After eight years as director of the Larimer Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Mike OConnell has announced his plan to retire at the end of the year.
The SBDC has nearly quadrupled the number of local businesses served under OConnell’s leadership.
Giovanni Hernandez arrived in the US when he was in 10th grade. He had no trouble with the concepts he was learning in high school, but he struggled with learning English at first.
A couple of years—and lot of hard work later—he came to FRCC to prepare himself for a four-year university. His says those classes gave him the foundational support he needed to be successful in college. He’s now studying civil engineering at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and is set to graduate with his bachelor’s degree next year.
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 […]
Accrediting agency is a “reliable authority to determine the quality of nursing education programs.” The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Front Range Community College has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The program builds on a two-year nursing degree, allowing students to continue at FRCC to complete their Bachelor of […]
Want to stop wearing a mask everywhere? Tired of video meetings and classes? Feel like hugging your friends and family again? Ready to go to a restaurant, concert or party without stressing? Many of us are thinking “yes” to at least one (if not all) of these questions. Back to Normal Here’s the awesome news: […]
LeAnna Warren’s parents started home schooling her in fourth grade—but after her mom died, her dad wasn’t able to help her much with school. He was a manual laborer who worked a lot, so she had to fend for herself on the learning front. “Sixth grade was really the last time I had any formal […]
One-of-a-kind program trains managers around the country who oversee highway and road maintenance. More than 30 years ago, Don Strange dropped out of high school—due to the sudden death of his father and the medical condition of his mother. In order to help his family, he began his career as a city “pothole patcher.” A […]