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 […]

December 8, 2011

Welding Help Wanted: Welders are in Demand

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A recent report on Fox News about welding jobs going unfilled in the Chicago area could have been reported from Colorado. We have lots of local companies looking to hire both experienced welders and new welders. Fabricators, pipe welders, and ironworkers are all in strong demand. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Welders need many […]

December 7, 2011

Spend Time, Save Money This Holiday Season

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The holidays are here. Have you started your gift buying yet? Before getting swamped by the sights and sounds of the season, it’s worth taking a moment to look at your spending this time of year. Two questions to ask yourself, how much are you willing to spend, and how will you pay for it? […]

December 5, 2011

Hunger Banquet: Student Leaders Tackle Hunger on College Campus

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The Student Government Association (SGA) at the Front Range Community College Campus in Fort Collins is tackling a hidden issue on many college campuses: hunger. SGA was the host for a Hunger Banquet® to raise awareness and begin to stock a food pantry on campus. 9News covered the event and you can watch the news […]

December 2, 2011

College Grad Returns to College for New Skills

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After graduating from the University of Colorado with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in economics, Sheri Kalina started working as a teller and ATM specialist for a credit union. While working at the credit union and then as the registration processor for Conference Services at the University of Colorado-Boulder, Sheri discovered she liked numbers and accounting.

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