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College of Education Ambassadors Explore Solutions to Increase Teacher Diversity
Published: January 11, 2016.
Director of Early Childhood Development Dr. Rebecca Pruitt and teacher education candidate Kaylan Jones-Brown were selected as ambassadors to represent Lewis University at the recent Project LEAD Summit in Chicago sponsored by the Associated Colleges [MORE

Career-Changing Grandmother Inspires Fellow Graduates in Lasallian Address
Published: December 21, 2015.
Kelly Cisco is a career changer, wife, mother and grandmother. Now, she can add another title - college graduate. The 44-year-old Joliet resident earned a bachelor’s degree in Special Education/Elementary Education with Endorsements in English/Language [MORE

Dr. Karen Sullivan Honored with Educationis Lumen Award
Published: December 10, 2015.
Dr. Pam Jessee, Dean of the College of Education honored Dr. Karen Sullivan with the 2015 Educationis Lumen Award. A leader in the field of education for the past 34 years, Sullivan personifies the Catholic and Lasallian values recognized in the Educationis [MORE

Lewis University Early Childhood Educator Preparation Program Receives $45,000 grant
Published: November 2, 2015.
The Lewis University Early Childhood Education program received a $45,000 Early Childhood Educator Preparation Program Innovation 2015 grant from the Illinois Board of Higher Education. The grant was part of federal funds distributed to the State of Illinois [MORE

NSF Gives Lewis University STEM Teacher Preparation Program $1.4 million
Published: October 8, 2015.
Lewis University received a $1.4 million National Science Foundation grant to support a project in “Using Reality-Based Learning Practicum and Mentoring Structures to Enhance STEM Teacher Preparation for High Needs Schools.” Lewis University will [MORE