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Governor Pat Quinn to make STEM announcement at AU

Posted by on July 26, 2013

Perry TheatreGovernor Pat Quinn will visit Aurora University on Friday, July 26 to make an announcement regarding the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School on the AU campus. The Governor will be joined by US Congressman Bill Foster, Illinois State Senator Linda Holmes, Illinois State Representatives Linda Chapa LaVia and Stephanie Kifowit, and Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner. This event is open to the public and you are invited to attend.

Friday, July 26, 2013

12:30 p.m. – Refreshments
1:00 p.m. – Announcement

Perry Theatre in the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley Center for Cultural Enrichment
1305 Kenilworth Place
Aurora, IL

The STEM Partnership School will serve students in third through eighth grades in the Aurora East, Aurora West, Indian Prairie and Oswego school districts. It will be staffed through a unique professional development strategy that will engage teachers from the partner districts as faculty while they complete AU graduate coursework in STEM fields and become leaders in mathematics and science education. For more information on the STEM Partnership School, visit

RSVP to Chris Crouch, Assistant Director of the Institute for Collaboration, at or 630-844-3770.