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ARCHIVE | Month: February 2018

It’s Caucus Time, Colorado

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March 6 is precinct caucus night in Colorado. Voters affiliated as either Democrats or Republicans can participate in these party meetings. What is a caucus? A caucus is the most grassroots level of party organization. You meet with fellow party members from your neighborhood. Caucuses signal the beginning of the November 2018 election campaign. Voters […]

Senator Bennet Visit Highlights FRCC Machining Program

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When U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, D-Colo., recently asked about visiting Front Range Community College’s Precision Machining program, Director George Newman helped arrange a gathering to highlight collaboration between education and business. It’s a strategy that has been key to the program’s success. “We contacted a business that we work closely with, and they arranged a […]

Wickman Named Administrator of the Year at FRCC

Stephanie Wickman, director of instructional design and education technology at Front Range Community College, is the college’s administrator of the year. She was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Wickman, who joined FRCC in 2007, oversees the college’s online learning system, supervises online and educational technology training, […]

Why is Concurrent Enrollment So Popular?

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Concurrent enrollment is no longer a trend – it’s a fact of educational life. And no wonder. It’s a great deal for students. It’s a great deal for parents or others who pay college tuition. A recent policy brief from the Colorado Department of Higher Education spells out the benefits, and a deeper dive puts one […]

Medeiros Named Faculty of the Year at FRCC

Michelle Medeiros, English and literature faculty at Front Range Community College’s Westminster Campus, is the college’s faculty of the year. She was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Teachers are learners themselves, and Medeiros is no exception. Medeiros, who has been at FRCC seven years, teaches composition, […]

4 Great Ways to Remember What You Learn

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Studying is a big part of college, but it can be difficult to make things stick when you’re trying to remember information for multiple classes. Like most endeavors, practice makes perfect. Here are four tips to improve your memory while studying for a test or quiz, or simply to prepare for tomorrow’s class: Set up […]

Must-Use Resources for College Students

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Coming into Front Range Community College (FRCC) for the first time I was unaware of the vast amount of resources that were available to me as a student. Walking around campus and actually paying attention to my surroundings, noticing signs hung up on bulletin boards, Student Life, followed by the incredible amount of staff willing […]

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