News from the Aurora University community

National Football League legend Don Beebe is Spartans new head football coach


Aurora University is pleased to announce National Football League (NFL) legend Don Beebe as the Spartans football new head coach, effective immediately.

Aurora University’s Gibbons signs undrafted free agent contract with Indianapolis Colts


Aurora University senior defensive back Justin Gibbons saw his dream of getting a chance in the NFL come to fruition the evening of April 29 when he agreed to an undrafted free agent contract with the Indianapolis Colts.

Aurora University to honor Hall of Fame Inductees during Hall of Fame Day celebrations

Aurora University will recognize four Hall of Fame Inductees on Saturday, January 26, 2013 during its Hall of Fame Day celebration.

Aurora University students start new group to help support local military personnel and veterans

A group of Aurora University students recently founded the Aurora University Veterans and Military Service Association (VMSA) in honor of LCpl. Kyle Moser. Moser is a 20-year- old local solider from Oswego, Ill., who lost both of his legs while serving in Afghanistan.

Mark Walsh to step down as Aurora University Athletic Director, focus on role as head football coach

AU's Mark Walsh announced today that he will step down as Athletic Director to focus on serving as Head Football Coach.

Aurora University has announced that Mark Walsh will step down from the role of Athletic Director this September to focus his time on serving as Head Football Coach. An alumnus of the university, Walsh has worked in a number of AU coaching and administrative roles since 1986, and as Athletic Director since 1998.

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