Public invited to Uncle Jimmy’s Pig Roast and Carnival April 28 In the mid-1960s Jim and Sharon Nieslanik were among the land owners who donated the now-800 acres for Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley. Jim – affectionately known as “Uncle Jimmy” – and Sharon have donated a pig for a pig roast, as part...

Top-rated Wharton School professor, TED speaker to talk, sign books June 29, 6pm Adam Grant, New York Times best-selling author, Wharton professor and internationally recognized expert on organizational management, will speak at Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley at Edwards on June 29 at The Browning Event....

CMC Aspen hosts opening, historical program April 7

In downtown Glenwood Springs, Cooper Commons now Morgridge Commons

This article first appeared in the March 5, 2016 issue of the Post Independent. This slideshow requires JavaScript. In the 1970s mountain towns of the Colorado Mountain College district, the college started to serve a different kind of student, in addition to the first students who’d been attending at CMC’s two...

To honor the 50th anniversary of Colorado Mountain College, the spring 2017 graduation ceremonies will feature nine high-profile guest speakers. This year’s commencement speakers will include: Friday, May 5, 2017: John Hickenlooper, 42nd Colorado governor, former mayor of Denver, entrepreneur, chief executive of...

50th anniversary event coming to a CMC near you

The Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees met at the college’s campus in Rifle Wednesday, where they directed staff to complete negotiations on the letter of intent for the lease-purchase of the Denison II housing project with the Town of Breckenridge. The 30-unit housing project will be used for student and...

Entry deadline is March 3

High school and college students throughout Colorado Mountain College’s service area will be helping at Habitat for Humanity’s building projects and ReStores on Feb. 25, the 2017 National TRIO Day of Service. In addition, from Feb. 20 to 24, students are coordinating food drives, benefitting LiftUp and the...