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Student
April 8, 2020

Aurora University is addressing the growing need for educational leaders — those who mentor their teacher colleagues to help improve teaching and learning — through its innovative Doctor of Education (EdD) Instructional Leadership: Coaching and Mentoring program strand. Students of...

Jan Strom
March 4, 2020

Jan Strom, dean of Aurora University’s School of Nursing, has been elected to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Board of Directors. Strom will serve a two-year term as a board member at large. She begins her term on March 23. The votes for board members were cast by more than...

How AU empowered nursing student to find her leadership skills
February 7, 2020

Ever since high school, Alexis Hodges has been passionate about becoming a nurse. But the Aurora University senior nursing student never dreamed she would be leading a statewide association of 1,576 student nurses. That changed last fall when Hodges was named president of the Student Nurses...

Center for Student Success
September 13, 2019

Students are experiencing AU’s commitment to their success this fall with the launch of the Center for Student Success. The mission for the center is to prepare students for meaningful and successful careers and lives through academic advising, vocational exploration, and career...

Chemistry student
July 15, 2019

Since the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School opened on the Aurora University campus in 2014, its third- through eighth-grade students have consistently demonstrated outstanding growth in science skills. To strengthen undergraduate science offerings at AU in a similar way, Chetna Patel,...