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How to Fuel Your Body for Endurance Events


Spring and summer brings not only warmer weather to Colorado but also the opportunity to participate in many fine local endurance events offered to challenge your fitness, and of course to promote worthy causes. Events such as the Bike MS 150 for multiple sclerosis and Tour de Cure for diabetes provide a physically challenging hurdle

Summer Learning Loss? Not in My House.


As the school year draws to a close my mind turns to my kids’ summer vacation. Summer conjures up a variety of things for me: summer camp, pool, ice cream, road trips, camping, hiking, ice cream truck, swimming, baseball, barbeques, ice cream, sprinklers, corn on the cob, popsicles and reading. (Did I mention ice cream?)

You Got the Job Interview, Now What?


As an instructor of Communication, I always find it humorous when students brag about winging an interview. My initial thought is always the same, why would you brag about being lazy? Interviewing is no different than playing an instrument, the more you practice the better you become. Your resume and cover letter brought you to

What Does It Mean to be Linkedin?


Have you ever Googled your name? If not, do it now. What do you see? Are you represented as you would hope? What would a potential employer think of you? Research has shown (infographic) that 1 in 3 employers reject you due to something they found online. With our world moving online, it has become

Career Fairs: How to Prepare

Career Fair

At some point in your college career you will begin thinking about employment…that pesky thing we all need before we begin making money. The hunt for employment can be a daunting and frustrating task, especially when you don’t know where to begin. Luckily, college students and others have opportunities to speak with employers directly, with

Nurses Exemplify “Doing for Others”

Nurse in service

Early historical records of nursing as we know it describes nurses serving in a volunteer capacity through the early church. This legacy of service is timeless considering the current educational model of “Service Learning.” Service learning is a tool being encouraged in learning institutions, and is based on the premise that classroom learning is enhanced

To Sleep or Not to Sleep?

Woman sleeping

How can we get it all done? Where can we find time to work, spend time with family and friends, go to school and have fun? As we choose how to spend our 24 hours, some tough decisions have to be made. Often many other things take priority over our sleep and we do not

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft


During Financial Aid’s “Financial Literacy Week” in February, we had the pleasure of hosting Hazel Heckers from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Students and staff learned extremely helpful information about identity theft. Identity Theft Defined Identity theft is growing and it’s estimated that up to 50% of Americans will be a victim at some

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