FRCC was recognized and thanked for its ongoing support of the NoCO Manufacturing Partnership on at NoCO’s bi-annual meeting, held at the New Belgium Brewing Company in Fort Collins. Paul Harter, president of Auqa-Hot Heating Systems Inc. and president of the partnership’s board of directors, presented thank-you letters and plaques to FRCC President Andy Dorsey;
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The Pharmacy Technician Program at Front Range Community College’s Westminster Campus has earned national reaccreditation. The reaccreditation, good for six years, comes from the Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The two-semester Pharmacy Technician Program prepares students to assist pharmacists in
Richard W. Gregory, an instructor in the Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources Program at Front Range Community College, has been named a Fellow of the American Fisheries Society (AFS). AFS designates as Fellows of the Society members who have made outstanding or meritorious contributions to the diversity of fields that are included in AFS. Gregory
The Front Range Community College Foundation has designated $25,000 in scholarship support for the fall 2016 semester to students in the new TRIO program at the Westminster Campus. The funds come from the Colorado Department of Higher Education’s Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative. The foundation received a $150,000 challenge grant under the initiative. A total of
The Larimer Small Business Development Center (SBDC) released its 2015 economic impact results, and related business education metrics. “Our clients enjoyed sales increases of a record $9.0M, up 70% from 2014, “ said Mike O’Connell, Larimer SBDC Director. “It was an excellent and exciting year,” he added. Through its relationships with commercial banks, micro-lenders, and
The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Program (HVAC/R) at Front Range Community College has earned national reaccreditation. The Partnership for Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA) is the accrediting agency. The partnership, which encompasses seven national organizations, establishes industry-wide standards of competence. Accreditation means the training in FRCC’s HVAC/R Program meets or exceeds
Three students in Front Range Community College’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Program will attend in the spring semester with scholarships totaling $4,500. The semester starts Jan. 19. Sean Scoular and Nathan McKim received $2,000 scholarships from the Rees Scholarship Foundation. Anthony Petago received a $500 scholarship from Fort Collins Heating and Air Conditioning.
As the first step in becoming a National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) accredited institution, four Front Range Community College Precision Machining instructors have earned Level 1 certification Two others have earned Certificates of Merit as they advance toward Level 1 status, and two other department personnel have earned credentials in areas of their responsibilities.