Similar to the subject he teaches, Brian Vander Schee, Associate Professor of Marketing, determines the needs and wants of his students and strives to deliver lessons that meet those principles. His effective teaching and innovative approach to the classroom were recently recognized with the Hormel Foods Master Teacher Award presented by the Marketing Management Association (MMA).
Two Aurora University professors will be taking advantage of a unique opportunity this summer to enhance undergraduate teaching and learning about Asian cultures and societies. Gerald Butters, Professor of History, and Mark Plummer, Associate Professor of Music, have received joint fellowships to participate in the Asian Studies Development Program (ASDP): Infusing Chinese and Japanese Religion, Art and Politics into the Undergraduate Curriculum.
Local taxpayers are finding relief from the stress of Tax Day thanks to Aurora University students. For the 13th year, the AU Dunham School of Business sponsored the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program over two weekends in March.
On Saturday, April 5, members of the Aurora University community eagerly gathered at the Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action to participate in the center’s semiannual Morning of Service. More than 75 students, faculty and staff spent time volunteering at 11 area organizations, including Celebrate Differences, the Fox Valley Park District and Rebuilding Together Aurora.
Senior art major Kayle Rieger to exhibit “Exploitation: Portraits of Humanity” today in Phillips Library. The art exhibit focuses on the relationships between humans and nature.