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TLC for FLC 2016: Fundraiser for student scholarships and faculty research [VIDEO]

TLC for FLC 2016: Fundraiser for student scholarships and faculty research [VIDEO]

TLC for FLC is Fort Lewis College's premier fundraiser for student scholarships and faculty research. Funds are raised through ticket sales, live and silent auctions, and generous donations. Students from the arts often perform and a great time is had by all! The 2016 event, with a Roaring Twenties theme, raised about $38,000.

Fort Lewis College Cycling: It's like a family

Fort Lewis College Cycling: It's like a family

More than 100 riders strong, FLC Cycling is a unique hybrid program, blending the fun of a club with the full-time professional coaching and equipment of a varsity sport. And all it takes to join is a helmet and a hunger to ride. The focus, though, is still on fun and team spirit. Collegiate cycling is a good time with great people.

Fort Lewis College Cycling: Championship team

Fort Lewis College Cycling: Championship team

Unlike professional racing, it's the nature of collegiate cycling that has each person riding to earn points for the whole team rather than just for themselves. It's that unique spirit that forges deeper and lasting connections among collegiate cyclists that last well after their college riding days are over.

Hawk Tank business plan competition gives students and alumni the tools they need

Hawk Tank business plan competition gives students and alumni the tools they need

In January 2016, Fort Lewis College launched its first annual "Hawk Tank" entrepreneurial competition,
modeled on the hit ABC show Shark Tank. The teams received mentoring in development and marketing from local business leaders and attended a series of workshops over a four-month period.

Students and alumni improve their business savvy through Hawk Tank competition

Students and alumni improve their business savvy through Hawk Tank competition

A fledgling yerba mate tea company earned $5,000 in this year’s inaugural Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition, hosted by the School of Business Administration and the Alumni Engagement Office. As a key part of the competition, the Durango community also had several opportunities to contribute to the event’s success, from becoming a sponsor to volunteering as a mentor.

Fort Lewis College Cycling: Love these local trails

Fort Lewis College Cycling: Love these local trails

Fort Lewis College cyclists have unlimited training right nearby on thousands of miles of epic singletrack trails through the beautiful and challenging terrain of the Southern Rockies. And for road riding, Durango is located on the San Juan Skyway, a 230-mile scenic highway that travels over several 12,000-foot  passes in the San Juan Mountains.

Fort Lewis College joins the Clothesline Project to bring awareness to sexual assault

Fort Lewis College joins the Clothesline Project to bring awareness to sexual assault

The project is an effort to give voice to those affected by sexual assault and to inspire others to think more about this problem.

FLC Cycling holds Squawker Classic April 23 & 24

FLC Cycling holds Squawker Classic April 23 & 24

Collegiate cyclists from the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cycling Conference (RMCCC) will descend upon Durango for one of the toughest weekends of racing.

Community members better FLC through Professional Associates

Community members better FLC through Professional Associates

Every explorer knows to carry a Swiss Army knife into the field. But even when they stay on campus, the students, faculty, and administration at Fort Lewis College have their own multi-purpose tool right at their fingertips. That tool is the organization called Professional Associates. Professional Associates enriches the FLC experience by contributing its members’ diverse skills and real-world expertise to the campus environment.

Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia to offer Fort Lewis College Commencement Address

Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia to offer Fort Lewis College Commencement Address

As he completes his service as Colorado’s Lieutenant Governor, Joe Garcia will offer the Commencement Address at Fort Lewis College Spring’s Commencement.

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