Fort Lewis College News

News at Fort Lewis College

From the category archives:

Student Life

Student Life

Common Tweeting Experience upgrades Common Reading Experience
Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Some things never change: As happens every year, Freshman students this Fall will be reading, discussing, and writing about important and timely works of literature in FLC's signature Freshman-year academic program.

But some things do change: And reflecting the change in how millennials use the written word, that program -- formerly the Common Reading Experience – is now known as the Common Tweeting Experience. Read the rest of entry »

Student brings ragtime piano greats together in Durango
Friday, March 07, 2014

Adam Swanson loves old-time piano. And later this month, he's going to share that love, festival style. 

This month, Swanson – a senior Music major from Shenandoah, Iowa, and a multiple-time ragtime piano world champion – will bring all those loves together when the Diamond Belle and Strater Hotel host the Durango Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival, March 14 - 16.

Read the rest of entry »

When the snow flies, FLC slides, glides, skis, and rides
Tuesday, March 04, 2014

When winter arrives at Fort Lewis College, there's only thing to do: Get outside!  Fortunately, here in beautiful and rugged southwestern Colorado there are plenty of places and ways to get out-of-doors, with adventures suited to any and every skill level. And at FLC – and in Durango – there are plenty of others excited to head out there with you. Read the rest of entry »

FLC joins with Durango Education Center to save Ballet Folklorico programs
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Ballet Folklorico will continue to exist in Durango because of an educational grant from LPEA and a new formal partnership between Fort Lewis College and the Durango Education Center (DEC).

Read the rest of entry »

Hispanic resource center provides a family and community to students
Thursday, November 21, 2013

More than 350 Fort Lewis College students identify themselves as Hispanic. El Centro de Muchos Colores, the College’s Hispano Resource Center, provides a central location for relaxing, studying, and gathering with other students of Hispanic heritage or those interested in Hispanic language and culture. As the campus' vibrant center of Hispanic culture, El Centro hosts frequent dances, pot lucks, burrito sales, Loteria (Mexican bingo) nights, and cultural-awareness programming, such as Fiesta on the Mesa. El Centro also offers tutoring and a large study area, and houses the student-organized Club Baile Folklorico and Club del Centro, which organize Hispanic-themed dances, dinners, and events. Read the rest of entry »