AURORA, Ill. ‚ÄĒ The Schmidgall Family Foundation has awarded $39,600 to Aurora University to provide scholarships so that financially vulnerable high school students can attend the university‚Äôs new Michael J. Birck Innovation Engineering Program. Announced earlier this month, the Michael J. Birck Innovation Engineering Program is a collaborative effort between the university, local school districts, […]
Frank Buscher, a historian and vice president of academic affairs at Aurora University, will explore the consequences of that decision in ‚ÄúLaying the Foundations for the ‚ÄėAmerican Century‚Äô: The U.S. Entry into the First World War‚ÄĚ on the evening of April 6 as part of the university‚Äôs ongoing Faculty Speaker Series.
The ink will barely be dry on Alexandrea ‚ÄúAlex‚ÄĚ Wilson‚Äôs diploma this May before she embarks on what most people would consider the challenge of a lifetime ‚Äď a two-year stint with the Peace Corp in Botswana, where she will work in an HIV/AIDS education and prevention program for school kids.
Graduates of the Aurora University School of Nursing achieved a 97 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for 2016. The university‚Äôs pass rate surpasses the state and national average pass rates, both of which stand at 85 percent for the year. Ninety-six Aurora University nursing graduates took the exam.
AURORA, Ill. ‚Äď The Tellabs Foundation recently awarded $1 million to develop, house and provide scholarships for a new STEM education program at Aurora University that is targeted at high school students. The Michael J. Birck Innovation Engineering Program, which will offer the first two of a series of four courses beginning this summer, is […]
Mary Abbott, who completed her master‚Äôs degree in social work at Aurora University in 1997 and now teaches in the university‚Äôs social work program, was named Statewide Social Worker of the Year by the Illinois Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
Aurora University Woodstock Center and the McHenry County Community Foundation are pleased to announce the first in a series of full-day workshops designed specifically to address contemporary issues in nonprofit leadership.
The Simms Family Foundation, represented by John and Michelle Simms of Lake Geneva, have made the lead gift to the George Williams College of Aurora University (GWC) nursing center, which will now be called the Simms Family Nursing Center.
The Aurora University community is seeing what 12 students have spotted with their digital cameras in the exhibition ‚ÄúThe Art of Observation,‚ÄĚ currently on display in Phillips Library. The images, taken in the Introduction to Digital Photography course, explore a range of subject matter and approaches to picture making.
AU to host public discussion on vocation and higher education Feb. 16 AURORA, Ill. ‚ÄĒ Aurora University will host a public discussion Thursday evening about the role vocation plays in higher education today and the responsibility educators have in helping students find meaning and purpose for their lives after graduation. ‚ÄúDiscover What Matters: Exploring Meaning, […]