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Art Exhibit
Students presenting at the Connections Project
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Students presenting at the Connections Project in classroom

Save the Date

April 24, 2025
2 – 7 p.m.
Nampa Campus Academic Building (NCAB)

College of Western Idaho's (CWI) annual Connections Project:

  • Showcases the work and accomplishments of students that inspires, educates, and makes connections.
  • Celebrates culture, collaboration, education, innovation, and achievements.
  • Highlights the interconnectedness of our world by forging communality through education and innovation.

Connections Excellence Awards

Connections Excellence Awards will be awarded to winners in the following categories: 

  • Logo Contest
  • Juried Art Exhibition
  • Posters, Recorded Mini-Talks, & Live Mini-Talks
    • Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) categories
  • Club Submissions
  • "Other Cool Stuff"

Connections Project will also celebrate President's Writing Awards and Emerging Scholars.

2024 Connections Excellence Award Winners

Connections Project News and Blogs

Students and members of the community browse research posters at an event. Screens display "Connections Project 2024."

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Connections Excellence Awards!

Two students wearing CWI t-shirts smile for a photo.

This year's Connections Project will feature mini talks from two high school students enrolled in CWI's Dual Credit program.

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See a showcase of the hard work and accomplishments of CWI students at the annual Connections Project on April 18.