The Fort Lewis College Adventure Club seeks out customized educational travel experiences for curious and active alumni, friends, and donors. From transformative excursions in the great outdoors to deep dives into diverse cultures, FLC’s AC collaborates with a network of current and emeritus professors, professional staff, and in-house experts to create journeys of a lifetime.
FLC alumni and friends of the College are welcome to join the AC on academically inspired adventures to places near and far. From whitewater rafting through the Grand Canyon to sipping scotch in the Scottish Highlands, the FLC Adventure Club has a little something for everyone.
All destinations and itineraries are subject to change. For more information, please visit fortlewis.edu/adventureclub.
October: Moab / White Rim Trail Mountain Biking
January: NYC Performing Arts Showcase
May: Grand Canyon Rafting
September: Ireland Exploration
January: Japan Powder Skiing
April: Indonesia / North Sulawesi Scuba Diving
Stay in the loop about upcoming trips, share photos from past excursions, or let us know where you want to explore next by contacting Dave Kerns at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to adventuring with you soon!
Last Friday, Fort Lewis College inducted five individuals and one team to its sports Hall of Fame, including Bob Hofman, the 1984 FLC football team, Susan Sagle, Joe Moore, DeAndre Lansdowne, and Chris Aaland. Inductees were recognized for their contributions to FLC both on and off the field.
Indian Country Today journalist Jourdan Bennett-Begaye (Athletic Training, ‘13) worked with Johns Hopkins University to build a COVID-19 tracking map and data for tribal nations. Built in just 18 months, this map empowers Indigenous communities to make scientifically informed decisions in their fight against COVID-19.
Co-owners of Bison Star Naturals, Jaqueline McHorse (Agricultural Sciences, ‘11) and Angelo McHorse (Agricultural Sciences, ‘12), have opened an organic soaps factory in Taos. Beginning with a desire to incorporate natural products in their everyday lives, the husband and wife team has rapidly expanded the business since launching in 2018.
In a stunning display of sea-like light and color, Chad Colby, Professor of Art & Design, works with former Fort Lewis College students Lexis Loeb and Hayley Kirkman to produce a piece for Meow Wolf’s new galaxy space in Denver.
Fort Lewis College alumnus and Indigenous ultrarunner Christian Gering (Environmental Studies, ‘15) is collaborating with running outfitter Janji on the design of their new “American Southwest Collection.”
Since 2004, Andra Cirbo (Business Administration-Marketing, ‘92), has built an extensive career working at the Denver Women’s Correctional Facility. Now a Correctional Support Trades Supervisor III Captain, Cirbo manages massive kitchens in two correctional facilities that provide meals for offenders and vocational training for their re-entry.