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Illinois Funds MAP Grants with Approved State Budget

The Illinois state budget has been approved and full payment of funds for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 Monetary Award Program (MAP) will be made to higher education institutions in Illinois. “Lewis University is thrilled with the state’s decision to fully fund the MAP commitments that they made to Illinois students for last academic year and this upcoming one,” commented Dr. David Livingston, President of Lewis University. Lewis University students scheduled to receive the MAP Grant will now have their accounts fully credited. The state had promised about $6 million in MAP funding to students for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is such important news because the investment in a college education is one of the most important we can make as a society. College graduates achieve lifetime   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

“Young Frankenstein” Comes Tap Dancing to Lewis University
This monster new musical will be “Puttin’ On the Ritz” at Lewis University’s Philip Lynch Theatre. The comedy genius, Mel Brooks, adapted his legendary film into a brilliant stage musical creation, “Young Frankenstein.” Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Mini-Campus Returns August 5 During Kidzfest in Joliet
Activities for children of all ages will be featured at the Lewis University Mini-Campus during Kidzfest Saturday, Aug. 5 in downtown Joliet. A free family festival, Kidzfest offers an opportunity for children to play, explore, imagine and create. Kidzfest  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Athletics to Add Women's Lacrosse and Women's Bowling
Lewis University Director of Athletics Dr. John Planek announced on Monday (July 10) the addition of women's bowling and women's lacrosse to the NCAA Division II offerings of the Flyer Athletics Department, beginning in 2018-19. The addition of these  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(1)

Get a Personalized Tour, Enjoy Activities at Lincoln Landing
Make history come alive this summer with fun activities at Lincoln Landing in Lockport. Summer interns Troy Costabile of Lockport and Kole Torres of Carol Stream will be conducting free programs that will engage children, families and the general public.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra to Hold Auditions
The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for its 2017-2018 season from 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23 and Wednesday, Aug. 30. Auditions will be held at the Oremus Fine Arts Center on the Lewis University main campus located on Route  [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)

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)

Lewis Baseball Earns ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award
The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced on Tuesday (July 18) that Lewis University has earned the ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award. The award is given to any collegiate or high school baseball team - coached by a member of the ABCA  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


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