News from the Aurora University community

A nursing first: four students elected to Student Nurses Association of Illinois board

In an unprecedented accomplishment, Alexis Hodges ’21, Shea Demonteverde ’20, Kristy Britton ’19, and Kirsten Mueller ’19 (from left) have been elected to the Student Nurses Association of Illinois board of directors.

In an unprecedented accomplishment, Alexis Hodges ’21, Shea Demonteverde ’20, Kristy Britton ’19, and Kirsten Mueller ’19 were elected to the Student Nurses Association of Illinois board of directors.

The power of one

Earning a college degree — whether undergraduate or graduate — is to be celebrated. Earning a new type of degree is truly special. For 32 Aurora University students, that moment of pride happened earlier this spring.

Aurora University awards Rita Garman with the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters

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Rita B. Garman, Illinois Supreme Court Justice, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Aurora University during its spring Commencement ceremony. The degree was presented by Tom Cross, JD, Executive Director of the Institute for Collaboration at Aurora University, on behalf of the institution’s board of trustees.

Three AU students find free tuition in birthday egg hunt

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Spring blossomed early for three AU students this year. Last month, they won a year of free tuition at AU’s Egg-stra Special 125th Birthday Party and Egg Hunt.

Professor Sarah Radtke selected for national leadership development program

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Sarah Radtke, professor and chair of athletic training, is one of 41 administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the 2019–2020 Senior Leadership Academy.