Tom Cassady and Terry Dye have been elected to the board of directors of the Front Range Community College Foundation. Cassady retired from Broomfield-based Ball Corporation in 2015 after 27 years with the company. He held various finance and accounting positions before being named the director of accounting systems. Before joining Ball, Cassady was the
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Dan McGillicuddy is the Classified Staffer of the Year at Front Range Community College. McGillicuddy, who has been at FRCC for 6½ years, is an IT Technician II at the Westminster Campus. He works desktop support, deploys new computers, and images existing computers as semesters change. He also is responsible for Macintosh computers in Digital
The Pharmacy Technician Program at Front Range Community College’s Westminster Campus has earned national reaccreditation. The reaccreditation, good for six years, comes from the Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The two-semester Pharmacy Technician Program prepares students to assist pharmacists in
Richard W. Gregory, an instructor in the Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources Program at Front Range Community College, has been named a Fellow of the American Fisheries Society (AFS). AFS designates as Fellows of the Society members who have made outstanding or meritorious contributions to the diversity of fields that are included in AFS. Gregory
The Larimer Small Business Development Center (SBDC) released its 2015 economic impact results, and related business education metrics. “Our clients enjoyed sales increases of a record $9.0M, up 70% from 2014, “ said Mike O’Connell, Larimer SBDC Director. “It was an excellent and exciting year,” he added. Through its relationships with commercial banks, micro-lenders, and
The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Program (HVAC/R) at Front Range Community College has earned national reaccreditation. The Partnership for Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA) is the accrediting agency. The partnership, which encompasses seven national organizations, establishes industry-wide standards of competence. Accreditation means the training in FRCC’s HVAC/R Program meets or exceeds
Three students in Front Range Community College’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Program will attend in the spring semester with scholarships totaling $4,500. The semester starts Jan. 19. Sean Scoular and Nathan McKim received $2,000 scholarships from the Rees Scholarship Foundation. Anthony Petago received a $500 scholarship from Fort Collins Heating and Air Conditioning.
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.