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Lewis Men’s Volleyball Moves Up To No. 2 In The Nation

Thanks to a 4-1 start to the season, including victories over Stanford and UC Irvine, Lewis men's volleyball has moved up to No. 2 in the country according to the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association Poll. The Flyers earned 220 points in the poll, in front of UC Irvine (217), BYU (216) and USC (208). "It is great for the team to be recognized early by the coaches across the country," Lewis head coach Dan Friend said. "The guys know though it is a marathon and not a sprint. We look forward to working hard each week to reach our end goal." Loyola-Chicago is in the top spot with 269 points and 17-of-18 first place votes. This is the first time in the history of the AVCA Poll that Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association teams occupy the first two spots. "I'm   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

No. 1 Lewis Women's Hoops Grabs GLVC Road Win 73-54
Even the top scoring team in the country needs to win with defense sometimes. No. 1 Lewis women's basketball limited Bellarmine to 30.9 percent shooting to win a Great Lakes Valley Conference road game 73-54 on Thursday (Jan. 22) evening at Knights Hall.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Philippines mission trip makes for rewarding experience
Seven Lewis University students were among the 28 volunteer participants in the sixth Joliet Diocesan University Mission Trip December 28, 2014 – January 10, 2015 to the Philippines working on various projects of construction work. “The hospitality,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

“If These Walls Could Talk” a World Premiere Comedy at Lewis
Lewis University’s Heritage Theatre Company proudly presents the world premiere of an original comedy, “If These Walls Could Talk” by Stephanie Hill, 2011 Lewis University alumna. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. January 30 and 31 in the Oremus Fine Arts  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University hosts its first Spring Service Fair
Community partners from Lewis University and the surrounding community shared their hopes, goals and ideas for serving with each other during the first Lewis University Spring Service Fair. Twenty-six community partners participated in the Jan. 22 event  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

COB hosts Business Professionals of America Contest
The Business Professionals of America (BPA) Area 20 competition was hosted by the College of Business on January 9, 2015. Brother James Gaffney, FSC, President of Lewis University welcomed the students, along with opening remarks by Dr. Rami Khasawneh,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

No. 16 Men's Track And Field Captures Illiana Invitational
Lewis University juniors Isaac Jean-Paul (Gurnee, Ill./Warren) and Adam Barr (Oak Forest, Ill./Oak Forest) each set a NCAA Provisional mark and won their respective events to push the host Flyers to the Illiana Invitational title at the Student Recreation  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Voting begins for $100,000 Stanley Security Grant
Lewis University has been announced as a finalist in STANLEY Security’s TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS grant program. The grant winner could win up to $100,000 in STANLEY Security installed products. A grant award would be used to purchase additional electronic  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Women's Track And Field Dominates Illiana Invitational
Lewis University junior Chantel Stennis (Bolingbrook, Ill./Bolingbrook) won two events to pace the Flyer women's track and field team to the Illiana Invitational title at the Student Recreation and Fitness Center Fieldhouse on Friday (Jan. 16) evening.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Anxious Images by Kalmite on display Jan. 12-29
“Anxious Images - Imaginary Landscapes,” an exhibit by Lelde Kalmite will be on display Jan. 12-29 at the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. The free exhibit is open to the public and will  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Spring 2015 Performing Arts Series begins with cellist
Lewis University will host a variety of performances as part of the Spring 2015 Performing Arts Series. All events are located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville. Admission is free for Lewis students, $5 for guests and $10 for the general public.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


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