Workspaces Revealed is a recurring column that gives a peek into the spaces and places HighEdWebbers do their magic. In this edition, we meet Genevieve Howard from the University of Missouri. Genevieve Howard has almost two decades of experience in higher ed web, from writing HTML code to content strategy and editing. At the University […]
Standing up at her desk for the most of the day, Kerri shows us her office, candy dish and Bendy Bacon Guy.
If I am going to spend 40 (or, let’s face it, close to 50) hour a week in a space, I want it to feel like home.
My job here at Brockport is officially called “Web Writer” but its morphed quited a bit since I arrived here in July of 2009. Similarly, the location of my actual workspace has had its nomadic moments as well.
As a kid in school, I tried to avoid the principal’s office. Not that the principal at my grade school was a bad guy, but I was more worried about the repercussions at home. I found some small irony in that childhood strategy when I learned that my current workplace was the principal’s office when it was once Blacksburg Elementary School.
As Web Content Editor of Tarrant County College Susan Ragland develops and provides mandatory training for all website contributors. She is also responsible for maintaining the college district’s official social media accounts. With five campuses, an enrollment of about 50,000 and a full-time Web staff of only three, maintaining the site can be challenging. Susan’s […]
Donna Talarico is integrated marketing manager at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pa. She loves cheese, craft beer and Scrabble.
I work as a part of the University of Florida’s Marketing group in Tigert Hall, the main administration building and share the space with traditional marketers, PR folks, the news desk and part of the Creative Services team. The area is active as we are constantly either sending information out to the public about the […]
Where you work really does affect your quality of product and mental health.
My workplace isn’t a home office; it’s an office inside a home. Roemer House, or as we call it, “Roemer,” is home to SUNY Geneseo’s department of College Communications.
I’ve come to understand that the Web and its amazing possibilities for connection are my passion. This stuff engages my brain at all times, in all spaces. I might be making dinner and come up with a whole new commencement communication strategy, or be gardening and figure out how to make the newest page design more user-friendly.
My workspace definitely has a direct impact on how I work and interact with colleagues and clients – the more inspirational and “me” it is, the better!
Our office helps ease clients’ anxieties when coming to us. We use a neutral color scheme of earthy colors to create a calming atmosphere. Our front area, used for large client meetings, has a display of artwork, photography, and examples of past projects to define the space as a creative work area.
I work for the University of Rochester’s Creative Services area in the basement of Wallis Hall (or as we prefer, “the garden level”) with the graphic designers, photographers, and print publications folks.