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#Hired: Digital Reputation Advice for the Class of 2017

Congrats to the class of 2017! Whether you are graduating with your bachelor’s degree, receiving your masters or even a high school diploma – the job market has changed since you started your program and how you can leverage social tools for your career advancement. This is a good thing!  This is the third year I’ve written […]

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The Ahlquist Top 10 of 2016

For the last three years, I have created a top 10 list featuring moments, highlights and announcements that made the year memorable. Click the years to check out those past posts from 2013, 2014 and 2015! So let me state this upfront. 2016 was not an easy year, not just for the Ahlquist’s, but what seemed to be for […]

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Digital Leadership Education at Your Campus or Conference

August is a month in higher education that a flurry of training, events, and emotions fill a once quiet campus quad. Surprisingly to some, this time of year is when I miss working full-time on a college campus the most. The energy of student leaders, the excitement of new students and yes even late night events, […]

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The Ahlquist Top 10 of 2014

As a full-time doctoral student there are certain things one has to give up to meet deadlines and simply get that doctorate done.  Even my blogging has unfortunately slowed as I get closer to graduation.  Since starting school one thing I have given up is sending holidays cards.  So, last year I shared the second best thing: […]

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VidCon 2014 Rewind: Balancing School and YouTube Panel

VidCon is an annual convention held in Anaheim, California this year held in June.  As explained on their website, VidCon is for people who love online video. Independent creators, enablers, viewers and supporters of all kinds. The ways that we entertain, educate, share, and communicate are being revolutionized. The creators attending and on-stage at VidCon […]

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The YouTube Generation

“The YouTube Generation aren’t coming to college, they are already here.” I spoke these words as I closed a talk I gave at the 2014 ACPA National Convention called, YouTube Behind the Scenes: An Epic Insight into the Platform’s Impact on Students. I reviled my connection to the platform, both professionally and personally. I charged by colleagues to […]

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How YouTube is Impacting Current and Future College Students

“YouTube is an art medium; a technology which allows listeners to become singers, watchers to become actors and consumers to become producers creating new original works and supplementing existing ones.  It allows everyone to have a voice that can be heard and face that can be seen” (Cayari, 2011, p. 24).  YouTube is changing the […]

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Becoming Mrs. Josie Ahlquist

Four years ago today on October 18th 2009, my husband and I were married.  I didn’t know it would change me.  At first these changes surprised me.  But as the years have progressed since, it has been the greatest gift. I never really dreamed about my wedding as a little girl.  I knew myself enough, […]

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