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Updates from the Fort Lewis College Foundation.

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FLC alumna & Foundation Board member works to expand Native American education
“What can we do to help students achieve their dreams and be the leaders that they want to be, and we know they can be?” asks Faith Roessel (Sociology, ‘78), an FLC Foundation Board member since ...
Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:29:00 PM

FLC Foundation has record setting year, receiving nearly $6.2M in gifts
The Fort Lewis College Foundation received $ $6,172,368 from in gifts and pledges for the 2019-20 fiscal year, the largest annual amount in FLC history. The number of individual donors continues to ...
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:12:00 PM

Schlessman Family Foundation donates largest gift in FLC history
Since he was a kid, Gary Schlessman (Business, ’79) has always determined to carve his own path. While his father and siblings chose Colorado College, Schlessman opted to get as far away from the ...
Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:55:00 PM

John and Sophie Ottens Foundation gives $1.6M to FLC’s Native American Center
When John and Sophie Ottens moved from New York to Arizona in the mid-1990s, they found more than fresh air to ease Sophie’s asthma. They found a way to create possibilities for thousands of Native ...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:57:00 AM

Skyhawk Emergency Fund offers wind beneath wings
For college students adapted to living paycheck to paycheck, there was no rainy-day backup plan when COVID-19 blasted onto the scene in mid-March. With closed restaurants and service industries, ...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:55:00 AM

FLC announces Civic Match Scholarship
Fort Lewis College announced a new program for all admitted and current students called the Civic Match Scholarship, which will match scholarships from civic organizations in southwest Colorado. ...
Monday, December 2, 2019 10:55:00 AM