Howard Grotts (Mathematics, '14) won his fourth cross-country national title at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships
FLC was named to the 2018–2019 list of Top 200 Colleges for Indigenous Students by Winds of Change
Biology professors Heidi Steltzer and Julie Korb discussed the potential for longer and more devastating fire seasons in the West with Yale Climate Connections.
Staff from Enterprise stopped by campus on June 27 to present a check for $1,000 to the School of Business Administration for student scholarships.
FLC's Pre-Campus Academy online orientation program won the 2018 NODA Region III "Innovative Program Award." The program teaches students about campus resources, the College's history and mission, and other useful information to prepare them for their first year.
Bison Star Naturals, a hand-made soap and lotion company owned by husband-and-wife team Angelo (Business Administration, '12) and Jacqueline (Brisson-Stahl) (Spanish, '11) McHorse, was recently featured in The Taos News.
The Durango Chamber of Commerce presented a check for $1,505 to support the Skyhawks women's golf team following the Chamber's "Girls Gone Golfing" event at Hillcrest Golf Club.
2018 RMAC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year and the 2017-18 RMAC Indoor Track Athlete of the Year Skylyn Webb (Psychology, '16) won the women’s 800-meter run in May at the 2018 NCAA Division II track & field championship in Charlotte, North Carolina, with a record time.
Megan Paciaroni, associate professor of Physics & Engineering, was named a Senior Member of the Optical Society, which recognizes accomplishments in the science of optics and photonics.
Professor Emerita Kathy Fine-Dare has been named the Native American Tribal Liaison. She will work with all relevant tribes in Fort Lewis College’s ongoing efforts toward compliance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA).
Samantha Cameron (Exercise Science, ’12) is helping her family guitar-string manufacturing business, Curt Mangan Fusion Matched Strings, succeed from rural Cortez, Colorado.
Senior Business Administration major Natalia Sells was named a Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Intern for the summer of 2018. Sells was one of 12 interns chosen nationwide, and will complete a 9-week intensive internship in Washing D.C. in the office of Senator John McCain. She is the fifth Udall intern from FLC since the program began.
Junior Chemistry major Lexi Dobbs earned the Physical Chemistry Division's Outstanding Student Poster Award at the American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Majel Boxer was elected the 2018-2019 President of the American Indian Studies Association at the annual meeting held this last February in Tempe, Arizona.
“Duranium,” a film created and edited by FLC students, garnered a large turnout last month at the Colorado Environmental Film Festival in Golden.
FLC was recognized among the Best Colleges in the Country for certain degree programs by Schools.com: Anthropology was ranked #4 and Chemistry was ranked #9.
Blythe Morrison (Anthropology, '14) is FLC's new contract NAGPRA Collections Specialist. Her work will focus on the documentation and analysis of at least two significant collections of Native American items under the care of the Center of Southwest Studies.
Skyler the Skyhawk, along with FLC students and staff, celebrated Valentine's Day at the "Love is a Drag ... Show" sponsored by the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center.
Four FLC students spoke on a panel at the AISA (American Indian Studies Association) National Conference in Tempe, Arizona, from February 1-2, 2018. The panel, titled "Upsetting Settler Nationalism" gave each participant a chance to speak on his / her independent research.
Senior Sport Administration major Rasmus Bach became the all-time winningest player in Fort Lewis College men's basketball program history on February 3 with his 93rd victory.
The Skyhawks ice hockey club team is celebrating one of its best seasons ever, ranked 15th out of 29 in the American Collegiate Hockey Association Pacific Division.
Marshall Masayesva (Adventure Education '14) was recently inducted into the Emerging Leaders Program, a program of the Center for Jackson Hole, which trains a culturally diverse cohort of young outdoor recreationists for the conservation movement.