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August 5, 2015

U.S. Labor Secretary Praises Community Colleges

U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez recently called community colleges the “secret sauce” of economic and workforce development. In his talk at the National Governors Association summer conference in West Virginia, he used Front Range Community College as his example of “the secret sauce.” Filling the Pipeline with Skilled Manufacturing Workers To flesh out Secretary […]

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July 8, 2015

Wildlife Technology Degree Earns Accreditation

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The Associate of Applied Science degree in Wildlife Technology at Front Range Community College has received a three-year accreditation from the North American Wildlife Technology Association (NAWTA). NAWTA is an international association that assesses classroom, indoor laboratory, and field experiences used to develop field competencies. The Wildlife Technology degree allows the student to focus on […]

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July 6, 2015

FRCC Foundation Receives Grant for Scholarships for Machining Students

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The Front Range Community College Foundation has received a $20,000 donation for scholarships for precision machining students from the Gene Haas Foundation of Virginia. FRCC’s Precision Machining Program is housed in the Advanced Technology Center at the Boulder County Campus in Longmont. The program has more than a hundred students in its daytime for-credit program […]

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July 6, 2015

Manufacturing CAN Rock

Paul Harter

There are 5,900 manufacturing companies in Colorado, according to the state Office of Economic Development and International Trade. These companies employ 120,000 people and account for $16.3 billion in economic output. As employees retire or move on, where will new workers come from? This question is answered by two goals of the Northern Colorado Manufacturing […]

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