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Student in library
July 20, 2020

To me, the strongest argument for choosing an English major is the same argument that enticed me to the field when I was an undergraduate — the way in which it opens up the world. Studying English cultivates your curiosity and gives you the critical reading skills, research expertise, and...

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

Update: On June 5, 2020, Alexis Hodges was appointed chair of the Council of State Presidents Planning Committee by the National Student Nurses Association. She will also serve as Ex-Officio Director on the NSNA board of directors. Ever since high school, Alexis Hodges has been passionate about...

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...