Campus recipient receives collegewide award Jason Vargas, a Colorado Mountain College mathematics instructor, receives the award for collegewide full-time faculty of the year from Dr. Jill Boyle, the college’s senior vice president. Boyle and other administrators and staff recently surprised Vargas during one of his...

“Spellebration” returns to Glenwood! Literacy Outreach and CMC Learning Lab will once again be sponsoring this annual community event, which features teams of three competing in an old-fashioned adult spelling bee.  Each team is sponsored by businesses and individuals from all over Garfield County. At Spellebration,...

Chocolate lovers, rejoice:  CMC Children’s Mini College in Glenwood Springs is hosting its 10th annual Chocolate Extravaganza Friday, Feb. 1 from 6 – 7:30 PM at the Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Center. The event consists of a drawing – including a grand prize of a golf round at the Aspen Glen Country Club and a...

High Country RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteers Program), a sponsored program of Colorado Mountain College, has been offering tax assistance to seniors and low to moderate income individuals in Garfield County at no charge for seven years. The organization is looking for volunteers to help with this year’s program. RSVP...

Local contributors help shelter with new array This article first appeared in the Glenwood Post Independent. By John Colson. A crew of Colorado Mountain College students and their instructor, working with Sunsense of Carbondale, installed 36 solar panels next to the Colorado Animal Rescue shelter near the Spring...

Holiday culinary classes also include gingerbread workshop This CMC Corner column first appeared in the Glenwood Post Independent. By Beth Zukowski. Colorado Mountain College cooking classes take on a holiday theme this month. Participants will get a chance to do a practice run-through of their Thanksgiving dinner...

Abstract exhibit opens at CMC Gallery Oct. 12 By Debra Crawford “Galaxy 4” by Ellen Zagoras. The public is invited to the opening reception for Zagoras’s latest exhibit at Colorado Mountain College’s ArtShare Gallery, 802 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 12. The exhibit will be on display at the...

Last fall, students in CMC professor Steven G. Smith’s portrait photography class participated in the worldwide  Help-Portrait movement, providing free portraits to Roaring Fork Valley families in need during the holiday season. The portraits were the basis for a short multimedia piece just posted on CMC’s YouTube...

Opening Reception July 20 at CMC’s new art gallery The public is invited to a reception celebrating the re-opening of Colorado Mountain College’s ArtShare gallery in its new location, 802 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, from 6 to 9 p.m. July 20. The work of Santa Fe-based abstract artist Michael Kessler will be...

Lack of parking just one reason to hop on your bike This article first appeared in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent.  By John Stroud. Ken Keister and Julie Albrecht pose with their bikes at Centennial Park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Both are CMC employees who regularly commute by bike to their jobs at...