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ARCHIVE | Month: July 2013

FRCC Tutor Helps Students Learn, Grow, and Achieve

Kathryn Beisner

In 2003, Kathryn Beisner gave herself a birthday present. She began studying Spanish at Front Range Community College’s Westminster Campus. “The world is a big place and I realized that learning another language really mattered to me,” she says. Over the next few years, she continued to progress in her Spanish studies and eventually, an […]

How to Find a Holistic Practitioner

Have you considered using alternative and complementary care for yourself, a family member, or animal companion? Alternative and complementary practitioners are part of a very diverse group of health care systems, practices, and products that are not considered part of conventional medicine. What’s the Difference? Practitioners who practice complementary medicine also use it along with […]

Business owner, executive named director of Small Business Development Center in Larimer County

Mike O'Connell

Mike O’Connell, a former owner of a small business and executive for a multinational company, has been named director of the Small Business Development Center in Larimer County. O’Connell was co-owner of Mountain Woods Furniture in Fort Collins, a national designer/manufacturer of rustic hand-crafted furniture, from 2001 until 2011. Mountain Woods products were sold through […]

Things You Didn’t Know About Community Colleges

Did you know that the first community college was founded in 1901 in Joliet, Illinois? Or that 40 percent of community college students are first-generation college students? Community colleges are to thank for educating the nation—almost half of all undergraduates in the U.S. are enrolled in community colleges—but here are some other interesting tidbits you […]

Summer, Sun and…Scholarships?

Aw, summer. Time to relax, soak up the sun, and enjoy taking a break from the everyday routine. Rarely do you hear someone mention they plan to spend their summer prepping for scholarship applications. Well, here are three reasons why you may want to consider doing just that as you grab the sunblock and head […]

Precision Machining Student Builds on Legacy

Sheri Dron

Sheri Dron is building a legacy as she improves her skills in precision machining. A look at the modern Okuma Howa Knee Mill and Mori Seiki CNC Mill, high-quality precision machines in the machine shop at her acreage, shows the progress toward her goal. The photo of her late husband on a shelf in the […]

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