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This Week’s Activities and Events Highlights

  • Newman Club – Ash Wednesday Ashes
    Wednesday, February 22, 2023 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Eastern time | North Hall First Floor – Outside Room 103
  • ASALH Virtual Marquee Event: “A Conversation with Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III of the Smithsonian Institution”
    Wednesday, February 22, 2023 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Eastern time | Join virtually at event time
  • Social Justice Dialogue Series Event The Unspoken Truth: Black Identifying Males and Sexual Violence Victimization
    Thursday, February 23, 2023 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Eastern time | Join virtually at event time
  • Campus Life Winter Semi-Formal
    Sunday, February 26, 2023 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Eastern time | Country Club of Waterbury

Check Out the University Calendar for Everything Happening at Post!

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!

Getting to Know: Career Advisor Christina Cummings

With recognition from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) in Human Resources, Career Advisor Christina Cummings has twenty-five years of experience in working with corporations and non-for-profit organizations as well as in the field of enrollment management with the Archdiocese of Hartford.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and International Relations from Canada’s Concordia University.  She is eager to combine her human resources and educational experiences to help students achieve their career goals.


Mark Your Calendar! 

The Center for Career and Professional Development will be hosting its Spring 2023 Career Fair on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Drubner Center on campus in Waterbury.  Be part of this exciting event, where you will have the opportunity to connect with employers from Connecticut and beyond who are hiring.  Please visit CCPD in North 103 to learn more about the career fair and register to attend.

Fun Fact: Christina has lived in and visited some interesting places, including spending four months in Moscow!

Visit Christina and the rest of the team in the Center for Career and Professional Development.  They are located in North Hall Room 103, and can be emailed at [email protected].  Be sure to check out all of the resources available on their website.

University to Host Blood Drive on March 1

Post University freshman Anthony Barbieri, a 2022 Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America, is on a mission to encourage people to roll up their sleeves and donate blood.  Anthony, who goes by AJ, is a Gaming and Esports Management major at the University, says it’s a rewarding experience to help save someone’s life.

While still a high school student in Waterbury Public School System, Barbieri completed his Eagle Scout project by organizing a blood drive.  At that drive, done in collaboration with the American Red Cross, individuals donated over 25 units of blood.

On Wednesday, March 1, Barbieri will be encouraging University faculty, staff and students, including his fellow Esports majors to roll up their sleeves to support the American Red Cross Blood Drive happening in the Eagle’s Nest located in the Leever Student Center on the Post University campus located at 800 Country Club Road.  This blood drive is open to the community and will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“It’s quite personal to me to organize this blood drive because just one person giving blood can save up to three lives. It’s such a small amount of time you can give, but you can make such a significant impact on another person’s life and provide an important service to our community. I will be donating my blood at this drive and encourage all of you to do so as well,” said Barbieri.

Click here to make an appointment.

American Red Cross Fact About Blood Needs

Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds.  It is essential for surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illnesses, and traumatic injuries.  Whether a patient receives whole blood, red cells, platelets or plasma, this lifesaving care starts with one person making a generous donation.

  • Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood and or platelets.
  • Approximately 29,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U. S.
  • A single car accident victim can require as many as 100 units of blood
  • One donation can help save more than one life.

Blood and platelets cannot be manufactured; they can only come from volunteer donors.

Weekly Wellness Corner

The Weekly Wellness Corner is brought to you by the Counseling Center – here, you’ll find content, tips, tricks, programs, and resources to help you thrive as a Post Eagle!

Have you ever thought of dropping everything and going on an adventure that caused you to exist out of your comfort zone?

These four friends Ammar, Thomas, Derin, and Matt started their Youtube channel called the “Yes Theory” in 2015. They all started as strangers but had one common idea which was discovering the greatest moments and making the deepest connections with people all over the world. Today, they have cultivated a community of millions of people who act on discomfort in order to achieve a fulling life.

One episode in particular, that perfectly summarizes the purpose and mission of their channel is all about taking a chance on the unknown and meeting life-changing people along the way. This episode is called “Spinning the Globe and Flying Wherever it Lands”. These four friends do exactly that, they spin a globe and go to the exact place it lands. What they didn’t know was that not only were they going to change some lives but their lives were also going to be changed for the better.

ICYMI: The Barbershop Experience – A Black History Month Event

“The Barbershop Experience” was a chance for haircuts on campus for anyone who wanted one. It was a time for our community to come together, get a fresh shape-up or fade, and discuss important topics.

Looking to Enhance Your Time Management Skills?

Give “Reflective Time Management” a Try!