April 22, 2013

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 […]

April 19, 2013

Learning about Human Rights from Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez

No one has taught me more about the struggle for human rights than Cesar Chavez. March 31 was Cesar Chavez Day in Colorado (and several other states). The great Mexican-American labor leader and human rights activist was not someone familiar to me while growing up on the East Coast, but soon after moving to Boulder […]

April 17, 2013

FRCC Nursing Grad Finds Her Calling in Oncology

Tessa DeVore

From the time she was a teenager, Tessa Devore has known she was meant to help others. “I’ve always wanted to be a nurse,” says Tessa, who started her career after high school as a Certified Nurse Aide. “I was always great at helping people.” For 11 years, Tessa worked as a CNA and an […]

April 15, 2013

Who Needs a Library When You Have the Internet?

library-value

According to the internet, a writer named Andrew Brown said, “The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.”  Of course, it’s difficult to find where that quote came from if you’re looking online; you’re just given the quote and that’s that. Even looking […]

April 10, 2013

Horticulture Program Good Preparation for Hydroponics Career

Khanh Tran

Khanh is a grower at Trinity Farms in Brighton. He works inside a 43,000-square-foot greenhouse with long rows and rows of Beefsteak and other varieties of tomatoes. All organic, and grown hydroponically. Hydroponics is a system of horticulture that grows plants without soil and uses mineral-nutrient solutions.

April 8, 2013

5 Tips To Be a Successful International Student

international-students

What have you imagined when you thought about being an International student in the U.S. before you actually became one? Some will say partying, some will say studying and others might say “I just saw myself walking on campus, carrying my books with an awesome smile like all of the college ads.” We all have […]

April 3, 2013

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft

ID-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 […]

April 1, 2013

April Fools’ Day: A Chance for Good-Spirited Fun

April-Fools

Every group has its own way of celebrating holidays, and Front Range Community College is no different. As the weather gets warmer, and thoughts turn to spring and flowers and baseball, I think of one of our oddest holidays, April Fools’ Day. Just monkeyin’ around on April Fools’ Day. Specifically, I go back to a […]

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