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FLC students get a nod in making Durango one of the Best River Towns in America
Monday, September 10, 2012

In what will come as no surprise to anyone living in Durango, Outside Magazine named Durango one of the Best River Towns in America. More than 1,700 people cast their vote for Durango, with the multitude of activities on and off the water cited as reasons for the honor.

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FLC welcomes students, new and old
Monday, August 27, 2012

Orientation is over. Students are moved in. Parents have headed back home. The Student Union and Student Life Center are bustling again. Lecture halls and labs are open for business. And the Fall 2012 semester is underway.
 
But the welcoming of students, both freshman and returning, isn't over yet.
 
Welcome Week runs this Monday through Friday, August 27 - 31, featuring events and activities every day that'll give students a chance to meet each other and get to know their new home here at FLC.

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Finish in Four! gets students through school and into the world
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Completing an undergraduate education in four years can be a challenge. But the rewards can be many -- personal accomplishment, financial savings, and moving on to the next stage of your career-building. 

"Being able to graduate in four years showed that I can persevere through anything," says Ethan Talbot, who received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology & Human Services in April. "It proved to me that I can set a goal and accomplish it no matter what challenges arise."

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Incoming freshmen go out and get wild
Monday, May 14, 2012

Before heading to class for the Fall semester, several dozen freshmen students will explore and camp in the San Juan Mountains -- the ragged range of peaks visible to the north from campus. While they're out there, they'll also be get to know some of their new classmates and learn about the FLC culture.

Given the friendly and adventurous -- both athletically and intellectually -- culture here, a wilderness trip is the perfect way to get a first taste of life at Fort Lewis College. In the Peak Experiences program, new freshmen in groups of 10 challenge and enjoy themselves while on four day-backpacking trip before Freshman Orientation in August.

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U.S. Senator Mark Udall to speak at Fort Lewis College Commencement
Friday, April 20, 2012

United States Senator Mark Udall will offer the Commencement Address at the Fort Lewis College Spring Commencement on Saturday, April 28, 2012, in Whalen Gym. To accommodate the large number of graduates and their family and friends, there will be two Commencement ceremonies, one at 8:30 a.m. and the second at 11:30 a.m. Sen. Udall will speak at both ceremonies.

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