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Business alumnus featured in O: The Oprah Magazine for building Guatemalan schools
Monday, October 15, 2012

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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Welcome to the Skyhawkalypse: Homecoming 2012
Monday, October 01, 2012

The Skyhawkalypse is upon us! Fort Lewis College Homecoming 2012 begins October 1 and runs through the 6th, culminating with the Homecoming Football game against Colorado School of Mines. For the last three years, Homecoming has been planned and executed by a committee of dedicated and hardworking students, and the event has grown each year as a result.

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White House appointee to speak at Fort Lewis College
Friday, March 16, 2012

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

 

On Thursday, March 22, Dr. Mendoza will return to Fort Lewis College for a public presentation entitled “Educational Opportunities for all American Indian and Alaska Native Students.”

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Fort Lewis College grad’s science research fellowship a “rare” honor
Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Earning a degree from the Fort Lewis College Biology program is a challenge, but the opportunities it opens up for a student is worth the hard work. Just ask FLC alumnae Sara Bombaci.

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Fort Lewis College grad to lead White House effort on Native American education
Tuesday, January 03, 2012

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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