Confab Higher Ed and the rise of student storytelling

Posted by InsideTimsHead 11-16-2014 11:21 am


The recent Confab Higher Ed, the largest gathering on web content strategy in North America, provided an abundance of awesome people and information, but perhaps most notable is how it placed an unprecedented spotlight on the use of student storytelling &...



How To Report And Shut Down Fake Twitter Accounts

Posted by CKSyme.com 11-15-2014 9:57 am


There are two sides to every coin. When I travel to train student-athletes and coaches about using social media responsibly we always talk about cyber safety, including fake Twitter accounts. Some athletes think a fake account would be a compliment and se...



Friday Five: #AMAHigherEd recap

Posted by Higher Ed Marketing 11-14-2014 9:32 am


The American Marketing Association’s annual Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education wrapped up on Thursday. I missed that third and final day, which featured a keynote speech by former White House press secretary Scott McClellan. (Judging fr...



Using Social Media to Connect with #highered International Students: Lessons Learned & Tips from UCA

Posted by College Web Editor 11-14-2014 7:45 am


Social rhymes with International While working on the program of the 2014 Higher Ed Social Media Conference (Dec 3, 2014), I had a chance of seeing some very cool social media initiatives – including Jon Stansel’s great work. Jon Stansel, Inte...



#ColumbiaGivingDay 2014 Recap

Posted by HigherEd Live 11-13-2014 9:42 am


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 le...



Our #AMAHigherEd slide deck

Posted by Higher Ed Marketing 11-12-2014 11:08 pm


Thanks to everyone who attended the presentation Charlie Melichar (@melicharlie) and I delivered on Tuesday at the American Marketing Association Higher Ed Marketing Symposium (#AMAHigherEd). And thanks for the follow-up questions and wonderful feedback. ...



Why Great Leaders Embrace Conflict

Posted by UBrander 11-12-2014 7:58 pm


All great leaders – all of them – embrace conflict. If this statement makes you feel uneasy, then maybe you’re not cut out for leadership. But before you make that decision, allow me to explain. In their masterful summary of the history ...



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

Posted by HigherEd Live 11-12-2014 3:07 pm


What makes a great print edition of an alumni magazine How do editors decide on covers, spreads 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 mar...



Advancement Live: What Makes a Great Print Edition Alumni Magazine

Posted by HigherEd Live 11-12-2014 3:07 pm


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 fundr...



Thought Leaders in Ed Tech: The InSpark Science Network

Posted by HigherEd Live 11-12-2014 11:25 am


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 Edu...