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The Latest FLC Alumni News

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Fort Lewis College
Hawk Tank competitors win over $65,000 in cash and scholarship awards
Since January, Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition participants have been immersed in learning how to take a business idea from concept to storefront. In an exciting culmination of their hard work, ...
Friday, April 30, 2021 12:28:00 PM

FLC alumnus shares the power of education
A little over 100 years ago, a Native mother helped her child pack a bag while a priest and police officer stood in the doorframe, waiting to take the child by bus then train to a boarding school ...
Monday, March 1, 2021 7:08:00 PM

Family legacies that grew from FLC
The Deming family

In 1988, the Deming family moved to Southwest Colorado. Lois Deming, a teacher at Bayfield Elementary, signed up for a class at Fort Lewis College, initiating a ...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:07:00 PM

The art of dabbling according to FLC alumna Hayley Kirkman
With her bright smile often accentuated by scarlet lipstick, Hayley Kirkman (Art, ‘17) blends art into the tiniest details of her life. Growing up in Albuquerque, she remembers her Aunt Christina ...
Monday, February 15, 2021 4:17:00 PM

FLC alumna & Foundation Board member works to expand Native American education
“What can we do to help students achieve their dreams and be the leaders that they want to be, and we know they can be?” asks Faith Roessel (Sociology, ‘78), an FLC Foundation Board member since ...
Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:29:00 PM

Geology program and Rocky Mountains foundational for one of FLC’s most successful alumni
Kneeling beside a sluice box in a creek near Hoosier Pass, Colorado, 12-year-old Dave Cole swirled a pan vigorously, watching black sand sift away to reveal a magical sight—a streak of gold in the ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:51:00 PM