Dr. Kim Hunter Reed (Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education) toured and talked higher education at our Glenwood Springs and Spring Valley campuses July 17. Dr. Reed is a former Louisiana higher education official, and most recently served in President Barack Obama’s administration as...

Faculty and staff choose a physically demanding route to celebrate the college's 50th year

Colorado Mountain College students go to school in some of the country’s best vacation destinations, according to a list of the 15 Best Small Towns by U.S. News & World Report. Four Colorado towns with CMC campuses were named in the top 15: Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, Aspen, and Vail. The magazine’s travel...

Since 1996, over 200 Alpine Bank Latino/Hispanic Scholars have attended CMC

Ten educators from CMC's four eastern campuses - and online learning department - receive accolades

Colorado Mountain College educators from Aspen to Rifle recognized

It was well after midnight in November 1983 when a band of students committed their first infraction of the day – breaking and entering. Known as the Leadville Powder Guild, the group crept into the ski area operations shop at Colorado Mountain College Leadville. Their goal? To temporarily redecorate the yard of...

Steamboat Springs, Spring Valley educators receive top teaching honors

By Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser Note: This editorial was submitted to newspapers throughout the CMC service area. The story of Colorado Mountain College is inspiring and unique. Fifty years ago the citizens of Garfield, Lake, Eagle, Summit and Pitkin counties bucked the conventional thinking in Denver and voted to...

At their June 23 meeting in Glenwood Springs, the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees voted to approve a 2017-18 general operating fund budget of $65.5 million. This balanced budget reflects an increase over 2016-17 of 1.2 percent, which is well below inflation. Projected revenues reflect a $79,000 decline in...