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UW Oshkosh graduates local student

University of Wisconsin College of Nursing at Oshkosh announced that Erin C. Stillmank of Durango earned a doctorate in nursing during its May commencement ceremony. For more information, visit...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Adams State graduates Durango student

Mason Harvey of Durango graduated with a bachelor’s degree in theater from Adams State University at its spring 2018 commencement ceremony in Alamosa. Harvey was one of 236 who received...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School to hold summer social

New, current and former Animas High School staff, students and their families are invited to attend the Osprey Summer Social from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the school, 271 Twin Buttes Ave. The...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School opens enrollment

Animas High School announced that enrollment is open for the 2018-19 academic year. To view the school’s enrollment policy and for more information, visit...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

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