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Top 5 Myths About Work Study

Work Study gives me a chance to earn a pay check while I’m in school. TRUE! Work study provides the opportunity to earn a portion of your financial aid assistance by working part-time, either on-campus or with participating community-based partners off-campus. Students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week when classes are in session

Apprenticeships: How Companies Can Build Their Future

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

Black History Month: A Number of Firsts

In recognition of Black History Month, we’ve put together a timeline of selected “first achievers” in U.S. history. To see a more comprehensive list, go to infoplease.com Poet (published): Phillis Wheatley, 1773, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. Considered the founder of African-American literature. Photo: poets.org   College graduate (B.A.): Male: Alexander Lucius Twilight, 1823,

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