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Lewis University is Ranked Best for Vets by Military Times

Military Times magazine selected Lewis University as the top private college and university in Illinois that is on its 2017 national rankings list, Best for Vets. The rankings are based on the results of Military Times’ annual survey of veteran and military student services as well as ratings of academic achievement. The Military Times’ Best for Vets distinction recognizes Lewis University for its commitment to educating and providing opportunities to America's veterans, service members and families. Lewis University was evaluated as a university that demonstrates the factors that help make colleges and universities a good fit for service members, military veterans and their families. “When a veteran steps onto campus, he or she is welcomed and supported through many services,” stated   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Christmas Music Returns to WLRA
Tune into WLRA-FM for holiday music 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day. Listeners can tune in via radio at 88.1 FM, online at or iHeartRadio as well as through a mobile device through the  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Enjoy Cookies With Santa December 4
Lewis University Alumni are invited to Cookies With Santa from 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, December 4 at St. Charles Borromeo Center on the Romeoville Campus. Attendees will receive a printed and digital copy of their photo, cookies, snacks, and crafts.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Schneider, Becker Earn D2CCA Women's Volleyball All-Region
The Division II Conference Commissioner's Association (D2CCA) announced on Tuesday (Nov. 29) that Lewis University junior middle hitter Aly Schneider (Granger, Ind./Penn) and redshirt sophomore setter Abby Becker (Menomonee Falls, Wis./Menomonee Falls)  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Veterans Day Ceremony Offers Gratitude for Unselfish Service
The annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Lewis University unified the community through prayer, song and inspiring words from Dr. David Livingston, president of Lewis University, and U.S. Air Force Colonel Duane Hayden. The Nov. 11 ceremony was presented  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Women's Volleyball Nets Four AVCA All-Region Selections
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced on Wednesday (Nov. 30) that No. 18 Lewis University has garnered four selections to the AVCA Women's Volleyball All-Region Teams. Lewis redshirt sophomore setter Abby Becker (Menomonee  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Heritage Theatre Company’s Holiday Spectacular Returns
Heritage Theatre Company (HTC) will celebrate the season with the 12th Annual Holiday Spectacular. Performances will be Thursday through Saturday, December 8, 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. Due to popular demand, a 4 p.m. matinee has been added on Saturday, December  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Fuller Named to Academic All-America Women's Soccer Team
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced on Monday (Nov. 21) that Lewis University junior midfielder Mackenzie Fuller (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) has been named to the 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-America NCAA Division II  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Roadside Parking Prohibited During ComEd Work Along Route 53
Motorists should allow extra time when traveling to the Romeoville campus. The villages of Romeoville and Crest Hill have sent a notice to the community that ComEd began work alongside Route 53 between 135th Street in Romeoville and Caton Farm in Crest  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)