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Bannon Puckett

Senior Staff Writer, Communications & Engagement

Bannon Puckett is a senior staff writer with over 20 years experience in strategic communications and storytelling. He holds a master’s degree in education focused on language arts and the multiple intelligences as a way to reach all types of learners. When he’s not wordsmithing, you’ll find Bannon in the great outdoors biking, hiking, or exploring a national park.

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A Day in the Life: Senior Director of International and Emerging Business Juanita Soranno

This 2020 No Back Row Award winner went from being a student in a 2U-powered coding boot camp to managing the delivery of the company’s international, emerging, and enterprise boot camp programs. Find out how she found her “perfect fit.”

Jun 11, 2021·Bannon Puckett

Partner Spotlight

A Community Partner 75 Years Strong: Denver Kids Helps Students Maximize Their Social, Emotional, and Academic Potential

Join us in celebrating this mighty nonprofit and 2U community partner—which for three quarters of a century has offered a spectrum of integrated support services to diverse populations of students across Denver’s public school system.

Jun 10, 2021·Bannon Puckett


Summer Reading List: Higher Education Insight, Advice, and Inspiration to Last All Season Long

Now that the spring semester is over and graduates are taking on the world, here’s a collection of articles and stories to bookmark for summer learning and inspiration—from university and 2U leadership, faculty, students, curriculum experts, training specialists, and more.

Jun 9, 2021·Bannon Puckett


WATCH: Gallup’s Executive Director of Education Research Discusses Equity and Outcomes on EDU: Live

Miss the latest episode of our monthly conversation series? Get highlights and watch the full video with Gallup’s Stephanie Markel, who discusses evolving perceptions of online learning, top indicators of student career fulfillment, how COVID has changed the conversation on university research, and more.

Jun 8, 2021·Bannon Puckett


A Day in the Life: Wellness Manager Sheana Abrahams (She/Her/Hers)

Learn how Sheana stumbled upon a career in corporate wellness and hasn’t looked back since—and why she jumped at the chance to join 2U’s LGBTQIA+ Business Resource Network.

Jun 7, 2021·Bannon Puckett


A Day in the Life: Senior Business Systems Analyst Pat Knight

Learn how this No Back Row Award winner helped develop a technology solution that enabled universities to quickly migrate their programs online during COVID-19—and why he credits a culture of creativity for driving his professional success.

Jun 3, 2021·Bannon Puckett


A Day in the Life: Regional Academic Manager Angelina Collazo-Young (They/Them/Theirs)

Learn more about Angelina’s role working with boot camp instructional staff at 2U, why accessibility and inclusion are two of their most deeply held values, and what Pride Month means to them as a member of 2Q, our Business Resource Network for LGBTQIA+ employees and allies.

Jun 1, 2021·Bannon Puckett


Three Veterans Successfully Step Beyond the Battlefield with a Short Course, Boot Camp, and MBA

Discover three inspiring veterans from the U.S. Army, National Guard, and NATO whose experiences in 2U-powered programs helped them chart the next successful step in their careers.

May 28, 2021·Bannon Puckett

Partner Spotlight

Online Programs Are Helping the London School of Economics Extend Its Global Reach—and Remain “Authentically LSE”

Learn how 2U is helping one of the world’s top social sciences institutions meet lifelong learners wherever they are, while continuing to deliver the world-class education for which it’s renowned.

May 27, 2021·Bannon Puckett


A Day in the Life: Finance Director Paul Kingston

Learn about this driven 2Ute’s role in our Cape Town location, how he celebrates both his Chinese and South African heritage with squash and a “lekker braai,” and how he uses humor to help power his team and himself through challenging times.

May 25, 2021·Bannon Puckett