Aurora University hosted its first AU4U orientation event for the incoming freshman class on Saturday, May 18. The first-year student program is designed to ease the transition from high school to college, providing incoming students with an opportunity to get to know campus, meet friends and begin an exciting new chapter in their lives.
This year, the Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action began hosting Boys II Men, an Aurora-based organization that promotes the life-transforming power of education, discipline and service to young men, the second Sunday of each month.
In recognition of his extensive contributions to university life, David Aquino was recognized at this year’s Convocation ceremony with the 2013 Spartan Award, AU’s highest honor for graduating seniors.
Aurora University history professor Dr. Mark Soderstrom selected to attend highly competitive seminars in Hawaii
Dr. Mark Soderstrom, Assistant Professor of History at Aurora University, has been selected to attend three seminars this summer, each focused on developing teaching skills and enhancing the role of world history and cultures in the undergraduate curriculum.
More than 1,300 Aurora University students participated in the 120th annual commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 5. Congratulations to the Class of 2013!