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How to Be Thankful in 2020

There’s one thing we can all agree on: 2020 has been challenging (crazy … unexpected … depressing … the adjectives go on and on …) with illness and death from an insidious disease. And here we are in the month of giving thanks, but let’s face it: Life hasn’t been easy lately. How can you […]

We Honor Those Who Served Our Country

Thank You Veterans with photo of American flag

Veterans Day is the day we honor those who have bravely served our country. Your community may have a recognition planned, most likely virtually, so, as they say, check your local listings. But here are a few other virtual options: The Veterans Administration has joined with musical stars for a virtual Concert for Veterans with […]

PBS Independent Lens Virtual Documentary Screening

Get a sneak peek of the new film “Jonathan Scott’s Power Trip” prior to its broadcast premiere. Then continue the discussion with our expert guest speaker from Colorado. Front Range Community College is hosting a public preview screening of the new documentary film Jonathan Scott’s Power Trip from Emmy Award-winning Independent Lens. Watch the movie, […]

Standing Strong Together

Vote at FRCC

Dear FRCC Community, This is a unique and challenging time in Colorado. We face unprecedented wildfires, rising COVID cases, and the ongoing challenges caused by the pandemic—all during a contentious election season. Take Time to Vote Despite all the challenges, I hope that if you are eligible you will take the time to vote. We […]

Welcome Back to School, Student-Parents

As we get into our “new normal” this school year, there are some very notable differences from past semesters. Some students are coming back in person (with masks and social distancing, of course)—and others are coming back virtually. Our students who are also parents are likely starting their virtual classes side-by-side with their children this […]

Learning Side-by-Side: Helping Parents Equitably Navigate Remote Learning Pods for Their Kids

Father and Son Reading

Back-to-school season is looking very different for children—and their parents—in 2020. And for parents who are also students themselves, this fall is looking particularly complicated. Many school districts throughout the state are starting the semester with online classes only—or offering an online option for families who prefer it. Front Range Community College (FRCC), along with […]

Making the Invisible Visible

kid, mom at computer

Understanding the Student-Parent Experience One-fourth of all community college students are parents, and yet this large portion of our student population remains largely unseen. In addition to the usual challenges that college students face—homework, navigating schedules and paying for college—student-parents have the added challenge of securing affordable, quality child care. And they don’t just need […]

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