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Student Affairs Live - Debunking the Myth of Job Fit

Student Affairs Live - Debunking the Myth of Job Fit

June 13, 2019

“Job Fit” is often a term used in search processes that can be used as a tool for exclusion, consciously and unconsciously. “Job Fit” can be a euphemism and code word for stereotypes and assumptions about others and help keep our individual and organizational fears, values, and culture free from critical examination.

On this episode of Student Affairs Live, host Keith Edwards speaks with Brian Reece, Vu Tran, Elliott Devore, and Gabby Porcaro, editors the book Debunking the Myth of Job Fit in Student Affairs and Higher Education. This episode will critically examine the idea of “job fit” and explore legal, ethical, and employment concerns related to race, class, gender, sexual orientation, and more.

 

Advancement Live - Giving Days: Why Partnerships Matter

Advancement Live - Giving Days: Why Partnerships Matter

June 13, 2019

For small institutions and institutions with a small annual giving staff, key campus partnerships are critical for implementing a large scale Day of Giving Campaign. Join Cameron Hall, Keri Rursch and Ken Brill to learn how Augustana College, Rock Island, IL took it’s Day of Giving to new heights with key partnerships and shared governance.

Student Affairs Live - Living on Campus: An Architectural History of the American Dormitory

Student Affairs Live - Living on Campus: An Architectural History of the American Dormitory

June 13, 2019

How did architectural design philosophy evolve and what was the resulting impact? How did anti-diversity become the norm for early college dormitory design? How did coeducation require college officials to rethink the spatial configurations of their campuses? What influence did insane asylums, orphanages, fraternity and sorority houses, and boarding houses have on design trends?

Learn the answers to these questions and more as host Tony Doody interviews Dr. Carla Yanni (architectural historian in the Art History department of Rutgers University).

Marketing Live - Talk Triggers: Operational Differentiators that Compel Word of Mouth

Marketing Live - Talk Triggers: Operational Differentiators that Compel Word of Mouth

June 5, 2019

Jay Baer has been named one of the world’s most influential digital marketers, customer service experts, and customer experience experts. In this episode of Marketing Live, he’ll share insights for higher ed marketers on delivering a customer experience that creates conversation – with specific examples of talk triggers that colleges and universities use to give people a memorable story to tell.

In addition, Jay’s firm recently reviewed websites of the top 50 universities in the United States based on undergraduate enrollment. Convince & Convert discovered five primary best practices around which the most successful schools focused their website marketing efforts, which Jay will outline.

Advancement Live - SUNYCUAD: New York’s Advancement Conference

Advancement Live - SUNYCUAD: New York’s Advancement Conference

April 30, 2019

The annual SUNYCUAD Conference is just around the corner from June 12-14 in beautiful Saratoga Springs, NY. SUNYCUAD supports the State University of New York and advancement professionals at its 64 campuses in the areas of alumni engagement, community outreach, development, public, and government relations, communications, and marketing. The conference is open to any professionals, public or private, who are looking for a low-cost, high-value professional development opportunity to learn and share best practices, build their professional network, and gain the inside track as they return to campus recharged, refocused, and ready to go. In this session members of the SUNYCUAD leadership team will preview this year’s conference, discuss critical issues that the attendees will explore, and reveal this year’s winners for the Awards for Excellence and the Charlton Scholars Awards.

Marketing Live - What is our Product?

Marketing Live - What is our Product?

April 26, 2019

When we roll out marketing campaigns in higher ed, what are we selling? Can we define the product we want people to buy? In this episode of Marketing Live, we speak with higher ed marketing experts about what schools are pitching to teens and secondary audiences.

Student Affairs Live - Social Class and Student Affairs

Student Affairs Live - Social Class and Student Affairs

April 25, 2019

Social class often goes unspoken or spoken about in coded language in higher education generally, and student affairs specifically. Yet, social class is an organizing principle, whether we pay attention to it or not, for those aspiring to attend, attending, graduating, teaching, and working in higher education.

On this episode of Student Affairs Live, host Keith Edwards speaks with Sonja Ardoin, Ph.D. and becky martinez, ed.d. co-authors of the new book Straddling Social Class in the Academy. This episode will discuss the lessons from the 26 narratives of students, faculty, and administrators from working class and poor backgrounds from the book and implications for student affairs practitioners, practice, and policy.

Marketing Live - A Primer on Podcasting: What to know before (and after) you start your institution’s podcast

Marketing Live - A Primer on Podcasting: What to know before (and after) you start your institution’s podcast

April 25, 2019

From its introduction in the early 2000s, podcasting has experienced a rebirth in recent years. The medium featuring series such as Serial, Blackout, This American Life, and more is enjoying soaring popularity, due in part to its ability to fit into the busy lives of content consumers. The recent podcasting explosion is adding a new dimension to the marketing mix in every industry, including higher ed.

But should you be creating a podcast for your own institution? How can you stand out from the mix? What are the steps you should take before you begin, and what can you expect after you launch your series?

In this broadcast, you’ll learn from experienced higher ed podcasters about the challenges and do’s and don’ts of this old-but-new-again platform.

Higher Ed Live Special Edition - Who do you want to be? Career Trajectories and Global Trends

Higher Ed Live Special Edition - Who do you want to be? Career Trajectories and Global Trends

April 25, 2019

How often do we ask ourselves: who do I want to be? How do we make our career choices – including decisions about changing employers or even professions? How these choices possibly relate to a wider evolution of our professional areas? Is there any formula for career success?

Informed by his research on professional identities and inspired by the way we influence each other’s career paths, Dr. Serge Sych has invited three of his career influencers, star advancement professionals, Dr. Phil Conroy, Zarema Kasabieva and Andy Shaindlin for an eye-opening conversation on choices, career paths, and reaching our full potential as advancement professionals.

Student Affairs Live - 40th Anniversary of CAS

Student Affairs Live - 40th Anniversary of CAS

April 18, 2019

The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) was founded 40 years ago in 1979. The organization now is much different than what it was when it originated. This year CAS will be publishing the 10th edition of the CAS Professional Standards for Higher Education as well as a number of new resources.

On this episode of Student Affairs Live, host Keith Edwards speaks with CAS President Gavin Henning, and two past-presidents Susan R. Komives and Laura Dean. This episode will discuss the origins of CAS, its evolution as an association, and how it currently serves higher education.

This free episode will air live on Wednesday, April 17 at 1 pm ET. To watch the archived video, just return to this page at any point after the episode airs.