October 6, 2014

Cheatsheet of Financial Aid Terms

Cheatsheet

FAFSA. NSLDS. EFC. SAP. With all these letters, you might feel the need to send out an S.O.S. for help! However, all these letters make up a part of the financial aid process and are important to know. But don’t send out your message of concern yet…the Financial Aid Office Staff is here to help! […]

October 1, 2014

Teacher Passes Passion for Design on to Students

Deb Craven

In the dozen years Deb Craven worked for Boulder-based marketing and software companies, she found herself doing a lot of teaching on the job. So when she was looking for a change of scenery, teaching was a natural next step. “There was a training capacity in all my jobs,” she says. “My jobs were telling […]

September 29, 2014

Finding Your (Career) Path

Career-path

Facing a career change? Have you been taking general education classes without a clear sense of what you would like to major in after FRCC? Not sure of jobs that best utilize your interests and passions? If you have been struggling to answer any of these questions, it might be a great time to take […]

September 24, 2014

What’s it like to be an American Sign Language Interpreter?

Young man signing to woman

Rewarding. Ever-changing. Challenging. Fun. If you have a natural ability to understand a visual language, excellent English skills and vocabulary, and a passion for serving others, working as a sign language interpreter might be a great career for you. Interpreter Career Paths A career as a sign language interpreter offers the opportunity to work with […]

September 22, 2014

What is a Health Information Technologist?

HIT

Managing health information has always been an important role for health care providers. However with the transformation from paper records to electronic health records, and new laws impacting data reporting and reimbursement changes, health information management (HIM) has become a vital role in health care operations. Health Information Technologists helps ensure health information (patient data/ […]

September 17, 2014

Steps to VA Certification for Veteran Students

VA-students

Heading back to school can be an overwhelming task for any one, no doubt. Student veterans attending colleges today have even more school responsibilities than those of their traditional classmates. This is mostly due to the fact that many veterans come home eligible for some sort of VA educational benefit. VA educational benefits provide a […]

September 15, 2014

College Education Changes Life of FRCC Transfer Student

Brandon Devlin

Education changes lives, and it is changing the life of Brandon Devlin. “FRCC gave me the tools to ask the right questions,” Brandon says. “Colorado State University has given me the time to come up with my own answers.” Transfer to CSU Brandon graduated from FRCC with an Associate of Arts degree and transferred to […]

September 10, 2014

To Snack or Not to Snack?

Snacking

A snack is considered a small amount of food eaten between meals. Americans are snacking at higher rates than ever. According to the USDA’s food surveys of Americans, both the amount of snacking and the caloric density of the snacks has increased since 1977. It is estimated that 84% of adults snack which provides about […]

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