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Lasallian speaker reminds graduates to serve others

Use Jesus as an example of how to proceed with life after graduation, advised Josiah Bolanos as he delivered the Lasallian speaker address during the Lewis University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony December 14. He said, “The most important message that all students from Lewis should carry in their Lasallian hearts is what Jesus taught us when he said, ‘Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.’” Each Commencement, one graduating senior is chosen to deliver this address, a speech that reflects the principles that guide the University’s Mission as they relate to the speaker’s personal life, and that recognizes the values of diversity, social justice, and service to the poor. Bolanos asked his fellow graduates to reflect on how the   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Human rights advocate earns Father Aquinas Award
“Being a non-citizen of the United States was very complex and difficult for me to consider coming to college as an option for my future. Yet, here I am standing four years afterward coming into Lewis University, graduating with two majors and being honored  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Commencement ceremonies honors Winter graduates
Lewis University held Winter Commencement ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 12- 13 on its main campus in Romeoville. Along with the degrees awarded to students, Lewis presented three honorary degrees, recognizing the achievements of the following  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis beats Harvard, Penn State and takes 7th place at Yale
Yale Mock Trial Invitational is always one of the top tournaments, drawing large numbers of the top ranked teams in the nation. This year was no different, just a little smaller with only 44 teams, yet still drawing from California to Florida, with the  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Delta Epsilon Sigma inducts 30 students and faculty
The Gamma Chi Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma recently inducted 30 students and faculty during its 50th Annual Induction Ceremony in the Sancta Alberta Chapel at Lewis University. Dr. James Burke, associate professor of theology , welcomed everyone  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Athletics Announces All-Decades (1970s) Men's Basketball
The Lewis University Athletics Department will introduce the All-Decades (1970s) Men's Basketball Team on Saturday, January 31st at halftime of the Flyers' showdown against Indianapolis (3 PM). The team includes Darnell Anderson, Sylvester Cottrell,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis ranks in nation's Top 3 of Best for Vets ranking
Military Times selected Lewis University as the third best private, nonprofit school in the nation on its Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 ranking. For the second consecutive year, the Military Times Best for Vets distinction recognizes Lewis University for  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Athletics Announces All-Decades (1970s) Women's Basketball
The Lewis University Athletics Department will introduce the All-Decades (1970s) Women's Basketball Team on Saturday, January 31st at halftime of the Flyers' showdown against Indianapolis (1 PM). The team includes: Marge Pozen, Michelle Ford, Karen  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Comerouski Named To NSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced that Lewis University junior midfielder Luke Comerouski (Itasca, Ill./Christian Liberty Academy) has been named to the 2014 NSCAA College Division Scholar Honorable Mention All-North/Central  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University named a STEM friendly school
Lewis University has been included on the inaugural list of “2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges” by STEM Jobs Magazine. The list rates universities, colleges, community colleges and trade schools on their responsiveness and relevance to high-demand, high-growth  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Men's Soccer Places 3 On NSCAA All-Midwest Region 2nd Team
Lewis University seniors David Pyle (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South), Omar Ramirez (Houston, Texas/Elsik) and George Thomson (Kilmarnock, Scotland/Reid Kerr College) were each named to the 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Men's Soccer All-Midwest  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Women’s Basketball Earns No. 2 National Ranking In WBCA Poll
For the fourth straight week the Lewis women's basketball team continued to work their way up the Women's Basketball Coaches Association NCAA Division II rankings, this time earning the No. 2 spot in the latest poll released on Tuesday (Dec. 9).   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Flyers tie for 4th place at Fantastic Flyer Tournament
Lewis University hosted its annual Fantastic Flyer Mock Trial Tournament in November. One of Lewis University’s teams finished in fourth place and several students earned individual honors. Loyola University finished in first place with an 8-0 record.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Boeing executive offers advice at Aviation Career Conference
A Boeing executive says “There's probably been no better time to think about a career in aviation than today." The aviation industry is growing and there’s an increasing need for professionals said Dr. John Tracy, Boeing Senior Executive Vice President  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Illinois Catholic Prison Ministry graduates first cohort
Philip Louis Huber of the Diocese of Springfield-in-Illinois spent 31 years in the Department of Corrections interviewing and talking with at least 20,000 inmates who had never had any parental guidance and he thought, “I have to do something.” Feeling  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Listen to Christmas music on WLRA
Tune into WLRA-FM for holiday music 24-hours a day, seven days a week, from Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day. Listeners can tune in via radio at 88.1 FM, online at www.lewisu.edu/wlra or iHeartRadio as well as through a mobile device through the  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Online shopping safety tips can help you this season
Online shopping security is increasingly a concern for online shoppers. There are a few good practices that can assist in keeping information secure while shopping online. Dr. Ray Klump, director of the Master of Science in Information Security program  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Two Flyers Earn Men’s Volleyball Preseason All-American Nods
Two Lewis University men's volleyball student-athletes have been named to the 2015 Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Preseason All-American teams. Senior outside hitter Geoff Powell (Claremont, Calif./Claremont) was selected to the first team. Senior  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Steve Millsaps earns Educationis Lumen Award
Lewis University’s College of Education honored Joliet West High School’s Steve Millsaps with the Educationis Lumen Award during the annual recognition ceremony Dec. 3. Dean Dr. Pamela Jessee presented the award to the athletic director, who has been  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

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