This article was first published in the Oct. 17, 2013 Summit Daily News. These days, it’s hard to switch on a television or pick up reading material without being bombarded with information about scarce natural resources, the impacts of climate change or irresponsible business practices harming the environment. Tina...

This article was first published in the Glenwood Post Independent. Pictured are Chris Ellis (blue hardhat), Jordan Arnhold (dark blue shirt and beard), and the CMC students who worked on the installation of a PV system for the Silt branch of Garfield County Libraries. Photo: Emily Hisel. The Garfield County Libraries...

CMC Corner by Dr. Bruce Kime In my 23 years of teaching in the outdoor education program at Colorado Mountain College, I’ve led some 2,001 student field classes, totaling 1,124 field days, to the peaks of Colorado’s high country, through Utah’s canyon country, and to the deserts of the Four Corners and Arizona....

The annual ‘Taste of Keystone’ events offers visitors a chance to sample dishes from Keystone’s amazing restaurants. Spotted amid the talented chefs from the Ski Tip Lodge, Keystone Ranch and other renowned fine dining establishments were several CMC Culinary Institute graduates and apprentices. Catch a glimpse of...

Vail area businesses help CMC develop new program Anyone who lives in the Vail Valley knows what a special place it is. The environment, the sense of community and the economy are all worth protecting and preserving. But do we have the right people with the right leadership skills to make our home truly sustainable?...

Colorado Mountain College is introducing its first honors classes this fall. The classes are intended to give students the opportunity to enhance their learning through critical thinking, service learning, practical application and sustainability. Five sections of honors classes will be offered as part of a pilot...

CMC Leadville’s outdoor studies program helped graduate Anna Boyd gain the confidence and skills to expand the opportunities available to her in her career as a female raft guide and outdoor educator. Anna thoughtfully shares how her CMC education helped make a difference – and can encourage other women in the...

Steamboat Springs student Dustin Eldridge has worked as a blogger and photographer for Colorado Mountain College for two years, sharing his insights and vision about CMC’s outdoor programs and the Steamboat community. Dustin recently graduated with an AA in Outdoor Education and is moving on to Jackson Hole to explore...

Colorado Mountain College’s Professional Photography Program has started a Vimeo Channel to showcase the work being done in our New Media Storytelling class. The students have recently put up some compelling, beautiful work. You can check out a promotional pieces for the program created by our students below:

The work of CMC’s Professional Photography Program students has been recognized by the Colorado Press Association and the prestigious College Photographer of the Year (CPOY) competitions this year. You can see their powerful photographs, and meet the students in person, at CMC Spring Valley today, April 25th, from...