News from the Aurora University community

AU community celebrates Black History Month throughout February

A series of events and reward celebrations were hosted in January in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. And throughout the month of February, the Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action has been building on the momentum to celebrate Black History Month.

AU athletic training program ranks first in Board of Certification pass rates in Illinois

Athletic training is one of many fields that require a level of testing or certification before graduates can officially begin their careers. And AU students have proven that they are ready to move into the professional world by ranking first in the state in Board of Certification (BOC) Pass Rates over the past three years.

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.