The Fort Report: Connecting Fort Lewis College
FLC alumnus Josh Been speaks with FLC SUMMITS
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For Joshua Been (Art, '99), change, adaptability, and growth have been essential to his success as a working artist. That eclectic, self-crafted path was enabled by his ability to carve his own academic vision at Fort Lewis College.

FLC in-person commencement returns 

The COVID-19 pandemic prevented Fort Lewis College from hosting any in-person commencement ceremonies in 2020. Now with the prevalence of vaccines and low local case counts, FLC will host its first in-person commencement in a year in multiple outdoor ceremonies. 

FLC joins the Common App for 2021-22

FLC has joined Common App, a worldwide platform dedicated to increasing access, equity, and integrity in the college application process. Prospective students can now apply to FLC for the 2021-22 school year using the platform. 

FLC shares insight for supporting Native American students

In light of a new bill proposing in-state tuition for all Native American students from tribes with historic ties to Colorado, FLC advised other institutions on how best to serve and support Native students. 

New partnership brings internship to FLC

Assistant Professor of Public Health Tapati Dutta spearheaded the first-ever collaboration between FLC and the Uganda-based Foundation for Sustainable Community Based Development. This partnership offers online internships intended to teach sustainable, community-driven development.  

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That's hawksome

Lee Bitsóí, associate vice president for Diversity Affairs and special advisor for Indigenous affairs, was named as a higher education leader for the 2021 Millennium Leadership Initiative by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
In their press release, AASCU said, “With the selection of this class, we are hoping to reflect the diversity of this nation and the institutions that our protégés serve."
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