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FLC created a new focal point for school spirit by dedicating a 25' wall to Skyler the Skyhawk, FLC's intrepid athletic mascot! Check out this video for a fast-motion walkthrough of the wall's creation from 8 inch pencil sketch to 8 foot bird!
Thanks to the crew from Fastsigns for allowing us to film them in action!
In a series of candid, moving testimonials, FLC students talk about the importance of scholarships, family, Durango, and the change coming to Fort Lewis made in their lives. This film was shown at our 2018 Benefactor's Brunch in November.
In September 2018, FLC alumni and faculty boarded the D&SNGR for a trip back in time.
The Durango Train passes through over a billion years of geology and over 60 years of cinematic history on its 45-mile trek to Silverton. FLC Geology Professor Gary Gianniny lectured on the history of the landscape, while Asst. Professor of English Stacey Sotosky lectured on the many films made in the region!
This fun 5K run/1K walk invites community members to take back the night and stand up against sexual violence!
Study the human mind in all its amazing and fascinating complexity. View this film to get a short overview of what is possible for you as a Psychology Major at FLC!
New FLC President Tom Stritikus asks Skyler the Skyhawk for his thoughts. Skyler obliges in true Skyler fashion.
It's the first day of the Fall 2018 semester and new FLC President Tom Stritikus is excited to welcome you!
Our celebration of diversity and community as we start the 2018-19 school year!
Marketing & Communications just released a commercial that will air before Denver Broncos pre-season games on KREZ. Go Skyhawks!
FLC Theatre Lecturer Felicia Lansbury Meyer and Hollywood actors are spearheading a new theatre festival in Durango. Actors Dan Lauria and Wendie Malick, fans of Durango, inspired a small group of local performing arts lovers to create a space for playwrights to develop new plays with professional actors and directors. The new festival will utilize Fort Lewis College Theatre students, run workshops and mentorships, and eventually perform at FLC's Mainstage.
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.