Friday, March 9, 2012

Post University students and faculty in the news

Post University's students and faculty have caught the media's attention over the past couple months. Here's a look at what's been going on around our university, and some of the advice we've been sharing with the education and business communities.

Huffington Post features Post University grad Priscilla Santiago
"Going To College At 63: 'You're Never Too Old To Live Your Dream.'" The story of Post University graduate Priscilla Santiago caught the attention of Huffington Post's Laura Rowley. Laura interviewed Priscilla about how she reinvented her life after a personal trauma, and earned her bachelor's degree from Post University at 63. Read her story in her own words on Huffington Post, and flip back to our interview with Priscilla for more details on her experience at Post University.

"Face to Face." Management Today's Chris Petersen penned a piece about why it's increasingly crucial for managers to be effective interviewers to find the best candidates for their open positions. He included tips from our Vice President of ADP Enrollment Management, Veronica Montalvo. For the insights, click over to Management Today's home page, find the Winter 2012 issue at the very bottom, and scroll to Page 8.

"MBA grad sold on public transportation." Post University MBA graduate Matlyn Locklin found the trick to fit studying into her busy work schedule. Flip over to H.M. Cauley's article in The Atlanta Journal Constitution to learn what it was and how it helped her complete her MBA degree online and on time.

"5 Tips for Securing IT Funding." Slide over to Bridget McCrea's Campus Technology article for advice from three college CIOs on how to secure funding for IT infrastructure projects this year -- including tips from our CIO, Mike Statmore.

"5 E-Learning Trends for Higher Ed." Campus Technology's Bridget McCrea also recently covered five e-learning trends to watch in higher education. See her article to find out what's on Campus Technology's radar in 2012, and read about the predictions that Frank Mulgrew, President of Post University's Online Education Institute, has for online learning environments.

How to find the right college for you. NBC Connecticut's Weekend Morning Anchor Shirley Chan interviewed Post University's Director of Admissions, Jay Murray, on how to find the right college for you. Slide over to the interview for his advice.

"Success Stories: Post Pattern." Cathy P. Ross profiled Post University in Connecticut Magazine for the impact our university has had on education in the area. Take a look at her article for some of our major milestones over the past few years, including how we've had the largest increase in enrollment of all colleges in Connecticut for the past three years.

"Movers & Shakers." Hartford Business Journal featured news of Dr. O. Alton Barron being named Post University's new board of trustees chairman, and Jim Nardozzi being named Dean of Post College. Hit the article to read about it. You can also turn back to our blog post on Dr. Barron's appointment for more on what he'll be doing as board of trustees chairman.

Hope these articles were informative! If you have any questions or thoughts on anything you've read here, feel free to leave a comment.