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Longtime Division I coach Smith to take reins of FLC football program
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

John L. Smith — a longtime NCAA Division I head coach with success at six different universities — will become head football coach at Fort Lewis College effective March 1, Skyhawk Director of Athletics Gary Hunter announced today.
 
Defensive coordinator Ed Rifilato will continue to oversee day-to-day operations until Smith arrives on campus.

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Student professes love for Athletic Training program in national professional journal
Monday, January 07, 2013

"I became interested in athletic training when I took a basic principles of athletic training class," says John Jewell. "My professor's love for athletic training was evident, and her excitement for what she did made me want to see what athletic training was all about."

"Once I started, I couldn't imagine doing any other major," he adds.

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Innovative Month courses expand students' worlds
Monday, January 07, 2013

Why study about the cruise industry in a land-locked classroom when you can experience it at sea on board a cruise ship?

Why try to learn Greek history and culture in Colorado when you can immerse yourself in both in Greece?

Why dream about someday helping people in need when you can make real change right now in Africa?

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Martha Stewart honors Art alumnus' business
Friday, December 21, 2012

"Martha Stewart throws a really great party," says 2005 Art graduate Chris Lyon. And he would know. Lyon was honored in October by Martha Stewart at the "2012 Martha Stewart Presents American Made Awards," at which Stewart and the editors of Martha Stewart Living magazine feted the 10 finalists in their search for “rising stars in a new generation of small-business owners."

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To the winter 2012 graduates: "We have been waiting for you."
Monday, December 17, 2012

The undergraduate academic careers of more than 170 Fort Lewis College students came to a triumphant end at Winter Commencement 2012. The graduates assembled with their families, friends and professors to celebrate their graduation into the next phase of their lives.

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