AU Today - Awards and Honors

Awards and honors stories
eckhart hall
May 22, 2024

Aurora University is winning accolades for the beauty of its campus. The university was named among 20 beautiful college campuses in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, joining Duke University, Harvard University, Indiana University—Bloomington, the University of Washington, and...

President Rivera-Mills receives 2024 Women of Power Award from the Quad County Urban League
April 5, 2024

President Susana Rivera-Mills was honored by the Quad County Urban League at the organization’s 2024 Women’s Empowerment Summit in Oak Brook in March. Rivera-Mills received the Women of Power award and participated in a panel discussion about inspiring minds and transforming...

Mason Brauer
February 8, 2024

Aurora University student Mason Brauer ’24 has been recognized with the Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Award, representing AU as Student Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois. In the spirit of Abraham Lincoln, Student Laureates are honored for their “leadership and...

Dean's List
January 30, 2024

Aurora University congratulates the more than 1,600 undergraduate students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2023 semester. The Dean’s List recognizes students who have earned a 3.6 GPA or higher. Students included on the Dean’s List completed a minimum of...

Noyce Scholars
December 20, 2023

Aurora University named its inaugural cohort of Noyce Scholars—10 students who are studying to become math and science teachers for middle schools and high schools in high-need school districts. The National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program supports students...