La Plata County has moved to COVID-19 Dial Level Red: Severe Risk — individuals at risk of severe illness are advised to stay home, in-person social gatherings are prohibited, and masks are required in all public spaces. FLC has modified fall operations and moved most classes online for the remainder of the semester.
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We are Colorado's crossroads of education and adventure. Our beautiful mountain campus in Durango, Colorado, inspires an active and friendly community, and offers transformative learning experiences that foster entrepreneurship, leadership, and creativity.
All tenured faculty have highest degree in their field
Programs in the Top 10 according to Schools.com
Average class size
Classes with fewer than 30 students
Student to faculty ratio
Miles of trails to hike and bike
World-class ski resorts within driving distance
FLC is an active, hands-on, you-have-to-try-this-for-yourself educational experience. We don’t just sit in small classes and look at the mountains. We hold class in those mountains. Or the desert, or the river, or a non-profit in town, or the US-Mexico border. We install solar panels on the Navajo Nation, and water systems in Myanmar. We take trips to the highest peaks on Earth. You have got to try this.
About 150 students will graduate in Fort Lewis College's Virtual Winter Commencement on Friday, December 4.
FLC received $3.6 million as part of a collaborative to build strong postsecondary pathways for students in the build trades and environmental science.
At a small, distanced ceremony on Friday, October 9, the Fort Lewis College community and friends broke ground for a new state-of-the-art facility.
Three students contributed to “The Strater: The Hotel That Built Durango,” kicking off the eighth season of Colorado Experience from Rocky Mountain PBS.
A perfect day is “the day we throw a big party with luscious, animal-free milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream,” according to the Perfect Day Foods website. While animal-free creamy goodness may sound odd to the uninitiated, for Adam Hamilton (Philosophy and Biochemistry, ’18), animal-free dairy alternatives are the future.