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ARCHIVE | Month: April 2019

Raveczky Named Classified Employee of the Year at FRCC

Angela Raveczky, administrative assistant for the allied health programs at Front Range Community College’s Westminster Campus, is the college’s classified employee of the year. She was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education this month. Raveczky came to FRCC as a student (and work-study) in 1996. After finishing […]

Beard Named Faculty of the Year at FRCC

Jane Beard (RN, MSN), nursing faculty at Front Range Community College’s Larimer 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. When Beard was in nursing school, a charismatic instructor told her, “You are going to make a great nurse.” […]

Seven Tips for Getting a Summer Internship

You’ve probably heard before that getting an internship during college is a fantastic way to strengthen your résumé, test out an industry or job (before you take the full plunge after college), and get a foot in the door at a great company. All true! An internship will expose you to a professional situation, allowing […]

Harben Named Administrator of the Year at FRCC

Mark Harben (MA), Director of Pathways Advising, Career Center and Testing Center at Front Range Community College’s Boulder County Campus, is the college’s administrator of the year. He was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education this month. Harben helps students figure out what they want to do […]

Liberal Arts: Why We Still Need Them

Icon for Liberal Arts Career and Academic Community

In recent years, higher education has undergone a significant transformation. A large number of small liberal arts colleges have closed. Undergraduate majors have become more STEM-focused and aimed toward employment. The popular myth of the liberal arts, especially in the humanities and art, is one of an elitist and impractical pursuit that creates unemployable young […]

Lance Named Instructor of the Year at FRCC

Shannon Lance (MA), psychology instructor at Front Range Community College’s Westminster campus, is the college’s instructor of the year. She was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education this month. Lance has been teaching at FRCC—both on campus and online—since 2012. She enjoys teaching her psychology students, but […]

Salahub Selected for Statewide Award

Eric Salahub, philosophy faculty at Front Range Community College’s Larimer Campus, has earned the Colorado Community College System’s Teaching with Technology Award. He was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education this month. The Jerome Wartgow Teaching with Technology Award recognizes a full-time faculty member for excellence in […]

Sunshine + Textbooks = Closer to Graduation

Your Goals are Closer than You Think

Summer is my favorite time of year in Colorado. There’s always so much more to when the days are longer and the warm weather draws me outside. Summer can also be great opportunity to take an additional class or two. This is particularly important if you need to catch up on a few classes from […]

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