Content Coordinator and Host
Digital Engagement Manager, Skidmore College
Daniella is a digital content strategist with a roots in social media marketing. Her work includes producing and curating content that engages — and cultivates — alumni and prospective students. She fangirls over finding ways to creatively share stories online and offline. A native of the great state of Ohio, Daniella is a graduate of The Ohio State University (#BuckeyeForLife) and holds an M.A. in Communications from the University at Albany, SUNY. You can find her drinking Diet Coke, watching The West Wing, and listening to podcasts, when she isn't co-hosting Ladies 80s on the Skidmore College radio station.
As we learn more about Generation Z — the first true generation of digital natives — it’s clear that these high school students are carefully curating their online presence. Are they curating so carefully that institutions lose the free marketing that comes with #UniversityXSaidYes on College Decision Day? Should we be investing time and resources […]
Every year, colleges and universities compete for their piece of the college decision pie on social media. Trends like #CollegeSigningDay and #CollegeDecisionDay have institutions around the world curating custom hashtags and trying out gimmicks to motivate those elusive teens to “Pick me! Pick me!” But now, as we learn more about Generation Z — the […]
You’ve tried everything from social media to flyers to emails and meetings — but have you tried text messaging to engage students? In this episode of Higher Ed Live Special Edition, Jeff McNamara, Director of Student Success, shares how Carroll University uses text messaging to retain and ultimately graduate more students.
No matter what campus you were on in 2016, big things happened. Higher Ed Live was there to cover it all. From getting your president on social media to LGBTQ+ and Latinx issues after the #OrlandoShooting, here are the top episodes of 2016. Admissions Live State of College Admissions Each year, Admissions Live kicks off […]
Every episode of Higher Ed Live is available for free on-demand in our archives. Watch recordings of the live broadcasts or download the podcast to catch up on your favorite Higher Ed Live topics. This year our episodes were downloaded by loyal subscribers over 25,000 times, more than ever before. We’re excited to share the top podcasts […]
Communicating with students outside the classroom can be tricky. Phone calls go to voicemail. Emails go unopened. You want to text students but you don’t know where to start. You don’t know the rules. Luckily, it’s easy to stay in compliance. In this episode, Daniella Nordin speaks with experts Terri Taylor and Lindsay Page. They discuss the legal considerations you need […]
You can take charge of your enrollment funnel by understanding the data it is offering. In this episode of Admissions Live, we will discuss basic metrics to monitor, identify the importance of variable metrics in each level of your funnel, and discuss smart reporting tactics to make interpretation easier. Jon Anspaugh is an analytics expert who has […]
If you’re anything like the rest of the world right now, you’re glued to the television watching Michael Phelps swim his way further into the hearts of the country. When he first swam in the Olympics in 2000, social media wasn’t even a twinkle in Mark Zuckerberg’s eye — if it was anything, it was […]
If you’re like most higher ed professionals, you’re constantly on the move. Whether it’s hopping from one meeting to another or traveling to the next conference, it’s tough to stay up-to-date on all the latest and greatest content on the Higher Ed Live site. We know you don’t want to miss the tips and tools […]
Digital marketing professionals are responsible crafting effective audience-centric campaigns. These campaigns are complex, including email, website, social media, search and constituent data. You can’t understand whether or not a campaign is effective or where the opportunities lie if you don’t track the right campaign metrics across all of these platforms. In this episode of Higher Ed […]
Time to Register Register now for Elements: The Web Conference at Penn State! This year’s conference boasts an outstanding lineup of all-star keynote speakers, featuring Scott Stratten, Debbie Millman, Eric Meyer, and Scott Dadich. Complete with a top-notch lineup of diverse sessions, you are guaranteed to find your element. (Added bonus: Mallory Wood, Ashley Budd, […]