'Take a class from Bennett and hang on - it's a magical ride'

This article on CMC Aspen graduate Wissal Kahhak was published in The Aspen Times. By Jeanne McGovern. Originally from Morocco, Colorado Mountain College graduate Wissal Kahhak plans to continue her education in America. Photo: Jeremy Wallace/The Aspen Times. When Wissal Kahhak first came to Aspen from Morocco, she...

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...

Colorado Mountain College biology instructor travels to Germany to film lectures Dr. George Cornwall, a biology instructor at Colorado Mountain College in Aspen, recently traveled to Leipzig, Germany, to tape a series of science lectures for Lecturio, an online education corporation that’s expanding into U.S....

“Dorcas” is one of the images included in “A Thousand Smiles in Kenya,” an exhibit at CMC-Aspen by Roaring Fork Valley photojournalist Kate Lapides of her recent trip to Kenya with For the Good Period. Photo Kate Lapides For Kate Lapides, not all that occurs in Africa is about poverty and despair. On a trip...

Colorado Mountain College in Aspen is inviting area residents to make a difference in their neighbor’s lives by donating gently used warm coats and dollars to a campus-sponsored coat drive between November 23rd and December 18th. CMC in Aspen is partnering with One Warm Coat, a national non-profit organization, to...

CMC students took first steps in ESL classes After taking ESL classes at CMC in Aspen, Zakarya Sidibe became a U.S. citizen in the fall of 2015. Photo Ed Kosmicki ASPEN – Learning to speak and write English at Colorado Mountain College was not enough for Zakarya Sidibe or Elizabeth María Ford. Both immigrants to...

Steve Stefferud, who teaches emergency medical technician courses at Colorado Mountain College, was named 2015 adjunct Faculty of the Year for the Aspen campus. Every year employees and students at each of Colorado Mountain College’s campuses nominate adjunct and full-time faculty members for the Faculty of the Year...

Colorado Mountain College, which offers a bachelor’s degree in sustainability studies, is taking sustainability to the community by hosting the Farm to Fork Fair, a free barbecue featuring local food, at its Aspen campus. Attendees can expect discussions and delicious foods at this afternoon event, which is open to...

Popular fitness instructor named faculty of year at CMC Linda Loeschen was named 2014 adjunct Faculty of the Year for the Colorado Mountain College campus in Aspen. Linda Loeschen likes to keep moving and to help others do the same thing, even if it’s early in the morning. “I danced since I was three, so it just...