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Oak Brook Campus Travel Advisory

The Oak Brook Police Department issued a transportation notification about Wednesday, May 25 and Thursday, May 26. “Due to anticipated demonstrations/rallies organized by the SEIU, we will experience large crowds and the need to close sections of roadways for public safety on two separate days- Wednesday, May 25 and Thursday, May 26. Please take necessary precautions to avoid being impacted by the traffic detours/delays.” Plan for extra travel time to the Oak Brook Campus on those days. The demonstrations are planned from 3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 25 and 6-11 a.m. Thursday, May 26. On Wednesday, May 25, only the front main door will be open for entry to the building of the Lewis University Oak Brook Campus. Access will not be available at other side entrances. Visitors, students   [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Men's Track and Field Sends Five to NCAA Championships
The NCAA announced on Tuesday (May 17) that the Lewis University men's track and field team will send five student-athletes to compete at the upcoming NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Bradenton, Fla., hosted by the University  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Women's Track and Field Sends Seven to NCAA Championships
The NCAA announced on Tuesday (May 17) that the No. 14 Lewis University women's track and field team will send seven student-athletes to compete in eight different events at the upcoming NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Bradenton,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University Flight Team Coach is NIFA Coach of the Year
Lewis University Flight Team soared to 11th place at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association SAFECON competition. Lewis was among 25 schools invited to compete out of the total 75 NIFA teams. Kayan Todiwalla, Lewis University Flight Team Coach  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

The Flyer Earns First Place at Newspaper Competition
The print edition of Lewis University’s student newspaper, The Flyer, earned a first place award in the 2015-16 American Scholastic Press Association’s (ASPA) newspaper competition. ASPA judges used a rubric to critique a variety of areas: content,  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Men's Track And Field Earns 13 USTFCCCA All-Region Awards
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Wednesday (May 18) that 10 Lewis University student-athletes have earned 13 USTFCCCA All-Midwest Region awards for the 2016 NCAA Division II men's outdoor track and field  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Women's Track and Field Claims 8 USTFCCCA All-Region Awards
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Wednesday (May 18) that six Lewis University student-athletes have earned eight USTFCCCA All-Midwest Region awards for the 2016 NCAA Division II women's outdoor track  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Billups Receives Community Leader Award
Dr. Christie Billups, assistant professor of theology and director of Service Learning, received the Community Leader Award from Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Beta Rho Chapter on May 2. Billups was honored for her work with Noté Karacel  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

MYSO Opens Concerts on the Hill Series
The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) will perform at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2 at Joliet’s Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park. The concert will open the popular Concerts on the Hill series, offering a free outdoor concert every Thursday evening  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Heckman and Dominguez Earn GLVC Sportsmanship Awards
The Great Lakes Valley Conference announced the 2015-16 James R. Spalding Sportsmanship Awards honorees on Wednesday (May 18). Lewis men's basketball's David Heckman (Greenwood, Ind./Roncalli) and women's soccer's Nicole Dominguez (Tinley Park, Ill./Andrew)  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Palestinian Advocate Presents Lasallian Address
Palestinian students were inspiration for Tala Zubi as she offered the Lasallian Address during the May 15 Lewis University May Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony. Each Commencement, one graduating senior is chosen to deliver the address, a speech  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Survivor Earns Father Aquinas Colgan Award
Lewis University student Brianna Diaz of Joliet, received the Father Aquinas Colgan Award during the university’s undergraduate Commencement Ceremony held Sunday, May 15 at the Romeoville Main Campus. This special recognition is awarded to a graduating  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University Honors 900+ Graduates, Community Leaders
Lewis University honored more than 900 students at its 98th Commencement Ceremonies in May while also awarding an honorary degree to John Greuling and the Will County Center for Economic Development (CED). Greuling and the CED was honored at the Commencement  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Teachers and Administrators Head Back to Class This Summer
The College of Education at Lewis University is offering Summer Seminars for teachers and administrators. Each seminar is $40 per person. Attendees will earn four professional development units for each seminar. The one-day seminars begin on June  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

RAD Camp for Kids Begins June 13
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 13-17, June 27-July 1 and July 11-15. The cost is $75 for each week of the camp. A $5 discount will be given  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Dr. David Livingston named 10th President of Lewis
David J. Livingston, PhD, President of Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio has been appointed as the 10th President of Lewis University. He will begin his role as President on July 1. He succeeds Brother James Gaffney, FSC, who will retire on June 30  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

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