This column ran in the Oct. 4 edition of the Rifle Citizen Telegram.  By Carole Boughton, CMC vice president and Rifle campus dean Art. What is art? How do we define art? There are a variety of different types of art. What do they all mean? Where do we start in order to begin exploring these concepts? The...

CMC Rifle hosts '4 Views of the Contemporary'

This column appeared in the Aug. 30 edition of the Rifle Citizen Telegram.   By Carole Boughton, CMC vice president and Rifle campus dean Rain is one of nature’s many miracles that represents, among other things, new beginnings and nourishment for growth. As an educator, I find the first day of classes to be my...

High school students in TRIO Upward Bound give college life a try

Bill Brady finally walks to ‘Pomp and Circumstance’

One year later, Boughton looks back and ahead on her time in Rifle and at CMC

Colorado Mountain College Rifle’s high school equivalency (formerly known as GED) and English as a second language programs have recently returned to serve students at the college’s Rifle campus on Airport Road. For several years GED and ESL students had taken classes at the Downtown Rifle Academic Center. That...

Harrison used classes to ‘jump-start’ college, marketing career

By Donna Gray RIFLE – When Cheryl Barker and Trenten Hagerty stepped up to the podium at this year’s Colorado Mountain College graduation ceremonies in Rifle, they saw their futures bright and clear. Cheryl Barker, with her grandchildren, received an Associate of General Studies at CMC Rifle’s graduation ceremony...

This column, by Carole Boughton, CMC vice president and Rifle campus dean, appeared in the April 26 edition of the Rifle Citizen Telegram.  By Carole Boughton “Education is one thing in life that no one can ever take away from you. You have earned it. It is yours.” – Dr. Idalynn Karr That piece of advice from...