Getting involved in activities at school was critical for Monica Martinez from an early age. She chose to attend FRCC for her first two years of college because it costs significantly less than a four-year university. But she also wanted all the campus involvement opportunities of a bigger school.
For Chris Sarracino, success in college required two key ingredients: maturity and fatherhood. Going back to school at FRCC has helped him manage a busy life while working and parenting. After successfully completing his associate degree, he’s now moving on to his bachelor’s at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
FRCC graduate, mom and veteran is now heading to CU-Boulder. Sara Maginot is always up for a challenge. The Boulder native was inspired to go into the US Marine Corps after attending a friend’s graduation ceremony. Within six months of graduating from Fairview High School in 2008, she had enlisted and was on her way […]
Front Range Range Community College (FRCC) and St. Vrain Valley Schools have been awarded a $494,175 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the opening of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program in cybersecurity. The grant was awarded as part of NSF’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program, which focuses […]
You’ve probably heard of geographic information systems (GIS) before, but this discipline is actually one of many related fields that come together to make up the field of geospatial science. What you may not realize is that geospatial science skills and technologies can be applied to an extremely wide array of fields. These skills can be […]
My name is Sid Simonson and I am a proud alumnus of Front Range Community College. I am currently a finance and business operations lead at Lockheed Martin Corporation in the company’s Space Division. For the last year I have been the finance and business operations lead for the United Kingdom Space Launch Program Grant […]
You know earning a college degree is worthwhile, but do you need a bachelor’s degree right now? Obviously, more education is valuable in a number of career paths—but there are also situations in which it makes good sense to earn an associate degree. Here are a few things to consider, and reasons you might choose […]
Did you know that many students come to FRCC with the intent of transferring somewhere else to earn their bachelor’s degrees? And did you know that transferring is so common (and supported) that Colorado has a statewide agreement making it easier? Keep reading for the answers to 10 frequently asked questions about transferring to four-year […]