Chelsey Jernigan knows about overcoming challenges. At the age of four, Chelsey’s temporary tracheotomy was made permanent. She grew up attending a school for the deaf, using sign language to communicate a majority of the time. At 14, her vocal cords were removed.
Whether you’re going to college to start your education, to make a career change, or for another reason entirely, you probably know by now that college is important. But why? Here are four major reasons to get a college education: You’ll become the person you want to be. College is a time for you to […]
Brandon Berman is teaching students this summer in classrooms far from Front Range’s Westminster Campus – Meru, Kenya. Brandon is Multimedia Technology Program director at our campus. He is part of a team that left Kenya in June to teach and work creatively with students. They will be there for four weeks. Armed with laptops, […]
I still remember the big trailer (well, it looked big when I was 6 or 7) that pulled up on the grass at Austin Park in Skaneateles, N.Y. The side of the trailer dropped down, revealing a stage. The Auburn Children’s Theater had arrived for a performance. It was “The Princess and the Pea.” Outdoor […]
This might surprise you coming from a writer, but writing is really hard. Good writing, that is. Bad writing is easy, and unfortunately, it’s everywhere – probably because it takes a lot less effort, focus, and care. I didn’t major in journalism or English or creative writing in college. Believe it or not, my major […]
We hear it all the time. Networking is crucial. It’s a tough economy – you have to sell yourself. It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. Ugh, right? Sounds like you better write yourself a catchy elevator pitch and sign up for some professional associations. I’m definitely not a networker in the traditional […]
Now that I’ve written that little bit of welcome in the headline, I suppose I could push some button somewhere – the button that says “PUBLISH” – and there, I’m blogging. But it’s not that simple. Several of my friends here at the college – Sandra Bergman, Jay Demore, Marian Maharas, and Cheri Brunvand, among […]
In the past decade, millions of Americans have been laid off. Unemployment is at 9 percent (8.8 percent in Colorado), with the number of long-term unemployed people (jobless for more than 27 weeks) at a whopping 5.8 million. It’s discouraging and downright scary to lose your job, especially if you’ve been in the same industry […]