Fort Lewis College News

Joy Harjo announced as Common Reading Experience author

Joy Harjo announced as Common Reading Experience author

The Common Reading Experience is happy to announce Joy Harjo’s memoir Crazy Brave as the 2017-2018 CRE book. Harjo, an author and musician, will visit the FLC campus in February to work with students and speak to the Durango community.

Animal encounters turn biologist to the wild side

Animal encounters turn biologist to the wild side

Angela Grogan couldn’t imagine that a rhinoceros would help determine her passion and her career. That was before she spent two summers interning with Out of Africa Wildlife Park, a private zoo in Camp Verde, Arizona.

After nearly 40 years, the Senne scholarship is paying big dividends in the lives of FLC chemistry students

After nearly 40 years, the Senne scholarship is paying big dividends in the lives of FLC chemistry students

In the decades since the Senne’s established their scholarship, dozens of FLC chemistry students have received the award. Recipients have gone on to earn graduate degrees at some of the country’s most prestigious institutions and do important work all over the world.

New hall earns national sustainability award

New hall earns national sustainability award

This July, Sitter Family Hall received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The building, completed in Spring 2017 to house the Geosciences and Physics & Engineering Departments, received the nationally-recognized certification for implementing strategies and solutions for environmental and human health performance.

Alumnus Barney Hinkle named new Skyhawks Director of Athletics

Alumnus Barney Hinkle named new Skyhawks Director of Athletics

Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas announced today that Barney Hinkle has been chosen to lead the athletic department as the Director of Athletics.  Hinkle replaces Gary Hunter who resigned in May.

New major trains journalists for a multimedia landscape

New major trains journalists for a multimedia landscape

In some ways, journalism has not changed in a hundred years. Yet today’s multimedia landscape would be unrecognizable to reporters of yesteryear – or even just a few years ago. To prepare the journalists of tomorrow for this kind of media world, Fort Lewis College’s new Journalism & Multimedia Studies major gets students working with contemporary and ever-evolving platforms, while also grounding them in the ageless principles of the field.

A day in the life of Kaidee [VIDEO]

A day in the life of Kaidee [VIDEO]

Meet Kaidee Akullo, a first-year student studying public health, who works at the Environmental Center and plays rugby!

Using old ways, lifelong friends farm for the future

Using old ways, lifelong friends farm for the future

When it comes to embodying sustainable lifestyles, look no further than these two farmers. James Plate and Max Fields, friends since second grade, attended FLC together and founded Fields to Plate, a farm rooted in quality and responsibility.

Virtual reality filmmaker shows the whole picture

Virtual reality filmmaker shows the whole picture

It’s a tale as old as photography: you see pictures of a house you might buy, or an event venue you want to book. The shots entice you to call on the place. But when you see it in person, it looks nothing like the photographs. Jordan Alexander cannot count the number of times he witnessed that disappointment while working in real estate.

Hero’s legacy lives on at Fort Lewis College

Hero’s legacy lives on at Fort Lewis College

“We are so proud to have Captain Jeff Kuss as a Fort Lewis College alumnus,” say FLC President Dene Thomas. “The way our FLC alumni and the community rallied around the Kuss family and helped FLC make this scholarship a reality shows the impact this young man’s life had on all of us.”

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