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Apprenticeships: How Companies Can Build Their Future

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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

FRCC Student Graduates Summa Cum Laude from CU

Cerrise Weiblen

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

What is a Surgical Technologist?

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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.

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