Latino College Day

Who: 9th through 12th graders from Colorado and all the Four Corners

What: Latino College Day is a fun and easy way to celebrate your Hispanic heritage while learning more about what Fort Lewis College has to offer academically and socially. We also offer a free workshop to help you fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)! There will be live performances by Ballet Folklorico de Durango and Adrian Molina.

When: February 13, 2014 *Campus tours are available at any time specifically for Latino students. Registration starts at 11:00 AM with events beginning at 9:00 AM, with lunch followed by informational workshop at El Centro.

Where: Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado

Why: To benefit Hispanic students in the four corners region and offer a hands on college experience to potential students

How do I register?: Please go to:

Check out photos from past Latino College Days


Sample Agenda for Latino College Day in Conjunction with Fridays at the Fort, February 13, 2015





Early registration for Latino College Day


Lunch & Table Browsing

Student Union Ballroom

Student Union Ballroom


College Visit 101
Is this your first visit to a college or university? Student and staff from a variety of different backgrounds will share tips and personal stories about how to make the most of your time at FLC today.

Vallecito Room

1:00 - 1:20

Ballet Folklorico de Durango Performance

& Welcoming Remarks
Andy Burns, Director of Admission
Dr. Dene Kay Thomas, President

Student Union Ballroom

1:20 - 1:30

Why I teach at Fort Lewis College
Dr. Amy Wendland, Art & Design

Latino College Day Keynote

Adrian Molina – Guest Speaker

Student Union Ballroom

1:30 - 1:40

My Fort Lewis College Experience
Alex Thompson, Senior, Psychology

Student Union Ballroom

1:40 - 2:00

Applying to Fort Lewis College: the next steps
Lori Pope, Admission Counselor

Student Union Ballroom

2:10 - 3:00

Breakout Session: Student Life
>> For Parents: Helping your students succeed in college
>> For Students: Making the most of your college experience

Student Union Ballroom

Noble Hall 130

3:15 - 4:00

Academic Breakout
Meet with faculty in your academic

See individual area of interest assignments

4:00 - 5:00




Campus Tours followed by dinner in San

Juan Dining

Latino College Day Dinner

Live Show by Adrian Molina

Tours meet at the Clocktower

El Centro

Vallecito Room