Fort Lewis College News

Exercise Science cohort learns on the ropes

Exercise Science cohort learns on the ropes

This fall, the Exercise Science Learning Community traveled to Farmington, New Mexico, for a half-day high ropes challenge. There, the students practiced teambuilding exercises with the same peer group that takes several core classes together as a cohort.

Community invited to Fort Lewis College for 2018 Southwest Economic Outlook

Community invited to Fort Lewis College for 2018 Southwest Economic Outlook

The Outlook offers presentations from experts in business and economics who will give their views on the current status of the economy for the Four Corners region, Colorado and the nation. Their insights and predictions will provide useful information for anyone wishing to get an idea of what’s ahead for 2018 and beyond.

New Skyhawks join the ranks of FLC alumni

New Skyhawks join the ranks of FLC alumni

Over 170 Skyhawks graduated from Fort Lewis College on the cold sunny morning of December 16, 2017. The students enjoyed a Commencement Address from Eric Huggins, professor of Management and winner of the Alice Admire Teaching Excellence Award. Take a peek at the ceremony and the celebration in the photos below!
 

Professor’s interactive map illustrates national monument proposal

Professor’s interactive map illustrates national monument proposal

The recent announcement by the Department of the Interior that it proposes to reduce the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in Utah is one of the most high-profile changes to public lands in recent history. And Jon Harvey, assistant professor of Geosciences, is helping the public and his students understand those changes through interactive GIS maps.

A new chapter begins for the Class of 2017 at Winter Commencement

A new chapter begins for the Class of 2017 at Winter Commencement

Fort Lewis College Winter Commencement will take place on Saturday, December 16 at 10 a.m. in Whalen Gym. Around 170 Skyhawks will bring their undergraduate careers to a close on this exciting day.

Makin' it Real

Makin' it Real

Students apply their learning to realworld challenges with a hands-on approach.

The view from here is pretty inspiring.

From the Fort Lewis College campus, you can watch the sun rise from behind a pinion-and juniper-adorned ridgeline, and then see it set behind a sweeping range of mountain peaks, diamond white in winter and cool blue-green in the summer.

Sustainability Initiative Grant winners update on their progress

Sustainability Initiative Grant winners update on their progress

Sustainability is part of who we are at Fort Lewis College. To support that aspect of our campus culture, the Sustainability Initiative Grant funds projects that enhance sustainability in our academics and research, student leadership and organizations, administration, and the physical campus itself. “The Sustainability Initiative Grant is an award available to students, staff, and faculty every year for work that supports sustainability on campus,” says Kathy Hilimire, assistant professor of Environmental Studies. “This year, we had a record number of applicants, and we want to highlight the projects of the four winners.”

Holiday Home Movies from Fort Lewis College [VIDEO]

Holiday Home Movies from Fort Lewis College [VIDEO]

Join us for a stroll across the decades as we compare life then and now. At Fort Lewis College, we've been making memories for over 100 years. Happy Holidays from your FLC Family.

FLC is the name you'll know [VIDEO]

FLC is the name you'll know [VIDEO]

Sophomore Biology major Lacey Andersen made this incredible music video with her fellow mountain bikers following their National Championship in October. The video was picked up by PinkBike, as well as bike shops and high school teams across the country.

World-class guest artists visit FLC

World-class guest artists visit FLC

Charissa Chiaravalloti, assistant professor of Music, leads several FLC choirs and performs in a quartet herself. Yet she makes some of her greatest impacts by bringing other artists to campus, where they teach students and perform for the community. "The Artists in Residence program was developed to support the Music Department in bringing in guest artists throughout the year,” she explains.

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