News from the Aurora University community

Aurora University Online and Flexco partnership to offer education benefits

Aurora University Online is thrilled by the chance to bring higher learning to Flexco employees. This partnership illustrates Aurora University Online’s commitment to the community, and is one of many similar programs offered through the school.

VITA program gives AU students opportunity to apply skills in real-world setting

Aurora University students work on a client's tax returns during the first session of the 2013 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in Dunham Hall.

Since Aurora University introduced the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in 2002, AU tax preparers have helped generate more than $2.5 million in refunds for local taxpayers and saved them an estimated $375,000 in tax-preparation fees.

AU Online meeting the demand for nursing professionals

Nursing Photo

Aurora University Online is answering the demand for BSN-prepared nurses in Illinois by offering associate degree or diploma-prepared nursing professionals an accessible path to higher education.

Aurora University men’s soccer goes international

Men's soccer team

The Aurora University men’s soccer program will be taking an eight-day international trip to Costa Rica from March 2-10, 2013. The purpose of the trip is three-fold, competition, community service and a cultural experience.

Spartan Spotlight: Don Phelps, Associate Professor of Social Work

Don Phelps working at Hesed House.

A man of deep faith and conviction, Don Phelps, Associate Professor of Social Work, is inspiring AU students to take action by setting an example of service to the community.