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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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Professional experience is the goal behind collaboration between Career Services and Durango Chamber of Commerce
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

When it comes to career preparation, nothing beats real-world experience.

A new internship program coordinated by the FLC Career Services office and the Durango Chamber of Commerce is creating opportunities for students to get that hands-on professional experience, earning workplace wisdom and insights, while deepening their skills and knowledge.

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Common Reading Experience to explore compassion and war
Monday, March 12, 2012

War: a timely, complex, and often difficult topic to tackle. Which is exactly why The Heart & the Fist, by Eric Greitens, is this year's choice for the Fort Lewis Common Reading Experience: because it asks hard questions and doesn't offer easy answers, and so inspires reflection, analysis, and discussion.

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Hozhoni Days powwow and pageant a festival of Native culture
Monday, February 27, 2012

Its Navajo name means "Days of beauty" -- a description perfectly suited to Hozhoni Days, a month of pageantry, speakers, powwowing, and celebration of cultures that is Fort Lewis College's longest-running student-led tradition.

The theme for this year's 48th annual Hozhoni Days is “Celebrating the Centennial Through Traditions and Education." Events include speakers, workshops, and the annual Ms. Hozhoni Pageant, and culminates in a two-day weekend powwow, where the winner of this year's Ms. Hozhoni is crowned.

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Women's History Month shines a light on gender issues
Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The Gender and Women’s Studies Program at Fort Lewis College and the Women’s Resource Center are partnering to celebrate Women’s History Month. Beginning Tuesday, February 28, events will be held at FLC and in town that highlight the contributions of women, both historical and contemporary. Many of the events are free and open to the public. 

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