Aurora University has announced that Mark Walsh will step down from the role of Athletic Director this September to focus his time on serving as Head Football Coach. An alumnus of the university, Walsh has worked in a number of AU coaching and administrative roles since 1986, and as Athletic Director since 1998.
Kristie Brendel, Assistant Professor of Social Work, was recently selected to be a part of a delegation of social work educators form the United States to travel to Cuba. The group stayed in Havana June 2-10, 2012 and focused their time on learning about social work education and practice in Cuba.
Following record-breaking attendance in 2011, the Music by the Lake festival enters its 12th season this summer with performances sure to pack the pavilion and lawn again.