Serving Veterans at College of Western Idaho

College of Western Idaho (CWI) is striving to be a leading resource for veterans and their dependents—helping 329 students access military education benefits in the fall 2014 semester. Easing the Transition The first steps into college can

Upgrade to the New Version of You

Who doesn’t want “the latest-and-greatest?” From new technology to better equipment and faster processes, it seems the focus is always on what’s next. But despite a desire for constant upgrades of the material gadgets in our lives,

Experience Prepares Education Majors

A career in education can be incredibly rewarding; however, ask anyone who has spent five minutes in a room full of students and they will tell you it can also be very challenging. With an understanding of

Behind the Badge

The criminal justice field needs disciplined individuals to work as police officers, legal experts, and corrections professionals. Careers with good pay and job security await those with strong critical thinking skills and respect for the law. “Careers

Student Profile: Justin Fields

Justin Fields knows first-hand the challenges veterans face when starting college. Fields, a Centennial High School graduate, served for six years in the United States Marine Corps. In the fall of 2013 he took an often intimidating

Spotlight on Alumni: Mallory Bauer

Mallory Bauer is passionate about education. As a third grade teacher at East Canyon Elementary School in Nampa, the College of Western Idaho alum is learning first-hand how impactful a positive learning experience can be. “I have

Plan to Save

Potential to Grow College of Western Idaho (CWI) is committed to making higher education more accessible. One way the College fulfills this mission is by keeping tuition affordable. CWI also helps keeps this commitment by helping people

More Choices = More Opportunities

CWI offers both credit and fast-track educational programs that prepare students for transfer to a four-year university or directly into the job market. The following includes a summarized listing of programs and areas of study offered by

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Your Career Roadmap: Ten important career questions to put you on track to success

A good career doesn’t just happen without a little planning. If you’re in college–or getting ready for college–take this short quiz to see which steps you need to take to prepare for a career that really fits

Prepare for a Great Career at College of Western Idaho

The College of Western Idaho (CWI) Career and College Transfer Center (CCTC) is here to support both current and future students with comprehensive career-development services that include workshops, seminars, and individual assessment appointments. The CCTC can help

Facts & finds

Bright future for machinists Looking for an occupation in high demand? Machinists are expected to have a bright future with job openings on the rise. Projections indicate that from 2012 to 2022, the number of machinist jobs