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ARCHIVE | Month: July 2012

Student Loans: Be Careful What You Borrow

When you get your financial aid award notice, isn’t it tempting to “accept” the entire amount of your loan? For just a moment, you can imagine all the things you could do with the extra loan money. You could buy a new laptop. Work fewer hours. Fix your car. But wait—someday you will have to […]

Community College Professor Studies da Vinci in National Endowment for Humanities Institute in Italy

Peter Beal, an art history and humanities faculty member at Front Range Community College-Larimer Campus, took part in a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute titled “Leonardo da Vinci: Between Art and Science.” The program was in Florence, Italy. Beal researched the ways that Leonardo’s verbal and visual depictions of mountains expose his concepts […]

Local Artist Captures Classic Cars on Canvas

I’ve been obsessed with drawing and painting classic cars and motorcycles since I was a kid. I guess all those bright colors, shiny metal and chrome just grab my attention at a car show, whether it’s a fully restored 1932 Ford or if it’s an abandoned truck rusting away in the prairie. Most of my […]

FRCC Student Receives Disney Plant Science Internship

Front Range Community College student Mary Palmer was awarded one of Disney Theme Parks & Resorts’ plant science internships, a Disney Professional Internship. Palmer was one of 13 college students from across the country and the only community college student selected for the highly competitive Disney Agricultural Science internship program. She is working in Orlando, […]

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