In our fast-paced society, it’s so easy to believe that we are too old to go back to school—that we have to achieve certain things by a specific age—or that we are not allowed to make a drastic change once we are established in a career. As a non-traditional student myself, let me tell you: […]
Longmont, Colo. – In the spirit of celebrating Front Range Community College’s 50th anniversary, several upcoming presentations will focus on 1968—the year the college first opened. FRCC’s Boulder County campus periodically hosts Front Range Educational Discussions (FRED Talks), inviting college and community leaders to share their stories. Throughout this academic year, the FRED Talk series […]
Grace Beal earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Texas and worked for such high-tech giants as AT&T, Wang Laboratories, and NBI. But that was before it was time to be at home to raise three children. “My computer degree was from a long time ago,” she says. True enough, at […]
So I figure that I’m now living what I like to call my “third life.” These aren’t the same as the nine lives that death-defying felines allegedly possess. My First Life — At Home with My Parents I couldn’t wait to go to college the first time around. Back in the “old days” of the 90’s, […]
Since I’ve had kids, I’ve cleaned up my act. OK—my act was never that unclean to begin with, but what I mean is that just about everything I do or say in front of my two impressionable young ones first starts with me asking myself these two questions: If either of my kids repeats this/retells […]
Denise is the hospital coordinator at the Denver Zoo. Her newly created position is administrative in nature. She makes sure the zoo hospital has the appropriate supplies, medications, and equipment on hand for the four staff veterinarians who tend to the zoo’s 3,800 animals that span 650 species.