News from the Aurora University community

Eighth-graders celebrate their final year at STEM School

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Students at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School who completed the eighth grade this week celebrated that milestone in a ceremony Tuesday night in Aurora University’s Perry Theatre.

Channel 2 meteorologist spends sunny morning with STEM school students

Mary Kay Kleist, anchor of the weekend weather desk at CBS Channel 2 in Chicago, visited students at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School on the campus of Aurora University May 23.

AU4U helps incoming freshmen acclimate to college life

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Held four times each summer, AU4U is intended to help incoming freshmen make the transition from high school to college a smooth one.

Passionate junior receives prestigious health education award

Physical education major Rachel Erb is this year’s recipient of the Illinois School Health Association Barbara Grey Award.

School of Social Work receives highest Licensed Social Work exam pass rates in AU history

Aurora University students who took the Licensed Social Work (LSW) exam this spring averaged an 80 percent overall passing rate, according to the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), which oversees the exam.