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Two new majors launching Fall 2019 in the School of Business Administration aim to arm graduates with the tactical and technical knowhow needed to enter and succeed in the business world.
Interested in how FLC feeds its students? This video takes you behind the scenes to see how Sodexo, our Dining Services partner, creates the foods that fuel the learning, recycles the waste and finds new sources of local, sustainable produce to serve.
Mountain Capital Partners is providing all first-time, first-year students carrying 12-credit hours with free season passes to Purgatory Resort and Hesperus Ski Area.
It’s been only two years since Sitter Family Hall first opened its doors to students and faculty, but the new facility already has transformed the way physics, engineering, and geology are studied and taught at FLC.
With the newly created Skyhawk Persistence Grant, Fort Lewis College is bridging a gap to degree completion for students facing unexpected financial hardships.
Rocky Schneider (Exercise Science, '99), a Skyhawks Football Hall of Fame and All-Century Team member, was recently hired as principal of Gering (Nebraska) High School.
Don Roberts (Business Administration, '89) has published Wellness Toolbox, a guide to health and fitness based on his experiences as a personal trainer, nutritional coach, weight management consultant, bodybuilder, and gym owner.
The annual Music in the Mountains classical music festival is moving its performances to the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College after 32 years at Purgatory Resort.
Denver's Westword magazine profiled Durango-based jam band Elder Grown -- formed by four FLC alumni when they were students -- as a rising star in the Colorado music scene.
Mark Jastorff, FLC's vice president for Institutional Advancement, earned the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from CASE (Council for Adavncement and Support of Education) District VI during its annual conference for his exemplary professional service and outstanding achievement in higher education.
Myron Lizer (Business Administration, '06) was sworn in as vice president of the Navajo Nation alongside new president Jonathan Nez on January 15 at a ceremony in Window Rock, Arizona.
Filmmaker Alexandria Bombach (Business Administration, '08) won the National Board of Review's 2018 "Freedom of Expression" award for her documentary On Her Shoulders, about Nadia Murad, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in October.
A grant from the University of Alaska's BLaST (Biomedical Learning & Student Training) program means 25 students training for biomedical research careers and their faculty mentors will be doing hands-on undergraduate research for the spring semester.
Matthew Welbourn (Business Administration, '17) is a contestant on NBC's new athletic competition TV series "The Titan Games," hosted by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
A paper by Professor of Geosciences David Gonzales and Geology major Otto Lang, "A Comparison of Nd, Sr, and Hf Isotopic Signatures for Late Cretaceous and Pliocene Plutonic Rocks in the Rico Mountains, Colorado: Insight into Magmatic Sources at 68 and 4 Ma," was published in The Professional Geologist, the journal of the American Institute of Professional Geologists.
The Association for Fire Ecology certified Professor of Biology Julie Korb as an AFE Senior Wildland Fire Ecologist for her education, training, and experience.
Irene Barry (English, '05) has published Surviving a Rural High School Shooting, based on her expreiences as an on-duty teacher at Aztec High School, in New Mexico, during a school shooting in December 2017.
Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Dichio's book The US Supreme Court and the Centralization of Federal Authority was released by the SUNY Press.
FLC was named to the 2018–2019 list of "Top 200 Colleges for Indigenous Students" by Winds of Change, the journal of the American Indian Science & Engineering Society.
Georgie Pongyesva (History, '16), a member of the Hopi Tribe, was interviewed by the Grand Canyon Trust about the role of Native Americans at the national park as it celebrates its centennial.
Students in title Assistant Professor of Marketing Kristin Watson's public relations class presented their research and proposals for boosting marketing for the La Plata County Humane Society to the Society's executives.
Young people in La Plata County voted in this fall's election in numbers far greater than in 2014, and research by Assistant Professor Paul DeBell's political science students suggests why.
The anthology The Andean World, co-edited by Professor and Chair of Anthropology Kathleen Fine-Dare, was recently released by as part of the Routledge Worlds series.
Melinda Arviso-Ciocco (Native American & Indigenous Studies, '12) has been selected to be the state director for the New Mexico for the Old Spanish Trail Association, which is dedicated to protecting, interpreting, and promoting the Old Spanish National Historic Trail.
KDUR and The Durango Herald’s collaborative series “Creating connection: Solutions to youth suicide in La Plata County” was rated one of the best Solutions Journalism stories of 2018 by the national organization Solution Journalism Network.