After an extensive national search, Colorado Mountain College has named Lake County High School Principal Ben Cairns as the next vice president and campus dean for its Leadville and Salida campuses.
Cairns will begin the transition from the high school to CMC effective August 2.
Despite her youth, Madeline Pierce’s passion and dedication for snowmaking helped the 22-year-old Copper Mountain Resort snowmaker win the 2021 Colorado Ski Country Double Diamond Snowmaker of the Year award.
“I’m honored, and I’m really excited, and I think it’s very special because as snowmakers, being behind the scenes, we don’t receive a lot of recognition,” Pierce said.
CMC Leadville awarded Best in Class for its work with San Luis Valley Great Outdoors
After nearly ten years with Colorado Mountain College, Rachel Pokrandt, vice president and campus dean of the Leadville and Salida campuses, has accepted the role of President at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. “This is a bittersweet moment for me because I absolutely love the Leadville and Salida communities and our amazing, dedicated faculty,… Continue reading CMC Leadville and Salida campus leader accepts college president role in Oregon
New ADI comes to CMC from 13 years at Colorado Academy
Seven men and two women from Colorado Mountain College’s cross-country running team competed at the Colorado Mesa University XC Invitational on Oct. 10 at Lincoln Park in Grand Junction. As the only National Junior College Athletic Association school at the meet, CMC joined a highly competitive field, which included 145 top runners from a total… Continue reading Eagles compete on ‘grand’ scale
Eagle runners at home for race Sept. 26
Men and women student-athletes have successful meets in northern Colorado and Wyoming
CMC Leadville ski area ops students are first on the hill
Virtual training proven successful in recruiting student-athletes