CCCS honors 18 FRCC students—and peers around the state—for their inspiring achievements. This week the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) paid tribute to top students from schools around the state during a video presentation of the system’s 2021 Student Excellence Awards. Eighteen distinguished students from Front Range Community College were chosen for this year’s honor. […]
Aim high. That’s what Deb Craven, multimedia technology faculty and department chair, tells her students to do as they prepare for the job market. Kate Greczyn aimed high, and she is off to Los Angeles to work for a major advertising agency specializing in campaigns for the entertainment industry. The Refinery claims about 140 of […]
Sunflower Matzen, a digital media student at Front Range Community College, won the first-place prize in the LiveWell Colorado Film Challenge, a statewide competition for student-produced short films about barriers to healthy living in Colorado. Matzen’s film, titled “My Mom Loves Colorado,” focused on unaffordable and inaccessible food and a mother’s reliance on public transportation […]
Miguel Vasquez was born and raised in Longmont, and his mural design shows his pride of place in big letters. The latest Art in Public Places installation in Longmont, designed by Vasquez and painted by him and fellow Front Range classmates, was dedicated in June. Mural Chosen Through City Process The 6-foot-by-20-foot mural graces the […]
Getting a good job is not the only reason to go to college, although much public discussion seems to focus on this one goal. So let’s take a look at the job market in our part of Colorado. Top 25 Careers for Community College Graduates An economic forecasting agency recently projected the top 25 job […]
A group of students eager to learn media production has turned into a professional production team – Storage Room Productions – with sights set on exceeding the successes of the students that came before us. Previous students in FRCC Multimedia Graphic Design Program created two documentaries, one of which received a Student Achievement Award and […]
As a historian, I always wanted to explore historical filmmaking. After all, who doesn’t admire the work of Ken Burns? When FRCC Digital Media Professor Brandon Berman approached me about writing a script for a project proposed by U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter to record the history of female veterans for the Library of Congress, I […]
The arc of Brandon Berman’s career contains a unifying thread—teaching. He has always taught. Today, it is his focus. He teaches in and leads the digital media and graphic design degree program at the Front Range Community College campus in Westminster.