an exciting opportunity for College of Idaho alumni to come together for a shared passion: making music.

The C of I Alumni & Friends Choir will hold its annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. on April 20 in Langroise Recital Hall, performing Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria” under the direction of Bill Buckendorf ‘74. The concert is free and open to the public.

C of I Judaic Studies hosts free film screening

The College of Idaho’s Arabic-Hebrew Club, Film Society and History Club are working together with the Craig Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies to present a screening of From Swastika to Jim Crow at 7 p.m. this Tuesday, April 18, in the McCain Student Center Theatre.

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Rosenthal Gallery hosts Senior Art Exhibition

The College of Idaho’s Rosenthal Gallery of Art is excited to announce ‘MILLENIALS,’ an exhibition of work created by eight graduating senior art majors. The show opens during a 4:30 p.m. reception on April 21, with light refreshments provided. ‘MILLENIALS’ will run through Commencement on May 20. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Admission is free, and the student artwork displayed will be for sale.

C of I Giving Day raises $125,000 in 24 hours

The College of Idaho’s students, alumni, staff, faculty and friends came together on April 11 with a simple goal: to celebrate the College through its culture of philanthropy.

After a busy 24 hours of generous donations, community outreach and a couple of thrown pies, the inaugural C of I Giving Day raised more than $125,000—far exceeding the College’s original goals.

Click here to check out more photos from Giving Day.

Idea of Nature Lecture Series dives into deep time

The Idea of Nature Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Dr. Scott Ashley to The College of Idaho campus as he presents “The Ghostly Language of the Ancient Earth: The Idea of Nature in Deep Time” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in the Langroise Recital Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

C of I set for family-themed Astronomy Day event

There are 88 constellations represented in the night sky, from the omnipresent Little Dipper to the powerful Orion. And this month, College of Idaho students and faculty will provide an opportunity for stargazers of all ages and abilities to learn more about each of them during the C of I’s annual Astronomy Day celebration.