July 7, 2014

Life’s Journey Makes FRCC Graduate Stronger

Tazita-Tadesse-blog

Tizita Tadesse’s journey starts in Ethiopia, where she was born. Her family – her parents and two older siblings – moved to a refugee camp in Kenya. Then the family moved to Sioux Falls, S.D., thanks to the sponsorship of the First Presbyterian Church. After Kenya, South Dakota All this in Tizita’s first two years […]

June 30, 2014

Great Job Search Resources at Your Local Library

There is nothing like the sweet relief that comes at end of the semester. But wait … there is also the looming job search. And sometimes job searching can seem like more of a momentous task than taking a test or writing a paper. Your local public or college library can help make your job […]

June 23, 2014

Need to Write Your Resume? Don’t Freak Out!

Resume

When I meet with students who need help crafting a resume, they often express frustration, bewilderment, and fear. Not knowing where to begin, they start with Googling “resume” and are bombarded with too many templates and conflicting or outdated advice. The good news is that there really are just a few basic rules to follow […]

June 16, 2014

Faculty Feature: Professor Directs Family Theater, Entertains Thousands

John-Hill-blog

Apples don’t fall far from their tree. Back in the 1960s, John Hill’s parents were involved in community theater in Fort Collins. His mother was president of the Fort Collins Children’s Theatre and designed costumes for local theater and opera companies. As a youngster, John participated in a summer theater production of “The Music Man” […]

June 13, 2014

Student Success: From Community College to Mines and MIT

Matthew-Mahaffey

You might think Front Range Community College is an unlikely starting point to reach Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Just don’t say that to Matthew Mahaffey. This former Front Range student is an undergraduate researcher this summer at MIT. College at The Right Time Matthew grew up in Georgia and had an offer of a basketball […]

June 9, 2014

5 Books to Read this Summer

summer-reads

Not sure what book to bring with you on vacation this summer? From mystery to history to adventure, here are a few recommendations for everyone. Look at your local public library to find these or similar titles.  1. Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik […]

June 2, 2014

What Do Your Online Profiles Say About You?

Online-profile

Social media plays a huge role in how we function. Many of us use social media for our personal lives, though businesses also maintain a professional presence on many sites. It is for that very reason that it’s a good idea to think about what your current online persona says about you, and to consider […]

May 28, 2014

How to Research Companies Where You Want to Work

company-research

As you find jobs and internships you want to apply for, it is vital to do research to find out about the company’s mission, vision and culture to see whether or not the company is a good fit for you. For example, as a student, you would want to make sure that a job would […]

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