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From the monthly archives: February 2016

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'February 2016'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

February 24: The NIC Professional-Technical Open House

The NIC Professional-Technical Open House is an annual event that welcomes community members to learn about the Professional-Technical programs and short-term training programs offered through North Idaho College. College instructors will be on hand to provide information on programs and give tours of lab space. Student services professionals will be available to answer question about enrolling in Professional-Technical programs and financial aid assistance. Financial aid presentations will take place at 4:45 and 5:30. The Professional-Technical Education Open House will take place on Wednesday, February 24th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm in the Hedlund building. Parking on campus is free for this event. More information about this event can be found at https://www.nic.edu/admissions/visit/ProfessionalTechnicalOpenHouse.aspx.

April 1 Deadline: Idaho Community Foundation Scholarships for 2016 Graduates

FROM ICF Feb 2016 e-bulletin:

The Idaho Community Foundation has more than 70 scholarship opportunities for students seeking assistance with the cost of higher education. The deadline to submit the ICF Scholarship Application is April 1.

In 2015, ICF awarded nearly $525,000 in scholarships to over 220 students throughout Idaho.

The application and information about all ICF scholarships is here. For more information, email Donor Services Director Elly Davis or call her at (208) 342-3535.

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VISIT THE ED INFO CENTER'S LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS PAGE FOR MORE NORTH IDAHO SCHOLARSHIPS

University of Idaho Regional Math Centers Help Teachers & Parents with Common Core

Spokesman Review Editorial: Education investment will pay off

"The path to improving Idaho’s economic prospects goes through postsecondary campuses. The Legislature must help more students on their way.

On Monday, Lt. Gov. Brad Little urged education committee members to adopt a resolution calling for 60 percent of Idahoans between the ages of 25 and 34 to have a college degree or postsecondary certificate by 2020. The State Board of Education adopted that goal in 2010.

It might take a revolution, rather than a resolution, to get there. The current rate is about 40 percent."

Read Full Editorial at: http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2016/feb/02/editorial-education-investment-will-pay-off/

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