EPA Contest Awards Up to $15,000

A team of student researchers at Lewis University was among the 38 university student teams awarded a grant through the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) student design competition, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Each team received up to $15,000 for their proposed projects to develop new, sustainable products and strategies. [MORE]

Research Opportunities

Computer Science major Krystal Le presented at the 2016 Women in Cyber Security Conference in Dallas, Texas. These types of activities are important in order to deepen students' interest in their field and expose them to the inspiring culture of innovation that typifies Computer Science. [MORE]


Phi Kappa Theta: Brotherhood

Lifelong friends are now making a lifelong difference in the lives of students. [MORE]


Graduation Becomes A Possibility

"When I had nowhere else to turn, support from donors was the answer to my prayers." [MORE]

Your Gifts At Work

At Lewis University, your gift supports our Mission and truly changes lives. In fact, your continued support helps shape the University and contributes to the continued success of Lewis. A gift to Lewis University strenghtens academic offerings, enhances facilites, and most importantly, provides students with needed financial assistance. Thanks to our donors, great achievements continue to take place on campus, in the classroom, and around the world. [MORE]

Business Plan Competition

During the spring semester, Lewis University student Lauren Grady won the top prize for her innovative business plan for South Side Urban Farms which will provide affordable, healthy, and locally grown food to the Joliet area. The Lowell Stahl Center of Entrepreneurship and Real Estate sponsored this competition to help student create, launch, and fund new business ventures. [MORE]


Scholarship Students Show Gratitude

Did you know 95% of Lewis undergraduate students receive financial assistance? Hear what students have to say about their scholarships. [MORE]

"The Brother" Statue

On June 26, 2015, a bronze statue, bench and plaque were dedicated to serve as a tribute to the more than 110 De La Salle Christian Brothers who have served at the University. The statue and bench are located between the east entrance to the Student Union and the west entrance to the Academic Building and feature an inscribed quotation from Saint John Baptist de La Salle: “To touch the hearts of your students is the greatestmiracle you can perform.” [MORE]


President's Circle Giving

“We always look back fondly on our time at Lewis. The campus has grown and changed quite a bit over the last 25 years under Brother James’ guidance and direction." [MORE]

Chemistry Student Wins Award

Lewis University student Elizabeth Senese earned an outstanding poster award at the Iota Sigma Pi’s Biennial Undergraduate Symposium, hosted by Lewis University this year. [MORE]

High School Cyber Security Contest Secures Power Grid

High school students tested the security of the electrical grid and discussed future careers in cyber security during the April 23 Guardians of the Grid competition at Lewis University in Romeoville. Professor and Chair of Computer and Mathematical Sciences Dr. Ray Klump shared his expertise with the students before they took on the challenging competition. [MORE]

Best for Veterans

Lewis University was named the Best for Vets among Colleges and Universities in Illinois for 2016 by Military Times and second among private universities in the nation. The rankings are based on the results of Military Times’ annual survey of veteran and military student services as well as ratings of academic achievement. Lewis also is ranked 14th of more than 600 colleges and universities nationwide that were included in Best for Vets: Colleges/Universities 2016. [MORE]

Lewis Stands Out in National Rankings

Funding leads to more programs, enhanced learning facilities, and advanced opportunities for students. Read more about what Lewis University has achieved thanks in part to gifts from our donors. [MORE]

Building On Endowments

In 2014, Dr. Arvid ’85 and Anne (Jordan) Johnson ’87 announced they would match dollar-for-dollar gifts made to the Sister M. Noel Dreska, OSF, Endowed Scholarship Fund up to $25,000. One of those who met the challenge and contributed to the endowment – just as he has for many years – was alumnus Dr. Ferretti. [MORE]