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First Women’s Machining Class at FRCC

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In Colorado there is a critical shortage of skilled machinists and local companies look to Front Range Community College to fill this need. While this industry has historically been predominately male, companies strive to hire more women, particularly if they have excellent problem-solving skills, are strong multi-taskers, enjoy working with their hands and have training.

7 Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas

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Holiday shopping can be stressful if you’re a college student strapped for money. Here are a few ideas that are thoughtful and versatile (suitable for family members, friends, or anyone in between), but still easy on the wallet. Books Books make excellent gifts for anyone in your life who likes to read because they offer

FRCC Foundation Scholarship Myths

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The FRCC Foundation scholarship application for the 2016-2017 academic year opened on Dec. 1. As the FRCC Foundation’s program and annual fund manager, I have the great privilege of overseeing our scholarship program. When I am out and about speaking to potential scholarship applicants, I often hear students making incorrect assumptions about our scholarships, so I’d

3D Printing Offers CAD Students More Opportunity

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With 3D printing really taking off, Claudia Romero, program director for Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) at FRCC’s Larimer Campus, can say, “Yes, we do that. In a big way.” New space, bigger space CAD moved into bigger quarters at the Larimer Campus with the opening in August of newly renovated Redcloud Peak, one of

10 Reasons to Start at a Community College

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If you’re considering becoming a student at Front Range Community College—or any community college—you might wonder if you’re making a good decision. (Short answer: Absolutely!) There are many reasons to start at a community college, but here are 10 good ones: 1. To save money The National Center for Education Statistics reports that average tuition,

Curtain Rises on New Space for Students in Performing Arts

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The performing arts at the Larimer Campus have found a versatile home this semester in newly renovated space in Redcloud Peak. See the image gallery. “We’re all together, interacting with each other,” Debra Throgmorton, music faculty, says about music, theater, and dance. The building also encourages interaction with other creative arts and design disciplines, too.

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