News from the Aurora University community

Students head to Wisconsin and Indiana for alternatives to spring break


Warmer weather and sleeping late might be what some people look forward to for spring break. But an increasing number of AU students are spending their time off helping out with service-oriented projects.

AU’s vocal ensembles take it on the road


The Aurora University Chorale and Chamber Choir recently returned from a spring-break tour through Illinois, Tennessee and Missouri. Forty-two student singers and faculty performed at nine different schools and churches during the five-day engagement.

Prepare for your job search this spring break


Did you know, 70 percent of internships lead to full-time jobs? Gaining work experience is becoming an essential for college students, and spring break is the perfect time to start preparing and searching for summer internships and part-time jobs.

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.