News from the Aurora University community

Education prepares alumnus for early success in teaching career

Antonio Contreras - Golden Apple Summer Institute

Univision recently featured Antonio Contreras, BS ‘15, in a segment about his success in becoming a teacher as a first generation college graduate. Contreras credits his success in education, both as a student and professional, to two main factors: Golden Apple Scholars and Aurora University.

Area career fair to offer networking opportunity to AU students

Did you know it can take a new graduate six to eight months to find a full-time job in his or her career field? That means if you are looking for a full-time job or internship at the end of the spring semester, you should start looking now.

On-campus clothing closet to offer professional attire at no cost to students

The Spartan Attic

As part of the university’s growing commitment to help students prepare for success, The Spartan Attic, a professional clothing closet for AU students, will be opening in February.

AU alumnus appointed to Waubonsee Board of Trustees

Jimmie Delgado, BA ‘05, MBA ’16, was recently appointed by the Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees to replace a former trustee who had resigned. Delgado will finish the rest of that member’s term, which ends in 2017.

Collaboration key for campus public safety director

After more than 30 years working in municipal law enforcement, Gary Bolt brings a wealth of experience to AU as Director of Campus Public Safety, a position he has held for over three years. Before joining AU, he most recently worked for the Naperville Police Department, retiring as deputy chief in 2012.

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