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ARCHIVE | Month: February 2017

FRCC Student Graduates Summa Cum Laude from CU

Cerrise Weiblen

A broad educational experience at Front Range Community College prepared Cerrise Weiblen for a successful transition to the University of Colorado-Boulder. How successful? How about 3.978 GPA-graduating-summa-cum-laude successful with a bachelor’s degree in ecology and evolutionary biology? That’s successful. A few turns in her path Like many community college students, Cerrise’s path to a bachelor’s […]

Black History Month: A Number of Firsts

In recognition of Black History Month, we’ve put together a timeline of selected “first achievers” in U.S. history. To see a more comprehensive list, go to infoplease.com Poet (published): Phillis Wheatley, 1773, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. Considered the founder of African-American literature. Photo: poets.org   College graduate (B.A.): Male: Alexander Lucius Twilight, 1823, […]

Vernon Honored as FRCC’s Faculty of the Year

If you want to find Jim Vernon outside class at Front Range Community College’s Boulder County Campus, check the Student Commons. “That’s where the students are,” says Vernon, a member of the business faculty. So that’s where he is. The Student Commons is Vernon’s second office. He spends an hour a day there. This commitment […]

NoCo Manufacturing Partnership Elects 3 to Board of Directors

The NoCo Manufacturing Partnership has three new board members. Stacy Johnson, director of economic development for the town of Windsor; Heidi Hostetter, vice president for Faustson Tool, Arvada, and industry chair, Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies, Colorado School of Mines (ADAPT); and Mina Cox, chief operating officer of Specialty Products,  Longmont, were […]

Barros Named Administrator of the Year at FRCC

Ron Barros, director of academic services, is the Administrator of the Year at Front Range Community College. He was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Barros works with faculty, college departments, college administration, and external stakeholders to ensure quality academic programming. “I like to evaluate, plan, and […]

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