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How do you write a cover letter?
February 26, 2020

A good cover letter is difficult to write. That is why many job applicants skip it or turn it into a vague, cookie-cutter form letter. This is a bad idea. You can make your job application leap to the front of the line if you master the art of writing the cover letter. The cover letter...

Schingoethe Center opens new exhibition on figurative art with Illinois State Museum
February 10, 2020

The Schingoethe Center of Aurora University opens its newest exhibition focusing on how Illinois artists have represented the human body with an eye to the narrative and fantastic. Curated by Douglas Stapleton, “Figurism: Narrative and Fantastic Art from the Illinois State Museum...

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...

The art of the professional handshake
January 31, 2020

You have probably heard the phrase, “first impressions are everything.” This is especially true when it comes to first meetings in professional situations. As a college student, you may make first contact with a potential employer at networking opportunities such as job fairs,...

Dean's List
January 28, 2020

Aurora University congratulates the more than 1,300 undergraduate students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2019 semester. The Dean’s List recognizes students who have earned a 3.6 GPA or higher. Students recognized with high honors have earned a perfect 4.0. Students...