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Academic Pathways

Follow areas of interest that lead you to a wide range of degrees.

Your Adventure Awaits
Two-year, USDA Forest Service
Paid Internship
Apply by March 15
Two-year, USDA Forest Service
Paid Internship - Apply by March 15
Sopris Theatre Company Presents ‘Three Viewings’
Playing through March 7
STC Presents
‘Three Viewings’

Colorado Mountain College requires the Trail Guide Training for all students taking classes this semester. You will need to complete this training in your first week of class. If you already completed this training during the previous semester, you do not need to retake the training.

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Fulbright Scholar Luise Wollesen spent fall semester studying sustainability leadership at CMC Spring Valley taking the majority of her courses from Dr. Kevin Hillmer-Pegram, associate professor of sustainability studies. Photo Stephanie Stocking

Fulbright Scholar Studies Sustainability Leadership at CMC. "The best decision of my life,” said Luise Wollesen.

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"This is an amazing class [Welding for Fun]. I went from 20 years of being an in-home daycare provider to taking this class and now have my own workshop, welder, plasma cutter. Thanks to Gary he is awesome."  - Jennifer Isenhart

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March 15, 2021 - March 19, 2021

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Paige Ulmer as Mac in the Sopris Theatre Company production of 'Three Viewings.' Scot Gerdes photo.

Sopris Theatre Company invites community to ‘Three Viewings’

“Three Viewings” explores three darkly comedic monologues set in a Midwestern funeral parlor: “Tell-Tale,” “The Thief of Tears” and “Thirteen Things About Ed Carpolotti.” The show opens Feb. 19, with CMC theater graduate Jesse Monsalve hosting a post-show, moderated discussion – from his apartment in Brooklyn! – with the audience each weekend. Read more: Sopris Theatre Company invites community to ‘Three Viewings’

CMC President and CEO Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser.

The Promise of Dual-Mission Colleges

The institutions, which mix certificate, two-year and four-year programs, offer a novel approach in a postsecondary ecosystem that needs to adapt, write Jamie Merisotis and Carrie Besnette Hauser. Read more: The Promise of Dual-Mission Colleges

Internships with USDA Forest Service accepting applications Feb. 1

Colorado Mountain College and the USDA Forest Service are together offering a valuable opportunity for those interested in land management, sustainability, and outdoor recreation careers.

The Rocky Mountain Land Management Internship program is a two-year paid internship. The program gives participants experience working part time for the forest service while studying at CMC to prepare for land management jobs. Read more: Internships with USDA Forest Service accepting applications Feb. 1

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“Working as an RA provides great experience for many of the interpersonal skills that are important in the workplace. Beyond experience, working on campus is letting me build stronger connections to people who can support me in finding work after my education." —Johnathan Rogers, Outdoor Recreation Leadership student @cmc_leadville
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🎶 And even though I know how very far apart we are. It helps to think we might be wishin' on the same bright star. And when the night wind starts to sing a lonesome lullaby. It helps to think we're sleeping underneath the same big sky. 🎶 #namethattune #dosomethingMAJOR ...

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#lookinggood New exterior signage going up at our campus in the Vail Valley. Next time you see us, we'll be a bit spiffier! #dosomethingMAJOR #ColoradoMountainCollege #signage #install #upgrade #new #vailvalley #coloRADo
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Apply now! The Rocky Mountain Land Management Internship allows students to work part-time with the @u.s.forestservice while earning a degree. Click the link in our bio to apply. DEADLINE IS MARCH 15. #dosomethingMAJOR #internship #adventurecollege #forestservice #ColoradoMountainCollege ...

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Shine your own light. Follow your own path. #dosomethingMAJOR

PC: Greg Hughey - @cmcsteamboatsprings growing dome.

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