Student Ashley Valdez-Ibarra has been chosen as one of just 8 students nationwide—and the only Gateway to College student in the US—as a 2022 DREAM Scholar.
When you read the essay a young Martin Luther King wrote in his college newspaper, it’s easy to see the foundation for the renowned orator he would soon become.
Take a look at what DSS offers and who these services are for. College is one of the most challenging life milestones you’ll ever take on. And if you struggle with any sort of learning or other disability, it can be that much harder. That’s why it’s so important for any student who has a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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,” […]
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 […]