1000 Words: CMC receives Green Ribbon award

Kathy Kiser-Miller, Colorado Mountain College vice president of academic affairs and CMC Steamboat Springs campus dean, represented the college as a 2017 awardee of the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools July 19 at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. CMC is one of only nine postsecondary institutions in the nation – and the only such institution in Colorado – to receive this honor for its sustainable, healthy facilities; wellness practices; and sustainability learning. From left are Holly Ham, U.S. Department of Education assistant secretary for management; Anna Young, Colorado Department of Education grants specialist; Kiser-Miller; and Adam Honeysett, managing director of state and local engagement at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Communication and Outreach.

Kathy Kiser-Miller, Colorado Mountain College vice president of academic affairs and CMC Steamboat Springs campus dean, represented the college as a 2017 awardee of the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools July 19 at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. CMC is one of only nine postsecondary institutions in the nation – and the only… Continue reading 1000 Words: CMC receives Green Ribbon award

CMC/Forest Service paid internship application deadline April 30

 Colorado Mountain College’s sustainability studies program and the U.S. Forest Service are launching an innovative two-year paid internship. The Rocky Mountain Land Management Internship, the first of its kind in the nation, enables CMC students to work part time with the Forest Service, while pursuing a degree in sustainability studies. The program is seeking applicants… Continue reading CMC/Forest Service paid internship application deadline April 30

Activist Winona LaDuke to visit CMC Vail Valley at Edwards

Winona LaDuke, American environmentalist, economist and writer, will attend student workshops and give a free public presentation at Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley at Edwards on Feb. 21.

Internationally renowned activist Winona LaDuke will visit Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley at Edwards for “An Evening with Winona LaDuke,” a reception, discussion and book signing on Feb. 21. Presented by the CMC Sustainability Speaker Series and Women in Philanthropy, the free public evening event will take place from 6:30-9 p.m. following a workshop with… Continue reading Activist Winona LaDuke to visit CMC Vail Valley at Edwards

Colorado Mountain College professor receives national sustainability award

FFrom left, Dr. Tina Evans, sustainability studies associate professor at Colorado Mountain College Steamboat Springs, and Meghan Fay Zahniser, executive director of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. At AASHE’s Conference & Expo in Baltimore, Md., on Oct. 9, Evans won a Campus Sustainability Research Award, with top honors in the category of published journal article.

Dr. Tina Evans of CMC Steamboat Springs recognized with Campus Sustainability Research award

Yampatika Garden to Table Dinner

CMC Steamboat Restaurant Management program students’ final practical exam was a fun and engaging community event that raised funds for Yampatika, a Steamboat Springs non-profit that works to inspire environmental stewardship through education.  The event offers students the opportunity to design a menu, source it with local food products, create the meal and serve it… Continue reading Yampatika Garden to Table Dinner

Sustainability studies to sustainable jobs

From left, Mikayla Curtis, Nikki Maline and Bailey Matthews have all landed jobs using the knowledge they gained from studying sustainability at CMC in Edwards. Photo Ed Kosmicki

Students in CMC’s sustainability program graduate to successful careers By Carrie Click Nikki Maline arrived in Eagle County from Nebraska in 1997 with an Associate of Arts degree from Mid-Plains Community College in North Platte. Since then, she’d gone into real estate. She received her real estate broker associate license with the state of Colorado… Continue reading Sustainability studies to sustainable jobs

Colorado Mountain College unveils sustainability action plan

This article was published in the Steamboat Pilot. By Teresa Ristow. Steamboat Springs — Colorado Mountain College continues to take steps forward in sustainability efforts, with a goal of neutralizing its carbon footprint entirely by 2050. The latest development is the launch of a Sustainability Action Plan, unveiled during CMC’s second annual sustainability conference, held… Continue reading Colorado Mountain College unveils sustainability action plan