As FRCC works toward becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution, we’ve got our eyes on a particularly successful existing program at our Boulder County Campus.
Becoming an HSI is an intentional commitment to being a college where Latinx students thrive. Being an HSI matters—for our students, our college & for Colorado.
Every year when we celebrate Latinx Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), FRCC Student Services Coordinator Marz Almanza is reminded of her roots. Read more…
As we celebrate our graduates this spring, we hear a lot of powerful stories about their experience. Here’s one from a graduate of our Boulder County campus.
Latinx leaders have helped shape Colorado from its inception. So Latinx Heritage Month is a good time to learn about the roles they’ve played in our history.
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,” […]
Xicana/o, Latina/o, Afro-Latina/o, Asian-Latina/o and Indigenous. Are all of these identities adequately recognized by Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) in September? Does it exclude the many Mestizos living in the diaspora for two or three generations, who no longer speak their native tongues? Does the term need to be updated to Latinx Heritage Month to include […]
Eight Front Range Community College students are members of the All-Colorado Academic Team. They received medallions and other awards from the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. The team recognizes high-achieving students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor, combined with leadership and service that extends their education beyond the classroom to benefit […]