The Skyhawks Cycling team is no slouch: Winners of 20 Division I national championships since 1994, FLC Cycling is one of the premier collegiate cycling programs in the country. Competing in track, mountain biking, cyclocross, BMX, and road, this year's team is ranked #2 in the nation. The FLC squad has especially excelled in mountain biking, that oh-so-Durango sport for which the Cycling team has earned 16 national titles, including the inaugural collegiate mountain biking national title in 1994, the team's first-ever competition.
That's why it's amazing that the seeds for this powerhouse of collegiate cycling were planted 30 years ago by two student dishwashers and fertilized with free pizzas.
When she started college, Taylor Bennett-Begaye never imagined herself as a filmmaker. Now she has a foot in the business before even graduating after earning this year’s Full Circle Fellowship with the Sundance Institute. The annual award and year-long mentorship program recognizes four promising young Native Americans in the film industry.
Sheri Rochford-Figgs, retired director of the FLC Foundation, talks about the generous donation to the Teacher Education department from Robert and Roberta Barr.
FLC alumnus David Kasper (Business Administration - Engineering Management, '14) talks about his two turns at Fort Lewis College and why he feels the new GPE Hall will perfect the school's engineering program.
Food insecurity impacts schools across the country. Between 20 and 59 percent of college students are food insecure, depending on the campus, according to Kristina Kahl, visiting instructor of Sociology.