#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.

Excited to be *virtually* keynoting NEACUHO 2015

I’m pleased to be one of four mini-keynotes opening this summer’s NEACUHO Annual Conference.  I’m doing a twist on some new content I’ve been working on.  (See Below.)  Unfortunately I won’t be able to be there in person, but via video.  I promise to share it after it’s presented live.

Presenting at OACUHO/University of Guelph this weekend…

I have the pleasure of heading to Canada today to present twice at the OACUHO Residence Life Conference at the University of Guelph.  Growing up in Rochester, NY, going to Canada feels a little bit like coming home.  The first session I’ll be doing this weekend is to the RAs and student leader’s in attendance on engaging their residents with and in conversations about social media.  The second is for the professional staff on how to be a digital SApro and seek out professional development online. Student Presentation: Social Media Momentum: Developing… Read More

2014 Ranking of the Most Engaged #HigherEd & #StudentAffairs Professional Orgs on Twitter

Having a social media presence is increasingly becoming a requirement for any organization.  I was interested in how the professional associations in higher education and student affairs engage online, so I decided to take a look at their Twitter presences and put together a ranking of the “most influential” associations. The metric I chose to use is each organization’s Klout score.  Klout is a company that uses a proprietary algorithm in an attempt to quantify the “influence” of an organization.  Klout scores range from 1-100, and it becomes exponentially harder to raise one’s… Read More