News from the Aurora University community

Local foundation establishes scholarships for Aurora University STEM program

The Schmidgall Family Foundation has awarded $39,600 to Aurora University to provide scholarships so that financially vulnerable high school students can attend the university’s new Michael J. Birck Innovation Engineering Program.

Tellabs Foundation awards $1 million to Aurora University to fund facilities and scholarships for high school STEM initiative

The Tellabs Foundation recently awarded $1 million to develop, house and provide scholarships for a new STEM education program at Aurora University that is targeted at high school students.

Sophomore Kristi Zimbelmann on track to become an Aurora police officer

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Until her second year in high school, sophomore psychology major Kristi Zimbelmann had every intention of becoming a teacher. But those days are long gone. Nowadays, whenever she’s not in class, she’s usually on duty with the Aurora Police Department.

Aurora University announces fall 2016 Dean’s List

Aurora University congratulates the more than 1,000 undergraduate students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2016 semester. The Dean’s List recognizes students who have earned a 3.6 GPA or higher. Students recognized with high honors have earned a perfect 4.0.

Schingoethe Center of Aurora University named as a Smithsonian Affiliate