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Check Out the University Calendar for Everything Happening at Post!

This Week’s Activities and Events Highlights

  • Newman Club Monday Scripture Meeting
    Monday, October 31, 2022 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Eastern time | Join virtually at event time
  • Career Readiness Series – “Professional References and Making an Introduction”
    Tuesday, November 1, 2022 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Eastern time | Join virtually at event time
  • ADP Advising Online Student Workshop – “Knowing and Understanding Important University Policies”
    Wednesday, November 2, 2022 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern time | Join virtually at event time
  • Burke Month Event – “Shelly Carter Dialogue: Girls Future Firefighter Camp”
    Thursday, November 3, 2022 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Eastern time | Join virtually at event time
  • ADP Advising Online Student Workshop – “File Management”
    Saturday, November 5, 2022 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern time | Join virtually at event time

Your Eagles Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams are headed to the CACC Championship Quarterfinals!  Post University’s LaMoy field will play host to the quarterfinal rounds for both teams.  The number 3 seed Women’s Soccer team plays against number 6 seeded Chestnut Hill on Monday, October 31, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time.  The number 1 seed Men’s Soccer team plays against number 8 seed Caldwell on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time.  All students who present their Student ID card at the entrance of the field will receive complimentary admittance to the games, courtesy of the Athletics Department.  Come on down to LaMoy and cheer on your Eagles!  Not near campus?  Stream the games here.

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!

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!

Simple but powerful reminders that YOU matter, and you are VALUED! 

Life is too short to…

Life is too short to focus on things that don’t matter. Preserve your energy for things that move you forward. 

Life is too short to love people who don’t love you. You deserve the good love you’ve been giving. It is okay to expect reciprocity. Find people who match your love, return your love, and without question show love, unconditionally. 

Life is too short to waste time. You have a purpose. You have a calling. Your time here on earth should be spent fulfilling those things. 

Life is too short to settle. You are worth more than what you’ve been settling for. See the value in you and set a standard for everything and everyone you meet. 

It’s Spooky Season!


No tricks – all treats!  All students are encouraged to wear a Halloween costume on campus or take a selfie in your costume and post it on your favorite social media channel – don’t forget to tag @PostUniversity so we can celebrate all the scary good fun.

Are you interested in volunteering before/during Spirit of Waterbury’s “Fall Candy Party” being held on campus on Monday, October 31, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Eastern time?  Reach out to Assistant Director of Events Marya DiPerna at [email protected] for more information and to sign up.

Career and Professional Development Information


In Case You Missed It.

Camille Dumont, director of the Center for Career and Professional Development, hosted a Career Readiness Series webinar, “LinkedIn Highlights,” on October 25.  During the webinar, social networking and using LinkedIn to create a professional online presence were discussed.  Be sure to check that out, as well as the recent webinars on resume writing, by visiting the Career Readiness Series YouTube playlist.


Waterbury Chamber of Commerce Job Fair | November 16, 2022

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Courtyard by Marriott Waterbury Downtown – 63 Grand Street | Shuttle service between campus and Post Downtown will be provided every hour.

You are cordially invited to the Waterbury Chamber of Commerce Job Fair, which will host numerous businesses to promote their jobs, internships, and career opportunities.

The Center for Career and Professional Development would like to help you to prepare to attend this event. CCPD invites you to schedule an appointment to review your resume, help you in planning your professional attire, and coach you in presenting your most professional self. We want to work with you to put your best foot forward when you attend this excellent networking opportunity. Please email CCPD to schedule your pre-job fair appointment at [email protected].






U.S. Department of State STEM Diversity Career Fair | November 17, 2022

Join U.S. Department of State STEM professionals and recruiters for a virtual career fair on Wednesday, November 17, featuring applied STEM and STEM Policy careers available at home and abroad.

We seek architects, engineers, IT professionals, electro-mechanical technicians, and more.  Register here.

November is Burke Month at Post University!  All month long, the John P. Burke School of Public Service & Education has a number of events and activities that our students are encouraged to participate in.  Don’t miss out on any of the fun celebrating the School’s namesake, John P. Burke, whose lifelong commitment to public service, included serving as commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Banking and on Post University’s board (known then as Teikyo Post University).  All Post University students are invited to enter the 2022 Burke Values Essay Competition and students enrolled in one of the programs offered through the John P. Burke School of Education are encouraged to apply to participate in the Dinner with the Dean 2022.

  • Sleeves Up – Support the Main Campus Emergency Management and Homeland Security Club’s Virtual Blood Drive
    November 1 through November 30, 2022 – Pledge to give blood.  Don’t forget to take a photo of yourself donating blood and share it using #BurkeSchoolMonth2022
  • Girls Future Firefighter Camp presented by founder Shelly Carter
    Thursday, November 3, 2022 1:45 p.m. Eastern time – 2:45 p.m. Eastern time virtually
  • Rocking Painting – Hosted by the Child Studies and Early Childhood Education Program
    Tuesday, November 8, 2022 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eagles Nest (Leever Student Center Lower Level)
  • Dementia and Family Caregiving – presented by alumnus and Associate Faculty member Dr. Jeffrey Lentz
    Thursday, November 10, 2022 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern time virtually
  • Celebrate John P. Burke’s Birthday – Join us for cupcakes in honor of the occasion!
    Monday, November 14, 2022 1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Traurig Library Board Room
  • “Images from the Frontlines: A Photography Exhibit” featuring the work of 2021 Burke Community Hero Award recipient Felix Manuel Rodriguez
    Monday, November 14, 2022 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Traurig Library Lower Level
  • Trans Day of Remembrance Flag Raising
    Wednesday, November 16, 2022 1:00 p.m. Traurig Library Lobby and Fleischer’s Garden
  • Burke Trivia Nite – co-hosted by the Public Service and Education Committee of the Online Student Government Association
    Thursday, November 17, 2022 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Eastern time virtually

Have You Seen Our New Murals?!

Be sure to check them out the next time you’re walking around upper campus.  The murals are on the sides of Hess Hall, the Traurig Library building, North Hall, and MacDermid Hall.  You may even see some familiar faces! 😀

#PostUViews – Fall Fest and Homecoming 2022

We had a blast at Fall Fest and Homecoming last weekend – we hope you did too!