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October 28, 2013

My Three Lives: An Older Student’s Perspective

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So I figure that I’m now living what I like to call my “third life.” These aren’t the same as the nine lives that death-defying felines allegedly possess. My First Life — At Home with My Parents I couldn’t wait to go to college the first time around. Back in the “old days” of the 90’s, […]

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October 23, 2013

The Benefits of Going to a Commuter College

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My first year of college, I went to a private school and lived in a dorm. This had many positive aspects. For one, it was convenient to get anywhere and if I was doing homework in my dorm room I could easily get to my instructor’s office across campus. It was also convenient to hang […]

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September 18, 2013

Student Success: Cartographer Returns for Associate Degree

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It was a meeting as comfortable as when friends get together. Colin Garfield met up with FRCC faculty Chad Kerst. It was former student and professor, each interested in each other’s lives. Praise for Philosophy Faculty Chad Kerst After he graduated from Front Range, Colin wrote an email to President Andy Dorsey about the great […]

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September 4, 2013

Student Success: Ex-Marine Keeps Veterans Issues at Forefront on Campus

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As a Marine, Jason Sydoriak served two deployments in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, where he was wounded when an improvised explosive device struck the vehicle in which he was riding. The explosion shattered his left heel bone. His ankle now is fused. As a student at Front Range, Jason still has a call to […]

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