For 21 years, Colorado Mountain College and Alpine Bank have partnered to award Alpine Bank Latino/Hispanic Scholarships to deserving first-generation students of Latino/Hispanic descent from Eagle, Garfield, Pitkin, Routt and Summit County. Last Friday, thirteen promising, hopeful, young people were honored with this...

Thanks to everyone who brought their creative energy, vision and collaboration to make CMC Day 2016 inspiring and successful. We ran, we rafted, we hiked, we biked. We shared stories and connected. We unveiled our new brand. Poet Adrian Molina helped us reimagine our narratives; CMC’s founder, David Delaplane, shared...

This article was first published the CMC Leadville’s blog, Education at Elevation. By Lauren Swanson, Social Media Coordinator. Each semester, outdoor students at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville look forward to their experiential based outdoor orientation classes. It is in these courses that classrooms are...

This column was also printed in the April 4 edition of the Post Independent. By Jill Ziemann Jill Ziemann is the director of Go2Work programs at Colorado Mountain College. The connection between higher education and the community is stronger when people on both sides work to build relationships and resources so that...

James Y. Taylor [LEADVILLE] – Colorado Mountain College today announced that James Y. Taylor, vice president for Colorado Mountain College in Leadville and Chaffee County, has accepted the position of executive director of Utah State University, Uintah Basin. His last day at CMC will be May 31.   “This has been...

The college-wide Common Reader Committee is proud to announce “The Distance Between Us,” by author Reyna Grande, as the 2016-2017 CMC Common Reader.  This year’s event marks the tenth anniversary of the CMC Common Reader program. Grande will visit CMC campuses for a series of author talks, accompanied by special guest...

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival will be making at a stop in the Roaring Fork Valley tonight, Friday, March 25. Films will screen at the New Space Theatre beginning at 6:30 pm. CMC alums Cody Perry and Ben Saheb, both core members of Rig to Flip, a collective of creatives dedicated to crafting films that inspire...

This Q & A between CMC President Carrie Besnette Hauser and Summit Daily News reporter Kevin Fixler was printed in today’s Summit Daily News. After years in the public and private education sectors, Carrie Besnette Hauser was hired as Colorado Mountain College’s president and CEO in December 2014 to help guide the...

This CMC Corner Column by CMC associate VP of enrollment management Shane Larson was first printed in the Glenwood Post Independent. Across the country, there are hundreds of thousands of people who have taken some college classes but do not hold a degree. In Colorado, this is about 22 percent of the adult population,...

Dr. Heather Exby, dean of Colorado Mountain College’s Roaring Fork Campus. Photo Nathan Lopez Photography Dr. Heather Exby, dean of Roaring Fork Campus has been appointed for an additional three years to serve on the statewide Concurrent Enrollment Advisory Board. She was reappointed by Colorado Lieutenant Governor...