CWI Street Team Joins Creative Experience at Festival of Arts

Art Club Festival of Arts
Art Club Festival of Arts
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 8:15am

Students with the College of Western Idaho Art Club spent the day in creative bliss at the Nampa Festival of Art event August 9 and 10. First thing in the morning, Amanda Richards, Brittany Bishop and, Teresa Gonzalez all gathered in the rose garden at Lakeview Park in Nampa to judge entries for the art contest. After careful deliberation, the team made their choice and joined the crowds enjoying the many local artisan booths throughout the park.

CWI Attends County Fair

Culinary Club at Canyon County Fair
Culinary Club at Canyon County Fair
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 5:15pm

College of Western Idaho student clubs “Pigged Out on Family Fun” at the Canyon County Fair this past Saturday, July 26. The Art Club started the afternoon by admiring the art on display and judging the craft submissions. Before the heat of the day set in, the 4-H members and their animals competed for best in show; the Street Team showed up at the right time with CWI fans to cool them off while they waited for results.

Magic, Animals, and Fun at the Fair

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 12:00pm

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.

CWI Street Teams Score at the Boise Hawks

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 3:00pm

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.

CWI Street Teams Jam With Over 50 Bands and Six Stages

CWI at Boise Music Festival
CWI at Boise Music Festival
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 5:15pm

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.

Collisions and Early Leads Dominate CWI Community Night

CWI Booth at Meridian Speedway
CWI Booth at Meridian Speedway
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 5:00pm

It was another great race night at Meridian Speedway, complete with kids bike races, a five car pileup, an upset in the Street Stock class, and a number of high school racers battling it out. College of Western Idaho (CWI) Community Night delivered everything under the sun including information on starting college or finishing the admissions process. The CWI booth was busy visiting with event-goers interested in college, handing out fun CWI prize items and soaking up the racing fun! CWI will be out in force at the Speedway again Aug. 16, see you then!

Street Teams Race into Meridian Speedway

Friday, June 27, 2014 - 9:00pm

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.

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CWI Landing at the Boise Music Festival

Friday, June 27, 2014 - 9:00pm

Boise Music Festival rocks into town this weekend, June 28 and three College of Western Idaho (CWI) Street Teams will be joining this all day event. Look for our bright shirts, come say hi and, maybe you will be lucky enough to find Uncle Larry. CWI is proud to sponsor the local Hip Hop Stage, #3. It’s going to be a great day in the sunshine at Expo Idaho! See you there!

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College Admissions Express Event

CWI Street Teams
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 8:45pm

The Street Team set up at CWI’s College Admissions Express event where future students came to explore and apply for college this last Saturday.  The event was full of fun and laughter as the Street Team met new students, encouraged a great start in the fall and, gave away prizes.  

Kekeluv was caught on camera with the Street Team! He shared a stack of Boise Music Festival tickets for us to give away along with CWI logo prizes!

CWI Street Teams Kicking off Summer 2014

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 4:45pm

The 2014 CWI Street Teams are ready to hit summer events and are fitted with bright t-shirts ready to debunk any and all community college myths. You, the community,  can get answers to questions about CWI starting June 21. The Street Teams will be running throughout the summer searching for those in the community that are considering going to college for the first time or returning to finish what they previously started! We will be following the Street Teams at all of their events and keep you updated on the fun plans to make sure these teams are not missed in the crowds.


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