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Lewis University Students Honored on 2022 Spring Dean's List

Just over 1,400 students were honored on the Lewis University Dean's List for the 2022 Spring Semester. To be eligible for this honor, students must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours during the semester with a grade point average of at least 3.5 and with no "D" or "F" grades. See the complete list of Honored Students>>    [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Statement on Supreme Court Roe vs. Wade Decision
Lewis Community, The decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. Wade comes at a time of great political and social divide in our country.  I do not want to speak to the substance of the decision, but rather about how we as a community at Lewis might respond to such a significant decision that will impact many members of our community. This decision has the potential to further divide  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Leet Advances to Finals of 3000-Meter Steeplechase
  Michael Leet , a 2018 graduate of Lewis University, advanced to the finals of the 3000-meter steeplechase Thursday (June 23) at the USA Track and Field Championships at the University of Oregon.   Leet clocked in with a time of 8 minutes, 25.35 seconds to have the fifth-fastest qualifying time out of 25 individuals. He had a time of 2:51.5 in the first 1000 meters and a time of 5:40.83 at the  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Carlson is GLVC Men's Lacrosse Scholar Athlete of the Year
The Great Lakes Valley Conference announced on Friday (June 24) that Lewis University's  Peter Carlson  (Lakeville, Minn./Lakeville South) was named GLVC Men's Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year. It is the second consecutive year Carlson has won the award.   Carlson helped lead the Flyers to their first trip to the GLVC Men's Lacrosse Tournament this year. He finished seventh in the conference  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Athletics Has 24 Brother James Distinguished Scholar Awards
The Great Lakes Valley Conference announced on Wednesday (June 22) that 24 Lewis University student-athletes have earned the Brother James Gaffney, FSC Distinguished Scholar Award. The award is named after Gaffney, who served as Lewis' President for 27 years and was a two-term Chair of the GLVC Council of Presidents. The award is awarded to student-athletes who achieve a perfect 4.0 cumulative  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Has 269 Student Athletes Earn Academic All-GLVC Honors
A total of 269 Lewis University student-athletes were selected to the 2021-22 Academic All-Great Lakes Valley Conference Team on Tuesday (June 21). The 269 selections are the second-most in school history, just three short of the mark set in the 2020-21 school year. The Academic All-GLVC honor is awarded to student-athletes who meet a cumulative GPA of 3.30 after two semesters at the institution.  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Athletics Has 43 GLVC COP Academic Excellence Awards
The Great Lakes Valley Conference announced on Thursday (June 23) that Lewis University had 43 GLVC Council of Presidents' Academic Excellence Awards. The recipients of the GLVC Council of Presidents' Academic Excellence Award exemplify the outstanding student-athletes in the GLVC. Each honoree has exhausted his or her eligibility in the intercollegiate sport in which they participated and maintained  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Athletics Has 14 Teams Earn Team Academic All-GLVC Awards
  The Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) announced Monday (June 20) that the Lewis University Athletics Department had 14 teams earn Team Academic All-GLVC awards. The GLVC recognizes each team from member institutions that have maintained a 3.30 grade point average for the academic year. Lewis tied with Lindenwood for the third most teams recognized, trailing only Maryville (16) and  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Chemistry Students Present at 241st ECS Meeting
Several student research teams of Lewis University chemistry presented at the 241st Meeting of The Electrochemical Society in Vancouver, Canada. The May 29-June 2 ECS Meeting was a forum for sharing the latest scientific and technical developments in electrochemistry and solid-state science and technology. It included technical presentations, full-day short courses, professional development workshops,  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

'Confluence' Art Exhibit on Display June 20-August 12
Lewis University will host an art exhibition by artist Jeannine Hill-Soldner. The representational painter explores layers of color and meaning inspired by the visual fragments of everyday life in the exhibit "Confluence" . The show will be on display from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily and runs from June 20 – August 12 in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on Lewis University’s main campus  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Summer Preview Program for High School Students on Campus
Lewis University will host four dates in July and August for high school students and families to visit the Lewis campus in person and learn more about what Lewis University has to offer. The events will be held at the University’s main campus in Romeoville. Students can register at prior to the program. Events will be held on July 12, July 26, August 2 and August 4.    [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Nursing Students Help Out at Bolingbrook Health Center
Lewis University Nursing Workforce Diversity/HRSA Grant Scholars assisted on June 14 at the Bolingbrook Christian Health Center . The Lewis University nursing students helped the charitable healthcare clinic for the uninsured with digitizing health records, organizing patient education handouts, and cleaning the physical therapy space.   The Bolingbrook Christian Health Center’s services include  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

COVID Update - Summer Term Mitigations
As we begin the second session of our Summer Term on Tuesday, July 5, I would like to remind you that Lewis University appreciates your cooperation with COVID-19 mitigation efforts. Our community members are still required to share their COVID-19 vaccination status, report positive cases, and continue to follow all aspects of the Flyers Promise . SUBMIT YOUR COVID-19 VACCINATION AND BOOSTER  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

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