Paul Murray, of Hamden, has been appointed assistant director of admissions at Quinnipiac University.
In his new position, Murray advises adult learners who are contemplating bachelor or graduate degrees from Quinnipiac University Online.
“I completed my degree as an adult learner so I can relate to the trials and occasional stress involved with returning to school,” Murray said. “My background in sales and as a business owner also lends itself to understanding the overall decision-making process.”
Murray said he enjoys the team atmosphere within Quinnipiac University Online and looks forward to getting more involved.
“I was most attracted to Quinnipiac because of its reputation for providing excellent graduate programs,” he said. “I’m most looking forward to assisting students in the decision process to return to school and explaining why Quinnipiac is a great choice.”
Murray earned a bachelor of general studies and human services from the University of Connecticut. In addition to owning a business, he has been an account executive and manager at various companies since 1982.
He has three children, is active in Donate Life Connecticut, where he helps raise awareness of organ and tissue donation, and is an active member of the Hamden Rotary.
Quinnipiac offers an online occupational therapy doctorate, and the following online graduate degrees: master of business administration, master of science in business analytics, master of science in information technology, master of science in interactive media, master of science in instructional design, master of science in journalism – writing track, master of science in organizational leadership, master of science in sports journalism – writing track and master of science in teacher leadership. The university also offers online bachelor’s degree completion programs in health sciences studies and nursing. It also offers an advanced graduate certificate in social media and a customized corporate social media certificate.
Founded in 2001, Quinnipiac University Online has been recognized for exceptional online program delivery by organizations such as the Princeton Review, US News & World Report and Quality Matters.
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,500 full-time undergraduate and 2,500 graduate students in 58 undergraduate and more than 20 graduate programs of study in its School of Business and Engineering, School of Communications, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, School of Law, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, School of Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges issue. The 2014 issue of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges named Quinnipiac as the top up-and-coming school with master’s programs in the Northern Region. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 377 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.quinnipiac.edu. Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook at www.facebook.com/quinnipiacuniversityand follow Quinnipiac on Twitter @QuinnipiacU.