News from the Aurora University community

New teams start in Spartan style

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The opportunity to contribute to the rich history and tradition of Spartan Athletics has attracted 33 student-athletes to compete in two new sports this year: women’s hockey and men’s volleyball.

Congratulations, Athletic Hall of Fame inductees

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Last month during Homecoming festivities, Corey Breyne ’98, and Therese (Plachetka) Nelson ’83, ’96, were inducted into the Aurora University Athletic Hall of Fame.

Aurora University Athletics celebrates NCAA Div. III Week

This week the Aurora University Athletic program is celebrating NCAA Division III Week. The university sponsors 24 Div. III men’s and women’s teams, which engage some 20 percent of the university’s student body.

Aurora University student-athletes recognized for volunteer work at Aurora homeless shelter

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The National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) recently recognized Aurora University student-athletes for their community service work during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Training healthy, high-performing athletes

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It takes more than pumping iron to get the most out of a strength and conditioning program. For one thing, it takes hours of meticulous behind-the-scenes planning, which is exactly what Chad Trudo and his staff are doing this summer.