Major federal funding will boost FRCC’s optics technology program to help staff Colorado’s high-tech manufacturing industry.
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 […]
Donation will fund scholarships and purchase equipment for new Center for Integrated Manufacturing. Colorado philanthropists Suzanne and David Hoover have pledged to donate $1 million to Front Range Community College (FRCC) over the next five years. Their gift will be the biggest single direct donation the FRCC Foundation has ever received (not including bequests). The […]
You might have heard that Colorado’s job market is strong and that unemployment is impressively low (2.7%, in fact). That means there are a lot of job opportunities in the state—and potential career paths to consider. But maybe you want to know more specifics. What are the big industries fueling our economy? Where are we […]
As you’ve probably heard us mention before, Colorado’s manufacturing industry is booming unlike ever before. To respond to the needs of industry—and help our students train for these good jobs—FRCC opened the Center for Integrated Manufacturing in Longmont, which greatly expands local training options in manufacturing. There are four programs within the center, one of […]
Longmont, Colo. – 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 the manufacturing industry nationwide is struggling to address a shortage of […]
Longmont, Colo. – On August 1, Front Range Community College (FRCC) will open its new training center for careers in high-tech manufacturing. Colorado expects to have 5,000 new jobs in manufacturing by 2026. As the only college facility in the state with four advanced manufacturing programs under one roof, the Center for Integrated Manufacturing will […]