What’s an Oceanographer Doing in Colorado? @ CMC in Breckenridge
Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

What’s an Oceanographer Doing in Colorado? flyer

What is an oceanographer doing in a land-locked state? How does an oceanographer study climate change? What are climate models? Would you like to see a simple demonstration of how carbon dioxide warms the atmosphere? Then come to Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge on March 6 to learn more about climate change, oceanography and climate model research that’s taking place at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Laura Landrum is an oceanographer in the climate and global dynamics division of the NCAR in Boulder. Her primary projects include using NCAR’s climate model to research climate dynamics of Antarctic and Arctic sea ice. She also works on modelling the climate system of the past millennium. Landrum has a strong connection with mountain communities and lifestyles – she has taught alpine and telemark skiing for more than 20 years in Washington and Colorado.

Landrum will give a kid talk for school-aged children from 6:30-7:15 p.m. followed by a community talk from 7:30-8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6 at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge. The event will be held in the Eileen and Paul Finkel Auditorium and is free and open to the public. CMC in Breckenridge is at 107 Denison Placer Road. Call Heidi Kunzek at 453-6757 ext. 2614 or go to for more information.

Kid’s Talk 6:30 pm-7:15 pm

Community Talk 7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Spring Break @ all Colorado Mountain College campuses
Mar 16 – Mar 20 all-day

illustration of spring flowersColorado Mountain College Spring Break is March 16-20. Classes will not be in session, however, college offices will be open 8am to 5pm.

Speaker Series Presents: Between Families Author Talk and Book Signing @ CMC in Breckenridge
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Speaker Series Presents: Between Families Author Talk and Book Signing
Karin Mitchell, debut novelist and writing instructor will give a talk, reading, and book signing. Release party for Karin’s book “Between Families” Hear powerful stories about institutional living, and the need for stories to inspire them. Childcare and refreshments provided. Fictionalized, Yet Highly Authentic Novel Offers Unique Perspective into Child Welfare System.
6:30-9pm childcare will be provided and you must RSVP for childcare. Please RSVP for childcare to

Seminars at Steamboat: Challenges in Mexico and Central America @ CMC in Steamboat Springs, Allbright Family Auditorium
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Seminars at Steamboat and Colorado Mountain College Presents

Diana Negroponte

Diana Negroponte

How Should the U.S. Respond?

Saturday, March 28
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Colorado Mountain College, Allbright Family Auditorium
Save the date — Saturday, March 28th, for a Seminars at Steamboat Workshop and Presentation on Challenges in Mexico and Central America: How Should the U.S. Respond. The event, developed in cooperation with Colorado Mountain College, will be held at CMC from 1:00 pm-4:30 pm.

This first-ever workshop is also Seminars’ first winter program. It will feature Diana Negroponte of the Wilson Center, Washington, DC, who has written and lectured extensively on Mexico and Central America.

Dr. Negroponte’s presentation will lead directly into a series of small group workshops, where participants discuss import issues involved in the relationship between the United States, Mexico and Central America.

A separate course on U.S.-Latin American Relations offered by Colorado Mountain College social and behavioral sciences professor Bob Gumbrecht will be held in conjunction with the program. Those taking the class, which meets each Wednesday evening (5:30-8:20 pm) from February 25th through April 18th, will participate in the workshop and presentation.

“We are pleased to offer Steamboat residents and CMC students free, non-partisan policy discussions in a new format and venue.” Seminars Chair Bob Stein said, “The workshop will enable the participants to offer their own ideas on important issues as part of a scholarly program on U.S-Latin American relations.”

The workshops will be limited to about 100 participants, although up to 200 people can attend the presentation at the CMC Academic Center.

Registration will open on February 15th at
Friends of the Seminars who would like to pre-register for Diana Negroponte’s presentation or the full three-hour program may notify Seminars’ Program Administrator, Debbie Metscher at: Their registration will be confirmed by email.

Internship Information Night @ CMC in Breckenridge
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Robert Cartelli for an opportunity for students and community partners to start conversations around SU15, FA15, and even SP16 internship opportunities. Save the date.  Instructors- invite your students!  Feel free to put me in touch with community partners that may like to attend.

The Hazel Miller Band @ CMC in Rifle
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hazel Miller is not just a great singer, she is a force of nature! Hazel has been a sought after performer in Colorado for 24 years. Whether she is singing blues, jazz, pop or Gospel, her voice charges the songs with a primal dose of genuine soul.

Hazel Miller Band

Hazel Miller