Governor signs bills to strengthen higher education

Gov. John Hickenlooper, center, met with students in Colorado Mountain College’s teacher education program following a bill signing at Morgridge Commons in downtown Glenwood Springs May 25. The bills support student teachers in rural school districts and allow colleges such as CMC to enter into lease purchase arrangements. From left, Brent Curtice, Re-2 superintendent; CMC students Tiffany Simonson, Diana Hernandez, Sarahi Perez-Marin, Gov. Hickenlooper, Leanne Richel, Mary Wright and Ana Chavira. Photo Doug Stewart/Carrie Click

Hickenlooper visits CMC to open pathway for teachers

A real-world photography exhibit

"Crown Fountain," by Maxine Jablonski, an Isaacson School professional photography student, is one of 18 images included in a student photography exhibit at the CMC ArtShare Gallery at Morgridge Commons in downtown Glenwood Springs. An opening reception for the exhibit is being held April 13. Photo Maxine Jablonski

CMC professional photography students show work at public reception April 13

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

Anderson Ranch artist featured at Morgridge Commons gallery

“Pretend” will be among the work featured at a free public reception from art photographer Ben Timpson at the CMC ArtShare Gallery at Morgridge Commons on Jan. 12. The artist uses natural and found objects such as twigs and bugs to create otherworldly images. Photo Ben Timpson

Opening artist reception on Jan. 12