AU Speech recently earned several awards after competing in the 2016 Public Communication Speech and Debate League National Tournament — quite an accomplishment for a group that was formed within the last year.
Amanda Cargola, a senior majoring in communication with a minor in graphic design, recently coordinated a “Spare Some Change” fundraiser at King’s Bowl in Rosemont, Illinois, to raise money for the Rosemont Helping Hand Program.
The Aurora University Theatre Department’s production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” now playing at AU’s Perry Theatre is exactly the right platform for the university’s first-ever musical, according to Stacy Panitch, associate professor of theatre and the play’s director.
In recent years, the university invested heavily in the renovation of training, conditioning, practice and competition environments in or near Alumni Hall. And to ensure all of our Spartan teams experience a distinctive home field advantage, AU concurrently launched a search to identify a site for development of additional facilities.
Warmer weather and sleeping late might be what some people look forward to for spring break. But an increasing number of AU students are spending their time off helping out with service-oriented projects.