FEBRUARY 2013 EDITION
 
In This Issue
:: Fortifact 2-History: Duane Smith
:: Interview series- President Joel Jones
:: Making of Thoroughly Modern Millie
:: Geosciences Luncheon
:: Letter from the Exec. Director
:: Letter from the Alumni Director
:: New Alumni Discount Card
:: Mountain Lion Exhibit
:: Auto Insurance Discounts
 
   
Fortifact 2 - History
Dr. Duane Smith, Professor of History
 
In this episode, we go looking for Durango's original "Bad Guy", Ike Stockton, who terrorized early Durango during the 1880's. Along the way, we discover Ike's arch-nemesis, who was not what you might think!
 
 
Interview Series
Former FLC President, Dr. Joel Jones 
 
Dr. Jones speaks about FLC's brand new Master's degree in Education Leadership and discusses reaction to changing the FLC Athletics mascot & logo.
 
 
The Making of Throughly Modern Millie 
 A short behind the scenes look at FLC Theatre's upcoming production of the classic American Musical, Throughly Modern Millie, opening March 22nd!  
 

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, the Alumni Association, and the Foundation invite 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.

     
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
 
 
Greetings! 

We are thrilled to have Dave Kerns on board as the new Director of Alumni Relations.  As a 2003 graduate of Fort Lewis College Dave is a true supporter of the mission of the College.

 

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Dave Kerns 
Director of 
Alumni Relations
 
  
 
Greetings! 

I feel very lucky to be on campus as the Director of Alumni Relations with the responsibility of promoting the mission to keep our graduating students involved with FLC and to drive our alumni to reconnect with the place they used to call home...

 

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Free Store - 

Thursday, February 28, 2013 9:30 AM

 

Try the Climbing Wall Night - 

Thursday, February 28, 2013 4:30 PM

 

Movie and panel discussion, "First Generation," hosted by FLC TRiO programs - Thursday, February 28, 2013 5:00 PM

 

Lecture, "Traditional Chinese Medicine," with David Konikowski - 

Thursday, February 28, 2013 7:00 PM

 

Trip, bike packing the Arizona Trail - 

Saturday, March 02, 2013 12:00 AM

 

Trip, canyoneering & backpacking in Escalante National Monument - 

Saturday, March 02, 2013 12:00 AM

 
FLC Voices
Dr.Andrew Gulliford, Professor of History and Environmental Studies
 
Dr. Gulliford lays out in detail what FLC's new major in Public History entails, and why Colorado is the perfect place to get such a degree.
 
 
 
 
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! 

 

 

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 Museum of Northern Arizona.

 

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

   

 

 

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