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.
One-of-a-kind program trains managers around the country who oversee highway and road maintenance. More than 30 years ago, Don Strange dropped out of high school—due to the sudden death of his father and the medical condition of his mother. In order to help his family, he began his career as a city “pothole patcher.” A […]
It’s hard to find even one person who hasn’t been significantly impacted by the events of the last 14 months. That’s exactly what led FRCC graduate—and current University of Colorado-Denver student—Shane Still to launch a project showcasing some of the challenges that millennials and Generation Zers have been dealing with during the pandemic. Throughout Mental […]
Funds will support a new TRIO program at the college’s campus in Longmont, as well as the existing program in Westminster. The U.S. Department of Education has selected Front Range Community College to receive two federal grants of $1.3 million each—to help more students succeed in and graduate from college. The money will allow FRCC’s […]
If you’re the first person in your family to go to college, congratulations! It takes perseverance and bravery to blaze your own trail and pursue this dream. You’ve worked hard to get here, so make sure you give college your all. Here are six tips for success as a first-gen college student: Build a support […]
Summer vacation leaves a lot of teenagers wondering what to do, but boredom is definitely not a problem for the high school students participating in Upward Bound’s Summer Academy at FRCC. About 40 students from Westminster High School are spending their weekdays on the college’s Westminster Campus—having fun while doing project-based learning to prepare for […]
As a second year student at Front Range Community College, I love my school, and I’m proud to be in college. I am a very active student on campus from being in Student Government, Leadership groups, and Ally clubs. This was not always the case for me, and I had to overcome some very large […]
For years I thought perhaps my window of opportunity had passed to return to college and really finish my undergraduate degree. I had been dabbling in taking classes for a few years—one class here, another there—yet not making real progress toward a degree. Attend school and work full time?! My main reason for not committing […]