News from the Aurora University community

School of Social Work receives highest Licensed Social Work exam pass rates in AU history

Aurora University students who took the Licensed Social Work (LSW) exam this spring averaged an 80 percent overall passing rate, according to the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), which oversees the exam.

MBA program advances alumna’s career

Alex Engelhardt, MBA ā€˜14, always had the goal of continuing her education. After completing her MBA, Engelhardt was promoted to Superintendent of Recreation at Fox Valley Special Recreation Association, where she implements knowledge and skills she learned from her time at AU.

Prepare for your job search this spring break


Did you know, 70 percent of internships lead to full-time jobs? Gaining work experience is becoming an essential for college students, and spring break is the perfect time to start preparing and searching for summer internships and part-time jobs.

AU athletic training program ranks first in Board of Certification pass rates in Illinois

Athletic training is one of many fields that require a level of testing or certification before graduates can officially begin their careers. And AU students have proven that they are ready to move into the professional world by ranking first in the state in Board of Certification (BOC) Pass Rates over the past three years.

Students gain valuable experience abroad

AU Study Abroad Program

Uā€™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.