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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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Fulbright scholars as professors give students an educational edge

Fort Lewis College Associate Professor of Economics Robert Sonora is spending part of his summer working in Croatia thanks to the Fulbright International Exchange Program. It’s a win-win-win for the people of Croatia, Sonora, and for the future FLC students that find themselves in one of Sonora’s classes.

To earn a Fulbright scholarship is one of the highest academic honors that a faculty member or student can achieve. Only the best of the best are chosen. The experiences and knowledge gained by living and working beyond the borders of the United States through the program can be life-changing, and not just for the Fulbright participants themselves.

Innovative Month courses make the world a classroom

Why study about the cruise industry in a land-locked classroom when you can experience it at sea on board a cruise ship?

Why try to learn about French language and culture in Colorado when you can immerse yourself in both in France?

Why dream about someday helping people in need when you can make real change right now in Africa?

Jordan Saylor: "I'm launching my own business"

I'm starting a personal assistant/concierge business with my three sisters, called Saylor and Company. Three of us studied accounting, so we all have a great grasp of business. We also have about 25 years of experience in nannying and personal assistant work between us. We’re focusing on small-event planning. We'll do the whole thing start to finish: grocery shopping, making the food, decorating, all of it.

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Fort Lewis College business school reaffirms its place as one of the top business programs in Colorado and the world

What makes SOBA so excellent? For one thing, professors like the 2010 Alice Admire Outstanding Teaching Award winner Steve Stovall. In April, the Fort Lewis College School of Business Administration (SOBA) was reaccredited by the prestigious Ass ...

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