To honor the 50th anniversary of Colorado Mountain College, the spring 2017 graduation ceremonies will feature nine high-profile guest speakers. This year’s commencement speakers will include: Friday, May 5, 2017: John Hickenlooper, 42nd Colorado governor, former mayor of Denver, entrepreneur, chief executive of...

Colorado Mountain College hosted an unprecedented 14 graduations during May 2016. Students graduated from multiple ceremonies at Spring Valley, Aspen, Rifle, the Vail Valley, Steamboat Springs, Summit County, and Leadville. Photographers Ed Kosmicki, Charles Engelbert, Steve Sunday, Dominique Taylor, Arthur Balluff,...

College will award 122 degrees in Saturday ceremony This article was published in the Steamboat Pilot. By Teresa Ristow. Sean Kerrick Sullivan, a CMC alumnus, releases a Bonneville Cutthroat trout, caught fly fishing, into Pyramid Lake in Nevada. Sullivan graduated from CMC in 2006 with an associate’s degree, later...

CMC nursing students celebrate with a cap toss after their pinning ceremony at Spring Valley in 2015. A pinning ceremony for CMC Summit Campus nursing students takes place Friday, May 6 at 1 PM. Photo: Ed Kosmicki. A pinning ceremony for Colorado Mountain College’s Summit County nursing students earning associate...

By Abbie Kroesen (This CMC Corner column was published in the May 2 edition of the Post Independent)   May is a month of celebrations and new beginnings for both high school and college graduates. You will no doubt be hearing from many people that a world of amazing new experiences, opportunities and adventures await...

By Carrie Click. Rosa Meraz, Daniela Santana earn side-by-side associate degrees at Spring Valley Rosa Meraz blows a kiss at CMC’s associate degree graduation ceremony on May 7. Meraz and her 19-year-old daughter, Daniela Santana, graduated together. Photo Ed Kosmicki When Rosa Meraz arrived in Colorado from Mexico 20...

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...

The cadet class at Colorado Mountain College’s 2015 Fall CLETA graduation with President Carrie Besnette Hauser shortly before the ceremony. Congratulations to our latest grads!

Overcoming obstacles, showing persistence common traits Four years in the U.S. Navy interrupted her plans, but Jalyn McMurry finally earned her Associate of Arts degree at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville. McMurry was among CMC students in Leadville and Chaffee County to receive their degree or certificate...

Colorado Mountain College Edwards campus graduates’ stories. By Carrie Click. They’ve shared time on the slopes and in the classroom. And this month, two snowboarding friends, Sara Blodgett and Elizabeth Wierman, graduated with Associate of Science degrees in biology – with honors – taking the next step toward...