As you begin to plan for your late summer and early fall training workshops that involve some digital communication education, I wanted to share some information regarding a common thread through most of my association and campus visits over the past year: training inconsistencies. Of course, folks want some salient ideas that they can share on … Read More
A week ago, I ran and finished the Boston Marathon as part of Tenacity’s 15-person charity running team. If you follow any of my social media feeds, you undoubtedly knew that I spent the last four months training for this event while raising money for an outstanding organization. Over the past week, I shared my experiences with … Read More
Like many of you, I have had a lot on my mind (and heart) over the past few days. I have read a lot of reactions online and decided to share my own thoughts by using the word disconnect as my current frame of reference. disconnect: (noun), a lack of understanding or agreement When you have the privilege … Read More
This past week, at our Division’s Leadership Team meeting, we had a guest speaker, Róisín (Ro) McGettigan, who shared her amazing story and helped us focus on goal setting, both personally and professionally. Ro is an elite professional runner and cofounder of Believe I Am. At the end of the session, she gave me some advice on … Read More
Dr. Josie Ahlquist and I are so excited to share that our edited publication, Engaging the Digital Generation, will be released on September 5th! When we started this process back in the Fall of 2014, in the throws of our doctoral programs, we had a vision for what this publication could be. Writing about technology is … Read More
As the ACPA and NASPA conferences quickly approach, I am excited to share the findings and recommendations from my doctoral research. One of the main recommendations from my doctoral dissertation was the creation of a technology implementation model for student affairs divisions throughout higher education. The graphic below represents this technology implementation model, illustrating how student … Read More
Welcome to my newly updated website! After you read this post, please take a look around! Three weeks ago (which already feels like a lifetime), I earned my doctorate in educational leadership from Johnson and Wales University 🙂 It has been a whirlwind celebration ever since, with so many congratulatory messages and well wishes from family, … Read More
How do you get messages communicated to your student body? In this post, Ed shares Bridgewater State University’s new student-focused communication model, actualized by their centralized, division Integrated Marketing Team, made up of students.
As Ed’s doctoral classes end this weekend, he shares his initial plans for what his dissertation topic and methodology will most likely be.
Fiscal management in student affairs and higher education is more than just balancing budgets, its about understanding organizational culture and one’s role in it. In this post, Ed shares some ideas for those stewards of fiscal resources.