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ARCHIVE | Month: August 2020

National Science Foundation Awards FRCC and SVVSD $494,175 to Open a Cybersecurity P-TECH Program

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Front Range Range Community College (FRCC) and St. Vrain Valley Schools have been awarded a $494,175 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the opening of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program in cybersecurity. The grant was awarded as part of NSF’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program, which focuses […]

Love of Animals Drove Student to FRCC

Katie Ellington’s journey to college hasn’t been without its bumps, ups, and downs. The native of Oklahoma graduated high school and went to Tulsa Community College but stopped after one semester. “I was just burned out on school and, quite honestly, I wasn’t ready to go to college,” she says. She quit school and worked […]

Summer Internship Helps Students Prepare for Science Careers

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Two FRCC Earth science students got an incredible learning—and professional development—experience this summer through the Geo-Launchpad program. Geo-Launchpad helps community college students from Colorado and New Mexico develop the research skills they need for their futures. The program provides students a pathway to careers in science, engineering or technology—and is dedicated to increasing the diversity […]

Learning Side-by-Side: Helping Parents Equitably Navigate Remote Learning Pods for Their Kids

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Back-to-school season is looking very different for children—and their parents—in 2020. And for parents who are also students themselves, this fall is looking particularly complicated. Many school districts throughout the state are starting the semester with online classes only—or offering an online option for families who prefer it. Front Range Community College (FRCC), along with […]

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