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Western State College: Mountain Mecca Duane Vandenbusche

Western State College: Mountain Mecca

Duane Vandenbusche

Published January 27th 2014
ISBN : 9781467130950
Paperback
127 pages
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 About the Book 

Western State College is located on Colorados Western Slope, deep in the Rocky Mountains. It began as Colorado State Normal School, which was a two-year institution in 1911. Twelve years later, Colorado Normal became a four-year school--WesternMoreWestern State College is located on Colorados Western Slope, deep in the Rocky Mountains. It began as Colorado State Normal School, which was a two-year institution in 1911. Twelve years later, Colorado Normal became a four-year school--Western State College. Sitting at an altitude of 7,723 feet, it is the highest college or university in the nation. The elevation, the Rocky Mountains, two nearby ski areas, world-class mountain bike trails, stunning scenery, and the nearby Blue Mesa Reservoir (which is Colorados second-largest tourist attraction) all combine to make Western State College an outdoor mecca, attracting students from all over the nation.