NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED BY COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Two Copper Mountain College students have been awarded the Martie Avels Nursing scholarship. Terri-Jordon Birt is a first-year student and Nichole Cauley is a second-year student in the college’s nursing program. The two students will split the $6,000 scholarship named for Avels, a nurse, long-time employee and former board member

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COLLEGE HEALTH SCIENCES AND NURSING OPEN HOUSE TOMORROW

Copper Mountain College Health Sciences and Nursing Departments are hosting an open house tomorrow, Saturday February 27, from 9 a.m. to noon in the 200 Quad to promote the Health Sciences Programs. Community liaisons, clinical partners, and many other representatives will be in attendance during this educational event. CMC will

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SPECIAL COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CLASS FEATURES NOTED ARCHITECT

Local artists, sculptors, and designers, and anyone with an interest in architecture or the visual arts might want to pay attention to this next story. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells about an opportunity to learn from a master in the field… Architect Glen Howard Small thinks big. Those who know him

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COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW, CONSIDERS STAFF DISCIPLINARY ACTION

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees meets in regular open session at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community Room on the Joshua Tree campus. Following approval of the agenda, prior minutes, and public comment, trustees will go into closed session with a California State Teachers Association negotiator

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COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA BREAKFAST TOMORROW

This Saturday, February 6, the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Association will be hosting the first Saturday breakfast, at 65336 Winters Road in north Joshua Tree. The Best Five Buck Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Your heaping plates of breakfast goodies are served up by the

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board meets in regular session tomorrow afternoon. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the board will discuss contracts, tuition, and an opportunity for local High School students……. The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees convenes in regular open session at 3 p.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community

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HOLIDAY CLOSURES FOR THE MORONGO BASIN

Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley municipal offices will be closed from Thursday, December 24, through Friday January 1. Municipal offices will reopen Monday, January 4. The Twentynine Palms Senior Center will be closed December 24 and 25. There will be no senior lunch on those dates. From Monday, December 28,

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APPLICATIONS FOR GREENLEAF SCHOLARSHIP AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Copper Mountain College is seeking applicants for its Greenleaf Scholarship. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares what the scholarship awards and how to apply… Mr. F. Roy Greanleaf Jr. created an education fund for Copper Mountain College after coming to the Morongo Basin 1970s. The fund requires that recipients begin their education

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CLOSES FRIDAY FOR CHRISTMAS BREAK

Copper Mountain College will be closed for Winter Break December 25th through January 1st and will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2016 with normal operating hours. Please be aware services such as the Online Help Desk and waitlist notifications will not be operating during the break. Online registration will continue

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COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will begin their monthly meeting with a closed session at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in which they will negotiate with the California School Employees Association. The regular meeting begins at 3 p.m. After the board re-organizes, it will hear reports from administration, faculty, and

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$49 ART SALE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SATURDAY

A unique sale at Copper mountain College Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to the 49 buck art sale… Back by popular demand, the Copper Mountain College’s Fine Arts Program opens the 49 Bucks Art Sale on Saturday, December 5 at 4 p.m. in the College’s Bell Center. Artists from

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GET TICKETS NOW FOR COLLEGE’S WREATH AUCTION

Support our local college while enjoying some great company, a rowdy auction, plus fine wine and hors d’oeuvres. The Sixth Annual Festival of Wreaths is Sunday, November 22, in the Bell Center at Copper Mountain College in Joshua Tree. The reception starts at 2 p.m., followed by a live auction

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STATE OF MORONGO BASIN: EDUCATION

The superintendent of the Morongo Unified School District, and Copper Mountain College, both spoke at the State of the Morongo Basin event Thursday afternoon. Managing editor Tami Roleff says both men stressed the importance of education for students… Morongo Unified School District Superintendent Tom Baumgarten said the most critical thing

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE PLANS FOR 100 PERCENT STUDENT SUCCESS

Copper Mountain College has set a high mark to obtain. Their Academic Senate recently set their goal for student success. Reporter Mike Lipsitz said they set the bar as high as it would go… 100 percent success; that’s the goal recently set by the Copper Mountain College Academic Senate. What

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BLOOD DRIVE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Wednesday, October 21, at Copper Mountain College from 10 to 3:30 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match bone marrow screening free of charge. To make an appointment to donate

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE ART SHOW OPEN DURING THE TOURS

The student art club at Copper Mountain College will host an art show during the Open Studio Art Tours, October 17 and 18, and October 24 and 25. The show will be on display at Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen from 9 to 5. All art will be for sale. The college

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ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL AT COPPER MOUNTAIN DRILL YESTERDAY

With school shootings in the headlines, our own Morongo Basin Sheriff’s station held a training exercise at Copper Mountain College yesterday. Reporter David Haldane was there and files this report… It began with a resounding pop, pop, pop! Within minutes sheriff’s squad cars were converging on Copper Mountain College with

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE NIGHT TONIGHT

Yucca Valley High School will hold college night Wednesday, October 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the school library. Representatives from the University of California-Riverside, Cal State San Bernardino, Azusa Pacific University, and Copper Mountain College will be available to discuss what their colleges have to offer.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FALL GALA TONIGHT

Copper Mountain College Foundation will host its annual fall gala tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation… “If You Can Dream It, You Can Achieve It”, that’s the theme for the Copper Mountain College Foundation’s Annual Fall Gala, an elegant black and white evening that includes dinner, a presentation by

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

An ambitious agenda awaits the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees when they convene in regular session at 3:00 tomorrow on the Joshua Tree campus in the Bell Center’s Community Room. Following a public hearing on next fiscal year’s proposed adopted budget, the board will consider a long list of

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