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ARCHIVE | Month: January 2016

Larimer SBDC Releases 2015 Economic Impact Results

Logo of Small Business Development Center, Colorado Larimer county.

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 […]

Presidential Primaries and Caucuses Explained

The 2016 presidential campaign has been seriously underway for quite a while now. But what we’ve seen so far is just the preseason. In fact, the show is just about to get started, officially. It begins Feb. 1 On Monday, Feb. 1, Iowa will hold its first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses; and on the following Tuesday, New […]

FRCC’s HVAC/R Program Earns National Reaccreditation

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 […]

Why I Chose FRCC: A Student’s Perspective

Early in their senior year of high school, or perhaps earlier, many students begin deciding where they will start their college career. Not me. I never thought about college until two months before graduation. Graduating and Clueless I always knew that I wanted to grow up, get a great education, and have a great career, […]

HVAC/R Students at FRCC Receive $4,500 in Scholarships

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. […]

FRCC Instructors, Staff Earn Certifications in Metalworking Skills

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. […]

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