When he’s not in the classroom, there’s a good chance that Gerald Butters, Professor of History, can be found in a movie theater—or at least writing about the silver screen. He’s weaved his interest in history and his love of film into three books.
Despite colder temperatures and snow arriving on campus in recent days, it’s actually the perfect time for many students to think of spring—and graduation! More than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students are expected to participate in Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 3, 2015, on the University Quadrangle. All degree candidates must apply for graduation through WebAdvisor by Saturday, February 28.
Nearly 40 members of the AU community will debut their production of “Almost, Maine” this weekend in Perry Theatre. The play, a romantic comedy, addresses the mysteries of the human heart, touching audiences with laughter, heartbreak and hope.
Friends, former classmates and family members joined together during Homecoming Weekend to honor an alumnus with strong ties to Aurora University. The gathering took place during the dedication of the Homer Easley Education Center in the new John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School on the Aurora campus. The center was named for Easley in honor of his longtime service to AU.
Homecoming 2014 welcomed many alumni and friends to campus for a wonderful weekend to remember.