Colorado Mountain College received a thoughtful endorsement in the Steamboat Pilot’s editorial pages this week. The editorial reflected on CMC president Carrie Hauser’s recent visit to Steamboat Springs and the valuable role CMC plays in the Steamboat Springs community. The full editorial is reprinted below.
Our View: CMC elevates Steamboat’s educational offerings
Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus, which sits high above the western edge of downtown offering spectacular views of Mount Werner and Howelsen Hill, serves as a brick and mortar reminder of the visionary work undertaken by a group of committed community leaders who realized the value of keeping a college in Steamboat Springs and fought hard to save it more than 30 years ago.
The dramatic $20 million campus addition, built in 2011, pays tribute to that effort and has become one of Steamboat’s most iconic landmarks. The architecturally impressive building also is a symbol of the community’s generosity and the willingness of school district voters to tax themselves to support the local Read more