Latinx leaders have helped shape Colorado from its inception. So Latinx Heritage Month is a good time to learn about the roles they’ve played in our history.
FRCC graduate, mom and veteran is now heading to CU-Boulder. Sara Maginot is always up for a challenge. The Boulder native was inspired to go into the US Marine Corps after attending a friend’s graduation ceremony. Within six months of graduating from Fairview High School in 2008, she had enlisted and was on her way […]
March is Women’s History Month, and today is International Women’s Day. This day is a global celebration of women’s history and of the continued movements for gender equity and inclusion. How It Started From the 1880s to the 1920s, millions of women around the world collaborated to build movements for women’s suffrage, improved working conditions […]
March is Women’s History month, and every year at this time I find delight that two of my personal passions—women’s history and gardening—return to our media conversations. Over the past year, American interest in gardening surged as people looked to history to find ways to respond to the multiple looming crises caused by the spread […]
Former slaves made education a top priority. African American history has been of particular interest to me since my days as an undergraduate student back in the 1980s. I have facilitated the observance of Black History Month every February since being hired at FRCC in 1998. Eventually my enthusiasm for the topic convinced me to […]
In 1981, Congress passed Public Law 97-28, which authorized the president to proclaim a week beginning March 7 Women’s History Week. In 1987, Congress passed Public Law 100-9, which declared the whole month of that year to be dedicated to women’s history. In 1994, the month was permanently labeled Women’s History Month and most educational […]
As we celebrate the Fourth of July this week, it’s a good time to re-read the Declaration of Independence (or read it for the first time, if you haven’t before). What, exactly, was in this document that the Continental Congress adopted on July 4, 1776? Why did the founding fathers feel so strongly about being […]
In recent years, higher education has undergone a significant transformation. A large number of small liberal arts colleges have closed. Undergraduate majors have become more STEM-focused and aimed toward employment. The popular myth of the liberal arts, especially in the humanities and art, is one of an elitist and impractical pursuit that creates unemployable young […]