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July 27, 2015

What is Computer-Aided Drafting and Design?

CAD

The foundation of Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) is drafting by hand. As technology has evolved, so has drafting. It evolved into CAD, which itself is evolving further into 3D modeling and printing. What can I do with a CAD degree? Plenty. A diverse set of industries need people with CAD skills – architecture studios, […]

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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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June 29, 2015

What Can I Do with an Architectural Engineering Degree?

Architectural-Engineer

The construction industry changes frequently and rapidly, so an Associate of Applied Science degree in Architectural Engineering and Building Science from Front Range Community College builds skills that can be applied universally throughout the industry. It’s all about creativity. You won’t be put in a cubbyhole, ready for just one thing. A wide variety of […]

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June 15, 2015

Get Hands-On Training in Manufacturing & Energy Technology

LC-Manuf-Energy-Tech

Students have more opportunities for hands-on training for occupations in high demand locally in the new lab space for Manufacturing and Energy Technology in new Little Bear Peak on the Larimer Campus. “The lab is much bigger,” says Ken Floyd, program director. “There’s room for all our trainers, which allow four students working at a […]

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