February – March 2014

Feb
21
Fri
The 14er Project: A Photography Exhibit by Derek Johnston @ Glenwood Springs Library
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm
photo taken by Derek Johnston of the Maroon Bells

Maroon Bells, Elk Range; photo by Derek Johnston

The 14er Project is a Photography Exhibit by Derek Johnston, Associate Professor and Program Director of the Colorado Mountain College Professional Photography Program. The opening reception is at the Glenwood Springs Library: Friday, February 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit runs February 18 – April 13.  To learn more, visit 14erphotography.com.

Feb
25
Tue
Search Engine Optimization @ Edwards
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description

Search Engine Optimization, Tuesdays, 02/25/2014 – 03/11/2014, $125, Course # CIS-901-VE07, Syn # 80787, Learn how search engines like Google work to calculate the rank of websites in their search results. In this class, you will explore strategies and tactics that help websites move to the top of search pages. You will explore how to combine the keyword research with links, citations, reviews and social media to get search engine results for your website. Taught by SEO expert Trent Blizzard.

Syn# 80787
Cost $125
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.

Success Workshop: Misplaced & Dangling Modifiers @ Spring Valley
Feb 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Misplaced and Dangling ModifiersDangling Modifier image

This is a free Academic Success Workshop, organized by the Roaring Fork Campus Learning Center. In this workshop we will learn about two common grammatical mistakes: misplaced and dangling modifiers. Meets in the Calaway Building, Room 119. All CMC students are welcome.

Success Workshop: Misplaced & Dangling Modifiers @ CMC in Glenwood
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:20 pm

Misplaced and Dangling ModifiersDangling Modifier image

This is a free Academic Success Workshop, organized by the Roaring Fork Campus Learning Center. In this workshop we will learn about two common grammatical mistakes: misplaced and dangling modifiers. Meets in the Glenwood Center, Room 207. All CMC students are welcome.

Feb
26
Wed
Building a Culture of Trust @ Edwards
Feb 26 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Class Description

Building a Culture of Trust, Wednesday 02/26/2014 – 02/26/2014, $50, Course # BUS-901-VE06, Syn # 80632, A key aspect of leadership is to inspire trust. When trust is high, productivity goes up and costs go down. Whether it’s within an organization, a community or a family, there is nothing more powerful than a relationship of trust. Learn how to develop a culture of trust in your organization.

Syn# 80632
Cost $50
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Retirement Planning Today @ Glenwood Springs
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Photo of pennies going into a piggy bankClass Description

Blends financial education with life planning to help you build wealth, align your money with your values, and achieve your retirement lifestyle goals. Discover five strategies to manage investment risks, 11 ways you may save money on this year’s taxes, important questions to ask before buying insurance, how invest in and take money out of your company’s retirement plan, as well as determine the savings you need to retire. Course includes an illustrated textbook (one per couple). Spouse/significant other of a student who registers and pays tuition may register at no charge. Meets Wednesdays, 2/26-3/5. Cost: $49. Refund date: 2/24.

Syn# 81047
Cost $49
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
27
Thu
Excel 2010 Level I @ Edwards
Feb 27 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Class Description

Excel 2010 Level I, Thursdays, 02/27/2014 – 03/06/2014, $99, Course # CIS-901-VE03, Syn # 80765, If you work with numbers, graphs and databases, then learning or enhancing your knowledge of Excel will help you get things done. In this introductory class, you will learn the fundamentals of Excel. You will explore how to use formulas and functions, and the difference between absolute and relative cell addressing. Cost includes workbook.

Syn# 80765
Cost $99
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.

Brown Bag Lunch: What Type of Learner are You? @ CMC in Glenwood
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm

student walking on campusJoin the Student Success Center series – bring your lunch or dinner and join in the discussion led by Kearstin Cameron, Success Center Coordinator, and Debbie Arnold, College Counselor. Discussions take place Wednesdays from 5-5:50 p.m. and Thursdays from noon-12:50 p.m.

This week’s topic is What Type of Learner are You?

Discover your learning style and utilize the appropriate tools to help you become a better student. This workshop will help you know yourself better and provide you with ideas to be more successful in college.

Feb
28
Fri
Get assistance signing up for Affordable Health Care @ CMC in Glenwood
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Photo of first aid cross on red backgroundColorado Mountain College has created a new, hands-on workshop designed to assist those who need help signing up for health care under the Affordable Care Act. Participants will compare plans and coverage and also learn how to navigate the Connect for Health website.

The workshop will be offered twice: Feb. 28 and Mar. 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs (1402 Blake Ave.). The cost of the workshop is $15.

Instructor Steven Reynolds has worked in the health and wellness industry in the Roaring Fork Valley since 1991. He has been integrally involved in the work of health care reform since 2008 and served on a Club 20 team to provide one of the top proposals to the Senate Bill 208 Commission. He holds a license to sell health insurance.

To register, please call CMC at 945-7486.

Mar
3
Mon
Self-Publishing eBooks @ Edwards
Mar 3 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
Class Description

Self-Publishing eBooks 03/03/2014 – 03/28/2014, $195, Course # BUS-901-VE13, Syn # 80795, eBooks are becoming more popular than ever, especially with the release of the iPad and other tablet computers. In addition to publishing fiction and non-fiction books, individuals and companies are using eBook publishing as a way to market products, services and ideas. In this ONLINE class, you will discover what makes a great eBook and how you go about creating, formatting and publishing your eBook. Learn the steps necessary to create your eBook with text, photos, illustrations, audio, video and hyperlinks. Understand the different options in self-publishing and distributing your eBook.

Syn# 80795
Cost $195
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”