#ACUHOI BizOps 2016 Presentation: Design Basics For Do-It-Yourself Print and Digital Publications

It’s been a while since I last presented on graphic design and related principles to a student affairs audience. Although I am not formally trained in the area, I do have enough working knowledge to translate some of my own successes into practical and actionable tips for practitioners. Above you’ll find the slides from my ACUHO-I Business Operations Conference presentation today as well s some additional helpful resources below.

#ACUHOI BizOps 2016 Presentation: 7 Questions To Ask Before You Jump Into Social Media Marketing

I’m happy to be presenting multiple educational sessions at this year’s ACUHO-I Business Operations Conference. This session is focused on using social media for student engagement and marketing–a topic I’m frequently asked to speak about. The following page includes the slides as well as further resources that may be helpful. Enjoy! Abstract: The following session will review 7 questions one should be able to answer about establishing a departmental social media presence—including goals, audience, platforms, identity, organization, and responsibility.  Each of these questions will be followed up by examples and group dialogue.  This session… Read More

Presenting at The Fraternity and Sorority Life Summit of the Carolinas Today…

  This week has me presenting to members of the Greek Life leadership community at Winthrop University in North Carolina. I am grateful to Pi Kappa Phi and AFA for having me. The Greek community has a unique history and set of needs when it comes to social media. It seems not a week goes by without there being a story of “Greeks behaving badly” on social media. I would argue that it is not, perhaps, an issue unique to fraternities and sororities. Given the higher profile and elevated viability student leaders on… Read More

Presenting at Western Illinois University Today…

It’s GREAT to be back in Macomb! Western Illinois University is my master’s degree alma mater and it holds a special place in my heart. Whenever you return or interact with the student affairs staff at Western, you feel welcome and right at home. During this return visit, I’m lucky enough to be presenting on my research at the Student Services Summer Institute.  The Institute is an excellent way to reconnect with alumni and past and current staff at Western while also getting some top notch professional development. (The amount of talent this… Read More

Presenting at the OrgSync #ConnectDallas Conference Today…

  This month brings me to a number of locations, but I am super excited to be heading to Dallas to be spending time with the amazing team at Campus Labs and OrgSync to present at their users conference about my research and my work with social technology. Platforms such as those provided by these companies provide an excellent opportunity for professionals and educators to connect with students and engage them in campus life. Although I frequently use the term “social media” and refer to popular platforms such as Snapchat, Facebook, and… Read More