APRIL 2014 EDITION
 
In This Issue
:: A Special message From Liberty Mutual
:: Fortifact S2E3 Taxation
:: TLC for FLC April 27
:: Bernt Hall Funding Issues
:: FLC Theatre fields Avenue Q
:: Letter from the Exec. Director
:: Letter from the Alumni Director
:: Notes and Notables: Michele Peterson
 
   
Marchell Fletcher
 
A Special message from our partner, Liberty Mutual. 
 

   

 

You can help the next generation of Skyhawks receive a Fort Lewis College education.

 

Support your future alumni! Simply get a free quote on Liberty Mutual Auto, Home, or Renters Insurance between April 15 - July 15th and we will donate $10 to the Fort Lewis College Scholarship Fund!* What's more, we'll donate up to $10,000 to the top two alumni associations with the most quotes!* 

 

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Fortifact S2E3: TAXATION
Chris Lyon & Kathy Elliot, SOBA
 
Yes, we know. Taxes are the last thing you want to hear about in April. They're no fun. Well, in this episode, we set out to prove you wrong, with naked English noblewomen, revolution, and the Beverly Hillbillies! Then Chris Lyon and Kathy Elliot from FLC's School of Business Administration tell us all about VITA, a free tax help program that FLC's accounting students volunteer with. Now doesn't that sound better than fighting with Turbo Tax?
 

TLC for FLC launches 
April 27th

Reserve your spot for THE social event of the year, and help FLC to prosper!

 

This years event promises to be something special. The menu is fantastic, and the auction items are superb. Watch for an upcoming e-mail with a link to our new online auction site, where you can get your bids in before the actual event.

 

For more information, call 970-247-7080

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Funding for Bernt Hall GPE Building lost, then found 

House deal includes a possible $20.8 million for for new Geosciences, Physics and Engineering.

 

For the Durango college, it means the $20.8 million it expected to rebuild the last wing of Berndt Hall is likely to arrive after all. The Legislature's budget committee shocked Fort Lewis backers a week ago when it decided to leave the science building out of the state's $23 billion budget...

 

(click for article) Courtesy D. Herald.

FLC Theatre "Avenue Q"
spring musical Puppetaganza
 

The Fort Lewis College Theatre Department will stage "Avenue Q," winner of the Tony "Triple Crown" for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. Written by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, and directed by FLC's Kathryn Moller, Avenue Q is an "autobiographical and biographical" coming-of-age parable, addressing and satirizing the issues and anxieties associated with entering adulthood...

 

 (click for article) Courtesy D. Herald.

 
Margie Deane Gray
Executive Director, Foundation
  
 
 
 
 

You know what it feels like when you get it right, don't you?  I don't mean to brag but Fort Lewis College faculty and staff gets it right year after year.  Our students receive an education at a level to be envied by most other colleges in the country, and an unparalleled preparation for their future...

 

 
Dave Kerns 
Director of 
Alumni Relations
 
  
 
 
 

 

Last month the Fort Lewis College Alumni Relations Office partnered with The Society of Business Leaders (a Registered Student Organization) to host the first annual Graduate Networking Forum...

  

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Notes and Notables 
Dr. Ryan Haaland

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Haaland, chair of the Physics and Engineering Department, speaks about his career, his time at Fort Lewis, and of course, the new GPE Building as a part of the Bernt Hall construction.
 
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