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Athletics Nets School-Record 10 Academic All-GLVC Awards

The Great Lakes Valley Conference announced on Tuesday (June 23) that the Lewis University Athletics Department tied for third overall with a school-record 10 Team Academic All-GLVC Awards. The previous record of nine teams was set in both 2013 and 2014. The GLVC recognizes each team from member institutions that have maintained a 3.30 grade point average for the 2014-15 academic year. The Flyer softball team had the highest GPA of any squad in the department, checking in with a 3.56. The softball team was followed by women's golf (3.55), women's tennis (3.47), women's swimming (3.46), women's cross country (3.45), women's basketball (3.42), women's soccer (3.41), men's golf (3.36), women's volleyball (3.35) and women's track and field (3.31).   [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Environmental Science course goes to Costa Rica
Lewis University students are learning about ecology and conservation this summer in Costa Rica. Dr. Jerry Kavouras, chair and associate professor of biology , led students enrolled in “Introduction to Environmental Science ” on a trip to the Central  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University honors Christian Brothers with statue/bench
A sculpture installation was dedicated Friday, June 26, as a special tribute to the De La Salle Christian Brothers to mark the 55th anniversary of their dedicated sponsorship of Lewis University. The ceremony unveiled a bronze statue of a Christian Brother,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

London travel study program brings students across the pond
Fourteen Lewis University students from Culture & Civilization II, History of the British Empire and Literary London courses traveled across the pond to London May 11-21 as part of the Travel Study program. While in London, the group of students visited  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

An assortment of art is on display June-August
The summer exhibit for the Lewis University Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery “The Lewis University Permanent Art Collection” will be on display June 1-Aug. 14. The free exhibit is open to the public and will be on display from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Coach Dan Friend To Coach US Men's Junior National Team
Lewis University men's volleyball head coach Dan Friend is serving as the head coach of the United States Men's Junior National Team at the Pan-American Cup June 23-28 at the Centre Sportif de Gatineau, in Quebec, Canada. The squad is made up of some  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis ranked among nation's best Catholic universities
Lewis University has been ranked among the 50 Best Catholic Colleges and Universities according to . Qualifying factors considered in this distinction include academic reputation, financial aid offerings, overall cost and success of  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Recreational camp for kids is in June and July
Lewis University’s annual summer Recreational Activities Day (RAD) camp will be held from 9 a.m. – noon each day of the following weeks: June 8-12, June 22-26 and July 13-17. The cost is $75 for each week of the camp. A $5 discount will be given to those  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


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