Announcement Date: 08/21/1970
The Isaacson School for New Media opened. Named for Aspen Institute President and author Walter Isaacson, the school emphasized digital journalism, digital media production, and digital marketing and design.
Nate Solder, a former CMC dual enrollment student from Buena Vista High School, played in the 2012 Super Bowl. The year before he was selected in the first-round of the NFL Draft by the New England Patriots.
Chevron granted $150,000 for Colorado Mountain College Rifle to provide science education for teachers. The summer science experience for local teachers was aimed at combating a statewide deficit in science knowledge among elementary and middle-school students.
The CMC Culinary Apprentice Competition Team won the state title at the American Culinary Federation State Competition. The Executive Chef at Nestle USA presented the award.
The three-story, $18 million Academic Center opened at CMC Steamboat, featuring the Neas Dining Hall with expansive views, geo-exchange heating and cooling, and the large Allbright Auditorium. It replaced the three original buildings of Yampa Valley College.