News from the Aurora University community

A Christmas message from President Sherrick

10000This year’s Christmas concert on the Aurora University campus included our flute choir performing “Hallelujah” from George F. Handel’s oratorio, The Messiah. As the familiar strains began, I wondered if members of the audience would stand as is the longstanding custom associated with this chorus. Perhaps you know the story of this tradition. Handel’s oratorio […]

Aurora University introduces principal preparation program

Aurora University Principal Preparation Program

Aurora University is pleased to announce that the Illinois State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board (SEPLB) approved a 36-semester hour Master of Arts in Education Leadership – Principal Endorsement Program. The program, collaboratively designed by Aurora University and numerous area school districts, will begin in June 2013.

Waste Management actively involved in development of STEM Partnership School

Bill Schubert, Waste Management's Director of Disposal Operations – Midwest, works with STEM students

As the Institute for Collaboration of Aurora University has moved our STEM initiative forward, it has greatly benefited from both the fiscal and programmatic support of our partners. Waste Management became a partner as a result of a newspaper article that reported Governor Quinn had signed the STEM Partnership School bill on the campus of Aurora University.

Wackerlin Center helps connect student to local nonprofit for service project

Celebrate Differences event

When Dr. Donald Phelps assigned his Interdisciplinary Studies class the task of finding a meaningful service project that they could complete together during the fall semester, Amy Zepeda turned to the staff of the Wackerlin Center for assistance.

Photo Gallery: Morning of Service

More than 90 students, faculty and staff volunteered during the Wackerlin Center’s semiannual Morning of Service on Saturday, December 1.