Everyone knows the gist of those wedding dress reality shows. After trying on two or three dresses to no avail, the bride finds THE dress, which is usually accompanied by a few tears. While college admissions doesn’t involve nearly as much glitter as those wedding shows, most prospective students check out a few schools before […]
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 […]
Online form builder Formstack is teaming up with marketing communications agency mStoner Inc., as well as Higher Ed Live, to produce a groundbreaking study on marketing roles in higher education. If you have five minutes, the Formstack crew would value your feedback on the state of your university’s marketing strategies, leadership, and future. You do […]
Wednesday, September 17th at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive Who at the university is best suited to educate students about online citizenship? How can social media be used to improve academic performance and encourage risk-taking and interpersonal growth? What’s the difference between digital identity development and personal branding? On this episode of SA Live, host Tony […]
This post is sponsored and written by Formstack, an easy-to-use online form building solution. In higher education, maintaining a Section 508 compliant web presence is essential. However, many people assume that a website’s accessibility is the programmer’s responsibility. You might be surprised to learn that content can also impact accessibility. People with visual, hearing, motor, or […]
This post is sponsored and written by Formstack, an easy-to-use online form building solution. If your analytics show that a large portion of your web traffic is from mobile devices, you are not alone. More and more website hits are coming from smartphones, and not just from people on the go; mobile devices have become a […]
Volunteers have served colleges and universities well for decades. Higher Ed Advancement offices have mobilized and coordinated the activity of alumni, parents, and friends on behalf of their institutions with effective appeals for time, talent, and treasure. At a time when more and more people are spending an increasing amount of time online, there’s a […]
Director of admissions and financial aid for Vermont Academy Drew Millikin is joined by Meg Bernier, Ma’ayan Plaut, Mark Anbinder and Jesse Bardo to talk about the changes in social media over the last two years.
Online Giving Days are hot right now in higher ed fundraising circles, but they’re not new. The model can be traced back to the America’s Giving Challenge in 2007, and it has been used with notable success in a range of contexts, especially by community foundations. It has taken higher ed awhile to appreciate the […]
Young alumni present colleges and universities with both challenges and opportunities. Transitioning into alumni status during a period of rising tuition, increased student loan burden, a depressed economy, and a challenging job market, they don’t behave the same way that older generations of alumni do. Advancement professionals working with this audience can’t depend on conventional […]
“Campus Housing Management” is being touted by ACUHO-i as the most comprehensive campus housing resource. Ever. This week on Student Affairs Live, host Mike Hamilton sits down with editors Norb W. Dunkel and James A. Baumann to discuss the newly released 6 volume series and how it will help current and future housing professionals in there […]
After a short break #SALive will be returning. In our back to school episode of Student Affairs Live, host Mike Hamilton will be trying out something a little new, our guests will be undergraduate students! This show will feature a panel of current students that will discuss social media and college students today. Make sure […]
Social media coordinator at Oberlin College Ma’ayan Plaut talks with Brent Capriotti of Pearson Learning Solutions. Brent is a Curriculum Consultant on Pearson’s Custom Curriculum team. His job is a mashup of instructional design, educational technology, R&D, and consultation in the higher education space.
Director of Integrated Communications at Elizabethtown College Donna Talarico is joined by Hillary Frazier, Senior Social Media Specialist at University of Michigan; Becca Ramspott, Communications Specialist at Frostburg State University in Maryland; and Ryan Maguire from University of Delaware. The show is all about how to get people to stop stalking and start talking. Yes, audience engagement–getting people […]
Associate Director of Social Media and Web Design at Providence College Alana Riley leads a panel of Providence College students to discuss what they’re looking for from their college’s social media offerings. Joining Alana are Andres Taborda, Hayley McGuirl and Kara Flanagan. Taken from the live broadcast August 15th, 2013 THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS: […]