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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.

Alumnus appointed to Office of Native American Affairs

Alumnus appointed to Office of Native American Affairs

Shawn Pensoneau (Political Science, '92) was appointed Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Native American Affairs, overseeing the office's collaboration with American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.

Adventure Education alumnus in Outside magazine

Adventure Education alumnus in Outside magazine

Mike Coyle (Adventure Education, '13) talked about the rewards and challenges of life as a professional skiing and climbing guide in Outside magazine.

“Learning to live with megafires” presentation on October 12

“Learning to live with megafires” presentation on October 12

Kodas writes about megafires in his award-winning book Megafire: The Race to Extinguish a Deadly Epidemic of Flame, where he describes the rising phenomenon of these increasingly widespread, severe and destructive forest fires from the perspective of the people and communities who have experienced them.

Alumnus named dean

Alumnus named dean

James Tutt (Physical Science, '69), former president of Navajo Technical College, was named dean of the new School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics at Diné College. 

Alumna's business profiled

Alumna's business profiled

Marsha Greyeyes (Political Science, '99) was profiled for her initiative in creating the Maryland-based Greyeyes Supply Company.

Native journalist shares challenges and rewards of telling indigenous stories

Native journalist shares challenges and rewards of telling indigenous stories

"You can't tell the American story without the indigenous story," says Jenni Monet (English, '11). But as a Native journalist, she also knows just how hard that task can be. Monet shared her insights and experiences with students and staff when she visited campus in September.

FLC WellPAC, Student Union Productions Present “Cracked, Not Broken: The Kevin Hines Story”

FLC WellPAC, Student Union Productions Present “Cracked, Not Broken: The Kevin Hines Story”

Kevin Hines, suicide survivor and author of “Cracked, Not Broken,” will share his story and how he learned to manage mental illness at 6:30 p.m. on October 12 at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College.

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