Aurora University and George Williams College students took a different approach to their traditional spring break vacation and spent time volunteering across the Midwest.
Alumni, current students, faculty, staff and AU friends gathered during Homecoming Weekend to witness the dedication of the university’s new labyrinth, a gift from the Class of 1967, which celebrated its 50th reunion this year.
Aurora University’s new master’s degree specialization in faith-based social work remains a rarity in higher education today.
The ink will barely be dry on Alexandrea “Alex” Wilson’s diploma this May before she embarks on what most people would consider the challenge of a lifetime – a two-year stint with the Peace Corp in Botswana, where she will work in an HIV/AIDS education and prevention program for school kids.
As part of its weeklong “Let Freedom Ring” celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and the fight for civil rights, Aurora University will present lyric baritone Robert Sims in a performance and discussion of African-American spirituals.