The Extended Studies Program


The Extended Studies programs offer life-long learning opportunities through credit and non-credit courses.  Several opportunities for enrichment and education are available for your convenience.

Upcoming Happenings!!! 

  • Want to register for a Spring course?  Click here
  • The last event in the Winter Speaker Series is March 24th. 
  • The Summer Teacher Institute Catalog is online so check it out. 
  • We are accepting proposals for Wednesdays at Western events.  Do you have an idea?  If so, click here for more info.
  • One-Day Grant Writing Workshop with Maryo Ewell is on April 1st.  Space is limited to 12 people so register early. 
  • Now accepting registration for credit for the EMT class. Once you have received confirmation from the hospital then you may register for credit with the Extended Studies Department.

The Extended Studies Department is pleased to announce a partnership with the Crested Butte Heritage Museum for a Winter Speaker Series.

Please join us on March 24th for our last speaker for the 2017 Winter Speaker Series.   Doors open at 6pm and Dr. Bruce Bartleson will begin his presentation at 6:30pm.

~Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have cancelled Dr. Bruce Bartleson's lecture scheduled tonight, March 24th.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.  It will be rescheduled and the new date announced as soon as possible. ~

Grant Writing One-Day Workshop with Maryo Ewell

April 1, 2017 8:30am - 4:30pm

In this introductory overview of grant writing, students are given what they need to prepare an effective project grant proposal for a nonprofit organization.  Participants are introduced to some good funding portals, taught how to write persuasive narratives and create a viable budget. Bring a bag lunch.  To register click here

Date: 4/1/2017 
Day: Saturday 
Time: 8:30am - 4:30PM
Location: Meeting Room at the Three Seasons Condominiums, 701 Gothic Road, Mt Crested Butte, CO 81225   

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