January 25, 2012

Community College Art Students Team With Veterans Returning to College

Vet-Print-Project

Front Range printmaking students and their instructor have created works of art for an online gallery that stems from a unique perspective: veterans returning to college. Yvette M. Pino, an Army veteran who returned from duty in Iraq and enrolled as an art student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, founded the Veteran Print Project. She found herself becoming

January 23, 2012

Renovation at Community College in Westminster Gives Students Easy Access to Services They Need

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The Front Range Community College campus in Westminster opened a new front door to students this year, and students like it. One new student, in fact, took the time to email our president, Andy Dorsey, about the new Westminster Campus Student Services Center. “I was very pleased to discover the new ‘admin hub’ that you […]

January 18, 2012

Letting Go: Getting Rid of the Clutter

Letting-go

We live on a hill surrounded by beautiful mountains but the 2 ½ hour commute to and from work every day is a killer. Although we love our surroundings we know we have to move. We’ve moved before and have always taken our precious stuff with us. This time, it’s different. Retirement and Downsizing We […]

January 16, 2012

Depression Misdiagnosis: From Sweat Pants to Synthroid

Depression-misdiagnosed

A few years ago, I moved to Australia, dreaming of adventure and an eternal summer. That fantasy was short lived when I became homesick and realized how difficult it would be to make Australia my permanent home only obtaining a one-year visa. Feeling defeated, I returned to Chile and decided to move to Ft. Collins, […]

January 11, 2012

It’s Never Too Late To Go Back to School, and Scholarships Help

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For years I thought perhaps my window of opportunity had passed to return to college and really finish my undergraduate degree. I had been dabbling in taking classes for a few years—one class here, another there—yet not making real progress toward a degree. Attend school and work full time?! My main reason for not committing […]

January 9, 2012

Community College Faculty Profile: Teaching with Digital Media a Unifying Thread to Brandon Berman’s Career

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The arc of Brandon Berman’s career contains a unifying thread—teaching. He has always taught. Today, it is his focus. He teaches in and leads the digital media and graphic design degree program at the Front Range Community College campus in Westminster.

January 4, 2012

Student Profile: Non-Traditional Student Returns to College for Love of Animals

Denise-Mikita-blog

Denise is the hospital coordinator at the Denver Zoo. Her newly created position is administrative in nature. She makes sure the zoo hospital has the appropriate supplies, medications, and equipment on hand for the four staff veterinarians who tend to the zoo’s 3,800 animals that span 650 species.

December 21, 2011

Popular Holiday Customs Around the World

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I live in a diverse neighborhood. My next-door neighbors are an Indian family on one side, and a couple composed of a Peruvian woman and Indian man on the other. Across the street is an African-American family with four kids. Two doors down is a family with two adopted children—a girl from Ethiopia and a […]

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