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FRCC Precision Machining Program Earns National Accreditation


Students who graduate from the Machining Program at Front Range Community College can now show employers that their skills meet or exceed national metalworking standards. That’s because the program has earned accreditation from the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS). George Newman, program director, explains what accreditation means to students and employers: Instructors have earned

Scholarship Allocation Makes $238,000 Available to Qualified Larimer County Residents


The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative has approved an allocation that will provide about $238,000 in scholarships for qualified Larimer County residents to attend Front Range Community College or Aims Community College. The FRCC Foundation is the manager of the $237,495 grant from the initiative. Allocation is divided with about $178,000 for the FRCC Foundation and

New Program Targets Small Manufacturers with Help to Grow Their Businesses

Small Manufacturers Advantage

A new grant-supported program could help Colorado manufacturers with fewer than 20 employees grow their businesses in state, national, or export markets. Called Small Manufacturer’s AdvantEDGE, the program leverages state and federal funding, along with a contribution from the manufacturer, to provide industry experts for coaching, consultation, and/or training based on the challenges each company

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