Getting involved in activities at school was critical for Monica Martinez from an early age. She chose to attend FRCC for her first two years of college because it costs significantly less than a four-year university. But she also wanted all the campus involvement opportunities of a bigger school.
The month of June is fun for many reasons—but a big one is that it’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) Pride Month. These celebrations are intended to eliminate prejudice, honor the great diversity of the American people and celebrate the equal dignity of all. Where It All Began Pride Month has roots in […]
If you’re the first person in your family to go to college, congratulations! It takes perseverance and bravery to blaze your own trail and pursue this dream. You’ve worked hard to get here, so make sure you give college your all. Here are six tips for success as a first-gen college student: Build a support […]
I am one of the blessed people who has not experience hunger. I never knew it was so close by. I did not know it was that real. I do now. Over the course of the semester, our class has been studying issues of food and hunger. Hunger in colleges. Throughout the semester, we read, […]
Kay Howarth and Katherine Michalak, students at Front Range Community College’s Boulder County Campus, are national Bronze Tier Scholars on Coca-Cola’s 2016 Community College Academic Team. Four other FRCC students join Howarth and Michalak on the All-Colorado Academic Team. The national and state teams recognize high-achieving students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor, combined […]
Last year I made up my mind to go back to school. That decision brought growth and change as well as doubt. I wasn’t sure how to set myself up for academic success and was afraid of failure. I found that engaging with my uncertainty helped me discover my passion for education. I took a […]
I didn’t have the worst high school experience, but it did consist a lot of me sitting on the sidelines as I watched in adoration as my peers became involved with one activity after another. “That isn’t me” I thought to myself. “They are born leaders, and that just isn’t me.” I was proud of […]
Last year I found myself dancing to Thai music in the middle of the Longs Peak Student Center along with students, faculty, and staff – not an everyday occurrence. Front Range students from Thailand were sharing music and dance from their country with us at the International Fair. I am not as much of a […]