The largest community for social media managers and digital communications folks working in higher education. We offer a supportive community of peers and experts as well as trainings, meetups and more.


About HigherEdSocial

Founded in 2015 the HigherEdSocial community has become the largest and most recognizable association for social media managers, video production, graphic design and photography and digital communication professionals working in higher education. Our members come from more than 68 countries around the world and from more than 87000 different colleges and universities.

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Facebook Business Manager | Free Webinar

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Agency J Podcast

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Inspiration on TAP

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“One of the best decisions I made as an #hesm professional was joining a community of pros in my field. I’ve been blessed with their mentorship, listening ears, helpful feedback, and friendship.”


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Callie Goodwin

Callie Goodwin

Social Media Strategist @ Columbia College

Hi! I’m Callie and I’m the Social Media Strategist at Columbia College SC! I have worked in Higher Ed for almost 4 years and. have 8 years of marketing and communication experience overall. I have my M.Ed. in Higher Ed Administration and I am a certified social media strategist with the National Institute of Social Media. When I’m not at work, I’m most likely searching for a great cup of iced coffee or playing with my cat named Fish.

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Our clubhouse is always accepting new members and membership is free to those working at a college or university. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube & Slack.