Colorado Mountain College approved to offer additional bachelor’s degrees

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis recently signed into law HB19-1153, which authorizes Colorado Mountain College to expand the number of bachelor’s degree it offers. Witnesses to the signing were, from left, CMC Trustees Patty Theobald and Pat Chlouber, bill co-sponsors Rep. Jim Wilson and Rep. Julie McCluskie, Summit County residents Flor Valdez Cuz (an alumna) and Stephanie Beste (a current student), and bill co-sponsor Sen. Kerry Donovan. (Not shown is the bill’s fourth co-sponsor, Sen. Bob Rankin.)

Governor signs bill after it passes the House and Senate unanimously

Frisco ER nurse ‘confident, caring’

Tim Putz graduated with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Colorado Mountain College Breckenridge in 2016 after becoming a certified EMT and earning an associate degree in nursing, also at CMC. Today he works as an emergency room nurse at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Frisco. In this photo he’s shown at the college’s first bachelor’s graduation ceremony for the nursing program, which was held at CMC Spring Valley. Photo Ed Kosmicki

CMC Breckenridge graduate serves local community

CMC to offer teacher education bachelor’s degree in Lake, Summit counties

From left, Victoria Norville and McKenna Miller, members of the first class to earn bachelor’s degrees in elementary education at Colorado Mountain College, graduated at the Spring Valley campus at Glenwood Springs May 5 and have since accepted teaching positions in the region. Starting this fall, the college is offering teacher education degrees in Summit and Lake counties. Photo Ed Kosmicki

Information sessions July 23 in Breckenridge, July 30 in Leadville

Information sessions scheduled for nursing degree programs

Meetings Sept. 15-Nov. 4 at CMC in Glenwood Springs, Spring Valley, Breckenridge, Dillon Colorado Mountain College is holding information meetings this fall about its bachelor’s and associate degrees in nursing. The Bachelor of Science in nursing for registered nurses is also known as an “RN to BSN” program. To enroll in the program, students must… Continue reading Information sessions scheduled for nursing degree programs

New bachelor’s degrees support local hiring

Elementary education, leadership and management added this fall Cierra Austin wants to teach elementary school. Thanks to one of two new bachelor’s degrees offered by Colorado Mountain College this fall, the New Castle resident won’t have to relocate to get that degree. And she may wind up with a local teaching job. Austin has been… Continue reading New bachelor’s degrees support local hiring

CMC to offer two more bachelor’s degrees starting fall 2015

Two more bachelor’s degrees will be offered through Colorado Mountain College beginning fall semester of 2015, following approvals received this month from the college’s accrediting body, the Higher Learning Commission. The Bachelor of Applied Science in leadership and management will be offered at Colorado Mountain College locations in Steamboat Springs, Glenwood Springs and Edwards. This… Continue reading CMC to offer two more bachelor’s degrees starting fall 2015