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College as an Adult Student

Adult-in-college

So you’ve decided to go back to school. For whatever reason it didn’t work out in your late teens or twenties: kids, work, finances. Here you are, walking into a college for the first time in 17 years, or maybe the first time ever. Maybe your classmates are close to your kids’ ages. They dress

Presidential Primaries and Caucuses Explained

Primaries

The 2016 presidential campaign has been seriously underway for quite a while now. But what we’ve seen so far is just the preseason. In fact, the show is just about to get started, officially. It begins Feb. 1 On Monday, Feb. 1, Iowa will hold its first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses; and on the following Tuesday, New

Why I Chose FRCC: A Student’s Perspective

Wendy-Hurtado

Early in their senior year of high school, or perhaps earlier, many students begin deciding where they will start their college career. Not me. I never thought about college until two months before graduation. Graduating and Clueless I always knew that I wanted to grow up, get a great education, and have a great career,

First Women’s Machining Class at FRCC

Machining-for-women

In Colorado there is a critical shortage of skilled machinists and local companies look to Front Range Community College to fill this need. While this industry has historically been predominately male, companies strive to hire more women, particularly if they have excellent problem-solving skills, are strong multi-taskers, enjoy working with their hands and have training.

7 Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas

Cheap-gifts

Holiday shopping can be stressful if you’re a college student strapped for money. Here are a few ideas that are thoughtful and versatile (suitable for family members, friends, or anyone in between), but still easy on the wallet. Books Books make excellent gifts for anyone in your life who likes to read because they offer

FRCC Foundation Scholarship Myths

Scholarships

The FRCC Foundation scholarship application for the 2016-2017 academic year opened on Dec. 1. As the FRCC Foundation’s program and annual fund manager, I have the great privilege of overseeing our scholarship program. When I am out and about speaking to potential scholarship applicants, I often hear students making incorrect assumptions about our scholarships, so I’d

3D Printing Offers CAD Students More Opportunity

3D-printing illustration

With 3D printing really taking off, Claudia Romero, program director for Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) at FRCC’s Larimer Campus, can say, “Yes, we do that. In a big way.” New space, bigger space CAD moved into bigger quarters at the Larimer Campus with the opening in August of newly renovated Redcloud Peak, one of

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