Frequent Flyer Scholarship for Lewis Alumni

Mar 20th, 2014 | By
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For a limited time, Lewis University alumni qualify for a 25% tuition scholarship when admitted  into a graduate degree, doctoral degree, second bachelor degree or qualifying certificate program at Lewis University.  The scholarship will apply to those alumni who are admitted and enroll into a new program during the 2014 Summer and Fall terms. For more information and to apply, click  HERE. Tweet



Returning to College? Jump-start your path to success with a FREE course!

Nov 21st, 2013 | By
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That is right!  We are offering this course for free for the Spring 2014 session!  Check the Spring schedule Book and find the Adult College Experience class!  Sign up now! Start off on the right foot with a class that stimulates your critical thinking skills, teaches you about yourself as a learner, and enables you to explore your academic and professional goals. Adult students seeking admission or re-admission to Lewis University who are admitted before the end of the term are eligible for a scholarship to cover the tuition for the course.  The Adult College Experience (ACE) is a 3 credit course at Lewis University that is the pathway to completing your degree.  It will enable you to: succeed in accelerated courses excel in online and classroom learning environments hone your writing and critical thinking skills revisit and improve how to study most effectively enhance your professional and academic goals
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Dr. Anne Rapp-Director of the first degree to be offered in the School for Professional and Continuing Education

Nov 7th, 2013 | By
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Introducing the Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies, the first degree to be offered in the School for Professional and Continuing Education and Dr. Anne Rapp has been appointed Program Director.                         Transfer-Friendly This program is designed to help you use all of your transfer credits from associate degree and certificate programs to obtain your degree even faster. Earn credit from your past job experiences using a Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) to satisfy your elective credits. Life After Lewis Graduates have the communication, collaboration and critical-thinking competencies desired by employers and necessary to climb the career ladder, perform your job more effectively, and gain a greater sense of fulfillment and satisfaction in your life. Start customizing your Professional Studies degree program curriculum today. Contact an Adult Undergraduate Admission Representative at acceleratedprogram@lewisu.edu or (815) 836-5610 for a complimentary Transfer Credit evaluation to find out if our Professional Studies program is the
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Spring 2014 Registration Begins on Monday November 25th!

Oct 29th, 2013 | By
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The Spring Schedules are now available!  Take a look and make your class selections in advance! The SPCE Spring Course Schedule is now available here The Spring Masters of Organizational Leadership schedule is now available here Tweet



LEGO and Leadership

Oct 1st, 2013 | By
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I am a fan of LEGO! Great link below. http://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkotter/2013/09/24/leadership-lessons-from-lego/ Tweet



ALPHA SIGMA LAMBDA HONOR SOCIETY RECOGNIZES ADULT STUDENTS

May 21st, 2013 | By
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On Sunday, April 14, 2013, Lewis University’s Lambda Epsilon Delta chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society held its second annual induction ceremony at the St. Charles Borromeo Pastoral Center to honor the exceptional academic accomplishments of its high-achieving adult students. Alpha Sigma Lambda was originally founded in 1946 by Dr. Rollin E. Posey, Dean of University College of Northwestern University, to recognize and honor superior scholarship of adults who accomplish academic excellence while trying to fulfill their many commitments to family, community, and work.  Today, Alpha Sigma Lambda is the oldest and largest chapter-based honor society for adult students with chapters at over 300 colleges and universities throughout the United States.  Lewis University is proud to present this nationally recognized prestigious honor to recognize the valuable contributions non-traditional students make to the university’s diverse learning community. To be considered for chapter membership, a student must meet the following requirements: 
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PLA-What can YOU earn? Student Earns 21 Credits!

Mar 11th, 2013 | By
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Do you need general elective credits?  Want to accelerate your degree progress and reduce tuition costs?  Prior Learning Assessment may be the answer.  The amount of credits you can earn will be determined by the experience and skill you have gained throughout your lifetime and to find out where you might stand, you will need to attend one of the free orientations (see below). Rebecca Kowall did.  Rebecca graduated in May 2013 with a Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management and a minor in Business Administration. She took full advantage of the PLA opportunity, and because of this, she reached her intended goal to graduate by May 2013.  She successfully earned 21 general elective credits, which saved her just over $11,000 in tuition. Here’s what she has to say about Prior Learning Assessment: The decision to enroll in the PLA course was one of the best decisions I have made
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Lewis University Alpha Sigma Lambda has Elected their First Student Officers

Feb 28th, 2013 | By
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Congratulations to the following students who were elected into the following offices!     History of Alpha Sigma Lambda Alpha Sigma Lambda is a nationally recognized honor society devoted to the advancement of scholarship and to the recognition of full- and part-time non-traditional adult students. The founding chapter was established in 1946 by Dr. Rollin Posey, Dean of University College at Northwestern University, to recognize the accomplishments of those returning to academic pursuits after the close of World War II.  Dr. Posey realized that a measure of encouragement and recognition accorded an adult student’s scholastic achievement at an early stage of his/her program could provide the thrust of desire to achieve his/her educational objectives.  Dr. Posey founded a society, Alpha Sigma Lambda, to honor those dedicated adult students, who while adroitly handling their life responsibilities, achieve and maintain high scholastic standards. Alpha Sigma Lambda stands as an inspiration to scholastic
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Don’t Forget About SMARTHINKING!

Feb 15th, 2013 | By
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Do you need a learning resource that is available to you on a flexible schedule?  Lewis University is offering you a free online tutoring service that you can access from the comfort and convenience of anywhere you have internet access! Tweet



Fall 2012 Dean’s List for accelerated programs in the College of Arts & Sciences at Lewis University

Jan 11th, 2013 | By

At Lewis University, undergraduate students who have completed 12 graded credits in a semester are considered for the Dean’s list if they have a term GPA of 3.25 or above. Dean Bonnie Bondavalli said, “Congratulations. This is a significant honor that is given to those who have shown excellence in their academic work. It attests to your hard work, determination, dedication and commitment to learning and achievement. On behalf of the Faculty of the College, I extend to you our heartiest best wishes for your continued success as a student and a scholar. Please know of our hopes that you will continue to find joy in your intellectual endeavors now as a student and throughout your life.”   The following Arts and Science students in accelerated programs are honored for their academic success: Applied Sociology & Political Science Organizational Leadership Jessica Renae Duran Liliana G Gentile Stacey Renee Richmond Shelonda
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