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Tri-the-Rim Triathlon rallies FLC's amateur athletes
Monday, April 02, 2012

The Tri-the-Rim Triathlon is one of Fort Lewis College's longest-running -- and swimming and biking -- traditions, annually saluting and testing FLC's formidable athletic spirit. For a quarter century, it has also been bringing together the on- and off-campus athletic communities to share their passion for challenging themselves -- and for having fun doing it.

The sprint triathlon includes a 500-yard swim, an 11-mile bike ride, and a 5K run, embodying and embracing the Fort Lewis College and Durango attitudes of enjoying the area's beauty in active, friendly ways.

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Durango named an Adventure Hub by Outside Magazine
Friday, March 23, 2012

In its April 2012 issue, Outside Magazine once again recognized Fort Lewis College’s hometown of Durango as a great place for adventurous people. This time, Durango was named Runner-Up Best New Adventure Hub, second only to Lake Wanaka in New Zealand. The article mentions several of Durango’s favorite multi-season activities: road and mountain biking, trout fishing, mountaineering, kayaking, and downhill and Nordic skiing.

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No Impact Week seeks to change habits -- and minds
Monday, March 19, 2012

This week, the Fort Lewis College campus will change.

"No Impact Week," part of International No Impact Week, March 19 through March 25, explores low-waste lifestyles by giving students, faculty, and staff ways of actually experiencing and experimenting with changing their habits. The goal of the campus-wide events is to engage more people in low-impact actions and lifestyles.

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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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