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ARCHIVE | Month: March 2019

How to Find a Good Job

The short answer: Go to school. The longer answer takes some explaining. A recent report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds that there are “good jobs” for people with a high school diploma, some college, an associate degree, or a bachelor’s degree. But not all “good jobs” — $35,000 a […]

Grant Will Enhance STEM Education at FRCC

Fort Collins, Colo. – Front Range Community College will participate in a cooperative grant to improve undergraduate teaching in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will be run jointly with the University of Colorado-Boulder and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. The project is formally called “Collaborative Research: […]

Celebrating Women’s History Month

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March is Women’s History Month, a national celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. It’s an important reminder to honor the great women in your life and an opportunity to learn a little about some of the notable female figures in American History. How It Started On March 8, 1857, women working in […]

FRCC Director Nominated for Manufacturing Advocate of the Year

Front Range Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Program Director George Newman is being recognized for years of effort in supporting workforce development on Colorado’s Front Range. The award is part of the Colorado Manufacturing Awards program, which brings together business leaders in a celebration of the modern manufacturing economy—a “multi-industry, consumer and technology-driven sector reshaping America’s […]

What Is An Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree?

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As a new student—or even a returning student—you may be puzzled about the different types of degrees offered at community colleges. It’s easy to confuse them when their names are so similar… Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science. I get asked about the differences between degrees quite often—and since I […]

Five Study Tips to Help You Succeed in College

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Most college students know that going to class and studying are essential for earning good grades and getting the most out of college. But exactly how should you study? Hint: Ditch the highlighters and embrace methods that are proven to guide students toward academic success. Here are five study tips that will help you master […]

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