News from the Aurora University community

Students gain valuable experience abroad

AU Study Abroad Program

U’s study abroad program gives students the opportunity to travel while also earning academic credit during break. This summer, AU will offer 3 to 10 week programs in a variety of locations, including Costa Rica, Quebec/Canada, France, Germany, Spain and Italy.

On-campus clothing closet to offer professional attire at no cost to students

The Spartan Attic

As part of the university’s growing commitment to help students prepare for success, The Spartan Attic, a professional clothing closet for AU students, will be opening in February.

The arts enhance educational excellence

An array of presentations will bring audiences to campus this semester, creating an atmosphere of broad and diverse learning.

AU community anticipates active months ahead

DayofService

Fall semester presented many opportunities for students to be involved on and off campus. Some activities complemented classroom learning, while others focused on service to the community, students’ well-being, sports, arts and fellowship. More than 40 student events are scheduled for spring semester, many of which are planned by the student-led Activities Programming Board.

Assistant athletic director recognized for work in community

Nicki Pieart, assistant athletic director and head athletic trainer, is an excellent example of the “service before self ” mantra. Her dedication to serving both the campus and greater Aurora community through numerous service initiatives is admirable.