SEPTEMBER 2013 EDITION
 
In This Issue
:: Fortifact 9-Art & Design
:: FLC Voices- Bernice Bowra, '46
:: Hesperus Girls +1
:: Back to School
:: Notes and Notables: Pamela Hasterok
:: Letter from the President
:: Letter from the Exec. Director
:: Letter from the Alumni Director
 
   
Fortifact 9 Art & Design
Professor Jay Dougan, FLC Art Department
 
Join us for a look at sculpture on the Fort Lewis Campus- specifically student work that was done for an art competition in the Reed Library. Professor Dougan also speaks about the reason for the program and how he instructs his students to think about public artwork!
 

  

FLC Voices
Bernice Bowra, Class of '46
 

Bernice Bowra is an alumni of the the Old Fort Lewis Ag College at Hesperus before the school moved up to the Rim in 1957. In this fascinating interview, she shares her memories of life and learning "in the tulies!"

 

Bernice is also one of the "Hesperus Girls +1" featured in this month's story, below. 

 

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Hesperus Girls +1 
A New Scholarship Courtesy of Old Friends
 

In 1944, a group of four young girls started their college careers at the Old Fort Lewis Campus located in Hesperus, Colorado. 68 years later, those girls, plus one other, were still good friends, and chose to celebrate their relationship by founding a scholarship intended to help High School students from Durango and Aztec attend the college.   

Theirs is a story of love, respect, and learning.  

(click for fuil article)  

 

Back To School!
 

The year has started at Fort Lewis, and we took advantage of the Friday afternoon sunshine to ask a small sample of students the question, "what do you like most about FLC?" 

 

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Notes and Notables 
Pamela Hasterok

Foundation Executive Director Margie Deane Gray interviews Pamela Hasterok, a new arrival to Durango and longtime political reporter. Pamela has become invaluable to the Foundation as a donor and fundraiser, all while establishing a readership as a columnist for the Herald's food section.  

 

 
Dr. Dene Kay Thomas
President,
Fort Lewis College
 
 
Greetings! 
  

The beginning of the 2013 school year has been an exciting one. The big news so far is Fort Lewis College's enrollment topping 4,000 for the first time in nearly a decade...

 
 
Margie Deane Gray
Executive Director, Foundation
 
 
Greetings! 
 

The friendships we develop during our 

college years with roommates, teammates and classmates can last a lifetime. In this issue of our monthly e-newsletter, we meet and become friends with four Fort Lewis College (Old Fort) women who, knowing each other since girlhood, decided to attend Fort Lewis College together... 

 

 
Dave Kerns 
Director of 
Alumni Relations
 
  
 
 
Greetings! 

 

October in Durango is my favorite time of year! The mountains have received their first substantial snowstorm and the community feels like summer is running on borrowed time. Students are engulfed in the academic rigor and believe it or not, midterms are right around the corner...

 

(click for full article)

 

 

Women's Soccer vs. Colorado Christian University 

- Friday, October 04, 2013 3:30 PM

 

Women's Volleyball vs. Western State University 

- Friday, October 04, 2013 7:00 PM

 

Apple Days Harvest, featuring Robby Overfield, Stillwater Music, and more!

 - Saturday, October 05, 2013 8:30 AM

 

Live video, Metropolitan Opera, featuring Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin"

- Saturday, October 05, 2013 10:45 AM

 

Women's Volleyball vs. Adams State University 

- Saturday, October 05, 2013 7:00 PM

 

6th Annual Apple Days Festival, featuring Robby Overfield, Stillwater Music, and more! - Sunday, October 06, 2013 11:00 AM

 

Men's Soccer vs. Colorado State University-Pueblo 

- Sunday, October 06, 2013 3:30 PM

 

Comedy and juggling, featuring Charles Peachock 

- Monday, October 07, 2013 7:00 PM

 

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