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Six Things to Do When College Gets Hard

Nobody ever said college would be easy! There are times you will feel stressed, lost, and overwhelmed. Here’s the good news: You’re not the first student to have these feelings. And even more important, you can get through anything if you embrace the right mindset. Here are six tips on how to push through hard […]

Credit vs. Non-Credit: What’s the Difference?

At Front Range Community College and many other colleges, some courses are for credit and some are non-credit. What’s the difference? Credit Classes When you see “credit,” think academics. At FRCC and elsewhere, most credit courses are applicable to a degree or certificate. Most, but not all. Classes below the 100 level may say they […]

Innovative Teaching Recognized with eLearning Honor

The escape room comes to the classroom. That is a teaching concept developed by colleagues and adapted by Marcus Fowler that earned him the eLearning Educator of the Year Award from the eLearning Consortium of Colorado. Emphasis on Information and Technology Literacy Marcus teaches humanities at the Boulder County Campus of Front Range Community College. […]

Wickman Named Administrator of the Year at FRCC

Stephanie Wickman, director of instructional design and education technology at Front Range Community College, is the college’s administrator of the year. She was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Wickman, who joined FRCC in 2007, oversees the college’s online learning system, supervises online and educational technology training, […]

FRCC Receives $2.2 Million Federal Grant to Improve Student Success

A five-year, $2.2 million U.S. Department of Education grant will support Front Range Community College’s efforts to provide more support to students so more students are successful. The highly competitive program helps eligible higher education institutions expand their capacity to serve low-income students. Two-thirds of first-time, full-time FRCC students receive financial aid, and 46 percent […]

20 Great Gifts for the College Graduate

May is here, and if you’re a college student, that means the end of the school year—and for some, college graduation! If you know someone graduating this year and are struggling to find the perfect gift, here are 20 ideas for consideration—from the practical to the motivating to the heartfelt: Practical Gifts Finishing college and […]

Stress Awareness Month: 8 Tips to Manage Your Stress

April is Stress Awareness Month, which is a good time for college students to take a deep breath and remind themselves that everyone encounters challenging times in life—it’s all how you react and manage them. This national effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, successful coping strategies, and harmful misconceptions about stress is […]

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