News from the Aurora University community

Pilgrimage strengthens student’s religious faith and desire to serve

On the way to World Youth Day: Andy Misquez (first row, right) stops with fellow pilgrims in Wadowice, Poland, hometown of Pope John Paul II.

For senior Andy Misquez, attending World Youth Day (WYD) earlier this year in Krakow, Poland, was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Aurora University students win inaugural LaunchU digital marketing competition

Students from AU’s chapter of the American Marketing Associating won the first LaunchU digital marketing competition hosted by Naperville-based Launch Digital Marketing. Front row, L-R: Paige Fisher, LDM's Rachel Gelb, Kelly Hauge; back row, L-R: Bradley Kigyos, Cory Nordine.

A team of students from Aurora University’s chapter of the American Marketing Associating (AU/AMA) won first place in the inaugural LaunchU digital marketing competition.

AU Sales Institute promotes successful selling development

Junior Alessandra Lerario at a recent Sales Institute discussion on increasing sales productivity.

New Schingoethe exhibit explores modern approaches to art

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An old tradition becomes interlaced with a new take on art in the Schingoethe Center exhibit “WOVEN: The Art of Contemporary Native Weaving” opening Tuesday, October 4 from 5–6:30 p.m. The exhibit features the work of 18 renowned indigenous artists who expand concepts of Native American art through their use of nontraditional materials and motifs, putting interesting twists on baskets, rugs, photographs and sculpture.

Spartan Speech & Debate team has early success