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Spartan spotlight stories
Isabel Schultz
October 11, 2022

Schultz has been an audit intern at global accounting and consulting firm Sikich LLP since May and received an offer to start a full-time position with the firm when she graduates in December. How did you turn your internship into a job offer? My key takeaway is that you really get out of an...

Meet Francis
October 1, 2022

“At AU, I discovered I want to become a teacher. I also further pursued my passion for music while I continued to be involved in Spartan Athletics. Over winter break, I wrote my first composition for guitar and performed it during a student recital in the spring. I don’t feel limited...

Gavin Withaeger
January 11, 2022

Aurora University nursing student Gavin Withaeger ’22 of Plainfield, Illinois, has been recognized with the Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Award, representing Aurora University as Student Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois. In the spirit of Abraham Lincoln, Student Laureates are...

Basma Outhman
February 22, 2021

Aurora University student Basma Outhman ’21 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 service in...

Sarah O'Donnell
June 1, 2020

Sarah O'Donnell ’05 could not have imagined that her bachelor's degree in recreation administration from Aurora University would lead to her becoming a hero in her community. But it did. When the coronavirus pandemic forced Illinois schools to shut down in mid-March by order of Gov. J. B....