News from the Aurora University community

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.

Assistant athletic director recognized for work in community

Nicki Pieart, assistant athletic director and head athletic trainer, is an excellent example of the “service before self ” mantra. Her dedication to serving both the campus and greater Aurora community through numerous service initiatives is admirable.

Volunteer work leads to national recognition

Billy Baker Football

Citizenship is emphasized throughout AU, and student involvement does not go unnoticed. This year, senior defensive lineman Billy Baker has been honored by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) as a member of the 2015 Allstate Good Works Team.