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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn about two of FLC's historic community partnerships: the Heart Fund Drive and Radio KIUP.
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.
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.
For the Deming and Sells-Wheeler families, Fort Lewis College has been a part of their legacies for multiple generations.
With her bright smile often accentuated by scarlet lipstick, Hayley Kirkman (Art, ‘17) blends art into the tiniest details of her life.
Born and raised on the Navajo Nation in Round Rock, Arizona, Faith Roessel lived the disparities of the education system as a Native student and has since focused her life’s work on changing the Native American education experience.
FLC alumnus Jeff Engman (Computer-Based Information Systems, '87) has been hired as the Chief Information Officer for Southern Ute Shared Services.
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.