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Fort Lewis College alumnus selected to U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

One of Fort Lewis College’s own is taking to the skies with the legendary Blue Angels. Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss was named as a F/A-18 demonstration pilot for the Navy’s famous flight squadron. Capt. Kuss is a 2006 graduate of Fort Lewis College with a degree in economics.

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Adventure X-tream team takes on the Canyonlands in Moab adventure race
Thursday, June 19, 2014

The admission requirements to join the Fort Lewis College Adventure X-tream team say it all:

Previous experience: NONE. We make athletes!

Welcome to the Adventure X-tream team, where all are welcome to join together to push themselves training and challenging their endurance and skills in adventure racing competitions of all kinds.

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More than 100 attendees expected for COPLAC meeting at Fort Lewis College
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Beginning June 19, Fort Lewis College will host the annual Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) meeting on campus. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Approaches to Diversity and Inclusion: The Importance of Building Community.”

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History grad shares the power of the liberal arts in award-winning essay
Monday, June 09, 2014

A liberal arts education helps students learn to both speak for themselves as well as listen to different views of the world. So explains Jane Jackson, who graduated from Fort Lewis College in May with a bachelor's degree in History, in her award-winning essay, “Reflections on a College Experience.”

That essay earned Jackson the 2014 Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges' David J. Prior Award. The award recognizes senior-level undergraduates whose academic careers and future goals have been shaped by the transformative power of the liberal arts and sciences. Read the rest of entry »

Dr. Kenny Miller named winner of 2014 Alice Admire Outstanding Teaching Award
Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Fort Lewis College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Kenny Miller, the 2014-15 Alice Admire Outstanding Teaching Award winner, had options as to where he wanted to teach, but he chose a small undergraduate school like Fort Lewis College because he felt he could have the most impact on his students here.

“The really transformational opportunities, the opportunities to set a trajectory for a person’s career and their life, happen here,” Dr. Miller says, “happen at the undergraduate level. So I wanted to be a part of that.”

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