Category Archives: Graduates

Tyler Vaughan

World of Opportunities “Colorado Mountain College is where I first found my love for the outdoors. This school showed me what I was capable of. Before CMC, I didn’t know there was world of opportunities just waiting there for me.” Tyler Vaughan is currently involved in a Bachelor’s Program in Social Science at Ashford University. […]

Bobbie Robinson

Confidence and Skills “The CMC Outdoor Education Program has given me confidence and skills that will help me for the rest of my life, far beyond any rapid or peak.” Bobbie Robinson is currently involved with multiple recreation agencies working as a guide and instructor helping with many areas of outdoor related adventure and education. […]

James Skurpey

Knowledge, Power “Colorado Mountain College’s Outdoor Education program gave me the knowledge, power and intestinal fortitude to strive ahead in my higher educational goals and life’s experiences in today’s multicultural, fast pace, dynamic environment.” James Skurpey graduated from the Outdoor Education program in 2007. From there, he acquired a BA in Geography and Environmental Science […]

Amy Marino

Skills and Knowledge “With the skills and knowledge I have gained from CMC I have had the opportunity to work as a Mountain Coordinator for a local summer camp, as well as come back to CMC as an Instructor for some of their Outdoor Education courses!” Amy Marino graduated from CMC in 2008 and returned […]

Aaron Cousineau

Thorough, innovative, invaluable “When I decided to make a career out of cooking, I knew I had a lot of school options, and I couldn’t be happier about choosing Colorado Mountain College. The training I received at the CMC Culinary Institute was thorough, innovative, energetic and invaluable. It has paid off in ways unimaginable. Throughout […]

Greg and Diane Ambrose

Combing Work and Passion “We chose to attend the NRM program at CMC because it offered a combination of practical experience and more traditional classroom learning. The instructors also brought with them solid academic knowledge and extensive practical experience. This combination of practical and academic knowledge seems to be essential when getting jobs in the […]

Alex Sanchez

Great Support “I had great support from staff, from faculty, and from peers at CMC. The professors love the community. They’re highly qualified in their field. CMC helped me find my way as a first generation student. It’s where my interest for public policy, politics, and community service began.” Alex Sánchez transferred to CSU from […]

Maisa Metcalf

Discovering a lifelong passion in another hemisphere Maisa Metcalf can pin down the exact moment when her college experience became transformative. Instructor Rob Wang showed the 1996 documentary about climate change, An Inconvenient Truth, in one of her environmental studies classes. The experience, said Metcalf, “was almost like a call to action. Rob has a […]

Leslie Rodriguez

Beyond Expectations “Colorado Mountain College went beyond my expectations. Everything I learned prepared me to start working in the industry right away. When I decided to further study at the Art Institute, it gave the confidence and knowledge I needed to succeed. There’s nothing more fulfilling than doing work you love.”  Leslie Rodriguez graduated from […]

Brett Menter

Alaska Guiding Internship Watch Brett’s round-up of the 2014 season in the Chugach Mountain Range. Brett Menter, a CMC Outdoor Recreation Leadership grad, is in Alaska learning hands-on from Majestic Heli Ski.  Read More