Colorado Mountain College: Sustainability studies to sustainable jobs

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — As diverse as we are, sustainability helps keeps the world together.Take Nikki Maline, Bailey Matthews and Mikayla Curtis, for instance.They earned Colorado Mountain College sustainability degrees and now make their livings in energy and science education, solar and green building, and providing youth with ongoing opportunities.Sustainability, they said, links them all together. “Our careers are all intertwined and connected,” said Maline. Real differenceNikki Maline arrived in Eagle County from Nebraska in 1997 with an Associate of Arts degree from Mid-Plains Community College in North Platte. She had worked in real estate, but it felt more like a …

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