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Untraditional partnership inspires student teachers

Untraditional partnership inspires student teachers

The traditional track of teacher education puts student teachers into classrooms for their final year of college. But there’s little traditional about the way Jen Rider, Lecturer of Teacher Education at FLC, introduces her students to the foundations of education.

Student entrepreneur elevates his college experience with hammock company

Student entrepreneur elevates his college experience with hammock company

No one can accuse Greyson Junggren of being lazy, even though he’s been just hanging out for most of his college career. For him, hanging out is a business endeavor—Junggren, a senior Economics major, runs a hammock company he founded and developed alongside his full-time studies at Fort Lewis College.

Dr. Steven M. Elias selected to lead FLC School of Business Administration

Dr. Steven M. Elias selected to lead FLC School of Business Administration

The Fort Lewis College School of Business Administration became the first public liberal arts college with undergraduate-only business programs to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International in 1974. Today over 600 students are enrolled in SOBA’s programs.

History students preserve delicate historic photographs

History students preserve delicate historic photographs

Today’s students will shape the future—but today, some of those students are also preserving the past. Through photography archiving projects at Fort Lewis College’s Center of Southwest Studies, several History students are scanning and digitizing thousands of historic photographic negatives that are at risk for decay from age. Thanks to the students’ efforts, the images will be preserved and available to the public through FLC’s Archives website.

Biology professor takes on leadership and climate change on Antarctic expedition [VIDEO]

Biology professor takes on leadership and climate change on Antarctic expedition [VIDEO]

Associate Professor of Biology Heidi Steltzer reflects on the impact of her experiences on an Antarctic expedition with 75 other woman scientists from around the world. Steltzer's research trip is sponsored by Homeward Bound, an international program aiming  to enhance the influence and impact of women in science and policy.

Fort Lewis College #1 liberal arts school for Native American population

Fort Lewis College #1 liberal arts school for Native American population

In the Chronicle article “Highest Representation of Racial and Ethnic Groups at Liberal-Arts Colleges, Fall 2015,” Fort Lewis College was ranked first among liberal arts institutions for percentage of Native American students.

Remembering Dr. Bernard Adams

Remembering Dr. Bernard Adams

Dr. Bernard Adams became president of Fort Lewis College in 1985, replacing the retiring Rexer Berndt. A memorial service for Dr. Adams will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 11 at the Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs 80906.

Think FLC! [VIDEO]

Think FLC! [VIDEO]

FLC's newest commercial!

Geologist shows gratitude to FLC with research fund [VIDEO]

Geologist shows gratitude to FLC with research fund [VIDEO]

Alumnus Peter Mesard says he chose to attend Fort Lewis College because of the outdoors—the skiing and the mountain climbing, especially. But his academic experience is what stuck with him, so much so that he has established the Peter Mesard Undergraduate Research Fund for present and future FLC students.

Fort Lewis College is a top producer of U.S. Fulbright Scholars

Fort Lewis College is a top producer of U.S. Fulbright Scholars

Three scholars from Fort Lewis College (FLC) were awarded Fulbright grants for 2016-2017, tied for the most with the U.S. Naval Academy among bachelor’s institutions.  Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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