Are online classes right for you?

Technology has taken huge leaps in the academic field. New technology has enabled students to learn and earn credits outside of the classroom. Online classes can be a convenient way for busy students to earn their degrees. But for many students, online classes present specific challenges.

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One Reporter’s Research Paper Writing Technique

Writing a research paper is no easy feat, but it is a skill that students need to succeed in college and beyond. A good research paper takes time, effort and ample editing.

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Fitness Center Coordinator Wants More Students to Attend ‘Fit Talks’

Every other Tuesday or Thursday this semester, Amber Kavehkar, the High Plains Fitness Center coordinator, will host a Fit Talk – an informative session teaching Front Range Community College students about health and fitness.

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FRCC Blood Drive: Students! The Red Cross Wants Your Blood

Front Range Community College’s Westminster campus hosted a blood drive on February 9th benefiting the Red Cross.

Students dropped by the Rocky Mountain Room and gave blood, saving lives in the process.

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Health and Wellness Week Hosts Event to Warn Against Impaired Driving

Health and wellness week at Front Range Community College’s Westminster campus encouraged healthy practices among students and staff members. The activity on Feb. 10 used arcade games and bulky goggles to warn students against impaired driving.

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Leadership Opportunities

Students at Front Range Community College’s Westminster campus have ample leadership opportunities this semester. Many of these opportunities qualify students for scholarships, letters of recommendation, or provide chances to network with potential employers and colleagues. Students who take advantage of some of the leadership opportunities below report gaining business experience, academic skills, and valuable additions to their resumes. Continue reading “Leadership Opportunities”

My Experience Joining the High Plains Fitness Center

As a student at Front Range Community College, I pass the gymnasium every time I descend the stairs to the B-level. It’s rarely empty, often filled with the muffled noises of volleyball shoes squeaking on the court floor and basketballs hitting the backboards. The sounds of the gym are one with the college, and I have grown so accustomed to seeing the gym and hearing the noises that I overlooked just how those gym members got inside. Continue reading “My Experience Joining the High Plains Fitness Center”

FRCC Makes Effort to Welcome New Students

As I put 2015 behind me and begin 2016 at Front Range Community College, I can’t help but reminisce about my experiences as a college freshman. As we all know, getting prepared for school can be difficult, and the first weeks of class are often overwhelming. Everything feels new and different. Sometimes, we want to be safe at home, curled up in our beds. Continue reading “FRCC Makes Effort to Welcome New Students”

Front Range’s Buried Treasure

new-student-orientationBuried in the right corner of the testing center lies the career success center. Despite its effectiveness, few students know of the career success center’s existence- maybe because of the obscure location, or maybe because students overlook the importance of early career planning. Heading the charge to encourage career development are coordinator Teresa Stuart and counselor Colleen Toomey, who hope to shed light on the center’s richness. Continue reading “Front Range’s Buried Treasure”