Major federal funding will boost FRCC’s optics technology program to help staff Colorado’s high-tech manufacturing industry.
The Gene Haas Foundation has awarded FRCC $17,500 in grants to support student scholarships and other program needs at the college’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing.
Over the last year most companies have had to adapt—and quickly—to the impacts of the global pandemic. Louisville-based Fresca Foods, Inc. has faced COVID-related challenges head on, embracing training opportunities for workers, and forging new ways to connect employees with each other, and to the company’s goals. The natural foods manufacturing company counts some of […]
Katie Veronin has always liked working with her hands. After graduating from high school in Colorado Springs, she went off to college interested in art but ended up in culinary school in Utah, graduating in 2015. “I came back to Colorado and started working for a chocolate shop in Boulder, but I wanted to do […]
Did you know that Front Range Community College can help students start rewarding manufacturing careers with partner employers across the state? We even built a state-of-the-art facility in Longmont – the Center for Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) – to house all of FRCC’s advanced manufacturing programs. The center is located at our Boulder County Campus. With […]
Amanda Meier, PhD, brings lab and industry experience to the college. Front Range Community College has hired Amanda Meier, PhD, as the new faculty member for its optics technology program. Dr. Meier’s expertise in laser and optical design, diagnostics and testing give her an in-depth understanding of the training needs for laboratory technicians—the focus of […]
The Front Range Community College (FRCC) Foundation has received a major donation from The Ball Foundation—the philanthropic arm of Ball Corporation. The $50,000 gift will fund scholarships for students pursuing a certificate or degree in manufacturing. The Ball donation comes as Colorado manufacturing companies are seeking more skilled technicians. With 5,000 new manufacturing jobs expected […]
Some students come to college with a specific major and/or career path in mind. But for the many students who don’t know exactly what they want to study, FRCC has created a new way to help them to find their path. The college is focused on building communities on each of our campuses that: Bring […]