May 14, 2014

Horticulture Field Trip Helped Form Student’s Career Goal

Amy Vogt

All it took was a tour of what’s known in Fort Collins as the National Seed Storage Lab for Amy Vogt to formulate her career goal: I want to work there. And so she does, even before completing her Associate of Applied Science degree in Horticulture and Landscape Technology at Front Range Community College. What’s […]

May 12, 2014

Learning Communities: Your Questions Answered

What is a learning community? This short video explains it all. How are the classes taught? Both learning community instructors participate and support student success in both classes. Classes are scheduled back to back for the same amount of time that they would be if offered separately. Here’s an example: In an ENG/BIO learning community, […]

May 7, 2014

Nursing: One of the “Top 10 Jobs in the Nation”

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Happy Nurse’s Week! As reported by FRCC President Andy Dorsey in a recent blog post, nursing ranked among the top 10 jobs in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Best Jobs ranking. This ranking took into account jobs with a high projected number of openings as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a […]

May 5, 2014

Women Warriors Documentary: Part Two

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After 11 weeks of working on post-production, our documentary is getting closer and closer to being finished. At the time of this writing, all of the animations and photos for the narrative portion of the project are on track, with the interview sections and background music nearly complete as well. Our instructor, Brandon Berman, has […]

April 30, 2014

How to De-Stress During Finals

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It always seems “finals” and “stress” go hand in hand. Juggling a week full of exams, papers and projects can feel overwhelming, yet there are ways to combat such feelings so you can perform your best as you finish out the semester! Sleep and Eat Right It’s amazing how we tend to treat ourselves the […]

April 28, 2014

Think Online Classes May Be For You? Take This Quiz.

Online classes emphasize different skills and create a different experience for students as compared to classroom-based courses. FRCC offers more than 350 online classes. Take this quiz and see if online classes may work for you.

April 23, 2014

What Industries are Hiring in 2014?

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While many students go to college with ideas of what they want to study and a sense of the career possibilities in those fields, that’s certainly not the case for everyone. If you are still exploring what you want to do with your life, a great place to start is by researching the answer to […]

April 21, 2014

How to Balance School, Work and Life

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The sound of the alarm rings at 6 a.m. There are children to feed, schedules to consider, and homework to be turned in before midnight. The laundry is piling up as the memory of the project at work that is due on Friday comes to mind. This is a typical morning of many non-traditional college […]

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