Colorado Mountain College staff are monitoring the Red Canyon Fire just south of Glenwood Springs. Twitter updates: @Carbondalefire . Or follow ‪#‎redcanyonfire‬. GarCo Sheriff Communications website: Garfield County – Red Canyon Fire http://garfield-county.com/news/sheriff-red-canyon-fire.aspx

Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs biography, spoke about the future of media and CMC’s Isaacson School of New Media last Friday at a CMC Foundation event in Aspen. Learn more about the Isaacson School at isaacsonschool.org. There’s still time to register for fall 2013 classes.

Vet Tech staff assist the Navajo Nation’s Veterinary Mobile Unit By Beth Zukowski Dr. Jeff Myers, professor of veterinary technology at Colorado Mountain College, stood for 12 hours straight behind the surgery table performing spay and neuter operations inside the Navajo Nation’s Veterinary Mobile Unit. Dr. Jeff...

Loretta Driskel accepts her MERLOT Peer Reviewer Extraordinaire award for her work on peer reviewing educational online materials at a MERLOT conference in Las Vegas in April. Loretta Driskel, an instructional designer in the integrated energy program at Colorado Mountain College’s Rifle campus, was honored with...

Collective Biodiesel Conference comes to CMC-Breckenridge Aug. 15-18 By Stefanie Kilts [BRECKENRIDGE] – The Collective Biodiesel Conference, which is returning to Colorado this year, will attract some of the nation’s leading experts, researchers and innovators in the biodiesel industry. But the conference that was...

Completed petitions due Aug. 30 The Colorado Mountain Junior College District is seeking outstanding candidates to run for positions on its elected board of trustees. Each term is for four years. Each potential candidate must be an eligible elector, as defined by state statute, and reside within the boundaries of the...

Terry Hunter receives award from national hotel and lodging association Terry Hunter said the award was a team effort and credits the college’s resort management faculty (left to right): Deidre Saunders, Cho Tin Tun, Hunter, Kyleigh Lawler and Barbara Robinson. The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute...

Hybrid energy courses to make classes more accessible to students in Colorado Rob Winn, center, Colorado Mountain College’s TAA grant coordinator, demonstrated the laboratory equipment in the college’s new mobile learning lab at an open house at the Rifle campus July 23. Photo Stefanie Kilts By Stefanie...

CMC finds creative ways to support veterans, military By Stefanie Kilts [LEADVILLE] – Educational professionals and student veterans will travel to Colorado Mountain College in Leadville on Aug. 2 to attend the Colorado Veterans in Higher Education Summit, an annual conference. The attendees will discuss strategies and...

Colorado Mountain College is introducing its first honors classes this fall. The classes are intended to give students the opportunity to enhance their learning through critical thinking, service learning, practical application and sustainability. Five sections of honors classes will be offered as part of a pilot...