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Never Applied For An Award? Here’s Why You Should.

by Alex Duffy, Best of HESM 2021 VolunteerIn 2020, five years into my social media career, I applied for my first ever award. My (then) head of department suggested I enter my work for the Best Use of Instagram category, focusing on a campaign I ran using user...

Top reasons to enter the #HigherEdSocial Awards!

by Sarah Wells, Best of HESM 2021 VolunteerWinning a #HigherEdSocial Award comes with some serious bragging rights! You could be the first EVER winner of a #HigherEdSocial Award These are the ONLY awards for social media professionals working in higher education It is...

How To Prepare Your Submissions

by RJ Thompson, Best of HESM 2021 Competition ChairLet's see what you've got.The Best of HESM 2021 Competition isn't the first social media competition on the internet. It is, however, the first competition for Higher Ed social media (HESM). It was also created by and...

A Strategy for Success: Mission Focused Planning for Social Media

A Strategy for Success: Mission Focused Planning for Social Media Strategic plans. Every organization has one, and I would be willing to bet most employees couldn’t tell you even one of the goals in their company’s plan. I am a nerd - I will mention that several times...

The Undeclared Podcast

By Andrea Honaker   In April, I stepped outside my comfort zone and agreed to be the interviewee rather than the interviewer for a change. From my home in Macon, Georgia, I was interviewed via Zoom for an episode of “Undeclared,” a higher education podcast hosted...

Online / remote internship with HigherEdSocial for Fall 2020

Online / remote internship with HigherEdSocial for Fall 2020   HigherEdSocial; the world’s largest professional community for social media managers in higher education is looking for a few good interns for this fall 2020 semester. Interns will be working directly...

Captioning with Ease

Captioning with Ease After sitting through a session on accessibility at #EduWeb19 with Erika Boltz, I knew that accessibility was an area that I desperately needed to improve on with our social accounts. I manage social media at a small, private school in South...

Higher-Ed Response to COVID-19 Pandemic Shows Critical Value of Social Media

By Tony Dobies (Senior Director of Marketing at West Virginia University) Social media has never been more important than during the COVID-19 pandemic. We may not deal with a crisis like this again in our lifetime (we can all hope). In this moment, we see the things...

An Inspirational listen – time to podcast!

An Inspirational listen - time to podcast! Hey everyone! I’m Dave and I am the Head of Community and Content at The Access Platform - a peer recruitment tool based in the UK but working all over the world. I’ve been invited to pen a few words for you about one of my...

Agency J Podcast

What the Podcast is About https://agencyj.co/podcast/ Hear how other Education Marketing professionals approach student recruitment campaigns, marketing, and sales. We cover a variety of programs, including Higher Ed, Career and Technical Ed, K-12, and uncover...

Never Applied For An Award? Here’s Why You Should.

by Alex Duffy, Best of HESM 2021 VolunteerIn 2020, five years into my social media career, I applied for my first ever award. My (then) head of department suggested I enter my work for the Best Use of Instagram category, focusing on a campaign I ran using user...

Top reasons to enter the #HigherEdSocial Awards!

by Sarah Wells, Best of HESM 2021 VolunteerWinning a #HigherEdSocial Award comes with some serious bragging rights! You could be the first EVER winner of a #HigherEdSocial Award These are the ONLY awards for social media professionals working in higher education It is...

How To Prepare Your Submissions

by RJ Thompson, Best of HESM 2021 Competition ChairLet's see what you've got.The Best of HESM 2021 Competition isn't the first social media competition on the internet. It is, however, the first competition for Higher Ed social media (HESM). It was also created by and...

A Strategy for Success: Mission Focused Planning for Social Media

A Strategy for Success: Mission Focused Planning for Social Media Strategic plans. Every organization has one, and I would be willing to bet most employees couldn’t tell you even one of the goals in their company’s plan. I am a nerd - I will mention that several times...

The Undeclared Podcast

By Andrea Honaker   In April, I stepped outside my comfort zone and agreed to be the interviewee rather than the interviewer for a change. From my home in Macon, Georgia, I was interviewed via Zoom for an episode of “Undeclared,” a higher education podcast hosted...

Online / remote internship with HigherEdSocial for Fall 2020

Online / remote internship with HigherEdSocial for Fall 2020   HigherEdSocial; the world’s largest professional community for social media managers in higher education is looking for a few good interns for this fall 2020 semester. Interns will be working directly...

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June 4 @ 1pm est

An Open Dialog on Race & Allyship in 2020 – Free Webinar

Live streamed on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HigherEdSocial/live

Please join us for this open conversation about race and allyship. This panel discussion will feature scholars who’s expertise centers on racial identity, education reform, and allyship. The panel discussion will be moderated and questions from the audience will be taken to facilitate an open dialog and conversation.

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June 22-23 Online

Social Media Strategies Summit Higher Ed | Virtual Conference

2 days, 30 speakers, and a fresh perspective on social! Learn how leading colleges and universities are pivoting their social media strategies during the pandemic. 

https://socialmediastrategiessummit.com/higher-ed-2020-virtual/

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Oct 27 – 29 New york city

Social Media Strategies Summit Higher Ed 

Join us in NYC for the 6th annual #SMSsummit for Higher Ed – the #1 choice for social media marketing learning and networking for higher education marketers. Learn best practices in social media and digital marketing from today’s leading colleges and universities from around the country. Plus, access to 30+ corporate sector sessions to give you a truly holistic view of what it takes to revitalize your institution’s presence on social!

https://socialmediastrategiessummit.com/higher-ed-2020/

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