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.
John Wright (Geology, '74) significantly reduced the environmental impact of Antarctic travel in 2006 by pioneering the construction of a road from the coast of the continent to the South Pole.
Longtime Nordic figure, Olympic commentator, and Harvard University ski coach Peter Graves (Physical Education, '76) was honored with the FIS Journalist Award by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association and the International Ski Federation.
Ed LoCricchio (Geology, '81) was awarded the Outstanding Scientist of the Year by the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists.
Margaret Tanner (Accounting, '82), associate provost and director of graduate studies at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, received the KPMG Mentoring Award from the American Accounting Association.
Blythe Morrison (Anthropology, '14), was awarded the first-ever Madden scholarship for her graduate work at Northern Arizona University.
FLC alumni Mariana Harvey (Indian Studies, '08) and Itsa Shash (Biology, '10) wrote a song for Indigenous Peoples Day that was performed at FLC's celebration by the Bala Sinem Choir.