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November 19, 2014

Earn Logistics Certificate at FRCC Campus in Westminster

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In response to requests from industry, Front Range Community College will offer a Logistics Certificate at the Westminster Campus beginning with the spring semester in January 2015. Registration is underway now. To register, go to www.frontrange.edu/getstarted. Skills and training The Logistics Certificate will give students the technical skills, proficiencies, and competencies to work in transportation, […]

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November 19, 2014

FRCC Machining Apprentice Learns while he Earns

Oliver Henry

U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez recently toured manufacturing sites in Germany to observe the way manufacturers there develop a technical workforce. German manufacturing is known for its apprenticeship programs. Learning while earning “I asked one apprentice what he likes the most about his job,’ Perez wrote in a blog, “and he told me it’s […]

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October 10, 2014

Plagens wins State Star Award from SBDC as FRCC Sweeps State Recognitions

Glenn Plagens

Glenn Plagens, senior director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Front Range Community College, is the winner of the State Star Award from America’s Small Business Development Center organization. He was recognized for increasing consulting hours by 400 percent over three years. Mike O’Connell, director of the Larimer County SBDC, is the state […]

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October 1, 2014

Teacher Passes Passion for Design on to Students

Deb Craven

In the dozen years Deb Craven worked for Boulder-based marketing and software companies, she found herself doing a lot of teaching on the job. So when she was looking for a change of scenery, teaching was a natural next step. “There was a training capacity in all my jobs,” she says. “My jobs were telling […]

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