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Your New Favorite Holiday

FRCC Math Teachers on Pi Day 2019

What special holiday is celebrated near the middle of March?  Chances are you’re thinking of a day involving shamrocks, pots of gold and green attire. And yes, while that is one holiday to celebrate in mid-March, there’s another special day you may be forgetting to put on the calendar. This holiday is celebrated by mathematicians, […]

FRCC Celebrates Open Education Week

Open Education Week 2021 Logo

Colleges and universities around the world are promoting the concept of open education this week—in an effort to expand educational opportunities for all people. At the center of this movement is the belief that education is strengthened when it is openly shared. Open education “encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open sharing […]

Summer Research: Learning from Experience

You can’t beat the learning that comes from experience. Five community college students learned a lot this summer in two STEM-related research programs. The students presented posters about their research at the end of their research time. The poster presentations were at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, which serves as a hub […]

From Community College to Mines and MIT

You might think Front Range Community College is an unlikely starting point to reach Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Just don’t say that to Matthew Mahaffey. This former Front Range student is an undergraduate researcher this summer at MIT. College at The Right Time Matthew grew up in Georgia and had an offer of a basketball […]

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