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Common Reading Experience book explores legacy of Rocky Flats
Tuesday, February 19, 2013

War, nuclear weapons, toxic waste, government cover-ups, and family secrets – these are difficult topics to tackle. Which is exactly why Full Body Burden, by Kristen Iversen, is this year's choice for the Fort Lewis College Common Reading Experience: because it asks hard questions and doesn't offer easy answers, and so inspires reflection, analysis, and discussion.

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College Goal Saturday offers free FAFSA help
Monday, February 04, 2013

Even with changes to the U.S. Department of Education's Free Application for Federal Student Aid that have made the form easier to fill out, the FAFSA, as it's commonly called, can still can be a daunting task.

That's why the FLC Financial Aid Department is hosting College Goal Saturday -- it's a chance for students and parents to get free help filling out the FAFSA from financial aid professionals.

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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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Teacher Leadership launches graduate studies at FLC
Friday, January 25, 2013

Fort Lewis College took a giant leap into the future on January 14th, when the Higher Learning Commission approved FLC's first graduate program, a Master of Arts in Education, Teacher Leadership Option. The first students in the M.A. program and the associated graduate-level Teacher Leadership Certificate program will begin their studies in Fall 2013.

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Chamber Choir takes center stage for music educators
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The Fort Lewis College Music Department will be in the spotlight -- literally -- when the college's Chamber Choir takes the stage to perform Gian Carlo Menotti's The Unicorn, The Gorgon, and The Manticore at the Colorado Music Educators Association's annual meeting in Colorado Springs on January 24.

CMEA is the Colorado chapter of the National Association for Music Educators, a professional alliance of music teachers and students at all levels. The annual conference hosts thousands involved in music education from across the state.

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