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Fort Lewis College computer engineering major approved by state

Before Fort Lewis College could offer its new computer engineering major in 2017, it had to receive approval from the state. On Thursday, the Colorado Commission on Higher Education approved the...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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More than 500 graduate from Fort Lewis College on Saturday

More than 500 Fort Lewis College graduates likely opened the door Saturday to higher salaries and higher rates of personal satisfaction. While there are no guarantees in life, Colorado Lt. Gov....

DATE: May 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Learn about finance at Dolores library

The Dolores Public Library will be hosting a personal finance lecture series in April and May. The public is invited to learn about household budgets, credit reports, avoiding identity thefts, home...

DATE: March 29, 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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Dream takes shape

With construction more than 50 percent complete, the dream of a new $7 million outdoor learning center in Monticello, Utah, is quickly becoming reality. With thousands of children in the Four...

DATE: July 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Programs produce results at college

The Pueblo Community College system, which includes Southwest Colorado Community College, saw a significant increase in the percentage of students completing remedial courses this school year after...

DATE: May 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Mt - education

Programs produce results at college

The Pueblo Community College system, which includes Southwest Colorado Community College, saw a significant increase in the percentage of students completing remedial courses this school year after...

DATE: May 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

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An unusual blend of green technology

While many greenhouses rely on natural gas, an unusual greenhouse at Open Sky Wilderness Therapy near Mancos relies on air circulating through the ground. Farm manager Brittany Meyers believes her...

DATE: April 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Mt - news

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College program sees success at Montezuma-Cortez High

Two weeks before high school senior, Zoe Nutt, was sworn into the Navy, she decided she wanted to go to college instead. Nutt had been concerned about finances, but through her work with Trio...

DATE: March 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

Governor OKs four-year degrees for state’s community colleges

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation last week allowing community colleges to offer four-year degrees in career and technical fields. Twenty-one other states offer similar degrees. “This is...

DATE: March 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Advocacy training graduate promotes program

Intellect over emotion is key to creating change. One can be heard with a rant or rave, but to be listened to requires a purposeful and informed message. That’s the greatest lesson Tyra Hughes...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

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SWCC mobile labs hit the road

A new $300,000 state-of-the-art welding lab from Southwest Colorado Community College will soon arrive at the largest copper mine in the Four Corners. At a press conference Monday, Nov. 18, Bob...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local news