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ARCHIVE | Month: November 2012

New Urban Agriculture Management Certificate at FRCC Provides Knowledge, Skills for Success

A new Urban Agriculture Management certificate at Front Range Community College provides students with the knowledge and skills to start their own urban farms or work as technicians for companies that develop and maintain urban farms. Classes are taught at both the Larimer (Fort Collins) and Westminster campuses of FRCC. The Horticulture and Landscape Technologies […]

Reflections of a New Mom: Returning to Work

In the almost 11 months since I’ve been a new mom, during pumping sessions, late night feedings, and stressful work days, I’ve often thought about what I wanted to write in a blog post about being a working mom. Being a working mom, however, has kept me from actually writing anything before now. Anyway, here […]

Manufacturing Jobs for the 21st Century

Colorado, along with the rest of the country is experiencing a critical shortage of manufacturing workers. A recent study conducted by Boston Consulting Group concludes that there are 80,000-100,000 manufacturing jobs currently unfilled due to a lack of skilled workers. 60 Minutes recently ran this story on the labor shortage. A Lot of Good Jobs […]

Online Courses: Are They Right for You?

If you work full time, have a busy family life, or simply don’t have reliable transportation, taking your college courses online can sound like an appealing option. In fact, FRCC has one of the most extensive and comprehensive online programs of any community college. However, before you decide to turn your computer into a classroom, […]

Being on the Front Line Fighting Wildfires

This summer was a tragic learning experience for many communities in Colorado as several wildfires burned land, homes and history. I experienced the fires in my first season as a wildland firefighter, and let me start by saying this is one of the most rewarding jobs I had ever encountered. I was excited and ready […]

Volunteer at Community College in Fort Collins Receives Top Honor from Colorado Adult Education Professional Association

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Rebekah “Bex” Rohn is the Adult Education Volunteer of the Year, honored for her volunteering with adults studying English as a Second Language at Front Range Community College’s Center for Adult Learning. She received the honor at the Colorado Adult Education Professional Association (CAEPA) annual conference in Broomfield. Rohn started as a volunteer tutor in […]

Preparing for Colorado School of Mines

Mengyuan Yu is no stranger to hard work. In 2008, Mengyuan moved across the globe from China to the United States, a country she knew only from books and television. “It was so different than the culture I had known my whole life,” Mengyuan admits. ESL Classes to Learn English Weeks after arriving, she started […]

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