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.

Students prepare for Homecoming 2015

Powder Puff Game

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!

Aurora University and McHenry County College launch nursing partnership program

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 MCC’s Associate in Applied Science in nursing program.

Undergraduate experience paves the way to teaching career

Dr. Jennifer Buckley ’95, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Health and Human Performance

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.

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.