April 22, 2015

What Can I do with a Degree in Logistics?

Logistics

You order something online. As you wait for the product, you can track it from warehouse to a distribution center, maybe by truck or train, to shipment to another distribution center, to placement on a local delivery truck, right to your doorstep. How does that happen? Logistics is the invisible process that make it all […]

April 20, 2015

How to Prepare for College Final Exams

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Final exams are just around the corner, and whether this is your first semester or you are a seasoned pro, college finals can be the most challenging time of the semester. This means managing your time, using effective study strategies, and handling stress by taking care of yourself is on the agenda. Managing your time: […]

April 13, 2015

Automotive Technology Students Get Support from Markley Motors

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The new Markley Motors Automotive Technology Laboratory on the Larimer Campus gives students more opportunities for hands-on training in a brighter and safer learning environment and opportunities to turn new skills into a job. The laboratory opened in January 2015 as the NATEF- and ASE-certified Automotive Technology Program moved out of 40-year-old space in Redcloud […]

April 6, 2015

What is a Cybersecurity Degree?

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is the study of securing computer networks, keeping up with government regulations regarding privacy, and helping to prevent the hacking attacks that you hear about regularly – think Target, Anthem, even Gmail. What will I learn with a degree in Cybersecurity? First, you will gain an understanding of computer networks from a hands-on perspective. […]

April 1, 2015

Learn How to Weld on State-of-the-Art Equipment

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It’s amazing how some extra space in a new building can improve an already high-quality program that helps students be job-ready in a field desperate for skilled workers. That’s the case for the Welding Technology Program that moved into new space in January 2015 in Little Bear Peak on the Larimer Campus. Jason Walsh, program […]

March 30, 2015

Community College Students Express Appreciation

Student Success

More than once in a while, a web alert tells me about a former student who has moved on and is doing well. I should share these stories more often. Class ferments brewery For example, you never know when what is learned at FRCC will blossom. Matt Cutter took an entrepreneurship class at FRCC in […]

March 23, 2015

Your Scholarship Checklist

Scholarships

Now is the time to apply for scholarships! Many organizations and donors across the country have applications open to apply for scholarships that will be awarded starting in the Fall 2015 semester. As you apply to these opportunities, check out this Scholarship Checklist to help guide you along your way. Gather Documents Most scholarships require […]

March 16, 2015

Finding My Place at Community College

Kathryn Howarth

As a second year student at Front Range Community College, I love my school, and I’m proud to be in college. I am a very active student on campus from being in Student Government, Leadership groups, and Ally clubs. This was not always the case for me, and I had to overcome some very large […]

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