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Lewis University Students Take Flight in Air Race Classic

Lauren Loomis of Worth and Jane Zieba of Orland Park will take to the skies June 20-23 in the 41st Air Race Classic (ARC), the oldest airplane race of its kind in the United States. The Lewis University team will join more than 120 women pilots from around the country flying in this year's race, which begins in Frederick, Md. and ends in Santa Fe, N.M. They will compete against approximately 50 teams, flying a 2,648-mile course in four days, from the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the far northern reaches of the Continental United States, and finishing in the high desert of New Mexico. Loomis is a junior and Zieba is earning a bachelor’s degree this summer with plans to continues graduate studies in August. Both are studying Aviation Flight Management at Lewis University.   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Online Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree is in Top 25
Lewis University has been ranked at number 23 in the nation for the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science (Accelerated) program for 2017, selected by the independent online guide AffordableColleges.com. “Lewis University’s ranking  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Summer Fine Arts Exhibit Benefits Trinity Services
Trinity Services, Inc. will benefit from talented local artists this summer through a charity art show at the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. “Fine Arts for Finer Lives” Exhibition  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

2017-18 PLT Season: Moving. Magical. Memorable.
Subscribe and save. Become a Philip Lynch Theatre (PLT) subscriber for the 42nd season and save over 15 percent on the entire season. As a PLT subscriber you’ll receive preferred seating for 5 diverse and exciting shows for the low price of $44. Other  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

WLRA Christmas Music in July to Benefit United Way
If the hot summer sun causes a craving for the coolness of winter, tune in to WLRA-FM (88.1 FM) or download their free iPhone application and listen to holiday music 24 hours a day, from July 3-July 9. The application connects listeners to the “WLRA Christmas  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Bolingbrook Student is Honored for his Personal Growth
Tyler Trester of Bolingbrook, received the Father Aquinas Colgan Award during the Lewis University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony held Sunday, May 21 at the Romeoville Main Campus. This special recognition is awarded to a graduating senior at  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Stay Active This Summer with RAD Camp for Kids
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 12-16, June 26-June 30, July 10-14 and July 24-28. The cost is $80 for each week of the camp. A $5 discount will  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Students Enjoy Prairie View from Classroom Windows
The sight of a butterfly fluttering about or a bumble bee buzzing can relieve stress for a few students as they look outside the Lewis University Science Center, thanks to a recent student project to restore a prairie. “I hope people become more aware  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

London Travel Study Program Brings Students Across the Pond
Seven Lewis University students from courses in history and literature traveled across the pond to London May 19-28 as part of the Lewis University Travel Study program. While in London, the group of students visited Westminster Abbey, the Churchill  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Students Take Travel Study Program to Italy
Roman history, Lasallian spirituality, church architecture, early Christianity and Medieval Christianity, were among the lessons on the Lewis University Travel Study trip May 20-30. For more than a decade, the Italy travel study trip has been a cornerstone  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Keleher Honored for Advancing Diversity in Chemical Sciences
The American Chemical Society Committee on Minority Affairs is honoring Dr. Jason Keleher, chair and associate professor of Chemistry at Lewis University in Illinois, with the Stanley C. Israel Region Award. It recognizes individuals and/or institutions  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

ATC Advocates Honor Legislators
Bill Parrot, director of the Lewis University Air Traffic Control program and professor of aviation, was among the representatives of the Association of Collegiate Training Institutions to present U.S. Congressmen Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), Randy Hultgren  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

ELM Workshop Serves Lewis, Lasallian Partners
Lewis University faculty and staff were joined by Lasallian partners from Christian Brothers Services and the Provincial Office of the De La Salle Christian Brothers, as well as Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, Tenn., the David Darst Center  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Professional Development COE Seminars Return
The College of Education at Lewis University is offering Summer Seminars for teachers and administrators. Each seminar is $40 per person and must have a minimum of 10 people. Attendees will earn four professional development units for each seminar.   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Students Present at History Conference
Two Lewis University students presented their papers at the 59th Annual Missouri Conference on History, March 22-24, at the University Plaza Hotel in Springfield, Missouri. Melissa Churchill of Lynwood presented “Concepts of Power in Iran during the  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lasallian Speaker Addresses Fellow Graduates
“I believe that we as Lasallians here at Lewis have a unique responsibility to support those that are poor or oppressed” said Amanda Patenoude as she offered the Lasallian Address during the May 21 Lewis University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Experts Consult on Adelmann Regional History Collection
Experts from the Naper Settlement recently shared advice with the  Adelmann Regional History Collection  at Lewis University. Louise Howard, chief curator, and Sheila Riley, director of learning experiences, offered suggestions on how to maximize the  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

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