Shortly after I moved to Aurora in 2000, a local resident approached me in the aisle of a grocery store near the Aurora University campus. Apparently he recognized me from photos in recent publications and so felt comfortable introducing himself. He told me about his own experiences as a student at Aurora College. As our conversation drew to a close, he paused. And then he said something that has remained with me these last 12 years. “You may think of it as Aurora University,” my new friend observed. “But I think of it as Aurora’s University.”
More than 100 AU students volunteered as part of the Centennial Morning of Service on March 24, giving up weekend lie-ins and warm beds to make the world, and the city of Aurora, just a little better
The first floor of the Aurora University Phillips Library was even more crowded than usual on Thursday afternoon. Faculty, students and staff were there for the big reveal — the annual READ posters unveiling.
While just getting back from spring break, now is the time Aurora University students should be doing research for final papers and projects — and they are getting a tasty reminder of that from the AU librarians.
Senior Eric Rizo talks about how the management information technology program at AU has allowed him to turn his passion into a career.