TRIO Day at the Capitol

From left, CMC Rifle TRIO Student Support Services students Ashleigh Isley, Rose Mehus, Ivette Salazar, Vanessa Mendoza, Isaac Hinojos, Lisandio Chacón and Adrian Hernandez were among those who spent TRIO Day at the Colorado Capitol. TRIO SSS is a federally funded educational support program that is administered locally through CMC.

CMC students ‘in the room where it happens’

Bracing for the future

Rifle High School senior Jasmine Sandoval recently learned of her acceptance to the highly competitive undergraduate program at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Sandoval credits the federally funded precollegiate program Upward Bound, administered locally through Colorado Mountain College, with giving her the direction and encouragement she needed to pursue her goal of becoming an orthodontist.

Rifle High School student accepted to competitive dental program at CU

‘Black History Live’ comes to CMC Spring Valley, Rifle

Actor Becky Stone will portray esteemed writer Maya Angelou in a Black History Live performance at both CMC Spring Valley on Feb. 26 and CMC Rifle on Feb. 27. Sponsored by Colorado Humanities and Colorado Mountain College, Stone will demonstrate why Angelou indelibly changed American culture and literature. Photo Amelia Fletcher

Performer Becky Stone becomes famed writer Maya Angelou, Feb. 26-27

CMC Rifle commencement honors 80 graduates

From left, CMC graduate Elide Andrade accepts congratulations from commencement speaker Terrance Carroll and Carole Boughton, Colorado Mountain College vice president and CMC Rifle campus dean. Andrade overcome a traumatic brain injury to earn a certificate of proficiency in phlebotomy. Photo Janelle Cook

Nearly 150 total Rifle students complete degrees, certificates fall semester