Fascinating article about how one university combined advancement with student affairs for lifelong engagement.
At any institution, lifetime engagement is no one’s job, yet everyone’s job. When territory is undefined or divided—like the functional silos often found in higher education advancement—programs, activities, and people can fall through the cracks. Our division decided to take on this mission and align our units to shepherd audiences across the crucial transition points.
– See more at: http://universityadvancement.net/2013/10/taking-the-lifelong-view/#sthash.AOlSmb4R.dpuf
Check out some of these artsy, lively, just-plain-fun maps.
Cool campus maps
In the six days following its launch, “Snow Fall” received more than 3.5 million pageviews and 2.9 million visitors—nearly a third of whom were new visitors to nytimes.com, according to a New York Times memo.
What made “Snow Fall” both so successful and so widely lauded? The feature marked a big step forward in the evolution of online storytelling. From the earliest stages of developing “Snow Fall,” writers, researchers, designers, developers and multimedia experts all worked together to craft a compelling narrative wreathed in a natural user experience.
So, another day, another online journalism innovation. What does it mean for us and our higher ed newsrooms? Our resources pale in comparison to the Times’—after all, “Snow Fall” took six months and nearly a dozen staffers to bring to life. What does this latest notch in the Gray Lady’s belt mean for higher ed?
‘Snow Fall’ and Storytelling in Higher Ed
Good model tying highered to industry.
Devry is teaming up with companies like Cisco to ensure that their students are ready for tomorrow’s jobs.
Great resource from collegewebeditor.com collecting university holiday video cards. Links to the best from 2010 and 2011 as well.
Top #highered Holiday Cards – 2012 Edition
Pretty cool example of an online annual report. Props to Boston University.
BU Annual Report
More than 50,000 individuals had signed an online petition calling for the logo’s removal. Critics included Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who wrote a letter Tuesday to UC President Mark Yudof saying the redesigned logo “demands immediate attention.”
UC suspends new logo following public outcry
An interview with Rachel Reuben, AVP for Marketing & Communications on Ithaca College’s online marketing strategy.
Digital advertising in #highered: Strategy, tactics and results at Ithaca College
Great post on why web writing is a creative process, not a manufacturing assembly line.
Writing is Hard | EDUniverse