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 […]
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Skills and Knowledge “Throughout m professional and personal experiences, I have utilized the leadership, teaching, technical and interpersonal skills which I learned in the Outdoor Education program. These skills and knowledge have allowed me to excel in the fields of experiential education and leadership development.” Michael Whigham transferred to the Recreation program at Western State […]
Superior Faculty “The outdoor program gave me a great foundational knowledge and set of skills to build upon and start a career in the outdoors. The staff is some of the most qualified and student-centered staff that I have experienced. They are there for their students first and want to see them succeed. I am […]
Creates Lasting Awareness “The perfect synthesis of technical outdoor skills and teaching methodologies, the Outdoor Education program at CMC gives its graduates the necessary tools needed to become an effective instructor in the field and in the classroom. By providing direct wilderness experiences, the program at CMC made me a lifelong environmental advocate and has […]
More than Teachers — Mentors “My instructors were extremely passionate about the courses they were teaching. The leadership skills and sense of place I developed through CMC play an integral role in my work. I now see those educators as more than just teachers, I consider them mentors for life.” Amy Marino graduated from the […]
Knowledge and Power “CMC’s Outdoor Education program gave me the knowledge and power to strive ahead in my higher educational goals and life’s experiences. My degree in outdoor education provided valuable knowledge that transfers to my current profession as an environmental scientist.” James Skurupey instructed and assisted with outdoor education courses while completing his bachelor’s […]
Faculty & Staff Made a Difference “If it weren’t for the encouragement of the CMC faculty and staff I would have never been able to achieve my dreams.” Terence Sinclair-Wood recently received his Doctorate of Education from Hamline University, and is currently teaching at Cretin-Derham Hall, a private high school in Saint Paul.
Life Changing Experience “This honor would not have happened to me without Colorado Mountain College and Dave Harmon, the professor who took me to Nicaragua and exposed me to understandings that have changed my life.” Dave Kolstad transferred to the University of Colorado and was named one of five students nationwide to receive the Howard […]
New Beginning Goes Far “Where would I be without CMC? I don’t know. If it weren’t for the small classes and the support I got from the advisors, I don’t know if I would have finished school.” Noelle Brigden transferred to the University of Denver, earning a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in International Studies, […]
Faculty & Staff Made a Difference If it weren’t for the encouragement of the CMC faculty and staff I would have never been able to achieve my dreams.” Terence Sinclair-Wood recently received his Doctorate of Education from Hamline University, and is currently teaching at Cretin-Derham Hall, a private high school in Saint Paul.