The traditional track of teacher education puts student teachers into classrooms for their final year of college. But there’s little traditional about the way Jen Rider, Lecturer of Teacher Education at FLC, introduces her students to the foundations of education.
No one can accuse Greyson Junggren of being lazy, even though he’s been just hanging out for most of his college career. For him, hanging out is a business endeavor—Junggren, a senior Economics major, runs a hammock company he founded and developed alongside his full-time studies at Fort Lewis College.
The Fort Lewis College School of Business Administration became the first public liberal arts college with undergraduate-only business programs to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International in 1974. Today over 600 students are enrolled in SOBA’s programs.
Today’s students will shape the future—but today, some of those students are also preserving the past. Through photography archiving projects at Fort Lewis College’s Center of Southwest Studies, several History students are scanning and digitizing thousands of historic photographic negatives that are at risk for decay from age. Thanks to the students’ efforts, the images will be preserved and available to the public through FLC’s Archives website.
Associate Professor of Biology Heidi Steltzer reflects on the impact of her experiences on an Antarctic expedition with 75 other woman scientists from around the world. Steltzer's research trip is sponsored by Homeward Bound, an international program aiming to enhance the influence and impact of women in science and policy.
In the Chronicle article “Highest Representation of Racial and Ethnic Groups at Liberal-Arts Colleges, Fall 2015,” Fort Lewis College was ranked first among liberal arts institutions for percentage of Native American students.
Dr. Bernard Adams became president of Fort Lewis College in 1985, replacing the retiring Rexer Berndt. A memorial service for Dr. Adams will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 11 at the Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs 80906.
Over two months, nine faculty and staff members received grants for their programs and departments, ranging in size from $1,000 to $339,554.
Alumnus Peter Mesard says he chose to attend Fort Lewis College because of the outdoors—the skiing and the mountain climbing, especially. But his academic experience is what stuck with him, so much so that he has established the Peter Mesard Undergraduate Research Fund for present and future FLC students.