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Training and Jobs for Female Machinists

Kaila Machado

The National Association of Manufacturing says 40 percent of the U.S. labor force is female but only 27 percent work in manufacturing. Kaila Machado and the Precision Machining Program at Front Range Community College (FRCC) are trying to change that. How Kaila Became a Machinist Kaila was one of 16 students in her high school

Community College Students Transfer to Success

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Over my years at Front Range, the more students I meet, the more I know there is no “typical student.” But there are exceptional students, in countless numbers. What’s typical when you enroll students right out of high school, students still in high school, students who took time in the workforce, students who want to

Transfer Playbook, Pathways Project: Two Ways FRCC Helps Student Succeed

Transfer-students

I’m proud to say that Front Range Community College and transfer partner Colorado State University are among just six “high-performing community colleges and universities” nationwide profiled in a new guide to help more students transfer and earn bachelor’s degrees The Transfer Playbook, released in May by the Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program and the Community College

Meetups: What Are They and Why Do Them?

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Meetup Groups can help you build your network naturally. If you’re not familiar, Meetup is the “world’s largest network of local groups.” People use this website (more than 25 million users in 180 countries) to organize meetings and social activities and to meet up with new people (hence the name). It’s an easy way to

Students Win National, State Academic Honors

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Kay Howarth and Katherine Michalak, students at Front Range Community College’s Boulder County Campus, are national Bronze Tier Scholars on Coca-Cola’s 2016 Community College Academic Team. Four other FRCC students join Howarth and Michalak on the All-Colorado Academic Team. The national and state teams recognize high-achieving students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor, combined

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