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March, 2013

Student brings ragtime piano greats together in Durango
Monday, March 18, 2013

Adam Swanson loves old-time piano. And later this month, he's going to share that love, festival style.

Swanson, a junior Music major from Shenandoah, Iowa, was 10 years old when he first heard ragtime music. “We bought my grandparents an internet system, and I heard ragtime as the background music,” says Swanson. “I liked it so much I started asking my mom to play it, because she played a little piano. Before long I started learning on my own.”

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Hozhoni Days marks its 49th year at Fort Lewis College
Thursday, March 14, 2013

For 49 years, Hozhoni Days (meaning Days of Beauty) has been one of Fort Lewis College’s premier events. The Native American-centered celebration runs throughout the month of March and includes pageantry, speakers and workshops, to name just a few events, all culminating with the Hozhoni Days Powwow.

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In a challenging world, FLC Career Services offers the roadmap to a great career
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Spurred by state budget cuts and driven by a desire to offer students more personalized tools to stand out from the crowd, the FLC Career Services Office was revamped in 2011. The office went from a centralized program to a decentralized one with Career Services coordinators focusing on each of FLC’s three schools: Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Natural and Behavioral Sciences; and Business Administration, as well as the Teacher Education program.

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High tech training key to a successful liberal arts education at Fort Lewis College
Thursday, March 07, 2013

During the unveiling of the iPad2, Apple’s former CEO, the late Steve Jobs, said, “It’s in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough—it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that makes our heart sing, and nowhere is that more true than in these post-PC devices.”

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Fort Lewis College signs MOU strengthening its commitment to military service members
Wednesday, March 06, 2013

On March 1, 2013, Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas signed the U.S. Department of Defense’s Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU signals Fort Lewis College’s commitment to participate in the Department of Defense’s tuition assistance program for military service members.

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