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ARCHIVE | Month: May 2016

FRCC Precision Machining Program Earns National Accreditation

Students who graduate from the Machining Program at Front Range Community College can now show employers that their skills meet or exceed national metalworking standards. That’s because the program has earned accreditation from the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS). George Newman, program director, explains what accreditation means to students and employers: Instructors have earned […]

Meetups: What Are They and Why Do Them?

Meetup Groups can help you build your network naturally. If you’re not familiar, Meetup is the “world’s largest network of local groups.” People use this website (more than 25 million users in 180 countries) to organize meetings and social activities and to meet up with new people (hence the name). It’s an easy way to […]

5 Great Ways to Network as a College Student

Most college students have probably heard before how important it is to build a network. Sounds like a good idea. But how exactly do you do that when you haven’t even started your career? It’s true that you’ll start to build a network naturally when you begin working. In the workplace, you will meet coworkers […]

Students Win National, State Academic Honors

Kay Howarth and Katherine Michalak, students at Front Range Community College’s Boulder County Campus, are national Bronze Tier Scholars on Coca-Cola’s 2016 Community College Academic Team. Four other FRCC students join Howarth and Michalak on the All-Colorado Academic Team. The national and state teams recognize high-achieving students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor, combined […]

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