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FRCC DTECH Grads Compete in International “Bus Roadeo”

DTECH Team

Back when Noah Stwalley and Jackson Hughes were accepted into FRCC and RTD’s Diesel Technology Training program (DTECH), it probably didn’t occur to them that they would eventually end up showing off their skills at an international competition. But that’s exactly where they landed recently—at the International Bus Roadeo. What Exactly is DTECH? The DTECH […]

U.S. Labor Secretary Praises Community Colleges

U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez recently called community colleges the “secret sauce” of economic and workforce development. In his talk at the National Governors Association summer conference in West Virginia, he used Front Range Community College as his example of “the secret sauce.” Filling the Pipeline with Skilled Manufacturing Workers To flesh out Secretary […]

Automotive Technology Students Get Support from Markley Motors

The new Markley Motors Automotive Technology Laboratory on the Larimer Campus gives students more opportunities for hands-on training in a brighter and safer learning environment and opportunities to turn new skills into a job. The laboratory opened in January 2015 as the NATEF- and ASE-certified Automotive Technology Program moved out of 40-year-old space in Redcloud […]

5 Steps to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter

The days are getting shorter and cooler, geese are flying, and leaves are crunching underfoot. It’s my favorite time of the year. Fall is wonderful, but that means winter is just around the corner. Now is the time to get your car ready for winter. Don’t panic, it’s not too hard. Cars today are wonderful […]

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