Back to school and work at Colorado Mountain College

In May Carissa Hernandez of New Castle, here with husband Hernan Hernandez and son Daniel Lewis, was furloughed from Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs due to the effects of the pandemic. Hernandez is now studying at CMC thanks to the CMC Responds: Back to Work Scholarship.

Thanks to support from statewide program, there’s help for displaced workers in CMC district

Jump starting the season

On Sept. 8 in Leadville, it looked a whole lot more like winter than summer. At Colorado Mountain College’s Leadville campus, an early cold front gave ski area operations students the opportunity to make snow at the campus’s terrain park.

CMC Leadville ski area ops students are first on the hill

CMC Steamboat student honored as 2020 Colorado TRIO Achiever

Selected from thousands of students, Eleysa Schofield, here at Lookout Mountain above Golden, has been named a Colorado TRIO Achiever award recipient. With help from Colorado Mountain College Steamboat Springs and TRIO, a federal student support program, Schofield is completing an associate degree and is working towards a bachelor’s at the Steamboat campus.

Eleysa Schofield selected from 17,000 students for competitive recognition

CMC cross-country team nearly doubles in size

Colorado Mountain College cross-country student-athlete Jack Setser, here crossing the finish line at the August 2019 10,000 Foot Invite in Leadville, is back for his second season. The team’s innovative approach to virtual training has proven successful in recruiting nearly double the number of runners competing on behalf of CMC in the fall 2020 season.

Virtual training proven successful in recruiting student-athletes