FLC Theatre's first offering of the 2015-16 season, A Girl's Guide to Coffee was written by alumnus Eric Coble (English, '90). Join us for this funny and poignant examination of love and relationships seen through the lens of great coffee.
Increased marketing and admission efforts over the past year contributed to an increase in new student applications of nearly 50 percent.
The world inhabited by the autistic is like a country different from where most of us live, and one where the “natives” speak another language and see things their own way. And that can be a hard cultural divide for people to travel, in either direction. Temple Grandin gives everyone a glimpse across that divide in her book Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism, this year's selection for Fort Lewis College's Common Reading Experience. Grandin will be on campus September 30 – October 1, and will present a public talk at 7 p.m., September 30, in Whalen Gymnasium. The event is free and open to the public.
Fort Lewis College Cycling invites all cycling fans to the Durango Fall Blaze Bicycle Tour on Saturday, September 26. The fully-supported group ride around beautiful Southwestern Colorado at the peak of autumn foliage season raises funds for the Cycling Scholarship, supporting cyclists on the FLC Cycling team.
The public is invited to join the College community to celebrate the kick-off of Hispanic Heritage Month with authentic food, colorful folkloric dances and live Mexican music!
FLC alumnus David Kasper (Business Administration - Engineering Management, '14) takes us on a tour of the new Geosciences, Physics & Engineering Hall, currently under construction on the FLC West Campus. Kasper is the Assistant Superintendent for Jaynes Construction, the contracted builder for the Hall.
The Old Fort in Hesperus, 20 miles west of Durango and the original site of Fort Lewis College, provides a place for students to get their hands dirty learning about sustainable food production. The Old Fort Farm Stand appears weekly on the FLC campus, giving the community the chance to reap the benefits of their labors, with a great selection of fresh organic produce and grass-fed meats.
Orientation and the return to classes is a big event in student lives -- see how our students, families, faculty, staff, and the Durango community documented it.
Adventures for Hopi, a program founded by Fort Lewis College alumnus Marshall Masayesva (Adventure Education, 2014), has been awarded a $10,000 grant through the KEEN Effect grant program, which supports nonprofits around the world that inspire responsible outdoor participation.