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Higher Ed Happy Hour

Higher Ed Happy Hour

By UNINCORPORATED

The Higher Ed Happy Hour podcast provides deans, senior admin, and faculty with the tools, resources, and information they need to grow student interest, design branded content, and launch new programs and courses. Brought to you by UNINCORPORATED, a higher education agency committed to building awareness and growing enrollment for universities.
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The Case for Digital Credentials - A Conversation with Susan Manning, Chief Success Strategist at Credly | Ep. 08

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Competency-Based Universities - A Conversation With Rick Benbow | Ep. 20
Competency-Based Universities - A Conversation With Rick Benbow | Ep. 20
In this episode, Ian speaks with Rick Benbow. Rick is the Regional Vice President  (West Region) of Western Governors University, America’s first and largest competency-based university. They explore competency-based universities and how they differ from traditional degree programs at Universities and Colleges. Want more higher ed perspectives? Subscribe to our weekly Higher Education News Brief for the latest insights. Or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
26:59
October 02, 2022
The College Tour - A Conversation with Alex Boylan | Ep. 19
The College Tour - A Conversation with Alex Boylan | Ep. 19
In this episode, Ian speaks with Alex Boylan. Alex is the producer and host of the Amazon Prime series "The College Tour". In the show, Alex travels across the U.S. giving an in-depth look at colleges and universities from a student's perspective. We discover what makes a great College Tour, and how this helps with your student outreach, branding, and marketing efforts. Want more higher ed perspectives? Subscribe to our weekly Higher Education News Brief for the latest insights. Or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
42:38
September 05, 2022
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Ed - A Conversation with Trisha Daho | Ep. 18
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Ed - A Conversation with Trisha Daho | Ep. 18
In this episode, Ian sits down with Trisha Daho for a special episode of the Higher Ed Happy Hour dedicated to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Trisha is the Founder of the firm Empowered Leadership Cultivation. Want more higher ed perspectives? Subscribe to our weekly Higher Education News Brief for the latest insights. Or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
39:05
July 29, 2022
LinkedIn for Higher Ed: A Guide To Success - A Conversation with Daniel Alfon | Ep. 17
LinkedIn for Higher Ed: A Guide To Success - A Conversation with Daniel Alfon | Ep. 17
In this episode, Ian sits down with Daniel Alfon to discuss his ultimate guide to building a LinkedIn profile for your organization’s success. Whether you're a department chair, VP, or Provost, this episode will help you leverage LinkedIn for Higher Ed. Daniel Alfon is the author of the book "Build a LinkedIn Profile for Business Success: An Ultimate Guide."  Daniel joined LinkedIn in 2004(!) and publishes articles, interviews, and exclusive content about advanced LinkedIn strategies to clients and subscribers around the world. Want more higher ed perspectives? Subscribe to our weekly Higher Education News Brief for the latest insights. Or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
47:30
June 30, 2022
The Empowered Professor: Breaking the Unspoken Codes of Inequity in Academia - A Conversation with Dana Mitra | Ep. 16
The Empowered Professor: Breaking the Unspoken Codes of Inequity in Academia - A Conversation with Dana Mitra | Ep. 16
In this episode, we’ll be discussing how academics can find success and fulfillment in their careers. To help us explore the topic, Ian spoke with Dana Mitra about how faculty can improve equitable conditions within their university, and contribute to staff retention and well-being. Dana is Professor of Education Policy Studies at Pennsylvania State University, and she recently released a book entitled “The Empowered Professor: Breaking the Unspoken Codes of Inequity in Academia.” https://blog.unincorporated.com/empowered-professors-inequity-in-academia Want more higher ed perspectives? Subscribe to our weekly Higher Education News Brief for the latest insights. Or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
47:24
June 01, 2022
Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You - A Conversation with Mark Herschberg | Ep. 15
Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You - A Conversation with Mark Herschberg | Ep. 15
In this episode, we’ll be discussing the essential skills that often aren’t taught in school. To help us explore the topic, Ian spoke with Mark Herschberg about how we can fill these gaps for students, and for those in higher ed leadership. Mark is the author of "The Career Toolkit: Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You", and has spent his career developing new ventures at startups, Fortune 500s, and in academia. ==== Want more higher ed perspectives? Subscribe to our weekly Higher Education News Brief for the latest insights. Or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
51:48
April 29, 2022
What Makes a Good Internship - A Conversation with Parker Pell | Ep. 14
What Makes a Good Internship - A Conversation with Parker Pell | Ep. 14
In this episode, we’ll be discussing the importance of internships and how the experiences can give new graduates an advantage when starting their careers. To help us explore the topic, Robert spoke with Parker Pell, who is co-founder of Scholars, an early-career technology company helping employers predict and prevent early-career turnover. In our conversation, we discuss how internships can help fill-in knowledge gaps for students, and what university faculty can do to better prepare students for their post-collegiate life. Interested in learning about UNINCORPORATED's Internship program? Visit our website. Want more higher ed perspectives? Subscribe to our weekly Higher Education News Brief for the latest insights. If you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
23:52
April 01, 2022
Get Into College Without Going Broke - A Conversation with Shelle Howard | Ep. 13
Get Into College Without Going Broke - A Conversation with Shelle Howard | Ep. 13
In this episode, Ian takes a look at the most effective ways to help your child attend their dream college with a full or partial scholarship, regardless of their grades, or your household income. To help explore the topic, Ian recently spoke with Shellee Howard. Shellee is the CEO of College Ready, and a consultant to hundreds of college-bound students around the world. ==== Want more higher ed perspectives? Subscribe to our weekly Higher Education News Brief for the latest insights. Or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
53:35
March 01, 2022
Building Brand Engagement for Colleges and Universities - A Conversation with Amanda Slavin | Ep. 12
Building Brand Engagement for Colleges and Universities - A Conversation with Amanda Slavin | Ep. 12
On this episode, we’ll be discussing Hubspot’s Educational Partner Program, as well as an engagement framework named “The Seventh Level, which is taught to students all over the world through the learning platform CatalystU. To help us explore the topic, Ian recently spoke with the creator of "The Seventh Level", Amanda Slavin. Slavin is also a co-founder of CatalystCreativ, and an industry pioneer in customer and brand engagement. For more higher ed-specific resources, or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
38:31
February 01, 2022
Empowering Students For Success - A Conversation with Sam Thiara | Ep. 11
Empowering Students For Success - A Conversation with Sam Thiara | Ep. 11
On this episode, Ian has a conversation with Sam Thiara to discuss the big question of how we empower young people in their life to be their own bosses and have a life of meaning and a fulfilling career. Sam is a speaker, author, entrepreneur, and educator. He spent the last 17 years at the Beedie School of Business in British Columbia as a lecturer. And over the last 25 years, he has mentored hundreds of individuals and worked with 45 or more nonprofits in that time. For more higher ed-specific resources, or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
50:38
January 01, 2022
Aligning Your Google Ads with the Customer Journey | Ep. 10
Aligning Your Google Ads with the Customer Journey | Ep. 10
In this episode of the podcast, Robert talks with Torr Leonard about how your college or university can get great value out of Google Ads as a lead gen source, without having to spend a lot of time each day optimizing. For more higher ed-specific resources, or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
07:05
December 01, 2021
Artificial Intelligence for Better University Operations - A Conversation with David Karandish, CEO of Capacity | Ep. 09
Artificial Intelligence for Better University Operations - A Conversation with David Karandish, CEO of Capacity | Ep. 09
In this episode, we take a closer look at how artificial intelligence is empowering Universities to deliver a better student experience and more effectively manage their operations. For more higher ed-specific resources, or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
39:02
November 01, 2021
The Case for Digital Credentials - A Conversation with Susan Manning, Chief Success Strategist at Credly | Ep. 08
The Case for Digital Credentials - A Conversation with Susan Manning, Chief Success Strategist at Credly | Ep. 08
On this episode, Ian has a conversation with the Chief Success Strategist at Credly about digital credentials and how they can enhance a student’s learning experience as well as your university’s curriculum and reputation. For more higher ed-specific resources, or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
32:33
October 14, 2021
How Your Admissions Page Can Increase University Enrollment | Ep. 07
How Your Admissions Page Can Increase University Enrollment | Ep. 07
The college admissions frenzy of the last few decades has favored higher ed. Students were eager to get into the “right,” “best,” and “most prestigious” schools. How many considered whether those universities were even a good fit for them? That’s about to change. Blog: How Your Admissions Page Can Increase University Enrollment For more higher ed-specific resources, or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
12:48
September 14, 2021
7 Higher Ed Design Trends for 2021 | Ep. 06
7 Higher Ed Design Trends for 2021 | Ep. 06
Students entering university this fall are a tech-savvy class of “digital natives.” These Gen Zs are not only the most diverse generation, but they are the first generation with virtually no memory of life before the internet. So we’ve curated our selection of the top 7 higher education design trends of 2021 to inspire your next website redesign. Blog: 7 Higher Education Design Trends for 2021 For more higher ed-specific resources, or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
22:57
July 30, 2021
Mental Health Matters - Unibuddy Summit 2021 | Ep. 05
Mental Health Matters - Unibuddy Summit 2021 | Ep. 05
In today’s episode, we’re featuring a talk that UNINCORPORATED’s founder and CEO, Ian Evenstar, recently gave at the Unibuddy Summit. In his talk titled “Mental Health Matters”, Ian discusses adapting to a “new normal” and provides some practical ways you can improve your mental wellbeing. For more higher ed-specific resources, or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
54:47
July 12, 2021
Vaccination Requirement Decisions for Colleges & Universities | Ep. 04
Vaccination Requirement Decisions for Colleges & Universities | Ep. 04
With the majority of colleges and universities planning a return to in-person instruction and a robust on-campus experience this fall, we discuss the vital decision that colleges and universities will be making about whether or not to require vaccinations. Blog: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Decisions - Now What? For more higher ed-specific resources, or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
11:13
July 06, 2021
Tools & Resources for Higher Ed Professionals | Ep. 03
Tools & Resources for Higher Ed Professionals | Ep. 03
We have the privilege of working with great clients to help them solve a diverse set of challenges. This provides us with a unique vantage point and in this episode, we explore a variety of tools and resources made specifically for higher ed pros. Blog: Tools & Resources for Higher Education Institutions For more higher ed-specific resources, or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
16:38
June 03, 2021
Stress, Burnout & Fatigue: 6 Ways to Support Faculty During COVID-19 | Ep. 02
Stress, Burnout & Fatigue: 6 Ways to Support Faculty During COVID-19 | Ep. 02
College and university presidents report that the mental health of their instructors is the third most pressing issue facing their institutions, after students’ mental health and finances. So we looked at 6 Ways Colleges and Universities Can Support Faculty During the COVID-19 Pandemic. For more higher ed-specific resources, or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
10:48
May 06, 2021
True Warriors of the Pandemic: How Higher Ed Faculty & Staff Rose to the Challenges of COVID-19 | Ep. 01
True Warriors of the Pandemic: How Higher Ed Faculty & Staff Rose to the Challenges of COVID-19 | Ep. 01
In this episode, we discuss the unprecedented level of uncertainty and disruption seen this past year in higher education, and how all of this has taken a toll on faculty. For more higher ed-specific resources, or if you'd like to be a guest on the show, please visit UNINCORPORATED.com.
22:53
April 15, 2021