News from the Aurora University community

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.

May Term travel-study to Honduras provides new perspectives, opportunities to serve

Deann Edgers and nursing student in Honduras

Nursing students participating in the May Term travel-study experience to Honduras saw classroom learning come to life, and were inspired toward careers as compassionate and community-focused nurses.

Explore the world during May Term 2014

Florence, Italy

It’s not too early to think about spring! Prepare for an adventure during May Term 2014, which offers exciting learning opportunities that lead to academic credit.

May Term offers a great opportunity to explore Greece


This May, AU students will step back in time a few thousand years during a captivating study-abroad trip to Greece, in which Greek culture and the history of the Mediterranean will be explored.

Travel to the center of Central America during May Term


A unique experience awaits in Honduras for students who have an interest in other cultures and how healthcare is conducted in other cultures.