CMC Rifle Commencement 2020

Welcome to the CMC Rifle virtual commencement! And, to all our graduates, congratulations for your well-earned degree or certificate!

Please see the schedule below for the virtual commencement program. You can also scroll down to read the list of graduates and click on their individual profiles.

We also invite you to share your celebration on social media with #cmcgrad2020.

Virtual Commencement Schedule

Welcome (01:00)

Carrie Besnette Hauser, Ph.D., President & Chief Executive Officer

State of Colorado Address (04:52)

Angie Paccione, Ph.D., Executive Director, Colorado Department of Higher Education

Campus Message (06:14)

Tinker Duclo, Vice President & Campus Dean of CMC Rifle

Introduction of Keynote Speaker (14:26)

Carrie Besnette Hauser, Ph.D., President & Chief Executive Officer

Keynote Address (14:26)

Monica M. Márquez, B.A., Colorado Supreme Court Justice

Student Address (32:13)

Chloe Krebill

Presentation of Degrees (36:53)

Tinker Duclo, M.H,. Vice President & Campus Dean of CMC Rifle

Conferring of Degrees (37:12)

Patricia Theobald, District 4, Summit County Trustee, Board President

Reading of Names (37:49)

Chip Thomas, Ed.D., Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Tassel Turn (56:30)

CMC Rifle Leadership

Tinker Duclo
Vice President & Campus Dean

Chip Thomas, Ed.D., Higher Education Leadership
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Darell Diedrich, Master of Arts, English
Assistant Dean of Instruction

Marjorie Lear, Master of Library and Information Science
Assistant Dean of Instruction


Full Time Faculty of the Year
David Chimovitz

Adjunct Faculty of the Year
Brenda Simonson

Staff of the Year
Jason Cordova

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes the academic achievement of college students and provides opportunities for its members to grow as scholars and leaders. Established in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa has a presence on almost 1,300 community college campuses in 11 nations.

Walter Bacon
Alyssa Brennan
Matthew Burnett
Alyssa Cooley

Tinker Duclo
Chloe Krebill
Mike Kuper
Rose Mehus

Marie Proctor
Gemma Sanchez-Conteras
Shelby Lynn Warner

2020 Graduates

Final certificates and degrees are dependent on review and certification by the CMC Registrar’s Office.