“I can’t think of a better place,” says Chuck Baltzer (’82 Geology) when asked about studying geology at Fort Lewis College.
“Life is about getting out and doing things,” Devon Parson's life seems to say. And passing that philosophy on to others for whom getting out and doing things isn't so easy has become his life's mission.
This autumn marks the 25th anniversary of “probably the most powerful Native American human rights law that has ever been passed in the United States,” according to Kathleen Fine-Dare, professor of Anthropology and Gender & Women’s Studies at Fort Lewis College. The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, enacted by Congress in 1990, requires the return of certain Native remains and cultural objects to their tribes.
This unique program runs from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday, October 12, at FLC’s Student Union Ballroom.
Homecoming is always a great time for Skyhawks -- gorgeous fall colors and tons of events! This year's slate included a bonfire, fireworks, tailgate party, seven athletics games, multiple alumni get-togethers, an athletics fundraiser, and a hall of fame induction! Whew. Can't wait for next year.
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.