Aurora University

Meet the Crouse Center Staff

Meet the academic advisors helping you get on the path to success!

Our advisors work with students to help them make the transition to college life and prepare for successful futures.

Each advisor brings a diversity of experiences to the Crouse Center and also has a working knowledge of the university.

Please feel free to contact these advisors should you have any questions about academic planning, course information or the university in general.

 

Katie Hardin
Katie Hardin

Academic Advisor Phone: 630-844-5241
Email: khardin@aurora.eduEducation:
BA, Public Policy, Environmental Studies, College of William & Mary
MS, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Advising Majors: Accounting, Business Administration (Last Names A-L), Business Undecided, Finance

Ryan Hiller
Ryan Hiller

Academic Advisor Phone: 630-844-5629
Email: rhiller@aurora.eduEducation:
BA, Communication, Aurora University
MBA, Aurora University
Advising Majors: Actuarial Science, Art, Biology, Disabilities Studies, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, English, History, Mathematics, Music, Musical Theatre, Philosophy, Physical Education (K-12), Religion, Spanish, Spanish Education, Special Education, Theatre

Brynn Landwehr
Brynn Landwehr Speh

Director of Academic Advising Phone: 630-844-7861
Email: bspeh@aurora.eduEducation:
BA, Business Administration, Aurora University
MA, Lewis University

Kerby Mickelson
Kerby Mickelson

Academic Advisor Phone: 630-844-5139
Email: kmickelson@aurora.eduEducation:
BA, Elementary Education, Aurora University
MLD, North Central College
Advising Majors: Criminal Justice (Last names M-Z), Exercise Science, Parks and Recreation Leadership, Political Science and Public Policy, Social Work (Last names M-Z), Sport Management, Therapeutic Recreation

Alissa Struck
Alissa Struck

Academic Advisor Phone: 630-844-5146
Email: astruck@aurora.eduEducation:
BA, Human Resource Management, Lewis University
BS, Business Administration, Lewis University
MBA, Lewis University
Advising Majors: Business Administration (Last names M-Z), Communication and Media, Criminal Justice (Last names A-L), Graphic Design, Human-Animal Studies, Marketing, Psychology, Sociology

Caley Thanepohn
Caley Thanepohn

Academic Advisor Phone: 630-844-4935
Email: cthanepohn@aurora.eduEducation:
BA, Psychology, Northern Illinois University
MSEd, Northern Illinois University
Advising Majors: Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Health Science, Nursing (Last names M-Z), Speech Language Pathology (formerly Communication Sciences and Disorders)

Kendra Trudo
Kendra Trudo

Academic Advisor Phone: 630-844-5413
Email: ktrudo@aurora.eduEducation:
BS, Fitness and Health Promotion, Aurora University
MSE, University of Dayton
Advising Majors: Computer Science, Engineering Sciences, Leadership Studies, Nursing (Last names A-L), Social Work (Last names A-L), Software Engineering, Undecided