News from the Aurora University community

Safety stands at the forefront of Spartan athletics

Nicki Pieart

A strong tradition of excellence both on and off the playing field defines the Aurora University student-athlete experience. Character, integrity and civility are as important as game-winning baskets and goals. At the core of the AU athletic experience is the health and welfare of every student-athlete.

13th annual Project Linus blanket drive taking place this week

Project Linus

On Thursday, February 26, 2015 members of the Aurora University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and the Spartan Athletic Training Student Organization (SATSO) will sponsor the 13th annual AU Project Linus campaign.

Transfer student views AU as the best fit for academics, athletics

After a year at College of DuPage, sophomore Nic Albarran decided to transfer to AU after determining he wanted to major in something fitness-related and continue playing football. Now, as a fitness and health promotion major, Albarran has found his transition both easy and fitting in terms of academics and athletics.

AU students perform ECG screenings

Aurora University Athletics

The Department of Health and Human Performance, Wellness Center and Athletics Department kicked off American Hart Month last week by offering “Young Hearts for Life” electrocardiogram (ECG) screenings to AU student-athletes. The screenings test for problems with the electrical activity of the heart.

Photo Gallery: Fall 2014 Spartan Athletics

The Spartan athletic teams are well into the 2015-2015 season and demonstrating that practice and dedication yield strong results on the field.