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Growing Partners plans community leadership course for Southwest

This planting season, Growing Partners of Southwest Colorado will host a free class for locals who want a say in what goes into their food. The organization, which is formed from several agencies...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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Learning Center focuses on medical, industrial trades

The Unlimited Learning Center in Cortez has revamped its adult education program to focus on the industrial trades in addition to its career training in the medical fields. To boost enrollment and...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Fort Lewis College adds education master’s degree

A second master’s degree in the education program at Fort Lewis College was approved Friday by the Board of Trustees. The Master of Arts in Education: Teacher Licensure would be for students who...

DATE: April 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Ute Mountain Utes awarded $8M for job training

The Ute Mountain Ute tribe has been awarded $8 million in education grants to prepare teenagers and adults for technology and health care careers. A $2.5 million grant from the Sustainable...

DATE: April 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Deaf student teaching lessons on accessibility

Going back to school as a single parent with two kids is challenging for many. For Amanda Schuster getting certified as a cosmetologist has had an additional layer of complexity because she is...

DATE: March 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Former astronaut to speak at SCCC commencement

Former astronaut Dr. Ronald Sega will be the speaker at Southwest Colorado Community College’s commencement at 1 p.m. May 15 at the Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall. Sega, a native of...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Nonresidents catching up with Coloradans at Fort Lewis College

In preparation for Fort Lewis College’s upcoming strategic planning, philosophy professor Justin McBrayer decided to take a look at the school’s student body over time, and what he found surprised...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Community colleges to get rid of out-of-state teachers

Associated Press The Colorado Community College System is warning several dozen online instructors that their jobs are at risk if they do not live in Colorado. Southwest Community College, with...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Center offering alternative to GED

In the wake of a severe drop in passage rates of the updated general equivalency diploma test offered statewide, Unlimited Learning Center director Ann Miller said that the school has decided to...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Library upgrades, expands

The Dolores Public Library has upgraded its facilities and is expanding educational services. To accommodate researchers, writers and readers, library director Debra Greenacre created a quiet room...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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SCCC names dean from Farmington

Southwest Colorado Community College recently announced the selection of Tonya Nelson as the executive dean. SCCC is a division of Pueblo Community College with a campus in Durango and one between...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

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Area residents develop civic-minded projects

A local realtor, youth advocate, pre-school teacher, recent high school graduate, civil rights litigant, mother of five and child counselor have each developed projects aimed to enhance the...

DATE: June 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education