News from the Aurora University community

Nursing industry experts forecast positive job numbers, need for BSN

RN to BSN Photo

A strong health care market has continued to fuel tremendous job growth for medical professionals, including nurses. In fact, nurses now comprise the largest segment of the health care workforce, according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), and organizations are adding new jobs to the market faster than they can be filled.

STEM Partnership School continues to move forward with floor plan

The progress of the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School continues to move forward and a floor plan has been developed by Aurora University architects.

AU alumnus Lazaro Lopez named Principal of the Year

Lazaro Lopez, Ed.D. ’10, led a STEM-focused curriculum overhaul in 2010 as the new principal of Wheeling High School.

The Illinois Principals’ Association has named Aurora University alumnus Lazaro Lopez as Illinois High School Principal of the Year.

Spartan Spotlight: Lisa Fredenburgh, Associate Professor of Music, Progam Chair and Director of Choral Activities

Lisa Fredenburgh works with AU students.

In recent years, AU has seen a resurgence of the arts, a reaffirmation of the study and appreciation of creative expression, and the return of music to campus life. And the driving force behind this renaissance is Lisa Fredenburgh.

All dressed-up with somewhere to go


To celebrate Career Development Month, Aurora University Career Services encouraged students to dress professionally through a contest held every Tuesday during November.