A team of dedicated professionals, whose goal is to facilitate meaningful and resourceful alumni programs that attract, engage, develop and connect Northeastern alumni, leads the Office of Alumni Relations.

The Alumni Center offers parking spots designated for alumni, an alumni library, computers and free Wi-Fi access. Visit us at the Northeastern Illinois University Alumni Center located in Building I, east of Parking Lot D, near the 3701 West Bryn Mawr Avenue entrance.

(773) 442-4205
Damaris Tapia
Damaris
Tapia
Director
Office of Alumni Relations
Expertise
Signature alumni events including NEIU Weekend and the Golden Gala, NEIU Alumni Advisory Board, and alumni advocacy initiatives.
Education

Northeastern Illinois University, M.A. 2014;?B.A. 2001 (Communication, Media and Theatre)

Background

吉祥棋牌游戏大厅免费下载Damaris is an alumna of Northeastern Illinois University, earning a degree in Speech and Performing Arts in 2001. She has more than ten years experience as an alumni relations professional serving both private and public universities in Chicago. As a proud alumna, her goal is to help foster a strong relationship and connection to Northeastern, offer valuable alumni resources that provide personal and professional development and facilitate alumni/student mentoring relationships.

Alumni Center (Building I)
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
M-F 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
photograph of Emily Gallagher, Associate Director, Alumni Relations
Emily
Gallagher
Associate Director
Office of Alumni Relations
Expertise
Emily oversees the NEIU Alumni Association’s Membership Program, NEIUAA annual direct appeals, and corporate support opportunities for signature alumni events. She serves as liaison to the NEIU Alumni Advisory Board and engages volunteers to support student career and professional development.
Education

The Pennsylvania State University, M.P.A., B.A.

Background

吉祥棋牌游戏大厅免费下载Emily joined the NEIUAA team in 2019. She most recently served as associate director of alumni relations and parent engagement at Penn State Abington, Penn State University’s most diverse campus, located in Philadelphia. From 2016-2018, Emily managed regional alumni chapters and affinity groups at Temple University. Previously, she held various roles in alumni relations and development at Penn State, University Park.

Alumni Center (Building I)
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
M-F: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Ashley Agron
Ashley
K.
Agron
Assistant Director
Office of Alumni Relations
Expertise
Manages student and recent graduate programming. Coordinates academic and Commencement event planning, fundraising initiatives including the Class Gift and Mini Kane Mini Golf. Maintains NEIUAA web presence and social media outlets.
Education

?Bachelors of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, Northeastern Illinois University, 2015

Background

Ashley is a proud NEIU alumna and has been?actively?involved with student organizations on campus?including Alpha Psi Lambda National Fraternity, Inc, United Greek Council, Latinas in Power, and SGA . She has worked with many internal partners from students to?faculty and with alumni?during her time at?Northeastern and will continue to do so in her work.

吉祥棋牌游戏大厅免费下载Ashley has taken on the coordination of upcoming events including Salute to Graduates and Academic Honors Ceremony. She is thrilled to be working on the campus that played such a vital part of her college life and is looking forward to planning incredible events for current students and recent alumni.

Alumni Center (Building I)
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
M-F 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.