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EGTC GIS Students Support African Exploration by DMNS

Since 2003, Emily Griffith Technical College has introduced the fascinating science of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to interested students.  The program integrates computerized geographic information, satellite images, digital maps, and global positioning systems (GPS) in decision support systems. Spatial issues … Continue reading

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Learning at a CCCS College Significantly Increases Earnings

DENVER – The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) recently conducted a comparison of wages of non-transfer adult students, age 25 years and older, before beginning their education at the system’s 13 colleges and after leaving, to determine the impact of … Continue reading

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COMMANDER OF COLORADO NATIONAL GUARD PRESENTS “COIN OF EXCELLENCE”

After presenting at a June 3 conference linked to a Colorado Community College System (CCCS) effort to give high school and higher education educators tools to resolve opportunity-limiting gender imbalances in their career training programs, Commander of the Colorado Army … Continue reading

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OJC New Student Orientation set for July 6 and 9

LA JUNTA — In an effort to help new students prepare for their first semester of college, Otero Junior College will be hosting a new student orientation on July 6 and July 9 from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Office of Student Life at Community College of Aurora named “Public Health Hero”

AURORA, COLO.— In large part because of its commitment to providing public health services and information for students, as well as for members of the Aurora community, the Office of Student Life at the Community College of Aurora has been … Continue reading

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RRCC to hold Solarbration on Summer Solstice

Free event celebrates Sustainability in our Community LAKEWOOD, CO – Red Rocks Community College invites the community to join us for Solarbration on Monday, June 21 at the Lakewood campus, 13300 W. 6th Ave., from 3-7 p.m. 

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Number 7 ranked Runnin’ Lopes complete season

Game one of the 2010 Western District started out on a great note for the Runnin’ Lopes with a 8-5 victory over Region I representative for Central Arizona College.  Michael Oberto (13-2) pitched an outstanding game going 8 2/3 innings … Continue reading

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NJC’s freshmen livestock judgers show great potential

With the school year almost over, Northeastern Junior College’s Livestock Judging Coach Ben Cooley has much to look forward to when his freshmen team comes back in August as sophomores.  At the recent North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture … Continue reading

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Colorado Young Farmers hold successful State Institute

STERLING, CO–Over 190 members, sponsors, advisors and guests were in attendance at the Forty First Colorado Young Farmers Educational Association Institute. It was held earlier this year at the Ramada Inn in Sterling, Colorado.

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Reinhardt Honored For Teaching

Lamar Community College faculty and staff have selected Shea Reinhardt as their 2009 Adjunct Faculty of the Year. This academic year she has taught Introduction to Statistics, Developmental Math, and Integrated Math II (for education majors).  As her nomination explained, … Continue reading

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