By Sharon Aschaiek | Jan. 22, 2020
When it comes to appealing to prospective students, Vancouver Island University knows how to demonstrate its worth. The university’s #WorthIt campaign answers prospective students’ biggest questions about a university education and VIU.
By Sharon Aschaiek | Jan. 8, 2020
can the trends in communications, and what comes up is all over the place. So many intersecting expertise, ideas, tools, platforms, cultures, metrics. Everything to do with the art and science of communicating. It might be worth knowing more about these ones.
By Sharon Aschaiek | Nov. 20, 2019
All schools want to be found. Some are better at it than others.
The University of Rochester in New York knows how to get noticed. That’s because it has Brian Piper, a seasoned SEO expert who knows what it takes to get some love from search engines.
by Sherri Gallowitz | Oct. 23, 2019
If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many thousands for a good infographic? What IS a good infographic, and why should higher education communication, marketing and advancement professionals care? It’s likely your earliest memories are peppered with visuals.
By Sharon Aschaiek | Oct. 9, 2019
Universities and colleges are always looking for new ways to expand their reach and better engage with stakeholders. Now, John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland has landed on an innovative way to amplify its brand: opening a university-branded hotel.
By Sharon Aschaiek | Sept. 4, 2019
Is it a good idea to promote your higher education institution with celebrities? According to the University of Texas, the answer is “alright, alright, alright.” UT Austin’s Moody College of Communication has hired Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey as a teacher.
By Sharon Aschaiek | August 7, 2019
Universities and colleges are always looking for new ways to optimize their marketing and communication strategies and tactics. Here’s a quick look at what’s new and newsworthy when it comes to higher education communication, marketing and branding.
By Sharon Aschaiek | July 24, 2019
What does effective storytelling look like in higher ed communications? For a prime example, look to the University of Alberta in Canada. The university won a 2019 Platinum Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education for Best Article of the Year.