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Lewis Breaks Ground on Brother James Student Center

Students are expected to enjoy a new student center in Fall 2018. The Lewis University community gathered April 25 to break ground on the Brother James Gaffney, FSC Student Center at its Romeoville campus. “The addition of this space will serve as a center-point of campus activity. When prospective students and their families visit our campus, we hope our new Student Center generates enthusiasm and energy while also providing good memories of student life to our future alumni,” said Joe Falese ’78, ’84, senior vice president of Student Services. The 26,000 square-foot building is expected to cost $12 million, of which $5.2 million has been raised through private gifts to the University. Offices for Student Services Divisional staff, meeting rooms for student organizations and the Student   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Choir to Perform Tchaikovsky’s Divine Liturgy
The Lewis University Choir will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. May 2 at St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall on the Romeoville campus of Lewis University. The free concert will be open to the public without charge. The major work on the program will  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Inaugurates Dr. David J. Livingston as 10th President
On the feast day of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, April 7, Lewis University inaugurated its 10th president, Dr. David J. Livingston. Nearly 50 presidents and delegates from other colleges and universities were in attendance, as well as Lewis University  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Learn About the Chicago and Manilla Burnham Connection
Architect Daniel Burnham’s name is well-known for his Plan of Chicago but the urban planner also had plans for the Philippines, says Dr. Dennis H. Cremin, director of the Lewis University History Center. Cremin will address “Burnham of Chicago in  [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)

Students Featured in Biannual Senior Capstone Art Exhibition
The Lewis University Department of Art and Design is proud to present the Senior Capstone Exhibition, on display from May 4-May 22 in The Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. There will be  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Students Win $8,000 in Business Plan Competition
Lewis University student Lauren Mulcahy of Plainfield and her partner Jake Wayner of Chicago recently received $5,000 for winning the Business Plan Competition hosted by the Lowell Stahl Center for Entrepreneurship and Real Estate at Lewis University.  [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)

Free Foreign Language Classes Continue This Summer
Lewis University again will offer STARTALK, a free four-week foreign language summer program featuring two levels of Chinese courses. It is for high school students entering grades 10, 11 and 12, and Lewis students entering freshman, sophomore and junior  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

PLT casts a spell with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
The PLT brings to the stage one of Shakespeare's most popular romantic comedies, "A Midsummer Night's Dream." In an Athenian Court of rules and constraints, Hermia (Jessi Sheppard of Monee) is facing the threat of an arranged marriage. When she and her  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Support Student Veterans While Golfing in Bolingbrook
Join Lewis University for the Student Veterans of America (SVA) Inaugural Golf Outing on Saturday, May 13 at Bolingbrook Golf Club. Tee times start at 10 a.m. and it is $150 per person to golf. Included in the cost are greens fees, cart, lunch and  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

No. 7 Lewis Men's Volleyball Announces Its 2017 Summer Camps
The nationally-ranked Lewis University men's volleyball team will hold its annual Boys Elite Volleyball Camp and introduce the inaugural Boys Volleyball Camp in July of 2017. The Boys Elite Volleyball Camp will be held on July 26-27, 2017 and is  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


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