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  • 5 Reasons to Give Presentations in College

    Leah Elkins practices her public speaking and leadership skills on campus

    5 Reasons to Give Presentations in College by Leah Elkins, Outdoor Recreation Leadership student and Residence Assistant Giving presentations is an invaluable learning opportunity. Whether in-class, out-of-class, at a conference, on the job, at an event you should be giving as many presentations as possible. The lessons you’ll learn will be valuable for your future […]

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  • CMC Students Leave No Trace

    Kayak Touring Leadership Sunset Colorado Mountain College Leadville Leave No Trace

    CMC students are trained in the 7 Leave No Trace principles Colorado Mountain College Leadville truly values sustainability and stewardship in the outdoors. Professor Kent Clement, PhD even goes as far as to certify his Outdoor Recreation Leadership students as teachers in the 7 principles of Leave No Trace. Certified students are encouraged to teach […]

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  • CMC Leadville ResLife: Mountain Amenities, Campus Community

    Leah Elkins, Outdoor Studies student at CMC Leadville explores the campus trails in snowshoes.

    Leadville ResLife: Mountain Amenities & Campus Community by Leah Elkins, Outdoor Recreation Leadership student & Residence Assistant There are plenty of benefits of living on-campus at Colorado Mountain College Leadville: a short commute to class and campus events, a constant sense of community, and a laundry list of amenities unique to our mountain campus. Perks […]

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  • CMC Trained Firefighters Serve Local Community

    CMC Leadville Fire ACademy students PC: Brent DiRoma

       What does it take to become a Colorado firefighter? Colorado Mountain College’s Fire Academy I has created a successful formula that is respected and recognized by many Colorado fire departments. Students learn from experienced firefighters, complete hours of training, and participate in more live burns than any other academy in the state. Upon completion of […]

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  • LinkedIN Advice for College Students

    LinkedIN Advice for College Students by Leah Elkins, Outdoor Recreation Leadership student & Residence Assistant.  Flip-phones have become oddities. Those who live and thrive in our modern world with only flip-phones are, generally, peculiarities. The vast majority of us live in an interconnected world with smartphone dependency and instant gratification complexes. And I don’t just […]

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  • 5 Things to Know About College Financial Aid

    Paying for college is intimidating but you are not alone! Most students at Colorado Mountain College receive at least one form of financial aid (grants, loans, scholarships, etc.) while in school. We sat down with Kellee Rickenbach, CMC Leadville’s Financial Aid Specialist, to outline the most important things to know about CMC’s financial aid process […]