WATERBURY, CT – (August 6, 2018) – Post University has announced a new partnership between its High School Academy and Workspace, a project-based education center for parents who choose to homeschool their kids in a sustainable and supportive community. Post University’s High School Academy provides high school students nationwide with the opportunity to earn undergraduate college courses, both online and on its Waterbury campus.
Among the course offerings by Post’s High School Academy through the Workspace partnership, is the “College Success Seminar” specifically designed and developed by Post to teach students the fundamental skills to be successful in a university learning environment. Beginning in the 2018-19 academic year, the course will be offered at Workspace, 16 Trowbridge Drive, Bethel, Connecticut. Several other high schools participate in Post’s High School Academy, including Explorations High School, Highville Change Academy, and Sacred Heart High School. Post also collaborates with Virtual High School of Massachusetts to provide graduate level credits to their instructors.
“This collaborative effort enables us to expand our resources to students who are not in a traditional high school environment,” said Christina Agvent, Director of Post’s Strategic Partnerships. “We also will be working together to serve the surrounding communities by offering opportunities to engage in Post activities and programs.”
Workspace Founder and Executive Director Catherine Fraise created the organization to offer a low-cost, full alternative education community that is affordable and inclusive to all.
“We believe the skills our students develop at Workspace make them attractive to colleges and universities. We hope to grow this collaboration with Post and create a larger catalog of online and on-site courses in the future,” she said.
About Post University
Based in Waterbury, Connecticut, since 1890, Post University® is known for its innovation and focus on providing every online and on-campus student an extraordinary educational experience with an unmatched level of personalized support. Among the first in the nation and the first in the State of Connecticut to offer full degrees online, Post fuels the personal aspirations and career goals of its students with inventive and robust learning technologies that deliver in-demand undergraduate and graduate degree programs, small class sizes, individual attention, and customizable degree concentrations.
Recognized for its Honors Program, NCAA Division II athletics, and pioneering role in online education for more than 20 years, Post University is licensed by the State of Connecticut through the Office of Higher Education and is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Inc. The following degree programs offered by the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business are
programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP): Associate of Science – Accounting, Marketing, Management; Bachelor of Science – Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Marketing, Sport Management; Master of Science – Accounting; Master of Business Administration (MBA). Post is ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more about how Post Makes It Personal™ by calling 800.345.2562 or visiting www.Post.edu. For useful consumer information go to http://post.edu/consumer-information.
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