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National Science Foundation Awards FRCC and SVVSD $494,175 to Open a Cybersecurity P-TECH Program

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Front Range Range Community College (FRCC) and St. Vrain Valley Schools have been awarded a $494,175 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the opening of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program in cybersecurity. The grant was awarded as part of NSF’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program, which focuses […]

Summer Internship Helps Students Prepare for Science Careers

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Two FRCC Earth science students got an incredible learning—and professional development—experience this summer through the Geo-Launchpad program. Geo-Launchpad helps community college students from Colorado and New Mexico develop the research skills they need for their futures. The program provides students a pathway to careers in science, engineering or technology—and is dedicated to increasing the diversity […]

Grant Will Enhance STEM Education at FRCC

Fort Collins, Colo. – Front Range Community College will participate in a cooperative grant to improve undergraduate teaching in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will be run jointly with the University of Colorado-Boulder and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. The project is formally called “Collaborative Research: […]

Summer Research: Learning from Experience

You can’t beat the learning that comes from experience. Five community college students learned a lot this summer in two STEM-related research programs. The students presented posters about their research at the end of their research time. The poster presentations were at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, which serves as a hub […]

FRCC, CSU Build Transfer Bridge for STEM Students

While many students entering community college aim to earn a bachelor’s degree, only a relatively small portion of these students transfer and go on to do so successfully within six years. Therefore, faculty and staff must create opportunities to clarify paths toward student end goals and establish transfer pathways through alignment of learning outcomes, program […]

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