Aurora University

Meet the Staff

Location

Founders House
Phone: 630-844-7881
Email: reslife@aurora.edu

 

Chris Smith
Chris Smith

Director of Residence Life

Phone: 630-844-6143
Email: csmith@aurora.edu
Pronouns: He/Him/HisEducation:
BA, Communication, North Central College
MLD, Leadership Development specialized in Higher Education, North Central College
MBA, Leadership and Social Change, Concordia University Chicago

Bridget McDermott
Bridget McDermott

Residence Hall Director, Centennial Hall

Phone: 630-844-6192
Email: bmcdermo@aurora.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/HersEducation:
BS, Elementary Education and a minor in Math, Saint Joseph's College

Makayla Ostapa
Makayla Ostapa

Residence Hall Director, Watkins Hall

Phone: 630-844-4629
Email: mostapa@aurora.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/HersEducation:
BA, Political Science, Loyola University Chicago and John Felice Rome Center

Samantha Rowe
Samantha Rowe

Residence Hall Director, Jenks Hall and Wilkinson Hall

Phone: 630-844-4627
Email: srowe@aurora.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/HersEducation:
BA, Political Science and Criminal Justice, Aurora University
MS, College Student Personnel Administration, Illinois State University

TJ Starman
TJ Starman

Residence Hall Director, Davis Hall and Memorial Hall

Phone: 630-844-4628
Email: tstarman@aurora.edu
Pronouns: He/Him/HisEducation:
BS, Business Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha
MBA, General Management, Wingate University