Fort Lewis College News and Events

Activity, River science project
Friday, September 23, 2016, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Location: Outdoor Pursuits office, Student Life Center
Coast $40, for members of Outdoor Pursuits
Coordinator: Outdoor Pursuits
Contact: 970-247-7293

Make your way to the San Juan River to float the river and help clean the river corridor with Outdoor Pursuits. This trip is a must for all—especially river enthusiasts.

Activity, Rock climbing and hot springs
Saturday, September 24, 2016, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Location: Outdoor Pursuits office, Student Life Center
Coast $45 with out food, $65 with food, for members of Outdoor Pursuits
Coordinator: Outdoor Pursuits
Contact: 970-247-7293

Spend a fall weekend with Outdoor Pursuits climbing and soaking in hot springs. Departure will be Saturday morning for a local climbing area where our day will be spent dangling from the crag and the evening spent soaking in some hot springs. Sunday will mean more climb time before making the way back to campus. All levels and abilities are welcome.

Alumni event, Padres vs. Giants
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Location: Petco Park, San Diego
Cost: $35.50 (plus a ticket service fee of $3.13 per ticket)
Coordinator: Alumni Engagement Office
Contact: Suzanne Connors, sconnors@fortlewis.edu, 970-247-7177

Enjoy a pre-game buffet at the Skyline Patio reserved just for Fort Lewis College. Hot dogs, hamburgers, salad, Cracker Jack and peanuts, soda, and beer will be included in the ticket price. Reserved seats are adjacent to the patio, where the beer will flow until the 7th inning.

Conference, International hip hop activism
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Vallecito Room, Room 103, Student Union
Cost: Free
Coordinator: Department of Sociology, Sociology Club, Criminology Club
Contact: Anthony Nocella , ajnocella@fortlewis.edu, 315-657-2911

With over 30 speakers from around the world, the 2nd Annual International Hip Hop Activism Conference promotes hip hop activism and the relationship between hip hop culture and social justice. This conference will have workshops, presentations, roundtables, and discussions about the politics of hip hop.

Concert, “The Four Seasons,” with Quadrivium
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Roshong Recital Hall, Jones Hall
Cost: Free
Coordinator: Music Department
Contact: Shauna Blaylock, blaylock_sl@fortlewis.edu

Quadrivium performs fine small-ensemble vocal music to enrich the community, showcasing infrequently performed vocal repertoire at the highest level of artistry.
Experience the sounds of the four seasons through intimate four-voice works by Brahms, Holst, Hindemith, Poulenc, and other masters of song.

Alumni event, Geology alumni night in Denver
Monday, September 26, 2016, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Alumnus’, Denver
Cost: Free
Coordinator: Alumni Engagement Office
Contact: Suzanne Connors, sconnors@fortlewis.edu, 970-247-7177

Reconnect with the FLC Geosciences Department at Alumni Night at the GSA Conference. Meet alumni, current geology students, and faculty on the rooftop patio of an alumnus’ downtown home walking distance from the Convention Center. Food and beer will be served. You do not need to be attending the GSA conference to come to this alumni gathering.

Viewing and discussion, Presidential debate
Monday, September 26, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: Vallecito Room, Room 103, Student Union
Cost: Free
Coordinator: Student Housing and Conference Services
Contact: Margaret Watts, mwatts@fortlewis.edu

Celebration, Free speech and artistic creation
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Hesperus Peace Park
Cost: Free
Coordinator: English Department
Contact: Paige Gray, pmgray@fortlewis.edu

Celebrate free speech and artistic creation in honor of Banned Books Week and read an excerpt from one of your favorite banned books or just go and listen.

Campus garden workdays
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 11:25 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Room 145, Student Union
Cost: Free
Coordinator: Environmental Center
Contact: Rachel Landis, rllandis@fortlewis.edu, 970– 247-7091

Join the Environmental Center’s Local Food Fellows to learn about organic gardening and help to bring in the harvest! All community members are welcome to join in.

Movie, “Star Trek Beyond”
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Vallecito Room, Room 103, Student Union
Cost: Free
Coordinator: Student Union Productions
Contact: Grace Chang, gchang@fortlewis.edu
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