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Chamber Choir takes center stage for music educators
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The Fort Lewis College Music Department will be in the spotlight -- literally -- when the college's Chamber Choir takes the stage to perform Gian Carlo Menotti's The Unicorn, The Gorgon, and The Manticore at the Colorado Music Educators Association's annual meeting in Colorado Springs on January 24.

CMEA is the Colorado chapter of the National Association for Music Educators, a professional alliance of music teachers and students at all levels. The annual conference hosts thousands involved in music education from across the state.

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Student professes love for Athletic Training program in national professional journal
Monday, January 07, 2013

"I became interested in athletic training when I took a basic principles of athletic training class," says John Jewell. "My professor's love for athletic training was evident, and her excitement for what she did made me want to see what athletic training was all about."

"Once I started, I couldn't imagine doing any other major," he adds.

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Innovative Month courses expand students' worlds
Monday, January 07, 2013

Why study about the cruise industry in a land-locked classroom when you can experience it at sea on board a cruise ship?

Why try to learn Greek history and culture in Colorado when you can immerse yourself in both in Greece?

Why dream about someday helping people in need when you can make real change right now in Africa?

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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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