Lewis Students Take Travel Study Program to Italy

Lewis Students Take Travel Study Program to Italy

Published: June 8, 2017.

Roman history, Lasallian spirituality, church architecture, early Christianity and Medieval Christianity, were among the lessons on the Lewis University Travel Study trip May 20-30. For more than a decade, the Italy travel study trip has been a cornerstone of Lewis University Study Abroad program. This year, the 11 students enrolled in either Theology Professor Dr. Dominic Colonnaís Christian Faith and the Arts course or in History Professor Dr. Dennis H. Creminís Rome Urban History course.

Students used a place-based learning approach at historic sites and museums that included the Colosseum, St. Peterís Basilica and the Vatican Museums.

This yearís participants included students from several Lewis University colleges, including Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Education, and the School for Professional and Continuing Education.

The program included students Danielle Alicz of Yorkville, Leticia Alvarez of Joliet, Kristen Brehmer of Niles, Carly Cicirale of Lockport, Amanda Heimdal of Carol Stream, Rebecca Hodel of Roanoke, Ill., Michelle Malito of Lockport, Alyssa Marfoe of Chicago, Haley Renison of Channahon, Nicholas Varman of Elwood and Kyana Vasquez of Elgin.

The Study Abroad office provides students at Lewis University the unique chance to complement and enhance their academic careers with a variety of international academic opportunities. Programs run anywhere from a few weeks to an academic year and offer Lewis courses that can fit into general education, elective, minor, and/or major credits depending on the program. More information about study abroad experiences is available by contacting Chris Swanson, director of Study Abroad at 815-836-5993 or studyabroad@lewisu.edu.

Lewis University is an innovative and entrepreneurial Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.

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