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Of Plumbers, Philosophers, and the Dignity of Work

I’ve long been taken by this observation: “The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.” John W. Gardner, the founder of Common Cause, and […]

Harrington named dean of instruction at Boulder County Campus

David Harrington has joined Front Range Community College as a dean of instruction at the Boulder County Campus. Harrington will oversee academic faculty and programs in science, mathematics, and the career/technical programs of business, information technology, health, and nursing. “Dr. Harrington impressed a broad swath of the campus community with his calm demeanor, his thoughtful […]

A Time-Honored Tradition in the Arts

In 1866 the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) was founded. The rest of the story is a well-known history of a world-class museum of art and school of art established together in 1882. SAIC is among a handful of professional art schools that continuously produce professional artists who very often are the […]

How Do I Apply to College?

You don’t apply to college very often, so it can appear a daunting task, even if you are applying to a community college where no admissions essay is required. Many people are the first in their family to apply to college. Others applied once – 20 years ago. Still others, out of high school for […]

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