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Publication Announcement! Engaging the Digital Generation

Dr. Ed Cabellon and I are so excited to share that our edited publication, Engaging the Digital Generation will be released September 5th! When we started this process back in the Fall of 2014, in the throws of our doctoral programs, we had a vision for what this publication could be. Writing about technology is challenging […]

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Forecasting Our Future: Student Connections via Social Media

Youth are known to be the earliest adopters of the latest social media applications. This also means they are exiting older communications tools first. Recently I produced a dynamic webinar on studentaffairs.com with Jason Meriwether on this very topic. Our conversation addressed how to be a social media strategist in higher education with current tools, but also a social […]

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Benefits and Consequences of College Students Online | The Dark Side

With nearly every college student using social media in some form or another, how they are being influenced and impacted is being explored through formal and informal research.  With emerging technologies, concerns and fears of ‘what is this doing to kids’ is echoed through the halls of education. Below I offer a healthy dose of […]

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10 Social Media Best Practices in Higher Education

In an earlier post, I discussed the differences between a social media policy, guide and best practice within higher education.  As promised, this post follows with additional content on developing social media best practices: #SMBP. Last year I was charged with leading a group of student affairs professionals at my previous institution through the development […]

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Preparing Future College Freshman with Digital Education and Outreach

In the next few weeks, college campuses will be flooded with new students that will compose the future Class of 2017.  This arrival is a pivotal experience in a young adults life; an experience most college graduates will look back upon.  This successfully occurs through adjustment into campus networks through social, emotional, and academic means […]

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Calling All Social Media Leaders in Student Affairs

Even before starting my doctoral program at Cal Lutheran, I found myself gravitating toward research and practice around social media within higher education.  I felt strongly that my previous institution needed further development on this topic, so I proposed we hire a consultant, Eric Stoller to take our Division of Student Affairs to the next level.  Since […]

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