ARCHIVE ‘College & Career Success’ CATEGORY

May 21, 2014

WebLab: How to Get Trained and Hired as a Web Developer

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Ryan Herman was heading back to Korea to teach English when a friend reminded him of an earlier love – web development and computer coding. “I’ve always had interests in a wide variety of areas,” Ryan says. “When I went to college I was a computer science major. Then I switched to biochemistry before ending […]

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May 19, 2014

What is a Machinist?

young man looking at computer screen in machine shop

Are you looking for a great career with interesting work, good pay and above all, lifetime job security? You can’t do much better than becoming a precision machinist. Because of the aging of the workforce and the recent trend bringing lots of manufacturing work back to the United States, local and national companies have a […]

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May 14, 2014

Horticulture Field Trip Helped Form Student’s Career Goal

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All it took was a tour of what’s known in Fort Collins as the National Seed Storage Lab for Amy Vogt to formulate her career goal: I want to work there. And so she does, even before completing her Associate of Applied Science degree in Horticulture and Landscape Technology at Front Range Community College. What’s […]

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May 12, 2014

Learning Communities: Your Questions Answered

What is a learning community? This short video explains it all. How are the classes taught? Both learning community instructors participate and support student success in both classes. Classes are scheduled back to back for the same amount of time that they would be if offered separately. Here’s an example: In an ENG/BIO learning community, […]

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