Wright Collegiate Challenge honors CMC team for outdoor industry collaboration

A team of students from Colorado Mountain College Leadville received the Best-in-Class award from The Wright Collegiate Challenge, a 12-week competition that pairs college students with outdoor industry organizations. Faculty advisors with graduate and student team members at CMC Leadville’s commencement on May 7 are, from left, Kathleen Law, assistant dean of instruction; Collin Appleby of Ketchikan, Alaska; Reuben Hansen of St. Louis; Christian Bueng of Perham, Minnesota; Grady Whitson of Zionsville, Indiana; Maggie Patch of Brookfield, Wisconsin; and Cooper Mallozzi, professor of outdoor recreation leadership. Photo by Andy Colwell

CMC Leadville awarded Best in Class for its work with San Luis Valley Great Outdoors

Internships with USDA Forest Service accepting applications Feb. 1

Left, Brittany Le Tendre earned a bachelor’s degree in sustainability studies from CMC Vail Valley and an associate degree in natural resources from CMC Leadville. Here, she trains with her U.S. Forest Service mentor, Kelsi Potetti, a wilderness recreation technician, surveying downed timber in the White River National Forest. Le Tendre now works as a recreation technician with the Pike-San Isabel National Forests.

Two-year paid internships offered at CMC Leadville, Steamboat Springs, Spring Valley

Honey Stinger and Colorado Mountain College expand partnership

Honey Stinger hosted a ribbon cutting celebration with Colorado Mountain College Steamboat Springs on Aug. 5. Honey Stinger has gifted the college’s Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center a large loft space to operate from in Honey Stinger’s new headquarters on Airport Circle. At the ceremony are, from left, CMC’s mascot Swoop the eagle; YVEC Director Randy Rudasics; CMC President and CEO Carrie Besnette Hauser; Honey Stinger’s mascot Buzz the bee, and Honey Stinger CEO Mike Keown. Photo Greg Hughey

Sports nutrition company gifts portion of headquarters for CMC Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center’s use

Scholars from the mountains

From left, Colorado Mountain College mentor Sharon Koblinsky and 2018 bachelor's degree graduate Flor Cruz Valdez share a laugh after the commencement ceremony for CMC Breckenridge and Dillon. Pairing community leaders with students is part of the college's Mountain Scholars program. Photo Charles Engelbert

CMC collaboration is helping to create successful Summit County college graduates

A family affair: Parents and their children graduate from ‘Family Fridays’

At the Family Fridays graduation ceremony on Nov. 22, both parents and children graduated from a 12-week educational program at CMC Rifle. Center, Esmeralda Contreras holds her daughter Alina Ibarra as they show off their certificates as graduates Yesi Enriquez, left, and Josefina Magaña, right, stand on the Clough Auditorium stage. For 12 Fridays this fall, families took classes and gathered together for group activities at the Rifle campus. Photo Carrie Click

Twelve-week program offers educational experiences for family members

Colorado Mountain College’s cross-country team running on clouds – literally

The newly sanctioned Colorado Mountain College cross-country running team, in blue, is On’s first collegiate partnership. The team is based at the 12-location college’s Leadville campus, at 10,200 feet the highest-altitude college campus in the country. CMC’s cross-country running team includes, from left, Jack Setser, Caleb Neel, Chris Rohlf (behind Neel) and Connor McDermott. Not pictured: Tyrone Chavez and Jason Macaluso. Photo Phil Dunn

Collegiate running team partners with On performance shoes

‘Red Brick Resident Artists’ featured at CMC Aspen Gallery reception

“Spectra/Quanta,” acrylic and mixed media on board by Michael McConnell, is one of the featured works in Colorado Mountain College Aspen's exhibit “Red Brick Resident Artists” on display Sept. 25 to Nov. 29. The public is invited to attend the free opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 25.

Sept. 25 reception 5-7 p.m., artists’ talk at 6 p.m.