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Engagement, Teaching, Community and Outcomes are Recognized

Innovative application of high impact educational practices at Lewis University earned the school recognition among the nation’s Colleges of Distinction for the seventh consecutive year. The website and guidebook included Lewis University on three lists of distinctions – Illinois Colleges of Distinction, Catholic Colleges of Distinction and 2016-2017 Colleges of Distinction. “High student engagement in college is one of the keys to a successful undergraduate education. With an increasing emphasis on hands-on learning techniques, Colleges of Distinction applauds Lewis University for practicing methodologies that prepare students for their futures,” said Tyson Schritter, executive editor for Colleges of Distinction. In order to be considered, higher education institutions must demonstrate   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Online Flyer Gear Store Is Open For Business
The Lewis University Athletics Department, in partnership with Advanced-Online, unveiled its online store - - on Monday (August 22). features more than 1,300 items for sale including apparel as well as fashion,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Athletics Nets GLVC-Best D2 ADA Academic Achievement Awards
The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) announced on Wednesday (August 17) that the Lewis University Athletics Department received a Great Lakes Valley Conference-high 102 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Awards. It is also the 10th most out  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Harold E. White Legacy Society is Honored
On July 31, members of the Harold E. White Legacy Society of Lewis University gathered for the third annual recognition ceremony honoring their decision to provide an educational legacy for Lewis University students either through a gift in their estate  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Sculptures of Steel and Stone are on Display in September
Lewis University offers an exhibition of sculptor Fisher Stolz, whose work is on display August 29-September 23 in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on main campus in Romeoville. The free exhibit is open to the public and is on  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Meet the Candidates September 29 at Lewis University
Lewis University and the Grand Haven neighborhood are hosting Candidates Night, a two-part event, for state and local political candidates to interact with the community at 5 p.m. Thursday, September 29 in the University Dining Room, located on the university’s  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)


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