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's inaugural Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition awarded first place and $5,000 to alumnus Giancarlo Vigil (Economics, '15) for his yerba tea company, the Mate Exchange.
Alumni Matt Pickren (Biology, '08) and Ben Kiessel (att '04) set a new record by climbing the six Fisher Towers in Utah in under 24 hours.
Navajo tribal member and alumnus Sean McCabe (Accounting, '97) was honored with the American Indian Business of the Year Award.
Alumnus Adam Swanson (Music, '14), returned to Durango to direct the 4th Annual Ragtime and Early Jazz Festival.
Alumnus Jason Pierce (History and English, '98), associate professor of History at Angelo State University, published his first book, "Making the White Man's West: Whiteness and the Creation of the American West."
Natalie Benally (Theatre, '10) was selected by Disney to voice Dory in the Navajo-language version of Finding Nemo to stimulate interest in the traditional language among Navajo children.