CMC Steamboat Restaurant Management program students’ final practical exam was a fun and engaging community event that raised funds for Yampatika, a Steamboat Springs non-profit that works to inspire environmental stewardship through education.  The event offers students the opportunity to design a menu, source it...

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...

CMC Steamboat Spring’s student Mackenzie Dormer’s column on the ecological, economic and social impacts of food waste ran in the April 22, 2016  Community Agriculture Column of the Steamboat Pilot. Dormer organizes the Steamboat Spring’s campus’ Food Recovery Network chapter and organizes student volunteers and food...

This article was first published the CMC Leadville’s blog, Education at Elevation. By Lauren Swanson, Social Media Coordinator. Each semester, outdoor students at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville look forward to their experiential based outdoor orientation classes. It is in these courses that classrooms are...

This slideshow requires JavaScript. On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, the Summit School District held its 26th annual High School Scholarship Night.  Nearly $370,000 in scholarships were awarded to 93 different students over the course of the evening. CMC Summit Campus Vice President Dave Askeland, CMC Regional Development...

Upward Bound student Sierra Jackson is a senior at Coal Ridge High School. As part of the Upward Bound college-prep program, she attends tutoring sessions in her school library every Wednesday afternoon. She said she likes the camaraderie of studying with other students who also want to go to college. Photo Kate...

Karina Rivas, a Basalt High School graduate and current CMC student in Advanced ESL classes, recently was awarded a full-tuition scholarship at the University of Phoenix. The following story was originally published in the March 31 edition of the Aspen Times. After escaping El Salvador violence, recent immigrant to...

Ski area operations alum Karen Gilliot runs snowcats in both hemispheres. By Carrie Click. This slideshow requires JavaScript. While Karen Bruce Gilliot was growing up in Belle Vernon, a little borough outside Pittsburgh, she skied at Seven Springs. It’s a Pennsylvania ski area that tops out at just less than 3,000...

Firefighters, EMTs hired after completing CMC programs At December’s Fire Academy I graduation at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville, graduates finally were able to wear the blue shirts the students made. Students wear red shirts until they graduate and become firefighters; then they can wear blue. Left to right...

Jennifer Penn works part time at the front desk at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville while going to school. She came from Denver to earn her associate degree in social work and will graduate in May. Photo Skip Lee Jennifer Penn endured hardships, now learning to help others overcome theirs By Carrie...