May 8, 2013

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 […]

May 6, 2013

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 […]

May 1, 2013

Hot Jobs You Might Not Know About

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The high unemployment rate probably makes everyone nervous, but it can be particularly stressful if you’re trying to make a decision about your course of study in college. No one wants to invest a lot of time and money into a profession that is in a slump. Even though we can’t be 100% certain about […]

April 29, 2013

Combining Passions for Math and Teaching

David Platt

David Platt has loved mathematics for as long as he can remember, but he didn’t discover his love of teaching until his first experience as a student teacher. “My very first class was full of students who were eager to learn, and I was hooked after that,” says David. “My two greatest loves are solving […]

April 24, 2013

Being Successful: Why It Isn’t Easy

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We all have different roles besides being college students. Some of us are mothers, others are fathers, we are employees, as well as employers. We are all different in some ways, but we all have one thing in common: we want to be successful at Front Range Community College. Be Extraordinary, Rather than Ordinary The […]

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 […]

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