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Student wins big with Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway
Monday, December 10, 2012

Imagine if you could win a substantial college scholarship—by making a video and throwing some great football passes.

That’s exactly what happened to Jacob Desatoff, of Costa Mesa, California. Desatoff, a 22-year-old transfer student who will be enrolling in Fort Lewis College’s Adventure Education program this fall, won second place in the Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway and was awarded a $23,000 tuition scholarship.

Desatoff entered the competition with a self-made one-minute video, titled “I’m a future educator,”

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2012 draws to a close with Winter Commencement at Fort Lewis College
Monday, December 03, 2012

DURANGO, CO - For 175 seniors at Fort Lewis College, Winter Commencement will mark a triumphant end to their undergraduate academic careers. Fort Lewis College’s Winter Commencement takes place on Saturday, December 15, 2012, in Whalen Gym. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m.

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Scholarship gets student on track for a master's degree -- and a mission
Thursday, October 11, 2012

For Jeremiah Scott, earning both a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in social work in only five years means he not only saves time and money, it also means he can get on with reaching his career goal: Helping people, like how others helped him.

And now, a $30,000 scholarship has sealed his passage to that dream.

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FLC joins nationwide commitment to help the U.S. take the global lead in college degree attainment
Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Fort Lewis College has joined with hundreds of colleges and universities across the country in “Project Degree Completion: A Public University Initiative,” by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). By joining the initiative, FLC is committing to help increase the number of undergraduate baccalaureate degrees granted in the United States by 3.8 million between now and 2025, while increasing the quality of education provided and keeping the cost of that education affordable. The end goal is to help the United States lead the world in post-secondary degree attainment.

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Renowned wildlife disease researcher and professor earns FLC Featured Scholar Award
Monday, October 01, 2012

The Featured Scholar award recognizes a FLC faculty member’s exceptional accomplishments in research and scholarship. Dr. Lehmer’s research into wildlife diseases, particularly Sin Nombre virus, has earned her national renown. Her recent work has been published in scientific journals and written about in media outlets such as ScienceNews, US News & World Report, and the New York Times.

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