by Noor Mah-E – Elgin Community College – Elgin, IL
AI-driven chatbots can engage with Generation Alpha students just the way they want, instantly and with personalized responses. These smart bots not only provide timely information but also contribute to a modern and meaningful connection between institutions and prospective students.
by Jill Bennett – Anne Arundel Community College – Arnold, MD
Whether online or in person, how you physically show up makes a difference. Let’s keep this in mind as we show up just a little more awesome in 2024.
by Jeff Ebbing – Southeastern Community College – West Burlington, IA
The holiday season is in full swing and if you’re like me, your brain is in a constant anxiety loop of frantically trying to wrap up that big project (or three) before the all-staff holiday potluck and trying to get everything ready at home in anticipation of the big family love-food-gift-fest. It’s a LOT.
by Stacie Sipes – Navarro College – Corsicana, TX
On our journey to the District 4 Conference in Colorado Springs, the Navarro College team made a pit stop at the great State Fair of Texas. Beyond team building and indulgence in the latest fried food creations, this annual excursion serves as a source of inspiration for all of us in the marketing office.
by Jennifer Thompson – Rock Valley College – Rockford, IL
According to the National Institute of Health, approximately 15-20% of the United States population is neurodivergent. Here are five tips we can use to be more effective in communicating with and marketing to neurodivergents.
by Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR – HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College – Harrisburg, PA
Higher education is infamous for having a lot of meetings. Many of the meetings are too long and ineffective. At HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, my team and I are disrupting the meeting culture.
by Jaclyn Y. Garver – NCMPR National Office – Fort Wayne, IN
August is National Wellness Month, meant to promote healthy routines and encourage folks to prioritize self-care, whatever that looks like for us.
by Dave Murray – Grand Rapids Community College – Grand Rapids, MI
We’re friends, not competitors. That’s what I loved most about the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations.
by Andrea Rohlena – Western Iowa Tech Community College – Sioux City, IA
The next time someone asks you to volunteer as a Medallion’s judge, conference coordinator or committee member, say “Yes!” I have personally experienced the benefits of putting yourself out there, and can say that NCMPR inherently rewards you with connections to amazing people, new experiences, a deeper knowledge base and professional fulfillment.
by Christopher M. Reber – Hudson County Community College – Jersey City, NJ
One of my heroes, Mr. Rogers, often shared this inspirational quote by peace activist Mary Lou Kownacki: “There isn’t anyone you couldn’t love once you’ve heard their story.” At HCCC, we tell our stories.