News from the Aurora University community

A nursing first: four students elected to Student Nurses Association of Illinois board

In an unprecedented accomplishment, Alexis Hodges ’21, Shea Demonteverde ’20, Kristy Britton ’19, and Kirsten Mueller ’19 (from left) have been elected to the Student Nurses Association of Illinois board of directors.

In an unprecedented accomplishment, Alexis Hodges ’21, Shea Demonteverde ’20, Kristy Britton ’19, and Kirsten Mueller ’19 were elected to the Student Nurses Association of Illinois board of directors.

The power of one

Earning a college degree — whether undergraduate or graduate — is to be celebrated. Earning a new type of degree is truly special. For 32 Aurora University students, that moment of pride happened earlier this spring.

Aurora University awards Rita Garman with the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters

Rita Garman

Rita B. Garman, Illinois Supreme Court Justice, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Aurora University during its spring Commencement ceremony. The degree was presented by Tom Cross, JD, Executive Director of the Institute for Collaboration at Aurora University, on behalf of the institution’s board of trustees.

The boons and benefits of an AU MBA

Jackie Speciale

Jackie Speciale, MBA ’14, applies knowledge and skills learned while pursing her master’s degree in the field, in the community and in her volunteer efforts with the American Red Cross.

AU introduces first and only graduate education program in state focused on students with different academic, language needs

maciteachingdiverselearners

In response to the need for special education and English as a second language educators in Illinois, AU is offering the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction: Teaching Diverse Learners degree.