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Students Win National, State Academic Honors

PTK-All-Colorado

Kay Howarth and Katherine Michalak, students at Front Range Community College’s Boulder County Campus, are national Bronze Tier Scholars on Coca-Cola’s 2016 Community College Academic Team. Four other FRCC students join Howarth and Michalak on the All-Colorado Academic Team. The national and state teams recognize high-achieving students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor, combined

Hands-On Training for Computer Networking Students

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Industry in Colorado finds it difficult to fill “middle-skills” positions – the jobs skilled technicians fill. There’s research to back this up from Burning Glass. It found that middle-skill jobs in Colorado take 16 percent longer to fill than middle-skills jobs in the rest of the country. Manufacturers, as a subset of industry, have an

New Greenhouse Supports Horticulture Programs

Greenhouse

A new building at the Westminster Campus has students asking a question that gets to the root of the horticulture programs at FRCC: “When do we get to go into the greenhouse?” The 2,000-square-foot greenhouse had its maiden voyage during the middle portion of the fall 2015 semester. Now, with thoughts on spring and the

Take Care of Your Heart All Year

Heart-Health

February is Heart Month, but you should take care of your heart year-round. These are my top three ways to stay heart-healthy. Anything I share with students or write about is truly self-advice and self-reflection. I hope some of these thoughts may resonate with you. Be Present. Be present in your choices and reactions. Be present

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