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Aug 4th, 2020
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Frontier Community College Honors Students for Academic Excellence
Frontier Community College is excited to announce our academic honor recipients for the Spring 2020 Semester. Despite the stress of a pandemic and having to adapt to unusual classroom circumstances, lots of our students were still able to excel in their academic pursuits.
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Jul 28th, 2020
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Frontier Community College Athletic Teams Honored for Academic Success
Frontier Community College’s athletics teams are all being honored for their performance in the classroom in the 2019-2020 NJCAA Academic Team Honors. These awards honor academic excellence on sports teams based on individual and team GPA.  Across all three teams, 22 students were personally honored for their excellent GPA.
Nursing students receive a $500 scholarship
Apr 7th, 2020
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Nursing Students Receive Scholarship
Two students in the Nursing Program were recently awarded the Clemence Elizabeth Cox Scholarship for the Spring 2020 semester.  The scholarship semi-annually awards $500 to second-level Nursing students of FCC.  This semester, the scholarship has been awarded to McKenzi Blair of Louisville and Morgan Gregory of Fairfield.  Both Blair and Gregory are on track to complete the Associate Degree in Nursing in May.
Hospital beds sent to FMH
Apr 7th, 2020
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Nursing Program Donates Hospital Beds
On Tuesday, March 31, the Nursing Department of Frontier Community College (FCC) lent hospital beds and privacy screens for Fairfield Memorial Hospital (FMH).  The equipment, will be set up on the second floor of FMH in what was formerly the obstetrics unit. Last week, FCC’s Nursing Department also donated PPE materials, including gloves, masks and N-95 masks, shoe covers, and disposable gowns.  The extra beds at FMH are a precautionary measure in order to be prepared during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Learning Resource Center
Mar 4th, 2020
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Forbes Ranks FCC a Top 25 Two-Year Trade School
In a report published by Forbes on August 16, Frontier Community College (FCC) was ranked the 15th best two-year trade school in the nation.  Written by Carter Coudriet of Forbes Staff, the report is titled “The Top 25 Two-Year Trade Schools: Colleges That Can Solve The Skills Gap” and has been published on Forbes’ website. Unlike the well-known Forbes Top Colleges list, which names four-year public and private universities, the Top 25 Two-Year Trade Schools list includes technical and career colleges that provide programs to cover a large variety of in-demand jobs.
EDS students standing outside
Mar 4th, 2020
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FCC Receives $50,000 Grant for EDS Program
In January of 2019, Frontier Community College (FCC) received a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Leadership Grant in the amount of $50,000.  The 18-month grant has been awarded by the Illinois Community College Board and will be used exclusively for the Electrical Distribution Systems (EDS) Program.
Automotive Program Receives National Recognition
Mar 4th, 2020
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Automotive Program Receives National Recognition
Frontier Community College (FCC) was recently recognized as the “Best Automotive Trade School by Value” in an online study published by Trade School Future.  The report used a variety of criteria to determine the top ten trade schools offering an automotive program, and FCC placed at the top of the list with its Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master-accredited Automotive Technology program.
FCC Named a Top 150 Institute
Mar 4th, 2020
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FCC Reports Highest "On-Time" Graduation Rates in Illinois
Frontier received statewide and national recognition for reporting a 62% "on-time" graduation rate.
FCC Named a Top 150 Institute
Mar 4th, 2020
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Frontier Receives $2.24 Million Federal Grant
Fairfield, Ill. – Frontier Community College (FCC), an Illinois Eastern Community College, has been selected to receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Education Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) for a total amount of $2,249,961 from October 2019 through September 2024.  The allocation of funds will be approximately $450,000 for each of the five years.
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Mar 4th, 2020
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Automotive Program Retains Master ASE Accreditation
Frontier Community College (FCC) recently received word from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) that its Automotive Technology program continues to meet the requirements for Master Automobile Service Technology accreditation.  This is the highest level of program accreditation recognized by the institute.