Ross Nelson, Director of Alumni Relations

Greetings From Durango! 



 Afternoon clouds move into Durango like clockwork, the Animas River is running around 300 cfs (that's pretty low), and Fort Lewis College is bustling as we prepare for a new crop of students. Ready or not, August is upon us and the end of summer is near!


This year, August brings with it some additional excitement in the form of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. This is an international stage race that attracts the top professional cyclists in the world, and in its second year, it all starts in Durango!

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Ross Nelson ('98)
Director, Alumni Relations

Shan Wells speaks with Gallerist Karyn Gabaldon (73) about       her work and experiences as an artist in Durango.

Funding a Future for 16 a Day!

Dave Robertson

By Dave Robertson


No group has been hit harder by the current economic squeeze than college-bound students in need of financial aid. Student loan programs have been sharply curtailed or eliminated, many parents are out of work, and part-time jobs normally available to college students are in short supply. At a time when much of the burden for funding academic scholarships and student stipends has shifted to alumni-funded programs, many of those being asked to give are facing financial challenges as well. By varying degrees, we're all in the same boat...(click to continue)

New Skyhawks Logo Unveiled!

The new Skyhawk logos were designed by Dan Price, president of Adrenalin, Inc., a national leader in logo design and branding. Watch the unveiling as it happened on campus!  (click here to view the video)
Pro Cyclists Set Their Sights on Durango!

Upcoming Events


Sunday, August 12:

* Denver, CO - Freshman Send-off Celebration


Monday, August 27:
*Classes begin!


Saturday, September 8:
* 10am Student Union, Vallecito Room - Old Fort Reunion


Friday, October 5:
* 6pm, Main Ave. Downtown Durango - Homecoming Parade

* 6:30pm Irish Embassy - FLC Homecoming Alumni Reception


Saturday, October 6:

* 9am, Student Union,
Vallecito Room - FLC Alumni Awards Brunch 

* 11am, FLC Campus near football field, FLC Homecoming Tailgate Party

 * 1pm, Ray Dennison Memorial Field, Homecoming Football Game vs. Colorado School of Mines




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