Ever dream about starting a new career? You might be surprised to hear that a number of industries will actually pay you to learn the ropes while on the job.
A love of math and working with children led Pennsylvania native Ben Reynolds into a career as a math teacher after graduating from Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire. But after a decade in education—four years in Pennsylvania, six years in Colorado—Ben was ready for a change, and turned to Front Range Community College to […]
Fort Collins, Colo. – Front Range Community College (FRCC) is building a two-story, 61,000 square-foot Health Care Careers Center (HCCC) to address key healthcare workforce needs in northern Colorado. The HCCC will provide a centralized, technology-rich learning environment within a state-of-the-art facility for all of the college’s health and nursing programs. The new building will […]
Over my years at Front Range, the more students I meet, the more I know there is no “typical student.” But there are exceptional students, in countless numbers. What’s typical when you enroll students right out of high school, students still in high school, students who took time in the workforce, students who want to […]
The Pharmacy Technician Program at Front Range Community College’s Westminster Campus has earned national reaccreditation. The reaccreditation, good for six years, comes from the Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The two-semester Pharmacy Technician Program prepares students to assist pharmacists in […]
If you’re someone who has dreamed of becoming a doctor, but you’re unsure about committing the time to pursue a medical degree, here’s some great news: There are many opportunities to join the burgeoning health-care field, make a great wage, and enjoy job security. Perhaps you’ve heard in recent years that health care is a […]
U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez recently called community colleges the “secret sauce” of economic and workforce development. In his talk at the National Governors Association summer conference in West Virginia, he used Front Range Community College as his example of “the secret sauce.” Filling the Pipeline with Skilled Manufacturing Workers To flesh out Secretary […]
Pharmacy technicians prepare the prescription medications that are dispensed to patients after pharmacist review. The job involves measuring, mixing, counting out, labeling, and recording amounts and dosages according to prescription orders. The medications could be the pills pharmaceutical companies supply to pharmacies, or they could be medications that the pharmacy technician prepares – that’s called […]