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.

Success abounds for Spartan athletics

The Aurora University Spartans found success this weekend, winning four conference titles and earning NCAA Division III postseason berths in men’s lacrosse and softball.

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.

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.

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.