If you’re a wine lover, you know about Sonoma County. But you may not have heard of the FRCC professor who’s been involved in the wine industry for 20+ years.
Two FRCC Earth science students got an incredible learning—and professional development—experience this summer through the Geo-Launchpad program. Geo-Launchpad helps community college students from Colorado and New Mexico develop the research skills they need for their futures. The program provides students a pathway to careers in science, engineering or technology—and is dedicated to increasing the diversity […]
You’ve probably heard of geographic information systems (GIS) before, but this discipline is actually one of many related fields that come together to make up the field of geospatial science. What you may not realize is that geospatial science skills and technologies can be applied to an extremely wide array of fields. These skills can be […]
You can’t beat the learning that comes from experience. Five community college students learned a lot this summer in two STEM-related research programs. The students presented posters about their research at the end of their research time. The poster presentations were at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, which serves as a hub […]
Front Range Community college has received approval to offer a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) in Geospatial Science. At its March 2 meeting, the Colorado Commission for Higher Education voted unanimously to grant FRCC permission to offer its first four-year degree at the college’s Boulder County Campus in Longmont. The college is planning to begin […]
In 1987, Dave Skiles took a leap of faith and transitioned from his career as a research engineer with Gates Energy (and previously, the Bureau of Reclamation) to work with one of the first commercial geographic information systems (GIS) products. He developed a systems integration startup from the ground up, traveling between international business centers […]