News from the Aurora University community

Town Square Series to explore immigration reform

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On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, distinguished leaders in the fields of business, education, health care and public policy will explore “Immigration Reform in the Land of Opportunity” as part of AU’s ongoing Town Square Series.

MBA program advances alumna’s career

Alex Engelhardt, MBA ‘14, always had the goal of continuing her education. After completing her MBA, Engelhardt was promoted to Superintendent of Recreation at Fox Valley Special Recreation Association, where she implements knowledge and skills she learned from her time at AU.

AU athletic training program ranks first in Board of Certification pass rates in Illinois

Athletic training is one of many fields that require a level of testing or certification before graduates can officially begin their careers. And AU students have proven that they are ready to move into the professional world by ranking first in the state in Board of Certification (BOC) Pass Rates over the past three years.

Students gain valuable experience abroad

AU Study Abroad Program

U’s study abroad program gives students the opportunity to travel while also earning academic credit during break. This summer, AU will offer 3 to 10 week programs in a variety of locations, including Costa Rica, Quebec/Canada, France, Germany, Spain and Italy.

Education prepares alumnus for early success in teaching career

Antonio Contreras - Golden Apple Summer Institute

Univision recently featured Antonio Contreras, BS ‘15, in a segment about his success in becoming a teacher as a first generation college graduate. Contreras credits his success in education, both as a student and professional, to two main factors: Golden Apple Scholars and Aurora University.