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Lewis University Flight Team Coach is NIFA Coach of the Year
Lewis University Flight Team soared to 11th place at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association SAFECON competition. Lewis was among 25 schools invited to compete out of the total 75 NIFA teams. Kayan Todiwalla, Lewis University Flight Team Coach  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

The Flyer Earns First Place at Newspaper Competition
The print edition of Lewis University’s student newspaper, The Flyer, earned a first place award in the 2015-16 American Scholastic Press Association’s (ASPA) newspaper competition. ASPA judges used a rubric to critique a variety of areas: content,  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Trost Named IBCA Men's Basketball Coach of The Year
The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) announced that Lewis University head men's basketball coach Scott Trost has been selected as the IBCA NCAA Division II Coach of the Year for the second-straight season. This marks the eighth time  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

MYSO Opens Concerts on the Hill Series
The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) will perform at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2 at Joliet’s Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park. The concert will open the popular Concerts on the Hill series, offering a free outdoor concert every Thursday evening  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Palestinian Advocate Presents Lasallian Address
Palestinian students were inspiration for Tala Zubi as she offered the Lasallian Address during the May 15 Lewis University May Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony. Each Commencement, one graduating senior is chosen to deliver the address, a speech  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Survivor Earns Father Aquinas Colgan Award
Lewis University student Brianna Diaz of Joliet, received the Father Aquinas Colgan Award during the university’s undergraduate Commencement Ceremony held Sunday, May 15 at the Romeoville Main Campus. This special recognition is awarded to a graduating  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University Honors 900+ Graduates, Community Leaders
Lewis University honored more than 900 students at its 98th Commencement Ceremonies in May while also awarding an honorary degree to John Greuling and the Will County Center for Economic Development (CED). Greuling and the CED was honored at the Commencement  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lentz Named To Academic All-District Team
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced on Thursday (May 25) that Lewis University senior Dan Lentz (Minooka, Ill./Minooka) has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 Men's Track & Field/Cross Country First Team.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Kasia Arient Selected To The USTFCCCA Hall Of Fame
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Tuesday (May 24) that former Lewis University cross country and track and field great Kasia Arient has been inducted into the USTFCCCA Division II Hall of Fame. Arient  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Trio Named to Academic All-District Women's Team
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced on Thursday (May 25) that Lewis University seniors Amber Cook (Grayslake, Ill./Warren Township) , Jamie Hershfang (Chicago, Ill./Walter Payton Prep) and junior Amanda Farrough (South  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Teachers and Administrators Head Back to Class This Summer
The College of Education at Lewis University is offering Summer Seminars for teachers and administrators. Each seminar is $40 per person. Attendees will earn four professional development units for each seminar. The one-day seminars begin on June  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

RAD Camp for Kids Begins June 13
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 13-17, June 27-July 1 and July 11-15. The cost is $75 for each week of the camp. A $5 discount will be given  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Dr. David Livingston named 10th President of Lewis
David J. Livingston, PhD, President of Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio has been appointed as the 10th President of Lewis University. He will begin his role as President on July 1. He succeeds Brother James Gaffney, FSC, who will retire on June 30  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


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