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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

FRCC Earns Continued Accreditation

Front Range Community College has earned ten-year continued accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). An HLC team of peer reviewers evaluated the college’s educational quality, community responsiveness, and commitment to continuous improvement. The team reviewed extensive written evidence and met with more than 400 faculty, staff, and community members. Specific findings include: FRCC’s mission

Wickman Named Administrator of the Year at FRCC

Stephanie Wickman, director of instructional design and education technology at Front Range Community College, is the college’s administrator of the year. She was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Wickman, who joined FRCC in 2007, oversees the college’s online learning system, supervises online and educational technology training,

Medeiros Named Faculty of the Year at FRCC

Michelle Medeiros, English and literature faculty at Front Range Community College’s Westminster Campus, is the college’s faculty of the year. She was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Teachers are learners themselves, and Medeiros is no exception. Medeiros, who has been at FRCC seven years, teaches composition,

Engler Named Director of FRCC-Brighton Center

Robert “Rip” Engler is the new director of the Front Range Community College-Brighton Center. Engler joins the Brighton Center from Hinds Community College, the largest community college in Mississippi, where he was an assistant campus dean. During nine years at Hinds, Engler also worked as an administrator in both career/technical and academic higher education, admissions,

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