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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 […]

What is Optics Technology?

From your LED alarm clock that wakes you up to your TV remote that keeps you on the couch when you change channels, optics technology is all around you. Checking out at the grocery store? Optics. Paying with a credit card? Optics. What is Optics? Optics is a branch of physics, but don’t let that […]

What is Career and Technical Education?

Nearly 90 percent of certificates and half of associate degrees awarded in the U.S. are in career and technical education, the American Association of Community Colleges reports. Commonly referred to as CTE, EdWeek succinctly describes CTE classes as those designed to prepare students for work. While many fields require or strongly prefer workers who hold […]

High School Students Save Lives with Birthing Kits

Who would have thought that a few supplies placed in a plastic sandwich bag could save three lives? But those supplies do save lives, and students in two College Now-Career Pathways classes packed hundreds of those sandwich bags recently. Students explore medical careers. The students are in the Medical Careers Exploration class – high school […]

FRCC Adds Degree Concentrations in Wildlife Technology, Forestry Technology

New degree concentrations in Wildlife Technology and Forestry Technology in the Forestry, Wildlife, and Natural Resources Program at Front Range Community College align the program with accrediting agencies. The Wildlife Technology concentration was developed in response to FRCC’s recent attainment of a one-year conditional accreditation by the North American Wildlife Technology Association (NAWTA). The concentration […]

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