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14 Common College Terms Defined


People warned me coming back to school would be difficult. What they didn’t warn me about was the terminology used in college that sometimes sounded like complete gibberish.  “What on earth are they talking about?!” and “Smile and nod…just act like you belong here” were two of the most common thoughts that ran through my head

FRCC Art Students Paint Mural in Longmont


Miguel Vasquez was born and raised in Longmont, and his mural design shows his pride of place in big letters. The latest Art in Public Places installation in Longmont, designed by Vasquez and painted by him and fellow Front Range classmates, was dedicated in June. Mural Chosen Through City Process The 6-foot-by-20-foot mural graces the

Community College Students Transfer to Success


Over my years at Front Range, the more students I meet, the more I know there is no “typical student.” But there are exceptional students, in countless numbers. What’s typical when you enroll students right out of high school, students still in high school, students who took time in the workforce, students who want to

Transfer Playbook, Pathways Project: Two Ways FRCC Helps Student Succeed


I’m proud to say that Front Range Community College and transfer partner Colorado State University are among just six “high-performing community colleges and universities” nationwide profiled in a new guide to help more students transfer and earn bachelor’s degrees The Transfer Playbook, released in May by the Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program and the Community College

Hunger Among College Students


Over the course of the semester, my classmates and I have been studying hunger, and I, like many students, have been misinformed of the cruel reality of hunger. Here’s what a majority of us have thought: Hunger exists in developing countries, and, in the United States, only the homeless are hungry. Though that may be

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