Garfield, Pitkin combine for No. 1 in Arts Vibrancy Index

This article appeared in the Glenwood Post Independent. By Jessica Cabe. Glenwood Springs has been named the No. 1 small city in the nation in the first-ever “Arts Vibrancy Index” compiled by Southern Methodist University’s National Center for Arts Research. “Glenwood Springs” — which in this study represents all of Garfield and Pitkin counties —… Continue reading Garfield, Pitkin combine for No. 1 in Arts Vibrancy Index

Honored instructors bring medical experience to classrooms

Turrin and Walldan named Faculty of the Year at CMC Summit Campus By Stefanie Kilts Going into the health care field is no small feat, but Colorado Mountain College students in Breckenridge and Dillon have two instructors who use their many years of experience and expertise to help students succeed. Carol Turrin, full-time associate professor,… Continue reading Honored instructors bring medical experience to classrooms

Classes for the romantic, culinary-inclined offered in Breckenridge

Noncredit culinary classes offered at Colorado Mountain College Those who enjoy fine food and drink will find memorable opportunities to dine, sip and brew in noncredit recreational culinary classes at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge. Adventurous types seeking an unusual Valentine’s Day dinner can partake in a demonstration-style cooking class with Chef Carolyn Deal, a… Continue reading Classes for the romantic, culinary-inclined offered in Breckenridge

Local entrepreneur launches visitor-friendly resort app in Summit County

Colorado Mountain College entrepreneurial class a ‘stepping stone’ to launch By Stefanie Kilts Local entrepreneur Sheri Paul is hoping Iggy the skier becomes familiar to tourists traveling to Colorado’s ski country. As the face of Paul’s new mobile application for smartphones and tablets, iResortApp.com, the cartoon Iggy provides travelers with “local-insider tips” and information on… Continue reading Local entrepreneur launches visitor-friendly resort app in Summit County

New snowboard business offers products

Classes at Colorado Mountain College lead to business startup A new start-up business in Breckenridge, Pure Life Snowboards, has been launched. Patrick Mihalic formed the company after completing several business and marketing classes at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge. Mihalic said instructor Robert Cartelli’s class “helped me to think outside the box and gave me… Continue reading New snowboard business offers products

Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute captures state title

CMC team advances to American Culinary Federation regionals Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute and Keystone Resort are pleased to announce that on Saturday, Nov. 17, the CMC culinary apprentice competition team was awarded the Colorado State Title at the American Culinary Federation State Competition. The team will now represent Colorado at the upcoming ACF Western… Continue reading Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute captures state title

‘Live in HD’ opera season features ‘Otello’ Oct. 27

Met Opera brings tale of jealousy and murder to CMC in Breckenridge The New York Metropolitan Opera production of Verdi’s Shakespearean drama “Otello” comes to Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge as part of this year’s “Live in HD” simulcasts. Renée Fleming and Johan Botha star in the towering tragedy of jealousy and murder, which will… Continue reading ‘Live in HD’ opera season features ‘Otello’ Oct. 27

Hiking in an Avalanche’s Path

Back country avalanche training reveals the true dangers of weak snow pack Get the inside scoop on avalanche safety training in Breckenridge, from our blogger Ali Gingras. She shares her eye-opening experience as she hiked 4 1/2 hours up a snowy mountain side, through avalanche paths, and learned how to create mini-avalanches. Ali learned how… Continue reading Hiking in an Avalanche’s Path

Early childhood training program grows at Colorado Mountain College

Care for young kids not just about keeping them safe, clean — education component important By Caitlin Row, Summit Daily News SUMMIT COUNTY — With the culture of child care ever changing, so are its training requirements. And Colorado Mountain College is now at the forefront of teacher education for pre-school aged children locally.

Leadership Summit celebrates

Locals learning how to help area communities and businesses Leadership Summit, Summit County’s community leadership program offered this year in partnership with Colorado Mountain College and The Keystone Center, celebrated 15 graduates from the nine-month program at a reception held at The Keystone Center in late July.