Fort Lewis College News

Superstar Fort Lewis College alumnae return to campus to guide and inspire

Superstar Fort Lewis College alumnae return to campus to guide and inspire

Tara Trask and Ramona Pierson will visit Fort Lewis College on Wednesday, February 22 and Thursday, February 23. They will work with a number of classes, in addition to participating in several events open to the public.

Skyhawks Cycling wins third at Cyclocross Nationals

Skyhawks Cycling wins third at Cyclocross Nationals

Fort Lewis College's Skyhawks Cycling team won third place overall at USA Cycling's Cyclocross Nationals in Hartford, Connecticut on January 4-5, 2017. Go Skyhawks!

FLC cyclist spins a career in bike racing industry

FLC cyclist spins a career in bike racing industry

For Fort Lewis College alumnus Matt Shriver, the end of his racing career didn’t spell the end of his involvement with competitive cycling. Instead, his skills and education were diverse enough to blaze new trails for himself in the cycling industry. He’s now working at the highest levels of both the sport and the industry.

Alumnus’ pro basketball dreams realized in spreadsheets

Alumnus’ pro basketball dreams realized in spreadsheets

Like many young basketball fans, Andrew Sharp dreamed of joining the NBA. His dream finally came true after spending five years with the Navy and then graduating Fort Lewis College as a nontraditional student. But instead of suiting up as a power forward or point guard, he dons a different suit altogether. “I’m a staff accountant for the Phoenix Suns,” Sharp (Accounting, ’16) says.

Swan Global Investments looks to Hawk Tank to disrupt, innovate

Swan Global Investments looks to Hawk Tank to disrupt, innovate

“Durango, CO, is home to many innovative and disruptive companies, and we believe this has created an environment whereby the FLC Hawk Tank will accelerate the next generation of entrepreneurs’ success.”

A Doll's House [VIDEO]

A Doll's House [VIDEO]

A Doll's House, a three-act play in prose by Henrik Ibsen, is the first theatrical production of the Spring 2017 FLC Theatre Department. Originally written in 1879, the piece centers on themes of gender in society, individualism, and marriage.

Craig Childs, author of Apocalyptic Planet, to speak at Fort Lewis College

Craig Childs, author of Apocalyptic Planet, to speak at Fort Lewis College

Apocalyptic Planet is this year’s Fort Lewis College Common Reading Experience selection. Each year, the College selects one book for all of campus to read. The selection is integrated into classroom discussions and other College and community events. 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Fort Lewis College [VIDEO]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Fort Lewis College [VIDEO]

Fort Lewis College celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day each year with a rally, choir performance, and open mic session. In recent years, social justice workshops have been added, where campus and community members can learn about activism and social change.

Native chemist draws on life experiences to mentor Native students in higher education

Native chemist draws on life experiences to mentor Native students in higher education

The old adage says that those who can’t do, teach. Joslynn Lee is flipping that adage around—those who can do well, teach even better. In addition to training scientists around the country, Lee (Chemistry, ’06) draws on her own successes as a Native STEM student to mentor others pursuing higher education in any field.

Vantiv gives to support Fort Lewis College and the “creative geeks”

Vantiv gives to support Fort Lewis College and the “creative geeks”

Training the “creative geeks” is something Fort Lewis College is built to do. All of FLC’s programs are built upon the liberal arts foundation that led to the College’s designation as Colorado’s public liberal arts college. What this means is that computer engineering students don’t just study computer engineering, they study art, music, English, philosophy, and history

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