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August 3, 2011

Why do I need to know math?

Math-for-life

We recently took up some grass to expand our perennial garden. The question was: How much mulch to cover the area to a depth of 3 inches? I’m glad I paid attention in my math classes. But don’t take my word for it. Here’s what some math teachers say: “Mathematics has a pervasive and essential […]

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July 29, 2011

Nursing students learn by giving service in Belize

Nursing-in-Belize

On a hot and humid June 25, nine students, Jason Speaks, my colleague from the Westminster Campus Nursing faculty, and I arrived in Punta Gorda, Belize, for a 10-day service-learning course. Our nursing and pre-nursing students and an administrative assistant for Health Professions at the Boulder County Campus were eager to learn about the free […]

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July 27, 2011

Take Your Time, Get Help in Choosing a Major

Choose-your-major

So, you have selected your classes for the fall semester. English, math, reading, and maybe a general education requirement or two is on the docket. While you feel ready, the questions from others seem endless: What is your major? What are you working toward? What do you want to do with your life? You may […]

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July 22, 2011

News: FRCC appoints Veltri vice president for academic/student services

Sandy Veltri

Sandy Veltri has been appointed Vice President of Academic and Student Services at Front Range Community College. Veltri will provide leadership in the college and the state as FRCC’s chief academic officer/student services officer. She will oversee FRCC’s Online Learning and Workforce Development programs as well as academic and student support functions such as instructor […]

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