AU Today - Alumni

Alumni stories
Students working with alumni mentor
February 24, 2023

At Aurora University, an important part of a student’s journey is to prepare for life after AU. One way AU prepares students for success is by connecting current students with alumni to talk about careers, networking, and the day-to-day reality of the working world. AU’s career...

Tamara Turner
January 17, 2023

Tamara Turner ’12, ’14 MBA has taken her love of cake to new heights—35,000 feet into the stratosphere, to be precise. The founder and CEO of Chicago-based Silver Spoon Desserts began selling her mini gourmet Bundt cakes to American Airlines in 2022. The Fort Worth, Texas-based...

Roald Berg
February 28, 2022

Roald Berg ’56, who returned to his alma mater to teach mathematics and coach men’s basketball, passed away. He was 87. A lifelong Aurora resident, Berg distinguished himself throughout his career, and was selfless in his mentoring of Aurora College students. Berg met the love of his...

Homer Easley
January 24, 2022

Aurora University shares the sad news that alumnus and former faculty member Homer Easley ’59 died Sunday, January 23, 2022. He was 85. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Pauline (Barton) Easley ’59 ’87, their two children David ’84 and Sheryl ’87, and their...

Graduate student
June 15, 2021

Success often comes to people willing to listen to the advice of those who came before them. With that in mind, Aurora University reached out to alumni of the Plus One accelerated graduate degree programs from the past three years and asked what advice they have for this year’s class....