Front Range Community College is a participant in a newly awarded $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to Community College of Aurora (CCA) to increase participation of underrepresented students in STEM careers. The Louis Stokes B2B Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) grant will support a project, under the direction of CCA, to establish the Metro Denver STEM
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Front Range Community College will have a public stargazing from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 12, and Monday, September 24. The observatory is in the courtyard of the Classroom Building of the Boulder County Campus, 2121 Miller Drive, Longmont. Amateur astronomers are invited to bring their own telescopes to set up in the courtyard.
FREE Hot Air Balloon Rides Front Range Community College’s Westminster campus is celebrating 50 years of supporting students with a variety of events and activities the week of August 27-31. One of the most “uplifting” will be free hot air balloon rides for our students. (See what we did there?) FREE Hot Air Balloon Rides!
Front Range Community College has received approval to offer a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The move will help meet a growing need for skilled healthcare providers in Colorado, while also providing students with an affordable route to good jobs in their home state. At its July 12th meeting, the State Board for Community Colleges and
A $5,000 grant from the Pharos Fund will help pay for books, supplies, and other support for the Center for Adult Learning’s High School Equivalency class at the Community Life Center (CLC) at Fullana Learning Center. The class includes care and activities for the children of the students while they attend class. The CLC, 220
Rebecca Chavez, director of admissions and outreach at the Boulder County Campus of Front Range Community College, has been accepted into the National Community College Hispanic Council’s Leadership Fellowship Program. Established more than 30 years ago, the council’s mission includes preparation and support of Hispanic leaders in America’s community colleges, to the ultimate benefit of
Tava Harper, a Gateway to College student at Front Range Community College, has been awarded a full scholarship with Where There Be Dragons to be part of an immersive summer study-abroad experience in Peru. Part of the funding for the scholarship comes from a donor to the Front Range Community College Foundation. Gateway to College,
Sarah Schantz, who teaches creative writing at the Boulder County Campus of Front Range Community College, is the Adjunct Instructor of the Year at FRCC. She was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Schantz also works in the Writing Center. For someone who “grew up in a