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Students Attend Kennedy Center American College Theatre Fest

The Lewis University Theatre Department annually participates in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). A page in each Philip Lynch Theatre (PLT) production playbill is devoted to this worthwhile student opportunity. The KCACTF experience offers student artists the opportunity to showcase their work and receive outside assessment for each production by theatre faculty from other universities. KCACTF festivals showcase university productions and offers a variety of activities, including workshops, symposia, and student artists’ individual recognition through awards and scholarships in playwriting, acting, criticism, directing, and design. The festival was held January 10-15 in Indianapolis, Ind. Twelve Lewis students, along with theatre professors, Keith White of   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Students highlighted in StartersTV Snapchat
The Lewis University Technology and Innovation in Exercise and Movement Science class recently took over the Snapchat account for StartersTV. The organization is a global community of technologists and sports enthusiasts united around the common goal  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Women's Track and Field Take First in Illiana Invitational
The Lewis University Women's Track and Field team won the Illiana Invitational, finishing first among competitors by earning 263 points. The Flyers won five of the nine track events of the meet. Cierra Pulliam (Plainfield, Ill./Romeoville) won the  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Men's Track and Field Wins Illiana Invite
Upon completion of the Illiana Invitational, the Lewis University Men's Track and Field team took first with 252 points. For the track events, the Flyers won 11 of the 17 events. Joseph McDermott (Westmont, Ill./Westmont) won the 200 meter with a  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University Athletics Host Inaugural Flyer Red Dinner
Friday (March 17), Lewis University Athletics will host its first ever Flyer Red Dinner. The dinner will be a fund raising event to benefit Lewis Flyers Athletics and it's 20 teams and 400 student-athletes. The event will be held at Drury Lane Theatre  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Computer Science Students are Solo American Team in Contest
Lewis University Computer Science students were the only American team competing in a recent video game development contest sponsored by Switzerland-based AirConsole. The Lewis University students created the game “Falling Fighters” from scratch  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(1)

Roller Skate Rental Wins Elevator Pitch Competition
Lewis University freshman Mackenzie Chesko of Channahon won the top prize for her idea of creating a roller skate rental storefront in downtown Chicago. The award was for the 2016 Fall Semester Lowell Stahl Center of Entrepreneurship and Real Estate Elevator  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Flyers App Now Available For Fans
The Lewis University Athletics Department - in conjunction with SIDEARM Sports - proudly announces the release of the all new Lewis Flyers App. The app is free and allows Flyer fans one-click access to all the latest Lewis Athletics information. You can  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Jet Fuel Review Launches 12th Issue
Lewis University student-run and faculty-advised literary journal, the Jet Fuel Review, recently launched their 12th issue. The online journal features work by Lewis University students and faculty as well as international artists. The work includes fiction,  [MORE]  [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)