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Women's Golf Finishes Buccaneer Invitational in First Place

The Lewis University women's golf team finished the Buccaneer Invitational the same way they did day one, in first place. The Flyers finished with a team score of 974 (324-314-336). Three of the five Flyers were medalists for the tournament and the entire team finished in the top ten. Rachel Sweeney (Highlands Ranch, Colo./Mountain Vista) finished first overall with 231 (78-74-79), Gabby David (Collinsville, Ill/Althoff Catholic) earned the second place medal with 242 (81-78-83), and Madison Hill (Pekin, Ill./Pekin Community) finished fourth with 246 (83-78-85). Melissa VanSistine (Rockford, Ill./Boylan Catholic) finished with 260 (87-84-89) placing her in sixth, and Hannah Schultz (North Prairie, Wis./Mukwonago) finished in seventh with 265 (82-94-89). The next tournament for the   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Men's Golf Finishes Buccaneers Invite in First
After finishing day one in first place the Lewis University men's golf team was able to maintain the lead and finished the Buccaneer Invitational in first place with 932 (306-316-310). At the conclusion of the tournament the Flyers had two golfers  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Reconnecting in a Disconnected Age is Peace Teach-In Theme
Three days packed with dialogue, understanding and imagining peace are scheduled to be held Oct. 19-21 at Lewis University in Romeoville. “Reconnecting in a Disconnected Age” is the focus of this year’s Peace Teach-In. A majority of the presentations  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Old Joliet Prison Lecture is Oct. 27 at Lewis University
Join Lewis University for the launch of the James P. ’60 and Mary C. Sczepaniak Lecture Series. The inaugural lecture “Bars and Stripes: The Old Joliet Prison” will be presented by historian Dr. Robert Sterling. The lecture is free and open to the public.   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Aviation Students Feel Thin Air at High Altitudes
Lewis University Aviation students recently took part in a training exercise conducted by instructors from the Federal Aviation Administration's Civil Aeromedical Institute (CAMI) in Oklahoma City. Students are able to experience the same symptoms of  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra Performs Oct. 26
The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall on the Romeoville campus of Lewis University. Admission is free. The all-French program will be repeated at 4 p.m. Oct.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Celebrating Women in Leadership Conference is a Success
Lewis University hosted its third annual Celebrating Women in Leadership Conference Oct. 7. The one-day, on-campus conference featured female leaders who are alumnae and friends of the University. Conference attendees participated in morning activities  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Chicago-based artists on display in October
"Sissy Bars" by Dana De Ano and "Trophy Room" by Geoffry Smalley will be on display until Oct. 28 in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on the Main Campus of Lewis University in Romeoville. The free exhibit is open to the public  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Enjoy a Halloween Organ Spooktacular Oct. 27
Lewis University Department of Music and the American Guild of Organists will present a Halloween Organ Spooktacular at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall on the Romeoville campus of Lewis University. Admission is free. Dr.  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Si Se Puede Conference Shows Path to College
More than 60 students from Curie Metropolitan High School and De La Salle Institute received tools for educational success during the annual Si Se Puede Conference Oct. 6 at Lewis University in Romeoville. The conference is in honor of Dolores Huerta  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

“John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band” Album Concert at PLT
Six musicians will perform “John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band,” the former Beatle’s debut solo album, in its entirety Oct. 22 at Lewis University in Romeoville. The performance hosted by Heritage Theatre Company (HTC), an alumni organization that includes  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

3rd Annual Flyer Crowdfunding Campaign Begins
The Lewis University Athletics Department, in conjunction with the Lewis University Office of Advancement, is proud to announce the third annual Flyer Friends And Family Crowdfunding Campaign , which will run from September 26th to November 30th. In  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Illinois History Conference Includes Cremin on Prison Panel
The Conference on Illinois History in Springfield, Ill., included a panel discussion by Dr. Dennis H. Cremin, professor of history, Pamela J. Owens of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Gaylord Building and Gregory T. Peerbolte, director of  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

The F Word Exhibit is on Display Oct. 18-26 at Lewis
Victims’ of atrocities are sharing their testimonies and uttering the “F Word” in October at Lewis University. The thought-provoking collection of arresting images and personal narratives exploring forgiveness will be on display in the “ The F Word: Stories  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Colonna’s Artwork is on Exhibit in Reopened Lockport Museum
The Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery has reopened with an exhibit called “Open.” The exhibit includes a range of artwork from the permanent collections. Illinois artists from the region are spotlighted in the exhibition. The goal is underscoring  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

High School Students Attend Business Leaders Seminar
Executives from Unified Agency and MTH Industries joined other business leaders in sharing lessons with more than 130 high students Oct. 14 at Lewis University College of Business ’ sixth annual Business Leaders Seminar. Accounting, economics, finance,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Construction Alert Near Romeoville Campus
Drivers traveling to the Romeoville Campus are encouraged to use extra caution. The Illinois Department of Transportation scheduled road work along Illinois Route 53 from September 23 - November 15. Plan extra time for travel. The work will necessitate  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Don’t Let Cold Weather Stop Your Exercise Routine
Lewis University invites community residents 55 years of age or older to join the Breakfast Club in the Student Recreation and Fitness Center located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville. The Breakfast Club is for those looking to stay fit, have  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)


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Minorities Make a Difference in National Election

What impact does the minority vote make on the U.S. Presidential election?

Dr. Steve Nawara, assistant professor of political Science, continues his election video series explaining the process of becoming the next president.

Visit the Lewis University Political Science degree program website for more information.