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College to Break Ground on New Health Care Careers Center

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 […]

Community College Students Transfer to Success

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 […]

Pharmacy Technician Program Earns National Reaccreditation

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 […]

U.S. Labor Secretary Praises Community Colleges

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 […]

What Do Pharmacy Technicians Do?

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 […]

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