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Fort Lewis College will receive $291,859 Talent Search Program Grant
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, announced that Fort Lewis College in Durango will receive a $291,859 Talent Search Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support services for 655 low-income students at ten schools in Cortez, Durango, Ignacio, Pagosa Springs and Mancos.

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Fort Lewis College making a push to bring adult learners to campus
Monday, July 11, 2011

DURANGO - Ongoing information sessions regarding the adult education opportunities at Fort Lewis College will begin on Wednesday, July 13 at 6 p.m. in Program Room #3 of the Durango Public Library. The sessions are free and open to the public.

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Olympic medalist Toby Dawson hangs up skis for a student's life
Friday, July 08, 2011

In 1998, Toby Dawson was at a crossroads. He was poised to graduate from Battle Mountain High School in Vail, Colorado, and had an acceptance to Fort Lewis College—but college wasn’t his only life goal. “I’d wanted to make the U.S. Ski Team since the fourth grade,” says Toby, a lifelong skier. He attended FLC that fall semester, but in November took his finals three weeks early so he could make it to the U.S. Freestyle Team Selection event in Snowbird, Utah.

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New Public Health program creates fast track to jobs bettering communities
Wednesday, July 06, 2011

In a time when more and more people find themselves unable to afford health care and do the things needed to have healthy families, there is a growing demand for professionals trained in the field of public health.

And since creating the first Public Health undergraduate-degree program in Colorado, Fort Lewis leads the way in meeting that demand. After its first year, enrollment is already almost 300 percent above the program's goals.

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Prestigious program offers FLC students adventure and an edge in life after college
Wednesday, June 08, 2011

The job market is still tough and getting into graduate school is no walk in the park either. The question students, from freshmen to seniors, should be asking is, what can I do to stand out from the crowd?

One impressive resume builder is studying abroad, and there aren’t many study abroad programs more challenging or prestigious as the U.S. Student Fulbright Program. There also aren’t many other study abroad programs that will get noticed faster on a resume or a graduate school application.

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