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The pandemic impacted fall enrollment at Colorado community colleges — but not as much as feared

Colorado community college enrollment dipped slightly over last year, an encouraging sign after expectations the pandemic would again deter a larger group of students from attending this fall. The Colorado Community College System saw enrollment decline half a percent this year compared with last year, according to Joe Garcia, system chancellor. And unlike last year, […]

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Students who kept Colorado’s resort-town economies alive during COVID are now headed back to school

A sign outside Butte Bagels advises customers that this popular breakfast stop, in the alley behind the Crested Butte post office, is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. A gaggle of tourists gathers close to peer at the sign, at the “help wanted” sign next to it, and through the darkened windows before they give up and […]

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UNC program prepares students with intellectual, developmental disabilities for competitive jobs

GREELEY — Corey Pierce was strolling through McKee Hall one day in the fall of 2019 when he came across a group of students standing polished in suits and dresses, almost as if they were on their way to prom. The students, however, had donned their formal attire for mock job interviews. For Pierce, director […]