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The Center for Learning & Innovation offers exciting opportunities to discover new passions and gain new skills. Our experiential learning programs extend beyond typical educational courses, allowing you to learn the kinds of adaptable skills that will serve you for a lifetime.

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Community Classes

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Study Abroad/National Student Exchange

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Short Term Domestic and International Trips

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Outdoor programs with credit paying via 529, AmeriCorps

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Adult Degree Completion (ADC)

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Department Information

Center for Learning & Innovation


Shelley Jansen, M.S.

Director of the Center for Learning and Innovation

Assistant Director of the Center for Learning & Innovation

Ryon Gilbreath

Assistant Director of the Center for Learning and Innovation

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Taylor Hall 303
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Gunnison, CO 81231

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We keep the Mountaineer spirit going strong within our alumni community. Whether getting together with friends at an annual event, making a donation or mentoring a student, graduates continue to play an important role in the Western community.

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