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Summer Internship Helps Students Prepare for Science Careers

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Two FRCC Earth science students got an incredible learning—and professional development—experience this summer through the Geo-Launchpad program. Geo-Launchpad helps community college students from Colorado and New Mexico develop the research skills they need for their futures. The program provides students a pathway to careers in science, engineering or technology—and is dedicated to increasing the diversity […]

Learning Side-by-Side: Helping Parents Equitably Navigate Remote Learning Pods for Their Kids

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Back-to-school season is looking very different for children—and their parents—in 2020. And for parents who are also students themselves, this fall is looking particularly complicated. Many school districts throughout the state are starting the semester with online classes only—or offering an online option for families who prefer it. Front Range Community College (FRCC), along with […]

Wilderness EMT Begins Journey to Nursing at FRCC

When Bronwyn Burman earned a Bachelor of Science in development studies from the University of California at Berkeley in 2010, she thought she’d end up working in a developing country building hydration and sanitation systems. But her part-time college job working for UC-Berkeley’s outdoor boating program turned into a professional opportunity, and Bronwyn managed the […]

Making the Invisible Visible

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Understanding the Student-Parent Experience One-fourth of all community college students are parents, and yet this large portion of our student population remains largely unseen. In addition to the usual challenges that college students face—homework, navigating schedules and paying for college—student-parents have the added challenge of securing affordable, quality child care. And they don’t just need […]

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