Campus Engagement

What University Students Find Important in Their Digital Community Technology

Throughout the pandemic, we’ve witnessed the growing importance of digital communities for universities and their role in fostering connection, especially when campus communities cannot convene in person. While most Higher Ed digital student communities leverage disparate tools such as Facebook Groups and GroupMe, this can both cause reputational risk to the university–as controversial content often …

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Virtual Conferences Higher Ed Professionals Can’t Miss in 2021

In 2020, the world changed in ways no one in higher education anticipated. On-campus events, including class attendance, came to a halt. University staff, including faculty and advisors, displayed true grit as they worked tirelessly to serve students. It’s 2021, and higher education is still feeling the impact of a global health crisis. Most staff …

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10 Event Ideas College Students Will Actually Attend

Planning and hosting campus events for college students can be difficult to implement, and even more challenging to track and measure success. There are a number of factors to consider, like student engagement, budgets, novelty, and the “cool” factor, just to name a few. But when you successfully put together a program that has a …

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The Higher Ed Professional’s Guide to Reducing Zoom Fatigue

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape of higher education beyond recognition over the past year. Once-buzzing seminar rooms lie empty, while students spend most of their days learning via Zoom or other video technologies. For many higher ed professionals, the ability to deliver information and student programming while surrounded by home comforts represented a …

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Do’s and Don’ts of Connecting with Students Virtually

As the country continues to grapple with the pandemic, education has had to shift to online learning. Since school closures at the end of the 2019-2020 school year, school-sponsored distance learning rose from 65% in March to 83% in April, and this figure is set to continue on an upward trend as the current academic …

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