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The Art of Adventure: Dolph Kuss + Fort Lewis College [VIDEO]

Sunday, March 18, 2018

When Dolph Kuss first arrived in Durango in 1953, he says he was "one of the few people other than cattle people who'd ever go into what is now the Weminuche Wilderness Area. I'd come back and people would ask me, 'What did it look like up there?'" Kuss says. Thanks to Kuss and a band of followers, students at Fort Lewis College today don’t have to ask those kinds of questions. Join us for a look at the life and legacy of Dolph Kuss as FLC's Outdoor Pursuits celebrates it's 40th year of powering adventure!

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FLC alum races forward, gives back

FLC alum races forward, gives back

Payson McElveen (Exercise Science, ’16) is focused on bringing professional cycling to the next level, for him and others.

FLC remembers Stephen A. Roderick, former provost and Teacher Education stalwart

FLC remembers Stephen A. Roderick, former provost and Teacher Education stalwart

Roderick’s career at FLC began as a Teacher Education professor, going on to serve as department chair, provost, and interim president. Roderick died July 4, 2020.

Skyhawks eat mountains for breakfast

Skyhawks eat mountains for breakfast

History reveals that when crisis hits, opportunities arise

When the Spanish Flu hit Southwest Colorado, the Fort Lewis School closed campus from October 1918 through April 1919, according to FLC archives. One hundred years later, Fort Lewis College is once again striving to emerge from a pandemic healthier, tougher, and wiser than ever. 

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