Training the “creative geeks” is something Fort Lewis College is built to do.
When Giancarlo Vigil studied abroad in Argentina as a junior, his Uruguayan grandmother gave him one piece of advice: “Giancarlo, you have to try maté when you get there.” “I had no idea what that was,” Vigil (Economics, ’15) admits. But after his first taste of yerba maté, the traditional South American beverage, he fell in love—so much so that he founded The Maté Exchange in Durango after graduation.
The community is invited to join in the day’s free activities.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the film starts at 7 p.m. Dinosaurs is part of the Colorado Experience program shown locally on Rocky Mountain PBS.
Fort Lewis College is taking a bold step forward—and all aspiring teachers can join the adventure. Applications are now open for FLC’s new Master of Arts in Education: Teacher Licensure program. The two-year program enables participants to earn a master’s degree in education, as well as a Colorado teaching certificate.
Now in its second year, the Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to create a business plan under the mentorship of successful business experts from our area.
New classes for traditional Mexican Folklorico dances begin Monday, Jan. 9 at 5:30 p.m., and enrollment is open to anyone interested.
Durango contains an economic ecosystem as rich as its natural setting. Here, Fort Lewis College students can experience working with nationally competitive companies while staying close to home. One such company is Vantiv Integrated Payments, which offers paid internships during the summer months to students from the School of Business Administration.
The Forum offers experts in business and the economy who will present their views on the current status of the economy and what the future might hold for the Four Corners region, Colorado and the nation.