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Five faculty members traveled to Tijuana, Mexico, to experience firsthand what life is like among the "migrant caravan" seeking refuge in the United States, a trip that affected them all professionally and personally.
Fourteen FLC students spent their spring break getting some sun – but rather than soaking it up on a beach, they harnessed it to help power a remote community on the Navajo Nation in central New Mexico.
Fort Lewis College is launching a reciprocal program with San Juan College in Farmington, New Mexico, in Fall 2019, for transfer students with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
Beginning Fall 2019, the new First Year Launch program will boost student success by sparking new students’ intellectual curiosity while growing a sense of belonging and community.
The Theatre Department took 18 students to Los Angeles for The Kennedy Center American College Theater Regional Festival.
Doug Landin (Recreation Administration, '88) was named chief information security officer at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, overseeing the law and lobbying firm’s new security team.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol selected Alyssa (Green) Meyers (Business Administration, '13) as the agency's first-ever Agricultural Safety Program Coordinator, a new program to improve agricultural transportation safety in Wyoming.
FLC and Durango were named a Top 50 Bike Friendly College and Town by Great Value Colleges.
19 Skyhawks riders were named to USA Cycling's Fall 2018 class of Collegiate Academic All-Stars for competing in at least one national championship while maintaining a high academic standing.
Professor of Biology Julie Korb will be spending three weeks of her sabbatical, along with her three children and a small group of volunteers, in Nepal, on a three-week trek to eight villages to work with women and girls on women’s health and economic challenges.
Marissa Molina (Political Science, ’14) was appointed to the Board of Trustees for Metropolitan State University of Denver, making her the first DACA recipient to serve on a state board.
FLC was ranked #3 among graphic design schools in Colorado for 2019 by Animation Career Review.
Jonny Radding (Sociology, '95) of Durango Organics has teamed up with with Matt Vincent (ATT '91-'95) of Ska Brewing to create Oh Hi Beverages, a line of THC-infused sparkling seltzers.
Professor of Anthropology Kathy Fine-Dare and Board of Trustees member Ernest House, Jr., were interviewed for a Colorado Sun story about the impact of the Native American Graves Protection & Repatriation Act.
Professor of Engineering Laurie Williams discussed her experiences and the future of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields in The Durango Herald.
Assistant Professor of Political Science Ruth Alminas published an editorial explaining the legal rights of asylum seekers seeking refuge in the United States.
Artist Tracy Weil (English, '88) was profiled in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles magazine for using his art to build community.
Don Roberts (Business Administration, '89) talked about Wellness Toolbox, his guide to health and fitness based on his experiences as a personal trainer, nutritional coach, weight management consultant, bodybuilder, and gym owner.
Steve Schwartz, vice president for finance & administration, was interviewed for a story in The Colorado Sun about the unique challenges facing higher education in Colorado.
Professor Emerita of Music Linda Mack Berven, artistic director and conductor of the Durango Choral Society, was named as a judge for the 4th annual Durango Voice singing competition.
The Durango Herald profiled Gender & Sexuality Resource Center Coordinator Nancy Stoffer, telling the story of how she got to FLC and her work helping its diverse student body feel confident and comfortable.
The FLC Marketing & Communications Department won three gold and one silver from the 2018 Collegiate Advertising Awards for excellence in higher education marketing.
Outside magazine featured a video looking at graduate student Anna Ortega (Biology, '14) and her team at the University of Wyoming, who are doing National Science Foundation-funded field research on mule deer migration.
Professor of History Andrew Gulliford's book The Woolly West: Colorado’s Hidden History of Sheepscapes was chosen as the Outstanding Nonfiction category winner for the 2019 Western Heritage Awards, from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
Richard Julian Martinez III (Sociology & Human Services, '05) was named a fellow in the 18-month Community Leadership Network program by the Center for Creative Leadership and W.K. Kellogg Foundation for his gift of bringing people together.