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Fall 2023 and Term 2 Begin!








This Week’s Activity and Event Highlights

  • Online Emergency Management and Homeland Security Club Trivia Night
    Tuesday, August 22, 2023 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Eastern time | Join virtually at event time
  • ADP Advising Online Student Overcoming Student Stress Workshop
    Tuesday, August 22, 2023 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern time | Join virtually at event time
  • ADP Advising Online Student Time Management Workshop
    Wednesday, August 23, 2023 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern time | Join virtually at event time

Check out the University Calendar for all of this week’s activities and events!

Eagles Fans – don’t miss out on any of the action – head on over to the Athletics website for upcoming competitions, season standings, stats, and links to game live streams. Don’t forget to tag your social media posts with #GoPostEagles – we’ll share our favorites on the digital screens around campus, on the official Post University accounts, and in this newsletter!

Introducing Main Campus’ New Dean of Students

Over the summer, Dr. Dawn Sherman became the Dean of Students for Main Campus. In this role, she will provide student support and oversee the experience of attending our University. She will also oversee student clubs and enrichment programs, including the Center for Career and Professional Development.

Dr. Sherman, who joined Post in 2021 as the Dean of Continuing Education, has an extensive history working in higher education. Her first job working at a college began at Bryant College in Student Affairs. Over the years, she was an adjunct professor teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses. At Nichols College, she was the director of the professional development seminar program. She has also developed an international student program for Auburn University in Alabama.

Jeff Olsen, who serves as the Vice President for Student Experience, has moved into the role of Dean of Students for Online students.  He will continue to focus on the overall student experience in addition to serving as an advocate for all Online students and leading initiatives related to activities and involvement.

Bookmark this: Post University’s Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar is the official document for all important dates and deadlines students, both Main Campus and Online, are expected to know and meet.  This includes term start and end dates, recess periods, and dates for our annual commencement ceremonies.  Bookmark it and reference it often!

Student Spotlight: Heather Goglia – Post’s Corporate Partnership Program Helps Banker Invest in Herself

Heather Goglia Because her work focuses on serving state government and local municipalities, she chose to pursue Post’s MPA degree program, where some of her course work focused on economics for public policy, fundamentals of public administration as well organizational dynamics.  Read more.

Tools of the Trade: Post University
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Join clubs and organizations, access the Student Portal and your email with the tap of a tile, and more! It’s the full Post University experience in the palm of your hand.
📲 Text app to 697678 for the app download and register using your student email address and password.  Standard text message & data rates may apply.

As we wind down summer 2023, now is a great time to think about all of the great experiences you’ve had – jobs, internships, practicums, volunteer efforts – and how those can be applied to your professional goals.
Take some time to create or update your LinkedIn profile.  That’s a great way to showcase all of your professional experience and network with other professionals in your desired industries.  Check out this video on LinkedIn and be sure to connect with the team in the Center for Career & Professional Development by emailing [email protected].

Main Campus Students – Take An Honors Course in Fall 2023!

✅ Do you have a 3.25 cumulative GPA or higher?

✅ Do you enjoy working with other academically motivated students?

If you answered ‘YES’ to these questions, then you should take an honors course this semester!  You do not need to be in the Honors Program to take an honors courseHonors courses give you more opportunities for personal feedback and engagement with other students. They provide a chance to grow your skills in a more intimate class setting. Plus, it’ll look great on your transcript and resume!  

A limited number of seats are still available in the following courses:

  • CRJ209H Criminal Law
  • CTC101H College Success Seminar
  • CTC301H Professional Success Seminar
  • FIN201H Principles of Finance
  • MAT220H Statistics I
  • MGT105H Principles of Management
  • PSY101H Fundamentals of Psychology I

Contact Assistant Director of Honors Program Natalie Peña at [email protected] to learn more and enroll!

EthicsPoint is a comprehensive and confidential reporting tool created by NAVEX Global that enables members of the Post community to work together to address possible fraud, abuse, and other misconduct in the workplace while cultivating a positive and inclusive work environment.  You can learn more about EthicsPoint by reading our blog post here.

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