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Lewis Online Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree is in Top 25

Lewis University has been ranked at number 23 in the nation for the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science (Accelerated) program for 2017, selected by the independent online guide “Lewis University’s ranking indicates both quality and value, and attests to a substantial return on the adult student's investment,” commented Dr. Ray Klump, chair of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at Lewis University. In recent years, Lewis University has expanded its bachelor’s degree offerings to include a computer science degree online . With a focus on cybersecurity, networking, programing and problem-solving, the curriculum provides students with theoretical and practical skills needed to thrive in myriad positions within the field. Currently, there’s   [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University Students Soar to Success in Air Race
Lauren Loomis of Worth and Jane Zieba of Orland Park took to the skies June 20-23 in the 41st Air Race Classic (ARC), the oldest airplane race of its kind in the United States. The Lewis University team joined more than 120 women pilots from around  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

2017-18 PLT Season: Moving. Magical. Memorable.
Subscribe and save. Become a Philip Lynch Theatre (PLT) subscriber for the 42nd season and save over 15 percent on the entire season. As a PLT subscriber you’ll receive preferred seating for 5 diverse and exciting shows for the low price of $44. Other  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Summer Fine Arts Exhibit Benefits Trinity Services
Trinity Services, Inc. will benefit from talented local artists this summer through a charity art show at the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. “Fine Arts for Finer Lives” Exhibition  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Keleher Honored for Advancing Diversity in Chemical Sciences
The American Chemical Society Committee on Minority Affairs is honoring Dr. Jason Keleher, chair and associate professor of Chemistry at Lewis University in Illinois, with the Stanley C. Israel Region Award. It recognizes individuals and/or institutions  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Stay Active This Summer with RAD Camp for Kids
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 12-16, June 26-June 30, July 10-14 and July 24-28. The cost is $80 for each week of the camp. A $5 discount will  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Swimming Teams Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors
Wednesday (June 21), the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced that Lewis University men and women's swimming earned Scholar All-America honors. The Lewis men's team which was one of 46 teams picked up a GPA of  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Trio Named to Swimming CSCAA Scholar All-America Team
Wednesday (June 21), the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced three Lewis University swimmers made the list of individual Scholar All-Americans. The selections recognize students that have achieved a grade point  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

WLRA Christmas Music in July to Benefit United Way
If the hot summer sun causes a craving for the coolness of winter, tune in to WLRA-FM (88.1 FM) or download their free iPhone application and listen to holiday music 24 hours a day, from July 3-July 9. The application connects listeners to the “WLRA Christmas  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Students Enjoy Prairie View from Classroom Windows
The sight of a butterfly fluttering about or a bumble bee buzzing can relieve stress for a few students as they look outside the Lewis University Science Center, thanks to a recent student project to restore a prairie. “I hope people become more aware  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Students Present at History Conference
Two Lewis University students presented their papers at the 59th Annual Missouri Conference on History, March 22-24, at the University Plaza Hotel in Springfield, Missouri. Melissa Churchill of Lynwood presented “Concepts of Power in Iran during the  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Professional Development COE Seminars Return
The College of Education at Lewis University is offering Summer Seminars for teachers and administrators. Each seminar is $40 per person and must have a minimum of 10 people. Attendees will earn four professional development units for each seminar.   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

ELM Workshop Serves Lewis, Lasallian Partners
Lewis University faculty and staff were joined by Lasallian partners from Christian Brothers Services and the Provincial Office of the De La Salle Christian Brothers, as well as Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, Tenn., the David Darst Center  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

ATC Advocates Honor Legislators
Bill Parrot, director of the Lewis University Air Traffic Control program and professor of aviation, was among the representatives of the Association of Collegiate Training Institutions to present U.S. Congressmen Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), Randy Hultgren  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Former Lewis Isaac Jean-Paul Named To USA Paralympic Team
Team USA has announced that former Lewis University All-American and National Champion Isaac Jean-Paul (Gurnee, Ill./Warren) has been selected to participate in the 2017 World Para Athletics Championship in London from July 14-23. Jean-Paul will  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


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