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Business alumnus featured in O: The Oprah Magazine for building Guatemalan schools

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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Fort Lewis College grad to lead White House effort on Native American education

In December, President Obama signed an executive order creating the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education. The director of this new effort will be William Mendoza, a member of the Oglala Sioux and a graduate of Fort Lewis College.

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Letter from the President: Reflections on FLC's Centennial Year

As we close the books on 2011, I want you to know that I am truly honored to have been your president during Fort Lewis College’s centennial year. We now begin a new century at Fort Lewis College.

Theatre alum returns to campus to perform with Dancing Earth

Eagle Young (far right) stars in a Dancing Earth production. Photo credit Paulo Tavares. On Nov. 11, the Community Concert Hall will come alive with vibrant, energetic, modern renderings of ancient themes when Dancing Earth Creations takes the ...

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Alumni join students for a week of Homecoming traditions and festivities

It's October in the San Juan Mountains, and that means cool nights, colorful foliage, and occasionally snow-dusted peaks. But on the FLC campus, it's means Summer. At least for a week.