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New Vice President at FRCC’s Boulder County Campus

Aparna Palmer, PhD, joins FRCC to take on leadership role. Front Range Community College’s campus in Longmont will soon have a new vice president—Aparna Palmer, PhD. She will also oversee the college’s nearby Center for Integrated Manufacturing. As a new member of FRCC’s leadership team, Palmer brings with her more than 20 years of experience […]

FRCC Celebrates Open Education Week

Open Education Week 2021 Logo

Colleges and universities around the world are promoting the concept of open education this week—in an effort to expand educational opportunities for all people. At the center of this movement is the belief that education is strengthened when it is openly shared. Open education “encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open sharing […]

Black History Provides Inspiration

Former slaves made education a top priority. African American history has been of particular interest to me since my days as an undergraduate student back in the 1980s. I have facilitated the observance of Black History Month every February since being hired at FRCC in 1998. Eventually my enthusiasm for the topic convinced me to […]

FRCC Hires Executive Director to Focus on Equity

New leadership position will help steer ongoing diversity and inclusion efforts at the college. Front Range Community College has hired Abenicio Rael, M.Ed., to be the school’s first executive director of equity and inclusion. “Creating this new position will sharpen FRCC’s focus on our goals of inclusive excellence, educational equity and advancing opportunity for all,” […]

On MLK Day 2021, Striving to Do Better

Most of us are eager to leave the last year far behind—and 2021 isn’t showing much improvement so far. But there are some important lessons we’ve learned from the events of 2020, and Martin Luther King Day seems an appropriate time to reflect on those. As FRCC’s president Andy Dorsey wrote to students over the […]

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