For Patrick Saunders (History, '81), baseball is a full-time job. As the Colorado Rockies beat reporter for the The Denver Post, Saunders covers more than 100 of the team's 162 games, plus spring training and any playoff games. It's a good thing he loves both the game and his work.
For Rick O'Block, being the radio color commentator for Skyhawks football is only natural: He's an FLC alumnus, and has officiated football games for more than fifteen years.
And broadcasting the Skyhawks is also a way to say thanks to what FLC has given him, he says.
Suzanne Fegelein has traveled a long road following her passion – as an attorney advocating for children, as an alumna of Fort Lewis College and law school, and as a mother.
Fort Lewis College was a prominent presence at the 44th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic over Memorial Day Weekend, May 23, 24, and 25. It made for a festive weekend of riders riding and spectators cheering in and around the already cycling-crazy town of Durango. The FLC campus also hosted the Morehart Murphy Subaru Circuit Race and the Mountain Bike Specialists Cross Country Race.
The Fort Lewis College Foundation recently elected officers and directors at its annual meeting. Gene Bradley was reelected as chair of the Foundation Board of Directors. John Francis was selected to serve as vice chair and Keith Newbold will serve as secretary. Mel Owen was welcomed as treasurer.
I recently had the privilege of welcoming Carol Salomon and Norman Broad, two generous supporters of Fort Lewis College, to campus to celebrate the good their gifts have done. Their donations to the President’s Discretionary Fund have allowed us to support some wonderful initiatives and programs.
Chris Parker is still climbing. The only difference is now he gets paid for it.
Fort Lewis College’s 2014 Homecoming highlights a number of changes from years past – but with all of the Skyhawk spirit and festivities that fans expect.
For 40 years, KDUR radio has been helping students have fun sharing their voices over the air, while also training them as broadcasting professionals. And Eric Whitney is a testament to how far that sense of fun and the KDUR experience can take you.