September 15, 2014

College Education Changes Life of FRCC Transfer Student

Brandon Devlin

Education changes lives, and it is changing the life of Brandon Devlin. “FRCC gave me the tools to ask the right questions,” Brandon says. “Colorado State University has given me the time to come up with my own answers.” Transfer to CSU Brandon graduated from FRCC with an Associate of Arts degree and transferred to […]

September 10, 2014

To Snack or Not to Snack?

Snacking

A snack is considered a small amount of food eaten between meals. Americans are snacking at higher rates than ever. According to the USDA’s food surveys of Americans, both the amount of snacking and the caloric density of the snacks has increased since 1977. It is estimated that 84% of adults snack which provides about […]

September 8, 2014

I Got a Scholarship! Now What?

Scholarship-next-steps

Classes have started, you are finding your routine, and many of you may have been fortunate enough to have received a scholarship to help pay for college this year. Congratulations! Now that you are a scholarship recipient, you may wonder what you need to do next. Here are some answers to a few questions you […]

September 3, 2014

3 Tips: How to be a Great College Student

Successful-student

Welcome to the Fall semester! I hope that things are off to a spectacular start for all of you. Knowing that we see the largest number of students who are attending college for the first time in August, I wanted to offer some advice on how to be successful as a student at FRCC. 1. […]

August 27, 2014

Student Success: Internship To Full-Time Job

Scott Schreiner

Scott Schreiner started working as a landscaper after graduating from Brush High School in 1996. College wasn’t in his plans. In 1999, he moved into manufacturing, but then the tech sector took a dive. Scott moved from one manufacturing job to another, sometimes as a temporary contractor, and sometimes being included in company-wide layoffs. College […]

August 25, 2014

What is Electro-Mechanical Technology?

EMET

Currently several trends in technology and population demographics are  increasing the demand for skilled workers. First, the technical workforce is aging, and will soon begin to retire in large numbers. Replacing these retiring skilled workers is one of the main concerns I hear from employers I meet with regularly. Second, increasing costs of doing business […]

August 18, 2014

SBDC Helps Artist Learn How To Market Her Work

Cyd-Springer-blog

After 25 years in northern Colorado as a graphic artist, copywriter, and greeting card designer, Cydney Springer put down the computer mouse and took up an artist’s paintbrush. With two years of study under other artists and a lifetime of interest in painting, she set out to capture the beauty and awe of Colorado landscapes. […]

August 11, 2014

What is an A.S. Degree?

Whats-an-AS

An Associate of Science degree (often referred to as an A.S.) is a 60 credit degree that is made up of credits that will transfer to a four-year school. It is possible to complete this degree in two years if you take an average of 15 credits during both the fall and spring semesters. If […]

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