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2014 Homecoming brings tradition, change
Sunday, October 12, 2014

Fort Lewis College’s 2014 Homecoming highlights a number of changes from years past – but with all of the Skyhawk spirit and festivities that fans expect.

“This year’s Homecoming will be unlike anything we’ve had in the previous years,” says Dave Kerns, Homecoming Committee Advisor and Director of Alumni Relations.

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From KDUR to NPR, alumnus Eric Whitney is still in our ears
Thursday, October 02, 2014

For 40 years, KDUR radio has been helping students have fun sharing their voices over the air, while also training them as broadcasting professionals. And Eric Whitney is a testament to how far that sense of fun and the KDUR experience can take you.

As the news director for Montana Public Radio, Whitney's award-winning reporting has been featured on National Public Radio's “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered.” He has also done three reporting excursions to Africa, including living in Cape Town for a year. Read the rest of entry »

20 years of championship cycling celebrated at Fall Blaze '14
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Bicycling-crazy Durango – where else would a national powerhouse of division I collegiate cycling rise?

FLC Cycling has left an indelible mark on collegiate cycling since its founding in 1994. That year, the young, new team -- wearing t-shirts donated by the Durango Diner, where club members would gather before their morning training rides -- won the first-ever collegiate mountain bike national championship title. Read the rest of entry »

Alumna turns her camera on Afghan photographers in upcoming film
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

“Film is so powerful a tool,” says filmmaker Alexandria Bombach, “because storytelling is so human and can make a big difference in people’s lives.”

Bombach (Business Administration, '08) has proven that theory herself. After her first film, a travelogue of her journey in an Airstream trailer to meet people living with few possessions, she was surprised to find she had touched viewers.

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Roadshow opens the door to great careers for Fort Lewis College accounting students
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Like so many other college students, Shane Saginak came to school searching for the right major and career. Luckily, once he arrived at Fort Lewis College from New York, a little bit of advice helped him find his way.

“My advisors told me: ‘You’re organized. You’re smart. Do you want to have a job after school?’” the senior accounting major recalls. “I’m like, ‘Well, yeah.’ So I went into accounting, and I have an offer for an internship coming up this summer and hopefully following that I’ll have a job offer.” 

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