Molding minds, large and small

The Clay family’s connection to FLC spans three generations, and a new fund will keep that legacy going. The James and Cheryl Clay Fund will benefit students with day-care expenses at the on-campus Campbell Child & Family Center.

Jim is a professor emeritus of Economics, and his wife, Cheryl, is a professor emerita of Teacher Education and founder of the Campbell Center. Their son, Paul (Economics, ’98), is now on the faculty in the School of Business Administration. Paul’s wife, Marnie (Chemistry, ’98), is coordinator for the MARC program on campus. And Paul and Marnie’s son, Fred, is attending the Campbell Center this year.

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Accountant values dreams over numbers

Accountant values dreams over numbers

Most of us think accounting is all about crunching numbers. For alumnus Brad Tafoya, though, being an accountant is more about heart than about spreadsheets. He and his firm, Tafoya Barrett & Associates, are all about helping their clients and their community reach their full potential.

Aspiring journalists find and deliver the news on campus

Aspiring journalists find and deliver the news on campus

Student journalists with The Independent, the College’s student news organization, dive into a real newsroom atmosphere and experience deadlines, story assignments, and breaking news like any major news organization does. The purpose behind The Indy goes beyond reporting the news, though, to offer students professional journalism and publishing experience as undergraduates in a constantly evolving field.

New tribal council member makes no promises – except to help

New tribal council member makes no promises – except to help

Alumna Cheryl Frost was recently elected to the Southern Ute Tribal Council with an ingenious – and unique – campaign platform: She ran on no platform at all. “I know the kind of person that I am,” Frost (English, ’95) says. “I don’t make promises to people that I can’t keep. I don’t make deals with people. I’m not going to put myself in an ethical quandary before I’m even elected. That’s why I chose no platform.”