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Four Men Swimmers headed to Nationals Championships

Wednesday (Feb. 22), the NCAA announced the list of selections to the Division II National Championships. From Lewis University men's swimming senior Aidan Brennan (Naples, Fla. /Barron Collier) , junior Mads Knoblauch (Svenborg, Denmark/Svenborg Gymnasium) , senior Quin Poti, and senior Adam Wise (Ocala, Fla./Forest) were all named. Brennan was selected to swim in the 1000 earning the selection with a time of 9:18.45. He was also selected for the 500 yard freestyle after swimming a season-best 4:28.17. Knoblauch earned a selection to compete in the 100 and 200 yard backstroke. In the 100 Knoblauch swam a season-best 48.86 and swam the 200 in 1:46.34. Poti swam a season-best 400 yard IM time of 3:54.80 which was enough to have him selected to the National Championships.   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Shannon Sullivan Selected to Swimming National Championships
The NCAA announced Wednesday (Feb. 22) that Shannon Sullivan (Elmhurst, Ill./York ) of Lewis University women's swimming was selected to compete in the NCAA Division II National Championships. The senior earned the selection after swimming a season-  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Johnson Breaks Scoring Mark in Lewis Women's Hoops Win
Lewis University redshirt senior guard Jamie Johnson (South Holland, Ill./Marian Catholic) broke the school scoring record with a game-high 20 points to lift the Flyer women's basketball team to the 77-55 victory over UW-Parkside in the Great Lakes Valley  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Women's Track and Field Finishes Cardinal Classic In First
Lewis University women's track and field finished the Cardinal Classic in first place with 236 points. The Flyers had a great day at the North Central hosted meet picking up 20 top three finishes by the end of the day. In the 60 meter dash Diona  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Mexican Border Conflict Dinner/Lecture is March 22
The James P. ’60 and Mary C. Sczepaniak Lecture Series continues March 22 in the Faculty Dining Room at Lewis University in Romeoville. The lecture is free and open to the public. “How The Mexican Border Became a Problem: Pancho Villa and Beyond” will  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University Nursing Program Highly Ranked in Illinois
Student success on the NCLEX-RN exam consistently in the last five years prompted the independent guide to rank Lewis University’s nursing program as second in Illinois. “Lewis University’s ranking indicates both quality and  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(2)

“The Human Face of India” is Presented Feb. 27 at Lewis
Hear a personal witness to the significant impact of the Lenten program CRS Rice Bowl from Kirtimayi Mishra, the director of Catholic Relief Services in India. “The Human Face of India” will be presented at 1 p.m. Feb. 27 in Room AS-158 on the main  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Burnham Had Plans for Chicago and Manila, Says Dr. Cremin
Daniel Burnham’s name is well-known for his Plan of Chicago that resulted in North Michigan Avenue, Wacker Drive and Chicago’s lakefront parks and regional forest preserves. The urban planner also had plans for the Philippines, says Dr. Dennis H. Cremin,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University Features Jens Brasch Art Exhibition
Lewis University will host an art exhibition entitled, “whatever my [I] is interested in” by artist Jens Brasch. The exhibit will be on display February 2-28 in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on Lewis University’s main campus in  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University Athletics Host Inaugural Flyer Red Dinner
Friday (March 17), Lewis University Athletics will host its first ever Flyer Red Dinner. The dinner will be a fund raising event to benefit Lewis Flyers Athletics and it's 20 teams and 400 student-athletes. The event will be held at Drury Lane Theatre  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Catalyst Retreat Inspires Lewis Students to “Be the Change”
Local, national, and global realities concerning poverty were the focus of the Lewis University Catalyst Retreat at the Brother David Darst Center on Chicago’s south side. It was the eighth year Lewis University Ministry offered this immersion experience  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Dr. Nawara Explains U.S. Presidential Executive Orders
Executive orders are directives to executive agencies, says Dr. Dr. Steve Nawara, assistant professor of Political Science at Lewis University in Illinois. In this video he continues to answer more questions about Executive Orders. How do  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Offers Support to St. Joseph's College Students
The Lewis University community is saddened by the news that St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana will suspend operations at the end of the 2016-17 academic year. As a fellow Catholic university and partner in the Great Lakes Valley Athletic Conference,  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Free Foreign Language Classes Continue This Summer
Lewis University again will offer STARTALK, a free four-week foreign language summer program featuring two levels of Chinese courses. It is for high school students entering grades 10, 11 and 12, and Lewis students entering freshman, sophomore and junior  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Flyers App Now Available For Fans
The Lewis University Athletics Department - in conjunction with SIDEARM Sports - proudly announces the release of the all new Lewis Flyers App. The app is free and allows Flyer fans one-click access to all the latest Lewis Athletics information. You can  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Roadside Parking Prohibited During ComEd Work Along Route 53
Motorists should allow extra time when traveling to the Romeoville campus. The villages of Romeoville and Crest Hill have sent a notice to the community that ComEd began work alongside Route 53 between 135th Street in Romeoville and Caton Farm in Crest  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)