After almost 29 years working at FRCC, Andy Dorsey has announced that he will be retiring as president at the end of June 2022.
FRCC plans to return to in-person learning for fall semester. It has been a year since the beginning of a global pandemic that has changed so much about the way we live our lives. I know that all of us—students, faculty, and staff—have been waiting for a return to life before the pandemic. I am […]
Dear FRCC Community, This is a unique and challenging time in Colorado. We face unprecedented wildfires, rising COVID cases, and the ongoing challenges caused by the pandemic—all during a contentious election season. Take Time to Vote Despite all the challenges, I hope that if you are eligible you will take the time to vote. We […]
Letter to our Colorado Communities: A Statement from the Colorado Department of Higher Education and Colleges and Universities on the U.S. Supreme Court’s DACA Decision A year ago, all of us came together with colleges and universities from across the nation to join an amicus brief in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) […]
Dear FRCC Community, I have written to you several times over the last couple of months about COVID-19, and how the college is responding to keep you safe. That has been challenging enough, but this is an even harder message to write. The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and many more are […]
I’m proud to say that Front Range Community College and transfer partner Colorado State University are among just six “high-performing community colleges and universities” nationwide profiled in a new guide to help more students transfer and earn bachelor’s degrees The Transfer Playbook, released in May by the Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program and the Community College […]
Getting a good job is not the only reason to go to college, although much public discussion seems to focus on this one goal. So let’s take a look at the job market in our part of Colorado. Top 25 Careers for Community College Graduates An economic forecasting agency recently projected the top 25 job […]
If you’ve seen me around campus lately, you may have noticed that I’ve been wearing a green wristband with the word “Commit” on it in big, bold letters. What’s this all about? Three years ago, Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, launched the Community College Completion Core (better known as C4). […]