In This Issue
:: Fortifact #1-Geology
:: Interview series- Danny Mitarotondo
:: Germany & Czech Tour
:: New Alumni Discount Card
:: Shaila Van Sickle Article
:: Letter from the Exec. Director
:: Alumni Snowdown Social
:: Mountain Lion Exhibit
:: Geosciences Luncheon
:: Auto Insurance Discounts
Fortifact #1 - Geology
Dr. Gary Gianniny, Geosciences Professor

This new "microlecture" vodcast series features interviews & discussions with Fort Lewis College faculty & staff on a range of topics in the humanities, science and business.

Interview Series
FLC Visiting Professor of Theatre, Playwrighting-Danny Mitarotondo 
Mitarotondo is an Edward F. Albee Writing Fellow, a graduate of the Atlantic Acting School and New York University, and is currently a Master of Fine Arts grant recipient at Columbia University's School of the Arts. He directed FLC Theatre's production of Torture is Wrong and The People Who Love Them in 2012.
Germany & Czech Republic
Cultural Tour Reflections
Former FLC Fitness Coach and tour guide Frank Fritensky reflects on the upcoming FLC Tour.  
New Alumni Discount Card


The Fort Lewis College Office of Alumni Affairs is proud to offer you a new way to get discounted goods and services- the FLC Alumni Discount Card. Now available only to FLC alumni for $60/per card.


Proceeds from sales directly benefit the Alumni Association.


Many Durango businesses have committed to offering substantial discounts to cardholders, with more on the way! 


Retired FLC Professor  

Shaila Van Sickle Publishes Whodunnit Set in Familiar Southwestern College 


Fort Lewis College English Professor Shaila Van Sickle has penned a mystery set at a small Southwestern liberal arts college.  Van Sickle wrote the novel with the help of her longtime friend and colleague Doreen Mehs, who passed away in 2009.



Planned Giving Q&A
Have you considered a planned gift to benefit Fort Lewis College? Here is a brief Planned Giving Q & A to help you get started... 
16 Cent'r Program
16 Centr

No group has been hit harder by the current economic squeeze than college-bound students in need of financial aid. 

Margie Deane Gray
Executive Director, Foundation

Dear Friends of Fort Lewis College,

As you know, we lost our Director of Alumni Relations a few months ago...


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Clinic, Avy Rescue practice - Friday, January 25, 2013 3:30 PM


Skyhawks Women's Basketball, vs. Colorado Christian University - Friday, January 25, 2013 5:30 PM


Skyhawks Men's Basketball, vs. Colorado Christian University - Friday, January 25, 2013 7:30 PM


Trip, Ouray ice climbing weekend - Saturday, January 26, 2013 12:00 AM


FLC Alumni Snowdown Social 


Sat. February 2nd 



Boys & Girls Club

2750 Main Avenue 
(970) 375-0010

Join us for games, Serious TX BBQ, Zuberfizz and Ska Beer at the Durango Boys & Girls Club. Food will be sponsored by the Fort Lewis College Alumni Association. Many alumni have great memories of Outdoor Pursuits, Intramural Sports, Club sports, and some even helped design the beautiful Student Life Center. Rec. Services professional staff would like to meet you and hear your story. All alumni are welcome!   


Please RSVP with Jeff Dupont 


Center for SW Studies Traveling Mountain Lion Exhibit Hosts Alumni Reunion in Flagstaff, AZ.


You and your family are cordially invited to a private reception and tour of The Mountain Lion Exhibit on loan from the Fort Lewis College Center of Southwest Studies, to the Northern Arizona Museum


The event takes place on Saturday, March 2 from 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. The museum is located at 3101 N Fort Valley Rd  Flagstaff, AZ  (928) 774-5213.


The exhibit features dioramas, fossil representations of extinct cougar relatives, hands-on learning experiences, and the work of leading wildlife photographers including Robert Winslow and Claude Steelman.


This exciting exhibit will fascinate you and everyone in your family, from the moment you walk in!  We hope to see you there.


Please RSVP by February 27, 2013

(970) 247-7177




Blake Street Tavern 

Geosciences Luncheon with Professor Gary Gianniny

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2013   Noon

Where:  Blake Street Tavern, 2301 Blake Street, Denver, Co  In the Ballpark Neighborhood.

Speaker:  Dr. Gary Gianniny, Professor Department of Geosciences and 2011-2012 Featured Scholar, Fort Lewis College

Topic:  "New Insights from Four Corners Geology; Pre-salt microbial carbonates, Shale-gas, and Shiprock- inside out!"


The Department of Geosciences invites you to have lunch on us, network with your fellow Geosciences colleagues and hear what's going on in the Department. President Dene Thomas will give an update on the College.


Please RSVP to Kim Lynch by Monday, March 18th.  Lynch_k@fortlewis.edu or 970-247-7080.

 Discount for FLC Alumnini
 Special Offer on Auto and Home Insurance!
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