On this show “Inspiring Innovations from SXSWedu,” host Ashley Hennigan is joined by Kelsey Donohue, a SXSW first-timer, and Matthew Drake, a trailblazing innovator in the college admissions space. Hear their thoughts on this year’s meet-up and stick with us through the technical blips at the start of the show!

Taken from the live broadcast, April 2, 2013.

Topics discussed during the LIVE broadcast include:

  • Conference events
  • First-timer takes
  • Entrepreneurs in EDU
  • Innovators
  • Partnerships
    … and more


ZINCH.com Zinch has partnered with the Center for Student Opportunity to provide free professional development. E-mail outreach@zinch.com, tweet @socialadmission, or visit www.zinch.com/webinars to sign up!

WELCOME TO COLLEGE, Where college visits are made simple! The mission at Welcome to College is to help students find colleges where they will flourish. They believe it’s all in the visit and have created free web and mobile applications to plan, rate, share and compare the entire college visit process. Parents and high school counselors can also create an account to share their impressions. Check out Welcome to College today! Read More


Article Author

Ashley Budd

Producer, Host of Higher Ed Special Edition
Assistant Director of Social Media Strategy, Cornell University

Ashley Budd is a digital strategist and designer based in upstate New York. She specializes in bringing offline experiences online. Ashley is assistant director of social media strategy at Cornell University serving Alumni Affairs and Development. Prior to joining the social media team at Cornell, Ashley spent more than five years in Enrollment Management and Career Services at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Ashley speaks about college admissions, digital fundraising, communication and media technologies.