First class of bachelor’s students leaves positive mark on community

College celebrates inaugural recipients of sustainability, business degrees By Stefanie Kilts [STEAMBOAT SPRINGS] – Although some students of sustainability studies may be among the first class to graduate with bachelor’s degrees from Colorado Mountain College, they are already making a lasting impression on their community. “I’m connected to the land,” said Georgie Weber, who is… Continue reading First class of bachelor’s students leaves positive mark on community

CMC’s first bachelor’s graduates prepare for journey ahead

Business degrees pair real-world experience with leadership, management skills [GLENWOOD SPRINGS] – When Alesha Frederick walks to the podium at graduation May 4, it will mark a special milestone for the already-well-educated graduate – and she’ll be among the historic first class of Colorado Mountain College students earning a bachelor’s degree. “I knew it would… Continue reading CMC’s first bachelor’s graduates prepare for journey ahead

Four Year Stories Project, Colorado Mountain College

The “Four Year Stories Project” was created to illuminate the stories of Colorado Mountain College’s first class of graduating bachelor’s degree students, and share the value they found in their journey through CMC. Some of these students have been accepted to prestigious graduate schools; others have already turned their new knowledge into new careers. You… Continue reading Four Year Stories Project, Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Health Foundation awards CMC $559,276 grant

Nursing students working toward an associate degree practice IV techniques in a class at Colorado Mountain College.

Grant to support potential bachelor’s in nursing The Colorado Health Foundation has awarded Colorado Mountain College a two-year grant of $559,276 to seed the proposed new Bachelor of Science in nursing degree. “We are thrilled, excited and grateful to have the opportunity to advance the educational opportunity for practicing RNs, CMC nursing students and graduates,… Continue reading Colorado Health Foundation awards CMC $559,276 grant

Philanthropists commit $100K to potential degree

[EDWARDS] — Bachelor’s degrees at Colorado Mountain College have generated so much interest on the Western Slope that donors from Eagle County are supporting a proposed new degree that is in the planning stages. Women in Philanthropy, a group of philanthropists in the Vail Valley who have united to support Colorado Mountain College, voted recently… Continue reading Philanthropists commit $100K to potential degree

Sustainability studies and social entrepreneurship

Earlier this year, we highlighted Erick Becerril, a young Colorado Mountain College sustainability studies bachelor’s degree student who is already putting his degree to work. Becerril created a composting and recycling business last year in Summit County. Catch a glimpse of Erick’s thoughts on the sustainability studies program in his own words in our latest… Continue reading Sustainability studies and social entrepreneurship

The Last One

A Yampa River Documentary Ben Saheb, a bachelor’s degree student in sustainability studies at CMC in Steamboat Springs, spent the past few months working on a documentary for The Friends of the Yampa, a river advocacy organization based in Steamboat Springs.  The intent was to create a documentary that takes viewers into the heart of… Continue reading The Last One

Colorado Mountain College bachelor’s programs grow

This article first appeared in the Steamboat Today.  By Scott Franz. Steamboat Springs — Tommy Untiedt plans to be one of the first students to earn a bachelor’s degree from Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs next year. Sitting in Bristol Hall on Monday during a break from his finance class, Untiedt said… Continue reading Colorado Mountain College bachelor’s programs grow

CMC bachelor’s info sessions scheduled

Colorado Mountain College is hosting information sessions to explain the curriculum and application process for bachelor’s degrees in business administration and sustainability studies. Courses for both degrees will be offered in the summer semester. Classes start the week of May 14, and registration starts April 23. Applications and information are available online at coloradomtn.edu/4year or… Continue reading CMC bachelor’s info sessions scheduled

Sustainability student turns recycling passion into business

Erick Becerril wants to get his hands on your garbage. If that seems odd and unsavory, consider the context. Becerril, at age 23, is the enthusiastic founder of a Summit County waste diversion business called Faction and Company.  His business takes care of waste from residential and small commercial clients by ensuring that separated compostable… Continue reading Sustainability student turns recycling passion into business