October 27, 2014

Is Grammar on Its Way Out?

Grammar

In case one hasn’t noticed, grammar seems to be on the way out. Instead of nice, clean and communicative sentences, readers of all kinds are met with piles of misspelled words, strange sentence fragments, and barely recognizable abbreviations. Occasionally, this causes much chagrin among those who consider themselves grammatically correct. The curse of the emoji […]

October 22, 2014

O*Net: Research a Career That’s Right for You

ONet

As you start to think about your next steps after college, you might find yourself asking questions about your major and career path. If I get a degree in accounting, what doors does that open up for me? What can I do with a major in sociology? A great resource for learning more about how […]

October 15, 2014

How I Became an Engaged Learner

Engaged-learner

Last year I made up my mind to go back to school. That decision brought growth and change as well as doubt. I wasn’t sure how to set myself up for academic success and was afraid of failure. I found that engaging with my uncertainty helped me discover my passion for education. I took a […]

October 13, 2014

FRCC-Rotary Project Enriches Lives in Nepal

Students in the Nepal school.

The mission of Front Range Community College is “we enrich lives through learning.” This mission now has a long reach – all the way to Nepal. The Sri Kausika Primary School in the village of Mulghat in the district of Dhankuta caters to village children and those from surrounding villages. Its student body includes 11 […]

October 8, 2014

Networking for Introverts

Networking

For most of my adult professional life, I have been convinced that I hate networking, but it’s a necessary evil. When I thought of “networking events,” I imagined crowds of women and men dressed in bland-colored business suits, milling around, trading business cards, maybe doing some “schmoozing” (I’m not totally clear on what that word […]

October 6, 2014

Cheatsheet of Financial Aid Terms

Cheatsheet

FAFSA. NSLDS. EFC. SAP. With all these letters, you might feel the need to send out an S.O.S. for help! However, all these letters make up a part of the financial aid process and are important to know. But don’t send out your message of concern yet…the Financial Aid Office Staff is here to help! […]

October 1, 2014

Teacher Passes Passion for Design on to Students

Deb Craven

In the dozen years Deb Craven worked for Boulder-based marketing and software companies, she found herself doing a lot of teaching on the job. So when she was looking for a change of scenery, teaching was a natural next step. “There was a training capacity in all my jobs,” she says. “My jobs were telling […]

September 29, 2014

Finding Your (Career) Path

Career-path

Facing a career change? Have you been taking general education classes without a clear sense of what you would like to major in after FRCC? Not sure of jobs that best utilize your interests and passions? If you have been struggling to answer any of these questions, it might be a great time to take […]

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