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Making the First Day Count

Students who start the semester on time are more likely to be successful in their classes. Sounds simple, right? But there are stumbling blocks that can get in the way. To avoid those obstacles there are steps that both students and faculty can take to make sure we all start off on the right foot. Five […]

FRCC to Offer its First Bachelor’s Degree

Front Range Community college has received approval to offer a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) in Geospatial Science. At its March 2 meeting, the Colorado Commission for Higher Education voted unanimously to grant FRCC permission to offer its first four-year degree at the college’s Boulder County Campus in Longmont. The college is planning to begin […]

Senator Bennet Visit Highlights FRCC Machining Program

Senator Bennet

When U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, D-Colo., recently asked about visiting Front Range Community College’s Precision Machining program, Director George Newman helped arrange a gathering to highlight collaboration between education and business. It’s a strategy that has been key to the program’s success. “We contacted a business that we work closely with, and they arranged a […]

Hands-On Training for Computer Networking Students

Industry in Colorado finds it difficult to fill “middle-skills” positions – the jobs skilled technicians fill. There’s research to back this up from Burning Glass. It found that middle-skill jobs in Colorado take 16 percent longer to fill than middle-skills jobs in the rest of the country. Manufacturers, as a subset of industry, have an […]

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