Patricia Graham, Nurse Aide Program director at the Boulder County Campus, has a career path that started out like many Front Range students. “I never thought I would be a teacher,” Patricia says, “In fact, I never thought I would go to college. I am a first-generation college graduate.
Before I became a parent I imagined all of the ways I would volunteer once I had kids. I’d volunteer at school functions, help teachers out in the classroom, go on field trips, be a troop leader. Now that I have kids (ages 9 and 11), I’ve done those things. I enjoy having a presence […]
In the 43-year history of Front Range Community College, it is thought that no honorary degrees have been awarded. Until Wednesday. And the recipient was a good one. A former FRCC student. Christopher A. Anderson attended FRCC in 2000 and 2001. In 2005 he enlisted in the Navy. He was the “honor graduate” of his […]
Some of my best memories from college are the volunteer projects I got to take part in. On a whim my freshman year at the University of California-Santa Cruz, I went to a meeting for a group called PRAXIS, which got students involved in service projects. Within a couple of weeks, I was painting a […]
I woke up, got the children ready for day care, and sped off to work. By the time I arrived, I felt terrible. My throat was scratchy, my nose was stuffy, it hurt to breathe, and I had a bad cough. I ached all over, and even my skin hurt. I had a fever but […]
If you had to pay 1 cent for each calorie you ate, would you have enough money to visit Chipotle? Let’s do the math: A chicken burrito would cost you $10.30 (hold the guacamole!), or 1,030 calories. Add those salty lime chips with guacamole and a 16-ounce bottled tea, and you’d be at $19.50 or […]
I’ll be at Front Range’s Boulder County Campus at 4 today for a ribbon cutting that will mark the completion of a $1.98 million renovation intended to support student success and sustained enrollment growth. I asked our Institutional Research office for some enrollment reports to find out just how much enrollment has grown. Between fall […]
Hundreds of children — and many adults — enjoyed Halloween carnivals at the Westminster and Larimer campuses of Front Range. Sandra Bergman and I wanted to share some photos of the events. Our thanks to the student organizations that work hard to provide these annual events for students and community residents alike. Halloween Carnival in […]