What good is an associate degree? Plenty. Here are my five top reasons to get that associate degree: The bottom line: money The résumé line: accomplishment The employment line: credible, certified, job-ready skills The transfer line: Can you say “junior?” The life line: Nobody can take it away from you 1. The bottom line: money […]
A grateful Front Range Community College alumnus has contributed a $75,000 scholarship endowment in memory of the biology professor who gave direction to his life. Dr. David Davis, a dermatologist who practices with the Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center of New Mexico in Albuquerque, says the late Gerald R. Dotson, Ph.D., “was a very life-changing […]
It’s a special person who can master and teach several subjects and provide leadership in other areas of a college, and Mike Coste is such a person. Fresh from a Master of Arts in political science from the University of California-San Diego, Mike worked as the assistant director of the Colorado Dukakis for President Campaign.
Service to others is a big part of Marie Jeffries’ experience. She has served children and adults in India, teens in trouble in Brighton, and fellow students at Front Range Community College-Boulder County Campus in Longmont.
Godwin Piyasena, a native of Sri Lanka, had a career in high tech, advancing to such positions as systems management engineer and software engineer. At his last high-tech company, he was asked to train the offshore engineers who would take his job.
Today, he has a job that won’t go offshore.
Chef Sheila Beckley’s recipe for helping students succeed is to combine her real-world experience with her academic background. Beckley teaches the Culinary Arts-Chef Program in Front Range’s College Now-Career Pathways program. College Now is Front Range’s college program for high school students.
I’ve been filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for eight or nine years now, but I remember the first one. There I was sitting at a computer at home. All by myself. Do I have everything? Can I navigate the system? Is this the right browser? Boy, I better not forget […]
Front Range printmaking students and their instructor have created works of art for an online gallery that stems from a unique perspective: veterans returning to college. Yvette M. Pino, an Army veteran who returned from duty in Iraq and enrolled as an art student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, founded the Veteran Print Project. She found herself becoming