As the sound director for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company, Craig Breitenbach found himself taking an unplanned break from work in 2020. But rather than take up a new COVID hobby, he wanted to do something productive with his downtime from work. “With all of the theatre closures over the past […]
Getting a good job is not the only reason to go to college, although much public discussion seems to focus on this one goal. So let’s take a look at the job market in our part of Colorado. Top 25 Careers for Community College Graduates An economic forecasting agency recently projected the top 25 job […]
With 3D printing really taking off, Claudia Romero, program director for Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) at FRCC’s Larimer Campus, can say, “Yes, we do that. In a big way.” New space, bigger space CAD moved into bigger quarters at the Larimer Campus with the opening in August of newly renovated Redcloud Peak, one of […]
It seems like most highways and byways in Colorado are a perpetual construction zone. At FRCC, we’re a bit more selective, trying to do as much work as possible without affecting students and learning. It’s a challenge, but here’s what’s new at FRCC come the opening of the fall semester on Aug. 24. New Visual […]
The foundation of Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) is drafting by hand. As technology has evolved, so has drafting. It evolved into CAD, which itself is evolving further into 3D modeling and printing. What can I do with a CAD degree? Plenty. A diverse set of industries need people with CAD skills – architecture studios, […]
The construction industry changes frequently and rapidly, so an Associate of Applied Science degree in Architectural Engineering and Building Science from Front Range Community College builds skills that can be applied universally throughout the industry. It’s all about creativity. You won’t be put in a cubbyhole, ready for just one thing. A wide variety of […]
Lisa Compton discovered a talent for teaching while working as an architect.
“I was working in private practice when computer-aided drafting (CAD) was introduced,” she says. “I ended up being the person to teach others in the firm. I found out I was good at explaining how CAD works, and I thought that teaching was fun.”