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June 15, 2012

FRCC Foundation Golf Tournament Raises $60,000 for Scholarships

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Front Range Community College Foundation raised more than $60,000 for scholarships for FRCC students at its 28th annual Create a Future Golf Tournament on June 11 at the Omni Interlocken Resort Golf Club. “The funds we raise at this event directly impact the lives of many students who need financial […]

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June 11, 2012

Mathematics: An Alternative to Flying a Kite?

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Flying kites is one of America’s favorite past times. We love buying, or making, that special kite. We wait and wait for a windy day. We grab our kite and head to the park. We can feel the excitement as we start to unwind the string. We check the direction of the wind and hold […]

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June 4, 2012

Faculty Feature: Creating Colorado’s First Undergraduate GIS Certificate Program

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In 1987, Dave Skiles took a leap of faith and transitioned from his career as a research engineer with Gates Energy (and previously, the Bureau of Reclamation) to work with one of the first commercial geographic information systems (GIS) products. He developed a systems integration startup from the ground up, traveling between international business centers […]

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May 28, 2012

Student Success: Achieves Rare Goal and Gets College Scholarship

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Tim Taylor had a goal when he entered Front Range Community College – earn a 4.0 GPA. “My advisor was very nice,” Tim says, “but he advised against having that goal. He said it was so rare and that it might not be the best thing to focus on in college. I used that as […]

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