347 S. Gladstone Av., Aurora Illinois 60506
630-892-6431 Toll Free: 800-742-5281
Aurora University is an intimate 3,000-student, four-year institution of higher learning located on 27 acres in northeastern Illinois in Kane County. In addition, a branch campus is located in Williams Bay just across the Wisconsin state line near Geneva Lake.
The University, which was founded in 1893, offers 40 undergraduate degrees along with six Master's and two Doctoral degrees. They are organized under four colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences; George Williams College (including the School of Nursing, School of Social Work and School of Professional Studies); the College of Business and the College of Education.
Undergraduate programs include Bachelor of Science; Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Social Work; Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies.
Notable: Col. Harlan Sanders (of Kentucky Fried Chicken fame) donated an entire set of carillon bells to the University that are still played from Eckhart Hall.
Other Education nearby:
(Villa Park) Advanced Anatomy Massage Academy
(Oak Forest) Advanced Technical Training Center, Inc.
(Chicago) American Academy of Art
(Chicago) Arlington House
(Palos Hills) Assoc. Design Service School of Drafting
08/14 Coming to The Aurora area
Dairy State Cheese and Beer Festival Kenosha WI April20 This fun-filled event includes cheese from around the state of Wisconsin, some of the area’s finest beers and live music.
North Shore Unitarian Church Art Fair Deerfield IL April27-28 NSUC's annual ART FAIR is a juried show featuring the original works of 65+ talented artists and artisans. The fine art and fine crafts exhibited include photography, painting, ceramics, glass, paper, woodwork, metalwork, jewelry, sculpture, fiber, clothing and mixed media. Exhibiting artists come from Illinois as well as from several surrounding states.
Dutch Days Festival Fulton IL May3-4 Arts and Crafts Vendors; Food and Concession Stands; Windmill Tours; Dutch Dancing and Costumes; Antique Tractor Display; Dutch Treasures Display; Heritage Canyon w/Early American Crafters; Hindeloopen Painting Demo and Sales; Stippling Display and Parade.
Chocolate Fest Long Grove IL May3-5 Dive into three days of nothing but CHOCOLATE! Mmm, chocolate strawberries, donuts, and much more! Every spring, the Village of Long Grove celebrates the existence of the world's best tasting antioxidant.
Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair Lombard IL May5 The Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair is held annually on St. Charles Road between Main and Elizabeth in downtown Lombard. All of the proceeds received from the craft booth rentals are donated to local charities. Features 140 craft exhibitors and 4000 attendees throughout the day.
Peoria Heights Art Fair Peoria Heights IL May11 A great weekend is planned; the show coincides with the Race for the Cure and the Illinois Art League members show at the Village Hall. A hospitality tent will be open throughout the Art Fair with coffee and donuts in the morning and water and fruit during the day .