A perfect day is “the day we throw a big party with luscious, animal-free milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream,” according to the Perfect Day Foods website. While animal-free creamy goodness may sound odd to the uninitiated, for Adam Hamilton (Philosophy and Biochemistry, ’18), animal-free dairy alternatives are the future.
Two Fort Lewis College friends, Allie Wolfe, a senior majoring in Psychology, and Tatyana Trujillo (Environmental Studies, ’20), were inspired to further the message of Black Lives Matter by painting a BLM mural on the iconic east-facing wall of College Drive’s Everyday gas station.
Since she first set foot on the Fort Lewis College campus 30 years ago as a first-generation college student, Jennifer Trujillo (English, ’93) has poured her life into learning, teaching, and pioneering a sustainable path toward a more equitable education for all.
Two lifelong pals found friendship in FLC’s Chemistry lab, a place they’d always imagined giving back to, and eventually help pave the way for future chemists.
The Native American Alumni Chapter was officially recognized in August 2018 and has hosted as many as 100 alumni at meetings since.
Payson McElveen (Exercise Science, ’16) is focused on bringing professional cycling to the next level, for him and others.
The program acknowledges FLC alumni accomplished in their careers, in conjunction with the annual Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities Symposium for graduating seniors.
Seven teams from the high school, college, and alumni tracks received cash awards for their business ideas at the 2020 Hawk Tank Business Plan competition.
In this historic virtual version of FLC's storied Hawk Tank business competition, the winners of all three tracks are announced- High School, Alumni and College. Congratulations to the winners!
Even though we’re not together, our community is still connected. In this historic moment, FLC staff, faculty, administration, and their children and pets welcome our students back for an unforgettable end to the Spring 2020 term.
Soren McCarty (Photographic, Film & Video Technology, '96), a renowned and longtime photographer for Red Rocks Amphitheatre and AEG Presents Rocky Mountains, died on April 11, at age 49, after a year-long battle with colon cancer. To this day, many of the photos McCarty took hang backstage at Red Rocks.
Kevin Lynch (English-Communication, '99), an FLC alumnus and former staff member at The Independent, just released his first novel, Tabloid Baby, which is loosely based on his experiences working in and with media in Durango.
FLC junior Savilia Blunk, Cole Paton (Business Administration, '19), and Sofia Gomez Villafañe (Exercise Science, '16) finished in top places in the Pan American Continental Championships in Salinas, Puerto Rico, celebrating this thrilling accomplishment after a difficult year for sports as a whole.
Alumna Laura Jeffries (Exercise Science, '93) is now the Vice President of Human Resources for Donor Alliance, a federally-designated organ procurement organization serving Colorado and Wyoming.
Born and raised in Ignacio, Colorado, Chris deKay (American History, '93) is now the new superintendent of Ignacio School District. deKay has been with the district in various roles for the last 25 years.
Emily Johnson (Biology, '19) looks to traditional values of Indigenous peoples for lessons on how humanity should band together and reconnect with the planet for a sustainable future.