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2022 Fall Dean's List Honors Lewis University Students

Just over 1,300 students were honored on the Lewis University Dean's List for the 2022 Fall Semester. To be eligible for this honor, students must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours during the semester with a grade point average of at least 3.5 and with no "D" or "F" grades. See the Complete List of Honorees    [COMMENTS(0)

New Art Forms on View Feb. 6-March 16 in Art Gallery
“Beyond Representation: Seeking New Forms” will be on view at Lewis University’s Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery from February 6- March 16. The exhibit is open daily from 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. It is free and open to the public.   A reception and gallery talk with the artists will take place from  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

JFR Rated 'Superior' by NCTE
Lewis University’s student magazine Jet Fuel Review received the designation of “Superior” from the National Council of Teachers of English  for its 23rd issue published in Spring 2022.  JFR’s high-ranking magazine received praise from poet, teacher, and editor Jami Macarty. “I appreciate their  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

$350,000 IBHE Grant to Diversify Early Childhood Workforce
The Illinois Board of Higher Education awarded Lewis University a $352,994 grant to develop a pipeline of new, diverse and highly-qualified early childhood educators.   Lewis University will use the funds to offer, mentor and support current career and technical educators enrolled in Early Childhood  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Fortune Ranks Online Data Science MS No. 14
Fortune Education recently placed Lewis University in the Top 15 Online Data Science Master’s Degree programs best in selectivity, success and demand.  In its inaugural year of submitting data for the Fortune Education analysis, Lewis University’s online Master of Science in Data Science was ranked  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Celebration of Scholarship – Mark Your Calendars
Lewis University will hold its 11th Annual Celebration of Scholarship on Thursday, April 13, 2023.  This on-campus symposium is a rich opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to present scholarly work to a student, faculty and staff audience in celebration of the academic excellence that  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

$2.5 Million Grant Funds Lewis, Community Partnership
The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded a five-year grant of $2,495,985 to the Lewis University Community School Consortium. This Full-Service Community Schools grant will bring together Lewis University, partnering school districts, and over 20 community partner agencies to provide holistic  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Sczepaniak Lecture Series Addresses Women’s Suffrage
Although American women were given the right to vote over a century ago, the women’s suffrage movement continues to have its challenges and successes. Author and women’s rights activist Dr. Elisabeth Griffith will discuss American women and their fight for equality at 7:30 p.m.  February 23 in Convocation  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Students Present at Women in Mathematics Conference
Two Lewis University and one Dominican University students recently presented research at the 25th Annual Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics . Lewis University Assistant Professor of Mathematics Dr. Marie Meyer attended the conference with Laila Mahrat and Paige Allen from Lewis  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

PLT Presents “The Sun Serpent” in February
Lewis University Philip Lynch Theatre's February production will be “The Sun Serpent,” written by José Cruz Gonzalez. This historical and poetic story is about the hope and struggles to find the courage to persist against all odds while portraying the strength of the human spirit.  February 10-12  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Scholarship Provides Support For Dreamers at Lewis
February 28 is the deadline for students to apply for the TheDream.US scholarship at Lewis University. The full tuition scholarship is for academically qualified and highly motivated high school or community college students who meet current immigration eligibility criteria, including DACA or TPS status.     [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

2023 Br Benard Rapp Lecture is March 24 at Lewis University
“God-World Holism: Science and the Mystery of Matter” will be presented by Dr. Ilia Delio at 2 p.m. March 24 located in the St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall on Lewis University’s Romeoville campus.  The Josephine C. Connelly Chair in Christian Theology at Villanova University is sharing this  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Connect to Joliet’s African American History on February 11
Join Lewis University’s History Center and Second Baptist Church  in Joliet to learn about African American History right in Joliet's backyard.  “ From the Past to the Future: Reclaiming the African American Narrative ” will be presented by Morgan Jennings, student history grant coordinator at Lewis  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

U.S. News Ranks Lewis Online Graduate Programs on Best List
Lewis University was included in five of the 2023 Best Online Graduate Degree Program rankings at , placing the programs at the top in the United States. Designed for learners looking to complete or further their education, the rankings evaluate more than 1,800 online bachelor's and master's  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Alum Dennis Radwanski to be Honored 3/21 at Adam Smith Event
The Annual Adam Smith Event returns March 21 at Lewis University. Alumnus Dennis Radwanski will be honored with the Alumnus of the Year Award at 6 p.m. in the University Dining Room. The event is free and open to the public. The award presentation by Dr. David Livingston, president of Lewis University,  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Athletics To Host Annual Flyer Red Dinner March 16
The fourth annual Flyer Red Dinner – presented by the Lewis University Athletic Department – will be held on Thursday (March 16) at the Bolingbrook Golf Club starting at 6:00 p.m. CT. The dinner is a fundraising event to benefit Lewis Flyer Athletics, its 23 teams and more than 450 student-athletes.  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

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