Course Information

UJ Foundations (JOUR 101)

Term: 2018-2019 - FALL


Teddi Jo Paulson


Office Hours/Availability/Response Time:  I will respond within 2 hours if before 8:00 pm; if later than 8 pm, then I will respond by 8:00 am the following day.


Professional Designations

CFP® - Certified Financial Planner®practitioner

ChFC® - Chartered Financial Consultant

MBA - Master in Business Administration 



In my “life before UJ” I spent seventeen years working in the financial services arena.  As a Financial Advisor, I truly enjoyed the opportunity to help my clients realize their financial goals. Part of the process was in mastering the rules and regulations and analyzing the numbers, but it was more about helping clients identify what they wanted out of life and how we could make that happen financially. As a Professor of Financial Planning and Wealth Management, I bring my knowledge and experiences into the classroom where I help students realize their life goal of working in the areas of business and finance.”




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Mon, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM (8/27/2018 - 12/20/2018) Location: MAIN US 134


UJ Foundations is a one-credit course designed especially for first-year students to help them make a successful adjustment to college and to provide time for personal reflection and planning for their educational journey. Students in UJ Foundations are give opportunity to "look inward" in order to discover and confirm their own talents, strengths, and goals, and to develop their sense of vocation. Students will explore their personal strengths through StrengthsQuest, the nationally recognized strengths inventory, as well as navbigate FOCUS, an online career research tool UJ Foundations classes are designed to encourage class discussion and participation. Through class activities and assignments, students in UJ Foundations will also become acquainted with the many opportunities at University of Jamestown. They will attend a city-wide block party, become prepared to use the equipment at the Foss Wellness Center, review research skills in the Raugust Library, participate in the annual le