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ARCHIVE | Month: June 2020

Ball Foundation Gives FRCC $50,000 for Manufacturing Scholarships

The Front Range Community College (FRCC) Foundation has received a major donation from The Ball Foundation—the philanthropic arm of Ball Corporation. The $50,000 gift will fund scholarships for students pursuing a certificate or degree in manufacturing. The Ball donation comes as Colorado manufacturing companies are seeking more skilled technicians. With 5,000 new manufacturing jobs expected […]

Juneteenth Honors Freedom and Equality

Juneteenth - Celebration of Freedom

On June 19th every year, people take time to honor the anniversary of Juneteenth—the date in 1865 when news of the Emancipation Proclamation finally reached Texas. (As part of the Confederacy, slaves in that state were not freed until well after the end of the Civil War.) That summer, Union Army troops reached Galveston Bay […]

State Awards Recognize Best, Brightest Community College Students

CCCS honors 16 FRCC students—and peers around the state—for their inspiring achievements. The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) this month paid tribute to top students from schools around the state during a virtual ceremony for the system’s 2020 Student Excellence Awards. Sixteen distinguished students from Front Range Community College were chosen for this year’s honor. […]

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