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
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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.
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
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
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