The mission of AIBL is to increase the representation of American Indians and Alaska Natives in business and entrepreneurial ventures through education and leadership development opportunities. AIBL's vision over the next decade is to become the pre-eminent national non-profit organization serving American Indians and Alaska Natives by providing business and entrepreneurship education, leadership development training, and the necessary support to help young men and women who aspire to pursue studies and careers in business, entrepreneurship, or related disciplines. AIBL's spirit of success stems from our four guiding principles: Education, Leadership, Experience, and Culture.
Find out more at www.aibl.org!
President: Joshua Emerson, email@example.com
The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) at Fort Lewis College promotes and fosters integrative design in and around the community by giving students opportunities to learn and connect with professional and amateur designers. Students participate in group events, portfolio reviews, and trips to design conferences in order to better their design and connection to the design community and prepare them to enter the job market.
President: George Bangs, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Paul Booth, email@example.com
The mission of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is to substantially increase the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers.
Find out more at www.aises.org!
President: Jeremy James, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Les Sommerville, email@example.com
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Student Chapter progam plays a critical role by providing an avenue where undergraduate and geology students can engage in meaningful networking opportunities, and connect with professionals in geological careers, both inside and outside of academia. This program's focus is to network students while giving important insight to industry experience and the fields of sedimentology, petroleum and natural resources within the geosciences.
President: Zach Sforzo, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Gary Gianniny, email@example.com
Animal Liberation promotes and fosters animal advocacy and creates awareness around veganism and the environment.
President: Brenna Baird, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Anthony J. Nocella, email@example.com
ASFLC and its subcommittees are a governing body of students that make decisions related to funding for all other RSOs. Members are representatives of the student body of Fort Lewis College and act as liaisons between the student population and the College itself. Every student at the college is technically a member of ASFLC, however, separate membership requirements are listed for senator, court, and executive positions.
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President: Dustin Fink, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Mark Mastalski, email@example.com
The Bee Club is an RSO designed to give students the opportunity to learn and practice beekeeping. We currently have three honey bee hives located on campus and club members have ample opportunity to work hands on with the bees. Bee keeping is an important and quickly growing form of urban agriculture that promotes healthy hives, healthy gardens, and healthy lives. The main goal of the Bee Club is to educate students on the importance of honey bees to our food system, as well as inspire students to become bee activists and beekeepers.
President: Jordan Pollack, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Becky Clausen, Clausen_R@fortlewis.edu
Founded in 1919, Beta Alpha Psi is an honor organization for finance and accounting majors. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. On top of the professional exposure and experience Beta Alpha Psi works closely with community with various volunteer opportunities. All students are welcomed to participate in Beta Alpha Psi events but, in order to be a member students should have completed one upper level accounting or finance course, a declared major in Data Analytics, Accounting or Finance and a 3.0 gpa or higher. Membership fees are $70 for a semester or $130 for the full year. The meetings are every Thursday at 4:45 in the EBH Atrium.
Find out more at www.bap.org!
President: Andé Lampert, email@example.com
Advisor: Theresa Hilliard, firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Student Union is a group that embraces and promotes culture, lifestyle, and history of the African American/Black Identified community. The members create an environment that fosters a safe and healthy community on and off campus.
President: Kaidee Akullo, email@example.com
Advisor: Anthony Nocella, firstname.lastname@example.org
Buffalo Council aims to provide a safe environment that allows students to connect with the community, to promote cultural restoration, nurture Native American education, and to offer a place for food sovereignty to flourish.
President: Tristen Harris, email@example.com
Advisor: Carey Vicenti, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chem and Associated Sciences Club is a group of students who want to demonstrate to our peers and our community that chemistry is a fun and interesting subject that provides opportunities across all science fields.
President: Dustin Fink, email@example.com
Advisor: Dr. Callie Cole, firstname.lastname@example.org
Christian Challenge is a club that focuses on spiritual growth, personal development, and community involvement in a non-church setting. We meet weekly and discus student selected topics, where all opinions are valued and respected, regardless of your beliefs. We also do various activities throughout the month such as camping, family dinners, game nights, and getaways.
Check out our website!
President: Kelly Nieves, email@example.com
Advisor: Whitney Gonzales, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Del Centro is a multicultural student-led organization that focuses on promoting culture through the means of food, social, and educational events. Club members have equal opportunity in this collective community of empowered students and each person will be encouraged to share their diverse opinions and backgrounds. We will always strive to share duties equally and make our decisions in a collective, circular way rather than as a hierarchy. We prioritize collaboration with other clubs and diverse cultures and value the following principle: "Give back and pay it forward."
Administrative Chair: Alessandra Fernandez, email@example.com
Advisor: Shirena Trujillo Long, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Council of Honors Scholars is the student leadership arm of the John F. Reed Honors Program. The Council of Honors Scholars is comprised of Scholars admitted to and in good standing with the Honors Program. As such, the Council of Honors Scholars initiates and directs co-curricular activities supporting Scholars active in the Honors Program. Also, the Council of Honors Scholars advises the Director of the Honors Program on the design and delivery of unique educational opportunities for Honors Scholars. The Council of Honors Scholars furthers the mission of the John F. Reed Honors Program which strives to be the most caring, rigorous honors program for high-ability, high-achieving students at a public liberal arts college in the western United States.
President: Stacy Jones, email@example.com
Advisor: Bill Mangrum, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Criminology Club is dedicated to examining and promoting the field of criminology and networking students in the field, while promoting peace, justice, and a more inclusive community.
President: Katie Lewis, email@example.com
Advisor: Anthony Nocella, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dance Co-Motion is designed around the shared passion and interest of dance. Many styles are brought to the group including ballet, lyrical, hip-hop, belly dancing, and much more. All levels of dance experience are welcome. Our main focus is to provide dance for enjoyment. Students choreograph pieces and put on a show, which brings a large crowd, at the end of every semester. It's a great way to get involved on campus and be a part of the community! Discover friendships and new dance styles with Dance Co-Motion!
Find out more here!
President: Kenna Castillo, email@example.com
Advisor: Judy Austin, firstname.lastname@example.org
I’naahwííł’aah - “We are Relearning”
The Diné Club is a group open to all students seeking enrichment in Diné culture and language. The club seeks to expand Diné cultural exposure on campus through both cultural and language revitalization. The club offers insight into Diné vocabulary, Diné history, kinship, government, etc., through a harmonious approach of relearning and sharing Diné philosophy and cultural practices.
Alaaji’ Hozh’ooji’ Naat’aanii (Peace Leader): Ruthie Edd, email@example.com
Advisor: Majel Boxer, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Environmental Center is a 23-years strong, student-driven organization whose mission is to strengthen students' commitment to a more socially-just, ecologically-responsible world. To achieve this mission, we empower students to become leaders of social change. Our student staff, volunteers, community partners, program participants, etc. take leadership roles to drive forward positive and impactful environmental projects both on campus and in our community.
Find out more here!
Coordinator: Rachel Landis, email@example.com
FLC A+ Gaming is a group of students across several disciplines whose mission is to generate new knowledge about economic phenomena through educated discussions and formal debates. We believe that in order to make the world a better place, we need to talk about ideas that matter.
President: Evan Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Deb Walker, email@example.com
The Fort Lewis History Club shall be used as a forum for exchanging ideas and knowledge about the field of history with its members and the Fort Lewis and Durango Community. We will promote intellectual activities, as well as provide a network of support for students interested in history and wanting to associate with others of the same interests.
President: Nathan Seaford, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Cody Ferguson, email@example.com
The SATA is for students interested in the athletic training profession. We provide medical assistance for Fort Lewis College student-athletes and the community. In addition, we work to spread the awareness of the health profession through volunteering in the community. We have weekly meetings and a yearly trip to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers Association Symposium to continue our knowledge of the field and improve our clinical practice.
President: Nikki Fry, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Wayne Barger, email@example.com
Fort Lewis Taekwon-Do is a club designed to help educate members in the martial art of Taekwon-Do. Members can gain and grow their knowledge of Taekwon-Do by participating in work outs, seminars, and tournaments. Fort Lewis Taekwon-Do Club is open to all Fort Lewis College students, faculty, staff, and surrounding area residents.
President: Scott Johnson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Patrick Fredricks, email@example.com
The Fort Lewis Marketing Club is a student run organization which has been established with the purpose of furthering the professional and educational development of its members. Membership is open to students of all majors and interests. Our goal as a club is to create a network of enthusiastic marketing minded individuals who strive to build leadership skills, use applicable knowledge, and apply critical thinking to expand upon the traditional learning environment within Fort Lewis College. We will focus on completing certifications that show a mastery of applicable skills. Our club will help to serve the Durango community by offering our knowledge and skills to local businesses.
President: Bryce Hermanussen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Tomasz Miaskiewicz, email@example.com
Fort Lewis Running Club is for runners who love to run and want to be a part of a college running community.
President: Jeremiah Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Dr. Jillian Wenburg, email@example.com
The purpose of the Geology Club is to support and cultivate interests in the geosciences outside the formal classroom. The club hosts many events including, but not limited to: field trips, guest speakers, community outreach, and attendance at geological meetings.
Check out our website for more information!
President: Sara Burch, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: David Gonzales, email@example.com
Images is a literary arts magazine dedicated to promoting fine arts within the college and local community. The annual magazine is a forum for creativity, which gives students an outlet to publish works of literature, photography, and art.
President: Nicholas Kessler, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Candace Nadon, email@example.com
The Independent News Magazine (Indy) is a bi-monthly news publication that provides a service to Fort Lewis College students, faculty and staff, as well as the community of Durango. The publication is free and strives to provide accurate and well-balanced news coverage, as well as a platform for community businesses to advertise directly to our growing audience. The Independent is dedicated to producing print, online, and video content in order to inform students with a diverse range of interests, on and off campus. The staff pushes to reach and represent all factions of the student body through various channels of social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. Our website has multiple weekly updates, centering on activities and events happening on campus while our new Video Production department records and edits video profiles and news coverage for a visual audience. Through these various mediums and opportunities, The Independent allows students to gain professional work experience as a part of a publication which strives to publish quality news and information with integrity.
Editor-in-Chief: Alex Semadeni, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Paige Gray, email@example.com
KDUR, volunteer-powered community radio, creates a bridge between Fort Lewis College and La Plata County, offering diverse music, alternative news, and local public affairs programming. KDUR provides educational and training opportunities in a professional setting for Fort Lewis College students and community members.
Check out kdur.org for more info!
Station Manager: Bryant Liggett, firstname.lastname@example.org
Connect is a non-denominational Christian ministry at FLC that seeks to provide every student with a loving and accepting atmosphere where they can experience Christ's life-changing message, grow in their individual strengths and develop the greatest friendships of their lives. We offer Christian fellowship and personal growth opportunities, as well as leadership development and mentorship programs.
Check out our website for more info!
President: Rachael Helvoigt, email@example.com
Advisor: Carla Rossi, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fort Lewis college chapter of the National Association for Music Educators strives to further music education in schools and in the local community. This group consists of music education students at fort Lewis college who team up with Durango area schools and other local music institutions such as Katzin music or Music in the Mountains. Events such as the annual Instrument Discovery day are intended to promote individuals to further their musical experiences.
President: Marcus Homan, email@example.com
Advisor: Dr. Charissa Chiaravalotti, firstname.lastname@example.org
FLCatholic Newman Club reaches out to the Fort Lewis, Durango, and wider communities through service and development in the Catholic faith. We provide leadership opportunities and training within the club and we foster Christian spiritual, social, and intellectual growth among FLC students, faculty, staff, and the Durango community as a whole.
President: Jacob Branch Boyle, email@example.com
Advisor: Dr. Anne McCarthy, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Percussion club serves to unite and educate percussionists at fort lewis college and in the four corners area.
President: Benjamin Smith, email@example.com
Advisor: Dr. John O'Neal, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Philosophy Club looks for a deeper understanding of our world. Open to anyone who's interested! Each meeting is an open forum meant to recognize our own assumptions and cultivate better ways of sifting through confusion. Discussing what we believe, why we believe it, and what we ought to do about it provides insights into nearly every area of life.
Check out our website for more info!
President: Tyler Porter, email@example.com and Adam Hamilton, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Dugald Owen, email@example.com
The FLC Physics & Engineering Club encompasses the experimentation and exploration of various topics in physics and engineering. Open to anyone interested in understanding the physical word in a casual and fun format. This club can be a stepping stone, or a platform to those interested in developing skills necessary to succeed in an ever increasingly technological world.
President: Rachel Day, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Billy K Nollet, email@example.com
PRISM is FLC's only Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) club. We welcome any student both LGBTQ or Ally! Our mission is provide a fun and safe environment for LGBTQ and allied students and we host many exciting events throughout the year. We meet at the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center in Reed Library, to the left of the Fish Bowl. All are welcome and we are looking forward to great year!
President: Allison Wilder, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Nancy Stoffer, email@example.com
The Psychology Club exists for students who want to engage in the field of psychology outside of the classroom. The club offers great opportunities to connect with teachers and other students with similar interests in a fun and welcoming environment. Other opportunities include volunteer work in the field, scholarship opportunities and career advice.
President: Tiera Schroeder, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Natasha Tidwell, email@example.com
Pueblo Alliance is an RSO dedicated to Pueblo students and other students here on campus. It is a way to connect to the culture Pueblo People are still very much involved in. However, not all people know of the culture and this RSO is designed to educate the people around us who may be interested in the culture and history.
President: Sidney Kabotie, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Recreational Leadership Club provides opportunities for members to learn and to develop strong leadership skills.We specialize in providing Fort Lewis College students, faculty, and staff members with productive and fun events designed with the campus community in mind. With the money that we raise, we send members to professional conferences to further their experiences and knowledge within collegiate recreational services.
President: Kyle VanBrunschot, email@example.com
Advisor: Brandon DenHartog, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rooted is a college Christian ministry for anyone and everyone looking to grow in their faith. We are a community of friends that do a lot of activities together throughout the week and help each other through life. We take several outdoor trips each month. Our leadership development, worship, small groups, and outdoor adventures happen just about every day.
Check out our website for more info!
President: Emma Julia Urback, email@example.com
Advisor: Felicia Meyer, firstname.lastname@example.org
SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American scientists from college students to professionals to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science. The primary goal of this organization is to increase the retention rate of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native American students studying science at Fort Lewis College and to help them attain the highest achievements they seek.
President: Jacob Harrison, email@example.com
Advisor: Les Sommerville, Sommervil_L@fortlewis.edu
Social Dance Club gives students the opportunity to learn different types of social dance, such as swing, waltz, tango, salsa, and more. No dance experience needed, everyone is welcome.
President: Megan Wellnitz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Suzy DiSanto, email@example.com
We are a group of students committed to social justice and engaging with the community with programs such as the Grub Hub Food Pantry, Lending Library, guest speaker events, and providing a space and resources for students to learn more about the social issues affecting our community and world and how to take action in beneficial, meaningful, and effective ways.
President: Hank White, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Anthony Nocella, email@example.com
Our purpose is to connect students, alumni, and the community with the goal of better preparing students for finding careers after graduation. We do this by educating them and providing them with experience in the networking world.
President: Natalia Sells, firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Union Productions (SUP) serves as the student programming board that represents the diverse interests of the Fort Lewis College student body. SUP seeks active student involvement through both participation in planning and attendance at events. SUP is responsible for producing a variety of special projects, larger events and cultural and educational programs to enhance the FLC Experience.
Find out more on our website!
Fundraising and Recruitment Chair: Sarah Beisswanger, email@example.com
Advisor: Grace Chang, firstname.lastname@example.org
The veterans club is being established to assist current students, alumni and their families who are current or former members of the military and their dependents. The primary objective of the Veterans Club is to create a rally point for veterans and their dependents of the Fort Lewis College community where information can be shared in a welcoming environment.
Advisor: Terry Hobbs, email@example.com
Village Aid Project at Fort Lewis College is dedicated to bringing sustainable and holistic development solutions to citizens of the developing world. These solutions include education, economics, health, and engineering solutions. In doing so, we will create an internationally responsible and well rounded student.
President: Mac Greene, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Laurie Williams, email@example.com
Wanbli Ota means Many Eagles in the Lakota language. We are a student-run, non-profit organization at Fort Lewis College. Our goal is to promote cultural diversity on campus as well in our surrounding communities. Our events happen throughout the academic year, and our biggest event is the annual Hozhoni Days celebration and Pow Wow. Anyone is welcome to join Wanbli Ota. We welcome all new members!
President: Taylor Begay, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Liz Bahe, email@example.com
The Wellness Peer Advisory Council is a student-led health & wellness organization aimed at promoting healthy choices among FLC students. WellPAC reaches out to the campus through a humanistic approach, aiming to meet students where they are at with their physical, social, and emotional health. Through educational programs, small groups, outreach efforts and peer consultations using Motivational Interviewing techniques, WellPAC hopes to provide resources for students that will support them to be happy, healthy, and successful FLC students!
Visit the WellPAC web site.
President: Veronica Krupnick, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Kendra Gallegos Reichle, email@example.com
The Fort Lewis Women in Science Club focuses on the advancement and support of women (and men too!) in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) disciplines. We aim to raise awareness of the challenges presented to women seeking degrees and careers in the sciences. We hope that our club will provide necessary encouragement, instill confidence in women and promote the healthy expression of each woman's authentic self. By participating in outreach, we intend to provide role models for future generations of female scientists.
President: Rebecca Salamon, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Aimee Morris, email@example.com