In January, there were 7,700 manufacturing jobs open in Colorado. Where is the next generation of productive and skilled workers in manufacturing going to come from? This is a question – and a challenge – that Jim Wall, executive director of the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) presented to a group of manufacturers gathered
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We’ve all been there. You have a lot to do and don’t know where to begin. You start your hour-long break between classes by returning a few emails and suddenly it’s time to head to your next class. Or, your “quick” Facebook break turns into 90 minutes. It’s easy to waste time on unimportant activities,
A broad educational experience at Front Range Community College prepared Cerrise Weiblen for a successful transition to the University of Colorado-Boulder. How successful? How about 3.978 GPA-graduating-summa-cum-laude successful with a bachelor’s degree in ecology and evolutionary biology? That’s successful. A few turns in her path Like many community college students, Cerrise’s path to a bachelor’s
Attention, college students: If staying organized is one of your New Year’s resolutions, your smartphone opens up a world of possibilities. Last year, we offered a list of excellent time management, study tool, and to-do list apps, all of which still make the grade if you need help staying on top of your academic life.
If you’re a junior in high school (or the parent of one), it’s a race to the finish line—and you’ll be packing bags for college before you know it. Not so fast, though. There’s a lot to do between now and then: researching colleges, investigating financial aid, visiting schools that interest you, taking the ACT
As we dust off our backpacks and return to school this month, we all want to start the new semester off on the right foot. To help you find some inspiration to do just that, take a minute and let these words of wisdom sink in.
Most of us have heard at one time or another that we should consider attending a community college because it will save you money. But what about all the other great reasons? Well, I’m glad you asked! The Teachers are Passionate I have been truly blown away by some of my professors at FRCC. The teachers
Surgical technologists are members of operating room teams, which include the surgeon(s), anesthesiologist and circulating nurse. Surgical technologists work under the authority and supervision of the surgeon. They work in hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, medical offices and in medical sales. The average annual salary range for a Surgical Technologist is $38,235 to $54,784, depending on experience.