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a podcast for higher education

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@HESPodcast

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Episodes

dave eng & the power of gaming

7/18/2019
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This week, Dave Eng returns to the show! Since his first episode, Dave has finished his doctorate and serves as a clinical professor & educational technologist at New York University’s School of Professional Studies and a professor of practice of table top game design at Troy University. We chatted with Dave about his research into table top gaming, the future of voice technology and Lougan’s tendency to not throw away things. We also discuss escape rooms and the fundamental differences...

Duration:00:44:25

REBROADCAST: andy shaw & the mommy blogs

7/11/2019
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It's vacation time, so we're taking a break this week. In the mean time, enjoy Lougan and Jackie's episode with Andy Shaw! We'll be back next week. Get ready for a VERY lively episode this week. Lougan and Jackie talked with the hilarious Andy Shaw, director of enrollment communications at York College of Pennsylvania. Andy loves his job because he makes stuff that get students to come to his college. He also teaches a class about comedy for freshmen to help them build confidence in public...

Duration:00:34:22

kelsey ryan & the whereabouts of zac efron

7/4/2019
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Kelsey Ryan the coordinator of fraternity and sorority life at University of Memphis. After deciding that pharmacy school wasn’t for her, she chose a career in student affairs working with fraternity and sorority life. Kelsey is a true advocate for Greek Life on campus, and we discuss how Greek organizations contribute to the community and how a few bad apples can tarnish the good work of others.

Duration:00:37:55

shanna carmack & the tape deck editor

6/27/2019
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Shanna Carmack is the director of residence life for Carson-Newman University in east Tennessee. In this week’s episode, we talk to Shanna about getting acclimated as a new director in her first year at a university and how much a mentor can make a difference to an up-and-coming administrator. Shanna also lends us some insight on what it’s like to raise a child—in a residence hall!

Duration:00:34:50

coby dillard & the student veterans

6/20/2019
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Coby Dillard is the coordinator for veterans and military services at the University of California Santa Barbara. Coby began his career in the Navy as a yeoman, and after leaving the Navy, he decided to take advantage of his post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits at Tidewater Community College. There he began his career in higher ed as a work study student. Coby transitioned to UCSB last year, and has been working to rebuild their programs for student veterans. We had a great discussion about what...

Duration:00:41:16

melissa mae cheater & the power of maple syrup

6/13/2019
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For our second international episode we sat down with Melissa Mae Cheater, the digital content manager at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. Melissa is also the founder of #PSEWEB (Post Secondary Education Web), a Canadian offshoot of the Higher Education Web Professionals Association here in the US. During the show, we chat about the differences between student life in the US and Canada. Melissa also shares her thoughts on how departments across campus can better work with their...

Duration:00:35:40

todd sanders & ryan morejon is on a pontoon boat

6/6/2019
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This week, we bring the amazing University of Florida social team back to the podcast. For a quick refresher, Todd Sanders is the director of digital communications & social media at UF and Ryan Morejon is UF’s social media specialist. During the episode, we chat with the UF Crew about the importance of creating community within a university content creation, as well as the UF President's high level of engagement with their team. We also discuss audience interaction on various networks and...

Duration:00:39:44

lougan & jon

5/30/2019
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You might recognize our new co-host as our guest from two episodes ago where we discussed Nashville parties and the NFL Draft. Jon Blankenship serves as the director of digital media strategy for Vanderbilt University Development and Alumni Relations. The group talks tv series finales, some of which left fans disappointed. As always, our new host believes this is a show that represents the people of higher ed. lougan & jon...

Duration:00:13:39

jackie vetrano & new beginnings

5/16/2019
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They say that every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end, and in this week’s episode we say goodbye to Jackie as a co-host & producer of the show. Take a listen to hear what Jackie has been up to lately as well as her plans for the future. Click the links below to follow Jackie and be sure wish her good luck in all her future endeavors! Links to cool stuff: Jackie’s Website Jackie on Twitter Jackie on LinkedIn Jackie on Medium Jackie’s 12 bit coins Episode 160.5...

Duration:00:28:48

john delony & the other one fifty three

5/10/2019
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On this week’s episode, we talk sit down with John Delony, the Associate Provost and Dean of Students at Belmont University. John talks about how his own mental health challenges proved to be an important turning point in his life. Those events inspired him to take counseling classes at Texas Tech and join a crisis team to help grieving families. All of these experiences have profoundly shaped his approach to working with students. Episode 160...

Duration:00:31:09

jon blankenship & the batter of winterfell

5/2/2019
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This week we talked with Jon Blankenship, the director of digital media strategy for Vanderbilt University Development & Alumni Relations. Jon worked with Lougan at Belmont for more than 8 years before his move across Wedgewood Avenue to Vanderbilt. We talk about Jon's previous position at Belmont where he was tasked with transitioning the oversight of website content over to university marketing. We also chat about his new position at Vanderbilt working on web, email and social media...

Duration:00:37:39

jen doak-mathewson & the task of the husky

4/25/2019
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Jen Doak-Mathewson is the Director of Engagement and Acquisition at the University of Connecticut Foundation. We talk about the increased frequency of integrating a university's alumni association and foundation, which Jen experienced herself at UConn. We also talk about email campaigns - the good, the bad, and the great! Links to cool stuff Jen on Twitter Jen on LinkedIn Episode 158 https://media.blubrry.com/highered/highered.social/episodes/HES-0158.mp3 Subscribe on Apple Podcasts...

Duration:00:33:39

orlando leon & reporting on-location

4/18/2019
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Orlando Leon is the chief information officer at California State University, Fresno. He tells us all about his love of IT – both the tech and business side – and his early memories in his father's memorabilia store. Lougan and Orlando talk about old-school Play Station hacks, and we celebrate Lougan's 11-year anniversary at Belmont. Links to cool stuff Orlando on LinkedIn Orlando on Twitter Episode 157 https://media.blubrry.com/highered/highered.social/episodes/HES-0157.mp3 Subscribe on...

Duration:00:34:57

steve gavazzi & the story behind land-grant universities

4/11/2019
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Steve Gavazzi is a professor of human development & family science at The Ohio State University. While Steve is a marriage and family research scientist by training, he's also been interested in the mission of land-grant institutions. That interest led him to co-write the book Land-Grant Universities for the Future: Higher Education for the Public Good with E. Gordon Gee, president of West Virginia University. We chatted with Steve about the history of these institutions and their future. We...

Duration:00:37:42

ted fox & the free meal

4/4/2019
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Ted Fox works at his alma mater, the University Notre Dame, as executive administrator of the Office of the Provost. Before his return to Notre Dame, he worked a ESPN as a production assistant. The group talks about the intersection of podcasting and higher ed, including With a Side of Knowledge, a podcast from Notre Dame that Ted hosts...over brunch. Links to cool stuff Ted on Twitter Ted on LinkedIn With a Side of Knowledge Podcast With a Side of Knowledge Twitter Episode 155...

Duration:00:33:36

kate post & the deep hole of space

3/28/2019
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(Jason Halley/University Photographer) On this week’s episode, we chat with the incredible Kate Post, digital engagement lead at California State University, Chico. She has a master’s degree in Japanese and planned to go into translation work, but found a passion for communications and social media. She translates her love of Japanese culture and literature into her work every day. To Kate, communication (especially through social media) is similar to translation in that both break down a...

Duration:00:27:41

steve ostendorff & the temporary spartan race route

3/21/2019
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Steve Ostendorff is the director of graduate admissions at Bank Street Graduate School of Education in Manhattan. We talk about commuting to work, and what Steve does to pass the time on his two-hour train ride. Part of his daily routine includes taking a nap, but more importantly doing his homework – because he's also a part-time doctoral student. Steve tells Lougan and Jackie about his department's efforts to roll out an online course. Links to cool stuff Steve on Twitter Steve on LinkedIn...

Duration:00:36:38

REBROADCAST: hope cooper buckner & the monograms

3/14/2019
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Jackie and Lougan will be back on March 21, but in the mean time enjoy this episode with Hope Cooper Buckner! This week we talk to Hope Cooper Buckner, the assistant director of communications at Belmont University. Aside from dealing with Lougan on a regular basis, Hope is an integral part of Belmont’s Office of Communications that produces content and works with internal and external stakeholders to help manage the institutional brand. In May, Hope graduated with an M.Ed. in nonprofit...

Duration:00:37:00

REBROADCAST: bruce floyd & the standing desk

3/7/2019
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Jackie and Lougan are taking a two week breather from the show. They'll be back on March 21, but in the mean time enjoy the Gator Fax episode! Episode 80 welcomes Bruce Floyd, Social Media Manager for the Florida Gators. He takes us behind the scenes of his social media strategy for the 21-team large franchise, and explains how he coordinates each individual team’s accounts. We discuss how messaging on Twitter has changed in athletics, and how Bruce manages it all. He also shares his recent...

Duration:00:48:18

martin sickafoose & alumni relations is more than just football

2/28/2019
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This week we talked alumni relations with Martin Sickafoose, the vice president of digital marketing at the Purdue Alumni Association. Martin talks about the different ways Purdue reaches out to their many thousands of alumni and the challenges of communicating to such a large audience. You don't want to miss this episode. Links to cool stuff Martin on Twitter Martin on Linkedin Episode 152 https://media.blubrry.com/highered/highered.social/episodes/HES-0152.mp3 Subscribe on Apple Podcasts...

Duration:00:33:21