Shannon Lance (MA), psychology instructor at Front Range Community College’s Westminster campus, is the college’s instructor of the year. She was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education this month. Lance has been teaching at FRCC—both on campus and online—since 2012. She enjoys teaching her psychology students, but […]
Eric Salahub, philosophy faculty at Front Range Community College’s Larimer Campus, has earned the Colorado Community College System’s Teaching with Technology Award. He was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education this month. The Jerome Wartgow Teaching with Technology Award recognizes a full-time faculty member for excellence in […]
A decade after graduating high school, Marie Teto was working in a job she loved for a government-funded program that helps low-income individuals pay their heating bills. But some life changes caused her to re-evaluate her life and career goals. “I realized I wanted to do something more with my life, and education seemed like […]
Traditionally, most college classes go something like this: 1) the student reads the textbook and comes to class, 2) the instructor lectures, and 3) the student goes home to try his or her hand at applying the knowledge from the textbook and lecture (in other words, homework). What if you were able to really dig […]
Students aren’t the only ones with butterflies at this time of the year. My fellow instructors and I also are eagerly anticipating the fall semester at Front Range Community College. It is around this time in the summer when we start calling and emailing each other, meeting for coffee, and talking about our summers. My […]
Lydia Brokaw grew up knowing art would be her life’s work—and it didn’t take long for her to discover teaching, too. “I knew from the time I was a very young person I was going to be in the arts in some way,” says Lydia. In the 1970s, she began her education at the University […]
It’s a special person who can master and teach several subjects and provide leadership in other areas of a college, and Mike Coste is such a person. Fresh from a Master of Arts in political science from the University of California-San Diego, Mike worked as the assistant director of the Colorado Dukakis for President Campaign.