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...

Roaring Fork Campus student Chaz Tyler and fellow STARS intern Jaila Benjamin won awards for their research posters at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus Roaring Fork Campus student Charles (Chaz) Tyler participated as an intern last summer in the STARS Program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in...

The Glenwood Post Independent’s Feb. 11 Student Spotlight by Will Grandbois featured CMC Isaacson School for New Media student Thang Khan Sian Khai and is reprinted below. Isaacson School for New Media student Thang Khan Sian Khai mentors middle school students taking part in CMC Spring Valley’s 2015 Reach Your Peak...

This student feature on the inspiring Daniel Burl, Ski Area Operations student at CMC Leadville, was originally published in the Colorado Mountain College in Leadville blog.  By Lauren Swanson, Social Media Coordinator for CMC Leadville. Daniel Burl, 20-year-old Ski Area Operations student, has been involved in...

This picture was taken when the EcoFlight group landed at the airport in Page, Ariz. Through the planes (none are EcoFlight’s) you can see through to the Navajo Generating station. Photo courtesy EcoFlight By Katlin Lowe I was recently given the opportunity to join EcoFlight in their annual student Flight Across...

Last year these students of the Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute prepared a multi-course meal for the 2015 “A Celebration of Haute Cuisine,” a fundraising dinner held at the Keystone Ranch Restaurant. This year’s four-course dinner will be held Feb. 11, and is sponsored by Vail Resort’s Epic...

Megan Walker, Robyn Washburn, Elena Luker, Cameron Poole and Brittani West pose after the first CMC Food Club food recovery in March at the closing of the dining hall before spring break. Photo: Cameron Poole/Courtesy Steamboat Springs — A Food Club formed earlier this year at Colorado Mountain College is impacting...