Student Evaluations

Feedback from students submitted via end of course evaluations.

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Spring 2019 - POL 210: American Politics

  • “Prof. Tuholski has been the best professor I've had so far at SNHU. I was dreading this class and he made it interesting and exciting to be in. He genuinely made me more excited for a topic that I wasn't interested in. He was excellent at replying to discussions and it created a more "classroom” feel.”

  • “Dr. T is a great instructor and an asset to SNHU. He is teaching politics in a very trying time in America. Our weekly discussion post topics were educational and engaging. He also had weekly book selections to further engage us in politics, and also recommended personal selections according to the topic we had chosen to write about. I had no idea I would enjoy a class in Amercian Politics so much. Dr. T's constructive feedback and understanding throughout the course was instrumental and greatly appreciated. Thank you for everything Dr.T., you are an amazing teacher!”

  • “A great instructor, always challenging us to work harder and expand our minds!”

  • “Prof. Tuholski is an absolutely great instructor. He was very compassionate when I experienced a life changing event with my elderly mother. I appreciated his concern during that situation.”

  • “This instructor was very helpful when it came to questions and submitting assignments. If I submitted an assignment that was correct, but not in the format he requested, he would still give me a good grade because I met all the criteria. I think this is how all teachers should be, allow the students to think outside the box. Would love to take another course with him!”

  • “Professor Tuholski is one of the best professors I've had in my almost 5 years of college classes. The passion he shows for the subject is inspiring and the workload at first seemed heavy but I've learned so much and am so thankful for this course.”

  • “Professor Tuholski is nice, and easy to get along with. He is perceptive and very knowledgeable in this field. He made it easy to learn, and provided great support along the way!”

  • “What I really appreciated was the instructor gave feedback when he return my paper.This helped me to understand where I went wrong and he was clear on what he wanted. He presented the material that simplified a complicated subject.I hope I always have access to the content. It was fascinating.”

Spring 2019 - POL 612: State, Local, and Urban Politics

  • “I was a little apprehensive before the class and reading through a few changes Dr. Tuholski proposed with the discussion groups. Once I was engaged in the process, I felt more engaged with them than I have with any of my other classes. He was enthusiastic about every aspect of the class and provided great feedback on discussions and papers. I would gladly have him as a professor again due to his approach and how much I learned with him. Thank you!”

  • “Dr. Tuholski is one of the few graduate professors who is willing to engage with his students in a meaningful manner on a consistent basis. Assignments are designed with clear expectations and are always thought-provoking in nature with application to real-world skills. Ultimately, his courses are benefited by his commitment to student success, with a focus on preparing those who take his class for applicable professions.”

  • “I think that the overall curriculum was enhanced by Prof. Tuholski as he made relevant updates to some of the course materials, and provided us the platform to expand on relevant topics that are related.”

  • “This was a very enjoyable class with a quality professor. I benefited from the instruction and the material. It is my hope the university maintains this level of excellence I have received during the course.”

  • “Prof. Tuholski is top of the line. By far my favorite instructor I've had as he always goes above and beyond to keep material interesting, relevant and engaging. Not only that, but he provides great feedback and is genuinely interested in helping you succeed and discover new material. My favorite is that he suggests books for us to check out on a weekly basis. These suggestions have opened me up to so many new topics. If this wasn't my last semester I'd definitely take another of his classes! Seriously, give this man a raise!”

  • “I really appreciated the fact that there were alternative discussion topics for each week. The alternative topics still addressed the learning objectives for that week, but I really appreciated and enjoyed the fact that there were multiple options from which to choose. Because oftentimes the alternative topics appealed to me more than the standard topic.”

  • “I enjoyed this class, and I honestly was dreading it.”

  • “The positive feedback and suggestions by the professor contributed to a better final paper submission.”

  • “Such an outstanding professor, the best I have seen so far!”

  • “Professor Tuholski was very knowledgeable and engaging. He provided relevant, useful feedback on assignments and was quick to respond. He is also very engaged in the weekly discussions and he fostered an environment that encouraged critical thinking.”

  • “This course opened my mind to the relationships between local, state, and federal relationships and the concept of dual federalism.”

  • “Prof Tuholski is one of the best instructors I have had. He really tries to make an online class feel more classroom like.”

Spring 2019 - POLI 330: Introduction to Political Science

  • “Dr. T loves what he teaches and does it well.”

  • “I have never been very interested in politics and was a little nervous about taking this class. I was very pleasantly surprised with the content. Dr. T made everything very interesting and informative. He was constantly interacting with the class and keeping things factual rather than political opinion.”

  • “Before this class I did not know anything about political science. However, I now can have a constructive conversation with my peers with confidence regarding current affairs. Thank you, Professor T.”

  • “As a nursing major, I was not looking forward to this class and was nervous to take it. I ended up enjoying this class and learned a lot. I think Dr. T is a very good professor and helped us students optimize our learning as best as we could. I loved that he provided us with additional questions and topics other than the main question for the weekly discussion posts. This made the class so much more interesting and made me personally interact more than I would have with everyone answering the same question. I think more professors should do this. I would highly recommend him to anyone who has to take this course.”

  • “This class was out of my comfort zone and the instructor made it interesting and very interactive. He used lots of different media to keep our interest and his sense of humor and encouragement was very appreciated.”

  • “I would not change a thing about this class. It was a pleasure to be a student in this class. It really challenged me.”

  • “The instructor always provided extra and additional information with each lesson. Political science was a hard topic for me, so all of the supplemental information was helpful.”

  • “Dr. T was always professional, prompt with grading, and somehow made learning about political science fun. When he wrote feedback for my grades or discussion posts, I felt that it was genuine and not just a copy-and-paste response.”

  • “Dr. T made an extremely intimidating course very non-threatening in his interaction and approach to different learning styles and needs. I believe offering several topics in the discussion posts gave individuals the opportunities to find something that interested them and provided a broader scope as others provided research and details on the various topics. In all honesty, I was not in favor of taking this course but feel I have been challenged appropriately and have gained a great deal of insight from the course! Dr. T rocks!”

  • “Instructor was great, very engaged with the class and made it interesting. He really seemed to want his students to understand concepts and engage. I think it is hard not to do well with Dr Tuholski as an instructor.”

  • “He was very welcoming, EXTREMELY informative, always took the time to send us extra resources and links to help us understand a topic. I started this course without knowing much and he made sure that we understood and offered further help and explanation if otherwise. I felt like he was one of us and he really got into the discussions with myself and classmates, which I really enjoyed.”

Spring 2019 - POL 201: American National Government

  • “Dr. T is an amazing professor and is the only one I have worked with that I know loves to teach. Class is interesting and he replies to everyone!”

  • "Best professor yet! Tons of resources and articles to read!”

  • "Dr. T is an amazing instructor!”

  • “Great class.”

  • “I’m glad that I took this course. I was introduced to a better understanding of politics.”

  • “Excellent instructor.”

  • “It was a good course. I learned a lot and worked really hard.”

  • “Learned a lot from this course.”

  • “Dr. T was an awesome instructor with a lot of patience and understanding. He helped me see things that I had never paid attention to before. He was very helpful and straightforward. He made me focus and stay that way during the whole course. I thank him wholeheartedly for his knowledge, patience, and understanding.”

Fall 2018 - POL 550: Political Parties, Groups, and Lobbying

  • “Dr. Tuholski is one of the most engaged professors that students could hope for in a graduate-level program. In addition to demonstrating a genuine interest in students' success, he also provides relevant information to assist students in research beyond the scope of what would normally be expected from an instructor. Despite the variety of assignments provided, expectations are always clear within Dr. Tuholski's course and students who are willing to immerse themselves in the content he provides will benefit as a result.”

  • “He was very polite, accommodating, and helpful and was actually concerned about his students doing well.”

  • “The course was well designed and organized in a manner that built upon prior knowledge, while providing opportunities for current political issues to be discussed.”

  • “Did an excellent job replying to discussion board posts. The “Best Thing I Read This Week" section was new to me, but enjoyable.”

  • “Dr. T is very creative.”

  • “Professor Tuholski was incredibly helpful any time I asked a question (which was quite often). It's nice to feel comfortable reaching out to a professor and being confident the reply will properly direct you in the course.”

Fall 2018 - POLI 330: Introduction to Political Science

  • “He guided us and his instructions were easy to understand. Above all, he did not give up on me even after getting low grades at the beginning of the course.”

  • “Dr. T is the best online instructor I have ever had at Chamberlain. He is responsive to students, keeps the discussions relevant and really piqued my interest in Political Science. I hope he continues to work with Chamberlain students as I think he is a delightful professor.”

  • “This professor was very professional and actually took the time to make a personal comment with each grade, each week. I found him to be very encouraging, very interactive and would sign up for another class just because he was the instructor.”

  • “Professor Tuholski was determined to keep the class engaged in the discussion posts using multiple writing prompts. He gave his opinions in a timely manner.”

  • “Excellent professor.”

  • “He was fair and encouraged participation.”

  • “Phenomenal. Lines of communication are wide open. The lengthy details weekly about my progress and summarizing the discussion as well as referring to weekly my posts. He made me feel like an individual, not just a student in this semester course.”

  • “He made me interested in politics and learning about what's going on in the world today. Acknowledged my points and gave good follow up info.”

  • “Dr. T is the most professional, respectful, informative online instructor I have had here at Chamberlain. He makes the topics understandable and exciting to learn and research about. Political science probably isn't the most exciting topic for a lot of people, but Dr. T makes it fun. I appreciate all of his feedback and his prompts for the discussion posts.”

  • “In the beginning, the class was extremely hard. But due to positive encouraging words of Dr. T and his good teaching methods, the class became very exciting. Thank you, Dr. T.”

Fall 2018 - POLI 330: Introduction to Political Science

  • “Created curiosity.”

  • “Professor Tuholski has been very informative and supportive during the entire course. He has brought to my attention many important events and issues I never considered looking into. He gave multiple discussion topics so there would be more diverse conversations. His feedback has given me motivation to keep going, and I thought that was really important because diving into a subject with limited knowledge can be intimidating. He really has shown sincere interest in my success and I'm grateful for that.”

  • “Before this class, I did not know anything about political science. However, I now can have a constructive conversation with my peers with confidence regarding current affairs. Thank you, Professor T.”

  • “This class was out of my comfort zone and the instructor made it interesting and very interactive. He used lots of different media to keep our interest and his sense of humor and encouragement was very appreciated.”

  • “I have never been very interested in politics and was a little nervous about taking this class. I was very pleasantly surprised with the content. Dr. T made everything very interesting and informative. He was constantly interacting with the class and keeping things factual rather than political opinion.”

  • “Professor Tuholski was very helpful when I needed it and always provided ample feedback.”

  • “Dr. T made an extremely intimidating course very non-threatening in his interaction and approach to different learning styles and needs. I believe offering several topics in the discussion posts gave individuals the opportunities to find something that interested them and provided a broader scope as others provided research and details on the various topics. In all honesty, I was not in favor of taking this course but feel I have been challenged appropriately and have gained a great deal of insight from the course! Dr. T rocks!”

  • “I was very nervous entering this course, but Dr T. has made learning about Political Science enjoyable. I have learned so much in this class. Dr. T has made it easy to learn by providing videos and articles that helped me to comprehend the topics much easier.”

  • “As a nursing major, I was not looking forward to this class and was nervous to take it. I ended up enjoying this class and learned a lot. I think Dr. T is a very good professor and helped us students optimize our learning as best as we could. I loved that he provided us with additional questions and topics other than the main question for the weekly discussion posts. This made the class so much more interesting and made me personally interact more than I would have with everyone answering the same question. I think more professors should do this. I would highly recommend him to anyone who has to take this course.”

  • “He gave us the resources to increase our knowledge. As for me I am now interested in whats happening in our country politically.”

  • “He gave multiple opportunities and scenarios you could post to and I feel I learned more than if there had been only one question posted. This class had a lot of great participation and I attribute this to the numerous responses the professor offered frequently to all the students.”

  • “He's very passionate about political science and that comes out in every topic we cover, as well as the numerous podcast and book recommendations he gave throughout the semester. He is very involved with discussion posts and provides very specific and encouraging feedback when grading assignments. Also, his sense of humor comes out in his .gifs and comments, which are always positive. Very good instructor!”

  • “Very responsive to all questions, fair and interesting presentation of topics.”

  • “Always available to help.”

  • “He is encouraging, he provokes one to think outside the box. He wasn't biased, and he was so engaging with the different views of politics nationally, internationally and locally. It was like humanity in Political Science. I will now look closer at how our government works and whats going on outside of the United States because other countries have an effect on us. He is a great Professor. He responded quickly and efficiently to all of my questions.”

  • “A variety of topics for the weekly discussions allowed not only a choice but also not to have the same stale information within the discussion. It also provides greater understanding of the topics since others are researching a variety of topics and fosters a broader scope of information exposure.”

  • “Providing additional topics and discussion questions for the class to answer made me enjoy this class and look forward to the weekly discussions. I also like the fact that he is so engaged and gives good feedback.”

Fall 2018 - POLI 330: Introduction to Political Science

  • “Dr. Tuholski has been at all times exceptionally professional, inspiring, upbeat and just plain fun. I enjoyed his class very much, even though I was not looking forward to it originally. He has provided encouragement to share one's opinion and made the class fun by providing interactive posts/tutorials/tasks. If he offered other classes I needed for my degree I would sign up in a heartbeat. Highly recommend.”

  • “Dr. T made himself available so students can readily contact him with questions regarding the class. He also had webinars so students can get their questions answered. I attended two of the webinars and he thoroughly answered my questions. Dr. T provided multiple questions for the discussions so student would have options to answer questions they can excel at. Overall, this class broadened my world view and Dr. T certainly made that possible.”

  • “Dr. Tuholski was phenomenal. He was actively involved in class discussions and provided personalized feedback to student posts. He was supportive, interactive, engaging, and thoughtful in his responses.”

  • “Dr. T has been very professional, inspirational, fair and informative. As a nurse, political science is not my strength but he always tried to make it interesting for everyone.”

  • “Absolutely loved Dr. Tuholski! He was engaging and very informative!”

  • “I had some difficulty grasping this course. I truly worked hard to do the best that I could. However, I did learn a lot.”

  • “I thoroughly enjoyed this class. Dr. T. incorporated thoughtful discussions that required critical thinking, analysis and most importantly expansion of knowledge.”

  • “I really liked the instructor. He was very active in discussion posts and provided variety of topics.”

  • “He was upbeat, positive, well-versed, encouraging, funny, curious and creative.”

  • “He enjoys his work and is attentive to the students. The prompt he provided for the discussion and his input during the discussions made for a lively and informative learning experience. I learned a lot from his instructions and the discussions.”

  • “Professor T is very knowledgeable on the subject he teaches and has definitely taught me a lot about politics. I am actually interested in this subject because of him. Thanks, Professor T!”

  • “He was phenomenal, he was engaging, interactive, supportive, encouraging and thoughtful in his responses.”

  • “He was very active and helped simplify topics.”

  • “Engaging, knowledgeable and prompted, everything needed for a student to succeed with online classes.”

  • “He kept us up to date on where we stand in the class. He is an excellent communicator who truly wants his students to succeed. Before this class you would have never seen me engaging in national politics. I was able to relate national politics with my everyday nursing career.”

  • “I thought the instructor gave constructive and positive feedback. Very knowledgeable in Political Science. Committed to helping and wanted all to do well.”

Summer 2018 - POL 634: Campaigns, Elections, and Strategic Messaging

  • “Professor Tuholski is a huge asset to SNHU. He is by far the best professor I have had thus far here at SNHU, and I am glad that I get to spend another semester with him! He made the course fun and kept everyone engaged. He also gave really thoughtful feedback to all assignments.”

  • “Professor Tuholski is one of the best professors I’ve had at SNHU. He is knowledgeable and thinks outside the box.”

  • “Professor Tuholski displays a genuine interest in the students. He engages the students in additional thought-provoking discussions and always provides detailed feedback.”

  • “This is the only instructor I have taken that really took control of the class and made it his own. He followed the original module layouts but added his own flair and challenges to the assignments.”

  • “Dr. T was very helpful, he responded in a timely fashion with constructive advice and helped to offer different perspectives, which I found very useful.”

  • “He set the bar high and it turned out to be one of my favorite courses. I had no clue so much research went into running a campaign.”

  • “Dr. Tuholski is an OUTSTANDING professor. His content knowledge is current and deep. He challenges students to think critically by offering tasks that are relevant and engaging. Dr. T. is actively engaged with students throughout the course discussions and provides extensive feedback on all assignments. He always answers e-mails right away and this made me feel valued as a student. I only have two courses left in my program and I hope to have Dr. Tuholski at least one more time.”

Summer 2018 - POLI 330: Introduction to Political Science

  • “The professor went above and beyond to provide quality information as well as detailed feedback about assignments."

  • "Dr. T was helpful and you could tell he really knew what he was discussing in regard to the material."

  • "I really appreciated the constant feedback from the instructor."

  • "I really enjoyed this class. The professor was great. He was knowledgeable and responded to emails promptly."

  • "Awesome class that opened my eyes to world problems."

  • "I enjoyed having a professor who was able to incorporate real-time issues along with his course outcomes and goals. I think I enjoyed this class only because Professor Tuholski knew how to spark conversations for nursing students and the modern-day student."

  • "Great class and a great professor."

  • "Professor T was a great teacher. He provided great feedback and showed excitement for each topic, which made the class much more enjoyable."

  • "He stayed in contact with the class regularly and provided helpful additional content as well as detailed feedback."

  • "Prompt grading time, response to questions, and clear, understandable material."

  • "The questions that were presented in the weekly discussion boards were very engaging."

  • "Multiple topics to interest everyone. Very interactive."

  • "I learned a lot of new things about politics and life."

  • "I thought the professor was very engaging during the discussions. His interaction eliminated redundancy, and he introduced new concepts that were interesting and related to the topics discussed each week."

  • "Very engaging with every student. Had multiple discussions each week to prompt thought and learning on course material."

  • "Very knowledgeable."

  • "He was open and taught an open lecture."

Summer 2018 - POL 201: American National Government

  • "Loved this class. I enjoyed the interactive assignments; they helped with facilitating the learning of our main topics. Dr. T was great!"

  • "This course was awesome."

  • "Dr. T. is one of the best. I was a little skeptical about this class. Prior to taking this class, I thought I did not like politics, but I came to find out that I simply did not understand it. This class has given me so much knowledge. I actually enjoyed the class and wish it was a little longer. The instructor was super!"

  • "This course was excellent. My professor was so easy to work with."

  • "I feel that I spent way too much time in this class drafting and revising my paper."

  • "Great class."

  • "Dr. T. is an excellent teacher!"

Spring 2018 - POL 612: State, Local, and Urban Politics

  • "Dr. Tuholski is by far the best instructor that I have had for an SNHU political science course!!! He is passionate about the subject matter and teaching. The topics were timely and relevant. The assignments were challenging, but real-world focused. When I had a question or needed assistance, he addressed my concerns quickly and provided the support necessary for me to be successful. I hope to have the opportunity of being in another of Dr. Tuholski's classes in the future."

  • "Professor Tuholski provided excellent feedback on assignments. I truly felt as though I knew exactly what to correct to improve my grade or add more depth to a topic. The secondary discussion articles were a great way to expand the conversations and made me dig deeper into the weekly subjects."

  • "Really enjoyed how Professor Tuholski added additional topics for our weekly discussions. This elevated my understanding of critical issues and topics as they pertained to the course. Well done."

  • "I enjoyed the extra 'bookshelf' posts. The instructor exposed us to different pieces of literature in the political science realm. I feel like I learn more from reading books than textbooks because the content goes deeper. I also enjoyed the instructor's real world knowledge."

  • "Everything was great!"

  • "Feedback was timely and encouraging. Professor Tuholski help build enthusiasm and interest in the course. Comments were very helpful throughout the course."

  • "Explained everything well."

  • "All I can truly say is Professor Tuholski is an amazing, well educated, communicative, and hands on instructor. For this being an online class, he was very involved and gave a wonderful amount of feedback. This was hands down one of my most favorite classes and professors I’ve had throughout my year at SNHU. Professor Tuholski is a dedicated professor who truly has a passion for educating!"

Spring 2018 - POL 201: American National Government

  • "Professor Tuholski is an exceptional instructor. The professor shared feedback throughout the course. My perspective on politics has changed and I am inspired to be more involved in our government activities."

  • "This course really helped me step outside my comfort zone."

  • "I have been a part of many Ashford classes. This by far has been the best experience I have had. The knowledge and engagement put forth by Professor Tuholski, was amazing and you are lucky he works and represents your school. It was a pleasure learning from him and I wish this class were 10 weeks long."

  • "Enjoyed the course!"

  • "Our professor communicated really well with the class and provided great guidance for student success."

  • "I am very pleased with Professor Tuholski and his ability to teach. I was not bored with any lesson in our curriculum. Excellent Professor!"

  • "This class was very engaging and Dr. Tuholski kept it interesting! I would recommend this class and this instructor."

  • "Great professor."

  • "The instructor was amazing and promoted a lot of active participation from the class. I learned more than I had expected, as government was never a strong subject for me. After taking this class I feel confident in my abilities to discuss current events!"

  • "Prof. Tuholski is by far the best instructor I have had in my Ashford journey. I was scared about this course, as I had no idea how our government or politics works; however, thanks to the Prof's guidance I feel comfortable in taking the next step."

Spring 2018 - POLI 330: Introduction to Political Science

  • “This class was exceptional! Of all my courses to complete my degree, this one was the most intimidating, but Professor Tuholski did a great job helping me find interest and become engaged. I truly enjoyed this class!"

  • "I went into this course not knowing or understanding anything about politics, but the class and professor were amazing and he provided feedback that I was able to understand and learn from."

  • "My professor was very good at making me think differently and critically about issues."

  • "I am grateful to have had Professor Tuholski. I can tell he is knowledgeable and loves the subject, loves to teach, goes beyond to help the student and uses visuals, graphs, and videos to teach. Very helpful and motivating!"

  • "I thought the course was excellent and the instructor offered many tools to succeed, but also felt like it was too much work at times."

  • "It was very informative and the professor gave us options on questions we could choose to answer from."

  • "My professor was extremely helpful and supportive throughout this class."

  • "Professor Tuholski made the discussions very interesting. He gave us at least 4-5 discussion starter questions and didn't limit it to just one (which usually makes the discussion repetitive once everyone answers the question). This allowed me to learn about 4-5 different topics when reading other people's posts instead of just learning about one topic. Keep up the great work, Professor Tuholski. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with us."

  • "I really enjoyed this course."

  • "Professor Tuholski really helped us explore the world around us that many of us really never question until he asked. We really got involved and interacted through discussions online with classmates and the Professor."

  • "Honestly, the only reason I succeeded even somewhat was because of the professor you chose to teach the course. I haven't seen anyone bring online learning to life the way he did."

Spring 2018 - POL 201: American National Government

  • "Love this course. It covered topics I was very passionate about learning and Professor Tuholski promoted a great classroom atmosphere that fostered critical thinking."

  • "The professor provided great feedback that both helped me improve my quality of work and challenged me to expand my knowledge beyond my preconceived notions about political parties."

  • "The instructor was very helpful."

  • "I really liked this course."

  • "There was so much information to take away from this course and I really enjoyed learning the many topics covered."

  • "I enjoyed the challenge of this class and learning lessons about politics."

Spring 2018 - POLI 330: Introduction to Political Science

  • “My professor was awesome. He did a great job interacting with the class and giving positive feedback. Considering that this class was going to be a challenge and out of my comfort zone, the professor was very encouraging and offered many different opportunities and learning styles. He was very engaged in the class and interactive and really seemed to care about his students and their success in learning."

  • "Instructor provided thought-stimulating discussion topics and encouraged further exploring of the subject."

  • "I had limited knowledge about political science prior to this class and the professor let it be known that that was okay. He encouraged us to have an open mind, trust ourselves, and be willing to learn. I was so scared and nervous at the beginning of this course, as were others. The fact that we have all been successful and have learned so much is outstanding. Even when I didn't understand a concept, he was there to offer encouragement and further assist me. He has been a perfect example of what a teacher should be and was never thoughtless or patronizing. I would not only recommend him to others, I plan on taking another course from him if possible."

  • "Always shows professionalism."

  • "He opened my non-political mind and I actually felt very knowledgeable about many political groups, wars, and decisions that have happened all over the world."

  • "Professor Tuholski was quite engaging in this class and related things to present day events. Topics were very informative and interesting, and students remained engaged as a direct result of instructor communication."

  • "All of the topics were interesting and the teacher had a way to make the hardest topic easier to debate and learn."

  • "I never thought I would like political science, but my professor encouraged me to do my best. He guided, supported, and inspired me."

  • "Our professor was very knowledgeable and helpful with the questions and answers provided. He gave great feedback and was able to help me understand his reasoning for grades."

  • "The class was informative and educational. I have learned a lot about politics and our government."

Spring 2018 - POL 201: American National Government

  • "I was never one for politics. I vote, but have never really looked into what is really going on behind the curtains. I have truly learned a great deal from this course."

  • "Professor Tuholski is fantastic. He helped me so much. No complaints about him. He made a challenging course fun and made it a life-changing experience."

  • "The subject matter can lead to some tricky discussions, but the instructor does his best to let everybody voice their opinions."

  • "This was a very interesting class. It made me look at politics in a different light."

  • "Thank you for all of your help!"

  • "The professor did a very good job. He is very kind and understanding."

  • "I enjoyed the class. It was outside of my interest, but I was able to learn and take an interest in our government."

  • "Interesting information provided during this class."

  • "I try not to get into politics because everyone has their own views about it. I just vote when I have to. However, this class has taught me a lot about certain things and opened my eyes."

  • "Professor Tuholski is awesome! I have never taken a class like this, nor do I follow politics, but he helped me understand it all."

  • "Prof. Tuholski was very personable and offered interesting and unique perspectives on U.S. politics."

Spring 2018 - POLI 330: Introduction to Political Science

  • “I would recommend this professor because I learned so much and have gained newfound respect for political science. The course provided unexpected self-discovery. I found out that my beliefs were not what I thought. I am more interested in the world around me and not just in my own home and community."

  • "I liked the professor that I had for this course---if it wasn't for the professor I don't think I would recommend it. He made you think and the questions that he used to guide us enhanced the conversation and helped learn the material. Also, he provided feedback to many of our comments."

  • "Great professor."

  • "It was a tough class. Much more than I expected, but it was very good and informative."

  • "I went into this class very pessimistic, as I am a vocal liberal. The professor asked questions that made me look at all sides of the issues, and I appreciated that."

  • "In other classes, I have only had to respond to the main topic and others on three separate days. In this class, I had to respond to two main topics and respond to others on separate days for both threads. It was very time consuming and each question required research in order to provide an adequate response. This was like taking two classes in one."

  • "Class was interesting and informative. The instructor was helpful and motivating."

  • "My professor made this class interesting."

  • "This class was amazing! The professor was quick to respond, really interactive with the threads, and kept the class going."

  • "Great instructor, great content, current, well-organized."

  • "I wouldn't necessarily recommend this subject because it's not my thing, but I would recommend Professor Tuholski to anyone."

  • "The professor was very engaged and challenged us to think outside the box."

  • "I learned so much. I had to work hard. I think I spent more time than the average student. According to my advisor, I should have spent about 9 hrs/wk, and I spent much more...but it was worth it!"

Fall 2017 - POL 634: Campaigns, Elections, and Strategic Messaging

  • “I enjoyed Prof. Tuholski. His assignments were interesting, fun, original, and engaging. He is the kind of professor that I hope to be."

  • "I liked the new format for the discussion boards."

  • "The instructor was incredible. You could tell he probably had a lot on his plate, but he did not let that stop him from responding to emails within 24 hours. The professor's comments were fair and helped me create a high-quality final paper."

  • "Prof. Tuholski is very responsive to questions/comments/grading assignments. You always know what is expected of you and if you have a question, he provides a concise answer."

  • "An effective instructor."

Fall 2017 - POL 201: American National Government

  • “I have truly enjoyed this course. I have learned so much about politics and how our government works. Prof. Tuholski did an amazing job at being supportive and engaging us to think deeper. I was very nervous to take this course but am so glad I did."

  • "Great class! Thank you, Professor Tuholski, for your guidance and instruction."

  • "Awesome class."

  • "As much as I do not like politics, I found this course to be interesting because I learned more about how the government really works and it made me think critically on each assignment."

  • "It has been an exciting class that opened my mind learning about U.S. government. Our instructor helped us in the class with many great examples and encouragement. Thank you, professor!"

  • "Great class!"

Fall 2017 - POLI 330: Introduction to Political Science

  • “The Professor was able to lead the conversation in our discussion and provided great resources to further understand the topics."

  • "The class was great. I learned a lot!"

  • "The course was very insightful and eye-opening."

  • "Professor Tuholski demonstrated that he wanted his students to learn politics on a basic level, however, he also opened the door for deeper discussions if students were interested. I really loved that detail."

  • "Excellent."

  • "The professor did a wonderful job of encouraging our participation. He was very responsive to questions."

  • "When I first started this class, I did not like it. Why am I taking a political science class? What do I have to do with politics? I quickly realized that you need to understand what is going on in our country and our government; so many actions have ties to politics. You need a minimum understanding!"

  • "The instructor was good. Fully professional and knowledgeable in what he teaches."

  • "Professor shows respect toward his students. If there are any questions, he answers them on time, he writes to communicate with the students, and he writes about each week so we can easily understand it."

  • "I didn't think I would enjoy the class as much as I did. When the class first started, I didn't really know much about political science and didn't pay much attention to what was going on. Now I pay more attention to the news and what is going on in the U.S. and other countries."

  • "I was very interested in what we learned in this class. I know this information will be helping me think more before deciding in an election next time."

  • "Professor Tuholski is great. His class makes you think."

  • "Professor was very helpful. Quick to respond. Showed interest in students."

  • "The course is excellent and the professor was very communicative with the class."

  • "The presentation of the material and the way the professor would word the questions to get everyone to participate made the class was fun and interesting."

  • "Instructor was informative and engaging."

Fall 2017 - POL 201: American National Government

  • “Prof. Tuholski was the nicest that I have had. He was very understanding and helpful for anything that I needed."

  • "It has been awhile since the I last time I studied American government. It was very interesting and the professor provided good feedback, especially when I started to doubt myself. Thank you, professor, for believing in me!"

  • "Great class with great discussions."

  • "I was pushed beyond normal limits in this class...and it was by far the best experience ever."

  • "I would recommend this instructor."

Summer 2017 - POLI 330: Introduction to Political Science

  • “I feel that the professor is great and actually makes you use your brain and think outside the box. He does that by asking questions and has adequate material that is actually covered. He communicates in a timely manner and was willing to set up a time to speak on the phone to go over questions."

  • "Very informative."

  • "It was a great course...very well set-up and easy to follow along and understand."

  • "My professor did an amazing job at responding to emails right away and understanding when I did not understand something. I was never worried about being wrong on the discussion board because I knew that everyone was learning the same thing."

  • The professor was very clear in what we needed to do to succeed in the course. He answered questions in a timely manner and provided the necessary feedback. He interacted with students and made us think about the current issues that had to do with the lectures we were covering in class. He made me want to learn more about the issues in politics."

  • "Very informative and enjoyable."

  • "He was exceptional in covering the material. He got me engaged and made the course interesting. I enjoyed reading his feedback to my work because it shows how much work he put into correcting my work. Very attentive. I absolutely enjoyed his class!"

Summer 2017 - POL 632: Campaign Management

  • “Hands down, Prof. Tuholski is the best instructor I have had here at SNHU. Not only did he respond to questions quickly and know about the course material in-depth, but he also challenged us to go deeper in every topic. I learned a lot from this course because of his pushing us to learn more. He also provided great feedback so we knew exactly what we could improve upon. I would very easily sign up for another course led by him."

  • "The instructor is excellent and should probably be in a classroom full-time with students. His knowledge of the content, combined with is ability to provide relevant, constructive feedback has been leaps and bounds ahead of many of his peers. I believe that Dr. T would serve as an excellent thesis or dissertation adviser at any institution of higher learning."

  • "Prof. Tuholski did an excellent job with interactive comments on all short papers and Milestone assignments. He also kept me engaged during the discussion board posts, by not just providing follow-up questions, but also providing additional research to conduct from other sources of material."

  • "The instructor was exceptionally engaged and congenial and provides specifics on what he wants students to change and research further and also shares interesting material students can choose to explore but do not have to. These qualities work well for me personally."

  • "Really enjoyed him. He was active in the discussions, answered questions quickly, and gave detailed feedback. Really nothing more I could want. Would gladly sign up for a course if I saw him teaching it."

Spring 2017 - POL 634: Campaigns, Elections, and Strategic Messaging

  • “Professor Tuholski was outstanding and provided timely, detailed, relevant feedback on assignments. He was also quick and responsive to email questions. I hope I have the opportunity to have Professor Tuholski in a future course."

  • "The instructor was engaging and enthusiastic. He commented extensively on my papers. Most instructors don't give that much feedback, and I understood the comments. It was helpful as I learned how to cite my sources better."

  • "The instructor provided the most detailed and constructive feedback out of any of the instructors I have previously encountered here at SNHU. I am not implying that I have poor experiences with other instructors, I am simply stating that I felt as if Dr. Tuholski went above and behind my expectations."

  • "Professor Tuholski was very inspirational throughout the course. His guidance and patience is very appreciated. He makes you feel like you matter!"

Spring 2017 - POL 201: American National Government

  • “Very quick responses and always helpful!"

  • "Instructive, quick, engaging, and was quick to provide guidance as needed. Attempted to be extra engaging by posting responses containing audio feedback. I loved it! Very hands-on. Kudos."

  • "I would like to thank you for everything that I learned in your class. You were a source of inspiration for me. Your consistent academic challenge and thoughts were powerful. No doubt you know the stuff and more! Please accept my heartfelt thanks and gratitude and to my class. Someday in future, I wish to reach out to you for further mentoring."

Spring 2017 - POLI 330: Introduction to Political Science

  • “Professor Tuholski is an excellent instructor. He keeps us engaged in the class. You can really tell he enjoys what he does and gives excellent feedback. He is very thorough in his evaluation of our work."

  • "The course has broadened my scope of understanding with an instructor that is very engaging and very full of knowledge on the subject."

  • "The class was hard, but the instructor helped every time I was stuck."

  • "When I learned that I had to take this course, I hesitated due to the fact that I am a nurse, not a political scientist. After reading a couple of chapters for our lesson and the material that we had to post, I found the information very interesting. Professor Tuholski has the best video lectures that make you understand the subject matter."

  • "I very much liked this class, and Professor Tuholski was very supportive of individual opinions."

  • "I absolutely loved my professor, and the course interested me."

  • "I found this course to be extremely informative for my life not only in my education, but outside of it. I learned a lot about politics through this course and feel like I'm better equipped to make more informed decisions in the future regarding politics."

  • "Very interesting class. I learned a lot."

  • "I truly enjoyed the course and the assignments. The professor was very engaging and kept the discussions active and lively. He also graded everything in a timely manner."

  • "Surprisingly, I really enjoyed this class. It is a subject I never felt truly interested in, but Professor Tuholski really made this class interesting and fun to learn. I feel I know a lot more than when I first started. A lot more."

Fall 2016 - POL 201: American National Government

  • “Thank you so much for allowing me to be a part of this class. It helped me to follow our election process. I have truly learned a lot in this class. Our instructor really made me think."

  • "Mr. Tuholski was a great teacher, and because of his knowledge in the course I was able to better understand our American government."

  • "I enjoyed this class more than I expected!"

  • "This course expanded my knowledge of government."

Fall 2016 - POL 201: American National Government

  • “Instructor Tuholski has been an exemplary instructor. I would highly recommend him to another student. He is definitely an asset to the university."

  • "This course was challenging and I feel I have retained so much over the last month. I have to say that I was extremely impressed with Mr. Tuholski and his course. Great job!"

  • "I really enjoyed this class."

  • "He is very polite and active in our learning process."

Fall 2016 - POL 201: American National Government

  • “I loved the instructor for this course! I have been engaged the entire time, and feel that I learned a lot."

  • "Instructor Tuholski always includes extra material to preview and it helps me understand better than just the textbook."

  • "I learned a lot. Thanks!"

  • "The instructor was very helpful, especially with the election going on during class. He really helped me to understand how the government and our political system actually impact me."

Fall 2014 - COM 114: Fundamentals of Speech Communication

  • “This professor was by far my favorite. He showed knowledge on all topics covered and made each class fun. He is very well prepared and I hope he continues being such an inspirational professor.”

  • “Mr. T was one of the best professors I've ever had. His lessons were engaging, his constructive criticism was always well thought-out, and he made the class a fun experience overall. However, he also knew when to be serious and I felt like I had learned a lot after I've taken the class.”

  • “Mr. T is very good at communicating with an effective teaching style. I hope that he continues to teach the way he did this semester. It was a delight to have him as an instructor.”

  • “Honestly, I don't have much to say to improve for Mr. T. He seems like the teacher that would want us to give him criticism to improve his class more rather than praise him for what he's done for us. I respect him a lot and I’m glad I was in his class.”

Fall 2014 - COM 114: Fundamentals of Speech Communication

  • “Mr. Tuholski is, hands-down, one of the best instructors I have ever come across. Mr. Tuholski is energetic, positive, fun, productive and reflects all of the good qualities in a great teacher. I have so much respect for him and I believe his talent in teaching will take him far. While the topic of the course isn't necessarily my favorite subject, Mr. Tuholski made this course a really fun experience.”

  • “Andrew was a very enthusiastic instructor who has a lot of energy even in the morning. His overwhelming energy also influenced the students, which is a very good thing. In this class I felt like my instructor graded my work fairly and awards people for their hard work. Even though I found this class difficult to me, I felt like my hard work is paying off in this class. The materials learned in class were also very pertinent to the quiz and the book. This allowed students to refer back to previous lectures to create a good outline and presentation.”

  • “I was so nervous for our first presentation that I was fairly sure I was going to vomit. Now, toward the end of the course, I'm saddened to see them end. His tips were honest and critical, but they helped more than I ever thought they could.”

  • “Mr. Tuholski is an excellent speaker, teacher, and person in general. His zeal and enthusiasm for his job is apparent. He made the class enjoyable. This job is certainly his calling.”

Fall 2013 - POL 223: Introduction to Environmental Policy

  • “I really appreciated the balanced view of this class. This is a class that could very easily be one sided and end up attempting to indoctrinate instead of teaching. Andrew does a great job of being unbiased and avoiding that.”

  • “Very clear syllabus. Helped students understand the course plan and what to expect.”

  • “Friendly and approachable. He communicated well with his students and the students found him very approachable.”

  • “Made the class very interesting. Kept the students engaged in class discussions.”

  • “I really enjoyed the classroom discussions especially the mock simulation of the Kyoto Protocol.”

  • “He makes sure that everyone gets some sort of say in the discussion; it is not just him talking at the class. He makes sure to engage us with the topic and chooses appropriate material for the course.”

  • “I really liked that you were enthusiastic about the course. I liked was the fact that you divided your course material into so many different things; there were articles to read, chapters, current events, and presentations. The broad range helped me to understand, more easily, the course material. I also got a chance to see the problems presented in different lights and views. Thank you, Andrew!”

  • “Not only was the class over the material itself, policy and the like, but the reasoning behind policy and why things are the way they are. Each assignment in the class was related to another, yet each assignment was quite varied.”