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April 9, 2014

Student Success: Returning to College for a New Career

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Grace Beal earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Texas and worked for such high-tech giants as AT&T, Wang Laboratories, and NBI. But that was before it was time to be at home to raise three children. “My computer degree was from a long time ago,” she says. True enough, at […]

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April 8, 2014

Faculty member in Nursing Program at FRCC Campus in Fort Collins Wins Nightingale Award

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Victor Duarte, a member of the Nursing Program faculty at the Larimer Campus of Front Range Community College, received the Nightingale Luminary Award for Innovation at the 29th Annual Centennial Nightingale Luminary Awards. Duarte has pioneered efforts to teach using simulators. Simulators are manikins that can be programmed to present to students any number of […]

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April 8, 2014

New Program Opens Door to Associate Degrees for 227 FRCC Students Who Transferred

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For 227 former Front Range Community College students, a college degree is within reach, thanks to the implementation this week of a new “reverse transfer” program in Colorado. The 227 students earned at least 15 college-transfer credits at FRCC before transferring to a participating four-year college in Colorado, where they have continued to earn at […]

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March 31, 2014

Student Success: Reinventing Yourself as a 40-Something

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Gerry Cordutsky was in his early 40s when he was laid off from his job as an electrical engineer. “There were not a whole lot of opportunities in my niche area,” he says. “I needed to reinvent myself. I wanted something I would be interested in and that there was a market for.” Pharmacology fit […]

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