Refresh Your Commencement Coverage with Compelling Content

It’s that time of year when flat hats and long robes are the height of fashion. That’s right, commencement is just around the corner. If you’re like me and coming up on your seventh straight commencement, it can be tempting to fall back on the conventional, tried-and-true approach. But this year, why not try something new? After all, commencement is a milestone that engages a majority of our audiences in one way or another, evoking pride, … [Read more...]

Three Lessons Higher Ed Web Communicators Can Learn from NPR’s Andy Carvin

Amid the political upheaval in the Middle East over the past several weeks, a dependable source of information has been Andy Carvin (@acarvin), NPR's senior social media strategist. But he's not reporting out of Tripoli or Cairo. Rather, he's tweeting from his Maryland home, often while his kids watch TV in the background and cats vie for attention at his feet. Carvin, whom one Metafilter thread dubbed "Curator of the Revolution," has been … [Read more...]