DISABLED AMERICAN VETERAN’S AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

Representatives from the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization will be on the Copper Mountain College main campus tomorrow and the first and third Thursday of each month. Veterans who need assistance to file benefit claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs are urged to stop at the Office of Student

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM RECEIVES ACCREDITATION

Copper Mountain College’s automotive technology program has received accreditation by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation. To achieve this recognition, the college’s automotive training program underwent rigorous evaluation by the foundation and had to meet standards in areas such as instruction, facilities, and equipment. The CMC automotive technology program provides

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE GETTING BLEACHERS AND FIRE INSTRUCTORS

Almost a quarter of the way into the fall semester, The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees had a full day yesterday. Reporter Eric Knabe was at the meeting and fills us in…

The college board toured the Student Success Center. The much-needed space is coming along well. During the

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD FACES A BUSY AGENDA TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will have a busy day tomorrow. The board will meet at 1 p.m. for an accreditation workshop. At 2 p.m., it will tour the Student Success Center, after which it will go into closed session to confer with labor negotiators and discuss employee

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DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will discuss voter registration at its regular meeting Saturday, September 9. Members will learn how to fill out and submit voter registration forms, and where to register voters. Members will also be voting on a resolution condemning racism and bigotry. The meeting starts with an

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DAV SERVICE OFFICER AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

Morongo Basin veterans are invited to meet with a Disabled American Veterans service officer at Copper Mountain College. The service officer can help veterans file benefits claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The service officer will be available the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m.

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VENDORS NEEDED FOR COLLEGE CRAFT FAIR

Copper Mountain College Spectrum Club is calling for local artisans and small business owners to be part of their Fall Family Craft Fair. Reporter Eric Knabe provides the crafty details…

CMC is seeking artists, crafters, photographers, painters, potters, jewelers, and more to sell their original artwork at the Fall Family

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COLLEGE PROGRAM TO HELP NEW STUDENTS

Starting school at a new campus can be stressful, even bewildering at times. But a special program for students new to Copper Mountain College aims to ease any fears by starting newcomers off on the right foot. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details… For students new to Copper Mountain College, the

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COLLEGE LOOKING FOR MASCOT DESIGN

Copper Mountain College is looking for help in designing the new “Fighting Cacti” mascot. Reporter Eric Knabe has the details… Copper Mountain College is issuing an open call to staff, students and community members to participate in the creation and design of the new CMC “Fighting Cacti” Mascot. Those who

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CLOSED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY

Copper Mountain College will be closed Thursday and Friday, August 17 and 18, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for faculty and staff development and student convocation. Normal business hours will resume at 1 p.m. on both days.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD APPROVES DAYCARE FOR STUDENTS

If Thursday’s meeting of Copper Mountain College’s Board of Trustees was any indicator how fall semester will be, the students will be in good hands. Reporter Eric Knabe provides the highlights…

From the repaving of Rotary Way, to the delivery of the new modular buildings for the Student Success Center,

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DARK SKY PARK CELEBRATION FOR JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Joshua Tree National Park has been designated an International Dark Sky Park by the International Dark Sky Association. A celebration of the designation is set for Saturday, August 12, at Copper Mountain College.

Representatives from the park and the community will be on hand to talk about the star gazing

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MORONGO BASIN DEMOCRATIC CLUB TO SCREEN HEALTHCARE MOVIE AT MEETING SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will screen “The Healthcare Movie” at its regular meeting Saturday, July 12. This hour-long movie describes how Canada went to a single-payer system. The meeting starts with an optional $10 breakfast buffet at 9 a.m. in Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen at Copper Mountain College. The meeting

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD TO MEET TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will meet tomorrow. Reporter Eric Knabe fills us in on what’s on the agenda…

Following a 2:30 closed session, the CMC board of trustees will reconvene to open session at 3 p.m. Then following the opportunity for public comment there will be an

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HELP AVAILABLE FOR BENEFITS CLAIMS FOR DISABLED AMERICAN VETS

Morongo Basin veterans are invited to meet with a Disabled American Veterans service officer at Copper Mountain College. The service officer can help veterans file benefits claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The service officer will be available the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m.

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CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES CHANCELLOR’S OFFICE VISITED CMC

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s office recently visited CMC. Here with more is Managing Editor Tami Roleff…

Representatives from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office visited Copper Mountain College recently. The Chancellor’s Office is the largest organization of higher education in the nation, with 2.1 million students attending 114 community

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COLLEGE HOLD SHELTER-IN-PLACE DRILL

Copper Mountain College held a shelter-in-place drill about 4 p.m. Thursday, July 27. This was an opportunity for faculty to practice a lock-down drill with their students.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD METS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will hold a board study session this Thursday, July 27. Reporter Eric Knabe provides the details… Among the things the College Board of Trustees will review and discuss are the goals of the board and the superintendent/president. The board will also review the

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COLLEGE BOARD GETS GOOD NEWS ON GOALS, APPROVES TRUCK-DRIVING CLASS

With a month away from the start of the fall semester, there was much to talk about at the CMC Board of Trustees meeting yesterday. The Classified Senate raised $5,085 for student scholarships at this year’s Bowl-A-Thon, the most EVER raised in 16 years. The Institutional Effectiveness Report showed an

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A CORRECTION OF COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD COVERAGE

In a correction to yesterday’s report on the anticipated highlights of this afternoon’s meeting of the Copper Mountain College Board, one item pulled from the more than 150-pages of cryptic agenda items was incorrectly reported as a board election. That item was in fact a revision to the board policy

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