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IN-DISTRICT, 2021 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES

MAY 1 DEADLINE

$1,000 / President's Scholarship

IN-DISTRICT, 2021 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES

MAY 1 DEADLINE

$1,000 / President's Scholarship
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PROGRAM / DEGREES / MAJORS
Business Administration
Leadership & Management
Sustainability
Education
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EMPHASIS AREAS

Accounting to Veterinary Technology. Lay the foundation for your education or get the skills for your passion.

CERTIFICATES

Open the door to a new career or add to your resume with specialized knowledge and skills. Learn from industry professionals.

ADMISSIONS
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Back to Work Scholarship

Qualified students receive up to $1000 or more depending on the program of study and financial need.

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3 Residential Campuses

8 Commuter Campuses/Locations

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CLASSES @ CMC

Credit Classes

Class is where the magic happens.
Student/teacher ratio is 13 to 1. Our faculty care and nearly 80 percent hold advanced degrees in their field.

Classes

Community Education

Get physical. Get spiritual. Get cooking. Get financial. Get creative, definitely! Community education is what you want it to be. And what you want to become.

Community Education

STUDENT SUCCESS
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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COMMUNITY EDUCATION STUDENTS - LAST FALL

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CMC Rifle welding instructor working with a student.

"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

Events / Calendar

May 31
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Memorial Day

May 31, 2021

News / Features

Center, Chef Kevin Clarke, CMC professor and director of culinary education, and culinary students Anne Blackwell and Andy Luu, have needed to pivot during COVID-19. That means this year’s culinary dinner is going virtual on April 21 with an online cooking class. Photo by Stephanie Stocking

CMC’s Culinary Dinner goes virtual April 21

The Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute dinner is back – with a twist. This year, the annual fundraising event, which supports the institute’s culinary apprentice program at CMC Breckenridge, will be held in your own kitchen.
Read more: CMC’s Culinary Dinner goes virtual April 21

From left, Jaime Walsh as Nina and Chris Walsh as Treplev rehearse for "The Nina Variations," Sopris Theatre Company's last virtual production of the season.

Sopris Theatre Company presents ‘The Nina Variations’

In its third and final production of the season, Sopris Theatre Company at Colorado Mountain College will perform “The Nina Variations,” a funny yet heartbreaking homage to Anton Chekhov’s play, “The Seagull.” The theater company will stream the play online at the college’s Spring Valley campus in Glenwood Springs and present nine virtual performances from April 9 through April 25. Read more: Sopris Theatre Company presents ‘The Nina Variations’

CMC President and CEO Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser.

Expanding for Impact

Recently, I received my first COVID-19 vaccination.  As the nurse who administered my shot – a Colorado Mountain College nursing program graduate – placed a small bandage on the injection site, I was once again energized by the contributions CMC makes to our state. This “shot in the arm” was both cause for optimism and a symbolic reminder that many challenges still lie ahead….

Read more: Expanding for Impact

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Are you taking summer courses? Don't forget to reverify your address before every semester or your textbooks will not be shipped. coloradomtn.edu/classes/textbooks ...

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The Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute dinner is going virtual on April 21. The annual fundraising event, which supports the institute’s culinary apprentice program at CMC Breckenridge, will be held in your own kitchen. Starting at 6 p.m. on April 21, Chef Kevin Clarke, CMC professor and director of culinary education, will host an online, in-home cooking class. Preparing a multi-course meal right along with Chef Clarke, participants will learn how to create a gourmet appetizer, main dish and dessert. This year’s menu features scallops and aguachiles puree for the appetizer; a six-ounce River Bear beef tenderloin filet and truffle butter for the main course; and Felchlin Maracaibo chocolate tart for dessert.
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Colorado is a land of magnificent scenery and abundant wildlife. As we head into spring and see an increase in wildlife activity please remember to be responsible and respectful of wildlife. Need a refresher? Check out Colorado Parks & Wildlife's resources on living with Wildlife. https://bit.ly/3cUiDRD ...

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Waking up early to catch the sunrise over Mount Massive is always worth it. 📷: Skyler Winter, Elementary Education @CMC_Leadville ...

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Do you care about sustainability in western Colorado and beyond? Are you curious about Colorado Mountain College’s contribution to regional sustainability? The Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies program at Colorado Mountain College invites you to its online 2021 Envision Sustainability Conference hosted on Zoom. This year's annual conference showcases student research and guest speakers on April 23, 9am - noon.
coloradomtn.edu/sustainabilityconference
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Internship opportunity: The Ecosystem Science Field Experience Lab (ESFEL) at Colorado Mountain College Leadville is hiring Ecosystem Science Field Technicians for summer 2021! This part-time position is based in Leadville and available for CMC students currently enrolled in the Ecosystem Science & Management (or similar) program. Learn more and apply: https://colomtn.me/39TL1Tf ...

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Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees

CMC is governed by a board of seven, locally elected trustees representing the six counties of the CMC District.

CMC Board of Trustees
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