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December 12, 2011

Front Range Community College Receives Amgen Foundation Grant to Expand Biotechnology Program in High Schools

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Front Range Community College has received a grant of $186,825 over two years from the Amgen Foundation to expand the Amgen-Bruce Wallace Biotechnology Lab Program with high schools in FRCC’s service area. The Amgen-Bruce Wallace Biotechnology Lab Program enables high school teachers to integrate Nobel-Prize winning recombinant DNA technology into their science curriculum. The program […]

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December 2, 2011

Student Success: College Grad Returns to College for New Skills

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After graduating from the University of Colorado with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in economics, Sheri Kalina started working as a teller and ATM specialist for a credit union. While working at the credit union and then as the registration processor for Conference Services at the University of Colorado-Boulder, Sheri discovered she liked numbers and accounting.

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November 28, 2011

Testing Jitters: Move from Anxiety to Confidence

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Does the very thought of taking a test make you want to turn and run? You are not alone. Most people feel nervous to some extent about taking tests. Anxiety can impair your performance on exams, so it’s important to turn anxiety into motivation. Here are some strategies to help you be well prepared and […]

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November 23, 2011

Six Things You’ll Learn Working in Sales

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As Black Friday sales loom upon us with the droves of shoppers and seasonal workers, I got to thinking about my own experience working in sales. About five years into my career as an accountant,  an old colleague of mine called me about a job at her company—a recruiting firm for accounting and finance professionals. […]

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