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Please join me in officially welcoming Kim Brown, director of strategic communications and digital engagement in Syracuse University’s Office of Alumni Engagement, to the Higher Ed Live family. Kim joins Andrew Gossen as co-host of Advancement Live, which airs every other Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. ET.

Kim enjoys being a connector and finding new ways to foster relationships using social media. Prior to joining Syracuse’s alumni office, Kim oversaw alumni programs in Syracuse University’s Career Services office. Kim started her career as a television news reporter and is looking forward to keeping those skills fresh as host of Advancement Live.

Kim will be a familiar face to loyal viewers of Advancement Live. She’s guest-hosted recent episodes including:

Advancement Live focuses on topics in alumni engagement and fundraising. Kim and Andrew are recognized thought leaders in higher ed and provide insights into the challenges that confront today’s working professionals. They will interview practitioners, thought leaders, and others who can provide unique perspectives on issues and trends in this ever-changing industry.

Leave a comment below to add your welcome!


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Mallory Wood

Mallory Wood

Director of Marketing, mStoner Inc.

Mallory Wood brings over nine years of marketing, digital, and undergraduate enrollment experience to mStoner. Mallory is responsible for mStoner’s marketing strategy, works with clients to develop social media strategies, and manages EDUniverse Media.

  • Ashley Budd

    Congratulations, Kim! I’m excited to officially welcome you to the team. Also want to extend extra thanks to Ryan Catherwood for all he has done to contribute to the network. I have no doubt higher ed will continue to see great things from both of these outstanding professionals.

  • Ryan Catherwood

    I have long looked up to Kim in the world of alumni relations and career services particularly. She’s a great asset to the Higher Ed Live network. It’s been a wonderful experience for me too. Thanks to everyone at mStoner for offering me the chance to host Advancement Live for the last 2.5 years.

  • Kim Brown

    Thanks to Mallory and everybody on the mStoner/Higher Ed Live team for welcoming me! Ryan says he’s looked up to me, but really – I’ve been the one looking up to him. Thank you Ryan for putting so much thought into every episode and for showing me the ropes. I can’t wait to get started next month! Have ideas for show topics? Please share! 🙂

  • Nicole Lentine

    Congratulations, Kim! I’m excited for you to join our team of hosts! Ryan, you’ve done a wonderful job. You’ll be missed!