News from the Aurora University community

Students gain valuable experience abroad

AU Study Abroad Program

U’s study abroad program gives students the opportunity to travel while also earning academic credit during break. This summer, AU will offer 3 to 10 week programs in a variety of locations, including Costa Rica, Quebec/Canada, France, Germany, Spain and Italy.

Aurora University Online receives NC-SARA approval

Aurora University Online

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).

Aurora University Wackerlin Center names chaplain

Aurora University recently announced the appointment of Mark Woolfington as chaplain of the Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action. In July 2015, Woolfington joined Aurora University as the interim chaplain.

Education prepares alumnus for early success in teaching career

Antonio Contreras - Golden Apple Summer Institute

Univision recently featured Antonio Contreras, BS ‘15, in a segment about his success in becoming a teacher as a first generation college graduate. Contreras credits his success in education, both as a student and professional, to two main factors: Golden Apple Scholars and Aurora University.

Area career fair to offer networking opportunity to AU students

Did you know it can take a new graduate six to eight months to find a full-time job in his or her career field? That means if you are looking for a full-time job or internship at the end of the spring semester, you should start looking now.