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Women’s forum benefits employees, employers

Post’s annual contribution to the Greater Waterbury Chamber of Commerce’s Business Women’s Forum Scholarship.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 7/25/16


One Stop Decision Day at Post University

Post President Donald Mroz, Ph.D., promotes the campus One Stop Decision Day on WFSB’s “Better Connecticut” program.
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Aired on WFSH TV, CT, 7/22/16


Baseball back at refurbished stadium

Post University’s baseball team was mentioned in a Waterbury Republican-American feature story about the completed renovations at our home field, Waterbury’s Municipal Stadium.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 7/14/16


Post tennis teams net internationals

A story featuring Post’s international student-athletes on the tennis team.
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Published in Connecticut Post, 7/12/16


New era arrives for Post men’s basketball team

A feature story covering the hiring of Post’s new men’s basketball coach, Marc Kuntz.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 7/9/16


Regional Notebook:  Dates set for Milford Volleyball clinic

The Milford Volleyball Clinic will take place at the Parsons Complex with instructors from Post University.
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Published in Connecticut Post, 7/7/16


New nurses can prepare for jobs in the government sector

"As the healthcare industry continues to grapple with rapid change, new job opportunities are coming to light."
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Published in Advance Healthcare Network Magazine, 7/6/16


Kuntz new Post University men’s basketball coach

Post University has named Marc Kuntz its new head men’s basketball coach.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 7/5/16


Kaynor grad now pines to play on tennis tour

"My dream now is to play professional tennis and travel the world," Woodfield said. "I'm taking it one step at a time, and the next step is obviously playing Division II. Hopefully, I can take some more steps after that, but the ultimate goal is to play on tour around the world."
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 7/1/16


Athletic Director reflects on first year at Post

Post University Athletic Director Ronnie Palmer reflected on his first year at Post and the success of the 2015-16 athletic programs, in an article in the Waterbury Republican-American.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 5/22/16


Tennis assistant coach honored

Post women’s tennis assistant coach Tom Abbott was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division II East Region Women’s Assistant Tennis Coach of the Year. The Eagles improved by 12 games over their 2014-15 win total with a program-best 13-7 record this year. Post lost just twice in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) play and earned the third seed in the tournament. The team was ranked as high as eighth in the East Region.
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Published on www.itatennis.com, 5/19/16


Post provides pathway for international students

Through a partnership with the Aston Education Group, Post will provide an on-campus Intensive English Program and university pathway for international students. Aston, a global education group providing language training, K-12 education, and educational and cultural exchanges, shared news of the agreement in The Pie News this month. Students who complete the program will be eligible to progress into undergraduate programs at Post, without the need to take TOEFL or IELTS courses.
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Published in The Pie News, 5/17/16


Displaced area workers may find employment at Post

After a Waterbury-based resort hotel and convention center closed earlier this month, the Waterbury-Republican American published an article on the possibility of some of the former employees finding jobs at Post University. Post’s openings were listed in the article, some of which may match the skills of the nearly 300 employees laid off.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 5/11/16


Post partners with Derby High School

A new partnership with Derby High School offers college courses through the University’s High School Academy. An article in the Connecticut Post outlined the partnership, which will allow Derby High School juniors and seniors to take three college-credit courses offered by Post, including English composition, accounting and early childhood education.
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Published in The Connecticut Post, 5/9/16


Post grads embrace positivity

Post University celebrated the Class of 2016 on May 7, and the Waterbury-Republican American highlighted the undergraduate commencement ceremony. The article recapped the speeches given by Post’s valedictorians, including Main Campus Valedictorian Brianne Scott, who encouraged the undergraduate students in attendance to embrace the power of positivity.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 5/8/2016


What to know when transferring credits

Schools.com published a Q&A article with Kathryn Reilly, Director of Main Campus Admissions, on the ability for students to transfer credits from out of state. Reilly explained that students transferring credits should make sure that the courses they’re transferring align with the desired school’s curriculum and that grade point averages and final course grades are up to par with the new school’s requirements.
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Published on Schools.com, 5/2/2016


Digital natives mentor older employees

Multi-generational diversity in the workplace was the topic of an article in the summer print issue of Diversity Woman Magazine, featuring insights from Chris Szpryngel, Dean of the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business. Szpryngel highlighted certain organizations that utilize their younger, more tech savvy employees, to mentor their older employees on ways to use technology.
Published in Diversity Woman Magazine, Summer 2016


Baseball player has every position covered

In his final home game at Post, senior baseball player Erik Rodriguez played every position on the field for the Eagles. The Waterbury Republican-American highlighted the nine positions in nine innings feat, which was a challenge that Rodriguez and Head Coach Ray Ricker had discussed for over a year prior.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 4/28/2016


Post coach visits Philippines as part of NBA cares

Post women’s basketball coach, and six-time WNBA All Star, Taj McWillliams-Franklin, visited children in Manila as part of the NBA Cares outreach program. Her journey, which included classroom learning and physical activity, was documented by Play PH.
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Published in PlayPH, 4/23/2016


Innovative MPA program featured

Academic Program Manager Cynthia Anger’s insights on Post’s Master of Public Administration program were featured in American City & County. Anger discussed how Post has integrated its MBA program with its MPA program, creating a valuable and innovative learning experience for students.
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Published in American City & County, 4/8/2016


Proposed Bill Aimed at Campus Sex Assault

Dean of Students Erica Peryga offered her insights for a Waterbury Republican-American article on campus sexual assault education. Peryga explained how Post works with an affirmative consent policy and does regular bystander intervention training.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 3/21/2016


Getting Locals Involved

A preview of Post’s production of "Chicago” ran in the Waterbury Republican-American. The play, directed by Bob Tansley, Director of Campus Safety, is usually put on by Post students, but this year Tansley decided to bring the local communities together with Post’s students to perform the play.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 3/10/2016


Pros and Cons of Graduate School From a Veteran's Perspective

A Military Times article highlighting reasons veterans pursue graduate degrees, from the perspective of veterans, featured the insights of Charles Young, Director of Military Field Enrollment. Young explained some of the positive reasons veterans choose to go to graduate school, including his personal desire to go back to school to realign his skillset with what is needed for management-level employment.
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Published in Military Times, 2/22/2016


What We Learned in 2015: 3 Accounting Lessons from Greece Financial Crisis

Alisa Hunt, Academic Program Manager for Post’s Master of Science in Accounting program, bylined an article for CPA Trendlines on the Greek Debt crisis. Hunt highlighted Greece’s short history of accounting training and limited number of certified public accountants as part of the nation’s current downfall.
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Published in CPA Trendline, 2/17/2016


Derby, Post University to Ink Tuition Discount Deal

A partnership agreement extending a tuition grant to all Derby residents was highlighted by the New Haven Register. The article discussed a second partnership with Derby Public Schools which will provide students enrolled at Derby High School with the opportunity to earn college credits at a discounted rate in conjunction with Post’s High School Academy.
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Published in New Haven Register, 2/1/2016


Derby Residents, Employees to Get Post Tuition Break

Post and the City of Derby recently signed a partnership agreement which will extend a tuition grant to all city residents, as well as to employees of the city and the Board of Education and their immediate family members, including spouses and children. The Connecticut Post ran a story on Post’s new partnership.
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Published in Connecticut Post, 1/28/2016


From the WNBA to College Coaching

Post’s Head Women’s Basketball Coach Taj McWilliams-Franklin was featured in Women in Higher Education. The article profiled McWilliams-Franklin’s successful WNBA career and how she looks to impart her experiences on her players.
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Published in Women in Higher Education, 1/10/2016


3-Rink Complex Planned

A proposal to build a 67,000-square-foot sports center with three hockey rinks, an Olympic-sized skating rink, a National Hockey League-sized rink and a smaller training rink, was outlined in a Waterbury Republican-American article. Post University has signed a letter of commitment to use the complex for its home arena, if it is built.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 12/12/2015


Time Management Secrets From 29 Straight-A Students

A Forbes.com article featured the insights of Post University student, Krystie L. Seese. Seese discussed what it’s like to be a working, adult student and shared her tip for time management – planning ahead.
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Published in Forbes, 11/9/2015


Post Tennis Succeeds With International Flair

The success of the Post women’s tennis team was highlighted in a story by the Waterbury Republican-American. The article highlighted the contributions the team has had from their three international students, including freshman Madison Young of New Zealand.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 10/14/2015


Award Winners Highlight Baldrige Ideals

The 2015 award winners in the Annual Malcolm Baldrige Chamber Awards Evening, sponsored by the Waterbury Regional Chamber, were highlighted in the Waterbury Republican-American. Among this year’s award recipients was Donald C. McPartland, a curriculum consultant for Post’s Legal Studies program.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 10/8/2015


Asking Your Boss For a Raise Can Be Dangerous If You Don't Navigate The Right Way

Don Kelly, Vice President of Human Resources, provided insights for an article on how to ask your boss for a raise on TheStreet.com. Kelly explained that there are many aspects to be assessed before asking for a raise, including the organization’s performance, the current market and the employee’s personal performance.
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Published in The Street, 9/2/2015


Greek Debt Crisis Offers Lessons in Accounting

Alisa Hunt, Academic Program Manager for Post’s Master of Science in Accounting program, was the source of an Accounting Today article on the Greek debt crisis. Hunt highlighted Greece’s short history of accounting training and limited number of certified public accountants as part of the nation’s current downfall.
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Published in Accounting Today, 8/13/2015


When Transferring Schools, Don’t Let Credits Get Away

An article in Military Times on how to best transfer college credits featured the insights of Charles Young, Director of Military Field Enrollment. Young advised military students to ask college and university admissions departments for a form detailing exactly what credits they have that will fall within a particular degree track before enrolling.
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Publish in Military Times, 7/28/2015


2015’s Best and Worst States for Student Debt

A Wallet Hub piece detailing the best and worst states for student debt included the advice of Chief Financial Officer Scott Allen. Taking advantage of repayment incentives and considering early repayment with no pre-payment penalties was something Allen felt students should consider.
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Published in WalletHub, 7/16/2015


Say Goodbye to Baby Boomers Without Compromising Productivity

The effects of Baby Boomers working past the traditional retirement age was discussed in an article written by Chris Szpryngel, Dean of the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business, in the Hartford Business Journal. Szpryngel explained how companies can implement a phased retirement concept, which matches retirement-eligible executives with younger employees in a mentor-to-apprentice relationship.
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Published in Hartford Business Journal, 7/13/2015


Job Outlook Study Reveals the Top 10 Skills Employers Want in College Grads

President Don Mroz was quoted in an article for GoodCall.com outlining important soft skills college graduates should acquire before beginning their job search. Mroz said being able to brainstorm and find creative solutions to problems will show employers that recent graduates are both innovative and effective at handling situations under pressure.
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Published in GoodCall, 6/16/2015


Post University Pitcher Mike Costello Taken by Orioles in MLB Draft

Post student-athlete Mike Costello was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles with the 1,213th pick in the 40th round of the Major League Baseball draft. An article on SportzEdge.com, part of WTNH-CT, documented Costello’s success at Post and previously at Division I Radford University and in the Cape Cod Baseball League.
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Published in SportzEdge.com, 6/11/2015


Taj McWilliams-Franklin Is Ready For Her New Post

Post named 13-year WNBA veteran Taj McWilliams-Franklin as its new head women's basketball coach. In an article in the Hartford Courant, McWilliams-Franklin discussed the model she wishes to establish, including a combination of academics and a strong presence in the community and on the court.
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Published in Hartford Court, 5/31/2015


Williamstown Resident Earns 'Fourth Year Free' Grant from Post University Honors Program

Brianne Scott, a member of Post’s Honors program was announced as the first recipient of the University’s new “fourth year free” Honor's Program grant.  An article on NJ.com highlighted Scott’s accomplishments and her plans for the future.
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Published in NJ.com, 5/13/2015


Reflecting On 125 Years and Anticipating the Next 125

Post University is celebrating its 125th Anniversary in 2015. President Don Mroz authored a piece in The EvoLLLution on the steps Post has taken to get to where it is, the innovative culture it has created, and how the university hopes to advance into the future. 
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Published in The Evolllution, 4/30/2015


The Call for Leadership

Carole Bergeron, Academic Program Manager for Post’s Healthcare MBA program, discussed how the health care field is changing and what professionals are doing to meet the growing needs in the April issue of Advance Web.
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Published in Advance Web, 4/14/2015


5 Ways to Make and Leverage Connections to Land a Job

The importance of students leveraging relationships with professors was stressed by Chris Szpryngel, Acting Dean of the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business, in an article for NerdWallet.com.
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Published in Nerd Wallet, 3/4/2015 


Colleges are Failing America's Midlife Population

Post President Don Mroz offered his insights on how colleges can strive to benefit midlife, nontraditional students in a story for Next Avenue. This article also ran on Forbes.com.  
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Published in Next Avenue, 2/19/2015 


Networking: The Secret Ingredient to Success in an MBA

Chris Szpryngel, Acting Dean of the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business, shared his secrets to success for MBA students in a piece he authored for Wired Innovation Insights.
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Published in Wired Innovation Insights, 2/3/2015


90-Year-Old Kenyan Woman Goes to School, Learns to Read and Write Alongside Great-Great-Grandkids

A Huffington Post story on an elderly Kenyan woman attending school, featured Post student Charlotte Butler, who at the age of 80 enrolled at Post to earn her Bachelor of Science in Human Services.
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Published in Huffington Post, 1/27/2015


 New Approach Propels Post Men Higher On and Off the Court

An article highlighting the recent successes of the Post University men’s basketball team and Coach Al Sokaitis’ vision for the team ran in the Waterbury Republican-American.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 1/16/2015


Post University Names New Dean, Education

The Hartford Business Journal ran a brief announcement on Post’s newly appointed Dean of the School of Education, Bonnie Lee Rabe, Ph.D.
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Published in Hartford Business Journal, 1/16/2015


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