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Pair Wins Women's Tennis ITA Midwest Regional Doubles

Despite playing on their opponents home court, Lewis University junior Dora Andrejszki (Budapest, Hungary/Dozsa Gyorgy) and sophomore Nora Mindiyarova (Moscow, Russia/Gimnasium 1577) earned the 8-4 victory over the University of Indianapolis' Stephanie Hirsch and Florence Renard to win the ITA Midwest Region Doubles Championship on Sunday (Sept. 27) morning. "I am proud of the way they fought and played together, having only played one match together before this tournament," Lewis head women's tennis coach Brett Bridel said. "This is a great result for them and we're looking forward to Nationals." Andrejszki and Mindiyarova now advance to the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships in Sumter, S.C. from October 15-18th. Lewis returns to action on October 9th, as they head to   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

“The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” casts off at PLT
Mark Twain’s American classic, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” is the story of a boy’s journey with a runaway slave as they make their way down the Mississippi River. Huck (Sean Gallagher of Mokena), a rebel at heart, is escaping from starched collars,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Both Soccer Teams Claim NSCAA College Team Academic Awards
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced on Wednesday (Sept. 23) that both the Lewis University men's and women's soccer teams have earned the 2014-15 College Team Academic Award. The award is given to any team with at  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University Sets Performing Arts Series for Fall 2015
A Flamenco performance, super hero spectacle, a quartet concert and a Will Rogers one-man show are part of the Lewis University Fall 2015 Performing Arts Series. All events are located on the University’s main campus in Romeoville. Admission is free  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

National Voter Registration Day Recruits 150-plus voters
More than 150 people filled out voter registration applications during a National Voter registration Day event Sept. 22 on Lewis University’s Main Campus in Romeoville. “The event far exceeded my expectations. We had a steady stream of registrants  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Higher education prepares graduates for industry
The collaborative relationship between business and higher education is “unparalleled,” said Brother James Gaffney, FSC, President of Lewis University, at the “Higher Education and Workforce Forum,” presented Sept. 16 by the Greater Oak Brook Chamber  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

McFerron’s work to be in annual 60x60 dance performance
Lewis University Music Professor Dr. Mike McFerron’s electroacoustic piece, “Minute Distances,” was selected for the 15th Annual 60x60 dance performance. The performance will be part of the Vox Novus Festival held Oct. 23 at the Winter Garden Atrium  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Professors Set to Present at National Conference
Two Lewis University professors will present at the 2015 Association of Black Women in Higher Education National Conference. Dr. Katherine Helm, professor of Psychology and Director of Graduate Programs in Counseling , and Dr. Tennille Allen, associate  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)


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