What Are The Most Popular Social Media Platforms for College Students?

When I’m speaking and consulting, I frequently get asked by clients what the most platforms are and which one’s they should be on.  The question is actually more complex than just finding the most popular platforms.  In part, your question should be: What do you want to do and what is the best social media tool to achieve that outcome? The other question is… Who is your audience and what are their demographics? Individuals with different identities and demographic characteristics use different social media platforms and can also use the same platforms… Read More

The Time I Presented On My Improbable Love Affair With JetBlue

When I had the opportunity to take the big stage at a recent conference and discuss my philosophy on life, I knew I had to talk about my relationship with JetBlue! And now you can see it, too. It was titled, “My Improbable Love Affair with JetBlue, and What it Can Teach You About Loving Each Other, Loving Life, and Loving Your Job.” You’ll notice it’s in a special format known as PechaKucka. PechaKucka’s are 20 slides that are set to automatically advance every 20 seconds. The presenter then must get their timing… Read More

#SAconnect Chat Tonight! Digital Networking for Professional Development

I have the privilege of collaborating with some amazing professionals on an upcoming session at NASPA: Wednesday, March 25: 9:00am – 9:50am #SAconnect: How to Network Digitally for Professional Development and Relationship Building 209 – Convention Center To preview, build on, and prepare for our session, please join Christina Ferrari,  John Rodriguez, Lisa Endersby, Rebecca Windover, and Briana Mathew for a special twitter chat discussing how to network digitally for professional development. Engage in the conversation and share your wisdom through the #SAConnect hashtag!  It’s tonight at 7:00pm!

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 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