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

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.
Jessica L. Mueller
Jessica
L.
Mueller
Associate Director
Office of Alumni Relations
Expertise
Manages outreach efforts through advisory board development, alumni cultivation and program facilitation. Administers Northeastern Illinois University Alumni Association (NEIUAA) membership programs, scholarships, benefits, and services. Facilitates career connection forums and coordinate networking opportunities. Stewards fundraising and annual giving opportunities in collaboration with NEIU Foundation. Maintains NEIUAA web presence and social media outlets.
Education

Bachelors of Science, Forensic Chemistry, Western Illinois University, 2009

Masters of Science, College Student Personnel, Western Illinois University, 2011

Background

Jessica has been working in student affairs since 2009 in the areas of Greek Life, Student Conduct, interpersonal violence prevention initiatives, and organizational development. Currently in the Institutional Advancement divison, Jessica has worked in several roles at NEIU having expertise in membership development, scholarship campaign programs, event management and creating social and networking opportunities for NEIU alumni and friends of the univeristy.

Jessica is a Chicago native back in her home town after attending school and working at Western Illinois University for the last ten years. She is a proud alumnae member of Chi Omega women's fraternity, an avid fitness enthusiast, and service driven team member. 

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

Office Hours
M-F 8:30 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.

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.