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Spartan Spotlight: David Fink, University Chaplain

David Fink teaches religion at AU and leads Campus Ministries in the Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action. As University Chaplain, he organizes and leads public worship on campus, offers pastoral care and counseling to students in need, and provides support and mentoring for student leaders in campus ministry.

Video: Sleep Out on the Quad

Almost 200 Aurora University students gathered for the first-ever Sleep Out on the Quad on Oct. 29, a full night of student-organized activities aimed at raising awareness for homelessness in the Aurora area.

Photo gallery: Sleep Out on the Quad

AU students sleep out on Quad to raise awareness

Sleep Out on the Quad

Some brought tents, others set up cardboard boxes, and many just rolled out sleeping bags and blankets on the grass. One student created a rudimentary shelter by stringing a blue tarp to a tree and draping it to the ground. That was the scene just past midnight on Oct. 29 as nearly 200 Aurora University students gathered for the first-ever Sleep Out on the Quad.

STEM education model gets support from legislators and business leaders

Russ Strobel