AUTHOR ARCHIVE

July 13, 2011

Faculty Feature: Architect-turned-teacher transfers skills to classroom

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Lisa Compton discovered a talent for teaching while working as an architect.

“I was working in private practice when computer-aided drafting (CAD) was introduced,” she says. “I ended up being the person to teach others in the firm. I found out I was good at explaining how CAD works, and I thought that teaching was fun.”

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July 8, 2011

FRCC faculty teaches students in Kenya

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Brandon Berman is teaching students this summer in classrooms far from Front Range’s Westminster Campus – Meru, Kenya. Brandon is Multimedia Technology Program director at our campus. He is part of a team that left Kenya in June to teach and work creatively with students. They will be there for four weeks. Armed with laptops, […]

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July 6, 2011

Following the Yellow Brick Road

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I still remember the big trailer (well, it looked big when I was 6 or 7) that pulled up on the grass at Austin Park in Skaneateles, N.Y. The side of the trailer dropped down, revealing a stage. The Auburn Children’s Theater had arrived for a performance. It was “The Princess and the Pea.” Outdoor […]

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July 4, 2011

‘The Birth of the United States’

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When I was an editorial page editor, I looked to better writers than I for material to run on national holidays. For Independence Day, I turned to Jim Bishop, an author and syndicated columnist with whom I shared a connection. I was a journalism student and then a graduate and alumnus of St. Bonaventure University. […]

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