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More than 100 attendees expected for COPLAC meeting at Fort Lewis College

Beginning June 19, Fort Lewis College will host the annual Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) meeting on campus. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Approaches to Diversity and Inclusion: The Importance of Building Community.”

FLC joins with Durango Education Center to save Ballet Folklorico programs

Ballet Folklorico will continue to exist in Durango because of an educational grant from LPEA and a new formal partnership between Fort Lewis College and the Durango Education Center (DEC).

Hispanic resource center provides a family and community to students

More than 350 Fort Lewis College students identify themselves as Hispanic. El Centro de Muchos Colores, the College’s Hispano Resource Center, provides a central location for relaxing, studying, and gathering with other students of Hispanic heritage or those interested in Hispanic language and culture. As the campus' vibrant center of Hispanic culture, El Centro hosts frequent dances, pot lucks, burrito sales, Loteria (Mexican bingo) nights, and cultural-awareness programming, such as Fiesta on the Mesa. El Centro also offers tutoring and a large study area, and houses the student-organized Club Baile Folklorico and Club del Centro, which organize Hispanic-themed dances, dinners, and events.

Spanish-speaking students help FLC help Spanish-speaking families

Bienvenidos a El Centro de Muchos Colores!

That's the greeting visitors get on “El Centro en Español,” the new Spanish-language version of the homepage for El Centro de Muchos Colores, FLC's Hispano resource center. And soon, those Spanish-speaking visitors will be able to, with a single click, get a “Bienvenidos a Fort Lewis College!” greeting and essential information about the college in Spanish, as well.

Higher admission standards and academic investment help drive retention increases at Fort Lewis College

DURANGO (19 October 2011) - Increased admission standards, along with efforts to secure funding and increase investment in academic programs, seem to be making a difference in helping Fort Lewis College’s students succeed in school. The retention rate among every ethnic group represented on campus either increased or remained steady from 2006 (beginning of tougher admission standards) to 2009 (latest published data).