Giovanni Hernandez arrived in the US when he was in 10th grade. He had no trouble with the concepts he was learning in high school, but he struggled with learning English at first.
A couple of years—and lot of hard work later—he came to FRCC to prepare himself for a four-year university. His says those classes gave him the foundational support he needed to be successful in college. He’s now studying civil engineering at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and is set to graduate with his bachelor’s degree next year.
36th Annual Front Range Community College Foundation golf tournament will raise money for student scholarships and FRCC programs. The FRCC Foundation is hosting its annual golf tournament on Friday, June 11, at Thorncreek Golf Course in Thornton. Each year, the foundation hosts this tournament to bring together the local community to have some fun while […]
Initiative Helps Students Financially and Academically Did I say COSI? Yes I did. In fact, more and more FRCC students are getting excited when they hear the acronym because it is the sound of money. Since 2015, the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) has been giving millions of dollars to Colorado college students each year. The […]
When Kyle and Jacquelyne Archer attended Front Range Community College, like many college students, they were on a tight budget. Jackie earned a scholarship from the FRCC Foundation that—along with other scholarships, grants and work-study—allowed her to take classes at the college’s Larimer Campus. “The affordability of FRCC made our education a reality,” Jackie says. […]
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 […]
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 […]
The application period for Front Range Community College (FRCC) Foundation scholarships is now open and closes March 1. Scholarships to attend FRCC are the key to an exceptional education when the funds just aren’t there to pay for college. I know. I am a scholarship recipient studying at the Boulder campus—a very grateful recipient. Follow […]
Many college students do not realize it is the season to submit scholarships applications for the next school year. Now is a great time to make an account and scholarship profile at www.collegeincolorado.org. As you read over the scholarship applications that your search retrieves, you may notice that most scholarship applications would like to know […]