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.
Shaina A. Nez’s (English, '14) essay “Diné Abecedarian,” published in the Massachusetts Review, enlightens the alphabetic sequence of the Diné language in a literary form. “Each letter encompasses a story and form that evolves using creative non-fiction and certain oral and creational stories," she said.
Multimedia artist Venaya Yazzie's (English Communication, '00) latest exhibit of photos and poetry pays homage to her maternal grandmother, who died last year, and her female lineage of creators and artists.
Artist Michaela Goade (Art, '14) was selected to create a Google Doodle celebrating Alaska Native civil rights champion Elizabeth Peratrovich, who played an instrumental role in the 1945 passage of the first anti-discrimination law in the United States.
Mikki Naranjo (Accounting, '05) has transitioned into the Contracts and Grants Manager position for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe after finishing the Tribe’s apprenticeship program.
Known in the Whiteriver, Arizona community for setting and achieving one goal after another, Roger Leslie (Business Administration, '93) is taking on his next challenge—managing a ski resort during a pandemic.
The Southern Ute Indian Tribe has sworn in Linda K. Baker (History, '94) as a new Tribal Council Member. Baker previously worked for the Southern Ute Museum and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science in the Anthropology Department.