Strength and conditioning program helps athletes succeed

Corey Loubert, AU '14

Aurora University recently launched the Spartan Strength and Conditioning Program, an initiative to assist AU student-athletes with individualized training to help them meet their performance goals.

AU hockey advances to ACHA National Tournament

AU Hockey

The Aurora University Spartan Hockey team has advanced to the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division III National Tournament after going two for two last weekend at the ACHA Division III Pacific Regional.

Athletic training students score big on certification exam

Bachelor's of Science in Athletic Training Class of 2013

Aurora University has a strong athletics department, but it is the athletic training students that are behind the latest “game winner.” It was recently announced that the Class of 2013 athletic training students had an outstanding 100% pass rate on the Board of Certification (BOX) Exam, an exam graduates must pass after receiving their degree in order to practice in the field of Athletic Training.

A May Term trip of Olympic proportions


Jennifer Buckley, Associate Professor of Physical Education, wants students to take a hike…a hike through the Garden of the Gods, Cave of the Winds and various canyons during the May Term Applied Exercise Science course in Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 11–17.

KidneyMobile to offer free health screenings at AU

On Wednesday, November 13, the AU Student Nurses’ Association will be hosting the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois’ KidneyMobile, a custom mobile unit offering free education and health screenings for high blood pressure, diabetes and chronic kidney disease.