News from the Aurora University community

Honors Convocation will mark debut of new presidential chain

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Aurora University has a new presidential chain that prominently features gold ivy leaves.

Go ‘Into the Woods’ on campus

Fairytales. A magical world. Wishes granted. This week Perry Theatre will be transformed “Into the Woods,” showcasing the largest cast and crew of any previous spring musical at Aurora University. The free production runs April 13–14 and 18–21.

Students serve communities during alternative spring break

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Aurora University and George Williams College students took a different approach to their traditional spring break vacation and spent time volunteering across the Midwest.

Athletics and academics come together for the win

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The impressive season for women’s volleyball was very much an all-Spartan effort. Of course, the players themselves had a huge part in finishing the regular season with a 26–7 overall record. Though credit also goes to the students — exercise science majors — who played a key role in improving the student-athletes’ training regimen.

New teams start in Spartan style

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The opportunity to contribute to the rich history and tradition of Spartan Athletics has attracted 33 student-athletes to compete in two new sports this year: women’s hockey and men’s volleyball.