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Lance Named Instructor of the Year at FRCC

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 […]

Salahub Selected for Statewide Award

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 […]

When Teaching is in Your Blood

Marie Teto

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 […]

An Interactive Game Approach to Teaching

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 […]

Instructors Get Pumped for Starting School Too

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 […]

Quest for Learning Spans Many Subjects

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.

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