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Affecting campus culture through awareness campaigns

Last month, we led an all-day seminar for the 88 colleges and universities in Ohio on how to create powerful campaigns for sexual assault awareness and prevention.

Kelly Ruoff April 7, 2017 Categories Points of View

Tapping into Gen Z’s spheres of influence

Competition for your audiences has never been tighter, and traditional marketing doesn’t always cut it. Sometimes you need a little help. That’s where influencers come in: the people who have the ear of your audience.

Ologie January 24, 2017 Categories Points of View
Southeast Missouri State University

The will to do.

Graduates from Southeast Missouri State share a fundamental pride about who they are and the work they do.

Ologie January 23, 2017 Categories Case Studies

5 ways to make your brand stand out in 2017

It’s December, that time of year where we spend copious hours reflecting on the past 12 months and preparing for the next 12. In this industry, it’s more important than ever to anticipate change and be prepared to either jump on trends or avoid at all costs.

Ologie December 21, 2016 Categories Points of View

6 tips for attracting your best-fit students.

We get it. When you’re recruiting prospective students, it’s difficult to break out of your comfort zone. Your college or university has a system, a protocol, or a communications cycle that’s been used for years. But it’s a new era in higher education, at least if you’re trying to understand students from Generation Z. Here are a few tips from our proprietary Student Union research to help you reach and retain the right students for you.

Dawn Marinacci Chelsea Castle November 29, 2016 Categories Points of View

5 segments of Gen Z and how to engage them

Born between 1996 and 2010, the members of Generation Z have a very different mindset, thanks to the world they’ve grown up in. And because of this, they’re actually changing the world. Let’s just say they’re anything but typical.

Ologie October 27, 2016 Categories Points of View

The ultimate guide to brand measurement

When we start a new engagement with a college or university, we love our initial discussions about project goals and measuring success. It’s a step full of vision and ambition, tempered with an eye toward focus and standards.

Carolyn Kent October 5, 2016 Categories Points of View

Brand partnerships: when they work and why

One of the most effective ways for a brand to expand its reach is to partner with another like-minded brand in a different industry. By combining their powers, these brands (and their agencies) often find incredibly creative ways to cross-promote and, in doing so, can win over new fans and create serious buzz.

Hannah Jew September 28, 2016 Categories Points of View
Queens University of Charlotte

Brand Evolution

Queens University of Charlotte is a small, private institution that offers a range of undergraduate, graduate, and pre-professional programs, all grounded in a liberal arts core. But despite many enviable features, the university was struggling to stand out in the region and had little reputation outside the state.

Ologie September 15, 2016 Categories Case Studies

Making the campus tour more than just another visit.

We hear it all the time: “Once we get them on campus, we’ve got them hooked.” How could you not? A great tour. A good meal in the best dining hall (with soft-serve ice cream). A glimpse into a residence hall and a lecture hall. Interaction with real students. They’re totally hooked, right?

Kelly Ruoff Lauren Clinton August 30, 2016 Categories Points of View

EduWeb Digital Summit

Where: San Diego, CA

When: July 23-25

Who: 
Jill Neely, Digital Creative Director

J.D. Thomas, Assistant Dean for Project Management, Communications, and Special Projects, Rutgers University

ITGA City and University Relations Conference

Where: The Ohio State University, Ohio Union

When: June 1

Who: Bill Faust, Senior Partner, Chief Strategy Officer and Nathan Thornton, Executive Creative Director

Presentation: The Future Shapers of Communities are also Shaping the Future of Higher Education – Seven Predictions for What’s Next