TRIO Day at the Capitol

From left, CMC Rifle TRIO Student Support Services students Ashleigh Isley, Rose Mehus, Ivette Salazar, Vanessa Mendoza, Isaac Hinojos, Lisandio Chacón and Adrian Hernandez were among those who spent TRIO Day at the Colorado Capitol. TRIO SSS is a federally funded educational support program that is administered locally through CMC.

CMC students ‘in the room where it happens’

A delicious invitation to support culinary scholarships

Student chefs from the Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute in Breckenridge, like these from last year, are preparing to delight diners with the expertise they’ve gained at CMC. “A Celebration of Haute Cuisine” on Feb. 12, 2019, at Keystone Ranch supports scholarships for the program and is a much-anticipated six-course tradition held each winter. Photo Charles Engelbert

CMC Culinary Institute hosts annual ‘Celebration of Haute Cuisine’ dinner

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

CMC Culinary Institute student team medals again

Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute’s student team received a silver medal and third place at the American Culinary Federation Western Regional Competition in Newport Beach, California, in March. CMC’s team were judged on their skills, technique, and focus while working in the kitchen and the four-course meal they produced. The CMC Culinary Institute team is, from left, David Vizcaino, Mac Christl, Brooklyn Knutson, Fernando Saldivar and David Molina. Not pictured: Sylvaking Addo

        On the heels of earning their second-in-a-row state culinary championship, Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute’s student team medaled recently at the American Culinary Federation Western Regional Conference in Newport Beach, California. There, at the student team regional competition, they won a silver medal and third place. The team from Orange Coast… Continue reading CMC Culinary Institute student team medals again

1000 Words: CMC Breckenridge nurse pinning ceremony

Colorado Mountain College Breckenridge graduated 12 nursing students on May 4, 2018, at what’s known as a pinning ceremony, a symbolic welcoming of nursing school graduates into the nursing profession. CMC offers medical certification and associate degree education at a number of campuses and online; associate and bachelor’s degrees in nursing are offered at Breckenridge and CMC Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs. Receiving their Associate of Applied Science degrees in nursing in Summit County are from left, front row, Monika Kubinak, Michelle Segna, Yaselly Carpio Guzman, Angelica Lopez, Holly Tetzlaf; back row, from left, Justyn Barton, John (RJ) Byrd, Christine Marshall, Allison Angle, Susy Dozier, Miranda Bourlet, Christopher (Nate) Banks. Photo Carrie Click

Turning adversity into strength: Weihenmayer will show you how

Adventurer Erik Weihenmayer will visit four Colorado Mountain College locations this month as part of the college’s annual Common Reader program. His book, “No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon,” is the focus of the author’s free presentations in Steamboat Springs, Breckenridge, Edwards and Morgridge Commons in Glenwood Springs.

Next time you’re at a trailhead, the top of a ski run or a river put-in, imagine not being able to see. Now imagine stepping onto the trail, taking off downhill or wedging into a kayak and floating away. Welcome to Erik Weihenmayer’s world. Author and blind adventurer Weihenmayer is an internationally renowned speaker and… Continue reading Turning adversity into strength: Weihenmayer will show you how

CMC Summit County celebrates 50 years

During the '70s, Sue Daley was instrumental in building enrollment and a permanent home for Colorado Mountain College in Summit County. After a major renovation, Daley, CMC Summit County's program director, was behind the effort to move the college's small ofDuring the ’70s, Sue Daley was instrumental in building enrollment and a permanent home for Colorado Mountain College in Summit County. Daley, CMC Summit County’s program director, was behind the effort to move the college's small office from Frisco to Breckenridge's historic town hall. The college has since expanded and relocated to a new building in Breckenridge, plus a learning location in Dillon. Colorado Mountain College archives (scan of Summit County Journal photo & cutline, June 21, 1974)

Public invited to ‘Welcome Back to School & Reunion’ Aug. 25

CMC is home to 4 of the 15 best small vacation towns in the country

Colorado Mountain College students go to school in some of the country’s best vacation destinations, according to a list of the 15 Best Small Towns by U.S. News & World Report. Four Colorado towns with CMC campuses were named in the top 15: Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, Aspen, and Vail. The magazine’s travel rankings are based on an… Continue reading CMC is home to 4 of the 15 best small vacation towns in the country