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Managing Social Media Over Holiday Breaks

Managing Social Media Over Holiday Breaks

Monday, December 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive On this episode of Admissions Live, social media managers offer tips and tricks to keeping your content fresh and engaging for prospective students, new admits and incoming transfer students over the winter break. Guest host Erin Supinka, Social Media Manager at […]

How to Manage Social Media in Higher Education: A Guide for Campus Administrators

How to Manage Social Media in Higher Education: A Guide for Campus Administrators

Managing Social Media in Higher Education is no easy task. There is a lot of pressure to stay on top of current trends and strategies, maintain consistency in many channels, and ultimately build genuine digital relationships with our students that result in brand loyalty. Liz Gross, author of “How to Manage Social Media in Higher Education: […]

Digital Leadership Rockstars

Digital Leadership Rockstars

Keeping up with email, technology, and social media in today’s world can be a little like drinking from a firehose. Despite the challenges, there lies tremendous potential for digital leadership. The platform, whether LinkedIn, Twitter or Pinterest, doesn’t matter. Today’s most progressive leaders are recognizing and leveraging the benefits of being digital. For those who dismiss […]

Five Unique Data Fields For Admissions Marketing and Tracking

Five Unique Data Fields For Admissions Marketing and Tracking

Monday, December 8, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive On this episode, members of the recruitment offices at Saint Joseph’s University discuss how they are on the path to collecting better and more accurate admissions data in order to become better marketers and recruiters. Guest host Melissa Calder, Associate Director […]

Unlocking Internal Campus Communications Through Social Network Analysis

Unlocking Internal Campus Communications Through Social Network Analysis

Monday, November 13, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive Guest host Susanna Williams speaks with Zack Johnson from Syndio Social. Social network analysis is catching on as a management tool in corporations who seek to understand how information and influence work within their companies. A growing number of higher education […]

Big Announcement: EDUniverse and Higher Ed Live to Merge

Big Announcement: EDUniverse and Higher Ed Live to Merge

mStoner Inc. announced today that it is merging EDUniverse with Higher Ed Live, higher education’s top source for free, weekly, professional development. Both sites are owned and produced by mStoner Inc., a marketing communications agency focusing on higher education brand strategy, design and development. See the official press release and our latest post on mStoner.com.

Trans* Inclusion on Campus

Trans* Inclusion on Campus

Wednesday, December 3rd at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive How gender inclusive is your campus? Are you including the “T” when you think about LGBTQA students? What policies, practices, and programs help foster a campus climate that is welcoming and inclusive of trans* and genderqueer student success? As more gender nonconforming students […]

Diversity: Rhetoric to Reality

Diversity: Rhetoric to Reality

Wednesday, November 19th at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive Ask 10 people for a definition of diversity and you may get ten different answers. When values and concepts are difficult to define, measuring them can be elusive. At a recent B1G, PAC10, BIG12 union and activities directors conference, Marsha Herman-Betzen, the Executive Director for the Association of […]

Advancement Live: What Makes a Great Print Edition Alumni Magazine?

Advancement Live: What Makes a Great Print Edition Alumni Magazine?

What makes a great print edition of an alumni magazine? How do editors decide on a magazine’s cover, layout or new design elements? Where do alumni magazine stories come from, and how, if at all, should alumni magazines be used as vehicles for fundraising or the marketing of other university priorities?

#ColumbiaGivingDay 2014 Recap

#ColumbiaGivingDay 2014 Recap

Columbia’s third Columbia Giving Day raised $11,064,924 in 24 hrs. on October 29. That’s approximately $3 million more than was raised during Columbia Giving Day 2013. As they continue to explore this space and consolidate their position of leadership, Columbia is proving that Days of Giving can be much more than just one-off novelties for […]

Thought Leaders in Ed Tech: The InSpark Science Network

Thought Leaders in Ed Tech: The InSpark Science Network

Monday, November 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive Host Ashley Budd speaks with Dr. Dror Ben-Naim and Ariel Anbar. Dror previously led a research group in Intelligent Tutoring Systems and Educational Data Mining at the University of New South Wales in Sydney Australia, and is now an educational technology […]

Using Video for Recruitment

Using Video for Recruitment

Originally aired: Monday, November 3rd at 1:00pm ET Admissions Live host Chris D’Orso and guests Melissa Dix and Amanda Frisbee discussed how Beloit College is doing some cutting-edge work with video, both on their homepage and with their student teams.

Media Planning & Buying: The Marketing Blueprints of Higher Education

Media Planning & Buying: The Marketing Blueprints of Higher Education

Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive If you were building a house, you’d invest in a blueprint and floor plan that resulted in the right layout and features you’d want in your home, right? Well, if your home is your college marketing strategy, then media planning and […]

Digital Engagement: Regional Alumni Group Instagram Contest

Digital Engagement: Regional Alumni Group Instagram Contest

Our Engagement & Annual Giving team within University Advancement at the University of Virginia works to create inroads and contacts by supporting over engagement activities all over the world through the UVaClub, Lifetime Learning and Cavalier Travels programs. Reaching an all-time high in the 2014 fiscal year, 19,000 individuals registered for almost 1,400 events, resulting […]

Reframing Disability Identity on Campus

Reframing Disability Identity on Campus

Wednesday, November 5th at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive If student affairs divisions were to reframe disability from a medical/deficit model to an inclusive social action/identity model, how would that impact the development of services and programs? Further, can student affairs provide leadership in challenging the prevalence of ableist messages that result […]

Excelling in Your Advancement Career

Excelling in Your Advancement Career

Interested in a higher education fundraising career? Already in development and looking for some career insights? In this edition of Advancement Live (air date 10/28), AJ Davidson, Senior Development Recruiter at the University of Virginia chats with host Ryan Catherwood about advancement career ladders, tactics for informational interviews, job hopping and the qualities of a […]

100% Funded: How to Promote a Crowdfunding Project

100% Funded: How to Promote a Crowdfunding Project

So you’ve taken the plunge and you’re exploring crowdfunding. Now, it’s time to shift your focus from making the case for crowdfunding to making sure that your projects are positioned to succeed. There tends to be plenty of interest in crowdfunding among students, staff, and faculty, but when it comes to raising dollars, interest is […]

The Sponsorship Effect: How to Fast Track Your Career

The Sponsorship Effect: How to Fast Track Your Career

Wednesday, October 15th at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive

Social Media Gold - Top 10 List

Social Media Gold – Top 10 List

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive Host Ashley Budd speaks with Keith Hannon, Associate Director of Social Media Strategy at Cornell University. Tune in as Ashley and Keith count down the 2014 Social Media Gold Top 10 List. Join the broadcast LIVE and participate in the discussion on […]

#ItsOnUs: Sexual Assault and Title IX on Campus

#ItsOnUs: Sexual Assault and Title IX on Campus

Wednesday, October 8th at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive On Friday, September 20,  2014, President Obama and Vice President Biden announced the launch of a national campaign against sexual assault on college campuses. #ItsOnUs, the campaign title, hashtag, and slogan, is an open invitation to everyone to take personal responsibility for creating solutions to […]

The Under-Appreciated Transfer Student

The Under-Appreciated Transfer Student

Originally aired: Monday, October 6th at 1:00pm ET Admissions Live host Chris D’Orso and guest Corey Patterson discussed how colleges and universities could — and should — do more for transfer students, at every point along the admissions cycle from inquiry to graduation.

Student Perceptions and the State of Ed Tech

Student Perceptions and the State of Ed Tech

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive Findings show 59% of students who don’t code would like to learn but haven’t had the opportunity. Join Ashley Budd as she speaks with StudyMode researchers who have just released the results of a Student Psyche Report on students and computer […]

Tony Doody joins Student Affairs Live

Tony Doody joins Student Affairs Live

Higher Ed Live exists because there are smart, funny, and talented higher education professionals who are willing to take time each month to deliver their latest thoughts on current and emerging topics in higher education. And as of today, our team is getting a little bigger.

Studying on the Road: Pursuing a Degree as an Admissions Recruiter

Studying on the Road: Pursuing a Degree as an Admissions Recruiter

In this episode of Admissions Live, host Nicole Lentine explores the path of an admissions recruiter in pursuit of continuing education, discussing the concerns and difficulties with guests Mark Cleland, Associate Director of Admissions at Becker College and Jeremy Gibbons, Senior Director of Admissions at Southern Vermont College. Tune in as they discuss the best […]