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August 27, 2014

Student Success: Internship To Full-Time Job

Scott Schreiner

Scott Schreiner started working as a landscaper after graduating from Brush High School in 1996. College wasn’t in his plans. In 1999, he moved into manufacturing, but then the tech sector took a dive. Scott moved from one manufacturing job to another, sometimes as a temporary contractor, and sometimes being included in company-wide layoffs. College […]

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August 25, 2014

What is Electro-Mechanical Technology?

EMET

Currently several trends in technology and population demographics are  increasing the demand for skilled workers. First, the technical workforce is aging, and will soon begin to retire in large numbers. Replacing these retiring skilled workers is one of the main concerns I hear from employers I meet with regularly. Second, increasing costs of doing business […]

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August 11, 2014

What is an A.S. Degree?

Whats-an-AS

An Associate of Science degree (often referred to as an A.S.) is a 60 credit degree that is made up of credits that will transfer to a four-year school. It is possible to complete this degree in two years if you take an average of 15 credits during both the fall and spring semesters. If […]

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August 4, 2014

Developmental English Classes Prepare Students for College: What You Need to Know about CCR

CCR-classes

College Composition and Reading (aka CCR) is Front Range Community College’s pathway to success for developmental readers and writers. Students placed into CCR by their Accuplacer scores must complete (or take at the same time) the CCR requirement before registering for most college-level courses. Because of this “co-requisite” requirement, it is important to know what […]

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