By David Dial, Director of Criminal Justice Program
For 22 years, I served as Naperville Police Chief and much of my time was focused on molding the police department so that we were better prepared to adapt to constant changes. I retired from the Naperville Police Department in May, and as the new Director of the AU criminal justice program, it’s my previous experience that shaped my vision for the program’s future.
David Blancas and David Ferrel, two Aurora University alumni, were instrumental in the planning the 5th annual Summer Fest fundraiser sponsored by Family Focus of Aurora.
What do you build your life around? In our fast-paced, diverse and demanding world, finding some solid ground can be bewildering. If you’re looking to discuss the things that matter most to you, join others every Tuesday at the Wackerlin Center for their ‘Believe, Serve, Lead’ series.
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.