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November 12, 2012

VA Training Assistance Program for Unemployed Veterans

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Are you or do you know an unemployed veteran between the ages of 35 and 60? If so, the following information could be of great use to you. The Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 provides a new benefit program aimed at retraining eligible veterans for high demand jobs. The […]

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November 9, 2012

Couple Turns to FRCC for New Skills, Career Change

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In 2009, Traci Jones and Bret Eastman came to Front Range Community College to take a web design class. Married since 2006, the couple had built their own careers, but came together to pursue a new skill—each for their own reasons. Website Design Training A graphic designer since 1997, Traci started her own branding and […]

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November 7, 2012

Be Smart About Drinking (If You’re Being Stupid)

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Most of us have misconceptions about how much college students actually drink. Movies, TV, and your friends wild (and exaggerated) stories reinforce the faulty idea that, “all college students drink.” Recent studies show that about one of every four college students choose not to drink alcohol. Of those who do, two thirds of students limit […]

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November 2, 2012

Community College a Beacon of Hope

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Life hasn’t always been easy for Nate Saam. Nate spent his formative years roaming the gang-ridden neighborhoods of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Memphis, Tennessee. Without family support at home, Nate got into trouble. By high school, he was rebelling against any and all teachers and other authority figures. “I was suspended 15 times one year,” […]

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