Major federal funding will boost FRCC’s optics technology program to help staff Colorado’s high-tech manufacturing industry.
The Gene Haas Foundation has awarded FRCC $17,500 in grants to support student scholarships and other program needs at the college’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing.
Katie Veronin has always liked working with her hands. After graduating from high school in Colorado Springs, she went off to college interested in art but ended up in culinary school in Utah, graduating in 2015. “I came back to Colorado and started working for a chocolate shop in Boulder, but I wanted to do […]
Did you know that Front Range Community College can help students start rewarding manufacturing careers with partner employers across the state? We even built a state-of-the-art facility in Longmont – the Center for Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) – to house all of FRCC’s advanced manufacturing programs. The center is located at our Boulder County Campus. With […]
Amanda Meier, PhD, brings lab and industry experience to the college. Front Range Community College has hired Amanda Meier, PhD, as the new faculty member for its optics technology program. Dr. Meier’s expertise in laser and optical design, diagnostics and testing give her an in-depth understanding of the training needs for laboratory technicians—the focus of […]
The Front Range Community College (FRCC) Foundation has received a major donation from The Ball Foundation—the philanthropic arm of Ball Corporation. The $50,000 gift will fund scholarships for students pursuing a certificate or degree in manufacturing. The Ball donation comes as Colorado manufacturing companies are seeking more skilled technicians. With 5,000 new manufacturing jobs expected […]
Donation will fund scholarships and purchase equipment for new Center for Integrated Manufacturing. Colorado philanthropists Suzanne and David Hoover have pledged to donate $1 million to Front Range Community College (FRCC) over the next five years. Their gift will be the biggest single direct donation the FRCC Foundation has ever received (not including bequests). The […]
You might have heard that Colorado’s job market is strong and that unemployment is impressively low (2.7%, in fact). That means there are a lot of job opportunities in the state—and potential career paths to consider. But maybe you want to know more specifics. What are the big industries fueling our economy? Where are we […]