By Carrie Click. Rosa Meraz, Daniela Santana earn side-by-side associate degrees When Rosa Meraz arrived in Colorado from Mexico 20 years ago, she couldn’t speak English. Not a word. “I couldn’t even say ‘hi’ or ‘bye,’” she said, laughing, with just the slightest accent. “I remember wanting to cry. I...

From May 4 through 13, students from Colorado Mountain College locations in Aspen, the lower Roaring Fork Valley, Rifle, Edwards, Steamboat Springs, Summit County and the Leadville area will celebrate their achievements at 12 graduation ceremonies. Commencements will be held at the following locations: Graduation...

Application successful from Colorado Mountain College, Garfield County Library District; Boettcher Foundation grants first matching gift  [Glenwood Springs, CO] – An innovative plan to provide community space for learning and collaboration has received a huge boost, as Colorado Mountain College and the Garfield...

By Carrie Click CMC Ski Area Operations graduate Chris Sutton with his dog Hank near his home in Eagle. Chris is now a battalion chief for the Eagle River Fire Protection District. Photo: Kate Lapides. Chris Sutton was lying flat on his back, apparently in a lot of pain. Hannah Gould was carefully assessing his...

Colorado Mountain College has pulled together nearly $1 million in grants and community funds in the Mountain Futures Fund. This fund covers a $1,000 President’s Scholarship that is offered to every graduating high school senior in the college’s district, as well as training high school teachers to deliver...

Upward Bound student Sierra Jackson is a senior at Coal Ridge High School. As part of the Upward Bound college-prep program, she attends tutoring sessions in her school library every Wednesday afternoon. She said she likes the camaraderie of studying with other students who also want to go to college. Photo Kate...

Week-long First Ascent Youth Leadership enrolling students now – April 29 deadline At last summer’s First Ascent Youth Leadership program, an afternoon hailstorm sent students and counselors inside. At far right, counselor Kristen Nestor helps facilitate a trust game called Werewolf. Besides offering students...

Matt Rice, director of the Colorado Basin Program at the national river advocacy nonprofit American Rivers, will present “Shaping the Future of the Colorado River” at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards on April 20. Colorado Mountain College in Edwards will host American Rivers’ Matt Rice on April 20 when he presents...

Kathryn Regjo is the vice president of Colorado Mountain College in Edwards. This article was printed in the April 7, 2016 edition of the Vail Daily. By Dr. Kathryn Regjo Did you know that, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, there are more than 2,300 veterans in Eagle County? This means that 4.5...

The Aspen Institute announced its inaugural class of the Aspen Presidential Fellows, including Dr. Matt Gianneschi, chief operating officer and chief of staff at Colorado Mountain College. One of only 40 nationwide for inaugural class of highly selective program Today, the Aspen Institute announced its inaugural...