News from the Aurora University community

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.

President Sherrick remembers Brent Wadsworth

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Aurora University lost a dear friend when Yorkville resident Brent Wadsworth died at his home this week.

Third AU professor receives Nurse Fellowship Educator Award

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Three cheers for the Aurora University School of Nursing, which is celebrating the third time a faculty member has received the Nurse Educator Fellowship Award from the Illinois Board of Education. Georgine Maisch, assistant professor and simulation lab coordinator, is one of 10 Illinois nurse educators in the state to receive the 2018 award.