Fort Lewis College

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Southwest Studies kicks off lectures with Adventure in Crooked Canyons

The Journal The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College kicks off its summer lecture series based on the theme “A Year in the Life of the West” with a presentation from Jack Turner, 1936:...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Fort Lewis College raises tuition to offset enrollment decline

The Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees on Friday approved a tuition increase at the college for the 2017-18 academic year. Resident students will see a 5.7 percent increase in tuition, while...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas to retire

Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas announced Friday she will retire June 30, 2018. Thomas was hired in March 2010 as the eighth president of the four-year institution and the first woman to...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Fort Lewis College boosts efforts to recruit students

As Fort Lewis College anticipates an enrollment decrease again next year, staff and faculty are intensifying recruiting efforts to turn the slide around. “A large part is our gradual move to 2019...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Fort Lewis College sciences building named Sitter Family Hall

Students have enjoyed the state-of-the-art labs, classrooms and study areas since January, but on Friday, the community will have its chance to check out the new geosciences, physics and...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Arrest of student spurs Fort Lewis College march

The line between free speech and hate speech became a little blurry for some students this week at Fort Lewis College when a “campus preacher” proselytized about specific groups, including...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Steven Elias selected to be Fort Lewis College business dean

After a search that included meeting with the public, Fort Lewis College has selected Steven Elias to be the new dean of the School of Business Administration. Elias will take over for Interim Dean...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Fort Lewis College to add computer engineering degree

Six years after eliminating a computer science degree, Fort Lewis College is adding a computer engineering degree to its offerings. “I’m really excited, and I think it will be in high demand early...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Fort Lewis College proposes $57 million gym expansion

Home to sporting events, graduation ceremonies and numerous academic activities, Whalen Gym can’t keep up with the demand. On Friday, the Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees approved making an...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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Fort Lewis College beats emissions-reduction goal

While all eyes are on Paris and the UN climate summit, major progress is being made closer to home. Fort Lewis College announced this week that it has exceeded its 2015 goal of reducing carbon...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Fort Lewis College determines identity in modern era

For decades, Fort Lewis College has touted itself as Colorado’s only public four-year liberal arts college, but as it reviewed its mission statement this year to determine the school’s identity in...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Fort Lewis grad works on Navajo Nation food security

Brandon Francis grew up dryland farming on the Navajo Nation, but veered in a couple of directions before returning to his agricultural roots. And, as luck and timing would have it, during the...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News