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ARCHIVE | Month: November 2016

College Scholarships for Working Parents

Being a working parent myself, I can hardly find time to get much done throughout the day besides working, cleaning, eating and sleeping. This is also the case for many parents who are not only working, but also juggling the responsibility of being a college student. Scholarships are a great way to help pay for […]

What Can You Expect from Online College Classes?

Online classes offer college students the flexibility to complete coursework around work and family obligations. However, online classes emphasize different skill-sets, and may even require more time than classroom-based classes.  Before choosing online classes, make sure you know what to expect. Online Classes Are Not Easy Expect to spend a minimum of 3 hours each week, […]

Why Are Medical Assistants in Demand?

Jaime Myers

For certified medical assistant Jaime Myers, her job fulfills a lifelong desire to help people. For Patrick Menzies, chief executive officer at Boulder Medical Center P.C., medical assistants are “an enormous part of our organization.” There are several reasons why: First, as Colorado hospitals have shifted to bachelor-degree RNs, that has shaken up the employee […]

16 Easy Ways to Practice Gratitude

With Thanksgiving upon us, it’s a good time to reflect on the things for which we’re grateful. Embracing a positive outlook can have a significant impact on your life, as gratitude, optimism, and happiness go hand in hand. Saying thanks can be habit-forming During this time of giving thanks, why not start a habit of […]

Need a Great Read? These Books Are Worth a Look

The 2016 National Book Awards season is upon us—a perfect reason to celebrate some of the best books of the year. Last month, the National Book Foundation released its longlists of honorees in four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Winners were announced on October 13 and will be celebrated at the National […]

7 Great Ways to Honor Veterans

Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11, and the nation will honor those who bravely served our country. It’s likely your community has a recognition planned, so, as they say, check your local listings. And know that some events may not be on Veterans Day itself. Here at FRCC: The Larimer Campus has a flag-raising ceremony […]

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