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Post University to lodge more students at Waterbury hotel

Post University's pilot program of housing students downtown has been a success, school officials say, and the number of students who live at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel during the spring semester should increase.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 12/26/10.

Post Gives First Master's Degree in Education

In May, Joseph K. Vaughn will travel from his home in Alabama for his first visit to Waterbury. While he's here, Vaughn will collect a diploma from Post University.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 12/21/10.

University Offers Tuition Discount to Municipal Workers

During the 2007-2008 academic year, approximately 47% of all undergraduate degree candidates received tuition assistance from the government, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
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Published on US NEWS University Directory online, 12/16/10.

Post University Announces Plan for Reorganization

With its student body growing rapidly and a desire to climb in prominence, Post University is reorganizing its programs into four schools.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 12/16/10.

Post U. Recasts Into Four Schools

With its student body growing rapidly and a desire to climb in prominence, Post University is reorganizing its programs into four schools.
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Published on, 12/15/10

Post Has a New Leader

Post University President Ronald W. Ogrodnik, who has held this position for all of six weeks, may not be an experienced thespian, but he's ready and willing to join his student cast in the University's upcoming theater production of "Rumors."
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 12/1/10.

From Connecticut to Alaska and Back, New Post Coach has been Everywhere

There are many words to describe the life of Al Sokaitis, who takes over the Post University men's team this season. Dull is not one of them.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 11/6/10.

No Matter Size, it's Real Football

To get to the field that the Post University sprint football team uses for practice at Hamilton Park, you have to scramble through a hole in a chain link fence. But for those coaches and players, the gap in the fence represents an opening that most of them probably never thought they would have.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 10/30/10.

Ewald Finds His Niche Coaching Post Sprint Team

Pete Ewald had been coaching college football for over 15 years at such places as Marist, Sacred Heart, Bates and Lebanon Valley. He was paying his dues as an assistant like so many other aspiring coaches who dream of landing a head job.
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Published on, 10/30/10

Post Football Pumped for First-Ever Home Game

A little less than a year since the day that Post University officials announced the school would field a football team, the first home game in the school's long history is hours away.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 10/29/10

Football for "Little Guys"

Do you weigh 172 pounds or less and love to play football, but don't want the pain of going up against a 300-pound lineman? If the answer is yes, then sprint football at Post University in Waterbury is the league for you.
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Published on, 10/27/10

Post's Home Debut Doubles as Season Finale

After two months of preparation, the inaugural season of Post University sprint football comes down to one seminal moment of bittersweet validation Saturday at Municipal Stadium.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 10/28/10

Sprint Football: Tigers Lose Against 1st-Year Opponent, Post

Midway through the first quarter of the sprint football team’s game against Post University on Friday, Eagles running back Shaquille Williams ran untouched into the end zone for an easy 9-yard touchdown. At that point in the game, it looked like it was going to be a long night for the Tiger defense. It was.
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Published in Daily Princetonian, 10/12/10

Post Football Team Seeks First-Ever Victory

The Post University sprint football team added one more vital component to the mix this week and now appears to have enough pieces coming together in a timely fashion to warrant some genuine excitement and confidence midway through the Eagles’ inaugural season.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 10/7/10

Scoreboard at Post's Opening Defeat Doesn't Show Lessons Eagles Learned

Unsure of what to expect prior to the first sprint football game in school history Friday night, the Post University players returned home from Philadelphia as a galvanized team despite a 42-14 loss to Penn.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 9/28/10

Post Sprint Football Team Ready for Liftoff

Dan Awwad, Sir-Darryl Johnson and Kyle Legasse consider themselves fortunate to be sharing a renewed excitement and a familiar sense of camaraderie that they thought might have passed them by.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 9/22/10

Post University Students Testify About Sexting

Post University student Megan Hansen featured in story on Sexting Legislation in Connecticut.
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Published on, 3/24/10

Blashack Strahan, Abdul, Enthrall BWF Audience

Paula Abdul, celebrity entertainer and businesswoman, was the keynote luncheon speaker at the 2010 Business Women's Forum at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 9/24/10

Long-Time Southington Hoops Coach Leaving for Post U.

Long-time high school basketball coach Jim DiNello has opted to embark on a career in college coaching by taking an assistant’s position with the burgeoning Division II program at Post University in Waterbury.
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Published in The Bristol Press, 9/7/10

CRM: What to Consider When Choosing Between SaaS and On-Premise Systems

SaaS-based CRM applications may cost less, but on-premise software is more easily integrated with other enterprise systems
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Published on, 9/7/10

Alaska to Waterbury and Back Again

I am fairly confident in this blanket statement: Waterbury has never had someone as colorful, traveled, accomplished, enthusiastic and passionate as Al Sokaitis, call Waterbury his sporting home.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 8/24/10

Post U Adopting CRM On Demand

Post University, a 5,000-student, for-profit school in Waterbury, CT, will be adopting Oracle CRM On Demand to update customer relationship management-related processes for admissions, financial aid and student services.
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Published on, 8/2/10

Post University to Host Job Fairs in Bid to Hire 70-80 People

Post University is looking for between 70 and 80 good men and women. The 120-year-old Waterbury-based university will hold two job fairs next week in an effort to fill about 75 full-time positions in the admissions department of the school's Accelerated Degree Program, which includes both its online and adult degree programs.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 8/7/10

Police Dept. Promotions Include Post University Professor

Gary MacNamara officially became Fairfield ’s Chief of Police in a ceremony that started with bagpipers and included what may be the most memorable rendition of the National Anthem that those present will ever hear.
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Published on, 7/15/10

Professional Basketball Player Ed Saunders Comes Home to Coach at Post

Click to see local coverage.
>> Waterbury Republican newspaper / blog    
>> Hartford Courant    
>> New Haven Register

Published on 7/15/10

Ansonia Officer Headed to FBI Academy

Lt. Andrew Cota, an 18-year veteran of the Police Department, will spend his summer at the elite Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy in Quantico, VA.
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Published in New Haven Register, 7/6/10

Post University Student, Tiffany Flinn, Featured in Local Art Exhibit

Tiffany Flinn of Cape May Court House, a freshman at Post University, will be among the students with work featured at the BarnesFranklin Gallery at Tunxis Community College through July 29. The exhibition, which will feature artwork from 37 current Post University students and recent graduates, opened this week.
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Published in The Cape May Gazette, 7/7/10

28-Year-Old Ricker Running the Bay Sox Show

Ray Ricker has fond memories of the Torrington Twisters. The franchise that became the New Bedford Bay Sox last summer was a hometown tradition for him, stoking the passion for a game he already loved.
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Published on, 6/6/2010

College Scholarships for MacArthur Generals Baseball Players

The MacArthur baseball program is proud to announce three more seniors have accepted baseball scholarships for next year’s college season. Nick Bologna, a corner infielder, will play at Post University in Connecticut, Rob Gaertner, a pitcher and outfielder, will play at Queens College, and Sal Sanquini, a pitcher and third baseman, will play at Dominican College. All three young men will receive athletic scholarships as well as academic funding.
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Published in Levittown Tribune, 6/4/2010

New Post Coach has World of Experience

Al Sokaitis was named Thursday to lead the Eagles. Who? The name might not be familiar to casual fans of college basketball, but to absolute diehards, his name surely means something. Sokaitis, a New Britain native, has spent more than two decades teaching and coaching the game, including running clinics at the last 14 Final Fours, across the country.
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Published in Anchorage Daily News, 5/13/2010

Oxford Man, 47, Addresses Commencement at Post

It’s never too late to finish college.

And it wasn't too late for 47-­year-old Curtis “Monty” Nebinger, of Oxford. He established a successful career at his family business in Newtown before deciding to return to college. On Saturday, he finished his bachelor’s of science degree in marketing from Post University with a 4.0 grade point average.
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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 5/9/2010

High School Lacrosse: Cocks Speaks Softly, Carries Big Stick Valley Central Senior's Talon Gives Her Edge

Shelby Cocks has a couple of things in her lacrosse bag, including an extra stick and some sandpaper. 
The sandpaper is for her new wooden lacrosse stick, in case it splinters during the action.
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Published on, 4/24/2010

Post University Alum and Freelance Writer Featured in Waterbury Republican-American Newspaper

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Published in Waterbury Republican-American, 4/5/2010

Post University Men's Basketball Plays in Historic Game Against Philadelphia University's Coach Magee.

>> read USA Today article
Published on 2/20/2010
>> read ESPN article

Published on 2/22/2010

Post University Tabs Peter Ewald as First Sprint Football Coach

Post University has named Peter Ewald to lead the Eagles through its first season in the Collegiate Sprint Football League.
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Published on, 1/6/2010

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