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...

Students celebrate success at CMC Rifle campus graduation [RIFLE, Colo.] – Ida Vasquez attended high school as a teenager but didn’t finish. For 25 years she longed to return to school and earn her general equivalency diploma, or GED, but four kids and a full-time job made her goal seem like an impossible...

This article was printed in the Vail Daily News. By Randy Wyrick. EDWARDS — Tassel turning season opened yesterday as Colorado Mountain College conferred its second group of four-year degrees, along with dozens of associates and professional degrees and certifications. “For me, this is the happiest day of the...

This article was printed in the Glenwood Post Independent. By Kristin Carlson. Brent Bagen, who graduated from Colorado Mountain College Saturday with an Associate of Applied Science in nursing, was one of two students honored with the David Allen Outstanding Student award. Photo: Ian Edquist. GLENWOOD SPRINGS —...