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Old Joliet Prison Lecture is Oct. 27 at Lewis University
Join Lewis University for the launch of the James P. ’60 and Mary C. Sczepaniak Lecture Series. The inaugural lecture “Bars and Stripes: The Old Joliet Prison” will be presented by historian Dr. Robert Sterling. The lecture is free and open to the public.   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra Performs Oct. 26
The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall on the Romeoville campus of Lewis University. Admission is free. The all-French program will be repeated at 4 p.m. Oct.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Men's Cross Country Finishes 2nd In GLVC Championship
On Saturday morning the Lewis University men's cross country team competed in the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championship and were able to runaway with second place. The team had a score of 66 and an average time of 25:21.11. The top runner  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Women's Cross Country Finishes 3rd In GLVC Championship
After competing in the GLVC Championship Saturday morning, the Lewis University women's cross country team took third place finishing with an average time of 22:35.81 and score of 87. Senior Mollie Dalton (Hoffman Estates, Ill./Conant) was the top  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Aviation Students Feel Thin Air at High Altitudes
Lewis University Aviation students recently took part in a training exercise conducted by instructors from the Federal Aviation Administration's Civil Aeromedical Institute (CAMI) in Oklahoma City. Students are able to experience the same symptoms of  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Celebrating Women in Leadership Conference is a Success
Lewis University hosted its third annual Celebrating Women in Leadership Conference Oct. 7. The one-day, on-campus conference featured female leaders who are alumnae and friends of the University. Conference attendees participated in morning activities  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Chicago-based artists on display in October
"Sissy Bars" by Dana De Ano and "Trophy Room" by Geoffry Smalley will be on display until Oct. 28 in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on the Main Campus of Lewis University in Romeoville. The free exhibit is open to the public  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Enjoy a Halloween Organ Spooktacular Oct. 27
Lewis University Department of Music and the American Guild of Organists will present a Halloween Organ Spooktacular at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall on the Romeoville campus of Lewis University. Admission is free. Dr.  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Si Se Puede Conference Shows Path to College
More than 60 students from Curie Metropolitan High School and De La Salle Institute received tools for educational success during the annual Si Se Puede Conference Oct. 6 at Lewis University in Romeoville. The conference is in honor of Dolores Huerta  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

3rd Annual Flyer Crowdfunding Campaign Begins
The Lewis University Athletics Department, in conjunction with the Lewis University Office of Advancement, is proud to announce the third annual Flyer Friends And Family Crowdfunding Campaign , which will run from September 26th to November 30th. In  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Illinois History Conference Includes Cremin on Prison Panel
The Conference on Illinois History in Springfield, Ill., included a panel discussion by Dr. Dennis H. Cremin, professor of history, Pamela J. Owens of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Gaylord Building and Gregory T. Peerbolte, director of  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

The F Word Exhibit is on Display Oct. 18-26 at Lewis
Victims’ of atrocities are sharing their testimonies and uttering the “F Word” in October at Lewis University. The thought-provoking collection of arresting images and personal narratives exploring forgiveness will be on display in the “ The F Word: Stories  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Colonna’s Artwork is on Exhibit in Reopened Lockport Museum
The Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery has reopened with an exhibit called “Open.” The exhibit includes a range of artwork from the permanent collections. Illinois artists from the region are spotlighted in the exhibition. The goal is underscoring  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Don’t Let Cold Weather Stop Your Exercise Routine
Lewis University invites community residents 55 years of age or older to join the Breakfast Club in the Student Recreation and Fitness Center located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville. The Breakfast Club is for those looking to stay fit, have  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Construction Alert Near Romeoville Campus
Drivers traveling to the Romeoville Campus are encouraged to use extra caution. The Illinois Department of Transportation scheduled road work along Illinois Route 53 from September 23 - November 15. Plan extra time for travel. The work will necessitate  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Men's Golf Finishes Buccaneers Invite in First
After finishing day one in first place the Lewis University men's golf team was able to maintain the lead and finished the Buccaneer Invitational in first place with 932 (306-316-310). At the conclusion of the tournament the Flyers had two golfers  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Issue Resolved - Local Police Activity by Airport Road
This issue has been resolved Local police are investigating a suspect with a gun in the area of Airport Road in Romeoville. Use caution in the area. Updates will follow.  [COMMENTS(0)

Women's Golf Finishes Buccaneer Invitational in First Place
The Lewis University women's golf team finished the Buccaneer Invitational the same way they did day one, in first place. The Flyers finished with a team score of 974 (324-314-336). Three of the five Flyers were medalists for the tournament and the  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)