In This Issue
:: Fortifact 8-Mushrooms of the San Juans
:: Interview series- John L. Smith
:: Notes and Notables: Ginny and Henry Hooper
:: Letter from the Exec. Director
:: Letter from the Alumni Director
Fortifact 8 
Mushrooms of the San Juans
With Dean Mullen (Biology '06, Engineering '13)
Late summer in Southwest Colorado means edible wild
mushrooms. But what to eat and what to shy away from? Fortunately, biologist and alumni Dean Mullen runs a class in mycology and mushroom identification every year for FLC Continuing Education. 


Dean generously agreed to share his wisdom about the mysterious myscilllium on this last episode of the 2013 Fortifact Summer Series.



Interview Series
John L. Smith, FLC Head Football Coach

John L. Smith  has coached football at schools all over the country, and even for an NFL team. In this chat, Coach Smith tell us why he he prefers to coach for for small schools, and his strategy for taking FLC Football to the top rung of the double A division. 


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Notes and Notables 
Ginny and Henry Hooper

Foundation Executive Director Margie Deane Gray interviews two members of the John and Sophie Ottens Foundation Board, Ginny and Henry Hooper. The foundation exists to serve native American Students in health and health education. 


A Trifecta of Alumni Events
in New Mexico!  
Mark your calendar! 

Los Alamos Thursday, 

October 3.   

Dixie Girl Restaurant 

5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m. 


will be served.


Santa Fe 

Friday, October 4 

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian  from 5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m. Appetizers will be served.  


Saturday, October 5. 

International Balloon Fiesta   

Details to follow!

Stay tuned - more details will be coming your way! 


 Discount for FLC Alumnini
Special Offer on Auto and Home Insurance!
Margie Deane Gray
Executive Director, Foundation


"Welcome to Fort Lewis College!  If I can be of any help please let me know.  The Student Union is right next to the Library.  The Registrar's office is in Miller Hall.  President Thomas is located on the second floor of Berndt Hall."  Answers similar to those are being given by staff and faculty as I write this.  Yes, freshman move-in-day is here...  

Dave Kerns 
Director of 
Alumni Relations


The students are arriving back on campus this week for orientation and the start of classes on Monday, September 2nd. The town is full of parents and students moving in, buying their books, and finding their class rooms ahead of time. The student energy has returned to campus for the fall...


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New Student & Family Orientation 

late check-in 

- Friday, August 30, 2013 7:00 AM


Common Reading Experience, film & discussion, "Promised Land" 

- Friday, August 30, 2013 7:00 PM


Movie, "The Great Gatsby" 

- Friday, August 30, 2013 7:30 PM


New Student & Family Orientation 

late check-in 

- Saturday, August 31, 2013 7:00 AM


Alumni Day football scrimmage 

- Saturday, August 31, 2013 9:00 AM


Women's soccer, Alumni Day game 

- Saturday, August 31, 2013 1:00 PM


Men's soccer, Alumni Day game

 - Saturday, August 31, 2013 3:30 PM


Volleyball, Alumni Day game

 - Saturday, August 31, 2013 6:00 PM




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