Student combines CMC studies with pro snowboard career

Jake Black finds resonance with CMC’s Sustainability Studies degree Jake Black was born and raised in Summit County, making him that rarest of things:  a true Local.  And true to the culture of his ski town home, his parents had him and his two brothers on skis as soon as they were walking.  It was… Continue reading Student combines CMC studies with pro snowboard career

Q & A with Sustainability Studies professor Mercedes Quesada-Embid

New professor reflects on sustainability, service, and teaching   Mercedes Quesada-Embid’s life reads a bit like a script for the content of the Sustainability Studies class she recently taught on a crisp autumn morning at Colorado Mountain College in Dillon.  Deeply active in community work, pursuing research that explores the intersections of economics, resources and… Continue reading Q & A with Sustainability Studies professor Mercedes Quesada-Embid

4-year degree programs begin at Steamboat’s Colorado Mountain College

This story first appeared in the Steamboat Pilot. By Scott Franz. Steamboat Springs — Ben Saheb already knows what he wants to do with the Bachelor of Arts in sustainability studies he’s working to earn from Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs. “I want to be at the forefront of changing the way… Continue reading 4-year degree programs begin at Steamboat’s Colorado Mountain College

Edwards grad hopes to be first to earn bachelor’s

Vail resident brings entrepreneurial spirit to degree Rebecca McFarland is no stranger to entrepreneurship. She ran her own massage business for twelve years, and, on the side, worked her way up to partial ownership of a custom home building company from a receptionist position. For McFarland, those real-world experiences sparked a love of business, but… Continue reading Edwards grad hopes to be first to earn bachelor’s

Bachelor’s degree schedule is now online

A fall schedule for Colorado Mountain College’s new bachelor’s degrees is now online. The bachelor’s degree schedule is organized by geographical corridors so that students can easily see all classes offered within their geographical region.  The corridors were created by grouping CMC’s eleven physical locations into clusters in which students are most likely to commute… Continue reading Bachelor’s degree schedule is now online

Auden Schendler endorses CMC bachelor’s degree

“Getting Green Done’ author champions CMC’s new sustainability studies program In his role as Vice President of Sustainability for Aspen Ski Company, Auden Schendler travels the country speaking to Congress and corporations on the importance of creating energy efficient, sustainable industry in the face of growing climate change. He has been honored as a global… Continue reading Auden Schendler endorses CMC bachelor’s degree

Bachelor’s Degree Info Sessions in Steamboat

Meetings on Monday & Tuesday, other campuses to follow The first information sessions for Colorado Mountain College’s new Bachelor’s Degree programs will be held on April 25 and 26 at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs. These are the first of many sessions to be held at locations around the CMC District. Bill Sommers, assistant… Continue reading Bachelor’s Degree Info Sessions in Steamboat

Bachelor’s degrees at Colorado Mountain College approved

Higher Learning Commission gives OK for eagerly awaited degrees Monday Colorado Mountain College can now offer bachelor’s degrees. With Monday’s approval from the community college’s accrediting body, the Higher Learning Commission, Colorado Mountain College will start offering two new bachelor’s degrees in the fall: a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Bachelor of… Continue reading Bachelor’s degrees at Colorado Mountain College approved

CMC board votes on rates for proposed bachelor’s courses

Tuition for upper-division courses tentative, pending approval of degrees [RIFLE, Colo.] – At the April 11 meeting of the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees, the board voted on tentative tuition rates for upper-division courses, rates that would go into effect if bachelor’s degrees are approved by the Higher Learning Commission, the college’s accrediting body.… Continue reading CMC board votes on rates for proposed bachelor’s courses