P-TECH students complete college-level courses in high school. They can earn their diploma + an associate degree in computer info systems from FRCC—at no cost to the student.
Getting involved in activities at school was critical for Monica Martinez from an early age. She chose to attend FRCC for her first two years of college because it costs significantly less than a four-year university. But she also wanted all the campus involvement opportunities of a bigger school.
Giovanni Hernandez arrived in the US when he was in 10th grade. He had no trouble with the concepts he was learning in high school, but he struggled with learning English at first.
A couple of years—and lot of hard work later—he came to FRCC to prepare himself for a four-year university. His says those classes gave him the foundational support he needed to be successful in college. He’s now studying civil engineering at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and is set to graduate with his bachelor’s degree next year.
Tricia Johnson, EdD, joins FRCC to take on leadership role. Front Range Community College’s campus in Westminster has a new vice president—Tricia Johnson, EdD. As a new member of the college’s leadership team, she brings with her 20 years of experience in education. She served most recently as the vice president for academic affairs at […]
Front Range Range Community College (FRCC) and St. Vrain Valley Schools have been awarded a $494,175 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the opening of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program in cybersecurity. The grant was awarded as part of NSF’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program, which focuses […]
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 before that getting an internship during college is a fantastic way to strengthen your résumé, test out an industry or job (before you take the full plunge after college), and get a foot in the door at a great company. All true! An internship will expose you to a professional situation, allowing […]
Front Range Community College student Mary Palmer was awarded one of Disney Theme Parks & Resorts’ plant science internships, a Disney Professional Internship. Palmer was one of 13 college students from across the country and the only community college student selected for the highly competitive Disney Agricultural Science internship program. She is working in Orlando, […]