HighEdWeb, the wild, wild, West A committee of comrades, whom had never met before, banded together to host the first regional HighEdWeb West. Debra Goldentyer led the charge and, with all hands on deck, the one-day conference brought together web professionals from Idaho, Washington, California and many more to Chapman University. Here’s the part where […]
“So, what are you doing after you graduate?” — A question students heading into their sophomore, junior and senior years are often pressured to answer. Many line up dream jobs in their head, but haven’t yet figured out how to get there. How do they solve the problem? Internships! I feared applying to internships for […]
For today’s college students, social media isn’t always fun. There’s a lot they have to (and should) be concerned with when it comes to their digital presence and reputations. The stakes are even higher for student-athletes, who have, in many ways, become online ambassadors for their team as well as their college or university, whether […]
March might be our favorite month of the year here at The Boxers. Not only is it a month where really cool people have birthdays but it’s time for March Madness (Far be it from us to encourage gambling, but take our free advice: Stay away from Gonzaga in your brackets. No good will come […]
As 2013 begins, sharing content on Facebook and Twitter is firmly entrenched in the communications and marketing plans of institutions of higher education. But there is another platform, potentially a more creative environment, where content goes to thrive. That place is Tumblr.
As social media administrators (SMAs), our job is to display information and ignite conversations that attract future students, cultivate current students, and resonate with alumni and the community. The best way to accomplish this is to stay transparent. I know some of us might pull out our hair if we hear the words transparent, authentic, […]
We dig deeper into Responsive Web Design by interviewing Matt Klawitter.
You may have noticed that it’s dang cold in much of the country. If not, we’re sure your local news station has spent plenty of time telling you about it. Students have taken to social media to talk about it. How are different campuses handling the cold on social media? Link takes a look.
Responsive web design! All the cool kids are doing it. Since Ethan Marcotte wrote the book on the topic in 2011, it’s become the new, hip way of approaching web design amidst widespread device proliferation and the rise of mobile. If you were at the HighEdWeb 2012 conference, chances are you attended a session either […]
It may be a new year full of new promises, but this edition of the Boxers likes to think that the classics never go out of style, especially when Pixar is involved.