Earning a degree from the Fort Lewis College Biology program is a challenge, but the opportunities it opens up for a student is worth the hard work. Just ask FLC alumna Sara Bombaci.
Some things just go together naturally, like peanut butter and jelly, Michael Bay and movies where stuff blows up, and the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge and Fort Lewis College. The Challenge, which will be held in August 2012, is a stage race across Colorado that will bring some of the best cyclists in the world to Durango as Fort Lewis’ hometown was chosen as the kickoff point of the race.
With a national championship in mountain biking already under its team belt for the 2011-2012 season, the #1 ranked Fort Lewis College Cycling team is in Madison, Wisconsin, this weekend to tackle mud, slopes, obstacles -- and other collegiate rivals -- in pursuit of another national title at the USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships.
In December, President Obama signed an executive order creating the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education. The director of this new effort will be William Mendoza, a member of the Oglala Sioux and a graduate of Fort Lewis College.