FRCC Hires New Dean of Student Affairs

Written by Ezra Ekman After Aaron Prestwich’s September departure, FRCC sought a new dean of student affairs.  Student organizations were invited to join a forum of faculty and staff to interview three candidates for the role on November 7, 2019.  The forum was livestreamed so that students, faculty, and staff who couldn’t attend the forum could watch remotely.

Tamara White Feature

By Hayley Hunt Tamara White was born in Denver, CO, but bounded around Arizona and Illinois for 10 years before coming back home. White accepted the position of assistant vice principal of student support and enrollment in May 2019. 

Mark Reinholz Feature

  Written by Joe Fisk FRCC faculty Mark Reinholz teaches psychology, philosophy, and education. Reinholz has been with FRCC since 2007.  “It never feels like work,” said Reinholz. “It feels natural. It feels effortless, meaningful, and important.” Reinholz earned his bachelor's in philosophy at the University of Northern Colorado, then received his juris doctorate at... Continue Reading →

Dr. Heidi Strang; New CTAL Department Chair

Written by Joe Fisk  This summer, FRCC’s creative and technical arts, humanities and languages department (CTAL) will introduce a new department chair, Dr. Heidi Strang. Strang has been working at FRCC since 2010 and currently teaches Artistry 1, Artistry 2, and an online art appreciation course. As the upcoming CTAL department chair, she will oversee 14 disciplines. 

Weatherman, Broadcast Journalist, and Teacher; Richard Ortner Feature

Written by Matt Cunningham From being a weatherman on Denver7 news on ABC to being a public speaking instructor at FRCC, Richard Ortner has had numerous jobs and life experience that he enjoys to bring to each class that he teaches. Ortner is a Colorado native and has been teaching public speaking for about ten years. He has a master’s degree in both journalism and broadcast meteorology.

Club for Student Musicians is in Perfect Tune

Written by Jeramey Reamer An acoustic crescendo echoed down the hallways as the Guitar and Performance Club began strumming. This group of musicians play their instruments and sing while networking with other enthusiasts. Front Range students Chris Gonzales, Madison Drake and Nick Chiovitti took center stage as the leaders of the organization. After a brief... Continue Reading →

Career Insight

Written by Anthony Arellano As the students at Front Range Community College walk through the halls, they may wonder if they have chosen the right major for themselves. The funny thing is, often the professors are working in their dream career. This can be said for FRCC art professor, Heidi Strang. A question any student... Continue Reading →

The Pantry

Written by Gabriella Jade Need food for the week, but rent is coming up soon? Struggling with what option to choose? There is a way to have both. The Pantry is a food pantry available to all Front Range Community College Westminster students. The Pantry, which opened in February 2016, is managed by Jessica Jurgella,... Continue Reading →

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