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Get to know the HighEdWeb Board

If you’ve met our board members, you know they are an interesting and eclectic bunch. But how well do you really know them? Test that knowledge by matching the board member to a little-known or quirky fact about their life. Read each fact, and choose

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Get social at HighEdWeb 16

It’s not a HighEdWeb conference without some entertaining evenings to complement the excellent educational sessions. HighEdWeb 2016’s feature events include: HighEdWeb Welcome Reception: Sunday, Oct. 16 HighEdWeb 2016’s opening hook plays at the famous Memphis Pyramid, also home to a mega-Bass Pro store. Enjoy billiards, bowling, games,

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Simplicity is sophistication

Apple commercials came on in 1977, declaring “simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Wouldn’t you know, our culture bought into it. Growing up, the dream for many of us was to be in a connected house. Coffee makers would program themselves to turn on at a

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Higher Ed Social Podcast explores HighEdWeb, #heweb16

Higher Ed Social, a podcast co-hosted by Lougan Bishop of Belmont University and Jackie Vetrano of Skidmore College, recently spoke with a couple of leaders behind the fun that is HighEdWeb and the Oct. 16-19 #heweb16 conference in Memphis. Higher Education Web Professionals President Colleen

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HighEdWeb 2016 welcomes keynote LeVar Burton

HighEdWeb is thrilled to announce actor, director and educator LeVar Burton (@levarburton) as our HighEdWeb 2016 Annual Conference closing keynote speaker. Mr. Burton launched his acting career while still a student at the University of Southern California. Cast in the groundbreaking role of Kunta Kinte

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HighEdWeb West is calling you

A day filled with speakers, connections, and warm Southern California sun await those heading to California Baptist University in Riverside, California, for HighEdWeb West on June 10, HighEdWeb’s last regional conference of 2016. The one-day conference features a rapid procession of presentations and 15-minute lightning

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Groundbreaking WordPress survey for higher ed

A NOTE from HighEdWeb: Recently, in service to our core mission “to advance web professionals, technologies and standards in higher education,” HighEdWeb has entered into a partnership with WPCampus, a community dedicated to the use of WordPress in higher ed (more on that partnership soon!).

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Too much content? I’m getting mixed signals.

Many view institutional social media accounts as the central hub to see exactly what’s happening on campus; past, present, and future. There’s constant debate over what content is “Facebook worthy” or should be live-tweeted throughout the event, but what happens when you have too much

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5 HeWebNE takeaways in 5 minutes

About 150 people attended HighEdWeb New England on March 18 and those in attendance heard mountains of great ideas from the presenters.  We picked just five to share with you, but there’s more plenty more to be found by following #hewebNE on Twitter. From Lisa

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Improv the Situation

Editor’s Note: Larry Falck, coordinator of digital media at Francis Marion University, earned a Red Stapler for best presentation in its track at #heweb15 with “Improv the Situation.” Larry was kind enough to create an adaptation in blog form with Link. Nothing in life is scripted. We walk

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Sharing Matters

In 2014, Dave Cameron, Lead Web Producer and Content Strategist for Enrollment Management at Ithaca College,  taught us how to reclaim our humanity at work. Lately he’s been thinking a lot about what it means to be human. And Friday at HighEd Web New England during

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The Road to HighEdWeb 2016

Hey, y’all. Welcome to what I hope will be a continuing series in LINK focused on our road to HighEdWeb 2016. My name is @marleysmom, and I’ll be your tour guide (and conference chair/leader) this year. I’m incredibly proud to have been given the responsibility

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HighEdWeb Announces New Committee Chairs

The Higher Education Web Professionals Association is pleased to welcome the following new committee chairs: Membership Committee: The Membership Committee manages the administration of the Association’s membership program, implements and expands member benefits, and is the voice of the Association’s members. Jacob Dolan – co-chair,

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2015 Poster Presentations

The poster presentations are a unique opportunity for presenters to engage in many individual or small group conversations around their chosen topic. Following on the tail of the other presentation tracks, it surprises many of the attendees by how valuable the poster presentations are for collaboration, information sharing, and networking.