Beyond the Classroom

It didn’t take long for College of Western Idaho occupational therapy assistant students to take what they are learning in the classroom and apply it to real-world situations.

CWI's Occupational Therapy Assistant program is collaborating with the Treasure Valley Institute of Children’s Arts (TRICA), to provide an adaptive dance camp for children.

The McNair Scholars Program is dedicated to helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds prepare for doctoral studies and pursue lifelong success.

CWI student, Brad Gourdin, writes about volunteering for a project called Leaf Targeting, which aims to help better understand plant life.

For her citizen science project, CWI student, Yesenia Navarro, made a positive impact in the world by helping save endangered animals.

Recruits learn valuable skills during Basic Fire School, hosted annually at the College.

On Sept. 22, 2017, members of the College of Western Idaho's Student Nurses Association (SNA) took part in St. Luke's FitOne Race. The race motto is "Move for Fun, Get Fit for Life". The SNA advocates for fun, healthy living because being fit is not a destination...

On Sept. 10, 2017, College of Western Idaho's (CWI) Student Nurses Association (SNA) sponsored a Meet and Mingle BBQ at Settlers Park in Meridian. First and second-year CWI Nursing students got together to start the school year off with friendly energy. Current SNA members gave new...

College of Western Idaho Veterans Association participated in Rake Up Nampa on Nov. 4. It was a great afternoon helping those in need. The activity not only helped the Association grow as a team, but was a fantastic opportunity to showcase the College's involvement and importance...

On October 7, 2017, members of the SNA volunteered at St. Al's NICU graduation party. It was a day full of hope to watch children bounce into the party hall full of life and wonder. These children are special children who at one time in the beginning of their lives spent time in the care of...

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