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ARCHIVE | Month: March 2018

7 Things to Keep in Mind About Student Loans

You’ve probably heard that borrowing money to pay for college is something lots of students do, but it’s important to understand what you’re getting into. Yes, taking out loans to fund school is fine. Yes, a college education is worth the investment—even if you borrow. But think before you accept the entire amount of all […]

Molly Dudash Named Classified of the Year at FRCC

Molly Dudash, an administrative assistant in the Organizational Development and Human Relations Department, has been named Classified Staffer of the Year at Front Range Community College. She was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Dudash is based at the Boulder County Campus. Her duties include assisting in […]

Not All Good Jobs Require a Bachelor’s Degree

Not to denigrate bachelor’s degrees – I’ve got one – but there are 30 million good jobs nationally that don’t require one, a recent report from the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University indicates. This report – Good Jobs that Pay Without a BA – adds some fodder and solid research to […]

8 FRCC Students Earn Places on All-Colorado Academic Team

Eight Front Range Community College students are members of the All-Colorado Academic Team. They received medallions and other awards at a State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education meeting this week. The team recognizes high-achieving students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor, combined with leadership and service that extends their education beyond the […]

FRCC to Offer its First Bachelor’s Degree

Front Range Community college has received approval to offer a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) in Geospatial Science. At its March 2 meeting, the Colorado Commission for Higher Education voted unanimously to grant FRCC permission to offer its first four-year degree at the college’s Boulder County Campus in Longmont. The college is planning to begin […]

FRCC Earns Continued Accreditation

Front Range Community College has earned ten-year continued accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). An HLC team of peer reviewers evaluated the college’s educational quality, community responsiveness, and commitment to continuous improvement. The team reviewed extensive written evidence and met with more than 400 faculty, staff, and community members. Specific findings include: FRCC’s mission […]

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