SPOTLIGHT HigherEd #FollowFriday: Incoming ACPA VP @DeanDonnaLee

Donna is the incoming Vice President of ACPA and someone you need to follow.  If you’re looking for a deep thought, a quote, or just something to inspire you, Donna can do that.  She is passionate about life and about learning and it shows through her tweets. Follow @DeanDonnaLee This is a post from my ongoing effort to highlight interesting and engaging higher education professionals on Twitter.  Have an example to share?  Tweet me.

SPOTLIGHT: Western Illinois University’s #UnSelfie Campaign

Some graduate students at Western Illinois University decided to turn the concept of the selfie on its head.  They created the UN-selfie campaign to highlight people doing good deeds in the university community.  Faculty, staff and students got involved by tagging tweets and photos of people and social good with the hashtag #WIUnselfie.  Check out their introductory video below. This is a post from my ongoing effort to highlight interesting examples of colleges and universities doing social good through the use of social media.  Check out past examples here.  Have an example to share?  Tweet me.

SPOTLIGHT HigherEd #FollowFriday: @EricaKThompson

Erica is enthusiastic and always willing to reach out and make new friends.  She is heavily involved in the #SAchat community, so if you ever participate in one of the weekly chats, it’s highly likely she might be the mysterious moderator behind the account.  Check out her blog and give her a follow… Follow @EricaKThompson This is a post from my ongoing effort to highlight interesting and engaging higher education professionals on Twitter.  Have an example to share?  Tweet me.

SPOTLIGHT: Nuzzel Social News Reader

Nuzzel is an amazing little app/web service that helps surface the news your friends and others in your network care about.  Log into Nuzzel and connect your Twitter and Facebook accounts.  Then, daily, or at an interval of your choice, you will receive an email containing the most shared links of the day from those in your network.  The results even appear rank-ordered  with the number of times shared, thumbnails of the sharers, and their comments about the link.  Nuzzel is a great way to make sure you don’t miss out on the news… Read More

SPOTLIGHT HigherEd #FollowFriday: @Kristen_Abell

Kristen is a great follow if you want to stay current on tech in higher education and student affairs.  Kristen is one of the co-founders of the Student Affairs Women Talk Tech blog, and she maintains her own blog on topics ranging from technology to mental health.  Kristen and I serve on the ACPA Task Force on Social and Digital Technology, and Kristen has also been active in NASPA’s Technology Knowledge Community.  She’s definitely “one to follow.” Follow @Kristen_Abell This is a post from my ongoing effort to highlight interesting and engaging higher education professionals… Read More