May 29, 2013

Campus Construction: Front Range Community College Gets a Makeover


In March, FRCC students voted to repurpose existing student bond fees and add some new fees for parking and student center improvements at Westminster and for new, renovated, and expanded classrooms and student space at Larimer. On each campus, over 80% of the voting students approved the fees—saying “yes” to a safer, better learning environment […]

May 27, 2013

Veterans Returning from War and Going to School


More and more veterans are coming back from war and then signing up for school. With the Iraq war over and the War in Afghanistan coming to an end there is little room for service members to stay in as the military draws down. Thankfully with the educational benefits of the Post 9/11 GI bill […]

May 22, 2013

West’s Service to FRCC Earns President’s Award; Campus in Longmont Honors Top Performers

Nancy West holding the President's Award trophy.

Nancy West, director of advising at the Boulder County Campus of Front Range Community College, is the winner of a President’s Award for Outstanding Service to FRCC. Her award was given at the campus’s annual awards event. Other award winners: Ronda Mitchell and Mary Torbett, Classified Staff of the Year Peggy Copeland, Administrator of the […]

May 22, 2013

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?) […]

May 20, 2013

National Organization Recognizes Emerging Deaf Leader

Rudolfo Tapia

Rudolfo Tapia Jr. is an emerging leader at Front Range, and he has a scholarship to prove it. A Pharmacy Technician student, Rudolfo received an Emerging Leaders Scholarship for $1,000 from the National Society of Leadership and Success for his established leadership ability and accomplishments. Planning Events for the Deaf Community. Rudolfo, who is deaf, […]

May 15, 2013

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 […]

May 13, 2013

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 […]

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 […]

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