Ben Sorensen (Marketing, '13) stepped away from his corner office and position as the director of sales for Ballantine Communications Industry to start his own business, Ascent Digital Agency.
Fort Lewis College alumna Jenn Lopez (English, ‘95), president and founder of Project Moxie, is tackling the current housing crisis head-on.
The FLC Foundation accomplished a banner year of fundraising thanks to nearly 2,500 donors who gave more than $9 million in record-setting support for students and the Fort Lewis College community.
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.
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.
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.
Torrey Udall (International Business, ’13)
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.
Pete & Tish Varney
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
From whitewater rafting through the Grand Canyon to sipping scotch in the Scottish Highlands, the FLC Adventure Club has a little something for everyone.
Stephen Sullivan (Humanities, ’88)
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.
Known as the “WesternWaterGirl” on TikTok, Teal Lehto (Environmental Studies, ‘20) tackles water topics like reservoir management, agricultural irrigation efficiency, cloud seeding, and hydropower. Lehto shares her expertise with thousands of viewers and calls them to action.
Leo Lloyd III (Biology, ‘85) recently passed away while mountain biking in Twin Buttes. Lloyd will be fondly remembered for his public service, heroism, and love for the outdoors as captain of Durango Fire & Rescue.
The 22nd Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated two candidates for a district court judgeship created by the retirement of the Honorable Douglas S. Walker. Practiced attorney JenniLynn Everett Lawrence (English, ‘89) was selected by the Commission.
FLC alumna Jenn Lopez (English,‘95), president and founder of Project Moxie, is returning to her alma mater to provide housing solutions. She’s fusing her breadth of experience with support from private, state, and federal stakeholders to develop long-term affordable housing strategies for the FLC community.
Steepland String Band, a musical act formed by former FLC students James Addoms (English, ‘11), Jeff Polak (Environmental Studies, ‘12), and Alex Wissing (ATT ‘08-09), invigorates the bluegrass scene with its poetic lyrics, jam band atmosphere, and therapeutic rhythms.
Noodle, a self-described “Psychedelic-Americana” band formed by FLC alumni, will play at the Powerhouse Science Center as part of the “Rockin’ on the River” concert series. As the third band to come out of the Bader-Snyder complex, Noodle continues Colorado’s funky musical tradition.