August 20, 2012

Education fair for military veterans and their families scheduled for Aug. 25

Military veterans and their families can explore their options for higher education at a Northern Colorado Veterans Educational Fair from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Embassy Suites in Loveland.

Colorado State University, the University of Northern Colorado, and Front Range Community College will have experts on hand to explain:

  • Veteran educational benefits
  • How to apply for financial aid
  • How to choose a college, and the registration process
  • Resources for veterans
  • How to connect with other veterans

Veterans Educational FairThe event is sponsored by CSU, UNC, FRCC, and three offices at CSU: the Equal Opportunity Center (EOC), El Centro, and Adult Learner and Veterans Services.  Representatives from the University of Colorado-Denver, Aims Community College, Fort Collins Vet Center, Metro State University of Denver and others will also be present.

Embassy Suites is at 4705 Clydesdale Parkway in Loveland.

For more information, contact Jan Barela-Smith, coordinator of the EOC, 970-491-2521 or, or Yolanda Espinoza, registrar at FRCC, 970-404-5558 or

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About Front Range Community College

FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online.

FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System, the state’s largest system of higher education. CCCS serves more than 162,000 students annually. The system oversees career and academic programs in the 13 state community colleges and career and technical programs in more than 160 school districts and six other post-secondary institutions.

About the author:

John Feeley is director of public relations at Front Range Community College. He’s a somewhat-frequent bicycle commuter, a certified soccer referee, and a newspaper editor whose subscription ran out.

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