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New scholarship program offered to Navajo students studying health sciences

New scholarship program offered to Navajo students studying health sciences

President Begaye and FLC President Tom Stritikus signed an agreement that provides $2,500 per student, per term. The agreement also establishes a partnership between FLC and the Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance (ONNSFA), which will distribute and monitor the funds.

Alumna selected as state director for Old Spanish Trails Association

Alumna selected as state director for Old Spanish Trails Association

Melinda Arviso-Ciocco (Native American & Indigenous Studies, '12) has been selected to be the state director for the New Mexico for the Old Spanish Trail Association, which is dedicated to protecting, interpreting, and promoting the Old Spanish National Historic Trail.

Alumna shares lessons of Tanzania work

Alumna shares lessons of Tanzania work

Registered nurse Amber DeHerrera (ATT '98-'01) talked to the Durango Telegraph about the lessons she learned working with birthing mothers in Tanzania through the Durango-based Tanzanian Mission Project.

Alumna explores the value of scientific field work

Alumna explores the value of scientific field work

Indea Stroeve Rogers (Biology, '18) wrote about the value of field work for scientists for the American Geophysical Union following her experience aboard a research vessel in the Baltic Sea last summer.

Alumna works to bring dentistry to Native communities

Alumna works to bring dentistry to Native communities

The journey of Cristin Haase (Biology, '13) to bring dental care to Native communities was profiled in a cover story in the Fall issue of Winds of Change magazine.

Alumna describes food issues in the Navajo Nation

Alumna describes food issues in the Navajo Nation

Parvannah Lee (Pubilc Health, '18) wrote an editorial for Teen Vogue about her experiences learning about food and hunger issues in her home Navajo Nation.

Alumni's documentary film chronicles Noble Peace Prize winner

Alumni's documentary film chronicles Noble Peace Prize winner

In October, filmmaker Alexandria Bombach (Business Administration, '08) debuted On Her Shoulders, her documentary about Nadia Murad, who also won the Nobel Peace Price in October.

Fort Lewis College to become a smoke-free campus

Fort Lewis College to become a smoke-free campus

FLC will immediately begin the transition to a smoke-free environment, with the new policy going into full effect on January 1, 2019. This policy applies to all employees, students, visitors, contractors and externally affiliated individuals or companies renting FLC-­owned space on FLC-­owned and operated property.

Alumnus is a pizza box artist

Alumnus is a pizza box artist

303 Magazine profiled Dylan Lipke (Art, '14) about his using old pizza boxes as canvases for his artwork.

Alumnus interviewed about art district

Alumnus interviewed about art district

Tracy Weil (English, '88) was interviewed in Westword magazine about his work founding Denver's art district known as RiNo, which he still oversees as RiNo’s creative director.

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