News from the Aurora University community

A family artifact sparks a journey of discovery for AU history major

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00210For senior Will Bradshaw, history came to life this year in the shape of a tiny Greek soldier, a lapel pin that his late grandmother had purchased more than 70 years ago to help support a relief effort for that country during World War II. The pin — and the story of why it ended […]

Aurora University Athletics celebrates NCAA Div. III Week

This week the Aurora University Athletic program is celebrating NCAA Division III Week. The university sponsors 24 Div. III men’s and women’s teams, which engage some 20 percent of the university’s student body.

Aurora University student-athletes recognized for volunteer work at Aurora homeless shelter

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The National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) recently recognized Aurora University student-athletes for their community service work during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Aurora University scores 97 percent pass rate on national nursing exam

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Graduates of the Aurora University School of Nursing achieved a 97 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for 2016. The university’s pass rate surpasses the state and national average pass rates, both of which stand at 85 percent for the year. Ninety-six Aurora University nursing graduates took the exam.

Tellabs Foundation awards $1 million to Aurora University to fund facilities and scholarships for high school STEM initiative

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.