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14 Common College Terms Defined

College-Terms

People warned me coming back to school would be difficult. What they didn’t warn me about was the terminology used in college that sometimes sounded like complete gibberish.  “What on earth are they talking about?!” and “Smile and nod…just act like you belong here” were two of the most common thoughts that ran through my head

FRCC Art Students Paint Mural in Longmont

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Miguel Vasquez was born and raised in Longmont, and his mural design shows his pride of place in big letters. The latest Art in Public Places installation in Longmont, designed by Vasquez and painted by him and fellow Front Range classmates, was dedicated in June. Mural Chosen Through City Process The 6-foot-by-20-foot mural graces the

Training and Jobs for Female Machinists

Kaila Machado

The National Association of Manufacturing says 40 percent of the U.S. labor force is female but only 27 percent work in manufacturing. Kaila Machado and the Precision Machining Program at Front Range Community College (FRCC) are trying to change that. How Kaila Became a Machinist Kaila was one of 16 students in her high school

Community College Students Transfer to Success

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Over my years at Front Range, the more students I meet, the more I know there is no “typical student.” But there are exceptional students, in countless numbers. What’s typical when you enroll students right out of high school, students still in high school, students who took time in the workforce, students who want to

5 Cool Reads for Hot Summer Days

Summer-Reads

Not sure what book to bring with you on vacation this summer? From thrillers to business smarts, here are a few fiction and non-fiction recommendations. Look at your local library to find these or similar titles. Oh, and don’t forget to ask about e-reader options while you’re at the library. Theft: A Novel by BK Lauren

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