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Interested in how FLC feeds its students? This video takes you behind the scenes to see how Sodexo, our Dining Services partner, creates the foods that fuel the learning, recycles the waste and finds new sources of local, sustainable produce to serve.
My first few months at Fort Lewis College have been a whirlwind, but the good kind of whirlwind. Thanks for welcoming me and my family to FLC. Enjoy your break and we’ll see you in 2019.
View the awesome new video that went out to all our new accepted students this year!
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!
Scottie Hazelton (Exercise Science, 1996) is the new defensive coordinator and linebackers coach for the Kansas State University Wildcats football team. Hazelton played linebacker at FLC from 1992-94, and later became the Skyhawks’ defensive backs coach from 1996-1998 and defensive coordinator in 1999.
Rocky Schneider (Exercise Science, '99), a Skyhawks Football Hall of Fame and All-Century Team member, was recently hired as principal of Gering (Nebraska) High School.
Don Roberts (Business Administration, '89) has published Wellness Toolbox, a guide to health and fitness based on his experiences as a personal trainer, nutritional coach, weight management consultant, bodybuilder, and gym owner.
The annual Music in the Mountains classical music festival is moving its performances to the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College after 32 years at Purgatory Resort.
Denver's Westword magazine profiled Durango-based jam band Elder Grown -- formed by four FLC alumni when they were students -- as a rising star in the Colorado music scene.
Mark Jastorff, FLC's vice president for Institutional Advancement, earned the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from CASE (Council for Adavncement and Support of Education) District VI during its annual conference for his exemplary professional service and outstanding achievement in higher education.
Myron Lizer (Business Administration, '06) was sworn in as vice president of the Navajo Nation alongside new president Jonathan Nez on January 15 at a ceremony in Window Rock, Arizona.
Filmmaker Alexandria Bombach (Business Administration, '08) won the National Board of Review's 2018 "Freedom of Expression" award for her documentary On Her Shoulders, about Nadia Murad, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in October.
A grant from the University of Alaska's BLaST (Biomedical Learning & Student Training) program means 25 students training for biomedical research careers and their faculty mentors will be doing hands-on undergraduate research for the spring semester.
Matthew Welbourn (Business Administration, '17) is a contestant on NBC's new athletic competition TV series "The Titan Games," hosted by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
A paper by Professor of Geosciences David Gonzales and Geology major Otto Lang, "A Comparison of Nd, Sr, and Hf Isotopic Signatures for Late Cretaceous and Pliocene Plutonic Rocks in the Rico Mountains, Colorado: Insight into Magmatic Sources at 68 and 4 Ma," was published in The Professional Geologist, the journal of the American Institute of Professional Geologists.
The Association for Fire Ecology certified Professor of Biology Julie Korb as an AFE Senior Wildland Fire Ecologist for her education, training, and experience.
Irene Barry (English, '05) has published Surviving a Rural High School Shooting, based on her expreiences as an on-duty teacher at Aztec High School, in New Mexico, during a school shooting in December 2017.
Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Dichio's book The US Supreme Court and the Centralization of Federal Authority was released by the SUNY Press.
FLC was named to the 2018–2019 list of "Top 200 Colleges for Indigenous Students" by Winds of Change, the journal of the American Indian Science & Engineering Society.
Georgie Pongyesva (History, '16), a member of the Hopi Tribe, was interviewed by the Grand Canyon Trust about the role of Native Americans at the national park as it celebrates its centennial.
Students in title Assistant Professor of Marketing Kristin Watson's public relations class presented their research and proposals for boosting marketing for the La Plata County Humane Society to the Society's executives.
Young people in La Plata County voted in this fall's election in numbers far greater than in 2014, and research by Assistant Professor Paul DeBell's political science students suggests why.
The anthology The Andean World, co-edited by Professor and Chair of Anthropology Kathleen Fine-Dare, was recently released by as part of the Routledge Worlds series.
Melinda Arviso-Ciocco (Native American & Indigenous Studies, '12) has been selected to be the state director for the New Mexico for the Old Spanish Trail Association, which is dedicated to protecting, interpreting, and promoting the Old Spanish National Historic Trail.