CMC’s ‘Envision Sustainability 2021’ online conference set for April 23

Colorado photographer, filmmaker and writer Pete McBride, here on assignment at the Grand Canyon, will give the keynote address at CMC’s online “Envision Sustainability 2021” conference on April 23. The event is free and open to the public. Register at

Renowned photographer, filmmaker and writer Pete McBride to give keynote address

CMC’s Common Reader welcomes ‘The Sun Does Shine’ author

Colorado Mountain College is hosting two live virtual presentations on Feb. 24-25 with Anthony Ray Hinton, author of New York Times bestseller “The Sun Does Shine.” The memoir is CMC’s 2021 Common Reader and is about the 30 years Hinton spent on death row for crimes he did not commit.

Falsely convicted Anthony Ray Hinton will give live virtual talks Feb. 24-25

Teaching the ethics of location privacy

Kyle Walsh does his best impression of a spotter from a repossession company in “License Plates,” one of eight short educational videos created by Dr. Dara Seidl, CMC geographic information systems associate professor. The films focus on ethical and privacy issues regarding the collection of location data.

Associate professor produces educational video series

Sustainability, outdoor leadership for all

Two VF Foundation grants awarded to Colorado Mountain College will support increased participation among underrepresented students in the college’s outdoor leadership and sustainability programs, such as this mountain orientation course in the Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness.

CMC Foundation awarded $100,000 by VF Foundation

Internships with USDA Forest Service accepting applications Feb. 1

Left, Brittany Le Tendre earned a bachelor’s degree in sustainability studies from CMC Vail Valley and an associate degree in natural resources from CMC Leadville. Here, she trains with her U.S. Forest Service mentor, Kelsi Potetti, a wilderness recreation technician, surveying downed timber in the White River National Forest. Le Tendre now works as a recreation technician with the Pike-San Isabel National Forests.

Two-year paid internships offered at CMC Leadville, Steamboat Springs, Spring Valley

Read ‘The Sun Does Shine’ with Colorado Mountain College

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In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was convicted of two counts of capital murder. He spent 30 years locked in solitary confinement on death row at Holman State Prison in Alabama for crimes he did not commit. His memoir, “The Sun Does Shine,” describes how he was able to not only persevere but to triumph over… Continue reading Read ‘The Sun Does Shine’ with Colorado Mountain College

CMC Eagles finish running season flying high

Colorado Mountain College cross-country runner Jason Macaluso of Vail clocked the fastest 8K time among his teammates at the National Junior College Athletic Association's nationals in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Nov. 14. Macaluso ran his season best, at 27:59.39. CMC men's team came in 13th overall.

Men’s, women’s teams move up in standings at nationals in Iowa

US Department of State awards IDEAS grant to Colorado Mountain College

Los estudiantes de Colorado Mountain College participaron en Chile 2018 y 2020: Rivers of Life, un viaje de estudios de dos semanas en el extranjero utilizando el Retiro Pucon Kayak en el Río Trancura como base de operaciones.

Colorado Mountain College recently received an IDEAS (Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students) grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad. The grant is intended to expand the college’s capacity to offer affordable and meaningful study-abroad opportunities for students who less often take study-abroad courses – including… Continue reading US Department of State awards IDEAS grant to Colorado Mountain College

CMC cross-country team competes in first-ever regionals

Colorado Mountain College second-year runner Jason Macaluso of Vail, in blue, earned all-region honors for his fourth-place finish at the NJCAA Region IX Championships on Saturday, Oct. 31, in Alamosa, Colorado.

Colorado Mountain College men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed at the NJCAA Region IX Championships Oct. 31, 2020, for the first time in the college’s history.

Both teams placed second behind Trinidad State Junior College in the meet held in Alamosa, Colorado.