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Six Students Named to All-Colorado Academic Team

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Six Front Range Community College students are members of the All-Colorado Academic Team. They received medallions and other awards at a State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education meeting. The team recognizes high-achieving students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor, combined with leadership and service that extends their education beyond the classroom to

Apprenticeships: How Companies Can Build Their Future

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In January, there were 7,700 manufacturing jobs open in Colorado. Where is the next generation of productive and skilled workers in manufacturing going to come from? This is a question – and a challenge – that Jim Wall, executive director of the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) presented to a group of manufacturers gathered

FRCC Student Graduates Summa Cum Laude from CU

Cerrise Weiblen

A broad educational experience at Front Range Community College prepared Cerrise Weiblen for a successful transition to the University of Colorado-Boulder. How successful? How about 3.978 GPA-graduating-summa-cum-laude successful with a bachelor’s degree in ecology and evolutionary biology? That’s successful. A few turns in her path Like many community college students, Cerrise’s path to a bachelor’s

Vernon Honored as FRCC’s Faculty of the Year

Jim Vernon joins students in the Student Commons

If you want to find Jim Vernon outside class at Front Range Community College’s Boulder County Campus, check the Student Commons. “That’s where the students are,” says Vernon, a member of the business faculty. So that’s where he is. The Student Commons is Vernon’s second office. He spends an hour a day there. This commitment

NoCo Manufacturing Partnership Elects 3 to Board of Directors

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The NoCo Manufacturing Partnership has three new board members. Stacy Johnson, director of economic development for the town of Windsor; Heidi Hostetter, vice president for Faustson Tool, Arvada, and industry chair, Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies, Colorado School of Mines (ADAPT); and Mina Cox, chief operating officer of Specialty Products,  Longmont, were

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