Shelly Fischer, PhD, will be the new director of FRCC’s nationally accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) completion program.
Accrediting agency is a “reliable authority to determine the quality of nursing education programs.” The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Front Range Community College has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The program builds on a two-year nursing degree, allowing students to continue at FRCC to complete their Bachelor of […]
This Nursing Alumna Can Do Anything When Amy Larabee was six years old, her dad had surgery. That’s when she decided to be a nurse. “I just knew,” she recalls. She remembers that she loved being in the hospital—the smells, the people, the uniforms—everything about it. She looked at the nurses and thought, “I want […]
Students in FRCC’s associate degree in nursing programs are helping on the front line with COVID-19 vaccinations. Over the last couple of months, our nursing students have helped vaccinate more than 3,000 people in the communities we serve—from Denver to Fort Collins and beyond. While FRCC’s use of simulations and clinical rotations in local hospitals […]
New Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates will help ease the nursing shortage in Colorado. Front Range Community College is awarding its first bachelor’s degrees in the school’s 52-year history. These are also the first four-year degrees in nursing from any school in the Colorado Community College System. FRCC began offering classes in its new […]
With all the excitement over the opening of FRCC’s new Health Care Careers Center this semester, you might have missed the inspiring new sculpture garden that flanks the entry to the new facility. The six original works by local artist Lorri Acott contribute images of healing, hope and renewal to the environment around the new […]
Fort Collins, Colo. – Edith Matesic, DNP, is the first director of Front Range Community College’s new RN-to-BSN program—one of the college’s first four-year degrees. Classes in the program begin this fall. Colorado is currently experiencing an annual shortage of at least 500 nurses with four-year BSN degrees—and this figure is expected to grow to […]
Fort Collins, Colo. – As Front Range Community College’s new Health Care Careers Center (HCCC) begins to take shape this summer, community members are encouraged to come see the progress—and add their name to the project. FRCC has undertaken a major construction project—building a two-story, 61,000 square-foot Health Care Careers Center to address key healthcare […]