When I was in high school, my dad was always telling me to “work smarter, not harder.” I rolled my eyes at this advice at the time, but now I see the wisdom in his words. If you’re going to spend two hours on a Thursday night studying for your history exam, doesn’t it make […]
Yes, it’s possible to get out college without student loans – if you’re willing to work, save, and be resourceful. Why am I so sure? Because I did it myself! When I went off to Colorado State, I was a practical, numbers-oriented girl (still am) and the word “loans” gave me cold sweats. As much […]
I have two children, a 2 year-old and 3 month-old, so why am I already thinking about college you may ask. After all, I’m still 16 years away from my daughter stepping through the doors of higher education. I’ll tell you why. A highly competitive and educated workforce. Colorado is one of the most competitive […]
A grateful Front Range Community College alumnus has contributed a $75,000 scholarship endowment in memory of the biology professor who gave direction to his life. Dr. David Davis, a dermatologist who practices with the Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center of New Mexico in Albuquerque, says the late Gerald R. Dotson, Ph.D., “was a very life-changing […]
It’s a special person who can master and teach several subjects and provide leadership in other areas of a college, and Mike Coste is such a person. Fresh from a Master of Arts in political science from the University of California-San Diego, Mike worked as the assistant director of the Colorado Dukakis for President Campaign.
St. Patrick’s Day, like the man it honors and the remembrance it serves, is complex. Patrick is Patron of Ireland and is both a Feast of Precept and a Solemnity — Catholics must attend Mass and avoid toil and all else that might hinder worship of God. But St. Patrick’s Day is much more than […]
The deadline for filing your 2011 tax returns is about a month away. If you haven’t started work on your returns or haven’t filed yet, it pays to keep in mind these important tax-saving, money-saving, and stress-saving tips: File electronically. Say no to money advances, refund anticipation checks, and other financial products with high fees. […]
Service to others is a big part of Marie Jeffries’ experience. She has served children and adults in India, teens in trouble in Brighton, and fellow students at Front Range Community College-Boulder County Campus in Longmont.