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Welcome to America’s leading higher education podcast! Dr. Joe Sallustio & Elizabeth Leiba whose natural chemistry & down-to-Earth approach personally connect you with some of the most complicated topics in Education today. Along with Producer Elvin Freytes, The EdUp Experience team brings over 60 years of experience in higher education & you will feel refreshed, upskilled, & reskilled after listening! Our mission is to inspire & educate people to pursue a life long learning mindset no matter the path they choose. LEARN MORE: edupexperience.com We make education your business!

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    354: The Walmart Effect - with Dr. Lorraine (Lo) Stomski, Senior Vice president of Learning & Leadership at Walmart

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 42:54

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, YOUR guest is Dr. Lorraine (Lo) Stomski, Senior Vice President of Learning & Leadership at Walmart, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Unmudl! Dr. Lo Stomski heads the learning & leadership initiatives for approximately 2.3 million associates employed by Walmart. Lo talks about how the nation's largest private employer views the value of a degree, how they facilitate opportunity across the entire spectrum of learning, & what it takes to compete for talent! Transformational learning, the future of work, & what it takes to be a Walmart partner - all ground covered in this great convo with Lo! Make sure to be the first person to claim YOUR school on Unmudl! Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn what others are saying about their EdUp experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    353: WISE Words - with Stavros N. Yiannouka, CEO at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) & Natalie Magness, WISE 2021 Young Curator & Fellow

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 39:59

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, YOUR guests are Stavros N. Yiannouka, CEO at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) & Natalie Magness, WISE 2021 Young Curator & Fellow, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is LeadSquared! Hear Stavros & Natalie talk about the impact of the WISE conference in Doha, Qatar & why it's so important for the global voices in higher ed - especially the student voices. Find out what to expect when you register & find out how EdUp is involved! YOU can register to attend online or in person via this link - https://www.wise-qatar.org/wise-2021/ Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    352: Transformation Collaborative - with Dr. Wallace Pond, Founder of the Transformation Collaborative

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 54:20

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, YOUR guest is Dr. Wallace Pond, Founder of the Transformation Collaborative, YOUR special guest co-host is Kate Colbert, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Joe & Kate talk with Wallace about his new venture, the Transformation Collaborative & why it's important to higher ed. Wallace articulates some of the issues leaders today in higher Ed contend with, & how the TC can help institutions evolve. There is a great discussion about barriers to change & why embracing the future will be the difference between surviving or growing! Dr. Wallace Pond, is an educator/entrepreneur/business expert/executive recruiter with 20+ years of experience managing multi-campus & online institutions (nationally and internationally), with proven success in previous roles as Chancellor, President, COO, CEO, & Chief Academic Officer. Known for delivering coaching & professional development activities for emerging leaders while guiding thousands of staff members through organizational transformations to improve operational & financial performance. Seasoned with crisis management & results oriented mentoring for C-level executives. Focused on serving educational/community leaders with strategic planning, change management, organizational design/development, P&L, human capital development, innovation, new programs, & operations. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    351: Re-energizing Rural Community College - with Dr. Brian A. Lenzmeier, President at Buena Vista University

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 45:18

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, President Series #122, YOUR guest is Dr. Brian A. Lenzmeier, President at Buena Vista University, YOUR special guest co-host is Cooper Jones, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Brian talks about the strength of the rural community college to serve the community employer needs. He also discusses being a first year president during CV & how Iowa was impacted at staff & faculty levels. There is also a great discussion around creating ease of access - don't miss this one! Buena Vista University celebrated the inauguration of President Brian Lenzmeier in a ceremony on Oct. 8, 2021 at Schaller Memorial Chapel. Lenzmeier, a native of Willmar, Minn., came to BVU in 2003 as a Professor of Biology, after having earned a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Colorado State University & completed post-doctoral research in molecular biology at Princeton University. The graduate of Saint John's University in Collegeville, Minn., would later serve as a visiting research fellow in molecular medicine at the Mayo Clinic. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    350: Listening with Intention - with Dr. Carrie Brimhall, President at Minnesota State Community & Technical College

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 42:35

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, President Series #121, YOUR guest is Dr. Carrie Brimhall, President at Minnesota State Community & Technical College, YOUR special guest co-host is Bill Pepicello, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is LeadSquared! Carrie talks with Joe & Bill about what it means to listen with intention as students, employees, & employers are all making asks of each other. Specifically, Carrie points out that the well-being of her staff is top of mind given all of the effort that has gone into protecting students over the last two years. She points out that, now more than ever, employers are knocking at the door of her community college to hire talent - & there are simply not enough graduates to fill the jobs. We also discuss the community college stigman & Bill gives a history lesson on where the term "vocational" came from. Dr. Carrie L. Brimhall was named president of Minnesota State Community & Technical College in July 2018. A first-generation student & graduate of M State, Brimhall is focused on helping all students achieve. She has a reputation as a leader with a vision for the future of higher education & community colleges, & as a champion for the missions of community & technical colleges. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    349: Community College Creativity - with Dr. Kristie Fisher, Chancellor at Iowa Valley Community College District

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 47:36

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, President Series #120, YOUR guest is Dr. Kristie Fisher, Chancellor at Iowa Valley Community College District, YOUR special guest co-host is Dr. Amardeep Kahlon, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is LeadSquared! Joe & Amardeep talk with Kristie about running a system of rural community colleges. Kristine outlines the supply & demand issues that exist & why being creative, especially when working with employers, is critical for long-term success. The hosts & Kristie also have a fascinating exchange about what “unbundled” means in higher ed! Dr. Fisher has been the Chancellor since 2019. Prior to that, she was with ACT in Iowa City since 2014 & with Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, where she was Vice President of Student Services from 2006-2014, Director of Special Projects & Assistant to the President from 2004-2006, & Annual Giving Director from 1995-2000. From 2000 to 2004 she worked as Director of Community Relations for College Community School District in Cedar Rapids. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    348: The Yes/And Initiative - with Dan Lugo, President at Queens University of Charlotte

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 49:04

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, President Series #119, YOUR guest is Dan Lugo, President at Queens University of Charlotte, YOUR special guest co-host is Lisa Honaker, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Listen in as Joe & Lisa have a great conversation with Dan about a variety of higher education topics. One in particular is Queens' Yes/And initiative. Tune in to learn all about this unique program! Daniel G. Lugo, J.D., began his service as president of Queens University of Charlotte on July 1, 2019. He was named president after serving in key leadership positions at three top-ranked liberal arts institutions. These roles included vice president of college advancement at Colby College, vice president & dean of admission & financial aid at Franklin & Marshall College, & associate dean of admissions at Carleton College. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    347: Give me a KISH! - with Dr. Laurie Borowicz, President at Kishwaukee College

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 52:36

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, President Series #118, YOUR guest is Dr. Laurie Borowicz, President at Kishwaukee College, YOUR special guest cohost is Dr. Julie White, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Unmudl! Joe & Julie talk with Laurie about the uniqueness of KISH! Laurie talks about why the focus on dual-credit is so prominent & important at Kish. We also have a really interesting talk about technology & barriers to technology that community colleges face (or don't face). The most impactful part of this conversation centers around why Student Service personnel have the perfect background for a college Presidency! Laurie Borowicz was appointed President of Kishwaukee College in 2016. Prior to this role she worked for 16 years Northcentral Technical College, serving six years as NTC's Vice President of Student Services. She also served as Dean of K-16 Relations and Student, Success, and as Director of K-12 programs. Borowicz entered postsecondary leadership at NTC, after starting her career in education as a high school guidance counsellor. Make sure to be the first person to claim YOUR school on Unmudl! Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn what others are saying about their EdUp experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    346: Merger for the Future - with Dr. Mark La Branche, Chancellor at The University of Tennessee Southern

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 51:01

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, President Series #117, YOUR guest is Dr. Mark La Branche, Chancellor at The University of Tennessee Southern, YOUR special guest co-host is Scott Marshall, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Martin Methodist College becomes the University of Tennessee Southern! In this episode Mark details the process of being merged into the University of Tennessee System. From Board considerations to staff & student impact, Mark discusses how this move will impact the region in a positive way! A very unique episode with incredible detail of the process & considerations explored during the process! In 2021 Dr. la Branche was named the very first chancellor of the University of Tennessee Southern. During his eight-year tenure at Louisburg College, La Branche oversaw the United Methodist-affiliated school's 22 percent increase in enrollment, a 58 percent increase in graduates, & a five-year, $18 million fundraising campaign that exceeded its goals by 20 percent. La Branche previously served as senior vice president of external affairs at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Ala. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    345: A Curricular Transformation - with Dr. Summer McGee, President at Salem Academy & College

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 40:12

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, President Series #116, YOUR guest is Dr. Summer McGee at President, Salem Academy & College, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! This is the story of a new President creating transformational change at an institution with a 250-year history. Summer has initiated a curricular shift that is redefining the scope & vision for Salem Academy & College. She's also leading efforts to reimagine recruitment, the student experience, underpinned by the secret sauce of a liberal arts education. Hear Summer talk about managing stakeholders, & the advice she wishes she listened to before starting her new gig! Summer Johnson McGee, Ph.D., CPH, is a prominent advocate for the education & advancement of women in Health Leadership, for the advancement of diversity, & for the power of educational innovation. She received the American College of Healthcare Executives Distinguished Faculty Regents Award in 2014, was named in 2015 one of the Top 50 U.S. Healthcare Management Professors, & was recognized as one of Connecticut Magazine's “40 Under 40” in 2019. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    344: The Camel's Straw Effect - with Dr. P. Wesley Lundburg, President at San Diego Miramar College

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 54:53

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, President Series #115, YOUR guest is Dr. P. Wesley Lundburg, President at San Diego Miramar College, YOUR special guest cohost is Steven Rice, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Unmudl! Joe & Steve talk with Wes about higher education & the value proposition clarity of community colleges, especially in the non-credit space. Wes also discusses some of the struggles students face - how one little event can be the straw that breaks the camel's back. There is also a lively discussion around free community college in this episode with some differing opinions, enjoy! P. Wesley Lundburg, a veteran educator who also has served in the Coast Guard & as an Alaskan fisherman, was named president of Miramar College in Mira Mesa, on July 1, 2020. The San Diego-native was interviewed & hired via the Zoom teleconferencing system, making him one of the first college presidents to be chosen that way since the start of the pandemic. Make sure to be the first person to claim YOUR school on Unmudl! Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn what others are saying about their EdUp experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    343: The Higher Ed Marathon - with Dr. Lillian Schumacher, President at Tiffin University

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 50:08

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! It's YOUR time to #EdUp In this episode, President Series #114, YOUR guest is Dr. Lillian Schumacher, President at Tiffin University, YOUR special guest co-host is Dr. Eric James Stephens, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is LeadSquared! Joe & Eric talked to Lillian about the current state of Tiffin University. Lillian discusses the collaboration phase during coronavirus, between institutions, & how the competitive phase has arrived. She also discusses her secrets for retaining great faculty and staff during difficult mental health times, & gives us an insight into how hard it was to restructure in the middle of the pandemic. Dr. Lillian “Lil” Schumacher took the helm as Tiffin University's Interim President on January 11, 2016 & was named President just five months later on June 8, 2016. Prior to her presidency, she has been an integral part of the University since 2010, first as Dean of the School of Business & more recently as Vice President for Academic Affairs. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    342: Crystallizing A Brand - with Bev Ryan, Founder, & Bill Faust, Senior Partner & Chief Strategy Officer, Ologie

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 45:43

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guests are Bev Ryan, Founder, & Bill Faust, Senior Partner & Chief Strategy Officer at Ologie, YOUR guest is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Claremont Lincoln University! Joe talks with Bev & Bill about the state of higher education competition. The importance of crystallizing a brand, communicating a defined value proposition, & having the right data systems in place to understand trends are simply non-negotiable in the ever-increasing battle for students. As a woman-owned business helping higher education for decades, Bev discusses why having a great partner like Ologie can make the difference between success & failure. Recently recognized as one of Columbus's 30 most influential women by Business First, Bev continues to be engaged in the community, particularly in helping aspiring women leaders become successful. Prior to Ologie, Bill spent 12 years at global branding agency Fitch Worldwide, ultimately as North American CEO, where he oversaw more than 300 consultants in offices from Boston to Seattle. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    341: Higher Ed's Landscape - with Kona Gray, Landscape Architect & Principal, EDSA

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 41:10

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Kona Gray, Landscape Architect & Principal at EDSA. YOUR special co-host is Dr. Michelle Cantu-Wilson, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Physical space. How do colleges & universities renovate, repurpose, or reimagine their use of space on campus in a post-COVID world? What are the design trends? How are students feeling? Kona talks all about these topics & more, tune in! Strong leadership and a sense of purpose are part of Kona's DNA. With experience in 30+ countries, his global management sense has positively shaped the outcomes of many award-winning assignments. He successfully integrates creativity & regional resources into functional environments that invigorate the imagination. With an uncompromising dedication to quality, Kona creates welcoming public places that bring a strong sense of vitality back to neighborhoods. Blending sensitivity with innovative design solutions, he unites a client's vision with his own vanguard designs to produce programs with purpose & presence. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    340: The Shared Responsibility for DEI - with Niya Blair Hackworth, Director of Inclusion, NCAA

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 42:41

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Niya Blair Hackworth, Director of Inclusion at the NCAA. YOUR special co-host is Dr. Michelle Cantu-Wilson, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is UnMudl! Joe & Michelle talk with Niya about how the NCAA facilitates diversity, equity, & inclusion training & adoption. Specifically, Niya discussed the shared responsibility we all share for DEI & why what happens after training is even more important than the training itself. She also discussed the importance of giving today's student-athletes a voice & she champions those efforts at the NCAA. Niya also references the concept of belonging & its impact on DEI efforts. Niya Blair Hackworth became a part of the NCAA office of inclusion team in August 2019 after spending over a decade working at institutions of higher education. As the director of inclusion, Blair Hackworth leads, partners & assists in diversity & inclusion related initiatives, focusing on race and ethnicity and student-athletes with disabilities for member institutions & the national office staff. Make sure to be the first person to claim YOUR school on Unmudl! Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    339: Mission Driven - with Dr. Elsa Núñez, President, Eastern Connecticut State University

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 51:15

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #113, YOUR guest is Dr. Elsa Núñez, President at Eastern Connecticut State University, YOUR special co-host is Lisa Honaker, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Listen in as Joe & Lisa have a fantastic conversation with Elsa about how she made a decision 6 years ago that affected her Institution's Covid response. They also talk about what it means for Eastern to be mission driven. Under Dr. Núñez's leadership, Eastern Connecticut State University has received several major national recognitions, including being ranked the #1 public regional university in New England in U.S. News & World Report's 2021 Best Colleges ratings, Eastern has also been awarded "Green Campus" status by the Princeton Review 10 years in a row. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    338: Graduate Fast & Identify Passions - with Dr. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, President, California State University, Fresno

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 47:09

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #112, YOUR guest is Dr. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, President at California State University, Fresno, YOUR special guest co-host is Dr. Amardeep Kahlon, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is LeadSquared! We talk with Saúl about coming into a presidency during covid & how that has shaped his decison-making. Saúl also talks passionately about the experiential learning & community impact resulting from CSU-Fresno student activity. He also discusses the desires of students to graduate fast & identify early passions to shape their lives. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval has roots in Fowler, a city 15 minutes south of Fresno, & his commitment to the region & higher education form part of his personal mission to promote the region's economic & cultural ascendency. Dr. Jiménez-Sandoval is an immigrant to the San Joaquin Valley, having arrived in the region from Mexico as a 10-year-old. He worked in his father's small farm, & grew to appreciate the many cultures, languages & communities of the Valley. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    337: Defining Value in a Crowded Marketplace - Dr. Brian C. Ralph, President, William Peace University

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 44:12

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #111, YOUR guest is Dr. Brian C. Ralph, President at William Peace University, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! In this amazing episode of the EdUp Experience, Joe talks with Dr. Brian Ralph about William Peace University & the innovative model they have for students. Specifically, every single student has to do a mandatory internship to help them become work-ready & ensure the program they've selected is in line with their goals. Brian also discusses the incredibly competitive recruiting environment & what it takes to stay ahead of the curve in a crowded marketplace. As president of WPU, Dr. Ralph oversees a student body of almost 1,000 full and part-time students enrolled in undergraduate day, evening, and online programs, & an alumni body of more than 9,000. An astounding 97 percent of graduates from the classes of 2015 & 2016 were employed &/or in graduate school within one year after graduation. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    336: Passion, Purpose, Credential - with Dr. Anthony Cruz, Campus President, Miami Dade College - Hialeah Campus

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 55:51

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #110, YOUR guest is Dr. Anthony Cruz, Campus President at Miami Dade College - Hialeah Campus, YOUR special co-host is Dr. Michelle Cantu-Wilson, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! In this amazing episode, Joe and guest co-host Dr. Michelle Cantu-Wilson talk with Tony about re-engaging community college students in the Latino/Latina community. The critically important points Tony makes regarding awarding certificates & ensuring certificate credentials ladder into an Associate Degree bring some sense to the "wild-west" environment that is certificate education. Tony also discusses why MDC - Hialeah campus & greater MDC system are critically important in upskilling & reskilling the workforce! Dr. Anthony Cruz recently served as vice chancellor of student affairs at St. Louis Community College in St. Louis, Missouri. During his 22 years of higher education experience, Dr. Cruz has used his expertise to increase educational opportunities, enhance the student experience & bolster student success. Prior to joining St. Louis Community College, Dr. Cruz worked at several community colleges and universities, including Sinclair Community College, Cincinnati State Technical & Community College, Broward College, Kaplan University, & Florida International University. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    335: Shareability Defines Value - with Anne Olderog, Partner, Vivaldi Group

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 46:16

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Anne Olderog, Partner at Vivaldi Group, YOUR guest is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Claremont Lincoln University! Anne discusses her marketing experience working with Fortune 500 companies & how technology will help define the future of learning. What does the technology adoption curve look like today? Anne says that VALUE is defined by SHAREABILITY today, regardless of the quality of the content. If the content is not shared, people won't experience it or believe that it has value. When an industry is going through disruption, it's important to stand for something & communicate what that something is -- effectively. Wow, one of our favorite all-time episodes & one that will bring you INSTANT value. Anne is a Partner at Vivaldi, leading projects on growth/innovation strategy, positioning and brand architecture. Prior to Vivaldi, Anne was a Partner at Horizontia Consulting, leading marketing & branding projects for clients in financial services, technology & consumer goods. Prior to Horizontia, Anne was Head of Strategy at Clark McDowall, where she created new brands & laid out innovation strategy for clients such as Pepsi, Kellogg's, Dannon or Twinings. Her background in branding (at Wolff Olins, part of the Omnicom Group) as well as in strategy (at McKinsey & Co & the Boston Consulting Group) enables her to combine the rigor of an analytical approach with creative insights & out-of-the box thinking. She also brings experience in leading organizations through change gained on the client side, as Senior Director of Strategy & Corporate Development at Bertelsmann, one of the world's largest media companies. She started her career in the mergers & acquisitions/corporate finance group at Goldman Sachs. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    334: Uncommon Integrity - with Dr. John C. Knapp, President, Washington & Jefferson College

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 46:41

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #109, YOUR guest is Dr. John C. Knapp, President at Washington & Jefferson College, YOUR special co-host is Dr. Bill Pepicello, former President at the University of Phoenix, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Joe & Bill talk with John about why academic intimacy & a robust liberal arts education are critical in our society. W&JC graduates people of uncommon integrity - not only training leaders but ethical leaders. Also discussed are the transition to online learning during the pandemic, de-densification, & the complexity of challenges for a small college. John C. Knapp, Ph.D., is the 13th president of Washington & Jefferson College, one of America's oldest & most distinguished liberal arts institutions, founded in 1781. He also serves as a professor of religion in the college's Department of Philosophy. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    333: Culture & Learning - with Ron Reed, Founder & Executive Producer, SXSW EDU

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 46:07

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Ron Reed, Founder & Executive Producer at SXSW EDU, YOUR special guest cohost is Dr. Julie White, President at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Unmudl! Joe & Julie talk to Ron all about SXSW EDU & what the conference experience will look like in March, 2022. Ron Reed, Executive Producer of SXSWedu, has been involved in educational publishing and technology since graduating from the University of Texas. In 2006, he established R L Reed Consulting, an independent consulting firm specializing in strategic K-12 sales and marketing. In that role, he produced several educational panels at South by Southwest Interactive, focusing on digital instructional content and open education resources. The experience led him to launch SXSW EDU in 2011. Make sure to be the first person to claim YOUR school on Unmudl! Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn what others are saying about their EdUp experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    332: Building a Platform of Knowledge - with Mark Roosevelt, President, St. John's College

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 42:42

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #108, YOUR guest is Mark Roosevelt, President, St. John's College, YOUR special co-host is Dr. Bill Pepicello, former President at the University of Phoenix, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Joe & Bill talk with Mark about the components of a world-class liberal arts education. What's a "books" university? Did you know that students at St. John's College have to read over 200 books as a part of their curriculum? This education is steeped in tradition! Mark Roosevelt became president of St. John's College in Santa Fe on January 1, 2016. He is the seventh president of the campus. Roosevelt brings a history of accomplishing daunting tasks & a lifelong commitment to educational quality and equity. He earned his undergraduate and law degrees at Harvard, where as a student he entered Massachusetts politics at a time of extraordinary racial conflict, serving as the campaign manager for the first African American ever elected to the Boston School Committee. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    331: Next Level Jobs - with Dr. Chuck Johnson, President, Vincennes University

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 36:48

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #107, YOUR guest is Dr. Chuck Johnson, President at Vincennes University, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Listen in as Joe & Chuck talk about a very creative & game changing initiative happening at VU. Chuck mentions VU's pipeline building programs & how they are customizable for the students & employer's needs. Enjoy! Charles R. "Chuck" Johnson was appointed the 22nd President of Vincennes University in 2015, after previously serving as Interim President for four months. Johnson came to VU as Provost/Vice President for Instructional Services/Dean of Faculty and served in that capacity for three years. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    330: Get Un-STUCK - with Liz Murphy, CEO & Chairman of the Board, CampusWorks

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 53:16

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Liz Murphy, CEO & Chair of the Board at CampusWorks! YOUR special co-host is Lisa Honaker, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is the Alliance for Innovation & Transformation (AFIT)! Joe & Lisa Honaker talk with the President of CampusWorks, Liz Murphy. Liz talks about how the mission at campus works is to help faculty, staff, & students thrive. Liz discusses how CampusWorks is exclusive to higher education that works to help institutions literally transform their operations & technology to be an institution of higher learning that is future-proofed. CampusWorks transforms higher education institutions by providing an independent perspective & creative solutions to improve operations, reduce costs, & position students for success. Liz Murphy joined CampusWorks in 2011 bringing with her 22 years of experience at Datatel (now Ellucian) where she most recently served as the chief client officer. Liz is the immediate past president of the Alliance for Innovation & Transformation (AFIT) & a board member of both Community College Business Officers (CCBO) & Quality Matters. Liz earned her BA from the University of Scranton & her MA in Executive Management from the University of Maryland. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn what others are saying about their EdUp experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    329: Simulation Training - with Mark Atkinson, CEO, Mursion

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 43:28

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Mark Atkinson, CEO at Mursion! YOUR special co-host is Dr. Michelle Cantu-Wilson, YOUR guest is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Claremont Lincoln University! Joe & Michelle talk with Mark about the innovation Mursion is bringing to the marketplace. “To push the boundaries upward, to inspire students to reach their highest potential. From mastering instructional moves, to fostering social emotional learning, educators are among the earliest pioneers in the use of virtual reality & simulation training”. Find out how VR & simulation training can change how we learn in this episode! Mark Atkinson is responsible for Mursion's long-term strategic plan, capital requirements and key leadership positions. Mark has spent the last twenty years building technology ventures that support human capital development in K-12 education and corporate learning. Mark founded TeachForward, LLC a full service educational consulting firm with a proprietary web platform that delivers custom-developed, performance assessments to K-12 educators. Before working in education, Mark served as Senior Producer and Manager of New Markets for CBS News Productions, and was an Emmy award winning Producer for Peter Jennings Reporting, ABC News, where he produced a series of network specials on U.S. foreign policy. Mr. Atkinson is a graduate of Yale College. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn what others are saying about their EdUp experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    328: #5GforAll - with Dr. Michael Torrence, President, Motlow State Community College

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 36:08

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Dr. Michael Torrence, President at Motlow State Community College, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Unmudl! In this episode Joe talks with Dr. Michael Torrence, President of Motlow State Community College about their innovative partnership with T-Mobile. This return appearance for Michael is to talk about #5GforAll - MSCC is giving out 2,100 smartphones with hotspots to their students to increase educational access & equity! This EdUp ReUp is a can't miss! Seated as the 7th President of Motlow State Community College, Dr. Michael L. Torrence comes as a leader, life-long learner, innovator, collaborator, academician, and administrator. He is successful in serving & transforming rural, urban, & suburban communities. Dr. Torrence is a champion of the community college & its mission. Dr. Torrence's higher education career spans more than 23 years & represents a demonstrated love of the teaching & learning community, working both as faculty & as an administrator in Student Affairs as well as Academic Affairs. Make sure to be the first person to claim YOUR school on Unmudl! Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn what others are saying about their EdUp experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    327: Advertising to H.S. Students in 2021 - with Matt Diteljan, CEO & Founder, Glacier

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 48:05

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, we welcome CEO & Co-Founder of Glacier, Matt Diteljan, BACK to the EdUp mic to talk about their 2021 White Paper! The State of Higher Education Advertising to High School Students in 2021 is jam-packed with information on high school students, how they perceive the value of college, how they search for colleges, and what social media platforms they use. YOUR guest host is Kate Colbert & YOUR sponsor is Claremont Lincoln University! Get the white paper here and don't miss this episode of EdUp if you hope to market to the traditional college-aged student! Matt attended the University of Calgary from 2007-2013 for a grand total of six years. Did Matt obtain a master's degree? A PhD? Negative. Matt did a couple victory laps prior to graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree along with enough courses to major in at least three other faculties. Matt fondly calls this time his "Academic Adventure." Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn what others are saying about their EdUp experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    326: The Building Block of Learning - with Andrew Grauer, CEO & Co-Founder, Course Hero

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 43:31

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Andrew Grauer, CEO & Co-Founder at Course Hero, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! What is Course Hero's impact on academe? Is crowdsourcing academic resources positively or negatively affecting the academic experience? Hear Andrew talk about Course Hero's benefits to the learning communities across higher ed & why they‘ve grown rapidly during CV19. Andrew helps drive Course Hero's mission, vision, strategy, culture, and recruiting. He graduated from Cornell University with a BA in Spanish and a passion to build Course Hero. Andrew loves Mediterranean food, tennis, traveling, live music experiences, and hipster coffee in the morning. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    325: Learning from Adult Learners - with Dr. Merodie Hancock, President, Thomas Edison State University

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 46:53


    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #106, YOUR guest is Dr. Merodie Hancock, President at Thomas Edison State University, YOUR special co-host is Dr. Bill Pepicello, former President at the University of Phoenix, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Listen in as Joe, Bill & Merodie have a great conversation about how to create a great educational experience for adult learners. Dr. Merodie A. Hancock currently serves as the fourth president of Thomas Edison State University. She is a nationally recognized leader in the administration and delivery of innovative education programs for adult students. Access, success and completion make up Dr. Hancock's educational philosophy. Through decades of meaningful interaction with nontraditional learners, she knows that education is the nexus through which one's capability is harnessed for positive personal and professional growth and societal impact. She has dedicated her career to serving a multitude of underrepresented populations, including minorities, first-generation students, veterans and active-duty military members. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!


    324: The Education Mindset - with Dr. Thomas M. Huebner, Jr., President, Meridian Community College

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 46:35

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #105, YOUR guest is Dr. Thomas M. Huebner, Jr., President at Meridian Community College, YOUR special co-host is Erika Liodice, Incoming Executive Director at the Alliance for Innovation & Transformation (AFIT), YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Glacier! What is the education mindset? Listen in as Tom, Joe & Ericka discuss this & other topics, including Meridian's unique workforce aligned programs. Dr. Huebner become the third person to hold the title in the college's 81-year history. Dr. Huebner, who holds a bachelor's degree from Southwest Baptist University, a master's degree from the University of Georgia & a doctorate from the University of Southern Mississippi, has served both in a teaching capacity & in administration at William Carey University & Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● Learn more about what others are saying about their EdUp experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    323: Education vs. Hustle Culture - with Matt Higgins, CEO & Co-Founder, RSE Ventures

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 32:42

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Matt Higgins, CEO & Co-Founder at RSE Ventures, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Unmudl! YOU have got to listen to Matt's story. It is a perfect example of resilience, persistence, & the power that education can have in transforming lives. If you work in education & need to be reminded of why you do what you do, then this is the episode for you! Matt Higgins is an entrepreneur, investor & operator. In 2012, alongside co-founder Stephen Ross, he launched RSE Ventures, a private investment firm that focuses on companies across sports & entertainment, food & lifestyle, media & marketing, & technology. He holds dual roles as CEO of RSE & vice chairman of the Miami Dolphins, overseeing the business of the team, is an Executive Fellow at Harvard Business School & was a Guest Shark on ABC's Shark Tank for seasons 10-11. Make sure to be the first person to claim YOUR school on Unmudl! Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us YOUR EdUp review on YOUR preferred listening platform or at The EdUp Experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    322: The Presidential Search - with Jon LaBerge, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Webb Institute

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 46:30

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Jon LaBerge, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees at Webb Institute, YOUR special co-host is Dr. Eric James Stephens, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! This is a first for the EdUp Experience. Listen in as Joe & Eric have a fantastic conversation with Jon, who is chairing Webb's Presidential search committee, as it's current President will step down in June 2022. Jon, Joe & Eric discuss Webb's unique model that Jon believes can be helpful for other higher education institutions. It's not often YOU get to hear straight from the search committee chair about what exactly they are looking for in their next President on a podcast. It's fascinating! Enjoy! Founded in 1889 by New York-based shipbuilder William H. Webb, Webb Institute is a top-ranked undergraduate institution specializing in naval architecture & marine engineering. Webb is the only full-tuition scholarship, private undergraduate program of its kind in the United States, with a maximum of 28 students being accepted into the program each year. Webb Institute's waterfront campus, is located in Glen Cove, N.Y., on the North Shore of Long Island. If you would like to apply, express a suggestion, or an idea for consideration, please email Lucy Leske & Julia Bradley at WebbInstitutePresident@wittkieffer.com. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us YOUR EdUp review on YOUR preferred listening platform or at The EdUp Experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    321: Advanced Analytics - with Chris Lucier, Director of Partner Relationships, Othot, Inc.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 38:46

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Chris Lucier, Director of Partner Relationships at Othot, Inc. YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Claremont Lincoln University! What is advanced analytics? Listen in as Joe talks with Chris about the four components of advanced analytics & how this process can help enrollment managers better predict, & play a bigger role in creating their preferred outcomes. As the Director of Partner Relations, Chris leverages his previous university experience to help higher education institutions understand their students better & prepare for the future. As the son of a career military officer & career military officer himself, Chris lived in 13 states & Germany. He is a proud retired Armor/Cav officer, and integrates his former military life into his post-military professional career, hanging memorabilia—including a saber in his university office—& using military acronyms & phrases, such as AAR, COB, battle handover & seize & retain the initiative. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us YOUR EdUp review on YOUR preferred listening platform or at The EdUp Experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    320: There's an App for That - with Kristin Marino, Managing Editor, MoneyRates

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 31:48

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Kristin Marino, Managing Editor at MoneyRates, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Glacier! Listen in as Joe & Kristin talk about some great tips on how to fund a college education while limiting debt. They also talk about all the resources available on the MoneyRates website, & in particular, their recent 2021 Guide to Back to School Finances for College Students. Kirstin has been the Editorial Director at Abuv Media, Content Strategist at Red Ventures, Editor & Content Strategist at MoneyGeek, & a contributing writer, editor, & content strategist for various online media companies & publications with 16 years of experience. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us YOUR EdUp review on YOUR preferred listening platform or at The EdUp Experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    319: Higher Ed's Winding Road - with Tom Dawson, Interim President & CEO, Strada Education Network

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 36:08

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Tom Dawson, Interim President & CEO at Strada Education Network, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Unmudl! Listen in as Joe talks with Tom about how Strada works with colleges, students, & employers to create & refine education to workforce pathways. Thomas C. Dawson is Strada Education Network's interim president and chief executive officer. He previously was executive vice president and chief operating officer, overseeing the shared services that support the Strada network, including finance, impact evaluation, information technology, and philanthropic partnerships. As COO, he was also responsible for overseeing Strada's nonprofit affiliates — CAEL, Education at Work, InsideTrack, and Roadtrip Nation — and ensuring they met their growth, sustainability, and impact goals. Make sure to be the first person to claim YOUR school on Unmudl! Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us YOUR EdUp review on YOUR preferred listening platform or at The EdUp Experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    318: Pathways for Success - with Dr. Thomas Bailey, President, Teachers College, Columbia University

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 39:13

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #104, YOUR guest is Dr. Thomas Bailey, President at Teachers College, Columbia University, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Joe spoke with Dr. Bailey at the end of August, as Teachers College (TC) prepared to welcome students back to campus for the first time since March 2020. As president of the nation's first and largest graduate school of education, Dr. Bailey shares valuable perspectives on a range of topics, including: the challenges and opportunities of leading during the pandemic; how his prior experience leading TC's Community College Research Center has informed his leadership of TC; creating pathways to academic and career success for all students; the teaching profession; the role of education technology in the future of learning, and more. A must-listen! Dr. Thomas R. Bailey is the 11th President of Teachers College, Columbia University and the George & Abby O'Neill Professor of Economics & Education. A 30-year faculty member, he is the founding director of the TC's Community College Research Center and Director of the Institute on Education and the Economy. Dr. Bailey also has directed three National Centers funded by the Institute of Education Sciences: The Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment and Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness. From 2006 to 2012, Dr. Bailey directed the IES-funded National Center for Postsecondary Research. Dr. Bailey received his undergraduate degree in economics from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in labor economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us YOUR EdUp review on YOUR preferred listening platform or at The EdUp Experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    317: On-Demand Transit - with Dillon Twombly, Chief Revenue Officer, Via

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 27:25

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Dillon Twombly, Chief Revenue Officer at Via, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Claremont Lincoln University! Dillon & Joe talk about transportation for university students - safe transportation. Via can be white-labeled so a university can provide an on-campus transportation service that is safe, branded, & effective. Via offers secure travel for students, faculty, & staff. Their on-demand technology powers campus mobility for university partners of all sizes. For times of day & days of the week when running a fixed route isn't cost-efficient, Via provides the convenience & flexibility of shuttle services at a much lower cost than conventional demand-responsive offerings. Dillon is a strategic & visionary leader offering expertise in scaling enterprise tech companies from infancy to eight-figure profitability, gaining Global Fortune 1000 customers, & quickly diagnosing & solving operational inefficiencies, bottlenecks, & roadblocks. He's a savvy strategist who improves value propositions & identifies & breaks into new verticals. He excels at restructuring, repositioning, & building organizational structure, processes, & global teams – transforming culture to one of high-performance and accountability. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us YOUR EdUp review on YOUR preferred listening platform or at The EdUp Experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    316: New Experiences by Sea - with Scott Marshall, President & CEO, Semester at Sea

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 37:03

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Scott Marshall, President & CEO of Semester at Sea, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! It's a ship, not a boat. That's what Scott Marshall, President & CEO of Semester at Sea, told Joe when Joe inferred that he'd like to be on a boat studying. In this episode, you'll learn about the Semester at Sea program and how their business has ebbed and flowed with coronavirus and international travel restrictions. In the spring of 2022, they embark on a new voyage with a large group of students that will learn, explore, and evolve through cultural experiences and travel. Semester at Sea can provide traditional and adult students with a new way to experience life and learning simultaneously. Scott is a strategically minded, innovation-driven executive leader with a deep commitment to organizational excellence, global engagement, financial stewardship, and positive social impact. He has extensive experience in strategic planning and implementation, team building, change management, program innovation, experiential learning, education abroad, international partnerships, and financial planning and budgeting. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us YOUR EdUp review on YOUR preferred listening platform or at The EdUp Experience! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    315: The AAPI Pipeline - with Dr. Rowena M. Tomaneng, President, San José City College

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 44:35

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #103, YOUR guest is Dr. Rowena M. Tomaneng, President at San José City College, & YOUR sponsor is Unmudl! Listen in as Joe talks with Rowena about what must be done to increase the number of Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders in higher education. YOU will also learn about San Jose City College's designation by the United States Department of Education's (USDOE) of Asian American & Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, & what that allows Rowena and her staff to do to help their population of students. Dr. Rowena M. Tomaneng's leadership, teaching, service, & research are guided by social justice and equity frameworks. She is currently the President of San Jose City College in the San Jose-Evergreen Community College District. From 2016-2020, she served as the President of Berkeley City College in the Peralta Community College District. There, she launched The Berkeley Promise–a City of Berkeley, Berkeley Unified School District, Berkeley City College, & Berkeley Community Fund partnership to close the racial opportunity gap for low-income African American, Asian American, & Latino students. Make sure to be the first person to claim YOUR school on Unmudl! Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us a comment or rate us on YOUR preferred listening platform! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    314: Live to the Truth - with Dr. F. Javier Cevallos, President, Framingham State University

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 54:00

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #102, YOUR guest is Dr. F. Javier Cevallos, President at Framingham State University, YOUR guest co-host is Dr. Eric James Stephens, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! This is a fascinating conversation about a range of topics that is focused through the lens of a retiring Latinx College President. Javier announced his retirement March 2021 & plans to leave office at the end of the academic year. Joe & Eric talk to with Javier about the stress & anxiety that is caused by being a College President during the Covid-19 pandemic. Listen in as they also talk about what is needed to development more Latinx leaders in higher education. Dr. F. Javier Cevallos began his tenure as President of Framingham State University on July 1st, 2014. Dr. Cevallos was born in Cuenca, Ecuador and his family moved to Puerto Rico when he was 14. Dr. Cevallos earned his bachelor's degree in 1976 at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. From Puerto Rico, he moved to Illinois where he earned his master's and doctoral degrees in 1978 and 1981, respectively, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His area of research is Latin American literature, with particular emphasis in the Colonial era. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us a comment or rate us on YOUR preferred listening platform! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    313: Free2Degree - with Chip Paucek, Co-Founder & CEO, 2U & Anant Agarwal, Founder & CEO, edX

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 50:01

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guests are Chip Paucek, Co-Founder & CEO at 2U, & Anant Agarwal, Founder & CEO at edX, & YOUR sponsor is Glacier! In this amazing episode, Joe talks with Chip & Anant about 2U's planned acquisition of edX. Once closed, this landmark deal changes the landscape within higher education by bringing the free-to-degree student journey to life. Chip & Anant discuss how the merger came to be, what point in time learning may look like, & the expectations for conversion of edX traffic to degrees powered by 2U. Chip was a previous guest, we‘re excited to have him back & welcome Anant for the first time! Chip Paucek's innovative work at 2U has earned him many accolades, including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2012, the Goldman Sachs 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs Award in 2013, & multiple Highest Rated CEO awards from Glassdoor. In 2017, Paucek was named among America's best chief executives by Institutional Investor magazine, ranking third among mid-cap technology, media, & telecom companies. Anant Agarwal is the Founder & CEO of edX & Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. Prof. Anant won the Maurice Wilkes prize for computer architecture, & MIT's Smullin & Jamieson prizes for teaching. He is also the 2016 recipient of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize for Higher Education, which recognized his work in advancing the MOOC movement. Thank YOU so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for YOUR time to EdUp! Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us a comment or rate us on YOUR preferred listening platform! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    312: How to Use Local Corporations as a Pipeline for Students - with Brian Hartnack, CEO, Archer Education

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2021 34:02

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, YOUR guest is Brian Hartnack, CEO, Archer Education, & YOUR sponsor is Claremont Lincoln University! How does a college use local corporations as a pipeline for students? Listen in as Brian talks with Joe about going local first. Since 2006, Archer Education Inc. (“Archer”), an education technology company dedicated to personalizing student recruitment, has helped bridge more than 8 million students to an institution of higher learning and a better future through education. Archer continues to grow and bring innovative enrollment marketing, recruitment, and retention products and services to higher education institutions across the United States. Archer's connected technologies and captivating, story-driven interactions cultivate meaningful engagement and a rich, rewarding journey for today's evolving nontraditional learner. Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us a comment or rate us on YOUR preferred listening platform! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    311: Why The World Needs Liberal Arts Colleges - with Dr. John W. Wells, President, Emory & Henry College

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 34:56

    We welcome YOU back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #101, YOUR guest is Dr. John W. Wells, President at Emory & Henry College, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Why does the world need liberal arts colleges? That is the question that John so eloquently answers during a wonderful conversation with Joe. Listen in as they talk about Emory & Henry College, & the current & future state of higher education. Dr. John W. Wells became the twenty-second president of Emory & Henry College on July 1, 2019 after having served as the chief academic officer at three higher education institutions. Prior to his appointment as provost and dean of faculty at Emory & Henry in 2017, Dr. Wells served as associate general secretary for the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the worldwide United Methodist Church and as executive secretary of the National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tennessee. He served for seven years as executive vice president and chief academic officer at Mars Hill University in western North Carolina, where he provided oversight of the divisions of enrollment, academics, student development and student success. Another awesome episode with YOUR sponsor MDT Marketing! Get YOUR free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Connect with YOUR EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If YOU want to get involved, leave us a comment or rate us on YOUR preferred listening platform! ● Join YOUR EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● YOU can follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank YOU for listening! We make education YOUR business!

    310: A Distinctive Education - with Dr. Tracy Y. Espy, President, Mitchell College

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 46:27

    Welcome back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #100!!! - we believe we are the first podcast in the world to interview 100 College & University Presidents! - your guest is Dr. Tracy Y. Espy, President at Mitchell College, your guest cohost is Kate Colbert, & your sponsor is MDT Marketing! It's fitting that President Series #100 is with a first-time university president in Dr. Tracy Espy. Tracy discusses the very unique value proposition at Mitchell College and what makes their education so distinctive. She talks about how college and the community go hand-in-hand, and finding ways to help rebuild the community is an important and critical piece of running a successful institution. Tracy talks about how empathy is the antecedent to diversity, equity, and inclusion. She also notes how listening to EdUp helped her gain perspective from other leaders! Dr. Tracy Y. Espy became the eighth president and first African-American woman to lead Mitchell College in New London, Connecticut, on July 1, 2020. She is currently engaged with the Governor's Workforce Council, the FEMA Region 1 Covid-19 Long-Term Recovery Task Force, and the CT Higher Education Resilience Working Group on Workforce Development. She was also recently appointed to serve on the Council of Independent Colleges and Universities administered Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE), a nationwide network of colleges and universities formed to enrich intellectual and theological exploration of vocation among undergraduate students. Another awesome episode with your sponsor MDT Marketing! Get your free marketing consultation today! mdtmarketing.com/edup Connect with your EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If you want to get involved, leave us a comment or rate us on your preferred listening platform! ● Join your EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank you for listening! We make education your business!

    309: Rejiggering Higher Education - with MJ Knoll-Finn, Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success at New York University

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 39:38

    Welcome back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, MJ Knoll-Finn, Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Success at New York University is your guest, & your sponsor is Glacier! NYU has been extremely successful during the pandemic (over 100,000 applications in 2021). MJ and Joe talk about the looming enrollment cliff, tuition discounting, and how the media gets it wrong when talking about "private universities". MJ recognizes the "arms race" that is taking place in higher ed with consequences being that kids are being told that they need to attend elite schools or no school at all. She discusses how NYU has survived and thrived during the pandemic in terms of safety and on-ground attendance. She also discussed the global impact of NYU, its focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and what the future of enrollment management looks like. A national leader in Enrollment Management, MJ Knoll-Finn heads a highly strategic and data-driven division that has increased the pipeline of talented and diverse students to NYU and supports their success through to graduation. She has a proven track record of increasing diversity, academic quality, and retention and graduation rates in a variety of academic institutions. As a thought leader in the industry, with almost 30 years of experience, she frequently speaks at national and regional conferences on current trends in higher education and the strategic use of data in enrollment strategy and institutional positioning. She is an active member of The College Board, serving on various committees over the years. Thank you so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for your time to EdUp! Connect with your EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If you want to get involved, leave us a comment or rate us on your preferred listening platform! ● Join your EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank you for listening! We make education your business!

    308: Changing Hearts & Minds - with Dr. José Luis Cruz Rivera, President, Northern Arizona University

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 42:22

    Welcome back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #99, your guest is Dr. José Luis Cruz Rivera, President at Northern Arizona University, & your sponsor is Unmudl! From Provost of the CUNY system to President of Northern Arizona University, a public research institution, Jose Luis continues his passion of changing hearts and minds. He wants to bring equity to education and it's the equity angle that he believes will separate NAU from other institutions in Arizona. Make no mistake, he understands the competitiveness of the Arizona and online marketplace, however, he believes that when hearts and minds are aligned, growth will occur! José Luis Cruz Rivera began his tenure as the 17th President of Northern Arizona University (NAU) on June 14, 2021. Prior to joining NAU, Dr. Cruz Rivera served as President of Lehman College of The City University of New York and as Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost of the 25-campus system. During his tenure at CUNY, Lehman enhanced its national reputation as an engine of social mobility and the Central Office of Academic Affairs registered important accomplishments on behalf of the University's more than 20,000 faculty members, 26,000 professional staff and 500,000 students and learners. Make sure to be the first person to claim your school on Unmudl! Thank you so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for your time to EdUp! Connect with your EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If you want to get involved, leave us a comment or rate us on your preferred listening platform! ● Join your EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank you for listening! We make education your business!

    307: On-Demand Tutoring & Online Courses - with Myles Hunter, Co-Founder & CEO, TutorMe

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 24:37

    Welcome back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, your guest is Myles Hunter, Co-Founder & CEO, TutorMe, & your sponsor is the EvoLLLution! TutorMe is the online tutor of the future—as a leading provider of online tutoring, the platform connects students with highly qualified tutors in, on average, less than 30 seconds. TutorMe provides instruction via video chat, screen sharing, & virtual whiteboards archived for future reference. They work with learners & parents from K–12 to higher education, either directly or through partnerships with academic institutions or via employer-provided benefits. Thank you so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for your time to EdUp! Connect with your EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If you want to get involved, leave us a comment or rate us on your preferred listening platform! ● Join your EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank you for listening! We make education your business!

    306: 2D Presidential Challenges - with Dr. Christine Mangino, President, Queensborough Community College

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 36:27

    Welcome back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series #98, your guest is Dr. Christine Mangino, President at Queensborough Community College, & your sponsor is Unmudl! Christine comes on the podcast to talk about some of the challenges of starting a presidency in a 2D world. Student challenges didn't change, in fact, they only got worse. Navigating the complex higher ed environment, especially in 2D, brings a unique set of challenges so many college and university presidents experienced… but imagine if you were a first-year president! Fascinating episode! Dr. Christine Mangino, the sixth president of Queensborough Community College, formerly served as the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Hostos Community College of the City University of New York. Dr. Mangino is an alumna of the Aspen Presidential Fellow for Community College Excellence, a leadership program that prepares community college presidents to transform institutions to achieve high and equitable levels of student success. Make sure to be the first person to claim your school on Unmudl! Thank you so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for your time to EdUp! Connect with your EdUp Team - Elvin Freytes & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If you want to get involved, leave us a comment or rate us on your preferred listening platform! ● Join your EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank you for listening! We make education your business!

    305: Making Hard Stuff Easy - with Jeff Elliott, COO, UWorld

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 35:54

    Welcome back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, your guest is Jeff Elliott, COO, UWorld. Jeff talks about how UWorld makes the really hard stuff easy to understand. They reduce complexity in explanations and delivery to benefit students, specifically to help them succeed on their high-stakes exams. Their content experts are accomplished doctors, nurses, business professionals, and educators, and they believe it's their duty to create the highest quality educational content on the market. Jeff is amazing, so tune in! UWorld is an online tool that helps students prepare for their high stakes exams, med school, nursing school, Physician asst testing, MCATs, college prep MDT build their own algorithms move students through content track pass rates in all areas, getting students to understand WHY they need to know information Active learning is critical - the active process of learning something is the most powerful for memory and knowledge saturation Faculty learning platform. Thank you so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for your time to EdUp! Connect with your hosts - Elvin Freytes, Elizabeth Leiba, & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If you want to get involved, leave us a comment or rate us on your preferred listening platform! ● Join your EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank you for listening! We make education your business!

    304: The 24/7 Commitment of a College President - with Dr. Jason Morrison, Chancellor, Southern Arkansas University Tech

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 55:30

    Welcome back to America's leading higher education podcast, The EdUp Experience! In this episode, President Series Episode #97! your guest is Dr. Jason Morrison, Chancellor at Southern Arkansas University Tech, & your sponsor is Glacier! Jason comes on EdUp to discuss the role of Southern Arkansas University Tech in its (rural) area. They are in the heart of the defense industry right around companies like Lockheed Martin & Aerotech, & he literally knows when they are testing rockets because the ground shakes. Jason also talks about how he & his family moved into the dorms to help quell some of the student concerns - above all, he wants students to take pride in themselves & their community college education. This is not an episode to miss, Jason is a PASSIONATE leader! Dr. Jason Morrison has been the Chancellor since January 3, 2017. Dr. Morrison has served on the LeFlore County Youth Service board, the LeFlore County Historical Society board, & is a member of Rotary International. Prior to his service in LeFlore County, Jason served in Leadership Columbus, Optimist International, as Altus Chamber Ambassador, & on the Committee of 100, a committee dedicated to efforts of creating a joint relationship with the Altus, Oklahoma community & Altus Air Force Base. Dr. Morrison is also a peer reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission which is an accrediting body for higher education. Thank you so much for tuning in. Join us on the next episode for your time to EdUp! Connect with your hosts - Elvin Freytes, Elizabeth Leiba, & Dr. Joe Sallustio ● If you want to get involved, leave us a comment or rate us on your preferred listening platform! ● Join your EdUp community at The EdUp Experience! ● Follow us on Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Thank you for listening! We make education your business!

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