Thursday, May 19, fifteen high school seniors enrolled in CMC’s TRIO Upward Bound program were honored at a graduation celebration held at CMC Rifle’s Clough Auditorium. Recent CMC graduate Alex Jaquez Caro shared words of encouragement as the featured graduation speaker and Senator Michael Bennet recognized their...

What’s the best outdoor school in the Rockies and the Southwest? Elevation Outdoors magazine is asking the question again this year. Rally your self, your friends, and alumni you know to vote for CMC. We’re pitted against Prescott College in Round Two of the contest, which ends June 6. Click here to vote for CMC...

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...