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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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April 29, 2015

What is a Cloud Computing and Virtualization Degree?

Cloud-computing

Every time you pay for something on Square, ApplePay, or even use your Starbucks app, you are relying on “the cloud.” Every time you check or use your Gmail account, it’s in the cloud. Cloud Computing is what removes the need and expense businesses incur by having physical equipment. That equipment – servers and other […]

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