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Updates from the Fort Lewis College Foundation.

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FLC Friends & Donors: Pete & Tish Varney
Waking to the propane blast of water heating for coffee, Tish Varney looks up to see tiny bats swooping along the dawn-lit walls of Grand Canyon. The Colorado River flows by as she joins fellow ...
Thursday, June 10, 2021 6:23:00 PM

Fort Lewis College Adventure Club


The Fort Lewis College Adventure Club seeks out customized educational travel experiences for curious and active alumni, friends, and donors. From transformative excursions in the great ...

Thursday, June 10, 2021 6:12:00 PM

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

Governor Jared Polis signs bill to pave way for FLC Health Sciences Center funding
Governor Jared Polis signed into law Senate Bill 20-219 on Tuesday, paving the way for funding for higher education capital construction projects at three Colorado colleges and universities, ...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:28:00 PM