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, […]
AURORA, Ill. ‚ÄĒ The National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) recently recognized Aurora University student-athletes for their community service work during the 2016-2017 academic year. The award was presented during the NCAA Convention held in Nashville on Jan. 21. Jostens, a leading producers of class rings, yearbooks and other school-related products, cosponsored the […]
The Schingoethe Center of Aurora University begins its 2017 season with an opening reception for art of facts: Brian Dettmer, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 5-6:30 p.m.
AURORA, Ill. ‚ÄĒ The Aurora University theatre department will present the world premiere of Chicago-based playwright Sean Graney‚Äôs ‚ÄúFuller (and Edgar) in the House of Usher,‚ÄĚ an adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe‚Äôs 1839 short story ‚ÄúFall of the House of Usher,‚ÄĚ on Friday, Feb. 10 at the school‚Äôs new Theatre Studio Lab. Graney‚Äôs wild and […]
Degree developed in partnership with the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security AURORA, Ill. ‚ÄĒ Aurora University Online (AU Online) is pleased to announce its newest program, the Master of Arts in Homeland Security. It is designed for both private and government officials, including law enforcement professionals, emergency managers, homeland security specialists, […]
AURORA, Ill. ‚ÄĒ The Smithsonian Institution has granted Aurora University‚Äôs Schingoethe Center of Native American Cultures affiliate status, making possible new opportunities for collaborative exhibits, artifact loans, research and educational programs. Smithsonian Affiliates is an outreach program comprising more than 200 organizations across the country that work together to preserve the nation‚Äôs heritage, expand knowledge […]
WILLIAMS BAY, Wisconsin ‚ÄĒ George Williams College of Aurora University (GWC) now offers a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program that will help meet the state‚Äôs increasing demand for better-qualified nurses. Across the country, demand for nurses with four-year degrees is skyrocketing, fueled in part by an expanding elderly population and more chronically […]
AURORA, Ill. ‚ÄĒ Advance Illinois, an independent advocacy group for public education, released its fifth biennial report on the state‚Äôs public education system last November, stating that low-income students lag far behind academically than their wealthier peers in K-12 schools and are less likely to complete a postsecondary degree. ‚ÄúEvery Student Counts: The State We‚Äôre […]
As part of Aurora University‚Äôs ongoing Faculty Speakers Series, David Rudek will present a lecture that challenges the conventional notion that ‚Äúpractice makes perfect‚ÄĚ when it comes to children‚Äôs success.
AU graduate who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. will also speak at a free screening of the film ‚ÄúSelma‚ÄĚ AURORA, Ill. ‚ÄĒ As part of its weeklong ‚ÄúLet Freedom Ring‚ÄĚ celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and the fight for civil rights, Aurora University will present lyric baritone Robert Sims in a performance […]