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ARCHIVE | Month: August 2017

From FRCC Graphic Design to LA

Katherine Greczyn photo

Aim high. That’s what Deb Craven, multimedia technology faculty and department chair, tells her students to do as they prepare for the job market. Kate Greczyn aimed high, and she is off to Los Angeles to work for a major advertising agency specializing in campaigns for the entertainment industry. The Refinery claims about 140 of […]

Study: $2.4 Billion Local Income Boost from Northern Colorado Public Colleges and Universities

(Editors: The full report, an executive summary, and photos are available at http://bit.ly/2g9IgE5) Four institutions support 39,677 jobs, students add $160 million in income in Larimer and Weld The four public colleges and universities in Northern Colorado added $2.4billion in income to the economy of Larimer and Weld Counties and provided an impressive return on […]

August 21 Solar Eclipse: What You Need to Know

A total solar eclipse is when the moon comes directly between Earth and the sun. This happens fairly frequently, roughly twice a year. However, because the moon’s shadow is so small, any particular place on Earth will rarely see a total solar eclipse. Only those within the dark band on the NASA map will see […]

Fermentation Lab to Open with Brew System

What’s brewing for the fall semester in the Fermentation Science program at Front Range? OK, sorry about the kitschy start, but there’s a lot to be excited about – a new fermentation lab at the Boulder County Campus in Longmont. The lab includes a 10-gallon brew system, four ovens/stoves, food-grade stainless steel tables, sinks, and […]

What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

Internet of Things (IoT) can mean different things to different people, depending on the context. IoT may be implemented on an industrial scale within advanced manufacturing, power grid automation, or smart cities. In the home and for personal appliances, IoT is implemented on a consumer scale. The technologies and disciplines underlying the industrial and consumer […]

5 Tips to Get Mentally Prepared for College

You’ve registered for classes and have your supplies and books. Looks like you’re ready for college! Not so fast. Have you braced yourself for some of the newness that is about to come your way? During this final month of summer, take a quick run-through of this “mental preparation” checklist and make sure you have […]

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