News from the Aurora University community

Aurora University awards Rita Garman with the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters

Rita Garman

Rita B. Garman, Illinois Supreme Court Justice, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Aurora University during its spring Commencement ceremony. The degree was presented by Tom Cross, JD, Executive Director of the Institute for Collaboration at Aurora University, on behalf of the institution’s board of trustees.

Three AU students find free tuition in birthday egg hunt

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Spring blossomed early for three AU students this year. Last month, they won a year of free tuition at AU’s Egg-stra Special 125th Birthday Party and Egg Hunt.

Professor Sarah Radtke selected for national leadership development program

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Sarah Radtke, professor and chair of athletic training, is one of 41 administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the 2019–2020 Senior Leadership Academy.

Remembering Joe Dunham: teacher, minister, and friend

Joe Dunham

24000 Beloved Aurora University professor emeritus Joe Dunham, 80, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Born March 17, 1939, Dunham was born and raised in Missouri. He attended Southwest Baptist College, Oklahoma Baptist University, Oklahoma University, and Northwestern University. Dunham began his career at Aurora College in 1964, instantly standing […]

Nursing rated top profession in honesty, ethical standards in 2018

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Nursing was rated highest for honesty and ethics for the 17th consecutive year in an annual Gallup poll.