The Schmidgall Family Foundation has awarded $39,600 to Aurora University to provide scholarships so that financially vulnerable high school students can attend the universityâ€™s new Michael J. Birck Innovation Engineering Program.
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.
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 sheâ€™s not in class, sheâ€™s usually on duty with the Aurora Police Department.
Aurora University congratulates the more than 1,000 undergraduate students who earned Deanâ€™s List honors for the fall 2016 semester. The Deanâ€™s List recognizes students who have earned a 3.6 GPA or higher. Students recognized with high honors have earned a perfect 4.0.