News from the Aurora University community

Aurora University Online receives NC-SARA approval

In January, Aurora University Online was welcomed as a participant by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) in the SARA initiative following the university’s approval by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE).


Former legislator, department head to discuss blueprint for solving state’s problems

Aurora University will host a public policy discussion highlighting recommendations to solve and lessen problems in Illinois, featuring former State Representative James D. Nowlan and former director of the Illinois Department of Revenue J. Thomas Johnson in conjunction with Rick Pearson of the Chicago Tribune.


Aurora University announces November and December Celebrating Arts and Ideas events

Aurora University continues its 2015–2016 Celebrating Arts and Ideas series in November and December, featuring theatre, film, lecture, concert and art events. Press photos for events are available at alumni.aurora.edu/press. For the complete 2015–2016 season schedule or to register for events, visit auartsandideas.com, email artsandideas@aurora.edu or call 630-844-4924.


Aurora University announces its 2015–2016 Celebrating Arts and Ideas series

Upcoming events feature a lecture on Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S.; Academy Award-nominated film showing by the movie’s director; and Wendell Minor’s America exhibition opening the new home of the Schingoethe Center of Aurora University. Aurora University is pleased to announce the 2015–2016 Celebrating Arts and Ideas series, featuring 29 cultural events that are […]


Arin Carter named new director of John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University

Aurora University announced today that Arin Carter has been named the director of the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School. In this role, she will build on the successes of the school’s inaugural year and grow its groundbreaking teaching, curriculum and partnership model.


John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University receives LEED Platinum certification

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University with a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, recognizing the energy-efficient and high-performing design of the building. The STEM Partnership School is one of three schools in Illinois and one of only 44 schools worldwide to obtain the LEED Platinum status.


Tom Cross joins Aurora University

Former Illinois House Republican Leader Tom Cross has joined Aurora University as a Distinguished Fellow. Cross’ primary role will be to promote an innovative STEM education program.


Aurora University announces April Celebrating Arts and Ideas events

The ninth season of the Celebrating Arts and Ideas series continues with March events that are free and open to the public. For the complete 2014–2015 season schedule or to register for events, visit auartsandideas.com, email artsandideas@aurora.edu or call630-844-4924.


Aurora University announces March Celebrating Arts and Ideas events

The ninth season of the Celebrating Arts and Ideas series continues with March events that are free and open to the public. For the complete 2014–2015 season schedule or to register for events, visit auartsandideas.com, email artsandideas@aurora.edu or call630-844-4924.


Aurora University announces February and March Celebrating Arts and Ideas events

The ninth season of the Celebrating Arts and Ideas series continues with February and March events that are free and open to the public. For the complete 2014–2015 season schedule or to register for events, visit auartsandideas.com, email artsandideas@aurora.edu or call630-844-4924.


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