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FLC News

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Up from the sagebrush: The Old Fort at Hesperus [VIDEO]

The latest episode in the Fortifact microdocumentary series delves into the rich history of the Old Fort at Hesperus, Fort Lewis College's original campus located 25 miles west of Durango. Learn how it became a college and how it is being used today.

We'll explore how female students during the 1940's invented their own fashions, what the pre- Skyhawk and Raider sports mascots were, and discover the "Mighty Moo." With commentary from FLC faculty and local historians, this episode will leave you with an increased appreciation for the depth of educational history in the Four Corners region.

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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 Dan May's class are testing the stability of a portable structure that could be used as transitional housing for people who are homeless.

Grant awards from October 2017 to February 2018

Grant awards from October 2017 to February 2018

Over five months, sixteen faculty and staff members received grants for their programs and departments, ranging in size from $960 to $1 million.

Dr. Mark Walters elected president of Colorado Music Educators Association

Dr. Mark Walters elected president of Colorado Music Educators Association

The Fort Lewis College Music Department is a gem in the Four Corners region, but the program’s ambitions stretch beyond just southwestern Colorado. With the recent election of FLC Professor of Music Dr. Mark Walters as president of the Colorado Music Educators Association (CMEA), the reputation of the program will only grow.