- What will the immediate impact on higher ed Facebook sites look like?
- How can institutions best strategize to prepare for these changes?
- What are some new opportunities that institutions could explore as a result of this update?
Nicole LentineNicole Lentine is associate director of admission at Champlain College. Along with recruitment goals and activities, she serves as community manager to prospective and admitted student social media communities, develops admissions and alumni partnership strategies, and develops events and visit programs for special populations. Nicole has over nine years of experience in the industry, and thrives on networking and learning from others to constantly improve and find new ways to connect with students. She speaks about college admissions and digital communication strategies at regional and national conferences including NEACAC, HigherEdWeb, and UBTech.
Lougan Bishop is the co-host of the Higher Ed Social podcast and the Web & Digital Media Manager for Belmont University in Nashville, TN where he’s responsible for the development of strategies for web, social, video and other digital media that support Belmont’s efforts to advance the strategic priorities of the University.
Chris D’Orso is the assistant director of enrollment communications for Stony Brook University, coordinating social media outreach for one of the top-ranked public research universities in the northeast. Chris is a State University of New York lifer; he has a BA from SUNY Geneseo in communications, and worked as the acting director of student activities at Finger Lakes Community College and as an admissions counselor/orientation director at SUNY Old Westbury before joining Stony Brook University as an assistant director of admissions in 2005. He’s a husband and father, a Mets fan and baseball card collector, and the halftime voice of the Spirit of Stony Brook marching band during football games. Chris also got his butt kicked on “Jeopardy!” in 2009. He earned his MS in college student development at Long Island University.
Kara Sassone is the web producer & social media specialist for the College of Science at Northeastern University in Boston. In the past five years she has lead two web redesigns and built the College’s social channels from the ground up. A former television anchor and reporter, Kara also creates content including videos (including VR!), articles, and photography. When not at work she enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her husband and 6-year-old boy/girl twins.