General Interest Organizations

General interest student organizations:

  • Activities Programming Board (APB)
    The main programming board for Aurora University. Assists Student Activities in coordinating and sponsoring a wide variety of entertainment, cultural, educational, recreational and social events on campus.
    Advisor: Brandy Skierkiewicz; bskierki@aurora.edu
  • Aurora University Pride Alliance (AUPA)
    Aurora University’s Pride Alliance envisions an Aurora campus community where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, same-gender-loving, and questioning people and our allies are fully included, welcomed, and treated with equity in every respect; where people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are free to successfully live, love and learn without fear, hate, or intolerance; and where justice, equality and respect for all prevail.
    Advisor: Barbara Strassberg; bstrass@aurora.edu
  • Aurora University Veterans Association (AUVA)
    Aurora University Veterans Association is an organization that fosters fellowship, promotes academic achievement of veteran students at Aurora University and spreads awareness of veteran issues. Advisor: David Dial; ddial@aurora.edu
  • Awareness, Respect, Dignity, Sisterhood, Empowerment (A.R.I.S.E.)
    We emulate a higher standard of ourselves for which we hold each other accountable. We are socially responsible students who are dedicated to the essence of building awareness, self-respect, and empowerment.
    Advisor: Kidada Robinson; krobinso@aurora.edu
  • Fashion Loves You (FLY)
    Gives students the opportunity to showcase self-expression and confidence through fashion.
    Advisor: Rebecca Ruffin; rruffin@aurora.edu
  • Games Club
    Gives students the chance to develop the skills of strategic and critical thinking, leadership and teamwork through the playing of a variety of games.
    Advisor: Joseph Lantz; jlantz@aurora.edu
  • NOLOS (AU Literary Magazine)
    Nolos is AU's student run Literary Magazine. We accept online submissions (nolos@aurora.edu) from the student body as well as the faculty, staff, and alumni.
    Advisor: Bridgite Barclay; bbarclay@aurora.edu
  • The Actor’s and Playwright's Society (TAPS)
    Educates and builds on theatre skills to engage students through the use of dramatics while entertaining and diversifying the campus community.
    Advisor: Eduardo Frajman; efrajman@aurora.edu