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.
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.
Natalie Benally (Theatre, '10) has been named a Cultural Capital Fellow by the First Peoples Fund, an organization whose mission is to honor and support First Peoples artists and culture-bearers through grants, awards, and fellowships.
Alumna Violette Cloud (Philosophy, '13) has joined the Policy Research Associates criminal justice team as a project associate. PRA is a national leader in behavioral health and research that works to create positive social change for people and communities through technical assistance, research, and training.
Alumna Kelly Koskie (Accounting, '96) has returned to the Four Corners after 15 years in the Midwest to serve as the new finance director of the City of Cortez, Colorado.
Illustrator Michaela Goade (Art, '14) became the first Native American to win the prestigious Randolph Caldecott Medal for best children’s picture story, cited for “We Are Water Protectors,” a celebration of nature and condemnation of the “black snake” Dakota Access Pipeline.
Professor of Philosophy Justin McBrayer and Egan Wynne (Philosophy, '20) published a review of J.L. Schellenberg's Progressive Atheism in the journal Philosophy of Religion. In their review, they argue, against Schellenberg, that moral evolution opens the door to a host of skeptical challenges about our ability to determine whether or not God exists.