News from the Aurora University community

AU students perform ECG screenings

Aurora University Athletics

The Department of Health and Human Performance, Wellness Center and Athletics Department kicked off American Hart Month last week by offering “Young Hearts for Life” electrocardiogram (ECG) screenings to AU student-athletes. The screenings test for problems with the electrical activity of the heart.

New speech and debate team gives students opportunity to share voice nationally

Spartan Speech & Debate

Spartan Speech & Debate, Aurora University’s new speech and debate team, will offer both new and experienced competitors opportunities to compete in collegiate debate and individual speaking events.

History professor brings film into focus

Gerald Butters

When he’s not in the classroom, there’s a good chance that Gerald Butters, Professor of History, can be found in a movie theater—or at least writing about the silver screen. He’s weaved his interest in history and his love of film into three books.

Countdown to Commencement begins

Aurora University Graduation

Despite colder temperatures and snow arriving on campus in recent days, it’s actually the perfect time for many students to think of spring—and graduation! More than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students are expected to participate in Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 3, 2015, on the University Quadrangle. All degree candidates must apply for graduation through WebAdvisor by Saturday, February 28.

EdD alumnus receives national educator award

Jacobs Teacher Educator Award Recipients

Josh Mika, EdD ‘13, is one of four teachers from three states to receive a Jacobs Teacher Educator Award from the Indiana University School of Education this year.