Influencers spread the word on social media about brands from across the spectrum from sneakers to yachts. How can colleges and universities tap into the power of influence? By empowering their students! The University of Delaware’s successful Social Media Ambassadors program includes 70+ students annually who feature their own authentic college experiences on branded social […]
Generation Z is our most nervous generation (and let’s not even get started on their parents). Like so many schools, West Virginia University has seen an uptick in questions and comments around the topics of safety and wellness on campus. To try to alleviate fears and build trust, WVU created a comprehensive website, developed a […]
The annual SUNYCUAD Conference is just around the corner from June 12-14 in beautiful Saratoga Springs, NY. SUNYCUAD supports the State University of New York and advancement professionals at its 64 campuses in the areas of alumni engagement, community outreach, development, public, and government relations, communications, and marketing. The conference is open to any professionals, […]
When we roll out marketing campaigns in higher ed, what are we selling? Can we define the product we want people to buy? In this episode of Marketing Live, we speak with higher ed marketing experts about what schools are pitching to teens and secondary audiences. Watch the broadcast on our platform: Already registered? […]
From its introduction in the early 2000s, podcasting has experienced a rebirth in recent years. The medium featuring series such as Serial, Blackout, This American Life, and more is enjoying soaring popularity, due in part to its ability to fit into the busy lives of content consumers. The recent podcasting explosion is adding a new […]
In 2014, then First Lady, Michelle Obama launched the Reach Higher initiative to inspire every student, especially first-generation and low-income students, to take charge of their future and complete an education past high school. Higher Ed Live has been proud to support this initiative from the start. Now in its fifth year, the Reach Higher […]
There has been a long-term industry need for a standardized way to measure alumni engagement. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education is on the case to deliver just that. Join Fred Weiss, chief research and data officer at CASE, and Shelley Zaborowski, executive director of the Nebraska Alumni Association, to learn about CASE’s […]
Professionals within higher education are divided on the concept of student consumerism – some have embraced treating the student as a consumer, and others are pushing back. In this episode of Admissions Live, Joe Sallustio will explore both perspectives regarding today’s students. Join us for a friendly discussion with guests Dr. Robert McManus and Dr. […]
Today, more than 87% of commercial brands are leveraging user-generated content in their marketing strategies. Learn more about how you why you should be seeking out this cost-effective content source and how you can identify awesome photos, videos, and comments to share from your best followers.
How do we know that our alumni programs add value to the alumni we serve? How do we know what programs to keep, start, and stop? We use facts and data to manage change and growth. Understanding engagement metrics can help you answer these questions. Tune in to learn winning ways to report on outcomes […]
Cornell University is hosting a roundtable event to better understand the relationship between young alumni and philanthropy. Young alumni giving is critical to institutions small and large—as a university’s alumni base changes, our approaches must as well. This event offers professionals an opportunity to take a deep dive into a discussion about what attitudes young […]
How do you protect your institution, inform your leadership and keep a cool head when social media rumors are flying? Social media is instant, global and uncensored and has been a game changer in the public relations and marketing communications landscape. Join this webinar to learn more about how social listening tools, data collection, and […]
In the past several years, many higher education institutions find themselves under attack by groups of radicals determined to push the limits of the First Amendment. On October 19, 2017, the University of Florida faced this threat when white supremacist Richard Spencer held an event on campus. As a result of high levels of preparation, […]
Streaming live from the AI in Advancement Summit at Cornell University: Is your database a system of record or a system of intelligence? Fundraising is an art and a science. Learn how technology can support prospect and volunteer management.
When it comes to marketing communications teams, one size does not fit all. But no matter the size of your institution, the size of your team or whether you have a centralized or decentralized model, you can organize your team to successfully meet the needs of your institution. This webinar will address: Assessing your current […]
Streaming live from the AI in Advancement Summit at Cornell University: A panel of industry and academic experts will provide concrete examples of AI in practice. Hear how AI works in various industries, academia, and the consumer marketplace. We’re fortunate to have this panel moderated by Kim Infanti, executive director of digital engagement and communications from Syracuse […]