#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.

20 GREAT Sites For Free Stock Images

As visuals become more and more important to the way we communicate, finding great images is critical to communicating your message. There are a number of websites I use when putting together presentations and finding photographs for my website.  If I have very specific needs, I use the pay-per-download stock image site, shutterstock.com.  The benefit of sites like these is that the photos were often created specifically to be used as stock.  This means that if you’re looking for someone with a specific pose, or for a very exact concept, you are far more… Read More

Designing Kick Butt Presentations [VIDEO]

My friend and colleague, Dr. Laura Pasquini, asked if I could do a quick video lesson for her students on how to design and deliver great presentations. The end result was the video below.  Hopefully you will find this a practical, accessible, and easy how-to guide for your own work.  Enjoy!

#ACPA15 & #NASPA15 Presentation: Social Media Researchers Panel

At the 2015 ACPA and NASPA National Conventions, we’ve brought together a group of four researchers (1 newly minted doctor and three soon-to-be) who study social media and technology and their effects on college students.  In this panel, each researcher will present a brief overview of their work followed by a question and answer session.  Come learn about our work, our research process and where we think the future of social media and technology scholarship is taking us. College Students and Digital Technology: Research, Outcomes, and Implications ACPA: Saturday, March 7 (5:00 PM – 6:00 PM) Tampa… Read More

Excited to Share: I am the new Interim Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students at Fashion Institute of Technology

I am VERY excited to announce that I have accepted the position of Interim Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.  FIT is an amazing world class institution with a vibrant student community in the heart of Manhattan.  I am incredibly honored to be working there. In some ways it is a bit of a homecoming, as I will be back at a SUNY institution for the first time since I graduated with my undergraduate degree from Geneseo.  I will be starting in the… Read More