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.
Dew is glistening on the morning grass, crisp fall air is sweeping across campus and the football team is practicing on Vago Field. These hints of fall signify one of the most exciting times of the year to be a Spartan: Homecoming!
McHenry County College and Aurora University have entered into a unique Nursing Partnership Program that provides for a seamless transition toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree for students who have been admitted to MCCâs Associate in Applied Science in nursing program.
Working in the health field was never a consideration for Dr. Jennifer Buckley when she began as a first-generation college student at Aurora University. She remembers being unsure how her AU experience could help shape her future, but recalls fondly two mentors who led her on a path of discovery.
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.