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Community invited to Fort Lewis College for 2018 Southwest Economic Outlook

The 2018 Southwest Economic Outlook, formerly the Southwest Business Forum, will be held on Thursday, January 11 at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Admission and parking are free.

The Outlook offers presentations from experts in business and economics who will give their views on the current status of the economy for the Four Corners region, Colorado and the nation. Their insights and predictions will provide useful information for anyone wishing to get an idea of what’s ahead for 2018 and beyond. 

The presenters for the Southwest Economic Outlook include:

  • Dr. Tino Sonora, Professor of Economics at Fort Lewis College
  • Dr. Richard Wobbekind, Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder
  • Mr. Tim Quinlan, Director and Senior Economist with Wells Fargo Securities

The 2018 Southwest Economic Outlook is sponsored by Wells Fargo N.A. and hosted by the FLC School of Business Administration. For more information, contact Patrick Flores at 970-247-7294.

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Local environmental leaders recognized

Local environmental leaders recognized

The FLC Environmental Center announced the winners of the inaugural Sustainability Superhero Award Winners at the Center’s 5th annual Sustainability Summit, on February 20. The award is a salute to leaders in sustainability efforts and advocacy both on campus and in the Durango community.

Students learn to love math at Julia Robinson Math Festival [VIDEO]

Students learn to love math at Julia Robinson Math Festival [VIDEO]

For two years, FLC has sponsored the Julia Robinson Math Festival, a national organization promoting mathematical education to local 6th and 7th grade students. The goal of this event, sponsored by the Mathematics Department, is to make math non-competitive and fun. Take a look at how FLC faculty and students engage with local middle school students to achieve that goal!

FLC students explore transitional housing options for homeless population [VIDEO]

FLC students explore transitional housing options for homeless population [VIDEO]

As part of their senior design project, Engineering students in Professor Don May's class are testing the stability of a portable structure that could be used as transitional housing for people who are homeless.