News from the Aurora University community

Eighth-graders celebrate their final year at STEM school

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Students at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School who completed the eighth grade this week celebrated that milestone in a ceremony Tuesday night in Aurora University’s Perry Theatre.

Spartan Spotlight: Rebecca Mohan

Rebecca Mohan, AU ’16, received the Spartan Award and the Eleanore and Samuel McFarlane Biology Award at the spring 2016 honors convocation.

Last week to see “CAST OFF: Michael Dinges” at Schingoethe Center

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This is the last week to view Schingoethe Center’s exhibition “CAST OFF: Michael Dinges.” Using folk art forms — scrimshaw and trench art from World War I — Dinges explores some of today’s most pressing issues, including labor, the global economy and consumerism.

AU Speech achieves national recognition

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AU Speech recently earned several awards after competing in the 2016 Public Communication Speech and Debate League National Tournament — quite an accomplishment for a group that was formed within the last year.

Senior helps raise $4,000 as part of capstone project

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Amanda Cargola, a senior majoring in communication with a minor in graphic design, recently coordinated a “Spare Some Change” fundraiser at King’s Bowl in Rosemont, Illinois, to raise money for the Rosemont Helping Hand Program.