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Ball Foundation Gives FRCC $50,000 for Manufacturing Scholarships

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 […]

FRCC Receives $1 Million Gift Supporting Manufacturing Training, Scholarships

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 […]

13 Key Industries in Colorado

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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 […]

What Can You Do with an Optics Technology Certificate?

As you’ve probably heard us mention before, Colorado’s manufacturing industry is booming unlike ever before. To respond to the needs of industry—and help our students train for these good jobs—FRCC opened the Center for Integrated Manufacturing in Longmont, which greatly expands local training options in manufacturing. There are four programs within the center, one of […]

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