APPLY NOW FOR CMC GREENLEAF SCHOLARSHIP

Roy Greenleaf, Jr. built his legacy by leaving his entire estate to the Copper Mountain College Foundation. Each spring, the Foundation chooses a local high school student to receive a scholarship that pays tuition fees, books, and living expenses. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

The Copper Mountain College Foundation invites

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BLACK ROCK SYMPOSIUM FOCUSES ON DESERT PARK CHALLENGES

The popular Black Rock Symposium, sponsored by Copper Mountain College and Joshua Tree National Park, returns with a panel discussion on topics that affect Joshua Tree National Park and other California desert parks. Managing editor Tami Roleff has all the details on this free event…

The first event in the

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LESSONS LEARNED AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE ACTIVE-SHOOTER TRAINING DRILL

Copper Mountain College was the site of a joint active-shooter training drill early Wednesday morning. College employees and faculty participated in the drill, in which a Sheriff’s deputy—portraying the lone shooter—simulated shooting and wounding 10 staff members as he moved from the student services center to the Greenleaf library, and

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FAA SAFETY CLASSES HOSTED BY THE MARINE BASE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

For aircraft pilots, safety has to be a top priority. And toward that end, local pilots and other enthusiasts will want to attend a free seminar designed specifically for areas like our Morongo Basin where general aviation pilots and those working or training for the military often come into contact.

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DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will meet Saturday, January 14, at 10 a.m. in Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on the Copper Mountain College campus in Joshua Tree. The morning begins with an optional $10 breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by the meeting at 10 a.m. Members will brainstorm on how to

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW IN BUSY SESSION

Tomorrow’s meeting of the Copper Mountain College governing board looks to be a busy one with decisions on a range of related topics likely to be considered. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this report… The Copper Mountain College board of trustees meets at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community

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CMC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR MUSD ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS

Copper Mountain College Foundation is now accepting applications for its CMC Alumni Scholarships for students who attend high school in the Morongo Unified School District. Managing editor Tami Roleff has information on how to apply… One student from each of the three local Morongo Unified School District high schools will

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COMMUNITY EDUCATION CLASSES AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Community education classes are available at Copper Mountain College. These classes are designed for students who just want to try something new. Community education classes do not require any assessment testing nor do they generate any college credit. In addition, Copper Mountain College offers online open enrollment programs for students

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TO SPONSOR ART TEA

Joshua Tree National Park, is partnering with Copper Mountain College, the Mojave Desert Land Trust, and BoxoHouse, along with the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, to create innovative programs and projects in the park. Kirby Davis fills in the details…

As part of the Joshua Tree

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SPONSORS UNIQUE ART LAB

Joshua Tree National Park, is partnering with Copper Mountain College, the Mojave Desert Land Trust, and BoxoHouse, along with the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, to create innovative programs and projects in the park. Kirby Davis fills in the details…

As part of the Joshua Tree

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COLLEGE CLOSED TOMORROW THROUGH JANUARY 2ND

Copper Mountain College will close for winter break tomorrow, Friday, December 23, through Monday, January 2. Services such as the online help desk and waitlist notifications will not operate during the break. Students will still be able to register online at cmccd.edu. Spring classes start Tuesday, January 17.

RELAY FOR LIFE HOLIDAY THEMED KICK-OFF TOMORROW

Have you started your team for relay For Life yet? Do you want to know more information? Relay For Life, Morongo Basin is having a holiday themed kick-off tomorrow, December 13, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Bell Center at Copper Mountain College. Organizer Cathy Inscore said come

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD IN CLOSED AND OPEN SESSION TOMORROW

On the agenda for tomorrow’s regular 2 p.m. meeting of the Copper Mountain College board of trustees, is a closed session evaluation of the president/superintendent Jeff Cummings near the top of the meeting. Back in open session, trustees are expected to finalize the non-credit community education course schedule for this

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BRICKS VALUED AT $10,000 STOLEN FROM COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a major theft at Copper Mountain College. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 3 a.m. Sunday morning, someone stole $10,000 worth of bricks from a pallet from a construction site at the college. Anyone with information should call the Sheriff’s Department at 760-366-4175.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FESTIVAL OF WREATHS THIS SUNDAY

What has become a holiday season tradition will be held this Sunday at Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to the Festival of Wreaths… For many, the Copper Mountain College Foundation Festival of Wreaths event signals the Basin’s start of the holiday season. This year’s seventh annual Festival

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RELAY FOR LIFE CAPTAINS MEETING TONIGHT

Relay for Life meeting tonight and tomorrow. Relay For Life, Morongo Basin will hold a team captain meeting, tonight Tuesday, November 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Copper Mountain College, room 101, phase one on campus. Team captains and interested participants are urged to attend this meeting. Information

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College board of directors will meet tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the College board agenda… The Copper Mountain College board trustees meet at 3 p.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community Room. Under action items, trustees are expected to approve a collective bargaining agreement through 2019 with

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JOSHUA TREE HIGHLANDS ARTIST AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

A special treat for art students and the public at Copper Mountain College tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to a presentation from the current Joshua Tree Highland Artist in Residence… The artist in residence is the newest trend in opportunities or artists. Visual artist John Haverty will discuss the

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COPPER MOUNTAIN STUDENT ART SHOW AT GLASS OUTHOUSE, RECEPTION SATURDAY

An art show featuring the works of Copper Mountain College is at the Glass Outhouse Galley in Wonder valley. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to a Saturday Reception… The best work of Copper Mountain College’s emerging visual art students is on display through November 27 at the Glass Outhouse Gallery.

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AREA BOSSES CAN COMPETE AT BATTLE OF THE BELL TO BENEFIT COLLEGE ATHLETES

Inter-collegiate sports offer opportunities for student teams to compete with their counterparts at other schools. Seems it also offers a lot of opportunities for everyone involved to cut up and have some fun. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says no one is ever too big or important to have some fun raising

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