As the first step in becoming a National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) accredited institution, four Front Range Community College Precision Machining instructors have earned Level 1 certification Two others have earned Certificates of Merit as they advance toward Level 1 status, and two other department personnel have earned credentials in areas of their responsibilities.
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Kay Howarth, a student at Front Range Community College, has won a $1,000 Emerging Leaders Scholarship from the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS). The Emerging Leader Scholarship recognizes and rewards demonstrated leadership ability and accomplishment. Howarth leads meetings where students can work on goal setting, accountability, and commitment to action. NSLS is an
Five Interior Design students at Front Range Community College have won honors in a national contest sponsored by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA): Stephanie Schifano won second place in the Bath category. She won a $1,500 scholarship and an expense-paid trip to the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas. Courtney Seavall
With 3D printing really taking off, Claudia Romero, program director for Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) at FRCC’s Larimer Campus, can say, “Yes, we do that. In a big way.” New space, bigger space CAD moved into bigger quarters at the Larimer Campus with the opening in August of newly renovated Redcloud Peak, one of
Front Range Community College graduates may transfer credits and coursework toward a bachelor’s degree to Antioch University Connected (AU Connected), thanks to a new agreement between Antioch and the Colorado Community College System (CCCS). Transfer for four-year degrees is one of the most-stated reasons students disclose when they enroll at FRCC. With good reason. FRCC
The performing arts at the Larimer Campus have found a versatile home this semester in newly renovated space in Redcloud Peak. See the image gallery. “We’re all together, interacting with each other,” Debra Throgmorton, music faculty, says about music, theater, and dance. The building also encourages interaction with other creative arts and design disciplines, too.
A corporate attorney and an attorney in private practice have joined the Front Range Community College Foundation board of directors: Jan Rodriguez is assistant general counsel and assistant corporate secretary at Ball Corporation, headquartered in Broomfield. Rick Samson is founder of Samson Law Firm in Longmont. “Jan and Rick not only bring financial and legal
Front Range Community College celebrated the opening of a renovated classroom building and a new greenhouse this month at the Westminster Campus. The renovation turned a vacant campus building into a 9,894-square-foot visual arts center. The state-of-the-art 2,905 square-foot greenhouse will give Horticulture and Landscape Technologies students and Horticulture Business Management students the hands-on training