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College of Western Idaho (CWI) has finalized a new Comprehensive Strategic Plan, which is now available to view online. Over the past year and a half, CWI has been working diligently to develop a new...
In May, College of Western Idaho (CWI) Tutoring Services sent Rick Coonrod, Forest Gerlach, Joe Davidson, Tayica Grasmick, Grace Lovera, Carely Baeta, Scott Barron, and Jamie D to the annual...

CWI's 2016 State of the College Address

College of Western Idaho (CWI) President Bert Glandon delivered CWI’s 2016 State of the College Address on Aug. 17 at the Nampa Civic Center. President Glandon’s speech can be viewed by...
College of Western Idaho (CWI) hosted its annual State of the College Address on Wednesday (Aug. 17), at the Nampa Civic Center. Along with hearing from CWI President Bert Glandon about the upcoming...
College of Western Idaho (CWI) will celebrate the return of students to campus for fall semester with the Welcome Wednesday event. Students are invited to stop by CWI’s Nampa Campus Academic...
College of Western Idaho’s (CWI) vision for a new campus in Boise is taking shape. On Tuesday (Aug. 9) CWI shared its long term development plans for a permanent Ada County Campus at 3150 W....
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When Amy Shore graduated from high school, she chose the route many others do. She joined the U.S. Army with future plans to go to college. She ended up meeting her husband at her first duty station in Upstate New York and motherhood soon followed. A few years in to her job as a military...

CWI Graduate/Dual Credit Student Katie Kelly

Katie Kelly is leaps and bounds ahead of her peers thanks to CWI’s Dual Credit program.

CWI Alumni and Scholarship Recipient Steve Silva, 2016

For CWI alum Steve Silva, a chance encounter turned into a golden opportunity when he decided to get involved with SkillsUSA.

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Who would have thought that science really had so much to do with aging?  Not me, until I read this article from sciencenews.org. They explain that while there is still a hearty debate regarding what the true cause of aging is, scientist do have some good theories to follow up on.  One...

Recently, Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver ran a special segment on the nature of scientific research and how it is reported in the media. Oliver discusses the importance of not just reading the headlines of a science story, or even the article/press release, but actually looking at the...

Science is a Verb: Homemade Agar

College of Western Idaho’s (CWI) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics programs are excited to the latest installment of its video blog series, Science is a Verb. CWI faculty share some of their favorite experiments, as well as tips and tricks for bringing science to life. In...

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College of Western Idaho (CWI) is launching an Entrepreneurial Strategy class this fall. This is a hybrid course designed for students pursuing a career in entrepreneurship or anybody that aspires to turn ideas into reality. You will get the opportunity to meet successful local business owners...

Carol Billing and Molly Wolk presented at the Mountain Plains Adult Education Association and Idaho Lifelong Learners Association’s Conference.

Do Travertine Springs limit the distribution of an invasive mollusk in Eastern Idaho?

The answer appears to be “NO,” at least that’s how we see it today. Three CWI students will discuss this question, and their findings, when they present the results of their year-long...

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The College of Western Idaho (CWI) Street Teams headed out to the races at Meridian Speedway on Saturday, July 16. The student Veteran's Association brought great enthusiasm to the crowds as well as drivers in the pits who were thankful to get relief from the heat with CWI fans, sunglasses,...

The College of Western Idaho (CWI) teamed up with Nampa Parks and Recreation Department again to help present a public screening of the movie Minions at Optimist Park in Nampa. CWI hosted a booth while the student Street Team provided entertainment and engaged with the community....

College of Western Idaho (CWI) hosted an open house style event on June 29, encouraging future students to come and explore the educational opportunities CWI has to offer. The Micron Center for Professional Technical Education hosted the event that streamlined the process of applying for school...