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ARCHIVE | Month: May 2018

Solar Array at Harmony Library: A Win-Win-Win-Win-Win Project

The new solar array visitors see outside Harmony Library has a dual purpose. One is to reduce greenhouse gases, of course. The other, now that the array is installed and operational, is less noticeable. The installation gave students in the Manufacturing and Energy Technology Program at Front Range Community College a service-learning and active-learning project […]

Chavez Selected for National Organization’s Leadership Fellowship Program

Rebecca Chavez, director of admissions and outreach at the Boulder County Campus of Front Range Community College, has been accepted into the National Community College Hispanic Council’s Leadership Fellowship Program. Established more than 30 years ago, the council’s mission includes preparation and support of Hispanic leaders in America’s community colleges, to the ultimate benefit of […]

Concurrent Enrollment Prepares Student for Next Step

Jack Roper is a textbook example of the benefits of concurrent enrollment. Concurrent enrollment is the increasingly popular way high school students can enroll in college classes. To recap, concurrent enrollment meets four criteria: a specific structure for providing college courses to high school students; Colorado Opportunity Fund eligibility; tuition paid for, in most cases, up […]

Your Primer to the Colorado Primaries

This year’s party primaries in Colorado, scheduled for Tuesday, June 26, will be historic. Why? To understand, here’s a quick primary primer. The purpose of a party primary is to pick, from a passel of potential politicos (er, candidates—sorry, I got carried away with the alliteration), the one candidate to run as the party’s candidate […]

Good Advice to Rock Your Finals

College finals are stressful. I asked my Facebook friends to send notes to our students as they prepare to take their finals. I received thoughtful responses from all over the world. Where I come from, it truly takes a village. It’s not just a saying. Here is some good energy for students everywhere. Do what […]

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