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Fort Lewis College Calendar of Events

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Friday, February 27, 2015 7:00 AM Celebration, "Winter Bike to Work Day" Location: Durango Coffee Co., 730 Main Ave.
Free
Coordinator: City of Durango
Contact: 970-375-4901

Durango residents are encouraged to ride, carpool, or take the bus to work on Friday (and every day)! There will be breakfast snacks from Bread, coffee and tea from Durango Coffee Co., a free micro-bike tune from San Juan Cycles and a presence from Trails 2000. Also, the city will offer free bike registration, discounted bus passes and raffle prizes, includin...
Friday, February 27, 2015 5:00 PM SKYFEST, stage set-up Room 161, Student Union 
Free
Coordinator: Student Union Productions 
Contact: Haleigh Macomb, hcmacomb@fortlewis.edu

We need 70 volunteers to make SKYFEST 2015 happen! Sign up in the Student Union Productions office, room 161, or stop by the Student Union Productions table in the Student Union!
We need 15 volunteers for Friday's stage set-up. 
We need 8 stage crew members that can work the whole day of SKYFEST (Saturda...
Friday, February 27, 2015 5:00 PM Hut Trip, San Juan Skiing/Riding Outdoor Pursuits, Student Life Center
Students: $90
Coordinator: Outdoor Pursuits 
Contact: Brett Davis, davis_b@fortlewis.edu

Experienced skiers and riders are invited on this amazing hut trip in the San Juan Mountain Range.  Departing Friday afternoon we will ski in to our base camp hut for the weekend.  From there we will access an abundance of backcountry ski terrain as we shred some powder during the day and sleep warm and cozy at night....
Friday, February 27, 2015 7:45 PM Men's Hockey Vs. University of Colorado Springs Chapman Ice Rink, 500 Florida Road, Durango, CO
Students: $3; adults: $5
Coordinator: Men's Hockey 
Contact: Greg Cairns, cairnsfilm@gmail.com

Come help us celebrate these last two home games of the season! 

Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:45 PM Men's Hockey Vs. University of Colorado Springs Chapman Ice Rink, 500 Florida Road, Durango, CO
Students: $3; adults: $5
Coordinator: Men's Hockey 
Contact: Greg Cairns, cairnsfilm@gmail.com

Come help us celebrate these last two home games of the season! 

Saturday, February 28, 2015 4:30 PM SKYFEST 2015, Music Festival Whalen Gymnasium
Students: Free in advance; $1 at the door; Community Members: $15
Coordinator: Student Union Productions 
Contact: Haleigh Macomb, hcmacomb@fortlewis.edu

Join us for the 11th Annual SKYFEST 2015 Music Festival. Headliner, The Motet. Co-headliner, The Voodoo Glow Skulls. Student bands, The Wild 100's, Liver Down The River, and the Consensual Sax. Tickets for community members can be purchased at Southwest Sound and at the door. ...
Sunday, March 01, 2015 9:00 AM SKYFEST, stage take-down Whalen Gymnasium, Student Life Center
Free
Coordinator: Student Union Productions 
Contact: Haleigh Macomb, hcmacomb@fortlewis.edu

We need 15 volunteers to help with stage take-down from 9AM-1PM.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 4:30 PM Environmental Center, sustainability summit Ballroom, Student Union 
Free
Coordinator: Environmental Center 
Contact: Erin Murphy, emmurphy@fortlewis.edu 

The summit will feature speakers on sustainability, booths, games, free real food, and live music by Eldergrown! 

Thursday, March 05, 2015 4:00 PM Career Services, resume cafe Cascade Room, Student Union 
Free
Coordinator: Career Services
Contact: Jill Kolodzne, jskolodzne@fortlewis.edu

Drop in for a resume review by a trained peer and professional. Please bring a copy of your resume. Don't have your resume, but have a question? Stop by and ask! 

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:00 PM Lecture, "The Pueblo Indian Occupation of the Mesa Verde region" Noble Room 130, Noble Hall
Free
Coordinator: Life-Long Learning 
Contact: 970-247-7401

Pueblo Indians occupied the Four Corners area for millennia, creating one of the world’s greatest archaeological regions. Dr. Mark Varien has been a part of new and innovative research known as the Village Ecodynamics Project (VEP) that examines the long-term interaction between Pueblo Indians and their environment, including why the Mesa Verde region of southw...
Friday, March 06, 2015 8:00 PM Outdoor Pursuits, full moon snowshoe adventure Outdoor Pursuits, Student Life Center
Students: $15
Coordinator: Outdoor Pursuits 
Contact: Brett Davis, davis_b@fortlewis.edu

Explore the deep winter landscape under the sunlight of a full moon of sunlight as we head to the mountains for a relaxed and peaceful snowy adventure. Cost includes transportation and equipment. Sign-up begin Monday, March 2nd. 

Saturday, March 07, 2015 8:00 AM Outdoor Pursuits, "winter escape to the desert" Outdoor Pursuits, Student Life Center
Students: $40 (without food); $60 (with food) 
Coordinator: Outdoor Pursuits 
Contact: Brett Davis, davis_b@fortlewis.edu

Join for a weekend escape to the desert. We will depart Saturday morning for a camping and hiking excursion among the ancient Puebloan ruins and slick rock domes of southern Utah. All levels and abilities are welcome. Sign-up begins Monday, March 2nd. 

Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:45 PM Input session, on President Thomas' performance Location: Colorado Room, Student Union
Free
Coordinator: Board of Trustees
Contact: Peggy Sharp, sharp_p@fortlewis.edu

Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:00 PM Lecture, "Rock Music and American Generations, What happened to Rock Music in the 21st Century" Noble Room 130, Noble Hall
Free
Coordinator: Life-Long Learning 
Contact: 970-247-7401

In a follow up to his popular talk on the Rock Era in our musical and cultural history, Bob Griffith will offer, with conversation and music, an overview of what happened to this pervasive genre from 1987 to the present. Why has rock music been de-emphasized from the contemporary music scene, and is there any possibility of a resurgence in the future? An insightful l...
Friday, March 13, 2015 12:00 PM Admissions event, “Fridays at the Fort” Location: Ballroom, Student Union
Free, requires pre-registration
Coordinator: Admissions Office
Contact: Mary Shepherd, shepherd_m@fortlewis.edu, 970-247-7176 

Come experience Fort Lewis College first hand! This day program gives you and your family a chance to talk with professors, students, and Admission counselors about academics, cam...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 4:00 PM Career Services, job search strategies Cascade Room, Student Union 
Free
Coordinator: Career Services
Contact: Jill Kolodzne, jskolodzne@fortlewis.edu, 970-247-7321

Get on the fast track to finding employment, learn what you can do with your majoir, and transfer your skills to the world of work. 

Thursday, March 19, 2015 7:00 PM Lecture, "The great Celestial cover up" Noble Room 130, Noble Hall
Free
Coordinator: Life-Long Learning 
Contact: 970-247-7401 

Of all the wonders of nature, perhaps none is more spectacular and awe-inspiring than a total eclipse of the Sun. When it happens, it completely blocks the Sun’s intense radiation and provides a direct view of the Sun’s delicate and gossamer corona. Watching at mid-day, the sky completely darkens and stars become visible. Dr. Gary Rottman will expla...
Saturday, March 21, 2015 Trip, Spring Break - Panama Sea Kayak Adventure Location: Outdoor Pursuits, Student Life Center
Outdoor Pursuits members: TBA
Coordinator: Outdoor Pursuits
Contact: Brett Davis, davis_b@fortlewis.edu 
 

OP is going international again! This time we will look to explore the beautiful coastline of Panama by sea kayak experiencing secluded beaches and world class snorkeling. This will be a spring break trip of a lifetime! 
 

Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:00 AM Outdoor Pursuits, "desert canyons and backpacking" Outdoor Pursuits, Student Life Center
Students: $225
Coordinator: Outdoor Pursuits
Contact: Brett Davis, davis_b@fortlewis.edu

Spend your spring break with us exploring the canyon country of Utah. We will don backpacks and spend the break scrambling among the buttes, mesas, and canyons of some of the most beautiful country of the southwest. Sign-up is on-going. Cost includes food, transportation, camping and permits. 

Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:00 AM Outdoor Pursuits, "San Juan River service project" Outdoor Pursuits, Student Life Center
Students: $225 
Coordinator: Student Life Center 
Contact: Brett Davis, davis_b@fortlewis.edu

On this service oriented trip outdoor pursuits is heading back once again to help the BLM with some work projects on the scenic and beautiful San Juan River. The focus of this trip will be to float 85 miles of the river through some of the most picturesque canyon country in the world. Along the way we will p...
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