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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...

AU's 20 places to visit in 2020
January 23, 2020

It’s the start of a new decade. And we love lists! So what better time to take a look at all the places to visit at Aurora University. Whether you’re new to campus or looking to discover more, there are plenty of sights to see. Here are 20 that we recommend checking out this...

Students studying in library.
November 26, 2019

Students have a number of resources to help them prepare for and succeed with finals this month. From extended hours and additional study locations to one-on-one support and stress-free activities, the AU community is ready to help. PHILLIPS LIBRARY The library has extended hours over the next...

Student walking in quad.
August 9, 2019

We recently asked our Instagram followers to share advice they have for the Class of 2023 as they prepare for their first semester at AU. Here are some of our favorites: For Resident Students Talk with your roommates to coordinate what you all are bringing, like TVs and microwaves. You...

Easter egg hunt winners
May 1, 2019

Spring blossomed early for three students this year. Last month, they won a year of free tuition at AU’s Egg-stra Special 125th Birthday Party and Egg Hunt. Cameron Beaudry, Lamanuel Winfret, and Rogelio Martinez each found a grand prize. They were among more than 1,700 students who...