News from the Aurora University community

13th annual Project Linus blanket drive taking place this week

Project Linus

On Thursday, February 26, 2015 members of the Aurora University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and the Spartan Athletic Training Student Organization (SATSO) will sponsor the 13th annual AU Project Linus campaign.

AU students perform ECG screenings

Aurora University Athletics

The Department of Health and Human Performance, Wellness Center and Athletics Department kicked off American Hart Month last week by offering “Young Hearts for Life” electrocardiogram (ECG) screenings to AU student-athletes. The screenings test for problems with the electrical activity of the heart.

Spartan athletic programs have successful year

AU Spartans

Aurora University repeated as the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) All-Sports champion in women’s sports and received a second place finish for the title in men’s sports.

AU’s Emily Paull heads to NCAA Division III Track and Field National Championships

Emily Paull

For the second time in her first season at Aurora University, junior Emily Paull will be headed to a Division III National Championship.

Strength and conditioning program helps athletes succeed

Corey Loubert, AU '14

Aurora University recently launched the Spartan Strength and Conditioning Program, an initiative to assist AU student-athletes with individualized training to help them meet their performance goals.