CMC Vail Valley at Edwards Commencement 2020

Welcome to the CMC Vail Valley at Edwards 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 via #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)

Marc Brennan, Ph.D., Vice President & Dean of CMC Vail Valley

Introduction of Keynote Speaker (09:25)

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

Keynote Address (10:03)

Lauren Casteel, B.A., President and Chief Executive Officer of The Women’s Foundation of Colorado

Student Address (26:16)

Patricia Hererra

Presentation of Degrees (28:47)

Dr. Marc Brennan Campus, Vice President & Dean of CMC Vail Valley

Conferring of Degrees (29:05)

Chris Romer, District 7, Eagle County Trustee

Reading of Names (29:20)

Larry Dutmer

Tassel Turn (42:08)

CMC Vail Valley Leadership

Dr. Marc Brennan
Campus Vice President & Dean

Dr. Amy Blakey
Assistant Dean of Instruction

Paula Hauswirth-Cummings
Assistant Dean of Instruction

Dr. Jeremiah Johnson
Assistant Dean of Instruction

Dr. Ted R. Long
Assistant Dean of Instruction

Recognition of Academic Achievement

4-YEAR TOP GRADUATE
Cole Stewart
Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies

2-YEAR TOP GRADUATE
Rachel Pemberton
Associate of Applied Science, EMT Paramedic

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.

Jacob M Amaya
Breana Briones
Sayra Elizabeth Gonzalez Fernandez

Tania Loera
Isabella Francesca Marquez
Cole Stewart

2020 Graduates

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