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FRCC Gets Major NSF Grant for New Manufacturing Program

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Longmont, Colo. – The National Science Foundation has awarded Front Range Community College a grant for close to half a million dollars for the creation of a new manufacturing program. This Advanced Technological Education grant comes as the nationwide manufacturing industry is struggling to address a shortage of skilled technicians. In northern Colorado, advanced manufacturing […]

FRCC Director Nominated for Manufacturing Advocate of the Year

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Front Range Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Program Director George Newman is being recognized for years of effort in supporting workforce development on Colorado’s Front Range. The award is part of the Colorado Manufacturing Awards program, which brings together business leaders in a celebration of the modern manufacturing economy—a “multi-industry, consumer and technology-driven sector reshaping America’s […]

Advanced Energy Partnering with FRCC to Create New Center for Integrated Manufacturing

Lab Development Funding Provided to Support the Much-Needed Addition of Industry Professionals to the Local Workforce FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 12, 2018— Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEIS), a global leader in highly engineered, precision power conversion, measurement, and control solutions and Front Range Community College (FRCC), Colorado’s largest community college, today announced a partnership to […]

What is Optics Technology?

From your LED alarm clock that wakes you up to your TV remote that keeps you on the couch when you change channels, optics technology is all around you. Checking out at the grocery store? Optics. Paying with a credit card? Optics. What is Optics? Optics is a branch of physics, but don’t let that […]

What is Career and Technical Education?

Nearly 90 percent of certificates and half of associate degrees awarded in the U.S. are in career and technical education, the American Association of Community Colleges reports. Commonly referred to as CTE, EdWeek succinctly describes CTE classes as those designed to prepare students for work. While many fields require or strongly prefer workers who hold […]

Transformational Partnership Creates Education Without Barriers

The Northern Colorado (NoCO) Manufacturing Partnership has collaborated with FRCC to develop training designed especially for new supervisors in manufacturing—with funding through the Colorado Workforce Development Council. Since the program began in late 2016, 80 individuals from 27 different Northern Colorado Manufacturers have increased their Supervisor/Management skills by enrolling in the NoCO Manufacturing/Front Range Community […]

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