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I called my daughter this past weekend to check up on her. You know, as a parent does, no matter the age of their child. When she answered, she asked me if everything was ok. When I said “yes”, she let me know she’d have to call me back. She informed me that she was […]

Making the First Day Count

Students who start the semester on time are more likely to be successful in their classes. Sounds simple, right? But there are stumbling blocks that can get in the way. To avoid those obstacles there are steps that both students and faculty can take to make sure we all start off on the right foot. Five […]

Happy National Watermelon Day!

Aug. 3 is National Watermelon Day, so if you are looking for a good excuse for a summer celebration, this is it! Watermelon is a delicious and versatile fruit…or is it a vegetable? Read on to find out and learn some fun facts about America’s favorite red-and-green snack: Watermelon has a long, interesting history. The […]

Five Rules of the College and Career Game

It’s no secret that the economy has changed. The mantra “go to college to get a good job” has been hammered in all of us. There’s truth in that advice. The Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University has become one of my go-to places for details. The center reports in a recent […]

FRCC’s History: Personal as the People Who Lived It

Teri Sanchez approached a barracks-like building and wondered where the college was. Mark Boyko recalls a student protest when parking went from a quarter to 30 cents. Tom Gonzalez remembers what John Swenson said upon seeing what would become a site for Front Range Community College – there were cattle grazing. Phyllis Abt says she […]

‘The Birth of the United States’

When I was an editorial page editor, I looked to better writers than I for material to run on national holidays. For Independence Day, I turned to Jim Bishop, an author and syndicated columnist with whom I shared a connection. I was a journalism student and then a graduate and alumnus of St. Bonaventure University. […]

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