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Resources & Blog: Fort Collins

Coloradoan Article: Future of CoWorking

Coloradoan Article: Future of CoWorking As two spaces close, what is the future of coworking in Fort Collins? In an article posted on November 8th, 2016, Erin Udall of the Coloradoan interviewed DWC owner and training manager, Stu Crair, about the current climate of coworking in Fort Collins.  With recent closures of Galvanize and InkPad coworking spaces, there is a shift of the coworking community in Northern Colorado.  The future of coworking in this region may seem a little confusing at the moment. However, as Stu points out,...

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What we learned from the Talent 2.0 report

What we learned from the Talent 2.0 report Interpreting the statistics on the Colorado workforce and the Talent 2.0 report Last month, the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce, several workforce centers, and key educational institutions across the state held a meeting called ‘Talent 2.0’.  The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the findings of a Talent 2.0 report provided by the Fort Collins Chamber and many key partners. Some of these strategic partners include: Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce City of Fort Collins...

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City of Fort Collins Community Development Scholarship

City of Fort Collins Community Development Scholarship Fort Collins, CO, October 1, 2016– The City of Fort Collins (CFC) and Digital Workshop Center (DWC) have announced a $10,000 partnered scholarship opportunity for the residents of Fort Collins.  Named the ‘Community Development Scholarship’, the goal of this scholarship is to “help individuals and professionals to close the technology skills gaps that may exist in the Fort Collins workplace.” Awards for this scholarship will be primarily divided amongst several sections of the local workforce:...

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How it all Began: Digital Workshop Center

How it all Began: Digital Workshop Center How it all Began: Digital Workshop Center Digital Workshop Center is a staple in the Fort Collins Community. As Fort Collins has evolved over 10 years, DWC has been right here growing too. It all started in 2006 with a vision of disrupting the education model. Stu Crair wanted to offer a way to learn that truly impacted the student. Ten years later, Digital Workshop Center has proven the live instructor model to be effective. Here is the story of how it all began at the Digital Workshop...

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Empowering Community: The EEC-DWC Partnership

Empowering Community: The EEC-DWC Partnership All you touch and all you see, Is all your life will ever be.- Pink Floyd, “Breathe” With many reports out there, Fort Collins seems to be: among the happiest, the best place for business, a great place to raise kids, the top place to ride bikes and have a tech startup. The list of honors and awards this town makes is vast. No doubt, this is paradise. But what about the population that is struggling to make ends meet? In 2014 the poverty rate was reported to be at 18.3%, Nearly 7 percent...

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