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At CMC's Reach Your Peak camp, middle schoolers learn about aerial firefighting and emergency work at Rifle Garfield County Airport

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...

Colorado Mountain College faculty member Dr. David Ruffley speaks to graduating students prior to the graduation ceremony at the CMC Rifle Campus on Friday evening, May 1, 2015. At the ceremony Ruffley was named full-time Faculty of the Year for the campus. Photo Emily Chaplin Every year employees and students at each...

Chevron Summer Science Institute at CMC boost teachers’ learning Corrie Harris (left), a Chevron engineer, and Scott Sandblom, an 8th-grade science teacher at Riverside Middle School, at the 2013 Chevron Summer Science Institute for K-8 teachers at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle. Teachers explored hands-on...

This slideshow requires JavaScript. At the Aug. 27 grand opening celebration of the newest Colorado Mountain College location, the Downtown Rifle Academic Center, students and community members enjoyed free ice cream, took part in a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting, toured the classrooms – and even registered for...

  While they waited for commencement exercises to begin this past May, Nancy Genova, Colorado Mountain College campus vice president in Rifle, spoke with students such as GED recipients Claudia Carrasco, left, and Jacobed Carrasco. Genova is retiring from the college after 27 years. Photo Charles Engelbert Both...

Reflects passion for ranch life, wildlife, Western landscape [RIFLE] – “I tell people, ‘Paint your own backyard,’ and what a backyard we have,” said artist Jane Lee.  Lee is one of four women whose work is featured in a new CMC ArtShare exhibition, “Women at Home on the Range,” which explores images of...

Utilize events and classes at CMC to improve your life By Barbara Johnson This article first appeared in the Citizen Telegram. You may have recently put together a list of New Year’s resolutions. Or you might just be thinking that a new year brings an opportunity for a fresh outlook. I would like to suggest that in...

Educating for science, technology, engineering and math skills This column first appeared in the Rifle Citizen Telegram December 6, 2012. By Sue Schmidt Sue Schmidt, instructional chair at Colorado Mountain College’s West Garfield Campus, Rifle What if someone told you that there were three jobs available for every...