Zoey never thought she’d go to college. Working full time, unsure of her path and barely making ends meet, she felt stuck . Then she found a community—and her path—at FRCC.
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.
Giovanni Hernandez arrived in the US when he was in 10th grade. He had no trouble with the concepts he was learning in high school, but he struggled with learning English at first.
A couple of years—and lot of hard work later—he came to FRCC to prepare himself for a four-year university. His says those classes gave him the foundational support he needed to be successful in college. He’s now studying civil engineering at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and is set to graduate with his bachelor’s degree next year.
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.
Accrediting agency is a “reliable authority to determine the quality of nursing education programs.” The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Front Range Community College has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The program builds on a two-year nursing degree, allowing students to continue at FRCC to complete their Bachelor of […]
LeAnna Warren’s parents started home schooling her in fourth grade—but after her mom died, her dad wasn’t able to help her much with school. He was a manual laborer who worked a lot, so she had to fend for herself on the learning front. “Sixth grade was really the last time I had any formal […]
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 […]
New Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates will help ease the nursing shortage in Colorado. Front Range Community College is awarding its first bachelor’s degrees in the school’s 52-year history. These are also the first four-year degrees in nursing from any school in the Colorado Community College System. FRCC began offering classes in its new […]