News from the Aurora University community

The true meaning of team

Tyler Simmons

Spartan spirit was recognized during halftime of the Sugar Bowl on ESPN earlier this month. AU senior defensive lineman Tyler Simmons was named by the American Football Coaches Association to the 2013 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, a program which honors football student-athletes for exemplary community service.

Spartan seniors recognized for contributions to AU community

On Friday, April 19, graduating Spartan seniors were recognized for their contributions to the Aurora University community, both on and off the playing fields, as they move on to the next chapter of their lives.

University Wide Garage Sale to benefit AU students and surrounding community

University Wide Garage Sale

By Kris Johnson, Director of Student Leadership
The first ever University Wide Garage Sale will take place on Saturday, April 13 from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at 740 W. Prairie Street in Aurora. The event is open to the public.

Spartan Spotlight: Kylor Berkman, Assistant Athletic Director and Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach


School. Family. And then lacrosse. That’s the rule that Kylor Berkman, Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach, has for the players on his team. And those priorities drive everything that he does.

Women’s lacrosse welcomes a new member to the AU family

AU Spartans with Amber

In February, the Aurora University women’s lacrosse team added a new member to their family. The Spartans “adopted” Amber Moosvi, who was diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme Stage Four Brain Cancer in November 2011, as an honorary team member through the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation.