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Winter Commencement Ceremonies are December 15-17

Lewis University will celebrate Winter Commencement ceremonies for about 850 students on Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17 on the university’s campus in Romeoville. The Winter Commencement ceremonies honor August and December graduates. The celebration begins Friday, December 15 with a Baccalaureate Mass at 6 p.m. in St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall followed by the President’s Reception for Graduates. Father Paul Novak, OSM, president of De La Salle Institute Chicago, will be the celebrant. On Saturday, more than 380 men and women will be awarded master’s degrees during the 9 a.m. Graduate Degree Ceremony. On Sunday, more than 465 students will be awarded bachelor’s degrees during the two Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies. The College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

MONEY Ranks Lewis in Top 10 Private Universities in Illinois
Educational quality, affordability and alumni success pushed Lewis University into the Top 10 of private universities in Illinois ranked by MONEY in its Best Colleges for Your Money 2017 list. “Lewis University offers students an outstanding combination  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Students Featured in Senior Capstone Art Exhibition
The Lewis University Department of Art and Design is proud to present the Senior Capstone Exhibition, on display from December 7-18 in The Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. The free exhibit  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

William Z. Riley is Named Illinois Student Laureate
Chicago resident William Z. Riley, an Aviation Administration and Public Policy double major who is minoring in Economics, was honored November 11 in Springfield by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois. Riley was selected as the student laureate for Lewis  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Military Times Ranks Lewis as Best for Vets in Illinois
Military Times magazine ranked Lewis University as the best college for veterans in Illinois on its Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 list . Lewis University was placed 26th among private colleges and universities in the nation for 2018. The rankings  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Honors Chris Chlebek with Educationis Lumen Award
Lewis University’s College of Education honored Plainfield East High School Assistant Principal Chris Chlebek with the Educationis Lumen Award during the annual recognition ceremony Dec. 6. Dr. Pamela Jessee, dean, presented the award to Chlebek,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Amoo-Mensah Named USC Men's Soccer Scholar All-American
The United Soccer Coaches Announced on Friday (Dec. 8) that Lewis University men's soccer player Devon Amoo-Mensah (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) was named to the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Scholar All-America Team.   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Tune into WLRA Radio “Christmas Memories” Until Jan. 1
Tune into WLRA-FM for holiday music 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from Thanksgiving Day through January 1. Listeners can tune in via radio at 88.1 FM, online at www.lewisu.edu/wlra , the apps iTunes and Google Play and iHeartRadio. The WLRA Christmas  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Athletics Raises Over $250,000 In Crowdfunding
The Fourth Annual Flyer Friends and Family Crowdfunding Campaign raised more than $70,000 for the second year in a row for the Lewis University Athletics Department. Over 700 donors raised $72,325 over the two months. Throughout the four years of  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Jet Fuel Review Launches 14th Issue
Lewis University's student-run and faculty-advised literary journal, the Jet Fuel Review, recently launched their 14th issue. The online journal became available online December 4 and features work by Lewis University students and faculty as well as international  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis DNP Student Examines Naloxone Policy in Illinois
The Law Enforcement Executive Forum Journal recently published an article written by Lorna Dudzik, a student in Lewis University’s Doctorate of Nursing Practice program. The article is titled “Naloxone Administration by Law Enforcement Officers in  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Women's Volleyball Ranked No. 5 In Final AVCA National Poll
The Lewis University women's volleyball team finished the season ranked No. 5 in the final American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) poll announced Monday (Dec. 11). It is the highest final ranking in program history. The Flyers earned their  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University Admissions Letters are Delivered by Drone
Lewis University kicked off the College Admission season with a special delivery to eight Romeoville High School students. A Lewis University Unmanned Aircraft Systems program drone delivered a college admissions acceptance letter November 13 to the students  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

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