Aurora University

Meet the Staff

We are located in Eckhart Hall, Room 105.
Phone: 630-844-7881
Email: reslife@aurora.edu

 

Ann Almasi-Bush
Ann Almasi-Bush

Phone: 630-844-6190
Email: aalmasibush@aurora.edu
Eckhart 105
Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/HersEducation:
BS, Health Science, Bradley University
MS Ed, Educational Administration, Illinois State University
Areas of Specialization: I oversee the direction of the Residence Life Department and am responsible for safety and well-being of all residential students. It is my honor to work with such talented student leaders and passionate professional staff members in our quest to build a strong residential community at AU. I also oversee the Office of Student Activities, serve as a member of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) and I am an Assistant Title IX Coordinator for the university.

Michael Hargrove
Michael Hargrove

Phone: 630-844-4627
Email: mhargrove@aurora.edu
Eckhart 106
Preferred Pronouns: He/His/HimEducation:
BA, Business Management - Concentration in Human Resources, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
MS, Counseling and Student Development, Kansas State University
Areas of Specialization: Memorial and Davis Hall Residence Hall Director

Bridget McDermott
Bridget McDermott

Phone: 630-844-6192
Email: bmcdermo@aurora.edu
Eckhart 106
Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/HersEducation:
BS, Elementary Education and a minor in Math, Saint Joseph's College
Areas of Specialization: Centennial Hall Residence Hall Director

John Contreras
John Contreras

Phone: 630-844-4628
Email: jcontreras@aurora.edu
Eckhart 106
Preferred Pronouns: He/His/HimEducation:
BA, English, Roosevelt University
MS, College Student Personnel, Western Illinois University
Areas of Specialization: Watkins Residence Hall Director

Tyler Foster
Tyler Foster

Phone: 630-844-4629
Email: tfoster@aurora.edu
Eckhart 106
Preferred Pronouns: He/His/HimEducation:
BSW, Social Work, Aurora University
Areas of Specialization: Jenks and Wilkinson Residence Hall Director