AU Today - Alumni

Alumni stories
two alumnae working at Boeing
July 25, 2023

Dreams can take you in unpredictable directions. Hayley Stout ’18 and Katherine Norris ’20 never expected that their penchant for working with athletes would lead them to careers at Boeing Co. alongside the men and women who build and repair airplanes. In a twist of fate,...

Christopher Dominguez
July 12, 2023

Growing up in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, Christopher Dominguez ’18, ’20 MSW faced the reality of gangs and violence. His parents, both immigrants from the Mexican port city of Veracruz, had limited resources but wanted him to go to college, so they pushed...

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...

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,...

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...