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Alumna's climb of Mt. Shasta benefits Breast Cancer Fund
Monday, May 06, 2013

Kelsy Woodson says she learned to dream big at Fort Lewis College. In June she is putting those dreams to use, when she climbs California's Mt. Shasta as part of the Breast Cancer Fund’s “Climb Against the Odds.”

“I have never climbed anything like Mt. Shasta. But I will do so with cancer survivors and other climbers who have lost those dear to them,” Woodson says. “We will be raising awareness about breast cancer, and raising money to help remove toxic elements from our environment that are known to cause cancer.”

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GIS program gives students in-demand skills
Monday, February 04, 2013

Geographic Information Systems are changing the way data is being collected, catalogued, and utilized in government, non-profits, and industry. And professionals skilled at using the mapping-and-database technologies are in demand. At Fort Lewis College, students are riding that wave of change, getting the know-how – and the certificates – to meet that demand while boosting their careers.

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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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Business alumnus featured in O: The Oprah Magazine for building Guatemalan schools
Monday, October 15, 2012

In 2010, Fort Lewis College alumnus Josh Talmon shut down his San Diego real estate business to find a more fulfilling endeavor. “I had all these investment properties and a nice car and a five-year plan, but I was left unfulfilled,” Talmon admits of his real estate career in Phoenix and San Diego. “I kept thinking, ‘is this what my life is going to be about? Making money, doing deals?’ I had no passion for that.”

What Talmon was passionate about, however, was the work of his two friends, Zach Balle and Heenal Rajani, who had formed the nonprofit Hug It Forward in the fall of 2009.

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Welcome to the Skyhawkalypse: Homecoming 2012
Monday, October 01, 2012

The Skyhawkalypse is upon us! Fort Lewis College Homecoming 2012 begins October 1 and runs through the 6th, culminating with the Homecoming Football game against Colorado School of Mines. For the last three years, Homecoming has been planned and executed by a committee of dedicated and hardworking students, and the event has grown each year as a result.

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