News from the Aurora University community

Safety stands at the forefront of Spartan athletics

Nicki Pieart

A strong tradition of excellence both on and off the playing field defines the Aurora University student-athlete experience. Character, integrity and civility are as important as game-winning baskets and goals. At the core of the AU athletic experience is the health and welfare of every student-athlete.

Journey through history at the new Schingoethe Center of Aurora University


Aurora native Wendell Minor returns to his hometown this week for a remarkable exhibition of his original works in the new home of the Schingoethe Center of Aurora University.

Students prepare for Homecoming 2015

Powder Puff Game

Dew is glistening on the morning grass, crisp fall air is sweeping across campus and the football team is practicing on Vago Field. These hints of fall signify one of the most exciting times of the year to be a Spartan: Homecoming!

STEM Partnership School student wins national robotics competition, advances to world championships in Qatar

World Robot Olympiad national competition

Kaiya Hollister, a fifth grader at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School, won the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) national competition this past weekend. Team RoboGals was comprised of Hollister and Jensie Coonradt, 9, of Oswego.

Classmates help students in need through campus food pantry


Students are preparing to open Libby’s Place this fall, a new campus food pantry created to address food insecurity among some AU students.