As a new student, you may be puzzled about the different types of degrees offered at community colleges. Let’s clarify the Associate of Science degree.
Getting a good job is not the only reason to go to college, although much public discussion seems to focus on this one goal. So let’s take a look at the job market in our part of Colorado. Top 25 Careers for Community College Graduates An economic forecasting agency recently projected the top 25 job […]
When the fall semester opened last week, even some returning students could be considered “new” students because they are learning in new classrooms and labs in the north wing of Blanca Peak. As part of a $32 million makeover at the Larimer Campus, the wing in Blanca Peak now houses Veterinary Technology and Forestry, Wildlife, […]
U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez recently called community colleges the “secret sauce” of economic and workforce development. In his talk at the National Governors Association summer conference in West Virginia, he used Front Range Community College as his example of “the secret sauce.” Filling the Pipeline with Skilled Manufacturing Workers To flesh out Secretary […]
Dr. Elizabeth Bauer always wanted to be a veterinarian. It took seven years as an environmental engineer, however, to realize she had “fallen in love with horses again.” So she returned to Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biological Sciences and earned her doctor of veterinary medicine degree. She entered a small-animal private […]
Denise is the hospital coordinator at the Denver Zoo. Her newly created position is administrative in nature. She makes sure the zoo hospital has the appropriate supplies, medications, and equipment on hand for the four staff veterinarians who tend to the zoo’s 3,800 animals that span 650 species.