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August 3, 2011

Why do I need to know math?

Math-for-life

We recently took up some grass to expand our perennial garden. The question was: How much mulch to cover the area to a depth of 3 inches? I’m glad I paid attention in my math classes. But don’t take my word for it. Here’s what some math teachers say: “Mathematics has a pervasive and essential […]

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July 27, 2011

Take Your Time, Get Help in Choosing a Major

Choose-your-major

So, you have selected your classes for the fall semester. English, math, reading, and maybe a general education requirement or two is on the docket. While you feel ready, the questions from others seem endless: What is your major? What are you working toward? What do you want to do with your life? You may […]

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July 20, 2011

Let’s bury some community college myths

Community-College-myths

So you’re considering community college for your studies, or maybe you’ve taken several classes at one already. Or maybe you’re just thinking about it, but wondering if community college is right for you. Front Range prides itself on many things, but first and foremost, we’re proud of our dedication to helping students achieve their goals—and […]

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July 18, 2011

FRCC art students’ work featured in global exhibition

BCC-medallions

Who knew there was an entire art discipline for creators of medals? Certainly not I – until I saw the Art Medal World Congress exhibition in 2007 in Colorado Springs. These medals are miniature sculptures. Many are round, and some are no more than palm-size but certainly you can hold them in your hand. Thus, […]

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