Dr. Kent Clement teaches outdoor recreation leadership and has been on the faculty of Colorado Mountain College Leadville and Buena Vista since 1996. He has received campus full-time Faculty of the Year honors for 2016. By Carrie Click Nominated for their nonjudgmental approach to teaching, as well as their ability to...

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Rachel Pokrandt has been named interim campus vice president for Colorado Mountain College in Leadville and Chaffee County, starting Aug. 1. Her regular position – as dean of the college’s Rifle campus – will be filled on an interim basis by Richard Maestas, the college’s western regional vice president. Photo...

Nearly two dozen Chaffee residents receive degrees at CMC commencement By Mike McKibbin Chaffee County graduates: Back row, from left: Kayla Prosser, Dona Andrea, Nancy Stepisnik, Andrea Garcia, Susan Greiner; front row, from left: Mariah Painter and Lindsay Durant. Photo Steve Sunday BUENA VISTA – When and if she...

Leadville couple received degrees at CMC graduation By Mike McKibbin Leadville native Cassandra Hall received an associate degree in business and a bachelor’s in business administration; her husband, Lamont Hall, is currently working in Germany though still earned a bachelor’s degree in sustainability studies...

Says ‘I’d just be finishing up my bachelor’s degree’ without concurrent enrollment By Mike McKibbin LEADVILLE – Conor Laing doesn’t think he would be where he is today without Colorado Mountain College and the concurrent enrollment classes he took six years ago. Laing will soon receive his master’s...

A beginner’s experience in sport climbing class, as experienced by Anna Sophia Wolner and written by CMC Leadville Social Media Coordinator Lauren Swanson. Photo: Anna Sophia Wolner Leadville community members and Colorado Mountain College students of all ages spent a weekend climbing in Buena Vista enjoying spring...

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...

By Carrie Click CMC Ski Area Operations graduate Chris Sutton with his dog Hank near his home in Eagle. Chris is now a battalion chief for the Eagle River Fire Protection District. Photo: Kate Lapides. Chris Sutton was lying flat on his back, apparently in a lot of pain. Hannah Gould was carefully assessing his...