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
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,
Attention, college students: If staying organized is one of your New Year’s resolutions, your smartphone opens up a world of possibilities. Last year, we offered a list of excellent time management, study tool, and to-do list apps, all of which still make the grade if you need help staying on top of your academic life.
There’s a new label being used to describe a job category that’s not quite “white collar,” nor is it “blue collar.” It’s “new collar,” and I first read the term in an article Ginni Rometty, chairman, president and CEO of IBM, wrote recently for USA TODAY. She used the term in the context of what
If you’re a junior in high school (or the parent of one), it’s a race to the finish line—and you’ll be packing bags for college before you know it. Not so fast, though. There’s a lot to do between now and then: researching colleges, investigating financial aid, visiting schools that interest you, taking the ACT
As we dust off our backpacks and return to school this month, we all want to start the new semester off on the right foot. To help you find some inspiration to do just that, take a minute and let these words of wisdom sink in.
Most of us have heard at one time or another that we should consider attending a community college because it will save you money. But what about all the other great reasons? Well, I’m glad you asked! The Teachers are Passionate I have been truly blown away by some of my professors at FRCC. The teachers
Front Range’s Boulder County Campus has an All-Campus Reads program, this year with a “local” choice — “Fig” by adjunct instructor of creative writing Sarah Schantz. It’s a great choice because the book, Sarah’s debut novel, won the 2016 Colorado Book Award (Young Adult category). The book also was named by National Public Radio as