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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

National Voter Registration Day Recruits 150-plus voters at Lewis University
Published: September 25, 2015.
More than 150 people filled out voter registration applications during a National Voter registration Day event Sept. 22 on Lewis University’s Main Campus in Romeoville. “The event far exceeded my expectations. We had a steady stream of registrants [MORE

Free Activities for Kids Aug. 1 at Lewis University’s Kidzfest in Joliet
Published: July 16, 2015.
Activities for children of all ages will be featured at the Lewis University Mini-Campus during Kidzfest 2015, to be held Saturday, Aug. 1 in downtown Joliet. A free family festival, Kidzfest offers an opportunity for children to play, explore, imagine [MORE

Professional training shines spotlight on early childhood mental health issues
Published: May 21, 2015.
Three Will County area agencies partnered to enhance understanding about mental health in young children. On Friday, May 15, they sponsored “What are the Mental Health Issues that Affect Birth to Five Families?” at Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. [MORE