News from the Aurora University community

Spartan Spotlight: Kylor Berkman, Assistant Athletic Director and Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

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School. Family. And then lacrosse. That’s the rule that Kylor Berkman, Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach, has for the players on his team. And those priorities drive everything that he does.

Nursing industry experts forecast positive job numbers, need for BSN

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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.

Women’s lacrosse welcomes a new member to the AU family

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In February, the Aurora University women’s lacrosse team added a new member to their family. The Spartans “adopted” Amber Moosvi, who was diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme Stage Four Brain Cancer in November 2011, as an honorary team member through the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation.