Business plan competition awards $22,000 to eager entrepreneurs

Business plan competition awards $22,000 to eager entrepreneurs

New business ideas at this year's Hawk Tank ranged from outdoor gear companies to luxury streetwear brands and everything in between. The variety of pitches highlighted the underlying purpose of the business plan competition—to give students the tools they need to realize their dreams.

Lazo-focused: FLC welcomes (back) new director of Alumni Engagement

Lazo-focused: FLC welcomes (back) new director of Alumni Engagement

Alumnus Ryan Lazo (Anthropology and Environmental Studies, ’13) is thrilled to be back at Fort Lewis College and in a sphere of collaboration with his peers while also reconnecting with faculty who inspired his journey as a student.

Alumna and former student body president returns to FLC as a trustee

Alumna and former student body president returns to FLC as a trustee

Julie (Levy) Duvall (Political Science, ’05), the Board of Trustees' newest member, is ready to reconnect with campus and engage students, staff, and faculty in building the future of Fort Lewis College.

FLC Alumni: Torrey Udall

FLC Alumni: Torrey Udall

Protecting Powder

Meet FLC alum Torrey Udall (International Business, ’13). As VP of Development & Finance at Protect Our Winters in Boulder, Colo., Udall aligns his passion for outdoor adventures with his professional path.

FLC Friends & Donors: Pete & Tish Varney

FLC Friends & Donors: Pete & Tish Varney

Making a Splash

Waking to the propane blast of water heating for coffee, Tish Varney looks up to see tiny bats swooping along the dawn-lit walls of Grand Canyon.

Fort Lewis College Adventure Club

Fort Lewis College Adventure Club

Where the Learning Never Stops

From whitewater rafting through the Grand Canyon to sipping scotch in the Scottish Highlands, the FLC Adventure Club has a little something for everyone.

FLC Alumni: Stephen Sullivan

FLC Alumni: Stephen Sullivan

Still Climbing After All these Years

After graduating in 1988, Stephen Sullivan went on to earn success in the outdoor recreation and business realms. In 2011, he launched Stio, a direct-to-consumer, analytically driven, outdoor apparel company.

Partnerships of Yore

Partnerships of Yore

Learn about two of FLC's historic community partnerships: the Heart Fund Drive and Radio KIUP.

Hawk Tank competitors win over $65,000 in cash and scholarship awards

Hawk Tank competitors win over $65,000 in cash and scholarship awards

This year, the annual Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition included a Four Corners region high school track, recent FLC alumni track, FLC student track, and—for the first time ever—a San Juan College student track.

FLC alumnus shares the power of education

FLC alumnus shares the power of education

Jason Stanley (English, ‘08) is from a family that believes in the power of education and in his leadership roles as high school principal and college regent, he's hosting field trips to FLC to introduce students to “the campus in the sky” and the opportunities that college provides.

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