January 16, 2012

Depression Misdiagnosis: From Sweat Pants to Synthroid

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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

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

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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 […]

December 19, 2011

Our Favorite Holiday Foods

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We’re in full holiday mode now! With the students and faculty done with finals, they are off enjoying their well-earned winter break. Before they left, we asked them to share with us some of their favorite holiday foods. I think you’ll really see the diversity of our Front Range family in their responses. Dan Balski: […]

December 14, 2011

Holiday Traditions: Our Favorites

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The holiday season is rife with traditions. Some traditions are religious, some revolve around food, and some are just for fun. Whatever the tradition, they tend to hold  a lot of sentimentality and involve family. In this post our FRCC bloggers talk about their personal holiday traditions that are near and dear to their hearts. […]

December 12, 2011

Our Favorite Holiday Movies

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To help celebrate this holiday season, we’ve asked all of our bloggers to tell us about a few of their favorite things. In this post we asked about their favorite holiday movies. Some are classics, but some may surprise you. Dan Balski: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation     Sandra Bergman: Home for the Holidays This […]

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