News from the Aurora University community

All-American is never satisfied on the track

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Kalmon Stokes placed third nationally and took home All-American honors in both the 400-meter dash and 400-meter hurdles at this year’s NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships.

Seizing the home field advantage

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.

Aurora University announces fall 2015 Dean’s List

Aurora University congratulates the 1,048 undergraduate students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2015 semester. The Dean’s List recognizes students who have earned a 3.6 GPA or higher. Students recognized with high honors have earned a perfect 4.0.

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.

Assistant athletic director recognized for work in community

Nicki Pieart, assistant athletic director and head athletic trainer, is an excellent example of the “service before self ” mantra. Her dedication to serving both the campus and greater Aurora community through numerous service initiatives is admirable.