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FLC will immediately begin the transition to a smoke-free environment, with the new policy going into full effect on January 1, 2019. This policy applies to all employees, students, visitors, contractors and externally affiliated individuals or companies renting FLC-owned space on FLC-owned and operated property.
FLC donors recently shared a meal and saw presentations by students who receive scholarships at the Benefactors Brunch. The annual gathering is an opportunity for those who give to FLC scholarships to meet the students who benefit from that support. [PHOTOS]
Fort Lewis College stands by its commitment to self-determination, expression, and sovereignty for all students, faculty, and staff. I believe that we walk best when we walk together, and many eyes make a stronger vision.
Efforts will be focused on addressing teacher shortages in southwest Colorado.
VAP's annual fundraiser will celebrate the work done in Myanmar this past summer and raise funds for the Summer 2019 implementation projects in Myanmar and Nicaragua.
Philosophy majors Mikayla Bennion and Sophie Schwartz took first place in the 2018 UCCS Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Business Case Competition on November 2 at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs.
Fort Lewis College was included in The Princeton Review's 2018 "Guide to 399 Green Colleges."
The Knowledge Review ranked FLC among its 10 Best Green Schools in America.
303 Magazine profiled Dylan Lipke (Art, '14) about his using old pizza boxes as canvases for his artwork.
Tracy Weil (English, '88) was interviewed in Westword magazine about his work founding Denver's art district known as RiNo, which he still oversees as RiNo’s creative director.
In an effort to reduce bear-human conflicts in downtown Durango, Environmental Studies students are working with Bear Smart Durango to evaluate whether people are using the bear-resistant cans properly.
Assistant Professor of Geosciences Mickey Campbell is developing an app for wildlands firefighters in the field that will feature an interactive map keeping them informed in real time of possible escape routes.
Shawn Pensoneau (Political Science, '92) was appointed Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Native American Affairs, overseeing the office's collaboration with American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
More than 800 mountain bikers from high schools across the state descended on Durango in October to compete in the Colorado Cycling League’s 2018 State Championship.
DurangoTV.com aired a segment on the new School of Business Administration course that will be offered starting next year in which a student will win a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchise.
Nonpartisan, informational videos by 68 students about the ballot measures in Colorado’s upcoming general election were presented to the La Plata County League of Women Voters at the Center of Southwest Studies.
Associate Professor of Teacher Education Chiara Cannella presented at American Indian Resource Center's Native Educated Teacher Successfully Taught Academic Rigor program at Northeastern State University, in Oklahoma, in October.
The Engineering program at Cornell University recounted the story of how Professor of Physics Ryan Haaland and a Cornell professor from Durango collaborated to send FLC students to Cornell to do summer research.
Four alumni scientists greeted 29 FLC students and two faculty who attended the SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) conference in San Antonio, in early October.
Associate Professor of Physics & Engineering Megan Paciaroni discussed FLC's role in training Native students for STEM fields for the Optical Society of America. [video]
Mike Coyle (Adventure Education, '13) talked about the rewards and challenges of life as a professional skiing and climbing guide in Outside magazine.
Associate Professor of Music Charissa Chiaravalloti was named a “Teacher of the Week” by Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre for being "one of those teachers that changes your life."
James Tutt (Physical Science, '69), former president of Navajo Technical College, was named dean of the new School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics at Diné College.
Marsha Greyeyes (Political Science, '99) was profiled for her initiative in creating the Maryland-based Greyeyes Supply Company.
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye met recently with President Stritikus to discuss partnerships to strengthen educational pathways for college-bound Navajo students.