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January 20, 2012

Online Courses Added Through Continuing Education at FRCC Campus in Fort Collins


Hundreds of online classes are now accessible through Continuing Education at the Front Range Community College campus in Fort Collins. The classes are offered through a partnership with ed2go, said Patricia Gannon, Continuing Education program developer, and are in addition to the standard in-class Continuing Education offerings. “Continuing Education students who prefer online classes now […]

January 13, 2012

GED Teacher Honored as Adult Educator of the Year at Colorado Community College


Steve Dirmeyer, GED teacher at Front Range Community College’s Center for Adult Learning in Fort Collins, is the Colorado Adult Educator of the Year. The Colorado Adult Education Professional Association recognized Dirmeyer at its annual convention. In his more than 21 years of teaching GED classes at FRCC, Dirmeyer has helped hundreds of students pass […]

January 11, 2012

It’s Never Too Late To Go Back to School, and Scholarships Help


For years I thought perhaps my window of opportunity had passed to return to college and really finish my undergraduate degree. I had been dabbling in taking classes for a few years—one class here, another there—yet not making real progress toward a degree. Attend school and work full time?! My main reason for not committing […]

January 4, 2012

Student Profile: Non-Traditional Student Returns to College for Love of Animals


Denise is the hospital coordinator at the Denver Zoo. Her newly created position is administrative in nature. She makes sure the zoo hospital has the appropriate supplies, medications, and equipment on hand for the four staff veterinarians who tend to the zoo’s 3,800 animals that span 650 species.

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