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July 8, 2013

Congrats to the Scholars on the 2013 PTK All-Colorado Academic Team

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I always enjoy celebrating our students at Front Range Community College. Last month, I had the opportunity to share a table with the five FRCC students who were named to the 2013 Phi Theta Kappa All-Colorado Academic Team—an impressive group of individuals: Joseph Bellis returned to college after a serious surgery inspired him to change […]

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July 1, 2013

When to Start Talking to Your Kids about College

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I started talking to my kids about the importance of a college education when they were about, oh, ten days old. That’s an exaggeration, of course, but not a huge one. Pretty much around the time my kids started preschool, my husband and I began sharing with them our own college experience as well as […]

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May 31, 2013

Student Success: A Desire to Make a Difference

Jamese Coker

Jamese Coker can recall the teachers who made a difference in her life, and now she wants to make a difference in the lives of other young people. Great Teachers Inspired Her. Mr. Fair and Miss Vanderstein, for instance. Mr. Fair’s mantra was from “The Little Engine That Could” – I think I can, I […]

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May 27, 2013

Veterans Returning from War and Going to School

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More and more veterans are coming back from war and then signing up for school. With the Iraq war over and the War in Afghanistan coming to an end there is little room for service members to stay in as the military draws down. Thankfully with the educational benefits of the Post 9/11 GI bill […]

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