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Katie Johns
July 13, 2020

An occasional series on Aurora University alumni, students, faculty, and staff serving the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was March when the COVID-19 pandemic first felt real to Katie Johns MSW ’09. She had seen news about the pandemic, but during a conversation with her sister,...

Sarah O'Donnell
June 1, 2020

An occasional series on Aurora University alumni, students, faculty, and staff serving the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sarah O'Donnell ’05 could not have imagined that her bachelor's degree in recreation administration from Aurora University would lead to her becoming a hero in...

Richard Hamlin
April 20, 2020

Richard “Dick” Hamlin, PhD, 94, the president of George Williams College from 1961-1982, died Saturday, April 18, 2020, at his home in Naples, Florida. Dick was a prominent leader in the YMCA movement when the call came from his alma mater, George Williams College, to assume its...

AU student using a laptop.
April 17, 2020

This is an unprecedented time in our country. As individuals and companies adapt to the coronavirus, so too does the job hiring process. Companies are still hiring, but the interview process has changed. The hiring process has gone virtual. From school districts to hospitals to businesses large...

AU woman basketball player.
July 9, 2019

Recent graduate and AU women’s basketball player Adriana Ramirez would never want to be called for traveling, but off the court, it’s a different story. She has been intrigued with travel since she was a child, so attending college 2,000 miles from her California home was almost to be...