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To the winter 2012 graduates: "We have been waiting for you."
Monday, December 17, 2012

The undergraduate academic careers of more than 170 Fort Lewis College students came to a triumphant end at Winter Commencement 2012. The graduates assembled with their families, friends and professors to celebrate their graduation into the next phase of their lives.

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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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Art competition gives students experience in public art
Thursday, November 15, 2012

I grew up in a small fishing town in Southeast Alaska,” says Senior Art major Janine Gibbons. "Petersburg is on an island perched between glaciers and tall majestic mountains. Founded by Norwegians, my hometown was covered in traditional colorful folk art that originated in Scandinavia. Using saturated hues merged with organic abstracted shapes reminds me of my Scandinavian heritage.”

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Skyhawk harriers run into national championships
Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Fort Lewis College men's Cross Country team has an appointment with destiny this weekend.

The squad will compete in the the NCAA Division II National Championships after capturing a 6th place finish at the NCAA Division II South Central Regionals, in Denver, on Nov. 3, qualifying the team for the national championships for just the second time ever — and the first time since 1995.

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Election attention shines an educational light on FLC
Friday, November 02, 2012

Fort Lewis College has been a regional focus of this year's battle for the White House -- and FLC students have been the real winners.
 
First Lady Michele Obama, Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan, and Libertarian Party Vice Presidential candidate Jim Gray all stopped by to stump on campus in the tense last month of the campaign. Obama spoke on October 10, Ryan on October 22, and Gray on October 29.

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