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14 Common College Terms Defined

College-Terms

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

Training and Jobs for Female Machinists

Kaila Machado

The National Association of Manufacturing says 40 percent of the U.S. labor force is female but only 27 percent work in manufacturing. Kaila Machado and the Precision Machining Program at Front Range Community College (FRCC) are trying to change that. How Kaila Became a Machinist Kaila was one of 16 students in her high school

Community College Students Transfer to Success

seeking-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

Transfer-students

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

Meetups: What Are They and Why Do Them?

Meetups

Meetup Groups can help you build your network naturally. If you’re not familiar, Meetup is the “world’s largest network of local groups.” People use this website (more than 25 million users in 180 countries) to organize meetings and social activities and to meet up with new people (hence the name). It’s an easy way to

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