Student recruitment isn’t easy. We have the tools and resources to find, listen to, and engage prospective students online and off. We can reach students. The hard part is ensuring our message, value proposition, and program offerings resonate with the students who connect with us. On this episode of Admissions Live, we’ll look at data […]
High-Impact Practices (HIPs) have been shown to increase rates of retention and student engagement and have the potential to shape campus culture and compensate for deficiencies in academic preparation. This episode will explore how to incorporate high-quality HIP’s into programs inside and outside of the classroom and answer the following questions: What are common characteristics and examples of HIPs? […]
As our thoughts turn to summer and bringing in future classes, host Chris D’Orso spoke with Auburn’s Cindy Singley and Arizona State’s Jaime Engelhart, members of the executive board of CIVSA, the Collegiate Information and Visitor Services Association. We discussed breaking up your big tour groups into specialized sections, effectively surveying your visitors, and giving […]
Since the early 1990s, the study of college student leadership has fundamentally changed how colleges and universities design, implement, and assess the effectiveness of leadership development programs on campus. The emphasis on the development of leadership skills and abilities in college students has resulted in the proliferation of college student leadership workshops, programs, conferences, courses, […]
As we move closer to the national decision date of May 1st, colleges across the country are developing unique yield events to connect current students with their potential incoming class. On this episode of Admissions Live, host Nicole Lentine speaks with Ma’ayan Plaut, Manager of Social Strategy & Projects and Tanya Aydelott, Assistant Director of […]
The Reach Higher initiative is the First Lady’s effort to inspire every student in America to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school, whether at a professional training program, a community college, or a four-year college or university. On May 1, “College Signing Day,” institutions across the country will be […]
Current students play a vital role in the success of an admissions office. Their involvement in supporting the voice and the mission of our institution can often be the most lasting impression we leave on prospective students and their families. How can we cultivate their roles to best support our institution’s goals, while also supporting […]
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive On this episode of Admissions Live, social media managers offer tips and tricks to keeping your content fresh and engaging for prospective students, new admits and incoming transfer students over the winter break. Guest host Erin Supinka, Social Media Manager at […]
Findings show 59% of students who don’t code would like to learn but haven’t had the opportunity. Join Ashley Budd as she speaks with StudyMode researchers who have just released the results of a Student Psyche Report on students and computer programming and Sven Aas of Mount Holyoke College. Six in 10 students think coding […]
Young alumni present colleges and universities with both challenges and opportunities. Transitioning into alumni status during a period of rising tuition, increased student loan burden, a depressed economy, and a challenging job market, they don’t behave the same way that older generations of alumni do. Advancement professionals working with this audience can’t depend on conventional […]
On this episode of Admissions Live, host Ashley Hennigan is joined by Gabbi Hall, former student ambassador at St. Michael’s College and new social media coordinator at Southern New Hampshire University, about her transition from student employee to full time employee in higher education.
Social media interns and student ambassadors tak over this episode of Admissions Live and present their goals for the 2013-2014 academic year. Host Ashley Hennigan introduces the group before handing over the broadcast to Erin Supinka (Rochester Institute of Technology,) Alex Kowalsky (University of Wisconsin – Madison,) Avery Johnson (University of San Diego) and Emma Daitz […]
Interactive campus calendars are a great way for colleges and universities to engage current and prospective students by elevating and promoting upcoming social events on campus. At present, however, they remain largely underutilized by many institutions of higher ed.