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2011 GraduationOn May 7, Post University celebrated the accomplishments of more than 500 on-campus and online undergraduate and graduate students on the grounds of our Waterbury campus. More than 400 of the graduates attended the exercises to accept their diplomas under a bright and cheerful sun. The ceremony was also broadcast via a live video feed so graduates and family members who could not attend in person were still able to share in the celebration.
>> view video and photos

One of the University's first ever Master of Education degree graduates, MaryAnn Gardner, shared her story on going back to school later in life with Fox 61 News.
>> view video clip

Learn about some of our other graduates at our Graduate Profiles.

Veronica Marrero, Vice President of ADP Enrollment Management, has put together 14 tips to help you in your job search.


Veronica MarreroYou asked for it, we listened! Post University is excited to offer branded merchandise through our new online campus store at

Designed to accommodate our growing online community, and parents and friends who want to buy that special gift for a Post University student, the online store gives you a way to show your school spirit no matter what your location. Right now, when you buy any Post University product online, receive a FREE Post University car decal! Let us know what you want to see next by sending an email to


If you're a working adult considering going back to pursue your master's degree and prefer face-to-face classroom interaction, Post University's new Weekend MBA program might be the perfect fit for you! The program includes on-campus instruction on alternate Saturdays and is supported by online collaboration and technical support.

In a recent survey, nearly 90 percent of recent Online MBA Degree Program graduates said they would recommend the program to a friend or colleague, and nearly 90 percent said the program helped them acquire the functional business knowledge and skills they need to be successful.
>>Read coverage in the Hartford Business Journal


GroundbreakingIt's been a very busy spring on our Waterbury, Connecticut campus, and the action has spilled right over into summer! Our faculty, staff, and students have been working hard to make Post University a better place to be.

With investments of $5.1 million, Post University students will see many changes when they return to campus this fall. On Friday, June 24, we broke ground on construction of a new synthetic, multi-purpose athletic field, which by fall will be ready to host our 15 NCAA Division II athletic programs and Sprint Football team. Follow the field's progress, updated weekly, at

One of our residence halls, West Hall, will also be completely renovated by summer's end. The nearby pond also is getting an overhaul, and four other dorms will sport brand new roofs. The library is being renovated and we continue to make improvements to the campus grounds. We hope that our past, present, and future students are as excited as we are to share in the development of an exciting new chapter in Post University history.

Student Life:
RumorsIn April, the Post University Theatrical Players performed an impressive rendition of the dark comedy Little Shop of Horrors. Under the direction of Bob Tansley, Director of Security, the Post Theatrical Players continue to build a reputation for presenting quality productions complete with sophisticated sets.
>> Watch the Post Theatrical Players in action in last year's "Rumors" play.

Community Involvement:
Post University's Community Day, hosted on April 21, was a part of our ongoing effort to make investments to benefit the greater Waterbury area. The on-campus program offered a fun and safe way for local teens to spend one of their Spring Break vacation days. About 70 students from the Police Athletic League and Waterbury Youth Services came to campus to partake in a variety of activities including basketball, equine, art, football, and acting.
>> Read more

Also in April, Post University hosted a successful 3rd Annual Earth Day. Faculty, staff, students and the local community came to campus this year for some mingling, fun, and eco-friendly enlightenment. We had some truly unique community vendors this year, including Staples' Sustainable Earth, Mr. Ellie Pooh LLC, and The Natural Princess. >> watch video footage

Check out five ways to celebrate the lessons of our Earth Day festival all summer long, by Elizabeth Johnson, Ph.D., Academic Program Manager for the Environmental Science program.


Are you or someone you know looking to start a new career? Post University is currently offering a variety of part- and full-time career opportunities to the local community. We are proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to each of our employees.

At Post University, you will have the opportunity to be part of a creative and dedicated team of professionals who are at the forefront of bringing innovative higher education programs to students around the world.
>> Find opportunities here


The thought leaders of Post University are experts in their fields, and the media is taking notice. Many of our faculty and staff have shared their expertise through interviews, bylined articles and commentary in various media in recent months.

Vanessa MeredithJane Bailey, Dean of the Post University School of Education, appeared on WFSB TV's "Better Connecticut" on June 9, to share her tips for how parents can keep kids reading over the summer. Her tips also made it into Today's Parent.

Katey Baruth, Ph.D., Academic Program Manager for the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Human Services Alcohol & Drug Counseling concentration programs, shares her advice on combating addiction with

Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Technology (MERLOT) published an article by Zvi Goldman, Academic Program Manager for the Marketing concentration of Post's MBA program, in its Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT).

Francis X. Mulgrew, President of the Online Education Institute of Post University, shared his insight on the future of education with College Planning & Management.


As Post University continues to grow, we are delighted to see our faculty and staff evolve, and recognize their hard work and achievement. Recently, many members of the Post University team have climbed the career ladder.

Veronica MarreroVeronica Marrero is now Vice President of ADP Enrollment Management for Post University's Accelerated Degree Programs. Since joining Post in 2005, Marrero has played an integral role in the University's ability to meet the growing demand for online higher education.
>> Read coverage in the Hartford Business Journal and Hispanic Outlook

Jim Nardozzi, DPA, was appointed to Acting Dean of Post College in addition to his current role as Director of the Master of Public Administration program. As Acting Dean, Nardozzi will lead the general education programs and other undergraduate programs at Post University. >> Read more in the Hartford Courant

Marcelo Parravicini, who joined Post in 2005 as the Director of Marketing, has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer. Michael Statmore, who was Director of Information Technology, is now Post University's Chief Information Officer. >> Read more

Scott Allen has been named Post University's Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Allen has been with us since 1999 and has served as Vice President of Finance and Administration since 2000. He has been an integral member of the executive management team who has helped lead the University through a period of substantial growth.
>> Read more


Vanessa MeredithVanessa Meredith of New Jersey, who has worked in academia for 14 years herself, earned her master's degree in human services from Post University and "loved every second of it."
>> Hear her story

This year's Master of Education students represented the first graduating class. Joey Vaughn of Scottsboro, Ala. was officially the first to complete the online degree program in December 2010. Why was he shocked to find out that he was the first?
>> Hear his story

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