ARCHIVE ‘College’ CATEGORY

May 22, 2015

Helping Nepal’s Children through Education

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Recent earthquakes have rattled the small mystical Himalayan nation of Nepal. Buildings in Kathmandu collapsed, UNESCO World Heritage sites became mere rubble, landslides destroyed entire rural villages, and an avalanche at Mt. Everest took out the base camp, killing both Nepali and foreign citizens. When the dust settled after the first earthquake (7.8 on the […]

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May 18, 2015

Computer Information Systems vs. Computer Science Degree: What’s the Difference?

CIS-vs-CSC

A Computer Information System (CIS) degree is focused on the application of computer technology in commercial and business enterprises. For example, with a CIS degree, you may administer the inventory management system of a commercial enterprise and generate reports based on queries you have created in SQL. At FRCC you can earn a two-year associate […]

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May 11, 2015

Foundation Director Shares Passion for Education

Ryan McCoy

Ryan McCoy, the new executive director of the Front Range Community College Foundation, is passionate about education. As a teacher in the college classroom, he sees how education enriches the lives of students. Through his experience with the Foundation, he understands the challenges students face and overcome as they fight for an education and a […]

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May 4, 2015

What’s the Hidden Job Market?

Hidden Job Market

I think we should have a contest for the job search term most likely to terrify new job seekers, and I think the winner would be “Hidden Job Market.” Say these words to a new college graduate or high school student looking for his/her first summer job, and watch their eyes widen in horror. “You’re […]

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