College of Western Idaho (CWI) hosted a Trunk or Treat event on Thursday, Oct. 29, which brought over 1,000 CWI students, employees, and community members to the Nampa Campus Academic Building. The turnout was a tremendous success, with attendance growing from 250 attendees at last year’s student Halloween event. Trunk or Treat was led by CWI’s United Registered Organizations and Clubs and saw 17 student clubs partner with five campus departments to host 20 trunks and 12 activity booths inside. Prizes were given for the three best costumes and best decorated trunk.
Members of the College of Western Idaho’s (CWI) Nursing program helped shed light on an impactful initiative this week, volunteering at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk. The event, which serves as a fundraiser to help find a cure for blood cancer, took place at Ann Morrison Park in Boise on Thursday (Oct. 1). Over 20 students, faculty, and staff helped with the first aid station, as well as directing supporters and participants on the walk.
For Jessica Thomas the College of Western Idaho truly is the college of what if. The horticulture technology program student, who is steadily working to complete her associate degree, says she never pictured herself going back to school. She dropped out in the tenth grade and never intended to return. Then one day she began to question… what if?
The Meridian Dairy Days opened at the Speedway with CWI Night and the Horticulture Street Team was part of the action!
With temperatures rising, the carnival all set and Dairy Days ready to begin, the event kicked off with kid’s bike races followed by the evening's racing. Jacqueline and Patty, Street Team for the night, made sure that everyone at the raceway was sporting their CWI sunglasses as they looked cool in the heat of the night!
The College of Western Idaho (CWI) Biology Club, American Kestrel Partnership, and MK Nature Center would like to invite you to participate in an educational and conservation-oriented event on Friday (Feb. 13) from 2-6 p.m. in room 325 of the Nampa Campus Academic Building.
CWI Street Teams are MOO-ving onto the Canyon County Fair scene Saturday, July 26! We’ve been talking to people across Ada County about attending the College of Western Idaho this fall, and now Canyon County it is your turn! CWI is once again proud to be sponsoring the Fair Community Stage and on Saturday the Street Teams will be looking to meet fair-goers and share some CWI fun! Find our student teams in bright t-shirts to get your CWI gear or look for the CWI booth near the grandstand area.
Students with the College of Western Idaho (CWI) Culinary Arts Club enjoyed a memorable night at the ball park on Thursday (July 10). From start to finish the CWI Street Team was taking in all aspects of the game. CWI student Skyler Vande Vooren threw out the first pitch and the fun was only starting there. Laurie Vande Vooren joined him in the dugout for some photos with the players. On the way to the stands, they met Boise Hawks’ mascot Humphrey.
The Boise Music Festival started early and with the Horticulture club kicking off the Street Team efforts to bring the message of community college to an anticipated crowd of 80,000 people! This team was busy and didn’t stick to the streets; they took their message off the beaten path. While showing off her hacky sack skills, Jacqueline shared degree options with concert goers. The team engaged in some terrific conversations about attending college while waiting for Train to take the stage.
The Street Team has been flying around the Treasure Valley so fast, almost as fast as the race cars at the Meridian Speedway. Catch up to our busy team and visit the College of Western Idaho (CWI) booth at the Meridian Speedway June 28 to see what you can learn about starting college at CWI this fall.
Can’t make it to the races? No problem, starting college has an easy button at CWI. Visit CollegeOfWhatIf.com