News from the Aurora University community

Area teachers participate in two-year STEM workshop

Local educators

Teachers from several area school districts are participating in a two-year workshop/institute (WIP 4) entitled Mathematical Modeling and Problem Solving in STEM.

AU welcomes new Athletic Director Jim Hamad from Division I Pepperdine


Aurora University officials today announced that James Hamad, currently Associate Director of Athletics for Student Development at Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., has been named its new Athletic Director.

Annual high school art show recognizes local talent

Sara Corcoran, Photography

The Schingoethe Art Gallery at Aurora University opened its annual high school art show today, which features the works of students at nearby Aurora Christian High School.

Spartan Spotlight: Eva Serrano, Assistant Professor of Foreign Language

Eva Serrano, Assistant Professor of Foreign Language, works with recent AU graduate Candi Esquina.

Eva Serrano, Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages, knows that pursuing a college degree can be overwhelming for some; however, she never, ever allows her students to give up or postpone their dreams.

A Christmas message from President Sherrick

10000This year’s Christmas concert on the Aurora University campus included our flute choir performing “Hallelujah” from George F. Handel’s oratorio, The Messiah. As the familiar strains began, I wondered if members of the audience would stand as is the longstanding custom associated with this chorus. Perhaps you know the story of this tradition. Handel’s oratorio […]