Tag Archives: Associate of Science

Gethze Grajales

Goals Attained “Physics classes were hard, but my teacher, Joe Reining, had such a passion for physics and gave me a lot of help. Being the first in my family to earn a bachelor’s degree is proof that goals can be attained no matter where we come from or what our status is.” Gethze Grajales […]

Carr Clifton

Making a Mark Outdoor Photographer Magazine called him “one of America’s pre-eminent landscapists.” Carr’s credits include: Sierra Club books, calendars, cards; LIFE; National Geographic; Outside; and numerous books. Carr Clifton, landscape photographer, carrclifton.com

Dr. Chris Dionigi

Personal Attention “Colorado Mountain College was an excellent place to begin my career. Large universities are great places later… when research, laboratories and major libraries become critical. In my first two years, it was much more important for me to have excellent instructors and opportunities for personal attention.” Dr. Chris Dionigi is assistant director for […]

Keegan Hammond

High Quality Professors “My chemistry professor at CMC took a real interest in us. He was able to explain very complex material in a way that made sense… Whatever we needed, he helped us. He equal to any chemistry professor I had at the School of Mines.” Keegan Hammond transferred to the Colorado School of […]

Dr. Aileen A. O’Donoghue

Overcoming Math Anxiety “Through the Associate of Science program at Colorado Mountain College, my mind was opened to the incredible wonder of science as a way to deeply explore the natural world that I had always loved. With care and gentleness, I was nurtured past my math anxiety and challenged to discover and develop my […]

Dr. Crystal Walden Roney

Low-stress Environment “I was well prepared at Colorado Mountain College. The professors in academics were comparable to those at the private college to which I transferred. The low-stress environment also kept me from becoming burned out before med school. It gave me a good perspective on life.” Dr. Crystal Walden Roney transferred to Westmont College […]

Ian Derrington

Finding a Direction “I’m really glad I went to Colorado Mountain College before I went to CU. It helped me figure out the direction I wanted to go. College would have been a lot more difficult if I had not taken those courses.” Ian Derrington graduated as the salutatorian for Roaring Fork High School. While […]