News from the Aurora University community

Amazing Science Summer Camp inspires local middle school students

Amazing Summer Science Camp - Session 2

One hundred middle school students representing four local districts have been on the Aurora University campus this summer participating in the Amazing Summer Science Camp.

Marketing professor receives outstanding teacher award

Brian Vander Schee

Brian Vander Schee, Associate Professor of Marketing, was recently presented with the Academy of Marketing Science Outstanding Marketing Teacher Award, along with co-winners Paul Busch, Texas A&M University, and Charles Fifield, Baylor University.

Aurora University programs helping close STEM gap

STEM Inforgraphic

Students across the country are under-performing in STEM subjects and many educational insiders pin the blame on the shortage of qualified teachers. To address the need for more focused and robust instruction at the collegiate level, Aurora University recently launched online graduate-level programs specifically focusing on STEM academics.

AU’s Master of Science in Nursing program granted accreditation

MSN Student

Aurora University announced today that its Master of Science in Nursing program has been granted accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) through June of 2018.

Aurora University history professor Dr. Mark Soderstrom selected to attend highly competitive seminars in Hawaii

Mark Soderstrom

Dr. Mark Soderstrom, Assistant Professor of History at Aurora University, has been selected to attend three seminars this summer, each focused on developing teaching skills and enhancing the role of world history and cultures in the undergraduate curriculum.