Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Russ and Dawn Smyth received award from Lewis University.
Wednesday, January 16
Lewis University presented the Frank J. Lewis Philanthropists of the Year Awards to Russ and Dawn Smyth of Lemont at the 17th annual President’s Circle dinner at the university's main campus in Romeoville. The couple received the award during a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception and four-course dinner for more than 200 guests. The President’s Circle Dinner annually honors the university’s top donors for their commitment to higher education and dedication to Lewis University through financial support. Lewis University describes the awardees as follows: “Extraordinary in their commitment to Catholic education, Russ and Dawn Smyth have been remarkable for their generosity and concern for those less fortunate, expressing their faith by …
Friday, November 16, 2012
LHS hosted a college commitment ceremony Wednesday for student-athletes Carly Jaworski, Megan Litoborski and Ethan Pocic.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Three Lemont High School student-athletes are signing national letters of intent to play their sport in college. Information about their accomplishments was provided by Lemont High School. Carly Jaworski – Softball, Lewis University Lemont High School senior infielder/pitcher Carly Jaworski has signed a National Letter of Intent to play college softball at Lewis University in Romeoville beginning in 2014. Jaworski has performed well both at the plate and in the circle for two seasons, and will play a significant role for head coach Christine Traina’s Indians in 2014. In Jaworski’s two varsity seasons, Lemont has posted a 51-18 record and won one South Suburban Conference-Blue Division title and one IHSA Regional crown. Jaworski is a career…
Monday, October 8, 2012
The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will review the different American approaches to helping resolve the strife between the two areas.
This article was submitted by Lewis University: Lewis University alumnus and author Greg Harms will be presenting “The Israel-Palestinian Question and Candidates Perspectives” at 1 p.m. Oct. 15 in AS-158 at the university’s Main Campus in Romeoville. Harms will provide a brief background to the situation in Israel and Palestine with some emphasis on the history of the region since 1967. He will show the different approaches of the current President Barrack Obama administration and the aspiring Gov. Mitt Romney foreign policy team. He will also predict the post-election Middle East policy. Author of “The Palestine-Israel Conflict: A Basic Introduction,” “It’s Not About Religion” and “Straight Power Concepts in the Middle East: U.S. Foreign …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Richard Grabowski, the Republican candidate for the 3rd Congressional District, spoke at the Lewis/Grand Haven Candidates' Night Sept. 20.
Richard Grabowski, the Republican candidate for the 3rd Congressional District, laid heavily on the David-Goliath metaphor at a recent candidates' night hosted by Lewis University and Grand Haven active adult community in Romeoville. "I'm David running against Goliath," Grabowski said. "I need to borrow your slingshot. Do you have the stones to help make it happen?" Grabowski is running against Democrat and incumbent Dan Lipinski. Lipinski was not present at the Sept. 20 candidates' night at Grand Haven, which allowed candidates representing the area meet and speak to voters. Grabowski said Lipinski is a "bought and paid for Congressman," funded by Mike Madigan, speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives and Chairman of the …
Monday, May 7, 2012
The Robert Hawley Milne Collection is part of a regional history collection at the Romeoville university.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Editor's note: The following is a press release issued by Lewis University. More I&M Canal history now can be accessed through key strokes and the Internet. The Robert Hawley Milne Collection, which is a part of the Howard and Lois Adelmann Regional History Collection at Lewis University in Romeoville, is online. Visit http://bit.ly/MilneCollection to view the Milne Collection and http://bit.ly/Milnebooks to view the book collection. The websites are being updated on a frequent basis so visitors can enjoy a unique experience each time. "This collection provides insight into the agrarian past of Lockport, in particular, and the greater Chicago area as a whole," said Dennis Crimin, director of the Lewis University History Center and …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
'HERO HELPS' unites a grassroots organization with Will County in the face of increasing use of the drug and alarming overdose statistics.
Two Homer Glen fathers are turning their tragic losses into an effort to fight back against an epidemic that quickly spreading across Chicagoland. On Friday, April 13, they’ll join with a Will County initiative to spread awareness of the growing heroin problem during a daylong event at Lewis University in Romeoville. The HERO HELPS event will feature expert guest speakers in the fields of law enforcement, addiction treatment, and education and prevention. The day will culminate in a youth rally featuring area bands and young people who will speak out about their own experiences with the increasingly deadly drug. Lemont Police Chief Kevin Shaughnessy attended the rally last year in Homer Glen. In the first seven weeks of 2012 alone, Will …