News from the Aurora University community

Spartan Spotlight: Lisa Fredenburgh, Associate Professor of Music, Progam Chair and Director of Choral Activities

Lisa Fredenburgh works with AU students.

In recent years, AU has seen a resurgence of the arts, a reaffirmation of the study and appreciation of creative expression, and the return of music to campus life. And the driving force behind this renaissance is Lisa Fredenburgh.

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.

LASO members build new relationships at national conference

LASO members at USHLI National Conference

Thirty members of the Aurora University Latin American Student Organization recently spent their weekend at a national conference interacting with other students and networking with professionals in their respective career areas.

Aurora University to host Community Mental Health Day

The Aurora University Institute for Collaboration will be hosting a Community Mental Health Day on Monday, February 25 to help raise awareness and offer education on the topic of mental illness.