COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE STARTS SUMMER HOURS MONDAY

Copper Mountain College will begin its summer hours as of June 1. The college will be open to the public 8 to 5 Monday through Thursday and will be closed on Fridays. The Bell Center’s gym will be open 7 to 7 Monday through Thursday.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE GRADUATION CEREMONIES THIS WEEK

Pinning ceremonies and graduations are set for Copper Mountain College this week. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the day and times…

Copper Mountain College will recognize this year’s vocational and registered nursing program classes during a pinning ceremony at 6 p.m. tomorrow evening in the Bell Center Gym. Pinning is a

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COLLEGE APPROVES $162,000 PRESIDENT/SUPERINTENDANT CONTRACT

The Copper Mountain College board met in three sessions yesterday: a regular session, a joint session with the Morongo Unified School Board, and a closed session. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and files reports on both public sessions. In his first report Lipsitz says a formal contract was made with

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COLLEGE AND SCHOOL BOARDS MEET IN JOINT SESSION

The joint meeting of the college and school boards saw the two entities downright giddy over the session. Mike Lipsitz said no decisions were made but optimism filled the room… When the elected governing boards from Copper Mountain College and the Morongo Unified School District met in an eagerly anticipated

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COLLEGE BOARD IN REGULAR, SPECIAL, AND JOINT SESSIONS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board has set a full day of meetings for tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz gets out the score card…

An ambitious day lies ahead for the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees, with three back-to-back meetings planned for tomorrow (Thursday). First meeting is a 2 p.m. closed

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COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TUESDAY

A local resource fair will be held by Copper Mountain College this coming Tuesday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what services will be provided…

Copper Mountain College hosts a free community resource fair this Tuesday, May 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in 300 Quad on the main campus.

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LOCAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will elect a new club president and executive board at this Saturday’s meeting, followed by an address from Greg Rodriguez, candidate for the 42nd Assembly seat in 2016. Also on Saturday, members will review a draft of by-law changes and organize for the Grubstake Day

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ART INSTRUCTORS’ SHOW OPENS AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

A new art exhibit opens Saturday at Copper Mountain College, Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the show is the first of its kind… Mirrors and Windows is the first invitational exhibition of art by some 18 contemporary artists who are art instructors affiliated with 13 southern California community colleges. The artists

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE NAMES NEW SUPERINTENDANT/PRESIDENT

Copper Mountain College announced their selection for superintendent/president yesterday. Mike Lipsitz has the introduction of a familiar face… In a surprise announcement late yesterday, Jeff A. Cummings was named Copper Mountain College superintendent/president effective May 15, following the expected contract approval by the Board of Trustees the day prior. Cummings

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SIXTEEN COLLEGE STUDENTS AWARDED “TRY ONE ON US” SCHOLARSHIPS

Sixteen Copper Mountain College students will benefit from a new scholarship program of the Copper Mountain College foundation. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the what and the who… “Try One on Us” is a scholarship recently unveiled by the Copper Mountain College Foundation at the annual Greenleaf awards ceremony, when 16

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COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will meet in closed session at 9 a.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center Atrium. Trustees will again look at the appointment of the college’s president/superintendent. Trustees expect to announce the hire at the regular monthly meeting on May 14.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS GET ORIENTATION AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Area high school students recently visited Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the students who participated will have an advantage when it comes time to register… Copper Mountain College counselors and staff recently went to area high schools with an assessment test as part of CMC’s pre-registration process. Students

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EARTH DAY PRESENTATION TOMORROW AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Earth Day celebrations and programs are going on across the Morongo Basin all week. Reporter Mike Lipsitz joins us again with a program by the Mojave Desert Land Trust at Copper Mountain College… The Mojave Desert Land Trust, through able leadership and a program of strategic land acquisition, has perfected

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE NARROWS PRESIDENT CANDIDATES TO FOUR

The Copper Mountain Community College Board of Trustees has narrowed the field down to four finalists for the superintendent/president position The board will hold a special closed session meeting at 8 a.m. tomorrow in the library meeting room to discuss the candidates. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the public can meet

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BLOOD DRIVE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT INFORMATION AT CMC TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Wednesday, April 15, at Copper Mountain College on Rotary Way in Joshua Tree from 10 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for

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OPERATION TAKE CHARGE AT CMC BENEFITS VETERANS

“Operation Take Charge” at Copper Mountain College tomorrow is offering a wide range of veteran’s services. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details… All veterans, active duty military, and dependents who find VA benefits and services can be confusing will want to attend Operation Take Charge! this Friday at Copper Mountain College.

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DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS SATURDAY

Democrats from assembly districts 42, 56, 67, and 71 will meet Saturday during the Morongo Basin Democratic Club’s monthly meeting, to hear convention updates from Regional Director Suzan Wilkinson. Also Saturday, the club’s nominating committee will announce a slate of candidates for next month’s election of officers. Members will also

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board meets tomorrow with a busy agenda. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a closer look… The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees convenes in regular open session at 3:00 tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community Room on the Joshua Tree campus. Near the top of tomorrow’s agenda,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WINS GREENLEAF SCHOLARSHIP

A Twentynine Palms High School senior has been named the recipient of Copper Mountain College’s 2015 Greenleaf Scholarship. Kamaljot Singh is no stranger to Copper Mountain College, as he has been taking classes there since his freshman year in high school. The all-inclusive scholarship will pay Singh’s tuition, books, fees,

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POT DEALER ARRESTED AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday afternoon, accused of selling marijuana at Copper Mountain College. According to a Sheriff’s report, witnesses called the Sheriff’s Department about 12:40 p.m. to report suspicious activity surrounding a vehicle in the parking lot at Copper Mountain College. Deputies noticed multiple people coming to

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