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Durango Adult Education Center hires executive director

The Durango Adult Education Center Board of Directors recently announced that Elizabeth Helvey was hired as its new executive director, effective Aug. 1. Helvey has more than 30 years of work...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango student added to Boston University dean’s list

Christopher Petty of Durango was recently named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Boston University. Boston University students are required to maintain a 3.5 GPA or be in the top 30...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

World Heritage Exchange Programs seeks host families

World Heritage Student Exchange Programs is looking for American families to host high school students from European, Asian, former Soviet Union, Middle Eastern and African countries. These...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Farewell celebration set for Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas

A farewell celebration will be held for Dene Thomas, who was president of Fort Lewis College for the last eight years, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Secret Garden at the Rochester Hotel, 726 East...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College students conduct water project in Myanmar

Fort Lewis College engineering students Cecelia Paciaroni of Durango and Dustin Mangus of Ignacio traveled in May to Mynamar and participated in a Village Aid Project. The team, which also included...

DATE: June 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

STEM camp to be held in Durango

Camp Invention, a nationally-recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp, will be held June 18-22 at Riverview Elementary School, 2900 Mesa Ave. The program is for kindergarten through sixth-grade...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Elks Lodge announces scholarship recipients

Seven local high school students received lodge-funded scholarships from the Durango Elks Lodge Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. These students received $1,000 scholarships: Robert Corbin...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Columbine Christian recognizes students

Columbine Christian School recognized students for outstanding display characteristics, including: Responsibility: Aspen Phelps, Zotique Hanson, Jasmine DeBoer, Savannah Turner, Ashley Powers and...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Social work license course registration opens

The University of Denver’s Four Corners program has opened registration for a social work license preparation course. The class will prepare social workers for the Licensed Clinical Social Worker...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Columbine Christian recognizes outstanding students

Columbine Christian School recently recognized students for their outstanding display of characteristics in three categories: Christ-centered, honor and exploration. Christ-centered students...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Scholarships awarded to local women

The Philanthropic Educational Organization chapter FX announced that recent local graduates have received scholarship funding. Natasha Doney, a Durango High School graduate, was awarded the Wanda...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Foundation celebrates ‘outstanding’ educators of 2017-18

The Durango Education Foundation has recognized 191 outstanding staff nominees who were nominated by students, colleagues and community members. The outstanding recipients of the year were: High...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education