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President Dene Thomas to retire in 2018

President Dene Thomas to retire in 2018

“I want to use my remaining time fully committed to positioning FLC on the right path for years to come,” she says. “We must work quickly to meet the needs of students and external stakeholders. This is a critical time for Fort Lewis College and I will be here for the challenge!”

It takes an army to build a Fort [VIDEO]

It takes an army to build a Fort [VIDEO]

An army of AmeriCorps volunteers spent two months this spring working on everything from irrigation systems to ditches at the Old Fort campus south of Hesperus. Learn why they volunteered for such hard work.
 

A place for public art [VIDEO]

A place for public art [VIDEO]

The FLC campus is home to dozens of pieces of public art, both outdoors and inside buildings, some on grand display and others hidden away. As you explore campus, we invite you to discover what deep, unexpected insights they inspire.

Foundation board welcomes new members

Foundation board welcomes new members

Marchell Fletcher, Kim Martin, Faith Roessel, and James Teumer are the newest members of the Foundation Board. 

Molding minds, large and small

Molding minds, large and small

The Clay family’s connections to FLC spans three generations, and a new fund will keep that legacy going. The James and Cheryl Clay Fund will benefit students with day-care expenses at the on-campus Campbell Child & Family Center.

Elizabeth Bahe selected as new director of the FLC Native American Center and Diversity Collaborative

Elizabeth Bahe selected as new director of the FLC Native American Center and Diversity Collaborative

She is replacing retiring Native American Center Director Yvonne Bilinski. She’ll also oversee the College’s Diversity Collaborative, which includes the Native American Center, El Centro de Muchos Colores, and the Office of Diversity Programming.

FLC entrepreneurs using paint as a vehicle for good

FLC entrepreneurs using paint as a vehicle for good

“We want to dominate the paint industry. [Nitrum Dynamic Paint] is eco-friendly, we’re helping the environment, and we’re helping people at the individual level.”

Hozhoni Days Powwow and Pageant bring beauty to campus [PHOTOS]

Hozhoni Days Powwow and Pageant bring beauty to campus [PHOTOS]

Its Navajo name means "Days of beauty" -- a description perfectly suited to Hozhoni Days, two weeks of pageantry, powwowing, and celebration of cultures that is Fort Lewis College's longest-running student-led tradition.

A snapshot of Spring 2017 Commencement [PHOTOS]

A snapshot of Spring 2017 Commencement [PHOTOS]

Over 500 graduates accepted their diplomas at Whalen Gymnasium on April 29, 2017 -- the culmination of years of hard work. Here's a peek at the day:

2017-18 Fort Lewis College Faculty/Staff Award Winners

2017-18 Fort Lewis College Faculty/Staff Award Winners

The 2017-18 Fort Lewis College award winners represent the best of the best faculty and staff. These individuals have distinguished themselves in their teaching and service to the students of Fort Lewis College. 

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